Movies like Enbalming

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Enbalming (1999)
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Enbalming (1999)
Original name: EM エンバーミング
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Young female embalmer Miyako is called in to restore the body of a young man who has committed suicide, before the funeral. While performing the embalming process she finds herself pricks by a needle buried deep in the boy’s flesh where it should not be. During the night the head is removed from the body and stolen, Miyako begins a desperate search for it so she can finish her work. Miyako search finds her encountering organ harvesting, religious cults, incest, psychopathic schizophrenics as well as some very dark secrets from here own past.
Style: surprise ending, sinister, cult film
Plot: suicide, corpse, zombie, sex, dog, prison, lesbian, alien, drugs, prostitute, psychopath, violence, student, friendship, motorcycle, mercenary, schizophrenia, split personality, hostage, sex scene, death, torture, morgue, murder, criminal ...

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Most similar movies to Enbalming

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, surprise ending and psychological films with plots about murder, blood, death, violence, blood splatter, hospital and corpse mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Enbalming: Death Water (2006), Id (2005), Evil Dead Trap 2 (1992), Suicide Club (2001), Dr. Giggles (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Death Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newspaper correspondent Kyoko Togakure (Haruka Igawa) visits a nursing home in the outskirts of Tokyo. She finds the dead body of a resident. It was an apparent suicide. He's holding a piece of paper with the mystifying word "Death ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, retirement home, baby, delusion, death, friendship, hallucination, dog, rain, map, professor, fear ...
Place: tokyo
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95%
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Id (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man known as the "Murderer" wanders through the woods. The sound of water flowing deep underground fills his head...
Style: surprise ending, cult film
Plot: romantic rivalry, police detective, surrealism, bicycle, voyeurism, perversion, dream, rape, gay slur, homosexual, forest, corpse ...
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Evil Dead Trap 2 (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A female projectionist is haunted by the image of a small boy. Perhaps driven by insanity from a former abortion she goes on a killing spree, gutting women and removing their stomaches. Her relationship with her attractive and successful friend ...
Style: scary, surreal, slasher, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, pregnancy, psychopath, couples, crimes, ghost, supernatural, journalism, mystery, supernatural ability, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Suicide Club (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When 54 high school girls throw themselves in front of a subway train it appears to be only the beginning of a string of suicides around the country. Does the new all-girl group Desert have anything to do with it? Detective Kuroda tries to find the ...
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, meditative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, police investigation, hacker, mystery, brutality, cult, insanity, murder, conspiracy, youth, chaos, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Dr. Giggles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1957, Evan Rendell flees after his father is lynched for killing multiple patients in his effort to find a replacement heart for his ailing wife. After 35 years, Evan escapes from a mental institution and returns to town for revenge, killing off ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, mind game, investigation, crimes, small town, doctors and patients, transplant, murder, violence, brutality, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: portland oregon
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The Last Supper (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon who excels at his job hides a dark secret in THE LAST SUPPER. After finally succumbing to his desire to taste human flesh, the surgeon soon finds himself addicted to the taste of his patients' skin, which leads him to discover ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, restaurant, obsession, supernatural, crimes, cooking and food, cannibalism, chef, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding day, chaos, hotshot hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Body (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Chon is suffering from having bad times while sleeping. He tries not to sleep because he's scared of a girl in his nightmares. In the dreams, the girl screams for help before she is cruelly killed. Ae, Chon's sister is worried about the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, hypnosis, ghost, crimes, husband wife relationship, mental illness, hallucination, investigation, supernatural, mystery, sleeping, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Shadow of the Wraith (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two brothers are plunged into the realm of psychic horror, one tormented by a stalker, and the other involved with a girl whose home is the site of eerie occurrences.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: high school, art exhibition, skull, gym, breaking up with girlfriend, hospital, bicycle, cell phone, truth, repeated event, girl, dream ...
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64%
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Jigsaw (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dead bodies begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways. All investigations begin to point the finger at deceased killer John Kramer.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, slasher, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: game of death, torture, survival horror, gory violence, abduction, death, serial murder, coma, panic, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Guard from the Underground (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of the contemporary masters of Japanese film, Kiyoshi Kurosawa here fashions a dark tale that is both a sharp satire of corporate life and a B-movie thriller. A former sumo wrestler now working as a security guard goes on a murderous rampage in ...
Style: slasher
Plot: murderer, security guard, father son relationship, horse, motel, cemetery, violence, mistaken identity, blackmail, canyon, nightclub, amputation ...
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58%
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Danika (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story follows Danika, a woman whose fears for her children are manifested in premonitions of death and disaster. Bierko plays Tomei's husband, while Hall is her psychiatrist and confidant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mentally unstable, family relations, infidelity, nanny, fear, obsession, parents and children, love affair, dishonesty, paranoia, hearing voices ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher, macabre ...
Plot: freak, haunted by the past, death, castle, parents and children, basement, cannibalism, prostitute, captive, brutality, voyeurism, blind girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Chain Mail (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A usual chain mail is forwarded to a group of people. Some pass it while others ignore. One dies and is followed by series of sudden and unexplainable deaths of others. Soon after, a revelation begins to unfold, the chain mail is cursed and so she ...
Style: macabre, suspense, gothic, sinister, psychological ...
Plot: death, dark past, supernatural power, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, friendship, paranoia, dark secret, survival, haunted by the past, evil ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental institution, maniac, obsession, mental patient, mental illness, psychopath, fear, stalker, murder, sexual assault, chase, stalking ...
Place: boston, pennsylvania, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
All Night Long 2 (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 68 min.
Story: In downtown Japan, a lonely computer nerd tries to maintain a peaceful existance while being stalked by a gang of deviant homosexuals who want to use him for their brutal S&M activities.
Style: cult film, banned film
Plot: rape and revenge, exploitation, motorcycle, hamster, mentally challenged, sword, nerd, rape, sexual abuse, sexual humiliation, sex, mass murder ...
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The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: twists and turns, scary, gothic, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, domestic violence, invisibility, homicidal maniac, home invasion, woman in danger, death, voyeurism, murder, last will and testament, psychological abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
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Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, year 1991, 90s, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five people find themselves in a tomb. The Crypt keeper explains why they are there through a series of frightening stories. Based on the classic comic book.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, psychopath, desire, dog, talking to the dead, afterlife, vengeance, dark humor, christmas, santa claus, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan, South Korea
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, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, sadism, torture, psychopath, sadistic horror, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, violence, perversion, obsession, dancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Chasing World (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Teenager is transported to a parallel world where everyone who shares his family name is being hunted down by the dictatorial government.
Plot: ambush, replacement, military, flashback, self mutilation, father daughter relationship, chase, throne, death of father, rain, doctor, soldier ...
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Angel Dust (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Setsuko Suma is called in to help the police solve an ongoing case of female-centric serial murder in the local subway system. Her investigation leads to her former mentor and lover, who becomes the prime suspect in the case.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, serial killer, murder, manipulation, urban legend, crimes, amateur detective, investigation, unlikely criminals, mind game, mystery, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, teenage girl, blackmail, psychopath, hospital, paralysis, revenge, brutality, cruelty, teenage boy, obsession ...
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45%
Last Night in Soho (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to be falling apart with shady consequences.
Style: psychotronic, macabre, scary, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: time travel, mystery, brothel, secret, murder, pub, love story, murder mystery, nightmare, nostalgia, darkness, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 60s, year 1960, 2020s, year 1967, year 1969
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Tomie (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following some trauma in her past that has since been repressed, a young woman is trying to recover her memories with the help of a psychiatrist. During her hypnosis sessions, she repeats the name "Tomie" but is unable to recall where she ...
Style: scary, tense, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, amnesia, back from the dead, hypnosis, haunted by the past, afterlife, memory loss, strong violent content, ghost, youth, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Lodge (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two siblings spend the night alone with their new stepmother. Stuck in a remote mountain cabin, the trio are terrorised by a supernatural force.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: stepmother, murder, cult leader, religious cult, winter, destiny, life is a bitch, violence, couples, husband wife relationship, family relations, cult ...
Time: year 2019
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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All Night Long (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three high-school outcasts pursue a savage gang of thugs after one of their girlfriends is raped and murdered.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, revenge, rape, school, drunkenness, humiliation, friendship, airplane, rain, strangulation, bicycle, sexual cruelty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibal, maniac, plague, murder, vietnam war, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, deadly virus, on the run, survival, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Star of David: Beauty Hunting (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Beautiful Girl Hunter" by Norifumi Suzuki is based on manga by Maasaki Soto.The film portrays the life of Tatsuya,a young man of proper descent whose outward respectability hides his urges for rape and torture.This handsome rapist seduces ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, scatology
Plot: bestiality, sexual sadism, cell, masturbation, rape, perversion, torture, rape turns to consensual sex, sadist, depravity, killer, submission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Washing Machine (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the murder of a man found dismembered in a washing machine and is drawn into a web of deceit and murder by the dead man's lover, Vida, and her two sisters, Sissy and Ludmilla.
Style: neo noir, psychotronic
Plot: unpunished rape, woman rapes man, murder, revenge, singer, nudity (full frontal - brief), femme fatale, breaking and entering, secretly observing, train station, rapist, manipulative woman ...
Place: budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, human monster, prostitute, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, violence, mystery, amateur detective, brutality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%