Movies like When A Stranger Calls 2006

Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone and the frightening words of a sadistic caller turn Jill's routine experience into a night of terror.

If you already watched and love When A Stranger Calls, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to When A Stranger Calls.

1 The Hills Have Eyes 2006

Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon realizes the seemingly uninhabited wasteland is actually the breeding ground of a blood-thirsty mutant family...and they are the prey.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Alexandre Aja

Writers:

Wes Craven (based upon his film), Alexandre Aja (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.4

2 Jeepers Creepers 2001

A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad move! Opening a Pandora's Box of unspeakable evil, the pair must flee for their lives -- with a monstrous "shape" in hot pursuit.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Victor Salva

Writer:

Victor Salva

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.2

3 House Of Wax 2005

A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.

Genres:

Horror, Drama

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

Charles Belden (story), Chad Hayes (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.3

4 The Last House On The Left 2009

A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a horrible revenge.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller, Horror, Drama

Director:

Dennis Iliadis

Writers:

Adam Alleca (screenplay), Carl Ellsworth (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

5 Wolf Creek 2005

Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman, who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Greg McLean (as Greg Mclean)

Writer:

Greg McLean (as Greg Mclean)

Country:

Australia
6.2

6 Boogeyman 2005

Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to explain why his father abandoned his family?

Genres:

Thriller, Horror, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Stephen Kay

Writers:

Eric Kripke (story), Eric Kripke (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.2

7 Stay Alive 2006

After the mysterious, brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," an ultra-realistic 3-D videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman, known as "The Blood Countess." The gamers don't know anything about the game other than they're not supposed to have it... and they're dying to play it. Not able to resist temptation, the kids begin to play the grisly game but soon make a chilling connection -- they are each being murdered one-by-one in the same way as the characters they played in the game. As the line between the game world and the real world disappears, the teens must find a way to defeat the vicious and merciless Blood Countess, all the while trying to... stay alive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

William Brent Bell

Country:

United States of America
5.1

8 I Know What You Did Last Summer 1997

As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year later somebody starts sending them letters bearing the warning "I Know What You Did Last Summer".

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Jim Gillespie

Writers:

Lois Duncan (novel), Kevin Williamson (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.7

9 Sorority Row 2009

When five sorority girls inadvertently cause the murder of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong, they agree to keep the matter to themselves and never speak of it again, so they can get on with their lives. This proves easier said than done, when after graduation a mysterious killer goes after the five of them and anyone who knows their secret.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

Stewart Hendler

Writers:

Josh Stolberg (screenplay), Pete Goldfinger (screenplay) (as Peter Goldfinger) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.1

10 The Omen 2006

A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

John Moore

Writer:

David Seltzer

Country:

United States of America
5.5

11 The Unborn 2009

A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

David S. Goyer

Writer:

David S. Goyer

Country:

United States of America
4.8

12 One Missed Call 2008

Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Eric Valette

Writers:

Andrew Klavan (screenplay), Yasushi Akimoto (novel) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, Japan, United States of America
4

13 The Uninvited 2009

Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns this shocking news, Anna is visited by her mother's ghost, who warns her that Rachel has evil intentions.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Directors:

Charles Guard (as The Guard Brothers), Thomas Guard (as The Guard Brothers)

Writers:

Craig Rosenberg (screenplay), Doug Miro (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

14 The Eye 2008

Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Writers:

Sebastian Gutierrez (screenplay), Yuet-Jan Hui | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

15 Vacancy 2007

A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Nimród Antal

Writer:

Mark L. Smith

Country:

United States of America
6.2

16 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer 1998

Unfinished business with coed Julie James brings the murderer to the Bahamas to terrorize her and her friends, Karla, Tyrell and Will, during a vacation. Can Ray Bronson who survived a bloody attack alongside Julie two summers ago, get to the island in time to save everyone?

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Danny Cannon

Writers:

Lois Duncan (characters), Trey Callaway

Country:

United States of America
4.7

17 Joy Ride 2001

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Director:

John Dahl

Country:

United States of America
6.6

18 Darkness Falls 2003

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Jonathan Liebesman

Writers:

Joe Harris (story), John Fasano (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5

19 Pulse 2006

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Jim Sonzero

Writers:

Wes Craven (screenplay), Ray Wright (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.8

20 My Soul To Take 2010

A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Wes Craven

Writer:

Wes Craven

Country:

United States of America
4.8

21 The Hitcher 2007

While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the young couple with a knife, but Jim succeeds to throw him out of the car on the road. On the next morning, the young couple sees John in another car.

Genres:

Action, Horror, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Dave Meyers

Writers:

Eric Red (screenplay), Jake Wade Wall (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

22 Prom Night 2008

Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.

Genres:

Crime, Horror, Drama

Director:

Nelson McCormick

Writer:

J.S. Cardone

Country:

United States of America
3.9

23 Urban Legend 1998

A college campus is plagued by a vicious serial killer murdering students in ways that correspond to various urban legends.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Jamie Blanks

Writer:

Silvio Horta

Countries:

Canada, France, United States of America
5.6

24 The Stepfather 2009

Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand. Is he really the man of her dreams or could David be hiding a dark side?

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Nelson McCormick

Writers:

J.S. Cardone (screenplay), Donald E. Westlake (earlier screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.6