Movies like Night of the Strangler

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Night of the Strangler (1972)
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Night of the Strangler (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In New Orleans, a relationship between a black man and a white girl leads to a string of murders.
Plot: strangler, serial killer, racism, murder, murder of wife, brother brother relationship, murder of a pregnant woman, death of sister, murder disguised as suicide, murder of sister, dead woman in bath tub, pregnant woman murdered, drowning in a bathtub, woman drowned

Most similar movies to Night of the Strangler

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, serial killer, crimes, deadly, psychopath, crime and investigation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Night of the Strangler: The Specter of Terror (1973), Sketches of a Strangler (1978), Joel (2018), Bundy: An American Icon (2009), The Strangler's Wife (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Specter of Terror (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mary Preston, Iberia stewardess, lives with her ​​friend and companion Helena O'Hara. She finds out that is followed by a mysterious character. He is Charly, an airport employee, U.S. Vietnam veteran, unhinged and with sexual disorders due ...
Plot: psychopath, strangler, flight attendant, whodunit, vietnam veteran, stewardess, serial killer, vietnam war veteran, psychiatrist, murder, maniac
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sketches of a Strangler (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An art student living with his sister is actually a maniac strangling dancers and prostitutes. One victim's sister starts looking for him...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, strangler, art student, slasher, crimes, psychopath, crime, deadly, investigation, obsession, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.2
 189
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 ⇓
69%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, slasher, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Strangler's Wife (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mae thought she had the perfect husband. Until she found out about his other women. But now she suspects an even more horrible truth. He isn't cheating with these other women... he's killing them.
Plot: strangler, reporter, serial killer, female nudity, strangulation, girl in panties, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, panties, murder of a nude woman, nude model, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bits and Pieces (1985)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychopath with a mother fixation terrorizes a city, picking out young beautiful women as his victims.
Plot: serial killer, murder, female nudity, drowning, bondage, torture, stabbed in the throat, slasher, bathtub, woman drowned, nude woman murdered, bound and gagged ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.9
 164
Cardiac Arrest (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The "Missing Heart Murders" are plaguing San Francisco - dead bodies that turn up with their hears surgically removed! So a weak-stomached homicide cop looks into the possibilities of a black market for human organs, while across town a ...
Plot: heart transplant, heart, investigation, body part, serial killer, surgery, murder, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sinister Minister (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A serial killer masquerades as a preacher in order to prey on women. His last wife may have committed suicide and his current wife is sick. Single mom Trish and her daughter move to town and are in jeopardy of becoming his next victims.
Plot: minister, mother daughter relationship, pot smoking, church, police detective, seduction, murder, drugs, serial killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, legal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, obsession, investigation, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 4K
Found (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty's life. The kids at school won't stop picking on him, his parents just ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, family relations, violence, murder, bullying, gas mask, decapitation, psychopath, deadly, youth, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 1.9
 198
Laser Moon (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A radio DJ helps two police detectives hunt down a serial killer who kills women using a surgical laser instrument during every full moon and whom makes taunting phone calls the radio station.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, police detective, stripper, laser, serial killer, radio dj, psycho killer, taunting, full moon, female nudity, psycho, disc jockey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
50%
 6.1
 327
Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: death, murder, police captain, on the run, falsely accused, murderer, murder of wife, false accusation, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, mystery, crimes, mind game, gory, law enforcement, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, black magic, naked dead woman, woman's neck broken, police, neck breaking, murder of a policewoman, dead prostitute, dead woman in morgue, prostitution, dead woman on bed, immortality ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina Boyack) and the dashing inspector (Campbell Scott) who tries to ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, missing person, hairdresser, crime, crimes, graphic violence, store, vengeance, under the surface, dentist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 111K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, serial killer, child abduction, 911, psycho, danger, investigation, murder, graphic violence, fear, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, murder, revenge, call girl, city, dead woman on floor, murder of a nude woman, dead woman, mass murder, serial killer, bookstore, death ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi, one of the two serial rapists and killers who terrorized the Los Angeles area in the late 1970s, is giving police station interviews to psychiatrist Samantha Stone, who has disquieting lifestyle issues of her own. It falls to her to ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, interrogation, mind game, police investigation, who done it, mystery, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 645
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, psychopath, police detective, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, baseball, deadly, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, danger, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 30
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: murder, revenge, violence, brother brother relationship, gay, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 556
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, parents and children, deadly, crimes, crime, danger, dishonesty, uncover truth, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 9K
Dahmer (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, scary, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape, gay club, psychopath, necrophilia, gay, introspection, human nature, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bloody Slaying of Sarah Ridelander (1973)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A serial killer murders a businessman's wife, then blackmails the man into procuring young girls for him to murder. The businessman hires a gang of renegade motor-cyclists to kidnap girls for him.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, motorcycle gang, serial killer, blackmail, abduction, biker, murder for hire, kidnapping, bound and gagged, violence, serial murder, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, sexual, rough, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, danger, investigation, law enforcement, journalism, deadly, athlete's life, mystery, phone sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, hate crime, killing spree, gay bar, brutality, gun, violence, college, suburban life, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Valley of Ditches (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young woman bound in the front seat of a parked car watches helpless as her captor methodically digs a grave in the desert ground. The bloody lifeless body of her boyfriend lies framed in the rear-view mirror, a fate she will fight at all costs to ...
Style: rough, suspense, psychological, bleak
Plot: serial killer, left for dead, digging a grave, religious fanatic, murder, desert, abduction, survival, stranded, fear, shovel, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 9K
Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seasoned police detective and his partner have just uncovered a string of unusual murders that lead them to a serial killer, who believes that he is the descendant of Judas.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, investigation, murder, brutality, violence, mystery, husband wife relationship, race against time, amputee, death of son, religion ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape and murder, psychopath, who done it, deadly, strong violent content, law enforcement, mentally unstable, stalking, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%