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The Killer Must Strike Again (1975)
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The Killer Must Strike Again (1975)
Original name: L'assassino è costretto ad uccidere ancora
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Killer Must Kill Again (Italian: L'assassino è costretto ad uccidere ancora) is a 1975 giallo film directed by Luigi Cozzi. Allmovie called the film "too erratic for the general horror audience" but "offers just enough suspense and style to please patient giallo fans." Giorgio is a greedy adulterer who makes a deal with a serial killer to dispose of his wealthy wife, Nora. Unfortunately, a thrill-seeking young couple steal the killer's car with Nora's corpse in the trunk, ending up at a run-down seaside villa.
Style: scary, psychological, sexual, rough, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, light, psychological thriller ...
Plot: serial killer, infidelity, psychopath, murder, killer, adultery, crimes, strong sexual content, investigation, violence spree, chase, danger, couples, dishonesty, strong violent content, gory, deadly, crime gone awry, woman in danger, perversion, whodunit, sex, maniac, rape, psycho ...
Time: 70s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about danger, murder, deadly, female nudity, crimes, serial killer and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like The Killer Must Strike Again: The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972), Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975), Trauma (1976), My Dear Killer (1972), All the Colors of the Dark (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
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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: rough, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, knife murder, investigation, rivalry, mystery, stalking, danger, witnessing a crime, mysterious character, strong violent content, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
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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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, ghost, danger, writers, country house, sadism, rape, revenge, murder, secretary, lesbian sex ...
Time: 70s
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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: bleak, sexual, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, murder, kidnapping, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, missing person, who done it ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: disturbing, scary, gothic, sadistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, mysterious character, mind game, investigation, woman in danger, psychopath, haunted by the past, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, london
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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 ...
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Death Laid An Egg (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill ...
Style: suspense
Plot: serial killer, chicken farm, love triangle, mysterious death, mistreatment, bra and panties, room, dress, female corpse, voyeur, blackmail, prostitute ...
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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 ⇓
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Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, slasher, deadly, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, michigan
⇓ 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: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, prostitute, police, murder of a prostitute, woman in danger, amateur detective, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, stalking, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Crimes of the Black Cat (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A blind pianist tries to figure out who is responsible for a string of murders using a black cat with its caws dipped in curare.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, sexual, erotic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, danger, mannequin, cat, razor, fashion, gays and lesbians, amateur detective, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, copenhagen denmark, denmark, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Venus in Furs (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A couple who get involved in an underground scene of kinky sex and sadism have a surprise coming to them...
Style: sexy, sexual, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: erotic fantasy, manipulation, obsession, bondage, trumpet, sexual relations, afterlife, dangerous attraction, reincarnation, destructive relationship, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: turkey, brazil, istanbul turkey, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
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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: scary, mind bending, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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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: stylized, suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic ...
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
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Country: Italy, France
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Style: light, scary, tense, mind bending, erotic ...
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 111 min.
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Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic ...
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Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sick young man drives around in his daddy's camper, looking for lone stray females to kidnap, torture, rape, and murder.
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, scary, erotic ...
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Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
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Country: Italy, Monaco, France
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five women obsessed with sex & drugs pay for their sins.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, bleak, surprise ending
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Style: suspenseful, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
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Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
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Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
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Death at the Villa (1972)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
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