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Death and Cremation (2010)
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Death and Cremation (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a typical American suburb filled with middle class morals, a lonely 59-year-old, Stan, contributes to society by offering cremation services from his basement. In fact, Stan murders neighbors he perceives to be social bullies. Jarod, a fatherless 17-year-old high school outcast, lands an after-school job in Stan's cremation house and the two develop an unusual working relationship that quickly evolves into a partnership. As detective Matt Fairchild puts together clues from local disappearances, Stan must decide if protecting his newfound trainee is worth killing for.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, psychological, disturbing
Plot: cremation, serial killer, obsession, vigilantism, estrangement, mentally unstable, hidden truth, crimes, missing person, teenage life, weakness, unlikely partners, murder, youth, misfit, social misfits, suburbs, partners, teasing, high maintenance, female nudity, sex scene, bully, crematorium, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and scary films with plots about crimes, deadly, serial killer, murder, danger, psychopath and obsession mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Death and Cremation: Green River (2008), My Pure Joy (2011), 5150 Elm's Way (2009), Shiver (2012), Soft for Digging (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Green River (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is no turning back. Whether we trust our friends, others or ourselves our decision determines the fate of the future. Green River's story deals with the agonizing truth of the actions we take in times of crisis.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: missing person, missing girl, amateur detective, crimes, serial killer, disappearance, isolation, torture, paranoia, radio, war veteran, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.1
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My Pure Joy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the outside Adam appears to be a normal teenager, but underneath...his mind has been so rotted by trauma from his past and the gory films he watches, that he has blurred the lines between reality and pretend! This prompts Adam to start killing ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, obsession, terrorism, crimes, mentally unstable, teenage life, youth, psycho, murder, teenage murderer, gory, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, realistic, scary, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, chess, kidnapping, confinement indoors, obsession, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals, vigilantism, crimes, confined, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.3
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Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, serial killer, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, afterlife, crimes, isolation, witness, haunted by the past, ghost, elderly man, very little dialogue, excavation, strangulation, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: slasher, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, vengeance, infidelity, couples, obsession, loneliness, female psychopath, woman kills a man, violence, murder, dismemberment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.4
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Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, mental illness, split personality, obsession, rivalry, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.9
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Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, best friends, crimes, violence, graphic violence, friends, life turned upside down, disorder, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: serious, slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, crimes, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 248
Zee-Oui (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1946 a young man from China named Zee-Oui immigrated to Thailand in hope of a better life. His only possession was the knife inherited from his mother. However, everything did not turn out as he had thought. He was bullied and humiliated from ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, child killer, crimes, society, immigrants, cannibalism, journalism, countryside, village, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 3K
Tony (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Unemployed and unemployable, Tony is a sympathetic recluse with severe social problems, an addiction to VHS action films and a horrible moustache. Occasionally he snaps and murder is the result…
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police, isolation, loneliness, crimes, psychopath, violence, social realism, victimization, strangulation, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
An American Terror (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh wakes each day to a series of Hells. Between uncaring parents and bullying at school he has little to live for. After a brutal event and ensuing humiliation of an online video, Josh and his friends decide to take revenge by staging a massacre ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, teenage life, isolation, crimes, psychopath, vengeance, torture chamber, social relations, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 4K
Found (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty's life. The kids at school won't stop picking on him, his parents just ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, family relations, murder, decapitation, gas mask, bullying, psychopath, crimes, youth, brother brother relationship, violence, boy in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 1K
Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, friendship, childhood trauma, violence, killing spree, prostitute, transsexual, small town ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 341
Last Screening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Sylvain, a film-obsessed 31-year-old, lives in the basement of a small art-house theater where he works as a programmer, projectionist and cashier. Each night, after the last showing, he goes out for a murderous ritual.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 878
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 977
The Darkroom (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenage boy befriends an escapee from a mental institution who sees visions of horrible murders being committed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 1K
Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 3.3
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
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Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
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41%
 4.0
 521
Dark Honeymoon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
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Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 2K
Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Searing and luscious, "Beautiful" tells the story of Daniel, a shy and introverted 14 year old boy residing in Sunshine Hills, a suburb living in the grip of fear following the rumoured abductions of three teenage girls. Daniel's two ...
Style: mind bending, scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 4K
Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mischief Night (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young Emily Walton, who has suffered from psychosomatic blindness ever since the car accident that took her mother's life, must summon every instinct at her disposal to protect herself and her loved ones from a mysterious intruder
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary, slasher
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Girls Against Boys (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of bad experiences with men, Shae teams up with her co-worker, Lu, who has a simple, deadly way of dealing with the opposite sex.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: battle of the sexes, misandry, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, violence spree, vigilantism, female friendship, rape, female protagonist, torture, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.8
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Interference (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Martin Sanders (Andres Bagg), a socially awkward recluse whose only entertainment comes from eavesdropping on other people's private conversations, gets a shock when he overhears the devilish plottings of a serial killer who lives in his ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%