Movies like Riding the Bullet

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Riding the Bullet (2004)
 5.1
 10K
Riding the Bullet (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1969, Alan Parker (Jackson) is a young artist, studying at the University of Maine. He becomes obsessed with death, and believing he is losing his girlfriend, Jessica (Christensen), he tries to commit suicide on his birthday but his friends manage to stop him, and he recovers. He receives news that his mother is dying and decides to hitchhike, in an attempt to reach his dying mom.
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, suspense, intense, talky, disturbing, harsh, tense, serious ...
Plot: halloween, hitchhiker, destiny, on the road, psychopath, life & death, obsession, ghost, hospital, death wish, road trip, death, brutality, supernatural, cult, police investigation, college, family relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, haunted by the past, suicide, psycho, ex girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: usa, maine

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Most similar movies to Riding the Bullet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about supernatural, murder, death, deadly, danger, gory and dialogue mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Riding the Bullet: The Dark Half (1993), Flatliners (1990), Still/Born (2017), Final Destination 2 (2003), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
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The Dark Half (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, blackmail, supernatural, lookalikes, supernatural ability, investigation, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost, dream, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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100%
 6.5
 86K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, twist ending ...
Plot: afterlife, medical student, suicide, experiment gone awry, nightmare, hallucination, medical experiment, medical school, supernatural, obsession, memory, manipulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 4K
Still/Born (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Still/Born follows Mary, a new mother who lost one of her twins in childbirth. As she struggles with the loss of one of her children, she starts to suspect something sinister is after her surviving child - a supernatural entity that has chosen her ...
Style: macabre, scary, melancholic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, dreams, couples, family relations, parents and children, supernatural horror, evil force, ghost, nightmare, children, supernatural, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Final Destination 2 (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, a vision, supernatural ability, death, characters killed one by one, creativity, haunted by the past, coincidence, escapades, premonition, passenger, cheating death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, family, fear, nightmare comes true, demon, child in peril, psychic, nightmare, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.9
 58K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, poltergeist, haunted house, family relations, child in peril, chaos and mayhem, chaos, family in danger, family problems, good versus evil, human host ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 102K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, frightening ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, indian burial ground, afterlife, cemetery, family in danger, pets, back from the dead, supernatural, grief, loss of pet, grave robbing, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 8K
Unrest (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, medical student, haunted by the past, medical school, self mutilation, insanity, corpse, autopsy, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, psychopath, mind game, hitchhiker, survival, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 8K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, soldier, haunted by the past, mystery, baron, castle, supernatural, murder, uncover truth, obsession, obsessive quest, golden years ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 44K
Shutter (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, secret lover, car accident, nightmare, supernatural, photographer, suicide, uncover truth, revenge, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 4K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, supernatural, hospital, afterlife, suicide, cult leader, psychopath, mind game, woman in danger, insanity, sole survivor, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural ability, parents and children, adoption, obsession, adopted son, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 62K
V/H/S (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, halloween, videotaping, survival, petty criminal, confined, burglary, juvenile delinquency, haunted house, demon, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 45K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: rabies, dangerous animal, killer dog, dog, murder, brutality, saint bernard dog, dam, corpse, boy, child in peril, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, haunted by the past, student life, college life, alternate reality, car accident, life & death, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 178K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, macabre, frightening, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, adoption, afterlife, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, paranormal activity, forest, family relations, parents and children, children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 81K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, car, chase, survival, vengeance, supernatural, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1978, year 1979 ...
Place: california, southern california, plymouth, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, woman in danger, split personality, violence spree, investigation, murder, found footage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 8K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, haunted by the past, friendship, death, murder, guilt, father son relationship, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sheriff, preacher, murder, serial killer, supernatural, family in danger, woman in danger, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, ghost, good versus evil, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, destiny, death, youth, supernatural, race against time, psychic, life & death, group of friends, freak accident, survival, air disaster ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 7K
Hell Night (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, college, psycho killer, abandoned house, student life, stalking, college life, serial killer, psychopath, prank, brutality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.0
 39K
V/H/S/2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, missing person, zombie, murder, videotaping, cannibalism, strong violent content, monster, violence, evil, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 88K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, haunted by the past, belief, investigation, supernatural, slavery, ghost, cult, disfigurement, evil, urban decay ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 265K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, psychiatric ward, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.0
 428
London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, nanny, voodoo, family relations, couples, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, ghost, mysterious character, family problems, parents and children, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 2K
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: serious, tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, ghost, mysterious character, life is a bitch, crimes, rivalry, supernatural, losing-it hero, investigation, mind game, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%