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The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
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The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever seen.
Style: macabre, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, sadistic, intense, stylized, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, serial killer, maniac, murder, psychopath, sadism, investigation, pedophilia, torture, torment, suffering, criminal psychologist, sadist, riddles and clues, mysterious man, missing person, violence, masked man, slave, brainwashing, stockholm syndrome, fbi, crimes, obsession, love and romance ...
Time: year 2001
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, serious and scary films with plots about violence, murder, sadism, blood, death, psychopath and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Poughkeepsie Tapes: Megan Is Missing (2011), The Den (2013), A Serbian Film (2010), The Bunny Game (2011), Untraceable (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Megan Is Missing (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: found footage, internet, teenage girl, missing person, deathtrap, rape, perversity, best friends, torture, murder, bullying, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: usa
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89%
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The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, hacking, cyberspace, strong violent content, woman in danger, found footage, privacy invasion, fear, brutality, witnessing a crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, rough, macabre, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, pedophilia, insanity, sadism, violence, necrophilia, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, incest, murder, perversion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Bunny Game (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A prostitute looking for her next meal hitches a ride with a trucker that leaves her praying for her next breath.
Style: sadistic, rough, suspense, macabre, banned film ...
Plot: sadism, sexual cruelty, violence, perversity, prostitute, sexual torture, sadist, torture, misogyny, mercilessness, torturer, captivity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, kidnapping, investigation, internet, torture, special agents, suicide, sadism, police investigation, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, sinister, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, brutality, violence, cult, torment, torture chamber, kidnapping, porn, afterlife, death, suffering ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, sinister, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, fear, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 1986, year 2011 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thesis (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, videotaping, serial killer, research, sadism, theft, mystery, investigation, dark and stormy night, mind game, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Terrifier (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way.
Style: slasher, macabre, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: maniac, killer clown, evil clown, halloween, clown, murder, massacre, psychopath, masked killer, stranded, kidnapping, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, crazy, psycho, psycho killer, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, child in peril, hospital, forest, massacre, sadism, killing spree, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, 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, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, abduction, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, life is a bitch, revenge, violence spree, sheriff, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, chainsaw, psychopath, stalking, woman in danger, investigation, sex maniac, perversity, killer, college ...
Time: 80s, year 1942, year 1982
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, perversion, stalking, investigation, college, countryside, mystery killer, woman in danger, strong sexual content, masked killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: southern italy, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Snuff 102 (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Argentinian reporter is writing an article about snuff films - which depict real torture, rape and murder of people. But seeking the films and those behind them might backfire. She herself is in danger of becoming one of the suffering.
Style: disturbing, suspense, brutal, psychological, tense ...
Plot: violence against women, sexualized violence, torture, violence, murder, brutality, rape, sexual cruelty, sadism, attempted rape, mockery, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, stalking, crimes, supernatural, college life, school, law enforcement, isolation, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
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A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, obsession, teenage life, violence, investigation, dark past, characters killed one by one, insanity, fear, inheritance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, youth, homecoming, world war two, love affair, college, masked villain, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1945, year 1980 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, psychopath, voyeurism, mind game, mystery killer, police detective, female killer, attempted murder, maniac, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, crimes, chase, amateur detective, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Toolbox Murders (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No one is safe when a killer, wielding the deadly contents of his toolbox, methodically stalks his prey.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, woman in danger, kidnapping, serial killer, teenage life, computers and web, vengeance, obsession, law enforcement, rivalry, mind game ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
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: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, cruelty, revenge, sadistic horror, sadism, murder, psychopath, justice, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: sadistic, slasher, rough, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, obsession, insanity, extreme violence, mannequin, brutality, loneliness, violence spree, homicidal maniac, mental illness, sadism, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, stalking, missing person, survival, isolation, group of friends, murder, violence, mysterious death, trap, loss of control, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, haunted by the past, pianist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, canary islands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, maniac, photographer, mind game, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 8K
The Tortured (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: sadistic, tense, twists and turns, bleak, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, homicidal maniac, torture, sadism, child killer, psychopath, child murder, confined, death of son, crimes, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, psychopath, train, prank, stalking, revenge, youth, uninvited guest, mind game, masked killer, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%