Movies like The Village of Shadows

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The Village of Shadows (2010)
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The Village of Shadows (2010)
Original name: Le Village des ombres
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Lucas Frantz invites his friends to visit his hometown Village de Ruiflec, they head in two cars to spend the weekend. The driver Hugo Kerimba, Marion Valeyre, Stan and his girlfriend Katia Brezinsky follows the car of Lucas, David Fontana, his girlfriend Lila Paredes, Marion's estranged sister Emma Valeyre and Mathias through the lonely winding road in a rainy night. Out of the blue, Hugo steps on the gas and overtakes the other car. Sooner, Lucas, David, Lila, Emma and Mathias find Hugo's car left on the road with the doors open and the passengers missing. They walk to Ruiflec to find shelter and a telephone to call the other group. But they learn that they are trapped in Ruiflec and an evil entity does not allow them to leave the village.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, scary, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: village, mystery, danger, crimes, supernatural, buddies, deadly, estrangement, missing person, survival, trapped, murder, village life, lucifer
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Village of Shadows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and tense films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, supernatural, crimes, mystery and survival mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Village of Shadows: Devil's Pass (2013), Furnace (2007), The Levenger Tapes (2013), The Hideout (2007), Hollow (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Devil's Pass (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, danger, snow, ancient mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, deadly, legends and myths, found footage, mutant, time travel, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
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Films to Keep You Awake: A Real Friend (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The lonely Estrella is an intelligent teenager and good student but is outcast in school. She spends most of her time alone in school or at home, reading horror books or watching horror movies, while her widow mother Angela works as a nurse in a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: school, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, vampire, crimes, deadly creature, danger, social misfits, youth, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 3.8
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Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mystery, prison, murder, confined, deadly, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, investigation, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, police investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, wilderness, survival, violence, death, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, investigation, hopes, deadly, uncover truth, mentally unstable, danger, haunted by the past, mystery, haunted house, estate, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
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70%
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Hollow (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old monastery in a small, remote village in Suffolk, England has been haunted by a local legend for centuries. Left in ruin and shrouded by the mystery of a dark spirit that wills young couples to suicide, the place has been avoided for years, ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, danger, legends and myths, friendship, monastery, deadly, village, mystery, brutality, couple relations, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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63%
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Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, danger, crimes, deadly, murder, student, apartment building, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, domestic disturbance, concierge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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62%
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: ohio, usa
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62%
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A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, ghost, danger, psychic power, deadly, crimes, serial killer, talking to the dead, new neighbor, death, fugitives, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Kiss of a Killer (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A true story, Bela Kiss was one of the the most brutal serial killers, who killed 23 young women during the beginning of the first World War. The blood-drained bodies were found in metal barrels, conserved in alcohol. According to rumors, he was ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, hotel, danger, crimes, psychopath, off the grid, deadly, bank robber, survival, murder, ghost, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1916
Place: belgium
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56%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, small town, human host, supernatural, curse, showdown, standoff, evil, murder, deadly, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, in the woods, crimes, deadly, throat ripping, missing person, survival, manhunt, murder, violence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
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 3.9
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Crowsnest (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In late summer of 2011, five young friends on a road trip went missing after being attacked by nomadic cannibals in a huge RV. Video was recorded by the victims & recovered by police as evidence in their still-unsolved murders.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, murder, survival, isolation, buddies, confined, danger, wilderness, friendship, mystery, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
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Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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53%
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Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, psychological ...
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 3.9
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Camp Dread (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The “Summer Camp” horror trilogy was one of the most popular franchises of the 1980s. However, the decade ended and so did director Julian Barrett’s career. Now Barrett plans to resurrect his gory series via a modern reboot patterned after ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
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The Secret Village (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Greg,an unsuccessful screenwriter and Rachel,a beautiful journalist research an outbreak of mass hysteria in a small village. They start to uncover a secret about ergot poisoning that has affected this village for years. But the cult activity has ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, village, deadly, journalism, supernatural, village life, hysteria, conspiracy, journalist, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Pray for Morning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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47%
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, exciting ...
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The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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45%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation, being pressured for their knowledge of the artist's whereabouts. They all deny involvement, and soon they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: police detective, investigation, secret identity, mystery, amateur detective, missing person, danger, friendship, deadly, crimes, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
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Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
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Warhouse (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Royal Marine A.J Budd awakes in a mysterious house and is forced to fight for his life everyday against grotesque inhuman opponents. Trapped alone in an unchanging prison of unbreakable routines, he must kill every day or die himself. As days ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, danger, deadly, soldier, supernatural, strong violent content, death, deadly creature, indoor, fight
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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42%
Kill Katie Malone (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: College students and best friends Ginger Matheson, Jim Duncan, and Kyle "Dixie" Canning, pool their cash to buy a "ghost" in an online auction. The three think it's all a goof, but once they open up the antique box to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeful ghost, college, deadly, danger, supernatural, buddies, ghost, best friend, murder, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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41%
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Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, deadly, danger, supernatural, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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Dark Reprieve (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two people Matt and Kate wake up in a closed down prison. They have no idea how they got there, or why they are there. In the prison they encounter several terrors as they look for an exit.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: prison, murder, danger, confined, captivity, deadly, electric chair, survival, violence, memory loss, supernatural, stranger ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
 2K
Episode 50 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teaming up for the first time for a special episode of a supernatural reality TV show, two rival crews get more then they bargained for when they make physical contact with a ferocious spirit of terrifying power. They must band together before it ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, danger, tv show, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Locked in a Room (2012)
Genre: 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: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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38%
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, scary, serious, tense
Plot: murder, mummy, supernatural, survival, danger, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, battles, deadly, escapades, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%