Movies like Down

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Down (2001)
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Down (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After the elevators at a New York City skyscraper begin inexplicably malfunctioning, putting its passengers at risk, mechanic Mark Newman (James Marshall) and reporter Jennifer Evans (Naomi Watts) begin separate investigations. Newman gets resistance from superiors at his company, which manufactured the elevator, while additional elevator incidents cause several gruesome deaths. The police get involved and suspect that terrorists are responsible, but a far stranger explanation looms.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, mad scientist, investigation, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, murder, journalism, disorder, race against time, woman in danger, uncover truth, technology gone awry, mechanic, reporter, secret, heroes, pregnancy, crimes, terrorism, deadly creature, dangerous animal, terrorist, police, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, supernatural, murder, gory and mystery mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Down: Man's Best Friend (1993), The Lift (1983), Alien Lockdown (2004), Mimic: Sentinel (2003), Headspace (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Man's Best Friend (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, chase, dog, survival, dangerous animal, supernatural, laboratory, experiment gone awry, investigation, genetic engineering, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
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Sometimes They Come Back... for More (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a arctic circle radio shack, an ancient evil lurks, ready to strike at a psychologist, an army man and their collective forces.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, apocalyptic
Plot: survival, investigation, experiment gone awry, psychopath, supernatural, murder, military officer, disaster, disorder, escapades, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: antarctica
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100%
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The Lift (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lift begins displaying some erratic behavior, like trapping some party goers and nearly suffocating them, and decapitating a security guard. Felix, the technician from the lift company, can't find anything wrong with the circuitry. When he ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, demonic ...
Plot: elevator, skyscraper, journalism, suffocation, conspiracy, isolation, dangerous attraction, captivity, technology gone awry, chaos, mystery, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
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100%
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Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, mad scientist, save the world, race against time, soldier, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mimic: Sentinel (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, police, supernatural, apocalypse, psychopath, crimes, serial killer, mind game, plague, investigation, drug dealing, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Headspace (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, who done it, murder, crimes, intelligence, supernatural, siblings relations, supernatural ability, clergy, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: slasher, rough, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, psychopath, mystery, haunted by the past, filmmaking, violence, rain, strong female presence, halloween ...
Time: contemporary
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Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, experiment gone awry, race against time, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, survival, plague, zombie, escapades, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, year 1969
Place: texas, usa
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51%
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They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, rivalry, supernatural, plague, deadly creature, dangerous animal, track down, cockroach, mutant, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
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Wer (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A defense attorney begins to suspect that her client, who is charged with the murders of a vacationing family, might be more than meets the eye.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
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Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 8K
Amsterdamned (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Hybrid (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's an experiment in human behavior. It's an exploration of the most natural of animal impulses. It's something new under the moon. And it bites. When security dispatcher Aaron Scates is blinded in an explosion, he's put in the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
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GhostWatcher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Kove is an agoraphobic young woman whose world turns upside down when she discovers that the apartment she's locked herself into is haunted. Turning to the internet for help, she enlists the aid of Elizabeth Dean, a scam artist who passes ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Hallows Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trapped in an abandoned schoolhouse with an evil they helped create, but cannot defeat, the students are ill prepared for their last lesson...in terror!
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Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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39%
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
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Duration: 88 min.
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The Ring Two (2005)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
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Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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