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The Afflicted (2011)
 4.5
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The Afflicted (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother (imdb.com)
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: crimes, parents and children, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, alcohol abuse, family problems, domestic disturbance, siblings relations, child abuse, serial killer, bad mother, torture, abuse, mistreatment, religion, brainwashing, siblings, religious fanaticism, graphic violence, family relations, strong female presence, child in peril, rape, violence, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Afflicted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, scary and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, murder, serial killer, psychopath and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Afflicted: I Spit on Your Grave (2010), Sick Girl (2007), Sick Boy (2012), Mother's Day (2010), Slink (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, psychological, harsh ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape and revenge, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, rape, strong violent content, serial killer, rape revenge, woman in danger, rapist, murder, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
 4.5
 1K
Sick Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Izzy is raising her younger brother, Kevin, by herself. Their parents are deceased and her older brother, Rusty, is away in the Marines. When Izzy learns that her little brother is being bullied at school, she does what any unstable, psychopathic, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, mentally unstable, youth, crimes, vengeance, family problems, family relations, young heroes, best friends, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 724
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, confined, parents and children, family problems, zombie, violence, murder, virus, killer child, domestic disturbance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 17K
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: disturbing, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: home invasion, hostage, mentally unstable, sadistic horror, kidnapping, psychopath, siblings relations, violence spree, manipulation, sadism, crimes, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 2.6
 491
Slink (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the rural town of Wickenhaven, a psychotic tanning salon owner is responsible for the disappearances of many young, innocent girls, while his wife, an exotic purse designer, is willing to overlook his evil nature.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: mentally unstable, psychopath, countryside, couple relations, murder, serial killer, domestic disturbance, estate, cons and scams, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 1.9
 305
Nightstalker (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Richard Ramirez, dubbed "The Night Stalker" by the media, a serial killer who killed somewhere in the neighborhood of 16 souls during his reign of terror in Los Angeles back in the Eighties
Style: serious, scary, rough, realistic, slasher
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, stalking, rivalry, female nudity, drug use ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, scary, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, law enforcement, confined, life is a bitch, woman in danger, tough heroes, brutality, mexican border, psycho killer, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, crimes, confined, mind game, woman in danger, desert, isolation, murder, serial killer, hitchhiker, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 1K
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: abduction, strip club, parents and children, uncover truth, investigation, couple relations, missing child, family problems, secret place, family relations, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Horror Vault Vol.1 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nine short tales of horror filmed by various directors are presented together in one chilling volume, featuring enough killers, psychopaths and supernatural demons to satisfy the most demanding fans of human perversity and madness. Featured titles ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, obsession, split personality, fear, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, dungeon, holiday horror, parallel universe, irony of fate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 754
Junkyard Dog (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: cannibalism, serial killer, halloween, kidnapping, captivity, graphic violence, crimes, law enforcement, confined, psycho killer, cannibal, female fighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 858
Crawlspace (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Gates family dream house turns quickly into a nightmare when their life is disturbed by the deranged previous owner who plots to retake his home and the Gates children for his own - hiding in the house attic and methodically taking out all those ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, privacy invasion, stalking, crimes, graphic violence, uninvited guest, domestic disturbance, home invasion, survival, survival horror, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.8
 335
Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, captivity, crimes, good versus evil, rivalry, small town, confined, survival, woman in danger, strong violent content, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.5
 489
Hazard (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The television crew of the "Scary Antics" hidden camera show sets up a disturbed young man for a practical joke, but the joke is on them when heads roll.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, crimes, murder, crazy, manhunt, survival, violence, isolation, found footage, prank, contamination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 3K
Alyce Kills (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After accidentally knocking her best friend off a roof, Alyce is haunted by guilt and delves into a brutal nightmare wonderland of sex, drugs and violence, her mind tearing itself apart… along with anyone else who gets in her way.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, disorder, life turned upside down, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, vengeance, drug abuse, graphic violence, paralysis, clubbing, villainess, female psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, vengeance, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family relations, orphan, crimes, church, violence, nun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 1K
Scrapbook (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman named Clara is captured by a serial killer named Leonard who records his “life story” by keeping a scrapbook of his many victims. In addition to adhering Polaroids, scraps of clothing, and other small trophies to the pages, Leonard ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, sexual torture, rape and revenge, rape victim, sadism, torture, mind game, psychopath, woman in danger, isolation, captivity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.5
 2K
Slaughter (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young woman looks to escape her abusive life by moving to her family's farm near Atlanta. Unfortunately, she learns her place of supposed comfort offers more terrifying forms of abuse.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: farm, crimes, starting over, opera, friendship, murder, siblings relations, on the run, family relations, countryside, serial killer, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 325
Family Demons (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When an abused teenage girl murders her alcoholic mother, the mother's vengeful spirit returns to haunt her. Even in death, the mother is hell bent on denying her daughter her freedom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, dysfunctional family, teenage life, ghost, supernatural, family problems, woman in danger, addiction, crimes, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
 418
Exit to Hell (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of stick-up kids rob a mafia run strip club and head for the border but when they enter the town of Redstone, they find that crime is a dish best served cold! Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th, Hatchet) takes the title role as Sheriff Slade ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes, cannibalism, serial killer, stripper, theft, cannibal, injustice, drugs, deadly, sickle, gun action
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 2K
Neighbor (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious new girl arrives in posh suburban neighborhood and quickly sets out to terrorize the town. As she starts breaking into homes and torturing the occupants, they begin to realize that she isn't just another girl next door.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, psychopath, unlikely criminals, confined, crimes, captivity, strong violent content, society, suburbs, female killer, violence, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 878
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, graphic violence, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 190
The Inflicted (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: David O'Hara is a troubled medical student who kidnaps, rapes and murders women. He impregnates one of his victims, Melissa Daniels, in an attempt to replace the family that he lost as a young boy. However, the police rescue Melissa from ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, rescue, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, confined, abduction, family relations, abused woman, missing person, medical student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Cherry Tree Lane (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Prosperous professional couple Mike and Christine are settling in for a standard evening of wine, TV and low-level marital hostility when a ring on their doorbell changes everything. Turns out their son Sebastian is in a little trouble with some ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: home invasion, hostage, revenge, parents and children, family relations, juvenile delinquency, confined, isolation, family in danger, domestic disturbance, robbery, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: psychopath, stalking, murder, family in danger, crimes, family problems, parents and children, adoption, husband wife relationship, lifetime, babies and infants, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, youth, crimes, strong sexual content, murder, bullying, massacre, woman with a gun, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.8
 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, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family in danger, isolation, supernatural, survival, captivity, wilderness, farm, torture, porn, rape, vacation, physicist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 99K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: 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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, survival, masked killer, murder, deathtrap, massacre, crimes, confined, parents and children, gang, family relations, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, escaped prisoner, murder, isolation, confined, crimes, buddies, redneck, car race, friends, graphic violence, irony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%