Movies like Pin

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Pin (1988)
 6.6
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Pin (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way kids can relate to. When the over-strict doctor and his wife are killed in a car crash, his son (Leon) transfers his alter-ego into Pin, whom he always believed was alive. He starts using Pin as an excuse to over-protect his sister (Ursula) from admirers and deflect unwanted intrusions, even to the extent of committing murder.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: mental illness, murder, mind game, birthday, doctor, dysfunctional family, blood, police, crimes, obsession, psychopath, family relations, deadly, siblings relations, rivalry, car accident, delusion, possessiveness, student, blonde, female nudity, doll, running, pregnant teenager, restaurant ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Pin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, psychopath, danger, rivalry and serial killer mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Pin: The Stepfather (1987), The House by the Lake (1976), The Dark Hours (2005), Disturbed (1990), Circle (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, maniac, investigation, murder of family, shower, psycho, teenager, real estate agent, widow, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The House by the Lake (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Harry is a rich dentist who often brings women up to his rural lakehouse. One weekend, he invites Diane, a former fashion model. On their way to the house, Diane runs a gang of thugs off the road. Humiliated, the thugs track down the couple for ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: gang, psychopath, murder, revenge, rivalry, fashion, terrorism, deadly, mate swapping, ocean or sea, vengeance, dentist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dark Hours (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dr. Samantha Goodman is a beautiful, young psychiatrist. Burnt out, she drives to the family’s winter cottage to spend time with her husband and sister. A relaxing weekend is jarringly interrupted when a terrifying and unexpected guest arrives. ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, psychiatrist, surrealism, obsession, mind game, doctors and patients, vengeance, crimes, deadly, game, hostage, cabin ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.2
 553
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, doctors and patients, dangerous attraction, losing-it hero, crimes, woman in danger, danger, life is a bitch, couples, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 3.3
 615
Circle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When remorseless killer James Bennett escapes from lockdown in a mental hospital, an FBI agent and a U.S. Marshal track the madman to his hometown, where he plans to slay a group of graduate students studying his case. But to catch their prey, the ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, crimes, riddles and clues, danger, serial killer, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, student life, youth, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Stepfather II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Stepfather" Jerry Blake escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. With a future wife and new stepson who love him, Blake eliminates anyone who stands in his way to building the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, maniac, wedding, dentist, violence, hospital, hidden identity, family relations, family life, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, christmas, santa claus, decapitation, woman in danger, crimes, doctors and patients, orphan, danger, mental illness, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, murder, psychopath, danger, mental institution, patient, sanitarium, hospital, slasher, gory, serial killer, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.5
 6K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, psychiatry, intern, murder, ghost, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 2K
Scissors (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries to help her over the attack, but when she is invited to a ...
Style: atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: twins, mental illness, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mind game, neo noir, female protagonist, attempted rape, psychoanalysis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, murder, solar eclipse, children, birthday, elementary school, crime, family life, supernatural, danger, violence spree, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, year 1970, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Visiting Hours (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A slasher finds the hospital where a TV newswoman is recovering from his attack.
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, stalking, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, murder, maniac, psycho, woman in danger, journalism, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Black Cadillac (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, danger, chase, escapades, survival, murder, crimes, rivalry, deadly, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rachel is a criminology student hoping to land a position as a teacher's assistant for professor Robert Starkman. She's sure this position will pave the way to an FBI career, and she's willing to do anything to obtain it -- including ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, college, slasher, obsession, fbi, rivalry, student life, mind game, blind ambition, competition, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Alone in the Dark (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, revenge, maniac, escape, siege, mental institution, blackout, family in danger, escaped mental patient, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 2K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, gory, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 415
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: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, psychopath, danger, dangerous attraction, deadly, obsession, murder, mind game, rivalry, woman in danger, youth, crimes ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 5K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, slasher, serial killer, comics, hallucination, brutality, midlife crisis, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 65K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, chase, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, violence, classic car ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1979, 1950s, year 1958 ...
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 101K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, psycho film, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, mystery, psychiatrist, crazy, insanity, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.1
 1K
Heartstopper (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two hospitalized young people discover that things can get even worse when the dilapidated institution is stranded by a severe storm and a maniac stalks the corridors butchering the patients and staff.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Plot: hospital, serial killer, murder, psychopath, electric chair, deadly, rivalry, crimes, violence spree, who done it, social misfits, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wheelchair, killer doll, slasher, doll, escape, serial killer, vengeance, disability, nobody believes, family relations, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 9K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, train, college, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, prank, stalking, killer, mask, party, stalker ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.3
 3K
Crawlspace (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man who runs an apartment house for women is the demented son of a Nazi surgeon who has the house equipped with secret passageways, hidden rooms and torture and murder devices.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, murder, obsession, woman in danger, isolation, danger, hostages, espionage, student life, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 2K
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, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: demon, small town, murder, slasher, mysterious character, haunted by the past, teenage life, dangerous attraction, supernatural ability, mind game, danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, ireland, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, danger, family in danger, murder, mind game, isolation, confined, psychopath, deadly, manipulations, hidden camera, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 11K
My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, isolation, vengeance, mind game, rivalry, danger, mystery, crimes, serial killer, deadly, slasher, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 2K
I, Madman (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, christmas horror ...
Plot: murder, obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, slasher, stalking, danger, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Paper Boy (1994)
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 ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, psychopath, homecoming, danger, family relations, stalking, small town, estate, psychological thriller, paperboy, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 4K
Body Parts (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminal psychologist loses his arm in a car crash, and becomes one of three patients to have their missing limbs replaced by those belonging to an executed serial killer. One of them dies violently, and disturbing occurrences start happening to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: death row, serial killer, murder, slasher, transplant, bar fight, psychologist, car accident, police investigation, gory, vengeance, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%