Movies like Suspiria 1977

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Suspiria (1977)
 7.3
 91K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 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, stylized, serious, surprise ending, macabre ...
Plot: coven, murder, witch, lesbian subtext, dancer's life, serial murder, supernatural horror, boarding school, ballet, mystery, supernatural, student life, woman in danger, ballet school, brutality, conspiracy, female protagonist, young woman, evil, youth, crimes, life is a bitch, mysterious place, strong violent content, suffering ...
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, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about blood, danger, gory, death, brutality, murder and deadly mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Suspiria: Inferno (1980), Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985), The Beyond (1981), Deep Red (1975), Demons (1985). 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: dark, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, riddles and clues, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural ability, woman in danger, siblings relations, murder, death, college, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, new york, italy
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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, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, chimpanzee, investigation, serial killer, disfigurement, supernatural, sleepwalking, doctor, amateur detective, mind game ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
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100%
 6.6
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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: scary, gothic, gloomy, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, hotel, supernatural, murder, warlock, afterlife, survival, blindness, mutilation, morgue, haunted house ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 74K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: corporal punishment, ritual sacrifice, dead woman, ballet, good versus evil, paranormal phenomena, mysterious event, dance performance, psychotherapist, curse, witchcraft, choreography ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, year 1977, year 1943, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, ohio, east berlin
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.5
 37K
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, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, haunted by the past, pianist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, canary islands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 23K
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, supernatural, panic, death, curses spells and rituals, survival, youth, deadly creature, supernatural ability, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, italy, rome italy, west germany
⇓ 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: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 12K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 97 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: gothic, scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, ghost, vampire, afterlife, family in danger, destiny, woman in danger, supernatural, vengeance, good versus evil, strangulation, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, priest, suicide, extreme violence, investigation, rescue, buried alive, living dead, psychic power, race against time, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
Place: new england, usa, new york, georgia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, mind bending, serious, psychological, scary ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, village, black cat, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, supernatural ability, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 87K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, psychopath, graphic violence, obsession, small town, sheriff, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 10K
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, woman in danger, ghost, demon, murder, supernatural, model, hell, investigation, crimes, secret society, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 8K
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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: church, supernatural, ghost, massacre, zombie, demon, heroic mission, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children, deadly creature, mystery ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 70s
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, cannibal, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, survival, confined, isolation, supernatural, mysterious character, on the run, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, emotional, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsessive love, murder, obsession, police protection, secret passageway, police shootout, opera, paranormal phenomena, dark killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), theater, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 168K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, survival, demon, friendship, rain, brutality, forest, isolation, curses spells and rituals, rape, violence ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, greed, investigation, rivalry, ghost, cat, photographer, hallucination, nightmare, bdsm ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pittsburgh, america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: slasher, disturbing, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, murder, necrophilia, serial killer, psychopath, death, torture, anthropophagus, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, murder, psychopath, serial killer, high school, martial arts, sleeping, burned alive, disfigurement, resurrection, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 80s, year 1991
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 119K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, vengeance, track down, doctors and patients, masked killer, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, indian burial ground, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, haunted, reincarnation, mystery, curses spells and rituals, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, hitchhiker, urban legend, violent, cannibalism, murder, youth, teenage life, violence, serial killer, satanic ritual, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, afterlife, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, missing child, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, psychopath, captivity, strong violent content, crimes, dismemberment, serial murder, tourist, survival, torment, sadistic horror, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, brutal, serious ...
Plot: sadism, murder, hostage, train, woman in danger, sexual harassment, vengeance, revenge, crimes, psychopath, mercilessness, rape victim ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 54K
Halloween II (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: slasher, sadistic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: halloween, hospital, serial murder, murderer, murder, insanity, psychopath, chase, rage, mental institution, urban legend, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powers of good are pitted against the forces of evil as the Duc de Richelieu wrestles with the charming but deadly Satanist, Mocata, for the soul of his friend. Mocata has the knowledge and the power to summon the forces of darkness and, as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, occult, satanism, black magic, ritual sacrifice, coven, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, giant spider, kidnapping, devil worship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1929, 1930s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 32K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, youth, teenage life, teenage girl, mental illness, violence, shyness, brutality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 3K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, priest, sadism, death, monster, cannibal, psycho killer, beast, mutant, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 226K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, France
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, surreal, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, survival, evil, revenge, insanity, demon, ghost town, mysterious place, missing child, torture, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%