Movies like The Sandman 1995

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The Sandman (1995)
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The Sandman (1995)
Original name: Der Sandmann
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The ambitious young Ina Littmann is an investigative journalist for the TV talk show "Eye in Eye". Her current subject is Henry Kupfer, who wrote a bestseller about a psychopathic killer after he was himself in prison for 8 years for manslaughter. As an entry for the show Ina plans to use a current series of brutal murders among prostitutes. When Ina meets Kupfer, she is despised and fascinated at the same time. Soon she's convinced that Kupfer not only writes about murders, but commits them himself. She smells a smash hit and prepares to prove him guilty on the show.
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, female nudity, murder, male nudity, showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), media, nightmare, ex convict, female reporter, television reporter, television, bare breasts, knife, bound and gagged, tied to a bed, bare feet, tape over mouth, ripping clothes

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about serial killer, murder, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, psychopath and police mostly in Thriller, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like The Sandman: The Mailman (2004), Killing Obsession (1994), Run If You Can (1988), The Unspeakable (1996), The Shadowed Mind (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Mailman (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A cunning psychopath with more than an axe to grind murders the kindly Mailman in a small, placid suburban town. Darius Foxx scarred for life as a young boy by seeing his parents brutally murdered, comes back to town as the new Mailman to torment ...
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, postman, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, childhood trauma, female nudity, lesbianism, psychopath, lesbian, mask, bare breasts, lesbian kiss
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95%
Killing Obsession (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Albert (John Savage) is a psychopath who, after brutally murdering a woman, becomes obsessed with her 11-year-old daughter Annie. Twenty-one years after being sent to prison for his crimes, Albert is freed over the strenuous objections of Dr. Sachs ...
Plot: obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, female nudity, serial killer, psychopath, murder, dead prostitute, stripper, prostitution, photograph, bare breasts ...
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82%
Run If You Can (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman accidentally sees snuff films through a satellite dish aberration and alerts the police, who are already looking for a serial killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: maniac, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), suffocation, stabbed in the back, murder, stalking, female nudity, police officer killed, dead woman, murder of a nude woman, naked dead woman ...
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77%
The Unspeakable (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Alice Redmond is required to go deep undercover in an effort to trap number one suspect Darren Metlick, she gets very close to the edge. Her superiors push her past the point of no return because they need additional evidence to make their case ...
Style: cult film
Plot: serial killer, sex scene, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, dog, sex, murder, police, erotica, seduction, policewoman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Shadowed Mind (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Has echoes of Jans Rautenbach's controversial "Jannie Totsiens" and was only unabanned in South Africa in 1990. This is is a superior sex/psychological thriller set an strange asylum for the super rich. The eerie music, sound effects ...
Style: surreal, suspense
Plot: mental institution, sexploitation, serial killer, sexual dysfunction, sexual murder, death, gay interest, violence, sex scene, male nudity, murder, sexuality ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Baby Doll Murders (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles cop tracks a serial killer who leaves a broken baby doll at the site of each grisly crime.
Style: slasher
Plot: woman strangled to death, erotica, female nudity, murder, dead woman, evil man, abortion, masked killer, strangulation, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), deaf man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 224
Uncaged (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Miki and her younger brother Robby flee their destructive home and find themselves in the towering metropolis, Los Angeles. There, they meet Sharkey, a pimp. Miki becomes infatuated with Sharkey and starts to work for him. Miki finds herself trapped ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, stripper, prostitute, female nudity, butt naked, bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Perfect Bride (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young woman begins to suspect that her brother's young fiancée, an attractive Englishwoman, is actually a serial killer who kills men on the eve of their weddings.
Plot: serial killer, fiancee, hospital, suicide, restaurant, flashback, nurse, death, female killer, murder, psychopath, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, car chase, psychopath, police detective, chase, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, police investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
Style: slasher, mind bending, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, who done it, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, stalking, partners against crime, crimes, mind game, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Birds of Prey (1986)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A series of mob style executions are taken care of by a female assassin (super-tough, of course) who sort looks like a mingling of Melanie Griffith in "Body Double" and Brigitte Nielsen in "Beverly Hills Cop II"
Plot: female assassin, hitman, female nudity, serial killer, female killer, prostitute, masturbation, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Addiction (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An average, happy, hard-working man's life takes a turn for the horrific after he kills a mugger and discovers he's now addicted to killing.
Plot: serial killer, drug use, drug dealer, knife attack
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 569
Night Vision (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A womanizing reality-TV producer (Spencer) unwittingly sleeps with a mysterious woman (Alison), who turns out to be his own stalker. Alison then kidnaps Spencer and holds him hostage while she humiliates and abuses him, recording every moment on ...
Plot: television producer, torture, stalker, kidnapping, female nudity, murder, male nudity, night vision, security guard, home invasion, male objectification, womanizer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 116
Evil Obsession (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As models show up on calendars and magazine covers, someone is making bodies show up at the morgue. Is it the obsessed fan?
Style: weird
Plot: actor, murder, private detective, stalker, model, serial killer, obsessed fan, acting class, bound and gagged
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Secrets of a Psychopath (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two siblings lure unsuspecting victims to their house through a dating site for games and slaughter.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, sibling relationship, small town, mental illness, ventriloquist dummy, seductress, brother sister incest, sex with sister, female nudity, role playing, incest ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, murder, psychopath, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, who done it, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 152
Midnight Fear (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sheriff tracks down a killer who skinned a woman alive.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns
Plot: brother brother relationship, hostage situation, female nudity, investigation, serial killer, murder, swimming pool, taking a shower, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, tough heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Death Laid An Egg (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill ...
Style: suspense, splatter
Plot: serial killer, love triangle, dark killer, psychopath, bitterness, assassination attempt, threat, friendship, death, police, fear, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 419
Party Line (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, murder, female serial killer, wedding, graphic violence, rivalry, law enforcement, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ghost Festival (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Story: A psychopath solicits ghostly help to find out who killed his wife, and then concocts a bizarre plan to get vengeance.
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), female victim, revenge from beyond the grave, woman in underwear, murder of a nude woman, vengeful ghost, murder, female nudity, female ghost, taxi driver, violence against women ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Solo for Clarinet (1998)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Berlin, Germany. A cruel murder took place in an appartment building. Somebody bit off quite a piece of the victim's penis, who then, of course, lost a lot of blood, before being struck down at the head. Leading investigator Bernhard Kominka, ...
Plot: parent child relationship, divorce, police, ex wife, marital problem, pedophilia, mental breakdown, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, husband wife relationship, murder, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Who Killed Buddy Blue? (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detectives Munro and Sanders are assigned to investigate the murder of an adult film star named Buddy Blue. The hunk was actually killed during the shooting of an orgy scene.
Style: erotic
Plot: murder, porn industry, eroticism, investigation, orgy, porn star, erotica, female nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, pornography ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 250
Angel Blade (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An emotionally damaged cop investigating a spree of prostitute killings discovers that the dark side of Las Vegas is decidedly more grim than he ever suspected in director David Heavener's gruesome thriller. When a series of teenaged ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, s&m, woman in danger, cruelty, dead prostitute, female prisoner, violence, brutality, depravity, male nudity, fondling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Strangler's Wife (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mae thought she had the perfect husband. Until she found out about his other women. But now she suspects an even more horrible truth. He isn't cheating with these other women... he's killing them.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, strangler, strangulation, murder, murder of a nude woman, husband wife relationship, reporter, serial murder, murderer, killings, marital problem, homicidal maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 230
Mortal Sins (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A thriller directed by Bradford May focusing on a catholic priest dealing with a serial killer's confession and a murder investigation.
Plot: confession, priest, police, murder, police detective, serial killer, catholic priest, catholic school, conscience, irish catholic, crucifix, catholic church ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Killer Must Strike Again (1975)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Killer Must Kill Again (Italian: L'assassino è costretto ad uccidere ancora) is a 1975 giallo film directed by Luigi Cozzi. Allmovie called the film "too erratic for the general horror audience" but "offers just enough ...
Style: scary, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, serial killer, psychopath, murder, killer, adultery, strong violent content, couples, violence spree, strong sexual content, woman in danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 596
Breaking Point (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A retired police detective reluctantly returns to action to stop a serial killer dubbed "The Surgeon".
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, rivalry, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, male stripper, self mutilation, police protagonist, motorcycle, female detective, male protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Face of Fear (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Graham Harris was once one of the world's foremost mountain climbers, until a fall five years earlier left him with a lame leg, a fear of heights...and a frightening psychic ability in which he can see murders as they are happening.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: murder, a vision, nightmare, psychic, climbing, staircase, murder investigation, serial killer, mountaineer, skyscraper, clairvoyant, police detective ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Crimen en familia (1985)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Story: A wife and her kids plan the killing of the abusive husband and father. Based on a real crime.
Plot: dysfunctional family, murder, killing an animal, hunting, female nudity, domineering father, fascist, rape, male nudity, shot in the head
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%