Movies like The Clovehitch Killer

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The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
 6.6
 23K
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage boy begins to suspect that his wholesome, all-American dad is actually the serial killer terrorizing their small town.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, surprise ending, gothic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark past, serial killer, boy scout, investigation, father son relationship, church, sadistic psychopath, friendship, family relations, fear, teenage boy, double life, murder, sadism, mysterious villain, serial murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, cover up, homicidal maniac, surveillance, coming of age, sexual identity, crimes, murderer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: midwest

Most similar movies to The Clovehitch Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about murder, serial killer, violence, blood, brutality, psychopath and death mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Clovehitch Killer: Summer of 84 (2018), Disturbia (2007), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Se7en (1995), Prisoners (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 38K
Summer of 84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: group of friends, murder mystery, murder, serial killer, child killer, murder suspect, friendship, basement, neighbor, teenage boy, psycho killer, child protagonist ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 6.8
 230K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, paranoia, arrest, loneliness, voyeurism, amateur detective, murder, suspicion, investigation, mystery, bad guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, tense, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, maniac, psychology, crime, brutality, profiler, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, baltimore, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.5M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, police detective, crime, master criminal, psychology, twists & turns, insanity, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, united states, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
 643K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, missing child, brutality, crime, vigilantism, disappearance, child abduction, torture, vigilante, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.8
 43K
I See You (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie. Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, twist ending, captivating ...
Plot: disappearance, missing child, kidnapping, investigation, serial killer, home invasion, small town, cruelty, obsession, forest, murder, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 57K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, psychopath, psychology, police investigation, mind game, maniac, profiler, crimes, police detective, agoraphobia, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, psycho, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 4.3
 216
Joel (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The shocking story of Joel Rifkin, a troubled young man whose hidden fantasies of power and control combined with his obsessive dedication to prostitutes led him to embark on one of the New York area’s most notorious murder sprees, claiming ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, true crime, prostitute, murder, prostitution, murderer, homicidal maniac, psychopath, serial murder, violent, manhunt, sadistic killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 21
Heavy Makeup (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a series of brutal murders occur in their Hollywood neighborhood, two women search for clues to uncover the identity of a serial killer who is targeting struggling young actresses.
Style: horror spoof, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, women, homicidal maniac, crime spree, murder of a woman, chase, brutality, cruelty, who done it, murder, mystery killer, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 26K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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, motel, voyeur, revenge, mental illness, gory, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: slasher, rough, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, who done it, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, buddies, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 22K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, tense, complex ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, violence, investigation, psychopath, home invasion, psycho killer, sadist, sadism, held captive, maniac, captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, banned film, slasher, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, abduction, youth, crime, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, revenge, violence spree, gory, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, mystery killer, creep, investigation, mystery, mind game, crime, rivalry, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 128K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: maniac, serial killer, murder, camp, drowning, psychopath, cult, danger, fear, gory, revenge, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1958, 1950s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 10K
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, axe, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, violence, investigation, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 16K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, slasher, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, cult, mind game, witnessing a crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 125K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: psychological thriller, scary, slasher, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, survival, hostage, serial killer, hostages, murder, confined, cat and mouse, violence, mysterious character, bag over head, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped ...
Style: twists and turns, slasher, surprise ending, twist ending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, torture, murder, blood, mind game, trap, investigation, police officer, danger, master criminal, violence, body count ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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, suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, trap, profiler, mind game, island, dishonesty, investigation, confined, bad guy, law enforcement, fbi agent, killing spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 19K
Suspect Zero (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A killer is on the loose, and an FBI agent sifts through clues and learns that the bloodthirsty felon's victims of choice are other serial killers.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vigilantism, police investigation, profiler, law enforcement, crimes, crime, deadly, investigation, obsession, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, dallas texas, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The New York Butcher (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: For rookie cop Linda Blair and serial killer Clive Barker, the biggest challenge they'll both face, is looking in the mirror.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, tense, cult movie cast ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, secret past, survival, friendship, murder, revenge, police, pursuit, escape, heroine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: macabre, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, serial killer, sadism, maniac, murder, psychopath, investigation, pedophilia, torture, suffering, torment, criminal psychologist ...
Time: year 2001
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, psychopath, voyeurism, mind game, mystery killer, attempted murder, police detective, female killer, danger, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Black Christmas (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: slasher, psycho film, christmas horror, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, serial murder, serial killer, murder, incest, pianist, suicide attempt, abortion, psychopath, attic, telephone call, prank telephone call ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, child in peril, hospital, forest, massacre, sadism, killing spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 307K
Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, masked killer, who done it, psychopath, high school, murder, small town, mystery, violent, heroine, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 11K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, homecoming, youth, world war two, love affair, college, masked villain, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 80s, year 1980 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film starts out incredibly in a beautiful Gothic castle in Germany. As little girls, Kitty Wildenbrück and her sister Evelyn have been fighting when their grandfather tells them the story behind an incredibly uncanny painting: Legend has it ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, exciting, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, whodunit, death, female psychopath, insanity, rage, anger, sadism, violence, brutality, cruelty ...
Place: germany, west germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%