Movies like Detour 2013

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Detour (2013)
 5.3
 813
Detour (2013)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: survival, trapped, race against time, against the odds, confined, danger, isolation, running out of air, fear, buried alive, tragic event, confusion, mortality, natural disaster, chases and races, escapades, profanity, sex, time, nature, food, alone, sex scene, depression, water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and realistic films with plots about danger, survival, confined, isolation, deadly, escapades and profanity mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Detour: Buried (2010), Open Water (2003), The Canyon (2009), Black Rock (2012), Iron Doors (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 152K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, buried alive, isolation, trapped, desperation, danger, fear, abduction, terrorism, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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100%
 5.7
 52K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: shark, survival, stranded, shark attack, isolation, panic, ocean, scuba diving, ocean or sea, danger, abandonment, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 4K
The Canyon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, honeymoon, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, desert, tour guide, grand canyon, isolation, newlyweds, stranded ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 9K
Black Rock (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls’ weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival.
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, manhunt, survival, confined, friends, self defense, chase, strong violent content, island, communication problem, danger, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.5
 1K
Iron Doors (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man must escape from a mysterious locked vault before he dies of dehydration.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: survival, race against time, confined, captivity, isolation, self discovery, running out of air, secret place, losing-it hero, heroes, danger, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 11K
Brake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures high-speed mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract needed information for their sinister plot.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: agent as target, confined, captivity, terrorism, isolation, secret place, race against time, secret agents, danger, running out of air, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 790
Wolf Town (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kyle, a shy college student finds himself and three of his friends trapped in an old western ghost town by a pack of ferocious wolves and has to overcome his personal fears to confront the wolves and lead his friends to safety.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: wolf, survival, danger, animal attack, dangerous animal, isolation, chase, track down, trapped, wolf pack, college student, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 2K
Aftermath (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, isolation, chaos, danger, confined, escapades, radiation, nuclear, hiding place, zombie, plague ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.5
 405
Crash Site (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A vacationing couple's jeep crashes in an isolated location. They have to fight their way back to civilisation in spite of injuries and dangerous animals.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: lost in the woods, survival, dangerous animal, race against time, escapades, family in danger, isolation, family problems, in the woods, parents and children, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 904
Coffin (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Awakening from a deep sleep in the pitch black Sean Justice feels around him and realises that he is in a small wooden box and beside him lays his unconscious girlfriend. With only two hours of air time remaining a ransom demand is made of $500,000 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: race against time, mysterious character, confined, survival, crimes, danger, trapped, coffin, save the day, on the run, mystery, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 2K
Rogue River (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister incest, survival, strong violent content, woman in danger, confined, danger, psychopath, police officer killed, kidnapping, profanity, sexual content, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.1
 663
Deadfall Trail (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, Julian and Paul enter the Kaibab National Forest for a three-week survival trip and peyote vision quest. The only items they take with them are a knife, a bottle of water and a garbage bag each. A week into their journey a disastrous turn of ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, human nature, isolation, moral dilemma, friendship, danger, confined, hiking, desert, forest, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 6K
Elevator (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Nine people are stuck in an elevator. One of them has a ticking bomb that can't be defused. The other eight will do anything to survive. There is no escape and no promise of rescue. As the tension in the elevator mounts the unthinkable soon ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: trapped in an elevator, trapped, danger, captivity, terrorism, deadly, isolation, confined, greed, racism, grudge, bigotry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 11K
Rest Stop (2006)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film follows Nicole Carrow, a young woman who is threatened by a maniac serial killer, after her boyfriend Jess, is abducted in a rest stop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, danger, on the road, survival, isolation, gory, crimes, chase, torture, truck driver ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Terror Experiment (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When terrorist action releases a secret government virus in the Houston Federal building, the employees become aggressive and homicidal. Federal officials quarantine the building to wipe out the infected and control the story, but a small group of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: survival, plague, bio weapon, danger, violence spree, chaos, experiment gone awry, contamination, race against time, confined, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 295
Collapse (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The normal worries of a struggling small town farmer are blown away when the world is suddenly overrun by undead monsters. How can a good man protect and provide for his family in a hostile world without becoming a monster himself?
Style: thought provoking, bleak, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: society, farmer, survival, zombie apocalypse, brutality, insanity, human nature, isolation, epidemic, danger, plague, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.0
 578
Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.8
 571
Deadly Weekend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two young couples take one last trip to the country before moving to different cities. Unfortunately, when secrets come out and jealously takes a toll the weekend takes an unexpected and deadly turn for the worst.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: strong violent content, survival, psychopath, isolation, confined, deadly, in the woods, group of friends, danger, murder, trap, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 2.9
 1K
Bunnyman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bunnyman is the story of a group of friends on their way back from a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas, and while driving through the remote regions of southern California they suddenly find themselves in a sickening game of cat and mouse with a ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, psychopath, on the road, gory, deadly, escapades, isolation, danger, confined, captivity, profanity, off the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 3K
Stash House (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave and Emma have found the perfect house, until they discover a stash of heroine and end up imprisoned in it by violent thugs.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, stash, confined, danger, couples, crimes, gangsters, trapped, rivalry, escapades, new house, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Locked in a Room (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Locked in a Room" is a story about three teenagers that are trapped in three separate rooms. They are monitored and watched by a masked man who takes notes on paper as to their every move and emotion. They are further tormented by an ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, confined, danger, crimes, mysterious character, trapped, room, teenager, survival, isolation, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Asylum Blackout (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, blackout, security guard, survival, confinement indoors, psychopath, escapades, confined, deadly, danger, isolation, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, murder, survival, high school, serial killer, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, prank, danger, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.4
 1K
The Mooring (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp to help them connect with nature without technology. They were told it would be a summer of change. As the girls' houseboat is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lake or river, psychopath, danger, serial killer, chase, river, survival, isolation, woman in danger, missing person, on the run, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, danger, deadly, countryside, isolation, couples, crimes, murder, psychopath, violence, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, tunnel, race against time, confined, danger, escapades, deadly, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.2
 780
After... (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Urban Exploration. The practice of investigating areas not designed for public use. But strange things can happen in the dark, closed-off areas of history beneath the streets of Moscow, and what started as a way for Nate to escape his grief quickly ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, haunted by the past, adventurer, confined, danger, escapades, isolation, tunnel, woman in danger, urban, graphic violence, underground tunnel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 8K
Exists (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of friends who venture into the remote Texas woods for a party weekend find themselves stalked by Bigfoot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: sasquatch, in the woods, survival, creature, supernatural, danger, isolation, legends and myths, characters killed one by one, loss of friend, found footage, bigfoot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 1K
Event 15 (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, elevator, danger, survival, isolation, confined, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, trapped in an elevator, veteran, terrorist attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 7K
Kill Theory (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.
Style: slasher, surprise ending, scary, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, survival, moral dilemma, isolation, friends, gory, confined, deadly, mind game, danger, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%