Movies like Scream, Pretty Peggy

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Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973)
 6.5
 797
Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.
Style: psychological thriller, psychotronic
Plot: sculptor, insane, college, female protagonist, housekeeper, mansion, female student, murder, old woman, environmentalist, dark secret, missing sister, female alcoholic, knife murder, assertive woman, summer job, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to Scream, Pretty Peggy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful and scary films with plots about murder, female protagonist, serial killer, mansion, psychopath, crimes and deadly mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Scream, Pretty Peggy: Nightmare (1964), The Nanny (1965), Cauldron of Blood (1970), Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), Point of Terror (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 2K
Nightmare (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmares, Janet is sent home where ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: neo noir, knife, dream, nightmare, mask, mental institution, key, dreaming, traumatic experience, recurring nightmare, mother, stabbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, old mansion, kidnapping, murder, newspaper, pianist, actress, jealousy, family relations, haunted by the past, forgery ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.2
 5K
The Nanny (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Joey returns home from the special school he has attended since killing his baby sister. But at home he creates a terrible fuss, moving from the bedroom Nanny has prepared to one with a strong lock, refusing to eat anything Nanny cooks ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nanny, murder, poisoning, child in peril, family relations, estrangement, false accusation, family in danger, deadly, mentally unstable, mystery, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Cauldron of Blood (1970)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A blind sculptor works on his magnum opus unaware that the skeletons he has been using for armatures are the remains of the victims of his evil wife and that he is the next target.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bound and gagged, murder, nightmare, bone, falling from height, female nudity, skeleton, costume party, vulture, sculptor, acid, dart ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: pursuit, fear, murder, swimming pool, telephone, digging, intruder, pajamas, steam room, father daughter relationship, secretary, german shepherd ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, insanity, haunted by the past, woman in danger, family relations, maid, mental illness, mansion, southern belle, recluse, death, cousin ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1964, 1930s, 1920s
Place: southern usa, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young nurse takes care of elderly author who lives in a haunted house.
Plot: haunted house, old woman, ghost, writers, betrayal, murder, novel, deformity, heart attack, mallet, fiancee, stoning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Point of Terror (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A nightclub singer has nightmares about being involved in adultery and murder, only to wake up and find that they may not be nightmares.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, adultery, female nudity, sex, bikini, spurned woman, shotgun, nightclub singer, pregnancy, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, inheritance, wheelchair ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
65%
Paranormal Adoption (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple loses their only child in an accident and subsequently unknowingly adopts an innocent looking little girl with paranormal powers that she uses to fulfill her twisted desires.
Plot: murder, paranormal activity, funeral, adoption, psychopath, swimming pool
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.6
 2K
Taboo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six young adults struggle with their personal demons while staying at a secluded mansion during a dark and stormy night where a seemingly innocent game of 'taboo' brings out their inter-most secrets which soon leads to murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, intense, suspense ...
Plot: taboo, murder, crimes, deadly, serial killer, youth, mystery, psychopath, teenage life, revelation, betrayal, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Heads or Tails (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four interlinking stories about a benign native american legend that has been distorted throughout the years into something much darker.
Style: suspense
Plot: legend, myth, murder, native american
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jack Goes Home (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health. There, he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family, his friends, and his very identity.
Style: ambiguous ending, surreal, bleak, rough, twists and turns
Plot: dark secret, haunted house, getting home, return home, child abuse, dead father, childhood flashback, mother son relationship, attic, dead mother, plot twist, audio tape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
45%
Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Canada, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Style: scary, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: doll, mansion, murder, curses spells and rituals, evil, supernatural, toy comes to life, danger, family, haunted house, devil, death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 39K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, psychological thriller ...
Plot: mental institution, maniac, obsession, fear, mental patient, psychopath, murder, pursuit, stalker, mental illness, psychiatric ward, sexual assault ...
Place: boston, portugal, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 306
Forgotten Evil (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman with amnesia tries to restart her life until the past comes back to haunt her.
Style: rough, suspense, scary, bleak
Plot: stalker, psychopath, murder, amnesia, flashback sequence, boat, danger, deadly, nurse, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 2K
Ragini MMS (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The quintessential couple, Ragini and Uday, set out to have a dirty weekend at a friend's farmhouse on the outskirts of Mumbai. The weekend getaway quickly changes gears as they find themselves in a house that has been rigged with cameras in ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sex tape, murder, handcuffs, found footage, supernatural power, supernatural, ghost, cabin, camera, voyeurism
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Spiral Staircase (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: People are trapped in a house with a killer.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: dark and stormy night, serial killer, secret, murder, sheriff, mansion, stranded, dead woman, based on a novel, thunderstorm, plot twist, secret passage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Splatter University (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.
Style: scary, enigmatic, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, mental institution, school, violence, mystery, youth, deadly, crimes, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 800
The Inn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A television reporter investigates a small town's dark secret.
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, scary
Plot: missing person, disappearance, dark secret, murder, female reporter, small town, curse, ghost, voodoo, hotel, voodoo doll, slasher
Place: louisiana, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 2K
Paranoiac (1963)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his aunt in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but events prove that he is an impostor, sent by Keith Kossett, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, psychopath, aunt, suicide attempt, impostor, family problems, palaces castles and temples, siblings relations, deadly, dealing with death, rescue, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 945
Sun Choke (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Janie’s just trying to get well. As she recovers from a violent psychotic break, she’s subjected each day to a bizarre holistic health and wellness regimen designed, and enforced, by her lifelong nanny and caretaker. But when she develops an ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, macabre ...
Plot: therapy, held captive, recovery, obsession, murder, insanity, nanny, caretaker, sex scene, danger, violence, sex with a stranger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.5
 25
Chain Mail (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A usual chain mail is forwarded to a group of people. Some pass it while others ignore. One dies and is followed by series of sudden and unexplainable deaths of others. Soon after, a revelation begins to unfold, the chain mail is cursed and so she ...
Style: macabre, suspense, gothic, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: death, dark past, supernatural power, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, murder, paranoia, characters killed one by one, group of friends, haunted by the past, survival ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Haunts of the Very Rich (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A group of wealthy but secretly very troubled people travel to an island resort. After experiencing a brush with death, they find themselves wondering about their existences.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: resort, luxury hotel, stewardess, murder, businessman, suicide, pianist, locked room, texan, telephone call, dancing, death ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 843
Murder by Mail (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Dr. Peter Fales’s (Klaus Kinski) patients start getting annihilated by an unknown serial killer, he and his daughter Alison (Donna Wilkes) both come under suspicion. Part slasher film and part psychological thriller, Schizoid co-stars ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: murder, patient, violence, serial killer, doctor patient relationship, threat, group therapy, doctor, suspicion, anonymous letter, mental patient, therapist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 515
Evil Nanny (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple hires a live-in nanny to watch the offspring while they work. At first, everything goes perfectly, but when an unsafe incident means the parents no longer want the nanny around, they find out this nanny is savvy at not being evicted from ...
Style: captivating, rough, suspense, scary
Plot: manipulation, psychopath, drug dealer, murder, house, police, stalker, nanny, police officer, punch, telephone, caucasian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 614
Lost Child (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An army veteran who returns home to the Ozarks finds an abandoned young boy in the woods, and as she searches for clues to the boy's identity, discovers the local folklore about a spirit, which comes in the form of a child.
Style: suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: female protagonist, love interest, paranoia, feral child, post traumatic stress disorder, estranged brother, superstition, forest, folklore, female soldier
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Don't Knock Twice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.
Style: scary, bleak, enigmatic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: evil spirit, prank, urban legend, custody, fear, witch, mother daughter relationship, deception, sculptor, jump scare, curse, murder ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Initiation (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, ritual, psychopath, prank, sorority, fraternity, psycho killer, serial killer, violence, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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