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The Two Faces of Fear (1972)
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The Two Faces of Fear (1972)
Original name: Coartada en disco rojo
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A professor's wife falls in love with her husband's assistant. When she learns he's planning to move to another city, she does everything she can to avoid it, with no success. Soon afterwards, he's found dead, in obscure circumstances
Plot: whodunit, surgery, murder mystery, murder, parrot, extramarital affair, heart surgery, bestiality, answering machine, reckless driving, shot multiple times, woman smoker, speeding vehicle

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, suspenseful, tense and suspense films with plots about murder, whodunit, female nudity, death, murder mystery, serial killer and investigation mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Two Faces of Fear: Crazy Desires of a Murderer (1977), Reflections in Black (1975), The Insomniac (2013), My Dear Killer (1972), Nine Guests for a Crime (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Weapon, The Hour, The Motive (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sexually-promiscuous priest is stabbed to death inside a church
Plot: murder, stalker, whodunit, orphan, priest, self flagellation, nun, female nudity, marbles
Place: italy
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The Flower with Petals of Steel (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wealthy surgeon Andreas Valenti accidentally kills one of his lovers, Daniella, with an unusual objet d'arte and covers it up by dismembering and disposing of the body never realizing he's being watched by a stalker the entire time. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, death, whodunit, accidental killing, dead woman, sex, lesbianism, female nudity, murder victim, doctor, mistress, sculpture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crazy Desires of a Murderer (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of hip friends gather at a Gothic castle owned by a wheelchair- bound older relative of one of the girls. One couple in the group, unbeknownst to the others, is smuggling heroin in some Chinese artifacts the protagonist has brought back from ...
Plot: whodunit, female nudity, murder mystery, champagne, psycho, psycho killer, murder, eyeball, taxidermy, bare breasts, embalming, italian horror ...
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Reflections in Black (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman dressed in black is murdering young women. The police question lawyer Anselmi for whom one of the girls worked as a secretary, and it turns out that all the victims were friends of lawyer's wife Leonora.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, razor, serial killer, whodunit, lesbianism, lesbian, dead woman, female nudity, promiscuity, murder victim, female homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Insomniac (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Figg has a great career and a gorgeous fiancée. When he inherits a nice house in a quiet neighborhood, he finally starts to feel like his life is coming together. Trouble arises, however, when John's house is burglarized, and the thieves ...
Style: dark
Plot: whodunit, betrayal, insomnia, self destruction, paranoia, murder, obsession, self destructing
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
My Dear Killer (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Following the mysterious decapitation of an insurance investigator, Police Inspector Peretti is put onto the case, but all the clues lead to an unsolved case of kidnapping and murder.
Style: bleak, sexual, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: danger, serial killer, murder, kidnapping, mystery, police detective, gory, law enforcement, deadly, riddles and clues, missing person, who done it ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nine Guests for a Crime (1977)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nine members of the same family go to an island, where nobody lives - but the head of the family owns a nice house there. Problem is that he and his three sons keep a dark secret, and this dark secret begins to haunt them as soon as they are on the ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: harpoon, yacht, revenge, tarot, beach, explosion, sedative, murder mystery, island, murder, whodunit, burning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Bright Hair (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A solitary schoolgirl, prone to sudden blackouts after she's stumbled into a murder scene, gets involved with her English teacher. Then, when his wife is also murdered, questions about what's real and what's made up start haunting her.
Plot: murder, schoolgirl, infatuation, love affair, insanity, male nudity, extramarital affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Scorpion with Two Tails (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Joan Barnard (Elvire Audray, AMAZONIA: THE KATHERINE MILES STORY), wife of archeologist Arthur Barnard (John Saxon, ENTER THE DRAGON), is being plagued by nightmares of ritualistic deaths within an ancient Etruscan tomb. Unsettling as they are, ...
Style: slasher
Plot: murder, zombie, whodunit, smuggling, archaeology, strangulation, murder mystery, death, french giallo, drug smuggling
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.1
 274
Baton Rouge (1988)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Antonio dotes on his mute brother and promises him a better life, symbolized by Baton Rouge. He's a gigolo who moves in with Isabel, wealthy and separated from her husband. She has nightmares of rape in her own bed, so Antonio encourages her to ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: murder, husband wife relationship, psychiatrist, brother sister relationship, extramarital affair, love triangle, police, adultery, deception, ex husband ex wife relationship, black pantyhose, breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Fifth Cord (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Luigi Bazzoni (Le Orme) directed this outstanding giallo thriller starring Franco Nero as a hard-drinking newspaperman who gets involved in a string of brutal murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, stalking, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, alcohol abuse, reporter, sexual obsession, psycho, voyeur, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, australia, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, crimes, investigation, woman in danger, who done it, multiple suspects, mysterious character, serial killer, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1980)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This intriguing story is set in the 1930s at a country house, where two amateur sleuths, Bobby Jones and Lady Frankie Derwent, try to unravel the mystery behind a tale of murder, suspense and false identities. And the only clues the two have to go ...
Plot: murder mystery, lateness, estate, priest, retirement home, car accident, impersonation, train, stuttering, chauffeur, organist, false identity ...
Time: 1930s
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Fourth Victim (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man's wife is found suspiciously drowned in their swimming pool and because he two previous wives also died strange deaths he is charged with murder and only gets off because his motherly housekeeper lies to clear his name. When a pretty ...
Style: cult film
Plot: drowning, whodunit, court, dead body in swimming pool, suspicion of murder, dead wife, insurance company, suspicion, accused of murder, widower, trial, swimming pool
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
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The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, murder, whodunit, death, maniac, child murder, suburbs
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: europe, austria, turin italy, sicily italy, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 1K
Ebar Shabor (2015)
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Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A very much experienced police detective Mr. Shabor Dasgupta (Actor-Saswata Chatterjee) is assigned to do the task of solving the mystery of the murder of Mitali Ghosh (Actress-Swastika Mukherjee),who is a woman with a messy past life, who was ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Morning After (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On an archaeological dig in Iraq, author Agatha Christie uncovers a series of murders.
Style: realistic, stylized, tense, captivating
Plot: archaeologist, agatha christie, murder, danger, private detective, adaptation, crimes, police investigation, society, oil, adventure, villa ...
Time: 1920s
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 53K
The Loft (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Man Without a Memory (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In London, an amnesiac is abducted and beaten by a stranger who calls him a "dirty son of a double-crosser." When a sniper's bullet kills his attacker the man flees the country with airline tickets provided by a wife he never knew he ...
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Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Dragonfly for Each Corpse (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Time: 1950s, year 1954, 50s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Arabella: Black Angel (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Arabella is a nymphomaniac who has sex with any man. One day, her husband, a writer, meets her and another man. She has a strange reaction: kills the lover. Her husband hides the corpse. From that moment on, he encourages her meetings with other ...
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45%
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Country: USA
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Style: artsy, surprise ending, captivating, non-linear, suspense ...
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43%
Too Beautiful to Die (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The models of an agency are invited to a party by the owner of the agency, Alex. During the party, Alex is playing games in his computer and it looks like the girls have the house to themselves, but there's another guest…. and an accident ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, slasher
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42%
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Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A movie crew shooting a film featuring a comic-strip hero named The Sexy Cat finds itself stalked by a serial killer who begins murdering the cast and crew.
Style: twist ending, comic
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42%
Ten Little Indians (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a remote mountain mansion.When the host doesn't show up, the guests start dying, one by one, in uniquely macabre Agatha Christie-style.It is based on Christie's best-selling novel with 100 ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder mystery, isolation, murder, serial killer, false accusation, characters killed one by one, investigation, private detective, psychopath, mountain, crimes, crime ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%