Movies like Twisted 1986

If you like "Twisted" you are looking for movies about / with nanny, maid, revenge, nazi, cat, doll and fencing themes of Horror and Thriller genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Twisted (1986)
 4.7
 476
Twisted (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big party. The sensible Helen meets little Susan Collins at the discount market and likes her, so she offers to do the job. She doesn't know Susan's teenage brother Mark - technically skilled and good in school, but restive and cunning. As soon as the parents have left, he starts psychologically terrorizing Helen and his sister with electronic tricks.
Plot: nanny, maid, revenge, nazi, cat, doll, fencing, killer child, rat, chemistry, kitten, parent child relationship, evil child, brother sister relationship, boy genius, basement, bicycle, teenage boy, death of child, husband wife relationship, babysitting, marital argument, underage drinking, dinner party, tranquilizer ...

Movie in categories

nanny movies
761
maid movies
1067
revenge movies
9728
nazi movies
1083
cat movies
cat
2169
doll movies
876
fencing movies
338

Most similar movies to Twisted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and slasher films with plots about murder, death, deadly, danger, chase, psychopath and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Twisted: Mikey (1992), When a Stranger Calls (2006), Playback (2012), The Bad Seed (2018), Bloody Birthday (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 3K
Mikey (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mikey just needs a good stable home. He's bounced from foster home to foster home his whole life. He finally lands himself with a new loving family, but their perfect little child is not what he appears to be. His previous caretakers all died ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: orphan, evil child, killer child, psychopath, juvenile delinquency, unlikely criminals, crimes, adoption, friendship, children, murder, boy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: stalking, nanny, serial killer, murder, survival, high school, psychopath, crimes, mind game, prank, woman in danger, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.2
 5K
Playback (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While digging into their town's infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock an even darker secret. Now, an evil spirit has been awakened and will stop at nothing to find his true heir.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, youth, haunted by the past, urban legend, curses spells and rituals, teenager, evil, small town, graphic violence, journalism, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 2011
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.9
 3K
The Bad Seed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A widower suspects that his seemingly perfect adolescent daughter is a heartless killer.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, bleak
Plot: killer child, evil child, murder, child murders a child, father daughter relationship, girl, widower, female psychopath, single father, mentally unstable, murder confession, teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, solar eclipse, birthday, elementary school, family life, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, violence spree, psychopath, mentally unstable, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 70s, year 1970
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Babysitter Wanted (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When she takes a job babysitting a young boy (Kai Caster) for a night at his family's remote farmhouse, sweet college co-ed Angie Albright (Sarah Thompson) becomes the target of a scar-covered creep making mysterious phone calls and prowling ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, chase, mind game, psychopath, rivalry, crimes, small town, farm, murder, nanny, college, self mutilation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Alone in the Dark (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, family in danger, revenge, escaped mental patient, escape, maniac, family relations, mental institution, blackout, hostage, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.2
 764
Serpent's Lair (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tom is seduced by Lilith, a succubus who's out to drain him and destroy his marriage.
Style: suspense, bleak, scary, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: succubus, adulterous husband, curse, cat, villainess, haunted house, witch, femme fatale, seduction, mind control, false identity, sex ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
Grandmother's House (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their father dies, Lynn and her younger brother David have to move in with their grandparents. Their mother died already when they were young, so they were told. One morning a dead man is found near their new home. A friend tells David, that ...
Style: slasher, surprise ending
Plot: child in peril, chase, mysterious woman, espionage, corpse, missile, family secret, psychosis, sibling, murder, teenager, teenage boy ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 99K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, doll, supernatural, murder, psychopath, nobody believes, youth, curses spells and rituals, voodoo, evil, parents and children, evil doll ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Poltergeist III (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall glass building. Will he finally ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, demon, skyscraper, good versus evil, poltergeist, beast, supernatural, extrasensory perception, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 399
Crawlspace (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A childless middle-age couple adopt a troubled youth they find living in their crawlspace and attempt to get him to rejoin society with tragic results.
Plot: christmas, mental illness, childless couple, visit, department store, elderly couple, family relations, social isolation, shy man, vandal, mysterious noise, mistrust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, cult, small town, murder, cornfield, preacher, human sacrifice, good versus evil, sacrifice, isolation, children, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 265K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 15K
The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family relations, stepfather, maniac, investigation, widow, murder of family, real estate agent, psycho, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Midnight's Child (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kate and her artist husband are busy working parents. Everything seems to be going fine, going about their daily lives. Then, Anna, the Swedish nanny that Kate hired to care for their daughter, comes into their lives. She tells Christina odd ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense
Plot: nanny, fire, satanism, au pair, influence, arson, nun, morgue, garden, corpse, full moon, religion ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 50K
Child's Play 2 (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, evil doll, supernatural, psychopath, dark humor, child in peril, foster home, evil, killer doll, doll, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: midwest, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 2K
Mockingbird (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple are given a camera and a set of instructions which they must follow or else someone will die.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, scary, humorous ...
Plot: clown, found footage, death, murder, husband wife relationship, videotaping, stalker, rain, balloon, no survivors, child murder, killing an animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: slasher, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, murder, haunted by the past, legends and myths, vengeance, buddies, crimes, supernatural ability, spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 60s, year 1969
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 6K
Preservation (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three family members head deep into the woods for a hunting trip that doubles as a distraction from their troubles at home. When all of their gear is stolen, they turn on each other, but soon realize there are much more treacherous forces at work.
Style: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, survival horror, manhunt, forest, child with gun, stalking, couple relations, escapades, masked killer, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, psychopath, survival, vengeance, halloween, stalking, woman in danger, student life, sibling relationship, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mirror Mirror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Shy teenager Megan moves to a new town with her widowed mother and quickly becomes the most unpopular girl in high school. But when she starts to communicate with a mysterious mirror, her tormentors begin to meet with a horrifying series of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, violence, high school, punk, death, nightmare, hallucination, insanity, reflection, demonic possession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 2K
Perkins' 14 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ronald Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents' killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unwittingly unleash his followers on a small town and they've only got one ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, mentally unstable, psychopath, haunted by the past, crimes, vengeance, revenge, murder, pharmacist, deputy sheriff, sheriff, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 859
BreadCrumbs (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Once upon a time ... Angie, an aging star reluctantly goes on one last shoot for a seedy Producer, on location, in an enchanting old cabin deep in the shadowy forest. While on the shoot the cast and crew encounter Henry, and his little sweet sister ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, forest, cabin in the woods, evil child, killer, boy, fear, chase, death, disguise, vengeance, alter ego ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Perfect Victims (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psycho who has contracted AIDS blames women for his disease, and begins to stalk and kill beautiful girls.
Style: slasher
Plot: aids, feminine wiles, rape, hiv positive, veterinarian, rapist, model, rape victim, serial rapist, female nudity, german shepherd, tranquilizer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, slasher, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, santa claus, christmas, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma, insanity, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1974, year 1971, year 1984, 70s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.7
 1K
11/11/11 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack and Melissa are frightened by their son's bizarre and violent behavior; they soon learn that he is the gateway to the Apocalypse, and it will happen on his birthday, 11-11-11.
Style: bleak, serious, scary, futuristic, offbeat
Plot: antichrist, occult, conspiracy, apocalypse, supernatural, devil worship, death threat, boy, family relations, nanny, moving, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 497
The Unwilling (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After the death of a much despised patriarch, a mysterious box shows up during the reading of the will, forcing the family to reckon with each of their own deadly sins.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural power, supernatural, father son relationship, no survivors, loss of father, demon, brother sister relationship, possession, family relations, ghost, peril, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pyro... The Thing Without a Face (1964)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A married man has a brief affair, then goes back to his wife and children. His jilted mistress, believing that if he had no more family he'd come back to her, sets fire to his house, hoping to kill them. The man, unsuccessfully trying to rescue ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: revenge, murder, arson, doll, dog, puppet, carnival, flashback, extramarital affair, island, engineer, explosion ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 3K
The Remains (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a family moves into an old Victorian home, they discover a chest in the attic containing antiques tainted by a malevolent spirit. As the antiques slowly possess each family member, the spirit grows stronger, hellbent on kidnapping the children.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, killer child, attic, widower, doll, dark secret, house, radio, troubled teen, missing girl, seance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%