Movies like Girl in the Basement

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Girl in the Basement (2021)
 6.4
 5K
Girl in the Basement (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: hostage, captivity, father daughter incest, father daughter relationship, basement, arrest, father and daughter, violent father, domineering father, deadbeat dad, crimes, father, family problems, relationship problems, abusive father, strict father, pregnancy, sister sister relationship, hidden room, miscarriage, bomb shelter, mother daughter relationship, dead child, rescue, flashback ...

Most similar movies to Girl in the Basement

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, hostage, crime, murder, danger, confined and hostages mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Girl in the Basement: Phone Booth (2002), The Frozen Ground (2013), The Heineken Kidnapping (2011), Hide and Seek (2000), As Good as Dead (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 257K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: surprise ending, tense, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mind game, sniper, dishonesty, psychopath, hostages, crimes, hopes, crime, murder, redemption, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Frozen Ground (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, rapist, sexual predator, kidnapping, psychopath, crimes, manhunt, winter, rape, escape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: alaska, usa, united states, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Heineken Kidnapping (2011)
Genre: Crime, History, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: On a cold November day in 1983, is the world's most successful and richest brewer Alfred Heineken and his chauffeur Ab Doderer the door of his office abducted. What follows is the most notorious and infamous kidnapping case that the Netherlands ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, captivity, crimes, confined, businessman, hostage, abuse, abduction, crime, beer, driving lesson ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Hide and Seek (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A desperate, childless couple kidnap a pregnant woman and lead her husband to believe that she is dead.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, woman in danger, psychopath, pregnancy, surrogate mother, captivity, mentally unstable, confined, deadly, family problems, obsession, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, hostage, confined, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, drugs/alcohol, domestic disturbance, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 13K
The Clan (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When it was first released in Argentina, Pablo Trapero’s film had the highest opening box-office of all time. The key to that success is simply that The Clan is based on one of the most shocking crimes in the country’s history, the Puccio Clan ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, based on true events
Plot: ransom, murder, abduction, violence, hostage, archive footage, arrest, kidnapping, family relations, crimes, military dictatorship, rugby player ...
Time: 80s
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Cold Comes the Night (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling motel owner and her daughter are taken hostage by a nearly blind career criminal to be his eyes as he attempts to retrieve his cash package from a crooked cop.
Style: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, criminal, motel, hostage, hostages, disability, disorder, crimes, mother daughter relationship, death threat, stolen money, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
I Can Make You Love Me (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Laura Black has got it. She has got her master in computer science and she has got that great job in Silicon Valley. Time to say 'bye bye' to mom and dad and to leave Virginia. Everything seems to be fine with one exception. That guy ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hostage, pursuit, obsession, psychopath, crimes, crime, stalking, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, murder, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: virginia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 2K
Adulterers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man who returns home to find his wife cheating on him on their anniversary. He holds her and her naked and humiliated lover captive at gunpoint while he decides whether or not he's going to kill them. The story, inspired by true events, takes ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: cheating on husband, cheating wife, adultery, revenge, infidelity, hostage, life turned upside down, cuckold, mistress, family problems, forbidden love, marital infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 295
Fiance Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nicole is stunned when her daughter Cameron returns from a vacation in Mexico engaged to handsome Brent. But Brent has a secret girlfriend, Lexi, and together they're planning to kill Cameron for her money right after her honeymoon.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: couple relations, wedding planning, mother daughter relationship, murder, assassination plot, relationship problems, family problems, secret identity, relationships, adulterous husband, murderer, adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, tough heroes, gangsters, danger, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: realistic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: hostage, ship, navy, pirate, rescue, terrorism, u.s. navy, hijacking, kidnapping, hostages, escapades, captain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2009
Place: somalia, africa, usa, virginia, vermont ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 1.8
 445
Son of Sam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This chilling tale recounts the late 70's in New York City, when a serial killer on the loose dubbed "Son of Sam" creates havoc. When arrested, "Son of Sam" tells police he was influenced by a satanic cult. New York would ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement, danger, crimes, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, deadly, serial killer, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Like Mother Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Kimes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The real-life case based on the horrific crimes of Sante and Kenny Kimes, the mother and son duo who specialized in theft, fraud and murder.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: criminal, landlady, female psychopath, murder, domineering mother, assassination plot, obsession, mentally unstable, mother son relationship, childhood trauma, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.7
 1K
4x4 (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Buenos Aires, Argentina. A luxurious van is parked on the sidewalk. A man enters with the purpose of stealing whatever he can find, but when he wants to leave, he cannot. The doors do not open, the control panel does not respond: the van has become ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: trap, locked in, survival, hostage, violence, thief, suicide, carjacking, crime, car theft, plot twist, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, hostage, bank, heist, fbi, police, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Brotherhood of Murder (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the true story of the largest cash robbery in the history of the USA.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, going straight, hostages, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, hostage, down on your luck, police corruption, terrorism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, confined, betrayal, crimes, danger, couples, vengeance, dishonesty, home invasion, hostages, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 2K
Carbon (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In danger of losing his business, Anthony Roca, an ordinary man, develops a scam that will become the heist of the century. Overtaken by the crime, he will have to deal with betrayal, murder and settling.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: betrayal, bank, money, swindle, rich, company, gangsters, heist, escapades, crime, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.1
 2K
Street Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kaspar Carr is a professional burglar who lives and works in Chicago. Carr loves his job and is good at it, and two documentary filmmakers are granted access to his private world when he agrees to let them make a film about him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, crimes, thief, planning, safecracker, rivalry, escapades, danger, double agent, petty criminal, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 270
Implicated (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this offbeat thriller, Ann is a young woman trying to put her life back together after she lost her child in a car wreck. Formerly a single mother, Ann has recently started dating a man named Tom, and one day Tom asks Ann for a favor -- would she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, surrogate mother, hostage, single parent, couples, family problems, family relations, missing person, death in the family, crimes, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 274
Puzzle (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, suspicion, undercover, dishonesty, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.0
 4K
Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: fugitives, hijacking, manipulation, manipulations, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, on the road, single parent, bank robber ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
Nowhere in Sight (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thriller - Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: woman in danger, captivity, hostages, confined, hostage, starting over, blind woman, intruder, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car accident, home invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 7K
Pawn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, danger, gangsters, crimes, hostages, tough heroes, crime gone awry, disorder, crime, graphic violence, diner, hostage negotiator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 4K
Back Roads (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man cares for his younger sisters after their mother is imprisoned for murdering their abusive father. When he strikes up an affair with a married woman, long-dormant family secrets bubble to the surface.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, family secrets, sibling relationship, family secret, murder, abusive father, backwoods, crimes, danger, older woman younger man relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, hostage, ransom, bondage, confined, disappearance, crimes, danger, female nudity, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.6
 798
Restitution (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A true crime writer investigating a small town murder spree uncovers the devastating truth that changes the town forever.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, secret, investigator, investigation, crimes, uncover truth, amateur detective, small town, social relations, gunfight, revenge, insurance fraud ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Killer Among Us (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the shocking murder of her mother, a girl helps a police detective by searching her home for clues that they hope will lead to the perpetrator.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, teenage life, dishonesty, death of mother, murder suspect, crime, biological father, scolding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lost in the Dark (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl, who has recently lost her eyesight to a degenerative disease, struggles to outwit an escaped convict who has taken refuge in her grandmother's cabin during a ferocious snowstorm.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: blind girl, confined, child in peril, hostage, crimes, danger, youth, isolation, teenage life, fugitives, escaped prisoner, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%