Movies like Battleground

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Battleground (2012)
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Battleground (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The war in Vietnam is announced to finish. American troops are withdrawn and the relief of peace echoes through the air. However, as the calm after the storm spreads a sigh of relief, there is something unsettling amidst the forests of North Michigan. A disturbed war veteran remains, but he lives for one reason only - to kill. What would happen if six ruthless men stumbled across him in the eerie deserted forest, after their mass bank-robbery leaves them running from the law with three million dollars? Would they be better off facing the cells of prison or can they escape from the murderer out to get them…?
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, haunted by the past, isolation, deadly, off the grid, deathtrap, in the woods, rivalry, disagreement, bank robbery, murder, on the run, violence, graphic violence, master warrior, one man army, off the road, forest, vietnam war veteran
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, michigan

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Most similar movies to Battleground

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, survival, murder, violence, crimes and graphic violence mostly in Thriller, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Battleground: The Bucks County Massacre (2010), Deep in the Darkness (2014), The 13th Unit (2014), Blood Money (2012), Closed for the Season (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
War Games: At the End of the Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A game of paintball turns deadly when three unhinged and deranged ex-soldiers play a twisted mind game of catch and release with their unsuspecting victims. This quickly leads to a bloody man hunt where everyone is a target and no one is safe.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, danger, soldier, good versus evil, buddies, rivalry, in the woods, crimes, escapades, manhunt, murder, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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95%
The Bucks County Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On Saturday, May 17th, 2008, police responded to a residence in a remote area of Bucks County, Pennsylvania for the report of a missing person. Upon their arrival, a routine investigation was performed and it was determined that the situation did ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, danger, in the woods, crimes, deadly, throat ripping, missing person, survival, manhunt, murder, violence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friends go on a snowy adventure and come face to face with a deadly creature.
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: skiing, mountain, deadly creature, danger, isolation, survival, friendship, supernatural, deadly, missing person, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, small town, deadly, family relations, survival, creature, standoff, showdown, resistance, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survival, curses spells and rituals, danger, murder, dangerous animal, deadly, supernatural, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, group of strangers, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, martial arts, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, profanity, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Closed for the Season (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Trapped in a forgotten amusement park, a young woman (Kristy) finds herself terrorized by the living memories of the park. She must break free from the park's grasp before she becomes its next victim.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, supernatural, theme park, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, amusement park, roller coaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Terror Experiment (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When terrorist action releases a secret government virus in the Houston Federal building, the employees become aggressive and homicidal. Federal officials quarantine the building to wipe out the infected and control the story, but a small group of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: survival, plague, bio weapon, chaos, danger, violence spree, race against time, experiment gone awry, confined, contamination, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mothman (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, danger, deadly, murder, buried truth, violence, group of friends, profanity, graphic violence, teenage life, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Hazard (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The television crew of the "Scary Antics" hidden camera show sets up a disturbed young man for a practical joke, but the joke is on them when heads roll.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, mentally unstable, crimes, deadly, murder, prank, crazy, survival, danger, manhunt, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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VANish (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three thugs kidnap Emma, the daughter of a drug kingpin, and have no idea that murderous blood that runs through her veins. As time passes, the unlucky threesome finds themselves in danger from the police, gangsters and their captive.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, on the road, captivity, danger, confined, kidnapping, road trip, graphic violence, rivalry, chaos, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.9
 571
Deadly Weekend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two young couples take one last trip to the country before moving to different cities. Unfortunately, when secrets come out and jealously takes a toll the weekend takes an unexpected and deadly turn for the worst.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: survival, psychopath, isolation, strong violent content, deadly, in the woods, confined, slasher, danger, group of friends, murder, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
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Happy Camp (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man returns to the childhood town where his brother was abducted 20 years earlier.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, missing person, danger, small town, deadly, in the woods, investigation, death, violence, girlfriend, missing child, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Enemies Closer (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a major shipment of drugs goes missing on the US-Canadian border, forest ranger and former Navy SEAL Henry is plunged into survival mode when the drug cartel forces him to help retrieve the downed package. Trapped in the wilderness with no ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, reluctant partners, partners, in the woods, survival, violence, rivalry, danger, illegal drugs, betrayal, drug smuggling, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
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Pig Hunt (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When John takes his San Francisco friends to his deceased uncle's remote ranch to hunt wild pigs, it seems like a typical guys weekend with guns - despite the presence of John's sexy girlfriend Brooks. But as John and his crew trek deeper ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: crimes, survival, soldier, danger, gory, in the woods, farm, serial killer, deadly, gang, murder, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 884
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, danger, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, profanity, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, danger, deadly, countryside, isolation, couples, crimes, murder, psychopath, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, uncover truth, danger, deadly, in the woods, murder, violence, profanity, graphic violence, panties, girl in panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Nobody Gets Out Alive (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of college students escape their troubled lives but only to find themselves fighting for their lives from a revenge seeking mad man.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, danger, slasher, survival, friendship, vengeance, strong violent content, in the woods, youth, rivalry, deadly, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Detour (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Driving back to Norway, Lina and Martin reach a roadblock where a policeman tells them to take a detour deep into the Swedish forest. But soon one creepy incident after another leaves them stranded in the dark woods and everything seems much too ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: blood, isolation, danger, survival, out of the way, deadly, deathtrap, slasher, escapades, in the woods, stranded, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, confined, captivity, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, wilderness, in the woods, buddies, friendship, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, uncover truth, danger, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, police detective, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Deadfall Trail (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, Julian and Paul enter the Kaibab National Forest for a three-week survival trip and peyote vision quest. The only items they take with them are a knife, a bottle of water and a garbage bag each. A week into their journey a disastrous turn of ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, human nature, isolation, moral dilemma, friendship, confined, danger, hiking, desert, forest, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, survival, isolation, deadly, crimes, danger, in the woods, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police corruption, danger, on the run, special agents, chases and races, survival, dishonesty, frame up, murderous pair, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Ghost Town (2009)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Reb Halland, who lives in the era of Wild West, has made a deal with the devil to gain immortality alog with his gang. Preacher McCready is trying to protect the small town by placing five totems around the town in the shape of pinnacle. One day, an ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, deadly, danger, old west, small town, confined, gang of outlaws, dark secret, deal with the devil, murder, group of friends, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.1
 135
The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, danger, urban legend, profanity, deadly, rivalry, in the woods, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, danger, isolation, disorder, drug dealing, escapades, chase, survival, drugs/alcohol, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Toxin (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Lieutenant John Paxton wants revenge against the government he and his men swore their lives to defend. The very government that abandoned and betrayed him, leaving him to die after a secret biological warfare experiment went horribly wrong. John ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: survival, betrayal, vengeance, danger, rivalry, escapades, deadly, secret experiment, violence, government, island, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Death Warrior (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gritty MMA fighter is forced into a twisted, underground gambling ring in which he must fight to the death with other MMA fighters in order to save his wife from certain death at the hands of a maniacal crime boss. In a desperate race against ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, profanity, ambition, violence, mortal combat, murder, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%