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City of Blood (1987)
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City of Blood (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A medical examiner investigating a series of prostitute murders discovers that the culprit is an ancient tribal witch doctor come back to life.
Style: cult film
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, police, weapons, dream, city, doctor, mask, murder, revenge, hallucination, sexploitation, burnout, sex, ghost, warrior, discrimination, racist, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief), racism, johannesburg south africa
Time: 80s
Place: south africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about serial killer, murder, deadly, slasher, crimes, blood and psychopath mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like City of Blood: A Knife for the Ladies (1974), Murder by Mail (1980), Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003), Don't Open Till Christmas (1984), Hunting Humans (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Knife for the Ladies (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mutilating knife-killer haunts the small Southwest-desert town of Mescal. Though most victims have been prostitutes, the first was none other than Travis Mescal, the only son of the town's first family. When the Sheriff proves unable to solve ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, serial killer, prostitute, sheriff, slasher, private investigator, lightning, stabbed in the chest, knife, throat slitting, hanged man, spit ...
Time: 1880s
Place: usa
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95%
 5.1
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Murder by Mail (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Dr. Peter Fales’s (Klaus Kinski) patients start getting annihilated by an unknown serial killer, he and his daughter Alison (Donna Wilkes) both come under suspicion. Part slasher film and part psychological thriller, Schizoid co-stars ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: murder, patient, violence, serial killer, doctor patient relationship, threat, group therapy, doctor, suspicion, anonymous letter, mental patient, therapist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, psychopath, danger, slasher, forest, siblings relations, haunted by the past, who done it, woman in danger, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.
Style: christmas horror, realistic, serious, sexy, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, mental illness, slasher, danger, serial killer, psychopath, santa claus, gore, christmas, knife murder, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Hunting Humans (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Aric Blue. He's young. He's handsome. He's successful. He's also a serial killer. He picks his victims at random, stalking them and taking advantage of the patterns in their life to kill them. He's the ultimate serial ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, rivalry, mystery, deadly, danger, law enforcement, murderous pair, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Exorcist III (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, mental institution, priest, killing spree, supernatural, gory, police investigation, exorcism, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa, copenhagen denmark, virginia, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
In the Devil's Garden (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After one schoolgirl is raped while taking a short cut through the local woods, and another is murdered in the same woods a few days later, the local police are baffled. With the help of a reporter from one of the local papers, and against the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, voyeur, rape, psychologist, schoolgirl, journalism, college, mystery, law enforcement, stalking, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, nightmare comes true, death, danger, serial killer, youth, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture, burned alive, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Weirdo (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After years of torment and torture, a disturbed young man snaps and takes out his frustration in particularly violent ways.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mental retardation, revenge, murder, impalement, decapitation, electrocution, humiliation, church, female nudity, park, gore, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cult film, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town life, small town, murder, odd, hallucination, supernatural, diary, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: canada, philadelphia, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, violence spree, rivalry, zombie, supernatural ability, master criminal, deadly, danger, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 15K
Lost Girls (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, missing person, investigation, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, missing child, disappearance, depression, doctor, mysterious disappearance, search and rescue, police ...
Time: 21st century
Place: long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Drive In Massacre (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, slasher, police detective, violence, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
April Fool's Day (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, gory, deadly, mind game, crimes, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 10K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, masked killer, psychopath, train, slasher, party, stalking, prank, revenge, youth, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, teenager, secret, fisherman, mystery, buried truth, revenge, urban legend, psychopath, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 1K
Face (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the specialist Dr. Yoon. The newcomer researcher to the institute Jung ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, ghost, psychopath, supernatural, danger, police investigation, gory, afterlife, law enforcement, prostitute, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, murder, danger, psychic power, crimes, deadly, serial killer, talking to the dead, new neighbor, death, mystery, fugitives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, teenager, child in peril, psychopath, mask, killing spree, knife murder, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 4K
Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, violence, mental institution, psychopath, mask, maniac, serial killer, crimes, slasher, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, investigation, psychopath, murder, stalker, memory loss, obsession, couples, danger, crime, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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Scream 2 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, crimes, college, psychopath, wannabe, film within a film, serial murder, mask, masked killer, mystery killer, overcoming ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 26K
Cry_Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school life, prank, school, friendship, death, psycho killer, nobody believes, crimes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.6
 2K
Taboo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six young adults struggle with their personal demons while staying at a secluded mansion during a dark and stormy night where a seemingly innocent game of 'taboo' brings out their inter-most secrets which soon leads to murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, intense, suspense ...
Plot: taboo, murder, crimes, deadly, serial killer, youth, mystery, psychopath, teenage life, revelation, betrayal, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unfinished business with coed Julie James brings the murderer to the Bahamas to terrorize her and her friends, Karla, Tyrell and Will, during a vacation. Can Ray Bronson who survived a bloody attack alongside Julie two summers ago, get to the island ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, island, murder, resort, serial killer, haunted by the past, hotel, hook, knife, vacation, blood, marijuana ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1988, 80s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Black Serenade (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Students of the university of Salamanca are brutally murdered by a black masked minstrel. Alex, an architecture student who has recently moved to Salamanca discovers a pattern behind the killings; it seems as if the killer strikes regularly after ...
Style: bleak, rough, psychological, suspense
Plot: slasher, serial killer, religion, masked killer, mutilation, terror, gore, urban legend, college, university, nudity (full frontal - brief), splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Crimes of Petiot (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, War
Country: Spain, East Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Some deeds done by a Nazi in France during World War II lead to more killings in the present. Are they revenge, or is there another motive? Both civilians and police tries to solve the mystery.
Plot: revenge, nazi, serial killer, murder, police, nazi occupied france, investigation, flashback, nazis
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, killing spree, masked killer, miner, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, revenge, violence, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Lucifer Killings (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Story: The hunt for one of the most prolific serial killer begins.
Style: gothic, suspense, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, death, fear, manhunt, true crime, bodies, thrill ride, hunting, gore, darkness, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 126K
Scream 4 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, humorous, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, stabbing, woman in danger, serial murder, slasher, knife, sheriff, rescue, hospital, mask ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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