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Beneath the Darkness (2011)
 4.5
 5K
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: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, crimes, serial killer, youth, investigation, confined, kidnapping, murder, danger, amateur detective, small town life, small town, deadly, witnessing a crime, young heroes, social relations, cemetery, teenage girl, teenage boy, cheerleader, buried alive, corpse, loss of loved one, high school, funeral home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Beneath the Darkness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and realistic films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, danger, serial killer, psychopath and slasher mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Beneath the Darkness: The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014), Long Distance (2005), Escapee (2011), Shiver (2012), Keep Watching (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, small town, small town life, haunted by the past, danger, strong sexual content, social relations, teenage life, deadly, crimes ...
Time: year 1976, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
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100%
 5.2
 800
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, realistic, suspense
Plot: serial killer, danger, stalking, deadly, crimes, murder, psychopath, profiler, phone terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 3.2
 1K
Escapee (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major, Abby Jones has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon. She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness ...
Style: scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: convict, violence spree, psychopath, danger, woman in danger, isolation, confined, mental institution, track down, deadly, obsession, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.6
 725
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: violence, danger, deadly, obsession, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, female nudity, sex, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, danger, family in danger, murder, deadly, confined, manipulations, isolation, psychopath, mind game, found footage, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.7
 3K
Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, crimes, psychopath, deadly, mind game, youth, rivalry, survival, gory, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.4
 603
Circle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, crimes, riddles and clues, danger, psychopath, serial killer, deadly, rivalry, student life, youth, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 1K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, small town, slasher, gory, teenage life, deadly, youth, parents and children, crimes, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One year ago, Nina survived the attacks of a serial killer. She wants to flee from these memories but one call at night recalls all memories and she is again in the middle of a murder mystery.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, danger, isolation, woman in danger, survival, psychopath, amateur detective, crimes, escapades, confined, riddles and clues, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.0
 533
Deadly Weekend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two young couples take one last trip to the country before moving to different cities. Unfortunately, when secrets come out and jealously takes a toll the weekend takes an unexpected and deadly turn for the worst.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, confined, deadly, gory, isolation, slasher, in the woods, survival, psychopath, serial killer, violence, lesbian kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.3
 1K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: escaped prisoner, confined, crimes, friends, isolation, danger, serial killer, slasher, deadly, buddies, car race, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.0
 678
Junkyard Dog (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, slasher, danger, special agents, confined, chases and races, crimes, captivity, female fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, fairy tale
Plot: serial killer, college, youth, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, track down, law enforcement, deadly, gory, murder, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.3
 2K
Rogue River (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: captivity, psychopath, survival, danger, woman in danger, confined, forced sex, kidnapping, brother sister incest, incest, kidnapped woman, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.2
 756
Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: rough, realistic, scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, investigation, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, crimes, who done it, violence spree, mortician, gory, deadly, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: psychopath, journalism, media, mind game, who done it, crimes, danger, woman in danger, murder, serial killer, police investigation, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.8
 2K
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 ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: psychopath, crimes, deadly, rivalry, family in danger, danger, kidnapping, confined, murder, american horror, villain, terror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 710
Crawlspace (2013)
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, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, danger, stalking, family in danger, psychopath, deadly, uninvited guest, domestic disturbance, privacy invasion, crimes, attic, voyeurism
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, new year's eve, maniac, deadly, gory, nightlife, cloning, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Nobody Gets Out Alive (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of college students escape their troubled lives but only to find themselves fighting for their lives from a revenge seeking mad man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, camp, vengeance, slasher, crimes, in the woods, escapades, gory, deadly, teenage life, survival, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, killing off one by one, psychopath, slasher, crimes, woman in danger, danger, gore, death, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Borderline Cult (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, rough, based on true events
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, life is a bitch, confined, crimes, crime, chases and races, kidnapping, rivalry, tough heroes, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, mystery, riddles and clues, small town, murder, vengeance, rivalry, gory, deadly, teenage life, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.3
 814
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, serial killer, special agents, mind game, slasher, mental illness, rivalry, murder, master criminal, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.9
 838
Blood Widow (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Laurie and Hugh are a successful young couple who have just closed on a weekend home away from the city. Unbeknownst to them, the neighboring property contains the crumbling remains of a boarding school that was shuttered in the wake of an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, crimes, confined, friends, couples, buddies, deadly, serial killer, isolation, danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 1K
Stitches (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: black market, confined, chases and races, escapades, master villain, crimes, out of the way, captivity, kidnapping, survival, danger, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Babysitter Wanted (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When she takes a job babysitting a young boy (Kai Caster) for a night at his family's remote farmhouse, sweet college co-ed Angie Albright (Sarah Thompson) becomes the target of a scar-covered creep making mysterious phone calls and prowling ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bloody, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, chase, mind game, danger, crimes, rivalry, psychopath, small town, deadly, killer child, farm, axe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, amateur detective, slasher, crimes, psychopath, investigation, deadly, hotel, best friends, murder of a nude woman, killed during sex, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 554
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: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: psychopath, prison, danger, confined, life is a bitch, crimes, serial killer, prison life, deadly, survival, murder, all male cast ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 579
Buried Alive (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, gory, misfit, danger, youth, mental illness, school, mental institution, juvenile delinquency, serial killer, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%