10 best movies like The Strange Ones (2018)

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Movies similar to The Strange Ones (2018): Slow West, Cabin Fever, Hell or High Water, American Honey, The Mountain Between Us, The Accountant, Blackway, After, Personal Shopper, Slasher.

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Slow West (2015)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, western
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:09
CharactersTeens, Friends, Gangsters, Horses, Hunters, Dogs, Thieves, Indians
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Skirmishes, Death, Loneliness
PlaceForest, USA, Wild West, Ireland
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense

In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.

Cabin Fever (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersTeens, Friends, Dogs
PlotLove, Death, Skirmishes, Viruses
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

In this grisly remake of the 2002 horror hit, five college chums rent an isolated woodland cabin for a party. But their fun quickly ends when the group is exposed to a hideous flesh-eating virus, and survival becomes the name of the game.

Hell or High Water (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:40
CharactersBrothers, Sheriffs, Dogs, Horses, Criminals
PlotAdventure, Robbery, Investigation, Weapon, Pursuit, Skirmishes, Bank robbery, Oil, Chase
PlacePrison, USA, Small cities
StyleAtmospheric, Tense

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.

American Honey (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersTeens, Losers, Thieves, Dogs, Cats, Horses, Cowboys, Spiders
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Money, Freedom, Youth, First love, Dancing, Hip Hop, Motorcycles, Obsession, Travel, Oil
PlaceUSA, Hotels, Party

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersFriends, Dogs, Journalists, Pilots
PlotTime travel, Death, Survival, Relationship, Love, Snow, Travel
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, USA, Party
StyleTense, Atmospheric, Unexpected ending

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

The Accountant (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersPolice, Family, Brothers, Friends, Autistic, Hired assassins, Snipers, Criminals
PlotFight, Investigation, Chase, Survival, Skirmishes, Justice
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Blackway (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersOld man, Cats, Sheriffs, Criminals
PlotDrug addict, Pursuit, Snow
PlaceOffice, Small cities
TimeWinter
StyleFor single girls, Action, Heavy, Soulful, Tense, Disturbing

A young woman newly returned to her hometown becomes the subject of harassment by a man named Blackway, an ex-cop turned violent crime lord who operates with impunity in this small community on the edge of the wilderness. Forsaken by the local townspeople—and advised by the Sheriff to leave town—Lillian decides instead to take a stand against her sociopathic stalker, and enlists the help of ex-logger Lester and his laconic young sidekick.

After (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Students, Demons
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Ghosts
PlaceCollege, Russia
StyleBy books, Disturbing

Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.

Personal Shopper (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration01:55
CharactersBrothers, Friends, Dogs, Strong women
PlotDeath, Shopping, Supernatural, Ghosts, Travel
PlaceTrains, Hotels

A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.

Slasher (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration00:30
CharactersFamily, Serial killers
PlotMystery, Investigation, Survival, Jealousy
PlaceVillage, Small cities, Prison
StyleAction, Disturbing, Heavy, Tense, For men

Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying murders centered around the seven deadly sins.

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Meaning of life, Relationship
PlaceUSA

The film tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret also stuck in the time loop. Mark and Margaret form a magnetic partnership, setting out to find all the tiny things that make that one day perfect. What follows is a love story with a fantastical twist, as the two struggle to figure out how -- and whether -- to escape their never-ending day.

The Painted Bird (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
CharactersDogs, Cats, Horses, Snipers, Childrens
PlotTime travel, Loneliness, Death, Survival, Religious
PlaceSmall cities, Trains, Village

A young Jewish boy in Poland seeks refuge in the forest during World War II where he encounters many different characters.

Low Tide (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Brothers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Money, Relationship, Fidelity
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action

Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller.

Traffik (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersCriminals, Sheriffs, Bikers, Girlfriends, Newlyweds
PlotSurvival, Love, Death, Chase, Travel
PlaceSmall cities
StyleHeavy, Tense

A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

Dark Water (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrehorror, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:54
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotAdventure, Love, Mystery, Mystery, Fear, Relationship
PlaceForest, Russia, Village, Lake

Strange and scary things start to happen after three young people spend a night on abandoned ship.

Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersParents, Friends, Aliens
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Mystery, Mystery, UFO, Investigation, Missing people, Expeditions, Abduction, Fear, Cars
PlaceForest, USA, Mountains, Deserts, Aircraft
StyleExciting, Light, Tense, Disturbing

20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.

It Comes at Night (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Snipers, Hermits
PlotFear, Apocalypse, Survival, End of the world
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Good Time (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersPolice, Brothers, Friends, Dogs, Jews, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Chase, Death, Money, Bank robbery, Loneliness
PlaceHospitals, USA, Prison, Ships, Ghetto
StyleTense, Disturbing, Fascinating

After a heist goes awry, a bank robber spends a night trying to free his brother from Riker's Island prison.

The Young Offenders (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland
Duration01:29
CharactersMafia, Teens, Friends, Thieves, Chickens
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel
PlaceIreland, Small cities, Beach

Two teenage boys cycle 160 km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.

Z for Zachariah (2015)
Mark3 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryIceland, Luxembourg, New Zealand, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersScientists, Dogs, Teens
PlotReligious, Survival, Relationship, Love triangle, Apocalypse, Nuclear War, Jealousy
PlaceForest, Small cities
StyleAction, Depressive, Tense

In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly been driven mad by radiation exposure and his desperate search for others. A fragile, imperative strand of trust connects them. But when a stranger enters the valley, their precarious bond begins to unravel.




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