Movies like Shallow Ground

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Shallow Ground (2004)
 4.9
 5K
Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he desperately searches for the boy's true identity and possible victims. Little does Jack realize that he has started down a path that will bring him face to face with an unthinkable horror. Before sunrise the living will pay for the pain the dead have suffered.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, weird
Plot: investigation, mystery, vengeance, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, crimes, law enforcement, teenage life, small town, small town sheriff, serial killer, rivalry, small town life, revenge, forest, policewoman, interrogation, countryside, flashback, bus driver, ghost, gory, deadly, blood ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Shallow Ground

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, serial killer, gory, danger and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Shallow Ground: Beneath the Darkness (2011), No One Can Hear You (2001), Sick Girl (2007), Salvage (2006), Antisocial Behaviour (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beneath the Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, young heroes, investigation, amateur detective, confined, crimes, youth, murder, social relations, small town, mortician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, mind game, serial killer, teenage life, family life, murder, law enforcement, crimes, journalism, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.5
 1K
Sick Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Izzy is raising her younger brother, Kevin, by herself. Their parents are deceased and her older brother, Rusty, is away in the Marines. When Izzy learns that her little brother is being bullied at school, she does what any unstable, psychopathic, ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, mentally unstable, youth, crimes, vengeance, family problems, family relations, young heroes, best friends, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 3K
Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, slasher ...
Plot: time loop, psychopath, death, murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, woman in danger, vengeance, destiny, rescue, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Antisocial Behaviour (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jakob Kelser is a lonely man living in a run-down house on the edge of a council estate. After enduring weeks of aggrevation and torment from local youths , Jacob, in a last-ditch attempt to once again lead a normal life, plots his revenge on his ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, vigilante, gang, vengeance, teenage life, crimes, youth, rivalry, mystery, violence, revenge, antisocial behavior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.4
 2K
The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: attic, investigation, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural ability, murder, riddles and clues, woman in danger, police detective, mystery, twins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 1K
The Barber (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the small town of Revelstoke, Alaska, local barber Dexter is surprised to learn that the body of Lucy Waters has been discovered. Having killed this woman, days ago, he hoped her body wouldn't be found until spring. Through the eyes of a ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, mind game, serial killer, small town, investigation, isolation, murder, mystery, social relations, small town sheriff, darkness, insomnia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 911
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, mind game, survival, mental illness, murder, mentally unstable, master criminal, law enforcement, investigation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.0
 2K
Perkins' 14 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ronald Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents' killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unwittingly unleash his followers on a small town and they've only got one ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, mentally unstable, psychopath, haunted by the past, crimes, vengeance, revenge, murder, basement, pharmacist, deputy sheriff, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.6
 968
Brutal (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town, a serial killer mutilates the bodies of his victims and leaves a flower on the corpses. The sheriff and his wife/deputy investigate the murders while trying to keep from alarming the citizens. They team up with an autistic hound dog ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, mystery, prodigy, love affair, mentally challenged, law enforcement, serial killer, small town life, small town, riddles and clues, politics, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 574
XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, masked killer, murder, violence, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, small town life, dark and stormy night, game, sexual murder, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, fairy tale ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, amateur detective, mind game, investigation, psychopath, stalking, journalism, crimes, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 2009, the small town of Cohasset, Massachusetts was rocked with tragedy. A 17-year-old high school senior named Collin Mason murdered three classmates. All the murders were videotaped and uploaded to the Internet via bit torrent sites and for ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: high school, murder, serial killer, small town, small town life, computers and web, investigation, crimes, high school student, found footage, violence, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.2
 330
Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, forest, investigation, serial killer, missing person, mystery, crimes, amateur detective, buddies, ghost, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 426
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, murder, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, who done it, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tv reporter, investigation, journalism, crimes, mystery, psychopath, small town, cannibalism, graphic violence, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 3K
Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, youth, survival, investigation, death, murder, prank telephone call, university ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, psychopath, murder, obsession, mystery, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, journalism, family conflict ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.0
 128
Toe Tags (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, amateur detective, crimes, race against time, mystery, apartment building, female nudity, sex, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.6
 1K
11:11 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eighteen years after the murder of her parents, Sara Tobias searches for the meaning of the numbers '11:11' that was scratched in blood beside her mother's body. Following three sudden murders, supernatural events are unleashed as she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: college, mystery, murder, investigation, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, small town life, small town, uncover truth, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, rivalry, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, video surveillance, real world, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ripper: Letter from Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A massacre survivor (A.J. Cook) studies serial killers under a famous expert (Bruce Payne), but her classmates soon start dying at the hands of a Jack the Ripper copycat.
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police detective, serial killer, college, police investigation, mind game, haunted by the past, psychopath, youth, law enforcement, teenage life, stalking, group of friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Drowning Ghost (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hundred years ago, three students at the Hellestads Boarding School were brutally slaughtered, the murderer drowned himself in a lake nearby and his body was never found. The story has become a legend for generations of students as well as a yearly ...
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, boarding school, investigation, ghost, vengeance, supernatural, youth, teenage life, life turned upside down, legends and myths, drowning, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, woman in danger, police investigation, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, amateur detective, journalism, mind game, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 3K
The Incubus (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: demon, murder, small town, mysterious character, curse, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability, teenage life, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, dark humor, mind game, split personality, vengeance, woman in danger, violence spree, investigation, murder, found footage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 6K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
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, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, forest, rescue, survival, serial killer, psychopath, confined, religions or cults, fanatic, husband wife relationship, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Phantom of Death (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Comissioner Datti is investigating the murder of a female doctor whose murderer seems to be a thirty-fivish year old man. Soon another murder follows: Pianist Robert Dominici's girlfriend is found killed. The killer also challenges Datti ...
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, pianist, psychopath, vengeance, pregnancy, riddles and clues, terminal illness, violence spree, crimes, aging ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 1K
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, couples, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, stalking, mind game, estate, murder, secret past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%