Movies like Backcountry

If you like "Backcountry" you are looking for suspenseful, captivating and tense movies about / with survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, bear attack, danger, bear and nature themes of Adventure, Drama and Horror genre shot in Canada.
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.
Backcountry (2014)
 6.0
 19K
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, captivating, tense, intense, road movie, suspense, serious, psychological, realistic, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, bear attack, danger, bear, nature, camping, lost, couple relations, wilderness, isolation, forest, blood, relationships, graphic violence, deadly, gore, male nudity, escapades, stranger, couples, male objectification, creature feature, skinny dipping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Backcountry

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about survival, danger, escapades, deadly, wilderness, dangerous animal and isolation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Backcountry: The Grey (2011), Frozen (2010), The Canyon (2009), Jungle (2017), Bear (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 241K
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: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, wolf, dangerous animal, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, air disaster, snow, male camaraderie, struggle for survival, wolf pack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 68K
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, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, ski resort, sole survivor, isolation, danger, mountain, youth, skiing, friends, frostbite, death, plot twist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 4K
The Canyon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, honeymoon, deadly, dangerous animal, desert, danger, tour guide, grand canyon, isolation, newlyweds, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 49K
Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Colombia, 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: jungle, survival, adventurer, river, amazon rainforest, raft, alone, rescue, israeli, ends with biographical notes, hallucination, cross country trip ...
Time: 20th century
Place: bolivia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 1K
Bear (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young couples are driving through a remote forest when their car breaks down. When a run-in with a curious grizzly bear ends up with the bear being shot to death, the bear's mate arrives on the scene and vengefully attacks their van. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: grizzly bear, bear attack, bear, forest, survival, dangerous animal, danger, in the woods, out of the way, confined, wilderness, pregnant woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, survival, jungle, danger, adventurer, obsessive quest, colonialism, lion, heroes, culture clash, bridge ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: bear attack, grizzly bear, survival, wilderness, bear, danger, dangerous animal, family relations, siblings relations, animal attack, brother brother relationship, camping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: alaska, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 51K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: shark, survival, stranded, isolation, panic, ocean, shark attack, scuba diving, ocean or sea, danger, abandonment, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
wilderness movies
1188
tense movies
9491
isolation movies
2104
canada movies
1246
 5.9
 14K
Black Water (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, scary, serious ...
Plot: crocodile, animal horror, tourist, river, swamp, survival, rescue, danger, couples, tour guide, animal attack, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A weekend cruise on a luxurious party yacht goes horribly wrong for a group of old high-school friends. They forget to let the ladder down before they jump into the ocean for a swim. The boat proves impossible to climb. They are stuck in the water ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: survival, danger, social relations, couple relations, family in danger, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, contests and competitions, family relations, drowning, ocean ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.7
 5K
Preservation (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three family members head deep into the woods for a hunting trip that doubles as a distraction from their troubles at home. When all of their gear is stolen, they turn on each other, but soon realize there are much more treacherous forces at work.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: manhunt, survival horror, survival, in the woods, danger, stalking, couple relations, escapades, masked killer, child with gun, stabbing, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 18K
The Reef (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary
Plot: shark, survival, ocean or sea, boat accident, animal horror, underwater, ocean, shark attack, dangerous animal, tourist, great white shark, underwater scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.5
 401
Crash Site (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A vacationing couple's jeep crashes in an isolated location. They have to fight their way back to civilisation in spite of injuries and dangerous animals.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: lost in the woods, survival, dangerous animal, race against time, escapades, family in danger, isolation, family problems, in the woods, parents and children, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 8K
Prey (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, dangerous animal, survival, family relations, animal attack, danger, lion, animal life, family life, car accident, nature, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 6K
Long Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mother Nature gets revenge on some careless campers in this remastered version of the Australian horror classic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Plot: forces of nature, dangerous animal, survival, danger, couples, confined, wilderness, crumbling marriage, family problems, isolation, nature, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 37K
The Hunter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 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: tense, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: wilderness, hunter, survival, mercenary, little boy, danger, obsessive quest, bio weapon, single mother, killing an animal, greed, environmentalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 16K
Bait (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, Singapore, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building ... along with a 12-foot great white shark.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: tsunami, flood, shark attack, survival, shark, flooding, supermarket, killer shark, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 77K
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: brutal, bleak, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, youth, forest, fear, chase, murder, in the woods, death of protagonist, slasher, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
intense movies
4744
forest movies
3221
blood movies
9952
 4.5
 723
Thirst (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After wrecking their car in the middle of the desert, two couples find themselves stranded with few supplies. When the heat intensifies and their precious water supply dwindles, the frantic friends begin betraying each other in the hopes of ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, tense
Plot: wilderness, survival, isolation, desert, danger, stranded, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dehydration, thirst, confined, stranded in the desert, rattlesnake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 54K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, expedition, danger, forces of nature, deathtrap, adventure, underground, panic, struggle for survival, death, underwater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 16K
Wrecked (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man awakens in a car wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. He can't remember who he is or how he got there, but a report over the radio fills in some of the blanks, as it describes a violent bank robbery and names a perpetrator who happens to ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, clever, captivating, tense ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: survival, alone, isolation, memory loss, memory, amnesia, murder, hallucination, forest, haunted by the past, introspection, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Burning Bright (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her lousy stepfather steals her savings to buy a vicious tiger, Kelly loses all hope of going to college. But Kelly's situation worsens when a hurricane leaves her and her autistic brother boarded up in their house with the man-eating ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: autism, tiger, wild animal, dangerous animal, danger, animal attack, trapped, woman in danger, survival, deadly, crimes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Siberia, Monamour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. One of these dogs is Leshia's best friend. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: in the woods, golden years, elderly, survival, change of heart, wilderness, isolation, life is a bitch, danger, orphan, dangerous animal, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
road movie movies
1618
suspense movies
11700
realistic movies
27858
 5.7
 23K
Devil's Pass (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, danger, snow, ancient mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, deadly, legends and myths, found footage, mutant, time travel, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 2K
Grizzly Park (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A giant grizzly bear stalks 8 troubled young adults and a park ranger in a forest reserve called Grizzly Park after making the demise of an escaped serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: grizzly bear, in the woods, youth, survival, animal horror, danger, dangerous animal, confined, stalking, isolation, mind game, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 4K
Grizzly (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fifteen-foot grizzly bear figures out that humans make for a tasty treat. As a park ranger tries rallying his men to bring about the bear's capture or destruction, his efforts are thwarted by the introduction of dozens of drunken hunters into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: grizzly bear, wilderness, national park, park ranger, hunter, survival, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, animal horror, environmentalism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 110K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, cannibalism, danger, chase, gory, disfigurement, manhunt, massacre, trap, youth, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 237
The Corrupted (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A group of twenty-somethings are enjoying their stay at a lakeside cabin when a series of frightening and bizarre events derail their weekend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: survival, ghost, buddies, danger, wilderness, river, in the woods, lake or river, deadly, transformation, violence, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 870
Prey (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, several deer hurl themselves unexpectedly against the electric fence of a farm. Seeing deep signs of biting on the animals’ bodies, the farm owners realise that a predator is roaming about the neighbouring woods. Having determined to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: survival, couples, danger, deadly, family gatherings, in the woods, family problems, human nature, forest, mystery, murder, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Lonely Place to Die (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, mountaineer, ransom, kidnapping, child in peril, in the woods, extreme sport, group of criminals, rescue, hiking, wilderness, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%