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Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
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Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Original name: 4 mosche di velluto grigio
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He runs away, but he understands his troubles have just begun when the following day he receives an envelope with photos of him killing the man. Someone is killing all his friends and trying to frame him for the murders...
Style: scary, psychological, tense, atmospheric, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, investigation, obsession, murder, stalking, private detective, nudity (full frontal - brief), mistaken identity, haunted by the past, photographer, blackmail, decapitation, crimes, mystery, toys, gays and lesbians, teenage life, who done it, delivery, animal life, mind game, dangerous attraction, race against time, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, vatican, germany

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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 murder, psychopath, violence, serial killer, deadly, crimes and corpse mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Four Flies on Grey Velvet: A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971), The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971), Deep Red (1975), Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972), Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is accused of murdering her debauched neighbor after dreaming it. Was she set up, or did she really do it?
Style: serious, slasher, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, lesbian lover, orgy, chase, investigation, infidelity, lsd, rape, nightmare, erotic dream, psychopath, zombie ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
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The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, voyeurism, crimes, chase, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, turin italy
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Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, family in danger, haunted by the past, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, pianist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, lebanon, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and the killer before the killer strikes at her again.
Style: slasher, realistic, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, prostitute, serial killer, police, murder of a prostitute, dead prostitute, woman in danger, amateur detective, law enforcement, police investigation, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, slasher ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, school, chimpanzee, investigation, disfigurement, supernatural, sleepwalking, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, maniac, stalking, psychopath, voyeurism, mind game, mystery killer, police detective, female killer, woman in danger, attempted murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Inspector Sylvester is assigned to investigate the violent murder of a fashion house model Isabella, by a masked assailant. As the investigation proceeds all of the house’s various sins, including corruption, abortions, blackmail and drug ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: strangulation, serial killer, investigation, fashion, psychopath, woman in danger, murder, whodunit, blackmail, model, killer, mind game ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, murder, woman in danger, obsession, love triangle, mysterious character, cult, dishonesty, femme fatale, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, vienna, sicily, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Shadow (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation, dark and stormy night ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york state, rhode island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Case of the Scorpion's Tail begins with the mysterious death of a millionaire and spirals into the murder of his suddenly rich wife, which draws the attention of a dogged investigator, who follows a trail of blood to the bitter end.
Style: scary, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, stalking, mind game, manipulation, blackmail, paranoia, millionaire, hotel, couples, interpol ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, greece, england, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Fifth Cord (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Luigi Bazzoni (Le Orme) directed this outstanding giallo thriller starring Franco Nero as a hard-drinking newspaperman who gets involved in a string of brutal murders.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, tense, rough ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, investigation, serial killer, stalking, alcohol abuse, psycho, reporter, sexual obsession, voyeur, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, australia, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Evil Eye (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Italy, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: People around Peter Crane begin dying in mysterious fashion. How is Playboy Peter involved in this? He begins having nightmares dealing with murder...His psychiatrist has no idea of what Peter is suffering from. Even the police are in danger as they ...
Style: urban fantasy
Plot: playboy, devil, sect, nudity (full frontal - brief), janitor, male objectification, best friend, mental institution, rainstorm, widower, x ray, corpse ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Giallo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Torino, Celine, an American model, is abducted by a taxi driver while en route home to meet her sister Linda, visiting at her apartment. The next morning, Linda reports that Celine is missing - the sergeant in charge directs her to F.B.I. agent ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, inspector, fear, missing sister, rescue, mysterious character, maniac, torture, murder, police detective, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) start investigating, and soon find they are in way over their ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
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Time: 70s
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Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
Style: slasher, sexy, realistic, serious, erotic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
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Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, realistic, serious, scary ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Ten Little Indians (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Spain, UK, Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten people are invited to a hotel for a weekend getaway by a Mr. U. N. Owen, who mysteriously isn't in attendance. When the group gets together for their first dinner, a record is played in which Mr. Owen accuses each guest of committing ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
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Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: A murder mystery set on an island near Venice. A schoolgirl was murdered seven years ago, and the case was never solved; now, the murderer seems to be back.
Style: sexy, scary, mind bending, tense, realistic ...
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50%
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Country: Spain, Italy, France
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The Crimes of the Black Cat (1972)
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Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
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48%
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Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, psychological ...
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Zodiac (2007)
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So Sweet, So Dead (1972)
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Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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