Movies like Mantis in Lace

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Mantis in Lace (1968)
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Mantis in Lace (1968)
Original name: Lila
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A topless dancer attracts, seduces, then murders the men she sleeps with. She does it with a twist, however; she kills them with garden tools.
Style: psychedelic, slasher, psycho sexual, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: murder, gore, sexuality, sex, drug, serial killer, drug abuse, psycho, mental breakdown, strong sexual content, dead man, police, violence, investigation, assassin, death, marijuana, female nudity, psychopath, murder investigation, hippie, drugs, seduction, rock music, sexual abuse ...
Place: california

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Most similar movies to Mantis in Lace

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about murder, violence, serial killer, death, blood, psychopath and serial murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Mantis in Lace: The Last House on the Left (1972), Play Motel (1979), Blood Voyage (1976), Slasher.com (2017), Psycho II (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, ocean or sea, dark secret, female psychopath, curse ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: slasher, rough, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, who done it, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, buddies, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, slasher, cult film, banned film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, crime, abduction, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, revenge, violence spree, gory, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 Wildenbr├╝ck and her sister Evelyn have been fighting when their grandfather tells them the story behind an incredibly uncanny painting: Legend has it ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, whodunit, death, female psychopath, anger, cruelty, insanity, sadism, violence, brutality, rage ...
Place: germany, italy, west germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 4.9
 435
Play Motel (1979)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The motel has a special room designed for sexual activities. It also has a habit of photographing sex act engines and extorting the parties concerned. One day a mysterious killer with black gloves up and the situation is changing.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: sex maniac, murder witness, murder, mysterious man, psycho killer, maniac, dead woman, fear, hotel, serial killer, good versus evil, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 109
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.
Style: slasher, cult film
Plot: blood, journey, violence, kill, serial killer, water, passenger, death, murder, serial murder, cruise, ship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.3
 557
Slasher.com (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After meeting online, Jack and Kristy go on a weekend getaway to the woodlands of rural Missouri. While discovering each other, they soon learn of the terrorizing horrors that the forest has in store.
Style: rough, suspense, scary, psychological
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, violence, female psychopath, father daughter relationship, forest, back from the dead, tied feet, death, deadly, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 25K
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: slasher, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), attic, starting over, motel, voyeur, revenge, mental illness, gory, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Olivia (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nightmares of the past haunt the beautiful, mysterious Olivia (Suzanna Love), a London resident who begins a passionate affair with American businessman Mike (Easy Rider's Robert Walker, Jr.). Trapped in a loveless marriage and traumatized by ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, female serial killer, obsession, female killer, violence, revenge, husband wife relationship, manipulation, serial murder, sadism, hearing voices, dead mother ...
Place: arizona, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Sweeney Todd, a barber, and Maggie Lovett, a baker, join forces to commit a series of brutal, gory murders in London with a little help from Tobias Ragg, an employee of Maggie' bakery who abducts a number of customers from the barber shop and ...
Style: awful, psycho film, psychotronic, british horror, slasher ...
Plot: murder, gore, dismemberment, cannibal, hairdresser, killing spree, anthropophagus, slasher killer, kill, homicidal maniac, deeply disturbed person, slashing ...
Time: 70s, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 471
The Banker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: High-priced prostitutes are being systematically murdered, their corpses mutilated, and a bizarre South American symbol painted in blood is found at the scene. The cop investigating is out to solve the crime before his ex wife, a reporter, becomes ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film, slasher
Plot: prostitute, victim, murder, business, symbol, banker, reporter, police officer, serial killer, crossbow, grass, investigation ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, photographer, mind game, woman in danger, riddles and clues, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.3
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Dance Macabre (1992)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dance instructor brings his dance troupe to Russia for training. What his dancers don't know, however, is that he has a dual personality--and his hidden personality is a serial killer.
Style: psychotronic, slasher, gothic, sadistic
Plot: gore, blood splatter, crazy, killing spree, slaughterhouse, stalking, psycho killer, maniac, bad guy, homicidal maniac, ballet, human monster ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1991
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Silent Scream (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scotty moves into Mrs. Engels' seaside mansion where three other college students are boarding. Mrs. Engels prefers to stay in her room in the attic, but her son Mason helps the students get settled. Soon one of the students is killed. The ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: attic, psychopath, murder, college student, mystery, estate, danger, crimes, serial murder, brutality, beach, haunted house ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The First Power (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man born out of an incestuous relationship, after enduring an emotionally scarring childhood, gives in to the dark side of Satanic forces and becomes a weapon of evil. He kills with such ferocity that he becomes the main target of the ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police detective, deal with the devil, mystery, danger, clergy, mind game, resurrection, occult, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Drive In Massacre (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, stalking, danger, gory, police chase, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 1K
Death Valley (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, twins, murder, desert, psychopath, teenage life, wilderness, on the road, family life, family relations, gory, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.7
 429
Polycarp (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patients of sexy psychiatrist Dr. Jill Kessey and eccentric attorney Alexander Hathaway are being murdered in bloody, satanic rituals. Law enforcement investigations reveal that sex and mutilation are the signatures of a serial killer, who likes to ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, police detective, gory, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, police investigation, crimes, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.7
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Borderland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three college students, Phil, Ed, and Henry take a road trip into Mexico for a week of drinking and carefree fun only to have Phil find himself a captive of a group of satanic Mexican drug smugglers who kill tourists and whom are looking for a group ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killing spree, murder, missing person, bondage, drinking, drinking alcohol, insanity, evil, cult, danger, curses spells and rituals, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 116
Torment (1986)
Genre: Horror, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A detective sets out to capture a psycho who kills women, but the psycho turns the tables and goes after the detective's girlfriend.
Style: sadistic, slasher, psychotronic
Plot: trapped, psycho killer, house, insanity, butcher, evil man, sadistic psychopath, maniac, police, brutality, villain, psycho terror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Touch of Her Flesh (1967)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A distraught weapons dealer is involved in an automobile accident after catching his stripper wife in bed with another man. Upon recovering, he goes on a killing spree, bumping off exotic dancers and hookers while plotting revenge on his wife.
Style: erotic
Plot: nipples, sexploitation, serial killer, breast kissing, murder, bedroom, sex, knife, exploitation, infidelity, nude woman murdered, eye patch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 448
Blood Song (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychopath escapes from a mental institution and starts a murder spree, which ends in the pursuing of a young handicapped girl, who once got a blood transfusion from him.
Style: psycho film, cult film, slasher
Plot: murder, mental institution, blood transfusion, escaped mental patient, american horror, death, maniac, mysterious villain, stalking, psycho, weirdo, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 5K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, stalking, camp counselor, slasher killer, psychopath, teenage life, danger, wilderness, forest, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, summer camp, teenager, axe, killing spree, massacre, lake, forest, sadism, masked killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: banned film, rough, cult film, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, cruelty, vengeance, revenge, sadistic horror, murder, psychopath, sadism, brutality, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: realistic, sadistic, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, psychopath, murder, insanity, strangulation, merciless, incest, rape, manic, prostitute, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, woman in danger, police detective, deadly, danger, stalker ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 122K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, maniac, camp, drowning, psychopath, cult, teenager, danger, fear, gory, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1958, 50s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their ...
Style: serious, tense, slasher, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, killer santa claus, decapitation, christmas, danger, mental illness, doctors and patients, obsession, woman in danger, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
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Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, psycho film, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, halloween, serial killer, masked killer, violent, evil, violence, mask, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1978, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%