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Penance
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 murders his victims according to the 9 Circles of Hell. As Brannigan delves deeper into the case, dark secrets are revealed and the evidence begins to state that this is not MURDER, this is REVENGE.
Plot: american horror, slasher, serial murder, decapitation, shotgun, suicide, torture, gore, murder, revenge, blood
Place: san diego california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, rough, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about murder, blood, gore, violence, slasher, psychopath and serial murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Penance: Poor Albert and Little Annie (1972), Torment (1986), I Drink Your Blood (1970), Blood Rage (1987), Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Poor Albert and Little Annie
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Albert tried to kill his rich snobby mother once. Then he was institutionalized. Now he's escaped. Albert is after his mother again. And he will torture and kill anything that lays in the way...
Style: sadistic, disturbing
Plot: slasher, pedophile, stabbed, disturbed childhood, sadistic killer, torturer, closing eyes of dead person, evil man, killer, evil, serial murder, stabbing ...
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 3.5
 73
Torment
Genre: Horror, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A detective sets out to capture a psycho who kills women, but the psycho turns the tables and goes after the detective's girlfriend.
Style: sadistic
Plot: psycho terror, police, death, torture, blood splatter, gore, psychopath, blood, rage, brutality, violence, murder ...
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    User:   95%
 
I Drink Your Blood
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A band of satanist hippies roll into a town and begin terrorizing the local folk. After raping a local girl, her grandpa goes after them, only to be beaten and forced to take LSD. His grandson then plots revenge on the satanists by feeding them meat ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, deadly creature, gory, serial killer, lsd, rabies, hippie, slasher, zombie, survival, vengeance, sadism ...
Time: 60s
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System:   86%
    User:   93%
 
 5.9
 2K
Blood Rage
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1974, Terry commits a murder and pins it on his twin brother, Todd. Ten years later, Todd escapes from a mental institution on the same day as Terry’s murderous instincts resurface.
Style: sadistic
Plot: thanksgiving, machete, evil twin, revenge, murder, psychopath, insanity, serial killer, framed for murder, decapitation, mutilation, psycho killer ...
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System:   84%
    User:   70%
 
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Joy Ride 3: Road Kill
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rusty Nail is back on the road again looking to punish injustice at every turn - and this time it's with a group of hotheaded street racers on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the run, psychopath, car race, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, disorder, killer, body count, tortured to death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   97%
 
 5.6
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Borderland
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three college students, Phil, Ed, and Henry take a road trip into Mexico for a week of drinking and carefree fun only to have Phil find himself a captive of a group of satanic Mexican drug smugglers who kill tourists and whom are looking for a group ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, on the road, religions or cults, crime, crimes, single parent, college, drug dealing, blood splatter, prostitute, drinking, human sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
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System:   77%
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 5.3
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Fear Town, USA
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On St. Blevins Day (the most debauched of regional holidays), four boys looking to lose their virginity, a girl haunted by a dark secret, a lonely teenager, and an escaped mental patient all meet at a party in the woods. They were looking for fun ...
Style: surprise ending, gag humor, alternative comedy
Plot: evil, fight, cult, killer, ritual, mirror, severed head, gay, villain, human sacrifice, terror, kidnapper ...
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System:   71%
    User:   67%
 
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer
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: scary, psychological, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, police investigation, brutality, gory, crime, vampire human love, investigation, homeless, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   61%
 
 3.5
 509
The Prey
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six campers jaunt off to North Point, where they're promptly stalked and killed by a ghoulish man who ultimately is just looking for a little love.
Plot: slasher, camping, unfaithful wife, campfire story, sadistic horror, slasher killer, american horror, hillbilly, butcher, body count, slashing, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: year 1978
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System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
The Love Butcher
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The twisted tale of Caleb, and his alter ego Lester. After being pushed around too far, Caleb transforms into Lester and returns to those who have wronged him.
Plot: proto-slasher, mutilation, alter ego, body count, sadistic psychopath, gardener, maniac, slasher, human monster, homicidal maniac, bad guy, american horror ...
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System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
Drive-In Horrorshow
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A low-budget horror anthology made of 5 short films, each belonging to a different horror sub-genre. These segments are introduced by a ghoulish host of the sort that used to present late-night horror movies on TV. The five films are Pig, The ...
Plot: forest, serial murder, zombie, villain, living dead, walking dead, eaten alive, monster, mysterious man, psycho, anthropophagus, slashing ...
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System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
The Mutilator
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, gory, college life, teenager, maniac, beach, crimes, deadly, death, violence, swimming pool ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
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System:   60%
    User:   57%
 
 4.7
 291
Splatter Farm
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two young twins are sent to spend time at their aunt's farm. What nobody knows is that the aunt's handyman is a psycho serial killer who dismembers his victims and stores their body parts in the barn.
Plot: farm, splatter, twins, urination, vomiting, incest, exploding body, twin, death of brother, aunt nephew relationship, rape, gore ...
Place: pennsylvania
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System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
 5.2
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Sick Nurses
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At a Thai hospital, a doctor and his seven nubile nurses engage in the sale of dead bodies. Jealousy causes one of the nurses to threaten to blow the whistle on the practice, so the others murder her. Soon the spirit of the slain nurse seeks ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, gory, vengeance, hospital, afterlife, crimes, deadly, supernatural, doctors and patients, pregnancy, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
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    User:   53%
 
 5.3
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Warlock Moon
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young lovers John and Jenny decide to go for a drive in the countryside one day when they happen upon the remains of a long-abandoned resort spa. After doing some exploring, they find that an elderly couple is still living in the crumbling building. ...
Style: demonic
Plot: satanism, spa, ritual, cannibalism, old woman, cook, abandoned, mutilated body, blood on clothes, decapitated head, gothic horror, old mansion ...
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    User:   46%
 
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: disturbing, bleak, tense, scary, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, incest, crime, blood, sexual abuse, cult, rape, brutality, psychopath, violence ...
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The Glove
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this actioner, a bounty hunter is assigned to bring back an enormous and angry ex-convict who wears a deadly glove made of leather and steal. Rock'em sock'em mayhem ensues.
Style: sadistic
Plot: revenge, torture, retribution, prison, fight, killer, evil, police violence, insanity, serial killer, bounty hunter, evil man ...
Place: america
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    User:   47%
 
 5.5
 7K
The Tortured
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, gory, vengeance, murder, death of son, child murder, mystery, confined, crimes, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   50%
 
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, mystery, stalking, murder, mind game, small town, psychopath, police investigation, violence spree, woman in danger, prom ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1946
Place: arkansas, usa, texas
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
 2.8
 262
Dance Macabre
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dance instructor brings his dance troupe to Russia for training. What his dancers don't know, however, is that he has a dual personality--and his hidden personality is a serial killer.
Style: psychotronic, gothic, sadistic
Plot: psycho terror, sadistic psychopath, body count, slashing, butcher, ballet, slasher, human monster, homicidal maniac, bad guy, psycho killer, psychopathic killer ...
Time: year 1991, 1990s
Place: russia
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System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
 4.0
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Old 37
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two brothers intercept 911 calls in their Father's beat up old Ambulance to exact revenge on a group of careless teen drivers.
Style: sadistic, disturbing, brutal
Plot: serial murder, serial killer, sadistic killer, torturer, mutilated body, gory violence, traumatic childhood, two killers, stabbed, psychopath, massacre, female nudity ...
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System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 5.3
 852
Nightmare
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hye-jin's homecoming should have been a joyous occasion. She was especially happy to see her childhood friend again, the shy Eun-ju. However, when a secret is revealed, harsh words are exchanged. These words deeply affect Eun-ju and,in the next ...
Style: suspense
Plot: strange person, suicide by jumping, slasher, naked dead woman, ring, gore, throat slitting, knife, corpse, suicide, ghost, strangulation ...
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System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
Island of Death
Genre: Horror
Country: Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A British couple on a break on a small Greek Island, spreading terror beyond anything the Islanders could have ever imagined. Only stopping every once in a while to shag anything that moves, be it a man, woman or an animal. But will they go ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: island, gory, violence spree, obsession, sexual abuse, psychopath, sexual relations, kids in trouble, sadism, rapist, greek, greek island ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, greece
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System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
Trailer Park of Terror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Imperium Comics series, Trailer Park of Terror. Six troubled high school students and their chaperon, an optimistic youth ministries Pastor, return from an outdoor character building retreat in the mountains. During a raging storm, ...
Style: dark humor, serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, gory, good versus evil, deadly creature, high school, serial killer, murder, sex, slasher, chase, zombie, trailer park ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine
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System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
 6.5
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Maniac
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, gore, serial killer, violence, vengeance, slasher, obsession, splatter, brutality, blood, murder, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
 8.6
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Se7en
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, investigation, gory, police investigation, police, murder, greed, violence, torture, insanity, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
The Peace Killers
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Siblings Kristy and Jeffrey are buying supplies at a remote desert gas station when some members of a biker gang come cruising in. The bikers recognize Kristy, who used to be the main squeeze of the gang's leader before she ran away. The pair ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, gang, adventure, gangsters, kidnapping, rescue, motorcycle gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
Star of David: Beauty Hunting
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Beautiful Girl Hunter" by Norifumi Suzuki is based on manga by Maasaki Soto.The film portrays the life of Tatsuya,a young man of proper descent whose outward respectability hides his urges for rape and torture.This handsome rapist seduces ...
Style: scatology, necrophiliac
Plot: rape, sexual sadism, perversion, masturbation, torture, killer, humiliation, rape victim, sexual humiliation, sex, screaming, evil man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 7.2
 3K
Wolf Creek
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An anthology series which centers on different characters being targeted by crazed serial killer Mick Taylor in the Australian outback.
Plot: outback, revenge, australian outback, slasher, serial killer, blood, darkness, night, serial murder, killer, survival, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 4.7
 88
The Weirdo
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After years of torment and torture, a disturbed young man snaps and takes out his frustration in particularly violent ways.
Plot: blood, humiliation, revenge, sex, murder, gore, park, electrocution, female nudity, impalement, church, decapitation ...
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