Movies like Madison County

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Madison County (2011)
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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 to be found and the towns people act like they haven't seen him in years. They also say that the killer never existed and the murders never happened. However, when the kids start digging around to get their own answers, they find out that the stories maybe more real than the townspeople are letting on!
Style: slasher, serious, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, scary, rough, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, uncover truth, murder, violence, redneck, masked killer, graphic violence, serial murder, danger, deadly, profanity, panties, girl in panties, white panties, in the woods
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Madison County

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and slasher films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, serial killer, crimes, gory and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Madison County: The Woods Have Eyes (2007), Nobody Gets Out Alive (2012), XII (2008), Camp Dread (2014), Blood Runs Cold (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, crimes, survival, psychopath, isolation, forest, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Nobody Gets Out Alive (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of college students escape their troubled lives but only to find themselves fighting for their lives from a revenge seeking mad man.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, masked killer, murder, violence, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Camp Dread (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The “Summer Camp” horror trilogy was one of the most popular franchises of the 1980s. However, the decade ended and so did director Julian Barrett’s career. Now Barrett plans to resurrect his gory series via a modern reboot patterned after ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: camp, contests and competitions, mystery, murder, violence, fictional reality show, filmmaker, survival, summer camp, serial killer, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Blood Runs Cold (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Winona, a successful artist looking to get away from her stressful life. Her manager rents her a house in her home town where she runs in to an old boyfriend. They go back to the house, only to find out it is not as empty as they assumed.
Style: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, winter, psychopath, woman in danger, isolation, strong violent content, female nudity, survival, home invasion, masked killer, snow, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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
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Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Hunting the Legend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 2008, a deer hunter was taken by something in the Alabama woods. Only his rifle, blood and a 16" footprint were left behind... Five years later, his son seeks revenge.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: bigfoot, forest, found footage, vengeance, dangerous animal, legends and myths, murder, creature, monster, violence, death of father, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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74%
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Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
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Left for Dead (2007)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
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Heebie Jeebies (2005)
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Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jack the Reaper (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blood Widow (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Laurie and Hugh are a successful young couple who have just closed on a weekend home away from the city. Unbeknownst to them, the neighboring property contains the crumbling remains of a boarding school that was shuttered in the wake of an ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Hayride 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
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Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gun Town (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a road trip soon after their high school graduation and get lost in the middle of nowhere. They stumble upon an abandoned Wild West tourist attraction that was abandoned when the former owner went crazy and killed several ...
Style: slasher, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
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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 ⇓
61%
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Deadly Weekend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two young couples take one last trip to the country before moving to different cities. Unfortunately, when secrets come out and jealously takes a toll the weekend takes an unexpected and deadly turn for the worst.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: strong violent content, forest, survival, psychopath, isolation, confined, group of friends, murder, trap, lesbian, bondage, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Unforgiving (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two survivors, who appear unwilling to answer questions, are the only links authorities have to a spate of attacks that have hit rural South Africa.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
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