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Q (1982)
 6.0
 8K
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, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, macabre, tense, twists and turns, light, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, giant monster, police investigation, transformation, amateur detective, deadly creature, violence spree, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, legend, master criminal, creature feature, heist, multiple storylines, giant creature, dragon, snake, exploitation, mythology, thief, police, female nudity, death, robbery, decapitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Q

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, danger, gory, serial killer and blood mostly in Horror, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Q: God Told Me To (1976), Maniac Cop (1988), Curse of the Zodiac (2007), Malevolence (2004), The Mangler (1995). 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: scary, suspenseful, macabre, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: cult, police investigation, mystery, murder, occult, life & death, mysterious character, introspection, supernatural, alien, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 17K
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, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, back from the dead, police, murder, false accusation, police corruption, vengeance, unlikely criminals, infidelity, couple relations, stalking ...
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: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, amateur detective, journalism, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: scary, rough, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: mutant, island, babies and infants, rescue, survival, isolation, investigation, mind game, murder, experiment gone awry, monster, court hearing ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: disturbing, serious, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, stalking, woman in danger, criminal, who done it ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hostage, psychopath, abandoned house, heist, woman in danger, violence spree, on the run, confined, criminal heroes, old dark house, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, year 1999, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 9K
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, slasher, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, technology gone awry, psychopath, exorcism, uncover truth, man versus machine, murder, rescue, race against time, ghost, deadly creature, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 7K
Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, monster, police, survival, living dead, teenager, christmas, supernatural being, exploitation, murder, graphic violence, terminator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 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, psychological, disturbing, rough, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, stalking, torture, psychopath, survival, serial killer, stereotypes, isolation, brutality, violence, escape, mind game ...
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, macabre, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, demon, scarecrow, death, chase, survival, dead teenager, deadly creature, serial killer, road trip, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 13K
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: slasher, scary, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, toxic, police investigation, zombie, experiment gone awry, murder, crimes, survival, toxic waste, violence, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 7K
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, disturbing, scary, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, zombie, brutality, violence, exploitation, visceral, human sacrifice, psycho killer, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, egypt, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 investigation, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, murder investigation, stalking, violence, police chase, loner ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 9K
Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: slasher, disturbing, surprise ending, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, insanity, supermarket, murder, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, rivalry, woman in danger, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, scary, tense, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: ritual, voodoo, supernatural, ritual murder, child in peril, cult, murder, sacrifice, brutality, investigation, violent, torture ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ 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, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, supernatural, police detective, torture, serial killer, police investigation, chase, psychopath, mind game, crimes, escapades ...
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: suspense, sexy, stylized, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, bank robbery, heist, bully, monster, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural being, isolation, runaway, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 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, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, survival, youth, serial killer, violence, violence spree, kids in trouble, forest, police officer, maniac, supernatural being ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 8K
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, macabre, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, monster, supernatural, isolation, body horror, mutant, paranoia, catastrophe, investigation, deadly creature, family in danger, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, seattle, santa monica california
⇓ 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, twists and turns, twist ending, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, teenager, island, supernatural, holiday horror, mad scientist, hanging, prank, teenage life, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, investigation, losing-it hero, vengeance, dishonesty, mentally unstable, serial killer, home invasion, stalker, literary agent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ 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: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, murder, police investigation, mind game, police detective, murderous pair, law enforcement, true crime, violence, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 168
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: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, supernatural ability, heist, rescue, supernatural, crimes, mystery, family problems, crumbling marriage, able to see the dead, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, female serial killer, murder, investigation, teenage life, teenage girl, skinny dipping, mental breakdown, truck, sheriff, murder investigation, birthday party ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 28K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, exciting, serious ...
Plot: monster, museum, creature feature, human versus monster, survival, police investigation, beast, supernatural, violence, deadly creature, superstition, ship ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, brazil, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, disturbing, scary, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, survival, psychopath, crimes, wannabe, master criminal, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, haunted by the past, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, scary, disturbing, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, sadistic horror, insanity, psychopath, murder, chainsaw, monster, masked killer, massacre, kidnapping, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, austin texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, monster, voodoo, snake, survival, serial killer, back from the dead, zombie, supernatural, youth, teenage life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, monster, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, obsession, reincarnation, psychopath, frankenstein ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 1.4
 1K
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: scary, rough, psychological, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, bodily dismemberment, psychopath, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, violence spree, cons and scams, who done it, femme fatale, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%