Movies like The Undertow

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The Undertow (2003)
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The Undertow (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Six friends enter the strange town of Old Mines for a weekend float trip. They quickly realize that the town is not friendly to strangers, and they are pressured to leave by the police. When the friends decide to continue their float trip anyway, terrifying secrets of the town surface. A seven-foot-tall deformed maniac, known by the townsfolk as The Boy is kept under lock and key by the town's mayor. The Boy's purpose is simple: kill outsiders. The Mayor of Old Mines releases The Boy and the maniac's hunt begins. One by one, the campers on their float trip are ripped to gory shreds by the enraged, deformed, hulking Boy. But there is great mystery to the Boy. Who is his father? Who is his mother? How did he become so dangerous? In the end, the answers to these questions will put the entire town of Old Mines in danger. The Boy is an unstoppable killing machine, and anyone in his path won't be in one piece for long!
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, serious, splatter, controversial
Audience: teens
Plot: backwoods, small town, survival, serial killer, psychopath, supernatural, crimes, isolation, escapades, wilderness, family in danger, violence spree, stalking, murder, brutality, dark secret, forest, mercilessness, weekend, redneck, evil alien, small town life, deadly creature, travel, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to The Undertow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, serious and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, danger, serial killer, gory, crimes, murder and psychopath mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Undertow: Carver (2008), It Waits (2005), Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964), Psycho Cop (1989), Dr. Chopper (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Carver (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on true events
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, brutal ...
Plot: brutality, torture, sadism, psychopath, murder, wilderness, crimes, stalking, friendship, maniac, death, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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It Waits (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: creature, monster, survival, murder, wilderness, deadly creature, stalking, supernatural, travel, empire, mythical creature, national park ...
Time: contemporary
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Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, torture, murder, vengeance, maniac, exploitation, brutality, mayor, sadism, redneck, survival, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida, southern usa
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 4.4
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Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, survival, youth, serial killer, violence, violence spree, kids in trouble, forest, police officer, maniac, supernatural being ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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45%
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Dr. Chopper (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young friends head out to the country for a weekend at the family cabin and run afoul of a group of motorcycle riding madwomen led by the sadistic, knife-wielding plastic surgeon Dr. Fielding.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, obsession, psychopath, confined, gang, supernatural, crimes, leadership, escapades, stalking, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, survival, psychopath, crimes, wannabe, master criminal, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, haunted by the past, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, fugitives, backwoods, stalking, youth, camp, crimes, camping, forest, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: california, southern california
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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 ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, albino, psychopath, stalking, crimes, small town, ghost, evil man, violence, cheerleader, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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39%
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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: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, crimes, survival, psychopath, isolation, forest, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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39%
Cannibal Campout (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four teenagers on an outing in the woods are attacked by a trio of mutant cannibals.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, attempted rape, cannibal, travel, forest, youth, mutant, murder, babies and infants, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey
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38%
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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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, survival, psychopath, mind game, rescue, isolation, mental illness, murder, perversion, youth, car chase, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Legend of Bloody Jack (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The legend of Jack The Ripper comes to real when one of his descendants revive him.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough
Plot: supernatural, forest, decapitation, murder, psychopath, crimes, serial killer, legends and myths, city life, curses spells and rituals, ghost, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Satan's Playground (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: SATAN'S PLAYGROUND is a supernatural shocker chronicling a family's spine-tingling odyssey in New Jersey's legendary Pine Barrens region. En route to a wilderness camping retreat, their car inexplicably breaks down. As darkness falls, ...
Style: slasher, surreal, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, ghost, serial killer, isolation, psychopath, supernatural ability, supernatural, survival, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, destiny, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, england, texas, europe, usa
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36%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, supernatural, ghost, murder, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, college ...
Time: contemporary
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, zombie, brutality, violence, exploitation, visceral, human sacrifice, psycho killer, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, egypt, florida, usa
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Cornered! (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During their nightly poker game a group of lowlifes are terrorized in their own convenience store by a masked killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, store, buddies, survival, stalking, sadism, brutality, police investigation, monster, friends, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Adam & Evil (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of sexy high school graduates are ready for a weekend of serious partying at a remote camp ground. Soon a murderer is on the loose...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, who done it, confined, teenage life, crimes, psychopath, murder, youth, isolation, adultery, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary
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Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, survival, stalking, on the run, isolation, mental illness, wilderness, vengeance, group of friends, sadism ...
Time: 80s
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32%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, tense ...
Plot: forest, psychopath, murder, youth, isolation, crimes, snow white, serial killer, graphic violence, teenage life, premonition, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
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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: slasher, rough, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, on the road, isolation, escapades, confined, captivity, serial killer, easter, bad girl, strong violent content, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
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32%
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, sole survivor, haunted by the past, crimes, escapades, survival, woman in danger, evil child, supernatural, child killer, childhood friend ...
Time: 90s
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31%
The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, college, psychopath, murder, ghost, uncover truth, youth, crimes, vengeance, teenage life, violence spree, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, dallas texas
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31%
Wrestlemaniac (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: On their way to Caba San Lucas, the cast and crew of a low-budget film get lost and come upon "La Sangre De Dios", a ghost town with a spine-tingling legend about an insane Mexican wrestler. One by one, the cast and crew are snatched, ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, rivalry, psychopath, deadly creature, ghost, obsessive quest, survival, supernatural, filmmaking, vengeance, dangerous animal, massacre ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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31%
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Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, vengeance, who done it, investigation, mortician, crimes, rivalry, empire, high school, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
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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 ...
Plot: serial killer, lake, nude model, female nudity, survival, lesbian sex, voyeur, skinny dipping, vengeance, wilderness, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, vengeance, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family relations, orphan, crimes, church, violence, nun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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30%
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Offspring (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Survivors of a feral flesh-eating clan are chowing their way through the locals. Amy Halbard and Claire Carey strive to survive their abduction by the cannibals and save their children. A subplot involving Claire's despicable husband, Steven, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, murder, survival, confined, captivity, isolation, small town, sadism, human flesh, pregnancy, redneck, psycho ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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30%
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Pink Eye (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pink Eye is set in a small town in upstate New York, at a prison-like, dilapidated insane asylum where secret drug testing has gone inexplicably wrong. Patients are dying in sick and twisted ways and those who survive are becoming raging, homicidal ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: human experiment, mental institution, mental illness, psychopath, experiment gone awry, vengeance, supernatural, survival, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, prison, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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29%
Automaton Transfusion (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, deadly creature, youth, supernatural, teenage life, isolation, plague, chaos, small town, survival horror, zombie attack, lake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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29%
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Slaughtered (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone's getting slaughtered in the pub tonight!
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, confined, captivity, death, violence, crimes, supernatural, isolation, wilderness, forest, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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