Movies like The Purge

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The Purge (2013)
 5.7
 180K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, 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, rough, realistic, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, survival, society, self defense, danger, life is a bitch, future dystopia, chaos, social decay, escapades, violence spree, deadly, crimes, isolation, vandalism, murder, terrorizing, fear, one night, cat and mouse, neighbor neighbor relationship, brutality, confined, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Purge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, murder, death, violence and isolation mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Purge: The Purge: Anarchy (2014), You're Next (2011), The Purge: Election Year (2016), The Strangers (2008), Wrong Turn (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, sniper, survival, assault rifle, machete, one day, gatling gun, apartment, motorcycle, masked man, violence, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
98%
 6.6
 78K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, 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, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: home invasion, crimes, murder, massacre, slasher, axe, trap, crossbow, masked killer, domestic disturbance, family gatherings, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, brutal, bloody, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, murder, violence, gunfight, class differences, politics, death, social decay, rebellion, female politician, election, social injustice ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.2
 109K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, hostages, slasher, murder, survival, psychological thriller, mysterious character, confined, serial killer, violence, torture, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 100K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: manhunt, survival, slasher, cannibalism, disfigurement, chase, danger, friendship, isolation, gory, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.8
 10K
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chaos, survival, danger, earthquake, deadly, violence spree, forces of nature, tsunami, rape, gory, drugs/alcohol, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, plague, zombie, future dystopia, loneliness, heroes, danger, isolation, experiment, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, harsh, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, danger, family in danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mine, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 82K
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: psychological, rough, scary, brutal, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, home invasion, torture, serial killer, danger, hostages, murder, family, family in danger, mind game, neighbor, savagery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 89K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Crime, 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: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival horror, slasher, psychological thriller, isolation, trapped, one night, estranged couple, hotel, hidden camera, deception, danger, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 2K
Torment (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Newlyweds Sarah and Cory Morgan have decided to take a relaxing holiday with Cory’s 7 year old son Liam to try and smooth over some of the teething problems Liam is having with his new Mom. Despite the idyllic location of Cory’s isolated and ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: family in danger, countryside, home invasion, slasher, family, torture, danger, isolation, confined, family problems, deadly, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 104K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, insanity, on the run, infected, survival, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, bio weapon, isolation ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 7K
Laid to Rest (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her identity. She quickly realizes she was abducted by a Deranged Serial Murderer and in an isolated rural town she must survive the night and ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, crimes, memory loss, danger, vengeance, stalking, woman in danger, one man army, deadly, gory, survival, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, scary, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, psychopath, prank, stalking, danger, woman in danger, high school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 196K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, attic, danger, small town, fear, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2012, year 1966 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, bleak, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, slasher, serial killer, survival, rescue, danger, gory, murder, forest, religions or cults, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.0
 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, serious, psychological, realistic, scary
Plot: family in danger, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, betrayal, missing child, supernatural, escapades, uncover truth, crimes, confined, danger, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: murder, serial killer, violence spree, killing off one by one, psychopath, slasher, crimes, woman in danger, danger, gore, death, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.7
 21K
ATM (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, psychopath, escape attempt, confinement indoors, survival, stalking, captivity, confined, mysterious character, danger, trapped, framed for murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 120
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: isolation, apocalypse, future dystopia, confined, survival, chaos, deadly, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, escapades, plague, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 65K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: plague, virus, quarantine, tv reporter, gory, uncover truth, chaos, isolation, confined, deadly, danger, firefighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Black Cadillac (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, chase, danger, survival, murder, crimes, deadly, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Domestics (2018)
Genre: 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, bleak, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: violence, cannibalism, social decay, chaos and mayhem, gangs, danger, survival horror, survival, family in danger, spouse in danger, chase, violence spree ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 2.7
 410
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: scary, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, deadly, survival, bounty hunter, chaos, heroes, danger, life is a bitch, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, sexualized violence, serial killer, murder, psychopath, vengeance, torture, gory, danger, brutality, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, bus, psychopath, serial killer, survival, escapades, dangerous animal, rescue, apocalypse, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 734
Lost Signal (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: New Years Eve, 2004- Kevin Healy(Santos) and Tiffany Matthews(McCoy) head out to celebrate the New Year and a new beginning in their 7-year relationship. In the midst of the celebration the young couple decide to mark the occasion by experimenting ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense
Plot: danger, survival, stalking, isolation, confined, mind game, deadly, friendship, wilderness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family in danger, signal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.8
 8K
Black Rock (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls’ weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, friends, manhunt, island, chase, communication problem, self defense, woman in danger, confined, reunion, isolation, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
He's Out There (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On vacation at a remote lake house, a mother and her two young daughters must fight for survival after falling into a terrifying and bizarre nightmare conceived by a psychopath.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark
Plot: home invasion, psychopath, survival, murder, vacation, mother daughter relationship, brutality, psychological thriller, danger, game, remote island, mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 34K
Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, danger, friendship, college, betrayal, rivalry, survival, adventure, game, suicide, sex scene ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, big ben london, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%