Movies like Maniac 1963

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Maniac (1963)
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Maniac (1963)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The rape of his teenage daughter instigated a violent, maniacal retribution on the perpetrator for which Georges was incarcerated in an asylum for the insane. When a stranger enters a quiet, country town and is seduced by a sensuous married woman he unwittingly finds himself at the centre of a storm of sexual guilt and murder for which he has been carefully and surreptitiously groomed to take full responsibility.
Style: neo noir, psychotronic, psychological thriller, british noir
Plot: painter, maniac, teenager, horse, village, rape, prison escape, revenge, fight, artist, firefighter, loneliness, cheating wife, police officer, police, escape, investigation, violence, love triangle, torture, rapist, murder, criminal, castle, seduction ...
Place: france

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Most similar movies to Maniac

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, neo noir, serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, blood, corpse, screaming woman, violence, death and crying mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Maniac: Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971), Julie Darling (1983), The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968), Hotel Fear (1978), A Quiet Place to Kill (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently ...
Style: serious, tense, scary, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: murder, theater, investigation, serial killer, buried alive, hypnosis, prostitute, decapitation, whodunit, psychopath, beast, police investigator ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 636
Julie Darling (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Style: neo noir
Plot: father issues, selfish girl, jealous girlfriend, stepmother, sex with a minor, incest overtones, rape, evil child, psychopath, matricide, fratricide, terror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young newlywed couple from America returns to Geneva to visit Marcel's home town. Once there he is informed of his former lover's suicide and in turn is subjected to threats that accuse him of being responsible for her death and further, ...
Style: psycho sexual, neo noir
Plot: dancing, fear, sex, sexual attraction, sexual desire, car, erotica, attraction, sensuality, joy, female victim, female nudity ...
Place: geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.3
 636
Hotel Fear (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.
Style: gothic, neo noir
Plot: hotel, serial killer as protagonist, whodunit, italian fascism, garden, car, extortion, evil, house, nun, darkness, false accusation ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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A Quiet Place to Kill (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A race-car driver who's down on her luck is invited by her ex-husband's wife to stay at their plush villa. The two women form a bond, and it's not long before their mutual dislike for the husband culminates into a plan to kill him. As ...
Style: psychotronic, neo noir, twist ending, surprise ending, cult film ...
Plot: racecar driver, whodunit, rain, seduction, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, murder, playboy, sexploitation, female nudity, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, attempted murder ...
Place: spain, italy, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 259
The Double (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man is shot in an underground car-park by a mysterious bearded man. As he dies he recollects the events that led him to this situation, including adulterous liaisons and jealous envy.
Style: neo noir, neurotic, non-linear
Plot: assault, assassination attempt, woman in a bikini, getting away with murder, corpse, doppelganger, man hits a woman, visit, sexual abuse, tragic event, lust, marketplace ...
Place: morocco, north africa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Corruption of Chris Miller (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a scythe to slash his murder victims--or maybe it's *her* murder victims?
Style: slasher, neo noir
Plot: serial killer, love triangle, murder, killing spree, stepmother, daughter, criminal on the run, waking up, killer on the loose, flashback, safe, store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Room for Rent (2019)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lonely widow Joyce rents out a room in her house and becomes dangerously obsessed with one of her guests.
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: woman rapes man, age difference, rape, widow, sexual abuse, female psychopath, sociopath, obsession, mental illness, violence, loneliness, socially awkward ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.7
 362
Evil Eye (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Italy, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: People around Peter Crane begin dying in mysterious fashion. How is Playboy Peter involved in this? He begins having nightmares dealing with murder...His psychiatrist has no idea of what Peter is suffering from. Even the police are in danger as they ...
Style: urban fantasy
Plot: playboy, devil, sect, doctor, police, psychopath, janitor, male objectification, best friend, mental institution, rainstorm, widower ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is accused of murdering her debauched neighbor after dreaming it. Was she set up, or did she really do it?
Style: serious, slasher, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, lesbian lover, orgy, chase, investigation, infidelity, lsd, rape, nightmare, psychopath, zombie, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 323
The Third Eye (1966)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The young Count Mino live in a big, old castle together with his dominant mother and a maid. Mother does not want him to marry his fiancee Laura, which turns out to have dire consequences.
Style: gothic horror, neo noir
Plot: owl, killing an animal, sociopath, femme fatale, unrequited love, female serial killer, passive aggressive behavior, passive aggressive woman, envy, serial killer, social climber, evil woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Trap for Cinderella (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl suffering from amnesia after surviving a house fire that takes her childhood friend's life, begins a tormented road to recovery.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: memory loss, life turned upside down, self discovery, female friendship, intrigue, house fire, losing-it hero, murder, amnesia, fire, bullying, learning the truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 645
Horror Stories (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The opening film of the 16th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival(PiFan) is HORROR STORY, the horror omnibus film of four episodes by five filmmakers including Jeong Bum Shik(EPITAPH), Kim Gok and Kim Sun(WHITE), Hong Ji Young(THE NAKED ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, rough, slasher, anthology
Plot: kidnapping, home alone, teenage girl, strong female character, damsel in distress, mother daughter relationship, abduction, criminal, survival, psychopath, murder, sadism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 192
Darkness (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man leaves his busy city life for the peace of the country home where he spent his early childhood. His new life is soon disturbed by strange events.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychotronic
Plot: haunted by the past, countryside, race against time, homecoming, secret past, hallucination, childhood trauma, old dark house, secret, painting, woman rapes man, changing the past or future ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2000s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 46K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental institution, maniac, obsession, mental patient, mental illness, psychopath, fear, stalker, murder, sexual assault, chase, stalking ...
Place: boston, pennsylvania, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 704
Rings of Fear (1978)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A detective investigating the murder of a teenage girl begins to focus his suspicions on the three girlfriends of the victim, who call themselves "The Inseparables."
Style: cult film
Plot: kleptomania, murder, serial killer, girls' boarding school, roller coaster, sexual perversion, caress, abortion, cruelty, desire, mysterious man, dead girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
So Sweet, So Dead (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose. His victims are unfaithful wives and he always leaves compromising photographs at the crime scene.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: adultery, mother in law son in law relationship, whodunit, police inspector, mother daughter relationship, psychiatrist, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, death of wife, police station, doctor, witness ...
Place: vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 3K
Paranoiac (1963)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his aunt in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but events prove that he is an impostor, sent by Keith Kossett, ...
Style: tense, scary, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, family relations, suicide attempt, aunt, impostor, family problems, rescue, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable, dealing with death, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cutting Class (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, serial killer, woman in danger, high school, murder, high school life, psychopath, drunken teenager, cheerleading, crimes, youth, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 409
Goodbye Gemini (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Unnaturally close, jet-setting twins become enmeshed in the Swinging London scene, where their relationship is strained after they befriend a predatory hustler and his girlfriend.
Style: psychotronic, lgbt cinema, gay cinema
Plot: twins, blackmail, exploitation, hustler, immature, fraternal twins, female nudity, teddy bear, sister, incestuous desire, sibling relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 6K
Immortality (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A vampire in London is searching for the ideal woman to 'redeem' him.
Style: stylized, psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: asthma, vampire, dangerous attraction, seduction, womanizer, murder, woman in danger, supernatural, crimes, couples, romance, immortality ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, hong kong, england, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, gothic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, obsession, investigation, serial killer, psychopath, murder, high school, child abuse, manipulation, incest, coach, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: backwoods, redneck, rivalry, racism, woman in danger, wedding, injustice, psychopath, rape, confined, crimes, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Washing Machine (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the murder of a man found dismembered in a washing machine and is drawn into a web of deceit and murder by the dead man's lover, Vida, and her two sisters, Sissy and Ludmilla.
Style: neo noir, psychotronic
Plot: unpunished rape, woman rapes man, murder, revenge, singer, nudity (full frontal - brief), femme fatale, breaking and entering, secretly observing, train station, rapist, manipulative woman ...
Place: budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rapist, false accusation, legal, investigation, serial killer, infidelity, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, mind game, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Weekend Murders (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A large family meet at the family estate for the reading of their father's will. Each expects to be the recipient of a tidy sum, but apart from the local constable and a few other small awards to the help, the entire estate goes to the favorite ...
Style: slasher, parody, psychotronic
Plot: auto mechanic, woman in underwear, killing spree, family dinner, dysfunctional family, locked in, overheard conversation, sexual attraction, seductive woman, observatory, milkman, hypocrisy ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 528
Madness (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An escaped convicted murderer invades the cottage of a man, his wife and the wife's sister, whereupon he proceeds to torment this already dysfunctional trio with rape and violence.
Style: psychotronic, neo noir, sexploitation film, cult film
Plot: murder, rape, home invasion, escaped prisoner, police, brother in law sister in law sex, sex with sister in law, excavation, prison escape, man kills a woman, heist, woman kills a man ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, insanity, haunted by the past, maid, family relations, female killer, delusion, rivalry, woman in danger, southern belle, death, mansion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1920s, year 1964, 1930s
Place: southern usa, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Miss Leslie's Dolls (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three attractive University students and their equally attractive teacher seek refuge in a house on a dark and stormy night. The house is occupied by the strange “Miss Leslie” and her strangely lifelike “dolls”.
Style: psychotronic, lgbt cinema, gay cinema, urban fantasy
Plot: unpunished rape, group of friends, reincarnation, violence, masked man, possession, abuse of power, occult ritual, bad guy wins, mannequin, female objectification, drugged ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Signpost To Murder (1964)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An escaped mental patient, reported to be homicidal, hides out in a woman's rural home. Director George Englund's 1965 thriller stars Joanne Woodward, Stuart Whitman, Edward Mulhare and Alan Napier.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: crime wave, escaped prisoner, man hits a woman, police officer, femme fatale, elderly woman, gossip, dysfunctional marriage, hiding place, prison, little boy, attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%