Movies like The Poughkeepsie Tapes 2007

When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever seen.

If you already watched and love The Poughkeepsie Tapes, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to The Poughkeepsie Tapes.

1 The Last Exorcism 2010

After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will be another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic but instead comes upon the blood-soaked farm of the Sweetzer family and a true evil he would have never thought imaginable.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Daniel Stamm

Countries:

United States of America, France
5.6

2 The Human Centipede 2009

During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a deranged retired surgeon who explains his mad scientific vision to his captives' utter horror. They are to be the subjects of his sick lifetime fantasy: to be the first to connect people, one to the next, and in doing so bring to life "the human centipede."

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Tom Six

Writer:

Tom Six

Countries:

Netherlands, United Kingdom
4.4

3 Grave Encounters 2011

A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Directors:

Colin Minihan (as The Vicious Brothers), Stuart Ortiz (as The Vicious Brothers) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

The Vicious Brothers, Stuart Ortiz (as The Vicious Brothers) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.1

4 The Collection 2012

Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the hospital by mercenaries hired by Elena's wealthy father. Arkin is blackmailed to team up with the mercenaries and track down The Collector's booby trapped warehouse and save Elena.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Marcus Dunstan

Country:

United States of America
6.1

5 Splinter 2008

When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. Along the way, they encounter an increasingly terrifying horde of parasites, and if any of them intend to survive, they'll have to outsmart the deadly organisms.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Toby Wilkins

Writers:

Ian Shorr, Kai Barry

Country:

United States of America
6.1

6 V/h/s 2012

When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Writers:

Brad Miska (concept), Simon Barrett | 10 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

7 The Loved Ones 2009

Lola Stone asked Brent Mitchell to the prom, but Brent said no, and now he's screwed. What happens when Lola doesn't get what she wants? She enlists Daddy's help to throw a prom of her own, where she is queen and Brent is king -- whether he likes it or not. THE LOVED ONES is what happens when puppy love goes horribly, violently wrong. Brent should have said yes...

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Sean Byrne

Writer:

Sean Byrne

Country:

Australia
6.7

8 The House Of The Devil 2009

In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

Ti West

Writer:

Ti West

Country:

United States of America
6.4

9 Dread 2009

Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Anthony DiBlasi

Writers:

Clive Barker (based upon the short story "Dread" by), Anthony DiBlasi (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
5.7

10 V/h/s/2 2013

Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But you must fight the urge to relax: this is no mere movie night. Those obsolete spools contain more than just magnetic tape. They are imprinted with the very soul of evil.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Countries:

United States of America, Canada, Indonesia
6

11 You're Next 2011

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Adam Wingard

Writer:

Simon Barrett

Country:

United States of America
6.5

12 Maniac 2012

As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Franck Khalfoun

Writers:

Alexandre Aja (screenplay), Grégory Levasseur (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.1

13 The Bay 2012

Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been told—until now. The authorities believed they had buried the truth about the tragedy that claimed over 700 human lives. Now, three years later, a reporter has emerged with footage revealing the cover-up and an unimaginable killer: a mysterious parasitic outbreak. Told from the perspective of those who were there and saw what happened, The Bay unfolds over 24 hours through people's iPhones, Androids, 911 calls, webcams, and whatever else could be used to document the nightmare in Claridge. What follows is a nerve-shredding tale of a small town plunged into absolute terror.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Barry Levinson

Writers:

Michael Wallach (screenplay by), Barry Levinson (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

14 Martyrs 2008

A young woman’s quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tortured her as a child leads her and her best friend, also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Pascal Laugier

Writer:

Pascal Laugier

Countries:

Canada, France
7.1

15 The Eyes Of My Mother 2016

A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Director:

Nicolas Pesce

Writer:

Nicolas Pesce

Country:

United States of America
6.2

16 Creep 2 2017

After finding an ad online for “video work,” Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men, thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming to be a serial killer. Unable to resist the chance to create a truly shocking piece of art, she agrees to spend the day with him. However, as the day goes on, she discovers she may have dug herself into a hole from which she can’t escape.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Patrick Brice

Country:

United States of America
6.4

17 Goodnight Mommy 2014

In the heat of the summer lays a lonesome house in the countryside where nine year old twin brothers await their mother’s return. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether this woman is actually who she says she is.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Writers:

Veronika Franz (screenplay), Severin Fiala (screenplay)

Country:

Austria
6.7

18 The Autopsy Of Jane Doe 2016

Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

André Øvredal

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.8

19 The Taking Of Deborah Logan 2014

What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Adam Robitel

Country:

United States of America
6

20 Starry Eyes 2014

A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.

Genre:

Horror

Countries:

Belgium, United States of America
6

21 Creep 2014

Looking for work, Aaron comes across a cryptic online ad: “$1,000 for the day. Filming service. Discretion is appreciated.” Low on cash and full of naiveté, he decides to go for it. He drives to a cabin in a remote mountain town where he meets Josef, his cinematic subject for the day. Josef is sincere and the project seems heartfelt, so Aaron begins to film. But as the day goes on, it becomes clear that Josef is not who he says, and his intentions are not at all pure.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Patrick Brice

Writers:

Patrick Brice (story), Mark Duplass (story)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

22 Last Shift 2014

A rookie cop's world is turned upside down when she comes face to face with Paymon - King Of Hell. Officer Jessica Loren has the last shift at a transitioning police station, assigned to wait for a crew picking up bio-hazard waste from the armoury. But unbeknownst to her, cult leader John Michael Paymon has haunted the department ever since he committed suicide in custody. Jessica is about to find out just how dangerous he still is, all alone on the graveyard shift.............

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Anthony DiBlasi

Country:

United States of America
5.8

23 They Look Like People 2015

Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Perry Blackshear

Country:

United States of America
5.9

24 As Above, So Below 2014

When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

John Erick Dowdle (screenplay), Drew Dowdle (screenplay)

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.2