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, surprise ending, psychological, tense and bleak films and TV shows about / with forest, murder, violence, danger, survival, blood, death, supernatural, chase and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
forest movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as forest: Eden Lake (2008), Into the Forest (2015), Wind River (2017), Gretel & Hansel (2020), The Village (2004), The Ritual (2017), The Forest (2017), It Comes at Night (2017), Wildling (2018), Spider Forest (2004).

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: brutal, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, forest, torture, gang, youth, fear, in the woods, chase, murder, weekend, sadism, death of protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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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, visually appealing ...
Plot: forest, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, survival, power outage, father daughter relationship, distopia, fire, isolation, strong female character, sister sister relationship, female director ...
Time: future
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Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
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, native american reservation, forest, rape, violence, murder investigation, fbi, snow, finding a dead body, mountain, fbi agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, united states, usa
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Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland, South Africa
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: dark, fairy tale, dark fantasy, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: witch, forest, black magic, witchcraft, supernatural power, villainess, good versus evil, child, danger, brother sister relationship, supernatural, brutality ...
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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, captivating, twists and turns, romantic ...
Plot: plot twist, forest, village life, isolation, utopia, psychology, mysterious place, blind character, village, secret, mystery, fear ...
Time: 2000s, 19th century, 1890s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new england
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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: tense, psychological, enigmatic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: lost in the woods, supernatural horror, ritual, paganism, guilt, forest, supernatural, norse mythology, hiking, friends, monster, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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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, suspense, tense, twist ending, twists and turns
Plot: forest, missing child, lost child, police, police investigation, twists & turns, secrets, family problems, deception, vengeance, family relations, police detective ...
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, pandemic, forest, fear, hopelessness, paranoia, nightmare, survival, murder, dog, interracial couple, infected ...
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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: forest, werewolf, transformation, freedom, single parent, tragic event, survival, sheriff, captive, social misfits, mysterious past, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
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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, suspenseful, serious, slasher, scary ...
Plot: forest, murder, ghost, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, violent death, danger, police investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
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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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lost in the woods, forest, supernatural, death, fear, missing person, friendship, tree, found footage, chase, violence, hostage ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
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The Pit (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twelve year-old Jamie Benjamin is a solitary misunderstood boy in his preteens. His classmates pick on him, his neighbors think he's weird and his parents ignore him. But now Jamie has a secret weapon: deep in the woods he has discovered a deep ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: forest, killer child, vengeance, danger, mystery, supernatural, violence spree, rivalry, supernatural power, mental illness, teddy bear, revenge ...
Time: 80s
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Over the Garden Wall (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
Story: Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
Style: dark fantasy, 2d animation, atmospheric, inspirational, enigmatic ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: siblings relations, getting home, forest, imaginary, adventure, family, children, adaptation, danger, escapades, mystery, beast ...
Time: 80s
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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, 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
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The Sea of Trees (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough, touching ...
Plot: forest, suicidal, doctor, suicide thoughts, spirituality, funeral, suicide, regret, suicidal thoughts, loss of wife, anger, rescue ...
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
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Girl in Woods (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Grace is lost and alone in the Smoky Mountains. Grace's struggle for survival is made more complicated by her troubled past. Battling the demons in her mind may be the only way to come out alive.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: forest, survival, alone, split personality, childhood trauma, marriage proposal, mental breakdown, suicide, paranoia, murder, lost, injury ...
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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: suspense, tense, humorous
Plot: forest, camping, tent, death, husband wife relationship, hospital, night, couples, cat, time loop, gas station, disorder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Vampire Circus (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a spate of murders, the villagers of Schtettel kill the depraved perpetrator, Count Mitterhouse. Fifteen years later the Circus of Nights appeared in the plague-ridden village and its performers include Mitterhouse's mistress, children ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, gothic horror, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, forest, plague, circus, ancient mystery, mysterious character, heroic mission, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, good versus evil, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: bosnia
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The Son of Bigfoot (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot! He has been hiding deep in the forest for years to protect himself and his ...
Style: captivating, colourful, funny, twists and turns
Plot: bigfoot, forest, supernatural ability, villain, adventure, obsessive quest, good versus evil, family, father, friends, supernatural, happy ending ...
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Slender Man (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.
Style: suspense, macabre, scary, gothic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil spirit, forest, urban legend, teenage protagonist, fear, supernatural, kidnapping, occult, violence, survival, demon, panic attack ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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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, dark, scenic, suspense, bleak
Plot: murder, small town, forest, investigation, police, supernatural, small town sheriff, crime investigation, village, nature, missing child, isolation ...
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The Warrior's Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Western
Country: New Zealand, South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush.
Style: stylized, exciting, surreal, serious, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ninja, good versus evil, forest, martial arts, small town, desert, heroes, deception, assassin, warrior, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
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Them (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise. They're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: forest, home invasion, stranger, couples, danger, teenage life, mystery, violence, killer child, isolation, chase, breaking and entering ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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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, tense, rough, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: forest, danger, wrong place wrong time, family relations, ghost, family problems, family, car, pregnancy, marital argument, car accident, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary
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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, feel good, semi serious, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, forest, family, family relations, mischievous children, imaginary, adventure, parents and children, castle, palaces castles and temples, young heroes, danger ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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The Silencing (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: manhunt, hunter, sheriff, disappearance, forest, serial killer, small town, native american reservation, missing person, investigation, revenge, missing daughter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, chicago illinois
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Thieves of the Wood (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Charismatic highwayman Jan de Lichte leads the oppressed and downtrodden in a revolt against the corrupt aristocracy of 18th-century Belgium.
Style: suspense, bleak, realistic
Plot: forest, thief, bandit, outlaw, criminal, deserter, nobility, life is a bitch, mercenary, poverty, exploitation, war injury ...
Time: 18th century
Place: belgium, flanders
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Hagazussa (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The dark legend of the young woman Albrun and her struggle to preserve her own sanity, and tries to explore the fine line between ancient magic, faith and madness at a time when pagan beliefs in witches and nature spirits spread fear and terror in ...
Style: bleak, rough, scenic
Audience: student film
Plot: witch, superstition, forest, paranoia, cabin in the woods, illness, mental illness, recluse, mother daughter relationship, society, curse, countryside ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: europe, alps
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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: humorous, exciting, captivating, sincere, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, forest, friendship, adventure, best friends, disorder, escapades, youth, mischievous children, anthropomorphism, family relations, friends ...
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Love at First Fight (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arnaud, facing an uncertain future and a dearth of choices in a small French coastal town, meets and falls for the apocalyptic-minded Madeleine, who joins an army boot camp to learn military and survival skills to prepare for the upcoming ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: forest, teenage love, family business, military, love and romance, fall in love, coming of age, couples, disorder, parents and children, summer, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, south of france
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