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The Malibu Tapes (2021)
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The Malibu Tapes (2021)
Original name: Malibu Horror Story
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the summer of 2012, four Malibu teenagers disappeared without a trace. This documentary narrative takes a look inside one of the most bizarre and disturbing unsolved missing persons cases in Southern California.
Style: suspense, scary, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: teenager, missing person, camping, native american, party, death, found footage, youth, friends, friendship, violence, brutality, hiking, chase, danger, blood, native, rave, missing, videotaping, possession, video, field trip
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, malibu california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and disturbing films with plots about violence, death, danger, murder, chase, youth and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Malibu Tapes: Captured (2017), The Devil Below (2021), Bloody Crayons (2017), The Eve (2015), Capps Crossing (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Captured (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A weekend getaway to shoot a music video turns into a nightmare for a rock'n roll band when they become the crazed obsession of an escaped convict that is purposely targeting the female lead of the band.
Style: psychotronic, tense, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, violence, youth, teenager, murder, friendship, deadly, masked killer, paranoia, pursuit, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Devil Below (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of four amateur adventurers who specialize in exploring remote and forsaken places pay a visit to Shookum Hills, a town in the remote Appalachian Mountains which was abandoned decades ago due to a mysterious coal mine fire.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: creature, deadly creature, monster, violence, characters in danger, fear, death, rescue, vengeance, evil, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloody Crayons (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A group of friends goes to an island for a short film project when they are attacked by a mysterious killer after playing a game of bloody crayons.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychotronic, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: psychopath, stranded, teenager, blood, island, danger, youth, friends, coming of age, violence, filmmaking, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, danger, police investigation, supernatural, wilderness, deadly, survival, violence, death, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six best friends find themselves at the wrong place at the wrong time. They fight for their lives against a serial killer who has more in store for them than death.
Style: suspense, slasher, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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The Eve (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Friends head off to the remote island of Martha's Vineyard to celebrate New Year's Eve and reconnect. As tensions rise, an unforeseen presence halts celebrations and instead turns their holiday into a fight to live through to the new year.
Style: slasher, contemplative, suspense, bleak, scary ...
Plot: friendship, serial killer, isolation, island, friends, danger, youth, chase, group of friends, violence, death, escapades ...
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Capps Crossing (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: David has lost his girlfriend and his mind. Capps Crossing is his only refuge. When six hikers make the mistake of choosing Capps Crossing to spend the weekend, David will stop at nothing to make sure they never come back.
Style: suspense, slasher, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: violence, murder, camping, hiking, serial killer, fight, death, violent, revenge, serial murder, woman in danger, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Three Days in the Woods (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Everyone love camping in the woods. It's usually a calm, relaxing getaway. For five friends, it's the perfect way to send off one of their own. Amongst the partying and debauchery comes something much more sick and depraved. The five ...
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, killer, violence, forest, death, camping, teenager, serial killer, danger, friends, deadly, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.2
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Prom Ride (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year for a group of high school friends. Their senior prom was to be a night of elegance, rejoicing and celebrating, but when a psychotic killer hijacks their stretch limo, he is determined to have them Dead On ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: prom, survival, serial killer, maniac, pursuit, violent, youth, brutality, serial murder, mystery, vengeance, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.6
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Happy Camp (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man returns to the childhood town where his brother was abducted 20 years earlier.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, danger, small town, deadly, in the woods, investigation, violence, death, girlfriend, missing child, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 2.7
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The Mad Hatter (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An eccentric professor takes four of his students to the mansion of the “Mad Hatter”, an urban legend driven insane by mercury poisoning and grief. He says that there’s nothing to worry about now: the strange, shambling “caretakers” that ...
Style: fairy tale, bleak, disturbing, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, danger, brutality, deadly, youth, psychopath, violence, teenage life, vengeance, high school student, crimes, killing spree ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.9
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After Dark (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spring break for seven college students is derailed with one wrong turn. A flat tire on a deserted road leaves them stranded after dark in the company of a menacing drifter who may or may not be trying to help.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, bleak, disturbing, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Chosen (2015)
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Nobody Gets Out Alive (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
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Audience: teens
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 80 min.
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 3.7
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Death Trip (2021)
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Story: Four friends take a cottage vacation in the dead of winter, seeking refuge from their busy urban lives, if only for one weekend. However, the few residents who remain in the secluded cottage town of Rideau Ferry don’t seem to take kindly to ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Hitchhiker Massacre (2017)
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