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The Paper Boy (1994)
Original name: The Paperboy
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A paper-boy murders an old lady only to lure her family from the city out to the country. As each day passes the paper-boy tries to make friends with the family. Once the family sees what a sicko he is, they banish him from their lifes. Then the terror begins.
Style: sexual, serious, scary, realistic, psychological
Plot: obsession, gory, small town, deadly, estate, psychological thriller, paperboy, golden years, mentally unstable, stalking, homecoming, small town life, psychopath, crimes, danger, couples, family relations, single parent, obscene finger gesture, patricide, killer child, son murders father, teenager, redhead, female nudity ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, psychopath, danger, gory and stalking mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Paper Boy: Knife Edge (2009), Stalked (1994), The Neighbor (1993), A Demon in My View (1991), Bad Karma (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: gory, serial killer, countryside, mind game, estate, stalking, couple relations, deadly, babies and infants, immigrants, uncover truth, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 168
Stalked (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clean-cut, handsome looking psychiatric patient Daryl Gleeson finds himself hopelessly falling in love with restaurant owner Brooke Daniels, after having instinctively rescued her little son Mikey from a traffic accident. When she doesn't ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: stalking, obsession, woman in danger, crimes, danger, single parent, parents and children, psychopath, deadly, family relations, widow, group therapy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.5
 396
The Neighbor (1993)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple, Mary and John, awaiting a baby is in search for a house when they decide to buy that lovely old villa they found by coincidence. What they both do not know is that Myron, the owner of that villa and their new neigbour, is a dangerous ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: pregnancy, psychopath, domestic disturbance, crimes, danger, deadly, babies and infants, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
A Demon in My View (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A strangler known as the Kenbourne Killer has been murdering streetwalkers for 25 years. The police set out to track him down.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending
Plot: psychopath, murder, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, serial killer, investigation, violence spree, obsession, curses spells and rituals
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 3.7
 576
Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, reincarnation, mentally unstable, gory, serial killer, prison, slasher, stalking, doctors and patients, mental illness, who done it ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.7
 498
The Landlady (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Melanie decides that one of her tenants would be perfect as her husband and decides to eliminate everyone who might interfere in her plans.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, psychological
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, mentally unstable, split personality, domestic disturbance, stalking, dangerous attraction, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Devil's Ground (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While traveling from California to Bangor through a lonely road, Carrie Mitchel is advised by the gas station attendant Jimmy to rest in a hotel; however, she decides to continue driving through the night and almost hits a wounded teenage girl with ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, wilderness, survival, in the woods, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, violence spree, murder, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.2
 388
Don't Hang Up (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dutiful grand-daughter goes home to take care of her elderly grandmother. Once there, she finds herself trapped inside the house with a homicidal maniac.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: granddaughter, grandmother, stalking, murder, domestic disturbance, crimes, stalker, danger, deadly, mystery, golden years, homecoming ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Ubaldo Terzani Horror Show (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alessio Rinaldi, a 25-year-old director, gets the charge from a producer to write the script of his first movie with Ubaldo Terzani, a well-known writer of horror novels. Alessio moves into Terzani's house to start this collaboration, and a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: gory, mentally unstable, deadly, couples, female nudity, black panties, dismembered body, dead woman in bath tub, breasts, dead woman on bed, hack saw, heart in hand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Clown at Midnight (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Seven teenagers are stalked by a murderous clown while refurbishing an old opera house.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, opera house, teenager, nightmare, evil clown, high school, gory, crimes, deadly, stalking, adoption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Teacher's Pet (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Psychopath Debbie Strand escapes from a mental institution for the criminally insane and takes the identity of a co-ed she meets and dies out of fear of Debbie and sets herself up on a college campus where she once again begins killing students and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, obsession, stalking, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, student life, teachers and students, crimes, hidden identity, unrequited love, escaped mental patient, female psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
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The Incubus (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: rough, serious, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: rape, demon, slasher, small town, murder, gory, ghost, mysterious character, serial killer, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
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Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, investigation, tragic love, prison, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, couples, best friends, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: gory, small town, serial killer, investigation, vengeance, mystery, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Trilogy of Terror II (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending, microfilm
Plot: murder, slasher, gory, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Stepfather III (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having survived the stab wounds he sustained at the end of the previous film, the stepfather, escapes from the institution in Puget Sound, Washington he was placed in four years ago, seeking a reclusive back alley plastic surgeon to perform ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mental institution, parents and children, gory, crime, crimes, deadly, psychopath, disability, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: slasher, gory, factory, hospital, domestic disturbance, mental institution, stalking, small town, vengeance, murder, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Blood Trails (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The biker Anne has a violent one night stand with the supposed cop Chris after a minor infraction. Two days later, feeling guilty and traumatized, she decides to go hiking with her boyfriend Michael in the Whistler chain of mountains, a spot where ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, rough
Plot: slasher, gory, wilderness, mind game, stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, family in danger, isolation, murder, teenage life, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Edge of Sanity (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in whorehouses and opium dens. The police can't catch him, he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: slasher, split personality, psychopath, mad scientist, mental illness, murder, gory, obsession, drug abuse, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.7
 173
The Sculptress (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young artist follows her passion to study at one of the finest art institutes in San Francisco.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, gory, ghost, school, mystery, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 114
The Absent (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The town of Liberty has many secrets but the darkest is hidden between twin brothers. Vincent and Oscar Burton are only 10 years old when Oscar finds out his parents are trying to kill him for insurance money. Oscar takes it in to his own hands to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, slasher, gory, high school, twins, siblings relations, small town, teachers and students, psychopath, crimes, deadly, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 601
The Surgeon (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Julian Mater is suspended and gets his license revoked for performing experiments on dying patients in cellular regeneration. A couple of years later, he returns to the hospital that condemned his work to begin practicing his grizzly experiments ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: hospital, gory, mad scientist, slasher, vengeance, doctors and patients, crimes, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, serial killer, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
 336
The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: rock, gory, danger, deadly, slasher, stalking, survival, teenage life, crimes, rave, impalement, axe murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 458
Open House (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone is killing off nubile real estate agents. A psychologist doing a therapy talk show begins getting calls from the perpetrator, and cooperates with the police to try and stop him. Unfortunately, his lover is a real estate agent, and when it ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: slasher, murder, gory, crimes, deadly, mystery, mentally unstable, investigation, radio show, psychopath, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, possession, corn, slasher, gory, small town, murder, curses spells and rituals, harvest, supernatural, religions or cults, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
When a Stranger Calls Back (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julia is babysitting two young kids while a doctor and his wife are out. During the evening, a stranger knocks on the door asking Julia if she can call the auto club so he can get a tow. The phone line is dead though. This is all part of the act as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: phone terror, ventriloquist, stalker, woman in danger, psychopath, stalking, college, gory, master criminal, serial killer, blood, slasher ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
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The Unseen (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freelance reporter Jennifer and her two friends, Karen and Vicki, accept an invitation for cheap room and board in a large farmhouse offered by a friendly, but shady, museum owner named Ernest Keller since all the motels in and around town are ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, museum, cellar, murder, basement, reporter, small town, stalking, strong sexual content, hotel, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 292
Cupid (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brother and sister with a past incestuous relationship have a current murderous relationship. He murders the women who reject him and she murders the women who get too close to him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: obsession, murder, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, investigation, love affair, siblings relations, legends and myths, psychopath, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Distant Cousins (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kate's husband Richard hasn't seen his cousin Harry for 20 years. So when he comes to stay with his fiancee Connie they are welcomed. But Kate senses her family is at risk when they start behaving suspiciously.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, family life, crimes, danger, deadly, hidden identity, stalking, captivity, kidnapping, missing person, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 553
Buried Alive (1990)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, gory, crimes, mental institution, deadly, school, misfit, estate, youth, juvenile delinquency, serial killer, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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