Movies like Insanitarium

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Insanitarium (2008)
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Insanitarium (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After he's institutionalized in order to cover for his sister, a young man encounters a doctor who is turning his patients into flesh-eating psychopaths
Style: scary, rough, disturbing, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental institution, survival, psychopath, confined, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, doctors and patients, rescue, danger, isolation, gory, deadly, race against time, power relations, violence, cliche, captivity, disorder, sanitarium, zombie, female nudity, nymphomaniac, cannibalism, insanity, lobotomy ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, confined, gory, isolation, survival and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Insanitarium: Timber Falls (2007), Zombie Town (2007), Escapee (2011), Offspring (2009), Train (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
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, slasher, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, forest, murder, danger, rescue, gory, serial killer, psychopath, religions or cults, confined, fanatic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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 4.3
 692
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, chaos, danger, violence spree, experiment gone awry, isolation, deadly, survival, disorder, toxic ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
 3.2
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Escapee (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major, Abby Jones has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon. She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, convict, obsession, woman in danger, isolation, violence spree, track down, deadly, murder, serial killer, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 4.9
 3K
Offspring (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Survivors of a feral flesh-eating clan are chowing their way through the locals. Amy Halbard and Claire Carey strive to survive their abduction by the cannibals and save their children. A subplot involving Claire's despicable husband, Steven, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, captivity, isolation, murder, confined, danger, deadly, small town, cannibalism, sadism, child in peril, human flesh ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.7
 6K
Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This new Train tells the tale of an American wrestling team who board a train that just so happens to be used as a supermarket for organ harvesters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: train, transplant, survival, serial killer, psychopath, youth, danger, deadly, black market, gory, murder, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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100%
 4.9
 4K
Patrick (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Patrick lays comatose in a small private hospital, his only action being his involuntary spitting. When a pretty young nurse, just separated from her husband, begins work at the hospital, she senses that Patrick is communicating with her, and he ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, psychic power, psychopath, isolation, mental institution, danger, supernatural, confined, power relations, doctors and patients, deadly, coma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hills Have Eyes 2 (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: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, mutant, slasher killer, desert, survival, cave, cannibal, rescue, supernatural, escape attempt, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
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100%
 3.9
 2K
Neighbor (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious new girl arrives in posh suburban neighborhood and quickly sets out to terrorize the town. As she starts breaking into homes and torturing the occupants, they begin to realize that she isn't just another girl next door.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, psychopath, unlikely criminals, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, captivity, society, strong violent content, suburbs, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: scary, serious, slasher, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, crimes, mind game, danger, confined, deadly, woman in danger, isolation, desert, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 2K
Territories (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five friends return home from a marriage in Canada to the United States. Not far from the border, two customs officers stop them to check their identity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, captivity, vigilantism, drugs/alcohol, deadly, escapades, danger, crimes, confined, survival, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.0
 663
The Tenant (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A simple man, Dr. Walter Newman has high aspirations to cure all disease through genetic manipulation. His obsession with his mission draws him deeper into his own dark world, distracting him from his wife Olivia and from his responsibilities to his ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, scary, bleak
Plot: danger, mental institution, deadly creature, confined, deadly, gory, doctors and patients, obsessive quest, obsession, blind ambition, experiment gone awry, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.0
 1K
Bunnyman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bunnyman is the story of a group of friends on their way back from a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas, and while driving through the remote regions of southern California they suddenly find themselves in a sickening game of cat and mouse with a ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, psychopath, on the road, gory, deadly, escapades, isolation, danger, confined, captivity, profanity, off the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 2K
Bloodwork (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple of college students decide to sign up for pharmaceutical testing of a new allergy drug to make some extra cash for their spring break trip. They quickly discover their two week stay will not be as easy as they first believed and fight to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, scary
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, deadly, buddies, confined, danger, isolation, hospital, human experiment, disorder, mad scientist, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, psychopath, confined, mind game, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, danger, crimes, rivalry, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.5
 584
Death Row (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As eight convicts serve their sentences in a work-release program at a creepy abandoned prison, an unknown killer stalks them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary
Plot: psychopath, prison, survival, prison life, serial killer, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, confined, crimes, murder, death row ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 7K
Kill Theory (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.
Style: slasher, surprise ending, scary, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, murder, rivalry, survival, moral dilemma, isolation, strong violent content, gory, friends, confined, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 878
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental institution, survival, mind game, danger, mental illness, murder, deadly, law enforcement, mentally unstable, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 890
Trackman (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A perfect bank heist turns deadly when the robbers and their hostages flee to the abandoned underground subway station where they encounter the Trackman, a deformed madman that prowls the darkness.
Style: slasher, tense, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, confined, gory, isolation, heist, deadly, supernatural, serial killer, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Asylum Blackout (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, blackout, security guard, survival, confinement indoors, psychopath, deadly, friendship, isolation, confined, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Forgotten Ones (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a devastating boat crash shipwrecks a group of friends in the jungles of an uncharted island, they are savagely picked off one-by-one by a cannibalistic enemy that evolution forgot. A horrifying action-adventure in the vein of Predator and Lost.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shipwreck, island, jungle, danger, deadly creature, isolation, survival, supernatural, deadly, escapades, gory, cannibal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.5
 1K
Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mental institution, dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, disorder, working undercover, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 2K
Steel Trap (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A who-is-it setting in the claustrophobic corridors of an abandoned and locked-off office building that has several guests invited to a party by their mysterious, unknown host. Only it is they who are the victims of their crimes. Suspense and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher, captivating
Plot: captivity, murder, mind game, survival, psychopath, danger, isolation, game, serial killer, race against time, rivalry, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Pit and the Pendulum (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven students answer an advertisement to participate in an experiment to explore how the sensation of pain can be eliminated. Arriving at a secluded institute, they are welcomed by mysterious scientist JB Divay. Initially, JB's fascination ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, surprise ending, tense ...
Plot: hypnotist, disorder, supernatural, college, experiment gone awry, student life, gory, confined, mad scientist, danger, experiment, bare chested male fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.6
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Isolation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense, rough ...
Plot: quarantine, infection, survival, experiment gone awry, isolation, genetic engineering, escapades, danger, deadly, race against time, animal life, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.4
 339
Psycho Ward (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of urban researchers set about exploring an abandoned psychiatric hospital with a terrible history, but are they prepared for the horrifying, possibly supernatural secrets hidden within its crumbling walls? No sooner do they get there than ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, survival, confined, crimes, danger, psychopath, isolation, deadly, characters killed one by one, abandoned hospital, masked killer, escaped mental patient ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.0
 1K
Splintered (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sophie is a troubled young girl, haunted by the abuse she suffered as a child and harbouring a deep fascination with the unexplained. In the hope of satiating her obsession with the latter, she instigates a trip to the Welsh countryside with four ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, rescue, danger, isolation, captivity, deadly, twin brother, evil priest, group of friends, survival, in the woods, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tomcat: Dangerous Desires (1993)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jacki, a scientist involved in genetic research, meets Tom, a young modern dancer who is suffering from a degenerative nerve disease. Jacki experiments with using genetic material taken from a cat to cure him, but the cure has side effects, and Tom ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, love triangle, superhuman powers, dangerous attraction, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly, woman in danger, danger, sexual relations, doctors and patients, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.8
 615
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: strong violent content, psychopath, survival, isolation, confined, in the woods, deadly, danger, murder, group of friends, trap, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 8K
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: bleak, twists and turns, rough, tense, sadistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, sadism, homicidal maniac, psychopath, child killer, child murder, vengeance, confined, death of son, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 5K
Hunger (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five strangers face the unthinkable when they wake up and find themselves trapped. With no idea how they got there they frantically try to figure out how to escape. The disoriented group quickly realise the truth about their situation when they ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: starvation, captive, hunger, captivity, survival, eating human flesh, claustrophobia, dungeon, human nature, confined, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%