Movies like Chernobyl Diaries

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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
 5.0
 67K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, surprise ending, slasher, rough, tense, road movie, macabre ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, mutant, death, nuclear power plant, virus, abandoned building, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, radiation, brutality, abandoned city, nuclear radiation, monster, group of friends, chase, wilderness, zombie, survival, bear, vacation, ex military, abandoned house, disappearance, darkness ...
Place: chernobyl, ukraine, kiev ukraine, london, rome italy, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, weird and suspense films with plots about catastrophe, danger, dialogue, death, monster, brutality and mentor mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Chernobyl Diaries: Devil's Pass (2013), As Above, So Below (2014), The Pyramid (2014), The Ruins (2008), Devil (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Devil's Pass (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, survival, supernatural, snow, mountain, time travel, winter, secrets, monster, missing person, murder, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
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As Above, So Below (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: dark, suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, supernatural, underground, catacomb, survival, archaeology, ghost, ancient mystery, confined, treasure hunt, escapades, tunnel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, iran
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 4.6
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The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Morocco, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, found footage, supernatural, pyramid, death, archaeologist, archeological dig, archaeology, egyptian mythology, survival, characters killed one by one, egyptology ...
Time: contemporary, year 2013, 21st century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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100%
 5.9
 76K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Horror
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, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, survival, ruins, friendship, self sacrifice, chase, ancient mystery, murder, death, vacation, tourist, mercy killing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: scary, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, group of strangers, elevator, stranded, mysterious character, police investigation, mystery, twists and turns, isolation, confined, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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100%
 7.5
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The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, witch, paranormal investigation, exorcism, paranormal, investigation, fear, supernatural horror, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, connecticut, usa
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100%
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspense, dark, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, witch, supernatural, fear, forest, survival, videotaping, panic, wilderness, paranormal activity, lost in the woods, mysterious place ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: maryland, usa
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75%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, paranormal, claustrophobia, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, mental institution, monster, maze, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 255K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, supernatural horror, fear, crimes, paranormal activity, investigation, evil force, writer's life, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 1979, year 1986 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
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 5.3
 56K
Sinister 2 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: scary, suspense, bad ending, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, morgue, autopsy, supernatural horror, witchcraft, corpse, mutilation, dead woman, twists and turns, supernatural power, murder ...
Place: london, new england
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100%
Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious global blackout yields countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind. A small handful of survivors band together in a dimly-lit tavern on 7th Street, struggling to combat the apocalyptic ...
Style: atmospheric, harsh, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, survival, darkness, supernatural, disappearance, mystery, hospital, church, group of strangers, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, detroit
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100%
 7.4
 182K
[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, suspense, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: found footage, zombie, quarantine, infection, trapped, videotaping, virus, epidemic, monster, plague, characters in danger, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
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67%
 5.0
 47K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, dark ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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 6.1
 95K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Morocco
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, desert, survival, torture, rape, human monster, stranded, kidnapping, victim, trapped, fear, escape attempt ...
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 4.2
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The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, dark, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, found footage, dead teenager, supernatural, murder, ghost, youth, teenager, violence, revenge, tragedy, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 2013, 2010s ...
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100%
 5.9
 74K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, zombie, virus, found footage, survival, infection, graphic violence, monster, supernatural, plague, rabies, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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100%
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Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, nightmare comes true, fear, demon, child in peril, family, serial killer, boy, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
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100%
 5.5
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, forest, lake, masked killer, camp, serial murder, death, torture, revenge, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
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100%
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Heather Mason and her father have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn't fully understand, Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather ...
Style: gothic, psychological, macabre, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious place, monster, ghost town, occult, female protagonist, supernatural, ghost, zombie, alternate reality, parallel universe, missing person, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: west virginia, portland oregon
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45%
 5.4
 161K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, evil doll, demonic possession, murder, doll, family, demon, self sacrifice, supernatural horror, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, pasadena california
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Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, mind game, plot twist, survival horror, fear, violent, trapped, killings, survival, insanity, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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100%
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Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, frightening, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, supernatural horror, monster, curses spells and rituals, teenager, family in danger, family problems, supernatural power, psychic, evil spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
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100%
 6.0
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Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally ...
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: trap, torture, characters murdered one by one, twists and turns, mind game, serial killer, violence, game of death, monster, strong violent content, police investigation, sadism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1988, evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time when an invisible entity resides in their home.
Style: scary, macabre, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, found footage, supernatural, ghost, witch, paranormal activity, demon, child in peril, monster, terrorizing, evil force, mystery ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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50%
Chernobyl: Exclusion Zone (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
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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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, adventure, friends, sent to the past, youth, twists and turns, multiple storylines, escapades, chase, gunfight, crimes, catastrophe ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: russia, ussr
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74%
 4.8
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They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, demon, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, supernatural ability, psychology, child in peril, college, darkness ...
Time: contemporary
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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, suspense, scary, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, psychopath, twists and turns, violence, butcher, obsession, subway, torture, violent, crazy, dismemberment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
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Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, forest, chase, massacre, disfigurement, youth, strong violent content, manhunt, survival horror, trap, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa, virginia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%