Movies like Beneath the Darkness

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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, crimes, deadly, small town, youth, amateur detective, serial killer, witnessing a crime, young heroes, investigation, kidnapping, murder, small town life, confined, danger, social relations, dead sister, ceiling fan, digging a grave, working out, mortician, english teacher, funeral home, water tower, dead wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and scary films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, murder, 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), Sweet 16 (1983), The Mooring (2012), Escapee (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, dead teenager, serial killer, small town, strong sexual content, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, small town life, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: year 1946, year 1976
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 791
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, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, murder, profiler, phone terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.2
 978
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, investigation, gory, teenage life, crimes, deadly, parents and children, youth, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.4
 1K
The Mooring (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp to help them connect with nature without technology. They were told it would be a summer of change. As the girls' houseboat is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, chase, survival, camp, danger, in the woods, escapades, lake or river, youth, on the run, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 3.1
 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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: convict, track down, mental institution, night, violence spree, obsession, isolation, woman in danger, psychopath, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.9
 666
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, crimes, danger, deadly, slasher, special agents, captivity, chases and races, confined, law enforcement, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, murder, danger, confined, found footage, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, survival, isolation, riddles and clues, confined, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, surprise ending
Plot: escaped prisoner, serial killer, slasher, murder, junkyard, car race, confined, crimes, deadly, buddies, isolation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.0
 515
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, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: serial killer, gory, in the woods, psychopath, violence, deadly, slasher, survival, isolation, confined, crimes, lesbian kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
 680
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: domestic disturbance, attic, stalking, suburbs, family in danger, crimes, danger, voyeurism, psychopath, deadly, privacy invasion, uninvited guest
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.4
 591
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mind game, riddles and clues, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, race against time, student life, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, rough, realistic, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, camp, gory, slasher, in the woods, survival, teenage life, crimes, danger, deadly, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, house party, prank telephone call, university, mind game, psychopath, college, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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
Plot: college, serial killer, amateur detective, gory, mystery, slasher, investigation, mind game, police investigation, track down, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mind game, murder, who done it, woman in danger, police investigation, family life, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.0
 567
Bleed (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with life... and death. While the group keeps one eye out for ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, survival, wilderness, psychopath, danger, deadly, buddies, teachers and students, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: on the road, serial killer, slasher, mind game, race against time, vengeance, murder, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 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: rough, serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, confined, danger, survival, psychopath, kidnapped woman, brother sister incest, incest, forced sex, kidnapping, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 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: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: black market, slasher, crimes, gory, deadly, master villain, serial killer, police investigation, survival, track down, captivity, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 114
The Absent (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The town of Liberty has many secrets but the darkest is hidden between twin brothers. Vincent and Oscar Burton are only 10 years old when Oscar finds out his parents are trying to kill him for insurance money. Oscar takes it in to his own hands to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, slasher, gory, high school, twins, siblings relations, small town, teachers and students, psychopath, crimes, deadly, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, realistic, scary, based on true events
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, kidnapping, woman in danger, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, confined, danger, deadly, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, psycho, villain, terror, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 797
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, in the woods, deadly, urban legend, lake or river, best friends, mysterious character, wilderness, psychopath, crimes, friends, summer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.1
 730
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, gory, serial killer, small town, vengeance, violence spree, who done it, danger, deadly, youth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 2K
Naked Fear (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Diana (Danielle De Luca) takes a job as a stripper in a sleepy New Mexico town, she's unaware that her fellow dancers have been disappearing. The local sheriff (Joe Mantegna) is stumped, but Diana learns the truth when she becomes the next ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: manhunt, survival, small town, serial killer, psychopath, chase, desert, kidnapping, woman in danger, chases and races, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 553
Buried Alive (1990)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
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, serious, realistic, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, gory, crimes, mental institution, deadly, school, misfit, estate, youth, juvenile delinquency, serial killer, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gore, murder, chainsaw, serial killer, gory, hitchhiker, violence spree, estate, small town, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Devil's Ground (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While traveling from California to Bangor through a lonely road, Carrie Mitchel is advised by the gas station attendant Jimmy to rest in a hotel; however, she decides to continue driving through the night and almost hits a wounded teenage girl with ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, wilderness, survival, in the woods, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, violence spree, murder, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 3K
The Shortcut (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, young heroes, in the woods, small town, small town life, danger, deadly, youth, amateur detective, siblings relations, psychopath, urban legend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 1940s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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