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Blade of the Ripper (1971)
 6.9
 5K
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Original name: Lo strano vizio della Signora Wardh
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She also meets George, the handsome cousin of her friend Carol; both are newly rich, thanks to an uncle's death. Julie's husband Neil is away frequently, so George pours on the charm. Meanwhile, it seems that the slasher is now focused on Julie. Bodies pile up, other murders are barely avoided, and George invites her to go away with him. Can it end happily?
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, erotic, macabre, sexy, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, obsession, murder, woman in danger, love triangle, cult, mysterious character, lovers, twists and turns, crimes, love and romance, couples, love affair, who done it, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, power relations, female friendship, reckless driving, threatening telephone call, rivalry, erotica, killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, spain, sicily, vienna, turin italy, sicily italy

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Most similar movies to Blade of the Ripper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, slasher, scary and cult film films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, female nudity, crimes, blood and deadly mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Blade of the Ripper: The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972), Opera (1987), Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975), Blood and Black Lace (1964), All the Colors of the Dark (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder, psychopath, home invasion, investigation, countryside, swamp, strangulation, serial murder, stalking, college ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: italy, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects ...
Style: slasher, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, whodunit, serial killer, architect, voyeurism, stalking, murder, twists and turns, crimes, investigation, stalker, nude model ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Case of the Scorpion's Tail begins with the mysterious death of a millionaire and spirals into the murder of his suddenly rich wife, which draws the attention of a dogged investigator, who follows a trail of blood to the bitter end.
Style: slasher, macabre, erotic, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, manipulation, killer, obsession, blackmail, paranoia, hotel, millionaire, whodunit, stalking, mind game ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, greece, london, england, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 18K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, 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: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, female nudity, psycho killer, obsession, masked villain, nude girl, voyeur, evil man, sadistic psychopath, cruelty, twists and turns, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a fashion model dies during an abortion, a series of murders begins, starting with her doctor. The next victims are connected to the modeling agency where she worked, Albatross, run by a hard edged and jealous bi-sexual, Gisella, married to a ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, erotic, macabre, sexy ...
Plot: lust, serial killer, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, erotica, sexual fantasy, female serial killer, attempted rape, voyeur, fashion model, voyeurism, nude model ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, 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: slasher, scary, gothic, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, whodunit, killer, fashion, masked killer, strangulation, erotica, female nudity, fashion model, murder, blackmail, model ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: gothic, scary, disturbing, slasher, macabre ...
Plot: occult, murder, obsession, erotica, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, haunted by the past, pregnancy, cult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Card Player (2003)
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: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, master criminal, mind game, crimes, dangerous attraction, murder, track down, vengeance, woman in danger, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ 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, psychological, slasher, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mystery, crimes, maniac, murder, voyeurism, mind game, murder mystery, police detective, female killer, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A murder mystery set on an island near Venice. A schoolgirl was murdered seven years ago, and the case was never solved; now, the murderer seems to be back.
Style: slasher, erotic, macabre, sexy, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, whodunit, cult, murder, peasant, infection, couples, psychopath, who done it, sexual relations, siblings relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s, 60s, victorian era
Place: venice, europe, italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, erotic, macabre, disturbing, light ...
Plot: serial killer, tarantula, female nudity, dysfunctional marriage, lesbianism, whodunit, obsession, killer, stalker, wasp, victim, punishment ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 11K
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: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, inheritance, violence, obsession, psychopath, strangulation, insanity, investigation, squid, fear, anger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: tokyo, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.
Style: slasher, suspense, sadistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police, killer, mystery killer, sex, serial killer, psychopath, maniac, criminal, violence, death, motorcycle, biker ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Dear Killer (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Following the mysterious decapitation of an insurance investigator, Police Inspector Peretti is put onto the case, but all the clues lead to an unsolved case of kidnapping and murder.
Style: erotic, slasher, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, children, mystery, murder, police, trap, whodunit, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, missing person ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Killer Must Strike Again (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Killer Must Kill Again (Italian: L'assassino è costretto ad uccidere ancora) is a 1975 giallo film directed by Luigi Cozzi. Allmovie called the film "too erratic for the general horror audience" but "offers just enough ...
Style: sexy, scary, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, killer, infidelity, adultery, murder, psychopath, perversion, whodunit, violence spree, woman in danger, strong sexual content, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspense, slasher, macabre, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, blind man, murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, blindness, chase, obsession, voyeurism, stalking, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 39K
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: psychological, slasher, gothic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, mental illness, haunted by the past, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, lebanon, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 25K
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: slasher, scary, disturbing, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, writers, obsession, dog attack, misogynist, animal attack, violence against women, shoplifter, dark and stormy night, murder mystery, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.0
 11K
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: slasher, disturbing, suspense, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, chainsaw, college, psychopath, stalking, exploitation, sadistic psychopath, investigation, woman in danger, childhood trauma, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, year 1942, year 1982
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts Bacchanalia for local hippies, and humiliates his wife Irina in ...
Style: slasher, sexy, scary, macabre, erotic ...
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, adultery, extramarital affair, lesbianism, writers, whodunit, murder, psychopath, incest, animal abuse, erotica ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, venice, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Fifth Cord (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Luigi Bazzoni (Le Orme) directed this outstanding giallo thriller starring Franco Nero as a hard-drinking newspaperman who gets involved in a string of brutal murders.
Style: slasher, erotic, macabre, serious, realistic ...
Plot: reporter, new year, murder, killer, drug addiction, lgbt, psycho, sexual obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, investigation, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, australia, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: slasher, mind bending, macabre, psychedelic, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, musician, killer, female psychopath, murder mystery, gay, blackmail, decapitation, photographer, erotica ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, italy, rome italy, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Death at the Villa (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A respected doctor becomes the prime suspect in a series of gruesome murders.
Style: slasher, psycho sexual, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, exploitation, lgbt, cult, rape, doctor, manipulation, sexual abuse, mental illness, repression, graphic violence ...
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 28K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, murder, psycho, psychiatrist, mother daughter relationship, characters murdered one by one, police station, employer employee relationship, female nudity, waitress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: sexy, neo noir, erotic, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), voyeurism, sex, female nudity, infidelity, murder, dysfunctional marriage, adultery, prostitution, prostitute, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 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: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, dark, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, brutality, violence against women, torture, massacre, fondling, unknown killer, sex, police investigation, erotica, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 4K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: slasher, surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, homicidal maniac, serial murder, woman in danger, crimes, whodunit, fashion, family life, criminal, violence ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 12K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, college, obsession, soldier, small town, vengeance, youth, homecoming, masked villain, love affair, masked killer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1980, year 1944, year 1945, 20th century ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 2K
Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 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: macabre, slasher, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), female psychopath, mysticism, magic, investigation, murder, morgue, suicide, mutilation, sadistic killer, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, female nudity, serial killer, police investigation, amateur detective, journalism, obsession, small town, mind game, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, southern italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%