Movies like Saw

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Saw (2004)
 7.6
 348K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Crime, 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, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough, serious, twists and turns, mind bending, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, torture, serial killer, captivity, mind game, survival, insanity, trapped, race against time, game of death, sadist, gory, chained, fear, master criminal, isolation, corpse, violent, violence, slasher, murder, killings, investigator, plot twist, burned alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Saw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, serial killer, violence, deadly, danger, crimes and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Saw: Mindhunters (2004), The Collector (2009), Would You Rather (2012), Nine Dead (2010), The Bone Collector (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 165K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, violence, doctor, bomb, race against time, loss of child, sadism, trap, surgery, corpse, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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, serious, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, gory, support group, police detective, violence, tricycle, survivor, master criminal, survival, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 216K
Saw II (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, heroin, sadism, antidote, trap, mind game, gory, goth, insanity, survival, terrorizing, trapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 55K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, trap, island, dishonesty, isolation, investigation, law enforcement, murder, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 52K
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, home invasion, psychopath, trap, danger, extreme violence, thief, maniac, torture, violence, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror
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, rough, tense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: moral dilemma, psychopath, deathtrap, mind game, captivity, confinement indoors, confined, danger, doctor, suicide, torture, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 130K
Saw IV (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master criminal, torture, blood, violence, child abuse, massacre, race against time, rescue, trap, disfigurement, mind game, presumed dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 92K
Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK, 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, murder, secretary, mind game, trap, captivity, gory, serial killer, goth, police investigation, death, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 11K
Nine Dead (2010)
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending, scary ...
Plot: riddles and clues, kidnapping, captivity, danger, confined, gory, crimes, deadly, survival, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, psychopath, police investigation, riddles and clues, serial killer, mind game, policewoman, crime, paraplegic, master criminal, psychological thriller, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, gory, hotel, crimes, escapades, confined, danger, captivity, survival, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 22K
Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, torture, psychopath, escape, isolation, danger, mind game, crimes, confined, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dungeon, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 105K
Saw V (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, blood splatter, gory, goth, captivity, escape attempt, rivalry, race against time, chases and races, who done it, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 29K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, stalking, kidnapping, torment, isolation, escape attempt, danger, woman in danger, survival, security guard, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 107K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, traffic jam, group of friends, slasher, deadly, ghost town, wax museum, small town, torture, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, police investigation, crimes, who done it, investigation, mystery, forensics, serial killer, murder, violence against women ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 157K
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, gory, psychopath, crimes, surgery, survival, captivity, danger, torture, deadly, friends, torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, europe, amsterdam, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 21K
ATM (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, psychopath, escape attempt, confinement indoors, survival, stalking, captivity, confined, mysterious character, danger, trapped, framed for murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 29K
13 Sins (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, mind game, mysterious character, greed, on the run, serial killer, unsupportive parent, survival, plot twist, money, brutality, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, violence, cannibalism, cruelty, gore, blood, gory, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 21K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, revenge, starting over, motel, voyeur, blood, mental illness, gory, attic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Breathing Room (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thrown naked into a desolate room with thirteen strangers, Tonya discovers that she is the final contestant in a deadly game. Restrained by lethal electronic collars, the players must utilize hints and tools from a box marked "pieces" to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, rivalry, danger, mystery, experiment, dishonesty, survival, kidnapping, mind game, confined, isolation, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, death, gory, haunted by the past, old love, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Hostel: Part II (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, castration, strong sexual content, kidnapping, murder, torture, psychopath, tourist, gory, severed penis, confined, exploit ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, slovakia, prague, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 100K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mental illness, investigation, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, psychiatrist, mystery, supernatural ability, mental institution, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 24K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 69K
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, suspense, scary, brutal, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gang, forest, camping, slasher, fear, weekend, torture, revenge, in the woods, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, slasher, serial killer, survival, rescue, danger, gory, murder, forest, religions or cults, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 3K
Blackout (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three people from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a stalled elevator. What at first seems like an inconvenience rapidly escalates into a nightmare.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, serial killer, psychopath, murder, trapped in an elevator, mind game, danger, haunted by the past, fight, bus, hospital, chocolate bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, sexualized violence, serial killer, murder, psychopath, vengeance, torture, gory, danger, brutality, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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