Movies like The Wizard of Gore 2007

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The Wizard of Gore (2007)
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The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it coincidence, or circumstantial evidence of the world's most diabolically ingenious murders? When an underground journalist begins to investigate the strange deaths, the truth proves to be far more bizarre and disturbing than anything he or his readers might have imagined.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, surreal, scary, surprise ending, neo noir, splatter
Plot: murder, hypnosis, psychopath, supernatural, mystery, mind game, police investigation, mysterious character, serial killer, obsession, wizards and magicians, crimes, rivalry, who done it, woman in danger, stage magician, illusion, magic show, magic, magician, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), nightmare, surrealism, decapitation ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Wizard of Gore

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, murder, mystery, serial killer and psychopath mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Wizard of Gore: Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004), Salvage (2006), Headspace (2005), Retribution (2006), Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wizard of Gore (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A TV talk-show hostess and her boyfriend investigate a shady magician whom has the ability to hypnotize and control the thoughts of people in order to stage gory on-stage illusions using his powers of mind bending.
Style: psychological, scary, slasher, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: magic, illusion, torture, hypnosis, woman in danger, who done it, obsession, murder, vengeance, wizards and magicians, psychopath, mystery ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, mind game, mystery, dark humor, youth, police investigation, teenage life, obsession, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, slasher ...
Plot: time loop, psychopath, death, murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, woman in danger, vengeance, destiny, rescue, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Headspace (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, who done it, murder, crimes, intelligence, supernatural, siblings relations, supernatural ability, clergy, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Retribution (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, ghost, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character, obsession, who done it, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, summer camp, violence spree, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, cons and scams, supernatural, forest, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, woman in danger, police investigation, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, amateur detective, journalism, mind game, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, chase, good versus evil, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, crimes, escapades, supernatural, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
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 463
Hunting Humans (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Aric Blue. He's young. He's handsome. He's successful. He's also a serial killer. He picks his victims at random, stalking them and taking advantage of the patterns in their life to kill them. He's the ultimate serial ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, rivalry, dangerous attraction, who done it, crimes, mystery, murderous pair, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
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My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, rivalry, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, video surveillance, contests and competitions, real world ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 1.8
 236
Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, rivalry, supernatural, psychopath, bounty hunter, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, master criminal, police investigation, private detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 684
The Victim (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ting, an actress for murder illustration is hired to simulate a real-life murder case of Min, a former Miss Thailand who was brutally killed.
Style: serious, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, serial killer, supernatural, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, desert, police investigation, mind game, mystery, on the run, crimes, dishonesty, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, nanny, obsession, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, mind game, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 9K
Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supermarket, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, rivalry, woman in danger, who done it, death, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Remake of Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920). Shot entirely on green screen. Some exact shots from the 1920 film were superimposed to properly replicate the original. Francis relates the story of traveling magician Dr. Caligari and Cesare. Their ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, serial killer, crimes, supernatural ability, mystery, wizards and magicians, manipulation, rivalry, police detective, investigation, hypnosis, woman in danger ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 5K
Marebito (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, investigation, mystery, haunted by the past, vampire, filmmaking, grudge, androids and robots, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 598
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, witchcraft, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, youth, prank, buddies, curses spells and rituals, evil witch, zombie, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 3K
Doctor Sleep (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While treating a policewoman for smoking, hypnotherapist Michael Strother has a telepathic vision of a young girl floating beneath the surface of a stream. The escaped victim of a ritualistic serial killer, the girl has become mute, and Michael is ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: hypnosis, mystery, serial killer, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, curses spells and rituals, murder, manipulation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nightmare Detective (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a simultaneous suicide. Events take a horrifying ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: nightmare, serial killer, police investigation, mind game, supernatural, murder, psychopath, mystery, rivalry, crimes, supernatural ability, stranger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: slasher, rough, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, psychopath, mystery, haunted by the past, filmmaking, violence, rain, strong female presence, halloween ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, afterlife, hotel, architect, supernatural, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, rivalry, supernatural, small town life, who done it, small town ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Eternal (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, obsession, investigation, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, murder, infidelity, police detective, dishonesty, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tv reporter, investigation, psychopath, journalism, crimes, mystery, small town, cannibalism, media, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, fairy tale, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, amateur detective, mind game, investigation, stalking, journalism, crimes, youth, rivalry, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mental illness, mystery, investigation, mentally unstable, obsession, hospital, murder, doctors and patients, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 622
GhostWatcher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Kove is an agoraphobic young woman whose world turns upside down when she discovers that the apartment she's locked herself into is haunted. Turning to the internet for help, she enlists the aid of Elizabeth Dean, a scam artist who passes ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: mystery, woman in danger, uncover truth, supernatural, impossible love, serial killer, isolation, mind game, crimes, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.0
 245
The Big Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: As a broken woman obsessed with revenge desperately searches for the monster who destroyed her family, she unexpectedly finds herself in a surreal and frightening world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, revenge, werewolf, witch, mystery, obsession, rivalry, crimes, supernatural, riddles and clues, vengeance, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, investigation, mentally unstable, police investigation, crimes, mystery, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, police detective, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%