Movies like Saw

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Saw (2004)
 7.6
 385K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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 die trying...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, serious, disturbing, macabre, neo noir, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, serial killer, insanity, psychopath, master criminal, plot twist, game of death, fear, captivity, survival, race against time, violent, survival horror, killings, sadism, trapped, deathtrap, gory, sadistic horror, violence, doctor, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s

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Most similar movies to Saw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, brutality, blood, death, gory, violence and torture mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Saw: Hostel (2005), The Collector (2009), Would You Rather (2012), Funhouse (2019), Identity (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 181K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mind game, trap, torture, sadism, mutilation, surgery, psychopath, race against time, master criminal, game of death, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 236K
Saw II (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, trap, serial murder, mind game, sadism, sadistic horror, torture, antidote, gory, survival, psychopath, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 172K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, gory, psychopath, gore, danger, captivity, serial murder, crimes, dismemberment, deadly, strong violent content, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.9
 142K
Saw IV (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: trap, mind game, torture, deathtrap, master criminal, rescue, race against time, violence, game, game of death, serial killer, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 60K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, trap, home invasion, torture, gory, deathtrap, violence, homicidal maniac, hostage, held captive, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.0
 104K
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, twist ending, scary, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: trap, mind game, game of death, serial killer, characters murdered one by one, torture, captivity, serial murder, violence, sadism, police investigation, booby trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, scary, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mind game, serial killer, gory, master criminal, deathtrap, survival, deadly, race against time, support group, police investigation, violence, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 117K
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, twist ending, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, mind game, game of death, psychopath, deathtrap, trap, escape attempt, deadly, race against time, survival horror, violence, blood splatter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, danger, moral dilemma, survival, group of strangers, deathtrap, mind game, threat, captivity, torture, estate, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.4
 3K
Funhouse (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When 8 celebrities from around the globe are invited to compete in an online reality show, they soon realize that they are playing for their very lives, as those voted off suffer horrific consequences, broadcast live to the entire world.
Style: scary, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: torture, survival, rivalry, video surveillance, trapped, isolation, sadism, characters killed one by one, psychopath, mercilessness, reality, dismemberment ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 231K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, psychology, motel, psychiatrist, split personality, mystery, stranded, investigation, psycho terror, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
 13K
Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: surprise ending, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, kidnapping, danger, captivity, riddles and clues, survival, deadly, crimes, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 58K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, trap, island, dishonesty, investigation, confined, law enforcement, murder, unknown killer, bad guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 95K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: slasher, psychological thriller, scary, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival horror, serial killer, trapped, hidden camera, danger, isolation, hostage, hotel, estranged couple, deception, one night, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: sadism, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, torture, friends, survival, buddies, captivity, danger, escapades, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, gang rape, vengeance, rapist, woman in danger, danger, rape revenge, strong violent content, sexual humiliation, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, psychological, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, deadly, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 216K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, twist ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trap, survival, isolation, maze, trapped, captivity, danger, escape, death, mathematics, survival horror, claustrophobia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 5.8
 71K
Jigsaw (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dead bodies begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways. All investigations begin to point the finger at deceased killer John Kramer.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, slasher, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: gory violence, abduction, survival horror, violence, game of death, torture, death, serial murder, coma, self mutilation, brutality, psychopath ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 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, danger, isolation, crimes, confined, mind game, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, torture, murder, cannibalism, cannibal, gory, sadism, severed foot, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 111K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
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: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, survival, chase, gory, disfigurement, danger, manhunt, massacre, youth, trap, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 46K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trap, serial killer, gory, escape, sadistic horror, masked killer, serial murder, survival horror, mercenary, crimes, kidnapping, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 87K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, ventriloquist, mystery, doll, murder, funeral, legend, curses spells and rituals, small town, investigation, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hostel: Part II (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
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: slasher, disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: castration, torture, sadistic horror, strong sexual content, murder, psychopath, tourist, gory, survival, kidnapping, torment, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, prague, slovakia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 19K
No One Lives (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, trap, psychopath, gang, massacre, hostage, woman in danger, captivity, danger, murder, deadly, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 46K
Circle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: plot twist, morality, survival horror, stranger, death, execution, survival, sole survivor, prejudice, sacrifice, murder, voting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 78K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, forest, youth, fear, chase, murder, in the woods, death of protagonist, weekend, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 91K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: home invasion, masked killer, murder, massacre, survival, deathtrap, gory, crimes, trap, family relations, family in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 9K
House of 9 (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine strangers wake up in a house with no recollection how they got there and no way out. The voice on the PA introduces them to a grisly game they must play. The prize is $5 million and their life.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: captivity, group of strangers, survival, isolation, rivalry, mind game, sole survivor, deathtrap, danger, contests and competitions, murder, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%