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, police, birthday, doctor, dysfunctional family, blood, 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 murder, crimes, deadly, psychopath, rivalry, danger and mind game mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Pin: The Stepfather (1987), The House by the Lake (1976), The Dark Hours (2005), Don't Look in the Basement (1973), Disturbed (1990). 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, cult film, tense, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, maniac, investigation, murder of family, widow, psycho, shower, real estate agent, teenager, 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, scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film
Plot: gang, psychopath, murder, revenge, fashion, rivalry, deadly, crimes, vengeance, dentist, danger, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: ontario canada
⇓ 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: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, psychiatrist, surrealism, obsession, mind game, vengeance, doctors and patients, crimes, deadly, game, hostage, winter ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, murder, danger, patient, obsession, isolation, doctors and patients, mystery, mind game, losing-it hero, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.2
 557
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, couples, mentally unstable, woman in danger, vengeance, psychopath, ghost, hospital, danger, investigation, haunted by the past, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.3
 631
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, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, danger, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, student life, youth, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, wedding, maniac, dentist, violence, gory, family life, crimes, deadly, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: psychological, disturbing, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes ...
Time: 80s, quarry
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.2
 841
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, mind game, survival, danger, master criminal, mentally unstable, deadly, law enforcement, mental illness, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, tense, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, decapitation, christmas, danger, obsession, orphan, woman in danger, mental illness, mental institution, gory, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, murder, solar eclipse, birthday, elementary school, children, crimes, crime, family life, supernatural, violence spree, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1970
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, psychiatry, intern, ghost, murder, supernatural, investigation, mental illness, danger, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 67K
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, classic car, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1979, 1950s, year 1957 ...
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
66%
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: psychological, dark humor, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, mind game, deadly, violence spree, split personality, vengeance, woman in danger, investigation, slasher, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 956
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, psychological, mind bending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, insurance investigator, psychopath, insurance fraud, insurance policy, police, wound, serial killer, stabbing, investigation, obsession, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: psychological, serious, tense, scary, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, danger, chase, escapades, survival, murder, deadly, crimes, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.3
 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, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: twins, mystery, crimes, woman in danger, mind game, losing-it hero, mysterious character, mental illness, neo noir, female protagonist, psychoanalysis, attempted rape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, experimental ...
Plot: death row, murder, transplant, car accident, police investigation, mind game, vengeance, supernatural, danger, serial killer, slasher, body horror ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 2K
The Incubus (1981)
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, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: demon, small town, murder, mysterious character, slasher, mind game, dangerous attraction, amateur detective, danger, haunted by the past, teenage life, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, quarry
Place: new england, usa, europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, masked killer, psychopath, train, slasher, party, stalking, prank, revenge, uninvited guest, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, stalking, psychopath, slasher, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, woman in danger, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.7
 418
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, psychological, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, pregnancy, dangerous attraction, deadly, obsession, danger, rivalry, woman in danger, mind game, couples, domestic disturbance, youth ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: hospital, serial killer, murder, psychopath, electric chair, vengeance, supernatural, social misfits, gory, mind game, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 4K
The Traveler (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a dark Christmas Eve in a small town, the lone Sheriffs on the night shift encounter a mysterious man who goes by the name of Mr. Nobody. As the night progresses, the Sheriffs discover that this isn't just a nobody, but a vengeful killer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: mind game, mysterious character, vengeance, police detective, murder, deadly, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, small town, police station, child murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, college, fbi, slasher, rivalry, mind game, student life, blind ambition, competition, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, revenge, escaped mental patient, maniac, escape, blackout, siege, mental institution, family in danger, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: psychopath, serial killer, mind game, espionage, woman in danger, hostages, obsession, murder, danger, isolation, student life, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 6K
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: scary, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, building, tomb, nightmare, suicide, architect, confined, vengeance, investigation, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%