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American Mary (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young med student struggling with her tuition fees is drawn into the shady world of underground body modification.
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, sexy, brutal, dark, serious, realistic, tense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, torture, plastic surgery, amputation, gory, nightclub, physical appearance, revenge, brutality, serial killer, doctors, goth, surgery, student, stripper, gore, twins, blood, sexual perversion, petty criminal, medical student, twin, sadistic horror, pasties, incest overtones ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and scary films with plots about gory, deadly, blood, murder, revenge, crimes and brutality mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like American Mary: Ginger Snaps (2000), Martyrs (2008), May (2002), I Saw the Devil (2010), Inside (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves. And an enigmatic Indian hunter decides to help the girls, but one of the girls has been bitten ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female werewolf, werewolf, wilderness, gory, danger, deadly, forest, best friend, bite, sister, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 37K
Ginger Snaps (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's first period, she is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger's wounds ...
Style: gothic, scary, rough, dark humor, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, coming of age, high school, obsession, transformation, gory, death, cure, blood, teenager, goth, sisters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 71K
Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: torment, child abuse, torture, kidnapping, suffering, gory, torture chamber, brutality, afterlife, vengeance, missing person, violence ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 30K
May (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: loneliness, obsession, murder, mental illness, gory, serial killer, psychopath, mole, social misfits, destructive relationship, cannibalism, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, vengeance, revenge, mercilessness, extreme violence, violence, crime and punishment, track down, cat and mouse, law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 33K
Inside (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
Style: disturbing, suspense, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gore, murder, baby, gory, pregnancy, female killer, cat, photographer, mysterious character, woman in danger, pregnant woman, french ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 61K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Plot: insanity, slasher, survival, home invasion, farmhouse, gory, psychopath, chase, kidnapping, massacre, brutality, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, danger, drugs/alcohol, violence, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.8
 208
Head Case (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pseudo-documentary edited from the home movies of serial killers Wayne & Andrea Montgomery, presenting a look into their quiet, suburban lives...as well as the graphic & disturbing details of their horrific crimes.
Style: bleak, serious, dark humor, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, snuff, found footage, torture, criminal heroes, gory, murderous pair, suburbs, unlikely criminals, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: mad scientist, physical appearance, rape, sexual perversion, isolation, gender bending, surgery, vengeance, plastic surgery, insanity, betrayal, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Flavia the Heretic (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a cult besieges her convent, a young nun goes with an army of Muslims to destroy the convent and kill who wronged her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, disturbing
Plot: convent, revenge, rape, torture, muslim, injustice, gory, clergy, vengeance, rebelliousness, woman in danger, society ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 19K
The Woman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.
Style: rough, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, torture, suffering, sadism, captivity, mysterious character, small town, confined, gory, unlikely criminals, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
See No Evil 2 (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: See No Evil 2 revives the nightmare of the first film when Jacob Goodnight rises from the dead in the city morgue after his killing spree at the Blackwell hotel. In this ominous, underground locker for the dead, a group of medical students fight to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, scary, suspenseful
Plot: slasher, psychopath, gory, deadly, rivalry, crimes, danger, head bashed in, gore, blood splatter, no survivors, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, brutal, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, vengeance, danger, rape, left to die, rapist, gory, woman in danger, brutality, model, torture, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 80K
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, scary, rough, brutal, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, hostages, danger, serial killer, torture, murder, family, neighbor, savagery, mind game, home invasion, bad guy wins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, rough, bloody, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, urban legend, serial killer, slasher, youth, murder, cannibalism, gory, satanic ritual, violence spree, violence, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, bleak, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, incest, murder, blood, rape, extreme violence, killing spree, prostitute, video camera, gory, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, midwest, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Scarehouse (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil's Night it is all fun and games until their former sorority sisters begin to arrive. These six sisters are confronted by their past as the night spins out of control.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, scary
Plot: torture, friendship, crime, gory, college life, haunted house, youth, deadly, siblings relations, rape, surveillance camera, lesbian subtext ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.9
 121K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, supernatural ability, social misfits, high school, humiliation, teenage life, telekinesis, revenge, supernatural, gory, religious, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 3K
Carver (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on true events
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: death, torture, brutality, murder, slasher, gory, crimes, wilderness, deadly, stalking, friendship, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 1K
Face (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the specialist Dr. Yoon. The newcomer researcher to the institute Jung ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, murder, police investigation, gory, amateur detective, crime, mystery, vampire, race against time, afterlife, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 12K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, gore, violence, knife murder, serial killer, mannequin, rage, sadism, park, killer, shotgun, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator.
Style: disturbing, serious, offbeat, realistic, rough ...
Plot: car, rape, backwoods, racism, hotel, captivity, gory, confined, hostages, contests and competitions, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: scary, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, stalking, torture, captivity, model, escape, drugged, gory, psychopath, mind game, capture, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, dungeon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 2K
Julia X (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Meeting a man on the Internet, Julia decides to see him in person, only to get abducted and branded with the letter "x" by that guy. A game of cat and mouse follows, but the story has an unexpected twist.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: rape, vengeance, woman in danger, psychopath, gory, danger, serial killer, crimes, torture, internet dating, escape, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, revenge, dreams, gory, high school, serial killer, teenage life, danger, small town, nightmare comes true, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 249 min.
Story: The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. The facts are told, and previously unknown evidence is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: torture, radiation, gory, moral dilemma, military life, war, prison life, against humanity, prison, military, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 13K
Contracted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, danger, life turned upside down, woman in danger, one-night stand, vengeance, death, disorder, violence, virus, brutality, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: scary, rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, murder, vengeance, danger, rape and revenge, woman in danger, violence spree, small town, in the woods, deadly, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cradle of Fear (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those responsible for his imprisonment. Helped by deranged angel ...
Style: rough, gothic, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, obsession, mysterious character, gory, slasher, mind game, violence spree, danger, master and servant, sadism, fear ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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