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5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970)
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5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970)
Original name: 5 bambole per la luna d'agosto
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends get together in a remote Mediterranean island for a weekend of relaxation. Soon they start turning up dead one by one. The group gets together to determine the identity of the killer amongst them.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending, cult film, microfilm
Plot: murder, island, lesbian, suicide, voyeur, frozen body, serial killer, crimes, mystery, graphic violence, isolation, who done it, manipulation, sexual content, confined, dishonesty, whodunit, erotica, chess, fight, game, money, painter, cheating wife, sailor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to 5 Dolls for an August Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and cult film films with plots about murder, deadly, serial killer, crimes, mystery, gory and danger mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like 5 Dolls for an August Moon: Blood Brides (1970), Evil Eye (1963), The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972), Ten Little Indians (1974), A Bay of Blood (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A repressed young wife's traumatic sexual assault triggers a depraved obsession with her attacker.
Style: sexual, sexy, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, blackmail, sexual abuse, love and romance, infidelity, dangerous attraction, manipulation, mysterious character, dishonesty, mystery, femme fatale, obsession ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: slasher, surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, crimes, fashion, family life, homicidal maniac, criminal, serial murder, whodunit, violence ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Evil Eye (1963)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A tourist witnesses a murder and finds herself caught up in a series of bloody killings.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, mind game, hospital, psychopath, marijuana, tourist, criminal heroes, stalking, dealing with death, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, twists and turns, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, crimes, investigation, who done it, woman in danger, mysterious character, serial killer, multiple suspects, whodunit, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ...
Plot: characters killed one by one, hotel, murder, crimes, isolation, desert, serial murder, mystery, investigation, who done it, riddles and clues, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, obsession, strangulation, teenage life, violence, investigation, characters killed one by one, insanity, inheritance, anger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a fashion model dies during an abortion, a series of murders begins, starting with her doctor. The next victims are connected to the modeling agency where she worked, Albatross, run by a hard edged and jealous bi-sexual, Gisella, married to a ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, dishonesty, mysterious character, mystery, investigation, crimes, stalking, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
36%
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Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts Bacchanalia for local hippies, and humiliates his wife Irina in ...
Style: sexy, serious, slasher, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, couples, psychopath, voyeurism, dishonesty, obsessive quest, crimes, gays and lesbians, mystery, crumbling marriage, crimes of passion ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, venice, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
32%
 5.6
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Delirium (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This spaghetti horror's storyline revolves around a former hooker (Grandi) running a successful men's magazine. An obsessed admirer systematically slaughters her models (occasionally increasing the magazine's output) and supplies the ...
Style: slasher, sexy, scary, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, serial killer, woman in danger, obsession, fashion, disability, psychopath, stalking, gays and lesbians, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Beast Kills in Cold Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer stalks an institution for mentally disturbed rich women.
Style: sexy, scary, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: clinic, murder, serial killer, obsession, nurse, nymphomaniac, crimes, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, mentally unstable, mystery, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Dear Killer (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Following the mysterious decapitation of an insurance investigator, Police Inspector Peretti is put onto the case, but all the clues lead to an unsolved case of kidnapping and murder.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, murder, kidnapping, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, riddles and clues, who done it, missing person, whodunit, police ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The French Sex Murders (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The plot involves the murder of a prostitute in a Paris brothel (run by early 60's sex symbol Anita Ekberg). It's blamed on a jealous client, but the lead detective ("Bogey")suspects otherwise. And when the murders continue after ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, prostitute, serial killer, murder, brothel, decapitation, clergy, transsexual, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stefano, a young restorer is commissioned to save a fresco representing the suffering of St. Sebastiano. The fresco painter was Legnani, and the fresco is his last work. Legnani apparently was mentally disturbed. He was used to paint people close to ...
Style: twists and turns, surreal, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, obsession, supernatural horror, sexual frustration, investigation, obsessive quest, crimes, unlikely criminals, mentally unstable, amateur detective, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sylvia, an industrial scientist, is troubled by strange hallucinations related to the tragic suicide of her mother.
Style: non-linear, scary, mind bending, surreal, serious ...
Plot: murder, seance, hallucination, doctor, graphic violence, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, on the run, stalking, serial killer, psychopath, transvestism, stalker, killer, mystery killer, rivalry, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
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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 ...
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One on Top of the Other (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An insurance scam lands a man on death row for murdering his wife. What everyone doesn't know is she really isn't dead.
Style: realistic, sexy, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, murder, infidelity, investigation, who done it, crimes, false accusation, death row, cons and scams, couple relations, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, paris france, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
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 ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, stalking, perversion, investigation, college, countryside, strangulation, mystery killer, woman in danger, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After several coeds are murdered at a college, a professor (Fabio Testi) who is involved with a student becomes a suspect, along with several other male and female teachers.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, college, murder, law enforcement, crimes, youth, investigation, mystery, clergy, teachers and students, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 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: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, human monster, prostitute, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, violence, mystery, amateur detective, brutality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, police investigation, amateur detective, journalism, small town, obsession, mind game, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, mentally challenged ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: slasher, light, sadistic, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, paralysis, mind game, serial killer, woman in danger, victim, stalker, wasp, punishment, escape, lust, spa ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 1K
Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, witnessing a crime, graphic violence, sexual content, education, teenager, tutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, stalking, crimes, supernatural, college life, school, law enforcement, isolation, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 3K
The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: slasher, surreal, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: beach, island, murder, graphic violence, psychopath, supernatural, evil, nightmare, dream, artist, death, fear ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Death at the Villa (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A respected doctor becomes the prime suspect in a series of gruesome murders.
Style: realistic, serious, slasher, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, manipulation, mental illness, sexual abuse, repression, rape, doctor, extramarital affair, crimes, unlikely criminals, law enforcement ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%