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: maniac, prison, serial killer, demon, revenge, psychopath, stalking, child abuse, serial murder, on the run, evil man, physical abuse, possession, con trick

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Most similar movies to Impulse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, psychotronic, scary and suspenseful films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, maniac, violence, serial murder and revenge mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Impulse: An Eye for an Eye (1973), The Devil's Dolls (2016), Taught in Cold Blood (2017), End Trip (2018), Evil Deeds (2019). 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, serial murder, abusive parent, serial killer as protagonist, villain played by lead actor, vigilantism, murder, dead child, murder victim, vigilante, serial killer ...
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95%
The Devil's Dolls (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brutal serial killer is finally gunned down in the middle of carrying out one last heinous act of bloody murder. In the maniac’s possession, a box of Guatemalan talismans, which mistakenly end up being sold as charm jewelry in Chloe’s ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, slasher, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, kidnapped daughter, devil, revenge, psychopath, disguise, mystery, maniac, violence, obsession, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Taught in Cold Blood (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A troubled teen is torn between a girl who loves him and a mysterious stranger who pushes him to kill.
Style: scary, slasher, disturbing, psychotronic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, death, serial killer, matricide, stalking, psychopath, teenager, killing spree, teenage life, society, brutality, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 2K
End Trip (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a calm night in an average city a hardworking URYDE driver, Brandon, picks up just another fare, Judd. Using interactions that blur the lines between the technological world and the physical one, Judd explains a messy breakup. Brandon offers an ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, stolen identity, psychology, sadistic psychopath, murderer, brutality, mystery killer, vengeance, sadistic killer, serial murder, psycho killer, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
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Evil Deeds (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Thief encounters a strange old Hermit who tells him tales of Evil Deeds - including a Detective's search for a escaped mental patient, a tale of young lady and her new beau who arrange to have her abusive father killed and the body disposed ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, tense, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, zombie, mental patient, serial killer, alien technology, murder, brutality, woman in danger, violence, psychopath, maniac, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, college, fbi, female psychopath, student life, rivalry, mind game, blind ambition, competition, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Anniversary at Shallow Creek (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six best friends find themselves at the wrong place at the wrong time. They fight for their lives against a serial killer who has more in store for them than death.
Style: suspense, slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school student, serial killer, characters killed one by one, psychopath, friendship, maniac, violence, death, dishonesty, classmate, teenage life, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hitchhiker Massacre (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Beautiful, young hitchhiker Sally (Ely LaMay), attempts to survive the night while making her way back home as a sadistic killer and cannibalistic madman (John Blyth Barrymore) haunts the desert highways, probing for fresh roadkill.
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: crazy, serial killer, murder, brutality, violence, psychopath, cannibal, killing spree, vengeance, serial murder, threat, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Joker's Wild (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a clown-masked assailant guns down Aurora's Place, the resident theater owner fights to re-open her business.
Style: scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: killer clown, murder, mass murder, massacre, psychopath, maniac, serial killer, masked killer, violent, brutality, homicidal maniac, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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.
Style: slasher
Plot: kidnapping, murder, serial killer, stalking, insanity, psychopath, mental patient, vacation, maniac, manhunt, drifter, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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After Dark (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spring break for seven college students is derailed with one wrong turn. A flat tire on a deserted road leaves them stranded after dark in the company of a menacing drifter who may or may not be trying to help.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: spring break, brutality, psychopath, murder, violence, vengeance, woman in danger, mystery, characters killed one by one, serial killer, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 803
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 ...
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, evil man, filmmaking, actress, presumed dead, execution, prison, prison riot, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), jackhammer, film within a film
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.2
 389
Prom Ride (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year for a group of high school friends. Their senior prom was to be a night of elegance, rejoicing and celebrating, but when a psychotic killer hijacks their stretch limo, he is determined to have them Dead On ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: prom, high school student, survival, serial killer, maniac, teenager, violence, murder, fear, characters killed one by one, mystery, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.0
 324
Capps Crossing (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: David has lost his girlfriend and his mind. Capps Crossing is his only refuge. When six hikers make the mistake of choosing Capps Crossing to spend the weekend, David will stop at nothing to make sure they never come back.
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: murder, violence, fight, death, hiking, serial killer, camping, chase, masked killer, woman in danger, friends, disguise ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.8
 466
The Mad Hatter (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An eccentric professor takes four of his students to the mansion of the “Mad Hatter”, an urban legend driven insane by mercury poisoning and grief. He says that there’s nothing to worry about now: the strange, shambling “caretakers” that ...
Style: suspense, fairy tale, disturbing, scary, bleak ...
Plot: high school student, youth, psychopath, brutality, murder, violence, teenager, chase, killing spree, homicidal maniac, serial killer, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Evil Never Dies (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Harry Payne confronts his violent past and vengeance from beyond the grave.
Style: psychotronic, tense, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: gangsters, serial killer, ghost story, paranormal phenomena, revenge, maniac, murder, ex convict, prisoner, violent, exorcism, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 3K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, violence, nurse, obsession, deliberate cruelty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Eye Without a Face (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Agoraphobic young man Henry, living with a Youtuber and struggling actor Eric, hacks the webcams of young women, and suspects that one of them is a serial killer.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: stalker, murder, actor, female assassin, young woman, vengeance, revenge, violence, killing spree, masked killer, escapades, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 810
Artik (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In rural farm country, a comic book obsessed serial killer clashes with a straight edge purist over a young boy's fate.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, slasher, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, boy, murder, friendship, fear, chase, vengeance, youth, violent, homicidal maniac, alter ego, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, scary, rough, slasher, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, nightclub, serial killer, new year's eve, nightlife, investigation, crimes, mentally unstable, showbiz, stalking, holiday horror ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Halloween Horror Tales (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A movie featuring four stories. First is about a psychotic killer clown stalking a young woman. In the second a scream queen gets more than she bargained for when she is interviewed by a TV talk show hostess. The third is a nature run amok tale and ...
Style: suspense, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, killer clown, fbi, evil clown, clown, hostess, obsession, brutality, psychopath, violence, masked killer, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 1K
The Sleeper (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1981 and the girls of Alpha Gamma Theta sorority are having a party. As the new pledges arrive, so does an uninvited guest. Little do the sisters know someone is watching them in the shadows. As the girls shower, study, eat and sleep the ...
Style: slasher, retro
Plot: sorority, maniac, woman in danger, serial killer, killing spree, homicidal maniac, death, murder, characters killed one by one, friends, dishonesty, obsession ...
Time: year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Spill Your Guts (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two friends Dennis and Joe join the military together. While on a routine mission, the two are quickly surrounded by enemy fire. When Joe stands up in the line of fire to run, Dennis pushes him out of the way and takes a bullet in the throat. Dennis ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, rape, sexual favor, exploitation, revenge, obsession, military, violent sex, violent, disguise, psychopath, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 3.3
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Appetites (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Daisy is the all-American girl next door with a hunger for true love and an appetite for murder. Then one day Daisy meets the man of her dreams, only to discover that his own lust for killing might make her his next victim.
Style: sadistic, psychotronic, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, villain played by lead actor, male objectification, serial killer, maniac, misogynist, murder, perversion, obsession, violence, anal rape, female masturbation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 2K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: museum, psychopath, serial killer, reporter, small town, stalking, murder, captivity, woman in danger, isolation, journalism, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Face: A Frat Party Massacre (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An annual Halloween fear competition between a fraternity and sorority goes awry when drugs, alcohol and the old battle of the sexes are mixed together. What is on the line? The losers must do anything the winners ask for one night. The bros won ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: fraternity, halloween party, halloween, college, murder, sorority, found footage, violence, serial murder, characters killed one by one, killing spree, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Style: slasher
Plot: honeymoon, island, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), past, maniac, vacation, fire, tourist, coffee, newlywed, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 265K
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 494
Kruel (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Kruel' - is a horror/thriller feature length movie about a psychotic killer who masquerades as an ice cream man in order to get closer to the objects of his affection.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, slasher, bleak ...
Plot: killer clown, serial killer, disguise, society, vengeance, heroes, characters killed one by one, maniac, death, fear, psychopath, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 6K
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, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, stalking, murder, camp counselor, psychopath, psycho, teenage life, wilderness, forest, supernatural, death ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%