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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: slasher, macabre, surprise ending, suspense, erotic, scary, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, manipulation, murder, investigation, obsession, island, police, violence, betrayal, deception, boat, infidelity, airport, widow, rich woman poor man, airplane accident, secret, mysterious man, police inspector, hotel room, steward, scuba diving, mysterious death, suspicion, accomplice ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, london, 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 slasher, cult film, suspenseful and serious films with plots about serial killer, murder, danger, female nudity, blood, deadly and crimes mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like The Case of the Scorpion's Tail: Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975), Blade of the Ripper (1971), Blood and Black Lace (1964), Shadow (1982), Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: slasher, suspense, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, masked killer, psychopath, home invasion, investigation, countryside, perversion, swamp, strangulation, serial murder, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: italy, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, sexy, scary, macabre, erotic ...
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, adultery, lesbianism, extramarital affair, psychopath, writers, whodunit, murder, incest, animal abuse, lesbian sex ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, venice, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, erotic, macabre, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, lust, nude model, lesbian sex, erotica, lesbian couple, strong sexual content, female serial killer, attempted rape, sexual fantasy, voyeur, fashion model ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
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: slasher, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, murder, woman in danger, obsession, love triangle, mysterious character, cult, lovers, dishonesty, femme fatale, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily, vienna, turin italy ...
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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, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, whodunit, serial killer, architect, voyeurism, stalking, murder, crimes, investigation, stalker, lesbianism, elevator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, scary, gothic, suspense, psycho sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, whodunit, fashion, strangulation, female nudity, erotica, masked killer, fashion model, drug addiction, disturbed individual, murder, blackmail ...
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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: slasher, scary, disturbing, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, writers, obsession, dog attack, misogynist, animal attack, violence against women, dark and stormy night, shoplifter, female nudity, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york state, rhode island ...
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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, slasher, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, maniac, mystery, crimes, stalking, voyeurism, mystery killer, mind game, murder mystery, police detective, female killer ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
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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, erotic, sadistic, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, tarantula, female nudity, dysfunctional marriage, lesbianism, whodunit, obsession, blindness, prostitution, marital separation, paranoia, blackmail ...
Time: 70s
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⇓ 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: macabre, slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, blind man, investigation, murder, mystery, crimes, blindness, chase, voyeurism, obsession, violence, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: slasher, erotic, macabre, serious, realistic ...
Plot: reporter, new year, murder, nymphomania, drug addiction, lgbt, psycho, sexual obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, investigation, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, australia, rome italy, new york
⇓ 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: gothic, scary, disturbing, macabre, sadistic ...
Plot: occult, murder, obsession, erotica, voyeurism, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, haunted by the past, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Deep Red (1975)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: slasher, psychological, gothic, disturbing, scary ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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A Bay of Blood (1971)
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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, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: tokyo, europe, italy
⇓ 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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: slasher, scary, macabre, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: erotic, slasher, macabre, sexy, scary ...
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Time: 60s, 70s, victorian era
Place: venice, italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: slasher, macabre, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, psycho killer, sexual obsession, peeping tom, obsession, sexual perversion, nude bathing, teacher, female nudity, murder, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: slasher, erotic, suspense, cult film
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Place: london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Card Player (2003)
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: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, erotic, psycho sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, exploitation, graphic violence, sexual fantasy, erotica, sex, female masturbation, sensuality, controversy, extramarital affair, sexual desire ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, female nudity, serial killer, police investigation, amateur detective, journalism, small town, obsession, mind game, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: southern italy, italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
Style: slasher, macabre, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide, morgue, mutilation, sadistic killer, mysticism, magic, female psychopath, investigation, murder, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 137K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, maniac, camp, revenge, summer, teenager, monster, forest, brutality, survival, fear ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1958, 50s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%