Movies like The Car

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The Car (1977)
 6.2
 9K
The Car (1977)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film is set in the fictional Utah community of Santa Ynez, which is being terrorized by a mysterious black coupe that appears out of nowhere and begins running people down. After the car kills off the town's Sheriff (John Marley), it becomes the job of Captain Wade Parent (James Brolin) to stop the murderous driver.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: supernatural, desert, small town, car chase, crimes, vengeance, mystery, violence spree, psychopath, chase, on the run, danger, small town life, deadly, police, alcohol abuse, chases and races, chaos, rivalry, horse, native american, teacher, devil, car, motorcycle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s

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Most similar movies to The Car

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, supernatural, rivalry, murder and small town mostly in Thriller, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like The Car: The Wraith (1986), The Car: Road to Revenge (2019), Duel (1971), Black Cadillac (2003), Shallow Ground (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 15K
The Wraith (1986)
Genre: Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can 'win' their vehicles. After Walsh beats the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death after finding him with ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, cult film, road movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, gang, righting the wronged, reincarnation, crimes, danger, chases and races, afterlife, violence, supernatural ability, small town, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Car: Road to Revenge (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a dilapidated cyberpunk city plagued by crime and corruption, an unscrupulous District Attorney is savagely murdered and tossed out of a building onto his brand new car. Mysteriously, the District Attorney and his car come back to life as a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car chase, supernatural power, supernatural, cyberpunk, psychopath, vengeance, crimes, deadly, danger, violence spree, chase, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 63K
Duel (1971)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Travelling businessman, David Mann, angers the driver of a rusty tanker whilst crossing the Californian desert. A simple trip turns deadly as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, road movie, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: road rage, desert, car chase, chase, truck driver, stalking, gas station, psychopath, salesman, chases and races, duel, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Black Cadillac (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, scary
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, danger, chase, murder, survival, crimes, rivalry, deadly, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, riddles and clues, investigation, mystery, gory, psychopath, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, murder, teenage life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 518
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, vengeance, survival, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.5
 363
Greed (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Raven (Darlena Tejeiro) and Ashley (Andrea Bogart), two young women returning from a rock-climbing expedition, find themselves harassed by a group of bikers at a dusty bar in the desert. With surprise and guile on their side, the girls escape by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: stolen money, woman in danger, vengeance, deadly, chases and races, obsessive quest, cons and scams, danger, gang, on the run, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, london, europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.0
 45
Gun Town (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a road trip soon after their high school graduation and get lost in the middle of nowhere. They stumble upon an abandoned Wild West tourist attraction that was abandoned when the former owner went crazy and killed several ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, mentally unstable, confined, crimes, deadly, slasher, danger, gory, violence spree, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.0
 456
Phantom Racer (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, NASCAR racer Cutter McCullough died in a fiery crash. But death can’t stop a man driven by revenge. He and his car are back from the grave to settle a score with his old girlfriend Tammy and his rival JJ Sawyer. Now JJ, Tammy, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, car chase, teenage life, true love, deadly, mentally unstable, crimes, chase, ghost, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, haunted by the past, family in danger, gory, slasher, small town life, who done it, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, crimes, deadly, who done it, woman in danger, slasher, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.0
 904
Swamp Devil (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: SWAMP DEVIL is the story of young Melanie Blaime (played by Cindy Sampson) and her father Howard (portrayed by the venerable Bruce Dern). After a long estrangement from her father for reasons not entirely clear, Melanie returns to her childhood home ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, tense
Plot: murder, small town, supernatural, dangerous animal, danger, mutant, vengeance, teenage life, family life, deadly, on the run, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Other Side (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samuel North (Nathan Mobley) escapes from Hell to find the person who murdered him, but a team of invincible bounty hunters called REAPERS are sent from the Netherworld to bring him back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, touching, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, supernatural, murder, investigation, obsessive quest, good versus evil, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, rivalry, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, slasher, gory, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, danger, small town life, dark and stormy night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
River of Darkness (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When brutal murdering starts in a small riverside town, the sheriff must investigate and face the horrific past.
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, crimes, social misfits, danger, gory, chaos and mayhem, small town, sheriff, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, small town, human host, supernatural, curse, showdown, standoff, evil, murder, deadly, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Left for Dead (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Western
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in Mexico, Left For Dead is a bloody and sick dream ... A spaghetti western in terror. A desperate criminal will be caught in the ghost town of Amnesty alongside a vengeful demon ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, on the run, bounty hunter, danger, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, chase, deadly, small town, supernatural, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, supernatural, mystery, danger, deadly, mysterious character, psychopath, pursuit, female protagonist, neighbor, woman in danger, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, chase, good versus evil, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, race against time, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.1
 553
Speed Demon (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this supernatural take on The Fast and the Furious, college student Jesse returns home only to find that his old stomping ground has been overrun by a gang of street racers that dabbles in the black arts. But things take a bloody turn for the ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, supernatural ability, chase, serial killer, supernatural, vigilantism, deadly, slasher, deadly creature, stalking, crimes, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.4
 867
Devil's Prey (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of young adults attend an all-night rave, only to discover that it's a trap for a satanic cult that requires flesh for bloody sacrifices.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: religious cult, murder, devil worship, danger, religions or cults, supernatural, on the run, deadly, youth, crimes, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: rough, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, police investigation, psychopath, mystery, on the run, crimes, chase, danger, rivalry, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Race with the Devil (1975)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For old friends Roger (Peter Fonda) and Frank (Warren Oates) and their wives (Lara Parker of Dark Shadows and Loretta Swit of M*A*S*H), it was supposed to be "the best damn vacation they ever had." But their RV road trip takes a deadly ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: satanic cult, car chase, murder, rivalry, deadly, chases and races, law enforcement, crimes, family in danger, supernatural, danger, religions or cults ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.4
 3K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious
Plot: serial killer, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, woman, violence, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Seven Mummies (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six escaped convicts and their female hostage make a desperate run for the Mexican border, where they stumble across a lost treasure of untold wealth, and find certain death instead on the Arizona desert.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, survival, adventurer, treasure hunt, deadly creature, rivalry, danger, daring rescue, leadership, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, chases and races, crimes, danger, stalking, psychopath, desert, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheriff and his son who are tracking down a group of bank robbers on their way to Mexico, only to discover that they are being stalked by a far more deadly enemy — The Reeker.
Style: rough, scary, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, serial killer, murder, slasher, supernatural, burned alive, death, supernatural ability, danger, good versus evil, ghost, survival ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.6
 7K
From Within (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The residents of a small American town begin to die one-by-one apparently by suicide...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, vengeance, supernatural, mystery, social misfits, danger, deadly, society, youth, social relations, teenage life, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 2.4
 2K
Ghost Lake (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rebecca Haster blames herself for the death of her parents and decides to spend sometime alone in the lakeside cottage of her parents in Rushford Lake. She meets Stan James on the road and gives a lift to the stranger. Later they become friends, ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: isolation, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, mystery, zombie, ghost, resort, lake or river, river, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%