Movies like The Unseen 1980

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The Unseen (1980)
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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: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody, realistic, psychotronic, weird
Plot: reporter, psychopath, museum, serial killer, murder, stalking, small town, captivity, woman in danger, journalism, isolation, estate, mystery, porn, mental disorder, house, basement, exploitation, strong sexual content, twists and turns, crimes, hotel, farm, haunted house, strong violent content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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, slasher, scary and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, murder, danger, serial killer, crimes, psychopath and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Unseen: The Paper Boy (1994), New Year's Evil (1980), X-Ray (1981), Little Erin Merryweather (2003), Fall Down Dead (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Paper Boy (1994)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A paper-boy murders an old lady only to lure her family from the city out to the country. As each day passes the paper-boy tries to make friends with the family. Once the family sees what a sicko he is, they banish him from their lifes. Then the ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: paperboy, obsession, mentally unstable, psychopath, family relations, homecoming, estate, stalking, small town, killer child, murder, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
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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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: new year's eve, serial killer, psychopath, murder, nightlife, investigation, crimes, mentally unstable, showbiz, stalking, holiday horror, nightclub ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, psychopath, valentine's day, stalking, child murders a child, woman in danger, vengeance, decapitation, physical exam, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
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: suspense, slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, amateur detective, mind game, investigation, psychopath, stalking, journalism, crimes, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Fall Down Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A metropolitan city is in the grip of fear when rolling blackouts bring out a serial killer dubbed The Picasso Killer. One night, in the middle of a blackout, seven strangers become trapped in an office building as the killer hunts for Christie ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, suburbs, stalking, murder witness, christmas, isolation, murder, trapped, violence, crimes, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: slasher, suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, mind game, psychopath, obsession, isolation, captivity, woman in danger, master criminal, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, profiler, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, graphic violence, sexual content, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, hostage, obsession, isolation, woman in danger, murder, student life, maniac, mystery, double life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Don't Hang Up (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A dutiful grand-daughter goes home to take care of her elderly grandmother. Once there, she finds herself trapped inside the house with a homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, maniac, grandmother, granddaughter, stalking, stalker, golden years, crimes, domestic disturbance, mystery, family problems, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One year ago, Nina survived the attacks of a serial killer. She wants to flee from these memories but one call at night recalls all memories and she is again in the middle of a murder mystery.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, escapades, amateur detective, psychopath, woman in danger, riddles and clues, crimes, murder, puzzle, winter, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mind game, family life, teenage life, murder, law enforcement, crimes, journalism, home invasion, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Slink (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the rural town of Wickenhaven, a psychotic tanning salon owner is responsible for the disappearances of many young, innocent girls, while his wife, an exotic purse designer, is willing to overlook his evil nature.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: mentally unstable, psychopath, countryside, couple relations, murder, serial killer, domestic disturbance, estate, cons and scams, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, crimes, confined, mind game, woman in danger, isolation, desert, murder, hitchhiker, serial killer, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, serial killer, violence spree, violence, forest, teenager, supernatural being, woman with a gun, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
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, slasher, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, youth, crimes, strong sexual content, murder, massacre, bullying, woman with a gun, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Nightstalker (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Richard Ramirez, dubbed "The Night Stalker" by the media, a serial killer who killed somewhere in the neighborhood of 16 souls during his reign of terror in Los Angeles back in the Eighties
Style: serious, scary, rough, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, stalking, rivalry, female nudity, drug use ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 579
XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, violence, murder, masked killer, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Bates Haunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: One year ago, Agnes Rickover attended opening night at the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride to see her best friend Lily's dramatic debut. A horrific accident resulted in Agnes witnessing Lily's fiery death in a spectacle gone wrong. After a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, psychopath, hotel, serial killer, violence, haunted house, best friends, murder of a nude woman, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Silent Scream (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college student, murder, mystery, crimes, serial murder, brutality, serial killer, investigation, female villain, ghost, haunted house, beach ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Butcher (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tragic car accident in the middle of nowhere finds six stranded college students fighting for their lives after making a horrifying discovery in a remote farmhouse in director Edward Gorsuch's rural frightener. With no place to run and no ...
Style: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, youth, rivalry, stalking, killer, farmhouse, redneck, car accident, high society, chase, forest, car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, vengeance, law enforcement, crimes, psychopath, murder, small town, teenage life, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Simon Says (2006)
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: slasher, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psycho killer, murder, teenage life, woman in danger, youth, crimes, college, survival, twins, split personality, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, obsession, murder, police, investigation, sex scene, female nudity, strangled to death, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, couples, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, stalking, mind game, estate, husband wife relationship, murder, secret past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: realistic, serious, slasher, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, violence spree, murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, woman in danger, stalking, true crime, rivalry, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: tv reporter, murder, serial killer, investigation, journalism, crimes, mystery, psychopath, small town, cannibalism, reporter, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Effects (1979)
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: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, director, exploitation, terror, murder, cocaine, inspiration, drug use, bar fight, investigation, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, escaped prisoner, murder, isolation, confined, crimes, buddies, redneck, car race, friends, graphic violence, irony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, captivity, crimes, good versus evil, small town, rivalry, survival, woman in danger, confined, strong violent content, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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