Movies like The Paper Boy

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The Paper Boy
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: gory, small town, deadly, estate, golden years, mentally unstable, obsession, stalking, homecoming, small town life, psychopath, crimes, danger, psychological thriller, paperboy, couples, family relations, single parent, obscene finger gesture, patricide, killer child, son murders father, teenager, redhead, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
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Black Christmas
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Canada
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Mute Witness
Horror, Thriller
Russia, UK, Germany
95 min.
 6.8
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Most similar movies to The Paper Boy

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 Crime genres. Some movies like The Paper Boy: Knife Edge (2009), Bad Karma (2001), The Incubus (1982), The Landlady (1998), The Neighbor (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Knife Edge
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, psychological ...
Plot: gory, serial killer, countryside, mind game, stalking, estate, couple relations, deadly, babies and infants, immigrants, uncover truth, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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Bad Karma
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: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, gory, mentally unstable, prison, serial killer, slasher, stalking, doctors and patients, murder, mental illness, who done it, crimes ...
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The Incubus
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: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: gory, ghost, slasher, mysterious character, small town, serial killer, rape, demon, murder, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, ireland, usa
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System:   79%
    User:   74%
 
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The Landlady
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
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System:   69%
    User:   58%
 
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The Neighbor
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 ...
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The Unseen
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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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The Sculptress
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: rough, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: gory, ghost, serial killer, mystery, supernatural ability, school, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, crimes, danger, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
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Don't Hang Up
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: domestic disturbance, crimes, danger, deadly, mystery, stalking, golden years, granddaughter, grandmother, murder, homecoming, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
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System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
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Deadbolt
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: betrayal, prison, murder, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, investigation, couples, best friends, tragic love, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
Stepfather III
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, gory, mental institution, parents and children, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, investigation, psychopath, disability, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice
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, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, small town, murder, supernatural, investigation, cult, children, death, curses spells and rituals, lame, splatter ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
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Fair Game
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Gene, a maniacally deranged computer-game designer, gets dumped by his beautiful artist wife, he devises a masochistic plan for revenge. Taking his spouse prisoner, Gene locks her in her windowless Los Angeles loft but leaves her with something ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, assassination, betrayal, desert, domestic disturbance, stalking, vengeance, snake, infidelity, murder, plague, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
Babysitter Wanted
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When she takes a job babysitting a young boy (Kai Caster) for a night at his family's remote farmhouse, sweet college co-ed Angie Albright (Sarah Thompson) becomes the target of a scar-covered creep making mysterious phone calls and prowling ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: farm, deadly creature, countryside, gory, small town, slasher, mind game, killer child, chase, psychopath, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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The Absent
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: slasher, gory, high school, twins, siblings relations, small town, teachers and students, psychopath, crimes, murder, deadly, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
New Year's Evil
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, new year's eve, crimes, danger, deadly, slasher, mentally unstable, maniac ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
When a Stranger Calls Back
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: college, master criminal, gory, serial killer, slasher, mind game, stalking, survival, woman in danger, stalker, phone terror, ventriloquist ...
Time: 90s
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
Killer Instinct
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, factory, gory, domestic disturbance, hospital, mental institution, stalking, vengeance, small town, murder, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
The Dentist 2
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a quiet Midwestern town under a false name and takes on the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: hospital, gory, mentally unstable, serial killer, mental institution, slasher, small town, stalking, urban, dangerous attraction, psychopath, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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Demons of the Mind
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A physician discovers that two children are being kept virtually imprisoned in their house by their father. He investigates, and discovers a web of sex, incest and satanic possession.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, gory, siblings relations, village, crimes, estate, danger, palaces castles and temples, family relations, secret, incest, castle ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carrying on the Prom Night tradition, this film begins back at Hamilton High School on Prom Night in 1957. As a young couple are enjoying a romantic moment together in the back seat of a car, they are interrupted by Father Jonas, a priest who ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, high school, serial killer, sex, supernatural, destiny, gory, teenagers, monastery, male nudity, brutality ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
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Black House
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jun-oh, an insurance claims agent, faces off with a client who he suspects of committing murders with the intention of collecting insurance premiums.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mind game, gory, cons and scams, bank, psychopath, haunted house, estate, danger, rain, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
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Rough Draft
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, scary ...
Plot: police investigation, amateur detective, crime, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, stalking, investigation, journalism, murder, mind game, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
Edge of Sanity
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, gory, split personality, obsession, psychopath, drug abuse, crimes, mad scientist, deadly, mental illness, murder, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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Stalked
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: stalking, obsession, woman in danger, crimes, danger, single parent, parents and children, psychopath, deadly, family relations, psychiatry, psychotic ...
Time: 90s
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
The Mutilator
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, gory, college life, teenager, maniac, beach, crimes, deadly, death, violence, swimming pool ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
Embrace of the Vampire
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An 18-year-old college freshman is seduced by a handsome vampire lover who introduces her to a dark world of carnal desires.
Style: serious, sexual, suspenseful, scary, sexy ...
Plot: college, vampire, murder, obsession, femme fatale, gory, mysterious character, lesbian, couple relations, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, virgin ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
A Demon in My View
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending
Plot: murder, crimes, deadly, psychopath, mentally unstable, serial killer, investigation, violence spree, obsession, curses spells and rituals
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Children of the Corn: The Gathering
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, violence, blood, murder, children, supernatural, ghost, mystery, corn, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 

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The Clown at Midnight
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, high school, gory, crimes, deadly, stalking, adoption, nightmare, evil clown, opera house, teenager ...
Time: 90s
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System:   35%
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Bell from Hell
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man is released from an asylum and returns home for revenge on his aunt and her three daughters, who had him declared insane in order to steal his inheritance.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surreal, realistic, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, gory, vengeance, family life, rivalry, mentally unstable, aunt, inheritance, revenge, secret identity, intrigue, prank ...
Time: 70s
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System:   34%
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