Movies like Deliverance

If you like "Deliverance" you are looking for disturbing, suspenseful and tense movies about / with wilderness, survival, rape, adventure, canoe, hillbilly and friendship themes of Adventure, Drama and Thriller genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Deliverance (1972)
 7.7
 108K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, realistic, scary, intense, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, rape, adventure, canoe, hillbilly, friendship, revenge, rape and revenge, river, nature, redneck, male rape, homosexual rape, forest, murder, survivor, justice, visceral, unlikely friendships, friendship between men, backwoods, moral dilemma, rape victim, death of friend ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa

Movie in categories

wilderness movies
1285
survival movies
6209
rape movies
3735
adventure movies
8708
canoe movies
249
disturbing movies
10755
georgia movies
194
suspenseful movies
19547

Most similar movies to Deliverance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, escapades, survival, death, brutality, mentor and dialogue mostly in Adventure, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Deliverance: Southern Comfort (1981), The Edge (1997), Jungle (2017), The Revenant (2015), First Blood (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Southern Comfort (1981)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, gothic ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, swamp, vietnam war, jungle, murder, soldier, paranoia, gunfight, brutality, violence, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, california, texas, usa, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 74K
The Edge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plane carrying wealthy Charles Morse crashes down in the Alaskan wilderness. Together with the two other passengers, photographer Robert and assistant Stephen, Charles devises a plan to help them reach civilization. However, his biggest obstacle ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, grizzly bear, bear attack, adventure, bear, marital infidelity, hunter, crash, rivalry, airplane accident, billionaire ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 57K
Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, jungle, amazon rainforest, adventurer, alone, rescue, river, raft, nature, israeli, hallucination, lost ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
Place: bolivia, south america, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 789K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, breathtaking, rough, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, bear attack, snow, winter, lone hero, adventure, violence, obsessive quest, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 249K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vietnam war, gunfight, tough heroes, manhunt, soldier, lone wolves, small town, ex military, vietnam veteran, police brutality, loner ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, washington state, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 238K
The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, scenic, tense, intellectual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, island, travel, utopia, obsessive quest, beach, marijuana, exotic island, tourist, survival, secret place, tropical island ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 252K
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: suspenseful, harsh, tense, bad ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, snow, dangerous animal, animal attack, wolf, air disaster, forces of nature, hunting, stranded, wolf attack, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: intense, sincere, exciting, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, coming of age, friendship, river, youth, nature, summer, adventure, mountain climbing, teenager, guide ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
tense movies
12969
river movies
1536
nature movies
852
redneck movies
796
 6.7
 39K
The Hunter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
Style: suspenseful, tense, thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, hunter, mercenary, little boy, manipulation, greed, obsessive quest, bio weapon, single mother, killing an animal, nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tasmania, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 33K
Sin Nombre (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: disturbing, road movie, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, immigrants, u.s. mexico border, gang member, social problems, hopes, family reunited, street gang, rape, train, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, new jersey, los angeles, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 29K
Runaway Train (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: train, survival, runaway train, prisoner, prison, disaster, wilderness, prison escape, violence, prison warden, crime gone awry, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 21K
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, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, nature, forest, dangerous animal, bear, camping, bear attack, wilderness, lost, lost in the woods, isolation, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, epic, meditative, factual ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, native americans, hunting, adventure, mountain man, native, rocky mountains, native american, indians, revenge, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Cry in the Wild (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 13-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of an unreported plane crash. Alone in the Yukon wilderness, Brian must learn to survive by his wits, find food and shelter, and brave wild, hungry animals until or if he is found.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, youth, adventure, dangerous animal, isolation, self discovery, bear, boy, survivor, nature, sole survivor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: yukon, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: adventure, survival, village, crimes, on the run, wilderness, murder, eskimo indian, native american, opposites attract, escapades, village life ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 62K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: survival, mountaineer, mountain climbing, adventurer, climbing, adventure, disaster, expedition, natural disaster, happy ending, mountain, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 14K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, wilderness, kidnapping, adventure, mountain, chase, fbi, on the run, hostage, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 6K
Limbo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom has guards a secret.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, sincere, enigmatic ...
Plot: survival, stranded, mother daughter relationship, small town, human nature, parents and children, crimes, family relations, drug dealing, wilderness, obsession, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 38K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, tricky, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: submarine, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, ocean, survival, adventure, sunken ship, heist, murder, greed ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008, year 1941, 21st century
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 4K
Escape (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year ...
Style: exciting, suspense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, manhunt, escape, wilderness, bandit, captive, revenge, on the run, adventure, woman in danger, chase, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 34K
Straw Dogs (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife, Amy, to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, rough, enigmatic ...
Plot: home invasion, rape, gang rape, small town, infidelity, vengeance, self defense, revenge, teasing, rape and revenge, rape victim, sexual humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, desert island, shipwreck, stranded on an island, island, adventure, friendship, destiny, ocean, adventurer, jungle, cannibal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: suspense, harsh, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, manhunt, human prey, homeless, chase, brutality, hunting, death, psychopath, most dangerous game, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
realistic movies
28578
forest movies
3772
murder movies
19449
survivor movies
688
 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: melancholic, inspirational, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, courage, loneliness, natural disaster, aviation, human spirit, adventure, against the odds, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 1920s, 70s, 80s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful, scenic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, jungle, adventure, lion, animal attack, adventurer, obsessive quest, hunting, heroes, greed, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.6
 32K
Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, realistic, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Plot: wilderness, civil war, chase, survival, vengeance, american civil war, justice, violence, war, indians, colonel, union soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 407
Edge of Honor (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of scouts stumble onto a cache of stolen weapons hidden in a forest. They meet up with a girl and get involved with the men who originally stole the weapons. The men try to shoot the scouts every time - but are thwarted at the end.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: forest, dead children, lumberjack, wilderness, crimes, escapades, adventure, heroes, witnessing a crime, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, harsh, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, utopia, nature, survival, dysfunctional family, obsessive quest, mental illness, immigrants, village, missionary, village life ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, central america, latin america, usa, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa
Style: enigmatic, melancholic, talky, exciting, serious ...
Plot: adventure, obsession, wilderness, hunting, movie business, filmmaking, character study, elephant, obsessive quest, friends, friendship, racial slur ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, california, texas, uganda, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 4K
The Island (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: David Warner leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation out in the Caribbean. Michael Caine is a reporter who goes out there with his son to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats. He runs ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, survival, island, kidnapping, supernatural, rescue, boat, isolation, missing person, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami, caribbean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%