Movies like The New York Ripper

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The New York Ripper (1982)
 6.4
 8K
The New York Ripper (1982)
Original name: Lo squartatore di New York
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh, sexual, erotic, rough, serious, realistic, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, slasher, murder, human monster, prostitute, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, amateur detective, mystery, brutality, dangerous attraction, violence against women, danger, police detective, massacre, gory, unknown killer, knife murder, italian horror, slasher killer, vengeance, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to The New York Ripper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and realistic films with plots about violence, psychopath, slasher, murder, serial killer, blood and crimes mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The New York Ripper: Pieces (1982), The Stendhal Syndrome (1996), Opera (1987), Maniac (1980), The Card Player (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 7K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, mystery killer, slasher, danger, psychopath, perversity, killer, stalking, chainsaw, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: brutal, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, rapist, murder, art, policewoman, mental illness, obsession, vengeance, mind game, memory loss, rescue, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 12K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, killer, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, vengeance, cult, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.5
 12K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, serial killer, gore, violence, prostitute, stalking, psychopath, shotgun, rage, park, killer, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, voyeurism, investigation, cult, attempted murder, danger, police detective, female killer, mind game, transsexual, stalking ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Card Player (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Policewoman Anna Mari is forced to play a dangerous game with the title serial killer. If she loses, she witnesses the maniac's tortured victims having their throats cut in explicit close-up detail via webcam. She teams up with British cop John ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, investigation, police investigation, murder, psychopath, police, mind game, track down, master criminal, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex (David Hess) is a darkly sinister thug driving around New York City at night when he spots a young woman (Karoline Mardeck) driving alongside him. He follows the woman to a nearby park where he cuts her off, gets out of his car, and runs into ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, rape, violence, mentally challenged, life is a bitch, crimes, confined, social misfits, domestic disturbance, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 18K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, axe, writer's life, mystery, investigation, gory, obsession, crime, couples, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, new york, rome italy, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: light, rough, mind bending, tense, scary ...
Plot: slasher, mind game, paralysis, serial killer, psychopath, spa, punishment, knife, escape, lust, tarantula, jacket ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: disturbing, macabre, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, murder, investigation, found footage, violence, sadism, mysterious man, masked man, missing person, riddles and clues, criminal psychologist ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 1K
Delirium (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This spaghetti horror's storyline revolves around a former hooker (Grandi) running a successful men's magazine. An obsessed admirer systematically slaughters her models (occasionally increasing the magazine's output) and supplies the ...
Style: mind bending, sexual, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, obsession, serial killer, slasher, disability, crimes, curses spells and rituals, gays and lesbians, mystery, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, amateur detective, village, police investigation, serial killer, journalism, obsession, small town, psychopathic killer, dog ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mystery killer, murder, masked killer, perversion, stalking, countryside, college, investigation, woman in danger, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: southern italy, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.7
 27K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: murder, pianist, stalking, psychopath, danger, serial killer, family in danger, investigation, school, mind game, strangulation, female killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, stylized, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, car chase, stalking, mind game, perversion, blind man, mystery, gory, chase, crime, anchor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, camp, serial killer, knife murder, mystery killer, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The French Sex Murders (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The plot involves the murder of a prostitute in a Paris brothel (run by early 60's sex symbol Anita Ekberg). It's blamed on a jealous client, but the lead detective ("Bogey")suspects otherwise. And when the murders continue after ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, danger, investigation, psychopath, vengeance, couples, deadly, dishonesty, gory, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 3K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, psychological, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, woman in danger, gory, deadly, crimes, fashion, family life, criminal, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 104K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, revenge, maniac, danger, teenager, fear, axe, lake, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Toolbox Murders (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No one is safe when a killer, wielding the deadly contents of his toolbox, methodically stalks his prey.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, slasher, psychopath, kidnapping, serial killer, violence, knife murder, black gloves, obsession, law enforcement, gory ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 999
Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
Style: realistic, psychological, rough, mind bending, sexual ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, danger, priest, student, slasher killer, zombie, rivalry, gory, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, rape, youth, crime, life is a bitch, serial killer, murder, kidnapping, revenge, psychopath, concert, marijuana ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A series of murders rock a dance academy in New York in which the mysterous directress, Candice, sets out to find the kiler, with a little assistance from a shady male model, named George, who has a hidden agenda for her as does she for him.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, rivalry, dance studio, gory, track down, investigation, slasher, vengeance, disability, crimes, crime, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Monaco, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Inspector Sylvester is assigned to investigate the violent murder of a fashion house model Isabella, by a masked assailant. As the investigation proceeds all of the house’s various sins, including corruption, abortions, blackmail and drug ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, slasher, woman in danger, danger, serial killer, strangulation, psychopath, model, blackmail, whodunit, murder, masked killer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, killing spree, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, violence, small town, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1960
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: banned film, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, vengeance, rape and revenge, murder, serial killer, kidnapping, revenge, slasher, gang, psychopath, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, england, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mental institution, teenager, knife murder, gory, who done it, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, slasher, sexual abuse, stalking, obsession, murder, prostitute, shooting, sadist, photographer, psychologist ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 32K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: rough, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, insanity, psychopath, loneliness, disturbed childhood, murder, mannequin, extreme violence, schizophrenia, exhibition, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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