Movies like Suspiria 1977

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Suspiria (1977)
 7.5
 66K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 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, surreal, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, sinister, stylized, serious, macabre ...
Plot: dancer's life, witch, coven, murder, mystery, boarding school, woman in danger, brutality, killing off one by one, student life, conspiracy, ballet, lesbian subtext, young woman, female protagonist, supernatural, evil, noise, apartment, danger, gory, supernatural horror, uncover truth, whodunit, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about blood, danger, death, gory, murder, gore and supernatural mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Suspiria: Inferno (1980), Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985), Two Evil Eyes (1990), Deep Red (1975), The House by the Cemetery (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 16K
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: atmospheric, stylized, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, college, murder, gory, danger, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 28K
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: suspense, surprise ending, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ballet, dance performance, choreography, psychotherapist, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, serial murder, mysterious death, secret, dead woman, curse ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
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: atmospheric, surreal, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, serial killer, revenge, slasher, doctor, chimpanzee, maniac, sleepwalking, gory, boarding school life ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, year 1985, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland, munich germany, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, violence, murder, anthology, cat, hallucination, photographer, gory, ghost, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 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, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, pianist, serial killer, psychopath, stalking, danger, family in danger, investigation, psychic, reporter, mysterious character, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, mad scientist, zombie, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, insanity, husband wife relationship, gore ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 18K
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, atmospheric, surreal, bleak, scary ...
Plot: hotel, zombie, ghost, afterlife, gore, blood, violence, blindness, entrails, hell, undead, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, teenager, fear, dreams, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 6K
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, serious, scary, rough, bleak ...
Plot: church, ghost, secret, demon, massacre, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, zombie, mystery, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 62K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, insanity, survival, farmhouse, slasher, gory, serial killer, psychopath, kidnapping, massacre, brutality, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 18K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, danger, chaos, prostitute, pimp, gory, deadly creature, slasher, supernatural ability, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 201K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, missing child, evil, suffering, insanity, sadism, revenge, violence, torture, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 8K
Demons 2 (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: demon, apartment building, zombie, plague, supernatural, danger, chaos, pregnancy, gory, good versus evil, deadly creature, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, anthology, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, destiny, danger, strangulation, supernatural, mysterious character, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, killer, gory, cult, knife murder, psychopath, mysterious character, obsession, whodunit, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, slasher, violence, suicide, flesh eating, living dead, demon, extreme violence, priest, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, georgia, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 328K
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, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: supernatural ability, evil force, supernatural, priest, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, devil, religions or cults, girl, clergy, good versus evil, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 65K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, murder, mask, sheriff, small town, gory, stalking, obsession, knife murder, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, family in danger, murder, paranormal, haunted, indian burial ground, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, chase, gory, writer's life, mystery, axe, mysterious character, obsession, crime, investigation, whodunit ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, rhode island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, voyeurism, investigation, cult, maniac, mind game, stalking, mystery, danger, mystery killer, transsexual ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, serial killer, slasher, necrophilia, violence, torture, death, psychopath, creep, gory, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, banned film, brutal ...
Plot: train, murder, vengeance, revenge, violence, sadism, woman in danger, sexual harassment, gory, danger, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The House of the Devil (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, eclipse, pizza, ritual, occult, gravestone, pay phone, secret, ceremony, witchcraft, satanic ritual, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 3K
Baron Blood (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, gothic horror, torture, witchcraft, slasher, hotel, murder, chase, good versus evil, gory, supernatural ability ...
Time: 15th century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, gas station, murder, cannibalism, chainsaw, van, slaughterhouse, psychopath, gory, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, blind man, mystery, gory, mind game, stalking, car chase, perversion, amateur detective, partners against crime, whodunit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, suspenseful, sadistic, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, high school, transformation, serial killer, disfigurement, fire, party, dream, nightmare, sleepwalking, possession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gory remake of the Gaston Leroux classic story, only this time, the phantom is not disfigured, but a man who was raised by rats deep under the Paris Opera House.
Style: gothic, emotional, serious, offbeat, mysterious ...
Plot: opera, opera house, rat, gore, death, secret passage, police protection, police shootout, moon, phantom, blood, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, panic, social worker, attic, investigation, missing child, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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