Movies like The Killing Kind

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The Killing Kind (1973)
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The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides in and who keeps bringing him glasses of chocolate milk. One of her boarders, Lori, becomes attracted to him. However, while he was serving his prison sentence, Terry developed an interest in rough, violent sex, and gory death. Now, one by one, some of the town's women pop up dead.
Style: scary, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, cult film, clothed female naked male
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, crimes, serial killer, vengeance, strong sexual content, hotel, sexual abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch, violence spree, danger, family problems, strong violent content, gory, deadly, woman in danger, teenager, maniac, rape, fight, strong female character, cat, loneliness, lawyer ...
Time: 70s, contemporary

Most similar movies to The Killing Kind

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, psychopath, violence, blood and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Killing Kind: The Attic (1980), Bad Ronald (1974), Bundy: An American Icon (2009), Natural Enemy (1996), Don't Answer the Phone! (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 601
The Attic (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at altar. She fantasizes his death and finds joy only with her pet monkey. When the monkey disappears, a shocking past is revealed.
Style: disturbing, realistic, mind bending, psychological, serious ...
Plot: attic, murder, parents and children, family relations, vengeance, psychopath, adult virgin, pets, disability, couples, family life, human nature ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 2K
Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, psychopath, teenager, secret, mental illness, hidden room, voyeurism, death of mother, mysterious character, social misfits, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, deadly, psychopath, crimes, woman in danger, slasher, gory, violence spree, crime, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror film based on a real-life mass murder that took place in 1966. Richard Franklin Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
Style: disturbing, tense, rough, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, sexual abuse, violence spree, slasher, hostages, crimes, confined, crime, journalism, maniac, brutality ...
Time: 60s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, chicago illinois, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 537
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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, dishonesty, parents and children, danger, deadly, crime, crimes, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, photographer, mind game, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fade to Black (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eric Binford watches a lot of movies. He is the truest definition of a film geek. One day, his sanity takes a turn for the worse and he begins acting out his favorite scenes from the movies. In doing so, he manages to involve his enemies and the ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, murder, mentally unstable, slasher, fan culture, deadly, stalking, danger, watching a movie, loner ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: disturbing, serious, rough, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, ocean or sea, dark secret, female psychopath, curse, denial ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 297
Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, rape, danger, vengeance, life is a bitch, woman in danger, sexual abuse, violence spree, deadly, crimes, death, visceral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Act of Vengeance (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of women who have all been attacked by the same hockey mask wearing rapist, get no help from the police. So they ban together to form a vigilante group called "The Rape Squad", and set about going after the local scum.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Plot: revenge, rape, sex, violence, pimp, mask, murder, strong sexual content, psychopath, vengeance, hockey, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: realistic, sadistic, disturbing, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, incest, merciless, maniac, strangulation, rape, insanity, manic, killing spree, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, midwest, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, deadly, who done it, danger, stalking, mentally unstable, law enforcement, physical appearance, police detective, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, serial rapist, psychopath, prostitute, violence, murder, police investigation, strangulation, rape, crimes, sexual abuse, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 7K
Closure (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is instant chemistry between Alice (Gillian Anderson), a businesswoman, and Adam (Danny Dyer), a younger working-class man who installs a security system in her London apartment. She takes him to a party in the country, and they end up making ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: gang rape, rape and revenge, rape, murder, gang, vengeance, psychopath, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, haunted by the past, rape victim ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator.
Style: rough, serious, offbeat, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: racism, rivalry, injustice, psychopath, backwoods, rape, car, redneck, vengeance, woman in danger, contests and competitions, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 3K
The Baby (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: brother sister incest, mental illness, psychopath, mind game, social worker, baby, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, babies and infants, deadly, family problems, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 9K
Dahmer (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, scary, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape, psychopath, gay, necrophilia, gay club, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 13K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, psychological, scary, controversial ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, serial killer, gory, gore, violence, prostitute, stalking, psychopath, mannequin, sadism, park, rage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 2K
Acolytes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three teens blackmail a serial killer into helping them get rid of a violent bully.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, friendship, teenager, handcuffs, asthma inhaler, vengeance, crimes, crime, youth, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, violence spree, psychopath, murder, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, danger, mind game, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.1
 3K
Scar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joan Burrows returns to her hometown for her niece's graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago -- after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, homecoming, serial killer, violence spree, haunted by the past, gory, psychopath, woman in danger, who done it, deadly, crimes, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.2
 1K
Scrapbook (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman named Clara is captured by a serial killer named Leonard who records his “life story” by keeping a scrapbook of his many victims. In addition to adhering Polaroids, scraps of clothing, and other small trophies to the pages, Leonard ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, deadly, danger, isolation, violence spree, captivity, sadism, humiliation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 721
The Corpse (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and daughter hatch a scheme to murder their family's domineering and sadistic patriarch.
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, deadly, supernatural, boarding school, infidelity, vengeance, ghost, crimes, crime, afterlife, couple relations, boarding school life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 15K
Mother's Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mind game, hostage, psychopath, sadistic horror, siblings relations, violence spree, mentally unstable, danger, crimes, deadly, confined, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 7K
Bundy (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Docu-drama based on the life of Ted Bundy, a serial killer who killed at least 19 young women during the 1970's (though some sources say as many as 30 to 35 were murdered). Set from his college student years, to his first victims, his capture, ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, electric chair, murder, deadly, crimes, crime, human nature, misogyny, sexual predator, necrophilia, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, seattle, florida, united states, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 990
Sick Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Izzy is raising her younger brother, Kevin, by herself. Their parents are deceased and her older brother, Rusty, is away in the Marines. When Izzy learns that her little brother is being bullied at school, she does what any unstable, psychopathic, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, revenge, vengeance, psychopath, crimes, mentally unstable, gory, youth, family relations, kidnapping, haunted by the past, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 139K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, police investigation, businessman, secret, crimes, police detective, murder, double life, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, christmas horror, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, slasher, christmas, danger, santa claus, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1971, year 1974, year 1984
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 87K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, rough, psychological, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, home invasion, serial killer, danger, murder, hostage, family in danger, hostages, family, mind game, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
H6: Diary of a Serial Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: H6 tells the story of Antonio Frau, a serial killer set free after serving 25 years in jail for the violent murder of his girlfriend. After inheriting and old motel from a relative he never knew, he sees this as a signal and takes to his holy task ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: sexual abuse, serial killer, psychopath, law enforcement, mentally unstable, crimes, murder, couple relations, sadism, human monster, evil man, rapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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