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: 89 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, based on supposedly true story, sadistic ...
Plot: desert, blood, cannibalism, survival, rape, gory, kidnapping, incest, family in danger, stalking, danger, violence, brutality, violent, stranded, wilderness, family, murder, dog, cannibal, vengeance, burned alive, set on fire, government, mutation ...
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 scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, deadly, danger, gory, blood, brutality and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Hills Have Eyes: Wrong Turn (2003), Eden Lake (2008), The Last House on the Left (1972), We Are What We Are (2013), The Collector (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, survival, cannibalism, kidnapping, danger, victim, escape attempt, family in danger, trapped, fear, genetically altered ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, mine, usa
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100%
 6.1
 98K
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, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, manhunt, slasher, disfigurement, cannibalism, chase, gory, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: virginia, west virginia, usa
⇓ 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 ⇓
50%
 6.8
 67K
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, suspenseful, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gang, forest, camping, torture, youth, weekend, revenge, danger, slasher, gory, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: 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 ⇓
37%
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, crime, life is a bitch, serial killer, rape, kidnapping, revenge, crimes, murder, marijuana, birthday ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, gothic, tense, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, creek, bone, religious, storm, funeral, dog, prayer, gory, small town, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, human monster, death, murder, gory, psychopath, danger, survival, vengeance, zombie, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.4
 50K
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, trap, psychopath, extreme violence, thief, family in danger, torture, violence, home invasion, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, survival, small town, gory, isolation, winter, fear, sunrise, violence, brutality, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, humorous, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, incest, human monster, slasher killer, creep, shotgun, serial killer, murder, terminal illness, eviction, ghetto ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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, maniac, terror, blackout, killer, evil, electricity ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, violence, gore, blood, torture, chainsaw, cannibalism, sadism, knife ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, sexual abuse, rape, revenge, serial killer, vengeance, blood, slasher, gang, gang rape, hanging, cruelty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, serial killer, death, gore, burned alive, held at gunpoint, taser, sheriff, hit by a car, exploding gasoline station, grim reaper, murder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, gory, survival, forest, slasher, rescue, fanatic, isolation, murder, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 185K
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, violence, teenage life, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, evil, doctors and patients, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, danger, drugs/alcohol, violence, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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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: suspenseful, serious, 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, 1990s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, knife murder, death, violence, evil, underage drinking, masked killer, boarding school, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 88K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, murder, gory, vengeance, danger, dangerous attraction, monster, blood, death, adultery, demons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: scary, rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, murder, vengeance, danger, rape and revenge, woman in danger, violence spree, small town, in the woods, deadly, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 38K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, hitchhiker, serial killer, on the road, murder, desert, gory, psychopath, car chase, mind game, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.2
 106K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hostages, home invasion, survival, slasher, murder, psychological thriller, isolation, confined, crimes, mysterious character, serial killer, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Narrowly escaping death, outlaw Johnny Madrid is on the run from the hangman, with the hangman's sensuous daughter Esmeralda by his side. Along with Madrid's gang, Johnny and Esmeralda embark on an adventure filled with colorful and ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, gory, good versus evil, survival, fugitives, supernatural, outlaw gang, street shootout, brutality, blood, desert, brothel ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: mexico, europe, latin america, spain, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 75K
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, tense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, family in danger, indian burial ground, back from the dead, grave robbing, supernatural, loss of pet, zombie, death, family drama, violence, life & death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Retired military commander Colonel Dale Murphy hosts the simulated post-apocalyptic reality show where participants are challenged to survive a remote West Virginia wasteland. But the show turns into a nightmarish showdown when each realizes they ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, incest, cannibalism, cannibal, forest, gory, reality tv, tv show, rivalry, axe, disfigurement, trap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 76K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, crimes, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, massacre, survival, slasher, family gatherings, family relations, masked killer, crossbow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, brutal, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, vengeance, danger, rape, left to die, rapist, gory, woman in danger, brutality, model, torture, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, murder, danger, confined, found footage, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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