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The Descent (2005)
 7.2
 197K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, dark, tense, twists and turns, serious, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, cave, monster, trapped, woman in danger, expedition, friends, friendship, danger, vacation, loss of daughter, deadly creature, mutant, confined, lost, deadly, adventure, survival, darkness, death, group of friends, isolation, fear, hallucination, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: appalachia

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Most similar movies to The Descent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, gory, death, splatter, blood and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Descent: The Descent: Part 2 (2009), The Cave (2005), As Above, So Below (2014), The Ruins (2008), The Pyramid (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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: atmospheric, tense, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, sole survivor, expedition, rescue, claustrophobia, missing person, gory, rescue team, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 35K
The Cave (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, danger, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, diver, adventure, deadly, confined, transformation, monster, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, dark, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, archaeology, ancient mystery, treasure hunt, supernatural, confined, survival, ghost, death, escapades, uncover truth, archaeologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.8
 69K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, vacation, gory, ruins, ancient mystery, self sacrifice, friendship, survival, death, mercy killing, tourist, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 23K
The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: archaeologist, supernatural, pyramid, danger, deadly creature, archeological dig, monster, found footage, survival, confined, mythology, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 66K
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: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, sole survivor, danger, stranded, mountain, youth, ski resort, survival horror, snow, skiing, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 6K
Animal (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, vacation, survival, deadly, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, friends, isolation, road trip, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 53K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, danger, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, underwater, underground, deathtrap, water, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 93K
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: scary, psychological thriller, suspenseful, macabre, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival horror, trapped, serial killer, isolation, danger, hostage, estranged couple, hidden camera, one night, deception, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 107K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, cannibalism, disfigurement, manhunt, gory, chase, danger, youth, massacre, friendship, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Spain
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: scary, suspenseful, bloody, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, torture, survival, violence, amazon rainforest, brutality, gory, cannibalism, confined, extreme violence, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, bloody ...
Plot: death, monster, supernatural, cabin in the woods, survival, zombie, creature, in the woods, danger, giant snake, youth, weekend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 2009, 1900s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lost Tribe (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While navigating with his girlfriend Alexis and his partners and friends Chris and Tom and his girlfriend Anna to a close a Broadband Internet access business in Asia in the motor pleasure yacht of Joe, they rescue a wounded drowned man in shock. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, castaway, survival, deadly creature, danger, gory, friends, isolation, characters killed one by one, monsters, monster, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 8K
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, survival, manhunt, friends, self defense, island, chase, communication problem, confined, human prey, reunion, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 54K
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, serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, soldier, in the woods, survival, full moon, gory, wilderness, beast, showdown, standoff, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands, wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, animal horror, snake, adventure, expedition, rescue, danger, survival, treasure hunt, research, betrayal, paralysis ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 73K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Drama, 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, rough, dark humor, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, plague, danger, infected, disease, illness, gory, small town, deadly, deadly virus, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, violence, sexualized violence, slasher, woman in danger, torture, sadism, violence against women, danger, murder, gory, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.8
 75K
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: bleak, brutal, bad ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, youth, forest, fear, slasher, in the woods, camping, chase, murder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 3K
Stag Night (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four guys on a bachelor party get off the subway at a station that shut down in the 70's and, after watching a transit cop get brutally murdered, find themselves running for their lives beneath the streets of NY.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: tunnel, chase, survival, friends, danger, deadly, cannibalism, foot chase, murder, subway, dismemberment, one night ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 9K
Wilderness (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juvenile delinquents gets sent to a small British island after a fellow prisoners death, where they have to fight for survival.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, survival, brutality, violence, death, gory, danger, dog, juvenile delinquency, human prey, isolation, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 4K
Death Ship (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Survivors of a tragic shipping collision are rescued by a mysterious black ship which appears out of the fog. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a Nazi torture ship which has sailed the seas for years, luring unsuspecting sailors ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ship, supernatural, good versus evil, ghost, survivor, blood, survival, gory, danger, confined, deadly, ocean ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
In Darkness We Fall (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Group of Spanish friends on the tropical island holiday of a lifetime. Discovering a secret cave adds adventure. They enthusiastically go underground with their camera, but soon become hopelessly lost. Nail-biting tension in the tradition of recent ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cave, survival, isolation, danger, confined, friends, claustrophobia, cannibalism, dehydration, eating human flesh, off the road, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, death, destiny, characters killed one by one, psychic, youth, survival, supernatural, life & death, race against time, air disaster, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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: sadistic, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, survival, raped by monster, desert, slasher, cave, gory, pregnant woman nude, deadly creature, escapades, rivalry, army investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, cult film, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, survival, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cannibalism, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 116K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, slasher, hostage, survival, serial killer, murder, hostages, confined, mysterious character, violence, isolation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, survival, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mad scientist, living dead, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, outer space, astronaut, space and aliens, danger, zombie, expedition, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 68K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: macabre, scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, supernatural, slasher, investigation, gory, haunted by the past, serial killer, urban, slavery, cult, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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