Movies like The Butterfly Room

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The Butterfly Room (2012)
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The Butterfly Room (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ann, a reclusive elegant lady, with an obsession for butterflies, is befriended by the eerily beautiful young Alice. Using her seductive innocence, Alice establishes a disturbing mother daughter relationship with Ann. Lured into her twisted world, Ann soon discovers that she is not the only recipient of the girl's affections. Confronted by Alice's other lady friends, Ann's shock awakens a dark, hidden past, unchaining a spiral of madness: a series of brutal and bizarre crimes that Ann will have to commit to preserve her harmless and deceptive appearances. The only one who recognizes there's something unsettling about Ann, is nine year old Julie, her next door neighbour's daughter. With the inevitable curiosity of a child, Julie begins to explore the corners of Ann's apartment, discovering a dark secret hidden in the walls of the forbidden butterfly room. No one believes what she's seen except for Ann's daughter. Horrified, she realises that the fate of the young girl lies in her hands.
Style: twists and turns, serious, scary, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: obsession, parents and children, danger, aging, friends, murder, deadly, haunted by the past, secret room, double life, mother daughter relationship, butterfly, lie, neighbor, collector, crimes, strong female presence, child in peril, killer, prostitute, serial killer, murderer, pregnancy, con artists, alone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Butterfly Room

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, murder, danger, crimes, serial killer, obsession and slasher mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like The Butterfly Room: Crush (2013), The Neighbor (1993), The Raven (2006), Summoned (2013), Wreckage (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crush (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A secret admirer's crush on a high school athlete takes a fatal turn.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, high school, stalking, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, danger, dangerous attraction, youth, secret admirer, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 5.6
 432
The Neighbor (1993)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple, Mary and John, awaiting a baby is in search for a house when they decide to buy that lovely old villa they found by coincidence. What they both do not know is that Myron, the owner of that villa and their new neigbour, is a dangerous ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, pregnancy, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, deadly, danger, crimes, mind game, family problems, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1943
Place: usa, vermont
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100%
 1.4
 510
The Raven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a child, Lenore was tormented by nightmares and obsessed with the dark poems and stories of Edgar Allan Poe. As the lead singer in a Los Angeles band, the adult Lenore (Jillian Swanson) finds herself, friends and colleagues haunted by a murderer ...
Style: realistic, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: danger, slasher, obsession, serial killer, supernatural ability, woman in danger, rivalry, haunted by the past, music band, murder, supernatural, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, uncover truth, danger, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, police detective, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, escaped prisoner, isolation, deadly, serial killer, buddies, crimes, confined, danger, murder, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.0
 234
Nightstalker (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Richard Ramirez, dubbed "The Night Stalker" by the media, a serial killer who killed somewhere in the neighborhood of 16 souls during his reign of terror in Los Angeles back in the Eighties
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, deadly, crimes, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, slasher, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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63%
 4.1
 1K
Stitches (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: black market, police detective, slasher, crimes, rivalry, confined, gory, bondage, survival, captivity, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
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Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, gory, couples, psychopath, crimes, deadly, stalking, mind game, danger, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 656
Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: tense, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, danger, confined, deadly, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, family relations, domestic disturbance, evil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
In Their Sleep (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sarah's life is in pieces after the brutal death of her 18 year-old son. One night, her car accidentally hits Arthur, a young man the same age as her boy who is running from a burglar. Sarah sympathizes with him and takes him in, only to be ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, rough, scary ...
Plot: haunted by the past, psychopath, crimes, danger, home invasion, deadly, woman in danger, stalking, chases and races, chase, death of son, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Stepdaughter (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a childhood spent going from one abusive foster home to the next, Susan seeks revenge on the mother who abandoned her. Susan's search leads her to a ranch where her long-lost sister begins to suspect the beautiful drifter isn't who ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: family relations, psychopath, female killer, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, parents and children, crimes, deadly, rivalry, adoption, farm, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Deadly Renovations (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a small house flipping group discovers that their Hotel project may contain millions of cash hidden somewhere within, the project turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hotel, serial killer, danger, deadly, treasure hunt, murder, money, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, bank, development
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 2K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, undercover, shovel, buried alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 918
The Darkroom (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenage boy befriends an escapee from a mental institution who sees visions of horrible murders being committed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mental institution, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, mental illness, gory, deadly, confined, crimes, danger, serial killer, escaped mental patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Horror Vault Vol.1 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nine short tales of horror filmed by various directors are presented together in one chilling volume, featuring enough killers, psychopaths and supernatural demons to satisfy the most demanding fans of human perversity and madness. Featured titles ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, split personality, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), fear, graphic violence, dungeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: scary, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, excavation, very little dialogue, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.1
 1K
Escapee (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major, Abby Jones has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon. She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, convict, woman in danger, obsession, deadly, track down, violence spree, isolation, murder, serial killer, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 996
Black House (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jun-oh, an insurance claims agent, faces off with a client who he suspects of committing murders with the intention of collecting insurance premiums.
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, insurance investigator, psychopath, insurance fraud, insurance policy, police, wound, serial killer, stabbing, investigation, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Borderline Cult (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, gory, tough heroes, woman in danger, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Paper Boy (1994)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A paper-boy murders an old lady only to lure her family from the city out to the country. As each day passes the paper-boy tries to make friends with the family. Once the family sees what a sicko he is, they banish him from their lifes. Then the ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, realistic, psychological thriller ...
Plot: obsession, paperboy, mentally unstable, homecoming, psychopath, family relations, danger, small town, stalking, estate, murder, killer child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.4
 411
Slink (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the rural town of Wickenhaven, a psychotic tanning salon owner is responsible for the disappearances of many young, innocent girls, while his wife, an exotic purse designer, is willing to overlook his evil nature.
Style: scary, rough, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: psychopath, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, couple relations, countryside, murder, cons and scams, domestic disturbance, estate, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
52%
 4.4
 561
The Landlady (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Melanie decides that one of her tenants would be perfect as her husband and decides to eliminate everyone who might interfere in her plans.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: obsession, split personality, murder, mentally unstable, danger, blind ambition, dishonesty, disobey, psychopath, dangerous attraction, stalking, spouse killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 356
The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: slasher, rock, survival, deadly, danger, gory, rave, teenage life, stalking, crimes, murder, band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 941
The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: serious, scary, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, confined, slasher, danger, deadly, mind game, crimes, woman in danger, isolation, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, danger, stalking, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 6K
Walled In (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Having finally secured her first assignment from her family's demolition business, Sam Walczak (Mischa Barton) is sent to supervise the destruction of an apartment house, only to discover a group of tenants still living in the condemned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, building, suicide, architect, confined, investigation, vengeance, supernatural, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 8K
Unrest (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, deadly, gory, haunted by the past, medical school, insanity, self mutilation, prostitute, medical student ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.6
 182
The Sculptress (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young artist follows her passion to study at one of the finest art institutes in San Francisco.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, mysterious, scary ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, mystery, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, gory, murder, school ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, slasher, deadly, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%