Movies like The Thompsons

If you like "The Thompsons" you are looking for suspenseful, serious and tense movies about / with vampire, survival, family in danger, supernatural, dysfunctional family, manhunt and family life themes of Drama, Horror and Thriller genre shot in USA or UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Thompsons (2012)
 4.7
 2K
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, scary, rough
Plot: vampire, survival, family in danger, supernatural, dysfunctional family, manhunt, family life, on the run, murder, rivalry, violence, family relations, graphic violence, danger, family problems, family gatherings, chases and races, suburban life, gory, deadly, brother sister incest, rape, incest, twins, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, mojave desert

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to The Thompsons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and tense films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, murder, survival and crimes mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Thompsons: The Hamiltons (2006), Dead Creatures (2001), Axed (2012), The Tomb (2007), Savage Island (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hamiltons (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Hamilton's seem to be an ordinary American family, living in a small town in Northern California and dealing with the problems of everyday life. They've also been recently adjusting to the untimely death of their parents, but since ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family secret, survival, crimes, twins, gory, siblings relations, family life, kidnapping, orphan, torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 341
Dead Creatures (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 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: gory, chaos, supernatural, life is a bitch, rivalry, survival, curses spells and rituals, plague, deadly, imaginary, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.7
 921
Axed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 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, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, isolation, rivalry, confined, deadly, family relations, profanity, countryside, parents and children, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 1.4
 1K
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: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: psychopath, rivalry, supernatural, danger, crimes, survival, woman in danger, destiny, gory, cons and scams, ancient mystery, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
on the run movies
2483
murder movies
18445
tense movies
11318
 4.1
 346
Savage Island (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Julia Young and Steven Harris are having marital troubles, but on a weekend trip to visit Julia's family on the remote Savage Island, marital problems quickly become the least of their worries. An intense struggle between the Young and the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: island, survival, family in danger, vengeance, isolation, murder, family life, family problems, gory, family relations, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, small town, family relations, deadly, survival, standoff, creature, resistance, in the woods, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: slasher, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, deadly, danger, couples, countryside, isolation, crimes, murder, psychopath, fear, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Bucks County Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On Saturday, May 17th, 2008, police responded to a residence in a remote area of Bucks County, Pennsylvania for the report of a missing person. Upon their arrival, a routine investigation was performed and it was determined that the situation did ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, danger, deadly, crimes, in the woods, forest, throat ripping, missing person, survival, manhunt, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
suspense movies
13971
rivalry movies
13111
violence movies
13603
captivating movies
17480
 3.6
 553
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, crimes, supernatural, danger, vengeance, survival, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, blood, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Under the Bed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers team up to battle a creature under the bed, in what is being described as a "suburban nightmare" tale.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare comes true, family in danger, suburbs, deadly, supernatural, monster, brother brother relationship, youth, kids in trouble, family relations, gory, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.4
 4K
Demon Island (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens trapped on an island are haunted by a demon hidden inside...a pinata.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: island, pinata, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, danger, supernatural, gory, village, escapades, deadly, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 929
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, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, haunted by the past, deadly, best friends, losing-it hero, danger, crimes, violence, friends, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 146
The Scar Crow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The three Tanner sisters live in fear after their mother is hanged for witchcraft, in her absence their father takes advantage of his daughters leaving the family somewhere between life and death cursed for an eternity.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, reincarnation, murder, curses spells and rituals, gory, family problems, danger, deadly, graphic violence, countryside, violence spree, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.3
 4K
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, supernatural, confined, murder, vengeance, gory, deadly, isolation, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Legend of the Bog (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the dead start to mysteriously re-animate from an ancient bog an eccentric hunter, embarks on a crusade to hunt down the forsaken beasts. But when a ferocious Bog Man emerges from the murk, a powerful and ancient evil is released and the Hunter ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: murder, mummy, supernatural, survival, chases and races, danger, battles, chaos and mayhem, deadly, mentally unstable, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.3
 462
Dark Town (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The vampires have taken over suburbia, and the only hope for escape is to dismantle the white picket fences and drive them through the hearts of the undead in this tale of bloodlust.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, gang, dysfunctional family, supernatural, race against time, danger, deadly creature, deadly, survival, life turned upside down, gory, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tour guide, possession, murder, haunted house, survival, supernatural, seance, legends and myths, deadly, danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: murder, supernatural, serial killer, survival, isolation, psychopath, danger, deadly, crimes, forest, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 192
The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 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, chase, danger, sexual content, profanity, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Vampire's Tale (2009)
Genre: Horror, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the Old West, the assassination of an ageing cowboy is thwarted by a sultry vampiress, the would-be killer left for dead in the dust. A hundred years later an ancient obsidian mirror, long unearthed from the Mesopotamian desert, is liberated from ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: vampire, vengeance, good versus evil, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, farm, dysfunctional family, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
 275
Methodic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Methodic tells the story of a boy who becomes demonically possessed by an ominous presence known as "The Dollman". Forced to obey his dark half, the boy ultimately murders his parents on his birthday and is sentenced to a life under a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, mental institution, human host, crimes, murder, possession, violence, psychiatrist, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher, tense ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, starting over, supernatural, deadly, mentally unstable, family relations, psychopath, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 574
Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, isolation, mentally unstable, deadly, murder, country house, paranoia, artists and showbiz, writer's life, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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: serious, scary, tense, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, child in peril, estate, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, danger, deadly, isolation, family problems, haunted house, attic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Seance: The Summoning (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a loudmouth college punk singer accuses an amateur medium of being a fake, four college students break into the city morgue and video themselves holding a seance. When the kids summon a demon by mistake, they have to find a way to drive the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, friendship, human host, deadly, curses spells and rituals, seance, demonic possession, morgue, death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.3
 677
Basement (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Six friends are lured to an underground basement for a sinister experiment, will they escape, but most importantly will they live or die?
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: forest, in the woods, group of friends, dungeon, survival, danger, experiment, murder, anti war, unfaithful boyfriend, archive footage, interracial couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 1K
Splintered (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sophie is a troubled young girl, haunted by the abuse she suffered as a child and harbouring a deep fascination with the unexplained. In the hope of satiating her obsession with the latter, she instigates a trip to the Welsh countryside with four ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, rescue, danger, isolation, captivity, deadly, evil priest, twin brother, group of friends, survival, in the woods, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 1K
Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, 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, deadly, danger, violence, murder, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, prison, curses spells and rituals, frame up, captivity, golden years, contests and competitions, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%