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Absurd (1981)
 5.4
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Absurd (1981)
Original name: Rosso sangue
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, Panama
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down and kill him.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, monster, cannibal, death, psycho killer, priest, sadism, crimes, mutant, supernatural, clergy, supernatural ability, violence spree, experiment gone awry, danger, gory, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), parent child relationship, zombie, football, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Absurd

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about slasher, serial killer, blood, psychopath, murder, violence and gore mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Absurd: Anthropophagus (1980), Beyond the Darkness (1979), The House by the Cemetery (1981), Blood Feast (1963), Nightmare (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: cannibal, slasher, island, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, gory, isolation, survival, danger, confined, ocean or sea ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: greece, athens greece, europe
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100%
Beyond the Darkness (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out ...
Style: disturbing, psycho film, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, murder, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, death, violence, torture, necrophilia, anthropophagus, creep, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: southern italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.1
 6K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, good versus evil, supernatural ability, deadly, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.7
 3K
Nightmare (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, slasher, stalking, serial killer, psychopath, violence, gore, nightmare, knife murder, danger, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, violence, disfigurement, torture, psychopath, chainsaw, maniac, killing off one by one, massacre ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 66K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: slasher, insanity, home invasion, massacre, survival, kidnapping, psychopath, farmhouse, serial killer, gory, bound and gagged, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france, southern france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set against Sin City, Las Vegas, "Murder-Set-Pieces" tells the story of a fashion photographer whose vocation is murder - a voyeuristic nightmare of blood, sex and brutality.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, scary, sexy ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, sexual abuse, murder, slasher, crimes, haunted by the past, violence spree, strong sexual content, maniac, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, sleeping, psychopath, disfigurement, resurrection, dream ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, dark ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, vengeance, siblings relations, serial killer, orphan, deadly, haunted by the past, crimes, family relations, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, home invasion, serial killer, blood, sadism, masked killer, slasher killer, mysterious stranger, murder, psychopath, swimming pool, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, fugitives, psychopath, stalking, in the woods, serial killer, deadly, youth, slasher, gory, wilderness, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, slasher, supernatural, fear, disfigurement, nightmare comes true, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, sadistic, psychological, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, serial killer, psychopath, sheriff, torture, exploitation, insanity, vengeance, brutality, murder, slasher, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 5K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, stalking, slasher, camp counselor, psychopath, teenage life, danger, wilderness, psycho, slasher killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 73K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psycho film, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, graphic violence, stalking, small town, obsession, sheriff, mask ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film, gothic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, nightmare comes true, burned alive, nightmare, sleepwalking, school bus, fire, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 107K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
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, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, psychopath, serial murder, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, killing off one by one, presumed dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Zombie Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Malukan immigrants engage in a string of corpse mutilations at various New York City hospitals, a doctor and a morgue assistant travel to the Maluku Islands to investigate.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, macabre, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, survival, investigation, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, psychopath, serial killer, danger, slasher ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.9
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Old 37 (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two brothers intercept 911 calls in their Father's beat up old Ambulance to exact revenge on a group of careless teen drivers.
Style: brutal, disturbing, sadistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, characters killed one by one, maniac, two killers, murder, brother brother relationship, torture, masked man, sadism, wilderness, child abuse, massacre ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, slasher, neighbor, slumber party, gory, high school life, sexual relations, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 2K
Unhinged (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, slasher, mystery killer, serial killer, blood, secret, violence, gory, crimes, destiny, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: maniac, vengeance, murder, small town, survival, violence spree, danger, haunted by the past, isolation, brutality, torture, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 167K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, gory, psychopath, danger, captivity, deadly, gore, crimes, survival, torment, serial murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, violence, bounty hunter, crazy, hockey mask, diner, killing spree ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s, year 2003
Place: new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 333
The Undertow (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Six friends enter the strange town of Old Mines for a weekend float trip. They quickly realize that the town is not friendly to strangers, and they are pressured to leave by the police. When the friends decide to continue their float trip anyway, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, small town, survival, psychopath, serial killer, gory, family in danger, isolation, deadly, crimes, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 1K
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, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, danger, youth, police officer, violence, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 26K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, psychopath, serial killer, shyness, teenage life, danger, youth, violence, rivalry, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.2
 401
Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, small town, stalking, crimes, deadly, murder, evil man, ghost, albino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%