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The Unseen (1980)
 5.2
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The Unseen (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freelance reporter Jennifer and her two friends, Karen and Vicki, accept an invitation for cheap room and board in a large farmhouse offered by a friendly, but shady, museum owner named Ernest Keller since all the motels in and around town are booked for a holiday parade fair Jennifer is covering. But unknown to the women, some unseen "thing" has been living in the basement of the house for over 20 years and is looked after by Keller and his shy sister Virginia, in which the "thing" soon gets out and begins harassing and killing the women one by one in various violent, but seemingly accidental, means.
Style: scary, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, reporter, museum, basement, cellar, small town, stalking, strong sexual content, hotel, slasher, gory, farmhouse, isolation, haunted house, woman in danger, farm, estate, crimes, danger, deadly, journalism, siblings relations, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to The Unseen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, psychopath, murder, serial killer, gory and slasher mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Unseen: New Year's Evil (1980), X-Ray (1981), Lake Dead (2007), Halloween (1978), Eyes of a Stranger (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, serial killer, murder, psychopath, new year's eve, maniac, slasher, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
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95%
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X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, stalking, valentine's day, slasher, nurse, psychopath, gory, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.2
 3K
Lake Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious
Plot: psychopath, murder, lake, serial killer, gory, slasher, crimes, deadly, incest overtones, siblings relations, danger, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.8
 185K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, evil, murder, death, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, stalking, pervert, psychopath, sister, knife murder, creep, rapist, gory, reporter, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 354
Effects (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough
Plot: murder, gory, filmmaking, snuff, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly, fall in love, serial killer, slasher, zombie, investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, stalker, psychopath, chase, murder, knife murder, gory, stalking, who done it, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Stepfather III (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having survived the stab wounds he sustained at the end of the previous film, the stepfather, escapes from the institution in Puget Sound, Washington he was placed in four years ago, seeking a reclusive back alley plastic surgeon to perform ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mental institution, parents and children, gory, crime, crimes, deadly, psychopath, disability, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Silent Scream (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scotty moves into Mrs. Engels' seaside mansion where three other college students are boarding. Mrs. Engels prefers to stay in her room in the attic, but her son Mason helps the students get settled. Soon one of the students is killed. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, attic, murder, beach, college student, student, haunted house, psychopath, gory, hotel, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 6K
Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supermarket, murder, gory, zombie, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, torture, violence, gore, blood, chainsaw, cannibalism, slaughterhouse, severed foot ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 3K
Crawlspace (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man who runs an apartment house for women is the demented son of a Nazi surgeon who has the house equipped with secret passageways, hidden rooms and torture and murder devices.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, hostages, mind game, captivity, isolation, murder, voyeurism, woman in danger, confined, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, lake, camp, psychopath, gory, axe, vengeance, in the woods, summer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, serial killer, halloween, death, evil, niece, small town, gory, doctor, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, psychopath, serial killer, gory, survival, forest, slasher, rescue, fanatic, murder, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 791
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, murder, profiler, phone terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mind game, murder, who done it, woman in danger, police investigation, family life, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, morgue, camp, psychopath, gory, knife murder, summer camp, strong sexual content, in the woods, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Bundy: An American Icon (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, gory, slasher, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly, violence spree, human nature, obsession
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, strong sexual content, gory, revenge, blonde, kidnapping, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
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Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, house party, prank telephone call, university, mind game, psychopath, college, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 1K
Blood Trails (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The biker Anne has a violent one night stand with the supposed cop Chris after a minor infraction. Two days later, feeling guilty and traumatized, she decides to go hiking with her boyfriend Michael in the Whistler chain of mountains, a spot where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric, rough
Plot: mind game, wilderness, stalking, gory, slasher, dangerous attraction, isolation, teenage life, danger, survival, murder, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 978
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, investigation, gory, teenage life, crimes, deadly, parents and children, youth, truck ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, gory, master criminal, serial killer, slasher, mind game, stalking, survival, obsession, captivity, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, gory, countryside, slasher, isolation, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, survival, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rest Stop: Don't Look Back (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One year after running away from home, Nicole and Jesse are still missing. When Jesse's brother, Tom, returns home from active duty, he sets out with his friends Marilyn and Jared to locate the lost couple. Their search leads them to the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, ghost, gas station, kidnapping, on the road, gory, slasher, psychopath, crimes, deadly, supernatural, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 273
The Black Room (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A room gets put up for rent following the mysterious murder of its previous tenant. When an apartment-hunting man sees the deal the brother and sister landlords are offering, he immediately puts down the first month's rent and starts spending ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending
Plot: slasher, murder, voyeurism, gory, psychopath, estate, crimes, hollywood, deadly, vengeance, siblings relations, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.7
 576
Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, reincarnation, mentally unstable, gory, serial killer, prison, slasher, stalking, doctors and patients, mental illness, who done it ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: vengeance, rape, woman in danger, psychopath, gory, danger, serial killer, crimes, internet dating, torture, escape, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, murder, death, violence, masked killer, boarding school, evil, underage drinking, witness protection, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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