Movies like Axe

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Axe (1974)
 4.9
 1K
Axe (1974)
Original name: Lisa, Lisa
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A group of three criminals on the run from the law, go about terrorizing the local townsfolk of a small community, before descending on an isolated farm which is home to a young girl named Lisa and her paralyzed grandfather. After being sexually assaulted by two of the gangsters, she retaliates using an axe and a razor blade.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, disturbing, rough, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: revenge, farm, small town, murder, paralysis, gory, domestic disturbance, vengeance, vigilantism, crime, violence spree, sexual abuse, family in danger, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, isolation, small town life, psychopath, disability ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Axe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, crimes, gory, psychopath and slasher mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Axe: The Boogey Man (1980), Murder-Set-Pieces (2004), Snuff (1975), Mother's Day (1980), Igor and the Lunatics (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, nightmare, evil, fear, murder, danger, gory, knife murder, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set against Sin City, Las Vegas, "Murder-Set-Pieces" tells the story of a fashion photographer whose vocation is murder - a voyeuristic nightmare of blood, sex and brutality.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, strong sexual content, slasher, crimes, violence spree, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, maniac, rape, mutilated body ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 2.8
 1K
Snuff (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Argentina, USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The followers of a charismatic cult leader set out to murder a pregnant actress.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, banned film ...
Plot: murder, cult, violence, sex, psychopath, biker, filmmaking, violence spree, banned, mind game, gory, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.4
 4K
Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three girls discover that two men are willing to do anything to impress Mother and what impresses Mother is watching her sons commit acts of rape and murder. Now these women are prisoners and lowered to pawns in the game of checkers between two dim ...
Style: disturbing, serious, dark humor, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, revenge, rape, serial killer, slasher, vengeance, kidnapping, psychopath, reunion, college, criminal's revenge, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Igor and the Lunatics (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After 16 years in prison, Igor and his gang are out and bent on taking revenge on the town that sent them up.
Style: rough, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: criminal's revenge, gory, vengeance, small town, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, serial killer, slasher, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: disco, serial killer, slasher, murder, abusive mother, revenge, sadism, dancing, burn victim, psychotic, maniac, flamethrower ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Severed Arm (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trapped in a cave, five men cut the arm off of another companion in order to ward off starvation. After they are saved, their victim seeks revenge on them one by one.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, cave, crimes, gory, danger, crime, violence, radio dj, slasher, proto-slasher, deadly, buddies ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, murder, violence spree, danger, woman in danger, small town, in the woods, rapist, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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I Drink Your Blood (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A band of satanist hippies roll into a town and begin terrorizing the local folk. After raping a local girl, her grandpa goes after them, only to be beaten and forced to take LSD. His grandson then plots revenge on the satanists by feeding them meat ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, lsd, rabies, sadism, deadly creature, gory, serial killer, motorcycle gang, slasher, zombie, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gore, ghost, maniac, vengeance, gory, deadly creature, slasher, zombie, serial killer, murder, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, torture, violence, disfigurement, psychopath, hitchhiker, chainsaw, mentally unstable, violence spree, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
 2K
Offspring (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Survivors of a feral flesh-eating clan are chowing their way through the locals. Amy Halbard and Claire Carey strive to survive their abduction by the cannibals and save their children. A subplot involving Claire's despicable husband, Steven, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gore, isolation, gory, murder, terror, crimes, small town, danger, deadly, survival, captivity, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Five Across the Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On their way home from a high school football game, five teenage girls become hopelessly lost. When they stop to get directions at a desolate store, the girls are involved in a minor fender bender which leaves an unattended SUV one headlight short. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: implied rape, torture, jeep, female killer, villainess, car chase, psychopath, stalking, gory, violence spree, violence, victim ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, violence, stalking, vengeance, murder, psychopath, danger, dangerous animal, gory, wilderness, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.6
 258
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: small town, murder, werewolf, crime, gory, crimes, hitchhiker, journalist, deadly, dangerous animal, mystery, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Devil Times Five (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five extremely disturbed, sociopathic children escape from their psychiatric transport and are taken in unwittingly by a group of adult villagers on winter vacation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, escaped mental patient, evil child, winter, children, killer child, nun, death, escape, isolation, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 7K
The Dentist (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Feinstone has everything, a beautiful wife and a successful career in dentistry; but when he discovers his wife's affair, he realizes that behind every clean, white surface lies the stench of decay.
Style: rough, serious, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, dentist, mentally unstable, voyeur, serial killer, victim, death, violence, slasher, torture, voyeurism, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Moon of the Wolf (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: small town, werewolf, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, social relations, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly creature, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Hoboken Hollow (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As Trevor drifts through Texas on collision course with a nightmare he is still haunted by the evils of the war he recently returned from and a promise he failed to keep. When a stranger offers a ride, Trevor finds himself battling the brutal ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: haunted by the past, gory, kidnapping, farm, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, torture, hell, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: church, psychopath, orphan, gory, serial killer, slasher, vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 5K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, investigation, vengeance, supernatural ability, suburbs, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 459
Living Hell (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Family is the source of all evil, in this aspiring horror film which traces its descent from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre gore and the atmospheric Hammer films. Chiyo, an old woman and her granddaughter, Yuki, are the sole survivors of a horrendous ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: wheelchair, gore, murder, domestic disturbance, gory, violence spree, family in danger, isolation, crimes, danger, deadly, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: banned film, suspense, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, rape, revenge, serial killer, blood, slasher, gang, gang rape, hanging, cruelty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, germany, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.9
 11K
The Funhouse (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, carnival, mask, violence, axe, crimes, halloween, danger, deadly, youth, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
August Underground's Mordum (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two deranged friends bring along another guy to go on a random murder rampage. They kidnapped lesbian lovers, couples and they torture them in any way that the viewer can imagine. Your worst fears will come true in this shocking account of a killing ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, strong sexual content, gory, violence spree, kidnapping, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, violence, crimes, necrophilia, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 600
Offerings (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ten years after he was pushed down a well, a young man kills off the neighborhood bullies who tormented him and leaves their body parts as presents for the one girl who was kind to him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: slasher, revenge, pizza, vengeance, gory, mental institution, crimes, deadly, rivalry, mute or deaf, prodigy, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 65K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, murder, mask, sheriff, small town, gory, stalking, obsession, knife murder, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.2
 756
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, gory, small town, vengeance, violence spree, who done it, danger, deadly, youth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 3K
Carver (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on true events
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: torture, death, murder, brutality, slasher, crimes, gory, wilderness, deadly, stalking, friendship, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Chamber of Horrors (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A one-handed madman (he lost the hand while escaping a hanging) uses various detachable devices as murder weapons to gain revenge on those he believes have wronged him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, gory, criminal heroes, serial killer, slasher, lovers on the run, palaces castles and temples, track down, vengeance, woman in danger, car chase, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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