Movies like The Territory

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The Territory (1981)
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The Territory (1981)
Original name: O Território
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Portugal
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A small group of well-to-do vacationers go on a hiking trip into the woods. Foolishly unprepared to deal with Mother Nature and their situation, they wander around lost for days and weeks, becoming more and more fatigued, hungry, and desperate. A brief encounter with a pair of epicureans on a bridge fails to garner them any of the gluttons' feast due to a language barrier. Eventually their party begins to die, and the survivors ration their meat among them, attaching a religious-type ritual to its dispensation.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: isolation, wilderness, survival, in the woods, confined, human spirit, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, mountain, forest, snow, hunger, sleeping, cannibalism, hiking, skeleton, lost, blood, camping, corpse, lost in the woods, hungry, eating human flesh, flesh eating ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, portugal

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Most similar movies to The Territory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and scary films with plots about survival, danger, escapades, isolation, deadly, confined and wilderness mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Territory: Thirst (2010), The Donner Party (2009), Wilderness Survival for Girls (2004), Backcountry (2014), Bunnyman (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, catastrophe, snowstorm, babies and infants, confined, heroes, isolation, family life, forces of nature, mountain ...
Time: 90s
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Thirst (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After wrecking their car in the middle of the desert, two couples find themselves stranded with few supplies. When the heat intensifies and their precious water supply dwindles, the frantic friends begin betraying each other in the hopes of ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, tense
Plot: wilderness, survival, isolation, desert, danger, stranded, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dehydration, thirst, confined, stranded in the desert, rattlesnake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Donner Party (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: survival, human nature, danger, wilderness, isolation, moral dilemma, hopes, mountain, desperation, confined, escapades, dream ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, california
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47%
Wilderness Survival for Girls (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three girls take a pre-college trip to a cabin in the woods. Their night is interrupted by a visitor who, they begin to believe, may have killed a babysitter some years before. An original twist on the teens-in-peril film.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, captivity, mystery, deadly, mysterious character, youth, confined, danger, wilderness, teenage life, isolation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, bear attack, danger, bear, nature, camping, lost, couple relations, wilderness, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
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Bunnyman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bunnyman is the story of a group of friends on their way back from a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas, and while driving through the remote regions of southern California they suddenly find themselves in a sickening game of cat and mouse with a ...
Style: scary, rough, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, on the road, gory, deadly, escapades, isolation, danger, slasher, captivity, confined, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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Manhunt (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Its the summer of 1974. Four friends have planned a recreational weekend hiking and camping in the forest. At a remote truck stop they pick up an anxious hitchhiker who only after a short ride demands they stop the vehicle. She is clearly frightened ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: survival, chase, friends, in the woods, gory, manhunt, danger, deadly, escapades, hitchhiker, bound and gagged, forest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe
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39%
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Deadfall Trail (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, Julian and Paul enter the Kaibab National Forest for a three-week survival trip and peyote vision quest. The only items they take with them are a knife, a bottle of water and a garbage bag each. A week into their journey a disastrous turn of ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, human nature, isolation, moral dilemma, friendship, confined, danger, hiking, desert, forest, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Detour (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Driving back to Norway, Lina and Martin reach a roadblock where a policeman tells them to take a detour deep into the Swedish forest. But soon one creepy incident after another leaves them stranded in the dark woods and everything seems much too ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: blood, isolation, danger, survival, out of the way, deadly, deathtrap, slasher, escapades, in the woods, stranded, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Long Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mother Nature gets revenge on some careless campers in this remastered version of the Australian horror classic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Plot: forces of nature, dangerous animal, survival, danger, couples, confined, wilderness, crumbling marriage, family problems, isolation, nature, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Tale of Ruby Rose (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The year is 1933. Ruby Rose (Melita Jurisic) is an Australian woman living with her Welsh immigrant husband Henry (Chris Haywood) in the Tasmanian highlands. Cut off from her superjudgmental family, for whom Henry had once worked as a humble farm ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: redemption, mountain, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, isolation, destiny, survival, haunted by the past, wilderness, farm, inventions and discoveries, escapades ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Endless Night (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greenland, 1908. Josephine, self-confident and bold wife of famous Arctic explorer Robert Peary, embarks on a dangerous journey in pursuit of her husband who is seeking a route to the North Pole. But Josephine is also naïve and ignores warnings ...
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, survival, wilderness, couples, danger, escapades, forces of nature, north pole, friendship, strong female presence, couple relations, struggle for survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Crash Site (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A vacationing couple's jeep crashes in an isolated location. They have to fight their way back to civilisation in spite of injuries and dangerous animals.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: lost in the woods, survival, dangerous animal, race against time, escapades, family in danger, isolation, family problems, in the woods, parents and children, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: island, missing person, survival, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, confined, isolation, rescue, demonic possession, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Zombie: The Chronicles of Pain (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young man, while out on a field trip, gets bitten by an ill looking person. When he comes back home he starts getting sick and a slow but steady degeneration begins in his body. He is turning into a zombie. He leaves his girlfriend and moves into ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, confined, gory, survival, isolation, danger, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, decay, tragedy, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lynch Mob (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The rural town of Leesburg Georgia holds a dark secret. A century old curse has condemned the citizens to a diet of human flesh. Unable to leave the city limits the town folks must lure unsuspecting travelers to their quaint town where they soon ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Uncharted (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Uncharted" is a story of a documentary film crew who crash on an island, when they were in hopes of finding a rare animal, a jaguar, that is believed to inhabit the jungle. Unfortunate circumstances arise when her charter plane goes down ...
Style: scary, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: plane crash, slasher, island, survival, isolation, wilderness, danger, deadly, confined, camera, jaguar, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
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Shadow (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A Young soldier returning from Iraq goes on a high mountain adventure in a desolate place in Europe to forget his past, he will lear truth in a mysterious local legend discovering that reality can be sicker than nightmares.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, slasher, danger, deadly, gory, psychopath, male female relationship, american abroad, human prey, strong violent content, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Mutants (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A nasty virus has spread throughout the human race turning the population into something ...else. After a brief setup (and a messy hit and run) we’re introduced to an ambulance and its four occupants. Sonia (Helene de Fougerolles) and Marco ...
Style: bleak, tense, scary, rough, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, mutation, survival, zombie, deadly virus, deadly, danger, love and romance, supernatural, life is a bitch, isolation, infection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, wilderness, social relations, confined, party, innocence lost, yoga, menage a trois, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves. And an enigmatic Indian hunter decides to help the girls, but one of the girls has been bitten ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female werewolf, werewolf, mythical creature, beast, supernatural, transformation, wilderness, sister, curses spells and rituals, danger, sister sister relationship, dark heroine ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1800s, georgian era
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fires on the Plain (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese soldiers attempt to survive through the horrors of war.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: survival, war, danger, military life, isolation, confined, escapades, japanese soldier, rivalry, world war two, wartime life, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Exit Humanity (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A decade after the American Civil War, Edward Young returns home from a hunting trip to find a horrific reanimation of his wife and that their son Adam has disappeared. He must battle his way through an unexplainable outbreak of the walking dead.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: zombie, survival, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, supernatural, deadly, good versus evil, escapades, danger, chaos, gory ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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It's in the Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: ghost, survival, rescue, wilderness, danger, isolation, supernatural, estrangement, escapades, deadly, stalking, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Journey of Hope (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Turkey, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a village in eastern Turkey, tales of the economic success of Turks in Switzerland inspire Haydar to convince his wife Meryem that they must go. He sells their livestock and small plot of land in exchange for passage for two. He wants to leave ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: immigrants, family life, human nature, hopes, escapades, life is a bitch, society, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, culture clash, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Pelt (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sudden, gory death hides behind every bush. When beautiful Jennifer and her friends embark on a backpacking excursion deep into the woods, they come chest to chest with an evil as old as the trees. Listen...above the crackling of the campfire...is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, trap, survival, isolation, deadly, danger, psychopath, confined, in the woods, escapades, murder, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.2
 932
Spiderhole (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: They say squatting is dead - a term that takes on a sinister double meaning when four homeless art students decide to take up residence in an abandoned London House where a hidden terror lurks.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, isolation, murder, survival, deadly, danger, couples, abandoned house, new house, violence, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 430
Survive! (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen plane crash survivors stranded in the Andes turn to cannibalism to stay alive. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, mountain, catastrophe, air disaster, heroes, confined, danger, adventure, escapades, wilderness, gory, cannibal ...
Time: 70s
Place: andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
We Are What We Are (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge - how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: family relations, murder, danger, family problems, family in crisis, deadly, curses spells and rituals, cannibalism, death of father, violence, survival, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Cannibal Campout (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four teenagers on an outing in the woods are attacked by a trio of mutant cannibals.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, murder, mutant, slasher, rivalry, serial killer, babies and infants, mentally unstable, stalking, escapades, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%