Movies like The Steam Experiment

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The Steam Experiment (2009)
 3.9
 3K
The Steam Experiment (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deranged scientist locks 6 people in a steam room and threatens to turn up the heat if the local paper doesn't publish his story about global warming.
Style: tense, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: global warming, hostage, human nature, mind game, confined, danger, crimes, psychopath, mad scientist, race against time, law enforcement, deadly, torture, hotel, chaos, police detective, manipulation, steam room, threat, split personality, hostages, crime, journalism, deathtrap, disgraced ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: michigan

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Most similar movies to The Steam Experiment

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, murder, psychopath, rivalry and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Steam Experiment: Tripfall (2000), Poker Run (2009), Endure (2010), The Cursed (2000), Dot.Kill (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.4
 365
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, race against time, psychopath, parents and children, danger, rivalry, confined, crimes, deadly, daring rescue, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.6
 340
Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, couple relations, confined, deadly, mind game, danger, buddies, crimes, motorcycle chase, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.2
 868
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, woman in danger, police investigation, partners, race against time, reluctant partners, confined, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 82
The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, escapades, crimes, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, chases and races, forces of nature, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 757
Dot.Kill (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The morphine-addicted detective Charlie Daines is on the trail of a sophisticated psychopath who is setting up murders and broadcasting them live on the internet. As he closes in on the killer, he realizes that it has become personal and that he is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, mind game, track down, rivalry, danger, deadly, race against time, crimes, terminal illness, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 432
Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, psychopath, murder, dishonesty, rivalry, mystery, manipulation, security guard, police, obsession, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 777
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, police detective, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, serial killer, danger, mystery, deadly, track down, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 265
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gambling, serial killer, deadly, crimes, reluctant partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.7
 663
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, religions or cults, psychopath, danger, undercover, violence spree, law enforcement, special agents, race against time, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.0
 763
Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, crimes, danger, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, isolation, mysterious character, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 525
Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, kidnapping, crimes, confined, split personality, deadly, killing spree, danger, violence spree, hostage, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.7
 425
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, who done it, psychopath, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Not Safe for Work (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An office worker is trapped inside the building where a killer is on the loose.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: office, deadly, captivity, psychopath, danger, confined, workplace, corporate crimes, workplace situations, isolation, conspiracy, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, mind game, serial killer, teenage life, family life, law enforcement, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 1K
Terror Trap (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Driving to a weekend getaway, a car breakdown strands young couple Don and Nancy (David James Elliot and Heather Marsden) while passing through a small, rural Louisiana town. Finding the couple on the roadside, the towns inhospitable Sheriff Taylor ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: masked killer, danger, confined, crimes, survival, gory, strong violent content, deadly, gang, slasher, car accident, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mind game, police detective, psychopath, manhunt, crimes, profiler, law enforcement, writer's life, deadly, alcoholic ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, rivalry, danger, murder, stalking, mind game, psychopath, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, obsession, serial killer, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, slasher, deadly, woman in danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 2K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, baseball bat, buried alive, shovel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 128
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: hostage, missing person, daring rescue, crime gone awry, escapades, confined, race against time, rivalry, crimes, danger, survival, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 431
Parallel Life (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Kin Suk-hyun is Korea’s youngest appointed criminal court head judge, very famous for his rational rulings. It is before his court that the case of distinguished mathematics professor Sohn Ki-chul’s murder of his wife is presented. While ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, judge, husband wife relationship, murder, threat to kill, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 745
For Elise (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young college is responsible for the care of an innocent little girl, but soon all he knows give a twist that will endanger his own life. All begin when crossing under the floor of the third floor to the left, a road without knowing directly the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, survival, isolation, race against time, deadly, track down, danger, crimes, indoor, graphic violence, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Angels Don't Sleep Here (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man is accused of murder and manipulated into a web of deceit as his thought-to-be dead twin brother plots revenge on those who tried to kill him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, twins, revenge, danger, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, uncover truth, police corruption, psychopath, stalking, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 445
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, deadly, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, armored car, rescue, race against time, head of state, danger, crimes, secret agents, law enforcement, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, investigation, confined, track down, danger, race against time, on the run, friendship, parents and children, crimes, abduction, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 235
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, confined, betrayal, danger, crimes, couples, vengeance, dishonesty, home invasion, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 5K
The Traveler (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a dark Christmas Eve in a small town, the lone Sheriffs on the night shift encounter a mysterious man who goes by the name of Mr. Nobody. As the night progresses, the Sheriffs discover that this isn't just a nobody, but a vengeful killer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: mind game, mysterious character, police detective, vengeance, murder, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, small town, police station, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%