Movies like Suspiria 1977

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Suspiria (1977)
 7.4
 81K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: gothic, scary, cult film, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: murder, witch, lesbian subtext, dancer's life, serial murder, supernatural horror, boarding school, ballet, coven, mystery, killing off one by one, supernatural, student life, woman in danger, brutality, conspiracy, danger, female protagonist, young woman, evil, ballet school, apartment, gory, crimes, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, europe

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Most similar movies to Suspiria

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, cult film and scary films with plots about danger, brutality, blood, death, violence, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Suspiria: Inferno (1980), The Church (1989), The Beyond (1981), Demons (1985), The Sentinel (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, danger, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, mystery, amateur detective, woman in danger, siblings relations, murder, death, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york
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100%
 6.8
 63K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ritual sacrifice, dead woman, ballet, corporal punishment, paranormal phenomena, mysterious event, good versus evil, dance performance, psychotherapist, witchcraft, choreography, mysterious death ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, year 1977, year 1943
Place: berlin germany, ohio, east berlin east germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin
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75%
 6.2
 7K
The Church (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshipers and build a large Gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: church, supernatural, demon, ghost, secret, massacre, gory, zombie, mystery, danger, chaos, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 70s
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 20K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, gloomy, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, hotel, supernatural, morgue, murder, survival, danger, violence, blindness, mutilation, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 20K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: exciting, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, supernatural, danger, panic, curses spells and rituals, survival, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 9K
The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, ghost, demon, murder, supernatural, hell, model, woman in danger, danger, investigation, crimes, secret society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, slasher, fear, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare comes true, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, investigation, serial killer, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 32K
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, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, haunted by the past, intrigue, crimes, mysterious character, manic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, supernatural, mad scientist, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, slasher, ghost, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, cannibal, island, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, gory, isolation, survival, danger, confined, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 11K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, vampire, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, ghost, good versus evil, strangulation, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 104K
Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, psychological, art house, avant garde, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, cult, nightmare, insanity, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, crazy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 9K
Demons 2 (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, danger, supernatural, plague, pregnancy, apartment building, demon, scratch, zombie, supernatural ability, slasher, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 15K
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: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, slasher, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, cult, rivalry, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 21K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Crime, 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: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, stalking, woman in danger, axe, psychopath, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film, sadistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare comes true, sleepwalking, dream, haunted house, fire, school bus ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, village, black cat, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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City of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, violence, suicide, cemetery, priest, investigation, rescue, danger, buried alive, psychic power, race against time ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, new england, manhattan new york city, georgia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, voyeurism, psychopath, mind game, mystery killer, police detective, female killer, attempted murder, danger, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, disturbing, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, danger, crimes, crime, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 363K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, frightening, psychological ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, priest, religion, supernatural, evil force, demons, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: banned film, scary, cult film, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, chainsaw, psychopath, gas station, danger, cannibalism, murder, gory, massacre, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 76K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: psycho film, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, mask, slasher, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, graphic violence, stalking, small town, obsession, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Beyond the Darkness (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out ...
Style: disturbing, psycho film, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: obsession, murder, necrophilia, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, death, violence, torture, creep, anthropophagus, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, mystery, haunted by the past, missing child, family problems, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, rough, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, greed, violence, ghost, rivalry, investigation, photographer, hallucination, nightmare, cat ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pittsburgh, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 109K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, masked killer, vengeance, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 170K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, gory, psychopath, danger, captivity, gore, crimes, serial murder, survival, strong violent content, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%