Movies like The Doctor and the Devils

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The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
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The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.
Style: gothic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gloomy, serious, realistic, slasher
Plot: murder, corpse, obsession, crimes, supernatural, investigation, criminal heroes, power relations, society, scientist, hospital, grave robbing, prostitute, heist, distopia, mutant, hotel, rich and poor, mentally unstable, strong violent content, doctors and patients, disorder, crime gone awry, weakness, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Doctor and the Devils

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, serial killer, investigation, danger and psychopath mostly in Horror, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Doctor and the Devils: Jack the Ripper (1976), Frankenstein: The True Story (1973), Sweeney Todd (2006), The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002), The Oblong Box (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, woman in danger, who done it, police investigation, crimes, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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95%
Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: This much-requested, made-for-TV adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel stars Michael Sarrazin as the creature given life by Victor Frankenstein (Leonard Whiting), who witnesses his creation turn uncontrollable after he's duped by his ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: monster, doctor, scientist, murder, reanimation, deadly creature, mad scientist, supernatural, obsession, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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91%
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Sweeney Todd (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: cannibalism, serial killer, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, murderous pair, hairdresser, dark hero, violent, murder mystery, crimes ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, mind bending, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, curses spells and rituals, nosy, crimes, supernatural, private detective, deadly creature, mysterious character, partners against crime, crime solving ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Oblong Box (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: vengeance, obsession, buried alive, crimes, supernatural, curse, murder, brother brother relationship, disfigurement, monster, murderer, witch doctor ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, crimes, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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65%
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, siblings relations, mentally unstable, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Manson Family (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jim Van Bebber's "The Manson Family" is an extremely violent and bloody horror film that reconstructs the early activities of the Family and their descent into the Tate-LaBianca killings.Van Bebber mixes this with a contemporary sub ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough, bleak ...
Plot: murder, drug abuse, religions or cults, psychopath, filmmaking, crimes, life is a bitch, leadership, investigation, journalism, serial killer, cult leader ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina Boyack) and the dashing inspector (Campbell Scott) who tries to ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, missing person, hairdresser, crimes, murderous pair, under the surface, dentist, vengeance, store, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Campfire Stories (2001)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two teens on their way to a backwoods party come across a beautiful young woman having car trouble. Their search for help only gets them lost, deep in the woods, where they meet Forest Ranger Bill with a penchant for scary stories. The campfire ...
Style: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, murder, forest, supernatural, serial killer, youth, mentally unstable, psychopath, teenage life, isolation, ghost, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary
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56%
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Chapter 27 (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The movie takes place in the three days leading up to Lennon's murder and is intended to be an exploration of Chapman's psyche, without putting substantial emphasis on the murder. The title "Chapter 27" suggests a continuation of ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, murder, mental illness, mentally unstable, social misfits, losing-it hero, crimes, lifestyle, killer, alone, celebrity, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Resurrection Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, journalism, psychopath, master criminal, investigation, uncover truth, brutality, protestant, journalist, violent, dark hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Nightstalker (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police investigation, mind game, police detective, crimes, murderous pair, law enforcement, true crime, violence, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Devil's Muse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, hollywood, investigation, mystery, showbiz, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, filmmaking, unsolved crime ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Evil One (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Chicago's Englewood is a neighborhood where death is an everyday reality, but a serial killer on the loose has raised the terror quotient tenfold with the brutality of his crimes. When a newspaper photographer uncovers evidence linking the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: serial killer, investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, crimes, murder, violence spree, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), ghost, african american woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Deathmaker (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this interrogation Haarmann reveals his motives and his killing ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, investigation, psychopath, society, confined, mental institution, courtroom drama, dismemberment, transsexual, serial child killer ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sir Charles Baskerville dies on the moor under mysterious circumstances and rumors abound about a demonic hound. When the American heir arrives to take charge, a family friend calls in Holmes and Watson to get to the heart of the mystery.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, estate, mystery, rivalry, mysterious character, deadly creature, ghost, crimes, private detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Road (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 12 year old cold case is reopened when three teens are missing in an old abandoned road where a gruesome murder is left undiscovered for three decades.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, murder, missing person, youth, supernatural, vengeance, investigation, abduction, road trip, driving lesson, villain, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Helter Skelter (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A new take on the Manson Family murders, with a keen focus on Charles Manson himself.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mass murder, robbery, investigation, religions or cults, journalism, crimes, law enforcement, district attorney, legends and myths, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Spreading Ground (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Veteran Detective Ed Delopre (Dennis Hopper) and partner Mike McGivern (Fredric Forrest) have their hands full when they hit the pavement in search of a dangerous killer with five dead bodies already on his record. The mayor, in a rush to see peace ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, criminal heroes, psychopath, riddles and clues, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, investigation, track down, crimes, dishonesty, killer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beyond the Wall of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joe Slaader is a mysterious mountain man being held in the Ulster County Asylum after the brutal murder of his family. Edward Eischel, a young intern, sees something more than just an inbred monster in this new inmate, however. Instead, he sees him ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, non-linear, psychological
Plot: obsession, supernatural, mental institution, murder, ancient mystery, crimes, mental disorder, doctor, mountain, nudity (full frontal - brief), hiding place, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: mad scientist, chase, deadly creature, supernatural, mystery, hospital, investigation, scientific experiment, serial killer, murder, police, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
In the Devil's Garden (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After one schoolgirl is raped while taking a short cut through the local woods, and another is murdered in the same woods a few days later, the local police are baffled. With the help of a reporter from one of the local papers, and against the ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, rape, serial killer, psychologist, voyeur, schoolgirl, journalism, investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, stalking, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Vampyres (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lesbian vampire couple haunt an abandoned castle and the English country side around it. They prey on passing motorists, whom they seduce, and murder.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, murder, couples, investigation, supernatural, serial killer, countryside, dangerous attraction, zombie, femme fatale, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, mystery, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, journalism, family conflict ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Whisper (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Convicted felon Max Truemont (played by Josh Holloway) is hired to execute a kidnapping of the son of one of the richest women in the state. Along with his fiancée Roxanne (played by Sarah Wayne Callies), Max joins two other strangers who were also ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: evil child, kidnapping, mind control, murder, isolation, hostage, confined, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, partners in crime, ransom, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric
Plot: gangsters, investigation, soldier, crimes, heist, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, wartime life, cons and scams, frame up, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mister Frost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frost is arrested and committed for murder after he is apprehended burying his victims in the garden. However, even while under psychiatric care and tight hospital security, it becomes obvious that Mr. Frost is not all he seems to be, but he is ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mental institution, serial killer, psychopath, murder, investigation, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, hospital, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: transplant, mad scientist, investigation, murder, frankenstein, mutant, disorder, psychopath, serial killer, escapades, supernatural ability, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Green River Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Along twenty years, the deranged serial-killer Gary Ridgway has killed at least forty-eight prostitutes and dumped their bodies in Green River.
Style: scary, serious, rough, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, prostitute, police investigation, murder of a prostitute, mind game, investigation, who done it, police detective, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%