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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: mind game, mental illness, murder, dysfunctional family, birthday, police, blood, doctor, obsession, possessiveness, delusion, car accident, siblings relations, psychopath, crimes, deadly, rivalry, family relations, talking in a car, window, climbing steps, blowing out candles on a birthday cake, parking a car, counting, speeding car ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Pin: The Stepfather (1987), Stepfather II (1989), Disturbed (1990), The Dark Hours (2005), Gothika (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, scary, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, family relations, shower, murder of family, dysfunctional family, real estate agent, teenager, widow, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
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95%
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, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, maniac, dentist, wedding, psychopath, violence, hospital, gory, domestic disturbance, mental institution, psycho killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 537
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, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, hospital, ghost, losing-it hero, mental institution, mentally unstable, mysterious character, serial killer, investigation, mind game, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, winter, game, cabin, mental patient, snow, psychiatrist, blood, surrealism, basement, hostage, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, mind game, psychiatrist, serial killer, supernatural ability, crazy, mystery, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, christmas, santa claus, decapitation, hospital, gory, ghost, mental institution, holiday, slasher, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, sanitarium, patient, murder, hospital, gory, psychopath, danger, slasher, serial killer, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, knife murder, creep, meat cleaver, maniac, escape, mental institution, revenge, blackout, siege, slasher ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Night Warning (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, gothic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, orphan, slasher, aunt, high school, gay, incest, murder, gory, gays and lesbians, college, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 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, serious, rough, psychological
Plot: mentally unstable, mind game, ghost, mental institution, psychiatry, murder, intern, gory, hospital, medicine, spirit, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mute Witness (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia, UK, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billy is mute, but it hasn't kept her from becoming a successful makeup artist. While in Russia, working on a film directed by her sister's boyfriend, Andy, Billy finds herself trapped in the studio one night and is horrified to see a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, chase, mute, police, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, gang, gangsters, mute or deaf, slasher ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Anguish (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's assistant with an unhealthy interest in human eyeballs goes on a killing spree to collect eyeballs for his overbearing mother's collection. Reality soon takes a bizarre turn, both for the characters and the audience.
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: theater, serial killer, slasher, obsession, murder, psychopath, ghost, mentally unstable, mysterious character, mind game, mental illness, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, spain, america, europe, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
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I, Madman (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, christmas horror ...
Plot: murder, obsession, slasher, bookstore, woman in danger, gory, doctor, crimes, danger, deadly, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, murder, danger, confined, found footage, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 1K
Steel Trap (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A who-is-it setting in the claustrophobic corridors of an abandoned and locked-off office building that has several guests invited to a party by their mysterious, unknown host. Only it is they who are the victims of their crimes. Suspense and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: murder, serial killer, mind game, survival, isolation, psychopath, danger, deadly, slasher, captivity, skyscraper, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, college, fbi, obsession, slasher, teachers and students, mind game, student life, rivalry, blind ambition, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: train, murder, college, serial killer, slasher, revenge, masked killer, stalker, killer, mask, costume, psycho ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, vengeance, stalking, obsession, family in danger, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: slasher, split personality, psychopath, mad scientist, mental illness, murder, gory, obsession, drug abuse, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, insurance fraud, insurance investigator, wound, hospital, stabbing, serial killer, insurance policy, rain, police, gore, knife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 396
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: pregnancy, psychopath, domestic disturbance, crimes, danger, deadly, babies and infants, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wanting to escape city life for the countryside, New Yorkers Cooper Tilson (Quaid), his wife Leah (Stone) and their two children move into a dilapidated old mansion still filled with the possessions of the previous family. Turning it into their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: countryside, family in crisis, haunted by the past, psychopath, crimes, danger, family problems, family relations, murder, mind game, country house, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Mutilator (1984)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, teenager, maniac, beach, violence, death, swimming pool, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough, scary
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, hostages, mind game, captivity, isolation, murder, voyeurism, woman in danger, confined, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, amateur detective, crime, protagonist as suspect, slasher, mystery, mind game, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Walled In (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 100 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, suicide, darkness, architect, tenant, nightmare, tomb, blueprint, demolition, building, explosive, blood ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: hospital, serial killer, murder, psychopath, electric chair, gory, slasher, autopsy, medical examiner, zombie, mind game, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 3K
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: death row, serial killer, slasher, car accident, psychologist, murder, police investigation, gory, bar fight, transplant, vengeance, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, knife murder, slasher, christmas, santa claus, decapitation, boy, gore, holiday, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1974, year 1984, year 1971
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, kidnapping, insanity, murder, recluse, aging, vaudeville, forgery, haunted by the past, pianist, newspaper ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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