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Axed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: unemployment, gory, family in danger, in the woods, isolation, psychopath, countryside, danger, deadly, family relations, slasher, parents and children, confined, rivalry, life is a bitch, out of the way, crisis, schoolgirl, psycho, incest, killer, axe, affair, father, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about danger, deadly, confined, gory, psychopath, murder and isolation mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Axed: Don't Let Him In (2011), Repentance (2013), Stalker (2010), Dead Creatures (2001), Summer Scars (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, gory, slasher, countryside, isolation, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, survival, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, confined, danger, deadly, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, psycho, villain, terror, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.2
 466
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: gory, writer's life, isolation, woman in danger, artists and showbiz, confined, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, danger, novelist, country house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.8
 311
Dead Creatures (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of women afflicted with a horrible disease (which forces them to cannibalism) try to support one another.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: deadly creature, gory, zombie, plague, danger, deadly, supernatural, survival, curses spells and rituals, isolation, murder, fashion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 5.3
 531
Summer Scars (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A group of teens are faced with a life-changing experience when they meet a deranged drifter
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, survival, hostages, school, in the woods, family in danger, kidnapping, teenage life, kids in trouble, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 6K
Kill Theory (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, mind game, gory, moral dilemma, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, rivalry, friends, slasher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, murder, danger, confined, found footage, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Last Showing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple trapped in a cinema are manipulated into becoming unwilling actors in a film being captured by CCTV cameras.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: slasher killer, psychopath, mind game, vengeance, theater, obsession, captivity, confined, danger, rivalry, manipulations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.0
 515
Deadly Weekend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two young couples take one last trip to the country before moving to different cities. Unfortunately, when secrets come out and jealously takes a toll the weekend takes an unexpected and deadly turn for the worst.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: serial killer, gory, in the woods, psychopath, violence, deadly, slasher, survival, isolation, confined, crimes, lesbian kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Thompsons (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: vampire, gory, on the run, family life, chases and races, deadly, supernatural, family relations, manhunt, survival, dysfunctional family, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 112
The Scar Crow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The three Tanner sisters live in fear after their mother is hanged for witchcraft, in her absence their father takes advantage of his daughters leaving the family somewhere between life and death cursed for an eternity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: violence spree, gory, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, countryside, danger, deadly, supernatural, slasher, siblings relations, murder, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 1.5
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: crimes, gory, prison, danger, deadly, serial killer, ancient mystery, survival, cons and scams, destiny, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
It's in the Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: dealing with death, gory, wilderness, survival, in the woods, parents and children, estrangement, danger, escapades, family relations, supernatural, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.4
 352
Crash Site (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A vacationing couple's jeep crashes in an isolated location. They have to fight their way back to civilisation in spite of injuries and dangerous animals.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, in the woods, family in danger, danger, crumbling marriage, race against time, parents and children, cons and scams, family in crisis, isolation, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mischief Night (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young Emily Walton, who has suffered from psychosomatic blindness ever since the car accident that took her mother's life, must summon every instinct at her disposal to protect herself and her loved ones from a mysterious intruder
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: psychopath, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, misfit, survival, isolation, teenage life, disability, youth, halloween ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mysterious character, family in danger, violent death, haunted by the past, danger, family problems, vengeance, obsession, family in crisis, family life, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 2K
Torment (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Newlyweds Sarah and Cory Morgan have decided to take a relaxing holiday with Cory’s 7 year old son Liam to try and smooth over some of the teething problems Liam is having with his new Mom. Despite the idyllic location of Cory’s isolated and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: home invasion, countryside, family in danger, slasher, torture, murder, family, masked killer, isolation, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 741
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: in the woods, mind game, isolation, danger, manipulations, ghost, mystery, alone, psychological thriller, woman in danger, confined, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Disappeared (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: missing person, working class, ghost, gory, dealing with death, siblings relations, haunted by the past, crimes, family problems, family relations, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, wilderness, survival, in the woods, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, violence spree, murder, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 1K
Detour (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Driving back to Norway, Lina and Martin reach a roadblock where a policeman tells them to take a detour deep into the Swedish forest. But soon one creepy incident after another leaves them stranded in the dark woods and everything seems much too ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, scary ...
Plot: blood, danger, gory, deadly, snuff, in the woods, slasher, survival, isolation, computers and web, confined, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 1K
The Butcher (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tragic car accident in the middle of nowhere finds six stranded college students fighting for their lives after making a horrifying discovery in a remote farmhouse in director Edward Gorsuch's rural frightener. With no place to run and no ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, surprise ending
Plot: youth, gory, danger, in the woods, deadly, killer, slasher, chase, stalking, psychopath, rivalry, farmhouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Unhappy Birthday (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in and around the remote tidal island of Amen, Unhappy Birthday is the fictional story of three outsiders' battles against the twisted morals of an antiquated community. Inspired by British cult classics such as The Wicker Man and Hammer ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense
Plot: island, isolation, confined, danger, mystery, forces of nature, nightmare comes true, secret place, sex scene, shower, gay sex, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, serious, scary, psychological, tense
Plot: hitman, gory, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, contract killing, novice, back from the dead, black magic, child, occult
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 1K
The Lodge (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young couple's weekend getaway at a secluded mountain ranch becomes an unfathomable nightmare when they discover the truth about the caretaker.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychological
Plot: gory, betrayal, farm, domestic disturbance, vacation, rape, physicist, lodge, attempted murder, alcohol abuse, wilderness, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, suburbs, mentally unstable, single parent, slasher, domestic disturbance, fall in love, family in danger, missing child, psychopath, danger, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Inhuman Resources (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six captive office workers are literally chained to their desks by a demented, escaped serial killer; former regional manager Thomas Reddmann (Redd). He assigns his 'human resources' the impossible task of proving his innocence or ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: office, obnoxious boss, gory, serial killer, boss and employee, psychopath, danger, deadly, workplace, captivity, workplace situations, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 1K
Frayed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pat Baker is a small town sheriff. His son, Kurt, is a deranged young man with a dark secret. Sheriff Baker's worst nightmare comes true when Kurt escapes from a psychiatric hospital where he was locked away for the brutal murder of his mother ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, manhunt, slasher, killer clown, gore, gory, violence spree, in the woods, parents and children, mental illness, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 759
The Holding (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: farm, haunted by the past, danger, countryside, parents and children, murder, psychopath, confined, crimes, family relations, sister sister relationship, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 938
Splintered (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sophie is a troubled young girl, haunted by the abuse she suffered as a child and harbouring a deep fascination with the unexplained. In the hope of satiating her obsession with the latter, she instigates a trip to the Welsh countryside with four ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: evil priest, twin brother, deadly creature, gory, mysterious character, sibling relationship, countryside, captivity, isolation, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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