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The Squad (2011)
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The Squad (2011)
Original name: El páramo
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The air is thick with tension as a military squad proceeds to the foot of a mountain base, where they're ordered to wait for backup and hold their position. The mountain is shrouded in fog and the men are exhausted. They've been fighting guerrillas on enemy turf for some time, and they're worn down by the stress and anxiety of battle. The men don't want to wait; they want to charge up the hill, fearing that their comrades in the base have been overrun by the guerrillas. The squad's leader tries futilely to keep his men in line while dealing with his insolent second-in-command.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, captivating, scary, atmospheric, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, isolation, military, confined, soldier, danger, survival, swat team, swat, violence, murder, mountain, graphic violence, imaginary, military life, disintegration, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Squad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about danger, confined, isolation, deadly, survival, murder and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Squad: Penumbra (2011), Visible Scars (2012), After... (2006), Stalker (2010), The 13th Unit (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Penumbra (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman hesitantly rents an apartment to an eerie man who she soon realizes has a part in the solar eclipse that is taking place.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: solar eclipse, woman in danger, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, suspicion, confined, mysterious stranger, once in a lifetime opportunity, snobbism, imaginary, tied feet
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, isolation, crimes, danger, woman in danger, ghost, deadly, law enforcement, graphic violence, mountain, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.2
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After... (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Urban Exploration. The practice of investigating areas not designed for public use. But strange things can happen in the dark, closed-off areas of history beneath the streets of Moscow, and what started as a way for Nate to escape his grief quickly ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, haunted by the past, adventurer, confined, danger, escapades, isolation, tunnel, woman in danger, urban, graphic violence, underground tunnel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.4
 574
Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, isolation, mentally unstable, deadly, murder, country house, paranoia, artists and showbiz, writer's life, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survival, curses spells and rituals, danger, murder, dangerous animal, deadly, supernatural, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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69%
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, crimes, survival, reincarnation, violence, imaginary, occult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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64%
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Entity (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1998, thirty four unidentified bodies were found in shallow graves in a remote Siberian forest. After subsequent investigations, no official explanation by the Russian authorities was ever offered about the circumstances of the deaths.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense
Plot: forest, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, isolation, confined, danger, in the woods, tv show, supernatural, survival, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Locked in a Room (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Locked in a Room" is a story about three teenagers that are trapped in three separate rooms. They are monitored and watched by a masked man who takes notes on paper as to their every move and emotion. They are further tormented by an ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, confined, danger, crimes, mysterious character, trapped, room, teenager, isolation, survival, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Presence (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, confined, woman in danger, isolation, haunted house, danger, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, strong female presence, human host, haunted by the past, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 218
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, psychological, tense ...
Plot: danger, deadly creature, isolation, confined, deadly, murder, parasite, fear, survival, deathtrap, death, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Seventh Moon (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Melissa and Yul, Americans honeymooning in China, come across the exotic 'Hungry Ghost' festival. When night falls, the couple end up in a remote village, and soon realize the legend is all too real. Plunged into an ancient custom they ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, confined, imaginary, supernatural, isolation, curses spells and rituals, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, danger, demon, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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60%
 3.0
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Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher
Plot: survival, supernatural, danger, isolation, deadly, confined, deadly creature, storage unit, graphic violence, stalker, homeless, prostitute
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, deadly, danger, couples, countryside, isolation, crimes, murder, psychopath, fear, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.6
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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, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, deadly, crimes, murder, prank, crazy, danger, survival, manhunt, violence, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, supernatural, confined, murder, vengeance, gory, deadly, isolation, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
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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, isolation, danger, confined, drug use, survival, violence, murder, violence spree, graphic violence, indoor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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55%
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Event 15 (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, elevator, danger, isolation, survival, losing-it hero, confined, post traumatic stress disorder, trapped in an elevator, terrorist attack, veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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53%
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 ...
Plot: danger, curses spells and rituals, small town, human host, supernatural, curse, standoff, evil, showdown, murder, deadly, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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52%
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Warhouse (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Royal Marine A.J Budd awakes in a mysterious house and is forced to fight for his life everyday against grotesque inhuman opponents. Trapped alone in an unchanging prison of unbreakable routines, he must kill every day or die himself. As days ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, mystical, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, danger, strong violent content, soldier, supernatural, deadly, death, locked in, survival horror, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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52%
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Splintered (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sophie is a troubled young girl, haunted by the abuse she suffered as a child and harbouring a deep fascination with the unexplained. In the hope of satiating her obsession with the latter, she instigates a trip to the Welsh countryside with four ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, rescue, danger, isolation, captivity, deadly, evil priest, twin brother, group of friends, survival, in the woods, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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50%
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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, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: island, survival, danger, isolation, wilderness, confined, deadly, plane crash, camera, murder, violence, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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49%
The Doll Master (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five young people, a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement and a mysterious young girl in red... all together in a lonely doll museum in the woods. What starts out as a fun trip to pose for new ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, haunted by the past, survival, evil doll, danger, deadly, isolation, curses spells and rituals, murder mystery, cruelty, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
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49%
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Cold Sweat (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man searching for his missing girlfriend. An unconditional friend willing to do anything to uncover the truth. An investigation that culminates in an old house. Inside await two brutal murderers, armed with twenty-five boxes of explosives ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: danger, crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, explosive, old house, torture, violence, maniac, murder, psychopath, uncover truth, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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49%
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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, bleak, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: deadly, captivity, danger, crimes, confined, abduction, survival, murder, violence, kidnapping, female director, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Black Waters of Echo's Pond (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nine friends take a holiday at a Victorian home on a private island and uncover a game that when played brings out the worst in each of them. Jealously, greed, hatred, lust, all of the things they keep buried deep inside themselves rise to the ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: island, supernatural, board game, deadly, friendship, confined, danger, isolation, graphic violence, gory, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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48%
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Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: insomnia, crimes, law enforcement, murder, alter ego, split personality, rivalry, danger, violence, neighbor, insanity, uncontrollable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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 ⇓
44%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, confined, youth, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Se-hee is haunted by her step sister Tae-yeon who used to be a promising swimmer but suddenly killed herself in a swimming pool 2 years ago. During the summer vacation, she joins the study camp at school for upcoming college entrance exam with other ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, serial killer, survival, deathtrap, danger, confined, stalking, deadly, youth, captivity, murder, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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43%
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, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, survival, countryside, crimes, deadly, violence, murder, sexual abuse, cons and scams, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
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43%