Movies like Borderland

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Borderland
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three college students, Phil, Ed, and Henry take a road trip into Mexico for a week of drinking and carefree fun only to have Phil find himself a captive of a group of satanic Mexican drug smugglers who kill tourists and whom are looking for a group of new ones to prepare for a sacrifice.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary, disturbing, tense, satanic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, on the road, religions or cults, crime, crimes, college, single parent, drug dealing, sadistic psychopath, butcher, maniac, insanity, serial murder, evil, magic mushroom, human sacrifice, cult, machete, blood splatter, prostitute, drinking, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
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Se7en
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
127 min.
 8.6
Sin City
Crime, Thriller
USA
124 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Borderland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about blood, deadly, psychopath, murder, violence, serial killer and crimes mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Borderland: The Devil's Rejects (2005), The Collector (2009), Wolf Creek (2005), Maniac (2012), The Last House on the Left (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Devil's Rejects
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, macabre, road movie, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gory, violence, brutality, slasher, torture, murder, vengeance, road trip, insanity, gore, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: texas, usa, cross country
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System:   95%
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 6.4
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The Collector
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, torture, brutality, gory, violence, masked man, trap, held captive, danger, extreme violence, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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    User:   56%
 
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Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, police investigation, brutality, gory, crime, vampire human love, investigation, homeless, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
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    User:   73%
 
 6.3
 61K
Wolf Creek
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough ...
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, australian, brutality, torture, violence, murder, on the road, splatter, chase, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, texas, sydney australia, mine
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System:   84%
    User:   83%
 
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: disturbing, bleak, tense, scary, dark humor ...
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Place: usa, california, midwest, chicago illinois
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 6.1
 31K
Maniac
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, brutal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, serial killer, insanity, gore, murder, loneliness, obsession, slasher, violence, brutality, splatter, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   66%
 
The Last House on the Left
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, scary, bleak, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, rape, murder, kidnapping, revenge, brutality, violence, gore, sexual abuse, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, new york
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System:   74%
    User:   79%
 
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Tales from the Hood
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A strange funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.
Style: scary, atmospheric, bleak, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child abuse, murder, gory, brutality, violence, voodoo, mysterious character, revenge, drugs, dealing with death, death, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   60%
 
Joy Ride 3: Road Kill
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rusty Nail is back on the road again looking to punish injustice at every turn - and this time it's with a group of hotheaded street racers on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the run, psychopath, chases and races, car race, crimes, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, disorder, killer, bad guy wins, mutilated body ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   77%
 
The Last House on the Left
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brutality, gory, rape, serial killer, murder, gratuitous violence, violence, torture, sexualized violence, psychopath, danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
 5.9
 153K
Hostel
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, gory, slasher, gore, blood, survival, sex, brutality, violence, revenge, murder, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, slovakia, amsterdam, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
 5.5
 8K
Anamorph
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, crime, police station, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mind game, obsession, murder, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   67%
 
Hostel: Part II
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Italy, Iceland, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following a geographical tour of Slovakia, three young American women are lured into a hostel by a handsome young man who sells them to the twisted masters, ties them up and brings upon an unthinkable world of pain.
Style: disturbing, scary, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, gory, slasher, kidnapping, murder, gore, violence, cannibalism, blood, strong sexual content, splatter, sexualized violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, slovakia, campus, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
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 6.5
 12K
Maniac
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, gore, serial killer, violence, vengeance, slasher, obsession, splatter, brutality, blood, murder, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
 3.3
 18K
Feardotcom
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg, USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With four corpses on his hands, New York City gumshoe Mike Reilly (Stephen Dorff) teams with Department of Health worker Terry Huston (Natascha McElhone) to track down a homicidal sadist who telecasts shocking acts of torture on the Internet. But ...
Style: scary, disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, internet, vengeance, torture, ghost, neo noir, serial killer, murder, revenge, gory, psychopath, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
The Mutilator
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, gory, college life, teenager, maniac, beach, crimes, deadly, swimming pool, violence, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
Alice Sweet Alice
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, investigation, mystery, brutality, catholicism, insanity, blood, death, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, on the road, college, mental institution, crimes, gory, serial killer, slasher, twins, teenage life, carnival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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The Watcher
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, psychiatrist, chase, fbi, obsession, crime, death, murder mystery, special agents, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, halloween, murder, gory, death, supernatural, vengeance, obsession, psychopath, hospital, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
The Poughkeepsie Tapes
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crime, torture, murder, investigation, violence, brutality, slasher, kidnapping, fbi, bdsm, pornography ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 5.8
 3K
Nightmare
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, gory, family in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, nightmare, gore, violence, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 6.0
 29K
Pathology
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hospital, sexual relations, crime, doctors, death, twists & turns, serial killer, crimes, mentor, pornography, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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 7.3
 38K
The Hitcher
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: suspenseful, road movie, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, desert, chase, paranoia, murder, violence, gunfight, brutality, hitchhiker, kidnapping, blood, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, brutality, survival, slasher, gory, cannibalism, human monster, torture, stranded, stranded in the desert, wilderness, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, male nudity, brutality, violence, blood, hospital, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 6.0
 39K
The Hunted
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, violence, wilderness, gory, murder, fbi, hunting, manhunt, mentor, brutality, car chase, blues ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, usa, kosovo, british columbia, portland oregon ...
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System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, desert, gory, blood, violence, brutality, violent, family in danger, danger, stranded, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, mystery, stalking, murder, mind game, small town, psychopath, police investigation, violence spree, woman in danger, prom ...
Time: 40s, year 1946, 1940s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
 6.1
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Halloween
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, halloween, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, blood, torture, murder, gore, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
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