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What lies within (2014)
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What lies within (2014)
Original name: The Perfect Husband
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Viola and Nicola are going through a rough time. To overcome this crisis, they decide to spend a weekend in a remote cabin belonged to Nicola's parents. Just a couple of days together to heal their wounds, , but everything will take a turn for the worst, when a sneaking suspicion become pure madness. What was supposed to be a quiet trip will suddenly slip into a deadly nightmare.
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: split personality, psychopath, abuse, schizophrenia, husband wife relationship, abusive husband, rape, marital abuse, spouse abuse, forest, cabin, depression, death of son, isolation, survival horror, cabin in the woods, spider, sex scene, torture, ranger, villain, rain, cigarette, waterfall, evil man ...

Most similar movies to What lies within

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and scary films with plots about murder, danger, psychopath, deadly, crimes, rivalry and forest mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like What lies within: Timber Falls (2007), Girl in Woods (2016), Repentance (2013), We Are Monsters (2015), Craig (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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Girl in Woods (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Grace is lost and alone in the Smoky Mountains. Grace's struggle for survival is made more complicated by her troubled past. Battling the demons in her mind may be the only way to come out alive.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: forest, survival, alone, split personality, childhood trauma, marriage proposal, mental breakdown, suicide, paranoia, murder, lost, injury ...
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Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, slasher
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, split personality, murder, terror, maniac, villain, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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We Are Monsters (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Emma is kidnapped and imprisoned by a trio of psychopaths.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough, exciting ...
Plot: abduction, rape, vengeance, woman in danger, crimes, danger, confined, torture, violence, brutality, survival, escape attempt ...
Place: america
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44%
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Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, vengeance, mental illness, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, split personality, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, hospital, murder, psychoanalysis, psychologist, haunted by the past, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, doctors and patients, hallucination ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
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40%
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Axed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A strict father loosens up enough to let his children take a day off school for a trip to the countryside. But things turn darker when the family realize he is planning to make it their last outing ever.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, isolation, rivalry, confined, deadly, family relations, profanity, countryside, parents and children, crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, summer camp, serial killer, confined, danger, teenage life, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, survival, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
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The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, comics, hallucination, severed arm, brutality, midlife crisis, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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30%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, isolation, psychopath, deadly, crimes, missing person, insanity, imprisonment, attic, twins, victim ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
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Romina (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A shocking assault inspires horrific violence when a group of teens encounters a girl from their school while camping in a remote spot.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, brutal
Plot: vengeance, murder, rape, rape victim, torture, danger, rape and revenge, psychopath, isolation, confined, trap, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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29%
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Cruel Summer (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Young Autism sufferer Danny enjoys the serenity and solitude of camping. That's all about to change when enraged teens Nicholas, Calvin and Julia find him, each with their own agenda for wanting to see Danny suffer.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, realistic, rough
Plot: autism, brutality, teenage boy, cruelty, violence, bullying, forest, foot chase, beating, danger, stabbing, shoplifting ...
Place: england
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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
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Mother's Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.
Style: serious, scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mentally unstable, hostage, danger, mind game, psychopath, siblings relations, violence spree, home invasion, sadistic horror, sadism, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: woman in danger, island, psychopath, couple relations, danger, newlyweds, honeymoon, insanity, wilderness, lake or river, isolation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
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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, tense, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: in the woods, confined, danger, couple relations, isolation, maniac, mysterious man, human monster, murder, mansion, foot chase, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Vinyan (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, UK, Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple leaves the civilized world behind and descends into a living nightmare in this chilling horror thriller. Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne (Emmanuelle Beart, Mission: Impossible) is convinced she ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: stranded, island, tsunami, missing person, survival, jungle, isolation, danger, missing child, orphan, couple relations, feral child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, burma, asia
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Summer Scars (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A group of teens are faced with a life-changing experience when they meet a deranged drifter
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: survival, youth, psychopath, kids in trouble, teenage life, kidnapping, mind game, danger, in the woods, crimes, schizophrenic, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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27%
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Daddy's Girl (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A girl's bright smile masks a psychopathic soul that will eliminate anyone who comes between her and her doting father.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: school, evil child, murder, killer child, psychopath, father, crimes, family relations, deadly, danger, boarding school, childhood trauma ...
Time: 90s
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Loon Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eager to escape the grief and nightmares of the city, Louis Olsen travels to Southwest Minnesota, seeking the peace of the rural countryside. When he accidentally disturbs the grave of a supposed local 'witch' Mary Jane Terlinden, what ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: witch, ghost, small town, isolation, legend, undead, pastor, nightmare, curse, witchcraft, cemetery, ritual ...
Place: minnesota
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Boogeyman (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of young boys inadvertently free the creature from captivity. Going on a rampage, the Boogeyman, whose origin dates back to the time of Genesis, targets an innocent child – whose father is the town Sheriff (McClintock).
Style: humorous, rough, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, deadly, crimes, religions or cults, siblings relations, single parent, violence spree, rivalry, boogeyman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Cottage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Plot: tenant, psychopath, family in danger, crimes, suburbs, parents and children, couples, deadly, kidnapping, danger, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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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Living Death (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Torture is the ultimate seduction when Victor, a powerful and dangerous millionaire, discovers that his beautiful wife Elizabeth (Kristy Swanson) is having a steamy affair with his best friend. And when the lovers' risky plan to get rid of him ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, vengeance, torture chamber, supernatural, family problems, gory, deadly, crime gone awry, betrayal, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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25%
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Dead Within (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set six months after a deadly outbreak has all but ended the human race, a man and woman have survived by isolating themselves in a remote cabin and never opening the door. Now they don’t have a choice. Starved for resources, they must confront ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: infection, isolation, zombie, survival, plague, danger, couple relations, supernatural, apocalypse, domestic disturbance, deadly, outburst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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25%
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RoomMate (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harumi Hagiwara lands in the hospital after being involved in an accident. She hits it off with her nurse, Reiko Nishimura, and the two decide to move in together after she's discharged. However, Harumi begins to witness a series of mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, psychological
Plot: murder, split personality, teenage girl, accident, nurse, deadly, danger, twins, school uniform, puppy, pet dog, car accident ...
Place: japan
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Scum of the Earth (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Newlyweds Helen and Paul go to a backwoods cabin on vacation. When Paul goes back to the car for some cigarettes he's not given a chance to ponder the carcinogenic ramifications as an axe blade makes the point moot. Panic stricken, Helen runs ...
Style: sadistic, slasher, suspense, psychotronic, awful ...
Plot: forest, cabin, vacation, exploitation, slaughtered, slaughterhouse, insane, psycho murderer, sadistic killer, stabbing, sadism, stabbed to death ...
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24%
The Dark Hours (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dr. Samantha Goodman is a beautiful, young psychiatrist. Burnt out, she drives to the family’s winter cottage to spend time with her husband and sister. A relaxing weekend is jarringly interrupted when a terrifying and unexpected guest arrives. ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, hostage, psychiatrist, surrealism, obsession, doctors and patients, vengeance, mind game, crimes, deadly, game, mental patient ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi, one of the two serial rapists and killers who terrorized the Los Angeles area in the late 1970s, is giving police station interviews to psychiatrist Samantha Stone, who has disquieting lifestyle issues of her own. It falls to her to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, interrogation, police investigation, mind game, mental illness, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, who done it ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Abducted: The Mary Stauffer Story (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High school teacher Mary Stauffer and her eight-year old daughter, Beth are held captive for 53 days by an obsessed former student. Based on a true story.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: rape, emotional abuse, teacher student relationship, mother daughter relationship, teacher, missing person, surveillance, escape, obsession, captivity, abduction, danger ...
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24%