Movies like Ma

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Ma (2019)
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Ma (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own. She offers the kids the chance to avoid drinking and driving by hanging out in the basement of her home. But there are some house rules: One of the kids has to stay sober. Don’t curse. Never go upstairs. And call her “Ma.” But as Ma’s hospitality starts to curdle into obsession, what began as a teenage dream turns into a terrorizing nightmare, and Ma’s place goes from the best place in town to the worst place on earth.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, brutal, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: party, teenager, torture, kidnapping, stranger, female killer, mental health, slasher, underage drinking, body count, female psychopath, parents and children, danger, dog, violence, psychopath, gun, social network, african american, teenage girl, alcohol, veterinarian, teenage boy, fire, high school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about slasher, danger, deadly, murder, serial killer, psychopath and blood mostly in Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Ma: Split (2016), The Collector (2009), The Last House on the Left (2009), The Loved Ones (2009), Neighbor (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 362K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, macabre, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, serial killer, insanity, schizophrenia, violence, psycho, dissociative identity disorder, paranoia, survival, mercilessness, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 52K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, home invasion, psychopath, trap, danger, extreme violence, thief, maniac, torture, violence, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, sexualized violence, serial killer, murder, psychopath, vengeance, torture, gory, danger, brutality, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 34K
The Loved Ones (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lola Stone asked Brent Mitchell to the prom, but Brent said no, and now he's screwed. What happens when Lola doesn't get what she wants? She enlists Daddy's help to throw a prom of her own, where she is queen and Brent is king -- ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, female killer, kidnapping, femme fatale, obsession, high school, revenge, teenager, psychopath, escape, gory, mad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 4.1
 2K
Neighbor (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious new girl arrives in posh suburban neighborhood and quickly sets out to terrorize the town. As she starts breaking into homes and torturing the occupants, they begin to realize that she isn't just another girl next door.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, gory, deadly, suburbs, psychopath, danger, confined, unlikely criminals, crimes, captivity, society, electrocution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.6
 1K
Frayed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pat Baker is a small town sheriff. His son, Kurt, is a deranged young man with a dark secret. Sheriff Baker's worst nightmare comes true when Kurt escapes from a psychiatric hospital where he was locked away for the brutal murder of his mother ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, manhunt, gore, slasher, killer clown, mental illness, chase, danger, woman in danger, deadly, family problems, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, violence, cannibalism, cruelty, gore, blood, gory, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.8
 203K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, psychiatrist, masked killer, evil, small town, teenage life, murder, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1963, 1960s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Romania
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, desert, survival, cannibalism, victim, fear, rape, escape attempt, danger, kidnapping, massacre, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, mine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, rape, youth, life is a bitch, crime, serial killer, murder, kidnapping, revenge, psychopath, concert, marijuana ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.3
 3K
The Pool (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International High School in Prague disappear to the four corners of the earth, they intend to throw the best party of their lives. The idea ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, psychopath, swimming pool, murder, serial killer, student life, mysterious character, survival, party, gory, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Horror Vault Vol.1 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nine short tales of horror filmed by various directors are presented together in one chilling volume, featuring enough killers, psychopaths and supernatural demons to satisfy the most demanding fans of human perversity and madness. Featured titles ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, danger, gory, deadly, missing person, female nudity, sex, suicide, cemetery, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, sexy ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, woman in danger, danger, stalking, youth, serial killer, strong sexual content, deadly, gory, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.0
 678
Junkyard Dog (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, slasher, danger, special agents, confined, chases and races, crimes, captivity, female fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
 1K
Stitches (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: black market, confined, chases and races, escapades, master villain, crimes, out of the way, captivity, kidnapping, survival, danger, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, psychopath, prank, stalking, danger, woman in danger, high school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, school, death, violence, stalking, small town, anniversary, psychopath, masked killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 69K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, brutal, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gang, forest, camping, slasher, fear, weekend, torture, revenge, in the woods, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, summer camp, zombie, psychiatrist, telekinesis, lake, teenager, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, harsh, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, danger, family in danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mine, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: banned film, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, rape and revenge, rape, vengeance, revenge, murder, psychopath, cruelty, brutality, danger, serial killer, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Alone in the Dark (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, slasher, mental institution, siege, escape, revenge, blackout, meat cleaver, maniac, creep, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wheelchair, slasher, doll, killer doll, escape, serial killer, vengeance, nobody believes, crimes, family relations, disability, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.5
 7K
The Tortured (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: tense, bleak, rough, disturbing, sadistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, death of son, child murder, vengeance, confined, mystery, crimes, deadly, gory, torture, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.0
 575
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: rough, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, teachers and students, crimes, psychopath, survival, danger, youth, serial killer, wilderness, power relations, friends, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, danger, survival, psychopath, death, human monster, gory, vengeance, escapades, out of the way ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, stalking, pervert, rapist, psychopath, sister, knife murder, creep, kidnapping, journalism, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 63K
Wolf Creek (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, on the road, massacre, tourist, friendship, torture, outback, sadistic horror, abduction, maniac, helplessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, mine, sydney australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, killing off one by one, psychopath, slasher, crimes, woman in danger, danger, gore, death, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 2K
Nightlight (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five friends play a game in a "mysterious" forest with a long history as a beacon for troubled young people contemplating suicide.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, ghost story, forest, suicide, dead teenager, mystery killer, friends, in the woods, imaginary, youth, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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