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, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: murder, mental illness, mind game, police, doll, birthday, doctor, dysfunctional family, car accident, ventriloquism, ventriloquist dummy, psychopath, obsession, crimes, family relations, rivalry, siblings relations, delusion, possessiveness, doctors, student, mental disorder, female nudity, storm, blonde ...
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 suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, psychopath, danger, serial killer and rivalry mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Pin: The Stepfather (1987), The House by the Lake (1976), Don't Look in the Basement (1973), The Dark Hours (2005), Stepfather II (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
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The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
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, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family relations, stepfather, maniac, investigation, widow, murder of family, real estate agent, psycho, 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: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: gang, murder, dentist, psychopath, rape, revenge, drowning, rape and revenge, rivalry, crimes, terrorism, fashion ...
Time: 70s
Place: ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, patient, isolation, doctors and patients, obsession, mystery, losing-it hero, mind game, psychopath, sanitarium ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: game, psychopath, hostage, psychiatrist, surrealism, obsession, vengeance, doctors and patients, mind game, crimes, snow, basement ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, stepfather, psychopath, mental institution, dentist, maniac, wedding, family relations, domestic disturbance, hidden identity, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, murder, dangerous attraction, police investigation, police detective, woman in danger, mistaken identity, crimes, mind game, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 2K
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: serious, tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, ghost, mysterious character, life is a bitch, crimes, rivalry, supernatural, losing-it hero, investigation, mind game, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Visiting Hours (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A slasher finds the hospital where a TV newswoman is recovering from his attack.
Style: slasher, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, hospital, serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, journalism, crimes, investigation, psycho, life is a bitch, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, college, fbi, female psychopath, student life, rivalry, mind game, blind ambition, competition, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, decapitation, killer santa claus, christmas, mental illness, obsession, mental institution, doctors and patients, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 911
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental institution, mind game, survival, mentally unstable, master criminal, law enforcement, investigation, mental illness, murder, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 112K
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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, investigation, mental institution, serial killer, mystery, psychiatrist, supernatural, mind game, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.3
 704
Circle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, crimes, riddles and clues, rivalry, youth, student life, race against time, female nudity, evil man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, solar eclipse, birthday, elementary school, family life, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, violence spree, psychopath, mentally unstable, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 70s, year 1970
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 1K
Black House (2007)
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, scary, mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, insurance investigator, psychopath, insurance fraud, wound, serial killer, police, crimes, investigation, cons and scams, obsession, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 7K
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, serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, psychiatry, mentally unstable, ghost, intern, murder, supernatural, investigation, mental illness, mind game, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer doll, serial killer, doll, family relations, escape, vengeance, nobody believes, disability, crimes, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, evil doll ...
Time: year 1988, 2010s, year 2013, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 81K
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, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, car, chase, survival, vengeance, supernatural, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1978, year 1979 ...
Place: california, southern california, plymouth, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.1
 3K
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: neo noir, atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological ...
Plot: twins, crimes, mystery, woman in danger, mysterious character, mind game, losing-it hero, mental illness, female protagonist, attempted rape, psychoanalysis, doll ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, woman in danger, split personality, violence spree, investigation, murder, found footage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 40K
Dead Calm (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, forced sex, yacht, isolation, married couple, psychopath, ship, mysterious character, crimes, manic, sinking boat, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, family in danger, revenge, escaped mental patient, escape, maniac, family relations, mental institution, blackout, hostage, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 6K
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, slasher, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, hallucination, brutality, midlife crisis, stalking, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Deadly Blessing (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: voyeur, murder, supernatural, tractor, psychopath, woman in danger, occult, serial killer, supernatural ability, crimes, mind game, supernatural horror ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, chase, survival, murder, rivalry, crimes, goofy hero, mountain, redneck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: slasher, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, psychopath, mental illness, split personality, mad scientist, jekyll and hyde, cocaine, jack the ripper, disorder, experimenting, nothing to lose ...
Time: 80s, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 495
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, psychological, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, psychopath, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, murder, woman in danger, family problems, mind game, rivalry, domestic disturbance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1943
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 6K
Walled In (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Having finally secured her first assignment from her family's demolition business, Sam Walczak (Mischa Barton) is sent to supervise the destruction of an apartment house, only to discover a group of tenants still living in the condemned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, architect, suicide, confined, investigation, vengeance, supernatural, crimes, obsession, curses spells and rituals, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 1K
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, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, couples, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, stalking, mind game, estate, murder, secret past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, psychopath, murder, electric chair, vengeance, mind game, supernatural, social misfits, youth, teenage life, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%