Movies like A Knife for the Ladies

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A Knife for the Ladies (1974)
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A Knife for the Ladies (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mutilating knife-killer haunts the small Southwest-desert town of Mescal. Though most victims have been prostitutes, the first was none other than Travis Mescal, the only son of the town's first family. When the Sheriff proves unable to solve the case, the town leaders invite Investigator Burns to unravel the mystery.
Style: slasher, psychotronic
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, sheriff, murder, private investigator, death, cemetery, murder mystery, gunfight, knife, lightning, brawl, blood, small town, bare breasts, stabbed in the chest, throat slitting, hanged man, spit
Time: 1880s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to A Knife for the Ladies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, suspenseful, scary and serious films with plots about murder, serial killer, psychopath, blood, violence, death and deadly mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Knife for the Ladies: Blood Widow (2020), Madison County (2011), Lovers Lane (1999), Psycho III (1986), The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 102
Blood Widow (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A modern telling of an ancient genre. A serial killer is terrorizing Arizona with the police in hot pursuit. What the police don't know is that a mysterious group are also pursuing the same killer to stop the killer from unleashing an evil like ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, vampire, supernatural, cult, murder, brutality, strong violent content, secret organization, psychopath, supernatural power, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, danger, deadly, in the woods, murder, violence, profanity, graphic violence, forest, girl in panties, white panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.0
 992
Lovers Lane (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man who killed 13 years before goes out on the loose to kill his victims' children.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, small town, murder, dead teenager, youth, deadly, danger, teenage life, graphic violence, gory, killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.4
 13K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: slasher, twists and turns, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, serial killer, split personality, voyeurism, hotel, woman in danger, corpse, gore, nun, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked man, serial killer, murder, masked killer, small town, small town life, crimes, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, social relations, teenage life ...
Time: year 1976, year 2013, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.8
 373
Seclusion (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends is stalked by a killer at an isolated destination wedding.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: death, murder, isolation, cabin, cabin in the woods, whodunit, serial killer, violent, mystery, escapades, disguise, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 251
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 ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, writer's block, investigation, sheriff, motel, sexual murder, alcohol abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Edge of the Axe (1988)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deranged guy in a mask kills people with an axe.
Style: slasher
Plot: axe, serial killer, falling down stairs, blood, bar, violence, body count, masked killer, blood splatter, axe murder, mask, stabbed in the back ...
Place: northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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819
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2740
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10200
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 2.7
 142
Blood Prism (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A successful art gallery coordinator, living a double life as a serial killer, preys on the hopeless as she attempts to find meaning behind the voices she hears. When she believes she is falling in love with a depressed comic book artist; she ...
Style: suspense, slasher, psychotronic, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, fear, masked killer, violence, death, murder, killing spree, mystery, chase, characters killed one by one, alter ego ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 26K
Cry Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, prank, school, friendship, death, high school life, crimes, nobody believes, masked killer, chase, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Attack of the Morningside Monster (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When desecrated corpses and ritualistic symbols start appearing, the residents of Morningside, New Jeresey, are thrust into an unreal world of darkness.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, masked killer, dying woman, police officer, criminal, violence, danger, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 10K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, homecoming, youth, world war two, love affair, college, masked villain, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1944 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Splatter University (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.
Style: slasher, scary, enigmatic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, mental institution, school, mystery, crimes, deadly, youth, friendship, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, youth, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, deadly, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, supernatural, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.3
 511
Hatchetman (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Claudia Wagner dreams of being a lawyer and, along with her boyfriend Sonny, must put all her knowledge into use when, one by one, her girlfriends become victim to a serial killer. Can she uncover his identity before she becomes the next victim?
Style: slasher
Plot: throat slitting, shadow, throat cut, startled, interrogation, discovering a dead body, pole dancer, applying lipstick, female in shower, axe murderer, stalker, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, halloween, masked killer, good versus evil, attic, niece, ambulance, knife, evil, knife murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, psycho film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, deadly, murder, psychopath, supernatural, urban legend, haunted by the past, small town, danger, nightmare comes true, gory, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.2
 89
Possession (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Frankie is a psychopath who drags along problems with his mother. To compensate these problems he follows and persecutes Madeleine and some of her friends killing one girl after the other and also everybody who would stand in his way - without any ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic
Plot: murder, psychopath, pistol, blood, impalement, forest, lipstick, masturbation, matricide, throat slitting, female nudity, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, torture, murder, cannibalism, cannibal, gory, severed foot, sadism, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lucifer Killings (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Story: The hunt for one of the most prolific serial killer begins.
Style: gothic, suspense, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, death, fear, manhunt, true crime, bodies, thrill ride, hunting, blood, gore, darkness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: slasher, scary, surprise ending, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, murder, college, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, gory, college life, rivalry, movie business ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Alpha Delta Zatan (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Alpha Delta Zatan is set entirely within the claustrophobic confines of a frat house, the film follows the increased paranoia between members of a fraternity as they start to disappear at the hands of a masked killer.
Style: psychotronic, slasher, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, violence, blood, death, paranormal, murder, paranormal phenomena, dormitory, maniac, psychopath, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 45
Gun Town (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a road trip soon after their high school graduation and get lost in the middle of nowhere. They stumble upon an abandoned Wild West tourist attraction that was abandoned when the former owner went crazy and killed several ...
Style: slasher, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, mentally unstable, confined, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, violence spree, small town, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 13K
Cherry Falls (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cherry Falls is a quiet little town - until the night that a serial killer begins preying on its youth. After a third teen is found slain, the killer's modus operandi emerges: the victims were all virgins. Sheriff Marken is concerned for the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, rape, small town, psychopath, revenge, murder, teenager, virgin, haunted by the past, deadly, youth, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Murder by Mail (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Dr. Peter Fales’s (Klaus Kinski) patients start getting annihilated by an unknown serial killer, he and his daughter Alison (Donna Wilkes) both come under suspicion. Part slasher film and part psychological thriller, Schizoid co-stars ...
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, patient, group therapy, serial killer, mental patient, suspicion, anonymous letter, doctor, doctor patient relationship, threat, violence, letter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 483
Rush Week (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Toni Daniels, an ambitious student reporter, goes in search of an exciting story, she discovers the dark secrets of Tambers College. Three beautiful coeds have disappeared, leaving behind some bizarre clues. Are the disappearances somehow ...
Style: slasher, splatter, psychological thriller, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, topless woman, prostitute, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief), mystery killer, songwriter, axe murder, murder, axe fight, posing nude ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
 9K
Smiley (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, mysterious character, psychopath, masked killer, deadly, danger, murder, college, prank, stalker, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%