Movies like El televisor

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El televisor (1974)
 7.7
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El televisor (1974)
Genre: Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Enrique is a common man that has always worked to offer an acceptable level of life to his family. But one day this average man buys a television to color, a personal pleasure that a while ago comes deferring. Starting from that moment Enrique lives obsessed by the small screen, forgets what happens to his surroundings and finishes losing the power of differing between the real world and the universe of fiction, while his relatives look at he impotent.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: family secret, tv set, family secrets, obsession, cowboys and indians, children, family life, television, bank clerk, psychological drama, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship

Most similar movies to El televisor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and surprise ending films with plots about blood, violence, deadly, danger, murder, death and supernatural mostly in Drama, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like El televisor: I Hate My Body (1974), Infection (2004), The Face of Another (1966), Dr. Jekyll & Mistress Hyde (2003), A Quiet Place (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Hate My Body (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The brain of a male engineer is transplanted into a female’s body. He soon finds it very frustrating to cope with the daily sexist discrimination most women deal with. For example, he is surprised when no one will hire a female engineer. When he ...
Plot: sexism, hospital, sexual identity, experiment, brain, brain transplant, discrimination, lesbian, transplant, car accident, transsexual, switching roles ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
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Infection (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Infection takes place in a dark, isolated hospital, where one doctors mistake has led to dire consequences for a patient. In a hospital death is just a breath away.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: nurse, hospital, infection, mental illness, gory, dishonesty, crimes, isolation, supernatural power, ambulance, murder, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Face of Another (1966)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.
Style: tense, mind bending, surreal, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, murder, brother sister incest, crimes, deadly, unlikely criminals, hidden identity, solitude, obsession, laboratory, physical appearance, japanese new wave ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dr. Jekyll & Mistress Hyde (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Jackie Stevenson is a Los Angeles based therapist and scientist who tries to invent a serum to separate the pure from the lustful side of the female psychosis. After she has an unsuccessful experiment with a female client named Martine, which ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: surrealism, scientist, split personality, female nudity, prostitute, lesbian, lesbian sex, sex, drugs, bondage, lesbian kiss, mad scientist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 484K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, sign language, monster, survival, survival horror, deafness, self sacrifice, creature feature, creature, silence, child in peril, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: This much-requested, made-for-TV adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel stars Michael Sarrazin as the creature given life by Victor Frankenstein (Leonard Whiting), who witnesses his creation turn uncontrollable after he's duped by his ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: monster, murder, reanimation, doctor, scientist, mad scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.5
 890
Feeders (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two friends on a road trip pass through a town where aliens are landing and feeding upon the some of the civilians.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: alien abduction, blood, escape, death wish, isolation, gore, violence, human duplication, lake, death, blood spatter, end of the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Invasion from Inner Earth (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of young pilots in a remote region of the Canadian wilderness begin to hear strange reports over their radios about planes crashing, cars stalling and a deadly plague which has gripped the planet. It becomes clear that earth is in the midst ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: cabin, lake, wilderness, forest, snowmobile, alien invasion, alien, camping, starvation, ufo, violence, end of the world ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Don't Grow Up (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The story about a group of youths who can't face the thought of growing up because anyone who does becomes a rampaging zombie.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense
Plot: zombie, island, teenager, murder, child with gun, violence, survival, danger, apocalypse, brutality, angst, grownups ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 18K
The Room (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kate and Matt discover that a part of their house can grant wishes. In the wake of several miscarriages, what they want most is a child.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, psychological thriller, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: life philosophy, mystery, incestuous sex, supernatural, family, danger, parents and children, reality vs fantasy, secret room, husband wife relationship, fantasy world, miscarriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Naked Blood: Megyaku (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A scientist taints his mother's scientific experiment with his own drug that transforms pain into a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately for the three women involved in the experiment, the drug works a little bit too well.
Style: erotic, serious, sexy, scary, sexual ...
Plot: drug abuse, nihilism, gore, obsession, sexual abuse, s&m, gory, sex addict, sexual perversion, danger, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 158
Pao's Story (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in a breath-taking primitive landscape in the mountainous provinces of Vietnam, the film tells the story of a Hmong tribe girl named Pao. She was raised by her stepmother, for her real mother left her when she was little. One day, her stepmother ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: mother daughter relationship, countryside, adoptive mother, family secret, mountain, stepmother
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.2
 252
Weaverfish (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After spending the night partying at a condemned river creek, the atmosphere is soon lost for quiet teenager Reece and his friends. Headaches and heartaches give way to a terrifying race back to civilisation as a grossly disfiguring virus takes hold ...
Style: surprise ending, scary, unusual plot structure, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boy, conspiracy, small town, kidnapping, teenage girl, love triangle, friendship, teenage boy, brother sister relationship, virus, camp ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 17K
Extinction (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, intense, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, post apocalyptic, zombie, end of the world, epidemic, father daughter relationship, survival, parenthood, wilderness, chase, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 3K
Patrick (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, telekinesis, coma, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, woman in danger, vengeance, fall in love, doctors and patients, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe, italy, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 22K
The Fly II (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: teleportation, monster, laboratory, mutation, gore, genetic engineering, mad scientist, gory, transformation, dangerous animal, master villain, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pulse 2: Afterlife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The world has been reshaped by the invasion of ghosts via the wireless internet. Cities are deserted, technology has been destroyed and the few remaining human beings eschew anything electrical in order to avoid a confrontation with the soulless ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, apocalypse, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, survival, chaos, extinction, missing child, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, zombie, apocalypse, vampire, survival, end of the world, plague, steak, cemetery, new car, blood transfusion, short wave radio ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, save the world, mutant, vengeance, destiny, danger, betrayal, disorder ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1810s ...
Place: geneva switzerland, los angeles, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
In a Glass Cage (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor who had a fetish for young boys feels guilt after torturing and murdering his latest victim, and throws himself off a roof. Some years later, the doctor, confined to an iron lung, accepts as his nurse a boy who secretly witnessed that ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: pedophile, war criminal, sadism, serial killer, murder, isolation, insanity, torture, sexual abuse, obsession, haunted by the past, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Illustrated Man (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man who has a body almost completely covered in tattoos is searching for the woman who cursed him with the "skin illustrations". Each tattoo reveals a bizarre story, which is experienced by staring at the scene depicted. When the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, scary, serious ...
Plot: end of the world, virtual reality, stranded, survival, obsession, tattoo, drifter, alien planet, lion, deadly, conundrum, spacecraft ...
Time: future, distant future, 1930s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 5K
Tell-Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man's recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor's killer before a similar fate befalls him.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, obsessive quest, vengeance, haunted by the past, parents and children, couples, couple relations, supernatural, escapades, deadly, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 169K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspense, rough ...
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, mutant, experiment, tragic love, mutation, science, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, teleportation, research, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Blame (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When the single mother nurse Gloria has financial difficulties, her colleague and friend Dr. Ana Torres invites her to move with her six year-old daughter Vicky to her old big house where she runs a gynecologic clinic. In return, Gloria would assist ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, abortion clinic, abortion, supernatural, danger, deadly, couples, family problems, doctors and patients, single mother, dark secret, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Noonday Witch (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to wither. At that time, the mythical Noonday Witch ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, scary, psychotronic, modern day adaptation
Plot: paranoia, husband wife relationship, little girl, mentally unstable woman, czech village, countryside, mentally unstable protagonist, mysterious woman, female hysteria, hysterical woman, family secret, accidental killing ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Yavarum Nalam (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Manohar, an upwardly mobile middle class Indian moves into a new apartment -13B on the 13th floor with his family. From the first day in their new home, the women are hooked on to a new TV show 'Sab Khairiyat'. The show is about a family ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, vengeful ghost, technology gone awry, family in danger, race against time, family problems, violence, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Last Cowboy Standing (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1982 the guilt-ridden 18-year-old Rupert tries to remember and understand the events of the past amidst the chaos of the present
Plot: cowboys and indians, female director, train tracks, loss of mother, death of father, funeral, ashes, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), grownups, train, cremation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mysterious character, psychopath, obsession, haunted by the past, family life, vengeance, crimes, deadly, danger, family problems, violent death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Juego de niños (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mexico City is experiencing a series of child killings and through the friendship of a classmate, Lalo learns that his friend may have something that may solve these crimes, as long as the killer doesn't get to them first.
Plot: blood, child, school bully, dead child, boy, death, murder, child murders a child, dead children, children, child murder, bloody body of a child
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 7K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, mentally unstable, deadly, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%