Movies like The Cremator

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The Cremator (1969)
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The Cremator (1969)
Original name: Spalovač mrtvol
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s. He likes reading the Tibetan book of the dead, and espouses the view that cremation relieves earthly suffering.
Style: dark humor, scary, psychological, serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, gothic, christmas horror, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, world war two, religions or cults, life is a bitch, danger, family in danger, urban, war crime, wartime life, losing-it hero, atrocity, deadly, crematorium, christmas, teenager, boxing, serial killer, cat, party, tiger, twins, jewish, german, death, female nudity ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1938
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czechoslovakia

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Most similar movies to The Cremator

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, danger, serial killer, blood and death mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Cremator: Antibodies (2005), Jack the Ripper (1976), Craig (2008), The Broken (2008), Natural Enemy (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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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: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, lust, murder, danger, crimes, small town, police officer, family life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, police investigation, woman in danger, who done it, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.5
 265
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, vengeance, mental illness, crimes, danger, deadly, gory, split personality, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.4
 10K
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: suspenseful, surreal, mind bending, scary, tense ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, fear, dream, haunted by the past, danger, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, embassy, party, girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.1
 557
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, parents and children, danger, crime, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 33K
May (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Audience: student film
Plot: mental illness, obsession, serial killer, loneliness, murder, cannibalism, destructive relationship, psychopath, blind character, insanity, female stalker, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 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, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, slasher, serial killer, comics, hallucination, severed arm, brutality, midlife crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 1K
Uninvited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Impaired by amnesia, Jeong-won (Shin-yang Park) can't remember his youth -- until he meets Yeon (Ji-hyun Jun), a psychic who may be able to uncover his past. After witnessing the horrific deaths of children, both share dreamlike visions of ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, mentally unstable, deadly, society, murder, missing child, family in danger, dealing with death, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.7
 6K
Shrew's Nest (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: agoraphobia, murder, secret, danger, mentally unstable, obsession, isolation, family relations, hidden, female psychopath, sister sister relationship, religion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 6K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, twins, good versus evil, mystery, siblings relations, countryside, psychopath, family relations, rivalry, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, holland, connecticut, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Endless Night (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shiftless dreamer, Michael Rogers (Hywel Bennett) fantasizes about a lifestyle above his means and marries a wealthy, young girl, Ellie Thomsen (Hayley Mills) who just came of age. They hire a famous architect to build their dream home amidst a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, domestic disturbance, danger, deadly, haunted house, estate, couples, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
Place: milan italy, london, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 1K
Girly (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy, fatherless British clan kidnaps bums and hippies and forces them to participate in an elaborate role-playing game in which they are the perfect family; those who refuse or attempt escape are ritualistically murdered.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, cult film ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, nanny, crime, crimes, mischievous children, deadly, danger, rivalry, mentally unstable, family life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 19K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: cult film, atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, serial killer, murder, insanity, clown, violence, blood, mental institution, slasher, dwarf, shrine, elephant ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 5K
Otis (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being captured and tortured by the psychopath Otis, teen cheerleader Riley Lawson escapes and informs her parents, who quickly sidestep sluggish FBI agents and take matters into their own hands. But the Lawsons' revenge plan hits a snag ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: prom, kidnapping, serial killer, crimes, danger, missing person, vengeance, teenage life, suburbs, hostage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, husband wife relationship, family relations, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Cottage (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a remote part of the countryside, a bungled kidnapping turns into a living nightmare for four central characters when they cross paths with a psychopathic farmer and all hell breaks loose.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, humorous, scary, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: countryside, ransom, murder, gangsters, danger, hostage, chase, cottage, nothing goes right, hostages, perfect crime, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: twists and turns, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, serial killer, danger, crimes, mystery, partners, neighbor, friendship, insanity, painting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Eight Immortals Restaurant: The Untold Story (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978 in Hong Kong, a grisly murder takes place. Eight years later, on a Macao beach, kids discover the severed hands of a fresh victim. A squadron of coarse, happy-go-lucky cops investigate, and suspicion falls on Wong Chi Hang, the new owner of ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, dark humor ...
Plot: cooking and food, serial killer, murder, restaurant, psychopath, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, investigation, deadly, goofy hero, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Place in the Sun (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Swedish family found murdered in her home on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared. At first the police believe that there is a burglary gone wrong, but the more crime examined, the more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, danger, journalism, media, journalist, hockey, strong female presence, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, morocco, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Horror Vault Vol.1 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nine short tales of horror filmed by various directors are presented together in one chilling volume, featuring enough killers, psychopaths and supernatural demons to satisfy the most demanding fans of human perversity and madness. Featured titles ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, split personality, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), fear, graphic violence, dungeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnotist, witnessing a crime, hypnosis, murder, psychologist, moral dilemma, crimes, crime, law enforcement, danger, cop witness relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 4K
Found (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty's life. The kids at school won't stop picking on him, his parents just ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, family relations, violence, murder, decapitation, bullying, gas mask, psychopath, crimes, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 870
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, haunted by the past, best friends, losing-it hero, deadly, danger, crimes, violence, friends, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.4
 1K
Hipnos (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Sánchez Blanch owns and operates a psychiatric hospital where he specializes in hypnotizing his severely emotionally disturbed patients.
Style: psychological, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: doctor, mysterious character, supernatural, losing-it hero, isolation, mental illness, hospital, hypnosis, mind game, mental institution, ghost, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, suspenseful, bloody, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cleaning lady, dangerous attraction, blood, obsession, crime, crimes, investigation, deadly, psychopath, decapitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 91K
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, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: torture, psychopath, serial killer, hostage, home invasion, danger, murder, brutality, torment, bad guy wins, psychological torture, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bless the Child (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, satanism, murder, demon, autism, apocalypse, custody, religions or cults, danger, save the world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, year 1999
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape and murder, who done it, deadly, psychopath, strong violent content, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, law enforcement, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ten Little Indians (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A disturbing psychological thriller based on the classic novel by Agatha Christie. Ten strangers are forced to come face to face with their dark pasts after receiving an anonymous invitation to an isolated island off the coast of England.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, scary, tense ...
Plot: island, murder, danger, crimes, crime, estate, confined, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, adult virgin, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 5K
The Monitor (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping an abusive husband, Anna and her 8 year old son move to a secret location in a giant apartment building. Terrified that her ex-husband will find them she buys a baby monitor to keep in her son's room at all times. But strange ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: delusion, haunted by the past, mother son relationship, family relations, social worker, single parent, danger, deadly, murder, overprotective mother, child in peril, social services ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%