Movies like The Candy Snatchers

If you like "The Candy Snatchers" you are looking for suspenseful, serious and disturbing movies about / with kidnapping, school, crime gone awry, crime, store, domestic disturbance and crimes themes of Crime, Horror and Thriller genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Save
this
list

to
The Candy Snatchers (1973)
 6.5
 953
The Candy Snatchers
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, school, crime gone awry, crime, store, domestic disturbance, crimes, criminal heroes, dismemberment, 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
The list contains the best and most popular movies with the same themes ordered by rating. Click "View All" button to show all items.
Rabid Dogs
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Italy, USA
96 min.
 7.6
Almost Human
Action, Crime, Thriller
Italy
99 min.
 7.4
Choose a movie to watch from relevant lists of films. Click "View All" button to show all collections.

Most similar movies to The Candy Snatchers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, psychopath, crime and kidnapping mostly in Thriller, Crime and Horror genres. Some movies like The Candy Snatchers: Borderland (2007), A Stranger Is Watching (1982), Pathology (2008), Bereavement (2010), Sick Girl (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:
 5.6
 9K
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: serious, bleak, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
A Stranger Is Watching
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, serial killer, mind game, urban, murder, missing person, psychopath, subway, psychopathic killer, rape, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   87%
 
 6.0
 29K
Pathology
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, disturbing, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hospital, sexual relations, crime, doctors, death, twists & turns, serial killer, crimes, mentor, pornography, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
Movie in collections
crime movies
crime
5462
70s movies
70s
2583
school movies
school
3347
 5.1
 6K
Bereavement
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: hostages, gory, witnessing a crime, farm, violence spree, crime, countryside, kidnapping, isolation, psychopath, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   94%
 
 4.6
 932
Sick Girl
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, mentally challenged, gory, school, young heroes, coming of age, vengeance, siblings relations, incest, revenge, rape, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   86%
 
Fight for Your Life
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gory, fugitives, urban ghetto, crime, hostages, violence spree, sexual abuse, family in danger, danger, confined, confrontation, violence ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
 5.1
 3K
Malevolence
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, slasher, psychopath, bank, gory, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, village, hostages, master criminal, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   67%
 
Movie in collections
 3.4
 1K
Nightstalker
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: heavy metal, murderous pair, crime, serial killer, slasher, police station, mind game, dangerous attraction, murder, who done it, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
 5.7
 540
Tenement
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, gory, crime, drug dealing, urban ghetto, violence spree, down on your luck, urban ghetto life, crimes, rape, murder, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   50%
 
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 ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
 3.2
 2K
Chaos
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: gory, violence spree, in the woods, sexual abuse, crime, kidnapping, murder, confined, crimes, deadly, psychopath, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
 7.6
 4K
Rabid Dogs
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, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, on the road, terrorism, hospital, crime, missing person, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, robbery, rape ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
Die! Die! My Darling!
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is terrorized by her fiance's demented mother who blames her for her son's death.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mentally unstable, captivity, village, haunted by the past, kidnapping, woman in danger, psychopath, religious fanatic, insanity, confined, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Movie in collections
 5.3
 1K
Bone Daddy
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: crimes, gory, deadly, law enforcement, crime, serial killer, amateur detective, mystery, writer's life, pathologist, corpse, gore ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
The Night Visitor
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An insane Swedish farmer escapes from an asylum to get revenge on his sister, her husband and others.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, prison life, mental institution, wrongfully committed, prison, revenge, crime, confined, crimes, deadly, rivalry, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
 5.5
 9K
Anamorph
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mysterious character, crime, protagonist as suspect, police station, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mind game, obsession, murder, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
 3.5
 397
Kemper
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, crime, slasher, police investigation, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, murder, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   62%
 
 5.0
 532
Hell High
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A teacher with a paranormal gift and a dark past, is forced to her limits when she becomes the target of a gang of teenagers. After spying on the vulnerable woman as she showers, they break into her home, humiliate and assault her. Something inside ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, high school, gory, school, high school life, murder, teenage life, coming of age, crimes, deadly, prank, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 2K
Almost Human
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gory, tough law enforcer, crime, crime gone awry, urban, rape, crimes, deadly, gang, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
The Disappearance of Alice Creed
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, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, betrayal, violence, hostage, ransom, twists & turns, hostages, male nudity, plot twist, father daughter relationship, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
Hostel: Part II
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Italy, Iceland, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following a geographical tour of Slovakia, three young American women are lured into a hostel by a handsome young man who sells them to the twisted masters, ties them up and brings upon an unthinkable world of pain.
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, gory, slasher, kidnapping, murder, gore, violence, cannibalism, blood, strong sexual content, splatter, sexualized violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, slovakia, campus, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
 5.7
 1K
The Ungodly
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: serial killer, crimes, deadly, crime, murder, media satire, filmmaking, psychopath, sex in bed, outdoor sex, rape, misogynist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
The Last House on the Left
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, scary, bleak, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, rape, murder, kidnapping, revenge, brutality, violence, gore, sexual abuse, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   58%
 
Movie in collections
Confessions of a Serial Killer
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After being arrested, a Texas man begins confessing to the brutal murder of over 200 women. He recounts his random selection of victims and his traveling companions, his friend and friend's sister. But the police can't be sure whether to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, gory, sexual abuse, murder, psychopath, crimes, prostitute, deadly, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the run, psychopath, car race, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, disorder, killer, mutilated body, bad guy wins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
The Mad Dog Killer
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts and defiles frightened hapless lass Giuliana Caroli. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, gory, criminal's revenge, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, chases and races, confined, crimes, rape, danger, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 5.6
 4K
Scarecrows
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five men heist the Camp Pendleton payroll and kidnap a pilot and his daughter, who are forced to fly them to Mexico. Enroute a double cross has one of the thieves parachute with the loot into an abandoned graveyard surrounded by strange scarecrows. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, supernatural, bank, gory, hostages, zombie, crime, chase, airplane, scarecrow, crime gone awry, on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
The Strangers in 7A
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Andy Griffith plays a philandering apartment house manager who picks up a pretty young girl (Suzanne Hildur) in a bar. He takes her home, whereupon the girl's male cronies show up armed with guns. Griffith and his wife (Ida Lupino) are held ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: criminal heroes, bank, gory, bar, crime, hostages, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   35%
 

Choose "a movie to watch" by trailers from related films

Watch trailers from related movies and select your next film!
The Killing Kind
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong sexual content, gory, mentally unstable, hotel, serial killer, vengeance, violence spree, sexual abuse, psychopath, woman in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
And Soon the Darkness
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, missing person, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, torture, kidnapping, heroes, youth, young heroes, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:

TOP 5 movies for each basic tag

kidnapping
kidnapping movies
The Call 2013
6.7
Cargo 200 2007
7.1
Transporter 2 2005
6.3
Changeling 2008
7.8
Split 2016
7.3
View all
crime
crime movies
Criminal Minds 2005
8.1
Hannibal 2013
8.6
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998
8.2
Sin City 2005
8.0
Copycat 1995
6.6
View all
crime gone awry
crime gone awry movies
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998
8.2
From Dusk Till Dawn 1996
7.3
The Hateful Eight 2015
7.8
The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014
8.1
Baby's Day Out 1994
6.0
View all
school
school movies
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001
7.6
Bad Teacher 2011
5.6
The Magicians 2015
7.5
My Hero Academia 2016
8.4
Suck Me Shakespeer 3 2017
5.4
View all
store
store movies
Superstore 2015
7.7
Mirrors 2008
6.2
The Good Girl 2002
6.5
Almost Heroes 2011
3.1
Empire Records 1995
6.7
View all
domestic disturbance
domestic disturbance movies
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle 1992
6.6
The Afflicted 2011
4.6
The Amityville Horror 2005
6.0
A Haunted House 2013
5.1
Case 39 2009
6.2
View all
serious
serious movies
Parker 2013
6.2
Orphan Black 2013
8.3
Sons of Anarchy 2008
8.6
Under the Dome 2013
6.7
Homefront 2013
6.5
View all
suspenseful
suspenseful movies
Shutter Island 2010
8.1
The Game 1997
7.8
Frozen 2010
6.2
CSI: NY 2004
7.0
Killing Me Softly 2002
5.5
View all