Movies like Saw

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Saw (2004)
 7.6
 368K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, twists and turns, disturbing, rough, cult film, serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, captivity, plot twist, insanity, master criminal, survival, race against time, gory, doctor, game of death, violent, chained, fear, isolation, sadist, trapped, corpse, violence, slasher, murder, killings, investigator ...
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 surprise ending films with plots about murder, gory, deadly, blood, crimes, brutality and torture mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Saw: Hostel (2005), The Collector (2009), Would You Rather (2012), Mindhunters (2004), Nine Dead (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 174K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, 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, twists and turns, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, mind game, torture, mutilation, violence, loss of child, race against time, trap, surgery, sadism, apprentice, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 227K
Saw II (2005)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, mind game, sadism, survival, serial murder, child in peril, antidote, gory, heroin, insanity, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 165K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, gory, psychopath, danger, deadly, captivity, gore, crimes, torment, survival, tourist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, slovakia, amsterdam, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, 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, twists and turns, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, police investigation, support group, videotaping, police detective, violence, master criminal, survivor, tricycle, survival, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 56K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, brutal, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, trap, home invasion, serial killer, psychopath, held captive, gory, masked man, violence, danger, torture, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.0
 98K
Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, violence, murder, trap, secretary, captivity, gory, serial killer, police investigation, death, danger, disfigurement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 137K
Saw IV (2007)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, 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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, torture, master criminal, blood, violence, race against time, rescue, trap, disfigurement, massacre, deathtrap, presumed dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, scary, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, moral dilemma, danger, survival, deathtrap, captivity, mind game, torture, threat, group of strangers, dishonesty, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 112K
Saw V (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, gloomy, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, blood splatter, gory, rivalry, captivity, police detective, warning, crimes, confined, who done it, chases and races, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 57K
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: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, trap, isolation, island, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, murder, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
 12K
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: serious, surprise ending, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: captivity, danger, confined, kidnapping, riddles and clues, survival, crimes, gory, deadly, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ 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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, sadism, gory, torture, escapades, crimes, confined, friends, captivity, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 203K
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, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, trap, maze, captivity, trapped, escape, danger, death, mathematics, mysterious place, parallel world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.6
 88K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: torture, psychopath, home invasion, serial killer, danger, hostage, murder, torment, family in danger, savagery, bad guy wins, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 220K
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: suspenseful, mind bending, psycho film, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, motel, isolation, investigation, psychology, stranded, coincidence, death, psychiatrist, split personality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: scary, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, torture, psychopath, escape, danger, isolation, mind game, crimes, confined, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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: controversial, disturbing, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: castration, slasher, torture, strong sexual content, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, sadistic horror, tourist, gory, severed penis, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, slovakia, rome italy, prague
⇓ 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, danger, rivalry, mystery, experiment, dishonesty, mind game, kidnapping, survival, isolation, confined, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 24K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, valentine's day, gory, revenge, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, mental institution, danger, ghost, murder, haunted by the past, survival, supernatural, gory, isolation, vengeance, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.4M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, crime, police investigation, master criminal, investigation, psychopath, police detective, torture, killings, crimes, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 5.0
 6K
Autopsy (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Emily Johnson, her boyfriend Bobby and their friends Clare and Jude are recent college grads driving cross-country, taking a last vacation together before they face the "real" world. An accident leaves them hurt and stranded on a lonely ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hospital, psychopath, torture, ghost, danger, gory, evil doctor, group of friends, murder, fight, youth, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, good versus evil, chase, police detective, police investigation, psychopath, rivalry, race against time, supernatural, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, serial killer, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, serial murder, camp, mystery killer, knife murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, isolation, mind game, danger, rivalry, suspicion, mystery, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, deadly, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 38K
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: suspenseful, psychological, twist ending, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: morality, stranger, survival horror, execution, survival, death, prejudice, plot twist, murder, voting, memory, sacrifice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 25K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, sadistic horror, serial killer, hotel, danger, murder, maniac, slasher, characters killed one by one, serial murder, axe, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 44K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, slasher, kidnapping, gory, track down, party, escape, mercenary, gore, masked killer, sadistic horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: slasher, serial killer, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, mine, characters killed one by one, death, gory, haunted by the past, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, stalking, serial killer, vengeance, slasher, police investigation, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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