Movies like Ma

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Ma (2019)
 5.6
 22K
Ma (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, twists and turns, disturbing, suspense, brutal
Plot: party, kidnapping, underage drinking, danger, female psychopath, mental health, teenager, parents and children, torture, slasher, social network, stranger, female killer, psychopath, revenge, stabbing, african american, teenage girl, alcohol, basement, murder, teen drinking, body count, loner, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Ma

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and scary films with plots about danger, murder, deadly, serial killer, psychopath, gory and crimes mostly in Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Ma: The Loved Ones (2009), Split (2016), Vacancy (2007), The Last House on the Left (2009), The Collection (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 35K
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, bleak, scary, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, prom, kidnapping, obsessive love, obsession, teenager, high school, captivity, revenge, mad, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 379K
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, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, psycho, serial killer, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, schizophrenia, violence, mercilessness, held captive, paranoia, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 90K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival horror, danger, serial killer, trapped, hotel, slasher, psychological thriller, hostages, isolation, one night, estranged couple, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, brutal, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, sexualized violence, sadism, murder, violence, gory, danger, psychopath, vengeance, torture, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 43K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, slasher, kidnapping, gory, mercenary, party, escape, gore, hotel, crimes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 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, rough, scary, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, psychopath, swimming pool, murder, student life, mysterious character, serial killer, survival, party, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, rough, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, deadly, gory, crimes, danger, portrait, intruder, goth, dead girl, hollywood, femme fatale ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 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: serious, rough, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, danger, deadly, suburbs, psychopath, society, captivity, confined, crimes, unlikely criminals, gory, amputation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
Bound to Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman, Eve, fights back and manages to escape a malicious abductor. However, after discovering she may not be the only victim, Eve unravels a darker truth and decides to turn the tables on her captor.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: captive, kidnapping, revenge, escape, violence, sex slave, female killer, vigilantism, exploitation, secret room, teenage girl, human trafficking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, rough, bleak, disturbing, sadistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, death of son, bloody violence, psychopath, child murder, vengeance, confined, child killer, deadly, gory, crimes, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, danger, family in danger, murder, mind game, isolation, confined, psychopath, deadly, manipulations, hidden camera, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 4K
Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three girls discover that two men are willing to do anything to impress Mother and what impresses Mother is watching her sons commit acts of rape and murder. Now these women are prisoners and lowered to pawns in the game of checkers between two dim ...
Style: dark humor, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, psychopath, serial killer, kidnapping, reunion, rape, survival, mentally unstable, violence spree, wilderness, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
 3K
Broken (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After dating a wonderful man, Hope comes back home, sees her daughter Jennifer and goes to sleep. She wakes-up in the woods with a psychopath...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, survival, forest, danger, mind game, captivity, vengeance, confined, family in danger, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.1
 3K
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: rough, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious
Plot: psychopath, murder, lake, serial killer, deadly, gory, siblings relations, crimes, slasher, family relations, danger, incest overtones ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, danger, moral dilemma, captivity, survival, confined, deathtrap, mind game, torture, confinement indoors, invitation, threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: rough, serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, gory, strong sexual content, deadly, serial killer, woman in danger, danger, youth, stalking, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.1
 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: black market, chases and races, confined, escapades, captivity, haunted by the past, slasher, survival, kidnapping, danger, friends, out of the way ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, suspenseful, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, killing off one by one, violence spree, psychopath, slasher, danger, crimes, gore, death, hitchhiker, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, christmas horror, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, nightclub, new year's eve, nightlife, danger, crimes, mentally unstable, investigation, stalking, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, masked killer, survival, vengeance, halloween, woman in danger, student life, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 6K
Strangeland (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pierced and tattooed sadist, Captain Howdy, trolls the Internet for naive teens, luring them to his home to torture and defile them. When Howdy kidnaps and tortures the daughter of police Detective Mike Gage, he is caught. Deemed insane, he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goth, serial killer, mental institution, psychopath, police detective, vengeance, woman in danger, crimes, computers and web, kidnapping, maniac, heavy metal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach house, murder, psychopath, teenager, stalking, slasher, serial killer, violence, vengeance, mentally unstable, youth, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: abduction, strip club, little girl, uncover truth, parents and children, danger, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, secret place, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, slasher, stalker, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, danger, police detective, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.9
 688
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, deadly, law enforcement, slasher, captivity, danger, confined, special agents, crimes, chases and races, sex crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, christmas, psychopath, obsession, slasher, santa claus, danger, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1971, year 1974, year 1984
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, basement, sheriff, pharmacist, deputy sheriff, slasher, mentally unstable, psychopath, kidnapping, vengeance, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 9K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, train, college, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, prank, stalking, killer, mask, party, stalker ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, brutal, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape and revenge, rape, vengeance, murder, violence spree, gang rape, violence against women, danger, woman in danger, rapist, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 6K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, slasher, psychopath, survival, serial killer, rescue, danger, murder, gory, forest, confined, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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