10 best movies like Containment (2016)

Movies similar to Containment (2016): Doom: Annihilation, 3 from Hell, In the Shadow of the Moon, Take Your Pills, One Cut of the Dead, Leatherface, A Fantastic Woman, Ryde, Hangman, 24 Hours to Live.

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Doom: Annihilation (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
Duration00:30
CharactersMonsters, Scientists, Military, Demons, Zombie
PlotSurvival, Confrontation, Weapon
PlaceMars
StyleDisturbing

Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.

3 from Hell (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrethriller
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Clowns, Dogs
PlotDeath
PlaceUSA, Prison

After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Winslow, the demented Firefly clan escape to unleash a whole new wave of murder, madness and mayhem.

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation, Time travel
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.

Take Your Pills (2018)
CharactersParents, Doctors, Scientists, Journalists, Pupils
PlaceOffice, USA

In a hypercompetitive world, drugs like Adderall offer students, athletes, coders and others a way to do more -- faster and better. But at what cost?

One Cut of the Dead (2017)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrehorror, comedy
Duration01:11
CharactersZombie, Actors
PlotDeath
PlaceUSA, Japan

Things go badly for a hack director and film crew shooting a low budget zombie movie in an abandoned Second World War Japanese facility, when they are attacked by real zombies.

Leatherface (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Police, Nurses
PlotAdventure, Travel, Mystery, Mystery, The escape, Survival
PlaceForest, USA
StyleTense

A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will destroy his mind, moulding him into a monster named Leatherface.

A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryChile, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersPolice, Doctors, Dogs
PlotLove, Death, Dancing
PlaceHospitals

Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

Ryde (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:08
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Police
PlotDeath, Fear
PlaceLos Angeles, USA

Technology brings us closer. Or perhaps it brings strangers, a little too close. But how much can you really trust someone? With a new ride share service, you never know who will be getting in a car with. Or if you'll ever get out.

Hangman (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Police, Friends, Detectives, Journalists, Reporters, Serial killers, Strong women
PlotDeath, Investigation, Motorcycles
PlaceUSA, School

A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.

24 Hours to Live (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountrySouth Africa, China, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersKillers, Police
PlotRevenge, Death, Skirmishes
PlaceUSA
StyleTense

An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.

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Bullet Head (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryBulgaria, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersPolice, Dogs
PlotDeath, Money, Drug addict
PlaceUSA

A group of career criminals finds itself trapped in a warehouse with the law – and an Attack Dog named DeNiro closing in.

American Violence (2017)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersDoctors, Psychologists
PlotDeath, Investigation
PlacePrison, USA

A psychologist interviews a death row inmate to determine whether or not a stay of execution should be granted.

Santa Clarita Diet (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersDoctors, Family, Friends, Mothers, Zombie
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleLight

They're ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.

The Night Watchmen (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersVampire, Monsters, Friends, Clowns
PlotChase, Fear, Supernatural, Death
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleDisturbing

Three inept night watchmen, aided by a young rookie and a fearless tabloid journalist, fight an epic battle to save their lives. A mistaken warehouse delivery unleashes a horde of hungry vampires, and these unlikely heroes must not only save themselves but also stop the scourge that threatens to take over the city of Baltimore.

Alone (2017)
Mark4.8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:51
CharactersTeens, Monsters
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Fear, Survival, Death, Loneliness
PlaceUSA, Hotels
TimePost apocalypse

Five kids wake up in a world where everybody has disappeared.

All the Money in the World (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Detectives, Mothers, Billionaires
PlotLove, Abduction, Investigation, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Kings (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, China, USA
Duration02:21
CharactersPolice
PlotDeath
PlaceUSA

A foster family in South Central a few weeks before the city erupts in violence following the verdict of the Rodney King trial in 1992.

Teleios (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersScientists
PlotTravel, Death, Survival, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceSpace, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, Action

A deep space mining vessel has been adrift for two years. It is suspected the crew brutally killed each other, but the reason for the bloodbath is unknown. A rescue crew is sent to find if there are any survivors, what happened and why.

The Eyes (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
PlotDeath, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action

6 strangers are kidnapped and through governmental technology have proof they have all killed before and are told 5 will die this night, one may walk, and the six have 2 hours to decide who gets to live.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:42
CharactersWizards, Monsters, Scientists
PlotMulti-part, Adventure, Travel, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

The Horde (2016)
Mark3 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends, Pupils, Cannibals
PlotDeath, Fear, Martial Arts
PlaceMountains, USA
StyleAction, Tense

The film follows John Crenshaw as he accompanies his girlfriend and her students on a weekend nature-photography expedition deep into the woods. What should be an educational and fun-filled weekend turns into horror as the group is besieged by an unspeakable evil - a horde of hideously disfigured, mutated humans with an insatiable taste for blood. As things go from bad to worse, Crenshaw becomes their only hope if they are going to get out alive.

Zootopia (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Police, Scientists, Gangsters, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Conspiracies, Fight, Chase, Adventure, Missing people
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
StyleDisney, For children, For a cozy evening, Popular

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Lethal Weapon (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:10
CharactersPolice, Friends, Partners
PlotDeath, Investigation, Weapon
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Fascinating

A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.

Phobia (2016)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryIndia
CharactersPolice, Doctors
PlotDeath, Mystery, Investigation
PlaceParty, India
StyleDisturbing, Action

If you're not safe at home, and you're not safe outside, what do you do? Where do you go? Is it possible to face your fears? Find out in the spookiest psychological thriller of the year, Phobia, starring Radhika Apte.

Dog Eat Dog (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersPolice
PlotAbduction, Death, Weapon
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy

Carved from a lifetime of experience that runs the gamut from incarceration to liberation, Dog Eat Dog is the story of three men who are all out of prison and now have the task of adapting themselves to civilian life.

Lego Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersMonsters, Zombie, Dogs
PlotGhosts, Investigation
PlaceUSA, Lighthouse

Oooh Hollywood! The glitz, the glam...the Headless Horseman?! Join your favorite K-9 sleuth, Scooby-Doo, along with Shaggy and the Mystery Inc. gang as they find themselves in a tinsel-town twist! While on a VIP tour of the legendary Brickton Studios, Scooby and friends get a first-hand experience of the rumored hauntings when classic movie monsters drop in for a creepy casting call. There's only one way to solve this thriller and save the aging studio - it's Mystery Inc's movie magic time! Grab your Scooby Snacks and hop in the director's chair for this all-new LEGO® movie!

Daylight's End (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration03:58
CharactersMonsters, Vampire
PlotDisasters, Viruses, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

Years after a mysterious plague has devastated the planet and turned most of humanity into blood-hungry creatures, a rogue drifter on a vengeful hunt stumbles across a band of survivors in an abandoned police station and reluctantly agrees to try to help them defend themselves and escape to the sanctuary they so desperately need.

Triple 9 (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersPolice, Gangsters
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery
PlacePrison, USA
StyleExciting, Action

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.

Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersKillers, Police
PlotRevenge, Travel, Death, Curses
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

When a young man is executed for committing murder, he leaves behind a curse letter, promising vengeance for all those connected to his unfair trial.

Tell Me How I Die (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersDoctors, Scientists
PlotDeath
PlaceLaboratory
StyleTense, Disturbing, Exciting

When a group of college students take part in a clinical drug trial, an unexpected side effect of the experimental medicine gives them terrifying visions of their own deaths...which begin to come true. As they scramble to escape their fate, they discover that the killer is among them and shares their ability to see the future - only he seems to be one step ahead of their efforts to survive.

We Go On (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersScientists, Demons
PlotTime travel, Money, Supernatural, Life after death, Death
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleDisturbing

WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that can prove that we go on after our deaths. He narrows the responses down to three viable candidates a scientist, a medium, and a worldly entrepreneur. Along with his fiercely protective mother, he embarks on an adventure that will spiral into an unthinkable nightmare.

Animal Kingdom (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
CharactersParents
PlotDeath, Moving
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating

The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the business and calls the shots, the clan also consists of Pope, the oldest and most dangerous of the Cody boys; Craig, the tough and fearless middle son; and Deran, the troubled, suspicious "baby" of the family.

Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.9)
Genreaction, drama, crime, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersBrothers
PlotDepression, Revenge, Death, Martial Arts
PlaceUSA
StyleInspirational, Disturbing, Exciting, Action

Eric and Kurt Sloane are the descendants of a well-known Venice, California-based family of martial artists. Kurt, the younger of the two, has always been in his brother Eric’s shadow, and despite his talent has been told he lacks the instinct needed to become a champion. But when Kurt witnesses the merciless murder of his brother at the hands of Muay Thai champion Tong Po, he vows revenge. He trains with his brother’s mentor for a fight to the death with Tong Po. At first it seems impossible to turn Kurt into the living weapon he must become to beat Tong Po, but through a series of tests and dangerous encounters, Kurt proves he has a deeper strength that will carry him through to his final showdown with Tong Po.

Hollow Creek (2016)
Mark1 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Writers, Lovers
PlotAbduction, Pursuit, Death, Investigation
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleDisturbing, Tense, Action

Trying to find inspiration for his next horror novel, Blake retreats to the Appalachian Mountains with his mistress, Angelica. Upon arrival they learn about the case of several missing boys in the area. When Angelica follows a lead to one of the missing boys and disappears, Blake becomes a prime suspect.

Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard (2015)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersZombie
PlotDeath, Fear, Survival, Viruses
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy

A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.

Poltergeist (2015)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:41
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Parents, Mothers, Fathers, Pupils
PlotDeath, Mystery, Mystery, Mystery, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her.

True Story (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersKillers, Police, Journalists
PlotDeath
PlacePrison, Mexico, New York, USA, Court
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating

A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.

Pay the Ghost (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada
Duration02:07
CharactersPolice, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Death, Investigation, Supernatural
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeHalloween

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

I Origins (2014)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists
PlotLife after death, Love, Death, Meaning of life
PlaceIndia, USA
StyleMakes me think, Atmospheric

I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and and spiritual beliefs. Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.

Mercy (2014)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:19
CharactersWizards, Family, Neighbors, Mothers
PlotLove, Magic, Death, Fear, Supernatural
PlaceSmall cities, USA
StyleAction

A single mom and her two boys help take care of their grandmother with mystical powers

Zombex (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 2.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Parents, Doctors, Family
PlotDeath
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

ZOMBEX tells the story of a post-Katrina New Orleans as it deals with a new disaster, a zombie apocalypse. NOLA residents are no longer experiencing the depression and post-traumatic stress due to the trauma of the hurricane, thanks to the revolutionary ZOMBEX - a rogue, yet, "clinically-proven" anti-depressant pharmaceutical manufactured by a nefarious organization. For those who call the Big Easy their home, everything is just now turning around for them. Or, could it just be the drug, ZOMBEX, talking... Just as things are turning around for the city and its people, they once again must face a disaster of epic proportions. Only this time, they're dealing with the prospect of losing the people of New Orleans as they turn into the city's walking dead.

Banshee Chapter (2013)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:27
CharactersMonsters, Doctors, Scientists, Journalists, Military
PlotInvestigation
PlaceLaboratory

On the trail of a missing friend who had been experimenting with mind-altering drugs, a young journalist - aided by a rogue counter-culture writer, The Silence of The Lambs -- finds herself drawn into the dangerous world of top-secret government chemical research and the mystery of a disturbing radio signal of unknown origin. A fast-paced thriller blending fact and fiction, Banshee Chapter is based on real documents, actual test subject testimony, and uncovered secrets about covert programs run by the CIA.

Lift to Hell (2013)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror
CountryChina
Duration01:27
CharactersPolice, Doctors, Nurses
PlotDeath, Mystery, Investigation, Fear, Mystery
PlaceChina, Hospitals

A killing spree takes place in a northern China's hospital, an old elevator goes to the 18th floor - underground.

The Flu (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:02
PlotViruses, Survival
StyleDisturbing

A case of the flu quickly morphs into a pandemic. As the death toll mounts and the living panic, the government plans extreme measures to contain it.

The Gambler (2013)
Mark6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryLithuania
Duration01:49
CharactersDoctors, Lawyers
PlotDeath
PlaceCasino, France, Beach, Yachts
StyleAction

Paramedic Vincentas is a passionate gambler, who is forced to make radical decisions to return the debts. An idea strikes Vincentas to create an illegal game related to his profession. Love, life and death will be at stake.

End of Watch (2012)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Skirmishes
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleAction

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Line of Duty (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPolice
PlotDeath, Skirmishes, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

A drama about the investigations of AC-12, a controversial police anticorruption unit.

50/50 (2011)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersDoctors, Friends
PlotDeath, Cancer
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleTouching, To cry

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

Contagion (2011)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46
CharactersScientists
PlotViruses, End of the world
StyleAction

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

The Revenant (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersZombie, Vampire
PlotDeath, Funeral, Survival
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting

A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.

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