Movies like The Black Phone

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The Black Phone (2021)
 7.0
 76K
The Black Phone (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, slasher, sadistic, weird
Plot: child abduction, masked killer, psycho killer, kidnapped, murderer, escape attempt, phone terror, serial child killer, homicidal maniac, murder, victim, locked in a basement, struggle for survival, kidnapping, basement, small town, serial killer, teenager, clue, murder victim, kids in trouble, alcoholic father, locked door, locked in a room, survival horror ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: colorado

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Most similar movies to The Black Phone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, slasher and scary films with plots about serial killer, murder, violence, homicidal maniac, maniac, psychopath and serial murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Black Phone: The Girl Who Got Away (2021), Red Room (2017), Bastard (2015), The Basement (2018), Hell Fest (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Girl Who Got Away (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Massena, New York, 1998. A decade of terror comes to a close with the capture of Elizabeth Caulfield, a woman who kidnapped five young girls and pretended they were her own. Only one girl, Christina Bowden, managed to get away with her life, the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison escape, serial killer, homicidal maniac, killing spree, female assassin, vengeance, murderer, struggle for survival, revenge, serial murder, killings, maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 273
Red Room (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Held hostage in an isolated house, three kidnapped women attempt to escape from their sadistic captors.
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: struggle for survival, survival horror, locked in a room, escape attempt, sadist, sadistic psychopath, survival, kidnapped woman, sadism, kidnapping, women, sadistic violence ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 1K
Bastard (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Five strangers - newlywed serial killers, a suicidal, depressed policemen, and two young runaways with a secret - become suspects and potential victims when a masked murderer makes its presence known in an isolated mountain town.
Style: slasher, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, struggle for survival, maniac, murder, violence, rivalry, manhunt, chase, crimes, masked killer, teenager, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 5K
The Basement (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seemingly innocent man is abducted by a notorious L.A. serial killer, who forces his victims to switch roles with him so that he can enact his own capture, torture and murder.
Style: suspense, brutal, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, killer clown, torture, execution, held captive, kidnapped, homicidal maniac, psycho killer, kidnapping, capture, basement, maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 17K
Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: amusement park, masked killer, halloween, serial killer, maniac, psycho, group of friends, psychopath, mystery killer, homicidal maniac, killing spree, killings ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.4
 124K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, group of friends, psychopath, murder, violence, small town, ghost town, survival, masked killer, brutality, wax museum ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, florida, paris france, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 248K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, supernatural horror, fear, crimes, paranormal activity, family in danger, investigation, evil force, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 1986, year 2011 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 269K
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, psychopath, masked killer, violence, small town, psychiatrist, death, murder, violent, strangulation, evil ...
Time: year 1978, 70s, year 1963, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: california, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 484K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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: suspense, twist ending, psychological, macabre, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, serial killer, schizophrenia, psycho, violence, survival, murder, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Malevolence 3: Killer (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Martin Bristol returns to where it all began: the home where he was kidnapped from. But he is not the boy who disappeared over 10 years ago. Tortured and abused at the hands of his psychotic captor Graham Sutter, Martin is damaged beyond repair. ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, bereavement, kidnapping, kidnapped, disappearance, homicidal maniac, murderer, psycho killer, serial killer, serial murder, killing spree, abduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 8K
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: disturbing, sadistic, tense, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, torture, sadism, homicidal maniac, bloody violence, child murder, revenge, child killer, death of son, psychopath, vengeance, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Never Hike Alone (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A hiker's survival skills is put to the test when he stumbles upon the remains of an old abandoned camp and discovers its long dark secrets.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, rough ...
Plot: masked man, homicidal maniac, survival, serial killer, psychopath, running, murderer, hiking, maniac, murder, violence, fight ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, summer camp, torture, zombie, supernatural, serial murder, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, forest, dead teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, masked killer, murder, psychopath, survival, vengeance, monster, violence, internet, sibling relationship, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 2K
End Trip (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a calm night in an average city a hardworking URYDE driver, Brandon, picks up just another fare, Judd. Using interactions that blur the lines between the technological world and the physical one, Judd explains a messy breakup. Brandon offers an ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, psychology, stolen identity, sadistic killer, double life, murder, psycho killer, maniac, mystery killer, murderer, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amusement park, psychopath, serial killer, homicidal maniac, mental institution, murder, masked killer, crimes, youth, maniac, violence, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, year 2003, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Smiley Face Killers (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As a strange wave of mysterious drownings of male college students plagues the California coast, Jake struggles to keep his life together at school. Finding himself stalked by a hooded figure driving an unmarked van, Jake fears he may become the ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspense, mysterious, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, high school student, true crime, murder, murderer, violence, teenager, stalking, teenage life, chase, death, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, atmospheric, scary, suspense, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, psycho, halloween, killing spree, violence, evil, massacre, hospital, maniac, crimes, murder ...
Time: year 1978
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: slasher, scary, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, woman in danger, police detective, sadistic killer, wedding, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 18K
Terrifier (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way.
Style: slasher, macabre, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: killer clown, evil clown, maniac, halloween, clown, sadism, murder, brutality, homicidal maniac, psychopath, serial killer, dismemberment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 129K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, deaf, survival, trapped, masked killer, deafness, murderer, brutality, murder, female protagonist, deaf mute ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 100K
Scream (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.
Style: slasher, suspense, psychotronic, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, whodunit, sister sister relationship, homicidal maniac, murder mystery, killing spree, sadistic psychopath, psychopath, investigation, mystery killer, masked villain ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, splatter, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, morgue, forest, torture, serial teen killer, friday the thirteenth, masked killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), summer camp, murder, serial murder, lake ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, school, masked killer, high school, serial teen killer, death, monster, murder, youth, vengeance, witness protection ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1998
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, macabre, scary, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, masked killer, psychopath, torture, hospital, violence, death, supernatural, obsession, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.8
 503
The Mad Hatter (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An eccentric professor takes four of his students to the mansion of the “Mad Hatter”, an urban legend driven insane by mercury poisoning and grief. He says that there’s nothing to worry about now: the strange, shambling “caretakers” that ...
Style: fairy tale, suspense, disturbing, scary, bleak ...
Plot: high school student, youth, psychopath, brutality, murder, violence, teenager, chase, killing spree, homicidal maniac, serial killer, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family in danger, mental institution, escaped mental patient, mental illness, home invasion, insanity, escape, siege, revenge, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Taught in Cold Blood (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A troubled teen is torn between a girl who loves him and a mysterious stranger who pushes him to kill.
Style: scary, slasher, disturbing, psychotronic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, death, stalking, serial killer, matricide, psychopath, teenager, killing spree, teenage life, society, brutality, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: slasher, scary, sexy, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, friday the thirteenth, masked killer, lake, murder, psychopath, summer camp, torture, killing spree, summer, camp, forest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Intrusion: Disconnected (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Eritrea, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Nearly a year after the events of Intrusion the mysterious death of the rose bud killer leaves questions unresolved.
Style: suspense, bleak, disturbing, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, darkness, fight, killer, woman in danger, violence, psychopath, brutality, serial killer, revenge, violent, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%