Movies like Cruel Summer 2016

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Cruel Summer (2016)
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Cruel Summer (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Young Autism sufferer Danny enjoys the serenity and solitude of camping. That's all about to change when enraged teens Nicholas, Calvin and Julia find him, each with their own agenda for wanting to see Danny suffer.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: autism, brutality, violence, teenage boy, cruelty, forest, bullying, teenager, fight, fishing, summer, cemetery, teenage girl, male nudity, lie, bully, coercion, mentally challenged, father son relationship, cell phone, murder, death of son, camping, british, teenage protagonist ...
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Cruel Summer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and serious films with plots about danger, murder, violence, blood, survival, brutality and deadly mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Cruel Summer: Eden Lake (2008), U Want Me 2 Kill Him? (2013), Exhibit A (2007), Alena (2015), Summer Scars (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: forest, survival, torture, youth, chase, sadism, murder, gang, fear, weekend, camping, death of protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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U Want Me 2 Kill Him? (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the Vanity Fair article of the same title, a story about a young boy drawn into a web of lies through an online chatroom.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: friendship, teenage life, murder, youth, cyberspace, social relations, crimes, mistaken identity, teen violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loner, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Exhibit A (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exhibit A tells the timely story of a normal family disintegrating under financial pressure, eventually driven to the unimaginable. All is not as it seems as the King family go about their day-to-day lives oblivious of the horror to come. Dad Andy ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, stalking, family relations, downfall, money problems, dark secret, family problems, voyeurism, tragic event, crimes, uncover truth, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Alena (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alena’s life is far from simple. When she arrives at her new elite boarding school, Filippa and the other girls start to harass her. But Alena’s best friend Josefin won’t let her take anymore beating. If she won’t strike back, Josefin will ...
Style: twists and turns, ambiguous ending, brutal, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: bully, school, popularity, female friendship, group of friends, lesbianism, new school, party, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, female protagonist, teenager ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Summer Scars (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A group of teens are faced with a life-changing experience when they meet a deranged drifter
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: survival, youth, forest, psychopath, kids in trouble, teenage life, kidnapping, mind game, crimes, schizophrenic, exploitation, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Arbor Demon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An adventurous woman with a secret from her husband insists they go for a romantic camping trip in a remote wood to reconnect and share some quality time. But their idyll is shockingly cut short after a group of nearby hunters are brutally killed by ...
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: camping, creature, forest, supernatural, undercover, isolation, couple relations, confined, murder, danger
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Vampire Virus (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman contracts a deadly virus after an unusual sexual encounter, and soon develops a taste for human blood.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, intense, stylized ...
Plot: violent, cannibalism, torment, violence, sex scene, murder, virus, sexual content, strong violent content, demon, brutality, human monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: forest, group of friends, dungeon, survival, experiment, murder, anti war, betrayal, interracial friendship, cheating boyfriend, interracial couple, anti war protest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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, confined, rivalry, isolation, family relations, parents and children, countryside, forest, crisis, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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37%
Braxton Butcher (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Every town has a devil. For the small community of Braxton, that devil is Tommy Miller. A bullied and tormented teen who finally snapped, killing his friends and family at the annual Braxton town hall party, Miller escaped into the woods, never to ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: massacre, forest, serial killer, torment, psychopath, murder, violence, brutality, teenager, survivor, chase, high school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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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 ...
Plot: vampire, survival, family in danger, manhunt, supernatural, dysfunctional family, on the run, family life, murder, rivalry, violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, countryside, isolation, crimes, couples, murder, psychopath, fear, violence, couple relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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36%
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Coldwater (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: survival, prison life, juvenile delinquency, confined, youth, re-education, prison, power relations, violence, teenage boy, escape attempt, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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36%
Nobody Gets Out Alive (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of college students escape their troubled lives but only to find themselves fighting for their lives from a revenge seeking mad man.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, survival, strong violent content, rivalry, youth, vengeance, friendship, camp, teenager, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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Skull Forest (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Four female friends embark on a weekend camping expedition into the woods. Things go horribly awry when the quartet runs afoul of a group of wicked rich folks who enjoy hunting humans for sport. Will any of these ladies make it out of the forest ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: survival, murder, forest, camping, manhunt, brutality, violence, sadism, death, rich and poor, hunted, peril ...
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Trigger Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inspired by true events...The story of three hunters who mysteriously became the hunted.
Style: atmospheric, rough, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, survival, forest, wilderness, escapades, buddies, graphic violence, sniper, hunting, human, redneck, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
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Capture Kill Release (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple plots to murder a random stranger just for the thrill of it, but things turn ugly when one of them decides not to go through with it.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: murder, stranger, found footage, plan gone wrong, couples, couple relations, maniac, serial killer, kidnapping, torture, death, husband wife relationship ...
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The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, woman in danger, sexualized violence, violence, sadism, torture, murder, violence against women, rage, kidnapping, brutality, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Locked in a Room (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Locked in a Room" is a story about three teenagers that are trapped in three separate rooms. They are monitored and watched by a masked man who takes notes on paper as to their every move and emotion. They are further tormented by an ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: vengeance, confined, mysterious character, crimes, trapped, room, teenager, survival, isolation, murder, violence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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Strangers Within (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam and her friends are terrorised during a party by a group of young men on a desperate hunt for something in her house.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, psychotronic, scary, disturbing
Audience: kids
Plot: mysterious stranger, deception, trapped, maniac, home invasion, stranger, psycho killer, party, heist, woman in danger, estate, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, los angeles
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Clownface (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A deranged serial killer known as "Clownface" terrorises the residents of a small town.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: killer clown, maniac, serial killer, survival, murder, masked killer, serial murder, brutality, crimes, psychopath, paranoia, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: chaos, rivalry, supernatural, survival, life is a bitch, plague, curses spells and rituals, murder, fashion, zombie, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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F (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, murder, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, isolation, high school life, survival, hardcase students, self defense, violence spree, high school teacher, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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34%
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Green Celery (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adriana finds out the son she's expecting suffers a brain malformation that won't allow him to live outside her womb. As therapeutic abortion is illegal in Chile, she must wait until her baby is naturally born.
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: abortion, miscarriage, paranoia, motherhood, pregnancy, mental breakdown, doctors, anguish, rage, anger, husband wife relationship, doctor ...
Place: chile
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The Village in the Woods (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a young couple from the wrong side of the tracks decide to take on an inheritance fraud job, little do they know that they have accepted a fate far darker then they could ever have imagined.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, dark
Plot: forest, mystery, brutality, missing person, surrealism, supernatural, country house, occult, premonition, village, danger, old house ...
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34%
Lady in a Cage (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: elevator, woman in danger, prostitute, psychopath, mansion, murder, isolation, crimes, kidnapping, serial killer, alcohol abuse, captivity ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Don't Grow Up (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The story about a group of youths who can't face the thought of growing up because anyone who does becomes a rampaging zombie.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, tense
Plot: zombie, island, child with gun, murder, teenager, violence, survival, apocalypse, brutality, angst, grownups, boat ...
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Come Morning (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set in rural Arkansas in 1973, Come Morning is the tragic story of Frank and his 10-year-old grandson and the hunting accident that forever changes their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: forest, countryside, crimes, father son relationship, country, death, corpse, hunting, manslaughter, track down, innocence lost, land dispute ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arkansas
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34%
Some Kind of Hate (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a troubled teen is subjected to severe bullying, he accidentally conjures the vengeful ghost of Moira Karp. Once a teenage girl pushed to suicide, Moira is now an unstoppable force on a mission of gruesome retribution. But when she goes to far, ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: revenge, bullying, ghost, obsession, murder, brutality, death, vengeful ghost, graphic violence, desperation, redemption, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Disappeared (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, teenage life, destiny, crimes, brother, disappearance, working class, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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34%