Movies like Paura

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Paura (2012)
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Paura (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three young musicians think they have luck on their side when they score the keys to a beautiful villa outside of Rome for the weekend. Unfortunately, they soon discover that they are not alone.
Plot: basement, italian horror

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, basement, danger, death, deadly, supernatural and blood mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Paura: The Arrival of Wang (2011), Rift (2011), Til Death Do Us Part (2014), Caged (2010), Evil Takes Root (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Arrival of Wang (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Chinese-language interpreter Gaia is called up out of the blue by the Italian authorities with an urgent and confidential translation assignment. She is whisked away to a secret underground location and ushered into a pitch-black room where she is ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: mystery, government agent, translator, alien contact, female protagonist, interrogation, alien race, alien creature, locked in a room, mistrust, alien species, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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95%
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Rift (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Several college students are brutally murdered in a small college town an the killer is still on the loose...
Plot: film starts with sex, mental institution, rough sex, necrophilia, female full frontal nudity, rape, morgue, missing woman, female nudity, serial killer, dead woman in morgue
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Til Death Do Us Part (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meg Alexander and her groom to be Derrick Logan prepare for their wedding day, but as their big day gets closer, paranormal activities soon start when Meg brings her dead mother's wedding dress into their home.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cursed, rose, ghost hunter, possessed girl, death, wedding, priest, paranormal activity, wedding dress, curse
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88%
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Caged (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Somewhere in Eastern Europe. Carole is a young nurse with a humanitarian aid group that has reached the end of its mission. But just then, the young woman and her two colleagues are kidnapped by strangers for mysterious reasons. Held captive, cared ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, scary, based on true events ...
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, crimes, abduction, organ harvesting, kidnapping, danger, confined, captive, un, basement, farmhouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, eastern europe, kosovo
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86%
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Evil Takes Root (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A paranormal investigator arrives in a sleepy Midwest town to investigate the mysterious loss of his old lover and reconcile sins of the past. He discovers she fell victim to the Batibat, an ancient evil that followed her home from the Philippines.
Plot: occult, coven, catholic school, demon, possession, evil, cult, exorcism, filipino, deaf, witchcraft
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85%
 3.2
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The Open House (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager and his mother find themselves besieged by threatening forces when they move into a new house.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: unknown killer, death of father, mother son relationship, basement, haunted house, grief, intrigue, evil spirit, intruder, female director, netflix, photograph ...
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79%
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The Other Hell (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern priest investigates nuns' claims that the Devil is present in their nunnery.
Style: sadistic, disturbing, suspense, satanic, demonic ...
Plot: nun, possession, psycho killer, gardener, death, dog attack, convent, extreme violence, back from the dead, hell on earth, strangulation, darkness ...
Time: year 1980, 80s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Endless Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Yves grows up with his attractive blonde aunt. Her affair and the handling of his awakening sexuality make him a voyeur, and witnessing her murder at the hands of her brutal husband turns him into a sex killer as an adult.
Plot: serial killer, female nudity, lesbian cunnilingus, childhood trauma, voyeur, psycho sexual, psycho killer, picnic, lesbian sex, sexploitation, insane, female tied up ...
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67%
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Nightstalker (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Richard Ramirez, dubbed "The Night Stalker" by the media, a serial killer who killed somewhere in the neighborhood of 16 souls during his reign of terror in Los Angeles back in the Eighties
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, crimes, deadly, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, slasher, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 50
The Ghosts (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nicolas Wolf, an Austrian who's just inherited his grandmother's Parisian flat, is shaken with fear as an unexpected nightly visitor refuses to leave. But no-one but Nicolas seems to be able to see the menacing stranger.
Plot: gay interest, ghost, craziness, murder, gay, stranger, psychopath, cemetery, fear, aggression, male nudity, telephone call ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Furie (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Paul Diallo, a history teacher, lives a quiet life with his wife and kid. During summertime, he lends his house to his son’s babysitter and her boyfriend. When they return, the Diallo family finds a closed door – locks have been changed and the ...
Plot: school teacher, blow job, home invasion, settler, trailer, trailer home, pig, sex scene, thunderstorm, rainstorm, nightclub, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Burningmoore Incident (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The cameras filming a TV pilot capture the brutal killings of a home renovation crew.
Style: dark, psychological, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, found footage, police detective, investigation, brutality, sadism, cruelty, looking at the camera, basement, house, video camera, man with glasses ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex (David Hess) is a darkly sinister thug driving around New York City at night when he spots a young woman (Karoline Mardeck) driving alongside him. He follows the woman to a nearby park where he cuts her off, gets out of his car, and runs into ...
Style: banned film, realistic, serious, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, slasher, psychopath, violence, rape, mentally challenged, life is a bitch, crimes, social differences, violence spree, vengeance, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Crazy Desires of a Murderer (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of hip friends gather at a Gothic castle owned by a wheelchair- bound older relative of one of the girls. One couple in the group, unbeknownst to the others, is smuggling heroin in some Chinese artifacts the protagonist has brought back from ...
Plot: whodunit, sex, champagne, eyeball, murder, murder mystery, psycho killer, female nudity, psycho, italian horror
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.1
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Blooded (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: IF YOU HUNT, YOU'RE FAIR GAME... In October 2005, five young people were kidnapped in the Highlands of Scotland by the militant Real Animal League. Stripped and abandoned in the wilderness, never for one moment did the friends know what was ...
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: manhunt, kidnapping, danger, mind game, chases and races, wilderness, violence, storytelling, trapped, hunting, fight, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Beast in the Cellar (1971)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two spinsters have kept their mad brother locked up in their cellar for 30 years. Then he escapes ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, basement, chases and races, dangerous animal, crime, deadly, graphic violence, captivity, siblings relations, anti war, psychopath, golden years ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Grandmother's House (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their father dies, Lynn and her younger brother David have to move in with their grandparents. Their mother died already when they were young, so they were told. One morning a dead man is found near their new home. A friend tells David, that ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: teenager, patricide, axe murder, child in peril, geese, child as main character, psychosis, sibling, chase, swimming, murder, teenage boy ...
Place: california
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50%
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Soul to Keep (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Siblings invite their friends to their inherited yet abandoned farmhouse only to become victims of a demonic ritual.
Style: demonic, surprise ending
Plot: ritual, abandoned, supernatural, demonic possession, female killer, demon, chant, villainess, cellar, prayer, female masturbation, hallucinations ...
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49%
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Funeral Home (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead.
Style: mind bending, scary, serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, split personality, funeral, grandfather, basement, cellar, maniac, grandmother, afterlife, teenage life, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibal, cannibalism, maniac, plague, violence, murder, vietnam war, zombie apocalypse, survival, on the run, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
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The Super (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, macabre, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apartment building, father daughter relationship, missing person, missing, ex cop, disappearance, secrets, child in peril, mysterious stranger, basement, mother, evil twin ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Greystone Park (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, ghost, uncover truth, haunted house, danger, supernatural, mental illness, ghost story, profanity, life is a bitch, found footage, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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41%
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Perfect Skin (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Katia, a young Polish woman adrift in London, meets Bob, an American tattoo artist. Katia is drawn to his mysterious aura and the taboo culture of body modification, but Bob has a dark, secret desire to leave his mark on the world and little does ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: tattoo artist, captivity, sadism, kidnapped woman, tattoo, masochism, danger, crimes, murder, polish, body mutilation, shaved head ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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41%
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Blackwater Valley Exorcism (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disturbed Isabelle is locked in a fierce battle with a vicious demon that's hell-bent on owning her soul
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense, serious ...
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, battles, afterlife, race against time, deadly, clergy, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: scary, disturbing, gothic, sadistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, woman in danger, haunted by the past, psychopath, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Twisted (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big party. The sensible Helen meets little Susan Collins at the ...
Plot: nanny, maid, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, record player, psychiatric patient, revenge, rat, bicycle, headphones, basement, cat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Broken (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After dating a wonderful man, Hope comes back home, sees her daughter Jennifer and goes to sleep. She wakes-up in the woods with a psychopath...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, survival, forest, danger, captivity, mind game, vengeance, family in danger, confined, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Music Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When six-year-old Sophie is tragically orphaned guardianship is assigned to her estranged aunt Annabelle. The two move into a large, eerie, Victorian house where Sophie unearths a locked wooden box with a strange symbol drawn on it. Desperate to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, suspense
Plot: ghost, possessed girl, family drama, family relations, ancient mystery, anxiety, parents and children, supernatural horror, inadvertently, death of child, family in danger, moving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
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The End? (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claudio Verona is a young and cynical businessman. One day he gets locked in his Roman office elevator before an important meeting with a client. Soon this annoying obstacle will turn into a nightmare. For outside that metal cage, a deadly virus has ...
Style: suspenseful, macabre, scary, bloody, bleak
Plot: zombie, virus, elevator, struggle for survival, epidemic, rescue attempt, human monster, infection, mobile phone, stuck in an elevator, cell phone, zombie apocalypse ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, single parent, ghost, danger, deadly, haunted house, family relations, gory, child in peril, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%