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: slasher, suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, survival, psychopath, obsession, captivity, isolation, mind game, confined, woman in danger, crimes, master criminal, rivalry, missing person, escape, abduction, hostage, kidnapping, stalking, mannequin, basement, supermarket, cell, strangulation, danger, gory ...
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, scary and slasher films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, serial killer, psychopath, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Cellar Door: Timber Falls (2007), Dark Asylum (2001), Suspended Animation (2001), Lost Signal (2006), Little Erin Merryweather (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, forest, rescue, survival, kidnapping, fanatic, confined, religions or cults, husband wife relationship, mountain, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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100%
 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, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental institution, mind game, survival, mental illness, murder, mentally unstable, master criminal, law enforcement, investigation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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: scary, serious, realistic, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, murder, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, serial killer, chaos and mayhem, adoption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, michigan, california
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100%
 3.8
 801
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: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious, scary ...
Plot: stalking, isolation, mind game, confined, friendship, survival, wilderness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, winter, new year, ghost, empire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspense, slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, amateur detective, mind game, investigation, psychopath, stalking, journalism, crimes, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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67%
 2.8
 442
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, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, survival, confined, gang, isolation, escapades, stalking, crimes, supernatural, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, murder, mind game, rivalry, youth, survival, investigation, death, isolation, university ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ 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, couples, countryside, isolation, crimes, murder, violence, fear, travel, violent, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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62%
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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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, couples, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, stalking, mind game, estate, husband wife relationship, murder, secret past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.5
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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, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: wilderness, mind game, stalking, survival, teenage life, dangerous attraction, isolation, murder, psychopath, crimes, obsession, one night stand ...
Time: contemporary
Place: british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.1
 944
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, rough, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, confined, isolation, heist, supernatural, crimes, criminal heroes, violence, subway, hostage, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.1
 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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, police detective, black market, murder, crimes, police investigation, confined, survival, rivalry, law enforcement, escapades, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: slasher, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, crimes, confined, mind game, woman in danger, isolation, desert, murder, hitchhiker, serial killer, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.4
 384
The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: slasher, suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: rock, survival, rave, teenage life, crimes, stalking, murder, rock and roll, serial killer, teenager, rock band, axe murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, gas station, kidnapping, psychopath, strong violent content, crimes, escapades, on the road, religious fanatic, terror, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, family life, teenage life, murder, law enforcement, crimes, journalism, home invasion, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 87 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, suspense, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, experiment gone awry, psychopath, supernatural, survival, confined, demonic possession, murder, isolation, mystery, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 882
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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, profiler, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, graphic violence, sexual content, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: slasher, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
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
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55%
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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, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, mind game, religions or cults, psychopath, survival, supernatural, leadership, race against time, confined, rivalry, mentally unstable, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, confined, vengeance, teenage life, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, murderer, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 579
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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, violence, murder, masked killer, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Parasomnia (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laura Baxter is a young woman, literally a "sleeping beauty," who suffers from a medical condition called "parasomnia." A childhood accident victim, she is actually sleeping her life away, awakening briefly on rare occasions. Art ...
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mentally unstable, insomnia, obsession, woman in danger, fall in love, rehabilitation, crimes, death, self mutilation, girl, hypnosis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, hostage, obsession, isolation, woman in danger, murder, student life, maniac, mystery, double life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, mine, psychopath, mind game, survival, captivity, isolation, murder, vengeance, ghost, confined ...
Time: contemporary, victorian era, 1850s, 19th century, 2000s ...
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53%
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The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: serial killer, crimes, supernatural, rivalry, psychopath, confined, survival, ancient mystery, escapades, destiny, cons and scams, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Death Do Us Part (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kennedy Jamieson, a wealthy socialite, has waited her whole life to have the perfect wedding. Engaged to the charming Ryan Harris, the young couple is just a week away from the big day but hasn't had a chance to celebrate their respective ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, isolation, murder, crimes, couples, friendship, confined, buddies, psychopath, maniac, brutality, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.1
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Killer Holiday (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Taylor, a former juvenile delinquent, convinces straight-'A' student, Cammi to join her and her friends on a Spring Break road trip through the California desert. Ignoring evil premonitions from Cammi, the 8 friends party heavily as they ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, amusement park, psychopath, buddies, stalking, on the road, killer clown, road trip, survival, violence, redneck, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Are You Scared 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dallas, Andrew, his girlfriend Taryn and Reese compose of the DNA Team in an Internet game where the objective is to find treasures in hidden caches. While searching the last treasure to beat the game's record score, they are chased by two ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, rivalry, computers and web, fall in love, love affair, frame up, treasure hunt, contests and competitions, adventurer, bounty hunter, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
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Prisoner (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hollywood director is taken prisoner while scouting a remote prison.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, captivity, escape, isolation, death row, filmmaking, curses spells and rituals, confined, crimes, abduction, empire, electric chair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%