Movies like The Absent 2011

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The Absent (2011)
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The Absent (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The town of Liberty has many secrets but the darkest is hidden between twin brothers. Vincent and Oscar Burton are only 10 years old when Oscar finds out his parents are trying to kill him for insurance money. Oscar takes it in to his own hands to protect himself and his twin.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious, sexual, sexy
Plot: slasher, murder, gory, deadly, power relations, forbidden love, psychopath, family relations, teachers and students, love and romance, child killer, siblings relations, sexual content, teenager, school, teacher, violence, crimes, youth, strong violent content, high school, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), twins, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Absent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, slasher, gory, psychopath and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Absent: Hellbent (2004), Goth (2003), XII (2008), The Hitchhiker (2007), Bleed (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hellbent (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, killer, gay, gender, gays and lesbians, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 3.4
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Goth (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two goth teenagers get caught up in a subculture of drugs, sex and murder after meeting a darkly savage woman with a taste for pain and deviance.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: mysterious character, femme fatale, slasher, gory, deadly, youth, crimes, sexual content, nightclub, goth, murder, mate swapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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86%
 4.2
 507
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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, vengeance, crimes, strong violent content, deadly, serial killer, masked killer, danger, murder, violence, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.6
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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: serious, scary, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, confined, slasher, danger, deadly, mind game, crimes, woman in danger, isolation, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 2.9
 597
Bleed (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with life... and death. While the group keeps one eye out for ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, wilderness, psychopath, deadly, danger, youth, teachers and students, buddies, escapades, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, danger, stalking, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 2.9
 571
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: survival, psychopath, isolation, strong violent content, deadly, in the woods, confined, slasher, danger, group of friends, murder, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, mentally unstable, crimes, deadly, murder, prank, crazy, survival, danger, manhunt, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.3
 3K
Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.1
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Lake Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing, serious
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, family relations, siblings relations, lake, incest overtones, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, murder, police, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, amusement park, murder, serial killer, mental institution, deadly, crimes, youth, gory, homicidal maniac, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003, year 1989, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, danger, slasher, survival, friendship, vengeance, strong violent content, in the woods, youth, rivalry, deadly, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.0
 649
Hayride 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The end of one journey only marks the beginning of another as Detective Loomis returns to uncover the truth behind the Legend of Pitchfork.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, psychopath, uncover truth, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, strong violent content, legend, killer, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bikini Girls on Ice (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a bus-load of women's college soccer players get stranded on their way to a bikini car-wash fundraiser, they decide to set-up shop in front of an abandoned gas station on the edge of town. Little do they know the place is the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, gas station, bikini, psychopath, danger, stalking, crimes, deadly, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, dark ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, vengeance, siblings relations, serial killer, family relations, gory, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Devil's Ground (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While traveling from California to Bangor through a lonely road, Carrie Mitchel is advised by the gas station attendant Jimmy to rest in a hotel; however, she decides to continue driving through the night and almost hits a wounded teenage girl with ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, violence spree, psychopath, gory, danger, deadly, crimes, survival, murder, masked killer, escapades, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nite Tales: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Actors: Flavor Flav, Dante Basco, Chico Benymon, Andrea Bogart, James Ferris
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, murder, heist, crimes, legends and myths, college, deadly, storm, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, survival, isolation, deadly, crimes, danger, in the woods, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, twins, youth, serial killer, small town, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, deadly, danger, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bates Haunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: One year ago, Agnes Rickover attended opening night at the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride to see her best friend Lily's dramatic debut. A horrific accident resulted in Agnes witnessing Lily's fiery death in a spectacle gone wrong. After a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, deadly, hotel, psychopath, crimes, slasher, danger, violence, best friends, person on fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
See No Evil 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: See No Evil 2 revives the nightmare of the first film when Jacob Goodnight rises from the dead in the city morgue after his killing spree at the Blackwell hotel. In this ominous, underground locker for the dead, a group of medical students fight to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, gory, graphic violence, deadly, danger, crimes, profanity, strong violent content, rivalry, serial murder, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.6
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Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, violence, captivity, crimes, gory, deadly, strong violent content, good versus evil, confined, small town, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.2
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, slasher, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, slasher, gory, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, danger, small town life, dark and stormy night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 344
The Black Room (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A room gets put up for rent following the mysterious murder of its previous tenant. When an apartment-hunting man sees the deal the brother and sister landlords are offering, he immediately puts down the first month's rent and starts spending ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending
Plot: slasher, murder, voyeurism, hollywood, estate, psychopath, filmmaking, gory, deadly, crimes, showbiz, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 2K
Perkins' 14 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ronald Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents' killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unwittingly unleash his followers on a small town and they've only got one ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, mentally unstable, psychopath, haunted by the past, crimes, gory, slasher, deadly, danger, vengeance, murder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 518
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, vengeance, survival, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 665
Buried Alive (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, danger, juvenile delinquency, gory, mental illness, teenage life, school, serial killer, youth, insanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, survival, danger, slasher, on the road, strong violent content, escapades, crimes, deadly, gas station ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%