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Scream 4 (2011)
Horror, Mystery

Scream 4 (2011)

Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger. (Read More)

Themes:greed,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  jealousy,  betrayal,  love,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  satire,  gore
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Characters:sheriff,  teenager
Period:2010s
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  sole black character dies cliche,  reference to facebook,  book signing,  party crashing,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  stabbing a police officer,  actress shares last name with character,  crashing through window,  watching a horror movie,  running into a wall,  garage door opener,  self inflicted wound,  draw blade,  reference to bruce willis,  sudden disappearance,  hiding evidence,  reference to jeffrey dahmer,  stabbing a woman,  mise en abyme,  thrown off a balcony,  school club,  dead teenager,  telephone terror,  thrown through a glass door,  phone terror,  threatening telephone call,  web camera,  shooting a police officer,  millennial generation,  fourth in series,  motive,  stabbed in the forehead,  unmasking,  stabbed in the belly,  publicist,  cliche,  generation y,  breaking down a door,  startled,  defibrillator,  spitting blood,  pretending to be dead,  stabbed in the foot,  blogger,  accomplice,  deeply disturbed person,  mystery killer,  doorbell,  dead woman on floor,  bullet proof vest,  movie fan,  red herring,  woman in danger,  breaking through a door,  taunting,  stupid victim,  shot in the crotch,  hiding under a bed,  reference to twitter,  female cop,  stabbed in the shoulder,  filmed killing,  self referential,  camcorder,  climbing through a window,  deputy,  stabbed in the arm,  facebook,  whodunit,  webcam,  hiding in a closet,  sequel to cult favorite,  stabbed in the hand,  intestines,  laptop computer,  media coverage,  characters killed one by one,  masked killer,  dead woman with eyes open,  lens flare,  body landing on a car,  death threat,  stabbed in the leg,  bookstore,  disembowelment,  punched in the stomach,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  underage drinking,  aunt niece relationship,  murder of a police officer,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  tension,  female killer,  strong female lead,  parking garage,  press conference,  kicked in the stomach,  impersonation,  fourth part,  stabbed in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  group of friends,  red dress,  barn,  self mutilation,  fame,  sociopath,  post modern,  falling down stairs,  answering machine,  revelation,  ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship,  strong female character,  vigilante,  suspicion,  policewoman,  film within a film,  high school student,  cousin cousin relationship,  knocked out,  fired from the job,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  virgin,  author,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  femme fatale,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  video camera,  ambulance,  disguise,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  death of mother,  reporter,  numbered sequel,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  book,  falling from height,  mask,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  small town,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  high school,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  digit in title,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  party,  husband wife relationship,  number in title,  police,  death,  violence,  murder,  sequel,  blood

Scream (1996)
Horror, Mystery

Scream (1996)

1 year after her mother's death, Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell), and her friends started experiencing some strange phone calls. They later learned the calls were coming from a crazed serial killer, in a white faced mask and a large black robe, looking for revenge. His phone calls usually consist of many questions, the main one being: Whats your favorite scary movie? Along with many scary movie trivia, ending with bloody pieces of innocent lives scattered around the small town of Woodsboro. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  satire,  gore
Characters:sheriff,  teenager
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  watching a horror movie,  dead teenager,  telephone terror,  phone terror,  threatening telephone call,  motive,  accomplice,  mystery killer,  red herring,  woman in danger,  self referential,  climbing through a window,  deputy,  whodunit,  hiding in a closet,  intestines,  media coverage,  masked killer,  characters killed one by one,  lens flare,  stabbed in the leg,  disembowelment,  underage drinking,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  group of friends,  post modern,  falling down stairs,  answering machine,  revelation,  strong female character,  suspicion,  high school student,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  virgin,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  disguise,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  death of mother,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  mask,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  small town,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  high school,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  party,  husband wife relationship,  death,  murder,  blood,  police,  violence

Scream 2 (1997)
Horror, Mystery

Scream 2 (1997)

Two years after the events of Scream, Sidney Prescott and Randy are attending Windsor college. They are trying to get on with their lives...Until a new Ghostface killing spree begins. With the help of Dewey and Gale, Sidney must find out who's behind the murders. As the body count goes up, the list of suspects goes down. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  love,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  satire,  gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:teenager
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  reference to jeffrey dahmer,  mise en abyme,  thrown off a balcony,  telephone terror,  thrown through a glass door,  phone terror,  threatening telephone call,  accomplice,  mystery killer,  red herring,  stupid victim,  stabbed in the shoulder,  self referential,  whodunit,  hiding in a closet,  sequel to cult favorite,  media coverage,  masked killer,  characters killed one by one,  lens flare,  stabbed in the throat,  murder of a police officer,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  strong female lead,  press conference,  stabbed in the stomach,  group of friends,  fame,  post modern,  falling down stairs,  ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship,  strong female character,  suspicion,  film within a film,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  author,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  video camera,  ambulance,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  reporter,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  mask,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  digit in title,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  party,  number in title,  sequel,  violence,  murder,  death,  blood,  police

Scream 3 (2000)
Horror, Mystery

Scream 3 (2000)

A new film is currently in production, and a killer is on the loose. The murders draw a reporter, ex-cop, and young woman to the set of the movie inspired by their life. They soon find out that they are dealing with a trilogy, and in a trilogy...anything can happen.

Themes:deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  jealousy,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  satire,  gore
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  sole black character dies cliche,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  thrown off a balcony,  telephone terror,  thrown through a glass door,  phone terror,  threatening telephone call,  mystery killer,  bullet proof vest,  red herring,  stupid victim,  stabbed in the shoulder,  self referential,  camcorder,  stabbed in the arm,  whodunit,  hiding in a closet,  sequel to cult favorite,  media coverage,  characters killed one by one,  masked killer,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the throat,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  stabbed in the stomach,  red dress,  sociopath,  post modern,  falling down stairs,  answering machine,  revelation,  ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship,  strong female character,  suspicion,  film within a film,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  reporter,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  mask,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  digit in title,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  party,  number in title,  sequel,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death,  police

Halloweenviii: Resurrection (2002) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Halloweenviii: Resurrection (2002)

Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a group of 6 thrill-seeking teenagers into the childhood home of Myers. Cameras are placed all over the house and no one can get out of the house... and then Michael arrives home! (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  satire,  gore
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  dead teenager,  breaking through a door,  stupid victim,  filmed killing,  climbing through a window,  whodunit,  webcam,  hiding in a closet,  sequel to cult favorite,  masked killer,  characters killed one by one,  stabbed in the throat,  murder of a police officer,  security camera,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  police officer killed,  news report,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  flashlight,  f word,  psychopath,  falling from height,  mask,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  corpse,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  blood,  murder,  violence,  sequel,  death

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
Horror, Mystery

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)

Julie's back in college with her new friend, and they win a weekend trip to an island. On the way there, someone dies, and then the girls are tormented on the island.

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:teenager
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  threatened with a knife,  stabbed in the foot,  red herring,  stupid victim,  hiding under a bed,  sequel to cult favorite,  stabbed in the hand,  characters killed one by one,  lens flare,  stabbed in the leg,  punched in the stomach,  stabbed in the throat,  kicked in the stomach,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  punched in the face,  rescue,  small town,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  death,  sequel,  violence,  blood,  murder

The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Election Year (2016)

It's been seventeen years since Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on Purge Night. Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent. But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn...or both be sacrificed for their sins against the state. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Story:threatened with a knife,  filmed killing,  stabbed in the arm,  media coverage,  body landing on a car,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  parking garage,  press conference,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  self mutilation,  sociopath,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  flashlight,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder,  sequel

Prom Night (2008)
Horror, Mystery

Prom Night (2008)

Donnas senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, one of magic, beauty, and love. Surrounded by her best friends, she should be safe from the horrors of her dark past. But when the night turns from magic to murder there is only one man who could be responsible, the man she thought was gone forever. Now, Donna and her friends must find a way to escape the sadistic rampage of an obsessed killer, and survive their Prom Night. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  drunkenness,  love
Mood:slasher,  suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:teenager
Story:threatened with a knife,  cliche,  stupid victim,  hiding under a bed,  hiding in a closet,  characters killed one by one,  underage drinking,  aunt niece relationship,  murder of a police officer,  crime scene,  high school student,  virgin,  police officer killed,  news report,  home invasion,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  disguise,  police station,  psychopath,  shot in the chest,  high school,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  party,  husband wife relationship,  death,  murder,  violence,  police,  blood

Morgan (2016) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  filmed killing,  climbing through a window,  stabbed in the arm,  characters killed one by one,  stabbed in the neck,  female killer,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  suspicion,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  death,  violence,  murder,  blood

8mm (1999)
Mystery, Thriller

8mm (1999)

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, Welles relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town private eye. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:hospital
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  stabbed in the shoulder,  filmed killing,  climbing through a window,  masked killer,  bookstore,  stabbed in the neck,  duct tape over mouth,  kicked in the stomach,  stabbed in the stomach,  sociopath,  answering machine,  revelation,  stabbed in the back,  home invasion,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  mask,  punched in the face,  investigation,  small town,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  digit in title,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  number in title,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence

P2 (2007)
Crime, Horror, Thriller

P2 (2007)

The story centers on a corporate climber who gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Locations:elevator
Story:foot chase,  deeply disturbed person,  taunting,  stupid victim,  stabbed in the shoulder,  intestines,  characters killed one by one,  disembowelment,  duct tape over mouth,  tension,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  impersonation,  security camera,  sociopath,  answering machine,  knocked out,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  tied to a chair,  video camera,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  flashlight,  f word,  psychopath,  punched in the face,  investigation,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  female protagonist,  digit in title,  corpse,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  party,  number in title,  death,  blood,  murder,  police,  violence

Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Themes:greed,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Story:sole black character dies cliche,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  red herring,  female cop,  stabbed in the arm,  hiding in a closet,  stabbed in the leg,  punched in the stomach,  crime scene,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  sociopath,  revelation,  suspicion,  policewoman,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  police officer killed,  home invasion,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  ambulance,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  death,  violence,  blood,  police,  murder

The Devil's Rejects (2005) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Crime, Horror

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering nearby the house and also escapes. Otis and Baby call their patriarch, the mad clown Captain Spaulding and they schedule to reunite at an isolated motel in the desert. When Otis and Baby arrive, they kidnap two families of singers, using sadism and violence against the harmless persons. Meanwhile, Sheriff Wydell promises to capture and kill the runaways, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, the Deputy George Wydell. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:sheriff
Story:sole black character dies cliche,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  deputy,  stabbed in the hand,  media coverage,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  aunt niece relationship,  murder of a police officer,  crime scene,  female killer,  kicked in the stomach,  stabbed in the stomach,  knocked out,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  bound and gagged,  police station,  f word,  death of mother,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  police,  murder,  death,  sequel,  blood

Wrong Turn (2003)
Horror

Wrong Turn (2003)

Themes:escape,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Characters:teenager
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  dead teenager,  cliche,  stupid victim,  stabbed in the shoulder,  deputy,  characters killed one by one,  murder of a police officer,  group of friends,  self mutilation,  stabbed in the back,  police officer killed,  home invasion,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  bound and gagged,  flashlight,  psychopath,  falling from height,  rescue,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  death,  violence,  murder,  blood

You're Next (2011)
Horror, Thriller

You're Next (2011)

When a gang of masked, ax-wielding murderers descend upon the Davison family reunion, the hapless victims seem trapped... until an unlikely guest of the family proves to be the most talented killer of all.

Themes:conspiracy,  deception
Mood:slasher,  gore
Story:foot chase,  thrown through a glass door,  startled,  stabbed in the foot,  hiding under a bed,  stabbed in the shoulder,  stabbed in the arm,  masked killer,  characters killed one by one,  stabbed in the neck,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  flashlight,  death of mother,  psychopath,  punched in the face,  serial killer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  violence,  death

The Guest (2014)
Mystery, Thriller

The Guest (2014)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:teenager
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  hiding under a bed,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the neck,  underage drinking,  suspicion,  high school student,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  flashlight,  f word,  death of mother,  psychopath,  punched in the face,  small town,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  high school,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  party,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  death,  blood,  violence

Bride Of Chucky (1998) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Comedy, Horror

Bride Of Chucky (1998)

Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts, two eloping high-school graduates.

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge,  love
Mood:slasher,  gore
Characters:teenager
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  stupid victim,  self referential,  sequel to cult favorite,  dead woman with eyes open,  murder of a police officer,  female killer,  fourth part,  sociopath,  ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship,  suspicion,  film within a film,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  police officer killed,  news report,  femme fatale,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  throat slitting,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  high school,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  death,  murder,  police,  sequel,  violence,  blood

Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  stupid victim,  filmed killing,  stabbed in the arm,  stabbed in the throat,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  revelation,  knocked out,  stabbed in the back,  police officer killed,  news report,  femme fatale,  home invasion,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  party,  number in title,  murder,  violence,  blood,  death

Cabin Fever (2002)
Comedy, Horror

Cabin Fever (2002)

The college friends Paul, Karen, Bert, Marcy and Jeff rent an isolated cabin in the woods to spend a week together. When they arrive, a man contaminated with a weird disease asks for help to them, but they get in panic and burn the man, who falls in the water reservoir and dies. The whole group, except Karen, makes a pact of drinking only beer along the week without knowing where the dead body is. When Karen drinks tap water and gets the disease, the group begins their journey to hell. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  drunkenness,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:sheriff
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  cliche,  spitting blood,  stabbed in the foot,  stupid victim,  deputy,  characters killed one by one,  stabbed in the leg,  disembowelment,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  underage drinking,  tension,  group of friends,  self mutilation,  vigilante,  knocked out,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  home invasion,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  ambulance,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  party,  death,  murder,  violence,  police,  blood

The Purge (2013)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge (2013)

In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity-including murder-becomes legal. The police can't be called. Hospitals suspend help. It's one night when the citizenry regulates itself without thought of punishment. On this night plagued by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking. When an intruder breaks into James Sandin's (Ethan Hawke) gated community during the yearly lockdown, he begins a sequence of events that threatens to tear a family apart. Now, it is up to James, his wife, Mary (Lena Headey), and their kids to make it through the night without turning into the monsters from whom they hide. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  satire
Story:hiding under a bed,  filmed killing,  hiding in a closet,  media coverage,  lens flare,  stabbed in the leg,  duct tape over mouth,  stabbed in the stomach,  security camera,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  home invasion,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  bound and gagged,  flashlight,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  police,  death,  violence,  blood

Escape Plan (2013) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Characters:sheriff
Period:2010s
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  stabbed in the shoulder,  stabbed in the leg,  punched in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  author,  shot in the forehead,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  disguise,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  violence,  murder,  blood,  death

Sorority Row (2009)
Horror, Mystery

Sorority Row (2009)

"Sorority Row" sees a group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer.

Themes:drunkenness,  betrayal
Mood:slasher,  gore
Story:reference to facebook,  filmed killing,  webcam,  hiding in a closet,  laptop computer,  characters killed one by one,  dead woman with eyes open,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  sociopath,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  flashlight,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  corpse,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  party,  violence,  murder,  blood,  death

Green Room (2015)
Crime, Horror, Thriller

Green Room (2015)

A band straying into a secluded part of the Pacific Northwest stumbles onto a horrific act of violence. Because they are the only witnesses, they become the targets of a terrifying gang of skinheads who want to make sure all the evidence is eliminated.

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Period:2010s
Story:threatened with a knife,  stabbed in the forehead,  stabbed in the arm,  stabbed in the hand,  characters killed one by one,  disembowelment,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  crime scene,  tension,  stabbed in the stomach,  sociopath,  revelation,  policewoman,  cousin cousin relationship,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  violence,  death,  murder,  police,  blood

Taking Lives (2004)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Taking Lives (2004)

The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  jealousy,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  red herring,  hiding under a bed,  whodunit,  laptop computer,  lens flare,  murder of a police officer,  crime scene,  strong female lead,  impersonation,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  answering machine,  strong female character,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  police officer killed,  news report,  home invasion,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  death,  murder,  police,  blood

The Bone Collector (1999) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Bone Collector (1999)

Quadripeligic ex-cop Lincoln Rhyme was looking forward to his assisted suicide when he got the news: some sicko was abducting people in a taxi and leaving them to die in particularly sadistic ways. With time counting down between each abduction and possible death, Rhyme recruits rather-unwilling Amelia Donaghy, haunted by her cop father's suicide and thinking she's next, into working the crime scenes to track down the killer. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:red herring,  female cop,  whodunit,  bookstore,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  tension,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  revelation,  policewoman,  knocked out,  author,  police officer killed,  home invasion,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  blood,  death,  police,  murder,  violence

The Crazies (2010)
Horror, Thriller

The Crazies (2010)

As a toxin begins to turn the residents of Ogden Marsh, Iowa into violent psychopaths, sheriff David Dutton tries to make sense of the situation while he, his wife, and two other unaffected townspeople band together in a fight for survival.

Themes:escape,  revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:sheriff,  teenager
Story:stabbed in the shoulder,  deputy,  hiding in a closet,  stabbed in the hand,  stabbed in the throat,  murder of a police officer,  walkie talkie,  barn,  shot in the forehead,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  police station,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  rescue,  small town,  shot in the chest,  high school,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  death,  blood,  violence

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

A couple are driving home when their car breaks down just as the Purge commences. Meanwhile, a police sergeant goes out into the streets to get revenge on the man who killed his son, and a mother and daughter run from their home after assailants destroy it. The five people meet up as they attempt to survive the night in Los Angeles. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Locations:hospital
Story:foot chase,  hiding in a closet,  media coverage,  lens flare,  parking garage,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  sequel,  death,  police,  murder,  violence,  blood

The Fugitive (1993)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Fugitive (1993)

A well respected Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble has found out that his wife, Helen, has been murdered ferociously in her own home. The police found Kimble and accused him of the murder. Then, Kimble (without Justifiable Reason) was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death. However, on the way to prison, Kimble's transport crashed. Kimble escapes and is now on the run. Deputy Samuel Gerard from Chicago takes charge of the chase of Kimble. Meanwhile, Kimble takes up his own investigation to find who really killed his wife, and to lure Gerard and his team into it as well. (Read More)

Themes:greed,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Characters:sheriff
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  red herring,  climbing through a window,  deputy,  punched in the stomach,  murder of a police officer,  press conference,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  falling down stairs,  suspicion,  police officer killed,  home invasion,  ambulance,  disguise,  police station,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  investigation,  small town,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  husband wife relationship,  police,  death,  murder,  blood

Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:elevator
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  stabbed in the forehead,  stabbed in the arm,  body landing on a car,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the throat,  female killer,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  suspicion,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  femme fatale,  home invasion,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  disguise,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  party,  husband wife relationship,  police,  death,  violence,  murder,  blood

Saw IV (2007)
Horror, Mystery

Saw IV (2007)

Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through Jigsaw's latest grisly remains and piecing together the puzzle. However, when SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw has but ninety minutes to overcome a series of demented traps and save an old friend or face the deadly consequences. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Story:threatened with a knife,  intestines,  dead woman with eyes open,  stabbed in the leg,  disembowelment,  stabbed in the throat,  crime scene,  fourth part,  self mutilation,  sociopath,  revelation,  electrocution,  police officer killed,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  bound and gagged,  police station,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  number in title,  murder,  violence,  death,  blood,  police,  sequel

Underworld: Awakening (2012)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Underworld: Awakening (2012)

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael in the harbor, they are hit by a grenade and Selene passes out. Twelve years later, Selene awakes from a cryogenic sleep in the Antigen laboratory and meets the Vampire David. She learns that she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth. But Selene is still connected to Michael and has visions that she believes that belongs to Michael's sight. However she has a surprise and finds that she has a powerful daughter named Eve that has been raised in the laboratory. Now Selene and David have to protect Eve against the Lycans that intend to use her to inoculate their species against silver. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  escape,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Period:2010s
Story:stabbed in the shoulder,  stabbed in the arm,  body landing on a car,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the throat,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  fourth part,  security camera,  self mutilation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  police station,  flashlight,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  blood,  murder,  sequel,  police,  violence,  death

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:gore
Story:sole black character dies cliche,  threatened with a knife,  stabbed in the foot,  stabbed in the arm,  body landing on a car,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the throat,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  sociopath,  revelation,  knocked out,  fired from the job,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  flashlight,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  death,  sequel,  violence,  blood,  murder

Near Dark (1987) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller

Near Dark (1987)

A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars. Part of his initiation includes a bloody assault on a hick bar.

Themes:deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Characters:sheriff,  teenager
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  shooting a police officer,  deputy,  punched in the stomach,  stabbed in the throat,  murder of a police officer,  barn,  sociopath,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  femme fatale,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  small town,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  police,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder

Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Total Recall (2012)

For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal
Locations:elevator
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  foot chase,  stabbed in the hand,  media coverage,  lens flare,  murder of a police officer,  strong female lead,  stabbed in the stomach,  self mutilation,  strong female character,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  disguise,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  death,  violence,  police

Oldboy (2013)
Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Oldboy (2013)

An advertising executive is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his punishment, only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment.

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  revenge
Mood:gore
Story:foot chase,  filmed killing,  stabbed in the hand,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the throat,  revelation,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  home invasion,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Cursed (2005)
Comedy, Horror

Cursed (2005)

Ellie has been taking care of her younger brother Jimmy since their parents death. One night after picking him up from a party they are involved in a car accident on Mullholland Drive. While trying to rescue a woman from the other car a creature attacks and kills her, also injuring both Ellie and Jimmy. After some research Jimmy realizes the creature could only have been a werewolf. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  drunkenness,  jealousy,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  satire
Locations:elevator
Characters:teenager
Story:foot chase,  publicist,  body landing on a car,  stabbed in the throat,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  high school student,  knocked out,  electrocution,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  home invasion,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  high school,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  party,  police,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence

Criminal (2016) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Period:2010s
Story:foot chase,  death threat,  stabbed in the throat,  duct tape over mouth,  female killer,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  sociopath,  knocked out,  electrocution,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder,  police

Prisoners (2013)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Prisoners (2013)

How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver, Alex Jones, but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads and pressure mounts, knowing his child's life is at stake the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family? (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:hospital
Characters:teenager
Period:2010s
Story:foot chase,  red herring,  media coverage,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  press conference,  sociopath,  revelation,  vigilante,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  husband wife relationship,  police,  blood,  violence

The Strangers (2008)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Strangers (2008)

After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive. (Read More)

Mood:slasher,  suspense
Story:foot chase,  unmasking,  breaking through a door,  taunting,  hiding in a closet,  masked killer,  female killer,  stabbed in the stomach,  barn,  knocked out,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  disguise,  flashlight,  psychopath,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  knife,  murder,  violence,  blood

Child's Play (1988)
Horror, Thriller

Child's Play (1988)

When Charles Lee Ray needs to get quick escape from cop Mike Norris, he takes his soul and buries it into playful, seemingly good guy doll Chucky. Little does he know a little boy by the name of Andy Barclay will be the new owner of him soon-to-come. Charles confides in Andy while he commits numerous murders. Once the adults accept Andy's story as truth, it's too late. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  revenge
Mood:slasher
Locations:elevator
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  sole black character dies cliche,  foot chase,  breaking through a door,  taunting,  hiding under a bed,  whodunit,  hiding in a closet,  stabbed in the hand,  body landing on a car,  stabbed in the leg,  tension,  knocked out,  electrocution,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  police station,  psychopath,  falling from height,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  cult film,  knife,  blood,  murder

House On Haunted Hill (1999) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

House On Haunted Hill (1999)

When an eccentric millionaire offer a group of opposites $1,000,000 to spend the night in a so called "Haunted House" with a murderous past, they figure it is a quick way to get quick money and leave. All of them are sure it is some made up story just to mess with their heads a little and test their courage. But, once they stay in the house they start to think about the mistake they made in coming there when mysterious things start to happen. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Story:bullet proof vest,  stupid victim,  camcorder,  stabbed in the hand,  stabbed in the neck,  security camera,  suspicion,  knocked out,  electrocution,  femme fatale,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  party,  husband wife relationship,  death,  murder,  blood

Saw: The Final Chapter (2010)
Horror, Mystery, Crime

Saw: The Final Chapter (2010)

Detective Matt Gibson chases the psychotic Detective Mark Hoffman while Jigsaw's widow Jill Tuck tries to kill him as assigned by her husband. However he escapes and Jill meets Gibson and offers to sign an affidavit listing the murders committed by Hoffman. In return, she requests protection. Meanwhile, the prominent Jigsaw survivor and leader of a support group Bobby Dagen is abducted with his wife and friends and forced to play a mortal game to save himself and his beloved wife. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Period:2010s
Story:book signing,  publicist,  intestines,  characters killed one by one,  disembowelment,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  kicked in the stomach,  self mutilation,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  police officer killed,  news report,  tied to a chair,  stabbed to death,  police station,  numbered sequel,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  mask,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  digit in title,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  number in title,  blood,  violence,  death,  sequel

The Colony (2013)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Colony (2013)

Groups of people - colonies - are forced underground due to another ice age. Colony 7 goes to check on Colony 5, which they lost contact with. When they get there they find that the colony has fallen and there is a whole new enemy that they have to face on their way back.

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:sole black character dies cliche,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  breaking through a door,  stabbed in the shoulder,  lens flare,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  tension,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

Allegiant (2016)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  love,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:teenager
Story:foot chase,  cliche,  stabbed in the shoulder,  stabbed in the neck,  stabbed in the throat,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  strong female character,  suspicion,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  shot in the forehead,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood,  sequel

Jason X (2001) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Jason X (2001)

Set way in the future, Earth is no longer inhabitable, so humans have colonized in outer space. One colony receives two cryogenically frozen bodies, and when they defrost them, one of the bodies turns out to be.....who else? Jason Voorhees. No longer in the forest or Camp Crystal Lake, Jason stalks the colonists in a whole new environment. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Characters:teenager
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  threatened with a knife,  woman in danger,  stupid victim,  stabbed in the shoulder,  masked killer,  characters killed one by one,  kicked in the stomach,  stabbed in the stomach,  electrocution,  stabbed in the back,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  throat slitting,  flashlight,  numbered sequel,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  mask,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  number in title,  death,  murder,  violence,  sequel,  blood

Ghost Ship (2002)
Horror

Ghost Ship (2002)

After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre ocurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature. (Read More)

Themes:greed,  deception,  drunkenness,  betrayal
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:villain not really dead cliche,  sole black character dies cliche,  startled,  stabbed in the foot,  stabbed in the leg,  stabbed in the throat,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  femme fatale,  death of friend,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  flashlight,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  cult film,  blood,  violence,  murder,  death

Split (2016)
Horror, Thriller

Split (2016)

When three girls are kidnapped by a man with 23 different personalities, they have to work out which of those personalities will help them escape and which of those personalities will try to stop them.

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Characters:teenager
Period:2010s
Story:sole black character dies cliche,  dead teenager,  characters killed one by one,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  sociopath,  revelation,  suspicion,  high school student,  knocked out,  news report,  death of friend,  ambulance,  flashlight,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  black comedy,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  party,  murder,  death,  blood,  sequel,  violence

Solace (2015)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Solace (2015)

A psychic doctor, John Clancy (Sir Anthony Hopkins), works with an F.B.I. Special Agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in search of serial killer Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell). After having lived in isolation for two years, since the death of his daughter, Clancy is asked by his friend Joe, an F.B.I. Special Agent to help him solve several murders committed by a serial killer. The problem is that Ambrose is also psychic, and far ahead of Clancy. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  red herring,  whodunit,  crime scene,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  death of friend,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  blood,  death,  murder,  police,  violence

The Double (2011) is one of the best movies like Scream 4 (2011)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Double (2011)

Story kicks off with the mysterious murder of a senator bearing the marks of a Soviet assassin, who was long thought to be dead. To hunt down the killer, a retired CIA operative, who spent his career going toe-to-toe with his Soviet nemesis, is teamed with a young FBI agent.

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Period:2010s
Story:threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  filmed killing,  parking garage,  sociopath,  revelation,  suspicion,  throat slitting,  ambulance,  held at gunpoint,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence

Jack Reacher (2012)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher (2012)

In an innocent heartland city, five are shot dead by an expert sniper. The police quickly identify and arrest the culprit, and build a slam-dunk case. But instead of confessing, the accused man writes the words, "Get Jack Reacher." Reacher himself sees the news report and turns up in the city. The defense is immensely relieved, but Reacher has come to bury the guy. Shocked at the accused's request, Reacher sets out to confirm for himself the absolute certainty of the man's guilt, but comes up with more than he bargained for. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Story:lens flare,  punched in the stomach,  crime scene,  parking garage,  security camera,  self mutilation,  vigilante,  knocked out,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  police officer killed,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  police station,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  death,  violence,  police,  murder,  blood

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