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: slasher, scary, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: killer clown, halloween, kidnapping, clown, serial killer, masked killer, joke, amusement park, practical joke, evil clown, friendship, crimes, mystery, disorder, prank, rich, party, death, real estate, deal, ex girlfriend, halloween party, deadly, 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, serial killer, mystery and death mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Clown Murders: And Soon the Darkness (2010), Junkyard Dog (2010), Cry Wolf (2005), You Belong to Me (2008), Flashback (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, friendship, torture, rescue, murder, missing friend, bicycle, psychopath, confined, isolation, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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95%
 3.8
 754
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: cannibalism, serial killer, halloween, kidnapping, captivity, graphic violence, crimes, law enforcement, confined, psycho killer, cannibal, female fighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.8
 27K
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: slasher, scary, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, school, death, youth, murder mystery, prank, friendship, teenager, psycho killer, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: scary, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, crimes, couples, stalking, blind ambition, moral dilemma, lifetime, kidnapping, forest, ex husband, book editor, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 5.3
 1K
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, education, witnessing a crime, graphic violence, sexual content, teenager, tutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, brutal ...
Plot: killer clown, halloween, evil clown, youth, supernatural, woman in danger, videotaping, clown, amusement park, serial killer, survival, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.4
 14K
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: surprise ending, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, survival, confined, captivity, riddles and clues, crimes, torture, abduction, murder, manipulation, brutality, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.7
 1K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, missing person, obsessive quest, crimes, drugs, murder, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, mystery, diner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Happy Hell Night (1992)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
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: slasher, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fraternity, serial killer, college, priest, halloween party, characters killed one by one, mausoleum, halloween, murder, sex tape, mental institution, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, year 1965
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 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: slasher, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, teenager, psychopath, vengeance, birthday party, school, college, mystery, master criminal, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: tokyo, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: slasher, serious, rough, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, couples, vengeance, infidelity, obsession, woman kills a man, violence, murder, female psychopath, loneliness, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Boy Behind the Door (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Bobby and his best friend Kevin are kidnapped and taken to a strange house in the middle of nowhere, Bobby manages to escape. But as he starts to make a break for it, he hears Kevin’s screams for help and realizes he can’t leave his friend ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: friendship, kidnapping, friends, violence, vengeance, chase, brutality, fear, death, psychopath, mystery, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, ghost, psychic power, crimes, talking to the dead, serial killer, new neighbor, death, lifetime, mystery, fugitives, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Taken: The Search for Sophie Parker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After her daughter is abducted in Russia, an NYPD detective goes out of her way to find and save her.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: misfit partners, partners, disorder, sexual relations, kidnapping, reluctant partners, culture clash, missing child, woman in danger, fighting crime, rescue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.8
 1K
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: slasher, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, computer, murder, investigation, mystery, computer program, law enforcement, erotica, technology, crimes, computers and web, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, youth, crimes, strong sexual content, murder, bullying, massacre, woman with a gun, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.0
 128
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: rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, amateur detective, crimes, race against time, mystery, apartment building, female nudity, sex, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: sherlock holmes, murder, kidnapping, private detective, investigation, who done it, rivalry, amateur detective, crimes, rescue, ego clash, golden years ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Somebody Help Me (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: supernatural, mystery, survival, confined, captivity, isolation, serial killer, forest, deadly creature, best friends, youth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.8
 1K
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: slasher, serious, scary, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, death, law enforcement, haunted by the past, rivalry, police investigation, profiler, childhood trauma, police, therapist, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
5150 Elm's Way (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, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, chess, psychopath, kidnapping, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals, confinement indoors, obsession, crimes, confined, vigilantism, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 (Zoë Daelman Chlanda) appears out of nowhere to begin work at the Beech's Funeral Home, the local mortuary soon becomes more ...
Style: slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: funeral home, murder, supernatural, mentally unstable, crimes, mystery, countryside, graphic violence, necrophilia, afterlife, chaos and mayhem, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.8
 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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Plot: found footage, on the road, murder, survival, isolation, buddies, confined, mystery, friendship, wilderness, violence, trailer home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, semi serious
Plot: hidden identity, mystery, crimes, witch, murder, kidnapping, abduction, hotel, demon, death, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 18K
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: slasher, macabre, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: killer clown, evil clown, maniac, halloween, clown, sadism, murder, brutality, homicidal maniac, psychopath, serial killer, dismemberment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: torture, halloween, haunted house, lesbian subtext, friendship, college life, crimes, siblings relations, rape, tortured to death, sorority, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 4K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, island, mystery, vengeance, riddles and clues, survival, stranded on an island, survival horror, unknown killer, stranded, remote island, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 953
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: slasher, neo noir, tense, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, stalker, isolation, investigation, psychopath, murder, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, couples, memory loss, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.6
 185
Clownface (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A deranged serial killer known as "Clownface" terrorises the residents of a small town.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: killer clown, maniac, serial killer, murder, survival, masked killer, serial murder, brutality, crimes, psychopath, paranoia, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 481
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: family relations, psychopath, mystery, crimes, small town, male female relationship, murder, lifetime, death, murder of father, death of husband, death of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%