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, psychological
Plot: storm, family in danger, confined, deadly creature, family relations, forced into action, survival, violence, death, parents and children, monster, serial killer, basement, graphic violence, deadly, profanity, danger
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 scary, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, violence, murder, supernatural, survival and confined mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Nailbiter: Inside (2012), Sick Boy (2012), The Pack (2010), Mothman (2010), Deep in the Darkness (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Prison inmate Miles Barrett is ripped awake in the middle of the night by a terrifying crash, gunfire, and the sickening screams of a man being torn apart. Something is loose in the prison - and it's coming for Miles...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, confined, haunted by the past, deadly creature, supernatural, escape, mystery, violence, jail cell, prisoner, life is a bitch, death row ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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
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100%
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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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: diner, deadly creature, hitchhiker, confined, supernatural, survival, violence, murder, zombie, redneck, monster, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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100%
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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, murder, hidden truth, group of friends, violence, graphic violence, teenage life, youth, deadly creature, urban legend, monster, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, scary, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: small town, deadly creature, family relations, survival, creature, showdown, forest, rivalry, violence, resistance, ghost, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.1
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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, suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, desert, death, violence, family problems, losing-it hero, dealing with death, disfigurement, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.1
 756
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: survival, deadly creature, bigfoot, supernatural, legends and myths, monster, found footage, camping, vacation, violence, murder, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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62%
 4.7
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: tenant, psychopath, family in danger, crimes, couples, suburbs, parents and children, kidnapping, writers, family relations, family problems, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.8
 740
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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, curses spells and rituals, satanic ritual, cult, hotel, violence, black magic, graphic violence, religions or cults, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Army of the Damned (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The filming of a hit reality TV show goes horribly wrong when a group of small town cops respond to a call that brings a whole new meaning to the phrase, domestic disturbance.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, law enforcement, love, superhuman powers, graphic violence, small town, female nudity, police officer, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 2.8
 903
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: 666, supernatural ability, adoption, family in danger, supernatural, family relations, disorder, parents and children, orphan, evil child, priest, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serial killer, survival, isolation, hiking, teenager, carnival, killer clown, murder, evil, violence, psychopath, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.3
 651
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, crimes, college, violence, serial killer, city life, caucasian, supernatural horror, rapist, rape and revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.0
 522
Uncharted (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 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, psychological ...
Plot: island, survival, isolation, wilderness, confined, plane crash, murder, violence, found footage, redneck, jaguar, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Werewolf in a Womens Prison (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, prison, deadly creature, dangerous animal, rivalry, confined, erotica, crimes, violence, women in prison, women's prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, fall in love, buddies, survival, violence, death, dark humor, true love, love and romance, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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53%
 3.0
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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: slasher, rough, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, on the road, isolation, escapades, confined, captivity, serial killer, easter, bad girl, strong violent content, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
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52%
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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, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, confined, escapades, supernatural, crimes, catacomb, crypt, cemetery, struggle for survival, deadly creature, murder, treasure hunt ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Muck (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: swamp, friends, escapades, graphic violence, supernatural, survival, trapped, murder, evil, redneck, serial killer, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.7
 617
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, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, survival, psychopath, mysterious character, ship, cruise, violence, serial killer, graphic violence, escapades, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Madres (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Mexican-American couple expecting their first child relocate to a migrant farming community in 1970's California. When the wife begins to experience strange symptoms and terrifying visions, she tries to determine if it's related to a ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, family in danger, death, chase, violence, vengeance, fear, supernatural ability, killings, supernatural power, peril, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, police investigation, supernatural, wilderness, survival, death, violence, travel, law enforcement, missing child, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.6
 332
30 Days to Die (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, violence, survival, violence spree, woman in danger, strong violent content, lake, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 3.7
 175
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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, supernatural, crimes, estrangement, bigfoot, creature, demon, rivalry, violence, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 511
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: found footage, friends, murder, college, crime gone awry, abduction, isolation, forest, confined, crimes, psychopath, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: forest, family in danger, deathtrap, camp, buddies, isolation, infection, family relations, parents and children, survival, campfire story, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.3
 738
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: mutant, time machine, survival, supernatural, chaos, deadly creature, military, battles, time travel, murder, violence, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: scary, serious
Plot: halloween, maze, supernatural, zombie, isolation, confined, child in peril, siblings relations, ghost child, ghost, scarecrow, cornfield ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 531
Abducted (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jessica and Dave along with three other young couples are kidnapped in Griffith Park by unseen Abductors and must fight to escape certain death only to discover the world will never be the same.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, crimes, confined, abduction, survival, murder, violence, kidnapped, kidnapping, female nudity, police, forced prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.0
 1K
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
Plot: serial killer, murder, couples, psychopath, confined, crimes, isolation, strong violent content, boarding school, friends, buddies, abandoned building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%