Movies like Wheels of Terror

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Wheels of Terror (1990)
 4.3
 631
Wheels of Terror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A small town is terrorized by an unknown stranger who kidnaps and abuses little girls. When her only child is kidnapped right in front of her, the school bus driver begins the desperate chase to catch the criminal.
Plot: car, kidnapping, chase, predator, maniac, demon, killer, child abduction, stalking, child murder, small town, police officer killed, demonic possession, school bus, police officer, possession

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Most similar movies to Wheels of Terror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, slasher, scary and serious films with plots about murder, chase, danger, psychopath, deadly, revenge and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Wheels of Terror: Wrong Turn (2003), Christine (1983), Deadly Intruder (1985), Intensity (1997), Impulse (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 112K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, survival, chase, gory, disfigurement, danger, massacre, manhunt, youth, trap, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 75K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, chase, supernatural, classic car, car, survival, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, overprotective parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: california, southern california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Deadly Intruder (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer escapes from a mental hospital and hides out in a small town. A local cop must catch him before he starts on another killing spree.
Style: slasher
Plot: maniac, serial killer, vacation, mental patient, female nudity, murder of a nude woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), rage, psychopath, kidnapping, bathtub, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 2K
Intensity (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Chyna Shepherd is a twenty-six-year-old psychology student who survived an extremely troubled past. While visiting Laura Templeton's house, a farm in the Napa Valley. A serial killer named Edgler Foreman Vess breaks into the house, killing ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, gas station, chase, murder, captivity, deadly, danger, burned alive, farm, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 4.7
 492
Impulse (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A paranoid, leisure-suit-wearing conman/gigolo named Matt Stone seduces lonely women, bilks them of their savings via an investment scam, then kills them. When he begins seeing an attractive widow, her daughter Tina becomes suspicious of his motives.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: con trick, child abuse, stalking, psychopath, serial killer, on the run, prison, revenge, maniac, evil man, physical abuse, possession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Babysitter Wanted (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When she takes a job babysitting a young boy (Kai Caster) for a night at his family's remote farmhouse, sweet college co-ed Angie Albright (Sarah Thompson) becomes the target of a scar-covered creep making mysterious phone calls and prowling ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, chase, danger, mind game, psychopath, rivalry, crimes, deadly, small town, farm, axe, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 7K
Strangeland (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pierced and tattooed sadist, Captain Howdy, trolls the Internet for naive teens, luring them to his home to torture and defile them. When Howdy kidnaps and tortures the daughter of police Detective Mike Gage, he is caught. Deemed insane, he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goth, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, mental institution, vengeance, crimes, computers and web, woman in danger, kidnapping, maniac, heavy metal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 20K
No One Lives (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: trap, kidnapping, psychopath, gang, massacre, woman in danger, captivity, hostage, serial killer, danger, murder, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.0
 2K
Perkins' 14 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ronald Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents' killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unwittingly unleash his followers on a small town and they've only got one ...
Style: slasher, psychological, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, mentally unstable, psychopath, haunted by the past, crimes, gory, danger, deadly, vengeance, murder, revenge, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 7K
The Tortured (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, rough, tense, sadistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, sadism, homicidal maniac, psychopath, child killer, vengeance, confined, death of son, gory, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mansion of the Doomed (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An insane surgeon finds himself up to his armpits in eyeballs after guilt prompts him to begin removing the eyes of abducted people in hopes of performing transplants on his daughter who lost her own in a car-accident he caused.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: transplant, kidnapping, car accident, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, danger, crimes, deadly, captivity, isolation, mentally unstable, blindness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, woman in danger, police detective, deadly, danger, stalker ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 2K
Naked Fear (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Diana (Danielle De Luca) takes a job as a stripper in a sleepy New Mexico town, she's unaware that her fellow dancers have been disappearing. The local sheriff (Joe Mantegna) is stumped, but Diana learns the truth when she becomes the next ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: manhunt, psychopath, woman in danger, survival, serial killer, missing person, chase, violence against women, violence, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 443K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, psycho, schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, insanity, serial killer, held captive, paranoia, murder, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 16K
Pay the Ghost (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their ...
Style: atmospheric, intense, melancholic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: halloween, ghost, police, kidnapping, nightmare, missing child, rescue, child abduction, professor, supernatural, car accident, revenge ...
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 17K
Wrong Turn (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to ...
Style: slasher, reboot, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: characters killed one by one, abduction, escape, group of friends, community, revenge, secret society, hiking, cult, deception, murder, forest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: west virginia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 2K
Grace (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A unique horror film told from the first-person perspective of Grace - a naive, virginal college freshman trying to deal with campus culture and her outgoing roommate as an evil entity takes over her body and unleashes chaos.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, stylized, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, demon, college, exorcism, supernatural, youth, danger, curses spells and rituals, possession, teenage girl, grandmother granddaughter relationship, religious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Night Child (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The titular medallion is a gift presented to young Nicole Elmi. Once the girl places the gift around her neck, she is possessed by the spirit of a dead child who was a murderess.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spirit, locket, fire, falling off a cliff, funeral, painting, curse, possession, countess, occult, broken vase, piano playing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 5K
Exeter (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During an all-night, drug-fueled party at an abandoned asylum known for the horrific treatment of its patients, a group of ordinary teens decide to experiment with the occult, mysteriously leading to a violent possession. In an effort to find help, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, slasher
Plot: abandoned hospital, possession, demon, ghost, murder, characters killed one by one, trapped, secret, party, friendship, alcohol, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Election Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Events taking place, before and after, the 2016 Election Night, takes a turn for the worst as a group of serial killers are on the loose, tormenting and torturing the residents of the Chicago area.
Style: slasher, psycho film, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Plot: masked killer, kill, psycho, blood, election, murder, massacre, killer clown, chase, president, stalking, knife ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 1K
The Butcher (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tragic car accident in the middle of nowhere finds six stranded college students fighting for their lives after making a horrifying discovery in a remote farmhouse in director Edward Gorsuch's rural frightener. With no place to run and no ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, deadly, rivalry, youth, danger, gory, stalking, farmhouse, in the woods, chase, killer, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, possession, corn, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, religions or cults, psychopath, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.1
 36K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, masked killer, child in peril, danger, good versus evil, psychopath, kitten, barn, psychiatrist, boogeyman, scythe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 335
Crash! (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jealous invalid husband tries to kill sexy blond wife, who uses occult powers and devices to try to kill him.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: car accident, occult, possession, car, black magic, demon, guard dog, bandaged face, animal attack, doctor patient relationship, demonic possession, police car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, masked killer, serial killer, murder, school, death, anniversary, psychopath, stalking, small town, evil, boarding school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.2
 795
BreadCrumbs (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Once upon a time ... Angie, an aging star reluctantly goes on one last shoot for a seedy Producer, on location, in an enchanting old cabin deep in the shadowy forest. While on the shoot the cast and crew encounter Henry, and his little sweet sister ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: murder, forest, evil child, boy, blood, killer, cabin in the woods, vengeance, filmmaking, maniac, disguise, fear ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 23K
ATM (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, confinement indoors, stalking, automated teller machine, escape attempt, psychopath, survival, isolation, captivity, deadly, confined, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
 152
Criminal Act (1989)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two investigative reporters track down reports of giant rats in a city sewer system.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: rat, kidnapping, gagged, tape over mouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Secrets of Emily Blair (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Desperate to save his fiancée from a demon that has possessed her soul, a man turns to his longtime priest for help.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fiance fiancee relationship, demonic possession, priest, exorcism, demon, rite, exile, paranormal, possession, obsession, good versus evil, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%