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Cardiac Arrest (1979)
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Cardiac Arrest (1979)
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 man must make a difficult decision regarding his wife, who needs a transplant...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, hospital, surgery, murder, heart, heart transplant, body part

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about murder, serial killer, investigation, deadly, crimes, crime and danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Cardiac Arrest: The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997), Joel (2018), The Sovereign (2008), Mister Frost (1990), Sketches of a Strangler (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elizabeth Montgomery plays serial killer, churchgoer, and grandmother Blanch Taylor Moore in this, one of her last films before her untimely passing. Childhood memories of her womanizing and abusive father fill Moore with a hidden rage towards all ...
Plot: murder, marriage, priest, court, black widow, serial killer, trial, investigation, poison
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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, realistic, serious, tense
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Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
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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, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitution
Place: new york
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The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, murder, whodunit, death, maniac, child murder, suburbs
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Mister Frost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frost is arrested and committed for murder after he is apprehended burying his victims in the garden. However, even while under psychiatric care and tight hospital security, it becomes obvious that Mr. Frost is not all he seems to be, but he is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, murder, mental institution, investigation, serial killer, deadly, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, crime, doctors and patients, hospital ...
Time: 80s
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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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, art student, strangler, obsession, mental illness, psychopath, crimes, investigation, crime, prostitute, deadly ...
Time: 70s
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Murder at My Door (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a quiet neighborhood, a suburban family is shocked when their son is the prime suspect in the brutal murder of a neighbor's daughter.
Plot: investigation, girlfriend, son, mother, serial killer, murder, fire, mental illness
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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, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, crimes, gory, mystery, mind game, deadly, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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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, drowning in a bathtub, murder disguised as suicide, murder of sister, pregnant woman murdered, death of sister, murder of a pregnant woman, dead woman in bath tub, woman drowned, murder of wife ...
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Death Benefit (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keeney is a big corporate lawyer who decides to take on a small-time murder case to discover the true circumstances behind the death of a young girl. Virginia McGinnis is the one suspected of pushing the women off the cliff to collect on a ...
Plot: justice, lawyer, murder, investigation
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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 ...
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The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 2009, the small town of Cohasset, Massachusetts was rocked with tragedy. A 17-year-old high school senior named Collin Mason murdered three classmates. All the murders were videotaped and uploaded to the Internet via bit torrent sites and for ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
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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, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
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iMurders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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, twist ending, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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.
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Place: usa
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The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
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Sinister Minister (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
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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.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Blood Voyage (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What is meant to be a pleasure cruise becomes a nightmare as murder follows murder on a small ship. With tension mounting, passengers and the crew turn on each other in a desperate attempt to identify the killer.
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Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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Naked City: A Killer Christmas (1998)
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In the Company of Darkness (1993)
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Duration: 94 min.
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Victims (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: No overview found.
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Strangled (2016)
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Duration: 93 min.
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Duration: 78 min.
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