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The Countess (2009)
The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, gothic, dark, slasher, feminist film, realistic, gloomy, baroque
Plot: countess, female protagonist, serial killer, female serial killer, bloodbath, witchcraft, murder, impossible love, death of husband, virgin, older woman younger man relationship, love, death, sadist, sadism, feminine beauty, agony, suspense, noblewoman, intrigue, political conspiracy, teenage girl, aging, masochist, dominatrix ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and stylized films with plots about murder, death, nude, blood, serial killer, female nudity and suspense mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Countess: Bathory (2008), Queen Margot (1994), The Duchess (2008), Up at the Villa (2000), The Witch (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bathory (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissance woman who ultimately fell ...
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, perverse ...
Plot: countess, healing power, dishonesty, society, intrigue, political intrigue, torture, manipulation, state affairs, serial killer, legend, witch ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, vienna, transylvania
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Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: sexy, epic, visually appealing, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: french history, religion, renaissance, betrayal, royalty, male nudity, female nudity, sex, intrigue, politics, forbidden love, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century
Place: france, paris france, spain, england, poland ...
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The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: romantic, sexy, emotional, dramatic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, duchess, love affair, aristocracy, love story, infidelity, duke, adultery, marriage, royalty, high society, marital rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era, middle ages ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Up at the Villa (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, blackmail, infidelity, refugee, vacation, destructive relationship, fall in love, couples, false accusation, dishonesty, seduction, loveless marriage ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, year 1938, pre world war two
Place: italy, england, florence, europe, rome italy ...
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, dark ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, paranoia, isolation, wilderness, suspense, family bonds, black magic, curses spells and rituals, insanity ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: new england, canada, new hampshire, usa
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Countess Dracula (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the story of Elisabeth Bathory, the 18th century Countess who indulged herself in an orgy of murder and vampirism before before being walled up in her room by the authorities. The ageing Countess Dracula discovers that the blood of young ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, psychotronic, slasher, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, serial killer, ghost, magic, monster, devil, good guys win, female killer, lesbian, lesbian vampire ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, transylvania
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The Lucifer Killings (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Story: The hunt for one of the most prolific serial killer begins.
Style: gothic, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, murder, death, fear, manhunt, true crime, bodies, suspense, darkness, hunting, lucifer, thrill ride ...
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My Zoe (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle, a geneticist recovering from a toxic marriage, is raising her only daughter, Zoe, with her contentious ex-husband. Zoe means everything to her mother and so when tragedy strikes the fractured family, Isabelle travels to Russia in seeking ...
Style: scary, touching, sincere, suspenseful, feminist film
Plot: mother daughter relationship, little girl, pregnant woman, loss of daughter, hospital, ex husband ex wife relationship, death of daughter, father daughter relationship, illness, woman, dysfunctional family, brain damage ...
Place: berlin germany, moscow russia
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2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, sexy, artsy, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: french, love, parenthood, fish out of water, society, lifestyle, relationship problems, relationships, male nudity, couples, fall in love, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york, venice
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The Legend of Blood Castle (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Countess Elizabeth Bathory conspires with her husband to acquire the blood of virgins to maintain her youth and beauty.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, dracula, terror, female nudity, decapitation, murder, paranoia, bloodbath, castle, killing an animal, death, nude ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, hungary
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Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden Took An Ax chronicles the scandal and enduring mystery surrounding Lizzie Borden, who was tried in 1892 for axing her parents to death. As the case rages on, the courtroom proceedings fuel an enormous amount of sensationalized stories ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, tense, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, family relations, legal, courtroom, axe murder, father daughter relationship, acquittal, serial killer, woman with a gun, bad girl, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, emperor, historical character, ancient history, intrigue, power struggle, warrior, rivalry, antiquity, roman soldier, betrayal ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, alexandria egypt, europe ...
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Lady of Csejte (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on a story of Countess Bathory, a serial killer in 16th century Transylvania who supposedly killed hundreds of children.
Style: gothic, enigmatic, bloody, suspenseful
Plot: castle, domestic servant, loss of sister, temptation, killings, suspense, investigation, serial killer, monster, girl, vampire, countess
Time: 17th century
Place: hungary
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Missing (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. Accompanied by his son's wife he ...
Style: political, thought provoking, emotional, talky, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: politics, dictatorship, political conspiracy, military coup, corruption, conspiracy, military, missing person, journalist, character study, political intrigue, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, south america, latin america, iraq, argentina ...
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The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and ...
Style: political, harsh, brutal, bloody, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, genocide, politics, doctor, polygamy, dictator, atrocity, corruption, suspense, attempted murder, against humanity, torture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, uganda, scotland
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Taboo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six young adults struggle with their personal demons while staying at a secluded mansion during a dark and stormy night where a seemingly innocent game of 'taboo' brings out their inter-most secrets which soon leads to murder.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, bleak, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, youth, teenage life, psychopath, revelation, characters killed one by one, infidelity, suspense, gay, new year, betrayal ...
Place: europe
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Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, incest, macabre, suspense, murder, psychopath, female protagonist, brother sister incest, betrayal, estate ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
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I Am What I Am (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bernard meets Jane in a Night Club, in London, and he likes her. Her father was killed in a car accident, but Jane thinks he has been killed because he was blackmailed for a picture of his second wife, Jane's mother in law. In the same Night ...
Style: surprise ending, serious, realistic, mind bending, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, couples, blackmailer, love story, suspense, fall in love, voyeurism, murder, adulterer, psycho, murder investigation, blackmail ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful Mandy Lane isn't a party girl but, when classmate Chloe invites the Texas high school student to a bash in the countryside, she reluctantly accepts. After hitching a ride with a vaguely scary older man, the teens arrive at their ...
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: serial killer, high school, teenage life, youth, psychopath, suspense, mystery killer, friends, murder, female nudity, teenager, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terror is stalking the land: people are disappearing daily, their bodies appearing covered in savage gashes coupled with precise surgical cuts. The legend of the 'Werewolf of Allariz' spreads across the land like wildfire. When Barbara ...
Style: gothic horror, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: werewolf, serial killer, vampire, supernatural, stalking, transformation, court, mind game, legends and myths, village, dangerous attraction, dangerous animal ...
Time: 1850s
Place: spain
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Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: atmospheric, gothic, melancholic, biting, scary ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, suspense, loneliness, first love, friendship, childhood, supernatural, small town, adolescence, coming of age, mysterious character, vampire human love ...
Time: 20th century, year 1983, 80s
Place: california, new mexico, usa
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The French Sex Murders (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The plot involves the murder of a prostitute in a Paris brothel (run by early 60's sex symbol Anita Ekberg). It's blamed on a jealous client, but the lead detective ("Bogey")suspects otherwise. And when the murders continue after ...
Style: slasher, mind bending, sexy, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, cult, brothel, suspense, decapitation, prostitute, investigation, murder, sex scene, male nudity, female nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wealthy English lord is suffering a mental breakdown following the death of his red-headed wife, Evelyn, whom he feared was cheating on him. He tours local bars and dives, scouring for lovely red-heads willing to come back to his decaying castle ...
Style: gothic, slasher, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, psychopath, murder, pervert, maniac, sadist, supernatural, castle, exploitation, zombie, serial killer, killer ...
Time: 70s
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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
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Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, serial killer, supernatural, investigation, murder, psychiatrist, insanity, mental institution, mind game, hospital, crazy, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
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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
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Apprentice to Murder (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to "detect" evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.
Style: dark, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, exploitation, witch, night, pagan, religion, murder, religions or cults, social relations, psychopath, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, suspense, adultery, couple relations, losing-it hero, infidelity, supernatural horror, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past, spiritualism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
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There's Someone Inside Your House (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As the countdown to graduation begins, students at Osborne High are being stalked by a maniac intent on exposing their darkest secrets to the entire town, terrorizing victims while wearing a life-like mask of their own face. With a mysterious past ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, high school, female protagonist, murder, suspense, girl, small town, killing spree, psychopath, maniac, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: disturbing, scary, controversial, realistic, sadistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, insanity, rape, extreme violence, psychology, incest, killing spree, violent, violence, merciless ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, midwest, chicago illinois
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