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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, investigation, obsession, psychopath, stalking, private detective, murder, haunted by the past, laser, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), photographer, masked killer, drummer, blackmail, decapitation, teenage life, crimes, crime, mystery, toys, danger, amateur detective, animal life, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, 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, serial killer, psychopath, deadly, crimes, violence and investigation mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Four Flies on Grey Velvet: A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971), The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971), Shadow (1982), Opera (1987), Deep Red (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK
Duration: 104 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: cult film, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian lover, murder, orgy, chase, investigation, infidelity, rape, lsd, nightmare, gays and lesbians, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
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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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, danger, crimes, crime, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Shadow (1982)
Genre: Crime, 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, woman in danger, axe, psychopath, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
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Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, slasher, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, cult, rivalry, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, stalking, voyeurism, psychopath, mind game, mystery killer, police detective, female killer, attempted murder, danger, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, haunted by the past, intrigue, crimes, mysterious character, manic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, investigation, serial killer, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 100 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, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, murder, obsession, woman in danger, love triangle, danger, mysterious character, cult, femme fatale, love and romance, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily italy, vienna, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Fifth Cord (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, investigation, serial killer, alcohol abuse, sexual obsession, psycho, reporter, voyeur, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, australia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, realistic, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, manipulation, danger, stalking, mind game, serial killer, millionaire, passion, mask, blackmail, hotel ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, london, england, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Monaco, France
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, suspenseful, rough, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: amateur detective, obsession, murder, serial killer, psychopath, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, sex maniac, vengeance, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, venice, europe, italy, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
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: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, investigation, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, multiple suspects, danger, serial killer, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, danger, slasher, italian horror, zombie, clergy, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 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 ...
Plot: masked killer, psychopath, serial killer, murder, perversion, stalking, college, countryside, investigation, mystery killer, woman in danger, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tell Me Something (1999)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces...
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, psychopath, police, crime, investigation, mind game, crimes, dangerous attraction, serial killer, danger, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
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: sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, rough ...
Plot: danger, serial killer, murder, whodunit, who done it, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, couples, psychopath, gory, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, victorian era
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Card Player (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Policewoman Anna Mari is forced to play a dangerous game with the title serial killer. If she loses, she witnesses the maniac's tortured victims having their throats cut in explicit close-up detail via webcam. She teams up with British cop John ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, axe, violence, obsession, slasher, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
So Sweet, So Dead (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose. His victims are unfaithful wives and he always leaves compromising photographs at the crime scene.
Style: psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: brutal, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, art, policewoman, mental illness, obsession, vengeance, rapist, mind game, memory loss, rescue, hallucination ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 16K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, tricky ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, woman in danger, single parent, crimes, crime, manipulation, mind game, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 469K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
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Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1990s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Sleepless (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary, gothic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, non-linear, surreal ...
Plot: seance, murder, doctor, hallucination, unfulfillment, danger, rivalry, crimes, mystery, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, human monster, prostitute, blood, mysterious character, mind game, investigation, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Too Scared to Scream (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A killer of young women is loose in an exclusive apartment complex and a detective is out to stop him. The chief suspect is a Shakespeare-spouting doorman who lives with his invalid mother. Meanwhile, an undercover cop moves into the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, brutal, suspense, psycho film ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, police detective, psychopath, manipulation, slasher, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, manipulations, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, police investigation, obsession, small town, journalism, amateur detective, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, mentally challenged ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: light, scary, tense, mind bending, erotic ...
Plot: mind game, slasher, serial killer, woman in danger, psychopath, paralysis, victim, spa, tarantula, wasp, lust, escape ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%