Movies like The Harsh Light of Day

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The Harsh Light of Day (2012)
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The Harsh Light of Day (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After witnessing his wife's brutal murder, Daniel Shergold makes the ultimate sacrifice and accepts the help of a dark and mysterious stranger in order to reap vengeance on those responsible.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, captivating, scary, serious
Plot: murder, mysterious character, who done it, deadly, revenge, death of wife, vampire, writers, price of justice, vigilantism, transformation, crimes, vengeance, gory, rivalry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about deadly, murder, danger, crimes, violence, supernatural and slasher mostly in Horror, Thriller and Western genres. Some movies like The Harsh Light of Day: Antisocial Behaviour (2007), Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011), 5 Souls (2013), The Devil's Business (2011), Knock Knock (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Antisocial Behaviour (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jakob Kelser is a lonely man living in a run-down house on the edge of a council estate. After enduring weeks of aggrevation and torment from local youths , Jacob, in a last-ditch attempt to once again lead a normal life, plots his revenge on his ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, vigilante, vengeance, gang, teenage life, mystery, deadly, crimes, rivalry, youth, gory, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, danger, friends, youth, deadly, revenge, psychopath, survival, slasher, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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5 Souls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life's misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, murder, vigilantism, moral dilemma, mysterious character, uncover truth, haunted by the past, supernatural, deadly, afterlife, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Devil's Business (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two hit men are sent to murder an old associate of their underworld boss. Middle-aged Pinner is the been-there-done-that cynical veteran, while his new inexperienced partner Cully is about as green as they come. Waiting for their mark to return ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, occult, black magic, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, crimes, murder, contract killing, death, indoor, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, small town, vengeance, serial killer, danger, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, mortician, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, danger, deadly, countryside, isolation, couples, crimes, murder, psychopath, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, mentally unstable, deadly, crimes, estrangement, creature, demon, human host, standoff, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Final Curtain (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of college theater students sneak into the Baxter University theater at night to initiate the 'frosh meat'. Something goes terribly wrong. The next night the same actors become locked into the theater, each one of them has to face ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: college, slasher, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, deadly, theater, actor, college student, rite of passage, strangulation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Facility (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of volunteers find themselves fighting for their lives when a drug trial goes horribly wrong.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, confined, danger, isolation, drug use, survival, violence, murder, indoor, graphic violence, disorder, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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69%
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Sea of Fear (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College athlete Lance and his friend Tom meet Tom's girlfriend Kate and her friend Ashley in a marina to travel on a rented boat on a leisure trip. The Captain brings his navigator and first mate Joel and another unexpected passenger, Derek, ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
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Plot: murder, slasher, survival, psychopath, danger, mysterious character, deadly, ship, violence, cruise, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: confined, danger, crimes, isolation, deadly, mentally unstable, murder, country house, paranoia, strong female presence, gory, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Freakshow (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a modern retelling of Tod Browning's "Freaks" (1932), "Freakshow" tells the story of a group of criminals who chose to hide out by working security at a traveling circus. At first, they plot with an insider to steal the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: circus, revenge, mutilation, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, murder, freakshow, danger, violence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa
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Mothman (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, danger, deadly, murder, buried truth, violence, group of friends, profanity, graphic violence, teenage life, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Mirror (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: There is a long-held belief that mirrors act as gateways to another dimension. ·Some also believe the looking glass plays host to a world filled with evil spirits. Such superstition has been the basis for ancient folklore legends about haunting and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, supernatural, death, stalking, evil spirit, curse, mirror, violence, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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A Vampire's Tale (2009)
Genre: Horror, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the Old West, the assassination of an ageing cowboy is thwarted by a sultry vampiress, the would-be killer left for dead in the dust. A hundred years later an ancient obsidian mirror, long unearthed from the Mesopotamian desert, is liberated from ...
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Place: usa
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Ritual (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls ...
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Piggy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him ...
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X Moor (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: With their sights set on a £25,000 reward promoted by a local newspaper, American documentarians Georgia and Matt head to Exmoor in North Devon to film the fabled beast supposedly slinking through the remote terrain. Is the creature a leopard, a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
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Time: 21st century
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The Possession of David O'Reilly (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A supernatural shockumentary about a demonic presence in a young couple's home in London.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, couples, deadly creature, losing-it hero, danger, deadly, nightmare comes true, couple relations, supernatural power, death of protagonist, hallucination, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Vampire in Vegas (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Las Vegas, the powerful three hundred year old vampire Sylvian hires Dr. van Helm to research a cure to survive in the sun. She uses three vampire women as guinea pigs to test the serum in the desert and a couple that is camping witnesses the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
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Art of Darkness (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben and Liz are a married couple still coming to terms with Liz's recent miscarriage. Too distraught in the weeks after it, she quit her nursing job, and Ben is struggling to hold on to his accountancy job after a round of redundancies. Things ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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3 A.M. (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thailand's latest horror omnibus is made up of three chilling stories. Two sisters who own a wig shop are haunted by a female ghost whose hair were made into one of the wigs on sale. A funeral home employee falls in love with a female corpse ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, office, deadly, store, murder, survival, violence, multiple storylines, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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Whistle and I'll Come to You (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: After placing his ailing wife Alice in a care home elderly academic James Parkin goes to stay at a wintry out-of-season hotel which they used to visit together. Walking on a deserted beach he finds a ring with a Latin inscription,which translates as ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: hotel, beach, ghost, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, haunted by the past, uncover truth, deadly, astronomer, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Amityville Murders (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the night of November 13th, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. took a high powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that 'voices' in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, supernatural, deadly, danger, mental patient, hearing voices, hallucination, taunting, supernatural horror, house
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974
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Hallows' Eve (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Years after a tragic accident leaves a young child scarred for life, the people responsible pay - with their lives.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, deadly, danger, crimes, farm, youth, maniac, revenge, violence, prank, killer, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Blood Widow (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Laurie and Hugh are a successful young couple who have just closed on a weekend home away from the city. Unbeknownst to them, the neighboring property contains the crumbling remains of a boarding school that was shuttered in the wake of an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, danger, deadly, couples, serial killer, murder, crimes, confined, isolation, strong violent content, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Night Junkies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the seedy London underworld of junkies and prostitutes, a vampire stalks women. When a stripper, Ruby, is bitten, she is determined not to give in to her blood addiction, no matter what.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, supernatural, love affair, dangerous attraction, danger, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, addiction, murder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Wicked Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two clans of deranged males make the mistake of stalking four young women they assume to be easy prey, only to find out that at the stroke of midnight the tables will be turned and all hell will break loose.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, crimes, in the woods, wilderness, vengeance, lake, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, danger, isolation, deadly, confined, murder, fear, parasite, deathtrap, survival, death, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Blood Stained Shoes (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film is set in the 1930s, and starts with a strange murder in a beautiful Jiangnan river delta. At the scene, all that is left is an exquisite pair of embroidered shoes. An innocent seamstress is suspected and put to death, but the bloody ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Plot: murder, false accusation, vengeance, crimes, supernatural, deadly, social relations, life is a bitch, village, village life, strong female presence, ghost ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia
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