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The Candy Snatchers (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An abused autistic boy is the sole witness to the kidnapping of a teenage heiress.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, psychological, scary, tense
Plot: kidnapping, dismemberment, school, crime gone awry, crime, store, domestic disturbance, crimes, criminal heroes, gang, mute or deaf, rescue, sexual relations, confined, danger, deadly, bound and gagged, rape, mute child, topless girl, psychological torture, jewelry store, tied up, shooting, stepfather ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, kidnapping, danger, crime and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Crime and Horror genres. Some movies like The Candy Snatchers: A Stranger Is Watching (1982), Nine Dead (2010), Whisper (2007), Bereavement (2010), The Call (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Stranger Is Watching (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three years after Steve Peterson's wife, Nina, was murdered in front of their 11 year old daughter Julie, she and his new girlfriend Sharon Martin are kidnapped by the same killer, the psychotic Artie Taggart. Imprisoning them in a bunker below ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopathic killer, subway, rape, murder, psychopath, investigation, crime, serial killer, urban, mind game, little girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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 5.5
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Nine Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, danger, captivity, kidnapping, confined, crimes, deadly, survival, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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 5.8
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Whisper (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Convicted felon Max Truemont (played by Josh Holloway) is hired to execute a kidnapping of the son of one of the richest women in the state. Along with his fiancée Roxanne (played by Sarah Wayne Callies), Max joins two other strangers who were also ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, isolation, mind control, murder, hostages, confined, danger, crime gone awry, partners in crime, criminal heroes, supernatural ability, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, new england, usa
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76%
 5.1
 6K
Bereavement (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1989, six year old Martin Bristoll was kidnapped from his backyard swing in Minersville Pennsylvania. Graham Sutter, a psychotic recluse, kept Martin imprisoned on his derelict pig farm, forcing him to witness and participate in unspeakable ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, gory, hostages, witnessing a crime, farm, violence spree, crime, countryside, isolation, psychopath, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, danger, woman in danger, fear, psycho, murder, cell phone, lifesaver, control room, underground, guilt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, sex, bondage, hostages, manipulations, father, rich, crime gone awry, isolation, woman in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Slaughter of the Innocents (1993)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: murder, kidnapping, serial killer, priest, nun, fbi, crime, investigation, psychopath, religions or cults, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 16K
No One Lives (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, gang, psychopath, serial killer, crimes, danger, chase, crime gone awry, killing off one by one, hunt down, captivity, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Nothing to Lose (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Johan has been locked up - wrongly in his opinion - for the murder of his father and little sister. His mother is the only one who can prove his innocence, but he hasn't been able to contact her for years. When he is transferred within the ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hostages, delinquent, serial killer, crime, confined, crimes, deadly, obsessive quest, teenage life, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 29K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, stalking, kidnapping, obsession, isolation, escape attempt, torment, danger, survival, christmas eve, security guard, vicious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, crime, life is a bitch, serial killer, rape, kidnapping, revenge, crimes, murder, marijuana, birthday ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, new york
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55%
The Great American Snuff Film (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two pretty young women are abducted to be the featured stars of a snuff film produced by a couple low-life goons. The ladies are bound, gagged, tortured, burned with cigarettes and forced to dig their own graves.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing
Plot: kidnapping, torture, urban, gory, serial killer, crime, slasher, snuff, killer, murder, voyeurism, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 29K
Pathology (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, murder, psychopath, hospital, infidelity, attempted murder, crime, sexual relations, game, extortion, drug use, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: medical school
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51%
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Sick Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Izzy is raising her younger brother, Kevin, by herself. Their parents are deceased and her older brother, Rusty, is away in the Marines. When Izzy learns that her little brother is being bullied at school, she does what any unstable, psychopathic, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, incest, lesbian, rape, drowning, christmas, revenge, mentally challenged, gory, young heroes, school, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
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51%
 5.3
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Bone Daddy (1998)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doctor Palmer, a former pathologist, wrote a fictional book based on his real cases. In the book, the madman gets caught, but in reality he is still uncaught. After the book is released, Palmer's editor is kidnapped. Palmer soon is sent a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: gore, corpse, pathologist, serial killer, crimes, gory, deadly, law enforcement, crime, amateur detective, mystery, writer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
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The Ungodly (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When struggling filmmaker inadvertently records a notorious serial killer in the middle of a murderous act, he decides to use the footage to blackmail the madman into being the subject of a disturbing new documentary.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: serial killer, murder, filmmaking, crimes, deadly, crime, media satire, breasts, rape and murder, rape victim, rape, misogynist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Malevolence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, slasher, bank, abandoned house, hostage, heist, kidnapping, crime, criminal heroes, gory, village ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.2
 2K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Emily and her friend Angelica go to a rave in the woods, and when they arrive, they meet a stranger called Swan that promises some Exstasy for the girls. They follow him to a cabin into the forest where they meet the sadistic gang leaded by the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: in the woods, sexual abuse, murder, psychopath, rave, violence spree, gory, crime, kidnapping, confined, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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47%
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The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, gangsters, hostages, woman in danger, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal, crumbling marriage, gambling, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
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The Scarehouse (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil's Night it is all fun and games until their former sorority sisters begin to arrive. These six sisters are confronted by their past as the night spins out of control.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, scary
Plot: torture, friendship, crime, gory, college life, haunted house, youth, deadly, siblings relations, rape, surveillance camera, lesbian subtext ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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45%
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Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, psychological
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, slasher, police investigation, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 540
Tenement (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug-dealing band of violent street thugs terrorize the tenants of a South Bronx apartment building
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, rape, crime, gory, drug dealing, urban ghetto, violence spree, down on your luck, urban ghetto life, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
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: rough, serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, psychopath, gory, crime, serial murder, investigation, police investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Rabid Dogs (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following a bungled robbery, three violent criminals take a young woman, a middle-aged man, and a child hostage and force them to drive them outside Rome to help them make a clean getaway.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, road movie ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, on the road, slasher, getaway car, rape, robbery, hospital, terrorism, killer, missing person, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, rome italy
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Rites of Spring (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A ransom scheme turns into a nightmare for a group of kidnappers who become victims of a horrifying secret that must be paid every spring.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, decapitation, monster, deadly creature, crime gone awry, school, rite, confined, danger, slasher, survival, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa
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Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: scary, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, stalking, torture, captivity, model, escape, drugged, gory, psychopath, mind game, capture, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, dungeon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Bundy (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Docu-drama based on the life of Ted Bundy, a serial killer who killed at least 19 young women during the 1970's (though some sources say as many as 30 to 35 were murdered). Set from his college student years, to his first victims, his capture, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, electric chair, crime, murder, mass murder, ladykiller, killer, psychopath, crimes, deadly, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fight for Your Life (1977)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: confrontation, violence, revenge, sexual abuse, family in danger, danger, racism, self defense, rapist, bishop, urban ghetto, fugitives ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 418
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, crime, criminal heroes, hostages, interview, deception, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Experiment in Terror (1962)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Kelly Sherwood is terrorized by a man with an asthmatic voice who plans to use her to steal $100,000 from the bank where she works. He threatens to kill her teenage sister Toby, if she tells the police. However she manages to contact F.B.I. agent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, neo noir, psychopath, special agents, crime, mind game, bank robbery, heist, woman in danger, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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