Movies like Crescendo

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Crescendo (1970)
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Crescendo (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An innocent project transforms into a perilous nightmare when researcher Susan Roberts arrives in France in search of information on a deceased composer. She contacts his widow whose mental deterioration, precipitated by the death of her husband, manifests itself in psychotic dementia. The young woman's arrival triggers an obsessive desire to marry her crippled son to Susan, ensuring by this union that the genius of the father will be passed on to future generations.
Style: psychological thriller, scary, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: disability, student, drug abuse, twins, life is a bitch, addiction, curses spells and rituals, master and servant, henchman, female nudity, drugs, drug addict, maid, pursuit, mansion, paranoia, castration, family secret, female student, servant, murder, widow, bikini, ex girlfriend, weirdo ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about murder, deadly, danger, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity and graphic violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Crescendo: Scream of Fear (1961), Die! Die! My Darling! (1965), Fear in the Night (1972), Demons of the Mind (1972), The Psychic (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scream of Fear (1961)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A wheelchair-bound young girl returns to her father's estate after ten years, and although she's told he's away, she keeps seeing his dead body on the estate.
Style: psychological, mind bending, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, father, uncover truth, mystery, deadly, mistaken identity, missing person, parents and children, estate, disability, loss of father ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera
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95%
Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is terrorized by her fiance's demented mother who blames her for her son's death.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: village, woman in danger, insanity, psychopath, confinement indoors, graphic violence, kidnapping, captivity, mentally unstable, confined, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Fear in the Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It took Penny Heller a long time to recover from the trauma of a brutal physical assault, suffered in her youth. When she married Robert, he provided her with the love and reassurance she craved for and the two settled down in a pretty house in the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, nervous breakdown, dishonesty, conspiracy, infidelity, family problems, couples, graphic violence, mystery, deadly, mind game, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Demons of the Mind (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A physician discovers that two children are being kept virtually imprisoned in their house by their father. He investigates, and discovers a web of sex, incest and satanic possession.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gothic horror ...
Plot: incest, secret, parents and children, danger, siblings relations, estate, manipulation, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, manipulations, murder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Psychic (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer is terrorizing a small college town. When a student begins to have psychic visions of the killer with clues as to who he is, he gives this information to the police - only to find that he himself is suspected of committing the ...
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, nude woman murdered, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, crimes, deadly, danger, law enforcement, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, terrorism, college ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ubaldo Terzani Horror Show (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alessio Rinaldi, a 25-year-old director, gets the charge from a producer to write the script of his first movie with Ubaldo Terzani, a well-known writer of horror novels. Alessio moves into Terzani's house to start this collaboration, and a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: mentally unstable, deadly, couples, gory, dismembered body, female nudity, black panties, hack saw, breasts, 25 year old, meat cleaver, dead woman on bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Death on a Rainy Sunday (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Thriller about a psycho looking for revenge. Bronsky is a paraplegic because of an accident at a construction site that was partly due to the head architect, David Briand. Many years after the accident, Bronsky shows up at Briand's residence ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, unlikely criminals, deadly, hidden identity, disability, couples, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, family life, couple relations, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Astral Factor (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Demonstrating that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, a convicted strangler studies the paranormal and finds a way to render himself invisible. Once he escapes, he sets out to find and eliminate the five women who testified in his prosecution. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, woman strangled to death, serial killer, danger, stalking, mentally unstable, mystery, law enforcement, manhunt, confined, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Absent (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The town of Liberty has many secrets but the darkest is hidden between twin brothers. Vincent and Oscar Burton are only 10 years old when Oscar finds out his parents are trying to kill him for insurance money. Oscar takes it in to his own hands to ...
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, child killer, power relations, gory, deadly, siblings relations, teachers and students, love and romance, sexual content, family relations, psychopath, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Scissors (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries to help her over the attack, but when she is invited to a ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological ...
Plot: twins, mystery, crimes, woman in danger, mind game, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mental illness, psychoanalysis, attempted rape, female protagonist, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Stepfather III (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having survived the stab wounds he sustained at the end of the previous film, the stepfather, escapes from the institution in Puget Sound, Washington he was placed in four years ago, seeking a reclusive back alley plastic surgeon to perform ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, stepfather, murder, investigation, mental institution, parents and children, family relations, crimes, deadly, crime, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bikini Island (1991)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "Swimwear Illustrated" is approaching its fifteenth anniversary issue. From a group of eager and beautiful young women, five are chosen for a photo shoot on an island off the California coast. One of the five will be the cover girl, and ...
Style: slasher, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: island, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, strong sexual content, crimes, serial killer, media, crime, mystery, graphic violence, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Dorian Gray (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
Style: offbeat, sexual, atmospheric, sexy, scary ...
Plot: aging, disco, soul selling, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, mentally unstable, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, couples, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
And Soon the Darkness (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young English women go on a cycling tour of the French countryside. When one of them goes missing, the other begins to search for her. But who can she trust?
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, sexual, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, cycling, language barrier, riding a bicycle, bicycle, stalking, deadly, crimes, danger, serial killer, law enforcement, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Devil's Hand (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young Amish girls accused of being Satan's children must fight for their lives when their devout community elders insist they be "cleansed" before turning 18.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: uncover truth, missing person, supernatural, religions or cults, woman in danger, crimes, social relations, society, life is a bitch, village, murder, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Buried Alive (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, danger, gory, mental illness, teenage life, school, serial killer, youth, insanity, deadly, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 413
Slink (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the rural town of Wickenhaven, a psychotic tanning salon owner is responsible for the disappearances of many young, innocent girls, while his wife, an exotic purse designer, is willing to overlook his evil nature.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, rough, psychotronic
Plot: danger, mentally unstable, deadly, psychopath, couple relations, countryside, murder, cons and scams, estate, domestic disturbance, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Paper Boy (1994)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A paper-boy murders an old lady only to lure her family from the city out to the country. As each day passes the paper-boy tries to make friends with the family. Once the family sees what a sicko he is, they banish him from their lifes. Then the ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, realistic, psychological thriller ...
Plot: paperboy, obsession, mentally unstable, homecoming, psychopath, family relations, danger, small town, stalking, estate, son murders father, killer child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Piggy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, violence, vengeance, crimes, deadly, vigilante, graphic violence, urban, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, creature, slasher killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Turn of the Screw (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Spanish version of Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw".
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mansion, children, nanny, master and servant, clergy, society, family relations, religions or cults, estate, seminary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, supernatural, dangerous attraction, murder, danger, couples, deadly, crimes, isolation, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, supernatural horror, afterlife, boarding school, investigation, boarding school life, fear, haunted by the past, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Succubus (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: West Germany, Spain, Portugal
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Janine Reynaud stars as a nightclub stripper who free-floats through a spectral 60's landscape littered with dream-figures, dancing midgets and bizarre S&M games.
Style: rough, atmospheric, psychological, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightclub, murder, succubus, dungeon, stripper, surrealism, dominatrix, deadly, danger, supernatural, gays and lesbians, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: germany, lisbon portugal, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Final Patient (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When retired physician Daniel Green (Bill Cobbs, Night at the Museum) lifts a 5-ton farm tractor off a boy trapped beneath, the enigma of his supernatural strength piques the curiosity of two med students passing through town. Visiting the old ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, addiction, small town, mystery, experiment gone awry, medical school, isolation, confined, life is a bitch, superhuman powers, danger, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, isolation, mentally unstable, deadly, murder, paranoia, country house, strong female presence, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, murder, police, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Trauma (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A paranoid writer is unable to get started on his second novel. He hires a secretary and then his troubles really begin.
Style: sexual, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, ghost, danger, obsession, country house, writers, sadism, rape, revenge, murder, secretary, lesbian sex ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Conjurer (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After moving to the country to start life anew after their child's death, photographer Shawn Burnett and his wife, Helen, begin to suspect that a ramshackle cabin on their property is haunted by the malevolent spirit of a long-dead witch who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, family problems, curses spells and rituals, orphan, wizards and magicians, gory, murder, spirit, curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Turn of the Screw (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be--in fact, they are possessed by the ...
Style: mind bending, scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, governess, pursuit, possession, isolation, gory, estate, family relations, danger, youth, supernatural ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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House of Usher (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Victor Reynolds arrives at the notorious House of Usher, whereupon he is greeted by old acquaintances Roderick and Madeline Usher and their servant, Markus. As Victor uncovers more about the history of the house and the disappearances of those that ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: estate, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, trapped, murder, secret, ghost, male male kiss, old friend, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%