Movies like Saw

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Saw (2004)
 7.6
 356K
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, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough, serious, twists and turns, mind bending, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, psychopath, captivity, mind game, race against time, survival, insanity, violent, gory, master criminal, trapped, game of death, sadist, plot twist, chained, fear, isolation, corpse, violence, slasher, murder, killings, investigator, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to Saw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about murder, deadly, violence, danger, blood, serial killer and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Saw: Would You Rather (2012), Hostel (2005), The Collector (2009), Nine Dead (2010), Cube (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 168K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mind game, mutilation, violence, psychopath, corpse, apprentice, bomb, sadism, race against time, trap, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: rough, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, danger, moral dilemma, captivity, survival, confined, deathtrap, mind game, torture, confinement indoors, invitation, threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 220K
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, antidote, heroin, sadism, mind game, trap, gory, goth, insanity, survival, escape attempt, terrorizing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010)
Genre: 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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, police investigation, support group, police detective, violence, master criminal, tricycle, survivor, survival, mind game, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, serious, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, psychopath, danger, captivity, deadly, survival, gory, surgery, crimes, torment, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, europe, amsterdam, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 95K
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, violence, murder, trap, secretary, captivity, gory, serial killer, goth, police investigation, death, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 54K
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, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, masked man, held captive, gory, extreme violence, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 132K
Saw IV (2007)
Genre: 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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, master criminal, torture, blood, violence, massacre, race against time, disfigurement, presumed dead, trap, rescue, rapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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: surprise ending, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: riddles and clues, kidnapping, captivity, danger, deadly, gory, confined, crimes, survival, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 108K
Saw V (2008)
Genre: 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: rough, serious, gloomy, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, blood splatter, gory, goth, police detective, warning, rivalry, who done it, chases and races, crimes, confined, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 195K
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, suspenseful, futuristic, surreal, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, trap, survival, captivity, maze, escape, trapped, death, danger, mathematics, parallel world, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ 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: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, torture, psychopath, escape, isolation, danger, mind game, confined, crimes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dungeon, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 212K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, motel, isolation, investigation, psychology, stranded, coincidence, death, psychiatrist, storm, convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 22K
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, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, isolation, confinement indoors, escape attempt, psychopath, survival, stalking, captivity, mysterious character, confined, danger, framed for murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, surprise ending, psychological, scary, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, trap, island, dishonesty, isolation, investigation, law enforcement, murder, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 9K
House of 9 (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 86 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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: isolation, survival, captivity, rivalry, mind game, deathtrap, danger, group of strangers, contests and competitions, murder, psychological torture, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 11K
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, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, isolation, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, deadly, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 30K
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, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, mind game, mysterious character, greed, on the run, serial killer, game, survival, plot twist, money, brutality, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 30K
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, escape attempt, danger, survival, isolation, security guard, woman in danger, confinement indoors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 90K
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: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival horror, danger, serial killer, trapped, hotel, slasher, psychological thriller, hostages, isolation, estranged couple, deception, hidden camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 43K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, slasher, kidnapping, gory, mercenary, party, escape, gore, hotel, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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: slasher, serial killer, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, death, gory, haunted by the past, danger, old love, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 71K
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, scary, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, fear, slasher, camping, gory, youth, weekend, sadism, forest, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.8
 101K
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, psycho film, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, mystery, psychiatrist, insanity, supernatural ability, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, rivalry, mystery, danger, experiment, mind game, survival, kidnapping, dishonesty, confined, isolation, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, death, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, masked killer, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 4K
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: psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, psychopath, serial killer, murder, trapped in an elevator, mind game, danger, haunted by the past, fight, hospital, bus, homeless man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 60K
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, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, violence against women, police investigation, crimes, who done it, investigation, mystery, forensics, profiler, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, woman in danger, valentine's day, gory, revenge, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 6K
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, suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, slasher, psychopath, survival, serial killer, murder, danger, rescue, gory, forest, confined, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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