Movies like Beneath the Darkness

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Beneath the Darkness (2011)
 4.5
 6K
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, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, profanity, serial killer, investigation, amateur detective, young heroes, crimes, youth, confined, murder, danger, deadly, small town, social relations, mortician, kidnapping, graphic violence, small town life, witnessing a crime, cemetery, teenage girl, teenage boy, cheerleader, protector, buried alive ...
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 gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Beneath the Darkness: Long Distance (2005), The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014), Repentance (2013), Wreckage (2010), Little Erin Merryweather (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
 827
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, danger, deadly, crimes, stalking, murder, psychopath, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, profanity, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: slasher, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked man, serial killer, murder, masked killer, small town, small town life, crimes, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, danger, social relations, deadly ...
Time: year 1976, year 2013, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, slasher
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, split personality, murder, terror, maniac, villain, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: escaped prisoner, serial killer, deadly, isolation, danger, confined, buddies, crimes, murder, friends, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, college, investigation, mystery, mind game, amateur detective, crimes, deadly, youth, rivalry, stalking, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, psychopath, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, crimes, in the woods, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.0
 775
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: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, vengeance, investigation, danger, serial killer, who done it, crimes, mortician, rivalry, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.4
 833
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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, murder, police, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.2
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, youth, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, mind game, teenage life, family life, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, danger, murder, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
 511
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, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, crimes, deadly, strong violent content, serial killer, murder, masked killer, danger, violence, pursuit, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, youth, rivalry, deadly, gory, survival, investigation, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.9
 698
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: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, captivity, confined, crimes, law enforcement, danger, deadly, graphic violence, psycho killer, cannibalism, cannibal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, slasher, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, hotel, psychopath, deadly, crimes, danger, violence, best friends, nude woman murdered, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, escapades, amateur detective, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, isolation, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.8
 571
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: strong violent content, survival, psychopath, isolation, confined, deadly, in the woods, group of friends, danger, murder, trap, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 827
Sam's Lake (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by a murder-mystery-turned-legend surrounding a massacre near "Sam's Lake," the film follows Sam, a young woman who, every summer, returns home to the secluded lakeside cottage she grew up in, to reconnect with her traditions ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, psychopath, wilderness, danger, deadly, crimes, urban legend, in the woods, best friends, graphic violence, river, lake or river ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.6
 564
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary
Plot: psychopath, prison, survival, prison life, serial killer, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, confined, crimes, murder, death row ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, youth, twins, serial killer, small town, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, deadly, danger, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: rough, scary, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, gory, tough heroes, woman in danger, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.3
 686
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: suspenseful, realistic, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, danger, gory, mental illness, teenage life, school, serial killer, youth, insanity, deadly, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.3
 306
Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, serial killer, missing person, deadly, gory, mystery, crimes, danger, amateur detective, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, danger, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, woman in danger ...
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, christmas horror, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, nightclub, new year's eve, investigation, danger, crimes, mentally unstable, nightlife, showbiz, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.6
 1K
11:11 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eighteen years after the murder of her parents, Sara Tobias searches for the meaning of the numbers '11:11' that was scratched in blood beside her mother's body. Following three sudden murders, supernatural events are unleashed as she ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: college, mystery, murder, gory, deadly, serial killer, investigation, danger, small town, death in the family, small town life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 852
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: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, survival, mind game, danger, mental illness, murder, law enforcement, investigation, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, hitchhiker, survival, psychopath, danger, crimes, police investigation, mind game, law enforcement, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 979
Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tv reporter, investigation, psychopath, journalism, mystery, crimes, danger, gory, small town, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Deadly Renovations (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a small house flipping group discovers that their Hotel project may contain millions of cash hidden somewhere within, the project turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hotel, serial killer, deadly, danger, treasure hunt, murder, money, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, development, bank
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uncover truth, crimes, murder, haunted by the past, serial killer, danger, mysterious character, police detective, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%