Movies like The Shadowed Mind

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The Shadowed Mind (1988)
 4.9
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The Shadowed Mind (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Has echoes of Jans Rautenbach's controversial "Jannie Totsiens" and was only unabanned in South Africa in 1990. This is is a superior sex/psychological thriller set an strange asylum for the super rich. The eerie music, sound effects and a prowling camera make this an edge of the seat viewing experience. Stephanie (Adrienne Pearce), arrives as a patient at a private clinic for sufferers of sexual dysfunction run by Dr Hildesheimer (Towje Kleiner). Stephanie’s fellow patients all have their own issues including inhibition, neurosis, fixation, delusions etc. Stephanie begins a tentative affair with one of the other patients while a killer stalks the institution.
Style: surreal, suspense
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, psycho killer, sexual dysfunction, sexploitation, profanity, psychopathic killer, sexual murder, sexuality, violence, death, sex scene, male nudity, murder, shower, gore, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), stabbing
Place: south africa

Most similar movies to The Shadowed Mind

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, serial killer, violence, bare breasts and sex scene mostly in Thriller, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like The Shadowed Mind: Angel (2015), The Sandman (1995), The Strangler's Wife (2002), Disposable (2017), Safari (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Angel (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Angel, a woman who was horribly abused by her grandmother as a little girl and institutionalized after killing her, embarks on a killing spree as an adult. Though sentenced for the rest of her life to an insane asylum, Angel was released due to ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, politics, violence, police, child abuse, manhunt, confined, danger, miscarriage of justice, prison, political thriller, clown makeup ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 440
The Sandman (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The ambitious young Ina Littmann is an investigative journalist for the TV talk show "Eye in Eye". Her current subject is Henry Kupfer, who wrote a bestseller about a psychopathic killer after he was himself in prison for 8 years for ...
Plot: serial killer, female nudity, tied to a bed, tape over mouth, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), ex convict, media, female reporter, murder, bound and gagged, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 ⇓
79%
 6.0
 89
Disposable (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What if a man with a mental condition, living in a fantasy world and detached from all emotional responsibility, is in real life the prime suspect for a series of murders targeting young women? Bill Thompson awakens to reality when forced to ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stabbing, power, wealth, car accident, murder of a woman, political conspiracy, knife, election
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 161
Safari (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Safari is an American, found footage thriller film, set in South African wild, where animals and poachers rule the land. Two worlds collide when Mbali, a young zulu girl, meets an American tourist group who have come to explore and go on safari in ...
Plot: wild animal, exploitation, safari, lion, sexploitation, animal attack, aggression by animal
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 2.4
 243
The Mailman (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A cunning psychopath with more than an axe to grind murders the kindly Mailman in a small, placid suburban town. Darius Foxx scarred for life as a young boy by seeing his parents brutally murdered, comes back to town as the new Mailman to torment ...
Plot: serial killer, mask, lesbianism, postman, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, lesbian kiss, childhood trauma, slasher, female nudity, bare breasts, lesbian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.7
 226
Delirium (1979)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-soldier is hired by local right-wingers as a vigilante to clean up criminals and street people. However, he freaks out and starts killing off everybody.
Plot: death, sadism, explosion, violence, psycho, vigilante, murder, jealousy, sea, vietnam war veteran, police officer, beach ...
Place: mississippi river, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Perfect Bride (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young woman begins to suspect that her brother's young fiancée, an attractive Englishwoman, is actually a serial killer who kills men on the eve of their weddings.
Plot: serial killer, fiancee, blood, female serial killer, suicide, hospital, nurse, restaurant, death, psychopath, flashback, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An investigative reporter Nellie Bly, who’s on a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum, and feigns mental illness in order to be institutionalized to report from the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, atmospheric, dark
Plot: mental institution, female reporter, torture, mistreatment, investigation, fish out of water, violence, strong female lead, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, abuse, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Intimate Nights (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: shower, sex, female nudity, breasts, male nudity, police, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Coming of Sin (1978)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A superstitious, illiterate young gypsy servant girl comes to live with a solitary female artist at her country chateau. The girl has recurring nightmares of a naked man on horseback assaulting and abusing her. As the artist takes the girl under her ...
Style: suspense, sexploitation film, biting
Plot: sexploitation, vaginal penetration, mythology, desire, storm, villa, nightmare, lesbian kiss, rape, artist, drinking alcohol, drunken woman ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Girl In Captivity 2: Hitwoman in Chains (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An assassin-turned-housewife discovers that you can never really outrun your past when she crosses paths with a serial rapist with a taste for murder. Mizuki used to use her skills for seduction to lure men to their deaths. Now, she's about to ...
Plot: assassin, housewife, sex scene, s&m, rape, rapist, murder, violence, chains, nudity (full frontal - brief), chain, female assassin
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Baby Doll Murders (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles cop tracks a serial killer who leaves a broken baby doll at the site of each grisly crime.
Plot: woman strangled to death, woman stabbed, bare breasts, abortion, nude woman murdered, murder, dead woman, serial killer, female nudity, stabbing, evil man, naked dead woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.9
 70
Sweet Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A girl is having trouble making the rent, so she advertises for a female roommate. A seemingly sweet and shy girl named Laurie moves in, and proves to be an insane killer!
Plot: roommate, killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, female killer, sexploitation, nude
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 330
Night Drive (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Against the tranquil backdrop of a game reserve, South African thriller Night Drive tracks a group of tourists left stranded during a night-time game drive after their vehicle breaks down. As a series of terrifying events unfolds, the tourists ...
Plot: gore, poacher, blood, masked killer, sexploitation, slasher, mystery killer, deviant sex, exploitation, sex scene, voodoo
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Savage Encounter (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A honeymooning couple take a vacation in a remote country bungalow. Before long, they’re visited by two backwoods psychos. Terror, assault, and rape are inevitable. The U.S. video release from Genesis (released in 1988 under the title DEMON LUST) ...
Plot: hillbilly, rape and revenge, sexploitation, rape, exploitation, backwoods, hick, rape revenge, sleaze, supernatural
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 12
Dual Mania (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A psychological suspense thriller dealing with the dual persona a young man possesses and attempts to conceal throughout his ongoing sessions with his therapist.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: dark hero, neo noir, schizophrenia, violence, good versus evil, sexual murder, crimes, neo-noir, female nudity, profanity, crime
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Compelling Evidence (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rick Stone is the world's biggest action star but unfortunately, he is also the prime suspect in his wife's death. He must enlist the help of a conniving tabloid reporter named Dana Fields and the trust of his mistress Stephanie to try and ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: murder, suspect, female nudity, infidelity, actor, female reporter, film within a film, lovers, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of wife, sex, false accusation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 531
Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: tense, sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, prostitute, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, manipulations, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Death Laid An Egg (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill ...
Style: suspense
Plot: serial killer, chicken farm, love triangle, photograph, car accident, silhouette, screaming, mistreatment, bra and panties, room, dress, female corpse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 220
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, vengeance, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, profanity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 367
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, chases and races, chase, amateur detective, crimes, manhunt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Whispers Behind the Wall (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martin leaves his protective parents’ home and comes to Berlin as a law student with high hopes. He finds a tiny, run-down flat in a strange, dark apartment block, from which the previous tenant has disappeared without a trace. Having no luck with ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), landlord tenant relationship, apartment, tenant, male in shower, man wrapped in a towel, sex scene, shower, bare breasts, female objectification, taking a shower, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 173
Sleeper's Wake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a secluded cove on the South African coast, a middle-aged writer grieving the deaths of his wife and daughter is drawn into an affair with an alluring teenage girl who is grappling with demons of her own, in this gripping psychological thriller ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, couples, danger, destructive relationship, isolation, older man younger woman relationship, loss of wife, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
 193
Deadly Pickup (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Breezy isn't your ordinary hitch-hiker: she's sexy, fun... and a cold-blooded killer. As deadly as a viper, Breezy murders her victims with a poisonous ring. As she preys on highway pickups, Breezy moves from town to town, finally settling ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, sexy
Plot: femme fatale, erotic thriller, hitchhiker, murder, sex scene, serial killer, couples, crimes, danger, deadly, rough sex, voyeur ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
 206
Angel Blade (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An emotionally damaged cop investigating a spree of prostitute killings discovers that the dark side of Las Vegas is decidedly more grim than he ever suspected in director David Heavener's gruesome thriller. When a series of teenaged ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder of a pregnant woman, blonde, female full frontal nudity, white panties, widower, voyeur, female tied up, falling from height, panties pulled down, thong panties, female prisoner, debauchery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Unspeakable (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Alice Redmond is required to go deep undercover in an effort to trap number one suspect Darren Metlick, she gets very close to the edge. Her superiors push her past the point of no return because they need additional evidence to make their case ...
Style: cult film
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, dog, sex, erotica, stabbed to death, shower, nudity (full frontal - brief), knife, policewoman, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Paranormal Abduction (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young women suffering memory loss and psychological issues after surviving a brutal attack, tries to piece together the clues surrounding her attack and its similarities to a series of recent murders. During the investigation, she struggles to ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: paranoia, assault, violence, investigation, serial killer, uncover truth, danger, crimes, murder, african american, pistol, stethoscope ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Killing Obsession (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Albert (John Savage) is a psychopath who, after brutally murdering a woman, becomes obsessed with her 11-year-old daughter Annie. Twenty-one years after being sent to prison for his crimes, Albert is freed over the strenuous objections of Dr. Sachs ...
Plot: bare breasts, stabbing, serial killer, nude woman murdered, psychopath, dead woman on floor, murder, dead prostitute, stripper, murder of a nude woman, photograph, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 47
Final Move (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To save his daughter's life and restore his reputation, disgraced ex-detective Nick Mathers must catch the sadistic Grand Master killer before time runs out, and the final piece is taken in the deadly game of chess.
Plot: serial killer, captive, submission, daughter, chess
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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