Movies like The Cabin in the Woods

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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
 7.0
 334K
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, humorous, bloody, offbeat, mind bending, clever, rough ...
Plot: survival, monster, in the woods, death, supernatural, weekend, danger, cabin in the woods, zombie, youth, trapped, fear, deathtrap, friends, vacation, killings, werewolf, odd, creature, isolation, deadly, gory, deadly creature, victim, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, 2000s, 20th century, year 2009
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Cabin in the Woods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, bloody, suspenseful and humorous films with plots about deadly, danger, gory, supernatural, zombie, survival and splatter mostly in Horror, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Cabin in the Woods: The Mist (2007), An American Werewolf in London (1981), Silent Hill (2006), The Evil Dead (1981), Dead Snow (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 258K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fear, trapped, deadly creature, tentacle, insanity, fight, fog, supermarket, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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100%
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, nurse, transformation, afterlife, supernatural, monster, village, nightmare, chess, friendship, coma, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 201K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, suffering, missing child, insanity, sadism, torture, revenge, trapped, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 168K
The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: dark humor, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, monster, evil, demonic possession, gory, axe, stabbing, occult, necronomicon, survival, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.3
 61K
Dead Snow (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where ...
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, absurd, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, nazi, best friends, gory, parody, cult, nazism, chases and races, friends, supernatural, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, medical school, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 70K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: dark humor, rough, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, danger, disease, illness, gory, deadly, in the woods, small town, plague, college, lodge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 100K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, slasher, manhunt, disfigurement, chase, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, gory, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise ...
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, prom, back from the dead, gory, supernatural, save the day, unlikely couple, anti heroes, violence, survival, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 86K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: humorous, dark humor, surreal, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mad, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: dark humor, humorous, british horror, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, friends, cult, misfit, siege, death, zombie apocalypse, pub, slacker, gory, british, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 73K
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: an everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a bitter old recluse receives ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, werewolf, slasher, psychopath, serial killer, party, monster, paranormal phenomena, zombie, school bus, double life, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 145K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, demons, survival, zombie, gory, friendship, curses spells and rituals, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, group of strangers, apocalypse, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 870
Monsturd (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A serial killer mutates with a chemical inside a sewer, to become a monster made of human waste just as the FBI and police are onto him.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, laboratory, mad scientist, gory, psychopath, supernatural, mutant, crimes, danger, toxic waste ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, back from the dead, cannibalism, survival, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, living dead, death, hell on earth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 2K
Stalled (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve, and a soon-to-be-shit-canned maintenance gopher (Dan Palmer) is changing light bulbs and cleaning toilets instead of drinking egg nog and making out with drunk receptionists at the annual office party. Unfortunately for this ...
Style: offbeat, rough, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly, self discovery, danger, supernatural, isolation, down on your luck, confined, confinement indoors, one location, lesbian kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hood of Horror (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hip hop horror anthology of three tales of terror told by the Hound of Hell (Snoop Dogg) that revolve around the residents of an inner-city neighborhood whose actions determine where they will go in the afterlife.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, bad taste humour
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, social misfits, crimes, dealing with death, gory, deadly, afterlife, youth, slasher, supernatural, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, survival, danger, monster, gory, chase, serial killer, brother, death, dead teenager, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, in the woods, death, buddies, disorder, youth, friends, stupidity, vacation, parody, gory, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, back from the dead, teenage life, fear, high school, burned alive, dreams, gory, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 15K
Zombeavers (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: College friends find their weekend of sex and debauchery ruined when deadly zombie beavers swarm their riverside cabin.
Style: humorous, bloody, absurd, scary, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, beaver, mutant, gory, deadly creature, danger, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 2K
Grizzly Park (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A giant grizzly bear stalks 8 troubled young adults and a park ranger in a forest reserve called Grizzly Park after making the demise of an escaped serial killer.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: in the woods, survival, danger, stalking, youth, isolation, dangerous animal, serial killer, rivalry, confined, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 29K
Cursed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, captivating, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, transformation, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly creature, siblings relations, danger, youth, gory, curses spells and rituals, high school, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Redneck Zombies (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.
Style: offbeat, rough, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, rivalry, danger, slasher, heroes, criminal's revenge, misfit, apocalypse, rescue, mad scientist, plague, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 37K
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After the events at Lake Victoria, the prehistoric school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into swimming pools, plumbing, and a newly opened water park.
Style: suspense, twist ending, disturbing, dark humor, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nudity (topless - notable), danger, survival, gory, piranha, underwater scene, youth, beach, death, lake, eaten alive, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: humorous, scary, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, danger, survival, gory, strip club, apocalypse, teenager, friendship, virus, small town, violence, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 2K
Big Bad Wolf (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Cameron, a group of hunters is attacked by a wild animal, and Charlie Cowley survives, but sees his brother Scott dying. Seven years later, his teenage nephew Derek Cowley steals the key of his stepfather's cabin in the isolated Fire Road ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, semi serious, scary, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, survival, adventurer, gory, teenage life, stalking, deadly creature, dangerous animal, college, serial killer, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 20K
Cooties (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Style: dark humor, humorous, bloody, scary, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gory, zombie, small town, elementary school, virus, teacher, supernatural, danger, survival, deadly, school, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 431
Choking Hazard (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When self-help guru Dr. Reinis (Jaroslav Dusek) led his students on a retreat to ponder the meaning of life, he had no intention of leading them all to their doom. But when gut-munching zombie woodsmen emerge, the group finds itself locked in mortal ...
Style: offbeat, rough, humorous, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, isolation, supernatural, slasher, deadly, gory, weakness, survival, wilderness, cause and meaning, escapades, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Parts of the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beyond the front door of an old, decrepit house is buried a horrible and tragic past. One horryfing and gory night a family of four is brutally hacked to pieces. The only survivor is the young and beautiful housekeeper, Ella. When she steps out of ...
Style: scary, rough, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, kidnapping, zombie, hostages, confined, chases and races, rescue, plague, survival, vengeance, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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