Movies like The Ruins

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The Ruins (2008)
 5.8
 67K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending, bloody, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, survival, gory, friendship, self sacrifice, mercy killing, tourist, vacation, ruins, murder, death, ancient mystery, paralysis, danger, chase, ancient, slasher, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vine, flower, german, monster, friends, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Ruins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, danger, gory, survival, murder, slasher and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Ruins: Wrong Turn (2003), The Pyramid (2014), House of Wax (2005), High Tension (2003), Ghost Ship (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 102K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, slasher, manhunt, cannibalism, disfigurement, danger, chase, isolation, friendship, gory, massacre, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 22K
The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, monster, desert, found footage, archaeologist, survival, isolation, gory, deadly, deadly creature, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 109K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: suspense, scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, ghost town, traffic jam, deadly, wax museum, group of friends, violence, small town, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 64K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Plot: insanity, massacre, home invasion, gory, survival, kidnapping, psychopath, farmhouse, slasher, serial killer, chase, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, southern france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 88K
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, sea disaster, slasher, ship, isolation, supernatural, survival, cruise, danger, gory, death, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 3K
Carver (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on true events
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: slasher, brutality, murder, torture, psychopath, wilderness, stalking, crimes, friendship, maniac, sadism, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 148K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, supernatural, demons, survival, friendship, curses spells and rituals, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, gory, hotel, danger, escapades, confined, crimes, friends, survival, captivity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, disfigurement, cannibal, violence, psychopath, hitchhiker, chainsaw, torture, mentally unstable, killing off one by one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, campus, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 71K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: rough, dark humor, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, danger, disease, illness, gory, drinking, in the woods, small town, plague, deadly, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 161K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, torture, psychopath, survival, crimes, surgery, danger, captivity, gory, deadly, torment, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, europe, amsterdam, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 64K
Wolf Creek (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, sadistic horror, psychopath, on the road, massacre, tourist, friendship, torture, outback, maniac, isolation, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, mine, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 35K
Blood Paradise (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, black market, gory, survival, chase, slasher, transplant, bondage, torture, murder, violence, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, argentina, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: death, survival, cabin in the woods, in the woods, supernatural, trapped, zombie, monster, danger, youth, creature, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, year 2009, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 876
Milo (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young grade-school girls witness the murder of one of their classmates during what they thought was just an innocent game. The killer is a strange young boy named Milo Jeeder. Sixteen years later, the four survivors of the event re-unite under ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, child killer, survival, gory, woman in danger, danger, serial killer, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 9K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, slasher, youth, swamp, danger, teenage life, supernatural, serial killer, survival, snake bite, race against time, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hostel: Part II (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Italy, Iceland, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following a geographical tour of Slovakia, three young American women are lured into a hostel by a handsome young man who sells them to the twisted masters, ties them up and brings upon an unthinkable world of pain.
Style: disturbing, scary, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, castration, strong sexual content, kidnapping, murder, torture, psychopath, tourist, gory, severed penis, survival, model ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: slovakia, europe, prague, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, gory, family in danger, vengeance, danger, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The In Between (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Under the border leading into Mexico, within a labyrinth of caves, a deadly presence haunts all who enter. For four friends on an expedition, the caverns become an underground graveyard as the tortured ghosts prey upon them, one by one.
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, hostage, cave, supernatural, deadly creature, friendship, gory, deadly, slasher, survival, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, rough, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, danger, murder, domestic disturbance, supernatural, parents and children, family problems, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 936
Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, youth, gory, survival, psychopath, serial killer, violence, psycho, violence spree, escapades, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school prom faces a deadly threat: a flesh-eating virus that spreads via a popular brand of bottled water.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, virus, quarantine, prom, bottled water, gory, survival, teenage life, deadly virus, infected, deadly, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, back from the dead, cannibalism, survival, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, death, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Black Cadillac (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, danger, chase, escapades, murder, survival, crimes, deadly, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Retired military commander Colonel Dale Murphy hosts the simulated post-apocalyptic reality show where participants are challenged to survive a remote West Virginia wasteland. But the show turns into a nightmarish showdown when each realizes they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, incest, cannibalism, disfigurement, axe, rivalry, trap, tv show, forest, road accident, ex soldier, dynamite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 9K
Wilderness (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juvenile delinquents gets sent to a small British island after a fellow prisoners death, where they have to fight for survival.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, survival, death, violence, brutality, human prey, dog, danger, isolation, gory, juvenile delinquency, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 2.6
 566
Sea of Fear (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College athlete Lance and his friend Tom meet Tom's girlfriend Kate and her friend Ashley in a marina to travel on a rented boat on a leisure trip. The Captain brings his navigator and first mate Joel and another unexpected passenger, Derek, ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, escapades, crimes, mysterious character, ship, slasher, supernatural, danger, deadly, shark attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Final Destination 3 (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from death itself – which seeks out those who escaped their fate.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, death, classmates, decapitation, psychic, foreknowledge, a vision, supernatural, loss of friend, survival, supernatural power, fortune teller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
 4K
Scary or Die (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The creation of filmmaker Michael Emanuel, SCARY OR DIE tells five interwoven horror stories that take place in and around the “City of Angles”. A flesh-eating clown desperately trying to protect the person he craves the most; a dirty cop and a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, brutal
Plot: murder, zombie, vampire, gory, crimes, supernatural, family in danger, death, transformation, dismemberment, vampire hunter, clown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 23K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, summer camp, slasher, psychopath, serial killer, shyness, danger, youth, teenage life, violence, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%