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The Cottage (2012)
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The Cottage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic
Plot: tenant, psychopath, family in danger, crimes, parents and children, suburbs, couples, kidnapping, family relations, family problems, writers, wedding, male nudity, murder, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding dress, skinny dipping, mother son relationship, deadly, danger, stabbed in the chest, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, stabbed with a knife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: psychopath, stalking, murder, family in danger, crimes, family problems, parents and children, adoption, husband wife relationship, rivalry, domestic disturbance, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, slasher
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, rivalry, crimes, split personality, murder, terror, maniac, villain, kidnapping, psycho ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
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Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, family problems, stalking, family in crisis, murder, stalker, deception, domestic disturbance, deaf woman, house, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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86%
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Nailbiter (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A horror film that combines classic monster movie elements set within the backdrop of unpredictable Kansas weather. Start with a mother and her three daughters forced to take shelter from an advancing tornado in a local storm cellar. What is waiting ...
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: storm, family in danger, confined, deadly creature, family relations, forced into action, parents and children, survival, violence, death, graphic violence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, couples, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, neighbor, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Clean Break (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller about a couple who own an advertising agency. The husband apparently commits suicide, but the police and the insurance company decide to investigate his death.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, investigation, betrayal, crimes, infidelity, stalking, love, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Crawlspace (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Gates family dream house turns quickly into a nightmare when their life is disturbed by the deranged previous owner who plots to retake his home and the Gates children for his own - hiding in the house attic and methodically taking out all those ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, privacy invasion, stalking, crimes, graphic violence, uninvited guest, domestic disturbance, home invasion, survival, survival horror, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, investigation, death, rivalry, true crime, domestic violence, woman in underwear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: family problems, mysterious character, couples, stranger, sex scene, duel, crumbling marriage, isolation, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, confined, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, serious, exciting ...
Plot: ghost, starting over, supernatural, family in danger, single parent, mentally unstable, family problems, psychopath, family relations, missing child, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, confined, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, domestic disturbance, family relations, evil, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.9
 932
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, best friends, crimes, violence, friends, life turned upside down, disorder, graphic violence, underground ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.8
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Axed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A strict father loosens up enough to let his children take a day off school for a trip to the countryside. But things turn darker when the family realize he is planning to make it their last outing ever.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, confined, rivalry, isolation, family relations, parents and children, countryside, forest, crisis, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.0
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, drug abuse, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, chemistry, cons and scams, frame up, farm, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.4
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Desecrated (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A rich heiress and her friends head for a weekend of fun at her isolated ranch house in the middle of no man's land. They soon find that the caretaker's dark past, has taken him down a bloody killing spree.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: buddies, psychopath, isolation, mysterious character, ranch, struggle for survival, violence, heiress, violence spree, crimes, parents and children, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bates Haunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: One year ago, Agnes Rickover attended opening night at the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride to see her best friend Lily's dramatic debut. A horrific accident resulted in Agnes witnessing Lily's fiery death in a spectacle gone wrong. After a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, hotel, psychopath, violence, best friends, killed during sex, murder of a nude woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, masked killer, murder, violence, escaped prisoner, chase, comeback, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hazard (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The television crew of the "Scary Antics" hidden camera show sets up a disturbed young man for a practical joke, but the joke is on them when heads roll.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, crimes, murder, prank, crazy, manhunt, survival, violence, isolation, contamination, gas mask ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, family in danger, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, woman in danger, couples, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Final Recourse (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A wealthy high powered woman suffers a horrible tragedy after which she descends into substance abuse,turning her back on her family. She later discovers that someone close to her may be behind her subsequent abduction and kidnapping.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: life turned upside down, addiction, home invasion, car accident, faked death, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, abduction, crimes, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Deer Crossing (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film centers around retired police detective Derrick Stanswood (Mann), who is called by a successful doctor about an unsolved case involving his wife Maggy (Cottrel) and their son, Cole (newcomer Kevin Fennell). Chasing after loose ends in a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, captivity, confined, crimes, farm, small town, kidnapping, abduction, violence, missing child, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, murder, mysterious character, serial killer, haunted by the past, law enforcement, stalking, woman in danger, police detective, sexual content, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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59%
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Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, stalking, single parent, couples, parents and children, sex scene, love triangle, extramarital affair, obsession, child in peril, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mysterious character, psychopath, crimes, family problems, family life, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, violent death, family secret, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.3
 553
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, crimes, isolation, law enforcement, woman in danger, ghost, mountain, graphic violence, supernatural, haunted house, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.5
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Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, parents and children, crimes, mystery, small town, small town life, dishonesty, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 876
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, murder, psychopath, crimes, stalking, phone terror, profiler, graphic violence, sexual content, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.1
 518
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: couples, crimes, love and romance, serial killer, dangerous attraction, couple relations, investigation, honeymoon, manipulation, child abuse, corpse, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Rosewood Lane (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Radio talk show therapist Sonny Blake (Rose McGowan) moves back to her childhood home on seemingly idyllic Rosewood Lane after her alcoholic father dies. But upon arrival in the old neighborhood, Sonny discovers her neighbors are terrified of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, crimes, stalking, murderer, psycho killer, suspicion, suspicion of murder, neighbor neighbor relationship, mysticism, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%