Movies like The Witch Who Came from the Sea

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The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
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 2K
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, disturbing, erotic, scary, sexy, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: murder, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, dark secret, curse, female psychopath, serial killer, mermaid, psychopath, sexual abuse, investigation, sister sister relationship, revenge, ship, crimes, life is a bitch, sexual relations, couples, rivalry, strong female presence, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california

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Most similar movies to The Witch Who Came from the Sea

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychological and scary films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, psychopath, danger, serial killer and obsession mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Witch Who Came from the Sea: Craig (2008), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), Don't Answer the Phone! (1980), Disturbed (1990), Nobody Loves Alice (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, mental illness, split personality, obsession, rivalry, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, cruelty, revenge, sadistic horror, sadism, murder, psychopath, justice, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, maniac, photographer, mind game, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.1
 2K
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: serious, tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, ghost, mysterious character, life is a bitch, crimes, rivalry, supernatural, losing-it hero, investigation, mind game, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Nobody Loves Alice (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nobody Loves Alice is about Alice, a sad and lonely woman who always dreamed of finding the right person to be with...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, vengeance, infidelity, couples, obsession, loneliness, female psychopath, woman kills a man, violence, murder, dismemberment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.3
 1K
Trauma (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A paranoid writer is unable to get started on his second novel. He hires a secretary and then his troubles really begin.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, ghost, country house, secretary, lesbian sex, murder, rape, sadism, revenge, writers, isolation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 620
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, family problems, family relations, couples, uncover truth, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, hallucination, brutality, midlife crisis, stalking, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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China White Serpentine (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dave's brother Trent was enticed by dark forces and entrapped in a lair of sin. Trent was under the control of Tracey, the drug-dealing seductress who had spun this web of wrongdoing. It was a world of erotic indulgence, frequent drug use, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, femme fatale, investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, survival, life is a bitch, supernatural, crimes, couples, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, rapist, vengeance, rape revenge, sexual humiliation, strong violent content, woman in danger, torture, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 2K
The Incubus (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: demon, murder, small town, mysterious character, curse, teenage life, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
58%
 6.4
 17K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, splatter, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, serial killer, sadistic horror, violence spree, murder, stalking, mentally unstable, prostitute, psychopath, scalping, killer, rage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 20K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, female psychopath, fatal attraction, mentally unstable, stalking, false accusation, journalism, teenage life, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 1K
Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, isolation, factory, psychopath, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, mind game, serial killer, fall in love, stalking, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, serial killer, confined, vengeance, teenage life, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Horror Vault Vol.1 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nine short tales of horror filmed by various directors are presented together in one chilling volume, featuring enough killers, psychopaths and supernatural demons to satisfy the most demanding fans of human perversity and madness. Featured titles ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, obsession, split personality, nudity (full frontal - brief), fear, dungeon, graphic violence, irony of fate, uncontrollable, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 20K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, murder, frame up, crimes, police detective, dishonesty, riddles and clues, investigation, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, cons and scams, supernatural, forest, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, hospital, psychologist, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, psychoanalysis, split personality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Don't Go in the House (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As a child, Donald was tormented by his mother who used fire as a punishment. Now a deranged adult, Donald stalks women at clubs, then takes them home where he kills them with a flamethrower.
Style: slasher, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: sadism, serial killer, murder, disco, abusive mother, psychopath, obsession, burned alive, stalking, burn victim, vengeance, mind game ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, small town, small town life, murder, hallucination, incest, supernatural, seduction, diary, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1988, year 1989
Place: canada, washington state, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 16K
The Entity (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Barbara Hershey stars as Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother until the night she is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and ...
Style: psychological, scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, demon rape, invisibility, sexual humiliation, sexual abuse, ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, single parent, woman in danger, serial killer, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.5
 13K
In Dreams (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, mystery, kidnapping, investigation, supernatural ability, woman in danger, haunted by the past, hospital, female protagonist, suicide attempt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 692
The Landlady (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Melanie decides that one of her tenants would be perfect as her husband and decides to eliminate everyone who might interfere in her plans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, scary ...
Plot: obsession, split personality, murder, mentally unstable, dishonesty, blind ambition, disobey, psychopath, dangerous attraction, stalking, spouse killer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, psychopath, murder, obsession, mystery, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, journalism, family conflict ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: necrophilia, mental illness, psychopath, serial killer, farmer, murder, reporter, dead mother, cannibal, incest, stalking, social misfits ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 207
The Sculptress (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young artist follows her passion to study at one of the finest art institutes in San Francisco.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, mysterious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, mystery, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, crimes, psychopath, murder, supernatural ability, ghost, supernatural, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Backwoods (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An English couple's holiday in Spain is interrupted when they discover a girl imprisoned in a cabin.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, woman in danger, crimes, life is a bitch, manhunt, violence, rescue, couples, feral child, weekend, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, psychopath, obsession, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, seduction, female killer, roommate, female assassin, murderer, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%