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From a Whisper to a Scream (1987)
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 2K
From a Whisper to a Scream (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter. In the first, an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond. In the second, a wounded man on the run from creditors is rescued by a backwoods hermit who holds the secret to eternal life. In the third, a glass-eating carny pays the ultimate price for looking for love on the outside. And in the fourth, a group of Civil War soldiers are held captive by a household of orphans with strange intentions for them.
Style: anthology, scary, psychological, atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious, slasher, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: voodoo, necrophilia, supernatural, american civil war, swamp, murder, civil war, librarian, zombie, gangsters, crimes, serial killer, vengeance, ghost, investigation, psychopath, soldier, afterlife, supernatural ability, journalism, good versus evil, fall in love, danger, small town life, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 1930s, 1950s, year 1933
Place: tennessee, usa

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Most similar movies to From a Whisper to a Scream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, death, gory, danger, violence and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like From a Whisper to a Scream: Tales from the Hood (1995), House of Wax (2005), Shocker (1989), The Baby (1973), Macabre (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tales from the Hood (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A strange funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.
Style: atmospheric, scary, bleak, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mortician, evil doll, funeral home, afterlife, supernatural, murder, child abuse, nightmare comes true, mysterious character, brutality, ku klux klan, drugs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supernatural, summer camp, psychiatrist, supernatural horror, sadism, massacre, forest, telekinesis, lake ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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 ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
49%
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 6.1
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The Baby (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, rough, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: brother sister incest, brother sister sex, psychopath, family relations, mind game, mental illness, baby, social worker, sex slavery, incest, adult as child, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 3K
Macabre (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Macabre, international title for Rumah Dara (Indonesian title), and in Singapore titled Darah) is an Indonesian horror/slasher film in 2010. The movie tells about a group who attempt to escape from a house that owned by mysterious lady named Dara ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, danger, deadly, murder, newlyweds, pregnancy, violence, cannibal, struggle for survival, deathtrap, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Massacre at Central High (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maimed by bullies at a California high school, a new student (Derrel Maury) engineers acts of revenge.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, school, pursuit, psychopath, prank, rivalry, gang, revenge, dead teenager, vengeance, injustice ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 181K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: rough, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, car chase, serial killer, zombie, friendship, killer, exploitation, gory, revenge, crimes, woman in danger, cannibalism ...
Time: year 2007, 70s
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, austin texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 10K
Martin (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: cult film, surreal, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: vampire, radio show, murder, supernatural, curse, hidden identity, teenage life, crimes, golden years, socially awkward, violence, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 727
Hunter's Blood (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five "city boys" travel to the country to relax by doing some hunting, drinking Bud, and generally having good time. However, the local inbred backwoods psychos turn the hunters to be the hunted, and they need all the ammo and wits they ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, murder, psychopath, hunting, fish out of water, alcohol abuse, supernatural, stalking, disorder, gory, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, psychopath, strong violent content, strong sexual content, family problems, gory, serial killer, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
 5.5
 13K
Hatchet II (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Picking up right where the original ended, Marybeth escapes the clutches of the deformed, swamp-dwelling iconic killer Victor Crowley. After learning the truth about her family’s connection to the hatchet-wielding madman, Marybeth returns to the ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: swamp, psychopath, supernatural, graphic violence, slasher killer, survival, serial murder, ghost, serial killer, urban legend, vengeance, axe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 26K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic horror, hotel, danger, murder, maniac, characters killed one by one, slasher killer, axe, serial murder, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, greed, ghost, rivalry, investigation, nightmare, hallucination, photographer, cat, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america, new york, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rise: Blood Hunter (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young reporter (Lucy Liu) wakes up and realises that she is not alive anymore. She goes on a personal vendetta for a group a cultists that are responsible for her death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, gothic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, danger, investigation, murder, lesbian vampire, martial arts, vengeance, religions or cults, gory, supernatural, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mother of Tears (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, chaos, torture, coffin, black magic, supernatural, vengeance, danger, supernatural ability, dark secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheriff and his son who are tracking down a group of bank robbers on their way to Mexico, only to discover that they are being stalked by a far more deadly enemy — The Reeker.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, serial killer, murder, supernatural, burned alive, death, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural ability, danger, survival, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Night Train to Terror (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: God and Satan are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals. The stories of the people in question are told in a trio of very strange vignettes. One involves an insane anylum with some very interesting treatment plans. Another involves a ...
Style: anthology, serious, surreal, scary, bleak ...
Plot: train, supernatural, gory, death wish, cons and scams, fall in love, destiny, apocalypse, mental illness, danger, deadly, stalking ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1979, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, masked killer, psychopath, danger, survival, death, slasher killer, hitchhiker, human monster, gory, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: witch hunt, inquisition, soldier, vengeance, murder, religions or cults, clergy, danger, crimes, witch, violence, rape ...
Time: 17th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.2
 626
Speed Demon (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this supernatural take on The Fast and the Furious, college student Jesse returns home only to find that his old stomping ground has been overrun by a gang of street racers that dabbles in the black arts. But things take a bloody turn for the ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, slasher, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, supernatural, serial killer, chase, supernatural ability, vigilantism, danger, deadly creature, deadly, crimes, car chase, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, ocean or sea, dark secret, female psychopath, curse ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 16K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, splatter, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, knife murder, serial killer, gory, gore, sadistic horror, violence spree, murder, psychopath, stalking, prostitute, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
Plot: stephen king, ghost, high school, family in danger, haunted by the past, murder, supernatural, train, tunnel, bully, supernatural ability, school ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: possession, priest, corn, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, religions or cults, psychopath, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses ...
Style: macabre, scary, anthology, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, witch, murder, monster, gargoyle, supernatural, black cat, vengeance, transformation, hitman, held captive, child in peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 76K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation, gory, serial killer, urban, slavery, ghost, cult, vicious ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 48K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, serial killer, danger, deadly, investigation, crimes, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%