Movies like American Mary

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American Mary (2012)
 6.3
 20K
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: scary, disturbing, rough, sexy, brutal, dark, serious, realistic, tense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, plastic surgery, amputation, gory, rape, goth, nightclub, physical appearance, revenge, brutality, serial killer, doctors, student, surgery, stripper, gore, twins, blood, sexual perversion, petty criminal, female nudity, medical student, strip club, drugged drink, twin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to American Mary

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, disturbing and scary films with plots about gory, blood, brutality, revenge, murder, violence and mentor mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like American Mary: Ginger Snaps (2000), Martyrs (2008), Inside (2007), I Saw the Devil (2010), High Tension (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 38K
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, goth, transformation, gory, death, cure, blood, teenager, sisters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 73K
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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: torment, torture, child abuse, torture chamber, violence, cult, suffering, gory, brutality, afterlife, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 34K
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%
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, serious, psychological, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, violence, psychopath, revenge, crime and punishment, mercilessness, track down, extreme violence, cat and mouse, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 62K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
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: home invasion, insanity, survival, farmhouse, slasher, gory, serial killer, psychopath, kidnapping, massacre, brutality, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, female werewolf, wilderness, gory, danger, deadly, bite, sister, best friend, forest, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 31K
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%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: slasher, rape, serial killer, murder, sexualized violence, gory, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, danger, drugs/alcohol, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 20K
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: torture, brutality, suffering, sadism, captivity, mysterious character, small town, confined, gory, unlikely criminals, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brigitte has escaped the confines of Bailey Downs but she's not alone. Another werewolf is tailing her closely and her sister's specter haunts her. An overdose of Monkshood - the poison that is keeping her transformation at bay - leads to ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, hospital, dangerous animal, murder, gory, siblings relations, female werewolf, attic, masturbation, clinic, serum, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, murder, gory, police investigation, amateur detective, crime, mystery, vampire, race against time, afterlife, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 13K
The Entity (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Barbara Hershey stars as Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother until the night she is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, rape, ghost, sexual abuse, single parent, good versus evil, serial killer, invisibility, vengeance, haunted, evil spirit, psychological thriller ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, disturbing, macabre, melancholic ...
Plot: mad scientist, rape, physical appearance, isolation, sexual perversion, surgery, vengeance, obsession, gender bending, twists & turns, plastic surgery, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2006
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 resum├ęs in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, surreal ...
Plot: femme fatale, psychopath, perversion, murder, gory, mentally unstable, torture, violence, obsession, plot twist, ballet, audition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, murder, violence spree, danger, woman in danger, small town, in the woods, rapist, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, gore, murder, killer, psychologist, straight razor, mental institution, slasher, psychopath, mysterious character, psychoanalysis ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 157K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, surgery, deadly, psychopath, gory, crimes, danger, gore, survival, captivity, torture, torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, creek, bone, religious, storm, dog, prayer, funeral, gory, small town, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: vengeance, sexual abuse, rapist, rape, gory, torture, danger, left to die, woman in danger, brutality, model, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 124K
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, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, supernatural ability, social misfits, high school, teenage life, telekinesis, humiliation, revenge, supernatural, gory, religious, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
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, scary, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: slasher, psychopath, gory, deadly, rivalry, crimes, danger, serial killer, no survivors, blood splatter, gore, head bashed in ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, gore, violence, serial killer, rage, park, killer, sadism, mannequin, shotgun, gory, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, danger, hostages, serial killer, murder, family, savagery, neighbor, home invasion, bad guy wins, psychological torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 16K
Starry Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: hollywood, actress, desperation, gory, manipulations, woman in danger, fame, initiation, religions or cults, actor's life, curses spells and rituals, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, disturbing
Plot: convent, muslim, revenge, rape, torture, injustice, clergy, gory, vengeance, rebelliousness, woman in danger, society ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 21K
The Hunger (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miriam and John are an elegant couple with a dark secret: they are vampires. Feeding on human blood, Miriam has lived for over 2000 years. She gave her lover the gift of eternal life and together they hunt. But John begins aging rapidly, he seeks ...
Style: sexy, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, scary ...
Plot: vampire, femme fatale, immortality, aging, attic, gory, female homosexuality, dangerous attraction, danger, couple relations, imaginary, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 201K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, missing child, evil, suffering, insanity, sadism, revenge, violence, torture, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 168K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, bleak, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, family in danger, nightmare, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, mental illness, deadly creature, parent child relationship, depression, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 8K
Dumplings (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich woman, Mrs. Li, is losing her attractiveness and longs for passion with her husband, who is having an affair with his younger and more attractive masseuse. In order to boost her image, she seeks out the help of Aunt Mei, a local chef. Mei ...
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, abortion, aging, beauty, masseuse, nosy, healing power, starlet, career change, chef, housewife, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%