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Q (1982)
 6.0
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Q (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: New York police are bemused by reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, until the lizard starts to eat people. An out-of-work ex-con is the only person who knows the location of the monster's nest and is determined to turn the knowledge to his advantage, but will his gamble pay off or will he end up as lizard food?
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, cult film, psychotronic, splatter, weird, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, heist, police investigation, violence spree, amateur detective, deadly creature, psychopath, anti hero, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, anti heroes, master criminal, legend, skyscraper, transformation, multiple storylines, crimes, ritual murder, snake, mythology, blood, gore, dragon, espionage ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Q

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, danger, serial killer, gory and police investigation mostly in Horror, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Q: God Told Me To (1976), Maniac Cop (1988), Curse of the Zodiac (2007), Malevolence (2004), Maniac Cop 2 (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
God Told Me To (1976)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to."
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Plot: police investigation, cult, mystery, introspection, mysterious character, psychopath, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder, mass murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 15K
Maniac Cop (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In New York, people are slain and strangled to death brutally on the open street. All witnesses agree that the murderer was in a cop's uniform. Soon the police searches and finds a suspect in its own ranks: Jack Forrest, turned in by his own ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, false accusation, police investigation, police corruption, maniac, vengeance, danger, unlikely criminals, stalking, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, investigation, mind game, gory, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 3K
Malevolence (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, serial killer, psychopath, abandoned house, heist, woman in danger, deadly, violence spree, gory, on the run, confined, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, year 1989, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.
Style: rough, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mutant, island, survival, isolation, rescue, mind game, danger, deadly, investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence spree, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, mind game, danger, deadly, stalking, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 7K
Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.
Style: slasher, serious, bleak, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, partners, danger, police investigation, chases and races, partners against crime, law enforcement, master criminal, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 8K
The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: macabre, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, technology gone awry, exorcism, uncover truth, man versus machine, deadly, deadly creature, rescue, ghost, race against time, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.6
 11K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, murder, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 23K
Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, stalking, torture, psychopath, escape, danger, isolation, crimes, confined, mind game, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, death, chase, gory, deadly, scarecrow, mass murder, survival, danger, strong violent content, cross country trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 6K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Saw: The Final Chapter (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, scary, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mind game, serial killer, gory, master criminal, deathtrap, survival, deadly, race against time, support group, police investigation, blindfolded, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Believers (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voodoo, ritual, ritual murder, cult, crimes, family relations, religions or cults, deadly, danger, supernatural, murder, sacrifice ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Drive In Massacre (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, stalking, danger, gory, police chase, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, chase, good versus evil, police detective, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, race against time, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang of bank-robbing misfits heads to Mexico with the blueprints for the perfect million-dollar heist, but when one of the crooks wanders into the wrong bar... and crosses the wrong vampire... the thieving cohorts develop a thirst for blood!
Style: stylized, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, solar eclipse, bar, anti hero, anti heroes, bank robbery, heist, gory, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 7K
It's Alive (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Plot: murder, mutant, investigation, baby, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, family in danger, isolation, experiment gone awry, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, seattle, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.3
 152
Shiver (2003)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sammi (Athena Chu) and her husband Chan (Francis Ng) try to find ways to salvage their dying marriage after Sammi is injured during a robbery. The second chance at resolving their marital issues is embraced, but it also creates a dangerous situation ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, supernatural, crimes, mystery, rescue, heist, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
April Fool's Day (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, gory, teenage life, deadly, mind game, crimes, plot twist, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Killing Floor (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A literary agent moves into a penthouse apartment. Soon after the move, he receives crime scene photographs that seem to have taken place in his new apartment. Next he receives a series of stalker videotapes that document his every move.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, losing-it hero, investigation, dangerous attraction, vengeance, gory, deadly, mentally unstable, danger, dishonesty, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 10K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swamp, voodoo, back from the dead, danger, survival, youth, serial killer, teenage life, monster, zombie, snake, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.3
 1K
Nightstalker (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, danger, police investigation, mind game, murderous pair, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, true crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.6
 1K
Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, danger, police officer, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods, gory, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, torture, disfigurement, sadistic horror, chainsaw, psychopath, white trash, cannibal, evil man, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, survival, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, haunted by the past, wannabe, danger, deadly, master criminal, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.5
 2K
Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America Detective O'Connor is investigating a series of ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, monster, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, reincarnation, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 1.4
 951
Black Dahlia (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Horror master Ulli Lommel is back with a terrifying tale of a copycat killer in Los Angeles. A young rookie cop and his team discover dismembered female bodies in L.A. similar to the Black Dahlia cold case from 1947. A serial killer seems to be ...
Style: rough, psychological, serious, slasher, scary ...
Plot: murder, bodily dismemberment, law enforcement, serial killer, deadly, dangerous attraction, psychopath, femme fatale, police investigation, cons and scams, violence spree, who done it ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, desert, police investigation, mind game, mystery, crimes, on the run, chase, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.9
 944
Cold and Dark (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Detective Mortimer Shade is somehow killed in a freezer, a parasite called a grail possesses his body, revives him, but he needs blood to stay alive. His partner John Dark accepts the new situation and together they become vigilantes, judging ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized, slasher
Plot: police investigation, race against time, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, buddies, murder, vigilantism, police brutality, transformation, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%