Movies like The Scare Hole

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The Scare Hole (2004)
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The Scare Hole (2004)
Original name: Mummy An' the Armadillo
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family (Lori Heuring, Brad Renfro, Jonathon Schaech). Their dark secrets are threatened when Sarah (Clare Kramer) arrives, seeking answers to her past.Turmoil reigns and emotions boil over as the horrifying truth unravels and Sarah barely escapes with her life.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: mind game, psychopath, crimes, family problems, haunted by the past, mystery, family relations, missing person, danger, woman in danger, mysterious character, abduction, hostage, dark and stormy night, torture, mummy, supernatural, confined, cafe, curses spells and rituals, isolation, eccentric family, domestic disturbance, cowboy, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa

Most similar movies to The Scare Hole

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and realistic films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, rivalry, mind game and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Scare Hole: When the Bough Breaks (1994), The Watch (2008), Supremacy (2014), Voice of a Murderer (2007), The House Next Door (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, mystery, missing person, murder, police investigation, deadly, police detective, psychopath, reluctant partners, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 762
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, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, mind game, manipulations, danger, haunted by the past, mystery, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, in the woods, surveillance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.0
 4K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, racism, crimes, danger, family in danger, hostages, deadly, society, murder, family relations, confined, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Voice of a Murderer (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: One day, the only son of famous news anchor HAN Kyung-bae, disappears without a trace. Soon, the kidnapper calls the mother demanding a $100,000 ransom. The police assign a veteran inspector to the case and assemble a top-notch task force to work ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: kidnapping, family problems, chase, mind game, police investigation, blackmail, reporter, death of child, missing person, crime gone awry, rivalry, anchor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The House Next Door (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple move into their dream home only to find that their next door neighbor isn't as good-natured as they had initially thought.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, home invasion, nervous breakdown, missing person, family in danger, woman in danger, danger, investigation, amateur detective, crumbling marriage, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: island, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, honeymoon, couple relations, confined, newlyweds, danger, family problems, vengeance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes of passion, crime and punishment, woman in danger, danger, haunted by the past, hopes, confined, crimes, criminal psychologist, mentally unstable, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, afterlife, family problems, death in the family, woman in danger, family in danger, family relations, master and servant, mysterious character ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 741
Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, obsession, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, isolation, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: rescue, church, missing person, woman in danger, danger, crimes, uncover truth, society, religions or cults, clergy, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.8
 245
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: domestic disturbance, danger, woman in danger, best friends, dishonesty, family problems, crimes, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, rivalry, reverend, middle aged woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 1K
Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, family problems, domestic disturbance, family in crisis, danger, stalking, family in danger, deadly, stun gun, stalker, basement, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, mind game, family problems, uncover truth, couples, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, gory, dishonesty, mind game, murder, obsession, hidden identity, vengeance, family life, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 1K
Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, youth, boarding school, danger, family in danger, boarding school life, family in crisis, dealing with death, family relations, domestic disturbance, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, danger, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, woman in danger, deadly, abuse, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 15K
Mother's Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: mind game, hostage, psychopath, siblings relations, violence spree, danger, crimes, deadly, confined, mentally unstable, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wanting to escape city life for the countryside, New Yorkers Cooper Tilson (Quaid), his wife Leah (Stone) and their two children move into a dilapidated old mansion still filled with the possessions of the previous family. Turning it into their ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, countryside, psychopath, haunted by the past, danger, family in crisis, crimes, family relations, family problems, mystery, deadly, country house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, intrigue, woman in danger, chase, ghost, estate, dishonesty, deadly, family problems, split personality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, obsession, murder, roommate, woman in danger, crimes, rivalry, friendship, deadly, danger, workplace intrigue, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, confined, mysterious character, danger, isolation, violence, marriage, stranger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, crimes, survival, rescue, serial killer, mind game, deadly, slasher, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Killing Words (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mild-mannered psychopath plays mind-games with a woman he has tied to a chair in his basement.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, mind game, crime, crimes, haunted by the past, deadly, serial killer, rivalry, woman in danger, danger, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 59K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, police investigation, who done it, crimes, investigation, mystery, forensics, serial killer, murder, violence against women ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, deadly, danger, family in danger, rivalry, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, obsession, out of the way ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, manipulations, confined, in the woods, dishonesty, danger, woman in danger, isolation, supernatural, haunted by the past, angel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Penthouse North (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A reclusive photojournalist lives quietly in a New York penthouse, until a smooth but sadistic criminal looking for a hidden fortune enters her life.
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: woman in danger, mind game, danger, rivalry, crimes, heist, confined, obsessive quest, blindness, photojournalist, woman, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 248
Harm's Way (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Darlene and her daughter Victoria seek refuge at a remote rural safe house for abused women that's run by the strict and tough, but folksy and supportive Bea. Things turn sour when Bea proves to be a total lunatic with an especially dangerous ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, plague, haunted by the past, false accusation, psychopath, who done it, curses spells and rituals, family relations, manipulations, parents and children, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 293
Cold Comfort (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Dolores has everthing she wants for her birthday: a party, 18 glowing candles, and Stephen, the handsome stranger who's more than a guest. He's a prisoner. COLD COMFORT bristles with the suspense, passion and danger of three people caught ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, scary, tense, realistic ...
Plot: deadly, isolation, split personality, missing person, confined, hostages, parents and children, fugitives, crimes, family relations, kidnapping, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: ghost, bathtub, mental breakdown, isolation, danger, woman in danger, mind game, deadly, supernatural, estate, haunted house, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%