Movies like The Canyon

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The Canyon (2009)
 5.9
 4K
The Canyon (2009)
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: wilderness, survival, honeymoon, deadly, dangerous animal, desert, danger, tour guide, grand canyon, isolation, newlyweds, stranded, husband wife relationship, wolf, confined, couple relations, escapades, graphic violence, animal attack, snake, vegetarian, rattlesnake, married couple, bar, newlywed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona

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Most similar movies to The Canyon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and realistic films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, isolation, confined, escapades and graphic violence mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Canyon: Frozen (2010), Backcountry (2014), The Grey (2011), Open Water (2003), Long Weekend (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 66K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sole survivor, isolation, danger, ski resort, mountain, stranded, youth, skiing, snow, death, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 18K
Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, danger, bear attack, camping, lost, bear, couple relations, nature, wilderness, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 236K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wolf, wilderness, dangerous animal, isolation, air disaster, male camaraderie, stranded, danger, death, snow, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 50K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: shark, survival, stranded, isolation, panic, scuba diving, shark attack, danger, ocean or sea, abandonment, husband wife relationship, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.1
 6K
Long Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mother Nature gets revenge on some careless campers in this remastered version of the Australian horror classic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Plot: forces of nature, dangerous animal, isolation, survival, danger, couples, confined, crumbling marriage, wilderness, family problems, nature, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 339K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, uplifting, psychological, cerebral, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, human spirit, courage, desert, loneliness, adventure, desperation, extreme sport, cave, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 749
Lost Signal (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: New Years Eve, 2004- Kevin Healy(Santos) and Tiffany Matthews(McCoy) head out to celebrate the New Year and a new beginning in their 7-year relationship. In the midst of the celebration the young couple decide to mark the occasion by experimenting ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense
Plot: survival, danger, stalking, isolation, mind game, deadly, confined, friendship, wilderness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, signal, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beyond the Reach (2014)
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: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: desert, hunting, survival, wilderness, danger, forces of nature, escapades, weapons, thirst, confined, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.3
 522
Deadly Cargo (2003)
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: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ocean or sea, murder, survival, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, rescue, isolation, ship, man overboard, pregnancy, stowaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 649
Deadfall Trail (2009)
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: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, human nature, isolation, friendship, moral dilemma, danger, confined, hiking, desert, forest, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King of the Hill (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quim drives around an isolated rural area through a maze of lanes. When he drives into the woods, he gets lost. Trying to find his direction, he suddenly gets shot from the hill. On his escape from gunshots, he meets Bea, an attractive young woman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: murder, mountain, chase, race against time, survival, manhunt, on the run, adventure, isolation, wilderness, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 11K
Brake (2012)
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: agent as target, confined, captivity, isolation, terrorism, race against time, secret place, secret agents, danger, running out of air, husband wife relationship, telephone call ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kaaterskill Falls (2001)
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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, isolation, mysterious character, danger, estrangement, stalking, hitchhiker, married couple, mind game, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: murderous pair, honeymoon, wilderness, serial killer, paranoia, psychopath, escapades, manipulation, murder, survival, twists & turns, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 1K
The Mooring (2012)
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: realistic, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, chase, lake or river, survival, isolation, missing person, confined, on the run, woman in danger, danger, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 741
Wolf Town (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kyle, a shy college student finds himself and three of his friends trapped in an old western ghost town by a pack of ferocious wolves and has to overcome his personal fears to confront the wolves and lead his friends to safety.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: wolf, survival, danger, dangerous animal, isolation, chase, track down, trapped, wolf pack, animal attack, fear, college student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Surviving Crooked Lake (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A summertime canoe trip turns into a nightmare for four 14-year-old girls.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: survival, teenage girl, teenage life, estrangement, starting over, youth, danger, wilderness, haunted by the past, escapades, deadly, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 22K
ATM (2012)
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: scary, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, confinement indoors, isolation, escape attempt, psychopath, survival, stalking, captivity, mysterious character, confined, danger, framed for murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.2
 739
For Elise (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young college is responsible for the care of an innocent little girl, but soon all he knows give a twist that will endanger his own life. All begin when crossing under the floor of the third floor to the left, a road without knowing directly the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, survival, isolation, race against time, deadly, track down, crimes, danger, chases and races, confined, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.0
 2K
Grizzly Park (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A giant grizzly bear stalks 8 troubled young adults and a park ranger in a forest reserve called Grizzly Park after making the demise of an escaped serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: grizzly bear, in the woods, youth, isolation, survival, danger, dangerous animal, animal horror, confined, stalking, mind game, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 166
Devil Girl (2007)
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: bleak, surreal, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, desert, small town, psychopath, escapades, survival, deadly, dealing with death, danger, female protagonist, stripper, devil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Held for Ransom (2000)
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, captivity, confined, crimes, teenage life, survival, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, ransom ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: missing person, danger, police investigation, wilderness, supernatural, deadly, found footage, survival, death, violence, graphic violence, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 3.6
 333
Poker Run (2009)
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, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, mind game, deadly, motorcycle chase, crimes, couple relations, confined, danger, buddies, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.9
 574
Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: survival, supernatural, danger, deadly, isolation, deadly creature, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: realistic, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, psychopath, isolation, slasher, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 2K
Exit Speed (2008)
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: bus, gang, murder, survival, psychopath, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, danger, chase, off the road, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.9
 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, confined, race against time, deadly, escapades, train, danger, tunnel, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.6
 685
Trigger Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inspired by true events...The story of three hunters who mysteriously became the hunted.
Style: atmospheric, rough, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, danger, survival, deadly, wilderness, in the woods, chases and races, escapades, buddies, graphic violence, sniper, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.0
 2K
The Hunters (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alice and her friends are approaching the end of the school year where their dead-end lives will end and the chance of a new life will begin. Before heading off to college they spend one last day together in the woods, the one part of town that has ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, police officer, deadly, track down, danger, isolation, chase, in the woods, wilderness, violence spree, most dangerous game, hunting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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