Movies like Dario Argento's Phenomena

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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Original name: Phenomena
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
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, slasher, scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, psychological, sexy, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychopath, chimpanzee, school, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural ability, mind game, amateur detective, mystery, rivalry, mysticism, insect, female psychopath, boarding school life, boarding school, telepathy, girls' boarding school, freak, vengeance, doctor, mental illness ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, 20th century, twentieth century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany

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Most similar movies to Dario Argento's Phenomena

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, slasher and scary films with plots about psychopath, murder, serial killer, deadly, gore, violence and blood mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dario Argento's Phenomena: Suspiria (1977), Opera (1987), Deep Red (1975), Two Evil Eyes (1990), Shadow (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 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: surreal, gothic, scary, satanic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, coven, ballet school, supernatural, lesbian subtext, murder, dancer's life, brutality, serial killer, serial murder, boarding school, occult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
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100%
 6.9
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Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, 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: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, female nudity, psycho killer, obsession, nude girl, voyeur, masked villain, evil man, sadistic psychopath, cruelty, torture, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: italy, europe
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100%
 7.5
 38K
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: slasher, psychological, gothic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, murder, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, mental illness, family in danger, haunted by the past, manic, crimes, intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, lebanon, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: gothic, macabre, slasher, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: zombie, bdsm, greed, murder, ghost, serial killer, crimes, supernatural, spirit, torture, revenge, death ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america, new york, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shadow (1982)
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: slasher, scary, disturbing, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, writers, obsession, dog attack, misogynist, animal attack, violence against women, dark and stormy night, shoplifter, female nudity, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york state, rhode island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
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, tense, psychological, slasher, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, maniac, mystery, crimes, stalking, voyeurism, mystery killer, mind game, murder mystery, police detective, female killer ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 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, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, art, hallucination, murder, surrealism, policewoman, mental illness, vengeance, obsession, memory loss, sexual abuse, trap ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: mind bending, macabre, slasher, psychedelic, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, musician, murder mystery, female psychopath, gay, perversion, closeted homosexual, death of pet, sadistic psychopath, masked killer, public execution ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, rome italy, italy, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Card Player (2003)
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: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, investigation, psychopath, mind game, crimes, dangerous attraction, murder, track down, vengeance, woman in danger, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
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: macabre, slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, blind man, investigation, murder, mystery, crimes, blindness, chase, voyeurism, obsession, violence, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 11K
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, obsession, psychopath, strangulation, insanity, investigation, squid, inheritance, anger, fear ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: tokyo, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 7K
Trauma (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is caught and returned to her parents, who are soon beheaded by a garrotting stranger making the rounds about town, apparently striking only when ...
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, kidnapping, journalism, teenage life, woman in danger, haunted by the past, amateur detective, rain, murder witness, female villain ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 11K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: slasher, suspense, disturbing, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, chainsaw, sex maniac, psychopath, stalking, college, university, mystery killer, exploitation, sadistic psychopath, perversity ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1942
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 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: slasher, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, teenager, psychopath, vengeance, birthday party, school, college, mystery, master criminal, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: tokyo, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: slasher, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, murder, woman in danger, obsession, love triangle, mysterious character, cult, lovers, dishonesty, femme fatale, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily, vienna, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
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Halloween II (1981)
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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, hospital, murder, masked villain, male nudity, sadistic psychopath, paramedic, stalking, masked killer, torture, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: year 1978, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: midwest, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 21K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: psychological, scary, slasher, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, riddles and clues, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural ability, woman in danger, killing an animal, dead animal, siblings relations, death, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 185K
Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: telekinesis, bullying, abusive mother, prom, social misfits, revenge, cruelty, high school life, prank, vengeance, rage, teen angst ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1979, near future
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.2
 7K
Sleepless (2001)
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: gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, midget, sadism, police investigation, mystery, insomnia, police, drowning, maniac, heart attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: slasher, scary, surreal, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, asthma, high school, serial killer, murder, teenager, demon, time loop, torture, monster, martial arts, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 80s, year 1991
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 8K
Amsterdamned (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, diving, murder, scuba diving, psychopath, mystery, mind game, investigation, track down, unknown killer, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: amsterdam, europe, netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, masked killer, murder, serial murder, psychopath, survival, crazy, demon, stalking, teenager, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: slasher, suspense, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, masked killer, psychopath, home invasion, investigation, countryside, perversion, swamp, strangulation, serial murder, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: italy, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.5
 27K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, twist ending, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, psycho, psychiatrist, mother daughter relationship, murder, police station, employer employee relationship, doctor patient relationship, female nudity, waitress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 4K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: slasher, surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, homicidal maniac, serial murder, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, crimes, whodunit, fashion, family life, criminal, violence ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
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: slasher, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, zombie, mad scientist, vengeance, serial killer, ghost, insanity, monster, husband wife relationship, corpse, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 5K
The Psychic (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman with psychic powers has a vision of a murder that took place in a house owned by her husband.
Style: macabre, slasher, gothic, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: exploitation, murder, supernatural, serial killer, whodunit, psychic, premonition, wedding, a vision, psychopath, clairvoyant, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 5K
Like Minds (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A forensic psychologist must determine if a minor should be charged with murder.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mind game, murder, mysterious character, who done it, youth, teenage life, boarding school life, psychopath, school, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, gothic ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, female villain, murder, sister sister relationship, dead child, holy communion, first communion, female serial killer, killing spree, mystery killer, child molester ...
Time: year 1961, 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, dark, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, violence, brutality, violence against women, torture, massacre, fondling, murder of a prostitute, unknown killer, human monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%