Movies like The Lights

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The Lights (2009)
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The Lights (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As the foursome watches the eerie nocturnal spectacle of The Lights, a local natural phenomenon, someone is watching them.
Style: semi serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, humorous, sincere, offbeat, realistic, light
Plot: human spirit, vigilantism, human nature, idealism, small town, psychopath, group of friends, journey, small town life, traffic jam, social relations, high school, gore, blood splatter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, texas

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Most similar movies to The Lights

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, murder, psychopath, gory and slasher mostly in Horror and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Lights: Gnaw (2008), Sloppy the Psychotic (2012), Joshua (2006), Hide and Creep (2004), Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gnaw (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this dark, tongue in cheek, British Horror, six friends take a holiday in the heart of the English countryside which turns into a culinary nightmare when they discover that their hosts are a sadistic family of cannibals, set on turning their ...
Style: rough, scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, psychopath, danger, escapades, deadly, gory, strong violent content, profanity, countryside, nudity (full frontal - brief), verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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95%
Sloppy the Psychotic (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Meet Mike, A man whose only goal in life was to bring joy to children... As "Sloppy the Clown". After a cruel twist of fate finds him without his beloved job he goes into business for himself. After a bout of bad luck Mike spirals ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, deadly, psychopath, psychotic, clown, alcohol abuse, destiny, evil clown, gory, female nudity, killed during sex, blow job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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79%
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Joshua (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kelby Unger is a young man from a dysfunctional family that lives with his girlfriend Amelia Gates and has sleeping problems with dreadful nightmares. When he proposes Amelia, he coincidently receives a phone call from the warden of the prison of ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, deadly, youth, crimes, homecoming, gory, parents and children, serial killer, small town life, social relations, nightmare, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.8
 906
Hide and Creep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, scary ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, small town, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, small town life, store, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
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60%
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Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a hive of deadly killer ants attack a town in Alaska, a small group races to survive and to find a way to stop the ruthless ants.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: small town, ant, small town life, survival, tough heroes, social relations, animal life, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Hoboken Hollow (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As Trevor drifts through Texas on collision course with a nightmare he is still haunted by the evils of the war he recently returned from and a promise he failed to keep. When a stranger offers a ride, Trevor finds himself battling the brutal ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: psychopath, gory, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, crimes, farm, murder, bondage, torture, kidnapping, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Nothing Left to Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendy, her husband Dan and their kids have just moved to the small town of Stull, Kansas, where Dan is the new pastor. But in this sleepy community of friendly neighbors, a horrific series of occurrences awaits them: Their teenage daughter is being ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, enigmatic, serious
Plot: small town, family in danger, supernatural, family relations, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, social relations, evil, mystery, siblings relations, small town life, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 19
Sunsplit (1997)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In tradition of Crash, Sunsplit is an absorbing tale of three unique Los Angeles individuals.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: life is a bitch, serial killer, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, single parent, child illness, vigilantism, danger, restaurant, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles
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49%
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 2.3
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Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, small town, crimes, stalking, deadly, evil man, murder, ghost, albino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, danger, deadly, couples, serial killer, murder, crimes, confined, isolation, strong violent content, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
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Snuff-Movie (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Boris Arkadin is a horror film maker. His pregnant wife was brutally murdered by a Manson-like gang of hippy psychopaths during the 1960s. He becomes a virtual recluse - until years later he directs his own snuff inspired movies. He invites actors ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: bondage, obsession, psychopath, gory, filmmaking, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, murder, estate, voyeurism, hanging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
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Life Blood (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Forty years ago a supernatural force vanquished Brooke and Rhea, a sexy lipstick lesbian couple, after they committed an inconceivable murder. Now, on New Year's Eve, they'll rise from the dead. Still hot and still a couple, they're ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, deadly, crimes, supernatural, clergy, vampire, danger, imaginary, small town, tv show, good versus evil, television show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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45%
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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, violence, group of friends, profanity, graphic violence, teenage life, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cheerleader Massacre 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: On their way to the cheerleading state championships, a team is slaughtered by a masked homicidal maniac. Now the savage killer sets his sights on an opposing team -- a bevy of busty beauties who'll have to fight for the title and their lives.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, crimes, deadly, friendship, violence, female bonding, cheerleader, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
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Deathbed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Karen and her significant other move to a new apartment, they discover an old antique bed. Karen absolutely loves it and she soon allows it to inspire her artwork. However, a series of disturbing dreams begin to haunt Karen. Eventually she ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, couple relations, danger, gory, chaos, couples, showbiz, technology gone awry, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Automaton Transfusion (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, teenage life, plague, isolation, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, deadly, youth, chaos, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Suicide Girls Must Die! (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When twelve nude models for the infamous SuicideGirls.com begin disappearing from a remote cabin, the calendar video they are shooting becomes the first reality horror movie.
Style: semi serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: missing person, murder, psychopath, fashion, reality, sexual content, confined, deadly, crimes, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), slasher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Night Shadow (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex, an up-and-coming TV journalist, returns to her hometown of Danford as local police attempt to cope with a series of brutal murders. The small town plunges into a state of panic and the murders--clearly the work of a monster, more beast than ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, small town, werewolf, dangerous animal, mystery, serial killer, journalism, danger, gory, human becomes animal, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Kill the Scream Queen (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: psychopath, danger, confined, deadly, serial killer, dishonesty, woman in danger, captivity, strong violent content, filmmaking, gory, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, danger, friends, youth, deadly, revenge, psychopath, survival, slasher, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: scary, rough, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, on the road, gory, deadly, escapades, isolation, danger, slasher, captivity, confined, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Easter Bunny, Kill! Kill! (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remington, a murderous grifter cons his way into a mother's heart, putting on a fatherly facade to her cherished son, Nicholas. But the second she leaves for work, a torrent of abuse rains upon the gentle boy... Source IMDB
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, pedophile, vengeance, psychopath, life is a bitch, crimes, buddies, deadly, sexual abuse, dishonesty, cons and scams, holiday horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Undertow (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Six friends enter the strange town of Old Mines for a weekend float trip. They quickly realize that the town is not friendly to strangers, and they are pressured to leave by the police. When the friends decide to continue their float trip anyway, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, small town, survival, psychopath, serial killer, gory, wilderness, family in danger, danger, supernatural, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, small town, vengeance, serial killer, danger, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, mortician, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.6
 576
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: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, slasher, survival, psychopath, danger, mysterious character, deadly, ship, violence, cruise, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Crack in the Floor (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For the past 33 years Jeremiah Hill has lived alone, with no contact with the outside world, and he intends to keep it that way. Jeremiah's mother had always warned him not to associate with the outside world, and her brutal rape and killing ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, uncover truth, survival, slasher, family in danger, isolation, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, voyeurism, in the woods, danger ...
Time: 90s
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39%
 3.2
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Dead and Gone (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A struggling actor moves his comatose wife to their isolated cabin, where he begins to have disturbing interactions with the unconscious woman.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, exciting, dark humor ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, gory, fish out of water, confined, misfit, isolation, disorder, deadly, mentally unstable, desert, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 1K
Toad Road (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A disturbing portrait of contemporary youth culture where the lines between reality and fiction are blurred with often frightening results.
Style: psychological, surreal, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, urban legend, drug abuse, small town, addiction, crimes, in the woods, danger, youth, murder, violence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Halloween Night (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Halloween Night starts as a young boy named Chris Vale (Sam Stone) witnesses his mum (Jan Anderson) get raped & then murdered before being horribly burnt by a jet of steam from a pipe. Jump forward 'Ten Years Later' on ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, murder of a nude woman, danger, crimes, youth, psychopath, mental institution, violence spree, halloween party, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Tale of the Voodoo Prostitute (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the Tale of the Voodoo Prostitute, a master manipulator and hustler by the name of Fleetwood Deville dispenses heinous wrong-doings to nearly everyone that crosses his path. One particular female managed to meet and exceed any expectation of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, manhood, vengeance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, womanizer, murder, prostitute, blood, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, dallas texas
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38%