Movies like The House That Jack Built

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The House That Jack Built (2018)
 6.8
 69K
The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: bleak, psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, non-linear, slasher, controversial, awful
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic psychopath, violence, extreme violence, cruelty, sadism, kidnapping, murder, psychopath as protagonist, animal cruelty, deception, taxidermy, murderer, hunting, hell, death, corpse, art, violence against women, artist, homicidal maniac, father murders son, serial killer as protagonist, criminal ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to The House That Jack Built

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, disturbing and psychological films with plots about murder, violence, death, blood, serial killer, psychopath and brutality mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like The House That Jack Built: Funny Games (2007), American Psycho (2000), Antibodies (2005), Frailty (2001), Maniac (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: realistic, sadistic, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, psychopath, incest, murder, insanity, strangulation, merciless, rape, manic, prostitute, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, dark fantasy, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, perfume, insanity, genius, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, corpse, killings, sense of smell, sexualized violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.6
 95K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, hostage, home invasion, serial killer, brutality, torment, murder, maniac, bad guy wins, family in danger, psychological torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 543K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: psychological, brutal, stylized, macabre, surreal ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, dark humor, yuppie, nihilism, sex maniac, psycho, millionaire, wall street, hidden identity, killings ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 8K
Antibodies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, murder, lust, crimes, small town, police officer, family life, haunted by the past, lie ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 82K
Frailty (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sin, insanity, psychopath, punishment, angel, childhood, parents and children, family relations, fbi, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 37K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: sadistic, slasher, rough, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, obsession, insanity, brutality, mannequin, loneliness, violence spree, homicidal maniac, mental illness, sadism, psychopath, disturbed childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 123K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: psychological, scary, disturbing, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: fear, insanity, cruelty, violence, guilt, explicit sex, brutality, death, depression, forest, male nudity, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 121K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, ghost town, violence, small town, wax museum, brutality, traffic jam, group of friends, arson ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 265K
Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, split personality, murder, fbi, cruelty, reporter, crimes, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: birmingham alabama, baltimore, atlanta georgia, florida, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 17K
Alone (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.
Style: suspense, biting, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: trapped, kidnapped woman, escape, cruelty, maniac, cabin in the woods, chase, psychopath, hunter, wilderness, woman in danger, kidnapping ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 17K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, splatter, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, serial killer, sadistic horror, violence spree, murder, stalking, mentally unstable, prostitute, psychopath, rage, scalping, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, psychology, maniac, brutality, profiler, fbi, killings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, memphis, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 6K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, stalking, murder, camp counselor, psychopath, psycho, teenage life, wilderness, forest, back from the dead, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 148K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, macabre, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, split personality, crimes, secret, businessman, police detective, murder, double life, maniac, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 10K
Dahmer (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, scary, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gay club, murder, rape, psychopath, necrophilia, gay, life is a bitch, crimes, human nature, introspection, perversion ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 267K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, master criminal, mind game, homicidal maniac, cannibalism, fbi, torment, cat and mouse, crimes, law enforcement, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, venice, europe, italy, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 53K
Kalifornia (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, on the road, journalist, cross country, crimes, violence spree, partners, murderous pair, lovers on the run, hitchhiker, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, texas, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ted Bundy (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Docu-drama based on the life of Ted Bundy, a serial killer who killed at least 19 young women during the 1970's (though some sources say as many as 30 to 35 were murdered). Set from his college student years, to his first victims, his capture, ...
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, necrophilia, murder, sexual predator, misogyny, electric chair, crimes, human nature, mass murder, kidnapping, execution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 26K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: slasher, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), attic, starting over, voyeur, motel, revenge, mental illness, haunted by the past, poisoning ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 16K
Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: amusement park, masked killer, halloween, psycho, maniac, serial killer, psychopath, violence, mystery killer, group of friends, psycho killer, homicidal maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 122K
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, revenge, vengeance, violence, extreme violence, psychopath, cat and mouse, strong violent content, brutality, mercilessness, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 142K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: halloween, sadistic psychopath, masked killer, murder, serial killer, boogeyman, murderer, terror, maniac, violence, homicidal maniac, fear ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, abduction, youth, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, life is a bitch, revenge, violence spree, sheriff, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Golden Glove (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s.
Style: macabre, bleak, melancholic, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, sex crime, loner, misfit, murder, mentally unstable, brutality, murder of a prostitute, prostitute, alcohol abuse, sadistic killer, worm ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, 20th century, year 1974
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany, central europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.4
 60K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mind game, island, trap, profiler, dishonesty, investigation, confined, bad guy, law enforcement, fbi agent, killing spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, violence, torture, cruelty, cannibalism, cannibal, murder, sadism, slaughterhouse, kidnapping, isolation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 63K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, trap, home invasion, torture, homicidal maniac, hostage, held captive, deathtrap, masked man, maniac, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 261K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, 60s, year 1978 ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 9K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: sexual perversion, kidnapping, sexual abuse, murder, rape victim, sadism, psycho killer, teenage rape, hostage, maniac, rape, sexual torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1984
Place: russia, ussr, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%