Movies like The Hitcher 2007

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The Hitcher (2007)
 5.6
 40K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, 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 young couple with a knife, but Jim succeeds to throw him out of the car on the road. On the next morning, the young couple sees John in another car.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, brutal, road movie, serious, realistic, remake of cult film, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, slasher, gory, serial killer, murder, psychopath, car chase, deadly, on the road, desert, mind game, crimes, on the run, danger, road trip, helicopter, false accusation, gas station, survival, brutality, torture, chase, sexual relations, life is a bitch, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and scary films with plots about deadly, psychopath, murder, serial killer, crimes, danger and slasher mostly in Thriller, Crime and Horror genres. Some movies like The Hitcher: Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008), The Last House on the Left (2009), When a Stranger Calls (2006), The Nature of the Beast (1995), Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: road movie, psychological, suspenseful, cult film, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, stalking, frame up, desert, paranoia, mass murder, serial killer, chase, gunfight, police investigation, hitchhiking, dismemberment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: on the road, psychopath, survival, vengeance, serial killer, chases and races, crimes, danger, woman in danger, slasher, mind game, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While driving to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of her sister Melissa and her fiance Bobby, Kayla stops the car in the gas station to meet her date, Nik, a guy she met on the internet. Nik convinces her to take a secondary road under the protest ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, chase, vengeance, psychopath, serial killer, gory, murder, prank, mind game, woman in danger, fear, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, violence, sexualized violence, slasher, torture, sadism, woman in danger, danger, murder, violence against women, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, prank, psychopath, woman in danger, stalking, danger, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, on the run, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, chase, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rusty Nail is back on the road again looking to punish injustice at every turn - and this time it's with a group of hotheaded street racers on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, psychopath, mentally unstable, sadistic horror, on the run, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, killer, hitchhiker, deadly, car race ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 60K
Duel (1971)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Travelling businessman, David Mann, angers the driver of a rusty tanker whilst crossing the Californian desert. A simple trip turns deadly as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, road movie, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: road rage, desert, stalking, car chase, chase, truck driver, psychopath, salesman, chases and races, duel, gas station, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, serial killer, amusement park, deadly, youth, crimes, mental institution, gory, maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
H6: Diary of a Serial Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: H6 tells the story of Antonio Frau, a serial killer set free after serving 25 years in jail for the violent murder of his girlfriend. After inheriting and old motel from a relative he never knew, he sees this as a signal and takes to his holy task ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, scary
Plot: sexual abuse, serial killer, psychopath, sadism, murder, law enforcement, crimes, mentally unstable, couple relations, human monster, rapist, evil man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 968
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, stalking, serial killer, deadly, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, crime, mind game, psychopath, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: rough, psychological, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, psychopath, police investigation, gory, law enforcement, buddies, crime, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: realistic, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, psychopath, isolation, slasher, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 25K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 508
Twist of Fate (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Troubled police detective Jack Lucas is falsely accused of a series of murders and must prove his innocence by catching the real serial killer.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, serial killer, murder, psychopath, frame up, car chase, investigation, mind game, race against time, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, hitchhiker, serial killer, killing off one by one, psychopath, violence spree, crimes, danger, gore, death, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 70s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 1K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, crime, vengeance, partners against crime, mentally unstable, stalking, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 8K
Highwaymen (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: James Cray watched as his wife was killed by Fargo, a hit-and-run serial murderer. After severely injuring Fargo and going to prison for several years, James is now determined to avenge his wife's death. He drives across the country looking for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, car chase, murder, graphic violence, vengeance, crimes, deadly, danger, chases and races, rivalry, revenge, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.2
 46K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, webcam, murder, special agents, investigation, website, kidnapping, torture, violence, internet, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 1K
Death Valley (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, twins, slasher, desert, serial killer, psychopath, teenage life, danger, on the road, chases and races, crimes, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 113K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, psychopath, ghost town, traffic jam, woman in danger, torture, violence, deadly, group of friends, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, violence, cruelty, murder, torture, gory, cannibalism, cannibal, severed foot, sadism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, psychopath, murder, violence spree, crimes, police investigation, stalking, danger, deadly, mind game, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 5.5
 167
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, danger, crimes, deadly, dangerous attraction, psychopath, dishonesty, police investigation, rivalry, bank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.3
 4K
Hit and Run (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mary Murdock, a college student, thinks she's hit and killed a cat with her car driving home drunk from a party. She is horrified beyond words when she gets home and discovers a man's nearly dead body impaled on the bumper of her Jeep. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: murder, psychopath, dark and stormy night, hit and run, danger, uncover truth, who done it, investigation, slasher, stalking, chase, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 56K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, brutal, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, trap, home invasion, serial killer, psychopath, held captive, gory, masked man, violence, danger, torture, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 57K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, trap, isolation, island, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, murder, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.5
 1K
Sanctimony (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A handsome, brilliant stock trader, bored with his existence, becomes a serial killer.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, who done it, manhunt, crimes, mystery, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, master criminal, slasher, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, who done it, psychopath, deadly, danger, stalking, mentally unstable, law enforcement, physical appearance, strong violent content, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 1.8
 415
Son of Sam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This chilling tale recounts the late 70's in New York City, when a serial killer on the loose dubbed "Son of Sam" creates havoc. When arrested, "Son of Sam" tells police he was influenced by a satanic cult. New York would ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, based on true events
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, psychopath, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, rivalry, deadly, mind game, curses spells and rituals, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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