Movies like Dark Asylum

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Dark Asylum (2001)
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Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 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, and her only help is the janitor, Quitz who may in fact be a forgotten asylum inmate.
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental institution, survival, mind game, investigation, murder, master criminal, mental illness, law enforcement, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, psycho, special agents, crimes, rivalry, who done it, confined, woman in danger, police, mental patient, psychiatrist, fbi agent, insanity, bomb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Dark Asylum

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and slasher films with plots about crimes, deadly, serial killer, murder, danger, psychopath and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Dark Asylum: The Last Horror Movie (2003), The Cellar Door (2007), Beneath the Darkness (2011), Madhouse (2004), Little Erin Merryweather (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, found footage, obsession, dark humor, psychopath, insanity, murder, mind game, split personality, vengeance, woman in danger, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, mind game, psychopath, obsession, isolation, woman in danger, captivity, master criminal, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, young heroes, investigation, amateur detective, confined, crimes, youth, murder, social relations, small town, mortician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 7K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, psychiatry, mentally unstable, ghost, intern, murder, supernatural, investigation, mental illness, mind game, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, amateur detective, mind game, investigation, psychopath, stalking, journalism, crimes, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Ripper: Letter from Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A massacre survivor (A.J. Cook) studies serial killers under a famous expert (Bruce Payne), but her classmates soon start dying at the hands of a Jack the Ripper copycat.
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, college, police detective, police investigation, mind game, haunted by the past, psychopath, youth, law enforcement, teenage life, stalking, group of friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 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, serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, youth, survival, murder, investigation, death, university, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.3
 865
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, mental illness, youth, serial killer, teenage life, school, insanity, empire, monster, misfit, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mind game, teenage life, family life, murder, law enforcement, crimes, journalism, home invasion, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 1.8
 236
Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rivalry, supernatural, psychopath, bounty hunter, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, master criminal, police investigation, private detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 2K
Steel Trap (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A who-is-it setting in the claustrophobic corridors of an abandoned and locked-off office building that has several guests invited to a party by their mysterious, unknown host. Only it is they who are the victims of their crimes. Suspense and ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, mind game, survival, captivity, serial killer, game, isolation, new year, party, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
.com for Murder (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This high-tech, psychological thriller is set in the shadowy world of the Internet. Sondra Brummel is recovering from a skiing accident in her boyfriend's mansion, and accidently contacts a possible killer in an Internet chatroom. She and her ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, amateur detective, woman in danger, rivalry, mind game, confined, crimes, mentally unstable, female protagonist, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
 2K
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: disturbing, tense, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, patient, injection, suicide, rape, caucasian, mental patient, psycho, nurse, african american, mental institution, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: slasher, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, psychopath, hitchhiker, mind game, survival, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.3
 718
Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: psychological, sexy, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, reincarnation, murder, supernatural, femme fatale, crimes, psychopath, power relations, mental illness, stalking, mental institution, jack the ripper ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, amateur detective, journalism, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.0
 577
Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: realistic, serious, slasher, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, violence spree, murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, woman in danger, stalking, rivalry, police investigation, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 2K
Blood Ranch (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four college students and an Iraq War vet, lost on a desert highway, encounter a terrified young woman with a black van on her trail. They survive the ensuing chase but their car doesn't, forcing them to seek help at a nearby ranch. Only when ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, survival, psychopath, mind game, rescue, isolation, mental illness, murder, perversion, youth, car chase, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mental illness, mystery, investigation, mentally unstable, obsession, hospital, murder, doctors and patients, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, confined, vengeance, teenage life, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, summer camp, murderer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, slasher, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 6K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: survival, serial killer, murder, forest, rescue, fanatic, confined, religions or cults, psychopath, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: new year's eve, serial killer, psychopath, murder, nightlife, investigation, crimes, mentally unstable, showbiz, stalking, holiday horror, nightclub ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, vengeance, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, psychopath, murder, small town, teenage life, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 2K
Sutures (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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, black market, crimes, police investigation, confined, survival, rivalry, law enforcement, escapades, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.8
 426
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspense, scary, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, murder, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, empire, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, escapades, amateur detective, psychopath, woman in danger, riddles and clues, crimes, murder, puzzle, winter, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, mental institution, patient, mystery, isolation, doctors and patients, obsession, losing-it hero, mind game, doctors, mad scientist ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 574
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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, masked killer, murder, violence, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 2K
Evil Remains (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, serial killer, deadly creature, investigation, survival, legends and myths, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, student life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%