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Dead of Winter (1987)
 6.2
 4K
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, serious, realistic, twist ending, slasher, sexy, tense ...
Plot: woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, crimes, missing person, insanity, imprisonment, twins, attic, victim, audition, love and romance, prison life, couples, strong female presence, couple relations, prison, murder, psychiatrist, kidnapping, hunting, snow, death, photographer, doctor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston

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Most similar movies to Dead of Winter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, psychopath, murder, danger, serial killer and woman in danger mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Dead of Winter: The Collector (1965), Devil's Pond (2003), The Vanishing (1993), Cujo (1983), P2 (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 11K
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, obsession, collector, woman in danger, mentally unstable, captivity, hostage, confined, dangerous attraction, missing person, butterfly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london
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100%
 5.3
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: woman in danger, psychopath, isolation, honeymoon, couple relations, newlyweds, island, insanity, love and romance, family problems, confined, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 25K
The Vanishing (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman (Sandra Bullock) mysteriously disappears, sending her boyfriend Jeff (Kiefer Sutherland) on a years-long quest to find her. Not even a new love (Nancy Travis) can keep him from his obsessive search. All the while, the calculating ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, obsession, kidnapping, presumed dead, crimes, gas station, painting, buried alive, couples, mystery, obsessive quest, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 45K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: rabies, dangerous animal, killer dog, dog, murder, brutality, saint bernard dog, dam, corpse, boy, child in peril, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 34K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, stalking, kidnapping, escape attempt, confinement indoors, torment, survival, hostage, security guard, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 4K
Gone (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A contemporary psychological thriller in which a young British couple travelling through the Australian outback become involved with a mysterious and charismatic American whose motive for imposing his friendship upon them becomes increasingly ...
Style: scary, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, missing person, dishonesty, couples, wilderness, couple relations, mysterious character, road trip, on the road, american abroad, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: stalking, nanny, serial killer, murder, survival, high school, psychopath, crimes, mind game, prank, woman in danger, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, murder, maniac, obsessed fan, woman in danger, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, price of fame, fanatic, actress ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lady in a Cage (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: elevator, psychopath, woman in danger, prostitute, mansion, murder, isolation, crimes, kidnapping, serial killer, hostage, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, survival, confined, mind game, obsession, isolation, woman in danger, captivity, master criminal, rivalry, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, hallucination, brutality, midlife crisis, stalking, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, family relations, small town, siblings relations, parents and children, crimes, missing person, family tradition, family problems, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, serial killer, supernatural ability, crimes, haunted by the past, woman in danger, amateur detective, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, woman in danger, split personality, violence spree, investigation, murder, found footage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 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: tense, scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: river, psychopath, chase, serial killer, forest, asthma, survival, confined, on the run, missing person, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 4K
Home Movie (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Reverend David Poe and his psychiatrist wife trade hectic New York life for an idyllic rural farmhouse; the perfect place for 10 year old twins Jack & Emily to run, play and imagine. Documenting this lifestyle change, David decides to film ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: killer child, found footage, crimes, twins, family problems, siblings relations, family life, cruelty, murder, psychopath, family relations, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, patient, isolation, doctors and patients, obsession, mystery, losing-it hero, mind game, psychopath, sanitarium ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.4
 304
Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, mental illness, split personality, obsession, rivalry, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.8
 40K
Dead Calm (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, forced sex, yacht, isolation, married couple, psychopath, ship, mysterious character, crimes, manic, sinking boat, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 1.4
 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, supernatural, rivalry, psychopath, confined, survival, serial killer, ancient mystery, escapades, cons and scams, destiny, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 521
Dark Honeymoon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dark Honeymoon follows a man who marries a seductive woman after a brief and passionate relationship. During their honeymoon, on the Pacific coast, terrible truths unfold as those around them die mysterious deaths.
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: couples, crimes, love and romance, serial killer, dangerous attraction, couple relations, honeymoon, investigation, child abuse, manipulation, lesbian, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rosewood Lane (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Radio talk show therapist Sonny Blake (Rose McGowan) moves back to her childhood home on seemingly idyllic Rosewood Lane after her alcoholic father dies. But upon arrival in the old neighborhood, Sonny discovers her neighbors are terrified of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, crimes, stalking, murderer, psycho killer, murder suspect, suspicion, getting home, neighbor neighbor relationship, suspicion of murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 6K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, twins, good versus evil, mystery, siblings relations, countryside, graphic violence, crimes, unlikely criminals, rivalry, psychopath, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: holland, connecticut, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.5
 332
Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer child, murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, mystery, mischievous children, crimes, social misfits, family life, mentally challenged, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, crimes, countryside, isolation, couples, murder, psychopath, fear, violence, confined, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 16K
Raising Cain (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When neighborhood kids begin vanishing, Jenny suspects her child psychologist husband, Carter, may be resuming the deranged experiments his father performed on Carter when he was young. Now, it falls to Jenny to unravel the mystery. And as more ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, split personality, obsession, swamp, twins, woman in danger, psychopath, hospital, attempted murder, psychologist, evil twin, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, psychopath, mind game, hitchhiker, survival, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
And Soon the Darkness (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, friendship, torture, rescue, psychopath, confined, isolation, murder, missing person, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, serial killer, confined, vengeance, teenage life, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%