Movies like Hitcher in the Dark

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Hitcher in the Dark (1989)
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Hitcher in the Dark (1989)
Original name: Paura nel buio
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sick young man drives around in his daddy's camper, looking for lone stray females to kidnap, torture, rape, and murder.
Style: slasher, erotic, scary, sexual, rough, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, serial killer, obsession, hitchhiking, crimes, youth, psychopath, confined, contests and competitions, beach, parents and children, crime, mystery, mentally unstable, danger, curses spells and rituals, gory, deadly, rivalry, cons and scams, whodunit, captive, caravan, female serial killer ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Hitcher in the Dark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, slasher, scary and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, serial killer, danger, gory and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Hitcher in the Dark: Dead Tone (2007), Bloodmoon (1990), Bad Karma (2001), X-Ray (1981), Shiver (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, youth, mind game, gory, survival, death, investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
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95%
 4.5
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Bloodmoon (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the small town of Coopers Bay, there are two Hi-schools situated right next to each other. There’s Winchester, an all boys comprehensive and St Elizabeth’s, a girl’s only Catholic faculty. They are separated by woodland where pupils from ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, wiretap, power relations, silly humor, crimes, betrayal, youth, clergy, rivalry, deadly, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
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87%
 3.4
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Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, slasher, sexy ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, mental institution, femme fatale, serial killer, supernatural, danger, crimes, deadly, mental illness, psychopath, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london
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84%
 5.0
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X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, stabbing, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.4
 920
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, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly, serial killer, obsession, murder, police, violence, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, danger, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carrying on the Prom Night tradition, this film begins back at Hamilton High School on Prom Night in 1957. As a young couple are enjoying a romantic moment together in the back seat of a car, they are interrupted by Father Jonas, a priest who ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, crimes, stalking, youth, danger, psychopath, captivity, teenage life, priest, monk, casual sex ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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73%
 5.2
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Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, slasher, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, forest, danger, rescue, murder, gory, serial killer, psychopath, religions or cults, confined, fanatic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Phantom of Death (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Comissioner Datti is investigating the murder of a female doctor whose murderer seems to be a thirty-fivish year old man. Soon another murder follows: Pianist Robert Dominici's girlfriend is found killed. The killer also challenges Datti ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, pianist, deadly, riddles and clues, vengeance, terminal illness, violence spree, pregnancy, mystery, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, deadly, danger, crimes, loss of parent, death of parent, loss of parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 1.9
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Nightstalker (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Richard Ramirez, dubbed "The Night Stalker" by the media, a serial killer who killed somewhere in the neighborhood of 16 souls during his reign of terror in Los Angeles back in the Eighties
Style: rough, serious, scary, realistic, slasher
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, crimes, deadly, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 1K
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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: escaped prisoner, serial killer, deadly, isolation, danger, confined, buddies, crimes, murder, graphic violence, friends, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, christmas horror, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, nightclub, serial killer, new year's eve, investigation, nightlife, mentally unstable, crimes, danger, deadly, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 3K
Crawlspace (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man who runs an apartment house for women is the demented son of a Nazi surgeon who has the house equipped with secret passageways, hidden rooms and torture and murder devices.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, danger, hostages, woman in danger, isolation, murder, obsession, hostage, espionage, student life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.5
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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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, dangerous attraction, survival, teenage life, isolation, wilderness, danger, stalking, deadly, psychopath, gory, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Mikey (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mikey just needs a good stable home. He's bounced from foster home to foster home his whole life. He finally lands himself with a new loving family, but their perfect little child is not what he appears to be. His previous caretakers all died ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: orphan, killer child, psychopath, evil child, juvenile delinquency, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime, danger, adoption, friendship, children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, teenage life, vengeance, serial killer, confined, danger, survival, crimes, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Beware: Children at Play (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Parents are in a panic as their children mysteriously disappear. Little do they know that the only thing worse than their children disappearing would be them coming back. After the youngsters of Tromaville fall under the ruthless control of a cult ...
Style: slasher, epic, suspenseful, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, mischievous children, deadly, youth, mentally unstable, teenage life, small town, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One year ago, Nina survived the attacks of a serial killer. She wants to flee from these memories but one call at night recalls all memories and she is again in the middle of a murder mystery.
Style: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, escapades, amateur detective, danger, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, riddles and clues, crimes, gory, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, violence spree, survival, murder, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, stalking, escapades, strong violent content, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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52%
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Hellbent (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, killer, gay, hollywood, gender, gays and lesbians, mooning ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, investigation, amateur detective, mind game, crimes, danger, deadly, journalism, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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50%
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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: slasher, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: slasher, serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime, male female relationship
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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50%
 4.3
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Buried Alive (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, gory, juvenile delinquency, danger, mental illness, serial killer, youth, teenage life, school, insanity, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, slasher, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, psychopath, confined, mind game, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, danger, crimes, rivalry, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.9
 746
Junkyard Dog (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, captivity, confined, crimes, law enforcement, danger, deadly, graphic violence, psycho killer, cannibalism, cannibal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 599
Open House (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone is killing off nubile real estate agents. A psychologist doing a therapy talk show begins getting calls from the perpetrator, and cooperates with the police to try and stop him. Unfortunately, his lover is a real estate agent, and when it ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), radio show, gory, psychopath, graphic violence, law enforcement, danger, media, crimes, mentally unstable, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
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Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, survival, mind game, danger, mental illness, murder, deadly, law enforcement, mentally unstable, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%