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Kill by Inches (1999)
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Kill by Inches (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anxious young tailor dominated by his father, a master of the craft, is eager to do well with his clients; but his inadequacy in measuring leaves him frustrated and humiliated. His younger sister - an expert seamstress - arrives back in town, discovers his measuring weakness and begins a cruel reign of terror over him, humiliating him endlessly in front of customers. Pushed to the edge, the young tailor heads down the nightmarish road to insanity and murder.
Style: neo noir, psychological, tense, atmospheric, clever, bleak, serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, murder, siblings relations, eccentric family, unlikely criminals, insanity, tailor, paranoia, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, child murder, sibling rivalry, sororicide, deadly, dead woman in bath tub, crime
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Kill by Inches

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, vengeance, rivalry and family relations mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Kill by Inches: The Stepdaughter (2000), Buried Alive II (1997), Death Factory (2014), Scissors (1991), Cupid (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Stepdaughter (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a childhood spent going from one abusive foster home to the next, Susan seeks revenge on the mother who abandoned her. Susan's search leads her to a ranch where her long-lost sister begins to suspect the beautiful drifter isn't who ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: psychopath, family relations, female killer, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, rivalry, crimes, parents and children, farm, adoption, impostor, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Buried Alive II (1997)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman inherits a fortune, causing her husband and his lover to plot her demise by poisoning her. The only trouble is it only places her in a deep coma that resembles death. When an accident occurs in the embalmer's office he doesn't ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: couples, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, vengeance, love triangle, infidelity, murder, adultery, niece ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, survival, reincarnation, violence, occult, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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59%
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Scissors (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries to help her over the attack, but when she is invited to a ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological ...
Plot: twins, woman in danger, crimes, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, losing-it hero, mental illness, female protagonist, psychoanalysis, attempted rape, doll ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cupid (1997)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brother and sister with a past incestuous relationship have a current murderous relationship. He murders the women who reject him and she murders the women who get too close to him.
Style: tense, mind bending, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, murder, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, mentally unstable, love and romance, crimes, couples, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sweet Angel Mine (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul, a young man from London, arrives in the small Nova Scotia town of Milestone, where his long lost father was last seen years earlier. Paul is eager to find out what brought his father to this remote community. He meets Rauchine, a young, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, psychopath, sexual content, murder, wilderness, dangerous attraction, isolation, fall in love, vengeance, love triangle, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Phobia (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1885, a female doctor helping a group of people with their phobias becomes embroiled in a murder mystery surrounding a patient that may or may not be a vampire.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: phobia, patient, who done it, crimes, murder mystery, character study, vampire, hypnosis, doctors and patients, disaster, female doctor, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Suture (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brothers Vincent (rich) and Clay (poor) meet up for the first time after their father's funeral and remark on how similar they look. But unknown to Clay, who thinks his life is taking a turn for the better, Vince is actually plotting to kill ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, psychological, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, twins, amnesia, evil twin, disorder, family relations, parents and children, memory loss, siblings relations, murder, mistaken identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Psycho (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Criminal on the run, Marion Crane takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates - a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his "mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, split personality, murder, motel, psycho, stolen money, crimes, parents and children, eccentric family, isolation, transvestism, secret ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 447
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, mystery, hitman, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
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Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 770
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: tense, scary, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, stalking, serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, who done it, false accusation, mind game, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, vengeance, obsession, crimes, family life, manipulation, architect, woman in danger, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Gemini (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A successful doctor, Yukio's picture perfect life is gradually wrecked, and taken over by his avenging twin brother, who bumps off his family members one by one and reclaims his lover who is now Yukio's wife.
Style: mind bending, surreal, scary, tense, serious ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 364
Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: insomnia, law enforcement, crimes, murder, alter ego, split personality, rivalry, violence, neighbor, businessman, uncontrollable, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Piggy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, vigilante, violence, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, graphic violence, witchcraft, folk, creature, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 1K
Sleepwalker (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ulrik Hansson is 45 years old and lives a secure life in a Swedish residential district together with his wife Monika and their two children. He's got a well-paid job as an architect and builds a new detached house which the family will move ...
Style: mind bending, rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, murder, on the run, mystery, crimes, family problems, disappearance, family relations, sleepwalking, deadly, blood
Time: 90s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, serial killer, psychopath, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation, being pressured for their knowledge of the artist's whereabouts. They all deny involvement, and soon they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: secret identity, police detective, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, missing person, friendship, vengeance, murder, rivalry, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural ability, parents and children, adoption, obsession, adopted son, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, solar eclipse, birthday, elementary school, family life, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, violence spree, psychopath, mentally unstable, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1970, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2K
The Hollow (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, gothic horror, tense ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Christophe Blanc delivers a fast-past thriller set to a background of Finland's stunning landscape. High-end car dealership owner Maxime is pursued by Finnish gangsters over unsatisfactory cars his dead partner sold them.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, gangsters, vengeance, loss of partner, family relations, crimes, murder, disorder, family in danger, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
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The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, best friends, murder, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, ambition, gambling, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Black Rainbow (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a message to Mary Kuron from her husband, Tom. But Tom ...
Style: serious, disturbing, mind bending, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, father daughter relationship, mystery, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, journalism, woman in danger, female protagonist, afterlife, sex addict, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 366
The Pass (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman with a compulsive gambling problem which has led to his wife leaving him, travels to Reno, Nevada for some gambling therapy which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, neo noir, suspenseful
Plot: murder, gambling, hitchhiking, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, down on your luck, police corruption, addiction, serial killer, redneck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, afterlife, crimes, isolation, witness, haunted by the past, ghost, very little dialogue, excavation, elderly man, strangulation, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, nanny, family problems, psychopath, couples, family relations, vengeance, family in danger, babies and infants, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Voices from Beyond (1994)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giorgia Mainardi, a brutal and egoistic person, died. Noone is really interested in his death, but during his autopsy they find out he was murdered. As a voice from dead, he and his daugther try to find the murder of him... but they have to hurry, ...
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, zombie, murder, parents and children, vengeance, couple relations, uncover truth, ghost, mystery, investigation, crimes, inheritance ...
Time: 90s
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35%