Movies like Scissors

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Scissors (1991)
 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 mysterious apartment things get worse and worse.
Style: atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: twins, neo noir, crimes, mystery, woman in danger, losing-it hero, mind game, mysterious character, mental illness, female protagonist, psychoanalysis, attempted rape, strong sexual content, repression, graphic violence, stalking, danger, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo-noir, cat, female nudity, rapist, doll, bird ...
Time: 20th century, 90s

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Most similar movies to Scissors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about danger, deadly, crimes, murder, woman in danger, serial killer and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Scissors: Deadly Blessing (1981), Breaking at the Edge (2013), Summoned (2013), The Attic (2007), My Sweet Killer (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, voyeur, psychopath, woman in danger, occult, serial killer, supernatural ability, crimes, mind game, danger, tractor ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Breaking at the Edge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A pregnant woman fears for her unborn child's life if she doesn't avenge a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: pregnancy, couples, couple relations, mental illness, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, female protagonist, pregnant wife, sexual content, profanity, unfulfillment, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, uncover truth, crimes, mysterious character, danger, serial killer, haunted by the past, deadly, woman in danger, police detective, stalking, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.4
 2K
The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, attic, haunted house, family in danger, murder, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, woman in danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, crimes, losing-it hero, split personality, serial killer, misfit, drug dealing, mysterious character, deadly, friendship, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, danger, deadly, mysterious character, pursuit, female protagonist, neighbor, woman in danger, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.4
 650
Buried Alive (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, danger, juvenile delinquency, gory, mental illness, teenage life, school, serial killer, youth, insanity, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
 15K
Sisters (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, gloomy ...
Plot: twins, murder, model, mystery, nudity (full frontal - brief), hallucination, insanity, amateur detective, psychopath, neighbor, witness, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, quebec, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
 826
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, psychopath, phone terror, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content, profiler
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, woman in danger, psychopath, prank, danger, stalking, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, danger, stalking, strong sexual content, crimes, youth, deadly, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 565
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: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, couples, psychopath, mysterious character, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, investigation, supernatural, deadly, vengeance, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, stalking, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, slasher, police investigation, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 612
Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, psychopath, mystery, danger, stalking, law enforcement, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Across the Hall (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Convinced that his fiancee is cheating on him, a man follows her to a hotel and calls his best friend to help him avoid a calamity.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, hotel, couples, stalking, infidelity, danger, love affair, woman in danger, dishonesty, hitman, murder, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Black Rainbow (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a message to Mary Kuron from her husband, Tom. But Tom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, father daughter relationship, crimes, mystery, danger, crime, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, journalism, woman in danger, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale, suspense
Plot: serial killer, college, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, mind game, deadly, journalism, stalking, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, confined, mind game, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, isolation, master criminal, serial killer, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, danger, patient, isolation, obsession, doctors and patients, mystery, mind game, losing-it hero, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 324
Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: split personality, insomnia, law enforcement, crimes, murder, alter ego, rivalry, danger, violence, arrest, neighbor, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense
Plot: car chase, friendship, mind game, escapades, danger, chase, murder, survival, crimes, rivalry, deadly, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 824
Sam's Lake (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by a murder-mystery-turned-legend surrounding a massacre near "Sam's Lake," the film follows Sam, a young woman who, every summer, returns home to the secluded lakeside cottage she grew up in, to reconnect with her traditions ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, mysterious character, danger, crimes, deadly, wilderness, urban legend, best friends, in the woods, friends, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 601
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: transvestism, serial killer, stalking, murder, amateur detective, police investigation, witnessing a crime, mind game, media, crimes, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Heart of Midnight (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman who is getting back on her feet after a mental breakdown, Carol Rivers discovers that her late uncle has left her a rundown nightclub. Carol decides to renovate the venue, but, in the process, uncovers dark secrets about the club and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: nightclub, police, mental illness, haunted by the past, family problems, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, female protagonist, rape, hallucination, battles, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, gory, couples, crimes, danger, stalking, mind game, deadly, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, mind bending, serious
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mental illness, mentally unstable, mystery, investigation, danger, crimes, deadly, doctors and patients, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, confined, haunted house, woman in danger, isolation, danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, in the woods, supernatural, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twin brother, supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, nightmare, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, murder, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 33K
13 Sins (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.
Style: psychological, serious, twist ending, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, mysterious character, greed, graphic violence, mind game, on the run, manipulation, game, serial killer, unsupportive parent, plot twist, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tomcat: Dangerous Desires (1993)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jacki, a scientist involved in genetic research, meets Tom, a young modern dancer who is suffering from a degenerative nerve disease. Jacki experiments with using genetic material taken from a cat to cure him, but the cure has side effects, and Tom ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, love triangle, experiment gone awry, dangerous attraction, superhuman powers, danger, woman in danger, supernatural, deadly, sexual relations, doctors and patients, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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