Movies like The Descent

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The Descent (2005)
 7.2
 227K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, macabre, brutal, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, cave, creature, survival horror, expedition, group of friends, trapped, adventure, woman in danger, mutant, claustrophobia, vacation, fear, violence, underground, gory violence, supernatural, panic, grief, darkness, blindness, characters murdered one by one, violent, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north carolina, appalachia

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Most similar movies to The Descent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and weird films with plots about survival, danger, supernatural, monster, dialogue, gory and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Descent: The Descent: Part 2 (2009), The Cave (2005), As Above, So Below (2014), The Ruins (2008), The Green Inferno (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, sole survivor, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, monster, survival horror, claustrophobia, expedition, creature, missing person, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 5.1
 39K
The Cave (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, deadly creature, diver, monster, supernatural, parasite, adventure, transformation, creature, obsessive quest, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2000s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
As Above, So Below (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: dark, suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, supernatural, underground, catacomb, survival, archaeology, ghost, ancient mystery, confined, treasure hunt, escapades, tunnel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.9
 76K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, survival, ruins, friendship, self sacrifice, chase, ancient mystery, murder, death, vacation, tourist, mercy killing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: bloody, scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, cannibalism, torture, survival, suicide, amazon, sadistic violence, ant, violence, sadistic horror, plane crash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: south america, peru, america, chile, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.1
 121K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, forest, chase, massacre, disfigurement, youth, strong violent content, manhunt, survival horror, trap, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa, virginia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, suspense, scary, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, psychopath, twists and turns, violence, butcher, obsession, subway, torture, violent, crazy, dismemberment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.6
 25K
The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Morocco, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, found footage, supernatural, pyramid, death, archaeologist, archeological dig, archaeology, egyptian mythology, survival, characters killed one by one, egyptology ...
Time: contemporary, year 2013, 21st century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 8K
High Lane (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends on vacation decide to venture onto a trail high up in the mountains that has been closed for repairs. The climb proves more perilous than planned, especially as they soon realize that they are not alone. The adventure turns into a ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Plot: survival, mountain, serial murder, climbing, trap, stalking, friends, escapades, isolation, expedition, disappearance, female fighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 74K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, zombie, virus, found footage, survival, infection, graphic violence, monster, supernatural, plague, rabies, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 61K
Dog Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A squad of British soldiers on training in the lonesome Scottish wilderness find a wounded Special Forces captain and the remains of his team. As they encounter zoologist Megan, it turns out that werewolves are active in the region. They have to ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, deadly creature, wilderness, soldier, beast, monster, survival, full moon, military, transformation, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 74K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, snow, stranded, ski resort, frostbite, survival horror, sole survivor, winter, youth, friends, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 153K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, post apocalypse, memory loss, isolation, survival horror, spacecraft, mission, end of the world, mutation, monster, twists and turns ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.1
 51K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, trap, kidnapping, torture, sadistic horror, escape, monster, survival horror, crazy, serial murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 126K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, group of friends, small town, torture, violence, wax museum, murder, psychopath, survival, masked killer, ghost town, museum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: usa, florida, paris france, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.7
 26K
Devil's Pass (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, survival, supernatural, snow, mountain, time travel, winter, secrets, monster, missing person, murder, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 86K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: suspense, slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, torture, forest, youth, camping, strong violent content, chase, gang, fear, murder, lost in the woods, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 9K
Black Rock (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls’ weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival.
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, woman in danger, strong violent content, manhunt, self defense, friends, human prey, confined, chase, island, escapades, hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 7.1
 313K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, apocalypse, spider, religious fanatic, creature, chaos and mayhem, small town, survival horror, trapped, death, fog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 47K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, dark ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, forest, death, lost in the woods, witch, time loop, chase, runaway, friendship, missing person, curse ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, twist ending, mind bending, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, survival, creature, deathtrap, zombie, trapped, cabin in the woods, dark humor, death, fear, killings ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 22K
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, forest, camping, nature, wilderness, dangerous animal, bear, lost in the woods, isolation, bear attack, lost, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 79K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, rough, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, infected, forest, disease, plague, survival, death, paranoia, illness, cabin in the woods, small town, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspense, brutal, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cannibal, desert, cannibalism, torture, supernatural, serial killer, monster, rescue, military, escape attempt, assault, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 7K
Animal (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing predator. Holed up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, vacation, survival, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, supernatural, deadly creature, friends, isolation, animal attack, forest, husband wife relationship, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.8
 21K
Leviathan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, ship, race against time, experiment gone awry, ocean, suicide, survival, shipwreck, creature feature, sea, disaster, survival horror ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 174K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, slasher, bloody, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, demon, forest, brutality, violence, transformation, monster, extreme violence, violent, rain, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 102K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trapped, murder, survival horror, estranged couple, hotel, voyeurism, surveillance, survival, deception, hostage, motel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 423K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, mind game, plot twist, survival horror, fear, violent, trapped, killings, survival, insanity, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 38K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: infected, infection, creature, monster, zombie, virus, death, supernatural, transformation, parasite, body horror, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%