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 suspenseful, serious, scary and tense films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, crimes, rivalry, supernatural and small town mostly in Thriller, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like The Car: The Wraith (1986), Black Cadillac (2003), Duel (1971), The Car: Road to Revenge (2019), Plasterhead (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 14K
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, reincarnation, righting the wronged, crimes, danger, supernatural ability, chases and races, afterlife, violence, small town, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ 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: tense, scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, danger, chase, murder, survival, crimes, rivalry, deadly, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 61K
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, stalking, car chase, chase, truck driver, gas station, psychopath, salesman, chases and races, duel, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, cyberpunk, on the run, chaos, vengeance, psychopath, danger, chases and races, crimes, chase, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3.6
 517
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, survival, vengeance, danger, supernatural, crimes, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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%
 3.5
 361
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, exciting, 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: europe, california, england, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, crimes, confined, mentally unstable, slasher, deadly, gory, violence spree, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, gory, haunted by the past, family in danger, slasher, small town life, who done it, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.9
 458
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, exciting
Plot: vengeance, true love, car chase, supernatural, teenage life, chase, crimes, ghost, deadly, mentally unstable, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.0
 897
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, scary, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: murder, small town, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, mutant, vengeance, teenage life, family life, deadly, crimes, on the run ...
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, investigation, obsessive quest, murder, good versus evil, woman in danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, deadly, vengeance, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: serious, scary, 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 ⇓
22%
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: danger, curses spells and rituals, small town, supernatural, human host, standoff, showdown, curse, evil, murder, deadly, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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%
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, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, on the run, danger, bounty hunter, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, small town, supernatural, chase, deadly, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ 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: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, good versus evil, chase, police investigation, psychopath, supernatural, law enforcement, escapades, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.0
 552
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: rough, bleak, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, supernatural, serial killer, chase, supernatural ability, vigilantism, stalking, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 3.4
 865
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, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: religious cult, murder, devil worship, danger, religions or cults, small town life, teenage life, deadly, youth, on the run, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, serious, exciting, road movie, psychotronic ...
Plot: satanic cult, car chase, murder, law enforcement, supernatural, chases and races, deadly, religions or cults, family in danger, rivalry, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, texas
⇓ 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: psychological, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, crimes, on the run, danger, chase, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, crimes, chases and races, danger, chase, stalking, desert, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, vengeance, mystery, social misfits, supernatural, deadly, society, youth, danger, social relations, teenage life, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 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: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: isolation, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, mystery, zombie, ghost, small town life, family in danger, resort, lake or river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.8
 672
Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: danger, mystery, ghost, prison, murder, confined, crimes, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, investigation, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 2.4
 781
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, danger, supernatural, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, nightmare, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.5
 945
Find Me (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: danger, rivalry, haunted by the past, vengeance, ghost, supernatural, riddles and clues, mystery, haunted house, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.4
 2K
Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: time loop, death, danger, psychopath, serial killer, murder, woman in danger, destiny, vengeance, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The California Kid (1974)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A sadistic small-town sheriff has a habit of deliberately forcing speeders to their deaths on the mountain roads leading into town. The brother of one of the victims rolls into town in his hot rod to investigate his brother's death.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, car chase, psychopath, serial killer, hot rod, sheriff, car accident, crimes, deadly, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, vengeance, riddles and clues, murder, psychopath, gory, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, teenage life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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