Movies like The Orphan

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The Orphan (1979)
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The Orphan (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disturbed young man is plagued by horrific headaches that he believes make him commit murders.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: orphan, boarding school, murder, nightmare, animals, death, suicide, killer child, occult, child abuse, adoption, boy, aunt, killing an animal, orphanage, animal, accidental shooting
Time: 1930s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, serious, scary and suspenseful films with plots about murder, supernatural, nightmare, death, supernatural power, violence and occult mostly in Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like The Orphan: Sinthia: The Devil's Doll (1970), Vengeance of the Dead (2001), The Demon Lover (1976), Mayhem Motel (2001), Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sinthia: The Devil's Doll (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cynthia Kyle enters puberty with a vengeance, murdering her parents as they make love: she's wanted her father to love only her. Eight years later, she's free and wants to marry, but nightmares plague her so she seeks psychiatric help. The ...
Plot: incest, murder, exploitation, lesbianism, female nudity, sex, lesbian, nightmare, large breasts, sex scene
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95%
Vengeance of the Dead (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Visiting his Grandpa in the small town of Harvest, Eric is haunted in his dreams by Julia, a ghost who falls in love with him, appearing first as a little girl and later as an adult. In the dreams, Julia reveals that she was burned alive and her ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sleepwalking, voyeurism, tree, grave, trick or treating, halloween, grandfather, mask, shower, person on fire, gasoline, treehouse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Demon Lover (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of teenagers hanging around a cemetery get involved with a satanic priest who calls up a demon from hell.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cult, supernatural, satanism, revenge, violence, death, arrow, demon, supernatural power, sex, occult, murder ...
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91%
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Mayhem Motel (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Bizarre and horrific events take place in the course of one night in an average motel.
Plot: motel, suicide, murder, pervert, sadist, bound and gagged, slasher, night
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Somewhere in upstate New York, a young woman is terrorized by a group of rural farmers primarily interested in a harvest of blood.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: druid, murder, farm, occult, sacrifice, ritual, gore, exploitation, occult ritual, ritual murder, blood on camera lens, stabbed in the eye ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Death by Invitation (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman learns that one of her ancestors had been burned at the stake as a witch. She decides to revenge her on the descendants of the people who had her killed.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: burned at the stake, murder, witch, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 891
Blood and Lace (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: prostitute, psychopath, investigation, serial killer, murder, orphanage, orphan, isolation, teenage life, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 532
Haunts (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman haunted by psychosexual nightmares begins to believe her father is responsible for a series of scissor-murders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, farm, repression, mental illness, village, small town, zombie, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, gory, social relations ...
Time: 70s
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83%
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Legacy of Satan (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A satanic cult chooses an unwitting young girl as its new queen
Style: psychotronic
Plot: satanism, cult, murder, stabbed in the back, ritual, pendant, satanist, throat slitting, sword, blood drinking, supernatural, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The House Where Death Lives (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A nurse goes to a house to care for a crippled old man. Then people in the house start being murdered.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nurse, murder, old man, mansion, supernatural, slasher, physical disability, house, supernatural power, death, knife, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Amityville Murders (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the night of November 13th, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. took a high powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that 'voices' in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, supernatural, mental patient, danger, deadly, hearing voices, hallucination, taunting, supernatural horror, house
Time: contemporary, year 1974, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Midnight Cabaret (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Broadway producer puts on a play with a Devil character in it. Soon the actors begin having nightmares, and events that are mentioned in the play really start happening.
Style: gothic
Plot: performance, cigarette smoking, straight razor, police inspector, female protagonist, stage play, nightmare, suitor, sex scene, vampire, cabaret, seduction ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Night Ripper! (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A guy who does glamour shots for models and the like gets mixed up in a series of mutilation killings. The murders bare a resemblance to those committed by Jack the Ripper, and the victims are all models. Naturally, the photographer becomes a ...
Style: surprise ending, low-budget
Plot: murder, death, jealousy, violence, blood, lesbianism, stabbed to death, stabbed in the back, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbian, stabbed in the chest, slasher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Edgar Allan Poe's Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a group of young actors adapt an Edgar Allan Poe tale into a theater production, the line between truth and fiction becomes terrifyingly blurred as elements from the harrowing story begin to bleed over into reality. The ensemble soon comes to ...
Style: low-budget
Plot: death, surrealism, actor, ghost, blood, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), theater, gore, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Devour (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friends become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda.
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, occult, gory, deadly, youth, supernatural ability, high school, obsession, teenage life, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.4
 580
Nurse Sherri (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A hospital nurse is possessed by an evil spirit, and proceeds to kill off the hospital's patients.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, nurse, demon, murder, possession, violence, surgery, exploitation, operation, pitchfork, professor, nurse uniform ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Doctor Death: Seeker of Souls (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Considine plays the flamboyant Dr. Death, a thousand-year-old magician who has mastered he art of transferring souls from one body to another and thereby manages to perpetuate himself by jumping from one body to the next. Apparently the Doc is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: magician, mad scientist, violence, decapitation, supernatural, murder, spirit, transplant, immortality, evil man, doctor, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Suffer, Little Children (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A mute child arrives at a children's home and starts terrorizing the other children with her demonic powers.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Audience: student film
Plot: mute child, children's home, supernatural, violence, death, pop star, rock star, bad dream, blood, satanic ritual, ritual, stabbed to death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Daddy's Deadly Darling (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Teenager Lynn kills her father while he tries to rape her - the receiving officer at the mental hospital cannot convince her that her father is dead. After electric shock treatment she escapes in a nurses car. There is a farm where the manager is ...
Plot: farm, escape, violence, incest, pig, sexual abuse, murder, psycho, sheriff, suspicion, hospital, rape ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Last Rites (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A small-town funeral director, doctor and sheriff are vampires who suck blood from the recently not-quite-dead on the embalming table and then immediately kill the newly converted vampire. When one of their victims disappears before being staked, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mortician, small town, vampire, murder, coven, accident, female vampire, nude woman murdered, blood, old lady, female nudity, murder of a nude woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.2
 70
Terror House (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: low-budget, psychotronic
Plot: nightmare, snow, diary, masked killer, violence, supernatural, splatter, paranormal, blind man, woman in bathtub, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Blood Link (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: Italy, USA, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man who has been having psychic visions of himself killing naked women soon discovers that it's not himself he's seeing, it's his Siamese twin. (yes, they've been separated) So he travels to Hamburg, where the things he's ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: siamese twins, murder, nightmare, supernatural, woman stabbed, serial killer, psychic power, naked dead woman, bare breasts, nude woman murdered, twins, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Kiss Daddy Goodbye (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two children who have psychic powers use them to avenge the death of their father, who was murdered by a biker gang.
Plot: father daughter relationship, social worker, brother sister relationship, twin, zombie, murder, back from the dead, telekinesis, boy, psychic, death of father, biker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 339
Vampire (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An architect builds a new church in San Francisco that ultimately displeases the local vampire community so its leader, Anton Voytek, kills the man's girlfriend to show his displeasure. The architect then teams with a local cop to get even.
Style: gothic, psychotronic
Plot: occult, vampire, police, supernatural, murder, supernatural power
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Twisted Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of teenagers win a trip to a summer camp they had attended as children. However, soon after they get there they begin to disappear one by one. The survivors suspect that the disappearances may be connected to the death of a handicapped child ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: summer camp, murder, slasher, blood, exploitation, splatter, monster, double impalement, mutilation, gore, impalement, throat slitting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Witchouse III: Demon Fire (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young woman leaves her abusive boyfriend to go and stay with her two best friends, documentary makers Stevie & Rose. After an evening of sipping wine in the hot-tub, the three women decide to dabble in a bit of black magic as part of ...
Style: twist ending, psychotronic
Plot: witch, jacuzzi, woman in bra, evil witch, supernatural power, ghost, female demon, girlfriend, female in shower, nudity (full frontal - brief), witchcraft, occult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Satanic (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michelle wakes from an accident with no memory, then she has nightmares and people around her die.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, religions or cults, nightmare, memory loss, investigation, danger, deadly, crimes, supernatural, car accident, haunted by the past, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Toolbox Murders 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An attractive young woman is kidnapped, held captive and forced to endure the evils of one of the most violent homicidal maniacs in the city's history. "The Toolbox Killer" aka TBK. It is by her will, strength and her faith that she ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, murder, hotel, tools, slasher, skeleton, popcorn, video, cannibal, old man, chain, tooth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Witchcraft IV: The Virgin Heart (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rock musicians are selling their souls to the devil for fame and fortune. An attorney with magical powers attempts to stop it.Rock musicians are selling their souls to the devil for fame and fortune. An attorney with magical powers attempts to stop ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: witchcraft, lawyer, witch, brother sister relationship, lucifer, stripper, manager, british, devil worship, singing, death, devil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 52
Vampires (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The students at a private girls' school are unaware that the school's doctor is secretly using a machine to extract the energy from the young girls.
Plot: female student, soul transference, private school, janitor, art exhibition, female villain, immortality, hearing voices, female nudity, nightmare, dead father, diary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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