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The Unseen
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, strong sexual content, gory, hotel, slasher, haunted house, isolation, farm, woman in danger, small town, estate, crimes, cellar, museum, reporter, basement, murder, danger, stalking, deadly, journalism, siblings relations, farmhouse, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california

Most similar movies to The Unseen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, gory, psychopath, serial killer and murder mostly in Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Unseen: New Year's Evil (1980), X-Ray (1981), The Silent Scream (1979), He Knows You're Alone (1980), Effects (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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New Year's Evil
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, new year's eve, crimes, danger, deadly, slasher, mentally unstable, maniac ...
Time: 70s
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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X-Ray
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, gory, psychopath, slasher, crimes, danger, valentine's day, deadly, nurse ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   85%
 
The Silent Scream
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, gory, hotel, attic, beach, crimes, haunted house, deadly, estate, buddies, mystery ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   85%
 
He Knows You're Alone
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, gory, stalking, who done it, psychopath, woman in danger, stalker, chase, crimes, murder, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   84%
 
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Effects
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, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly, fall in love, serial killer, slasher, zombie, investigation, voyeurism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
Babysitter Massacre
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, strong sexual content, kidnapping, woman in danger, crimes, danger, halloween, deadly, stalking, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   82%
 
Eyes of a Stranger
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, gory, psychopath, crimes, stalking, pervert, danger, mystery, deadly, mute or deaf, sister ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   64%
 
The Cellar Door
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 ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   65%
 
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Blood Sisters
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1974, a little boy tries to talk a little girl into getting naked for him, which she refuses and calls him a pervert. He then runs home, which happens to be a brothel where several (extremely unattractive) hookers and their johns roam around in ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, college, haunted house, serial killer, slasher, zombie, vampire, stalking, murder, violence spree, college life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   70%
 
Hide and Go Shriek
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of teenagers spends the night in a furniture store for a graduation party. A psycho killer starts to hunt them down and kill them off.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, serial killer, high school, slasher, school, store, student life, teenage life, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   65%
 
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Bad Karma
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, mentally unstable, gory, prison, serial killer, slasher, stalking, doctors and patients, murder, mental illness, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
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Crawlspace
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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough, scary
Plot: hostages, serial killer, slasher, mind game, captivity, isolation, psychopath, murder, voyeurism, woman in danger, confined, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
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The Incubus
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: gory, ghost, slasher, mysterious character, small town, serial killer, rape, demon, murder, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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Intruder
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, gory, zombie, murder, who done it, woman in danger, supermarket, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
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Simon Says
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, youth, serial killer, twins, siblings relations, teenage life, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
Vacancy 2: The First Cut
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young people check into the Meadow View Inn for a night's rest, fully unaware of the inn's sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: slasher, gory, hotel, sexual relations, voyeurism, motel, psychopath, crimes, danger, voyeur, masked killer, night vision ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, year 2004
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
All the Colors of the Dark
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, gory, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, investigation, obsession, mind game, stalking, voyeurism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
Stepfather III
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, gory, mental institution, parents and children, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, investigation, psychopath, disability, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
Little Erin Merryweather
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale
Plot: amateur detective, gory, serial killer, college, mystery, slasher, investigation, mind game, police investigation, track down, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
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Rough Draft
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, scary ...
Plot: police investigation, amateur detective, crime, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, stalking, investigation, journalism, murder, mind game, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
Don't Let Him In
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, gory, countryside, slasher, isolation, psychopath, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, survival, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
Rest Stop: Don't Look Back
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, on the road, gory, slasher, psychopath, crimes, deadly, gas station, kidnapping, supernatural, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
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Stitches
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly ...
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, crimes, gory, deadly, master villain, serial killer, police investigation, survival, track down, captivity, haunted by the past, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
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Scrapbook
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman named Clara is captured by a serial killer named Leonard who records his “life story” by keeping a scrapbook of his many victims. In addition to adhering Polaroids, scraps of clothing, and other small trophies to the pages, Leonard ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, sexual abuse, captivity, woman in danger, psychopath, confined, danger, deadly, kidnapping, life is a bitch, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
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, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, male nudity, brutality, violence, blood, hospital, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
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Bleed
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with life... and death. While the group keeps one eye out for ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, twists and turns, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, survival, wilderness, psychopath, danger, deadly, buddies, teachers and students, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, gory, vengeance, death, violence, school, blood, chase, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
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The Black Room
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending
Plot: slasher, gory, murder, psychopath, estate, crimes, hollywood, deadly, vengeance, voyeurism, siblings relations, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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Laid to Rest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her identity. She quickly realizes she was abducted by a Deranged Serial Murderer and in an isolated rural town she must survive the night and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, gory, police station, master criminal, store, one man army, serial killer, slasher, mercy killing, survival, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Beware: Children at Play
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Parents are in a panic as their children mysteriously disappear. Little do they know that the only thing worse than their children disappearing would be them coming back. After the youngsters of Tromaville fall under the ruthless control of a cult ...
Style: epic, offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, slasher, gory, zombie, murder, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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