Movies like Chernobyl Diaries

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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
 5.0
 62K
Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years earlier. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, the group members find themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, surprise ending, dark, bad ending, visually appealing, cult film ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, nuclear power plant, abandoned building, radiation, mutant, death, brutality, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, survival, virus, zombie, chase, wilderness, fright, dog, violence, forest, stalker, soldier, bear, conspiracy, vacation ...
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, rome italy, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, death, violence, blood, survival, murder and catastrophe mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Chernobyl Diaries: Devil's Pass (2013), Chernobyl: Exclusion Zone (2014), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), Evil Things (2009), Evidence (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Devil's Pass (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: snow, survival, ancient mystery, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, deadly, legends and myths, isolation, found footage, plot twist, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chernobyl: Exclusion Zone (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: 5 youths give chase after a man who has stolen 8 million rubles from them. The man reveals on his video blog his intention to travel to Chernobyl. With every kilometer the journey of the heroes becomes more dangerous and confusing.
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: sent to the past, friends, time machine, youth, adventure, danger, escapades, gunfight, betrayal, redemption, dishonesty, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: cannibalism, incest, blood, desert, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, danger, family in danger, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.3
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Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, danger, stalking, survival, isolation, missing person, violence, murder, group of friends, mysterious death, fear, loss of control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Evidence (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ryan is making a documentary on his friend, Brett, about camping for the first time. However, once they begin camping, they discover that there is a mysterious figure that is hunting them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, no music
Plot: found footage, danger, handheld camera, survival, supernatural, in the woods, fear, hysteria, panic, wilderness, missing person, hearing noises ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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 6.8
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It Follows (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, stalking, ghost, dangerous attraction, paranoia, death, friendship, chase, group of friends, being followed, fright, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
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Afflicted (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two friends' tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it before the sickness consumes him completely.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized ...
Plot: race against time, deadly, buddies, danger, cure, on the road, friends, infected, supernatural, vampire, murder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, italy, paris france, barcelona spain, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 159K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: found footage, trapped, cannibalism, danger, plague, videotaping, shooting, quarantine, characters in danger, handheld camera, infected, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 84 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
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Time: 80s, year 1980
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24%
 5.0
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Wendigo (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan advertising agency. Needing some time away from the city, Jake, his wife Kim, and their son Miles head to upstate New York to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, rough ...
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Time: contemporary
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 7.5
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Duration: 112 min.
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23%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
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