Movies like The Candy Snatchers

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The Candy Snatchers (1973)
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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: scary, psychological, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: kidnapping, dismemberment, school, crimes, gang, sexual relations, confined, crime, mute or deaf, danger, store, criminal heroes, deadly, rescue, crime gone awry, domestic disturbance, teenager, rape, fight, incest, cat, money, violence, death, hostage ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to The Candy Snatchers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, kidnapping, murder, confined and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Crime and Horror genres. Some movies like The Candy Snatchers: Bereavement (2010), Sick Girl (2007), A Stranger Is Watching (1982), No One Lives (2012), The Last House on the Left (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bereavement (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 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: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, confined, child in peril, hostage, woman in danger, isolation, slasher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Sick Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, revenge, youth, crimes, mentally unstable, vengeance, psychopath, gory, best friends, deadly, young heroes, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
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78%
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: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hostage, investigation, psychopath, subway, rape, chases and races, hostages, confined, danger, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.0
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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, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, trap, psychopath, gang, massacre, deadly, captivity, hostage, danger, serial killer, serial murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, 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, cult film, banned film, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, crime, slasher, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, abduction, revenge, violence spree, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: connecticut, new york
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74%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, murder, teenage life, serial killer, hostages, obsessive quest, confined, deadly, crimes, criminal, delinquent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
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69%
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Nine Dead (2009)
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: serious, surprise ending, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, kidnapping, danger, captivity, survival, riddles and clues, deadly, crimes, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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66%
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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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, filmmaking, filmmaker, deadly, crimes, voyeurism, rape and murder, psychopath, blackmail, rape, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Whisper (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: evil child, kidnapping, mind control, murder, isolation, hostage, hostages, danger, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, confined, partners in crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, new england
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62%
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Malevolence (2004)
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, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, serial killer, psychopath, slasher, abandoned house, heist, woman in danger, deadly, violence spree, gory, on the run, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, 80s, 90s, year 1999 ...
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57%
 4.7
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Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, 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, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, torture, psychopath, escape, danger, isolation, crimes, confined, mind game, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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56%
 3.3
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Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, confined, isolation, deadly, danger, law enforcement, ghost, woman in danger, graphic violence, mountain, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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52%
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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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sexual sadism, psychopath, in the woods, murder, gory, violence spree, slasher, deadly, gang, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, mind game, police investigation, law enforcement, confined, master criminal, betrayal, crimes, survival ...
Time: contemporary
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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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, pathologist, corpse, gore, danger, law enforcement, gory, kidnapping, parents and children, writer's life, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
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The New Kids (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.
Style: rough, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gang, amusement park, orphan, small town, kidnapping, school dance, bully, pursuit, redneck, bullying, decapitation, attempted rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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49%
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The Inflicted (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: David O'Hara is a troubled medical student who kidnaps, rapes and murders women. He impregnates one of his victims, Melissa Daniels, in an attempt to replace the family that he lost as a young boy. However, the police rescue Melissa from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, confined, deadly, rescue, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, abduction, missing person, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dallas texas, texas
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47%
As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, drugs/alcohol, domestic disturbance, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Amber Alert (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a group of friends decides to follow a car they've seen posted on an Amber Alert, things start to go very wrong.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: missing child, friendship, highway, car, crimes, confined, danger, mysterious man, group of friends, psychopath, rescue, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: bleak, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious
Plot: torture, deadly, serial killer, danger, slasher, crimes, murder, gory, voyeurism, psychopath, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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46%
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, psychological, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, psychopath, police investigation, investigation, buddies, tragic hero, mind game, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Borderland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
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: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killing spree, murder, missing person, bondage, drinking, drinking alcohol, cult, evil, insanity, danger, drug abuse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 1.3
 276
Mummy Maniac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on true events, tells how a serial murderer, kidnaps and tortures then bandaging girls like mummies.
Style: psychological, scary, rough, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mummy, deadly creature, crimes, supernatural, law enforcement, slasher, murder, parents and children, police detective, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: violence spree, serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, slasher, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes, woman in danger, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror film based on a real-life mass murder that took place in 1966. Richard Franklin Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, psychopath, hostage, violence spree, crimes, slasher, crime, confined, hostages, journalism, maniac ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 2009, the small town of Cohasset, Massachusetts was rocked with tragedy. A 17-year-old high school senior named Collin Mason murdered three classmates. All the murders were videotaped and uploaded to the Internet via bit torrent sites and for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, high school, small town, murder, small town life, crimes, deadly, investigation, computers and web, teenager, violence, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
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Saw IV (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, trap, master criminal, deathtrap, rescue, race against time, violence, serial killer, survival, game, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
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The Entitled (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, confined, crime gone awry, breaking point, disorder, danger, crimes, unlikely criminals, partners, confinement indoors, rich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, confined, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, betrayal, danger, gangsters, gambling, woman in danger, tough heroes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 695
Junkyard Dog (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, slasher, serial killer, captivity, crimes, confined, law enforcement, danger, deadly, graphic violence, psycho killer, cannibalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%