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: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: wilderness, survival, honeymoon, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, desert, tour guide, grand canyon, isolation, newlyweds, stranded, husband wife relationship, wolf, animal attack, confined, couple relations, graphic violence, escapades, snake, elvis presley, vegetarian, rattlesnake, wolf attack, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, wilderness, escapades and confined mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Canyon: Frozen (2010), The Grey (2011), Backcountry (2014), Open Water (2003), Long Weekend (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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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, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sole survivor, ski resort, isolation, danger, youth, mountain, friends, survival horror, frostbite, skiing, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
 6.8
 243K
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, tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, wolf, dangerous animal, stranded, forces of nature, air disaster, snow, isolation, wolf pack, male camaraderie, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 20K
Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, 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, tense, captivating, serious, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, bear attack, bear, nature, danger, camping, lost, wilderness, isolation, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 52K
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, shark attack, isolation, panic, ocean, scuba diving, ocean or sea, danger, abandonment, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, survival, danger, couples, confined, crumbling marriage, family problems, isolation, wilderness, nature, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ 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: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hunting, survival, wilderness, escapades, confined, crimes, chases and races, isolation, danger, witnessing a crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 353K
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, inspirational, uplifting, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, human spirit, courage, desert, loneliness, adventure, desperation, alone, extreme sport, cave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 753
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, slasher
Plot: survival, danger, stalking, isolation, mind game, deadly, confined, friendship, wilderness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, signal, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, danger, serial killer, psychopath, paranoia, escapades, deception, veteran, deadly, ex military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.3
 529
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ocean or sea, murder, survival, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, isolation, ship, ocean, man overboard, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 663
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, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, human nature, isolation, moral dilemma, friendship, 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, slasher
Plot: murder, mountain, chase, race against time, on the run, manhunt, adventure, survival, deadly, danger, crimes, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, police officer, track down, isolation, danger, deadly, violence spree, wilderness, in the woods, chase, hunting, most dangerous game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.7
 179
Venom (2011)
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: off the road, desert, survival, chase, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, on the run, snake, child in peril, crash, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, isolation, mysterious character, danger, estrangement, stalking, married couple, hitchhiker, mountain, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, terrorism, isolation, secret place, race against time, secret agents, danger, running out of air, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lake or river, psychopath, danger, serial killer, chase, river, survival, isolation, woman in danger, missing person, on the run, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: survival, teenage girl, buddies, escapades, deadly, youth, haunted by the past, starting over, wilderness, teenage life, estrangement, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: grizzly bear, bear attack, survival, wilderness, bear, danger, dangerous animal, siblings relations, family relations, animal attack, camping, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: alaska, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 749
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, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, psychopath, isolation, race against time, deadly, crimes, danger, track down, indoor, graphic violence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 14K
Black Water (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: crocodile, animal horror, tourist, river, swamp, survival, danger, rescue, couples, tour guide, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 167
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, rough ...
Plot: woman in danger, desert, small town, psychopath, escapades, survival, deadly, danger, dealing with death, female protagonist, stripper, devil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.7
 345
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, couple relations, buddies, deadly, danger, confined, mind game, crimes, motorcycle chase, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, psychopath, crimes, teenage life, survival, deadly, rivalry, danger, confined, ransom, wilderness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.9
 497
The Feeding (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A werewolf pursues campers in the Appalachian Mountains. Consumed by its legendary bloodlust, the creature begins the hunt for its oldest and most dangerous prey: Man. Special Agent Jack Driscoll has seen this before. The beast is his obsession and ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: mountain, escapades, supernatural, danger, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, deadly creature, youth, deadly, special agents, survival, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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, slasher
Plot: grizzly bear, animal horror, in the woods, youth, survival, danger, dangerous animal, stalking, confined, isolation, mind game, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, danger, police investigation, wilderness, deadly, supernatural, survival, violence, death, missing child, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, scary, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, deadly, psychopath, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.0
 578
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, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.6
 691
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: psychological, atmospheric, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, danger, survival, deadly, wilderness, buddies, escapades, in the woods, chases and races, graphic violence, forest, hunting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%