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A Horrible Way to Die (2010)
 5.2
 4K
A Horrible Way to Die (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An escaped murderer is in pursuit of his ex-girlfriend, who has fled to start a new life in a small town.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, surprise ending, psychological, suspense, disturbing, realistic, mumblecore ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, mind game, woman in danger, revenge, violence spree, small town, haunted by the past, fanatic, remorse, alcohol abuse, alcoholics anonymous, recovering alcoholic, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, man punching a woman, female psychopath, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, on the run, prison, snow, sex scene, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to A Horrible Way to Die

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and slasher films with plots about deadly, serial killer, danger, murder, crimes, psychopath and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like A Horrible Way to Die: You're Next (2011), Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003), Perkins' 14 (2009), Long Distance (2005), The Tomb (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 99K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, survival, masked killer, murder, deathtrap, massacre, crimes, confined, parents and children, gang, family relations, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
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100%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, psychopath, murder, violence spree, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, youth, rivalry, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
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57%
 5.0
 2K
Perkins' 14 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ronald Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents' killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unwittingly unleash his followers on a small town and they've only got one ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, mentally unstable, psychopath, haunted by the past, crimes, vengeance, revenge, murder, serial killer, basement, pharmacist, deputy sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 878
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, graphic violence, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 1.4
 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, crimes, supernatural, rivalry, psychopath, confined, survival, ancient mystery, escapades, cons and scams, destiny, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 3K
Scar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joan Burrows returns to her hometown for her niece's graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago -- after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend.
Style: slasher, realistic, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, psychopath, violence spree, haunted by the past, homecoming, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, murder, aunt niece relationship, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: slasher, scary, intense, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, halloween, death, chainsaw, torture, survival, police investigation, vigilantism, revenge, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: disturbing, serious, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, stalking, woman in danger, criminal, who done it ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 3.1
 2K
Escapee (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major, Abby Jones has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon. She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, convict, obsession, woman in danger, violence spree, isolation, track down, serial killer, murder, night, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: serious, slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 20K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, mind game, frame up, dishonesty, police detective, riddles and clues, investigation, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, mind game, psychopath, obsession, isolation, woman in danger, captivity, master criminal, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 2K
Sutures (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, black market, crimes, police investigation, confined, survival, rivalry, law enforcement, escapades, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, youth, crimes, strong sexual content, murder, bullying, massacre, woman with a gun, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 17K
Mother's Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.
Style: disturbing, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: home invasion, hostage, mentally unstable, sadistic horror, kidnapping, psychopath, siblings relations, violence spree, manipulation, sadism, crimes, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, escaped prisoner, murder, isolation, confined, crimes, buddies, redneck, car race, friends, graphic violence, irony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.3
 710
Circle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When remorseless killer James Bennett escapes from lockdown in a mental hospital, an FBI agent and a U.S. Marshal track the madman to his hometown, where he plans to slay a group of graduate students studying his case. But to catch their prey, the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, murder, riddles and clues, crimes, rivalry, student life, youth, race against time, female nudity, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Borderline Cult (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.
Style: serious, scary, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, law enforcement, confined, life is a bitch, woman in danger, tough heroes, brutality, mexican border, psycho killer, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 527
Dark Honeymoon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dark Honeymoon follows a man who marries a seductive woman after a brief and passionate relationship. During their honeymoon, on the Pacific coast, terrible truths unfold as those around them die mysterious deaths.
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, love and romance, couples, dangerous attraction, couple relations, honeymoon, investigation, child abuse, manipulation, sex scene, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 8K
Laid to Rest (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her identity. She quickly realizes she was abducted by a Deranged Serial Murderer and in an isolated rural town she must survive the night and ...
Style: slasher, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, survival, one man army, serial killer, crimes, memory loss, female nudity, stalking, vengeance, woman in danger, masked killer, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 911
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental institution, mind game, survival, mental illness, murder, mentally unstable, master criminal, law enforcement, investigation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Devil's Ground (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While traveling from California to Bangor through a lonely road, Carrie Mitchel is advised by the gas station attendant Jimmy to rest in a hotel; however, she decides to continue driving through the night and almost hits a wounded teenage girl with ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, violence spree, survival, crimes, murder, masked killer, redneck, sex scene, ghost, empire, serial killer, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 4K
Proxy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While walking home from her latest OB appointment, a very pregnant Esther Woodhouse is brutally attacked and disfigured by a hooded assailant. This horrible event seems to be a blessing in disguise when Esther finds consolation in a support group. ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, cynical ...
Plot: revenge, pregnancy, life is a bitch, support group, solitude, female killer, mental disorder, babies and infants, child, heist, female nudity, smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, crimes, confined, mind game, woman in danger, desert, isolation, murder, serial killer, hitchhiker, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 1K
B.T.K. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story based on real-life serial killer Dennis L. Rader, who systematically tortured and killed his victims for over two decades and evaded the police for over 30 years, all while leading a seemingly normal life as a husband, father, security ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, who done it, law enforcement, violence, sadism, stereotypes, kidnapping, torture, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 5K
Playback (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While digging into their town's infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock an even darker secret. Now, an evil spirit has been awakened and will stop at nothing to find his true heir.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, slasher, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, youth, haunted by the past, urban legend, curses spells and rituals, evil, teenager, found footage, serial killer, small town, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 2011
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: slasher, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, psychopath, hitchhiker, mind game, survival, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
An American Terror (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh wakes each day to a series of Hells. Between uncaring parents and bullying at school he has little to live for. After a brutal event and ensuing humiliation of an online video, Josh and his friends decide to take revenge by staging a massacre ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, teenage life, isolation, crimes, psychopath, vengeance, bullying, social relations, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 4K
Cassadaga (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A deaf girl attempts to contact her sister during a séance, only to connect with the ghost of a murdered woman.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, slasher, touching
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, supernatural, life turned upside down, death of sister, ghost, seance, mute or deaf, psychopath, sexualized violence, solace, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 3K
Naked Fear (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Diana (Danielle De Luca) takes a job as a stripper in a sleepy New Mexico town, she's unaware that her fellow dancers have been disappearing. The local sheriff (Joe Mantegna) is stumped, but Diana learns the truth when she becomes the next ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, survival, psychopath, violence, stripper, woman in danger, misogynist, prostitute, missing person, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%