Movies like The Purge

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The Purge (2013)
 5.7
 203K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological, serious, twist ending, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, society, future dystopia, deadly, self defense, danger, social decay, violence spree, survival, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, crimes, isolation, murder, terrorizing, vandalism, fear, distopia, cat and mouse, suburbs, neighbor neighbor relationship, one night, brutality ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Purge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and scary films with plots about survival, danger, murder, deadly, blood, violence and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Purge: The Purge: Anarchy (2014), The Strangers (2008), The Purge: Election Year (2016), You're Next (2011), Vacancy (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, masked man, distopia, survival, future dystopia, revenge, violence, graphic violence, apartment, group of strangers, psychopath, murder ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 118K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: scary, rough, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, slasher, survival, hostage, serial killer, murder, confined, cat and mouse, violence, hostages, mysterious character, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On ...
Style: brutal, bloody, suspense, intense, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gunfight, class differences, distopia, fighting the system, survival, murder, violence, politics, death, social decay, female politician, rebellion ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 89K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: slasher, home invasion, masked killer, murder, massacre, survival, crimes, gory, trap, deathtrap, family in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.2
 95K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: psychological thriller, scary, macabre, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, survival horror, trapped, danger, hidden camera, isolation, hostage, estranged couple, deception, one night, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 77K
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: brutal, bleak, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, youth, forest, fear, chase, murder, in the woods, death of protagonist, slasher, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: survival horror, abuse of power, murder, party, violence, sadism, experiment, fighting the system, class differences, politics, terrorism, social injustice ...
Time: year 2017, year 2014, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Domestics (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young husband and wife must fight to return home in a post-apocalyptic mid-western landscape ravaged by gangs.
Style: suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized
Plot: gang, survival, survival horror, violence, chase, cannibalism, post apocalypse, danger, chaos and mayhem, social decay, gangs, spouse in danger ...
Time: future
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 3K
Stag Night (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four guys on a bachelor party get off the subway at a station that shut down in the 70's and, after watching a transit cop get brutally murdered, find themselves running for their lives beneath the streets of NY.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, survival, tunnel, danger, deadly, friends, murder, foot chase, one night, dismemberment, subway, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 91K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: torture, psychopath, serial killer, hostage, home invasion, danger, murder, brutality, torment, bad guy wins, psychological torture, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, hidden camera, family in danger, danger, murder, manipulation, isolation, deadly, confined, psychopath, mind game, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, murder, survival, high school, serial killer, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, prank, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 11K
Aftershock (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mayhem and death follow when an earthquake traps a group of tourists in a Chilean town.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forces of nature, survival, chaos, deadly, earthquake, tsunami, danger, violence spree, escapades, profanity, gory, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.9
 1K
The Lodge (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young couple's weekend getaway at a secluded mountain ranch becomes an unfathomable nightmare when they discover the truth about the caretaker.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: family in danger, isolation, supernatural, captivity, survival, wilderness, gory, farm, danger, lodge, rape, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In Their Skin (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple and their young son retreat to their woodland vacation home, only to face sinister neighbors who intend to kill them and steal their identities.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, survival, family relations, family problems, dishonesty, dealing with death, psychopath, violence, danger, brutality, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, hitchhiker, serial killer, violence spree, psychopath, killing off one by one, danger, crimes, gore, death, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 70s, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 125
2084 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Not much left since the world died. That's what they called it the day the virus took over and people went inside, never to leave their homes again. Soon after that, the last of the food was gone, the last drop of gas was used up, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, isolation, survival, danger, chaos, plague, confined, deadly, food shortage, mosquito, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 230K
Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: murder, home invasion, panic, amusement park, chase, hall of mirrors, african american, childhood memory, family vacation, survival horror, survival, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Asylum Blackout (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, blackout, security guard, survival, confinement indoors, psychopath, escapades, confined, deadly, danger, isolation, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, cult film, 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 ⇓
50%
 6.0
 20K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, psychopath, infidelity, apocalypse, danger, murder, survival, violence spree, slasher, brutality, violent, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 110K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
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, danger, chase, gory, disfigurement, manhunt, massacre, trap, youth, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 223K
Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, twist ending, brutal, scary, tense ...
Plot: violence, thief, home invasion, heist gone wrong, cat and mouse, held captive, break in, trapped, survival, murder, robbery gone awry, sole survivor ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly, survival, future dystopia, destiny, bounty hunter, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 2K
Dead Air (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: terrorism, survival, zombie, chaos, gory, danger, escapades, deadly, confined, isolation, plague, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 589
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, danger, chaos, apocalypse, life is a bitch, escapades, society, plague, journey, violence, murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Teenage Caveman (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic future mankind is lives in a prehistoric manner. After killing his father for sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the son of a tribal leader runs away with a group of his teenage friends. They are taken in by Neil and Judith ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: caveman, survival, mutant, cavemen, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, leadership, supernatural, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, deadly creature ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.7
 2K
Aftermath (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, isolation, danger, chaos, escapades, confined, radiation, nuclear, indoor, erotica, baseball bat ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 12K
The Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.
Style: serious, futuristic, scary, suspenseful, depressing
Plot: survival, survival horror, apocalypse, countryside, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, sole survivor, post apocalypse, profanity, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, future dystopia, post apocalypse, survival, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, soldier, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: future, year 1995, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%