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?
Style: controversial
Plot: apocalypse, scientist, obsession, bunker, ecology, vacation, family relations, engineer, brutality, ecological disaster, mental illness, insanity, isolation, hallucination, nightmare, husband wife relationship, paranoia, delusion, urban setting, mental breakdown, hiding place, blood, explosion, closet, listening to a radio ...
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to The Moor's Head

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, psychological, weird and dark films with plots about insanity, mental illness, obsession, blood, brutality, violence and paranoia mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Moor's Head: The Seventh Continent (1989), Hour of the Wolf (1968), Kotoko (2011), The Shining (1980), Possession (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: disturbing, depressing, art house, serious, dark ...
Plot: alienation, midlife crisis, nihilism, destruction, mental disorder, existentialism, animal abuse, mind control, psychology, trippy, postmodernism, school ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, year 1988
Place: europe, australia, austria
⇓ 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: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, artist, isolation, diary, island, art, nightmare, female nudity, hallucination, swedish, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.7
 2K
Kotoko (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suffering from double vision, a single mother (Cocco) tries to take care of her baby in the grip of terrifying hallucinations. Experiencing a nervous breakdown, she is deemed unfit to take care of her child and has it taken away from her. The only ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, slasher ...
Plot: depression, mental illness, single mother, child custody, nightmare, mental breakdown, hallucination, violence, rivalry, lonely, self harm, self mutilation ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 8.4
 1.0M
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 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, suspense, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: isolation, hotel, ghost, insanity, supernatural, snow, imaginary friend, haunted house, father son relationship, evil, psychopath, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1920s, 70s
Place: colorado, denver colorado, usa, florida, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 7.3
 33K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, monster, surrealism, insanity, occult, hysteria, serial killer, existentialism, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural power, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, west berlin west germany, poland, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Atrocity Exhibition (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A scientist obsessed with World War III hits the road with a woman so he can re-create scenes from history.
Style: suspense, avant garde, scary, rough, bleak ...
Plot: doctor, insanity, mental breakdown, patient, hospital, sex, female nudity, architecture, surrealism, car accident, explicit sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.2
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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: disturbing, psychological, bleak, serious, art house ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: murder, videotaping, atrocity, psychopath, obsession, introspection, human nature, parent child relationship, society, crimes, alienation, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, bosnia, europe, egypt, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 5K
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, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: self mutilation, mutilation, wound, insanity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, self discovery, mental illness, skin, body horror, paranoia, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, paris france, middle east, milan italy, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 54K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, rape, surrealism, hallucination, insanity, schizophrenia, delusion, murder, isolation, repression, female protagonist, nightmare ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 6K
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: art house, rough, bleak, scenic, surreal ...
Plot: witch, forest, superstition, paranoia, cabin in the woods, illness, mental illness, recluse, witchcraft, mother daughter relationship, society, curse ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 101K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, ambiguous ending, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, nightmare, schizophrenia, insanity, obsession, nervous breakdown, dreams, fear, character study, twists and turns, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 10K
Dumplings (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich woman, Mrs. Li, is losing her attractiveness and longs for passion with her husband, who is having an affair with his younger and more attractive masseuse. In order to boost her image, she seeks out the help of Aunt Mei, a local chef. Mei ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, macabre, dark ...
Plot: obsession, healing power, cannibalism, abortion, aging, starlet, career change, food, torture, pregnant teenager, dark humor, fetus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 6K
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: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, epilepsy, friendship, small town, depression, family relations, character study, domineering mother, teenage life, grownups, daughter, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, new jersey, tokyo, southern germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 11K
Martin (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: surreal, scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, serial killer, violence, murder, curse, hidden identity, shyness, crimes, teenage life, golden years, zombie ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.0
 218K
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around their strange neighbors.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, gothic, macabre ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama
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: disturbing, psychological, bleak, intense, atmospheric ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: art house, atmospheric, stylized, sexy, satirical ...
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Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 2K
Anguish (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A new girl in a quiet town, Tess tries to manage her psychosis while adjusting to her new life with her mom. After stumbling upon the shrine of Lucy, a hit and run victim, Tess finds herself overwhelmed by hallucinations of the dead girl and starts ...
Style: psychological, suspense, scary, tense, captivating
Plot: supernatural, possession, disorder, nightmare, mental disorder, mentally unstable, hallucination, paranoia, mother daughter relationship, dissociative identity disorder, locket, family home ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Strait-Jacket (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behaviour.
Style: slasher, surprise ending, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mother daughter relationship, farm, psychiatrist, insanity, decapitation, mental breakdown, mental illness, murder, adulterous husband, mother daughter estrangement, female protagonist ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.9
 101K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, sad, reflective, emotional ...
Plot: elderly, aging, death, elderly lovers, husband wife relationship, illness, love, family, family relations, daughter, life & death, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 109K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: scary, surreal, bleak, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: twists and turns, nightmare, hallucination, paranoia, delusion, mind game, dealing with death, haunted by the past, conspiracy, memory, psychology, plot twist ...
Time: 20th century, year 1971, 70s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, enigmatic, scary, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, surrealism, death, loneliness, insanity, goth, solitude, life & death, obsession, transformation, hidden identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 20th century, 70s
Place: romania, bulgaria, europe, black sea, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, suspense, surreal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, medieval, revenge, plague, satanism, good versus evil, mystery, life & death, brutality, tragic villain, sacrifice ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 851
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.
Style: gothic, slasher, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: witch, demon, superstition, witchcraft, catholicism, possession, witch burning, self mutilation, mental illness, wedding, unrequited love, violence ...
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Wolf Hour (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Once a known counterculture figure, June E. Leigh now lives in self-imposed exile in her South Bronx apartment during the incendiary '77 Summer of Sam. When an unseen tormentor begins exploiting June's weaknesses, her insular universe ...
Style: gothic, enigmatic, mysterious, surreal, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, insanity, serial murder, chase, family problems, losing-it hero, crumbling marriage, subconscious, mental illness, obsession, dysfunctional family, fear ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.0
 113
Dead Teenagers (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On a dark Autumn eve, a college student finds a mysterious book in his campus library. Within its pages, he finds four gruesome tales of ghosts, werewolves, vampires and the unknown.
Style: suspense, anthology
Plot: paranoia, obsession, flashback, library, insanity, axe murder, diary, haunted house, nightmare, hunter, vampire, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 48K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: disturbing, psychological, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: insanity, body horror, obsession, identical twins, twins, drug addiction, love triangle, addiction, mistaken identity, mental illness, life is a bitch, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, year 1954, 60s, 50s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 36K
Bug (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, macabre ...
Plot: insanity, conspiracy theory, paranoia, mental illness, psychosis, obsession, addiction, couples, losing-it hero, delusion, psychology, motel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 5K
Epidemic (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The second of Trier's films known collectively as the Europa trilogy. The other two films in the trilogy are The Element of Crime (1984) and Europa (1991). Co-written by Niels Vørsel, the film focuses on the screenwriting process. Vørsel and ...
Style: cynical, psychological, stylized, scary, art house ...
Plot: plague, save the world, filmmaking, morgue, obsession, apocalypse, dark humor, chaos, obsessive quest, partners, postmodernism, post apocalypse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 8K
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: suspense, psychological, intense, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, fear, schizophrenic, schizophrenia, teen angst, imaginary friend, missing child, abduction, neighbor, paranoid schizophrenia, fictional reality, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%