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An American Terror (2014)
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An American Terror (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh wakes each day to a series of Hells. Between uncaring parents and bullying at school he has little to live for. After a brutal event and ensuing humiliation of an online video, Josh and his friends decide to take revenge by staging a massacre at the homecoming dance. Searching for weapons, they find a man who perpetuates a far more murderous darkness than even their plot might suggest. Trapped in his lair, and finding a kidnapped girl from the opposite clique, the boys learn a lot about each other’s character and their own. Even if Josh can rescue the captive cheerleader, he must still lead them both out in time to stop his friend from completing the pact to massacre their school. An American Terror is an explosive and surprising modern day horror mash-up. Totally and relentlessly disquieting – great atmosphere and sound and perfectly gruesome.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: serial killer, survival, teenage life, confined, deadly, crimes, psychopath, danger, isolation, gory, vengeance, torture chamber, youth, high school life, strong violent content, social relations, bullying, teenager, killer, crazy, underground, acid, band, terror, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to An American Terror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, crimes, psychopath, serial killer, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like An American Terror: Bloody Murder (2000), Somebody Help Me (2007), Deadly Weekend (2014), The Woods Have Eyes (2007), Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, summer camp, serial killer, confined, danger, teenage life, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, survival, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Somebody Help Me (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The screenplay centers on characters Brendan Young and Darryl Jennings who take a trip to the Lake Arrowhead with a group of college friends to celebrate Young's girlfriend's birthday. One-by-one the coeds begin disappearing until a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, supernatural, survival, danger, deadly, confined, gory, captivity, isolation, serial killer, deadly creature, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, prison, psychopath, deadly, law enforcement, prison life, crimes, confined, danger, manipulation, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 573
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, scary, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: strong violent content, psychopath, survival, isolation, confined, in the woods, deadly, group of friends, danger, murder, trap, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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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: murder, supernatural, serial killer, psychopath, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, crimes, in the woods, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One year ago, Nina survived the attacks of a serial killer. She wants to flee from these memories but one call at night recalls all memories and she is again in the middle of a murder mystery.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, amateur detective, escapades, psychopath, danger, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues, isolation, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, danger, survival, friendship, vengeance, in the woods, strong violent content, deadly, youth, rivalry, camp, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, mentally unstable, confined, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, violence spree, small town, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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The Darkroom (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenage boy befriends an escapee from a mental institution who sees visions of horrible murders being committed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mental institution, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, mental illness, gory, deadly, confined, crimes, danger, escaped mental patient, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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 ⇓
81%
The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mysterious character, psychopath, out of the way, danger, obsession, haunted by the past, family life, vengeance, family problems, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, confined, danger, crimes, mysterious character, trapped, room, teenager, survival, isolation, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Wilderness Survival for Girls (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three girls take a pre-college trip to a cabin in the woods. Their night is interrupted by a visitor who, they begin to believe, may have killed a babysitter some years before. An original twist on the teens-in-peril film.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, erotic ...
Plot: survival, captivity, mysterious character, danger, youth, mystery, confined, deadly, wilderness, teenage life, isolation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, strong violent content, crimes, deadly, serial killer, murder, danger, masked killer, violence, pursuit, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, deadly, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, supernatural, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: scary, serious, slasher, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, crimes, mind game, danger, confined, deadly, woman in danger, isolation, desert, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Death Row (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As eight convicts serve their sentences in a work-release program at a creepy abandoned prison, an unknown killer stalks them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary
Plot: psychopath, prison, survival, prison life, serial killer, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, confined, crimes, murder, death row ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, dishonesty, serial killer, woman in danger, captivity, strong violent content, gory, filmmaking, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: experiment gone awry, confined, serial killer, supernatural, psychopath, survival, danger, escapades, mystery, crimes, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: escaped prisoner, serial killer, deadly, isolation, danger, confined, buddies, crimes, murder, graphic violence, profanity, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Brutal (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town, a serial killer mutilates the bodies of his victims and leaves a flower on the corpses. The sheriff and his wife/deputy investigate the murders while trying to keep from alarming the citizens. They team up with an autistic hound dog ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, mystery, prodigy, gory, love affair, serial killer, law enforcement, mentally challenged, danger, deadly, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Rest Stop: Don't Look Back (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One year after running away from home, Nicole and Jesse are still missing. When Jesse's brother, Tom, returns home from active duty, he sets out with his friends Marilyn and Jared to locate the lost couple. Their search leads them to the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, survival, danger, psychopath, crimes, strong violent content, on the road, escapades, deadly, gas station, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, couples, deadly, danger, murder, isolation, crimes, confined, strong violent content, boarding school, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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 ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, crimes, supernatural, danger, vengeance, survival, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, violence, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.8
 978
The Maze (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five friends break into a closed corn maze in the middle of the night and decide to play a harmless game of tag. Little do they know that a psychopathic killer has decided to play along. As they wander aimlessly through the maze the murderer follows ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, danger, psychopath, survival, strong violent content, deadly, stalking, gory, friends, chases and races, blood, maze ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, spring break, gory, vengeance, youth, stalking, deadly, crimes, danger, woman in danger, murder, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Adam & Evil (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of sexy high school graduates are ready for a weekend of serious partying at a remote camp ground. Soon a murderer is on the loose...
Style: slasher, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: survival, serial killer, deadly, danger, who done it, crimes, psychopath, isolation, teenage life, murder, confined, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.8
 2K
The Cavern (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 8 explorers trapped in a Russian cave system are hunted by an unknown presence.
Style: scary, slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: cave, survival, deadly, rescue, adventurer, serial killer, danger, research, chaos, isolation, wilderness, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 2.4
 790
Hallows Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trapped in an abandoned schoolhouse with an evil they helped create, but cannot defeat, the students are ill prepared for their last lesson...in terror!
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, psychopath, gory, supernatural ability, youth, danger, prank, crimes, isolation, power relations, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Snow White: A Deadly Summer (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A troubled teenage girl finds herself in a web of lies and deceit when her stepmother attempts to murder her by sending her to a discipline camp.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, youth, danger, isolation, in the woods, deadly, crimes, graphic violence, gory, teenage life, boot camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%