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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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Cape Fear
Drama, Horror, Thriller
USA
106 min.
 7.8
Carrie
Horror
USA
98 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to Axe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, gory, crimes, murder, slasher and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Axe: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), Don't Go in the House (1979), The Boogey Man (1980), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), Don't Go in the Woods (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
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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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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: disco, serial killer, slasher, murder, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, stalking, mind game, obsession, burn victim, psychotic, maniac ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, new jersey
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System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
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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:   70%
    User:   68%
 
I Spit on Your Grave
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: disturbing, suspense, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, revenge, gory, sexual abuse, serial killer, vengeance, slasher, murder, blood, kidnapping, brutality, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany, connecticut, new york
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    User:   61%
 
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:   68%
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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: serious, rough, disturbing, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, deadly creature, gory, serial killer, rabies, hippie, slasher, zombie, survival, vengeance, violence spree, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s
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System:   67%
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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: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, gory, mentally unstable, dentist, serial killer, mind game, vengeance, obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, slasher, victim ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   69%
 
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Halloween II
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, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, gory, murder, vengeance, hospital, blood, violence, brutality, chase, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
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System:   62%
    User:   73%
 
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, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, gory, ghost, bus, mentally unstable, mental institution, slasher, domestic disturbance, isolation, family in danger, evil child ...
Time: 70s
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System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: gory, stalking, violence spree, in the woods, woman in danger, car chase, psychopath, danger, implied rape, villainess, jeep, torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   46%
 
The Devil's Rejects
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, macabre, road movie, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gory, violence, brutality, slasher, torture, murder, vengeance, road trip, insanity, gore, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: texas, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
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, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, gory, strong sexual content, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, violence spree, danger, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
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, serious, rough, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
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Sleepaway Camp
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, gory, violence, mental illness, halloween, insanity, summer camp, death, brutality ...
Time: 80s
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System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
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: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, gory, crime, danger, deadly, buddies, serial killer, rescue, cave, murder, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
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System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, 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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System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
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: serious, rough, 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 ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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The Funhouse
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, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, violence, brutality, blood, splatter, death, crimes, monster, danger, stylish ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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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, serious, rough, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
The Last House on the Left
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, scary, bleak, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, rape, murder, kidnapping, revenge, brutality, violence, gore, sexual abuse, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, new york
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Silent Night, Bloody Night
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: gory, ghost, serial killer, slasher, factory, small town, domestic disturbance, mental institution, family in danger, psychopath, who done it, burned alive ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: gory, ghost, slasher, serial killer, urban, zombie, afterlife, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful Mandy Lane isn't a party girl but, when classmate Chloe invites the Texas high school student to a bash in the countryside, she reluctantly accepts. After hitching a ride with a vaguely scary older man, the teens arrive at their ...
Style: sexy, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, gory, slasher, virginity, youth, serial killer, blood, drugs/alcohol, splatter, friendship, drinking, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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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, suspenseful, realistic, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, slasher, ghost, vengeance, gory, single father, serial killer, brutality, alternate reality, family, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
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Carrie
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, revenge, gory, vengeance, school, teacher, supernatural, coming of age, blood, bullying, adolescence, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, near future, year 1979, future
Place: usa
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
Last Stop on the Night Train
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: train, murder, vengeance, crime, gory, sexual abuse, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, nymphomaniac, sexual harassment, terror ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, italy, europe
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System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
Fight for Your Life
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: urban ghetto, fugitives, crime, gory, hostages, violence spree, sexual abuse, family in danger, danger, confined, confrontation, violence ...
Time: 70s
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 

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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: serious, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: babies and infants, gory, serial killer, slasher, in the woods, stalking, farm, survival, violence spree, college, murder, college life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, texas
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System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
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Blood Creek
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man and his brother on a mission of revenge become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gory, afterlife, isolation, ship, supernatural, confined, danger, occult, rifle, revenge, zombie ...
Time: 30s, 2000s, 1930s
Place: west virginia, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
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