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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Most similar movies to Paura

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, basement, female nudity, blood, danger, deadly and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Paura: Masquerade (2021), The Open House (2018), Caged (2010), The Arrival of Wang (2011), The Other Hell (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Masquerade (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young girl struggles to survive after a group of home invaders break into her house to steal her family's priceless artwork.
Plot: basement, home invasion, skin, daughter, art, theft, artist, safe, wounded, thief, female thief, blackout ...
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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: suspenseful, bleak, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: unknown killer, death of father, mother son relationship, basement, grief, intrigue, haunted house, evil spirit, intruder, running, death of husband, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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 5.3
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Caged (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 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, serious ...
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, crimes, abduction, kidnapping, confined, captive, un, farmhouse, basement, graphic violence, scarecrow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, eastern europe, kosovo
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78%
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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: alien contact, mystery, government agent, translator, alien species, locked in a room, mistrust, female protagonist, alien race, interrogation, alien creature, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: splatter, slasher, disturbing, sadistic, suspense ...
Plot: possession, nun, fear, death, disturbed person, sadism, evil nun, paranormal phenomena, gory violence, sadistic killer, serial killer, evil ...
Time: year 1980, 80s
Place: southern italy, italy, europe
⇓ 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.
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: serial killer, insane, female nudity, sex scene, childhood trauma, voyeur, lesbian sex, lesbianism, lesbian cunnilingus, sexploitation, psycho killer, traumatic childhood ...
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66%
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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: serious, scary, rough, realistic, slasher
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, blasphemy, devil worship, gang violence, satanist, violence, stalking, rivalry, satanism, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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66%
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychological
Plot: murder, found footage, investigation, police detective, sadism, brutality, cruelty, house, basement, surprise, obscurity, snow ...
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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: slasher, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: serial rapist, psychopath, murder, degradation, serial killer, rape and revenge, torture, rape, revenge, sadism, robbery, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 4K
Caveat (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone drifter suffering from partial memory loss accepts a job to look after a psychologically troubled woman in an abandoned house on an isolated island.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: abandoned house, island, schizophrenia, memory loss, suicide, captivity, remote location, memory, basement, secret, supernatural horror, evil spirit ...
Place: ireland
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247°F (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Georgia, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four friends travel to a lakeside cabin for a carefree weekend, the fun turns into a nightmare when 3 of them end up locked in a hot sauna. Every minute counts and every degree matters as they fight for their lives in the heat up to 247°F.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, friends, isolation, sauna, locked in, heat wave, friendship, forest, haunted by the past, water, beer, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: serious, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: manhunt, kidnapping, wilderness, violence, trapped, mind game, human nature, hunting, fight, fear, brutality, cruelty to animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Beast in the Cellar (1971)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two spinsters have kept their mad brother locked up in their cellar for 30 years. Then he escapes ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, basement, graphic violence, psychopath, mentally unstable, dangerous animal, crimes, confined, golden years, captivity, anti war, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, england
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48%
Crazy Desires of a Murderer (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 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, murder, psycho, female nudity, murder mystery, sex, psycho killer, taxidermy, champagne, italian horror, eyeball, bare breasts ...
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48%
House Of Lost Souls (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A handful of young geologists are unlucky enough to be forced to stay at a hotel in the middle of nowhere. What they don't know is that the hotel has been abandoned for twenty years, because the owner of the hotel had killed his family and all ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: decapitation, child killed, axe murder, dead children, basement, sadism, monk, chainsaw, corpse, offscreen killing, news reporter, mercilessness ...
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47%
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, infection, zombie apocalypse, shopping mall, survival, siege, back from the dead, rescue, helicopter, apocalypse, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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45%
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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: slasher, mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, split personality, funeral, grandmother, maniac, basement, grandfather, vengeance, afterlife, mental illness, teenage life, mystery ...
Time: 70s
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Smiley Face Killers (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As a strange wave of mysterious drownings of male college students plagues the California coast, Jake struggles to keep his life together at school. Finding himself stalked by a hooded figure driving an unmarked van, Jake fears he may become the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: high school student, serial killer, true crime, murder, murderer, violence, teenager, teenage life, stalking, chase, death, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, maniac, plague, murder, vietnam war, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, deadly virus, on the run, survival, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia
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39%
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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, disturbing, macabre
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apartment building, father daughter relationship, missing person, disappearance, ex cop, child in peril, secrets, mysterious stranger, basement, locksmith, evil twin, bad dream ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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39%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: ghost, mental institution, uncover truth, supernatural, haunted house, mental illness, ghost story, life is a bitch, found footage, doll, hospital, abandoned hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the harrowing true story of an October 1982 shark encounter. After a yacht bound for Florida capsizes during an unexpected storm, its crew is left to drift for days in the chilling waters of the Atlantic where they become prey to a group of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: shark attack, killer shark, storm at sea, shark, survival, struggle for survival, disaster, boat accident, sea disaster, visual hallucination, natural disaster, animal attack ...
Time: 20th century, year 1982
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38%
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: possessed girl, afterlife, ghost, reincarnation, supernatural ability, supernatural, mentally unstable, battles, race against time, clergy, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican
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38%
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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, bicycle, teenage boy, rat, basement, revenge, psychiatric patient, husband wife relationship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, marital argument, tranquilizer ...
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38%
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: disturbing, scary, gothic, sadistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, haunted by the past, pregnancy, cult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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%
Submission of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Giallo tinged home invasion movie full of tension. Luisa's home is invaded one night by a crazed admirer who thinks he has the right to take sexual advantage of her because of her occupation as a nude model. Directed by experienced film editor ...
Plot: revenge, nanny, rape and revenge, mirror, rape, driving, female nudity, bare breasts, telephone call, bra and panties, sunglasses, breast fondling
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Massacre (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A prostitute is brutally killed by the road side by a maniancal killer. Nearby a horror film is being produced but the director is worried that the script is too passé for a modern audience and so he plans to include a séance scene - he hires a ...
Style: slasher
Plot: bad guy wins, unhappy ending, police, misogyny, sex in car, filmmaking, female nudity, axe murder, sadist, church, murder investigation, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
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Blood Delirium (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his beloved wife dies, an unbalanced painter who believes himself to be the reincarnation of Vincent Van Gogh goes over the edge and digs up her corpse--with the help of his necrophiliac butler--to bring it back to his castle and use it for ...
Plot: necrophilia, dead woman, female nudity, vagina, pubic hair, legs
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Smile Before Death (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teenaged Nancy Thompson arrives unexpectedly at her mothers county villa. She discovers that her mom has died a violent death.The police investigate and believe the she killed herself by cutting her throat with a piece of broken of glass.Nancy meets ...
Style: cult film
Plot: sleaze, whodunit, fashion photographer, inheritance, love triangle, cheating wife, open marriage, cuckold, unfaithful husband, sex, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%