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What the Waters Left Behind (2017)
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What the Waters Left Behind (2017)
Original name: Los olvidados
Genre: Horror
Country: Argentina, New Zealand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Epecuén was one of the most important touristic villages of Argentina. Thousands of people concurred, attracted by the healing properties of its thermal waters. On November 10th 1985, a huge volume of water broke the protecting embankment and the village was submerged under ten meters of salt water. Epecuén disappeared. Thirty years later, the waters receded and the ruins of Epecuén emerged exposing a bleak and deserted landscape. The residents never returned. The plot revolves around a group of young people that take a trip to the ruins in order to film a documentary about Epecuén. Ignoring the warnings, and after a brief tour, they get stranded in the abandoned village. Contrary to what they thought, they begin to realize that they are really not alone…
Style: slasher
Plot: cannibal, graphic violence, flooding, girl in peril, dog, slasher killer, exploitation, sadism, bear trap, rape, serial killer, sex scene, club, extreme violence, gas station, axe, sniper rifle, bound and gagged, gore, sadistic violence, intense violence
Place: argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, suspense and psychotronic films with plots about gore, murder, serial killer, psychopath, violence, blood and exploitation mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like What the Waters Left Behind: Lost After Dark (2015), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), Coffin Baby (2013), High Tension (2003), Anthropophagus (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lost After Dark (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of teens sneak out of their high school dance to cruise around and have some unsupervised fun. When their car runs out of gas on a deserted road, they discover an old farmhouse and the cannibal killer living inside.
Style: retro, slasher, intense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: forest, serial killer, survival, pursuit, chase, group of friends, psychopath, murder, danger, youth, fear, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, slasher killer, blood, masked killer, homicidal maniac, murder, psychopath, sadism, mutilation, maniac, mysterious stranger ...
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Coffin Baby (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An attractive young woman is kidnapped, held captive and forced to endure the evils of one of the most violent homicidal maniacs in the city's history. "The Toolbox Killer" aka TBK. It is by her will, strength and her faith that she ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural power, cannibal, police, tools, hotel, chain, tooth ...
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High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: bound and gagged, home invasion, evil man, sadism, massacre, homicidal maniac, insanity, sadistic horror, kidnapping, brutality, slasher killer, sadistic killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: slasher, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: island, cannibal, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, gory, survival, isolation, danger, confined, ocean or sea, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: athens greece, europe, greece
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74%
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Cannibal Taboo (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Cannibal Taboo tells the story of Janet, a young woman raised in the wilds of Africa who is rescued by explorer Cliff Hendricks. When Cliff contracts a rare blood disease, Janet must leave her jungle ways to care for her husband and their four ...
Style: sexploitation film, surprise ending
Plot: cult, exploitation, dysfunctional family, overbearing mother, domineering mother, human sacrifice, mother son incest, cannibal, brother sister sex, sex with brother, woman in bra and panties, axe ...
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Torn Priestess (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A woman on the run is raped, rescued, then raped again. Escaping, she heads for the hills and finds safe haven at a convent. After becoming a postulant (trainee nun), she catches her fellow sisters engaging in lesbianism, fighting over nothing, ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, jidai geki
Plot: rape, cannibal, flesh eating, sexploitation, female homosexuality, gore, anthropophagus, nun's habit, japanese shocker, nun, opium, bite ...
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Beef: You Are What You Eat (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drew, a young man bullied and abused throughout his life, aspires to be a body builder, but can't quite achieve his goals. His sanity ends when his girlfriend leaves him for being too much of a health fanatic, and he's beaten up and ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspense, rough, scary ...
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Raw Meat (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are ...
Style: slasher, cult film, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibal, subway, train, rape, inspector, gory, danger, crimes, deadly, plague, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, united kingdom
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I Drink Your Blood (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: offbeat, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, scary ...
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Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Night Of The Pumpkin (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the beach, a pumpkin washes ashore and is promptly and cruelly destroyed by two young women frolicking on the sand. When they crush the pumpkin, their legs become covered in an inexplicable red liquid. Fast forward to mischief night when these ...
Style: slasher
Plot: witch, murder, sex scene, film within a film, gore, samurai sword, pumpkin, monster rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, halloween, sword ...
Place: new jersey
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Plank Face (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is taken captive by a feral family in the deep woods. They are determined to transform him, body and mind, into one of their own -- whether he likes it or not.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: hillbilly, evil, torture, sadism, rapist, cannibalism, murder, feral man, vengeance, female rapist, cannibal, game of death ...
Time: 21st century
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Drive In (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man, confined to a room across from a drive-in theater showing only horror movies, escapes and goes on a killing rampage.
Style: slasher
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60%
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Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: disturbing, slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
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50%
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Mother's Day Massacre (2007)
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Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Cheap thrills! It’s bargain basement horror time: a young man’s search for his estranged mother leads him to a terrifying encounter with ‘Pineys’, backwoods hillbillies with a taste for violence.
Style: slasher, suspense
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Savage Vengeance (1993)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A woman is brutally raped by four men, and she plans to seek vengeance. After five years, she hasn't gotten over it yet, and she and her friend are again raped by four men. This time, she tracks them down and finally has her revenge.
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Butchers (2020)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: sadistic, suspenseful, brutal, suspense
Plot: sadistic horror, brutality, strong violent content, serial killer, butcher, sadist, survival horror, sadistic violence, sadistic cruelty, sadistic killer, violence, sadism ...
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Twisted Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of teenagers win a trip to a summer camp they had attended as children. However, soon after they get there they begin to disappear one by one. The survivors suspect that the disappearances may be connected to the death of a handicapped child ...
Style: slasher, splatter, psychotronic
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Berserker (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six young adults in the woods run afoul of a berserker, a viking warrior who dons the fur and snout of a bear, and are slain in turn by him.
Style: slasher
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TORMENT (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Freely inspired to the GACY's torture insane world, this film promise to tell what in other movies no one had the courage to push the limits!
Style: psychotronic, depressing, mad, underground film, suspense ...
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The Last House on Dead End Street (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After being released from prison, a young gangster with a chip on his shoulder decides to punish society by making snuff films.
Style: brutal, rough, bleak, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, murder, revenge, brutality, rape, prison, abduction, sexual perversion, humiliation, sadism, dismemberment ...
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The Burning Moon (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Burning Moon centers on two bedtime stories that a delinquent brother reads his kid sister. These disturbingly morbid stories focus on a serial killing blind date and a murderous, psychotic priest.
Style: splatter, anthology, slasher
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Genre: Horror
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Duration: 79 min.
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Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, bleak, scary ...
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Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mr. Cleaver (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Seven gutter punks break into a seemingly abandoned warehouse only to find themselves hunted by its bloodthirsty owner. A sex, drugs, and gore throwback to the straight-to-video slasher movies of the early 90s.
Style: psychotronic, bleak, scary, rough, slasher
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hostel: Part II (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following a geographical tour of Slovakia, three young American women are lured into a hostel by a handsome young man who sells them to the twisted masters, ties them up and brings upon an unthinkable world of pain.
Style: slasher, disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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43%