Movies like Willard 1971

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Willard (1971)
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Willard (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A social misfit, Willard is made fun of by his co-workers, and squeezed out of the company started by his deceased father by his boss. His only friends are a couple of rats he raised at home, Ben and Socrates. (And their increasing number of friends) However, when one of them is killed at work, he goes on a rampage using his rats to attack those who have been tormenting him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious, psychotronic
Plot: psychopath, revenge, murder, eaten alive, rat, dangerous animal, investigation, obsession, misfit, danger, social misfits, animal life, workplace, violence, exploitation, maniac, death, domineering mother, animal attack, crimes, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and slasher films with plots about danger, murder, violence, deadly, revenge, psychopath and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Willard: Ben (1972), Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011), Movie Night (2013), Giving Up Forever (2021), And Then You Die! (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Willard (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Desperate for companionship, the repressed Willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late father's deteriorating mansion. In these furry creatures, Willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: rat, psychopath, misfit, humiliation, vengeance, greed, workplace, obsession, danger, dangerous animal, mentally unstable, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Ben (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely boy becomes good friends with Ben, a rat. This rat is also the leader of a pack of vicious killer rats, killing lots of people.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: rat, death, dangerous animal, friendship, danger, boy, terror, survival horror, violence, eaten alive, exploitation, invasion ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
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Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, slasher, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, crimes, friends, deadly, youth, revenge, survival, psychopath, violence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
 6.1
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Movie Night (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the small suburban hood of Nukaville, New Jersey lives the story of young Jerry Rizzo, a 15 year old who can't get enough of horror films. One day after a fatal mistake from one of the bullies at school turns Jerry's path into a brutal ...
Style: slasher, psychological, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, child murderess, death, killer, massacre, teenager, psychopath, brutality, vengeance, revenge, violence, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Giving Up Forever (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Adolf, a 38 year old man with a history of being rejected by women seeks revenge against the people who have bullied him.
Style: psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, brutality, vengeance, maniac, serial killer, psychopath, murder, revenge, violence, danger, mystery, death ...
Place: usa
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And Then You Die! (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever have one of those days where nothing goes right and everything falls apart, everyone is out to get you and there isn't a damn thing you can do....or is there! Life's a bitch!...And then YOU die! A movie about revenge, punishment ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, violence, murder, payback, punishment, death, psychopath, obsession, brutality, mystery, vengeance, blood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Freakshow (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a modern retelling of Tod Browning's "Freaks" (1932), "Freakshow" tells the story of a group of criminals who chose to hide out by working security at a traveling circus. At first, they plot with an insider to steal the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: circus, revenge, mutilation, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, murder, freakshow, danger, violence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa
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43%
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Grotesque (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gang of crazed punkers breaks into a family's vacation home in the mountains and slaughters the entire family, except for one daughter who gets away. As the gang pursues the girl through the snow, they slowly realize that some kind of ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: mutant, murder, vengeance, deadly, danger, gang, investigation, chase, wolfman, gangsters, punk, stalking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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42%
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Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, danger, police officer, violence spree, deadly, kids in trouble, forest, in the woods, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bad Nun: Deadly Vows (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Catherine and her family recently moved into a converted church. Upon moving in, they have been harassed by an unknown religious stalker, claiming them to be sinners. Pamela, Catherine's grandmother soon begins to reveal she has secrets hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: pursuit, revenge, woman in danger, violent, vengeance, fear, serial killer, psychopath, killing spree, crimes, characters killed one by one, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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41%
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Cross Bearer (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Heather is broke. She has a soul sucking job as a stripper. Her live-in girlfriend Victoria has a baby and a coke problem. Her boss Harry is an abusive maniac. Life cannot get much worse... or so she thought. Determined to get out of this living ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, killer, woman in danger, psychopath, violence, serial killer, danger, brutality, stripper, violent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
All My Friends Are Dead (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: When a girl has her friends come along with her to scatter her father's ashes at the old family farm, strange things begin to happen. A warm campfire and scary stories is only the beginning to a night she'll never forget.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: death, friends, serial killer, brutality, woman in danger, revenge, psychopath, murder, maniac, danger, deadly, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Teacher Shortage (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What is supposed to be an educational and collaborative weekend professional development session for the English Department of Prescott High School instead turns into a blood soaked nightmare when a masked killer targets them.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, psychotronic, bleak ...
Plot: high school, maniac, masked killer, psychopath, fear, serial murder, serial killer, revenge, disguise, killing spree, death, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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39%
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Backstabber (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Employees attending an extreme team-building function for the weekend find new meaning in teamwork, thinking outside the box, and risk management as they fight for survival from a deranged killer bent on revenge.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, knife, brutality, serial killer, pursuit, violence, maniac, blood, death, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Rough Cut (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: An Independent film director on the edge loses his funding and his marriage. In order to fulfill his destiny with no budget, he must set the scenes and abduct his cast. Film director or homicidal maniac? Castings open and he is the man to get you ...
Style: psychotronic, psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, film within a film, infidelity, murder, death, revenge, psycho killer, psycho, filmmaker, brutality, serial murder, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, serial killer, siblings relations, vengeance, haunted by the past, family relations, gory, crimes, deadly, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, vengeance, investigation, danger, serial killer, who done it, rivalry, mortician, deadly, crimes, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dorchester's Revenge: The Return of Crinoline Head (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college students researching Dorchester Stewart, better known as the infamous killer Crinoline Head, return to the scene of the horrific murders that happened in 1996.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: blood, cannibalism, college professor, masked killer, college, murder, crime scene, college student, youth, violent, serial killer, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Creep Van (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Campbell, a vehicle-less 20-something slacker, innocently makes the mistake of answering a FOR SALE sign placed on a dilapidated van, suspense and action take over as he is suddenly caught-up in a deadly game of cat and mouse that puts everyone ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: van, maniac, threat, chase, serial killer, psychopath, blood, violence, homicidal maniac, revenge, danger, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Harvest (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: Ten strangers find themselves trapped in the dark, in the storm, lost in huge fields of corn. They take refuge in a dark, quiet farmhouse where the welcoming Mr. Grant lives. But as the night goes on, and sinister shapes begin to emerge from the ...
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, slasher, scary ...
Plot: murder, death, farmhouse, darkness, monster, secret, storm, night, evil, farm, maniac, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iowa
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32%
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Disturbed (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The quiet town of Quartz Hill is about to experience the worst night of the town's history. A notorious killer has escaped from death row with one thought on his mind. Revenge.
Style: psychological, slasher, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, rivalry, danger, psychopath, stalking, crimes, deadly, murder, rape, graphic violence, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
Graveyard Shift (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
Style: slasher, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rat, supernatural, gory, deadly, rescue, deadly creature, dangerous animal, survival, uncover truth, boss and employee, animal life, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
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31%
Werewolf Woman (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She proceeds to have sex with them and then rip their throats out with her teeth. She eventually falls in love but then she is raped and her lover is murdered so she goes out ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, transformation, rape, human becoming an animal, fall in love, deadly creature, human becomes animal, reincarnation, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
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30%
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Bio Slime (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven misfits are trapped by a flesh eating slime creature. And no TV!
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological, tense ...
Plot: danger, deadly creature, isolation, confined, deadly, murder, parasite, fear, survival, deathtrap, death, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
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Hallows' Eve (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Years after a tragic accident leaves a young child scarred for life, the people responsible pay - with their lives.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, danger, deadly, crimes, farm, youth, maniac, revenge, violence, prank, bare breasts, chainsaw ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
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Cuties (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of gay teenagers are picked off by a mysterious killer during the first month of their senior year, while insecure boy Micah goes through a crisis of self-worth as he can't grasp why the killer has no interest in coming after him.
Style: psychotronic, tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, deadly, gay slur, death, homosexuality, maniac, homosexual, high school student, who done it, killing spree, murder, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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30%
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The Hospital (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Old St. Leopold's Hospital has many urban legends surrounding it, but the residents of Bridgeport all agree on one thing: tortured souls roam its abandoned halls. The mystery proves too much for a pretty young student who decides to investigate ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, psychopath, ghost, crimes, deadly, college, violence, danger, urban, city life, supernatural horror, rapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dead Nude Girls (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Story: A man obsessed with bird-watching takes on a new hobby, killing young ladies.
Style: psychotronic, slasher, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, exploitation, murder of a nude woman, blood, serial murder, sexploitation, rape and murder, abduction, woman in danger, danger, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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29%
Pinup Dolls on Ice (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Pinup Dolls are a hot retro act who put the tease back in striptease. But when an old friend (Suzi Lorraine) hires them to put on a show at a secluded campground, the girls find themselves being stalked by a homicidal maniac with a sick ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: stripper, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, woman in danger, maniac, murder, violence, danger, brutality, revenge, pursuit, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Igor and the Lunatics (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After 16 years in prison, Igor and his gang are out and bent on taking revenge on the town that sent them up.
Style: rough, scary, serious, slasher, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, danger, criminal's revenge, social misfits, small town, rivalry, murder, vengeance, sect, dismemberment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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28%