Movies like The Cabin in the Woods

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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
 7.0
 365K
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: 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, bloody, surprise ending, mind bending, offbeat, humorous, clever ...
Plot: death, cabin in the woods, monster, supernatural, survival, zombie, creature, in the woods, danger, giant snake, youth, weekend, gory, deathtrap, friends, fear, trapped, killings, mysterious place, isolation, odd, deadly, deadly creature, victim, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, 2000s, 20th century, year 2009, 2010s
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, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, gory, survival, supernatural, murder and gore mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Cabin in the Woods: The Evil Dead (1981), Evil Dead (2013), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Cabin Fever (2002), Wrong Turn (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 181K
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, cult film, rough, scary, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, monster, evil, supernatural, gory, danger, young people, deadly creature, survival, friends, nightmare, evil force ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 153K
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, demons, zombie, supernatural, demon, survival, friendship, blood, profanity, curses spells and rituals, rape, brutality ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India
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, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: death, nothing goes right, friends, student, youth, in the woods, vacation, buddies, disorder, slasher, gory, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 73K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspense, rough, dark humor, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, danger, infected, illness, disease, gory, deadly, plague, small town, death, drinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 106K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
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, suspense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, cannibalism, manhunt, disfigurement, chase, danger, gory, youth, massacre, isolation, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 63K
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, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, parody, best friends, gory, cult, nazi, world war two, nazism, youth, danger, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 196K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, cave, monster, trapped, woman in danger, expedition, friends, friendship, danger, loss of daughter, vacation, darkness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 69K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, gory, ruins, vacation, ancient mystery, friendship, self sacrifice, survival, death, mercy killing, tourist, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 166K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, gory, psychopath, danger, captivity, deadly, gore, crimes, survival, torment, tourist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ 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, rough, suspenseful, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, cannibalism, danger, chaos, back from the dead, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, hell on earth, eaten alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, danger, deadly, chaos, rescue, gory, apocalypse, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 3K
Creature (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy seal (Mehcad Brooks), his girlfriend (Serinda Swan) and their friends head out on a road trip to New Orleans. The group decides to stop at a roadside convenience store owned by Chopper (Sid Haig), who tells them the tale of Lockjaw, a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deadly creature, swamp, survival, in the woods, legends and myths, danger, gory, imaginary, characters killed one by one, creature feature, snake, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 210K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, Australia
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, surreal, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, insanity, revenge, evil, good versus evil, mysterious place, suffering, ghost town, parallel world, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 275K
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: suspenseful, bad ending, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, fog, fear, creature, trapped, tentacle, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, alternate dimension, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Daffy undead gal Penny Dreadful, her smitten zombie buddy Ned, and lycanthrope Wolfboy relate three tales of terror in an old rundown movie theater: A young couple find themselves being stalked by a lethal jack-in-the-box in ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, danger, fall in love, buddies, survival, violence, death, gory, love and romance, true love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.3
 437
Death Factory (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong violent content, deadly, gory, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, zombie, mutant, sexual content, survival, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D!
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, deadly, gory, isolation, supernatural, danger, mortician, escapades, chaos and mayhem, drugs/alcohol, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 9K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, swamp, youth, slasher, danger, teenage life, back from the dead, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 4K
The Axiom (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the risk of her group's safety, a young woman travels into a National Forest where her sister has become trapped in a multi-dimensional world of monsters.
Style: suspense, captivating, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: monster, trapped, sister, forest, survival, mythology, imaginary, deadly creature, swamp, isolation, danger, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.6
 609
Shapeshifter (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A maximum-security prison goes into serious lockdown mode when a shape-shifting demon with an insatiable taste for human flesh unleashes its fury on the inmates and guards. Jennifer Lee Wiggins, Ocean, Vaz Andreas, Thomas Downey, Chris Facey, Marat ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, survival, vengeance, danger, confined, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, isolation, werewolf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 3K
The Task (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Something diabolical is taking place on the set of "The Task" a new reality show in which players complete terrifying missions within the confines of an abandoned prison hoping to win a hefty cash prize. As six young students explore their ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, ghost, prison, survival, tv show, confined, supernatural, deadly, escapades, isolation, danger, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 185
Bio Slime (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven misfits are trapped by a flesh eating slime creature. And no TV!
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: deadly creature, isolation, danger, deadly, confined, murder, fear, parasite, survival, deathtrap, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.0
 2K
It Waits (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: monster, creature, survival, wilderness, deadly creature, gory, deadly, danger, stalking, murder, supernatural, forest ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 1K
Sweatshop (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends break into an abandoned factory in order to throw a impromptu party; unaware that it is not as empty as they originally believed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, punk, danger, gory, teenage life, deadly creature, supernatural, confined, strong violent content, youth, isolation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.
Style: serious, rough, scary, bleak
Plot: zombie, creature, survival, gory, deadly, danger, plague, supernatural, escapades, heroes, isolation, walking dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pinhead returns to terrorize computer hackers who have opened a virtual Lament Configuration on the website Hellworld.com.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, curses spells and rituals, danger, youth, chaos, vengeance, mind game, deadly, strong violent content, supernatural, losing-it hero, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, slasher, supernatural, fear, disfigurement, nightmare comes true, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 2K
Mask Maker (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lucky couple hits the jackpot when they purchase a 19th century plantation home for pennies on the dollar. Determined to get rich quick, they invite their friends up for the weekend to celebrate their good fortune. It’s quickly apparent that the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, gory, deadly, couples, survival, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), slasher, death, dead woman, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.9
 4K
Scary or Die (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The creation of filmmaker Michael Emanuel, SCARY OR DIE tells five interwoven horror stories that take place in and around the “City of Angles”. A flesh-eating clown desperately trying to protect the person he craves the most; a dirty cop and a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, brutal, anthology
Plot: zombie, vampire, gory, murder, supernatural, crimes, family in danger, death, dismemberment, transformation, eaten alive, undead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 19K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, survival, supernatural ability, deadly creature, gory, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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