Movies like The Night Stalker 1986

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The Night Stalker (1986)
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The Night Stalker (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A tough homicide cop is assigned to track down a serial killer who is murdering prostitutes.
Plot: serial killer, police, female nudity, prostitution, gun, immortality, psychiatrist, chinese, serial murder, supernatural power, gunfight, black magic, police partner, pimp, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotype, murder of a nude woman, police officer, dead woman, dead prostitute, murder of a prostitute, stereotypes, pistol, transvestite, woman's neck broken ...
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Night Stalker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about murder, serial killer, female nudity, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), police investigation and crimes mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Night Stalker: Massage Parlor Murders (1973), Hard Vice (1994), The Banker (1989), Night Visions (1990), Night Game (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Massage Parlor Murders (1973)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A vicious serial killer is stalking the streets of New York City, murdering Times Square massage girls in a variety of brutal ways. It's up to a rogue detective team to solve the case as the body count continues to rise!
Plot: woman stabbed, woman strangled to death, murder, burned to death, serial killer, police, dead prostitute, car chase, nude woman murdered, massage parlor, acid, bare breasts ...
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95%
The Hollywood Strangler Meets the Skid Row Slasher (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A photographer cruises Hollywood and takes pictures of young models he then strangles. Meanwhile, a woman who works in a porno bookstore in downtown L.A. takes it upon herself to kill off the local derelicts. Soon the two killers meet up with each ...
Style: cult film
Plot: slasher, nude model, scantily clad female, two killers, call girl, murder of a nude woman, dead woman, mass murder, serial killer, dead woman on floor, city, knife ...
Place: los angeles, california
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81%
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 206
Hard Vice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vice cop and her partner investigate a string of murders apparently tied to high-priced Las Vegas call girls.
Plot: gunfight, call girl, investigation, partner, prostitution, explosion, murder, police officer, female nudity, breast kissing, female in shower, shower ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.8
 422
The Banker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: High-priced prostitutes are being systematically murdered, their corpses mutilated, and a bizarre South American symbol painted in blood is found at the scene. The cop investigating is out to solve the crime before his ex wife, a reporter, becomes ...
Style: psychotronic, dark humor, cult film
Plot: crossbow, serial killer, police officer, victim, reporter, symbol, blood, banker, business, murder, prostitute, grass ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Richard "The Night Stalker" Ramirez who terrorized California in 1985 and the two Los Angeles police detectives who try to track him down.
Plot: true crime, serial killer, police, lynch mob, homicide detective, police investigation, fingerprint, pentagram, psycho killer, satanist, stalker, thief ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.8
 347
Night Visions (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stubborn detective Tom Mackey, assigned to a Los Angeles murder case involving a couple of serial killings, gets increasingly frustrated with the dead end leads he's following and the lack of appreciation he gets from his chief, police captain ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police, psychic power, murder, police detective, falling to death, police captain, team up, psychic
Place: los angeles
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69%
 4.9
 650
Night Game (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, police detective, baseball, danger, deadly, crime, graphic violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The First Power (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man born out of an incestuous relationship, after enduring an emotionally scarring childhood, gives in to the dark side of Satanic forces and becomes a weapon of evil. He kills with such ferocity that he becomes the main target of the ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police detective, deal with the devil, mystery, danger, clergy, mind game, resurrection, occult, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, legal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, rape, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
American Nightmare (1983)
Genre: Horror, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man investigates the disappearance of his sister with the help of her roommate. He uncovers a trail of prostitution, incest, blackmail...and murder.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, slasher, prostitution, transvestite, female nudity, drowning, bathtub, nude woman murdered, stripper, strip club, throat slitting, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 362
Night Vision (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A psycho serial killer who videotapes each of his bloody conquests is on the loose, and it's up to alcoholic motorcycle cop Dak and his new tough-as-nails partner, Kristen, to bring him to justice. But as the body count increases, so does the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, alcohol abuse, martial arts, injustice, chases and races, crime, chase, deadly, psychopath, crimes, slasher, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Psycho Lover (1970)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife, but with a new twist: he will brainwash a patient he is treating into committing the crime.
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: woman strangled to death, psychiatrist, rape and murder, forced to strip, dead woman, strangulation, murder, nude woman murdered, naked dead woman, psychological manipulation, female full frontal nudity, necrophilia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Swingers Massacre (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This thriller/drama follows a a suburban lawyer, down a ruinous, blood-covered road. The trouble begins when he tires of life in the slow lane and suggests that he and his wife should join a swinging couple's club and do a little spouse ...
Plot: swinger, serial killer, impotent husband, wife swapping, insanity, large breasts, husband wife relationship, erotica, driving, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 144
Midnight Heat (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A story of cops, hookers, killers, and pimps; all centered around one sleazy night in the late 1980's. A cocaine addicted homicide detective (Jake Norvell) is brought out of suspension in order to trail a local prostitute (Bianca Queen) who may ...
Plot: nightlife, emotional breakdown, murder, gun, police, prostitute, pimp, criminal, serial killer, cocaine, sex scene, sleazy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 187
Joel (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The shocking story of Joel Rifkin, a troubled young man whose hidden fantasies of power and control combined with his obsessive dedication to prostitutes led him to embark on one of the New York area’s most notorious murder sprees, claiming ...
Plot: serial killer, true crime, prostitute, murder, strangulation, prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 1K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, vengeance, stalking, mentally unstable, partners against crime, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Boys Next Door (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trial of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, hate crime, killing spree, gay bar, violence, brutality, gun, crime, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 19K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, murder, frame up, crimes, danger, police detective, dishonesty, deadly, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Frozen Ground (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, psychopath, winter, pimp, crimes, escape, kidnapping, manhunt, hunting, rapist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: alaska, usa, united states, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 149
Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Serial killers have plagued the American landscape for decades, committing gruesome atrocities, and providing some tough cases for criminal investigators to crack. This thriller follows the travails of two detectives who are on the trail of a ...
Plot: female nudity, nude woman murdered, murder of a nude woman, murder, serial murder, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), crucifix
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 143K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, macabre, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, police investigation, crimes, secret, police detective, businessman, murder, double life, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Happy Face Murders (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric older woman (Ann-Margret) implicates her brutal & controlling lover in the murder of a young retarded girl. Absorbed with "Murder She Wrote" and "Matlock", she creates details of the murder from clues she ...
Plot: serial killer, black panties, rape, female nudity, wet t shirt, dead woman in morgue, sociopath, serial murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, danger, investigation, law enforcement, journalism, deadly, athlete's life, mystery, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Confessions of a Serial Killer (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being arrested, a Texas man begins confessing to the brutal murder of over 200 women. He recounts his random selection of victims and his traveling companions, his friend and friend's sister. But the police can't be sure whether to ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, gloomy, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, gory, psychopath, sexual abuse, murder, police detective, crime, deadly, crimes, gays and lesbians, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, sex maniac, vigilantism, nude woman murdered, murder, psychopath, danger, violence, stalking, police, killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: realistic, sadistic, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, psychopath, murder, insanity, merciless, maniac, strangulation, incest, rape, manic, prostitute ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, police investigation, woman in danger, who done it, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror film based on a real-life mass murder that took place in 1966. Richard Franklin Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, psychopath, violence spree, hostage, slasher, confined, crime, crimes, hostages, journalism, maniac ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 268
Blood Rage (1980)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sexually frustrated young man kills hookers.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: sexual repression, stripper, murder, sociopath, psychopath, prostitution, maniac, strangled to death, voyeur, police siren, telephone call, child in peril ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, maniac, serial murder, prison, murder, violence, death penalty, police investigation, escape, prisoner, male female relationship, necrophilia ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%