Movies like The Moor's Head

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The Moor's Head (1995)
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The Moor's Head (1995)
Original name: Der Kopf des Mohren
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Austria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Georg, who is happy with his job as a scientist, with his loving wife and with his three children, hears one day that an accident has happened in a chemical plant nearby. All of a sudden, he finds himself face to face with one of the victims. The man, whose face has been eaten away by the sour gas that escaped from the plant, is staring at him in despair. Does Georg really see the man or is this a mere hallucination? Is he becoming insane or is he more alert to the dangers of the world than the common man?
Plot: apocalypse, mental breakdown, scientist, obsession, family relations, brutality, bunker, vacation, mental illness, ecology, engineer, insanity, ecological disaster, hallucination, paranoia, nightmare, blood, explosion, closet, isolation, husband wife relationship, delusion, listening to a radio, urban setting, construction site ...
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, bleak and suspenseful films with plots about blood, insanity, violence, mental illness, obsession, murder and brutality mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Moor's Head: Time of the Wolf (2003), Hour of the Wolf (1968), The Seventh Continent (1989), In My Skin (2002), The Shining (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, countryside, survival, chaos, danger, human nature, social differences, society, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, gothic, surreal, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, island, diary, surrealism, artist, insanity, insomnia, castle, voyeurism, nightmare, mental illness, swedish ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: eastern europe, sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Seventh Continent (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are actually planning something sinister.
Style: psychological, disturbing, gloomy, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, alienation, fish, dysfunctional family, school, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, youth, society, parents and children, family life, family in crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, australia, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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In My Skin (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Esther, a self-conscious young woman who works for a public relations firm. One night at a party with her friend Sandrine, Esther wanders into the backyard and stumbles, scratching her leg on a piece of scrap metal. She goes back to the party, and ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, insanity, wound, self discovery, career woman, paranoia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, self mutilation, leg wound, mutilation, knife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, middle east, rome italy, milan italy, lisbon portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 8.4
 923K
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, bleak, suspense ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1920s
Place: colorado, denver colorado, usa, oregon, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
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Hagazussa (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The dark legend of the young woman Albrun and her struggle to preserve her own sanity, and tries to explore the fine line between ancient magic, faith and madness at a time when pagan beliefs in witches and nature spirits spread fear and terror in ...
Style: bleak, rough, scenic
Audience: student film
Plot: witch, superstition, forest, paranoia, cabin in the woods, illness, mental illness, recluse, mother daughter relationship, society, curse, countryside ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: psychological, scary, suspense, bleak, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Fear of Rain (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage girl living with schizophrenia begins to suspect her neighbor has kidnapped a child. Her parents try desperately to help her live a normal life, without exposing their own tragic secrets, and the only person who believes her is Caleb – a ...
Style: thought provoking, intense, realistic, touching, intellectual
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Requiem (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Michaela, an epileptic, enrolls in college to study education. She goes off her medication and soon begins hearing voices and seeing apparitions that tell her to avoid religious objects, although she is devoutly Roman Catholic. One priest scoffs at ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, intense ...
Plot: mental illness, epilepsy, college life, friendship, small town, family relations, teenage life, society, youth, depression, daughter, grownups ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: bleak, twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, nightmare, haunted by the past, delusion, mind game, dealing with death, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, tragic event, grief, heaven and hell ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
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Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, controversial, mind bending ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 15K
Benny's Video (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: videotaping, atrocity, psychopath, murder, human nature, obsession, introspection, alienation, crimes, society, teenage life, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, bosnia, europe, egypt, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 487
The Demon (1963)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Purif, a young peasant from South Italy, is suspected of being a witch possessed by a demon. All of the village is hostile to her sorcerous activity. The girl will be preserved from the community, meeting with a tragic and violent death.
Plot: superstition, witch, catholicism, possession, witch burning, illusion, dead cat, nun, unrequited love, cruelty, violence, mental illness ...
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
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Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.0
 199K
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Genre: Drama, Horror
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Duration: 137 min.
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Style: surreal, psychological, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 451
Prey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Danika (2005)
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 95K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
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37%
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Bug (2006)
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Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
In a Glass Cage (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
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Shrew's Nest (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
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Martin (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 2K
Baby Blues (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a secluded family farm, a mother suffers a psychotic break due to postpartum depression, forcing the eldest son to protect his sibling from the mother they have always known and loved.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, slasher
Plot: mental illness, family relations, siblings relations, deadly, danger, babies and infants, isolation, chase, ghost, countryside, slingshot, mother kills own child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 3K
Nadja (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This ultra-hip, post-modern vampire tale is set in contemporary New York City. Members of a dysfunctional family of vampires are trying to come to terms with each other, in the wake of their father's death. Meanwhile, they are being hunted by ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, scary, tense, serious ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
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Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
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Time: 20th century, 1990s, year 1988, 1960s, 90s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, blood, small town, surrealism, deadly, supernatural, danger, hidden identity, deadly creature, plague, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%