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The Invisible Dr. Mabuse (1962)
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The Invisible Dr. Mabuse (1962)
Original name: Die unsichtbaren Krallen des Dr. Mabuse
Genre: Horror, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things happen in a revue theatre. The dancer Maria seems to be hunted by an invisible admirer. When the body of a probable FBI agent is found in a trunk the police asks FBI man Joe Como for help. Como gets interested in the revue theatre and an ominous transport firm soon. When he is receiving mysterious threatening letters he is sure that Dr. Mabuse has risen again. But what is going on at "Enterprise X" so that both the goverment and the mad genius in crime are interested in it?
Style: psychotronic
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, mental institution, scientist, investigation, hotel, obsession, kidnapping, neo noir, impersonation, theater, laboratory, dancer, fbi agent, invisible man, fire, self sacrifice, murder, impostor, car accident, disfigurement, police inspector, secret formula, stage play
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: germany

Most similar movies to The Invisible Dr. Mabuse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, serious and scary films with plots about murder, danger, investigation, deadly, crimes, mystery and serial killer mostly in Mystery, Crime and Horror genres. Some movies like The Invisible Dr. Mabuse: The Terror of Doctor Mabuse (1962), The Sinister Monk (1965), Curse of the Fly (1965), The Brain (1962), Target for Killing (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of Dr. Mabuse (1961)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The first of the "Dr. Mabuse" films not directed by Fritz Lang, the French/German/Italian Return of Dr. Mabuse stars Wolfgang Preiss in the title role. Supposedly dead and buried, Mabuse returns to his criminal activities, once more using ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: library, mind control, prison, laboratory, blind man, police, passenger train, secret identity, car bomb, father daughter relationship, nuclear power plant, burnt body ...
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95%
The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the Olden Tymes, Count Regula is drawn and quartered for killing twelve virgins in his dungeon torture chamber. Thirty-five years later, he comes back to seek revenge on the daughter of his intended thirteenth victim and the son of his prosecutor ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: vengeance, snake, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, supernatural, in the woods, gory, palaces castles and temples, imaginary, mystery, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Terror of Doctor Mabuse (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hypnosis, gang, criminal, police, car chase, ex boxer, insanity, university professor, gangster, telepathy, police inspector, informant ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Strangler of Blackmoor Castle (1963)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A strangler is loose on a British estate, and he not only strangles his victims but brands an "M" onto their foreheads before he decapitates them.
Plot: scot, castle, masked killer, evil man, murder, multiple murder, estate, underground, old dark house, severed head, male female relationship, serial killer ...
Place: london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Sinister Monk (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hooded serial killer finds a novel way to murder his victims--he lashes them to death with a whip. The police try to track him down before any more murders occur.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, police, helicopter, inheritance, wrongful imprisonment, boarding school, windmill, acid, carrier pigeon, murder, pigeon, cousin cousin relationship ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Curse of the Fly (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with a fly when one of the little critters got into the transporter with him? Well, this story is about three of his descendents (a son, Henri Delambre, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment, mental institution, laboratory, teleportation, disfigurement, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, human monster, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Brain (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer
Style: psychotronic
Plot: brain, scientist, bomb, murder, priest, experiment, medical, businessman, killer, actor, air disaster, intercom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Target for Killing (1966)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Italy, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A secret agent is charged with preventing a crime syndicate's plot to assassinate a young heiress.
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, brainwashing, hypnosis, secret agent, photographer, mind control, kidnapping, airport, assassination attempt, machine gun, pistol, inheritance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: former yugoslavia, slovenia, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young detective goes to the rescue of a teacher kidnapped by a former student.
Plot: class reunion, teacher, obsession, murder, high school reunion, tape over mouth, hostage, investigation, danger, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: transplant, murder, mad scientist, social misfits, danger, misfit, serial killer, hidden identity, imaginary, mutant, disorder, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Projected Man (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Matter-transmitter sabotage leaves a British scientist (Bryant Halliday) disfigured and full of amps.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: laboratory, teleportation, blackmail, scientist, experiment, mouse, murder, revenge, sabotage, electrocution, laser, disfigurement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: investigation, obsession, murder, serial killer, death, whodunit, maniac, child murder, suburbs
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 2K
Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America Detective O'Connor is investigating a series of ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, monster, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, reincarnation, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Fissures (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Charlotte, an alienated sound engineer, travels to the country home where her mother was just murdered. She is quickly frustrated by the lack of progress in the police investigation and so begins her own. While listening to a fresh sound recording ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, danger, loss of mother, fear, supernatural power, supernatural, sound recording, murder mystery, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Color Out of Space (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Arkham, 1975: Jonathan Davis' father has disappeared. His tracks lead to Germany, to the Swabian-Franconian Forest where he was stationed after the Second World War. Jonathan sets out to find him and bring him home, but deep in the woods he ...
Style: tense, bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: neo noir, farm, missing person, countryside, supernatural, asteroids and comets, danger, laboratory, meteorite, meteor, h.p. lovecraft, in the woods ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Satan Bug (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biological warfare, bio weapon, laboratory, heist, plague, undercover, mad scientist, danger, chase, race against time, robbery, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: florida, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, gothic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, psychopath, slasher, twins, graphic violence, mad scientist, zombie, rivalry, stalking, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: mad scientist, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, hospital, mystery, investigation, scientific experiment, slasher, serial killer, chase, pursuit ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, mind bending, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, hotel, crime, crimes, friendship, golden years, deadly, mystery, adult virgin ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dead Eyes of London (1961)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A disfigured killer with glazed-over white eyes is doing the dirty work so that an insurance agent-doctor can get the victims' insurance money.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, psychopath, mystery, danger, who done it, riddles and clues, cons and scams, amateur detective, clergy, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, britain, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.7
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Frozen Alive (1964)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A scientist experimenting with suspended animation decides to use himself as a test subject. Before he is frozen, his wife is killed, and he is suspected of her murder. a murder suspect.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cryogenics, murder, party, chimpanzee, unfaithful wife, nightclub, scientific experiment, typewriter, conference, speech, champagne
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 148
The Keeper (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Keeper of Underwood Asylum has the mental patients of the wealthiest families in British Columbia. The rest of the family members have been dying under mysterious circumstances, so Biggs hires private investigator Richard Driver, who puts his ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: twins, heist, hypnosis, parody, murder investigation, mental illness, hypnotism, police, murder, psychopath, police inspector, mental institution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, mystery, crimes, mind game, gory, law enforcement, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Still of the Night (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When one of his patients is found murdered, psychiatrist Dr. Sam Rice is visited by the investigating officer but refuses to give up any information. He's then visited by the patient's mistress, Brooke Reynolds, whom he quickly falls for ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, neo noir, mystery, obsession, investigation, infidelity, danger, dangerous attraction, fall in love, doctors and patients, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Assignment Terror (1970)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aliens from a dying world plot to conquer earth by praying on man's superstitions. Bringing two dead scientists (Michael Rennie and Karin Dor) back to life, they use their knowledge to re-animate various earth monsters, including the werewolf ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, mummy, werewolf, monastery, monster versus monster, frankenstein's monster, dracula, alien invasion, stabbed in the back, book, library, explosion ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Machine Gun Man (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Police procedural: tracking a ruthless Chicago hitman who's found a gig in Mexico City.
Plot: criminal gang, murder, investigation, machine gun, car accident, school, police chase, revenge, neo noir, child abduction, hiding place
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Face of Another (1966)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.
Style: serious, surreal, mind bending, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, murder, obsession, laboratory, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, crimes, deadly, solitude, physical appearance, brother sister incest, identity crisis ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Return of Charlie Chan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charlie Chan comes out of retirement to investigate a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.
Style: psychotronic, suspense
Plot: murder, private detective, yacht, son, luxury, boat, clue, ship, investigation, sleuth, mogul, retirement ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mark of the Astro-Zombies (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The existence of mankind hangs in the balance as two warring factions of aliens do battle in Mark of the Astro Zombies. The film begins with an invasion of Earth by aliens who plan to turn human beings into zombies. They gather high-level government ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bondage, fbi, murder, flying saucer, kidnapping, alien, alien abduction, decapitation, machete, exploitation, mask, tv reporter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Nobody (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cold-blooded killer gets caught up in a surreal game of death in this neo-noir thriller starring Costas Mandylor. The winter winds are whipping outside when the unremorseful assassin dispatches with his latest target. But this time something goes ...
Style: tense, surreal, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, gangsters, neo noir, hitman, danger, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, manhunt, supernatural, mysterious character, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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