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The Strange Ones 2018
Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is the feature film version of the 2011 short film going by the same name.
List of the best movies like The Strange Ones (2018): Slow West, Blackway, American Honey, Cabin Fever, Hell or High Water, The Mountain Between Us, It Comes at Night, The Battery, Personal Shopper, Wonder Wheel.

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Slow West (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, western
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:09
CharactersDogs, Teens, Horses, Indians, Gangsters
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Skirmishes, Loneliness
PlaceWild West, Forest, Ireland, USA
Time19th century
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Blackway (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersCriminals, Old man, Cats, Sheriffs
PlotDrug addict, Pursuit, Snow
PlaceForest, Office, Small cities
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Soulful, Heavy, Tense, For single girls

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.

American Honey (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersDogs, Teens, Horses, Cowboys, Thieves
PlotDancing, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA
StyleRomantic

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.

Cabin Fever (2016)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersDogs, Teens, Friends
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Friendship, Death, Vacation
PlaceForest, USA
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, 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)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:40
CharactersDogs, Horses, Criminals, Brothers, Sheriffs
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Investigation
PlacePrison, Texas, USA, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, 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.

The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersDogs, Journalists, Friends, Strangers, Pilots
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, Travel, Relationship
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Party, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense

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.

It Comes at Night (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDogs, Teens, Snipers, Family, Friends
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Fear
PlaceForest
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, 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.

The Battery (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersZombie, Friends, Partners
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Cars, Death
PlaceForest, USA
TimePost apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Tense, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

In rural Connecticut, baseball players Ben and Mickey are trying to survive a zombie plague. They are forced to form a battery: a catcher and a pitcher who work together to outwit the batter, the one who hits the ball. And the batter in this case just happens to be a zombie. Tough Ben and gentle Mickey frequently disagree on the best way to go about the situation. Then they suddenly hear a human voice through their walkie-talkies. Is salvation nearby, like Mickey thinks, or is Ben’s suspicion justified?

Personal Shopper (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Friends, Brothers
PlotTravel, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceTrains, Paris, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Wonder Wheel (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Lifeguards, Family, Alcoholics, Friends
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Mental disorders, Betrayal
PlaceBeach, USA, New York
TimeSummer
StyleTense, Makes me think, Disturbing

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

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The Girl on the Train (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersAlcoholics, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Time travel, Investigation, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Slasher (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Family, Artists
PlotSurvival, Fight, Investigation, Friendship, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Village, Forest, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, 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.

Frequency (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Friends, Fathers, Mothers
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Investigation, Fate
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, father and daughter have reunited on a frequency only they can hear, but can they rewrite the story of their lives without risking everyone they love?

Elsewhere (2009)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersVampire, Teens
PlotInvestigation, Internet, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceParty, Small cities
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

A teen girl disappears after trying to meet men online in order to escape her small town. Apparently, only her best friend worries enough to investigate the mystery.

The Helpers (2012)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Friends
PlotLove, Time travel, Travel, Death, Hostage
PlaceDeserts, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

Seven friends from Sacramento, California head out on a documented road trip to Las Vegas. Their trip takes a very unexpected turn for the worse when their back tires mysteriously blow out. A couple miles down the road, they find a little gas station Diner/Motel, run by the most friendly, polite and "helpful" people. It appears that their problems are solved, but boy are they wrong! When convinced by "The Helpers" to stay overnight, the friends all wake up in their rooms to a new kind of gruesome and bloody terror!

Exposed (2016)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gangsters, Angels, Soldier
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Birthday
PlaceIraq, Metro, USA, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.

The Painted Bird (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
CharactersDogs, Horses, Snipers, Childrens, Neighbors
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Loneliness, Death, Religious
PlaceVillage, Trains, Small cities
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

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

Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersHorses, Family
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Justice
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.

Time Trap (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Lifeguards, Climbers, Students, Friends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceCaves
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, For a group of friends

A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.

Bottom of the World (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
PlotLove, Time travel, Travel, Supernatural, Religious
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A mysterious disappearance of a young woman leads her boyfriend on a journey for truth and perhaps his own unknown reality in this dark, hypnotic mystery that transcends the limitations of traditional narrative.




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