Movies like The Cabin in the Woods

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 7.0
 323K
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
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, offbeat, clever, mind bending, bloody, funny ...
Plot: survival, in the woods, death, monster, supernatural, cabin in the woods, weekend, danger, youth, zombie, trapped, friends, deathtrap, fear, werewolf, vacation, killings, isolation, odd, gory, deadly creature, creature, manipulations, deadly, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 1900s, 20th century, 2000s
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, humorous, suspenseful and bloody films with plots about gory, deadly, danger, supernatural, blood, zombie and violence mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Cabin in the Woods: The Evil Dead (1981), Grizzly Park (2008), Dead Snow (2009), Stalled (2013), Evil Dead II (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 163K
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: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: log cabin, zombie, supernatural, necronomicon, evil, demonic possession, occult, gory, monster, cult, axe, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
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67%
 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: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Plot: in the woods, danger, stalking, survival, isolation, youth, dangerous animal, confined, rivalry, serial killer, gory, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 59K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, nazi, best friends, gory, cult, parody, supernatural, youth, on the run, isolation, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, rough, scary ...
Plot: zombie, gory, down on your luck, isolation, confined, danger, supernatural, self discovery, deadly, confinement indoors, restroom, lesbian kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 130K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: scary, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, zombie, violence, gory, evil dead, tape recorder, chainsaw, blood splatter, meat cleaver, deer, spirit, eyeball ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1987, 14th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.8
 14K
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, gory, mutant, deadly creature, danger, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 98K
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, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, manhunt, slasher, disfigurement, cannibalism, chase, gory, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: virginia, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.7
 440K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, funny, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, plague, apocalypse, parody, road trip, anti heroes, young heroes, amusement park, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, cross country, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.2
 104K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, deadly creature, desert, monster, rescue, small town, danger, mutant, gory, stranded, transformation, siege ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 68K
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, scary, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, virus, survival, disease, illness, gory, small town, plague, in the woods, deadly, lodge, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, parody, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: scary, humorous, dark humor, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, gory, prom, back from the dead, supernatural, anti heroes, save the day, violence, unlikely couple, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 197K
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, suspenseful, surreal, dark, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, missing child, suffering, insanity, evil, torture, sadism, revenge, small town, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 28K
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, deadly creature, supernatural ability, supernatural, gory, danger, youth, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, violence, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Action, 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, buddies, disorder, death, youth, friends, stupidity, vacation, gory, parody, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 142K
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, suspenseful, rough, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, demons, gory, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, friendship, isolation, in the woods, blood, brutality, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, british horror, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, friends, chases and races, supernatural, cult, misfit, race against time, zombie apocalypse, pub, jukebox, rifle, impalement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 36K
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, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: underwater scene, piranha, danger, gory, nudity (topless - notable), survival, dangerous animal, beach, death, youth, eaten alive, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: atmospheric, dark humor, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, afterlife, nurse, zombie, transformation, supernatural, london underground, zoo, pub, village, monster, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, semi serious, rough, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, in the woods, anti heroes, gory, buddies, criminal's revenge, deadly creature, mad scientist, slasher, rescue, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
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46%
 6.9
 35K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, dark humor, bloody ...
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, cult, gory, danger, death, revenge, violence, torture, voodoo, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1830s, 19th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 252K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, trapped, deadly creature, fear, fog, fight, small town, supermarket, desperation, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 52K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, supernatural, legends and myths, family, danger, santa claus, demon, blizzard, creature, deadly creature, monster, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: humorous, serious, offbeat, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, gory, slasher, hotel, danger, wilderness, in the woods, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, survival, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, chaos, farm, isolation, danger, apocalypse, deadly, supernatural, walking dead, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 204K
Warm Bodies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: humorous, offbeat, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: zombie, supernatural romance, forbidden love, fall in love, supernatural, love and romance, young woman, danger, young man, power of love, characters in danger, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 84K
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, ship, isolation, supernatural, sea disaster, survival, danger, supernatural ability, slasher, cruise, gory, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1962
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 11K
2001 Maniacs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On their way to Spring Break, college kids take a detour through an old Southern town. The people of Pleasant Valley insist the kids stay for their annual barbecue celebration... but instead of getting a taste of the old South, the old South gets a ...
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, scary, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, gory, racism, violence spree, psychopath, slasher, violence, crimes, american civil war, gays and lesbians, animal cruelty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 103K
Jennifer's Body (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Style: sexy, dark humor, humorous, sexual, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, teenagers, small town, transformation, succubus, high school life, cannibalism, danger, friends, female killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A drug experiment gone wrong produces a league of blood-thirsty zombies. It is up to a small band of exotic dancers trapped in a gentleman's club to fight back. Together they must rely on their wits and skills to survive the night, and pray ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, gory, experiment gone awry, danger, disorder, prostitute, survival, cons and scams, deadly, supernatural, pole dancing, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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