Movies like Portrait in Terror

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Portrait in Terror (1968)
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Portrait in Terror (1968)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A plan to steal a valuable work of art leads to murder.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: stripper, artist, murder, dead woman, bell tower, stolen painting, bound and gagged, underwater scene, barefoot, art forgery, art museum, curator

Most similar movies to Portrait in Terror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, serious, suspenseful and scary films with plots about murder, serial killer, crimes, deadly, danger, psychopath and mystery mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Portrait in Terror: Wraith (2020), Dementia 13 (1963), Cauldron of Blood (1970), The Psychopath (1966), Spiral: From The Book of Saw (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wraith (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, murder, death, ghost, house, supernatural, dead, torment
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95%
 5.7
 7K
Dementia 13 (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When her husband John has a heart attack while out in a rowboat on the lake, Louise Haloran throws his body overboard and later tells the family that he has left on an urgent business trip. Her main concern is that she can only inherit a part of the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: axe, serial killer, pond, ceremony, heart attack, slasher, murder, family problems, crimes, danger, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 ⇓
90%
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The Psychopath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Inspector Holloway is investigating a series of brutal murders in which a doll of each victim is found at the scene. The dolls, as it turns out,were purchased by the crippled Mrs. Von Sturm, whose home is overcrowded with a doll collection. Her ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: exploding car, doll, poison, stabbing, wheelchair, murder, revenge, slasher, blowtorch, handicapped, sculptor, junkyard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Spiral: From The Book of Saw (2021)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Story: Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped ...
Style: reboot, psychotronic
Plot: characters killed one by one, body count, police procedural
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Honeymoon of Horror (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The new bride of a strange sculptor finds that many of her new husband's friends want her dead.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: woman stabbed, dead woman on floor, murder, waitress, husband wife relationship, artist, woman with glasses, off screen murder, dead woman, blind man
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Cut! (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nothing is as it seems as an ex-con and aspirant filmmaker set out to manufacture a horror film by scaring real people; however, when it goes too far and someone actually dies, the pair decide that killing for real on film is the way to make a truly ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, noose, barefoot woman, hanged woman, bathtub, bound and gagged, film within a film, hit with a hammer, accidental death, hanging, ex convict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Night Strangler (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After being run out of Las Vegas, Kolchak heads for Seattle and another reporting job with the local paper. It's not long before he is on the trail of another string of bizarre murders. It seems that every 21 years, for the past century, a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, vampire, deadly, journalism, crime, slasher, mind game, danger, mystery, chases and races, woman in danger, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: seattle, usa, las vegas, seattle washington, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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 ⇓
73%
 3.2
 670
Ghosthunters (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of their own loses his wife and daughter at the hands of a serial killer, a team of ghost hunters is determined to capture the spirits of the loved ones so their spirits can finally rest in peace. But as the team goes deeper into the house, ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: paranormal, serial killer, ghost, murder, clairvoyant, secret, paranormal phenomena, haunted house, blood splatter, gore, ghost hunter, daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Massacre County (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a hideous crime in a mansion by the forest, where a group of young people was found murdered, a suspicious clown tries to prove his innocence to the investigator that found him covered in blood.
Plot: murder, police, sadism, slasher, blood, clown, evil clown
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Woman Who Wouldn't Die (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A rich woman who uses meditation to deal with pain is visited by her niece who returns from Paris. The woman can be a handful and one of her employees suggests to her husband that he kill her freeing them both. When an affair starts between the ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: artist, niece, disguise, drowning, blackmail, sculpture, exploding car, murder, husband wife relationship, employer
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tv reporter, cannibalism, investigation, psychopath, mystery, danger, journalism, crimes, gory, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 24K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), starting over, voyeur, motel, blood, revenge, mental illness, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.5
 232
Speck (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Gruesome true story of murderer Richard Speck who killed eight nursing students in one night in Chicago during the late sixties. The story also follows him to his prison fate and uncovers more of his strange behavoir before his death.
Plot: sadist, rape, nurse, violence, torture, evil man, serial killer, murder
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 538
Night Visitor (1989)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Derek Rydall) insists he saw a satanist (Allen Garfield) kill the call girl next door, and tries to prove it.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, high school, prostitute, supernatural, satanism, missing person, voyeurism, school, teenage life, parents and children, teachers and students, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Scream Bloody Murder (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The odd, unhealthy relationship between a psychologically damaged man and his sister is upended by the arrival of a mysterious drifter.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mannequin, murder, biker, skinny dipping, virgin, brother sister relationship, insanity, alcoholic father, serial killer, voyeur, shark, nightmare ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
New Terminal Hotel (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Don Malek (Stephen Geoffreys) isn't the usual tenant found in the skid row hotels of downtown L.A. Grief-stricken since the murder of his fiancee Katherin, the successful screenwriter-turned murderous vigilante is bent on revenge against studio ...
Plot: murder, revenge, writers, hotel, motel, drugs, suicide, female nudity, blood, torture, gore, blood splatter
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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When a Killer Calls (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A babysitter begins receiving threatening phone calls from a man who has just killed an entire family.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: slasher, deadly, terrorism, teenage life, gory, crimes, danger, youth, prank, legends and myths, urban legend, nanny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, good versus evil, chase, police investigation, psychopath, supernatural, law enforcement, escapades, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Scream of the Butterfly (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A beautiful woman marries a rich man for his money, then embarks on an affair and plans to use her boyfriend to help murder her husband.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bisexual, adultery, murder, assassination plot, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, bubble bath, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lazarus: Day of the Living Dead (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1957, insurance investigator George Lazarus is tasked with interviewing twelve employees of the Deadly Sin Cigarette Company when his firm receives a suspicious insurance claim. He learns that all twelve had been let go after contracting ...
Plot: virus, vampire, gangster, zombie, death, murder, walker, knife in the head, psycho, retro, hollywood, gangsters
Time: year 1960, year 1950
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
House of Shadows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Audrey investigates a murder that occured 23 years ago in a dark mansion. She searches for the dead body, the killer, and the truth.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, investigation, haunted house, old mansion, deadly, terrorism, danger, mystery, crimes, orphan, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Slaughter of the Innocents (1993)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing
Plot: murder, serial killer, kidnapping, fbi, crime, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, parents and children, deadly, hotshot hero, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 3K
Madhouse (1974)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, movie star, murder, psychopath, filmmaking, showbiz, rivalry, deadly, mind game, artists and showbiz, serial killer, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 264
Blood Rage (1980)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sexually frustrated young man kills hookers.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: sexual repression, stripper, murder, sociopath, psychopath, prostitution, maniac, strangled to death, voyeur, police siren, telephone call, child in peril ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, gothic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, psychopath, slasher, twins, graphic violence, mad scientist, zombie, rivalry, stalking, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, law enforcement, woman in danger, amateur detective, danger, gory, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Whisper to a Scream (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl who was frustrated in her desire to become acrtress starts to work for a telephone-sex company. There she meets a fascinating man who has an obsession for music related with crime.
Style: biblical
Plot: mistaken identity, stripper, murder, identity, artist, angel, phone sex, male underwear
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film starts out incredibly in a beautiful Gothic castle in Germany. As little girls, Kitty Wildenbrück and her sister Evelyn have been fighting when their grandfather tells them the story behind an incredibly uncanny painting: Legend has it ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, whodunit, stabbed to death, female psychopath, death, insanity, brutality, violence, sadism, cruelty, blood ...
Place: europe, west germany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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