Movies like Madhouse 1974

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Madhouse (1974)
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Madhouse (1974)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: murder, movie star, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, mystery, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, mind game, deadly, rivalry, showbiz, maniac, mental institution, murderer, party, new year, spider, car, writers, fishing, crazy, actor, betrayal, wine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard

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Most similar movies to Madhouse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychotronic films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, serial killer, mystery, danger and psychopath mostly in Mystery, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Madhouse: Scream and Scream Again (1970), House of the Long Shadows (1983), Nothing But the Night (1973), Psycho II (1983), The Mirror Crack'd (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: mad scientist, chase, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, hospital, mystery, investigation, scientific experiment, serial killer, murder, pursuit ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
House of the Long Shadows (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers that the manor, thought empty, actually has ...
Style: slasher, realistic, semi serious, humorous, british horror ...
Plot: murder, reunion, writers, house, black cat, investigation, mystery, danger, crimes, supernatural, deadly, family gatherings ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Nothing But the Night (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. ...
Style: gothic, mind bending, scary, experimental, serious ...
Plot: murder, bus, orphan, island, campfire, orphanage, manipulations, ghost, crimes, rivalry, golden years, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 26K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: slasher, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), attic, starting over, motel, voyeur, revenge, mental illness, gory, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, investigation, murder, amateur detective, serial killer, movie star, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, haunted by the past, actor's life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s, 1930s
Place: england, scotland, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, theater, investigation, serial killer, psychopath, decapitation, whodunit, prostitute, buried alive, hypnosis, police investigator, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 5K
The Lodger (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Los Angeles with two converging plot lines – The first involves an uneasy relationship between a psychologically unstable landlady and her enigmatic lodger – The second is about a troubled detective engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, serial killer, murder, mind game, mysterious character, mental patient, mystery, psychopath, haunted by the past, insanity, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: kidnapping, murder, investigation, private detective, deadly, law enforcement, golden years, danger, who done it, rivalry, aging, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mental institution, psychopath, maniac, serial killer, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural, down on your luck, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins slaughtering blonde, blue-eyed women - and leaving their eyeballs ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, danger, rapist, ex convict, psycho killer, sadism, hypnosis, rivalry, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.
Style: slasher, serious, gothic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, twins, psychopath, rivalry, stalking, zombie, serial killer, mentally unstable, crime, intrigue, mad scientist ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Horror on Snape Island (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they are surprised by a series of mysterious murders...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, island, murder, fog, who done it, curses spells and rituals, terrorism, isolation, showbiz, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Night Strangler (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After being run out of Las Vegas, Kolchak heads for Seattle and another reporting job with the local paper. It's not long before he is on the trail of another string of bizarre murders. It seems that every 21 years, for the past century, a ...
Style: serious, slasher, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, journalism, deadly, vampire, rivalry, stalking, amateur detective, crime, woman in danger, who done it, mind game ...
Time: 70s
Place: seattle, usa, las vegas, seattle washington, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 14K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: slasher, twists and turns, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, serial killer, split personality, voyeurism, hotel, woman in danger, corpse, gore, nun, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 111K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, psycho film, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, investigation, serial killer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, mental institution, mind game, psychiatrist, false accusation, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 130K
Scream 3 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, hollywood, murder, serial murder, filmmaking, isolation, wannabe, mask, psychopath, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 36K
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: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, haunted by the past, mysterious character, crimes, intrigue, manic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, afterlife, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, danger, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, nanny, obsession, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, survival, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Beast Must Die (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wealthy big game hunter Tom Newcliffe has tracked and killed practically every type of animal in the world. But one creature still evades him, the biggest game of all - a werewolf.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, british horror, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, murder, wolfman, monster, obsession, chase, guest, mansion, supernatural, mind game, who done it, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, oedipus complex, split personality, radio show, radio dj, voyeurism, motel, cross dressing, mental illness, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 80s, 40s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, chase, good versus evil, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, race against time, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: slasher, rough, disturbing, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, psychopath, mystery, haunted by the past, filmmaking, danger, deadly, violence, gore ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Barber (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the small town of Revelstoke, Alaska, local barber Dexter is surprised to learn that the body of Lucy Waters has been discovered. Having killed this woman, days ago, he hoped her body wouldn't be found until spring. Through the eyes of a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, mind game, serial killer, small town, investigation, mystery, danger, deadly, isolation, murder, social relations, darkness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, investigation, mind game, gory, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Devil's Muse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, gothic, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, hollywood, investigation, mystery, showbiz, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, slasher ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, haunted by the past, family in danger, gory, supernatural, danger, deadly, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 12K
My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, deadly, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The House on Sorority Row (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: prank, psychopath, murder, attic, serial killer, sorority, woman in danger, student life, siblings relations, who done it, school, family in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, mystery killer, creep, investigation, mystery, mind game, crime, rivalry, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%