Movies like Nightwatch 1994

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Nightwatch (1994)
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Nightwatch (1994)
Original name: Nattevagten
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. Therefore and because of a strange bet with his fellow student Jens, the police begins to think he is the murderer. Police detective Wormer wants to help him but Martin is more and more suspected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, slasher, tense, macabre, ironic, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, night watchman, bet, morgue, crimes, danger, perversion, murder, doctors, student, addiction, false accusation, mystery, brutality, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, infidelity, haunted by the past, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, mind game, deadly, superior, female tied up ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Nightwatch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and slasher films with plots about serial killer, murder, death, violence, blood, crimes and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Nightwatch: Thesis (1996), StageFright (1987), House of Wax (2005), The Stepfather (1987), Hide and Go Shriek (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, murder, frame up, crimes, danger, police detective, deadly, dishonesty, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 37K
Thesis (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While doing a thesis about violence, √Āngela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, videotaping, snuff, serial killer, research, theft, sadism, video tape, thesis, perversion, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 7K
StageFright (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A troupe of struggling stage actors is rehearsing for a small-town production of a play. Everything seems to be as it should until one of the cast members turns up dead. In a panic, the others try to get out, only to find they are now locked in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, theater, gory, investigation, mysterious character, crimes, woman in danger, track down, survival, axe ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 119K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, ghost town, small town, wax museum, violence, group of friends, traffic jam, arson, museum ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.8
 14K
The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family relations, stepfather, maniac, investigation, real estate agent, shower, widow, murder of family, psycho ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hide and Go Shriek (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of teenagers spends the night in a furniture store for a graduation party. A psycho killer starts to hunt them down and kill them off.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, prostitute, murder, store, survival, tattoo, furniture, graduation, hide and seek, woman in danger, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, woman in danger, police detective, deadly, danger, stalker ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, woman in danger, violence, sexualized violence, sadism, torture, violence against women, murder, danger, rage, brutality, rape victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.1
 12K
Anatomy (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body of a young man she met on the train turns up on her dissection table, she begins to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical school, university, dissection, amateur detective, gory, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, crimes, teenage life, professor, strong female character ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, split personality, deadly, woman in danger, investigation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, photographer, mind game, woman in danger, riddles and clues, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Visiting Hours (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A slasher finds the hospital where a TV newswoman is recovering from his attack.
Style: slasher, disturbing, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, hospital, serial killer, psychopath, danger, murder, woman in danger, journalism, investigation, crimes, psycho, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 21K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, complex, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, investigation, obsession, psychopath, psycho killer, sadism, home invasion, maniac, sadist, captive, held captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, danger, unlikely criminals, law enforcement, crimes, protagonist as suspect, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 70K
Wolf Creek (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: sadistic horror, outback, psychopath, sex maniac, on the road, massacre, tourist, torture, sadistic killer, mercilessness, friendship, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999
Place: australia, sydney australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 36K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: sadistic, slasher, rough, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, insanity, brutality, mannequin, loneliness, violence spree, mental illness, homicidal maniac, disturbed childhood, extreme violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, danger, patient, isolation, obsession, doctors and patients, mystery, losing-it hero, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
Style: rough, disturbing, banned film, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: sadism, murder, hostage, train, woman in danger, sexual harassment, vengeance, danger, revenge, crimes, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, slasher, rough, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, santa claus, christmas, danger, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1971, year 1974, 70s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 112K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: slasher, twist ending, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, deaf, survival, trapped, masked killer, deafness, murder, murderer, brutality, violence, deaf mute ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 16K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: slasher, sadistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, electric chair, supernatural, maniac, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, gory, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 38K
Dead Calm (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, psychological thriller, scary, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, yacht, isolation, married couple, ship, psychopath, forced sex, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, danger, manic ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, human monster, prostitute, mind game, investigation, mysterious character, violence, mystery, amateur detective, brutality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.2
 97K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: slasher, psychological thriller, scary, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trapped, survival horror, hidden camera, danger, isolation, hostage, hotel, estranged couple, deception, one night, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 61K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, trap, serial killer, home invasion, gory, torture, deathtrap, held captive, homicidal maniac, masked man, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 109K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: scary, gothic, macabre, dark fantasy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, brutality, gory, demon, murder, supernatural, danger, vengeance, monster, violence, surrealism, undead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sexy Killer: You'll Die for Her (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In medical school of an elite university, campus starts sown with corpses. The police have no clue who is responsible for the carnage. Nobody suspected Barbara, a beautiful young innocent looking whose only concern seems to be the fashion. However, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: female assassin, zombie, murder, psychopath, serial killer, sex addict, deadly, danger, amateur detective, gory, obsession, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 35K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, manic, mysterious character, crimes, intrigue, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, lebanon, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Horror Vault Vol.1 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nine short tales of horror filmed by various directors are presented together in one chilling volume, featuring enough killers, psychopaths and supernatural demons to satisfy the most demanding fans of human perversity and madness. Featured titles ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, obsession, split personality, nudity (full frontal - brief), fear, dungeon, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 59K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, trap, profiler, mind game, island, dishonesty, investigation, confined, bad guy, law enforcement, killing spree, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%