Movies like Saw

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 7.6
 340K
Saw
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: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, surprise ending, macabre, twists and turns, twist ending, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: torture, survival, serial killer, gory, mind game, insanity, violence, slasher, murder, game of death, brutality, violent, race against time, captivity, psychopath, sadist, plot twist, police investigation, blood, chained, psychology, gore, kidnapping, hospital, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Spain
78 min.
 7.5
Halloween
Horror, Thriller
USA
91 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to Saw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and twist ending films with plots about blood, catastrophe, murder, gory, brutality, splatter and mentor mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Saw: The Collector (2009), The Strangers (2008), Dead Silence (2007), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), Hush (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.4
 50K
The Collector
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: brutal, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, torture, brutality, gory, violence, masked man, trap, held captive, danger, extreme violence, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
 103K
Saw V
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: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, blood, slasher, revenge, torture, violence, kidnapping, mind game, splatter, flashbacks ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
 6.2
 106K
The Strangers
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostages, serial killer, slasher, murder, isolation, home invasion, psychological thriller, violence, torture, brutality, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.2
 76K
Dead Silence
Genre: Fantasy, 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, suspenseful, gothic, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mystery, murder, ventriloquist, legend, ghost, doll, supernatural, gory, small town, investigation, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter
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: scary, psychological, surprise ending, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, police investigation, serial killer, violence, torture, slasher, gore, blood, revenge, death, police corruption, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   75%
 
 6.2
 161K
Saw III
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: psychological, scary, surprise ending, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, torture, violence, gore, mentor, brutality, blood, terminal illness, insanity, slasher, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   0%
 
Insidious: Chapter 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, frightening, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, family, serial killer, parents and children, ghosts, hospital, investigation, afterlife, demons, police investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
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 6.6
 211K
Saw II
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, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, torture, survival, insanity, blood, violence, slasher, brutality, death, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   50%
 
 6.6
 67K
Hush
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, deaf, survival, murder, home invasion, masked killer, slasher, disability, brutality, writers, blood, violent ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
The Midnight Meat Train
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, psychological, serious, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, blood, photographer, violence, cannibalism, murder, monster, obsession, splatter, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
 6.8
 241K
Insidious
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, supernatural, demons, family in danger, evil spirit, afterlife, alternate reality, parents and children, children, blood, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
 7.0
 168K
Orphan
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: adoption, orphan, manipulation, family in danger, murder, psychology, secrets, family problems, supernatural, parenthood, psychiatrist, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, estonia, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
 5.4
 34K
Blood Paradise
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, jungle, gory, violence, brutality, slasher, chase, black market, transplant, murder, torture, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
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Alice Sweet Alice
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, investigation, mystery, brutality, catholicism, insanity, blood, death, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
Happy Birthday to Me
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, murder, mystery, vengeance, splatter, violence, gore, blood, revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
 5.9
 154K
Hostel
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, gory, slasher, gore, blood, survival, sex, brutality, violence, revenge, murder, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, slovakia, amsterdam, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
 5.3
 105K
House of Wax
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: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wax museum, murder, serial killer, group of friends, small town, torture, brutality, psychopath, violence, ghost town, monster, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
Friday the 13th Part 2
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, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, camp, serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, gore, blood, brutality, violence, death, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
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 7.5
 148K
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, survival, isolation, supernatural, zombie, blood, deadly creature, police, chase, violence, death, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 6.8
 189K
Sinister
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, serial killer, obsession, investigation, demons, writers, mystery, filmed killing, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 2012, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, violence, gore, blood, torture, cannibalism, psychopath, death, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
My Bloody Valentine
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, small town, blood, gore, brutality, violence, splatter, murder, death, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   100%
 
 6.8
 67K
Eden Lake
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, bloody ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, chase, murder, gang, brutality, revenge, forest, teenagers, torture, insanity, death of protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
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 7.0
 12K
Sisters
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, insanity, twins, private detective, model, sisters, police investigation, voyeurism, hospital, obsession, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
 6.3
 28K
13 Sins
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: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, mind game, survival, plot twist, greed, mysterious character, money, serial killer, on the run, brutality, psychology, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 19K
Afflicted
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two friends' tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it before the sickness consumes him completely.
Style: rough, serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, blood, supernatural, hospital, on the road, buddies, immortality, gore, murder, race against time, chase, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france, barcelona spain, vancouver british columbia canada, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, police investigation, revenge, halloween, strong sexual content, high school, blood, splatter, pornography ...
Time: year 1946, year 1976
Place: texas, usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
 6.5
 76K
You're Next
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: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gory, slasher, survival, murder, greed, violence, gore, serial killer, domestic disturbance, splatter, home invasion, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 

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The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, brutality, survival, slasher, gory, cannibalism, human monster, torture, stranded, stranded in the desert, wilderness, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
 7.5
 369K
The Conjuring
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, paranormal investigation, danger, riddles and clues, investigation, death, witch, haunted by the past, seance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, usa, rhode island
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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