Movies like The Hitcher 2007

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The Hitcher (2007)
 5.6
 39K
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 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, on the road, psychopath, car chase, deadly, desert, mind game, crimes, on the run, danger, torture, road trip, helicopter, false accusation, gas station, survival, brutality, chase, sexual relations, life is a bitch, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico, usa

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Most similar movies to The Hitcher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about slasher, deadly, murder, serial killer, crimes, psychopath and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Hitcher: P2 (2007), Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008), When a Stranger Calls (2006), The Last House on the Left (2009), Dark Ride (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: 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: psychological, road movie, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, stalking, frame up, desert, paranoia, mass murder, serial killer, chase, gunfight, dismemberment, slasher, police brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
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100%
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: rough, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: on the road, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, police investigation, woman in danger, race against time, survival, slasher, law enforcement, deadly, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 30K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, stalking, kidnapping, torment, escape attempt, danger, survival, isolation, security guard, woman in danger, confinement indoors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck driver, chase, vengeance, psychopath, gory, mind game, serial killer, prank, murder, woman in danger, fear, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
⇓ 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
Plot: murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, psychopath, woman in danger, stalking, danger, prank, high school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, brutal, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, violence, sexualized violence, sadism, murder, gory, danger, psychopath, vengeance, torture, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, maniac, amusement park, youth, mental institution, crimes, deadly, gory, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, psychopath, mentally unstable, hitchhiker, crimes, chases and races, disorder, deadly, car race, danger, on the run, sadistic horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, scary, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: sexual abuse, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, mentally unstable, murder, couple relations, sadism, human monster, rapist, evil man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: murder, hitchhiker, serial killer, violence spree, psychopath, killing off one by one, slasher, danger, crimes, gore, death, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 161K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, psychopath, danger, captivity, deadly, survival, gory, surgery, crimes, torment, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, europe, amsterdam, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, psychopath, mystery, on the run, crimes, deadly, who done it, danger, police investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, psychopath, police investigation, criminal heroes, crimes, dangerous attraction, crime, who done it, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, murder, psychopath, survival, danger, death, human monster, hitchhiker, gory, vengeance, off the road ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, desert, teenage life, deadly, gory, family life, on the run, family relations, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, cruelty, torture, violence, cannibalism, gore, blood, gory, knife ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, hitchhiker, disfigurement, cannibal, violence, psychopath, chainsaw, torture, mentally unstable, massacre ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, campus, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 3K
Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, crimes, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, youth, mind game, survival, gory, investigation, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.4
 54K
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, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, masked man, held captive, gory, extreme violence, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.5
 1K
Sanctimony (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A handsome, brilliant stock trader, bored with his existence, becomes a serial killer.
Style: realistic, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, who done it, police investigation, psychopath, manhunt, crimes, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect, master criminal, woman in danger, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: rough, serious, disturbing, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, crimes, violence spree, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, stalking, mind game, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.3
 1K
Nightstalker (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, deadly, heavy metal culture, crimes, who done it, murderous pair, law enforcement, psychopath, police station, murder, journalism, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, masked killer, survival, vengeance, halloween, danger, student life, woman in danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Confessions of a Serial Killer (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After being arrested, a Texas man begins confessing to the brutal murder of over 200 women. He recounts his random selection of victims and his traveling companions, his friend and friend's sister. But the police can't be sure whether to ...
Style: gloomy, disturbing, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, gays and lesbians, crimes, slasher, police detective, crime, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, scary, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, gory, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.7
 419
Polycarp (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patients of sexy psychiatrist Dr. Jill Kessey and eccentric attorney Alexander Hathaway are being murdered in bloody, satanic rituals. Law enforcement investigations reveal that sex and mutilation are the signatures of a serial killer, who likes to ...
Style: erotic, mind bending, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, mind game, rivalry, police investigation, police detective, dangerous attraction, crime, who done it, crimes, protagonist as suspect, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, axe, psychopath, lake, camp, gory, vengeance, deadly, in the woods ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 1.3
 268
Mummy Maniac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on true events, tells how a serial murderer, kidnaps and tortures then bandaging girls like mummies.
Style: scary, realistic, rough, serious, psychological
Plot: serial killer, deadly creature, life is a bitch, rivalry, murder, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, crimes, parents and children, psychopath, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 55K
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: suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, scary, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, trap, island, dishonesty, isolation, investigation, law enforcement, murder, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 24K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, woman in danger, valentine's day, gory, revenge, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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