Movies like The Signal 2007

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The Signal (2007)
 6.0
 21K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, rough, slasher, macabre, twists and turns, sexy, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, brutality, apocalypse, post apocalypse, psychopath, chaos, violent, infidelity, survival, murder, violence spree, epidemic, new year, virus, violence, death, chase, catastrophe, distopia, psychology, dark humor, loneliness, mental disorder, depression, torture ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Signal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, supernatural, blood, gory and gore mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Signal: 28 Days Later (2002), Diary of the Dead (2007), Dying Breed (2008), You're Next (2011), Bio-Dead (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 409K
28 Days Later (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, epidemic, zombie apocalypse, infected, rage, end of the world, plague, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: scary, tense, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, found footage, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, death, chase, survival, filmmaker, back from the dead, chaos, transformation, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 6K
Dying Breed (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the depths of the Tasmanian wilderness a group of hikers looking for a Tasmanian Tiger. They encounter a group of cannibals descended from Alexander Pearce, who was hung for cannibalism in 1824, out to find fresh breeding stock.
Style: scary, slasher, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, survival, murder, wilderness, psychopath, isolation, rescue, amputation, cannibal, cannibalism, forest, inbreeding ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tasmania, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 99K
You're Next (2011)
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, survival, masked killer, murder, deathtrap, massacre, crimes, confined, parents and children, gang, family relations, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.3
 104
Bio-Dead (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a devastating biological disaster kills twelve million people, a hazmat team searches the contaminated wasteland for survivors. But what they find is a vicious predator hungry for human flesh.
Style: serious, suspense, scary, tense, realistic ...
Plot: bio weapon, zombie, human flesh, apocalypse, survival, chaos, ghoul, cannibalism, desperation, brutality, corporate crime, tortured to death ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 37K
The Divide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: survival, isolation, survival horror, torment, confined, losing-it hero, nuclear holocaust, social decay, group of strangers, bunker, disaster, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 36K
The Void (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and ...
Style: dark, macabre, suspense, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: body horror, monster, hospital, another dimension, insanity, mutation, human experiment, cult, violence, murder, brutality, nurse ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Teenage Caveman (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic future mankind is lives in a prehistoric manner. After killing his father for sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the son of a tribal leader runs away with a group of his teenage friends. They are taken in by Neil and Judith ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, sexy, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: caveman, deadly creature, apocalypse, mutant, survival, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, leadership, society, superhuman, post apocalypse ...
Time: stone age, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.4
 28K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: scary, twist ending, melancholic, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, zombie, apocalypse, epidemic, insanity, post apocalypse, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, survival, violence, cell phone, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tooth and Nail (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a small group of survivors, who call themselves Foragers, plan to rebuild civilization from their headquarters in an empty hospital based in what is left of Philadelphia. But they're soon forced into a face-off war ...
Style: scary, slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, isolation, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, murder, post apocalypse, apocalypse, serial killer, cannibal, monster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, found footage, obsession, dark humor, psychopath, insanity, murder, mind game, split personality, vengeance, woman in danger, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, violence, cruelty, cannibalism, murder, cannibal, sadism, chainsaw, death, dark hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: survival, serial killer, murder, forest, rescue, fanatic, confined, religions or cults, psychopath, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rites of Spring (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A ransom scheme turns into a nightmare for a group of kidnappers who become victims of a horrifying secret that must be paid every spring.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, disorder, crime gone awry, confined, rite, creature, monster, farmhouse, human sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ángela Vidal the young television reporter who entered the building with the fireman, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don?t know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional ...
Style: scary, bloody, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, quarantine, zombie outbreak, demonic possession, apocalypse, isolation, violence spree, chaos, confined, virus, survival, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 2K
Dead Air (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: zombie, terrorism, survival, virus, confined, escapades, chaos, plague, violence spree, isolation, media, infection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 1K
Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, survival, youth, serial killer, violence, violence spree, kids in trouble, forest, police officer, maniac, supernatural being ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, torture, murder, vengeance, maniac, exploitation, brutality, mayor, sadism, redneck, survival, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.6
 13K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: slasher, scary, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, toxic, police investigation, zombie, experiment gone awry, murder, crimes, survival, toxic waste, violence, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 3K
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, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, valentine's day, psychopath, stalking, child murders a child, woman in danger, vengeance, decapitation, physical exam, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 74K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, quarantine, zombie, found footage, survival, plague, graphic violence, supernatural, trapped, monster, uncover truth, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, suspense, stylized, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, small town, quarantine, survival, survival horror, transformation, brutality, soldier, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, virtual reality, video game, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, supernatural, save the day, survival, a.i., vengeance, technology gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheriff and his son who are tracking down a group of bank robbers on their way to Mexico, only to discover that they are being stalked by a far more deadly enemy — The Reeker.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, serial killer, psychopath, desert, burned alive, murder, supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, survival, good versus evil, sheriff ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cannibal, desert, mutant, cannibalism, raped by monster, survival, cave, monster, torture, serial killer, rescue, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
House of the Dead 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies in the campus, and the government sends a NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, soldier, military, supernatural, survival, deadly creature, chaos, chaos and mayhem, antidote, plague, apocalypse, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 17K
V/H/S: Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, found footage, virus, murder, death, violence, brutality, zombie, survival, teenage life, computers and web, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: tijuana mexico, usa, las vegas, los angeles, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, crimes, survival, psychopath, isolation, forest, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 738
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, violence spree, isolation, survival, disorder, toxic, mad scientist, virus ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, airplane, virus, countryside, rescue, apocalypse, survival, chaos, violence spree, race against time, zombie apocalypse, soldier ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: southern italy, rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%