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7 Best Movies Like ‘The Strangers’ To Watch If You Loved The Film

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The Strangers film series is back with the first film of a new standalone trilogy, and while it may not be as good as the previous two films it is certainly making bank at the box office. Directed by Renny Harlin from a screenplay by Alan R. Cohen and Alan Freedland, the 2024 film titled The Strangers: Chapter 1 is a horror film that follows the story of a young couple as their car breaks down in a small town and they are forced to spend the night in a remote cabin. But things get even worse when three masked strangers try to kill them. So, if you have loved all the previous The Strangers films and you are okay with the latest one here are some similar movies you could watch next.

Becky (Rent on Prime Video)

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Becky is an action thriller film directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion from a screenplay by Nick Morris, Lane, and Ruckus Skye. The 2020 film follows the story of a teenager and her father as they head to their lake house for a weekend where they find themselves fighting for their lives after four dangerous convicts break into their house. Becky stars Lulu Wilson in the lead role with Kevin James, Joel McHale, Robert Maillet, Amanda Brugel, Isaiah Rockcliffe, Ryan McDonald, and James McDougall starring in supporting roles.

Vacancy (Paramount+, Pluto TV & Rent on Prime Video)

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Vacancy is a slasher horror film directed by Nimród Antal from a screenplay by Mark L. Smith. The 2007 film follows the story of a young couple as they are stuck at a remote motel where they discover several video cameras hidden in their room, they soon realize they must run or they will become the victim of a snuff film but there is something more sinister at play. Vacancy stars Luke Wilson and Kate Beckinsale in the lead roles with Frank Whaley, Ethan Embry, Scott G. Anderson, Meegan Godfrey, Mark Casella, David Doty, and Norm Compton starring in supporting roles.

Us (Rent on Prime Video)

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Us is a psychological horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. The 2019 film follows the story of Adelaide Wilson and her family as they return to their vacation home and are attacked by four dangerous people who are later revealed to be Adelaide and her family’s exact lookalikes. Us stars Lupita Nyong’o in the lead role with Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anna Diop, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon, Madison Curry, Ashley McKoy, Lon Gowan, Alan Frazier, and Duke Nicholson starring in supporting roles.

The Rental (Netflix, AMC+ & Prime Video Add-On)

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The Rental is a mystery horror film directed by Dave Franco from a screenplay co-written by Franco and Joe Swanberg. The 2020 film follows the story of two young couples as they rent a remote seaside vacation home to get away for the weekend but things take a turn for the worse when they realize that their caretaker is spying on them. The Rental stars Dan Stevens, Alison Brie, Jeremy Allen White, and Sheila Vand in the lead roles with Anthony Molinari, Toby Huss, Chase Barker, and Andrew Buchanan starring in supporting roles.

I See You (Pluto TV & Rent on Prime Video)

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I See You is a horror thriller film directed by Adam Randall from a screenplay by Devon Graye. The 2019 film revolves around the disappearance of a 12-year-old boy named Justin Whitter and we follows the story of the detective who takes over his case to get the boy’s family some answers but soon some inexplicable things start to happen in the detective’s house. I See You stars Helen Hunt, Jon Tenney, Owen Teague, Judah Lewis, Libe Barer, Gregory Alan Williams, Erika Alexander, Allison King, Adam Kern, and Jeremy Galden.

Hush (Rent on Prime Video)

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Hush is a slasher thriller film written and directed by Mike Flanagan. The 2016 film follows the story of a young author living peacefully in the woods as a dangerous masked killer attacks her. But the big problem is that she is hard of hearing and can’t speak. Hush stars Kate Siegel in the lead role with John Gallagher Jr., Samantha Sloyan, Michael Trucco, and Emma Graves starring in supporting roles.

You’re Next (Cinemax & Prime Video Add-On)

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You’re Next is a horror slasher film directed by Adam Wingard from a screenplay by Simon Barrett. The 2011 film follows the story of Aubrey and Paul as they invite their family to their estate to celebrate their anniversary. As the night goes on and dinner is served they are suddenly attacked by masked assassins. You’re Next stars Joe Swanberg, A.J. Bowen, Ti West, Nicholas Tucci, Sharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Amy Seimetz, Kate Lyn Sheil, Rob Moran, and Wendy Glenn.

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