Movies like Home for the Holidays 1972

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Home for the Holidays (1972)
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Home for the Holidays (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.
Style: slasher, scary, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, christmas horror
Plot: murder, psychopath, family gatherings, forest, obsession, family relations, parents and children, mystery, stalking, family problems, family in danger, siblings relations, woman in danger, golden years, killer, flood, father, storm, discovery, wife, sibling relationship, poison, christmas, violence, assassin ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to Home for the Holidays

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, slasher and scary films with plots about murder, deadly, psychopath, danger, serial killer, crimes and stalking mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Home for the Holidays: Frayed (2007), Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003), Adopting Terror (2012), Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990), Blood of the Undead (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Frayed (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pat Baker is a small town sheriff. His son, Kurt, is a deranged young man with a dark secret. Sheriff Baker's worst nightmare comes true when Kurt escapes from a psychiatric hospital where he was locked away for the brutal murder of his mother ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, manhunt, killer clown, moral dilemma, mental illness, violence spree, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, chase, forest, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, summer camp, violence spree, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, supernatural, cons and scams, forest, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: psychopath, stalking, murder, family in danger, crimes, family problems, parents and children, adoption, husband wife relationship, rivalry, domestic disturbance, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, oedipus complex, split personality, radio dj, voyeurism, motel, cross dressing, graphic violence, mysterious character, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Blood of the Undead (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, stalking, obsession, wedding, woman in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, murder, chase, terror, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 5K
Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: slasher, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, psychopath, mental institution, serial killer, maniac, crimes, down on your luck, supernatural, violence, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
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Psycho (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Criminal on the run, Marion Crane takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates - a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his "mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, split personality, murder, motel, psycho, stolen money, crimes, parents and children, eccentric family, isolation, transvestism, secret ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 2K
Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, family problems, stalking, family in crisis, murder, stalker, deception, domestic disturbance, deaf woman, house, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, rivalry, supernatural, small town life, who done it, small town ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
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Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, stalker, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, couples, memory loss, obsession, mass murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: slasher, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, uncover truth, murder, violence, graphic violence, redneck, serial murder, danger, deadly, profanity, panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.4
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Smiley (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, mysterious character, psychopath, masked killer, stalker, murder, college, prank, strong violent content, woman in danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
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Daddy's Girl (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A girl's bright smile masks a psychopathic soul that will eliminate anyone who comes between her and her doting father.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: school, evil child, murder, killer child, psychopath, father, crimes, family relations, boarding school, childhood trauma, adoption, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 3K
Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, slasher ...
Plot: time loop, psychopath, death, murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, woman in danger, vengeance, destiny, rescue, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, nanny, obsession, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, mind game, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lovers Lane (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man who killed 13 years before goes out on the loose to kill his victims' children.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, small town, murder, dead teenager, youth, graphic violence, teenage life, killer, worker, single parent, death of loved one ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, mind game, stalking, woman in danger, figment, who done it ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.9
 820
Will to Die (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In order to qualify to inherit the family fortune, the four heirs must spend the night in the family estate. However, during the night someone starts killing them off.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, inheritance, family in danger, siblings relations, graphic violence, estate, family relations, family problems, skull, axe murder, bee, last will and testament ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, maniac, obsessed fan, actor's life, stalking, woman in danger, mentally unstable, crimes, price of fame, fanatic, actress ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Horror on Snape Island (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they are surprised by a series of mysterious murders...
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, island, murder, fog, stalking, supernatural, private detective, mystery, investigation, terrorism, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
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Axed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A strict father loosens up enough to let his children take a day off school for a trip to the countryside. But things turn darker when the family realize he is planning to make it their last outing ever.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, confined, rivalry, isolation, family relations, parents and children, countryside, forest, crisis, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.3
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Heebie Jeebies (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman gathers her friends together in a cabin to try and protect them from a killer after she dreams each of their deaths. This, however, just puts them all in one spot making for easy pickings for the slasher.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: forest, death, stalking, confined, isolation, destiny, strong violent content, psychic, murder, nightmare, killer, mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 538
Don't Hang Up (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dutiful grand-daughter goes home to take care of her elderly grandmother. Once there, she finds herself trapped inside the house with a homicidal maniac.
Style: mind bending, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, murder, granddaughter, grandmother, golden years, crimes, domestic disturbance, mystery, family problems, psychopath, woman in danger, homecoming ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mysterious character, psychopath, crimes, family problems, family life, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, violent death, family secret, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
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iMurders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, serial killer, computer program, computer, computers and web, love triangle, crimes, male female relationship, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hills Run Red (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: masked killer, psychopath, serial killer, violence spree, father daughter incest, obsession, wilderness, obsessive quest, isolation, legends and myths, survival, torture ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 459
Hunting Humans (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Aric Blue. He's young. He's handsome. He's successful. He's also a serial killer. He picks his victims at random, stalking them and taking advantage of the patterns in their life to kill them. He's the ultimate serial ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, police investigation, rivalry, crimes, mystery, murderous pair, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The House on Sorority Row (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prank, murder, psychopath, serial killer, attic, sorority, mystery, stalking, youth, investigation, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following the murders at the Rollerdome, Skye Rotter leaves town in search of a normal life. Reunited with the mother who abandoned her as a child, Skye's dream of a happier life starts to take shape - until her serial killer father returns.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, parents and children, teenage life, youth, starting over, crimes, small town, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%