Movies like The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer

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The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)
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The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the life of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered more than a dozen people, and ate many of them, before he was caught in 1991.
Plot: serial killer, murder, cannibal, necrophilia, gay, killer, psycho, murderer, police, violence, death, killings, brutality, alcoholic, homosexual, cannibalism, lie, borderline personality disorder, evil, serial murder, capture, coffee, beer, homosexuality, knife ...
Place: wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin

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Most similar movies to The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, rough, scary and disturbing films with plots about serial killer, murder, violence, blood, crimes, psychopath and death mostly in Crime, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer: Dahmer (2002), Cold Light of Day (1989), B.T.K. Killer (2005), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Snowtown (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dahmer (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, scary, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, gay club, rape, psychopath, gay, necrophilia, introspection, human nature, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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95%
Cold Light of Day (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: True story of serial Killer Dennis Nilsen.
Plot: serial killer, gore, interrogation, eyeglasses, man with glasses, flashback, serial murder, homosexual, apartment, severed head, kitchen, evil ...
Place: london
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64%
B.T.K. Killer (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Veteran Boogey Man and Zodiac Killer director Ulli Lommel continues his long tradition of delivering tense thrills with this relentless look at the life of the elusive, Kansas-based serial killer known to authorities only as "B.T.K." ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, mind game, life is a bitch, police investigation, investigation, danger, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, maniac, psychology, crime, brutality, profiler, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, baltimore, memphis ...
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53%
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Snowtown (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, mother's boyfriend, gay rape, psychopath, manipulations, manipulation, murder, suspicion, deadly, vandalism, gang ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, year 1999
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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51%
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: realistic, sadistic, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, psychopath, murder, insanity, strangulation, merciless, incest, rape, manic, prostitute, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, midwest, california
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51%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, torture, disfigurement, sadistic horror, chainsaw, cannibalism, gore, psychopath, white trash, slasher killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
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50%
Penance (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blood drenched terror grips the beautiful city of San Diego as mutilated bodies begin to surface. Lead Homicide Detective Mason "Nostradamus" Brannigan believes it to be the signature of methodical killer Dante: The Inferno Killer who ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, psychotronic, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, blood, murder, serial murder, psychopath, brutality, violence, danger, deadly, chase, mystery, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san diego california
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50%
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Ted Bundy (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Docu-drama based on the life of Ted Bundy, a serial killer who killed at least 19 young women during the 1970's (though some sources say as many as 30 to 35 were murdered). Set from his college student years, to his first victims, his capture, ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, misogyny, sexual predator, electric chair, necrophilia, human nature, crimes, deadly, crime, mass murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, florida, seattle washington, united states
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48%
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, maniac, prison, murder, violence, death penalty, police investigation, prisoner, escape, male female relationship, necrophilia ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
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45%
August Underground's Penance (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "August Underground's Penance" is basically the personal home video of two sociopathic killers on murder spree.Again two nameless butchers played by Fred Vogel and Cristie Whiles videotape their bloodthirsty madness,but ...
Style: grotesque, macabre
Plot: maniac, serial killer, psycho killer, murder, torture, evil, brutality, death, violence, sadism, home invasion, christmas ...
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45%
The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: bleak, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, sadistic psychopath, violence, cruelty, extreme violence, sadism, kidnapping, murder, psychopath as protagonist, psycho murderer, animal cruelty ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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41%
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Sorrow (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple of depraved killers find themselves in a different situation when the survivor takes matters into her own hands
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, slasher, scary, suspense ...
Plot: killer, escape, psycho, vengeance, serial killer, chief of police, revenge, obsession, female assassin, blood, heroine, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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41%
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The Riverman (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, life is a bitch, crimes, track down, woman in danger, deadly, violence, brutality, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., florida, seattle washington
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41%
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, crime, law enforcement, legal, deadly, crimes, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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41%
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Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, splatter, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, knife murder, serial killer, gory, gore, sadistic horror, violence spree, murder, psychopath, stalking, prostitute, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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39%
An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, bleak, harsh, rough, brutal ...
Plot: child abuse, torture, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, confined, crimes, mentally unstable, captivity, murder, family problems, threat, true crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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39%
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Gacy (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a true story of serial killer a model citizen, loving father and husband and serial killer John Wayne Gacy, a man with over 30 dead men and boys entombed in the crawl space underneath his house which he shared with his family.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, evil clown, mind game, psychopath, obsession, sexual abuse, police investigation, killer clown, police detective, life is a bitch, double life, violence ...
Time: 70s, 50s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin
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39%
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Headless (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this "lost slasher film from 1978," a masked killer wages an unrelenting spree of murder, cannibalism, and necrophilia. But when his tortured past comes back to haunt him, he plunges to even greater depths of madness and depravity, ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: exploitation, serial killer, masked killer, murder, necrophilia, gore, maniac, violence, brutality, danger, fear, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Ed Gein (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The true story of Edward Gein, the farmer whose horrific crimes inspired Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs. This is the first film to Gein's tormented upbringing, his adored but domineering mother, and the 1957 ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mental illness, insanity, arrest, domineering mother, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, neighbor, good versus evil, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa, texas
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37%
The Last House on Dead End Street (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After being released from prison, a young gangster with a chip on his shoulder decides to punish society by making snuff films.
Style: brutal, rough, bleak, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, murder, revenge, brutality, rape, prison, abduction, sexual perversion, humiliation, sadism, dismemberment ...
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37%
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Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seasoned police detective and his partner have just uncovered a string of unusual murders that lead them to a serial killer, who believes that he is the descendant of Judas.
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, investigation, murder, mystery, brutality, violence, race against time, husband wife relationship, death of son, religion, knife ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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36%
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B.T.K. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story based on real-life serial killer Dennis L. Rader, who systematically tortured and killed his victims for over two decades and evaded the police for over 30 years, all while leading a seemingly normal life as a husband, father, security ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, mind game, danger, deadly, who done it, law enforcement, sadism, violence, church, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Purgatory Road (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Helpless to stop a thief from stealing his father’s modest nest egg, Travis grows up blaming himself for his parents’ suicide. Becoming a priest who operates a highway confessional with his ambivalent brother, Michael, he offers sage advice to ...
Style: bleak, suspense, psychotronic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, brother brother relationship, sin, salvation, redemption, catholicism, priest, confession, sacrifice, religion, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tenderness of the Wolves (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story of a gay serial killer who murders young boys so he can serve them as dinner to his circle of fellow cannibals.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, gothic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, danger, deadly, gory, black market, secret, boy, serial child killer, homosexuality, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, central europe
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35%
 3.7
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Criticsized (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer taunts police while increasing the body count on live streaming TV.
Style: psychotronic, tense, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, murder, internet, serial killer, manipulation, killer, serial murder, chase, psychopath, danger, violence, police officer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
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Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: sincere, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, death sentence, obsession, writer's life, friendship, investigation, crimes, human nature, gossip and rumors, fame, obsessive quest, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
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Leatherface (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will ...
Style: suspense, slasher, psychotronic, brutal, bleak ...
Plot: panic, slasher killer, psycho killer, chainsaw, mask, murder, escape, chainsaw murder, violence, sociopath, sadist, mutilation ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1955, year 1965
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror film based on a real-life mass murder that took place in 1966. Richard Franklin Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, slasher, based on true events ...
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, psychopath, violence spree, hostage, crime, crimes, confined, hostages, journalism, misogynist, brutality ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Amateur Porn Star Killer 2 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Shane Ryan's sequel to the disturbing Amateur Porn Star Killer is a brutal calling card to all those who were enraged by its predecessor (and there were many). Ryan is a force to be reckoned with, and he's not letting up any time soon. The ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, erotic
Plot: bdsm, porn star, violence against women, violence against a woman, violence, murder, murderer, forced sex, pornographer, sadism, trapped, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%