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
Plot: backwoods, violence, torture, murder, wilderness, forest, danger, psycho killer, dog, witch, psycho, death, gun, alcohol, stoner, knife, cigarette smoking, punk rocker

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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 murder, danger, violence, blood, deadly, forest and crimes mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Psychos in the Woods: Madman (1981), Trespassers (2018), Darlin' (2019), Nightlight (2015), The Forest (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, stalking, camp counselor, slasher killer, psychopath, teenage life, danger, wilderness, forest, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
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Trespassers (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two dysfunctional couples rent a modern luxury desert home for the weekend hoping to sort out their messed-up lives. Just as they are about to settle in for a fun night, a neighbour turns up at their front door saying she has car trouble. And ...
Style: suspense, slasher, brutal, scary, macabre
Plot: home invasion, maniac, survival, crimes, deadly, insanity, murder, danger, serial killer, brutality, isolation, trap ...
Place: usa
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87%
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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: cannibal, wilderness, beast, catholic, hospital, blood, nurse, priest, danger, brutality, violence, submission ...
Time: 2010s
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80%
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mystery killer, ghost, ghost story, suicide, forest, danger, buddies, youth, pursuit, violence, murder, game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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79%
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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, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, forest, cannibalism, psychopath, violence, sadism, terror, stalking, adultery, camping, children, ghost ...
Place: california, los angeles
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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, murder, forest, camping, danger, brutality, sadism, violence, death, manhunt, rich and poor, hunted ...
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71%
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Backwoods (1987)
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mountain, wilderness, murder, losing-it hero, on the run, youth, race against time, danger, deadly, couple relations, isolation, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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65%
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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, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: danger, crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, torture, violence, old house, explosive, maniac, murder, psychopath, uncover truth, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, serial killer, wilderness, psychopath, danger, deadly, youth, buddies, escapades, teachers and students, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
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64%
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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: rough, suspense, scary, psychological
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, violence, female psychopath, father daughter relationship, forest, back from the dead, tied feet, death, deadly, survival ...
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60%
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: macabre, suspense, tense, rough, sadistic ...
Plot: small town, trapped, game of death, masked villain, violence, murder, gambler, terror, characters killed one by one, mind game, stealing a car, game ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, mountain, murder, stalking, survival, maniac, youth, adventure, danger, isolation, legends and myths, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, torture, murder, cannibalism, cannibal, gory, severed foot, sadism, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: homecoming, soldier, veteran, surrealism, devastation, death, violence, danger, murder, guts, handicapped, family relations ...
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55%
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, rough, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, hotel, psychopath, deadly, danger, violence, best friends, killed during sex, guillotine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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55%
All Light Will End (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a capricious young author with a dark secret returns home for her brother's graduation, she finds herself haunted by the past and tormented by night terrors.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mistrust, psychiatrist, blackmail, violence, novelist, deception, dark secret, haunted by the past, danger, little girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
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The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, trap, home invasion, gory, torture, deathtrap, held captive, homicidal maniac, masked man, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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53%
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: scary, serious, rough, realistic, based on true events
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, gory, tough heroes, woman in danger, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: murder, supernatural, serial killer, psychopath, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, crimes, in the woods, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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51%
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Escape Room (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Six friends test their intelligence in a game that takes a dark turn.
Style: scary, brutal, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: trapped, game of death, quest, room, escape, survival, violence, danger, death, puzzle, friends, most dangerous game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
When Your Flesh Screams (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martina, a biology student, who after moving from her hometown to complete her studies decides to undertake an excursion to the outskirts of the city in search of rare and exotic specimens for research. Not finding the specimen after a long search, ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, sadistic, suspense ...
Plot: kidnapped woman, revenge, rape, forest, search, torture, rape victim, crimes, brutality, violence, danger, justice ...
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51%
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Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, slasher, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, forest, danger, rescue, murder, gory, serial killer, psychopath, religions or cults, confined, fanatic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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49%
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Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: tense, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, danger, confined, deadly, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, family relations, domestic disturbance, evil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, insomnia, alter ego, murder, split personality, danger, rivalry, violence, businessman, insanity, uncontrollable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Executioners (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four female friends spend the night in a mansion. Their joy is quickly shattered when three men break in and cruelly attack them. As the night takes a darker turn, they find themselves relishing in the violence they had once suffered.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: murder, vandalism, loss of father, evil man, torture, trap, held captive, homicidal maniac, danger, insanity, survival, isolation ...
Place: usa
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48%
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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: suspenseful, macabre, suspense, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: convent, pregnant woman, sect, torture, pregnant, violence, nun, dark secret, female protagonist, fear, young girl, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: georgia
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48%
 4.3
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Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hellraiser: Judgment (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Detectives Sean and David Carter are on the case to find a gruesome serial killer terrorizing the city. Joining forces with Detective Christine Egerton, they dig deeper into a spiraling maze of horror that may not be of this world.
Style: bloody, brutal, scary, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: demon, murder, torture, serial killer, investigation, police, danger, violence, crime, mysticism, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, violence, woman in danger, sexualized violence, sadism, torture, violence against women, murder, danger, rage, rape victim, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hunting Grounds (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After losing their home following a devastating tragedy, a father and son are forced to move to an old family cabin. Neither reacts well to being thrown into this new world. The son's attempts to relate to his father are complicated when two ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: sasquatch, creature feature, monster, murder, hunting, outhouse, camping, cabin, forest, bigfoot, survival, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%