Movies like The Canyon

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 5.9
 4K
The Canyon
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: survival, isolation, desert, danger, wilderness, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal, couple relations, confined, honeymoon, tour guide, newlyweds, mule, wolf pack, guide, married couple, pink panties, newlywed, rattlesnake, snake bite, stranded, snake, wolf, vegetarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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127 Hours
Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
USA, UK, France
94 min.
 7.6
From the Inside
Thriller
USA
82 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to The Canyon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and scary films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, confined, isolation, escapades and crimes mostly in Thriller, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Canyon: The Reef (2010), Deadly Cargo (2003), Devil Girl (2007), Deadfall Trail (2009), Poker Run (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.8
 14K
The Reef
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, ocean or sea, danger, deadly, escapades, underwater, boat, shark, boat accident, great white shark, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 4.4
 501
Deadly Cargo
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Journalist Sara joins timid Victor and pregnant wife Thais, instructors Ivan and Edgar, and local kid Drui in Senegal for some underwater exploration. When their craft blows up following a misfired bullet, they float around in the water for a while ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: gory, ship, dangerous animal, survival, ocean or sea, isolation, danger, deadly, murder, rescue, pregnancy, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
 3.8
 149
Devil Girl
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fay is a small town girl on a cross country road trip, trying to escape her own reality after the death of her father. When her muscle car breaks down during a drag race she finds herself stranded along route 66 in an isolated desert town. Short on ...
Style: surreal, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: desert, punk, woman in danger, small town, rock, psychopath, good versus evil, fish out of water, danger, deadly, rivalry, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
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 4.1
 620
Deadfall Trail
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, Julian and Paul enter the Kaibab National Forest for a three-week survival trip and peyote vision quest. The only items they take with them are a knife, a bottle of water and a garbage bag each. A week into their journey a disastrous turn of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, human nature, moral dilemma, in the woods, isolation, danger, friendship, tough heroes, confined, escapades, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
 3.6
 320
Poker Run
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: confined, desert, crimes, buddies, gang, hostages, mind game, couple relations, psychopath, family in crisis, kidnapping, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
 3.2
 132
Venom
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a car breaks down in an isolated desert, a mother and young daughter are relentlessly pursued by a deadly snake
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, desert, on the run, woman in danger, danger, deadly, chase, survival, parents and children, chases and races, escapades, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
Beyond the Reach
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, witnessing a crime, chase, on the run, wilderness, survival, isolation, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
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Kaaterskill Falls
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romantic road trip to the Catskills for some much-needed time alone turns bumpy for Ren (Hilary Howard) and Mitchell (Mitchell Riggs) in this indie film directed by Josh Apter and Peter Olsen. After picking up a hitchhiker, Lyle (Anthony Leslie), ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, wilderness, stalking, isolation, voyeurism, mind game, survival, estrangement, danger, married couple, marijuana, hitchhiker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
Surviving Crooked Lake
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A summertime canoe trip turns into a nightmare for four 14-year-old girls.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense
Plot: survival, buddies, wilderness, ocean or sea, death in the family, lake or river, forces of nature, teenage life, estrangement, coming of age, swearing, sensuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
 5.3
 2K
Exit Speed
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, exciting
Plot: vengeance, crimes, bus, danger, deadly, gang, chase, survival, psychopath, chases and races, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
 5.2
 724
Detour
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, race against time, isolation, confined, danger, against the odds, chases and races, escapades, running out of air, escape, water bottle, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   100%
 
 4.4
 1K
The Mooring
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp to help them connect with nature without technology. They were told it would be a summer of change. As the girls' houseboat is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, psychopath, camp, danger, escapades, in the woods, lake or river, serial killer, youth, chase, on the run, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 2.1
 441
The Life Zone
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kidnapped by a mysterious figure, three women find themselves trapped in an abandoned hospital. Held against their will for months, the prisoners are faced with life-transforming decisions and must struggle for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary
Plot: captivity, hospital, isolation, kidnapping, pregnancy, woman in danger, confined, crimes, danger, mysterious character, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
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 6.2
 60K
Frozen
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, stranded, danger, ski lift, death, wilderness, stupidity, life & death, frostbite, youth, ski resort, sole survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   94%
 
Suspended Animation
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, mind game, rescue, hollywood, survival, murder, isolation, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
 6.1
 11K
Brake
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures high-speed mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract needed information for their sinister plot.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Plot: secret agents, race against time, captivity, confined, danger, terrorism, isolation, chases and races, running out of air, agent as target, secret place, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
Held for Ransom
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, murderous pair, bus, one man army, crime, school, high school, wilderness, family in danger, hijacking, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   41%
 
 4.0
 313
Interstate
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Montreal DJ, following his girlfriend to Los Angeles, falls into a deadly relationship with a couple of female hitch-hikers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: on the road, dangerous attraction, chases and races, neo noir, confined, crimes, chase, siblings relations, captivity, isolation, showbiz, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
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 72
The Cursed
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: hostages, crimes, danger, unlikely criminals, daring rescue, escaped mental patient, down on your luck, forces of nature, chases and races, confined, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
 4.7
 5K
Preservation
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three family members head deep into the woods for a hunting trip that doubles as a distraction from their troubles at home. When all of their gear is stolen, they turn on each other, but soon realize there are much more treacherous forces at work.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: survival, chase, manhunt, in the woods, chases and races, danger, deadly, escapades, stalking, couple relations, psychopath, most dangerous game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   60%
 
The Woods Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: deadly creature, slasher, isolation, urban, murder, wilderness, in the woods, crimes, deadly, serial killer, chase, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
 5.2
 527
The Last Stop
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of quircky, snow bound, strangers discover there are killers amongst them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: mystery, isolation, gory, who done it, crimes, beach, danger, crime, deadly, murder, slasher, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 4.5
 214
Isolation
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this eerie hospital chiller, a medical student wakes up in an isolation room, gravely ill with no idea how she got there or how to get out. Trying to make sense of her plight and save herself, she finds the hospital staff distinctly unhelpful.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: isolation, woman in danger, hospital, confined, danger, revenge, murder, doctor, running, flashback, throat slitting, dental mask ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
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 2.8
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Bear
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young couples are driving through a remote forest when their car breaks down. When a run-in with a curious grizzly bear ends up with the bear being shot to death, the bear's mate arrives on the scene and vengefully attacks their van. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: dangerous animal, wilderness, survival, in the woods, danger, confined, forest, fight, bear, cake, singer, out of the way ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
 3.3
 902
Necrosis
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2009, six friends arrive at an isolated cabin to enjoy a long weekend in the snow. An epic snowstorm interrupts their vacation, trapping them on the mountain and resurrecting the haunting ghosts of the Donner Party. But, are they true ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, epic, scary
Plot: ghost, zombie, gory, dealing with death, rehabilitation, family in danger, forces of nature, isolation, danger, deadly, survival, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
 5.9
 5K
Tower Block
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A year after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, skyscraper, captivity, urban ghetto, isolation, confined, danger, murder, deadly, sniper, witnessing a crime, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
Asylum Blackout
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm
Style: serious, scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, gory, mental illness, mental institution, confined, danger, deadly, friendship, severed head, storm, security guard, flashlight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
 4.7
 21K
ATM
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, urban, survival, captivity, isolation, confined, danger, mysterious character, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   35%
 

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The Graves
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two inseparable sister's visit to a remote mine town turns into a mind-bending fight for survival against menaces both human and supernatural.
Style: suspenseful, serious, gothic, scary, tense
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, stalking, survival, obsession, siblings relations, deadly, escapades, sister, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
 4.8
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The Truth
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: hostages, mind game, couple relations, confined, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, domestic disturbance, vengeance, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
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