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Don't Look in the Cellar (2008)
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Don't Look in the Cellar (2008)
Original name: Don't Look In The Cellar
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of college students regret their decision to sneak into the cellar of a haunted asylum on Halloween. One by one they encounter Smiley, the last of a flawed bloodline.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, suspense, psychological, tense, captivating, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, college, halloween, masked killer, mental patient, basement, college student, maniac, survival, murder, cheerleader, violence, group of friends, hiding place, lesbian, teacher, stalker, classmate, professor, machete, woman in a bikini, sister, sister sister relationship, pantomime, psychiatric ward ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, deadly, murder, violence, crimes, psychopath and survival mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Don't Look in the Cellar: The Final Curtain (2007), 30 Days to Die (2009), Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011), Sea of Fear (2006), Uncharted (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: college, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, rite of passage, theater, college student, actor, strangulation, murder, backfire, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30 Days to Die (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of girls trapped in an institution suffer the wrath of a serial killer on the loose. This campy thriller pays homage to Friday the 13th.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, mentally unstable, mental institution, struggle for survival, murder, violence, survival, strong violent content, violence spree, woman in danger, topless woman, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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89%
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, slasher, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, friends, youth, revenge, psychopath, survival, violence, rivalry, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: slasher, tense, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, survival, psychopath, mysterious character, ship, cruise, violence, escapades, crimes, supernatural, graphic violence, pirate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Uncharted (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Uncharted" is a story of a documentary film crew who crash on an island, when they were in hopes of finding a rare animal, a jaguar, that is believed to inhabit the jungle. Unfortunate circumstances arise when her charter plane goes down ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: island, survival, isolation, wilderness, confined, plane crash, murder, violence, escapades, captivity, jaguar, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, murder, hidden truth, group of friends, violence, graphic violence, teenage life, youth, deadly creature, urban legend, monster, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Fright Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blood runs rampant on Halloween night when a small towns' Fright Fest becomes real inside the walls of a long abandoned asylum.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, murder, survival, brutality, massacre, violence, criminally insane, coworker, haunted, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Hospital (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Old St. Leopold's Hospital has many urban legends surrounding it, but the residents of Bridgeport all agree on one thing: tortured souls roam its abandoned halls. The mystery proves too much for a pretty young student who decides to investigate ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, ghost, psychopath, crimes, college, violence, city life, caucasian, supernatural horror, rapist, rape and revenge, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, crimes, youth, farm, maniac, revenge, violence, prank, female masturbation, disfigured face, haunted house, clown ...
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: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jack the Reaper (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of unsuspecting teens face a railroad reaper in his desert carnival.
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Slaughter Daughter (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After being left at the altar, Farrah has a mental break. When her mother announces her upcoming wedding, Farrah seeks help from her jailed love to plot out the perfect murder.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, psychological, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bio Slime (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven misfits are trapped by a flesh eating slime creature. And no TV!
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: deadly creature, isolation, confined, murder, parasite, fear, survival, deathtrap, death, violence, social misfits, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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55%
The Redwood Massacre (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: ​‘THE REDWOOD MASSACRE’ is about five adventurous friends, visiting the legendary murder site of Redwood. It has all the hallmarks of being an exciting and thrilling camping weekend away. They soon discover they’re not the only people in ...
Style: suspense, slasher, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: masked killer, urban legend, maniac, survival, violence, fear, brutality, axe murder, serial killer, tourist, forest, crazy ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
American Nightmare (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deranged female serial killer stalks seven young people whom phone a radio call-in show to discuss their darkest fears and a night-long game of cat-and-mouse is put into motion by the darkly sinister-looking murderess.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Maniac on the Loose (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A patient described as "Extremely Dangerous" has escaped from the local psychiatric hospital. Fearing that he'll lose his job if word gets out, the head of the hospital, Dr. Franklin Grimm, desperately attempts to cover up the escape. ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, suspense, tense, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspense, tense ...
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Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp (2010)
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Se-hee is haunted by her step sister Tae-yeon who used to be a promising swimmer but suddenly killed herself in a swimming pool 2 years ago. During the summer vacation, she joins the study camp at school for upcoming college entrance exam with other ...
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Duration: 88 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
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Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Bloody Homecoming (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three years after a tragic accident leaves a student dead at the annual Homecoming dance, a group of senior friends anxious about the return of Homecoming Night to their sleepy Southern town find themselves visited by a deadly presence from their ...
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40%
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The Open Door (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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