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: scary, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: disability, student, psychological thriller, 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 ...
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, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and graphic violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Crescendo: Scream of Fear (1961), Die! Die! My Darling! (1965), Demons of the Mind (1972), Fear in the Night (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: scary, mind bending, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, father, mystery, uncover truth, parents and children, estate, deadly, mistaken identity, missing person, disability, psychological thriller ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, riviera, cote d'azur
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: tense, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, village, insanity, mentally unstable, captivity, confinement indoors, danger, graphic violence, deadly, rescue, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, serious ...
Plot: secret, incest, parents and children, mentally unstable, estate, losing-it hero, siblings relations, manipulations, danger, manipulation, murder, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, nervous breakdown, danger, dishonesty, couples, deadly, family problems, mystery, crimes, graphic violence, conspiracy, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 321
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: sexual, sexy, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), law enforcement, college, investigation, supernatural, crime, deadly, strong sexual content, danger, terrorism, profanity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, unlikely criminals, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, crimes, vengeance, hidden identity, disability, couples, family life, deadly, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, tense, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, language barrier, riding a bicycle, bicycle, cycling, woman in danger, danger, serial killer, destiny, countryside, stalking, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 2K
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: atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: twins, neo noir, woman in danger, crimes, mystery, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mind game, mental illness, psychoanalysis, attempted rape, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 487
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: sexual, erotic, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: island, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, strong sexual content, crime, woman in danger, serial killer, media, deadly, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, stepfather, mental institution, rivalry, psychopath, deadly, danger, graphic violence, disability, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 838
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: scary, serious, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: disco, aging, nightclub, youth, supernatural, couples, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, love affair, miraculous event, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.4
 129
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, power relations, deadly, gory, family relations, child killer, forbidden love, sexual content, psychopath, love and romance, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, paperboy, mentally unstable, psychopath, homecoming, danger, family relations, small town, stalking, estate, killer child, son murders father ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 630
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, scary, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, gory, juvenile delinquency, danger, mental illness, school, youth, serial killer, teenage life, insanity, misfit, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, scary, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: uncover truth, missing person, supernatural, amish, social relations, religions or cults, woman in danger, crimes, life is a bitch, society, village, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, offbeat, sexy, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: mentally unstable, couples, gory, deadly, heart in hand, collaboration, dead woman on bed, hack saw, breasts, dead woman in bath tub, dismembered body, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 15K
Nightwatch (1994)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. Therefore and because of a strange bet with his fellow ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, macabre, ironic, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, night watchman, bet, crimes, danger, perversion, murder, student, false accusation, morgue, mystery, doctors ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, sexual, sexy, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mansion, children, master and servant, estate, society, clergy, religions or cults, family relations, nanny, seminary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 664
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, supernatural, dangerous attraction, murder, isolation, couples, deadly, dishonesty, danger, crimes, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 1K
Fright (1971)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young babysitter Amanda arrives at the Lloyd residence to spend the evening looking after their young son. Soon after the Lloyds leave, a series of frightening occurrences in the gloomy old house have Amanda's nerves on edge. The real terror ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, nanny, paranoia, revenge killing, old mansion, rape, family in danger, domestic disturbance, hostages, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 934
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: atmospheric, mind bending, serious, rough, surreal ...
Plot: nightclub, murder, stripper, dungeon, surrealism, dominatrix, succubus, mysterious character, life is a bitch, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 62K
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: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, teacher, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, countryside, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 431
Bloodmoon (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the small town of Coopers Bay, there are two Hi-schools situated right next to each other. There’s Winchester, an all boys comprehensive and St Elizabeth’s, a girl’s only Catholic faculty. They are separated by woodland where pupils from ...
Style: sexual, sexy, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, deadly, teenage life, gory, wiretap, silly humor, showbiz, serial killer, frame up, college life, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4.4
 523
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, suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, isolation, mentally unstable, deadly, murder, paranoia, country house, gory, woman in danger, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 801
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, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, violence, deadly, crimes, obsession, psychopath, serial killer, murder, police, female nudity, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Trilogy of Terror (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three bizarre horror stories ending with the story of an African doll out for blood.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: objects come to life, evil doll, twins, deadly, supernatural, danger, couples, voodoo, teachers and students, blackmail, sibling rivalry, toys ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Demon in My View (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A strangler known as the Kenbourne Killer has been murdering streetwalkers for 25 years. The police set out to track him down.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, crimes, violence spree, obsession, murder, mentally unstable, deadly, investigation
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.6
 8K
Catacombs (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On her first trip to Paris, a young woman hits a party in the Catacombs, the 200-mile labyrinth of limestone.
Style: rough, realistic, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: survival, danger, confined, deadly, gory, woman in danger, chase, rave, murder, murder of sister, siblings relations, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, estate, danger, youth, family relations, isolation, gory, boy, blood ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Bikini Girls on Ice (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a bus-load of women's college soccer players get stranded on their way to a bikini car-wash fundraiser, they decide to set-up shop in front of an abandoned gas station on the edge of town. Little do they know the place is the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, gas station, bikini, danger, psychopath, stalking, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%