Movies like Impulse 1974

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Impulse (1974)
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Impulse (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A paranoid, leisure-suit-wearing conman/gigolo named Matt Stone seduces lonely women, bilks them of their savings via an investment scam, then kills them. When he begins seeing an attractive widow, her daughter Tina becomes suspicious of his motives.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: prison, maniac, demon, serial killer, psychopath, stalking, child abuse, on the run, serial murder, evil man, physical abuse, revenge, possession, con trick

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, maniac, slasher, serial murder and stalking mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Impulse: An Eye for an Eye (1973), Deadly Intruder (1985), Destroyer (1988), The Killing Kind (1973), X-Ray (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Eye for an Eye (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The host of a children's TV show is really a psychopathic killer, and when he hears stories from the kids who watch his show about the abuse they get from their parents, he starts visiting the parents and murdering them.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: child abuse, revenge, abused child, serial killer, murder victim, dead child, murder, host, vigilante, villain played by lead actor, serial killer as protagonist, vigilantism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rachel is a criminology student hoping to land a position as a teacher's assistant for professor Robert Starkman. She's sure this position will pave the way to an FBI career, and she's willing to do anything to obtain it -- including ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, college, obsession, fbi, slasher, student life, rivalry, mind game, blind ambition, competition, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Deadly Intruder (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer escapes from a mental hospital and hides out in a small town. A local cop must catch him before he starts on another killing spree.
Plot: death, psychopath, slasher, manhunt, mental patient, female nudity, murder of a nude woman, rage, kidnapping, stalking, drifter, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 623
Destroyer (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prison riot breaks out at the moment of a serial murderer's execution by electrocution, and his fate becomes indeterminate when the prison is shut down. 18 months later, a team of filmmakers converge on the prison to film a women-in-prison ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, evil man, actress, filmmaking, film within a film, execution, prison riot, female nudity, presumed dead, jackhammer, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, psychopath, hotel, gory, family problems, strong sexual content, strong violent content, serial killer, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 2K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, blood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, nightclub, new year's eve, crimes, mentally unstable, investigation, danger, nightlife, showbiz, stalking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Honeymoon Horror (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Imagine every newlywed's fantasy, a rustic secluded lover's paradise- Honeymoon Island. What starts as a weekend of love, turns into a nightmare of blood and terror for three young innocent couples. What lurks in the shadows of Honeymoon ...
Plot: honeymoon, slasher, island, axe, past, serial killer, nude woman murdered, remote, maniac, vacation, newlywed, tourist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.3
 1K
The Unseen (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freelance reporter Jennifer and her two friends, Karen and Vicki, accept an invitation for cheap room and board in a large farmhouse offered by a friendly, but shady, museum owner named Ernest Keller since all the motels in and around town are ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: museum, psychopath, serial killer, reporter, small town, stalking, murder, woman in danger, captivity, isolation, deadly, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 226K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, halloween, psychopath, masked killer, violence, evil, violent, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1978 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 13K
Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: amusement park, masked killer, maniac, serial killer, psychopath, group of friends, psycho, halloween, violence, mystery killer, slasher, hell on earth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 395
Forced Entry (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A serial rapist stalks and murders prostitutes.
Style: disturbing
Plot: rape, prostitute, pedophilia, murder, serial rapist, speech impediment, bad guy, strangulation, dark past, psychopathic killer, sexual predator, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, masked killer, survival, vengeance, halloween, student life, woman in danger, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 5K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, stalking, slasher, camp counselor, psychopath, danger, teenage life, wilderness, psycho, slasher killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 560
Death Row (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As eight convicts serve their sentences in a work-release program at a creepy abandoned prison, an unknown killer stalks them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary
Plot: psychopath, prison, survival, prison life, serial killer, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, confined, crimes, murder, all male cast ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 826
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, psychopath, phone terror, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content, profiler
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, vengeance, psychopath, serial killer, danger, murder, stalking, survival, on the run, mental illness, isolation, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, bus, psychopath, serial killer, bus trip, survival, crimes, dangerous animal, suburbs, suburban life, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Wheels of Terror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A small town is terrorized by an unknown stranger who kidnaps and abuses little girls. When her only child is kidnapped right in front of her, the school bus driver begins the desperate chase to catch the criminal.
Plot: car, chase, kidnapping, predator, police officer, school bus, child murder, police officer killed, killer, small town, possession, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The House That Cried Murder (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The neurotic and newlywed Barbara (Robin Strasser) finds her husband (Arthur Roberts) in bed with his old flame Eva (Iva Jean Saraceni). Robin doesn't get mad-she gets even. Using funds supplied by her wealthy daddy John Beal, the scorned bride ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: revenge, fiancee, extramarital affair, house, honeymoon, vacation, affair, wedding
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach house, murder, psychopath, teenager, stalking, serial killer, violence, vengeance, slasher, mentally unstable, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: pervert, serial killer, slasher, stalking, rapist, psychopath, kidnapping, sister, creep, knife murder, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 1K
The Forest (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cannibal hermit living in the woods preys on campers and hikers for his food supply.
Style: sadistic, psycho film, suspense, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: cannibalism, murder, forest, slasher, psychopath, terror, sadism, violence, stalking, adultery, camping, cannibal ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Bloody Slaying of Sarah Ridelander (1973)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A serial killer murders a businessman's wife, then blackmails the man into procuring young girls for him to murder. The businessman hires a gang of renegade motor-cyclists to kidnap girls for him.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, motorcycle gang, serial killer, blackmail, abduction, biker, murder for hire, kidnapping, bound and gagged, violence, serial murder, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Never Hike Alone (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A hiker's survival skills is put to the test when he stumbles upon the remains of an old abandoned camp and discovers its long dark secrets.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, rough, awful
Plot: survival, running, masked man, psychopath, danger, homicidal maniac, serial killer, hiking, maniac, brutality, fight, violence ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, mountain, murder, violence, stalking, survival, maniac, slasher, isolation, youth, adventure, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, psychopath, serial murder, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, killing off one by one, presumed dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, stalker, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, sadistic killer, slasher, police detective, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 26K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic horror, maniac, hotel, danger, slasher, murder, characters killed one by one, axe, serial murder, religious fanatic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, serial murder, summer camp, psychopath, lightning, mask, cemetery, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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