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, male nudity, knife, murder, nightmare, media, ex convict, bare breasts, tied to a bed, female reporter, showbiz, television reporter, bound and gagged, bare feet, tape over mouth, ripping clothes, nudity (full frontal - brief), television

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and realistic films with plots about serial killer, murder, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, murder of a nude woman and danger mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like The Sandman: The Mailman (2004), Disposable (2017), Killing Obsession (1994), The Strangler's Wife (2002), Run If You Can (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 ...
Plot: serial killer, mask, death, lesbianism, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbian kiss, childhood trauma, postman, female nudity, bare breasts, lesbian, psychopath
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95%
 6.0
 89
Disposable (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What if a man with a mental condition, living in a fantasy world and detached from all emotional responsibility, is in real life the prime suspect for a series of murders targeting young women? Bill Thompson awakens to reality when forced to ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, wealth, election, knife, stabbing, political conspiracy, murder of a woman, car accident, power
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: bare breasts, stabbing, serial killer, nude woman murdered, psychopath, dead woman on floor, murder, dead prostitute, stripper, photograph, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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.
Plot: strangler, reporter, serial killer, female nudity, strangulation, girl in panties, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, panties, murder of a nude woman, nude model, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: nudity (full frontal - brief), maniac, dead body in car trunk, suffocation, murder of a nude woman, police officer stabbed, dead woman, serial killer, stabbed in the back, stalking, naked dead woman, nude woman murdered ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, erotica, rape, sex scene, shower, stabbed to death, sex, dog, nudity (full frontal - brief), knife, policewoman, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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.
Plot: woman strangled to death, woman stabbed, bare breasts, abortion, nude woman murdered, murder, dead woman, serial killer, female nudity, stabbing, evil man, naked dead woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.1
 521
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: torture, television producer, stalker, bare breasts, reality tv, night vision, home invasion, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, stabbing, security guard, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.6
 162
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: female nudity, erotica, prostitute, bare breasts, stripper, nudity (full frontal - brief), butt naked
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 380
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, deadly, dealing with death, crime, crimes, religions or cults, investigation, mystery, danger, murder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: sexual dysfunction, serial killer, psychopathic killer, sexploitation, profanity, mental institution, sexual murder, psycho killer, gore, sex scene, shower, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Whispers Behind the Wall (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martin leaves his protective parents’ home and comes to Berlin as a law student with high hopes. He finds a tiny, run-down flat in a strange, dark apartment block, from which the previous tenant has disappeared without a trace. Having no luck with ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), landlord tenant relationship, tenant, apartment, shower, sex scene, male nudity, bare breasts, female objectification, man wrapped in a towel, wrapped in a towel, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, crimes, danger, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, track down, teenage life, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, female serial killer, nurse, blood, suicide, restaurant, death, psychopath, flashback, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Birds of Prey (1985)
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, masturbation, serial killer, prostitute, shower, hitman, female nudity, female killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 72
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, knife attack, drug use, drug dealer
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 46
Final Move (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To save his daughter's life and restore his reputation, disgraced ex-detective Nick Mathers must catch the sadistic Grand Master killer before time runs out, and the final piece is taken in the deadly game of chess.
Plot: serial killer, submission, captive, chess, daughter
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 736
Crimetime (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The star of a TV crime reenactment show becomes caught up in the mind of the killer he is playing.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: media, serial killer, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, media satire, showbiz, gory, crime, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, female full frontal nudity, violence against women, shot in the chest, female ghost, gang rape, nude woman murdered, taxi driver, murder of a nude woman, female nudity, murder, vengeful ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, murder, psychopath, mind game, danger, stalking, chases and races, rivalry, police investigation, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Straight on Till Morning (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brenda moved to London to begin living those intoxicated fantasies that all young women imagine city life to offer. Soon after her arrival she begins a relationship with Peter with whom she is tremendously happy. When she becomes pregnant ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, female writer, castle, dog, fall in love, pregnancy, kidnapping, innocence lost, palaces castles and temples, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, liverpool, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 187
Joel (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The shocking story of Joel Rifkin, a troubled young man whose hidden fantasies of power and control combined with his obsessive dedication to prostitutes led him to embark on one of the New York area’s most notorious murder sprees, claiming ...
Plot: serial killer, true crime, prostitute, murder, strangulation, prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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?
Plot: murder, serial killer, private detective, bound and gagged, obsessed fan, stalker, actor, model, weird, acting class
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Centerfold Girls (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Police try to halt a psychotic killer's (Andrew Prine) rampage against women who posed nude in men's magazines.
Style: bleak, rough, sexual, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, rapist, stewardess, gory, woman in danger, track down, law enforcement, crime, danger, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 122
Midnight Fear (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sheriff tracks down a killer who skinned a woman alive.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, bikini, investigation, murder, taking a shower, brother brother relationship, swimming pool, plot twist, hostage situation, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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
Plot: serial killer, chicken farm, love triangle, lingerie, murder mystery, mysterious man, psycho killer, peep hole, chicken, brutality, attraction, psychotic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, sibling relationship, small town, mental illness, ventriloquist dummy, brother sister incest, old house, seductress, danger, doll, multiple murder ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 265
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gambling, serial killer, deadly, crimes, reluctant partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: ex wife, divorce, clarinet, police, parent child relationship, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, female nudity, male nudity, marriage, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 44
Intrusion (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Holly Jensen leads an overly dramatic life. It's one that is spent trying to avoid her problems and forget the past. Best friend Kali has the perfect solution to making Holly feel better. It's a game called "Wrong Number". ...
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, impostor, slasher, murder, victim, revenge, prank, intrigue, fear, intruder, emotional blackmail, earl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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