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List of the best movies like Girl in the Basement (2021): Fear Street: 1978, Body Cam, Midnight in the Switchgrass, Oxygen, Run, Women, The Devil Below, Ava, Unhinged, Sentinelle.

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Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Girlfriends
PlotSurvival, Multi-part
PlaceSummer camp, Small cities
StyleWomens in main roles, Depressive, Disturbing

In 1978, two rival groups at Camp Nightwing must band together to solve a terrifying mystery when horrors from their towns' history come alive.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Cops involved with covering up a murder by getting rid of their body cam video footage find themselves haunted by an evil spirit.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Truckers, FBI, Beautiful girls
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Cheating, Human trafficking
StyleAction, Womens in main roles

FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the infamous 'Truck Stop Killer'.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryFrance, USA
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Computers, Technology, Diving
PlaceClosed Space
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Disabled people, Mom and daughter, Single mothers, Guardian
PlotInvestigation, Mental disorders, Mystery, Tracking
StyleWomens in main roles, Disturbing

Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Iceland, United Kingdom
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Students, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Hostage, Stockholm syndrome
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Disturbing

A small town detective while investigating the disappearance of a local woman comes across an unassuming Sociology professor who is hiding a secret life.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Friends
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Friendship, Death, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Disturbing

A group of four amateur adventurers who specialize in exploring remote and forsaken places pay a visit to Shookum Hills, a town in the remote Appalachian Mountains which was abandoned decades ago due to a mysterious coal mine fire.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSpecial agents, Hired assassins, Strong women, Former Special Agent
PlotSkirmishes, Special services, Chase, Pads
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersManiacs, Single mothers
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Anger
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Fancy, Womens in main roles, Serious

A divorced mother honks impatiently at a deranged middle-aged stranger at a red light while running late on her way to work. His road rage escalates to horrifyingly psychotic proportions as he becomes single-mindedly determined to teach her a deadly lesson for provoking him.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Criminals, Soldier, Veterans
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Justice
PlaceFrance
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Womens in main roles

Transferred home after a traumatizing combat mission, a highly trained French soldier uses her lethal skills to hunt down the man who hurt her sister.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, Money, Conspiracies, Weapon, Cheating
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Womens in main roles

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, India, Canada
CharactersBabysitting, Orphans, Nephews
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, Labyrinths
StyleBy books, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles, Gothic

A young woman quits her teaching job to be a private tutor (governess) for a wealthy young heiress who witnessed her parent's tragic death. Shortly after arriving, the girl's degenerate brother is sent home from his boarding school. The tutor has some strange, unexplainable experiences in the house and begins to suspect there is more to their story.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Missing people, Death, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Tense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersJournalists, Housewives
PlotAbduction, Missing people, Mystery, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, Womens in main roles

An overlooked pencil-pusher catches her husband in bed with another woman, the shock of which causes him to die of a heart attack. So she buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband. But she quickly finds herself in over her head, dodging cops and criminals, all while trying to keep the truth from her sister, a local news anchor who’s desperate for a story.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Sisters
PlaceNew York
StyleMakes me think, Womens in main roles

A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

Markimdb: 2.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Criminals
PlotSkirmishes, Abduction, Hostage, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles

Victoria is a young mother trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts and a motorcycle to take out a series of violent gangsters—or she may never see her child again.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy
PlotDeath, Mental disorders, Tracking
StyleBy books, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors only to witness a disturbing act of violence.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses, Lovers
PlotMoney, Inheritance, Intrigue, Cheating
PlaceEstate
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Womens in main roles

After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens
PlotRevenge, Robbery, Death, Release of hostages
StyleWomens in main roles

A teenager's weekend at a lake house with her father takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersVampire
PlotSupernatural, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Anne is married to a small-town Minister and feels her life and marriage have been shrinking over the past 30 years. After a brutal and bloody encounter with "The Master", she discovers a new sense of power and an appetite to live bigger and bolder than before. However, these changes come with a heavy body count and a toll on her marriage.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:30
CharactersStrong women, Family, Brides, Newlyweds
PlotSurvival, Survival, Pursuit, The escape, Wedding
PlaceCastle, Estate, Mansions
TimeDark ones
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, Fancy, Womens in main roles, Vivid

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersFathers
PlotInheritance, Mystery, Fate, Conspiracies
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense

The patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Sleepwalkers
PlotMental disorders, Dreams
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Psychedelic, Womens in main roles

A socially awkward woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, Australia
CharactersRich
PlotPursuit, Revenge, Obsession, Technology, Death
StyleTwisted plot, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Mark
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
CharactersTeens
PlotFamily life
PlaceRussia
StyleWomens in main roles

Tenth-grade Tanya, being in a difficult life situation, is torn between love for mother and hatred of her stepfather. A decision matures in her mind that can fatally affect not only her life, but also the lives of her closest people.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens, Newlyweds, Lovers
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Fear, Chase, Rest
PlaceForest, Beach, Lake
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

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. Rowdiness quickly turns to rage as the teens terrorize the couple in unimaginable ways, and a weekend outing becomes a bloody battle for survival.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Japan, Canada
Duration01:33
PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Now targeted by the demonic spirits, the detective must do anything to protect herself and her family from harm.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySweden, Norway, Belgium
CharactersLifeguards
PlotSurvival, Diving, Cold, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Ocean
TimeWinter
StyleExciting, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Two Swedish/Norwegian half sisters go on a winter diving trip in Northern Norway, when they get trapped after a rockslide.

Mark
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom
CharactersDetectives, Beautiful girls
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceShips, Egypt
StyleWomens in main roles

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreadventure, crime, detective
CountryAustralia
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceAustralia
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Soulful, Fascinating

After freeing a young Bedouin girl from her unjust imprisonment in Jerusalem, an Australian adventuress, together with her devoted police detective friend, begins to unravel a decade-old mystery concerning priceless emeralds, an ancient curse and the disappearance of the girl's mother and massacre of her tribe.





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