Movies like The Killing Room

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The Killing Room (2009)
 5.7
 14K
The Killing Room (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study, only to discover that they've unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that was said to have been terminated nearly two decades ago.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, clever, stylized, serious, realistic, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, manhunt, mind game, psychopath, missing person, race against time, memory loss, experiment gone awry, danger, isolation, rivalry, undercover, survival, voyeurism, dishonesty, psychology, brainwashing, crimes, heroes, conspiracy, student life, chases and races, government agency, claustrophobia, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, antarctica, new jersey

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Most similar movies to The Killing Room

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and realistic films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, danger, rivalry, mystery and mind game mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like The Killing Room: Exam (2009), Cube Zero (2004), Buried (2010), Saw III (2006), Iron Doors (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 105K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surprise ending, captivating, serious ...
Plot: mind game, plot twist, psychologist, rivalry, manipulations, confinement indoors, ambition, surveillance, psychology, intrigue, mystery, human nature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.7
 37K
Cube Zero (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cube Zero is the third film in the trilogy yet this time instead of a film about people trapped in a deadly cube trying to get out we see it from the eyes of someone who is controlling the cube and the torture of the victims inside. When the nerd ...
Style: clever, scary, futuristic, surreal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parallel world, survival, rescue, mathematics, riddles and clues, isolation, mystery, captivity, race against time, danger, deadly, trap ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 149K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, one man show ...
Plot: survival, captivity, confined, buried alive, isolation, danger, desperation, race against time, trapped, fear, terrorism, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 178K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, mind game, trap, torture, surgery, psychopath, master criminal, race against time, deathtrap, terminal illness, survival, mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.5
 1K
Iron Doors (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man must escape from a mysterious locked vault before he dies of dehydration.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: survival, race against time, confined, captivity, isolation, running out of air, self discovery, secret place, danger, losing-it hero, heroes, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Breathing Room (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thrown naked into a desolate room with thirteen strangers, Tonya discovers that she is the final contestant in a deadly game. Restrained by lethal electronic collars, the players must utilize hints and tools from a box marked "pieces" to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, rivalry, mystery, danger, experiment, kidnapping, survival, dishonesty, mind game, isolation, confined, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 8K
Poker Night (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When you become a detective in Warsaw Indiana - you go to Poker Night, where you play against some of the best cops in the business. They tell you stories about their time on the job - their successes and failures. When new Detective Stan Jeter ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, mind game, abduction, confined, crimes, crime, missing person, poker game, police detective, deadly, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 29K
Unknown (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: memory loss, kidnapping, hostage, amnesia, ransom, murder, confined, loss of friend, suicide, mystery, survival, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 378K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, captivity, serial killer, psychopath, insanity, plot twist, survival, race against time, master criminal, gory, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 428
The Rendering (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after being molested in art school by habitual rapist Theodore Gray, who is serving 25 years but eligible for parole, Sarah Reynolds leads a happy life in a gallery and with her handsome husband, lawyer Michael Reynolds, and helps police ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: trial, blackmail, prison, psychopath, woman in danger, haunted by the past, mind game, manhunt, danger, dishonesty, deadly, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 4K
Mirage (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: chase, police detective, manhunt, murder, private detective, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, mind game, deadly, uncover truth, skyscraper ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 2K
Believers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two paramedics responding to an emergency call find themselves kidnapped by a religious sect whose great obsession is to stop the end of the world by committing suicide and killing people.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: rescue, mind game, religions or cults, captivity, isolation, survival, psychopath, confined, supernatural, on the run, rivalry, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, stalking, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, slasher, police investigation, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 101K
Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, trap, serial killer, captivity, violence, police investigation, booby trap, strong violent content, confined, crimes, terrorizing, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 47K
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: rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, webcam, website, kidnapping, investigation, special agents, internet, torture, violence, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 23K
Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, torture, psychopath, escape, isolation, danger, crimes, confined, mind game, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 115K
Saw V (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detective Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, he must go on the hunt to eliminate all the loose ends.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, deathtrap, psychopath, trap, escape attempt, race against time, deadly, mind game, game of death, blood splatter, gory, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Kovak Box (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: David Norton is used to being in control. As a best-selling author, he decides the fate of his characters, their lives and their deaths. But what happens when his fictional world becomes all too real?
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scapegoat, danger, haunted by the past, mysterious character, mind game, mystery, race against time, supernatural, psychopath, destiny, murder, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, race against time, crimes, uncover truth, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 37K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, police corruption, crime, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, mystery, ex cop, graphic violence, corrupt law enforcer, buried truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, investigation, betrayal, mystery, crime, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 915
Avenger (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his own daughter was killed in Panama in 1994, former CIA agent Calvin Dexter became a private 'specialist' in cases which wouldn't reach justice trough the regular legal channels. Two years later he accepts to find Richard ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: manhunt, undercover, special agents, race against time, working undercover, track down, save the day, rivalry, government agency, state affairs, justice, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., former yugoslavia, latin america, bosnia, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Killing Jar (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.
Style: serious, tense, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, diner, hostage, serial killer, crime gone awry, confined, hostages, isolation, rivalry, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, hidden camera, family in danger, danger, murder, manipulation, mind game, isolation, deadly, psychopath, confined, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.4
 1.1M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: neo noir, plot twist, mystery, memory loss, twists & turns, uncover truth, paranoia, suprisingly clever, murder, manipulation, haunted by the past, amnesia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 827
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: manipulations, mind game, danger, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, slasher, deadly, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 301
Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, rock, memory loss, puzzle, danger, mystery, law enforcement, chases and races, best friends, life is a bitch, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.2
 1.1M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, paranoia, investigation, mental illness, psychiatrist, psychology, island, uncover truth, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 2K
Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is on the trail of an elusive serial killer. During her investigation she meets Vickie Kittrie (Peta Wilson), who belongs to an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and ...
Style: erotic, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, lesbianism, serial killer, voyeurism, investigation, s&m, mind game, bondage, femme fatale, law enforcement, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%