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, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, sinister, stylized, serious, macabre ...
Plot: murder, witch, dancer's life, coven, ballet, killing off one by one, mystery, supernatural, student life, woman in danger, brutality, boarding school, conspiracy, lesbian subtext, danger, female protagonist, young woman, evil, noise, apartment, supernatural horror, gory, crimes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 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, violence, murder and gore mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Suspiria: Inferno (1980), Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985), Two Evil Eyes (1990), The House by the Cemetery (1981), The Beyond (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: stylized, atmospheric, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, witch, college, danger, supernatural, gory, slasher, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, miraculous event, siblings relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 36K
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, psychotherapist, dance performance, choreography, mysterious death, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, serial murder, secret, good versus evil, college, dead woman ...
Time: year 1943, year 1977
Place: berlin germany, ohio
⇓ 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, scary, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, serial killer, freak, slasher, disfigurement, revenge, sleepwalking, doctor, chimpanzee, maniac ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, year 1985, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, violence, investigation, ghost, hallucination, photographer, anthology, cat, gory, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, danger, haunted by the past, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, scary, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, hotel, ghost, afterlife, morgue, murder, gore, blood, violence, survival, danger, mutilation ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
51%
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, back from the dead, teenage life, high school, fear, burned alive, dreams, gory, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 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, scary, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: church, ghost, massacre, secret, demon, supernatural, gory, zombie, chaos, supernatural ability, deadly creature, mysterious character ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: chaos, supernatural, danger, pregnancy, plague, zombie, demon, apartment building, psychopath, deadly, supernatural ability, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, pimp, prostitute, chaos, danger, survival, vengeance, slasher, lobbyist, rivalry, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: insanity, home invasion, survival, kidnapping, psychopath, massacre, farmhouse, slasher, serial killer, gory, chase, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, dark, suspenseful, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, suffering, missing child, insanity, sadism, trapped, torture, revenge, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, killer, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, vengeance, cult, manic ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, violence, hanging, slasher, living dead, extreme violence, flesh eating, demon, priest, cemetery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, obsession, small town, stalking, psychopath, mask, sheriff, knife murder, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, hotel, murder, chase, slasher, good versus evil, ghost, witchcraft, torture, gothic horror, palaces castles and temples, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century
Place: europe, austria, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, murder, destiny, ghost, strangulation, anthology, danger, family in danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: opera, murder, fainting, obsession, police shootout, moon, rat, police protection, phantom, opera house, gore, blood ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: evil force, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, priest, supernatural, exorcism, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, devil, girl, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, school bus, fire, dream, party, disfigurement, possession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: psycho film, disturbing, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, murder, psychopath, serial killer, slasher, violence, necrophilia, death, torture, creep, vengeance, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, haunted by the past, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, rhode island, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, banned film, brutal ...
Plot: train, murder, vengeance, revenge, violence, sadism, woman in danger, sexual harassment, danger, gory, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, psychopath, investigation, cult, attempted murder, danger, mind game, transsexual, police detective, female killer, stalking ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, chainsaw, gas station, cannibalism, murder, massacre, psychopath, loss of friend, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, investigation, village, black cat, photographer, psychic, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, animal life, supernatural ability, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, car chase, stalking, perversion, mind game, blind man, mystery, gory, chase, crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ceremony, pizza, ritual, gravestone, pay phone, eclipse, satanic ritual, occult, witchcraft, secret, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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