Movies like The Dark Area

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The Dark Area (2000)
 2.5
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The Dark Area (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Five friends get lost in the woods. Soon one by one gets killed by a mysterious person...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, slasher
Plot: forest, murder, found footage, teenager, night, camera, lost in the woods, video camera, mass hysteria, handheld camera, screaming

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Most similar movies to The Dark Area

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and slasher films with plots about murder, found footage, forest, camera, violence, blood and video camera mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Dark Area: Tape_13 (2014), Lake Bodom (2016), The Ghost from Hovrino (2012), The Widow (2020), Blair Witch (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tape_13 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Young lovers Ann and Gero are travelling through Europe when their car breaks down in the Eifel mountains. Vinzent and Franz invite them to spend a carefree weekend partying in a remote holiday cabin. But after a playful ‘séance’ their initial ...
Plot: found footage, forest, ouija board, paranormal phenomena, multiculturalism, home movie, night, lost, ouija, filmmaker, young lovers, video camera ...
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95%
 5.2
 4K
Lake Bodom (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, New Zealand, Estonia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Every camper’s worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent. As the years passed and the case grew cold, the unsolved mystery turned into an urban legend, a creepy campfire ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, bleak
Plot: teenager, murder, tourist, forest, mass murder, lake, stabbed to death, camping, knife, volvo, sleeping bag, tent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Ghost from Hovrino (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: November 11, 2011 -- four men with a video camera went to Hovrino's forest to make a movie about a ghost. Kirill Alex -- 1981 year of birth. Roman Mirniy -- 1981 year of birth. Anton Vaganov -- 1981 year of birth. Artem Varanov -- 1990 year ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: found footage, supernatural, disappearance, no survivors, on the road, video camera, male friendship, forest, camera, friendship between men, backwoods, lost in the woods ...
Time: year 2011
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.1
 400
The Widow (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on real events. In a densely forested area north of St. Petersburg people have been going missing for three decades. The few corpses ever found were naked. On October 14, 2017 a team of volunteers went out into the woods in search of a missing ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: forest, search party, panic, found footage, missing person, loss, lost in the woods, disappearance, supernatural power, fear, supernatural, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.0
 43K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lost in the woods, forest, supernatural, death, fear, missing person, friendship, tree, found footage, chase, violence, hostage ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.0
 5K
Atrocious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Quintanilla family was found dead in their country side house. Police reported the existence of 37 hours of recorded evidence. The family traveled to their old farm house, where they investigated about the Legend of the Girl in the Garraf woods. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: found footage, supernatural, murder, danger, country house, family vacation, investigation, haunted by the past, urban legend, amateur detective, dark past, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.2
 2K
Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, stalking, danger, missing person, survival, isolation, group of friends, violence, murder, trap, mysterious death, loss of control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.7
 457
June 9 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What happened on june 9? On a search for some harmless fun at the end of the school year, 17 year-old Derek boggman led his friends on a mischievous journey of caught-on-camera pranks. But on their quest to find even bigger thrills, something else ...
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, disturbing
Plot: found footage, rebellious youth, fear, prank, terror, stalker, ritual, dare, urban legend, mallet, gypsy, murder ...
Time: twentieth century, 20th century
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Secret of Slenderman (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 64 min.
Story: After their bus broke down two friends, Sergey and Oksana, go into the woods, where they plan to reside in the cabin of Sergey's friend. Suddenly a monster starts to haunt them. A monster, which goes by the name of Slender Man...
Style: suspense, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, underground film ...
Plot: found footage, forest, monster, missing person, ghost, lost in the woods, road trip, uncover truth, mystery, russian, amateur, home movie ...
Time: year 2013
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.5
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Trhauma (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A couple invites some friends to spend a weekend together in an isolated cabin surrounded by woods and fields. But... there's a killer lurking around.... And... someone is monitoring him.
Plot: forest, murder, house, villa, necrophilia, murder mystery, abrupt ending, lego, killing an animal, injury, axe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Secret of Slenderman 3 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 64 min.
Story: As the protagonist is haunted by nightmares caused by the events of first two movies, he decides to kill Slender Man to end the nightmare once and for all.
Style: underground film, experimental, amateur film
Plot: found footage, amateur, russian, forest, home movie, garbage
Time: year 2016
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.7
 29
Raakavedos (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A film maker travels to explore an abandoned secluded youth home "Pohjola Manor" located in Northern Finland surrounded by ghost stories.
Style: dark, psychotronic, bleak, suspense
Plot: investigation, dark secret, secret, abandoned building, danger, evil, revelation, mysterious man, mystery killer, basement, handheld camera, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.3
 20K
The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dead teenager, youth, murder, tragedy, teenage life, supernatural, social relations, deadly, crimes, found footage, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2013, 20th century ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.1
 11K
Willow Creek (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young couple ventures into the woods to capture footage of the elusive Bigfoot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: sasquatch, found footage, lost in the woods, camping, creature feature, forest, cryptozoology, danger, couples, isolation, couple relations, hiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
S.I.C.K. Serial Insane Clown Killer (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple of friends are chased by a killer clown in the woods during a weekend.
Style: slasher
Plot: evil clown, murder, man slaps a woman, boss, axe, clown, killer clown, sex, female nudity, prostitute, car, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.6
 1K
Apocalyptic (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A local news crew become horribly involved with a doomsday cult.
Style: dark, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: danger, fear, evil, violence, murder, cult, panic, investigation, forest, fright, camera, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Burningmoore Incident (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The cameras filming a TV pilot capture the brutal killings of a home renovation crew.
Style: dark, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, rough
Plot: murder, found footage, police detective, investigation, brutality, sadism, cruelty, looking at the camera, basement, house, video camera, screaming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
To All a Goodnight (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's Christmas break at the Calvin Finishing School for Girls, and the students are planning a big party while the president of the school is away. A group of boys show up and the fun begins, until mysterious killer starts bumping off couples ...
Style: slasher, christmas horror, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: revenge, santa claus, murder, christmas, maniac, murder mystery, police detective, teenager, school, killer santa claus, teenage girl, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 4.6
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Unaired (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: S.P.I is entering its third season as the most watched Paranormal Hunting program with its Halloween premiere. The team is investigating a haunted garage/basement on secluded property and prepping to create some soaring ratings with scary content. ...
Style: dark, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: group of friends, danger, paranormal, fear, evil being, paranormal phenomena, killings, investigation, night, violence, darkness, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Eyes in the Dark (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Secret video files just discovered on an FBI server prove that the government has been hiding unexplained disappearances and a dangerous presence in the Pacific Northwest wilderness.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: legend, camera, video camera, college student, forest, found footage, survival, evil, danger, mystery, murder, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Face: A Frat Party Massacre (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An annual Halloween fear competition between a fraternity and sorority goes awry when drugs, alcohol and the old battle of the sexes are mixed together. What is on the line? The losers must do anything the winners ask for one night. The bros won ...
Style: slasher
Plot: fraternity, found footage, halloween party, halloween, college, sorority, murder, evidence
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 118K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: kids in trouble, danger, siblings relations, family relations, elderly, murder, parents and children, farm, grandfather granddaughter relationship, dark humor, hide and seek, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, danger, deadly, in the woods, murder, violence, profanity, graphic violence, forest, girl in panties, white panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Slaughterhouse (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Five youngsters are on their way back home. They stop the car for no reason and they begin to disappear, one by one. Some of them leave a trail of blood behind. There's a sick maniac around who just wants torture them, killing them and have a ...
Plot: found footage, disappearance, serial killer, rape, teenager, blood, exploitation, marijuana, gore, on the road, violence, torture
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 26
Evil Spirit (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Life circumstances, curiosity, corruption, ignorance. Four sinister stories based on folk legends. A bunch of friends gathers around an Ouija board. Two hunters wake up in a hut in the middle of woods. A young guy arrives at a rural community on a ...
Plot: axe, tree, computer, fire, girl, shotgun, pistol, car, snow, knife, video camera, candle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: slasher, scary, surprise ending, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, murder, college, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, gory, college life, rivalry, movie business ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
You Are Not Alone (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "An idyllic summer day turns into a living nightmare ... With school finally over, college graduate Natalie Wilner returns to her hometown to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. But beneath the flags and fireworks lurks a dark, malevolent ...
Style: slasher, psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, chase, serial killer, pursuit, sociopath, danger, getting home, deadly, college graduate, slice of life, found footage, killer
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 122K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, maniac, camp, drowning, psychopath, cult, teenager, danger, fear, gory, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1958, 50s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 1K
Occult (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Koji Shiraishi is interested in strange indiscriminate murder at a sightseeing resort. He goes behind the camera to investigate the circumstances surrounding strange occurrences and interview the survivors.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, deadly, mystery, parallel world, murder, danger, suspicion, camera, stabbing, found footage, alternate dimension ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 23
Shockwave (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Just as Wes thought his summer couldn't get any worse it got terrifying when he wakes up one morning to find a bloody mess with a letter to add the cherry on top to a confusing puzzle that leads to a gruesome trail of shock and horror.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, slasher, scary, bleak ...
Plot: murderer, murder, fear, violence, chase, serial murder, darkness, psycho killer, psycho, terror, ghost, body count ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%