Movies like Otis

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Otis (2008)
 6.0
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Otis (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being captured and tortured by the psychopath Otis, teen cheerleader Riley Lawson escapes and informs her parents, who quickly sidestep sluggish FBI agents and take matters into their own hands. But the Lawsons' revenge plan hits a snag when Otis's unusual brother enters the picture.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: prom, kidnapping, serial killer, crimes, vengeance, missing person, danger, teenage life, hostage, suburbs, fbi, teenage girl, serial murder, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, child in peril, special agents, hostages, law enforcement, delivery, suburban life, deadly, sexual abuse, teenager, pedophile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Otis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, scary and humorous films with plots about crimes, deadly, serial killer, danger, murder, slasher and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Otis: Junkyard Dog (2010), The Cottage (2008), Julia X (2011), Sorority Party Massacre (2012), May I Kill U? (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Junkyard Dog (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, slasher, serial killer, captivity, crimes, confined, law enforcement, danger, deadly, graphic violence, psycho killer, cannibalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
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100%
 6.1
 12K
The Cottage (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a remote part of the countryside, a bungled kidnapping turns into a living nightmare for four central characters when they cross paths with a psychopathic farmer and all hell breaks loose.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, humorous, scary, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: countryside, ransom, murder, gangsters, danger, hostage, chase, cottage, nothing goes right, hostages, perfect crime, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
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100%
 4.5
 2K
Julia X (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Meeting a man on the Internet, Julia decides to see him in person, only to get abducted and branded with the letter "x" by that guy. A game of cat and mouse follows, but the story has an unexpected twist.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: woman in danger, vengeance, rape, internet dating, crimes, danger, serial killer, psychopath, gory, torture, escape, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Sorority Party Massacre (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In danger of losing his badge, a big city detective agrees to aid a small town sheriff in a routine missing persons investigation only to discover that at least one girl has gone missing in this sleepy fishing town each year for the last twenty ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: missing person, serial killer, slasher, danger, crimes, gory, violence spree, woman in danger, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sorority, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.6
 385
May I Kill U? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A PC becomes a vigilante after a head trauma.
Style: dark humor, humorous, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, psychopath, danger, crimes, society, deadly, satire, vigilante, riding a bicycle, cycling, bicycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Taming of the Shrews (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A horror-comedy of errors, Die-ner (get it?) explores the existential dilemma of a sociopath killer who runs into the unique problem of his victims rising from the dead...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, zombie, diner, confined, deadly, supernatural, hostage, gory, crimes, small town, hostages, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 415
The Janitor (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lionel is a custodian that longs for more. Bombarded with daily disrespect and insults from his co-workers, Lionel sets on a path of revenge and begins to brutally murder everyone in his path.
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, friendship, murder, gory, rivalry, deadly, crimes, college life, violence spree, sexual relations, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
How to Be a Serial Killer (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: HOW TO BE A SERIAL KILLER is the story of Mike Wilson, a charismatic, educated, and articulate young man who has found his life's purpose in exterminating people. Mike is determined to spread his message about the joy of serial killing and ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, deadly, police investigation, frame up, chaos and mayhem, danger, law enforcement, misfit, stalking, one on one, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Gingerdead Man vs. Evil Bong (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Gingerdead Man seeks revenge against Sarah Leigh for causing him to live his life in the body of a gingerbread man. Her only hope is to team up with Larnell who has problems of his own in the form of a magical talking bong named Eebee.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, redemption, serial killer, rivalry, danger, deadly, terrorism, slasher, bad trip, creature feature, bong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.4
 131
Skull & Bones (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A Tale of Homo-cidal Mania! Gay sex buddies Nathan and Justin are united by their passion for slasher, vigilante, serial killer and zombie films. Bored and frustrated with their lives as students at an obscure college in impoverished New Haven, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, violence, torture, massacre, rape, friends, obsession, slasher, serial killer, gays and lesbians, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 1K
Bone Daddy (1998)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doctor Palmer, a former pathologist, wrote a fictional book based on his real cases. In the book, the madman gets caught, but in reality he is still uncaught. After the book is released, Palmer's editor is kidnapped. Palmer soon is sent a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, pathologist, corpse, gore, danger, law enforcement, gory, kidnapping, parents and children, writer's life, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cabin by the Lake (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A screenwriter does research for his new script by actually kidnapping and drowning young girls. He then places them in his "garden" of other dead girls coming back daily to check on them. One girl narrowly escapes and the other bodies are ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, held captive, crimes, danger, lake or river, writer's life, deadly, river, abduction, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 7K
Bereavement (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1989, six year old Martin Bristoll was kidnapped from his backyard swing in Minersville Pennsylvania. Graham Sutter, a psychotic recluse, kept Martin imprisoned on his derelict pig farm, forcing him to witness and participate in unspeakable ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, confined, child in peril, hostage, woman in danger, isolation, slasher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, mind game, mystery, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, teenage life, slasher, danger, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 1K
Bitter Feast (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A celebrity chef exacts revenge on a food blogger who torpedoes his career.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, critic, private detective, rivalry, confined, kidnapping, ego clash, crimes, chef, blog, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 19K
No One Lives (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, trap, psychopath, gang, massacre, deadly, captivity, hostage, danger, serial killer, serial murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A cricket team are dismissed by a moustachioed serial killer with a razor sharp cricket glove and an arsenal of sharpened stumps. One by one the killer exacts revenge for the torment he endured 20 years earlier.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, vengeance, on the run, danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, gory, psychopath, stalking, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cheerleader Camp (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alison follows her friends to a summer camp for cheerleaders. But she is having bad nightmares. Her boyfriend has followed her to the camp but he seems to be more interested in the other girls, girls who sooner or later are found brutally murdered. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, summer camp, violence, cheerleader, gory, slasher, danger, stalking, crimes, contests and competitions, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, social misfits, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, deadly, slasher, misfit, breaking point, violence spree, basketball, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Slaughter of the Innocents (1993)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing
Plot: murder, serial killer, kidnapping, fbi, parents and children, law enforcement, crime, investigation, crimes, who done it, child killer, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fraternity Massacre at Hell Island (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A pledge must battle homophobia and a killer clown during his fraternity's Hell Night. Several people at Felix University want the brothers and pledges of ZAP Fraternity dead, but now someone with an Ax to grind is killing them off one by one ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: slasher, island, friendship, danger, college, serial killer, youth, crimes, deadly, siblings relations, college life, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 113K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, serial killer, child abduction, 911, psycho, danger, investigation, youth, murder, graphic violence, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 579
Freak Out (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two best friends, Merv Doody (James Heathcote) and Onkey (Dan Palmer), take a hapless escaped mental patient under their wing and attempt to teach him how to become a real serial killer.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, violence spree, vengeance, danger, stalking, serial killer, chaos and mayhem, deadly, crimes, insanity, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.2
 1K
R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, party, student, violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Sense of Humor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer abducts two stand-up comedians after they mock him as part of their on-stage act. If they teach him how to be funny, he might let them live.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, buddies, partners, kidnapping, power relations, deadly, crimes, unlikely partners, psychopath, disorder, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.1
 506
Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: violence spree, serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, slasher, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes, woman in danger, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 1K
The Mooring (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp to help them connect with nature without technology. They were told it would be a summer of change. As the girls' houseboat is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lake or river, psychopath, serial killer, danger, chase, river, survival, isolation, woman in danger, missing person, on the run, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Home Sweet Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: woman kills woman, murder, couple relations, couples, crimes, suburbs, disorder, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 4K
Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three girls discover that two men are willing to do anything to impress Mother and what impresses Mother is watching her sons commit acts of rape and murder. Now these women are prisoners and lowered to pawns in the game of checkers between two dim ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, kidnapping, reunion, rape, survival, mentally unstable, youth, violence spree, wilderness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 2009, the small town of Cohasset, Massachusetts was rocked with tragedy. A 17-year-old high school senior named Collin Mason murdered three classmates. All the murders were videotaped and uploaded to the Internet via bit torrent sites and for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, high school, small town, murder, small town life, crimes, deadly, investigation, computers and web, teenager, violence, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%