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The Snowtown Murders (2011)
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The Snowtown Murders (2011)
Original name: Snowtown
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
Style: serious, scary, psychological, tense, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, gang, violence, vandalism, friendship, psychopath, murder, torture, brother, sadist, corpse, suspicion, neighborhood, pot smoking, true crime, manipulations, crimes, friends, crime, sexual perversion, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, python ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia

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Most similar movies to The Snowtown Murders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about murder, blood, crimes, violence, psychopath, death and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Snowtown Murders: Acolytes (2008), Bully (2001), Antibodies (2005), Dahmer (2002), Chopper (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Acolytes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three teens blackmail a serial killer into helping them get rid of a violent bully.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, friendship, handcuffs, teenager, gagged, suburbs, teenage life, pets, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 32K
Bully (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, stylized, gloomy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, gay slur, vengeance, youth, teenage life, rivalry, bully, teenager, bullying, friendship, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 7K
Antibodies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, lust, investigation, small town, murder, danger, crimes, police officer, family life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: scary, sadistic, disturbing, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, incest, maniac, murder, blood, rape, strangulation, prostitute, extreme violence, killing spree, video camera ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, midwest, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 9K
Dahmer (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, perversion, necrophilia, rape, drugged drink, deadly, animal life, gays and lesbians, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 34K
Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: dark humor, stylized, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prison, brutality, stabbing, convict, murder, judge, criminal, drug use, prostitute, nightclub, tattoo, trial ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 275
Black Journal (1979)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Black Journal (originally titled Gran Bollito) is a 1977 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It is based on the real life events of Leonarda Cianciulli, the Italian serial killer best known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio".
Style: macabre, based on true events, pre war, dark humor
Plot: police investigation, police officer, woman in bathtub, disembodied head, sign of the cross, miscarriage, sexist, christian, human sacrifice, blood spatter, serial murder, wheelchair bound ...
Time: year 1938, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: child abuse, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, confined, isolation, suburban life, crime, mentally unstable, threat, captivity, family problems, basement ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.7
 3K
Gacy (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a true story of serial killer a model citizen, loving father and husband and serial killer John Wayne Gacy, a man with over 30 dead men and boys entombed in the crawl space underneath his house which he shared with his family.
Style: realistic, tense, scary, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, democrat, crimes, life is a bitch, obsession, rivalry, mind game, police investigation, police detective, family relations, psychopath, sexual abuse ...
Time: 50s, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, sheriff, psychopath, sadism, vengeance, insanity, brutality, murder, rape, betrayal, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: texas, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Killing Gene (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: There is something horribly wrong with the bodies found in the dark city streets. Some are mutilated while others have the Price equation (wΔz = Cov (w,z) = βwzVz) carved into their flesh. Detective Eddie Argo and his new partner Helen Westcott ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, torture, police, violence, police investigation, master criminal, chase, death, murder, psychological trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 33K
Man Bites Dog (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, stylized, witty, humorous ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, brutality, arab, crime, society, media, sexual activity, artists and showbiz, media satire, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 123K
Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, harsh, depressing ...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, lesbian, destructive relationship, rape, tragic love, murder, death penalty, sexual abuse, mentally unstable, lawyer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, michigan, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Child I Never Was (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer dispassionately discusses the nuts and bolts of his grisly avocation, as well as the youthful traumas which helped to mold him into a psychopath, in this disturbing independent drama from Germany, based on the true story of of ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, pedophile, sexual abuse, child abuse, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, investigation, society, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1966, year 1962, year 1976
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 82K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: psychological, rough, scary, brutal, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, home invasion, torture, serial killer, danger, hostages, murder, family, family in danger, mind game, neighbor, savagery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, prostitute, violence, murder, rape, strangulation, sexual abuse, crimes, hidden identity, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 1K
The Boys (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, prison, australian, dysfunctional family, redemption, crime, deadly, going straight, family life, family problems, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 136K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, businessman, secret, police investigation, crimes, police detective, double life, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 35K
Romper Stomper (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, violence, arson, gang, love triangle, strangulation, vandalism, nazi, down on your luck, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Proposition (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: brutality, violence, psychopath, retribution, track down, sadist, gang, outlaw, wilderness, nihilism, criminal heroes, rape ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 156K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, brutality, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, illness, arms dealing, gangster, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1981, year 1995, year 2011 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
To Catch a Killer (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: "To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, psychopath, investigation, murder, sadist, handcuffs, special agents, master criminal, small town life, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, sadistic, atmospheric, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, sadism, violence, cruelty, on the road, mass murder, crime, violence spree, gory, brutality, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, paris france, nevada, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.9
 7K
Bundy (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Docu-drama based on the life of Ted Bundy, a serial killer who killed at least 19 young women during the 1970's (though some sources say as many as 30 to 35 were murdered). Set from his college student years, to his first victims, his capture, ...
Style: realistic, rough, offbeat, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, electric chair, kidnapping, human nature, deadly, crime, crimes, murder, ladykiller, killer, mass murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 64K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: perversion, psychopath, femme fatale, murder, mentally unstable, torture, gory, violence, obsession, dancer, audition, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 1K
B.T.K. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story based on real-life serial killer Dennis L. Rader, who systematically tortured and killed his victims for over two decades and evaded the police for over 30 years, all while leading a seemingly normal life as a husband, father, security ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, crimes, mind game, danger, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, violence, sadism, murder, church ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 9K
Martin (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: vampire, radio show, blood, serial killer, razor blade, murder, psychopath, supernatural, coming of age, crimes, curses spells and rituals, golden years ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 5K
Feed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A cybercrime investigator tracks a man suspected of force-feeding women to death.
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, psychopath, murder, submission, torture, gluttony, internet, pervert, sociopath, police investigation, serial killer, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, hamburg germany, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, rape, torture, cruelty, sadist, suffering, sister, helplessness, victim, crime, confined ...
Time: 1950s, contemporary
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
B.T.K. Killer (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Veteran Boogey Man and Zodiac Killer director Ulli Lommel continues his long tradition of delivering tense thrills with this relentless look at the life of the elusive, Kansas-based serial killer known to authorities only as "B.T.K." ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, investigation, rivalry, chase, mind game, slasher, who done it, police detective, animal life, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%