Movies like Deadline 1984

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Deadline (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A horror film about a screenwriter who loses the ability to distinguish between his fantasy world and the real world, with disastrous consequences. As he ruminates on his place in any world and loses his grip, he also loses his wife and his children's respect, and critics tear him apart. The final undoing of this screenwriter is a deadline that must be met at all costs, costs that perhaps are too great.
Plot: death by fire, leg cut off, anthropophagus, mercedes benz, nuclear holocaust, death of pregnant woman, death by hanging, hanged boy, death in childbirth, jewish stereotype, drowning in a bathtub, hanged girl, rolls royce, eating human flesh, splatter, deadline, fur coat, dead children, death by drowning, decapitated head, writer's block, murder of mother, screenwriter, tricycle, bush ...
Time: year 1980

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about murder, female nudity, deadly, blood, danger, gory and death mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Deadline: Creature Lake (2015), White Skin (2004), The Clown Murders (1976), Hellions (2015), Hell Mountain (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 3.4
 100
Creature Lake (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Five friends embark on a camping trip to sacred Native territory and are warned to stay away. When they choose to ignore the warning they are confronted with strange occurrences, seductive apparitions, vengeful locals and a deadly behemoth. Their ...
Plot: native american, racism, monster, found footage, wilderness, human sacrifice, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, seduction, murder, male nudity, argument ...
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95%
 6.0
 782
White Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two roommates discover that the family of one of their girlfriends is populated with vampires.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, vampire, snow, cannibalism, university, pregnancy, dealing with death, hotel, couple relations, breakup, deadly, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Clown Murders (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of young professionals decides to play a practical joke on one of their ex-girlfriends who married a rich man who is about to close a major real estate deal. They plan to kidnap her and mess up the deal. Unfortunately, the joke becomes ...
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: kidnapping, killer clown, halloween, joke, mystery, crimes, deadly, evil clown, practical joke, crime, slasher, prank ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.2
 3K
Hellions (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A teen faces a night of terror when three malevolent trick-or-treaters come knocking at her door.
Plot: halloween, blood, halloween costume, home invasion, abortion, evil child, trick or treating, decapitation, pregnancy, farm, doctor, teenager ...
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.8
 195
Hell Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In an apocalyptical future, the world is completely destroyed and ruled by the tyrannical Stryker. He controls the unique source of food and uses young women as slaves to explore the mines in the Hell Mountain. When he abducts Shira, her lover Kal ...
Plot: female nudity, red pubic hair, clothes torn off, lifting up dress, menage a trois, topless, post apocalypse, rape, panties, bare breasts, lesbian, lesbianism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 7K
Grace (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the wake of a horrific car accident that kills her husband, Michael, expectant mother Madeline Matheson discovers that her daughter, Grace, has died in the womb. Ignoring her doctor's warnings that the fetus must be removed from her body, a ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, gory, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, imaginary, supernatural, isolation, confined, protective parent ...
Time: contemporary
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63%
 6.1
 47K
Vampires (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The church enlists a team of vampire-hunters to hunt down and destroy a group of vampires searching for an ancient relic that will allow them to exist in sunlight.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, gothic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, chase, vampire slayer, vampire hunter, vengeance, relic, priest, gory, cross, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hidden in the Woods (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of two sisters who have been raised in isolation, subjected to the torment of their abusive, drug dealing father. When they finally decide to report him to the police, he kills the two officers and is put in jail. But things go from bad to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual abuse, gore, strong sexual content, dysfunctional family, gory, in the woods, life is a bitch, abuse, isolation, danger, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 3.8
 157
Bound Cargo (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three girls are on the run from a group of disbanded soldiers. Nowhere to go they come across a lonely widow to seek refuge. Risking her life to save the young women the widow only demands erotic pleasure in exchange.
Plot: captivity, female nudity, lesbian, lesbian sex, lesbianism, erotica, white slavery, terror, axe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 34K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: twins, obsession, love triangle, losing-it hero, clinic, addiction, siblings relations, heroes, family relations, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, year 1954, 1960s, 1950s
Place: canada, medical school, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, revenge, fbi, terrorist, serbian, terrorism, hijacking, vengeance, journalism, vigilantism, hostages, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, england, cyprus, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Nature Unleashed: Volcano (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on assignment covering a volcanic eruption journalist Russell Woods' life is shattered when his wife is killed in the ensuing carnage. Grieving he travels to the small village in Italy where she was born. There he is followed by a curious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, suspense
Plot: danger, ghost, gory, forces of nature, village, escapades, adventure, small town, clergy, mentally unstable, mute or deaf, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, south america, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 11K
Black Water (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: tourist, lake or river, swamp, survival, crocodile, danger, river, rescue, pregnancy, tour guide, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 389
Hellhole (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unlucky woman’s mother is murdered by a scarf-wielding killer named Silk, leaving the woman injured, traumatised and suffering from amnesia. She’s committed to a mental institution, where Silk follows her, looking for the papers he was trying ...
Plot: amnesia, lobotomy, lesbian sex, sexploitation, mental institution, institution, doctor, sex, violence, medical, latex gloves, syringe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Reflecting Skin (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, vampire, gasoline, surrealism, fire, slingshot, farm, coming of age, gas station, parents and children, gory, small town ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: midwest, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Way of the Vampire (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Abraham Van Helsing is granted immortality by the Catholic Church until he can hunt down the last vampire prince.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, gory, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, vengeance, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
From a Whisper to a Scream (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter. In the first, an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond. In the second, a wounded man on the run from ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: american civil war, anthology, voodoo, necrophilia, murder, swamp, ghost, gory, serial killer, librarian, civil war, small town ...
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Washing Machine (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Italy, France, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the murder of a man found dismembered in a washing machine and is drawn into a web of deceit and murder by the dead man's lover, Vida, and her two sisters, Sissy and Ludmilla.
Plot: murder, pimp, prostitution, voyeurism, white panties, sex, heart in hand, heart ripped out, female in shower, penetration, investigator, iron ...
Place: budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus! (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 250 min.
Story: Ailing, egotistical and sexually perverted rock-star Bobby Barzell (who sold his soul for wealth and rock and roll stardom) awaits a liver transplant from a psychotic fugitive of the law; as a vengeful, demonic alien tries to collect a past debt.
Plot: murder, sex, violence, revenge, exploitation, gun, female nudity, death, shower, police, father son relationship, blood ...
Place: minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 344
Julie Darling (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Plot: terror, fratricide, matricide, murder, little girl, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, obsession, psychopath, female nudity, rape, lifting up dress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Thompsons (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: vampire, gory, on the run, family life, chases and races, deadly, supernatural, family relations, manhunt, survival, dysfunctional family, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 265
Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, therapist, suspicion, serial murder, murder, psychopath, slasher, gory, family life, crimes, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 11K
The Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary
Plot: survival, apocalypse, countryside, gory, farm, survival horror, life is a bitch, confined, danger, future dystopia, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 1K
Evil Words (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One day, for no apparent reason, a cop kills 11 children. The same day, horror novelist Thomas Roy tries to commit suicide after cutting his fingers. At first glance, nothing seems to link the two events – until Dr. Paul Lacasse, a disillusioned ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: supernatural, gory, investigation, urban, uncover truth, psychopathic killer, doctors and patients, crimes, power relations, amputation, hospital, paranormal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 182
Dead End (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his ex-wife dies in a fall from her balcony, PoliceSgt. Henry Smovinsky gets custody of his troubled teenage son. Smovinsky soon finds out that his ex-wife was a high-class hooker, her death was not a suicide and that the police have chosen ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: father son relationship, police, murder, prostitute, drug use, gay slur, falling from height, corrupt cop, death of mother, male underwear, gay kiss, juvenile delinquent ...
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 1K
Vampire (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A vampire, who works as a teacher, searches for suicidal female students and seduces them prior to sucking their blood.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: vampire, suicide, murder, human nature, obsession, teacher, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Witness (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman becomes entangled in the conspiracy of two world governments to assassinate an international leader in New York.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: assassination, intrigue, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, pets, special agents, dangerous attraction, hitman, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, somalia, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 290
Streetwalkin' (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cookie and her brother run away from their loveless mother in the province and arrive in New York. At the train station Cookie meets the fancy man Duke. With his charm he makes her fall in love with him and soon has her working as prostitute. ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, brother sister relationship, bondage, mini skirt, lingerie, white panties, panties, erotica, female nudity, dominatrix, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 72
Possession (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Frankie is a psychopath who drags along problems with his mother. To compensate these problems he follows and persecutes Madeleine and some of her friends killing one girl after the other and also everybody who would stand in his way - without any ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, domineering mother, forest, impalement, crossbow, matricide, pizza, blood, pistol, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Deadly Surveillance (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders that he begins to suspect are being committed by a woman involved in prostitution and narcotics trafficking.
Plot: hiding, accused of murder, drugs, female nudity, gay slur, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, male nudity, bus, woman takes off shoes, stakeout, cocaine ...
Place: montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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