Movies like Stark Fear

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Stark Fear (1962)
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Stark Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A marriage falls apart after a dutiful wife becomes the breadwinner after her husband loses his job. This angers him and after reveling in her humiliation, he leaves her. Fortunately, the wife lands on her feet, but not before she obtains closure with her brutish husband.
Style: dark, psychotronic
Plot: rape, car, violence, death, running, telephone, domestic violence, cemetery, neo noir, sadist, evil, hate, wrath, night, perversion, danger, abusive husband, rage, motel, anger, humiliation, torment, car driving, sexual sadism, grave ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about violence, sadism, death, cruelty, murder, rape and blood mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Stark Fear: Nathalie: Escape from Hell (1978), Acts of Violence (2010), Demented (1980), American Yearbook (2004), Wrong Way (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nathalie: Escape from Hell (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A beautiful American doctor imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp uses her skill to save the life of an SS officer, who falls in love with her. However, a sadistic female SS officer considers him her personal property, and has no compunction about ...
Plot: nazism, mistreatment, sexual sadism, torture, pubic hair, drink, water, prostitution, sexual attraction, depravity, lesbian kiss, orgy ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Acts of Violence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A man named Flyn (Il Lim) is on a mission on killing the men who raped his wife Olivia (Leelee Sobieski). He finds himself living a double life as a killer and a husband. He finds an unexpected friend, a priest (Ron Perlman), as he deals with the ...
Plot: rape and revenge, husband wife relationship, rape, cruelty, brutality, double life, rape revenge, rape victim, sadness, church, violence, sexual abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.0
 465
Demented (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman is gang-raped in a horse's stable, and even though the rapists are caught and imprisoned, she is harassed many moons later by ghastly visions of her tormentors, while her husband philanders and every little thing frightens her out of ...
Plot: injury, stable, rape victim, gang rape, home invasion, psychological trauma, insanity, hallucination, cruelty, living room, vengeance, drink ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
American Yearbook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will is the kid-next-door, but is relentlessly terrorized by school bullies. Then the mysterious Chance eventually convinces Will that they should get a gun and take the bullies out: pull a Columbine.
Plot: cruelty, friend, shooting, photographer, bully, firearm, loss of control, teenage boy, fight, friendship, sadism, yearbook ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 3.0
 158
Wrong Way (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two girls are driving home when their car breaks down in the country. They are kidnapped by a gang of drug-crazed hippies, and repeatedly raped. They escape, but soon run into a death cult who plan to gang-rape the girls, then kill them. Meanwhile, ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gang rape, rape, cult, kidnapping, hippie, rapist, vulgarity, drink, screaming, telephone call, humiliation, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.1
 669
Naked Massacre (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Loosely based on the notorious Richard Speck murders, this is the grim tale of a disturbed Vietnam vet returning home via Belfast, who invades a house shared by eight nurses and proceeds to terrorize and murder them.
Style: cult film, suspense
Plot: murder, nurse, knife murder, anger, tragic event, bathroom, cunnilingus, psychotic, room, perversion, darkness, lesbian ...
Place: ireland, belfast, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Golden Apples of the Sun (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Behind these bars lies an unbridled fury. Caged Terror-a tale of madness, infidelity and revenge. Everyone needs to get away from it all, and the country is the most tranquil place to escape life's everyday battles. Or is it? Richard and Janet, ...
Style: avant garde, cult film
Plot: rape, teenager, revenge, insanity, sadism, torture, perversion, suffering, humiliation, kidnapping, hippie, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 2K
Freeze Me (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chihiro is raped by three men and it is captured on video camera. She leaves her hometown and prepares to marry a colleague five years later, when one of the rapists arrives and says the others are on their way. He behaves like her long-lost lover ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: rapist, sexual abuse, woman in danger, haunted by the past, rape, fear, gang rape, rape victim, murder, rape and revenge, rape revenge, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Fight for Your Life (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: rapist, family relations, bishop, self defense, hostage, sexual abuse, racism, family in danger, danger, garrote, confrontation, violence ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, scatology
Plot: sexual sadism, cell, torture, perversion, rape, masturbation, depravity, sadist, sex with sister, killer, female victim, punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 155
The Brutes (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the edge of a big city on a go-kart track, Mike and Werner meet Alice and her friends. They like the girl. Mike manages to separate Alice from her group and get into the car with Werner. It had been decided to go to a lake with the others to take ...
Plot: perversion, violence, cruelty, fight, rape, evil, depravity, sexual perversion, female student, friend, sexual abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, psychological thriller, twists and turns ...
Plot: rape and murder, writers, ex husband ex wife relationship, neo noir, symbolism, loss of family, rape, revenge, husband wife relationship, haunted by the past, vigilantism, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, legal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, rape, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 1.8
 177
Green Celery (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adriana finds out the son she's expecting suffers a brain malformation that won't allow him to live outside her womb. As therapeutic abortion is illegal in Chile, she must wait until her baby is naturally born.
Style: suspense
Plot: abortion, miscarriage, bathtub, friendship, marriage, hostility, gynecologist, pills, paranoia, blood, doctor, mental breakdown ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: mind game, danger, couples, couple relations, husband wife relationship, adultery, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, rivalry, domestic disturbance, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 4K
Coldwater (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: prison life, survival, juvenile delinquency, youth, confined, danger, re-education, prison, power relations, violence, teenage boy, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 689
Lucky Bastard (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lucky Bastard is a "found footage" thriller about a porn website run by Mike (Don McManus) that invites fans to have sex with porn stars. Jay Paulson plays Dave, an eager young fan given a chance to have sex with the fabulous Ashley Saint ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: sexual cruelty, psychopath, murder, porn actress, anger, humiliation, violence, camera, loss of control, fear, lie, money ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Megan Is Missing (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: internet, found footage, best friends, deathtrap, missing person, teenage girl, danger, chat room, party girl, boy, perversity, camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror film based on a real-life mass murder that took place in 1966. Richard Franklin Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, based on true events, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, psychopath, violence spree, hostage, hostages, confined, crimes, slasher, crime, journalism, maniac ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 72K
Killer Joe (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: rough, tense, disturbing, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, psychopath, deal, hitman, lingerie, police detective, greed, crime, crimes, parents and children, insurance, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hitler's Last Train (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The SS puts a slutty nightclub singer in charge of a train car full of prostitutes whose "services" are reserved solely for Adolf Hitler.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: orgy, perversion, fetish, stockings, s&m, sexual torture, swastika, violence, nazism, explosion, tank, shooting ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 26K
Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, neo noir, small town, crimes, crime, danger, revenge, murder, lawyer, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.8
 770
Love Camp 7 (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two female Army agents go undercover at a Nazi prison camp to get information from a scientist being held there.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: scientist, women's prison, lesbian sex, rape, female prisoner, cruelty, torture, evil, swastika, nazi germany, concentration camp, third reich ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.0
 1K
Mall (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Malcom's done with his life. Only the noise of Crystal Meth gives him a reason to keep going - everything else it has long regardless. Equipped with a bag full of weapons and self-made bombs, he makes his way to the nearby mall to really stir ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, confined, unfulfillment, deadly, dull life, isolation, suburbs, violence spree, husband wife relationship, youth, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Detention Girls (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A pretty young college student is arrested during a demonstration. She is taken to a notorious detention center, where she is subjected to sexual harassment by lesbian inmates and guards, and becomes the target of a sadistic, bullwhip-wielding ...
Plot: female prisoner, sadism, prison, women's prison, jail cell, rape, beating, corruption, forced to strip, degradation, doctor, sadist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Massacre Mafia Style (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Terror reigns when Mimi, the son of a deported Don, along with his associate Jolly Rizzo wage a bloody war for control of the West Coast underworld, battling hordes of hard-boiled mobsters and deadly black pimps on their rise to the top!
Style: cult film, dark humor
Plot: friend, father son relationship, boat, sex, shot in the eye, killed in an elevator, shot in the back, multiple murder, shot in the chest, wine, explosion, mob ...
Place: usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, bleak, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, child abuse, torture, child molestation, sadist, cruelty, torment, nudity (full frontal - brief), sister, suffering, suburbs ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Another Day in Paradise (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A vending machine robbery by small time thief and drug addict Bobbie (Vincent Kartheiser) goes badly awry, and his friends contact street-wise thief and part-time druggie Mel (James Woods) to patch him up.Recognizing a kindred spirit, Mel befriends ...
Style: talky, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, junkie, violence, drug dealing, friendship, heist, murder, robbery, crime, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 297
Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, rape, danger, vengeance, woman in danger, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, violence spree, nudity (full frontal - brief), visceral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 3K
Descent (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college co-ed is brutally raped and struggles alone to rebuild her life, but when the chance for revenge comes she as a Victim sinks lower than her Predator.
Style: serious, macabre, brutal, rough, suspense ...
Plot: rape and revenge, haunted by the past, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, vigilantism, college life, student life, obsession, rapist, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: baltimore, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%