Movies like Shallow Ground

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Shallow Ground (2004)
 4.9
 4K
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
Plot: vengeance, riddles and clues, investigation, mystery, crimes, psychopath, murder, law enforcement, gory, deadly, teenage life, small town, small town sheriff, serial killer, small town life, rivalry, forest, female police officer, policewoman, blood, interrogation, countryside, school bus, bus driver, flashback ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Shallow Ground

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, 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: No One Can Hear You (2001), Antisocial Behaviour (2007), The Attic (2007), The Barber (2002), Dark Asylum (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, mind game, teenage life, family life, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, danger, murder, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: rough, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, vigilante, vengeance, gang, teenage life, rivalry, mystery, gory, youth, crimes, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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: psychological, rough, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, attic, haunted house, family in danger, murder, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, woman in danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, mind game, serial killer, small town, investigation, mystery, danger, deadly, isolation, murder, social relations, small town sheriff ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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3657
 4.2
 852
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, survival, mind game, danger, mental illness, murder, law enforcement, investigation, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, gory, danger, deadly, vengeance, revenge, murder, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, hitchhiker, survival, psychopath, danger, crimes, police investigation, mind game, law enforcement, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 879
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, mystery, prodigy, gory, love affair, serial killer, law enforcement, mentally challenged, danger, deadly, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.2
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, youth, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 158 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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, gory, crimes, mystery, mind game, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 511
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, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, crimes, deadly, strong violent content, serial killer, murder, masked killer, danger, violence, pursuit, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, college, investigation, mystery, mind game, amateur detective, crimes, deadly, youth, rivalry, stalking, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.6
 979
Cyrus (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: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tv reporter, investigation, psychopath, journalism, mystery, crimes, danger, gory, small town, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, murder, gory, small town life, dark and stormy night, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.7
 385
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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, investigation, law enforcement, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serial killer, murder, high school, small town, small town life, violence, computers and web, crimes, deadly, investigation, teenager, snuff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.3
 306
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, serial killer, missing person, deadly, gory, mystery, crimes, danger, amateur detective, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, deadly, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 2.9
 106
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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, race against time, mystery, serial killer, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, apartment building, crime, dead woman on bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 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, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, youth, rivalry, deadly, gory, survival, investigation, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 3K
Ripper (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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police detective, college, haunted by the past, police investigation, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, youth, danger, teenage life, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: college, mystery, murder, gory, deadly, serial killer, investigation, danger, small town, death in the family, small town life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 2K
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, teenage life, mind game, danger, amateur detective, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, ireland, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, life turned upside down, teenage life, supernatural, deadly, youth, legends and myths, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, investigation, mind game, curses spells and rituals, gory, psychopath, danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, violence spree, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, split personality, deadly, woman in danger, investigation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Phantom of Death (1988)
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, pianist, aging, investigation, danger, crime, mystery, deadly, crimes, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, gory, psychopath, couples, stalking, crimes, mind game, deadly, danger, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, forest, murder, gory, danger, rescue, serial killer, psychopath, religions or cults, confined, fanatic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 2K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, woman in danger, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, blood, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%