Movies like Valley of Ditches

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Valley of Ditches (2017)
 3.9
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Valley of Ditches (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young woman bound in the front seat of a parked car watches helpless as her captor methodically digs a grave in the desert ground. The bloody lifeless body of her boyfriend lies framed in the rear-view mirror, a fate she will fight at all costs to avoid for herself. But this is only the beginning of a brutal struggle where survival could be worse than death.
Plot: serial killer, desert, religious fanatic, murder, struggle for survival, flashback, tied feet, shovel, rearview mirror, tape over mouth, digging a grave, left for dead

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, serial killer, deadly, crimes, psychopath, investigation and flashback mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Valley of Ditches: The Devil's Dolls (2016), Joel (2018), The Night Stalker (2016), Scream of the Butterfly (1965), Disconnected (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Devil's Dolls (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brutal serial killer is finally gunned down in the middle of carrying out one last heinous act of bloody murder. In the maniac’s possession, a box of Guatemalan talismans, which mistakenly end up being sold as charm jewelry in Chloe’s ...
Plot: devil, tied feet, serial killer, murder
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 4.3
 174
Joel (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The shocking story of Joel Rifkin, a troubled young man whose hidden fantasies of power and control combined with his obsessive dedication to prostitutes led him to embark on one of the New York area’s most notorious murder sprees, claiming ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, true crime, prostitution
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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.
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, death, rape, rapist, serial murder
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Scream of the Butterfly (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A beautiful woman marries a rich man for his money, then embarks on an affair and plans to use her boyfriend to help murder her husband.
Plot: adultery, murder, bisexual, bubble bath, flashback, sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.2
 311
Disconnected (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Twin sisters are implicated in a series of slasher murders. The question is, did one of them do it, did both of them do it, or did neither of them do it?
Style: tragic ending
Plot: twins, telephone, murder investigation, investigation, serial killer, murder, female nudity, psychopath
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 234
Reaper (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Horror novelist Luke Sinclair retreats to a small town to finish writing his latest book. A young woman is murdered in the woods nearby, in circumstances similar to those in his bestselling novel, "Reaper". Faced with increasing pressure ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, sexual murder, motel, writer's block, sheriff
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.2
 457
Hatchetman (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Claudia Wagner dreams of being a lawyer and, along with her boyfriend Sonny, must put all her knowledge into use when, one by one, her girlfriends become victim to a serial killer. Can she uncover his identity before she becomes the next victim?
Plot: serial killer, stripper, sexploitation, murder, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Corruption of Chris Miller (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a scythe to slash his murder victims--or maybe it's *her* murder victims?
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, love triangle, scythe, stepmother, axe, daughter
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Devil's Muse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, hollywood, deadly, couples, police investigation, investigation, danger, filmmaking, showbiz, law enforcement ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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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: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, investigation, murder, brutality, violence, mystery, husband wife relationship, race against time, amputee, religion, death of son ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.9
 144
Cardiac Arrest (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The "Missing Heart Murders" are plaguing San Francisco - dead bodies that turn up with their hears surgically removed! So a weak-stomached homicide cop looks into the possibilities of a black market for human organs, while across town a ...
Plot: body part, murder, hospital, investigation, serial killer, surgery
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, murder, police detective, investigation, obsession, psychopath, mind game, gory, crimes, mystery, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 212
Second Chances (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two years ago reporter Kate Fisher's interview with the man who turned out to be a serial killer sparked public outrage. Not believing that this man was in fact the September Slayer - led to another senseless murder. Had Kate turned over the ...
Plot: serial killer, stalker, siege, flashback, professor, murder, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Forbidden Secrets (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While going through a difficult divorce from her domineering, businessman husband, Alexandra moves back into her old childhood home, where she's forced to re-examine the circumstances surrounding the murder of her aunt by her insane mother ...
Plot: murder, drowning, swimming pool, flashback, insanity, hypnosis
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 224
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: evil man, rape, murder, violence, serial killer, nurse, sadist, torture
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sinister Minister (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A serial killer masquerades as a preacher in order to prey on women. His last wife may have committed suicide and his current wife is sick. Single mom Trish and her daughter move to town and are in jeopardy of becoming his next victims.
Plot: pot smoking, police detective, serial killer, mother daughter relationship, seduction, church, minister, murder, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Night of the Strangler (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In New Orleans, a relationship between a black man and a white girl leads to a string of murders.
Plot: serial killer, murder of a pregnant woman, drowning in a bathtub, murder disguised as suicide, murder of wife, murder of sister, woman drowned, dead woman in bath tub, brother brother relationship, murder, death of sister, pregnant woman murdered ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.8
 442
Deadly Sins (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, serious, scary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 958
Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
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The Lodger (2009)
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Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 24K
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, rough, suspense, scary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.0
 1K
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Far from Home (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Cox should have stopped for gas in California. While he's on a cross-country trip with his teenage daughter, Joleen, his car hits empty in a creepy town in Nevada. With nary a drop of fuel to be found, Charlie and Joleen stop for the ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: desert, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, trailer park, murder, violence, family in danger, parents and children, obsession, father daughter relationship, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 231
The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
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Style: surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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