Movies like The Clown Murders

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The Clown Murders (1976)
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The Clown Murders (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of young professionals decides to play a practical joke on one of their ex-girlfriends who married a rich man who is about to close a major real estate deal. They plan to kidnap her and mess up the deal. Unfortunately, the joke becomes deadly serious.
Style: scary, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: kidnapping, halloween, killer clown, joke, crimes, friendship, crime, mystery, slasher, disorder, deadly, prank, practical joke, evil clown, party, rich, clown, death, real estate, ex girlfriend, deal, halloween party, clown costume, halloween costume
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to The Clown Murders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, mystery, slasher and gory mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Clown Murders: You Belong to Me (2008), And Soon the Darkness (2010), Cry_Wolf (2005), Flashback (2000), Nine Dead (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You Belong to Me (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a messy divorce, Alex Wilson (Shannon Elizabeth) isn't interested in the advances of her colleague, Michael (Christian Campbell). But when Michael's interest takes a morbid turn and someone ends up dead, Alex becomes trapped in a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending, scary
Plot: crimes, danger, mystery, moral dilemma, couples, deadly, stalking, blind ambition, kidnapping, crime, father figure, stalker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
And Soon the Darkness (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.
Style: disturbing, serious, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, friendship, torture, rescue, psychopath, isolation, danger, confined, deadly, murder, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Cry_Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, high school life, prank, school, friendship, death, crimes, nobody believes, chase, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.3
 901
Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, danger, deadly, crimes, death of parent, loss of parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: serious, surprise ending, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, kidnapping, danger, captivity, survival, riddles and clues, deadly, crimes, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Distortion (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When his girlfriend is kidnapped, a drug-addicted ex-cop must overcome his demons and face the sobering task of tracking her down before it's too late. His story dismissed by the police, he's left with no choice but to rely on his own ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, missing person, crimes, obsessive quest, drugs, murder, crime, life is a bitch, mystery, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Into the Labyrinth (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The anomalous heat wave overwhelms everything, forcing everyone to reverse the pace of life: only during the hours of darkness it is possible to work, move, survive. And it is precisely in the middle of the night that Samantha emerges from the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, scary
Plot: kidnapping, danger, private detective, investigation, psychopath, survival, amnesia, masked man, crimes, female protagonist, teenage life, captivity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, serial killer, college, school, gory, vengeance, birthday, birthday party, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Happy Hell Night (1992)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 25 years ago at Winfield College, psycho-priest Zachary Malius murdered seven frat boys and was put away in the local asylum. Now, however, the same fraternity stages a prank from which Malius is inadvertently set free and returns to the house to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, mental institution, mausoleum, fraternity, sex tape, murder, halloween, siblings relations, psychopath, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, year 1965
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Fear Island (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five students on spring break meet at a secluded island cabin for a weekend getaway. Stranded on the island they become the prey of a mysterious killer who seems bent on revenge for something the friends have done.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: island, characters killed one by one, vengeance, mystery, danger, riddles and clues, deadly, stranded, unknown killer, ship, stowaway, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, danger, stalking, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation, being pressured for their knowledge of the artist's whereabouts. They all deny involvement, and soon they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: police detective, investigation, secret identity, mystery, amateur detective, missing person, danger, friendship, deadly, crimes, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, ghost, danger, psychic power, deadly, crimes, serial killer, talking to the dead, new neighbor, death, fugitives, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Nobody Loves Alice (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nobody Loves Alice is about Alice, a sad and lonely woman who always dreamed of finding the right person to be with...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, rivalry, crimes, infidelity, vengeance, couples, deadly, gory, obsession, loneliness, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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iMurders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, slasher, investigation, mystery, gory, law enforcement, serial killer, deadly, computer program, computer, love triangle, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Terrifier (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way.
Style: macabre, suspense, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: killer clown, slasher, maniac, halloween, evil clown, massacre, clown, kidnapping, stranded, murder, disfigurement, characters killed one by one ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: kidnapping, murder, private detective, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, rivalry, ego clash, who done it, rescue, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Somebody Help Me (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The screenplay centers on characters Brendan Young and Darryl Jennings who take a trip to the Lake Arrowhead with a group of college friends to celebrate Young's girlfriend's birthday. One-by-one the coeds begin disappearing until a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, supernatural, slasher, survival, gory, deadly, confined, danger, captivity, isolation, teenage life, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I'll Bury You Tomorrow (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Is there love after death? The small rural community of Port Oram can answer that. When deranged young Dolores Finley (Zoƫ Daelman Chlanda) appears out of nowhere to begin work at the Beech's Funeral Home, the local mortuary soon becomes more ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, deadly, mentally unstable, slasher, mystery, crimes, gory, countryside, graphic violence, funeral home, necrophilia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
5150 Rue des Ormes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 5150 ELM'S WAY is located at the end of a quiet street in a small town. When Yannick fell off his bike, he knocked at the door of the Beaulieu residence so he could clean the blood off his hands. But Jack Beaulieu and his family had other plans ...
Style: psychological, scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, chess, kidnapping, unlikely criminals, mentally unstable, confinement indoors, obsession, deadly, crimes, confined, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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2:13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A police profiler has just returned from psychiatric leave only to find that he is caught up in a serial killer's rampage. Fighting to keep buried the trauma of his childhood, he must confront the all too-familiar flesh masks that the killer ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, forensic, haunted by the past, law enforcement, rivalry, police investigation, gory, deadly, danger, profiler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.9
 2K
Crowsnest (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In late summer of 2011, five young friends on a road trip went missing after being attacked by nomadic cannibals in a huge RV. Video was recorded by the victims & recovered by police as evidence in their still-unsolved murders.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, murder, survival, isolation, buddies, confined, danger, wilderness, friendship, mystery, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sympathy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bank robber and his hostage spend the night in a hotel where they are visited by a man who sends the story on an unexpected path full of twists and turns.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, crime gone awry, crimes, disorder, mysterious character, danger, deadly, chases and races, rebelliousness, cons and scams, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
All Hallows' Eve (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While watching two children on Halloween night, a babysitter finds an old VHS tape in the kids' trick or treat bag. The tape features three tales of terror, all linked together by a murderous clown. As the night goes on strange things begin to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, brutal, anthology
Plot: slasher, evil clown, killer clown, halloween, danger, supernatural, youth, woman in danger, video tape, nanny, blood, gore ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Toe Tags (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, amateur detective, mystery, deadly, crimes, serial killer, race against time, apartment building, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
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Stitches (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Combining the body parts and skin from her victims, a wicked sorceress stitches together her subjects.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing, semi serious
Plot: hidden identity, danger, mystery, deadly, crimes, gory, witch, murder, kidnapping, abduction, hotel, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Scarehouse (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil's Night it is all fun and games until their former sorority sisters begin to arrive. These six sisters are confronted by their past as the night spins out of control.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: haunted house, torture, friendship, college life, crimes, deadly, crime, gory, siblings relations, rape, youth, surveillance camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 405
Fatal Trust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family relations, mystery, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, small town, male female relationship, murder, ex lover, escaped mental patient, murder of husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 841
Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, investigation, psychopath, murder, stalker, memory loss, obsession, couples, deadly, danger, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%