Movies like The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Original name: L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo
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 the investigation, while the serial killer stalks Julia and him.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, slasher, rough, erotic, surreal, twist ending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, maniac, murder, suspense, psychopath, voyeurism, mind game, murder mystery, female killer, police detective, attempted murder, woman in danger, mystery killer, femme fatale, amateur detective, mysterious character, riddles and clues, whodunit, writers, obsession, witnessing a crime, stalking, killer, macabre ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe

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Most similar movies to The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, suspenseful, serious and cult film films with plots about serial killer, psychopath, deadly, suspense, murder, blood and violence mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Bird with the Crystal Plumage: Opera (1987), Don't Torture a Duckling (1972), The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971), Shadow (1982), Blood and Black Lace (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, bloody, controversial ...
Plot: serial killer, female nudity, psycho killer, suspense, obsession, macabre, nude girl, voyeur, nude, evil man, sadistic psychopath, cruelty ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: italy, europe
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100%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 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, suspenseful, rough, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder, psychopath, suspense, home invasion, investigation, countryside, swamp, serial murder, strangulation, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: italy, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: psychological, slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, female nudity, serial killer, police investigation, journalism, obsession, amateur detective, small town, mind game, uncover truth, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, southern italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, suspense, blind man, murder, macabre, investigation, blindness, chase, obsession, voyeurism, stalking, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
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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, psychological, disturbing, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, writers, investigation, obsession, macabre, murderer, animal attack, dog attack, misogynist, dark and stormy night, shoplifter ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
⇓ 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, atmospheric, gothic, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, killer, whodunit, fashion, masked killer, cult, suspense, strangulation, female nudity, erotica, night, fashion model ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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100%
 7.5
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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, disturbing, slasher, gothic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, suspense, murder mystery, psychopath, macabre, supernatural, mental illness, manic, haunted by the past, mysterious character, intrigue, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, lebanon, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, erotic, disturbing, controversial, sexy ...
Plot: lust, serial killer, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, erotica, female serial killer, attempted rape, sexual fantasy, voyeur, fashion model, voyeurism, nude model ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, art, hallucination, murder, surrealism, policewoman, vengeance, obsession, memory loss, mental illness, rape, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, psychotronic, erotic, disturbing, perverse ...
Plot: serial killer, tarantula, female nudity, lesbianism, dysfunctional marriage, cat, whodunit, obsession, suspense, killer, murderer, lust ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, brutality, murder, torture, massacre, fondling, unknown killer, sex, police investigation, erotica, nude, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
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Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, bloody, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, camp, suspense, maniac, summer, murder, revenge, monster, disturbed individual, forest, brutality, fear ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, year 1958
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, dangerous attraction, murder, track down, vengeance, woman in danger, gambling, suspense ...
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Black Christmas (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: slasher, scary, atmospheric, psychological, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, serial killer, murder, sorority, serial murder, psychopath, holiday, winter, violence, suspense, prank telephone call, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, serious, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, female nudity, obsession, murder, transvestism, psychopath, musician, stalker, killer, violent, macabre ...
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, scary, twist ending ...
Audience: adult
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, sex, psychopath, female nudity, infidelity, murder, dysfunctional marriage, voyeur, prostitution, adultery, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and the killer before the killer strikes at her again.
Style: slasher, realistic, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, suspense, police, prostitute, murder of a prostitute, dead prostitute, police investigation, amateur detective, law enforcement, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, erotic, twisted, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, suspense, macabre, murder, manipulation, killer, obsession, paranoia, blackmail, millionaire, hotel, whodunit ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, london, england, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, chainsaw, suspense, college, psychopath, exploitation, stalking, sexual repression, sadistic psychopath, investigation, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1942
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After several coeds are murdered at a college, a professor (Fabio Testi) who is involved with a student becomes a suspect, along with several other male and female teachers.
Style: slasher, controversial, surreal, queer horror, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, murder, obsession, sexual obsession, psycho killer, sexual perversion, murder of a nude woman, voyeur, infidelity, peeping tom, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: rough, disturbing, sadistic, slasher, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, serial killer, torture, macabre, murder, psychopath, maniac, investigation, violence, sadism, torment, suffering ...
Time: year 2001
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new york state, new york
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43%
The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stefano, a young restorer is commissioned to save a fresco representing the suffering of St. Sebastiano. The fresco painter was Legnani, and the fresco is his last work. Legnani apparently was mentally disturbed. He was used to paint people close to ...
Style: surreal, scary, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: female nudity, transvestism, murder, obsession, twists and turns, obsessive quest, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals, attempted rape, bondage, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
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Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, psychological, disturbing, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, fear, psychopath, plot twist, mind game, macabre, violent, suspense, survival horror, trapped, survival ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.9
 19K
Sisters (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, slasher, surreal ...
Plot: murder, twins, police, neighbor, suspense, hallucination, model, bakery, birthday, restaurant, twin sister, macabre ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo, new york, usa, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, scary, suspenseful, slasher, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychopath, suspense, chimpanzee, boarding school, telepathy, macabre, school, disfigurement ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, bloody, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, suspense, masked killer, lake, serial murder, teenager, camp, crazy, macabre, demon ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 19K
Prom Night (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, ...
Style: slasher, sexy, bloody, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, serial killer, teenager, prom, masked killer, revenge, murder, teenage sex, high school prom, prom queen, female nudity, sexual predator ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1980, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 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 ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, obsession, woman in danger, murder, love triangle, mysterious character, cult, lovers, love and romance, dishonesty, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, turin italy, spain, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalker, serial killer, suspense, stalking, psychopath, urban legend, murder, private detective, vengeance, home invasion, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, scary, slasher, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, suspense, photographer, psychopath, violent, twists and turns, violence, butcher, obsession, subway, torture, crazy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%