Movies like Night of the Scorpion

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Night of the Scorpion (1972)
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Night of the Scorpion (1972)
Original name: La casa de las muertas vivientes
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This Spanish-Italian co-production tells the story of a man who feels deep guilt for the death of his wife: he, an alcoholic, is convinced that he accidentally caused her fatal fall in their house while he was drunk. He finds a new wife, but he is unable to cope with his first wife's death. Furthermore, it appears the maid and his sister do not accept the new woman in the household. After a while, suddenly begins bodies turn up ... and the grave of the man's first wife is empty!
Plot: killer, alcoholic, maid, mansion, stepmother, murder, milk, estate, widower, razor, stepmother stepson relationship

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Most similar movies to Night of the Scorpion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about murder, blood, slasher, killer, estate, supernatural and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Night of the Scorpion: Trauma (1978), Maniac Mansion (1972), The Inherited (2009), The Black Room (1982), The Uncertain Death (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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Trauma (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An accomplished writer arrives to a guesthouse near the lake in the middle of nowhere. Its owner is a young and obviously troubled woman. During the night a sexually active couple is slashed to death by a mysterious black-gloved killer. More savage ...
Plot: killer, husband wife relationship, murder, remote, writers, male nudity, rage, guest, psychopath, mental illness, prostitute, sex ...
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95%
 5.0
 686
Maniac Mansion (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple, lost in thick fog, take refuge in an old mansion next to a cemetery. Strange things start to happen
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, ghost, stranded, mansion, old dark house, fog, deadly, crimes, danger, out of the way, estate, zombie ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Inherited (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: When a college student who grew up a ward of the state finds out he inherited a large estate, he and his friends decide to assess for themselves his new wealth. Unfortunately, they quickly discover his long lost family was anything but normal. ...
Plot: inheritance, slasher, haunted house, blood, death, killer, murder, college, pursuit, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.9
 331
The Black Room (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A room gets put up for rent following the mysterious murder of its previous tenant. When an apartment-hunting man sees the deal the brother and sister landlords are offering, he immediately puts down the first month's rent and starts spending ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending
Plot: voyeurism, murder, slasher, gory, psychopath, estate, showbiz, vengeance, siblings relations, hollywood, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Uncertain Death (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, India
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man living in a remote area of India has an affair with a local woman who he leaves in order to marry another. His lover commits suicide after cursing him and his family. Upon returning from London with his new wife he begins to experience strange ...
Plot: murder, suicide, extramarital affair, supernatural, hallucination, spirit, hunting, father son relationship, storm, stabbing, funeral, pistol ...
Time: 1930s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 137
Hellfire (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gabriella finds an unfinished symphony that was written by her late uncle Octave Barron who found inspiration through murder. Thrilled by it's possibilities she hires Marius (Ben Cross) to complete the symphony. As he begins work on the piece ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film, gothic
Plot: murder, ghost story, mansion, possession, sword fight, piano, symphony, classical music, suicide, duel, ghost, composer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.3
 110
Dead 7 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Homicidal meth dealers murder a deaf-mute; his nutbar sister turns to the supernatural for revenge.
Plot: cheating girlfriend, killer, decapitation, mine, slasher, drug dealer, deaf mute, corrupt cop, brother sister relationship, drug overdose, hide and seek, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
School of Horror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmaker Rocky Horror (Robert Baldassari) devises a dangerous plan to create a surefire terror hit when he lures several film school classmates to a haunted tavern, hoping to capture footage of them being attacked by a legendary monster. ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, filmmaker, tavern, cannibal, gore, blood, film school
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.2
 6K
Amer (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Searing memories and carnal desires rule the mind of Ana, a young woman in thrall to her own fantasies whose visions and obsessions draw her toward deeper eroticism -- and deeper danger, in this modern take on a Giallo.
Style: surreal, experimental, sexy, psychological, scary ...
Plot: sensuality, danger, slasher, murder, haunted by the past, woman in danger, mysterious character, crimes, deadly, haunted house, sexual content, postmodernism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.8
 232
Hallows Eve (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Hallows Estate is on alert as strange graffiti tags with messages declaring the streets will be taken over on Halloween night begin to appear on walls around the place, along with sightings of strange figures lurking in the shadows. One of the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: gang, gang leader, slasher, murder, criminal, estate, supernatural, poverty, assault, halloween, crimes, supernatural being ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Taste of Evil (1971)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: On her way home from a stay at a mental institution after a traumatic rape, a woman realizes that someone is deliberately trying to drive her insane.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: rape victim, flashback, mental institution, rape, mansion, maniac, female protagonist, strong female character, slim woman, woman in danger, getting home, crying girl ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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BreadCrumbs (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Once upon a time ... Angie, an aging star reluctantly goes on one last shoot for a seedy Producer, on location, in an enchanting old cabin deep in the shadowy forest. While on the shoot the cast and crew encounter Henry, and his little sweet sister ...
Style: fairy tale, porno movie
Plot: forest, murder, cabin in the woods, evil child, axe, implied sex, forest ranger, remote location, lesbian kiss, blood, bow and arrow, bow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.9
 492
House of Usher (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Victor Reynolds arrives at the notorious House of Usher, whereupon he is greeted by old acquaintances Roderick and Madeline Usher and their servant, Markus. As Victor uncovers more about the history of the house and the disappearances of those that ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: estate, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, trapped, murder, secret, ghost, man wearing a towel, gargoyle, bisexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Devil's Dolls (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brutal serial killer is finally gunned down in the middle of carrying out one last heinous act of bloody murder. In the maniac’s possession, a box of Guatemalan talismans, which mistakenly end up being sold as charm jewelry in Chloe’s ...
Plot: devil, tied feet, serial killer, murder, puppets, puppet
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Turn of the Screw (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Spanish version of Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw".
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, sexual, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mansion, children, nanny, master and servant, clergy, society, religions or cults, estate, family relations, male homosexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 15
Thrill Kill (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three seemingly normal teenagers commit a heinous murder for the sheer excitement of the act & their master ploy slowly crumbles to pieces... Thrill Kill is a dark, suspenseful tale which explores the cynical relationship between three lost ...
Plot: murder, killer, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Scream of Fear (1961)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A wheelchair-bound young girl returns to her father's estate after ten years, and although she's told he's away, she keeps seeing his dead body on the estate.
Style: psychological, scary, mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, father, mystery, uncover truth, mistaken identity, missing person, parents and children, estate, disability, deadly, loss of father ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Pyro... The Thing Without a Face (1964)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A married man has a brief affair, then goes back to his wife and children. His jilted mistress, believing that if he had no more family he'd come back to her, sets fire to his house, hoping to kill them. The man, unsuccessfully trying to rescue ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: arson, revenge, murder, ferris wheel, dog, carnival, flashback, doll, puppet, island, extramarital affair, explosion ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Moon of the Wolf (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, murder, werewolf, human becomes animal, rivalry, small town life, pregnancy, human becoming an animal, dangerous animal, law enforcement, mystery, social relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 1K
The Ghoul (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A former clergyman (Peter Cushing) in 1920s England tries to keep his cannibalistic son locked in the attic.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, estate, cannibal, parents and children, psychopath, supernatural, ghost, confined, deadly, family problems, gory, monster ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Intrusion: Disconnected (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Nearly a year after the events of Intrusion the mysterious death of the rose bud killer leaves questions unresolved.
Style: cult film, suspense
Plot: kill, stab wound, thrill ride, blood, showdown, shooting, halloween, murder, winner, scream queen, fight, darkness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.3
 3K
Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, haunted house, murder, vengeance, ghost, danger, confined, supernatural, gory, isolation, survival, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 2K
Hellbent (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, crimes, deadly, gory, killer, gay, gender, hollywood, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Brotherhood V: Alumni (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A year after a mean-spirited prom prank turned deadly, the most popular students of Sunnydale High are summoned back for a surprise reunion, only to find themselves at the mercy of a relentless killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: homoeroticism, reunion, murder, high school, locker room, secret, prank gone wrong, dressing room, reptile, rejection, whodunit, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 128K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, estate, brother sister incest, old mansion, psychopath, supernatural ability, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1890s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 213
Deadly Lessons (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psycho is stalking the students at an exclusive girls' school.
Style: cult film
Plot: girls' school, slasher, boarding school, tied to a chair, tape over mouth, teenager, murder investigation, bound and gagged, kidnapping, death, killer, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Death Carries a Cane (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ketty,a photographer living in Rome,accidentally witnesses the murder of a young woman at the hands of a razor-wielding black-gloved killer.Ketty and her fiance,Alberto,go to the police-only to learn that two other witnesses to the crime have been ...
Style: cult film, suspense
Plot: whodunit, photographer, murder investigation, obstacle, dance school, handicap, police, prostitute, psycho killer, ballerina, bed, female nudity ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last House in the Woods (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman escapes a group of bullies seeking to rape her and takes refuge with a seemingly kind couple who have a dark secret hidden in their quiet, secluded house.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: couple relations, isolation, confined, danger, in the woods, maniac, mysterious man, human monster, murder, mansion, foot chase, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 360
Twinsanity (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the death of their mother, an identical twin pulls away to establish her own independence, while the other unravels and plots to end her sister’s new beginning. Inspired by true events.
Plot: twins, yoga, body horror, murder, hallucination, sister sister relationship, man in underwear, twin sister, spirituality, male objectification
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
S.I.C.K. Serial Insane Clown Killer (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple of friends are chased by a killer clown in the woods during a weekend.
Plot: murder, evil clown, tree, forest, killer clown, sex, female nudity, clown, axe, puppets, screaming, man slaps a woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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