Movies like The Chair 2016

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The Chair (2016)
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The Chair (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An innocent man on death row witnesses savage killings at the hands of the prison's sadistic Warden. To survive, he must match the brutality in the prison and confront his own horrifying past.
Plot: prison, police, halloween, torture, prison guard, death sentence, murder, family problems, electric chair, death row, execution, death penalty

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about murder, violence, psychopath, blood, serial killer, deadly and police mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like The Chair: New Terminal Hotel (2010), Unspeakable (2002), Prison (1987), Reflections on a Crime (1994), The Night Visitor (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
New Terminal Hotel (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Don Malek (Stephen Geoffreys) isn't the usual tenant found in the skid row hotels of downtown L.A. Grief-stricken since the murder of his fiancee Katherin, the successful screenwriter-turned murderous vigilante is bent on revenge against studio ...
Plot: murder, revenge, writers, torture, suicide, motel, drugs, gore, blood splatter, female nudity, blood, hotel
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95%
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Unspeakable (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A flawed attempt to map the mind of a brutal serial killer leads to a horrifying battle for survival in director Thomas Wright's visceral thriller. Despite vocal objections from Warden Blakely (Dennis Hopper), prison psychologist Diana Purlow ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, electric chair, prison, psychologist, prison warden, statutory rape, mind game, danger, race against time, prison life, confined, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, mexico
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Prison (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair for a crime he didn't commit, he forever haunts the prison where he was executed. Flash forward several years when the prison is reopened, under the control of its new warden Eaton Sharpe, a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, electric chair, ghost, supernatural, prison life, pursuit, revenge, prisoner, vengeance, obsessive quest, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s
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87%
Reflections on a Crime (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seven years ago, Regina (Mimi Rogers) was tried for the death. On the night before she becomes the first woman in over 40 years to be executed in a federal penitentiary, she befriends the lone, curious prison guard Colin Reeves (Billy Zane), who has ...
Plot: death, flashback, poison, execution, accidental death, jail cell, husband wife relationship, electric chair, murder of husband, death row, prison guard, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Night Visitor (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An insane Swedish farmer escapes from an asylum to get revenge on his sister, her husband and others.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prison, mental illness, farmer, revenge, mental institution, false accusation, frame up, rivalry, life is a bitch, intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
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Dead Man Out (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.
Plot: serial killer, convict, multiple murder, psychiatrist, mental illness, murderer, prison, prison guard, death row, death penalty, death sentence, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Live! From Death Row (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Convicted killer Laurence Dvorak grants an exclusive last interview to TV newswoman Alana Powers shortly before his scheduled execution. Urbane and unrepentant, he seems almost mild at first. But Dvorak's real intention is revealed when he ...
Plot: execution, death row, prison, hostage, television, psychopath, capital punishment, death sentence
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
No Place to Hide (1992)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Detective Joe Garvey is called in to a mysterious case: a ballerina has been slayed on stage during a performance, it seems she didn't even fight. At her house Garvey finds her 14 years old precocious sister Tinsel. She's not very ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, slasher ...
Plot: orphan, murder, on the run, police, revenge, conspiracy, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural ability, convent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Abhilasha (1983)
Genre: Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Abhilasha movie story was based on an unique point of removing section 302 from Indian penal Code, which sentences death. Struggling lawyer Chiranjeevi, lives with his roommate (allu aravind) and dreams of removing IPC section 302. Reason behind his ...
Plot: death sentence, court, prison guard, lawyer, prison visit, murder, prison, corpse, invitation, death row, on the run, party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 1K
Sick Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Izzy is raising her younger brother, Kevin, by herself. Their parents are deceased and her older brother, Rusty, is away in the Marines. When Izzy learns that her little brother is being bullied at school, she does what any unstable, psychopathic, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, revenge, crimes, youth, mentally unstable, gory, psychopath, vengeance, death in the family, kidnapping, deadly, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
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56%
Evil Never Dies (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After his wife is brutally murdered, a policeman transfers to patrol duty at a college, only to discover that the now-executed murderder may be brought back to life as part of a professor's experiment.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: evil man, murder, police, experiment, professor, college, back from the dead, serial killer, corpse, loss of wife, evil, widower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Calling All Police Cars (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the daughter of the prominent professor Icardi goes missing an investigation is quickly commenced, much to the chagrin of commisioner Solmi who thinks Icardi is receiving benefits because of his status and that instead the professor should be ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: police dog, violence, police, missing girl, female nudity, murder, police investigation, vagina, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, atmospheric, psycho film, suspense, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, psycho, killing spree, halloween, slasher killer, maniac, massacre, violence, gory, police, psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
New Female Prisoner Scorpion: #701 (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Once again we focus on Nami Matsushima. This time she has a sister who goes missing and after getting too caught up in doing something about it, our innocent heroine is given a fifteen year sentence for a murder she didn't commit. She's ...
Plot: prison, exploitation, yakuza, prison guard, jail cell, violence, women's prison, women in prison, rape and revenge, rape, female protagonist
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: slasher, rough, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, who done it, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, buddies, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Speck (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Gruesome true story of murderer Richard Speck who killed eight nursing students in one night in Chicago during the late sixties. The story also follows him to his prison fate and uncovers more of his strange behavoir before his death.
Plot: serial killer, rape, sadist, evil man, torture, nurse, violence, murder
Place: chicago illinois
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46%
 3.0
 648
Bleed (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with life... and death. While the group keeps one eye out for ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, serial killer, deadly, danger, psychopath, wilderness, buddies, youth, escapades, teachers and students, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Children of Sorrow (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon Leach is a very, very sick man. Thriving on despair, pain, and panic, he unites a group of broken and desperate people in the middle of the desert. He showers them with the love and affection they’re so desperate for, but Simon has a much ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: cult, danger, missing person, mysterious character, religions or cults, murder, isolation, manipulation, desert, death, brainwashing, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Thrill Kill (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three seemingly normal teenagers commit a heinous murder for the sheer excitement of the act & their master ploy slowly crumbles to pieces... Thrill Kill is a dark, suspenseful tale which explores the cynical relationship between three lost ...
Plot: murder, teenager, killer
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Red Room 2 (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The sequel to the underground goretastic RED ROOM, RED ROOM 2 will leave you gasping for air in its grueling portrayal of what people will do for money. Another million dollars is up for grabs as four more contestants enter the RED ROOM. Locked ...
Style: sequel to cult film
Plot: female nudity, fetish, exploitation, sex, japanese shocker, blood, secret room, rape, sexploitation, murder, death, torture ...
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Halloween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, rough ...
Plot: halloween, sadistic psychopath, murder, serial killer, masked killer, boogeyman, maniac, violence, death, stabbed to death, blood, injury ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 378
Hellblock 13 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a haunted death row cellblock, a deranged female serial killer reads a trio of twisted tales to her executioner.
Style: rough, slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, ghost, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, who done it, haunted by the past, murder, family in danger, kidnapping, vengeance, death row, love affair ...
Time: 90s
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42%
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The Chosen (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple of brutal and mysterious murders point to Uppsala University. Johan, a last year student at the police academy, gets involved in the investigation. He enrolls a course at the University in order to, under cover, track down the killer.
Plot: university, murder, police, student, serial killer, murder investigation
Place: eastern europe
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41%
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The First Power (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man born out of an incestuous relationship, after enduring an emotionally scarring childhood, gives in to the dark side of Satanic forces and becomes a weapon of evil. He kills with such ferocity that he becomes the main target of the ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police detective, deal with the devil, mystery, danger, clergy, mind game, resurrection, occult, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Feral (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this terrifying tale, a young couple goes on a desperate search for their daughter who's disappeared without a trace into the nearby woods -- the same woods that have recently claimed and released the mutilated bodies of several animals. ...
Style: wild
Plot: forest, murder, police, blood, trailer, evolution, monster
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39%
The Dead Don't Die (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 1930s, a sailor trying to prove that his brother was wrongly executed for murder finds himself becoming drawn in the occult world.
Style: neo noir, psychotronic
Plot: execution, zombie, occult, living dead, supernatural, scientist, brother, revenge, ends with freeze frame, supernatural power, mad scientist, false accusation ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Scarehouse (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil's Night it is all fun and games until their former sorority sisters begin to arrive. These six sisters are confronted by their past as the night spins out of control.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: haunted house, torture, friendship, college life, crimes, crime, deadly, gory, siblings relations, rape, youth, surveillance camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Hoarder (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ella discovers a terrifying secret when she becomes trapped in an underground storage facility. To survive she must join forces with a group of strangers, each with something to hide.
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, psychological, bleak
Plot: storage unit, murder, one night, chase, police, dirty cop, police officer, drug addict, hamster, elevator shaft, sprinkler system, foot chase ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Psychopaths (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A sprawling, psychedelic ensemble piece that follows several serial killers over the course of a single night.
Style: tense, suspense, brutal, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: execution, serial killer, masked killer, electric chair, murder, violence, escaped mental patient, police officer, torture, sedative, burn scar, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Mute Witness (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billy is mute, but it hasn't kept her from becoming a successful makeup artist. While in Russia, working on a film directed by her sister's boyfriend, Andy, Billy finds herself trapped in the studio one night and is horrified to see a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mute, police, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, gang, snuff, chase, filmmaking, russian, investigation, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%