Movies like The Bloodstained Butterfly

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The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)
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The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)
Original name: Una farfalla con le ali insanguinate
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl is murdered in a park. The man is tried and convicted for the crime but the killings suddenly continue.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, cult film
Plot: murder investigation, whodunit, miscarriage of justice, male female relationship, mental illness, psycho killer, unknown killer, female victim, cruelty, murder witness, death penalty, opera house, psychopathic killer, mother son relationship, love, prison, maniac, prostitute, serial killer, ghost, party, loneliness, money, lawyer, car ...
Place: milan italy

Most similar movies to The Bloodstained Butterfly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and cult film films with plots about murder, serial killer, female nudity, blood, violence, death and psychopath mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Bloodstained Butterfly: Bloodstained Shadow (1978), The Fifth Cord (1971), Death Walks on High Heels (1971), The New York Ripper (1982), Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A murder mystery set on an island near Venice. A schoolgirl was murdered seven years ago, and the case was never solved; now, the murderer seems to be back.
Style: realistic, serious, erotic, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, danger, serial killer, whodunit, amateur detective, gays and lesbians, mystery, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, who done it, gory ...
Time: 70s, 60s, victorian era
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Fifth Cord (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Luigi Bazzoni (Le Orme) directed this outstanding giallo thriller starring Franco Nero as a hard-drinking newspaperman who gets involved in a string of brutal murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, investigation, serial killer, alcohol abuse, sexual obsession, psycho, reporter, voyeur, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, new york, rome italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Case of the Scorpion's Tail begins with the mysterious death of a millionaire and spirals into the murder of his suddenly rich wife, which draws the attention of a dogged investigator, who follows a trail of blood to the bitter end.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, manipulation, danger, stalking, mind game, serial killer, violence, hotel, millionaire, desperation, secret ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, london, england, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Death Walks on High Heels (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Nicole finds herself terrorized by a black-clad assailant determined on procuring her murdered father's stolen gems. Fleeing Paris in hopes of evading her knife-wielding pursuer, Nicole arrives in England only to discover that ...
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: stripper, violence, death, murder, revenge, masked killer, serial killer, whodunit, female spy, heist, jewel thief, sex ...
Place: paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, human monster, prostitute, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A series of murders rock a dance academy in New York in which the mysterous directress, Candice, sets out to find the kiler, with a little assistance from a shady male model, named George, who has a hidden agenda for her as does she for him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, murder, rivalry, dance studio, vengeance, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, track down, gory, dancer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, danger, crimes, crime, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, danger, psychopath, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, haunted by the past, intrigue, crimes, mysterious character, manic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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One on Top of the Other (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An insurance scam lands a man on death row for murdering his wife. What everyone doesn't know is she really isn't dead.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, erotic, sexy, tense ...
Plot: murder, love triangle, investigation, infidelity, who done it, crimes, deadly, false accusation, death row, law enforcement, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, san francisco, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, psychopath, voyeurism, mind game, mystery killer, police detective, danger, female killer, attempted murder, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Monaco, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) start investigating, and soon find they are in way over their ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: amateur detective, obsession, murder, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, deadly, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, venice, europe, italy, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and the killer before the killer strikes at her again.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, prostitute, police, murder of a prostitute, amateur detective, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, danger, stalking, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a fashion model dies during an abortion, a series of murders begins, starting with her doctor. The next victims are connected to the modeling agency where she worked, Albatross, run by a hard edged and jealous bi-sexual, Gisella, married to a ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, knife murder, mystery, stalking, danger, witnessing a crime, mysterious character, gory, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, small town, journalism, amateur detective, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, mentally challenged ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Man Without a Memory (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In London, an amnesiac is abducted and beaten by a stranger who calls him a "dirty son of a double-crosser." When a sniper's bullet kills his attacker the man flees the country with airline tickets provided by a wife he never knew he ...
Style: cult film, suspense
Plot: whodunit, memory loss, lie, escape, car, knife, inheritance, mind game, shot to death, mysterious death, gunshot, beating ...
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 6K
Sleepless (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, insomnia, sadism, midget, police investigation, mystery, prostitute, decapitation, corpse, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, haunted by the past, obsession, murder, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, private detective, laser, drummer, masked killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 226K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, mind bending, surprise ending, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, motel, psychiatrist, investigation, split personality, psychology, stranded, isolation, coincidence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, united states, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film starts out incredibly in a beautiful Gothic castle in Germany. As little girls, Kitty Wildenbrück and her sister Evelyn have been fighting when their grandfather tells them the story behind an incredibly uncanny painting: Legend has it ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, whodunit, death, female psychopath, stabbed to death, cruelty, insanity, sadism, brutality, violence, anger ...
Place: germany, italy, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, investigation, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, multiple suspects, danger, serial killer, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 1K
Eyeball (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of American tourists is traveling through Spain when two of them are murdered by a mysterious serial killer who removes an eyeball from every one of his victims. The tour presses on as the murders continue, with the travelers and the police ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: tourist, eyeball, slasher, insanity, murder, mystery killer, unknown killer, whodunit, lesbianism, victim, gore, danger ...
Place: barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: light, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, paralysis, mind game, slasher, serial killer, woman in danger, victim, spa, tarantula, wasp, knife, lust ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, axe, violence, obsession, slasher, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Card Player (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Policewoman Anna Mari is forced to play a dangerous game with the title serial killer. If she loses, she witnesses the maniac's tortured victims having their throats cut in explicit close-up detail via webcam. She teams up with British cop John ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, serial killer, slasher, investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction, crimes, psychopath, murder, police investigation, track down, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, psychopath, murder, perversion, stalking, college, countryside, investigation, mystery killer, gory, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lust for Vengeance (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five women obsessed with sex & drugs pay for their sins.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, mysterious man, friendship, female victim, murder, obsession, revenge, danger, voyeurism, sadist, fear, black gloves ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
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Insomnia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas mistakenly shoots Erik. The suspect escapes, and a frightened Jonas pins ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, insomnia, neo noir, crime, crimes, police detective, mystery, loss of partner, dishonesty, deadly, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Footprints on the Moon (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alice, a young translator, finds the real world slowly merging with her recurring nightmares as she tries to solve the puzzle of her recent memory loss. A postcard leads her to the island of Garma where the locals seems to know her. Is she who she ...
Style: cult film, surprise ending, avant garde
Plot: moon, screaming, memory, necklace, nightmare, security guard, suffocation, amnesia, hospital, climate change, drug addict, full moon ...
Time: year 1990, year 2000
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
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Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, dishonesty, frame up, police corruption, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
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Naked You Die (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The corpses are piling up at St. Hilda’s School for Girls, leaving top cop Michael Rennie (The Day the Earth Stood Still) with more than the usual suspects. Is the killer playboy riding instructor Mark Damon (House of Usher)? Peeping tom Luciano ...
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, photo shoot, schoolgirl, water, female nudity, anger, female victim, drowning, towel, dead woman, murder investigation, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%