Movies Like You’re Next
For us, personally one of the scariest things that could possibly happen is having a home intruder trying to hunt you down. This is what made You’re Next so damn terrifying. That along with the copious amount of gore in the film made it a movie that was amazing but one that we’ll only watch once. So are there movies like You’re Next out there that get your heart pounding and have you paranoid making sure all your doors are locked at night!?
Lucky for you, yes there are! There is a solid handful of films that manage to rival what You’re Next provided us with. So we have gathered all the movies we feel are the most similar movies to You’re Next and also manage to make you feel that unsettling feeling in your stomach. You’re bound to like all of these films and have good terrifying entertainment for the hours to come. So just keep on scrolling to see what disturbing movies we have in store for you!
If you enjoyed any of these films then you may also like our list of the best psychological thrillers you have to watch.
1. The Strangers
Kicking off our list of movies like You’re Next we have The Strangers! If you haven’t seen this movie then you are really missing out as it is incredibly similar to You’re Next. You are bound to love it!
The Strangers Movie Description
Headed to a family vacation home for the weekend, Kristen (Liv Tyler) and James (Scott Speedman) are expecting a quiet and relaxing couple of days. But not everyone gets what they want. As things unfold it quickly becomes apparent the weekend will be anything but peaceful. While James is out running some errands, a dangerous and unknown woman appears at the front door. When James returns he accidentally kills his friend Mike (Glenn Howerton) due to mistaking him for an intruder. Not long after, danger returns to their home when three masked intruders show up leaving the couple fighting for their survival.
2. Eden Lake
Next up we have that classic vacation gone wrong and turned into a ‘fighting for your life’ type movie! This isn’t a very well known movie so it wouldn’t be surprising if you haven’t seen it! But you definitely should see it now that you know about it, you won’t regret it!
Eden Lake Movie Description
Jenny (Kelly Reilly) and her boyfriend Steve (Michael Fassbender) head out for their romantic weekend getaway. Steve has been planning to propose and has decided on doing it at a remote lake surrounded by beautiful woods. However, when they arrive their romantic weekend is quickly shattered by a gang of obnoxious teens. The kids end up stealing their belongings and vandalizing their car leaving them stuck in the middle of nowhere.
Steve goes to confront the kids and ends up being brutalized and badly injured. He tries to flee for help. All the while, Jenny is on the run in a relentless game of cat and mouse between her and the violent kids as she tries to find a way out of these endless woods.
Imagine being deaf and having to try and survive a psychotic intruder! The thought of that is mortifying. It’s an amazing movie and you wont find many like it, it has its own uniqueness to it! Give it a watch if you haven’t already.
Hush Movie Description
A deaf and mute writer has decided to move into a remote cabin located deep in the woods. She wants to live a quiet life in solitary to focus on her writing. Her solitude is quickly disturbed when a masked killer shows up in her window and begins to hunt her down. She must now find a way to survive without being able to hear. As far as she knows, he could be right behind her.
Check out our list of the most fear-inducing movies like Hush.
4. Don’t Breathe
You’re probably not ready for this one. You’ll catch yourself holding your breath during certain moments of this film due to the incredibly tense situations. Also, just be prepared. If you have watched it then you know what we mean, if not then you have to watch it to find out.
Don’t Breathe Movie Description
Three thieves, Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette), and Money (Daniel Zovatto), spend their days stealing and breaking into the homes of the rich. Money gets a hold of their next target. An old blind veteran who recently won a large cash settlement after the death of his only kid. They decide to break into his home to rob him thinking it would be an easy job. It quickly becomes apparent that they messed up breaking into this man’s home. They find themselves trapped inside as the old man hunts them down one by one leaving them scrambling and fighting for their lives. They also come across a dark and disturbing secret this man has been hiding.
5. Ready Or Not
Ending our list of movies like You’re Next we have a newer film. Imagine getting married then having your new in-laws hunt you down and try to kill you for multiple straight hours! It sounds horrifying but it makes for a good movie!
Ready Or Not Movie Description
Grace (Samara Weaving) is the happiest she has ever been after she finally marries the man of her dreams at his family’s jaw-dropping estate. But this happiness quickly fades when she realizes there’s a catch to marrying into his family. She must hide and survive from midnight to dawn while her new in-laws hunt her down with a slew of weaponry. As she struggles to fight for survival Grace concocts a plan that turns the tables on her psychotic new family members.