Movies like The Cellar Door

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The Cellar Door (2007)
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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 outsmart her psychopathic tormentor. But Herman has experience on his side: He's entrapped and tortured other women before, playing sick and twisted mind games with his frightened victims.
Style: psychological, serious, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, obsession, psychopath, confined, captivity, isolation, mind game, woman in danger, crimes, serial killer, danger, master criminal, rivalry, gory, deadly, missing person, escape, abduction, hostages, hostage, kidnapping, stalking, chases and races, mannequin, blood ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Cellar Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, slasher and scary films with plots about deadly, crimes, psychopath, danger, serial killer, murder and gory mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Cellar Door: Dark Asylum (2001), Cabin by the Lake (2000), Suspended Animation (2001), Dead Tone (2007), Captivity (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.1
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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, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, survival, mind game, danger, mental illness, murder, deadly, law enforcement, mentally unstable, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
Cabin by the Lake (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A screenwriter does research for his new script by actually kidnapping and drowning young girls. He then places them in his "garden" of other dead girls coming back daily to check on them. One girl narrowly escapes and the other bodies are ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, lake or river, held captive, danger, crimes, deadly, writer's life, river, abduction, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, serial killer, deadly, psychopath, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, youth, mind game, gory, survival, death, investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.6
 23K
Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, stalking, torture, psychopath, escape, isolation, danger, crimes, confined, mind game, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.8
 437
Dr. Chopper (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young friends head out to the country for a weekend at the family cabin and run afoul of a group of motorcycle riding madwomen led by the sadistic, knife-wielding plastic surgeon Dr. Fielding.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, obsession, gang, danger, confined, serial killer, leadership, escapades, crimes, deadly, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 794
Lost Signal (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New Years Eve, 2004- Kevin Healy(Santos) and Tiffany Matthews(McCoy) head out to celebrate the New Year and a new beginning in their 7-year relationship. In the midst of the celebration the young couple decide to mark the occasion by experimenting ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, slasher
Plot: survival, stalking, danger, isolation, mind game, deadly, confined, friendship, wilderness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, signal, captivity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, mystery, investigation, amateur detective, mind game, crimes, danger, deadly, journalism, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, hitchhiker, psychopath, survival, crimes, murder, woman in danger, vengeance, police investigation, danger, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
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Crawlspace (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man who runs an apartment house for women is the demented son of a Nazi surgeon who has the house equipped with secret passageways, hidden rooms and torture and murder devices.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, danger, hostages, woman in danger, isolation, murder, obsession, hostage, espionage, student life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, deadly, danger, couples, countryside, isolation, crimes, murder, psychopath, fear, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.5
 2K
Blood Trails (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The biker Anne has a violent one night stand with the supposed cop Chris after a minor infraction. Two days later, feeling guilty and traumatized, she decides to go hiking with her boyfriend Michael in the Whistler chain of mountains, a spot where ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, dangerous attraction, survival, teenage life, isolation, wilderness, danger, stalking, deadly, psychopath, gory, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 1K
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, gory, psychopath, couples, stalking, crimes, mind game, deadly, danger, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, forest, danger, rescue, murder, gory, serial killer, psychopath, religions or cults, confined, fanatic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 2K
Believers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two paramedics responding to an emergency call find themselves kidnapped by a religious sect whose great obsession is to stop the end of the world by committing suicide and killing people.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary
Plot: rescue, mind game, isolation, survival, religions or cults, psychopath, captivity, race against time, confined, rivalry, leadership, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: serious, scary, disturbing, rough, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, crimes, mind game, danger, confined, deadly, woman in danger, isolation, desert, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.1
 912
Trackman (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A perfect bank heist turns deadly when the robbers and their hostages flee to the abandoned underground subway station where they encounter the Trackman, a deformed madman that prowls the darkness.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, confined, gory, isolation, heist, deadly, supernatural, serial killer, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, escapades, amateur detective, danger, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, riddles and clues, crimes, gory, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.1
 2K
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: slasher, serious, scary, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: black market, police detective, crimes, rivalry, survival, captivity, gory, escapades, deadly, confined, serial killer, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
.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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, slasher, realistic
Plot: murder, psychopath, amateur detective, serial killer, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, confined, mind game, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Slaughter Night (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Kristel survived a car accident in which her father dies. Tormented by nocturnal visions she begins to care for her father's investigation of serial killers - especially Andries Martíns, a killer of children.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: tour guide, supernatural, mine, mind game, psychopath, survival, race against time, danger, confined, ghost, captivity, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 1850s, 2000s, victorian era, 21st century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, teenage life, vengeance, serial killer, confined, danger, survival, crimes, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 2.8
 618
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: strong violent content, forest, psychopath, survival, isolation, deadly, in the woods, confined, danger, murder, group of friends, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.6
 11K
Rest Stop (2006)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film follows Nicole Carrow, a young woman who is threatened by a maniac serial killer, after her boyfriend Jess, is abducted in a rest stop.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, danger, on the road, survival, isolation, gory, chase, crimes, torture, truck driver ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, mind game, teenage life, family life, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, danger, murder, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: experiment gone awry, confined, serial killer, supernatural, psychopath, survival, danger, escapades, mystery, crimes, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Rest Stop: Don't Look Back (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One year after running away from home, Nicole and Jesse are still missing. When Jesse's brother, Tom, returns home from active duty, he sets out with his friends Marilyn and Jared to locate the lost couple. Their search leads them to the ...
Style: scary, slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, survival, danger, psychopath, deadly, strong violent content, on the road, escapades, crimes, gas station, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 7K
Kill Theory (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.
Style: slasher, surprise ending, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, murder, rivalry, survival, moral dilemma, isolation, strong violent content, friends, gory, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 1K
Scrapbook (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman named Clara is captured by a serial killer named Leonard who records his “life story” by keeping a scrapbook of his many victims. In addition to adhering Polaroids, scraps of clothing, and other small trophies to the pages, Leonard ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, sadism, woman in danger, psychopath, mind game, deadly, danger, isolation, violence spree, captivity, humiliation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, split personality, deadly, woman in danger, investigation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%