Movies like The Night Stalker 2016

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The Night Stalker (2016)
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The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Style: psychological, tense, rough, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, murderer, murder, rape, police, death, crimes, rapist, serial murder, maniac, psychopath, violence, brutality, killing spree, lifetime, obsession, homicidal maniac, woman in danger, violent, danger, female director
Time: year 1980
Place: california

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Most similar movies to The Night Stalker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and scary films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, obsession, violence and death mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Night Stalker: The Zodiac (2005), Zodiac (2007), A Dark Foe (2020), Frustrated (2013), Awakening the Zodiac (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police detective, murder, psychopath, crimes, obsession, killing spree, mystery, mind game, family conflict, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, murder mystery, mystery, crimes, maniac, paranoia, uncover truth, journalism, mind game, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1969, year 1971, year 1991 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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100%
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: serial killer, murder, crimes, cousin, psycho, two killers, strangler, police detective, psychopath, investigation, rape, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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72%
 6.1
 12K
A Dark Foe (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The plot follows a tortured FBI agent suffering from an irrational fear of darkness, as he investigates a mysterious former prostitute in order to catch a vicious serial killer.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, fbi agent, revenge, psychopath, chase, murder, fear, violence, vengeance, rivalry, death, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, year 1989
Place: usa
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55%
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Frustrated (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Constant humiliation from society and a long drift into solitude slowly turn murder fantasies of Fabrice Lombard into an irrepressible impulse and Fabrice Lombard into a serial killer.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, paranoia, homicidal maniac, human monster, psycho, loneliness, death, model, perversity, rape, weirdo, stripper ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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52%
Awakening the Zodiac (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, reward, murder, crimes, police, homicidal maniac, murder mystery, psycho killer, uncover truth, killing spree, police investigation, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, whodunit, murder, death, homicide detective, murder investigation, crime investigation, killing spree, murderer, serial murder ...
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50%
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The Chase (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After people in his town start turning up dead, a grumpy landlord is visited by a man who recounts an unsolved serial murder case from 30 years ago that may hold the clue to what is happening now.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: serial killer, crimes, police officer, police detective, serial murder, murder, mystery, graphic violence, society, maniac, police investigation, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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50%
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The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, fbi, psychiatrist, obsession, chase, psychopath, mind game, race against time, riddles and clues, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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49%
The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, split personality, serial rapist, double life, murder, crimes, police investigation, true crime, strangulation, mystery, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.6
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Blood Prism (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A successful art gallery coordinator, living a double life as a serial killer, preys on the hopeless as she attempts to find meaning behind the voices she hears. When she believes she is falling in love with a depressed comic book artist; she ...
Style: slasher, suspense, psychotronic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, mystery, obsession, killing spree, death, chase, characters killed one by one, female protagonist, vengeance, violence, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.6
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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, scary, suspense, slasher, disturbing ...
Plot: escape, killer, psycho, vengeance, serial killer, chief of police, revenge, obsession, female assassin, killing spree, psychopath, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Penance (2022)
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, bleak, psychotronic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, serial murder, murder, psychopath, brutality, violence, crimes, police investigation, maniac, mystery, obsession, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.6
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Clownface (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A deranged serial killer known as "Clownface" terrorises the residents of a small town.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: killer clown, maniac, serial killer, murder, survival, masked killer, serial murder, brutality, crimes, psychopath, paranoia, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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44%
 3.6
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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, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, internet, manipulation, serial killer, killer, chase, serial murder, violence, psychopath, police officer, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: serial killer, private detective, investigation, amateur detective, rivalry, murder, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, police detective, mysterious character, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
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42%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, rape and murder, murder, crimes, psychopath, who done it, strong violent content, police detective, law enforcement, stalking, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
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Interference (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A retiring detective tries to discover the identity of a half charred woman found in front of a District Attorney's boat who is pursuing a child serial killer.
Style: psychotronic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, heroes, murder investigation, police officer, who done it, brutality, psychopath, child murderess, investigation, child murder, violent, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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39%
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Slaughterhouse (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Five youngsters are on their way back home. They stop the car for no reason and they begin to disappear, one by one. Some of them leave a trail of blood behind. There's a sick maniac around who just wants torture them, killing them and have a ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: found footage, serial killer, disappearance, teenager, torture, violence, fear, revenge, brutality, disguise, psychopath, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
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Amuse Me (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captives find themselves at the mercy of a lunatic who dresses like a clown. He does not seem to be aware that his amusement is terrifying to the victims who are forced to participate in his games of degradation. As frightening as his lack of ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: evil clown, serial killer, rape, voyeur, abduction, voyeurism, murder, masked killer, maniac, woman in danger, homicidal maniac, violent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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38%
Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A CBI officer goes in search of a ruthless serial killer. Things get worse when the murderer targets the former and her family
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psycho killer, revenge, murder, homicidal maniac, psychopath, maniac, investigation, serial murder, crime scene, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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36%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: serious, slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 9.0
 5K
The Other Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.
Style: tense, intellectual, slasher, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police, investigation, police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, brutality, partners against crime, mystery, psychopath, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 2K
Port of Call (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Based on a real murder case where a dismembered corpse of a murdered 16 year-old prostitute girl was found in Hong Kong in 2008.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: crime investigation, psychopath, immigrants, murder, death, uncover truth, murderer, who done it, mystery, murder mystery, violence, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Spill Your Guts (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two friends Dennis and Joe join the military together. While on a routine mission, the two are quickly surrounded by enemy fire. When Joe stands up in the line of fire to run, Dennis pushes him out of the way and takes a bullet in the throat. Dennis ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, stripper, rape, sexual favor, exploitation, revenge, obsession, military, violent, disguise, psychopath, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Massacre County (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a hideous crime in a mansion by the forest, where a group of young people was found murdered, a suspicious clown tries to prove his innocence to the investigator that found him covered in blood.
Style: slasher, scary, bleak, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: clown, police, sadism, killer clown, evil clown, murder, serial killer, violence, revenge, youth, chase, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 1K
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: serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, police detective, life is a bitch, track down, woman in danger, investigation, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 953
Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: slasher, neo noir, tense, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, stalker, isolation, investigation, psychopath, murder, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, couples, memory loss, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Red Spider (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karol, an ordinary young man, runs into a much older man, whom he believes to be a Red Spider, the terrifying serial killer, prowling the streets of Cracow in 1960s. Karol becomes obsessed with the man and spies on him.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: murderer, serial killer, legend, serial murder, death, murder, spy, obsession, criminal, obsessed fan, urban legend, unfulfilled love ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 74K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, kidnapping, police investigation, violence against women, profiler, crimes, missing person, forensics, who done it, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
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31%