Movies like Mad Enough to Kill

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Mad Enough to Kill (1975)
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Mad Enough to Kill (1975)
Original name: Folle à tuer
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A girl from an asylum is engaged as nurse to a small, spoiled orphan boy, whose uncle has evil designs on him, and who hopes to kill him and cast the blame on the girl.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, confined, family relations, kidnapping, frame up, danger, nanny, dishonesty, law enforcement, child in peril, woman in danger, killer, violence, insanity, blackmail, media
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Mad Enough to Kill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, dishonesty, deadly, kidnapping, murder and crime mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Mad Enough to Kill: Betrayal (1974), Rapt (2009), Almost Human (1974), Good Chemistry (2008), Blood and Ties (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Betrayal (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A lonely widow hires a young woman as her companion. What she doesn't know is that the woman and her boyfriend are extortionists, who are planning on making her their next victim, then killing her when they get her money.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: woman in danger, betrayal, crimes, crime, danger, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, murderous pair, friendship, con artists, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 70s
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95%
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Rapt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped. While he physically and mentally degenerates in imprisonment, the kidnappers, police and the board of the company of which he is director negotiate about the ransom of 50 million euro.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: hostage, life turned upside down, kidnapping, crimes, confined, dishonesty, danger, captivity, uncover truth, abduction, double life, ransom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial rapist, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, hostage, rape, confined, danger, hostages, child in peril ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Between 1978 and 1979, the inhabitants of the Oise are in fear of a maniac who kills several hitchhikers and escape the police. He was then dubbed "the killer of the Oise" is actually a shy young policeman who will investigate his own ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, murder, police, deadly, violence, law enforcement, self mutilation, insanity, racial slur, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, cons and scams, frame up, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, uncover truth, murder, moral dilemma, danger, hidden identity, investigation, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
To Commit a Murder (1967)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A writer gets wrapped up in espionage.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, spy, danger, state affairs, undercover, chases and races, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Autobus (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno's girlfriend, who lives in another town, doesn't believe he loves her. Therefore, he decides to prove his love by doing something "crazy" and ends up hijacking a school bus full of children at gunpoint to go see her
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful
Plot: rage, school bus, gun, insanity, love and romance, disorder, child in peril, hostage, confined, unlikely criminals, bus, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Last Screening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Sylvain, a film-obsessed 31-year-old, lives in the basement of a small art-house theater where he works as a programmer, projectionist and cashier. Each night, after the last showing, he goes out for a murderous ritual.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, danger, psychopath, theater, small town, deadly, murder, violence, crimes, woman in danger, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Butterfly on the Shoulder (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a stopover in Barcelona, Fériaud Roland discovers a corpse in the hotel room next door. He wakes up in a strange clinic without remembering who brought him there. The doctor insists he hallucinated, but it's not long before he obtains ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, deadly, crimes, on the run, injustice, criminal heroes, dishonesty, mind game, confined, investigation, graphic violence, neo noir ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, husband wife relationship, family relations, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, prison, conspiracy, vietnam veteran, state affairs, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, confined, heroes, secret agents, government agency, assassination attempt ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe, vietnam, asia, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: sincere, psychological, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: breakup, dysfunctional marriage, marital problem, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, disintegration, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Rider on the Rain (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.
Style: serious, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, roadblock, corpse, rapist, track down, mind game, danger, crime, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, southern france, paris france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, undercover, mystery, police corruption, journalism, amateur detective, crimes, law enforcement, media, legal, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Engaged to Kill (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Abby Lord (Maria del Mar) is kidnapped and her husband Robert Lord (Joe Lando) has to pay off a million dollar ransom. Based on a True Life story.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: false identity, family relations, danger, confined, rivalry, woman in danger, crimes, kidnapping, wedding ring, revenge, abduction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Strangers in 7A (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Andy Griffith plays a philandering apartment house manager who picks up a pretty young girl (Suzanne Hildur) in a bar. He takes her home, whereupon the girl's male cronies show up armed with guns. Griffith and his wife (Ida Lupino) are held ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: danger, gangsters, stalking, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, hostage, couple relations, kidnapping, hijacking, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, captivity, uninhibited rivalry, psychopath, rivalry, danger, deadly, chases and races, confined, crimes, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, couples, dishonesty, family relations, crimes, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, neighbor, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans…
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: assassination, politics, murder, crimes, political conspiracy, kidnapping, political corruption, moral dilemma, mission gone awry, dishonesty, deadly, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
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The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, danger, terrorism, rescue, ransom, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Crown Witness (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A movie by Jon Lindström
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, police investigation, missing person, murder, courtroom, infidelity, scientist, detective inspector, murder investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe
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42%
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24 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Ilan Halimi is kidnapped for ransom because Jewish and supposedly rich, his family and the police start a race against time to save him from the tortures of the "gang of barbarians".
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, family problems, crimes, confined, missing child, family in crisis, life is a bitch, abduction, ransom, crime, kidnapping, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Rich Kids (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Chicos ricos" obviously tells the story of two successful advertisers Andy and Tomás who worked outside the country and have now joined an agency in Buenos Aires. The film takes place almost entirely in a large house where both intend to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, prostitute, dishonesty, kidnapping, nudity (full frontal - brief), bondage, prostitution, thief, female nudity, sex, pubic hair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
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41%
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The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, crime, on the run, dishonesty, warden, parole officer, coldhearted, crime and punishment, chase, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Voice of a Murderer (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: One day, the only son of famous news anchor HAN Kyung-bae, disappears without a trace. Soon, the kidnapper calls the mother demanding a $100,000 ransom. The police assign a veteran inspector to the case and assemble a top-notch task force to work ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, based on true events ...
Plot: kidnapping, family problems, chase, mind game, police investigation, blackmail, death of child, reporter, abduction, crimes, chases and races, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, seduction, mystery, danger, dangerous attraction, crime, crimes, love affair, couples, dishonesty, high school ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Night Clerk (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frédéric, a young man with a troubled past, has the good fortune to be given a job in a luxurious mountain hotel. When one of the hotel guests disappears one evening and is later found dead, Frédéric suspects he may have been killed by the ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: missing person, rehabilitation, social misfits, isolation, confined, danger, misfit, boss and employee, intern, dishonesty, workplace, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Escape to Nowhere (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Who is Anton Haliakov, who has just been abducted by the M.I.5 in London? A Soviet scientist apparently. But sixteen years before the man had another identity, Clément Tibère, and another nationality, French. So what led him to become Russian and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, cons and scams, hospital, political intrigue, frame up, state affairs, danger, crimes, rebellion, escapades, manhunt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, russia, england, alps, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, fighting the system, life is a bitch, fugitives, crimes, legal, police investigation, manipulations, society, on the run, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%