Movies like Wheels of Terror

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Wheels of Terror (1990)
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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, serious, scary and rough films with plots about murder, danger, psychopath, chase, slasher, serial killer 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), No One Lives (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 107K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, cannibalism, chase, gory, manhunt, disfigurement, danger, massacre, youth, friendship, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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95%
 6.7
 71K
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, car, chase, classic car, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1978, year 1958 ...
Place: california, southern california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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.
Plot: death, psychopath, slasher, manhunt, mental patient, female nudity, murder of a nude woman, rage, kidnapping, stalking, drifter, 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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, gas station, chase, murder, captivity, danger, crimes, burned alive, farm, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.0
 19K
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: kidnapping, trap, psychopath, gang, danger, serial killer, hostage, captivity, deadly, crimes, hunt down, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.7
 476
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: serial killer, revenge, evil man, demon, on the run, physical abuse, psychopath, prison, child abuse, con trick, maniac, 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, bloody, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, chase, danger, mind game, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, deadly, small town, farm, axe, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, psychopath, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, crimes, gory, deadly, danger, slasher, vengeance, murder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 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, rough, tense, disturbing, sadistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, psychopath, vengeance, child killer, confined, death of son, crimes, gory, deadly, torture, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.2
 2K
Naked Fear (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, violence against women, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town, misogynist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 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 ⇓
55%
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: cult film, scary, suspenseful, tense, 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 ⇓
51%
The Night Child (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 81 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, nudity (full frontal - brief), tarot card, statue, girl, possession, broken vase, countess, curse, satanism, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, youth, danger, gory, stalking, farmhouse, in the woods, chase, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 5K
The Asylum (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, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: abandoned hospital, possession, demon, ghost, murder, secret, party, trapped, characters killed one by one, friendship, insanity, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 412K
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, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, psycho, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, held captive, serial killer, schizophrenia, split personality, paranoia, violence, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, corn, possession, slasher, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, religions or cults, psychopath, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 34K
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: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, child in peril, danger, good versus evil, psychopath, psychiatrist, kitten, boogeyman, scythe, pitchfork ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: psycho film, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: massacre, kill, election, psycho, murder, slasher, blood, killer clown, stalking, masked killer, chase, president ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 295
Crash! (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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: possession, car accident, black magic, occult, car, demonic possession, dog attack, demon, murder, red eyes, collision, animal attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, stalker, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, sadistic killer, slasher, police detective, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 143
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 ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: demonic possession, fiance fiancee relationship, priest, good versus evil, obsession, exorcism, possession, exile, paranormal, rite, supernatural, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Grace: The Possession (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, stylized, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, college, exorcism, demonic possession, supernatural, youth, danger, curses spells and rituals, teenage girl, grandmother granddaughter relationship, religious, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: pervert, serial killer, slasher, stalking, rapist, psychopath, kidnapping, sister, creep, knife murder, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 1K
The Mooring (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp to help them connect with nature without technology. They were told it would be a summer of change. As the girls' houseboat is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, chase, danger, serial killer, lake or river, survival, isolation, woman in danger, missing person, confined, on the run, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.0
 772
Wolf Town (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kyle, a shy college student finds himself and three of his friends trapped in an old western ghost town by a pack of ferocious wolves and has to overcome his personal fears to confront the wolves and lead his friends to safety.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: wolf, survival, danger, dangerous animal, isolation, track down, chase, trapped, wolf pack, animal attack, fear, college student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 2K
Rogue River (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister incest, survival, danger, confined, psychopath, woman in danger, police officer killed, kidnapping, strong violent content, profanity, sexual content, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, masked killer, survival, vengeance, halloween, student life, woman in danger, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Demon Murder Case (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy is taken over by demons who force him to commit murder.
Plot: murder, possession, flashback, demonic possession, levitation, killer child, psychic, courtroom, exorcism, supernatural, clairvoyant, demon ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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