Movies like Citadel

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Citadel (2012)
 5.5
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Citadel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Citadel tells the story of widower and single father Tommy Cowley, a man inflicted with chronic agoraphobia since the day his wife was attacked. He was unable to protect her. He lives in Edenstown, the council estate from hell. Here he finds himself terrorized by a gang of syringe wielding feral children, who are intent on taking his baby daughter. With the help of a kind Nurse and a renegade Priest, Tommy learns the nightmarish truth surrounding these hooded children. He also learns that to be free of his fears, he must finally face the demons of his past and enter the one place he fears the most - The abandoned Tower block known as the Citadel
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: agoraphobia, murder, child in peril, survival, killer child, crimes, parents and children, danger, haunted by the past, fear, street gang, supernatural, urban, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, renegades, mutant, incest, pregnancy, gang, twins, violence, death, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland

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Most similar movies to Citadel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, supernatural, crimes, blood and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Citadel: Dead Creatures (2001), The Tomb (2007), Soft for Digging (2001), Black Cadillac (2003), Gut (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: survival, supernatural, life is a bitch, rivalry, chaos, gory, plague, murder, imaginary, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: psychopath, rivalry, danger, supernatural, crimes, survival, woman in danger, destiny, gory, cons and scams, serial killer, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: scary, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, excavation, very little dialogue, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Black Cadillac (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, scary
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, danger, chase, murder, survival, crimes, rivalry, deadly, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 3.8
 870
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: psychological, tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, haunted by the past, best friends, losing-it hero, deadly, danger, crimes, violence, friends, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Tooth and Nail (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a small group of survivors, who call themselves Foragers, plan to rebuild civilization from their headquarters in an empty hospital based in what is left of Philadelphia. But they're soon forced into a face-off war ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, isolation, survival, future dystopia, danger, chaos, murder, life is a bitch, apocalypse, cannibalism, hospital, blood splatter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.2
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The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl's psychic powers for herself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, family relations, parents and children, supernatural ability, deadly, profanity, sexual content, chase, danger, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, danger, deadly, countryside, isolation, couples, crimes, murder, psychopath, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 2.8
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The Unknown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A film unit goes for a shoot deep into a forestThey settle at a place with bare minimal facilities run by a strange and quirky man called Setu.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, jungle, deadly, danger, deadly creature, filmmaking, supernatural, rivalry, murder, fear, isolation, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: psychological, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, destiny, teenage life, crimes, religions or cults, brother, disappearance, working class, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 2.4
 786
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, deadly, danger, supernatural, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: scary, tense, serious, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, child in peril, family in danger, parents and children, supernatural, estate, deadly, danger, family problems, haunted house, isolation, attic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
 10K
The Broken (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a successful radiologist spirals out of control when she sees the spitting image of herself driving down a London street. While attempting to uncover who the imposter could be, she stumbles into a terrifying mystery that her family and ...
Style: suspenseful, surreal, mind bending, scary, tense ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, fear, dream, haunted by the past, danger, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, embassy, party, girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.4
 5K
Tell Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man's recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor's killer before a similar fate befalls him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending, tense ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, parents and children, obsessive quest, couples, escapades, deadly, supernatural, couple relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.6
 4K
Home Movie (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Reverend David Poe and his psychiatrist wife trade hectic New York life for an idyllic rural farmhouse; the perfect place for 10 year old twins Jack & Emily to run, play and imagine. Documenting this lifestyle change, David decides to film ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: killer child, found footage, twins, deadly, danger, crimes, family problems, siblings relations, family life, murder, cruelty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
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Place: england, europe, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.8
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The Rats (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: rat, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, gory, experiment gone awry, escapades, subway, isolation, hospital, survival, power outage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, danger, mysterious character, village, crimes, life turned upside down, deadly, murder, investigation, graphic violence, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, mystery, mischievous children, crimes, social misfits, family life, danger, mentally challenged, killer child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Vinyan: Lost Souls (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, UK, Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple leaves the civilized world behind and descends into a living nightmare in this chilling horror thriller. Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne (Emmanuelle Beart, Mission: Impossible) is convinced she ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: stranded, island, tsunami, missing person, survival, jungle, isolation, danger, missing child, orphan, couple relations, feral child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, burma, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.4
 38K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 5K
The Monitor (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping an abusive husband, Anna and her 8 year old son move to a secret location in a giant apartment building. Terrified that her ex-husband will find them she buys a baby monitor to keep in her son's room at all times. But strange ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: delusion, haunted by the past, mother son relationship, family relations, social worker, single parent, danger, deadly, murder, overprotective mother, child in peril, social services ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 2.3
 3K
Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, haunted house, murder, vengeance, supernatural, danger, ghost, confined, gory, survival, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Milo (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young grade-school girls witness the murder of one of their classmates during what they thought was just an innocent game. The killer is a strange young boy named Milo Jeeder. Sixteen years later, the four survivors of the event re-unite under ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
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Time: 90s
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74%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: psychopath, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, serial killer, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, scary
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, survival, isolation, deadly, crimes, danger, in the woods, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.7
 870
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, isolation, deadly, rivalry, confined, family relations, profanity, countryside, parents and children, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.9
 893
The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: mortician, murder, haunted by the past, redemption, neo noir, danger, social decay, emotionless, crimes, corpse, child in peril, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
 8K
Grace (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the wake of a horrific car accident that kills her husband, Michael, expectant mother Madeline Matheson discovers that her daughter, Grace, has died in the womb. Ignoring her doctor's warnings that the fetus must be removed from her body, a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, confined, supernatural, evil child, murder, baby, doctor, curse, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%