Movies like Repentance

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Repentance (2013)
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Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him and his family for their past sins.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, slasher
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, split personality, maniac, murder, terror, villain, kidnapping, psycho, crazy, insane, deadly, danger, american horror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans

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Most similar movies to Repentance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, crimes, murder, psychopath, confined and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Repentance: Beneath the Darkness (2011), Mischief Night (2013), The Cottage (2012), The Last Showing (2014), Adopting Terror (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beneath the Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, young heroes, investigation, amateur detective, confined, crimes, youth, murder, social relations, small town, mortician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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Mischief Night (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young Emily Walton, who has suffered from psychosomatic blindness ever since the car accident that took her mother's life, must summon every instinct at her disposal to protect herself and her loved ones from a mysterious intruder
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, masked man, terror, masked killer, survival, psychopath, confined, isolation, teenage life, disability, crimes, home alone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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The Cottage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: tenant, psychopath, family in danger, crimes, couples, suburbs, parents and children, kidnapping, family relations, family problems, writers, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last Showing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple trapped in a cinema are manipulated into becoming unwilling actors in a film being captured by CCTV cameras.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, evil man, captivity, mind game, vengeance, obsession, murder, insanity, serial murder, violence, maniac, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: psychopath, stalking, murder, family in danger, crimes, family problems, parents and children, adoption, husband wife relationship, rivalry, domestic disturbance, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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53%
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Axed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A strict father loosens up enough to let his children take a day off school for a trip to the countryside. But things turn darker when the family realize he is planning to make it their last outing ever.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, confined, rivalry, isolation, family relations, parents and children, countryside, forest, crisis, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, crimes, murder, prank, crazy, manhunt, survival, violence, isolation, contamination, gas mask ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.4
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary
Plot: psychopath, prison, prison life, survival, serial killer, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, murder, death row, all male cast, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, masked killer, murder, violence, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, supernatural, rivalry, psychopath, confined, survival, serial killer, ancient mystery, escapades, cons and scams, destiny, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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45%
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, drug abuse, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, chemistry, cons and scams, frame up, confined, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crimes, family in danger, society, confined, family relations, murder, racism, mind game, husband wife relationship, ex convict, white supremacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: insomnia, law enforcement, crimes, murder, alter ego, split personality, rivalry, violence, neighbor, businessman, arrest, uncontrollable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, graphic violence, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, hotel, psychopath, violence, best friends, killed during sex, murder of a nude woman, haunted house, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: escaped prisoner, murder, isolation, serial killer, confined, crimes, buddies, friends, graphic violence, car race, irony, hillbilly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, mind game, serial killer, teenage life, family life, murder, law enforcement, crimes, journalism, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, serial killer, confined, vengeance, teenage life, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, kidnapping, confined, split personality, crimes, killing spree, hostage, violence spree, woman, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cruel World (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Millions witnessed Philip Markham's public humiliation when he got dumped by Catherine, the beautiful star of a popular dating show, and now - several years and reality series later - he wants revenge. After taking Catherine captive, he lures ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, media, confined, rivalry, tv show, hostage, fictional reality show, serial killer, murder, television, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, investigation, death, rivalry, true crime, strip club, woman in underwear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
.com for Murder (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This high-tech, psychological thriller is set in the shadowy world of the Internet. Sondra Brummel is recovering from a skiing accident in her boyfriend's mansion, and accidently contacts a possible killer in an Internet chatroom. She and her ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, amateur detective, woman in danger, rivalry, mind game, confined, crimes, mentally unstable, female protagonist, technophobia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, crimes, isolation, law enforcement, woman in danger, ghost, mountain, graphic violence, supernatural, haunted house, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: dishonesty, hidden identity, family relations, dangerous attraction, crimes, confined, disorder, couples, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, psychopath, murder, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 858
Crawlspace (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Gates family dream house turns quickly into a nightmare when their life is disturbed by the deranged previous owner who plots to retake his home and the Gates children for his own - hiding in the house attic and methodically taking out all those ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, privacy invasion, stalking, crimes, graphic violence, uninvited guest, domestic disturbance, home invasion, survival, survival horror, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, afterlife, crimes, isolation, witness, haunted by the past, ghost, elderly man, very little dialogue, excavation, strangulation, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, teenage life, isolation, crimes, psychopath, vengeance, torture chamber, social relations, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.3
 710
Circle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When remorseless killer James Bennett escapes from lockdown in a mental hospital, an FBI agent and a U.S. Marshal track the madman to his hometown, where he plans to slay a group of graduate students studying his case. But to catch their prey, the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, mind game, riddles and clues, crimes, rivalry, student life, youth, race against time, female nudity, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.8
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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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, captivity, crimes, good versus evil, rivalry, small town, confined, survival, woman in danger, strong violent content, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, kidnapping, cons and scams, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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38%