Forest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant forest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense, weird and psychological films and TV shows about / with forest, survival, danger, blood, supernatural, murder, death, violence, monster and travel plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
forest movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as forest: Eden Lake (2008), The Ritual (2017), Into the Forest (2015), Backcountry (2014), The Silencing (2020), The Village (2004), Wind River (2017), Blair Witch (2016), Gretel & Hansel (2020), It Comes at Night (2017).

List of forest movies

Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: suspense, brutal, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, torture, forest, youth, gang, murder, chase, strong violent content, camping, fear, insanity, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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The Ritual (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Style: suspense, psychological, enigmatic, tense, scary ...
Plot: lost in the woods, forest, hiking, ritual, paganism, cult, monster, creature, supernatural, sacrifice, norse mythology, guilt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Into the Forest (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, two young women who live in a remote ancient forest discover the world around them is on the brink of an apocalypse. Informed only by rumor, they fight intruders, disease, loneliness & starvation.
Style: disturbing, melancholic, bleak, futuristic, erotic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, forest, distopia, rape, death of father, isolation, father daughter relationship, sisters, sister sister relationship, loneliness, humanity ...
Time: future
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Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, nature, forest, dangerous animal, bear, camping, bear attack, wilderness, lost, lost in the woods, isolation, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada, ontario canada
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The Silencing (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reformed hunter becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: forest, manhunt, serial killer, hunter, missing daughter, sheriff, disappearance, small town, missing person, crimes, investigation, native american reservation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, chicago illinois
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The Village (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.
Style: surprise ending, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forest, utopia, isolation, psychology, mysterious place, village life, village, supernatural, mystery, blind character, small town, creature ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, 19th century, 1890s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new england
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Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: investigation, murder, murder investigation, rape, native american reservation, winter, fbi, fbi agent, snow, violence, native american, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, usa
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Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, forest, lost in the woods, witch, death, time loop, chase, missing person, friendship, runaway, tunnel ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
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Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
Style: fairy tale, dark, dark fantasy, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, forest, witchcraft, supernatural power, child, good versus evil, villainess, black magic, brutality, cannibal, supernatural, brother sister relationship ...
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
Style: suspense, rough, brutal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, pandemic, paranoia, forest, infection, fear, dog, infected, interracial couple, survival, cabin in the woods, nightmare ...
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Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, massacre, chase, disfigurement, manhunt, youth, trap, strong violent content, forest, friends, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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Over the Garden Wall (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, enigmatic, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, horror for children
Plot: forest, siblings relations, getting home, adventure, beast, brother brother relationship, child protagonist, lost, children, lost in the woods, brothers, mystery ...
Time: 80s
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Koko-di Koko-da (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As a couple goes on a trip to find their way back to each other, a sideshow artist and his shady entourage emerge from the woods, terrorizing them, luring them deeper into a maelstrom of psychological terror and humiliating slapstick.
Style: tense, suspense, humorous, psychedelic
Plot: forest, time loop, camping, husband wife relationship, hospital, death, death of child, birthday, allergy, dog attack, loss of daughter, cat ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Black Spot (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the small bordertown of Villefranche, lost in the heart of a large forest, crime rate is six times higher than elsewhere in the area. Each new crime Major Laurène Weiss solves with the help of her unusual team makes her sink deeper and deeper ...
Style: atmospheric, scenic, dark, suspense, bleak
Plot: murder, investigation, forest, supernatural, small town, crime investigation, nature, police, police officer, missing child, secret, isolation ...
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The Forest (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 313 min.
TV show
Story: In a small quiet village in the Ardennes, a sixteen-year-old girl disappears into the forest after calling her teacher in the middle of the night. Captain Gaspard Deker, a former soldier and newly arrived single father is conducting the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twist ending, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: forest, police, police investigation, missing child, secrets, vengeance, police detective, deception, rescue, partners, family relations, family problems ...
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The Hallow (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.
Style: scary, macabre, fairy tale, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, transformation, supernatural, monster, legend, creature, family in danger, survival, haunted house, country house, abandoned building, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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Rust Creek (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When an overachieving college senior makes a wrong turn, her road trip becomes a life-changing fight for survival in rural Kentucky.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological thriller
Plot: survival, stranded, forest, gang, criminal, crimes, murder, illegal drugs, small town sheriff, struggle for survival, alone, man versus nature ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: kentucky
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Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ronya lives happily in her father's castle until she comes across a new playmate, Birk, in the nearby dark forest. The two explore the wilderness, braving dangerous Witchbirds and Rump-Gnomes. But when their families find out Birk and Ronja ...
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, feel good, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: forest, friendship, family, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, castle, bandit, adventurer, family relations, parents and children, adventure, mischievous children ...
Time: year 1984
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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Dead End (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: forest, time loop, ghost, family, christmas, wrong place wrong time, serial killer, dark humor, survival, supernatural, family relations, time travel ...
Time: contemporary
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The Sea of Trees (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: forest, spirituality, suicide, suicidal, doctor, regret, infidelity, lost in the woods, professor, loss of wife, suicidal thoughts, rescue ...
Place: mount fuji, japan, tokyo
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Spider Forest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods. KANG Min regains his consciousness 14 days after brain surgery following a mysterious accident he had in the forest. Shockingly enough, the first thing he says is ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, disturbing ...
Plot: forest, murder, ghost, violent death, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, life is a bitch, police investigation, haunted by the past, mistaken identity, offscreen killing ...
Time: contemporary
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, death, torture, serial killer, murder, serial murder, lake, forest, violence, camp, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Wildling (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, sentimental, suspense, allegory ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, forest, teenage girl, puberty, transformation, mysterious past, small town, mysterious man, legend, wilderness, freedom, captive ...
Time: 2010s
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Bear (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young couples are driving through a remote forest when their car breaks down. When a run-in with a curious grizzly bear ends up with the bear being shot to death, the bear's mate arrives on the scene and vengefully attacks their van. The ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary, psychological thriller
Plot: grizzly bear, bear attack, forest, bear, survival, dangerous animal, wilderness, confined, pregnant woman, travel, fight, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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YellowBrickRoad (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the Fall of 1940, the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked together up a winding mountain trail and into the wilderness. Without warning, they left behind everything: their homes, their clothes, and their money. The only clue where ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, slasher ...
Plot: forest, wilderness, missing person, urban legend, mystery, survival, haunted by the past, obsession, social relations, escapades, small town life, small town ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, year 1940, contemporary, year 2008 ...
Place: new hampshire, new england, usa
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Harvey Beaks (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A mild-mannered young bird and his best friends, a pair of rambunctious siblings called Fee and Foo, seek adventure and mischief in the magical forest that they call home.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: forest, animal life, friendship, adventure, best friends, mischievous children, youth, family relations, friends, buddies, disorder, escapades ...
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, curses spells and rituals, black magic, paranoia, wilderness, isolation, goat, family bonds, forest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
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Willow Creek (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young couple ventures into the woods to capture footage of the elusive Bigfoot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: found footage, sasquatch, forest, lost in the woods, bigfoot, creature feature, camping, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cryptozoology, monster, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspense, dark, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, found footage, supernatural, lost in the woods, fear, wilderness, survival, panic, videotaping, forest, paranormal activity, mysterious place ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: maryland, usa
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The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, suicide, missing person, forest, haunted house, destiny, sisters, mental illness, family relations, hallucination, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
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