Movies like Dead in the Water

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Dead in the Water (2018)
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Dead in the Water (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Nereus is a fifty-year-old Ice Breaker, salvaged by an idealistic crew on a mission to catch illegal fisherman. On chase, the crew find themselves well off-course and bearing down on a body mysteriously floating in the middle of the Devil’s Sea. Superstitious or not, the team soon discovers they’ve rescued a deadly creature feeding on the lifeless body. Their new mission—kill or be killed and preferably before they hit land.
Style: captivating, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: expedition, ship, stranger, creature feature, maniac, murder, deathtrap, parasite, survival, danger, isolation, mystery killer, psychopath, brutality, crash

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Most similar movies to Dead in the Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and slasher films with plots about danger, murder, violence, psychopath, serial killer, deadly and survival mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dead in the Water: Sea Fever (2019), The Sadist (2015), The 13th Unit (2014), Seclusion (2015), Hazard (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sea Fever (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The crew of a West of Ireland trawler—marooned at sea—struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: sea monster, beast, biologist, expedition, sea, ship, mutant, rescue from drowning, forces of nature, crew, collision, victim ...
Place: ireland
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100%
 4.4
 92
The Sadist (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A combat veteran, with serious psychological damage, stalks campers and hunters in the woods.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, war veteran, serial killer, murder, forest, mystery killer, brutality, violence, psychological torture, captivity, survival horror, trapped ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 2.7
 442
The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, danger, curses spells and rituals, survival, dangerous animal, deadly, supernatural, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.8
 408
Seclusion (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends is stalked by a killer at an isolated destination wedding.
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: death, murder, isolation, whodunit, cabin in the woods, cabin, violent, serial killer, fear, threat, revenge, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 3.6
 461
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, deadly, crimes, murder, prank, crazy, manhunt, survival, danger, isolation, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 3K
Trespassers (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two dysfunctional couples rent a modern luxury desert home for the weekend hoping to sort out their messed-up lives. Just as they are about to settle in for a fun night, a neighbour turns up at their front door saying she has car trouble. And ...
Style: suspense, slasher, brutal, scary, macabre
Plot: home invasion, maniac, survival, crimes, deadly, insanity, murder, danger, serial killer, brutality, isolation, trap ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Finding Randy (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an old friend's return home is disrupted by his sudden disappearance, what starts as a welcome home film becomes an unsettling search.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, slasher, tense ...
Plot: missing person, found footage, psychopath, violence, revenge, brutality, serial killer, murder, danger, maniac, masked killer, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.9
 860
Camp Dread (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The “Summer Camp” horror trilogy was one of the most popular franchises of the 1980s. However, the decade ended and so did director Julian Barrett’s career. Now Barrett plans to resurrect his gory series via a modern reboot patterned after ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: camp, contests and competitions, deadly, mystery, murder, danger, survival, violence, filmmaker, fictional reality show, gory, gore ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Ninth Passenger (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A group of salacious students party aboard a luxury yacht only to turn on each other as a 9th PASSENGER picks them off one by one.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, sea, mysterious stranger, serial killer, deathtrap, dark humor, group of friends, psychopath, danger, isolation, yacht, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Anniversary at Shallow Creek (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six best friends find themselves at the wrong place at the wrong time. They fight for their lives against a serial killer who has more in store for them than death.
Style: suspense, slasher, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, friendship, characters killed one by one, maniac, violence, psychopath, danger, death, classmate, revenge, violent, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.0
 2K
Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: experiment gone awry, psychopath, confined, serial killer, supernatural, survival, crimes, deadly, isolation, murder, gory, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Strange Behavior (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A scientist is experimenting with teenagers and turning them into murderers.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, college, serial killer, mad scientist, psychopath, deadly, investigation, danger, supernatural, youth, rivalry, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 2.6
 115
Blood Widow (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A modern telling of an ancient genre. A serial killer is terrorizing Arizona with the police in hot pursuit. What the police don't know is that a mysterious group are also pursuing the same killer to stop the killer from unleashing an evil like ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, vampire, supernatural, cult, murder, brutality, strong violent content, secret organization, psychopath, supernatural power, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.3
 583
Left for Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Five frat boys are stalked by a machete wielding maniac, after they are involved in a horrifying Devil's Night accident.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, danger, psychopath, masked killer, maniac, in the woods, stalking, deadly, serial killer, murder, group of friends, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 123K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological thriller, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, survival, hostage, serial killer, hostages, murder, confined, cat and mouse, violence, mysterious character, bag over head, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Alpha Delta Zatan (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Alpha Delta Zatan is set entirely within the claustrophobic confines of a frat house, the film follows the increased paranoia between members of a fraternity as they start to disappear at the hands of a masked killer.
Style: psychotronic, slasher, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, violence, blood, death, paranormal, murder, paranormal phenomena, dormitory, maniac, psychopath, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 9K
In Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Driving, lost and tormented in the night, primal fears of the dark and the unknown give way to fear that you have let the evil in, or that it is already there.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, danger, psychopath, stranger, survival, in the woods, fear, wilderness, off the road, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dark secret, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, deadly, danger, couples, countryside, isolation, crimes, murder, psychopath, fear, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 2.2
 2K
Romina (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A shocking assault inspires horrific violence when a group of teens encounters a girl from their school while camping in a remote spot.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, brutal
Plot: vengeance, murder, rape, rape victim, torture, danger, rape and revenge, psychopath, isolation, confined, trap, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Devil's Dolls (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brutal serial killer is finally gunned down in the middle of carrying out one last heinous act of bloody murder. In the maniac’s possession, a box of Guatemalan talismans, which mistakenly end up being sold as charm jewelry in Chloe’s ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, slasher, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tied feet, devil, revenge, serial murder, homicidal maniac, kidnapped daughter, maniac, disguise, woman in danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 439
Necrophobia 3D (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A mentally fragile man must conquer his fear of death in order to stave off a killer’s advances.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: fear, twin brother, death of brother, mystery killer, violence, unknown killer, bloody violence, serial killer, tailor, phobia, serial murder, overcoming fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: slasher, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, danger, deadly, in the woods, murder, violence, profanity, graphic violence, forest, girl in panties, white panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Abandoned (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A troubled young woman who, in a last-ditch effort at getting her life together, takes a job working nights as a security guard at an abandoned luxury apartment building. Stuck with a brusque rent-a-cop as her partner, she tries to not let her mind ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: parallel world, danger, survival, partners, supernatural, creature, security guard, exorcism, tough guy, new job, female protagonist, joke
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 2.7
 589
Sea of Fear (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College athlete Lance and his friend Tom meet Tom's girlfriend Kate and her friend Ashley in a marina to travel on a rented boat on a leisure trip. The Captain brings his navigator and first mate Joel and another unexpected passenger, Derek, ...
Style: slasher, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, survival, psychopath, danger, mysterious character, deadly, ship, violence, cruise, graphic violence, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 7K
Isolation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense, rough ...
Plot: quarantine, infection, survival, experiment gone awry, isolation, genetic engineering, escapades, danger, deadly, race against time, animal life, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Eyes in the Dark (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Secret video files just discovered on an FBI server prove that the government has been hiding unexplained disappearances and a dangerous presence in the Pacific Northwest wilderness.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: legend, curse, video camera, college student, forest, camera, found footage, evil, survival, murder, group of friends, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jack the Reaper (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of unsuspecting teens face a railroad reaper in his desert carnival.
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, isolation, danger, deadly, off the road, hiking, teenager, carnival, serial killer, murder, brutality, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Tempus Tormentum (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A drifter passing through a small town is drugged by three masked psychopaths and forced into a bizarre game of cat and mouse. He is chased through a series of more and more bizarre events until, in the end, he finds that this evening of terror has ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psycho film ...
Plot: psychopath, drifter, game, murder, danger, masked killer, manhunt, survival, gory, brutality, violence
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 2K
The Campus (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Robert Wainwright dies after breaking his deal with the Devil, passing that debt onto his estranged daughter Morgan. She soon finds herself in a never-ending cycle of terror as she is brutally murdered then resurrected over and over again, each time ...
Style: twist ending, tense, suspense, scary, captivating ...
Plot: time loop, murder, deal with the devil, repeated scene, danger, death, mystery killer, stalking, deathtrap, dying repeatedly, father daughter relationship, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 4K
Unearthed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the desert area of Hat Creek, cows are found partially devoured and the farmers believe that a wolf is attacking the cattle. The alcoholic Sheriff Annie Flynn is called by the local farmer Rob Horn to witness the remains of an animal to request ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, deadly creature, race against time, alien life-form, riddles and clues, chaos, supernatural, deadly, isolation, danger, archaeologist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%