Movies like The Hitchhiker

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The Hitchhiker (2007)
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The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find themselves trapped with a woman-hating, masochistic killer.
Style: scary, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, crimes, desert, confined, slasher, danger, isolation, mind game, deadly, woman in danger, murder, hostages, hostage, chases and races, out of the way, violence, female nudity, breasts, blood, motel, duct tape, bra, gore ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada

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Most similar movies to The Hitchhiker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, psychopath, slasher, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Hitchhiker: The Beast of Bray Road (2005), Hillside Cannibals (2006), Deadly Weekend (2014), Borderline Cult (2007), Wreckage (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Beast of Bray Road (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts of werewolf sightings in Walworth County, Wisconsin, the film follows a local sheriff who is finally forced to accept that a string of horrifying deaths is linked to a predator which possesses DNA of both man and wolf.
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: werewolf, small town, cryptozoology, human becomes animal, human becoming an animal, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, gory, false accusation, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa
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100%
Hillside Cannibals (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of teenagers in the desert become the prey of cannibalistic inbreds who live in the nearby hillside.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: desert, survival, deadly, danger, gory, murder, slasher, cannibal, gore, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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 572
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, scary, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: survival, psychopath, isolation, strong violent content, confined, in the woods, deadly, slasher, murder, group of friends, danger, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Borderline Cult (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, gory, tough heroes, woman in danger, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.2
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Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, escaped prisoner, deadly, serial killer, isolation, confined, danger, crimes, buddies, murder, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 7K
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, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, slasher, isolation, moral dilemma, survival, gory, friends, mind game, deadly, confined, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, crimes, danger, deadly, in the woods, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
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Mimesis (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: murder, gory, psychopath, danger, crimes, slasher, isolation, confined, deadly, role playing, farm, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.2
 846
Trackman (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A perfect bank heist turns deadly when the robbers and their hostages flee to the abandoned underground subway station where they encounter the Trackman, a deformed madman that prowls the darkness.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, slasher, gory, confined, heist, isolation, criminal heroes, serial killer, crimes, supernatural, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.6
 1K
Insane (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely hotel by a lonely road. Sarah is lost, looking for somewhere to sleep. She's come to the wrong place. A lonely hotel by a lonely road. Sarah is lost, Jenny is looking for her. She's come to the right place. The Bridgeburn Hotel
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, psychopath, murder, danger, slasher, confined, deadly, crimes, isolation, woman in danger, hotel, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.9
 1K
Bunnyman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bunnyman is the story of a group of friends on their way back from a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas, and while driving through the remote regions of southern California they suddenly find themselves in a sickening game of cat and mouse with a ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, on the road, gory, danger, deadly, isolation, captivity, off the road, slasher, confined, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, slasher, deadly, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, mind game, confined, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, isolation, slasher, serial killer, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, danger, stalking, strong sexual content, crimes, youth, deadly, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, survival, deadly, danger, slasher, couples, countryside, isolation, crimes, murder, psychopath, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 812
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: danger, violence, psychopath, crimes, deadly, serial killer, obsession, murder, police, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, vengeance, strong violent content, crimes, deadly, serial killer, murder, violence, masked killer, danger, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.0
 2K
Neighbor (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious new girl arrives in posh suburban neighborhood and quickly sets out to terrorize the town. As she starts breaking into homes and torturing the occupants, they begin to realize that she isn't just another girl next door.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, psychopath, unlikely criminals, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, captivity, gory, strong violent content, suburbs, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 2.7
 301
Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, violence, captivity, gory, deadly, crimes, strong violent content, woman in danger, survival, small town, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.3
 516
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, crimes, confined, isolation, law enforcement, danger, woman in danger, ghost, deadly, mountain, graphic violence, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 3K
Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, youth, crimes, danger, woman in danger, teenage life, college, gory, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Snow White: A Deadly Summer (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A troubled teenage girl finds herself in a web of lies and deceit when her stepmother attempts to murder her by sending her to a discipline camp.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, isolation, danger, youth, deadly, crimes, in the woods, teenage life, graphic violence, slasher, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 3K
Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, youth, mind game, survival, gory, investigation, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, violence spree, psychopath, gory, crimes, deadly, danger, survival, murder, stalking, wilderness, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 2K
Blood Ranch (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four college students and an Iraq War vet, lost on a desert highway, encounter a terrified young woman with a black van on her trail. They survive the ensuing chase but their car doesn't, forcing them to seek help at a nearby ranch. Only when ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: slasher, survival, psychopath, serial killer, deadly, mind game, gory, perversion, danger, rescue, mental illness, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: on the road, psychopath, survival, vengeance, serial killer, chases and races, rivalry, race against time, deadly, danger, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 11K
Rest Stop (2006)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film follows Nicole Carrow, a young woman who is threatened by a maniac serial killer, after her boyfriend Jess, is abducted in a rest stop.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, danger, deadly, survival, isolation, on the road, gory, chase, crimes, truck driver, torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.9
 889
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, danger, serial killer, couples, psychopath, deadly, murder, crimes, confined, isolation, strong violent content, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
 2K
Blood Trails (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The biker Anne has a violent one night stand with the supposed cop Chris after a minor infraction. Two days later, feeling guilty and traumatized, she decides to go hiking with her boyfriend Michael in the Whistler chain of mountains, a spot where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric
Plot: slasher, mind game, isolation, survival, dangerous attraction, teenage life, wilderness, stalking, danger, murder, psychopath, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 1.9
 536
The Life Zone (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kidnapped by a mysterious figure, three women find themselves trapped in an abandoned hospital. Held against their will for months, the prisoners are faced with life-transforming decisions and must struggle for their lives.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: captivity, pregnancy, hospital, kidnapping, woman in danger, mysterious character, confined, psychopath, isolation, danger, abortion clinic, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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