Movies like The Hills Have Eyes 1977

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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
 6.4
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, harsh, rough, serious, disturbing, suspense, sadistic, based on supposedly true story ...
Plot: cannibalism, desert, blood, survival, rape, gory, kidnapping, incest, family in danger, stalking, danger, violence, brutality, violent, stranded, wilderness, family, murder, dog, cannibal, vengeance, burned alive, mutation, government, set on fire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california

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Most similar movies to The Hills Have Eyes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about murder, blood, deadly, serial killer, gory, slasher and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Hills Have Eyes: Wrong Turn (2003), Eden Lake (2008), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), We Are What We Are (2013), The Last House on the Left (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Romania
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, brutal, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, desert, survival, cannibalism, danger, victim, rape, escape attempt, fear, family in danger, trapped, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, mine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 100K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, slasher, manhunt, cannibalism, disfigurement, chase, danger, isolation, friendship, gory, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 69K
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, scary, bloody, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gang, forest, torture, camping, fear, slasher, revenge, chase, weekend, murder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, bus, serial killer, psychopath, dangerous animal, deadly creature, survival, suburbs, wilderness, rescue, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, murder, death, violence, boarding school, evil, masked killer, underage drinking, witness protection, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, creek, bone, religious, storm, dog, prayer, funeral, gory, small town, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, serial killer, crime, rape, kidnapping, revenge, life is a bitch, murder, gun, birthday, marijuana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 52K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, danger, psychopath, trap, home invasion, extreme violence, torture, violence, masked man, thief, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, blood, blood splatter, priest, corn, cornfield, killer child, city, telekinesis, boy, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, human monster, serial killer, murder, break in, disfigurement, guard dog, child abuse, manic, child protagonist, robbery gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, survival, slasher, desert, gory, strong sexual content, soldier, danger, deadly, escapades, army investigation, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 13K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: sadistic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, gore, supernatural, rage, blackout, maniac, electricity, terror, evil, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, death, murder, gory, psychopath, danger, survival, human monster, vengeance, zombie, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, island, cannibal, psychopath, serial killer, stranded, gory, survival, isolation, ocean or sea, confined, anthropophagus ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, torture, murder, violence, cruelty, gory, gore, blood, chainsaw, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 203K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, teenage life, mental patient, evil, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: banned film, suspense, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, rape, revenge, serial killer, blood, slasher, gang, gang rape, hanging, cruelty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, germany, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 79K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre, tense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, indian burial ground, pet, back from the dead, family in danger, grief, gory, grave robbing, supernatural, loss of pet, coffin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, serial killer, halloween, death, niece, evil, small town, gory, mass murder, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, teenager, fear, dreams, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, morgue, camp, psychopath, gory, knife murder, summer camp, strong sexual content, in the woods, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 180K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, family in danger, home invasion, society, danger, self defense, life is a bitch, future dystopia, chaos, escapades, violence spree, social decay ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, murder, college, serial killer, slasher, revenge, party, mask, masked killer, psycho, stalker, costume ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, torture, violence, disfigurement, psychopath, hitchhiker, chainsaw, mentally unstable, violence spree, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 38K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, serial killer, slasher, on the road, murder, desert, gory, psychopath, car chase, mind game, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, lake, camp, psychopath, gory, axe, vengeance, in the woods, summer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheriff and his son who are tracking down a group of bank robbers on their way to Mexico, only to discover that they are being stalked by a far more deadly enemy — The Reeker.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, serial killer, hit by a car, death, held at gunpoint, burned alive, sheriff, gore, grim reaper, exploding gasoline station, taser, murder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 2K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, stalking, valentine's day, slasher, psychopath, vengeance, gory, danger, woman in danger, blood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 7K
The Tortured (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: rough, bleak, tense, disturbing, sadistic ...
Plot: child murder, death of son, kidnapping, psychopath, vengeance, confined, gory, mystery, crimes, deadly, torture, bloody violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, small town, urban legend, danger, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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