Movies like Dying Room Only

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Dying Room Only (1973)
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Dying Room Only (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A married couple are traveling on a deserted desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room. He never returns and the wife begins to suspect serious foul play.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: diner, missing person, desert, sheriff, murder, missing husband, crimes, confined, mystery, deadly, hotel, police, kidnapping, chase, cafe, phone booth, motel, toilet, escaped prisoner, husband wife relationship, light bulb, lame, limp, station wagon, restroom ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, danger, mystery, serial killer and slasher mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dying Room Only: The Darkroom (2006), Deadly Renovations (2010), Psycho (1998), The Nature of the Beast (1995), Wreckage (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Darkroom (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenage boy befriends an escapee from a mental institution who sees visions of horrible murders being committed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mental institution, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, mental illness, gory, deadly, confined, crimes, danger, serial killer, escaped mental patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Deadly Renovations (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a small house flipping group discovers that their Hotel project may contain millions of cash hidden somewhere within, the project turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hotel, serial killer, danger, deadly, treasure hunt, murder, money, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, bank
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.6
 45K
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, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, motel, split personality, isolation, psycho, stolen money, eccentric family, parents and children, crimes, secret, embezzlement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, crimes, on the run, danger, chase, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, escaped prisoner, deadly, serial killer, isolation, confined, danger, crimes, buddies, murder, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.6
 517
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, survival, vengeance, danger, supernatural, crimes, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 2K
The Fields (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tells the story of a young boy and his family who are terrorized by an unseen presence.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, realistic
Plot: family in danger, mystery, murder, deadly, youth, danger, religions or cults, small town, farm, family relations, child in peril
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 177
Mommy's Day (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After escaping a lethal injection for the murders Mommy (Patty McCormack) had committed, she is given a special implant in her arm that will keep her from having homicidal urges. However, since she still tries to see her daughter and other murders ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, escape, slasher, serial killer, investigation, bad mother, paranoia, crimes, deadly, mystery, confined, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 2.9
 102
Toe Tags (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, race against time, deadly, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, serial killer, apartment building, crime, dead woman on bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 9K
The Car (1977)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film is set in the fictional Utah community of Santa Ynez, which is being terrorized by a mysterious black coupe that appears out of nowhere and begins running people down. After the car kills off the town's Sheriff (John Marley), it ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, desert, small town, car chase, mystery, crimes, vengeance, violence spree, small town life, psychopath, danger, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 10K
Reeker (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Strangers trapped at an eerie travel oasis in the desert must unravel the mystery behind their visions of dying people while they are preyed upon by a decaying creature.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rave, bad smell, survival, serial killer, slasher, youth, deadly, confined, mystery, danger, psychopath, out of the way ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Night Strangler (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After being run out of Las Vegas, Kolchak heads for Seattle and another reporting job with the local paper. It's not long before he is on the trail of another string of bizarre murders. It seems that every 21 years, for the past century, a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, vampire, deadly, journalism, crime, slasher, mind game, danger, mystery, chases and races, woman in danger, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: seattle, usa, las vegas, washington state, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uncover truth, murder, crimes, danger, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, stalking, deadly, woman in danger, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 3K
Homicidal (1961)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers around a murderous scheme to collect a rich inheritance. The object of murder is Miriam Webster, who is to share in the inheritance with her half brother Warren, who lives with his childhood guardian Helga in the mansion where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mute, mystery, mysterious character, serial killer, deadly, crimes, isolation, vengeance, small town, palaces castles and temples, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
House of Shadows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Audrey investigates a murder that occured 23 years ago in a dark mansion. She searches for the dead body, the killer, and the truth.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, investigation, haunted house, old mansion, deadly, terrorism, mystery, orphan, crimes, danger, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 13K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, split personality, woman in danger, hotel, voyeurism, gore, blood, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 1K
Distortion (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When his girlfriend is kidnapped, a drug-addicted ex-cop must overcome his demons and face the sobering task of tracking her down before it's too late. His story dismissed by the police, he's left with no choice but to rely on his own ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, missing person, obsessive quest, crimes, murder, drugs, addiction, drug abuse, mystery, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 880
Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, danger, deadly, crimes, death of parent, loss of parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 3.6
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The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: serious, scary, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, deadly, crimes, confined, mind game, danger, slasher, woman in danger, isolation, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Disappearance (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A family driving through Nevada decides to take some snapshots at an out-of-the-way ghost town named Weaver, and horrible things start happening.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: survival, isolation, ghost, escapades, danger, desert, stalking, confined, out of the way, mystery, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, danger, family in danger, murder, manipulation, deadly, confined, mind game, isolation, psychopath, manipulations, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: missing person, police investigation, danger, deadly, wilderness, supernatural, found footage, survival, death, violence, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I'll Bury You Tomorrow (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Is there love after death? The small rural community of Port Oram can answer that. When deranged young Dolores Finley (Zoë Daelman Chlanda) appears out of nowhere to begin work at the Beech's Funeral Home, the local mortuary soon becomes more ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, mystery, deadly, mentally unstable, crimes, countryside, gory, graphic violence, funeral home, necrophilia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mexico City (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her brother disappears during a brief travel layover in Mexico, Mitch begins a desperate search that will eventually lead the young divorcee into the capital city's most notorious neighborhood. But even with the aid of the American ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: mystery, crimes, missing person, hotel, assassination, murder witness, kidnapping, chase, photograph, police corruption, murder, man with glasses ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 824
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, psychopath, phone terror, profanity, sexual content, graphic violence, profiler
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: danger, mystery, ghost, prison, murder, confined, crimes, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, investigation, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 2K
Psych:9 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman with a troubled past takes a job at recently closed down hospital. Working the night shift alone she begins to experience a series of unsettling events that lead her to believe that the hospital may be connected to a number of recent ...
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, mystery, mentally unstable, deadly, danger, hospital, terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rosewood Lane (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Radio talk show therapist Sonny Blake (Rose McGowan) moves back to her childhood home on seemingly idyllic Rosewood Lane after her alcoholic father dies. But upon arrival in the old neighborhood, Sonny discovers her neighbors are terrified of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, stalking, missing person, deadly, crimes, radio show, media, suburbs, danger, graphic violence, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 487
Bikini Island (1991)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "Swimwear Illustrated" is approaching its fifteenth anniversary issue. From a group of eager and beautiful young women, five are chosen for a photo shoot on an island off the California coast. One of the five will be the cover girl, and ...
Style: sexual, erotic, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: slasher, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, strong sexual content, deadly, crimes, serial killer, media, crime, mystery, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 262
Death Sentence (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A juror on a murder case begins to believe that the man on trial is innocent of the crime - and then discovers that the real killer is her own husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, trial, crimes, legal, protagonist as suspect, woman in danger, courtroom drama, who done it, false accusation, couples, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%