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The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
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The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
Original name: La coda dello scorpione
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Case of the Scorpion's Tail begins with the mysterious death of a millionaire and spirals into the murder of his suddenly rich wife, which draws the attention of a dogged investigator, who follows a trail of blood to the bitter end.
Style: scary, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, light, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, stalking, danger, manipulation, mind game, passion, millionaire, hotel, secret, mask, paranoia, blackmail, crimes, air disaster, riddles and clues, crime, mystery, private detective, manipulations, voyeurism, interpol, couples, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, london, europe, england, tokyo, athens greece, okinawa japan ...

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Most similar movies to The Case of the Scorpion's Tail

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, cult film and scary films with plots about murder, serial killer, danger, blood, psychopath, violence and crimes mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like The Case of the Scorpion's Tail: Blade of the Ripper (1971), Shadow (1982), The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971), Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971), The Fifth Cord (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts Bacchanalia for local hippies, and humiliates his wife Irina in ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, couples, psychopath, serial killer, violence spree, infidelity, sexual relations, gory, crimes of passion, who done it, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: vatican, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, masked killer, murder, perversion, stalking, college, countryside, investigation, mystery killer, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, murder, obsession, woman in danger, love triangle, danger, mysterious character, cult, deadly, crimes, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily, vienna, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, crimes, investigation, woman in danger, who done it, multiple suspects, mysterious character, deadly, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shadow (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, stalking, woman in danger, psychopath, axe, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, rhode island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, voyeurism, psychopath, mind game, mystery killer, attempted murder, police detective, female killer, danger, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, danger, crimes, crime, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: slasher, light, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, serial killer, woman in danger, psychopath, paralysis, knife, tarantula, spa, wasp, lust, escape, jacket ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Fifth Cord (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Luigi Bazzoni (Le Orme) directed this outstanding giallo thriller starring Franco Nero as a hard-drinking newspaperman who gets involved in a string of brutal murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, stalking, investigation, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol abuse, reporter, sexual obsession, psycho, voyeur, who done it ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, australia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a fashion model dies during an abortion, a series of murders begins, starting with her doctor. The next victims are connected to the modeling agency where she worked, Albatross, run by a hard edged and jealous bi-sexual, Gisella, married to a ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, knife murder, mystery, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence spree, riddles and clues, who done it, woman in danger, sexual relations, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: disturbing, scary, gothic, sadistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, woman in danger, haunted by the past, psychopath, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Monaco, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) start investigating, and soon find they are in way over their ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher ...
Plot: amateur detective, obsession, murder, serial killer, psychopath, sex maniac, mystery, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, venice, europe, italy, vatican ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Inspector Sylvester is assigned to investigate the violent murder of a fashion house model Isabella, by a masked assailant. As the investigation proceeds all of the house’s various sins, including corruption, abortions, blackmail and drug ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, mind bending ...
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Time: 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, slasher, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, cult, crimes, mind game, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, stalking, on the run, serial killer, danger, transvestism, psychopath, killer, secret, stalker, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and the killer before the killer strikes at her again.
Style: slasher, realistic, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, prostitute, serial killer, police, murder of a prostitute, woman in danger, law enforcement, police investigation, amateur detective, stalking, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, axe, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, violence, investigation, dark past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, manic, mysterious character, crimes, intrigue, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, lebanon, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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
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Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Killer Must Strike Again (1975)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Killer Must Kill Again (Italian: L'assassino è costretto ad uccidere ancora) is a 1975 giallo film directed by Luigi Cozzi. Allmovie called the film "too erratic for the general horror audience" but "offers just enough ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, rough, scary ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A murder mystery set on an island near Venice. A schoolgirl was murdered seven years ago, and the case was never solved; now, the murderer seems to be back.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, whodunit, who done it, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, psychopath, couples, gory, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 60s, victorian era
Place: venice, europe, italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After several coeds are murdered at a college, a professor (Fabio Testi) who is involved with a student becomes a suspect, along with several other male and female teachers.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, teenage life, love affair, deadly, investigation, mystery, youth, crimes, law enforcement, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: bleak, sexual, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, human monster, prostitute, mind game, investigation, mysterious character, violence, mystery, amateur detective, brutality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, laser, psychopath, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, investigation, private detective, blackmail ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, vatican, rome italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Death Walks on High Heels (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Nicole finds herself terrorized by a black-clad assailant determined on procuring her murdered father's stolen gems. Fleeing Paris in hopes of evading her knife-wielding pursuer, Nicole arrives in England only to discover that ...
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: masked killer, death, revenge, murder, stripper, serial killer, whodunit, female spy, jewel thief, heist, missing person, running ...
Place: paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Card Player (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Policewoman Anna Mari is forced to play a dangerous game with the title serial killer. If she loses, she witnesses the maniac's tortured victims having their throats cut in explicit close-up detail via webcam. She teams up with British cop John ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Death at the Villa (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A respected doctor becomes the prime suspect in a series of gruesome murders.
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, mental illness, repression, manipulation, danger, serial killer, rape, doctor, extramarital affair, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, small town, journalism, amateur detective, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, mentally challenged ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Knife of Ice (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident. Barely surviving the tragedy herself, Martha was struck dumb due to the shock. Now an adult, the still mute Martha lives with her uncle Ralph ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, mute, mute girl, gory, who done it, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, crimes, danger, serial killer, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%