Movies like Mania 1974

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Mania (1974)
 5.8
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Mania (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Professor Brecht finds out his wife Lisa have an affair with his twin brother Giordano. The brother disappears under mysterious circumstances while the professor his place and pretend to be Giordano, driving his wife mad.
Style: gothic
Plot: ghost, torture, mad scientist, lesbian, twin brother, false identity, illicit affair, female nudity, lesbian sex, loud sex, sex toy, snake, violence, suicide, laboratory, burnt body

Most similar movies to Mania

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and gothic films with plots about ghost, female nudity, murder, torture, supernatural, lesbian and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Mania: The Dead Don't Talk (1970), Women's Camp 119 (1977), Lust (1979), Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007), Mama (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dead Don't Talk (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Sometimes the dead DO talk if ONAR gives them a chance, like this God-forgotten 1970 Turkish Gothic Horror gem. A haunted house in the forest, a ghostly zombie-like bogeyman, a curse, pretty ladies meeting horrible deaths, endless macabre ...
Style: gothic
Plot: cemetery, ghost, haunted house, grave, cult, teacher, boogeyman, dead
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Women's Camp 119 (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prisoner is forced to serve as a doctor's assistant, giving her a front row seat for the horrible goings-on. There's the experiment to revive Nazi soldiers who have frozen to death by having nude women rub their bodies all over the ...
Plot: lesbian, sex, rape, violence, experiment, perversity, nazism, gay slur, female nudity, lesbianism, pubic hair, sexual cruelty ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 40
Lust (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Libidine" is quite peculiar erotic horror about a scientist, who performs some kind of experiment on his snake. His adolescent daughter Anna has an erotic relationship with the snake.
Plot: snake, mad scientist, lesbian, lesbian sex, coitus, vulva, hairy vagina, labia, female full frontal nudity, rape, female masturbation, cuckolded husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, menstrual blood, murder, gory, supernatural ability, knife, investigation, afterlife, haunted by the past, missing child, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 157K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, children, adoption, parents and children, redemption, paranormal activity, secrets, afterlife, hospital, imaginary friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.8
 470
The Phobos (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Estonia, Russia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Rainy summer evening... Young people are arriving at the new trendy club named Phobos which is still under construction. Or re-construction - since it's a former bomb shelter which is reconstructed to become a club. At first, the party sees ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Plot: survival, fear, isolation, danger, panic, torture, ghost, group of strangers, dj, bomb shelter, club, confined ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 6K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: ghost, castle, baron, haunted by the past, mystery, soldier, supernatural, palaces castles and temples, murder, mysterious character, supernatural ability, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Monster of the Opera (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A theater troupe's young, energetic leader has secured an old theater in which to produce his new production. The theater's elderly caretaker urges the group to leave at once. A vampire is awakened and discovers that one of the troupe is ...
Style: gothic
Plot: vampire, theater, caretaker, female vampire, old man, reincarnation, curse, opera singer, opera house, lesbian, flashback, dancing ...
Time: 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 31
Bloody Sex (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Plot: torture, female homosexuality, axe murder, female friendship, lesbian sex, bare breasts, lesbianism, lesbian, murder, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 372
Barricade (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of friends are terrorized by a cannibalistic family while camping in The Black Forest of Germany.
Plot: torture, gore, group of friends, camping trip, masked killer, murder of a nude woman, female nudity, murder, cannibal, tourist, slasher, cannibalism ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Ultimate Degenerate (1969)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Man drugs, photographs & tortures women he meets by personal ads.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: torture chamber, gas mask, trap, depravity, lesbian cunnilingus, times square manhattan new york city, whipped cream, stabbing, sex game, sex tape, host, lesbian couple ...
Place: manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 91K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, supernatural, demon, murder, gory, adultery, vengeance, danger, monster, blood, death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.8
 627
Sodoma's Ghost (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The spirits of Nazis who were killed by bombs while having an orgy return 50 years later to terrorize a group of six teens who stumble upon the house of their death site.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, orgy, soldier, threesome, falling down stairs, gore, poker, suicide attempt, exploding body, russian roulette, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 60K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, investigation, teacher, boarding school life, haunted by the past, boarding school, haunted house, children, classroom, estate, fear ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
In a Dark Place (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The disturbed arts teacher, Anna Veigh, is hired by Mr. Laing as a governess to raise Flora and her brother Miles. Anna believes that the ghosts of the former governess, Miss Jessel, and housekeeper, Peter Quint, are in the property haunting the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, orphan, sexual abuse, school, estate, supernatural ability, mystery, dealing with death, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 310
Hellblock 13 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a haunted death row cellblock, a deranged female serial killer reads a trio of twisted tales to her executioner.
Style: suspenseful, serious, dark humor, rough, scary ...
Plot: prison, ghost, gory, serial killer, slasher, crime, supernatural ability, zombie, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Reincarnation of Isabel (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isabel is a dead vampire and witch whose body is hanging in a basement while the owner tries to kidnap virgins for a sacrifice that could mean Isabel’s resurrection. But doing this won’t be easy as the women aren’t gonna give in very easily.
Plot: reincarnation, witch, violence, vampire, italian gothic, gothic horror, inquisition, supernatural horror, female nudity, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, sacrifice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, revenge, rape, violence, explicit sex, s&m, brunette, kidnapping, gore, defecation, bare breasts, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 129
Hellfire (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gabriella finds an unfinished symphony that was written by her late uncle Octave Barron who found inspiration through murder. Thrilled by it's possibilities she hires Marius (Ben Cross) to complete the symphony. As he begins work on the piece ...
Style: gothic
Plot: murder, ghost story, possession, mansion, classical music, symphony, duel, piano, housekeeper, composer, suicide, person on fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Bushwhacker (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crazy mountain-man shoots down a small passenger plane. He then proceeds to stalk, torture and kill the survivors.
Style: biting
Plot: lesbian kiss, lesbian, outdoor sex, breasts, airplane shot down, blood, campfire, rape, murder, panties, female nudity, carrying someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Haunting of Alice D (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the late 1890s the Davenport House was a famous and successful brothel, until a young prostitute named Alice killed herself there. After her death, the brothel became haunted by Alice's ghost, and was eventually abandoned. More than a ...
Plot: prostitute, ghost, party, curse, haunted house, supernatural, breasts, brothel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tulpa - Demon of Desire (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lisa Boeri is at the top of her corporate career, but at night she frequents the notorious Club Tulpa, owned by a mysterious Tibetan guru. Unshackled from repression and guilt, Lisa will do anything with any stranger to attain a higher ...
Plot: murder by stabbing, lesbian sex, murder, female nudity, bdsm, snorting cocaine, woman, stabbed in the throat, breasts, sex club, guru, dismemberment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Return of the Exorcist (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A priest becomes involved in demonology and exorcisms.
Plot: exorcism, exorcist, suicide, satanism, mental institution, flashback, suicide by jumping, lesbian, lesbianism, photograph, priest, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 3.1
 223
Ravenswood (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 4 American tourists - Sofia, Carl, Belle and Michael - go on a ghost tour, they get much more than they bargained for, when the ghosts of an evil Doctor and his last patient victim trap them in the old abandoned psychiatric ward.
Plot: abandoned house, ghost, supernatural, evil doctor, supernatural power
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 2K
The Tomb (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She's fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to defeat death, her one true enemy.
Style: gothic, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, obsession, drugs/alcohol, estate, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, femme fatale, losing-it hero, obsessive quest, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, ...
Style: surreal, scary, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blood, betrayal, hell, demon, skin, seduction, self mutilation, british soldier, mattress, pain, gory, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
La Petite mort 2 : Nasty Tapes (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follow the owners of the infamous "Maison de la petite mort" during their daily work. After the shocking events in part one, you'll never guess what the new owner Monsieur Matheo Maximè is up to. Torturing for money at it's very ...
Plot: fetish, splatter, snuff, torture, celebrity, house, girl, lesbian, sadism
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 2K
Nightlight (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five friends play a game in a "mysterious" forest with a long history as a beacon for troubled young people contemplating suicide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, ghost story, forest, suicide, dead teenager, mystery killer, danger, in the woods, pet dog, blindfold, supernatural, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 122
Aroused (1966)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In Manhattan, prostitutes are being murdered by a psycho. A detective is assigned to track him down and bring him in.
Plot: sex, lesbian, serial killer, prostitution, exploitation, prostitute, female nudity, castration
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 1K
Ghoul (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Ukraine
Duration: 86 min.
Story: GHOUL is a supernatural horror film involving the real life story of the Soviet Union's most violent serial killer, Andrei Chikatilo. Three Americans travel to the Ukraine to film a documentary about the cannibalism epidemic that swept through ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, serial killer, found footage, cannibalism, gory, deadly, supernatural, confined, ghoul, mass murderer, seance, cannibal
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%