Movies like Psycho-Circus

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Psycho-Circus (1966)
 5.4
 1K
Psycho-Circus (1966)
Original name: Circus of Fear
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.
Style: scary, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: murder, circus, manhunt, vampire, crimes, serial killer, heist, gang, psychopath, crime, graphic violence, mystery, journalism, stalking, private detective, chase, on the run, legends and myths, danger, bank, amateur detective, chases and races, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to Psycho-Circus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, danger, murder, serial killer, law enforcement and mystery mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Psycho-Circus: Berserk (1967), The Nature of the Beast (1995), Alone (2002), Dead Eyes of London (1961), Nothing But the Night (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
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Berserk (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Monica Rivers, is the owner and ringmaster of a traveling circus and who'll stop at nothing to draw bigger audiences. When a series of mysterious murders begins to occur and some of her performers die gruesomely, her profits soar. She hires ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, realistic ...
Plot: circus, murder, serial killer, investigation, danger, mysterious character, crime, mind game, performer's life, artists and showbiz, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: rough, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, police investigation, psychopath, mystery, on the run, crimes, chase, danger, rivalry, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.1
 612
Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, woman in danger, danger, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable, psychopath, deadly, stalking, law enforcement, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Dead Eyes of London (1961)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A disfigured killer with glazed-over white eyes is doing the dirty work so that an insurance agent-doctor can get the victims' insurance money.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, clergy, dishonesty, deadly, danger, who done it, riddles and clues, cons and scams, psychopath, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, britain, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Nothing But the Night (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, gothic, scary, experimental ...
Plot: murder, bus, orphan, campfire, island, orphanage, mentally unstable, chases and races, golden years, good versus evil, ghost, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 638
The Victim (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ting, an actress for murder illustration is hired to simulate a real-life murder case of Min, a former Miss Thailand who was brutally killed.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, serial killer, police investigation, mind game, supernatural, psychopath, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.3
 901
Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, danger, deadly, crimes, death of parent, loss of parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Night Stalker (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Wisecracking reporter Carl Kolchak investigates a string of gruesome murders in Las Vegas. It seems that each victim has been bitten in the neck and drained of all their blood. Kolchak is sure that it is a vampire. He's hot on the trail, but ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, police investigation, serial killer, investigation, stalking, murder, media, obsessive quest, amateur detective, journalism, race against time, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.8
 710
Sacrifice (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A convicted bank robber breaks free as he is being transported to prison after learning that his daughter has been killed by a serial killer. Determined to find her killer, he joins with a female cop who is working the case. He quickly discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, investigation, mind game, master criminal, manhunt, track down, gory, law enforcement, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.6
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Sanctimony (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A handsome, brilliant stock trader, bored with his existence, becomes a serial killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, manhunt, psychopath, who done it, crimes, mystery, protagonist as suspect, woman in danger, master criminal, witnessing a crime, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: mad scientist, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, hospital, mystery, investigation, scientific experiment, slasher, serial killer, chase, pursuit ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, police detective, danger, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, slasher ...
Time: 80s, quarry
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: kidnapping, murder, private detective, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, rivalry, ego clash, who done it, rescue, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, journalism, danger, psychopath, gory, curses spells and rituals, investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, stalking, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, slasher, police investigation, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jean Reno, Benoit Magimel and Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Star Wars Trilogy) star in the riveting action-packed sequel to Crimson Rivers. No one is safe when seemingly random killings emerge as a deadly pattern intended to usher ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, apocalypse, serial killer, who done it, monastery, danger, uncover truth, law enforcement, partners against crime, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, psychopath, slasher, twins, graphic violence, mad scientist, zombie, rivalry, stalking, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 1.8
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Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, who done it, police detective, bounty hunter, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 2.9
 105
Toe Tags (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, amateur detective, mystery, deadly, crimes, serial killer, race against time, apartment building, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, legal, frame up, death row, false accusation, injustice, law enforcement, mystery, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, antarctica, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Eyes of Crystal (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While hunting a cultured, intelligent and vicious psychopath, Inspector Amaldi comes face to face with the physical and moral decay of his city as well as the ghosts of his own past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, riddles and clues, murder, deadly, law enforcement, danger, whodunit, crimes, stalking, battles, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, fairy tale, suspense
Plot: serial killer, college, mind game, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, crimes, journalism, stalking, danger, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.6
 605
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: stalking, serial killer, transvestism, murder, deadly, investigation, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, journalism, rivalry, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.4
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The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 158 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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, mystery, crimes, mind game, gory, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 1K
Eternal (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, investigation, obsession, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, manipulations, mind game, supernatural, danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, montreal, venice, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation, being pressured for their knowledge of the artist's whereabouts. They all deny involvement, and soon they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: police detective, investigation, secret identity, mystery, amateur detective, missing person, danger, friendship, deadly, crimes, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 2K
The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, who done it, afterlife, murder, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, chase, good versus evil, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, race against time, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 507
Whispers (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman is stalked by a psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: necrophilia, murder, childhood trauma, twins, hypnosis, stalker, psychiatry, crime, ghost, investigation, mystery, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, deadly, mind game, stalking, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%