Movies like Primitive

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Primitive (2011)
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Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory monster - convince the local police that Martin is somehow responsible, and soon he comes to believe it too, as all the victims are connected to the evil within him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense, scary
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, crimes, estrangement, mentally unstable, creature, demon, rivalry, violence, showdown, human host, homecoming, deadly creature, monster, sasquatch, bigfoot, creature feature, deadly, gory, danger, gore, standoff
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, murder, crimes, supernatural, violence and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Primitive: Ritual (2013), Shapeshifter (2005), Wicked Lake (2008), Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011), Hellraiser: Revelations (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ritual (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, curses spells and rituals, satanic ritual, cult, violence, religions or cults, graphic violence, hotel, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 2.5
 760
Shapeshifter (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A maximum-security prison goes into serious lockdown mode when a shape-shifting demon with an insatiable taste for human flesh unleashes its fury on the inmates and guards. Jennifer Lee Wiggins, Ocean, Vaz Andreas, Thomas Downey, Chris Facey, Marat ...
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, survival, confined, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, supernatural, isolation, curses spells and rituals, werewolf, demon, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.0
 1K
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, survival, forest, mentally unstable, crimes, vengeance, wilderness, lake, murder, violence, gays and lesbians, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hellraiser: Revelations (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two friends in Mexico discover the Lament Configuration and unleash Pinhead, but one decides to try to survive by swapping himself with someone else. Once they go missing, family members go in search of them, but find Pinhead instead.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, family in danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demon, murder, road trip, revenge, disappearance, graphic violence, friends, body swapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles, tijuana mexico
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56%
 4.9
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Exit 38 (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite unit of FBI agents hunt a conniving vampire in a small Nevada town. Can they stop him before he completes an ancient ritual that will make him the ultimate vampire, or will he destroy not only them, but the world?
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vampire, track down, curses spells and rituals, special agents, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, captivity, good versus evil, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
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55%
 3.4
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.6
 586
Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mary Elizabeth goes to bed alone one night, still a twenty one year old virgin, and wakes up the next morning pregnant. Possessed by the demon fetus growing within her womb, Mary Elizabeth obeys her homicidal cravings to kill, for the sake of her ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, religions or cults, pregnancy, supernatural ability, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, demon, brutality, strong violent content, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Satanic (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michelle wakes from an accident with no memory, then she has nightmares and people around her die.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, religions or cults, nightmare, memory loss, investigation, supernatural, crimes, car accident, haunted by the past, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Werewolf in a Womens Prison (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: prison, deadly creature, dangerous animal, rivalry, confined, supernatural, werewolf, crimes, violence, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, human becoming an animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.0
 2K
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, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: creature, monster, survival, murder, wilderness, deadly creature, stalking, supernatural, forest, psychopath, americana, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.1
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Boggy Creek (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the death of her father in a terrible accident, sweet, yet troubled Jennifer and her friends decide to check out her dad's cabin that's located in the deep woods of Boggy Creek, Texas. While staying at said cabin for a week, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, deadly creature, supernatural, legends and myths, violence, camping, vacation, murder, graphic violence, friends, forest, mother daughter conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 560
The Open Door (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pirate radio station is granting callers their hearts' desires. But as some teenagers find out, be careful what you wish for.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wish come true, supernatural, youth, rivalry, curse, murder, group of friends, high school life, prank, disorder, high school, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tyge Murdock, a successful director of low-budget horror films, has been chasing monsters his whole life. When an actor is accidentally killed on the set of his latest production, Tyge returns to his hometown to reassess his life. But all new ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, filmmaking, mentally unstable, rivalry, homecoming, captivity, isolation, crimes, curses spells and rituals, obsession, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.2
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The Crypt (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Six young criminals break into hidden catacombs underneath their town and attempt to steal jewelry buried from the "Great Depression" only to find inhabitants guarding the precious belongings. After being trapped in this dark maze of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, confined, escapades, supernatural, crimes, catacomb, cemetery, crypt, deadly creature, struggle for survival, murder, treasure hunt ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
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Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, survival, reincarnation, violence, occult, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.6
 331
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.8
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Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, violence, murder, hospital, sanitarium, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Amityville Murders (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the night of November 13th, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. took a high powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that 'voices' in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, nightmare, hearing voices, mental patient, taunting, hallucination, supernatural horror, house, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974
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47%
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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, psychopath, stalking, crimes, small town, murder, evil man, ghost, albino, violence, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Bell Witch Haunting (2013)
Genre: Biography, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on true events. The Robertson County Sheriff's Department has released footage found on the bodies of the Sawyer family's cell phones and video cameras. What was first thought to be a murder-suicide is now believed to be the return ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, supernatural, crimes, curses spells and rituals, ghost, corpse, female nudity, topless, vengeful ghost, party, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, prison, rivalry, captivity, frame up, contests and competitions, amateur detective, golden years, crimes, game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.7
 516
The Damned (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A clan of vampires has just moved into the neighborhood, and college student Tom accidentally discovers his new neighbors' secret. When the vampires find out that Tom knows, he must do whatever he can to survive. His two roommates, a horror fan ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, police investigation, crimes, supernatural, zombie, investigation, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, heroes, college, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, small town, curse, showdown, evil, murder, religions or cults, graphic violence, possession, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
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Stitch (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stitch follows the story of grieving parents as they cope with the loss of their young daughter. At the height of their desperation, they turn to their best friends for healing advice, who lead them into the deep desert for a weekend ritual meant to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, desert, rivalry, death, violence, family problems, losing-it hero, dealing with death, disfigurement, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, psychopath, deadly creature, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, law enforcement, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: crimes, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, murder, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, serial killer, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.3
 644
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%