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Dario Argento's Phenomena
Original name: Phenomena
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized, disturbing, suspense, serious, rough, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, school, supernatural, revenge, investigation, vengeance, psychopath, chase, murder mystery, boarding school, blood, gore, slasher, death, violence, insanity, stylish, teacher, brutality, supernatural ability, mentor, police investigation, mystery ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, year 1985, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland, munich germany, alps
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Shadow
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Italy
101 min.
 7.2
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Italy, West Germany
96 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to Dario Argento's Phenomena

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about blood, violence, gory, murder, crimes, brutality and death mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dario Argento's Phenomena: Opera (1987), Deep Red (1975), Shadow (1982), The Stendhal Syndrome (1996), Two Evil Eyes (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Opera
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, cult, slasher, murder, obsession, vengeance, supernatural, brutality, opera, violence, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
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 7.7
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Deep Red
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 126 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, tense, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, murder, mystery, investigation, slasher, supernatural, brutality, insanity, violence, jazz, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, australia, lebanon, rome italy
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    User:   100%
 
 7.2
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Shadow
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, mystery, murder, investigation, obsession, crime, chase, slasher, death, blood, book ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, rhode island, new york
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System:   81%
    User:   88%
 
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The Stendhal Syndrome
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, art, gory, murder, sexual abuse, brutality, obsession, vengeance, memory loss, violence, insanity, rape ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, florence, italy, rome italy
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    User:   64%
 
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, investigation, crime, obsession, murder, psychopath, brutality, splatter, death, voyeurism, art ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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System:   67%
    User:   55%
 
Two Evil Eyes
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, gothic ...
Plot: gory, vengeance, zombie, murder, violence, supernatural, greed, death, revenge, gore, blood, hypnosis ...
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Inferno
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: gory, serial killer, slasher, witch, supernatural, murder, death, college, violence, dark fantasy, stylish, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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    User:   54%
 
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The Cat o' Nine Tails
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, serial killer, gory, investigation, chase, violence, murder, crime, blindness, insanity, splatter, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
 7.5
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Suspiria
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, gothic, surreal, scary ...
Plot: gory, supernatural, witch, murder, brutality, blood, slasher, dancer's life, surrealism, ballet, death, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
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System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
Dead & Buried
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses appear to be coming back to life and living normally as locals in the small town.
Style: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, zombie, supernatural, voodoo, gore, blood, violence, hospital, splatter, gory, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: seaport
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System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
One Missed Call
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, death, mystery, supernatural, investigation, destiny, murder, zombie, child abuse, ghost, blood, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
 7.1
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The Ring
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, mystery, supernatural, island, murder, death, violence, blood, revenge, serial killer, supernatural ability, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
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System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
 7.3
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Ring
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, obsession, ghost, television, paranoia, murder, psychology, mystery, family in danger, visceral, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
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Happy Birthday to Me
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, murder, mystery, vengeance, splatter, violence, gore, blood, revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
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    User:   39%
 
April Fool's Day
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, island, murder, gory, serial killer, college, splatter, blood, teenage life, twists & turns, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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Session 9
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, supernatural, murder, mental institution, haunted house, ghost, insanity, mentally unstable, lobotomy, demons, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   44%
    User:   35%
 
Ju-on: The Curse
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, murder, supernatural, ghost, blood, ghosts, storytelling, violent, vengeance, brutality, secrets ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
The Card Player
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Policewoman Anna Mari is forced to play a dangerous game with the title serial killer. If she loses, she witnesses the maniac's tortured victims having their throats cut in explicit close-up detail via webcam. She teams up with British cop John ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, master criminal, crime, investigation, mystery, mind game, track down, murder, police, vengeance, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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System:   42%
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Halloween II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, gory, murder, vengeance, hospital, blood, violence, brutality, chase, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
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System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
Black Christmas
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, cult, murder, christmas, obsession, holiday, violence, police investigation, mental illness, halloween ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: canada
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The Church
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshipers and build a large Gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, bleak, gothic, serious ...
Plot: gory, supernatural, church, zombie, religion, death, witch, deadly creature, demons, splatter, ghost, devil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany
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System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
Alice Sweet Alice
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, investigation, mystery, brutality, catholicism, insanity, blood, death, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
My Bloody Valentine
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, small town, vengeance, murder, halloween, splatter, supernatural, brutality, gore, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1960
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System:   39%
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The New York Ripper
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 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: sexual, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, violence, slasher, murder, brutality, gore, blood, vengeance, torture, splatter, pornography ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
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Sleepless
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, gory, police detective, murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, prostitute, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
The Exorcist III
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, supernatural, investigation, murder, police investigation, slasher, hospital, brutality, blood, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: usa, virginia, copenhagen denmark, washington d.c., india
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System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
 5.5
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Urban Legend
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There's a campus killer on the loose who's making urban legends, like the one about eating pop rocks and soda at the same time will make your stomach explode and the one about a psycho with an axe stepping into the backseat of your car at ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, college, murder, gory, death, urban legend, blood, chase, mystery, revenge, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: campus
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System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
The House by the Cemetery
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, gory, zombie, slasher, serial killer, gore, supernatural, vengeance, mad scientist, blood, murder, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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System:   34%
    User:   30%
 

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Witchboard
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Playing around with a Ouija board, a trio of friends succeeds in contacting the spirit of a young boy. Trouble begins when the evil spirit, Malfeitor, takes over one of their bodies.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, gory, obsession, blood, serial killer, ghost, slasher, college, splatter, demons, supernatural ability, ouija board ...
Time: 80s
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System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 6.6
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Saw II
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, torture, survival, insanity, blood, violence, slasher, brutality, death, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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