Movies like Shiver

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Shiver (2008)
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Shiver (2008)
Original name: Eskalofrío
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Santi, a young high-school student with a serious physical reaction to sunlight, is forced by his health to move with his single mother to a shadowy, isolated village in the mountains of Spain where the inhabitants begin to reveal themselves as strangely xenophobic. When terrible, violent events begin to occur, Santi becomes first a pariah at school and then strongly suspected by the police of hideous murders. Santi himself, however, wonders if he is not the next victim.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: village, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, teenage boy, high school, mother son relationship, graphic violence, countryside, teenager, forest, shadow, 17 year old, feral child, chase, gory, deadly, pursuit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe

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Most similar movies to Shiver

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and realistic films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, gory, serial killer and life is a bitch mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Shiver: The Devil's Hand (2014), Freddy's Nightmares (1988), Death Do Us Part (2014), Knife Edge (2009), Elfie Hopkins (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Devil's Hand (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young Amish girls accused of being Satan's children must fight for their lives when their devout community elders insist they be "cleansed" before turning 18.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: uncover truth, missing person, supernatural, religions or cults, woman in danger, social relations, society, life is a bitch, crimes, village, murder, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Freddy's Nightmares (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Freddy's Nightmares is an American horror anthology series, which aired in syndication from October 1988 until March 1990. A spin-off from the Nightmare on Elm Street series, each story was introduced by Freddy Krueger. This format is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, crimes, tv show, murder, fear, high school, dream, youth, strong violent content, serial murder, nightmare ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Death Do Us Part (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kennedy Jamieson, a wealthy socialite, has waited her whole life to have the perfect wedding. Engaged to the charming Ryan Harris, the young couple is just a week away from the big day but hasn't had a chance to celebrate their respective ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, isolation, friendship, crimes, serial killer, couples, confined, buddies, maniac, psychopath, countryside, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 1K
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, couples, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, stalking, mind game, estate, murder, secret past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Elfie Hopkins (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, mysterious character, crimes, life turned upside down, village, murder, investigation, village life, right hand man, disorder, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Piggy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, vigilante, violence, graphic violence, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, prison sentence, hostage, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What's scary is being a human being, and what's scary is being myself. Truly horrifying things reside inside oneself. The work asks if you can stand the inescapable terror.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, fable
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, supernatural ability, supernatural, rivalry, life is a bitch, premonition, father, dream, train, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Unforgiving (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two survivors, who appear unwilling to answer questions, are the only links authorities have to a spate of attacks that have hit rural South Africa.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, serial killer, crimes, countryside, violence, murder, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, cons and scams, rape revenge, rape and revenge, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Murder Farm (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young Kathrin returns to the small village where she was born to bury her mother, whom she barely knew. Piece by piece she learns the details behind the gruesome murder of an entire family on a farm near the village. It has been two years since ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, rough
Plot: murder, farm, countryside, village, crimes, funeral, farmhouse, murder of family, forest, village life, small village, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: bavaria, southern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Malignant (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, a grieving man becomes the victim of a horrific experiment to cure his addiction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, bleak
Plot: murder, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, experiment, crimes, addiction, couple relations, dealing with death, death in the family, mind control, desert, corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mysterious character, serial killer, police detective, law enforcement, stalking, woman in danger, sexual content, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 1K
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, serial killer, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, afterlife, crimes, isolation, witness, haunted by the past, ghost, elderly man, very little dialogue, excavation, strangulation, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Devil's Ground (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While traveling from California to Bangor through a lonely road, Carrie Mitchel is advised by the gas station attendant Jimmy to rest in a hotel; however, she decides to continue driving through the night and almost hits a wounded teenage girl with ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, violence spree, survival, crimes, murder, forest, strong violent content, stalking, escapades, wilderness, masked killer, redneck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Phobia (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1885, a female doctor helping a group of people with their phobias becomes embroiled in a murder mystery surrounding a patient that may or may not be a vampire.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: phobia, patient, who done it, crimes, murder mystery, character study, vampire, hypnosis, doctors and patients, disaster, female doctor, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 891
Omnivores (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Marcos Vela is a prestigious gastronomic journalist who accepts the request of an independent publisher to write an article on the recent emergence of the Clandestine Restaurants.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cannibal, cannibalism, survival, murder, secret movement, crimes, strong violent content, secret place, restaurant, undercover, human flesh, secret society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One year ago, Nina survived the attacks of a serial killer. She wants to flee from these memories but one call at night recalls all memories and she is again in the middle of a murder mystery.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, escapades, amateur detective, psychopath, woman in danger, riddles and clues, crimes, isolation, murder, puzzle, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
They're Watching Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Norberto Lopez Amado's They're Watching Us is about a cop who becomes obsessed with a case. Juan (Carmelo Gomez) is ordered to head up an investigation concerning a businessman who has been missing for almost three years. The officer who ...
Style: mind bending, scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, police investigation, family relations, police detective, supernatural, uncover truth, law enforcement, crimes, ghost, mental institution, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rock, survival, rave, teenage life, crimes, stalking, murder, rock and roll, teenager, rock band, van, axe murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Inflicted (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: David O'Hara is a troubled medical student who kidnaps, rapes and murders women. He impregnates one of his victims, Melissa Daniels, in an attempt to replace the family that he lost as a young boy. However, the police rescue Melissa from ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, rescue, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, confined, abduction, abused woman, family relations, missing person, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 870
Imago mortis (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: They say that in 1600s, long before the invention of photography, a scientist named Fumagalli, was obsessed with the idea of reproducing images. He discovered that by killing a victim and removing his eyeballs it was possible to reproduce on paper ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, investigation, supernatural, mystery, crimes, ghost, murder, amateur detective, serial killer, ancient mystery, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 16th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Village of Shadows (2010)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: village, mystery, estrangement, supernatural, buddies, crimes, missing person, trapped, survival, murder, village life, lucifer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Layla Fourie (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, France, Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Layla Fourie, a young single-mother in South Africa, receives a job assignment as polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust, lies and fear Layla soon becomes a suspect herself.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: casino, protagonist as suspect, life turned upside down, crimes, single parent, life is a bitch, murder, family relations, suspicion, guilt, lie, search for father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
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Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, graphic violence, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 3K
Hidden (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Painful memories arise when Kai Koss inherits his dead mother's house and goes back to his childhood home after 19 years.
Style: psychological, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: house, forest, dead mother, life is a bitch, mental illness, homecoming, family relations, family problems, crimes, haunted by the past, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Paranormal Xperience 3D (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2011, five Medical students investigated an abandoned mining town in search of paranormal evidence... They found them.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, survival, uncover truth, ghost, serial killer, supernatural, deathtrap, haunted by the past, mystery, escapades, afterlife, mockery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Hush (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple on a motorway journey are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver when they see something disturbing in the back of his vehicle.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: missing person, truck, murder, on the run, witnessing a crime, crimes, rescue, psychopath, on the road, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, physical abuse, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 2K
Plague Town (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American family visiting their Irish roots accidentally stumbles on a horde of bloodthirsty mutant children.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: mutant, youth, social relations, kidnapping, crimes, babies and infants, village, pregnancy, incest, village life, curses spells and rituals, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: murder, track down, investigation, frame up, cons and scams, law firm, dishonesty, uncover truth, crimes, false accusation, life is a bitch, inadvertently ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.4
 320
5 Souls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life's misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, murder, rivalry, uncover truth, mysterious character, moral dilemma, vigilantism, haunted by the past, crimes, supernatural, amateur detective, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%