Movies like Nailbiter

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Nailbiter (2013)
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Nailbiter (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A horror film that combines classic monster movie elements set within the backdrop of unpredictable Kansas weather. Start with a mother and her three daughters forced to take shelter from an advancing tornado in a local storm cellar. What is waiting for them underneath is another story entirely.
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: storm, family in danger, confined, deadly creature, family relations, deadly, forced into action, parents and children, survival, violence, death, graphic violence, danger, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Nailbiter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, violence, murder, survival, supernatural and confined mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Nailbiter: The Pack (2010), Mothman (2010), Deep in the Darkness (2014), Bio Slime (2010), Sick Boy (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Pack (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the middle of a snowy no man's land, Charlotte picks up Max, a hitchhiker; they stop in a truck-stop restaurant, and when Max doesn't come back from the bathroom, Charlotte starts looking for him in vain. She decides to return during ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: diner, danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, confined, hitchhiker, survival, violence, murder, strong violent content, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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100%
 3.4
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Mothman (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, danger, deadly, murder, buried truth, group of friends, violence, profanity, graphic violence, teenage life, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, small town, family relations, deadly, survival, creature, standoff, showdown, in the woods, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.5
 194
Bio Slime (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven misfits are trapped by a flesh eating slime creature. And no TV!
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, murder, fear, parasite, deathtrap, survival, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 3.6
 656
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: tense, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, danger, confined, deadly, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, family relations, domestic disturbance, evil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.2
 558
Stitch (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stitch follows the story of grieving parents as they cope with the loss of their young daughter. At the height of their desperation, they turn to their best friends for healing advice, who lead them into the deep desert for a weekend ritual meant to ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: desert, family in danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, death, violence, dealing with death, losing-it hero, family problems, disfigurement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.1
 679
Boggy Creek (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the death of her father in a terrible accident, sweet, yet troubled Jennifer and her friends decide to check out her dad's cabin that's located in the deep woods of Boggy Creek, Texas. While staying at said cabin for a week, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, survival, danger, legends and myths, deadly, supernatural, camping, vacation, murder, violence, friends, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.8
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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, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: tenant, family in danger, psychopath, crimes, couples, suburbs, parents and children, deadly, kidnapping, danger, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.8
 670
Ritual (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, danger, crimes, deadly, satanic ritual, cult, violence, graphic violence, religions or cults, hotel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 2.8
 822
666: The Child (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A jet liner plummets from the sky and crashes into the earth. From the burning embers rises one lone survivor - a small boy! But the childless couple that adopts him will soon discover he is no helpless child, but rather something very powerful, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: 666, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, adoption, family in danger, deadly, orphan, parents and children, gory, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.0
 425
Uncharted (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Uncharted" is a story of a documentary film crew who crash on an island, when they were in hopes of finding a rare animal, a jaguar, that is believed to inhabit the jungle. Unfortunate circumstances arise when her charter plane goes down ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, survival, danger, isolation, wilderness, confined, deadly, plane crash, jaguar, camera, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.5
 584
The Hospital (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Old St. Leopold's Hospital has many urban legends surrounding it, but the residents of Bridgeport all agree on one thing: tortured souls roam its abandoned halls. The mystery proves too much for a pretty young student who decides to investigate ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, ghost, psychopath, deadly, crimes, college, violence, danger, urban, city life, rapist, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jack the Reaper (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of unsuspecting teens face a railroad reaper in his desert carnival.
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, survival, isolation, danger, off the road, deadly, hiking, carnival, serial killer, murder, violence, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Werewolf in a Womens Prison (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: prison, danger, dangerous animal, deadly creature, confined, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, werewolf, violence, crimes, human becoming an animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.9
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Bunnyman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bunnyman is the story of a group of friends on their way back from a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas, and while driving through the remote regions of southern California they suddenly find themselves in a sickening game of cat and mouse with a ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, psychopath, on the road, gory, deadly, escapades, isolation, danger, confined, captivity, profanity, off the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Daffy undead gal Penny Dreadful, her smitten zombie buddy Ned, and lycanthrope Wolfboy relate three tales of terror in an old rundown movie theater: A young couple find themselves being stalked by a lethal jack-in-the-box in ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, zombie, deadly, danger, fall in love, buddies, survival, death, violence, dark humor, love and romance, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.2
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The Crypt (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Six young criminals break into hidden catacombs underneath their town and attempt to steal jewelry buried from the "Great Depression" only to find inhabitants guarding the precious belongings. After being trapped in this dark maze of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, confined, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, crimes, catacomb, crypt, cemetery, break in, deadly creature ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 2.6
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Muck (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping an ancient burial ground, long forgotten and buried underneath the marshes of Cape Cod, a group of friends emerge from the thick, marshy darkness, tattered and bloody, lucky to be alive. They have already lost two of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, escapades, friends, danger, deadly, murder, graphic violence, swamp, trapped, survival, evil, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, danger, police investigation, wilderness, deadly, supernatural, survival, violence, death, missing child, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.6
 578
Sea of Fear (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College athlete Lance and his friend Tom meet Tom's girlfriend Kate and her friend Ashley in a marina to travel on a rented boat on a leisure trip. The Captain brings his navigator and first mate Joel and another unexpected passenger, Derek, ...
Style: slasher, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: murder, survival, danger, psychopath, ship, mysterious character, deadly, violence, cruise, graphic violence, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
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The Facility (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of volunteers find themselves fighting for their lives when a drug trial goes horribly wrong.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, confined, danger, isolation, drug use, survival, violence, murder, indoor, graphic violence, disorder, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.4
 292
30 Days to Die (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of girls trapped in an institution suffer the wrath of a serial killer on the loose. This campy thriller pays homage to Friday the 13th.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mentally unstable, mental institution, struggle for survival, murder, danger, deadly, violence, strong violent content, gory, woman in danger, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
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The Pool (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two families go camping illegally in a forest, and set up their tents near a beautiful pond, far away from the daily hubbub. However, they soon discover that the pond contains a mysterious force, which will not allow them to leave. Rot and decay ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: family in danger, isolation, deathtrap, camp, deadly, buddies, family relations, parents and children, in the woods, survival, insanity, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 2.9
 919
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, deadly, couples, danger, murder, crimes, confined, isolation, strong violent content, boarding school, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.5
 152
Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable, estrangement, creature, demon, human host, standoff, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 759
3 A.M. (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thailand's latest horror omnibus is made up of three chilling stories. Two sisters who own a wig shop are haunted by a female ghost whose hair were made into one of the wigs on sale. A funeral home employee falls in love with a female corpse ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, office, deadly, store, murder, survival, violence, multiple storylines, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.5
 477
Meadowoods (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a sleepy and uneventful small town, three college students, bored and desperate to make their mark, plot a savage and merciless murder. Electing to keep a video journal to memorialize their bizarre pact, they plot in secret, devising a homemade ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: friends, murder, college, student, danger, crime gone awry, abduction, isolation, psychopath, in the woods, captivity, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.2
 670
Morlocks (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ferocious humanoid creatures from the future come back to the present to devour humans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mutant, time machine, survival, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, deadly, military, battles, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dark Harvest II: The Maize (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father's psychic abilities are put to the test when his two daughters are trapped inside of a corn maze haunted by the spirits of two young girls who disappeared a year earlier.
Style: serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, child in peril, isolation, confined, deadly, danger, siblings relations, profanity, ghost child, ghost, maze ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 3K
Barricade (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A father's quiet retreat to the woods with his two children turns into a fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, survival, parents and children, family in danger, isolation, supernatural, mystery, forces of nature, in the woods, family relations, danger, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%