Movies like The Ripper 1985

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The Ripper (1985)
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The Ripper (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An old antique ring turns a college professor into a homicidal maniac when he puts it on. The ring originaly belonged to Jack the Ripper, and the Ripper's spirit possesses whoever wears it.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: college, supernatural, slasher, murder, crimes, serial killer, ghost, investigation, fall in love, mentally unstable, danger, small town life, makeup artist, imaginary, working class, curses spells and rituals, small town, gory, deadly, demon, teacher, violence, kitchen, girlfriend, jack the ripper ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to The Ripper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, danger, slasher, gory and supernatural mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like The Ripper: Terror at London Bridge (1985), The Legend of Bloody Jack (2007), Blood Descendants (2007), Scar (2005), Haunts (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Terror at London Bridge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: London Bridge, London, England, 1888: Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985: the last original stone used to rebuild London Bridge is laid and all the city is happy...but then some strange murders start ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, mystery, ghost, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, knife murder, time travel, jack the ripper, supernatural romance, small town life, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s
Place: london, arizona, england, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Legend of Bloody Jack (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The legend of Jack The Ripper comes to real when one of his descendants revive him.
Style: rough, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural, slasher, forest, decapitation, blood, murder, danger, imaginary, serial killer, crimes, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: danger, ghost, supernatural, deadly, crimes, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, murder, vengeance, deadly creature, obsessive quest, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 3.3
 305
Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, serial killer, investigation, missing person, deadly, gory, danger, crimes, amateur detective, mystery, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 525
Haunts (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman haunted by psychosexual nightmares begins to believe her father is responsible for a series of scissor-murders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, mental illness, village, small town, repression, farm, zombie, serial killer, mystery, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.4
 279
Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, zombie, college, murder, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.3
 1K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, chase, supernatural, zombie, obsession, murder, high school, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, crimes, escapades, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Girls School Screamers (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Seven college girls spend the weekend at an elegant estate which begins as a fun filled adventure but ends in a nightmare of gut-wrenching terror.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, ghost, murder, rivalry, serial killer, supernatural, clergy, youth, investigation, danger, mysterious character, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 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 ⇓
75%
Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, curse, slasher, ghost, danger, mine, ghost town, curses spells and rituals, gold, undead, adventure, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, gory, ghost, youth, crimes, rivalry, mind game, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, small town, demon, danger, deadly, crimes, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.7
 493
The Damned (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A clan of vampires has just moved into the neighborhood, and college student Tom accidentally discovers his new neighbors' secret. When the vampires find out that Tom knows, he must do whatever he can to survive. His two roommates, a horror fan ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, police investigation, danger, crimes, supernatural, deadly, zombie, slasher, imaginary, investigation, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
54%
Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After several years in an insane asylum, Evelyn, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, is released and resumes doing business. She kills her young charge out of anger, but convinces the police it was an accident - and pushed into insanity, she then ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychotronic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, alcohol abuse, mentally unstable, hotel, psychopath, isolation, curses spells and rituals, mystery, serial killer, family in danger, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 290
Night Shadow (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex, an up-and-coming TV journalist, returns to her hometown of Danford as local police attempt to cope with a series of brutal murders. The small town plunges into a state of panic and the murders--clearly the work of a monster, more beast than ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: murder, small town, werewolf, dangerous animal, mystery, serial killer, journalism, danger, human becomes animal, gory, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.0
 773
Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, small town, vengeance, danger, serial killer, investigation, who done it, rivalry, deadly, crimes, mortician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.9
 1K
Wicked Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two clans of deranged males make the mistake of stalking four young women they assume to be easy prey, only to find out that at the stroke of midnight the tables will be turned and all hell will break loose.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, danger, slasher, deadly, crimes, mentally unstable, wilderness, vengeance, in the woods, lake, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, danger, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 154
Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, crimes, supernatural, deadly, estrangement, creature, human host, demon, standoff, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 2K
It Waits (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: monster, creature, survival, murder, wilderness, deadly, danger, deadly creature, stalking, gory, supernatural, forest ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, violence spree, rivalry, zombie, supernatural ability, master criminal, deadly, danger, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 574
A Dead Calling (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young television reporter (or "investigative journalist") is attacked in her home, leading to her boyfriend being murdered. Six months later she returns to work in a smaller town, and stumbles across a house full of ghosts trying to call ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, crimes, supernatural, deadly, danger, murder, family problems, media, slasher, journalism, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 491
Deathbed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Karen and her significant other move to a new apartment, they discover an old antique bed. Karen absolutely loves it and she soon allows it to inspire her artwork. However, a series of disturbing dreams begin to haunt Karen. Eventually she ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, couple relations, danger, gory, chaos, couples, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, technology gone awry, showbiz, changing the past or future ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 2K
Death Spa (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michael's health club is beseiged with a series of terrible murders involving killer saunas and other grisly devices. Michael's wife killed herself a while before and her brother holds Michael responsible. Michael needs to stop the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, dark humor
Plot: murder, slasher, spa, burned alive, farm, gory, disability, supernatural ability, ghost, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
 3.5
 526
Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mary Elizabeth goes to bed alone one night, still a twenty one year old virgin, and wakes up the next morning pregnant. Possessed by the demon fetus growing within her womb, Mary Elizabeth obeys her homicidal cravings to kill, for the sake of her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: religions or cults, danger, supernatural, pregnancy, gory, supernatural ability, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, slasher, deadly, mentally unstable, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hands of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of murders occur that mirror those committed by the Whitechapel Ripper. Through his experiments with psychoanalysis Dr Pritchard discovers a deadly violence in one of his young female patients. As he delves into the recesses of her mind he ...
Style: scary, mind bending, offbeat, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, slasher, psychopath, murder, daughter, jack the ripper, family life, gory, repression, destiny, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, murder, hospital, mental institution, hiding, escaped mental patient, dormitory, serial killer, campfire story, knife murder, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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