Movies like Octane 2003

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Octane (2003)
 4.3
 3K
Octane (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a family visit, stressed businesswoman Senga Wilson (Madeleine Stowe) is driving with her rebellious daughter, Nat (Mischa Barton), down an ominous highway in the middle of the night. After they pick up a weird teenage hitchhiker (Bijou Phillips), their journey goes awry. Nat decides to give her mom the slip and runs off with the hitchhiker at a rest stop. In a desperate search to find her daughter, Senga learns that Nat has been drawn into an evil cult.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, offbeat
Plot: road trip, nightmare, kidnapping, psychopath, parents and children, slasher, teenage life, supernatural, family relations, violence spree, chase, danger, gory, disorder, deadly, violence, vampire, on the road, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, self mutilation, accident victim, dancing, dream, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Octane

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about deadly, psychopath, crimes, danger, murder, gory and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Octane: Plasterhead (2006), Penny Dreadful (2006), The Wizard of Gore (2007), Hellraiser: Inferno (2000), Incubus (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, vengeance, survival, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Penny Dreadful (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.
Style: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: phobia, mind game, isolation, hitchhiker, on the road, kidnapping, psychologist, danger, crimes, mystery, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, surreal ...
Plot: murder, hypnosis, psychopath, mysterious character, supernatural, police investigation, mystery, mind game, crimes, woman in danger, obsession, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, chase, good versus evil, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, race against time, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 3.0
 2K
Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: slasher, experiment gone awry, supernatural, serial killer, confined, psychopath, survival, mystery, danger, deadly, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, photographer, deadly, gory, crimes, witnessing a crime, butcher, psychopath, blood, obsession, subway train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, violence, psychopath, haunted by the past, mystery, danger, deadly, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.3
 547
Left for Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Five frat boys are stalked by a machete wielding maniac, after they are involved in a horrifying Devil's Night accident.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, crimes, danger, psychopath, in the woods, deadly, stalking, serial killer, masked killer, maniac, murder, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, crimes, deadly, who done it, woman in danger, slasher, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: psycho film, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, deadly, murder, psychopath, supernatural, urban legend, haunted by the past, small town, danger, gory, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 1K
Frayed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pat Baker is a small town sheriff. His son, Kurt, is a deranged young man with a dark secret. Sheriff Baker's worst nightmare comes true when Kurt escapes from a psychiatric hospital where he was locked away for the brutal murder of his mother ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, slasher, manhunt, killer clown, life is a bitch, danger, moral dilemma, mental illness, violence spree, parents and children, family problems, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.4
 867
Devil's Prey (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of young adults attend an all-night rave, only to discover that it's a trap for a satanic cult that requires flesh for bloody sacrifices.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: religious cult, murder, devil worship, danger, religions or cults, supernatural, on the run, deadly, youth, crimes, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 12K
My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, danger, rivalry, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, serial killer, deadly, crimes, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 1K
Heartstopper (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two hospitalized young people discover that things can get even worse when the dilapidated institution is stranded by a severe storm and a maniac stalks the corridors butchering the patients and staff.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary
Plot: hospital, serial killer, psychopath, murder, electric chair, vengeance, gory, youth, teenage life, danger, social misfits, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 4K
Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, slasher, violence, mental institution, psychopath, serial killer, maniac, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 507
XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, vengeance, crimes, strong violent content, deadly, serial killer, masked killer, danger, murder, violence, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 328
Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, mind game, youth, crimes, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, serial killer, college, school, gory, vengeance, birthday, birthday party, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 6K
Trauma (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is caught and returned to her parents, who are soon beheaded by a garrotting stranger making the rounds about town, apparently striking only when ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, kidnapping, gory, journalism, deadly, amateur detective, danger, woman in danger, teenage life, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
 610
Killer Holiday (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Taylor, a former juvenile delinquent, convinces straight-'A' student, Cammi to join her and her friends on a Spring Break road trip through the California desert. Ignoring evil premonitions from Cammi, the 8 friends party heavily as they ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, buddies, danger, slasher, theme park, on the road, deadly, stalking, road trip, survival, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
To Sir with Love (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mi-ja, who has been taking care of a retired teacher, Ms Park, invites several of her former students to her house 16 years after their graduation. Since the end of her teaching career, Park has been residing in the countryside, suffering from an ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: reunion, slasher, murder, psychopath, vengeance, mystery, teachers and students, youth, rivalry, deadly, prank, hardcase students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Book of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the wraparound story penned by Clive Barker in the author's "Books of Blood" collection, the story centers on a paranormal expert who, while investigating a gruesome slaying, finds a house that is at the intersection of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, ghost, murder, investigation, danger, deadly, crimes, supernatural, mystery, paranormal phenomena, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sometimes They Come Back... for More (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a arctic circle radio shack, an ancient evil lurks, ready to strike at a psychologist, an army man and their collective forces.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, apocalyptic
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, deadly, supernatural, danger, psychopath, gory, murder, military officer, antichrist, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.4
 510
Desecrated (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rich heiress and her friends head for a weekend of fun at her isolated ranch house in the middle of no man's land. They soon find that the caretaker's dark past, has taken him down a bloody killing spree.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, buddies, isolation, deadly, mysterious character, ranch, struggle for survival, danger, heiress, violence, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, solar eclipse, birthday, elementary school, children, crime, supernatural, crimes, family life, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 70s, year 1970
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, mind game, confined, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, isolation, rivalry, crimes, slasher, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 30K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hallucination, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, hometown, gory, mentally unstable, danger, destiny, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, hidden identity, danger, mysterious character, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: scary, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, psychopath, survival, law enforcement, danger, crimes, police investigation, mind game, vengeance, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%