Movies like Psychos in the Woods

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Psychos in the Woods (2012)
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Psychos in the Woods (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A motley group of friends go camping in a remote forest where people have been disappearing for several years. What starts as an innocent weekend of fun turns into an ordeal of backwoods terror as a group of psychotic wood-dwellers starts stalking the friends. Capture leads to torture and mayhem, and the friends are killed off one by one. It all leads to a final confrontation between the sole survivor and the deadliest wood-dwelling psycho of all.
Style: brutal, suspense, serious, sadistic, slasher
Plot: backwoods, violence, torture, murder, wilderness, forest, psycho killer, serial killer, dog, witch, psycho, death, stoner, punk rocker, danger, alcohol, knife, cigarette smoking, gun

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Most similar movies to Psychos in the Woods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and serious films with plots about danger, murder, violence, forest, psychopath, deadly and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Psychos in the Woods: American Gothic (2017), Madman (1981), Nightlight (2015), Berkshire County (2014), Darlin' (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Gothic (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A quiet couple. An isolated farmhouse. A pair of desperate fugitives. Everything breaks under pressure...
Style: psychotronic, psychological, suspense, scary, disturbing
Plot: psychopath, torture, home invasion, farm, violence, dishonesty, psycho killer, husband wife relationship, death, murderer, serial killer, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
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Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, camp counselor, stalking, murder, teenage life, psycho, wilderness, forest, supernatural, death, killing spree ...
Time: year 1980, 80s, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.4
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Nightlight (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five friends play a game in a "mysterious" forest with a long history as a beacon for troubled young people contemplating suicide.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mystery killer, ghost, suicide, forest, ghost story, found footage, buddies, youth, game, violence, murder, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Berkshire County (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kylie Winters, a bullied and self-loathing teen, reluctantly agrees to babysit at an isolated country mansion on Halloween night. When a small boy in a pig mask appears at the door trick-or-treating, Kylie's night transforms into a horrifying ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, macabre, slasher ...
Plot: home invasion, halloween, masked killer, maniac, survival, battles, trap, captivity, murder, confined, family in danger, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 2K
Darlin' (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Found at a Catholic hospital filthy and ferocious, feral teenager Darlin’ is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop and his obedient nuns, where she’s to be rehabilitated into a "good girl" as an example of the miraculous work of ...
Style: bloody, suspense, scary, suspenseful, wild
Plot: beast, cannibal, wilderness, hospital, catholic, nurse, brutality, violence, murder, submission, priest, driver ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.3
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Slasher.com (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After meeting online, Jack and Kristy go on a weekend getaway to the woodlands of rural Missouri. While discovering each other, they soon learn of the terrorizing horrors that the forest has in store.
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, rough, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, violence, female psychopath, father daughter relationship, survival, technology, travel, back from the dead, death, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.1
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The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, vengeance, haunted by the past, supernatural, forest, urban legend, rivalry, violence, murder, fashion model, graphic violence, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.8
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Deadly Weekend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two young couples take one last trip to the country before moving to different cities. Unfortunately, when secrets come out and jealously takes a toll the weekend takes an unexpected and deadly turn for the worst.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: strong violent content, forest, survival, psychopath, isolation, confined, group of friends, murder, trap, lesbian, bondage, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Nobody Gets Out Alive (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of college students escape their troubled lives but only to find themselves fighting for their lives from a revenge seeking mad man.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, survival, strong violent content, rivalry, youth, vengeance, friendship, teenager, camp, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, crimes, survival, psychopath, isolation, forest, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.8
 279
Skull Forest (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Four female friends embark on a weekend camping expedition into the woods. Things go horribly awry when the quartet runs afoul of a group of wicked rich folks who enjoy hunting humans for sport. Will any of these ladies make it out of the forest ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: survival, forest, murder, violence, camping, manhunt, brutality, sadism, death, hunted, rich and poor, skinny dipping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 369
Backwoods (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Karen and Jamie bike out to a remote wooded area for camping. Jamie saves a young girl’s life with an emergency tracheotomy and her grateful father, Eben, invites the campers to his place for some dinner...where they also meet William, Eben’s ...
Style: slasher, surprise ending, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: heart attack, backwoods, skinny dipping, park ranger, chicken, death of father, teenager, national park, travel, mountain, murder, wilderness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 905
Sam's Lake (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by a murder-mystery-turned-legend surrounding a massacre near "Sam's Lake," the film follows Sam, a young woman who, every summer, returns home to the secluded lakeside cottage she grew up in, to reconnect with her traditions ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, psychopath, urban legend, crimes, wilderness, forest, best friends, redneck, serial killer, river, graphic violence, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Last House in the Woods (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman escapes a group of bullies seeking to rape her and takes refuge with a seemingly kind couple who have a dark secret hidden in their quiet, secluded house.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: forest, confined, isolation, couple relations, maniac, mysterious man, human monster, mansion, redneck, psycho, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 924
Cold Sweat (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man searching for his missing girlfriend. An unconditional friend willing to do anything to uncover the truth. An investigation that culminates in an old house. Inside await two brutal murderers, armed with twenty-five boxes of explosives ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, torture, violence, maniac, murder, psychopath, uncover truth, save the day, held captive, body horror, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.0
 661
Bleed (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with life... and death. While the group keeps one eye out for ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: swamp, camping, violence, survival, serial killer, wilderness, psychopath, teachers and students, youth, buddies, escapades, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, psychological, harsh ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape and revenge, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, rape, strong violent content, serial killer, rape revenge, woman in danger, rapist, murder, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 85K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: suspense, brutal, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, torture, forest, youth, gang, murder, chase, strong violent content, camping, fear, insanity, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Union Furnace (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A petty car thief in a small Southern Ohio town gets involved in an underground game of life and death.
Style: suspense, macabre, rough, tense, sadistic ...
Plot: trapped, masked villain, small town, game of death, game, gambler, characters killed one by one, mind game, violence, murder, terror, stealing a car ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Forest (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cannibal hermit living in the woods preys on campers and hikers for his food supply.
Style: slasher, sadistic, suspense, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, forest, cannibal, psychopath, cannibalism, violence, terror, survival, sadism, stalking, adultery, group of friends ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hunting the Legend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 2008, a deer hunter was taken by something in the Alabama woods. Only his rifle, blood and a 16" footprint were left behind... Five years later, his son seeks revenge.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: bigfoot, forest, found footage, vengeance, dangerous animal, legends and myths, murder, creature, monster, violence, death of father, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, group of friends, maniac, serial killer, survival, murder, stalking, ranger, inbreeding, violence, wilderness, two killers ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Deadfall Trail (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, Julian and Paul enter the Kaibab National Forest for a three-week survival trip and peyote vision quest. The only items they take with them are a knife, a bottle of water and a garbage bag each. A week into their journey a disastrous turn of ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, human nature, moral dilemma, isolation, friendship, confined, hiking, forest, desert, expedition, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
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Sella Turcica (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A paralyzed soldier returns from war to his family in worse shape than anyone at home could imagine.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: veteran, homecoming, soldier, devastation, surrealism, violence, death, murder, zombie, handicapped, flesh eating zombie, house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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St. Agatha (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: St. Agatha is set in the 1950s in small town Georgia. A pregnant con woman named Agatha is on the run and seeks refuge in a convent hidden in deafening isolation. What first starts out as the perfect place to have a child turns into a dark lair ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: convent, sect, pregnant woman, nun, torture, dark secret, violence, young girl, fear, salvation, female protagonist, a vision ...
Time: 50s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
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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, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: found footage, missing person, haunted by the past, forest, small town, investigation, death, violence, bigfoot, food, missing child, girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Bates Haunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: One year ago, Agnes Rickover attended opening night at the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride to see her best friend Lily's dramatic debut. A horrific accident resulted in Agnes witnessing Lily's fiery death in a spectacle gone wrong. After a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, slasher, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, hotel, psychopath, serial killer, violence, haunted house, best friends, killed during sex, murder of a nude woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Borderline Cult (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.
Style: serious, scary, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, law enforcement, confined, life is a bitch, woman in danger, tough heroes, brutality, mexican border, psycho killer, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%