Movies like Angel Dust

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Angel Dust (1994)
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Angel Dust (1994)
Original name: エンジェル・ダスト
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Setsuko Suma is called in to help the police solve an ongoing case of female-centric serial murder in the local subway system. Her investigation leads to her former mentor and lover, who becomes the prime suspect in the case.
Style: psychological, scary, tense, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, manipulation, urban legend, rivalry, crimes, investigation, psychopath, religions or cults, mystery, mentally unstable, amateur detective, who done it, curses spells and rituals, mind game, unlikely criminals, curse, sex, dog, demon, fight, bank robbery, heist, mountain, split personality ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Angel Dust

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, serial killer, danger, psychopath and investigation mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Angel Dust: Black Kiss (2004), Parasite Eve (1997), Craig (2008), Nightwatch (1997), The Ugly (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Kiss (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Asuka is an aspiring model who moves to Tokyo to pursue her career. She moves into a small apartment with a friend of a friend, Kasumi. A bizarre murder occurs in the hotel across the street. The body was mutilated and repositioned into a lurid work ...
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, police detective, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, mystery, who done it, stalking, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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95%
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Parasite Eve (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Toshiaki Nagashima is a biologist who is doing major research on mitochondria. When his beautiful young wife is tragically involved in a car accident which leaves her brain dead, in desperation he steals her liver from her body in order to recieve ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, police investigation, criminal's revenge, supernatural, mutant, track down, murder, biologist, zombie, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
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83%
 3.5
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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, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, mental illness, split personality, obsession, rivalry, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, dishonesty, police detective, riddles and clues, investigation, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, hospital, murder, psychoanalysis, psychologist, haunted by the past, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, doctors and patients, split personality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, killer child, mystery, mischievous children, crimes, social misfits, mentally challenged, family life, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Voices (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman tries to escape what seems to be a curse that is killing members of her family one by one.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: afterlife, manipulation, murder, curse, investigation, supernatural, survival, mystery, social misfits, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
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69%
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 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 ⇓
68%
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 5.1
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The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Detective Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A detective and a businessman search for a serial killer who removes people's organs.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, serial killer, partners, mystery, crimes, insanity, disappearance, neighbor, painting, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
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Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seasoned police detective and his partner have just uncovered a string of unusual murders that lead them to a serial killer, who believes that he is the descendant of Judas.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, investigation, murder, mystery, brutality, race against time, husband wife relationship, violence, death of son, religion, priest ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Black House (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jun-oh, an insurance claims agent, faces off with a client who he suspects of committing murders with the intention of collecting insurance premiums.
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, insurance investigator, psychopath, insurance fraud, wound, serial killer, police, crimes, investigation, cons and scams, obsession, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, rough, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, dark secret, curse, female psychopath, psychopath, mermaid ...
Time: 70s
Place: malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, vengeance, teenage life, serial killer, confined, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
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Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mental illness, murder, psychiatrist, mystery, mysterious character, group therapy, investigation, secret identity, uncover truth, paranoia, therapist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, psychology, maniac, brutality, profiler, fbi, killings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, memphis, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Flying Dutchman (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sexuality and serial murder in an American village.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, crimes, mentally unstable, psychopath, couples, murder, who done it, desert, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
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The Locker (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, urban legend, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, crimes, mystery, youth, city life, student life, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Hypnotist (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three apparently unrelated suicides occur on the same day in Tokyo. One involves a young athlete, one a groom at his wedding reception, and the third an elderly man celebrating his wife's birthday. A middle aged detective investigating one of ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, scary, tense ...
Plot: split personality, police detective, wedding, police investigation, crimes, amateur detective, athlete's life, mystery, rivalry, supernatural, law enforcement, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
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Dark Corners (2006)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A troubled young woman (Birch) wakes up one day as a different person - someone who is stalked by creatures.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, pregnancy, fear, mind game, stalking, mysterious character, mentally unstable, psychopath, haunted by the past, destiny, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Retribution (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, ghost, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character, obsession, who done it, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychiatry, mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, intern, ghost, murder, supernatural, investigation, mental illness, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5K
Killers (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Mr. Nomura is an eerily handsome, sharply dressed, sociopathic serial killer who preys on the women of Tokyo. In Jakarta, a world-weary journalist named Bayu finds himself unexpectedly falling into vigilantism after brutally killing two sadistic ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, violence, death, brutal murder, divorced man, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, murder, dangerous attraction, police investigation, police detective, woman in danger, mistaken identity, crimes, mind game, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 8K
Antibodies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, murder, lust, crimes, small town, police officer, family life, haunted by the past, lie ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
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Phobia (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital, psychiatrist, graphic violence, serial killer, stalking, misfit, mystery, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, who done it, psychopath, mind game, uncover truth, crimes, dangerous attraction, obsession, disability, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 11K
The Broken (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a successful radiologist spirals out of control when she sees the spitting image of herself driving down a London street. While attempting to uncover who the imposter could be, she stumbles into a terrifying mystery that her family and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, fear, dream, haunted by the past, investigation, woman in danger, girlfriend, embassy, introspection, attic, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Neighbour No. 13 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jûzô Murasaki is a boy miscast in his classroom, being frequently abused, tortured, beaten and humiliated by the bully Tôru Akai and his gang of juvenile punks. After years of repression, rejection and fear without facing Akai, he develops a ...
Style: psychological, surreal, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: split personality, psychopath, vengeance, life is a bitch, youth, crimes, serial killer, rivalry, mental illness, teenage life, destiny, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 9K
WΔZ (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: There is something horribly wrong with the bodies found in the dark city streets. Some are mutilated while others have the Price equation (wΔz = Cov (w,z) = βwzVz) carved into their flesh. Detective Eddie Argo and his new partner Helen Westcott ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, police, police investigation, master criminal, chase, introspection, torture, death, murder, psychological trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%