Movies like Psychout for Murder

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Psychout for Murder (1969)
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Psychout for Murder (1969)
Original name: Salvare la faccia
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mario consigns his girlfriend Licia to a whorehouse for an evening in order to get the photographic goods to blackmail her father with. To get her out of the way, Licia is then consigned to a mental hospital by her father.
Plot: mental institution, murder, mental breakdown, whodunit, suicide, family relations, seduction, sister sister relationship, gun, injustice, brothel, wealth, corruption, insanity, father daughter relationship, flowers, swimming pool, greed, cigarette smoking, scheming, disturbed individual, moral corruption, revenge, factory owner

Most similar movies to Psychout for Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, revenge, female nudity, father daughter relationship, mental institution, family relations and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Psychout for Murder: The 'Human' Factor (1975), The Beneficiary (1997), Nuts (1987), Committed (1991), Victimized (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: murder, revenge, family, retribution, murder of family, shooting a woman, showdown, car accident, manhunt, dead woman, hostage, woman shot ...
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95%
The Beneficiary (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lust, desire and money motivate a greedy woman to murder her philandering rich husband.
Plot: rough sex, murder, corruption, crime investigation, conspiracy, anal sex, deception, seduction, adultery
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 6K
Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, self defense, courtroom drama, court, prostitute, hearing, mental illness, crimes, call girl, life is a bitch, parents and children, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Madonna: A Case of Blood Ambition (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is convicted of raping and murdering a child and sent to prison. He is shortly afterwards beaten to death by other inmates. His daughter blames the jurors who convicted him for his death, and she hatches a scheme to murder each of the jury ...
Plot: jury, rape, stripper, juror, strip club, prison, revenge, murder, femme fatale, female nudity, father daughter relationship, seduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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959
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907
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 185
Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mistaken identity, mentally unstable, dishonesty, power relations, misfit, doctor, patient, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
 32
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: murder, revenge, brother brother relationship, violence, gay, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Death Occurred Last Night (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A chief police inspector investigates the disappearance of a 25-year-old, mentally retarded woman, the daughter of a lonely widower. After she turns up dead, the cops race to find the killers before the grieving father does
Plot: kidnapping, murder, revenge, prostitution, whodunit, dead daughter, female nudity, brothel, police chase, missing daughter, death of daughter, police investigation ...
Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 32K
Instinct (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything -- even put his ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychologist, prison, estrangement, gorilla, doctors and patients, redemption, crimes, treatment, research, violence, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, africa, rwanda, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Laguna (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Raised by an uncle in New York after his parents died in an attack orchestrated by the mafia, Thomas, now an adult, is sent to live in Italy. There, while his tortured past and the death of his parents come back to haunt him, he feels increasingly ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: aunt nephew relationship, older woman younger man sex, murder, revenge, secret, loss of parents, dead parents, loss of parent, death of parent, female nudity, seductress, sex outside ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 416
Waves of Lust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple become embroiled with the personal problems of another couple on a yacht moored off Sicily during a turbulent weekend of fun, games, sex games, betrayal, spouse abuse, and murder.
Plot: wife swapping, swinger, yacht, murder, sadism, eroticism, lesbian, legs, sex scene, playing footsie, suicide, misogyny ...
Place: sicily, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 272
Captive (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a botched suicide attempt Sam Hoffman finds herself trapped in an evil insane asylum
Plot: mental institution, murder, imprisonment, sanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Before He Wakes (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Initially cleared of "accidentally" killing her husband, an idyllic wife and mother comes under suspicion when police learn that her first husband also perished under similar circumstances. As the investigation unfolds, it becomes clear ...
Plot: murder, black widow, true crime, high school basketball, life insurance, widow, basketball coach, family relations, court, deception, greed, trial ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, revenge, friendship, ex convict, grave digging, secret, prank, mockery, digging a grave, corpse, dark secret
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 27
Tin God (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ethan is a young man searching for meaning in life and he thinks he has found what he is looking for in the new girl, Sasha. But Sasha has a dark side that will be his undoing.
Plot: greed, female nudity, blood, sex, anger, revenge, smoking in bed, gun, shower, murder, betrayal, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 3K
Eureka (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An Alaskan gold prospector (Gene Hackman) lives in luxury with his family on an island gangsters want.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: wealth, island, gangsters, greed, ambition, rise and fall, family relations, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, intrigue, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1940s, 20s, 40s ...
Place: caribbean, canada, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 177
Lies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Struggling actress accepts high paying job to play a rich heiress committed in a lunatic asylum, not knowing she's really being set up as a surrogate for the real girl who'd been murdered.
Plot: electroshock therapy, mental institution, female nudity, actress
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 422
Terror Express (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three thugs commandeer a couple of cars on a moving train and spread terror among the passengers.
Style: cult film
Plot: train, murder, rape, gang rape, father daughter incest, criminal, terror, railway station, female nudity, prostitute, anal rape, gun ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 272
Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: murder, deserter, war veteran, lake, revenge, revenge plot, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), hunting, hit over the head with a bottle, seaplane, breaking a bottle over someone's head ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.9
 928
Over the Edge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Just as David and Freja arrive at their newly bought country house close to the Cliffs of Møn the harmony is disturbed by an inexplicably suicide. When David realizes that their new craftsman Roar is linked to the person who fell of the cliff he ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, crime investigation, mental illness, forced suicide, mental breakdown, suicide note, danger, couples, private investigation, female nudity, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 116
Enough Rope (1963)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two total strangers suspect each other of murdering their own wives.
Plot: mistress, jealousy, marital strife, movie theatre, lie, guilt, interrogation, insanity, psychopath, bookstore, murder, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sweet Girl (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: protector, murder investigation, father daughter relationship, fight, family relations, lynching, murder, battles, revenge, single father, fighting crime, life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, mental institution, redemption, confined, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crime and punishment, criminal psychologist, female prisoner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Shattered Illusions (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Psycho stalks a talk radio personality and her mentally challenged sister.
Plot: stalker, mentally challenged, dollhouse, disc jockey, suicide attempt, drunkenness, car accident, false name, alley, kidnapping, auto mechanic, brain damage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 635
Bad Girl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bad girl Amy, 17, is given one last chance by her adoptive parents, who think Amy's friendship with local girl Chloe is a step in the right direction. But when Amy discovers Chloe's secret she finds herself fighting for her life, and for ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: murder, closeted lesbian, small town, bad girl, psychopath, friendship, family relations, danger, father daughter relationship, friendship between girls, mother daughter relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Married Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Irene is a young housewife and mother who tries to raise her young family, love her husband and keep her home all the while studying her masters' degree. Mario, her husband, is a good man, but he's tied by convention. When she has a ...
Plot: violent husband, university, suspicion, marital abuse, revenge, jealousy, murder, repression, library, starting over, battered wife
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Le monte-charge (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a Christmas night, an ex-convict ,Robert Herbin, meets a beautiful Italian married woman Marthe Drévet ,who has got a lot of things to hide . She lives in an old house ,the first floor of which is a big workshop where a service elevator leads to ...
Plot: murder, deception, femme fatale, christmas, ex convict, police, christmas tree, parisian suburb, movie theatre, murder disguised as suicide, christmas eve, elevator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 277
Missing Pages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 8 important executive members of some notable corporations of the country are kidnapped during a recent trial.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: company, manager, kidnapping, telephone call, death, murder, crying, room, cigarette smoking, boss, lie, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 170
The Near Room (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Colquhoun is a journalist whose career is floundering. As a teenager, he fathered a daughter, Tommy, who was committed to foster care as an infant. Seventeen years later, Charlie, Tommy and Charlie's old schoolmate Harris Hill, now a ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, blackmail, child pornography, sex, dock, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, courtroom, drug abuse, father son relationship, hard hat, cigarette smoking, sunglasses ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 105
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, femme fatale, murder, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, investigation, danger, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 14K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, murder, psychiatrist, infidelity, gangsters, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, femme fatale, manipulation, mystery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%