Movies like Axe

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Axe (1974)
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Axe
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, disturbing, rough, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: gory, domestic disturbance, vengeance, farm, vigilantism, small town, violence spree, crime, sexual abuse, murder, family in danger, revenge, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, isolation, small town life, psychopath, disability, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about danger, deadly, crimes, murder, gory, slasher and serial killer mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like Axe: Don't Go in the House (1979), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), I Drink Your Blood (1970), Five Across the Eyes (2006), Snuff (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Don't Go in the House
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: disco, serial killer, slasher, murder, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, stalking, mind game, obsession, maniac, psychotic, burn victim ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, new jersey
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gore, gory, murder, violence, blood, torture, cannibalism, family, brutality, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, campus
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I Drink Your Blood
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: rough, serious, disturbing, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, deadly creature, gory, serial killer, lsd, rabies, hippie, slasher, zombie, survival, vengeance, sadism ...
Time: 60s
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System:   81%
    User:   68%
 
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Five Across the Eyes
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, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: stalking, gory, violence spree, woman in danger, in the woods, car chase, psychopath, danger, torture, female killer, implied rape, jeep ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
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Snuff
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: serious, disturbing, offbeat, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mind game, gory, violence spree, cult, urban, obsession, sex, violence, evil, biker, sexual abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
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Chamber of Horrors
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: criminal heroes, gory, serial killer, slasher, lovers on the run, palaces castles and temples, track down, murder, vengeance, woman in danger, car chase, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore, mexico, latin america, usa
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Devil Times Five
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, gory, bus, ghost, mental institution, mentally unstable, slasher, domestic disturbance, isolation, family in danger, escaped mental patient ...
Time: 70s
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Igor and the Lunatics
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, realistic, scary
Plot: gory, criminal's revenge, vengeance, small town, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, serial killer, slasher, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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    User:   65%
 
Don't Go in the Woods
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: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, dangerous animal, gory, serial killer, wilderness, witnessing a crime, stalking, on the run, vengeance, violence, survival, murder ...
Time: 80s
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System:   70%
    User:   66%
 
The Severed Arm
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: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, buddies, serial killer, rescue, murder, cave, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
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System:   68%
    User:   61%
 
The Boogey Man
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: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gory, supernatural, murder, revenge, death, blood, ghost, splatter, halloween, psychiatrist, family in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
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System:   68%
    User:   65%
 
Two Thousand Maniacs!
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: scary, macabre, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, small town, gore, slasher, vengeance, zombie, murder, blood, violence, revenge, splatter, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
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System:   63%
    User:   51%
 
Cannibal Campout
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four teenagers on an outing in the woods are attacked by a trio of mutant cannibals.
Style: rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: babies and infants, gory, serial killer, slasher, in the woods, stalking, farm, survival, violence spree, college, murder, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, texas
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System:   62%
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Seed
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After surviving the electric chair, convicted serial killer Max Seed is buried alive. He digs himself out of the grave and goes on a killing spree. Taking revenge on the men who put him there and random unfortunates alike.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gory, electric chair, master criminal, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, zombie, revenge, death row, mind game, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
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System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
Murder-Set-Pieces
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, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, strong sexual content, gory, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, violence spree, danger, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
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The Dentist
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, mentally unstable, gory, dentist, serial killer, mind game, vengeance, obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, death, torture ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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Living Hell
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, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: gory, domestic disturbance, violence spree, family in danger, isolation, crimes, danger, wheelchair, gore, deadly, mute or deaf, murder ...
Time: 90s
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System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, gory, slasher, serial killer, urban, zombie, afterlife, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
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Offspring
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, isolation, murder, crimes, small town, danger, deadly, survival, gore, captivity, confined, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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House of Whipcord
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of the English countryside a former judge and a group of former prison warders, including his lover, run their own prison for young women who have not been held properly to account for their crimes. Here they mete out their ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, confined, crimes, deadly, women's prison, life is a bitch, golden years, torture, violence, prison, sadism, misogynist ...
Time: 70s
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System:   53%
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The Orphan Killer
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: gory, orphan, serial killer, church, slasher, psychopath, vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
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Salem's Lot
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, splatter, adaptation, mysterious character, mentor, blood, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
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System:   52%
    User:   50%
 
Moon of the Wolf
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, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: small town, crimes, deadly, crime, mystery, social relations, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly creature, murder, werewolf, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
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Offerings
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: slasher, vengeance, mental institution, gory, crimes, deadly, rivalry, mute or deaf, revenge, pizza, prodigy, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
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System:   51%
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Knock Knock
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, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, serial killer, small town, slasher, vengeance, murder, violence spree, who done it, danger, deadly, youth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   50%
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Blood Feast
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, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, zombie, murder, vengeance, investigation, gore, cannibalism, blood, brutality, violence ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
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System:   48%
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Amityville: It's About Time
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, slasher, ghost, vengeance, gory, single father, serial killer, brutality, alternate reality, family, estate ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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System:   48%
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Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, master criminal, slasher, deadly, rivalry, survival, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, obsession, haunted by the past, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   48%
    User:   47%
 

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Amityville II: The Possession
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, dysfunctional family, supernatural, murder, incest, vengeance, blood, gory, ghost, demons, losing-it hero, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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Blood Ranch
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four college students and an Iraq War vet, lost on a desert highway, encounter a terrified young woman with a black van on her trail. They survive the ensuing chase but their car doesn't, forcing them to seek help at a nearby ranch. Only when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Plot: deadly creature, gory, serial killer, desert, slasher, mind game, survival, isolation, murder, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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System:   45%
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