Movies like The Car

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The Car (1977)
 6.2
 8K
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 rough films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, murder, rivalry, supernatural and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Car: The Wraith (1986), Duel (1971), Black Cadillac (2003), 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%
 7.6
 60K
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, psychopath, salesman, chases and races, duel, gas station, 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: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, chase, danger, murder, survival, deadly, rivalry, crimes, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, cyberpunk, chases and races, chaos, psychopath, vengeance, on the run, danger, chase, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3.6
 514
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, suspenseful, scary, exciting, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, crimes, survival, supernatural, gory, vengeance, danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.4
 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, exciting, scary ...
Plot: stolen money, woman in danger, vengeance, rivalry, gang, deadly, on the run, chases and races, cons and scams, obsessive quest, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.9
 454
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, rough, exciting, scary
Plot: supernatural, teenage life, vengeance, car chase, true love, chase, ghost, mentally unstable, crimes, deadly, death in the family, danger ...
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: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, family in danger, gory, haunted by the past, slasher, who done it, small town life, deadly, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 4.0
 894
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, supernatural, mutant, dangerous animal, danger, teenage life, family life, vengeance, on the run, deadly, estrangement ...
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: supernatural, bounty hunter, good versus evil, woman in danger, obsessive quest, murder, investigation, chase, deadly, vengeance, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
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, vengeance, supernatural, ghost, slasher, haunted by the past, murder, gory, 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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, human host, small town, standoff, curse, evil, murder, deadly, graphic violence, 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: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, obsession, supernatural, psychopath, danger, deadly, mysterious character, pursuit, female protagonist, neighbor, woman in danger, couples ...
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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, good versus evil, chase, police detective, police investigation, psychopath, rivalry, race against time, supernatural, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, twist ending, gothic ...
Plot: satanic cult, car chase, murder, danger, rivalry, supernatural, religions or cults, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, crimes, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.4
 863
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: religious cult, murder, devil worship, danger, religions or cults, supernatural, teenage life, small town life, deadly, on the run, crimes, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.0
 550
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, chase, supernatural, supernatural ability, serial killer, vigilantism, deadly, gory, small town life, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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, social misfits, mystery, vengeance, supernatural, society, afterlife, social relations, youth, danger, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, car chase, danger, on the road, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, desert, psychopath, stalking, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 3K
Homicidal (1961)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers around a murderous scheme to collect a rich inheritance. The object of murder is Miriam Webster, who is to share in the inheritance with her half brother Warren, who lives with his childhood guardian Helga in the mansion where ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mute, mysterious character, mystery, crimes, deadly, isolation, serial killer, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, small town, gender bending ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Plot: isolation, small town, supernatural, mystery, curses spells and rituals, danger, ghost, zombie, family in danger, dealing with death, lake or river, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: death, danger, psychopath, time loop, serial killer, murder, woman in danger, destiny, vengeance, supernatural, rescue, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.5
 943
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: vengeance, ghost, danger, supernatural, haunted by the past, rivalry, mystery, riddles and clues, haunted house, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, car chase, psychopath, serial killer, sheriff, car accident, hot rod, deadly, siblings relations, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, stalking, serial killer, vengeance, slasher, police investigation, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, scary ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, vengeance, murder, crimes, psychopath, law enforcement, deadly, gory, small town, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: pregnancy, ghost, danger, vengeance, family relations, rivalry, gory, small town life, deadly, crimes, mystery, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.2
 2K
Believers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two paramedics responding to an emergency call find themselves kidnapped by a religious sect whose great obsession is to stop the end of the world by committing suicide and killing people.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: rescue, mind game, danger, captivity, mentally unstable, survival, religions or cults, race against time, isolation, on the run, psychopath, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.2
 3K
Cut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of film students set out to finish filming a movie that was never completed after its director was murdered. After they begin filming, they realize they're in for a bit of trouble, not unlike the late director...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: murder, filmmaking, survival, mystery, slasher, danger, supernatural, vengeance, isolation, deadly, deadly creature, movie business ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 3.0
 2K
Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: slasher, experiment gone awry, psychopath, serial killer, supernatural, survival, confined, mystery, deadly, gory, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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