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Paraphrenia (2020)
Paraphrenia (2020)
Original name: The Darkest Nothing: Paraphrenia
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Addicted to violent disturbing images and videos on the Dark Web, Judy is in desperate need of help. Her psychiatrist William tries a unique method on Judy that takes her deep inside her most brutal fantasies, she participates in everything she thought it was just creepy pasta, until she realizes that William does something else with her.
Plot: rape, psychology, virtual reality, violence, magician, schizophrenia, childhood, missing, network, butcher, basement, delusion, found footage, capture, freakshow, snuff, bunker, banned

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about violence, murder, rape, revenge, female nudity, death and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Paraphrenia: Razor VR (2018), Slaughterhouse (2012), Stylus (2010), Perversion (2010), Marian, Again (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Razor VR (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Story: An opportunity to expand the "shock therapy" and to explore the snuff element in virtual reality, leads Neuron and the Terror Crew to unknown illegal territory, with the focus on the Swine Butcher, who became very popular among the fans of ...
Plot: slasher, gore, halloween, urban legend, murder, ensemble, hostel, killer, virtual reality
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Slaughterhouse (2012)
Genre: 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 ...
Plot: found footage, violence, exploitation, rape, blood, marijuana, on the road, torture, gore, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.3
 10
Stylus (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angelo is an ambitious guy, who wants to make it into modeling and the fashion industry. Things are very hard for him, he tries to create a web series with a friend about the everyday life of a male model, in hopes he could turn it into a reality ...
Plot: party, political, underwear, murder, model, clothes, pimp, blood, greek, catwalk, fetish, website ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.2
 42
Perversion (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ryan McNamara has been beaten, abused, witnessed slaughter, and been subjected to sexual torture. But that's nothing compared to what Ryan is about to do.
Style: suspense
Plot: rape, revenge, repayment, agoraphobia, fear, violence, terror, psycho sexual, teenager, gang, killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.5
 234
Marian, Again (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: School teacher Chris Bevan is a dutiful husband to his dull wife, Josie, and ingrate daughters. His best friend knows Chris' heart always belonged to Marian, his vibrant, flippant fiancée, who mysteriously disappeared years ago. Suddenly he ...
Plot: drowning, handcuffs, brainwashing, bathing, pedophilia, female nudity, panties, revenge, white panties, violence, kidnapping, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.5
 212
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: murder, violence, nurse, serial killer, torture, evil man, sadist, rape
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 2.7
 794
The Captives (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Sandy has stumbled onto a lair of torture and humiliation. She was abducted and brought to this pit of pain as the next intended victim. But Sandy overthrows her captor and kills him. Does she release the other prisoners? Does she call the police? ...
Plot: torture, rape, violence, revenge, s&m, kidnapping, defecation, female nudity, murder, explicit sex, exploitation, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Night of the Executioner (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Hugo Arranz celebrates his 50th anniversary with his wife and daughter when vile hooligans break into their home, raping and killing both his wife and daughter and cut off the tongue of poor Hugo. Fortunately, he survives, and not surprisingly, ...
Plot: revenge, rape, violence, female nudity, drugs, murder, anti villain, robbery, gore, sexual assault
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.1
 124
Star Time (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A confused misfit becomes suicidal when his favorite TV show is cancelled. An agent promises to make him a TV star if he kills certain people, so he becomes "The Baby Mask Killer."
Plot: revenge, deception, hiding under a table, female nudity, murder, missing person, violence, criminal, death, split personality, on the run, blood stain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 594
All Night Long (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three high-school outcasts pursue a savage gang of thugs after one of their girlfriends is raped and murdered.
Plot: murder, rape, revenge, dead cat, mass murder, nerd, rape victim, sexual perversion, blood on camera lens, covered in blood, gang, screwdriver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Good Neighbor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two high school filmmakers decide to create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting neighbor.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, light, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: found footage, revenge, court, death, lawyer, pistol, prank, camera, old man, teenage sex, halloween party, neighbor ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Geography of Fear (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her sister is mugged and raped, Oili, a young female forensic dentist, meets a group of abused women who have taken matters to their own hands to make the living in fear and just letting it happen stop.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.7
 140
The Dark Area (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: murder, found footage, lost in the woods, night, forest, slasher, teenager, handheld camera, video camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 465
Naked Violence (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Some youngsters rape and kill their teacher; but they won't tell their motivation. The police detective on the case feels some sinister influence behind the young murderers.
Plot: rape, interrogation, teacher, murder, teenager, investigation, classroom, secret, gang rape, physical abuse, female nudity, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Disturbance (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A psycho is on the prowl, and his victims are all beautiful women. The police must catch him before he kills again.
Plot: shot by the police, sexual fantasy, dead cat, killing a cat, suicide attempt, caught masturbating, bare breasts, murder, reality, delusion, mental illness, masturbation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bayou Horror Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A paranormal investigator travels to the South to research a series of deaths connected to a supernatural curse haunting an old Louisiana family.
Style: suspense
Plot: supernatural, found footage, paranormal phenomena, hanged by the neck, swamp, haunted house, handheld camera, occult, supernatural power, nature, paranormal, male objectification ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 676
Murder by Mail (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Dr. Peter Fales’s (Klaus Kinski) patients start getting annihilated by an unknown serial killer, he and his daughter Alison (Donna Wilkes) both come under suspicion. Part slasher film and part psychological thriller, Schizoid co-stars ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.9
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 105K
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Plot: rape, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, violence, vengeance, brutality, revenge, sadism, cruelty, woman in danger, crime ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 122
Deadbeat (1977)
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Duration: 83 min.
Story: When four degenerate thugs rape and murder a young waitress in part of their rape and murder spree, they are arrested, but get away with though a legal technicality. The brother of one of the rape/murder victims decides to become vigilante and kill ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 167
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 54K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 20
Raakavedos (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
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Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Act of Vengeance (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
 598
The Mudboy (2007)
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Style: mind bending, bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Duration: 70 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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