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The Crimes of Petiot (1973)
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The Crimes of Petiot (1973)
Original name: Los crímenes de Petiot
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, War
Country: Spain, East Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Some deeds done by a Nazi in France during World War II lead to more killings in the present. Are they revenge, or is there another motive? Both civilians and police tries to solve the mystery.
Plot: revenge, serial killer, nazi, police, investigation, murder, nazi occupied france, flashback, nazis

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, slasher, serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, serial killer, gore and investigation mostly in Horror, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Crimes of Petiot: Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974), Night of the Executioner (1992), Vengeance of the Zombies (1973), Passing Fancy (2005), Blood Clan (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins slaughtering blonde, blue-eyed women - and leaving their eyeballs ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, psychopath, ex convict, psycho killer, rapist, sadism, masked killer, hypnosis, supernatural, looking for sex ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, spain, france
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Night of the Executioner (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Hugo Arranz celebrates his 50th anniversary with his wife and daughter when vile hooligans break into their home, raping and killing both his wife and daughter and cut off the tongue of poor Hugo. Fortunately, he survives, and not surprisingly, ...
Plot: rape, revenge, drugs, violence, sexual assault, murder, female nudity, rape and revenge, anti villain, robbery, gore
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Vengeance of the Zombies (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An Indian mystic uses magical chants to raise women from the dead, then sends them out to perform revenge killings for him.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: zombie, devil worship, murder, vampire, investigation, revenge, morgue, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london, scotland yard
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Seven Murders for Scotland Yard (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several murders have taken place in London. All the victims are prostitutes and the murderer is using the same techniques as Jack the Ripper. Peter Dockerman, an ex-acrobat and husband of one of the victims is the prime suspect. But whoever the ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: murder, prostitute, maniac, killer, voyeurism, mystery killer, black gloves, cannibal, drink, jack the ripper, repression, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, scotland yard, united kingdom, london
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Passing Fancy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Passing Fancy" is a film about the devastating effects that emotional and sexual abuse reap on the human mind. In this story the abuse leads to drugs, deception, insanity and eventually murder. With few clues to go on, Detective Rodriguez ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, murder, police, revenge, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, insanity
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Blood Clan (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Scottish girl is being adopted by the judge who has condemned all the members of her family to death. But as she remembers all of this she commits a lot of atrocities.
Plot: murder, revenge, clan, death of family, cannibalism, judge, scottish, scotsman
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The Infernal Coffin (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An obscure old dark house horror melodrama from Mexico. Based on the novel "El fistol del diablo" by Manuel Payno.
Plot: child abduction, grave robber, old dark house, office, revenge, greed, devil, murder
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The New York Butcher (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: For rookie cop Linda Blair and serial killer Clive Barker, the biggest challenge they'll both face, is looking in the mirror.
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Plot: psychopath, serial killer, secret past, survival, investigation, friendship, murder, revenge, police, pursuit, escape, heroine ...
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Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two years ago reporter Kate Fisher's interview with the man who turned out to be a serial killer sparked public outrage. Not believing that this man was in fact the September Slayer - led to another senseless murder. Had Kate turned over the ...
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Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.
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Place: poland
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Purgatory Road (2017)
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Helpless to stop a thief from stealing his father’s modest nest egg, Travis grows up blaming himself for his parents’ suicide. Becoming a priest who operates a highway confessional with his ambivalent brother, Michael, he offers sage advice to ...
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School Killer (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six teenagers decide to spend the night at an old abandoned school where 27 years ago a horrible massacre occurred. The kids run afoul of the vicious crazed security guard who committed the brutal killings.
Style: slasher
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), abandoned building, female nudity, decapitation, impalement, flashback, axe murder, gore, axe, blood, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Legend of the Mask (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter starts investigating the life of the recently deceased wrestler "The Masked Angel"
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Reaper (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Horror novelist Luke Sinclair retreats to a small town to finish writing his latest book. A young woman is murdered in the woods nearby, in circumstances similar to those in his bestselling novel, "Reaper". Faced with increasing pressure ...
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Villa Estrella (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
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Plot: swimming pool, murder, revenge, vengeful ghost
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City of Blood (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A medical examiner investigating a series of prostitute murders discovers that the culprit is an ancient tribal witch doctor come back to life.
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Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
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A Dragonfly for Each Corpse (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Horror Rises from the Tomb (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Medieval France a warlock is be-headed and his wife tortured and executed. Hundreds of years later an isolated group of people discover his head buried on their property. Soon it comes back to life, possessing people and using them to commit ...
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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 ...
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Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Style: psychotronic
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Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Offensive (2016)
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: A retired couple, Bernard and Helen Martin, inherit a house in rural France. Bernard's father had liberated this same village from the Nazis during the Second World War, in a rage-fueled killing spree. This peaceful couple quickly become the ...
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A married man has a brief affair, then goes back to his wife and children. His jilted mistress, believing that if he had no more family he'd come back to her, sets fire to his house, hoping to kill them. The man, unsuccessfully trying to rescue ...
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Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
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Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
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