10 movies similar to “The Judgment Night”

The painting “Judgment Night” has gained many fans. Subsequently, several sequels were presented, but it all began with the history of the Sandin family. According to the plot, for eight years, the authorities annually allow any crimes to be committed on Judgment Night, for which no responsibility is provided. The main characters, James and Mary, choose to ignore the general madness, but one day the situation gets out of control. We offer you to familiarize yourself with the list of films similar to “The Judgment Night”.

Funny Games (2007)

A married couple and their ten-year-old son visit their country house. In the evening, they are visited by two guys who introduce themselves as their neighbors. Uninvited visitors turn out to be sadists who have conceived a deadly game.

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This thriller has a lot in common with The Judgment Night. The main similarity is that the characters in the film, who trust their neighbors, suddenly become their victims. They are also held hostage in their own home.

Original title:
Funny Games

Starring :
Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country:
USA, France, Great Britain, Austria, Germany, Italy

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.5

Age restrictions:
18+

from 02.10. 2008

You are finished (2013)

The Davises are an ordinary respectable family. Suddenly, they have to confront unknown criminals hiding their faces behind creepy masks. The bandits made their way to the heroes’ house, and this visit does not look like a friendly one at all.

This is one of the most tense movies like The Purge. Like the Sandin family, the Davises are forced to confront a threat from outside in their own home. Suddenly, one of the family members gives a serious rebuff to the bandits.

Original title:
You’re Next

Cast:
Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 6.6

Age limit:
18+

Straw Dogs (2011)

A young couple, David and Amy, trade the hustle and bustle of the city for the tranquility of the countryside. The heroes expect to settle here, but it seems that the aggressive “locals” have other plans. A couple begins to pursue a company of maniacs, led by a real sadist. Now the only way out for lovers is to become even crazier than their tormentors.

There are a lot of similar moments in these two films. Involuntarily, the characters of the paintings become participants in a deadly confrontation. This forces them to reveal to others previously unknown facets of personality.

Original title:
Straw Dogs

Starring :
James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgard

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 5.8

Age limit:
18+

Wrong Turn (2003)

The company of the film’s key characters is lost among the forests of West Virginia. They stumble upon a house adorned with creepy trophies. Soon the guys realize that they have found the hut of a crazy hunter. In addition, it seems that they will become the prey of a madman.

  • 10 Movies similar to “Wrong Turn”

Fans of films like The Judgment Night will surely enjoy the story of characters facing unexpected danger. The main similar moment: the heroes of the picture are forced to fight for survival against a group of other people who are distinguished by cruelty.

Original title:
Wrong Turn

Cast:
Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui

Country:
USA, Germany

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 6.1

Age limit:
16+

Not Safe for Work (2014)

Tom Miller is an employee of a large office building. By chance, the guy learns more than he’s supposed to. It seems that Tom will not survive after this: he finds himself a hostage of his own office, trying in every possible way to repel a sophisticated assassin.

The films contain a number of similar situations. Key characters, like the Sandins from The Purge, find themselves the victims of a terrible conspiracy. They are also forced to save their lives by fighting radical killers.

Original title:
Not Safe for Work

Cast:
Michael Gladys, Dan Bakkedal, Max Minghella

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.9, IMDb – 5.8

Age limit:
18+

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Panic Room (2002)

After a divorce, Meg Altman moves with her daughter Sarah to a newly acquired house that previously belonged to a certain rich man. The mansion is equipped with an “emergency room”, and the family has to use it almost immediately after settling in, as criminals raided them.

The Altmans, like Sandin from The Judgment Night, are attacked by intruders while in their own mansion. In both cases, it gradually becomes apparent that the intruders will not hesitate to kill.

Original title:
Panic Room

Starring :
Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.3, IMDb – 6.8

Age limit:
16+

Experiment “Office” (2016)

80 employees of an international company were held hostage in a multi-storey building. A voice on the intercom informs the captives that they will become participants in a deadly game of survival. For the sake of salvation, they need to perform sophisticated tasks. First task: kill the most annoying colleagues.

Among films such as “Judgment Night” is certainly worth mentioning this thriller. His heroes confront people with whom they were on good terms just a few hours ago. According to the plot of both films, the characters are pushed to commit crimes.

Original title:
The Belko Experiment

Starring :
John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona

Country:
USA, Colombia

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.9, IMDb – 6.1

Age limit:
18+

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

Employees of the 13th police member plan to celebrate the New Year at work. A snow storm makes serious adjustments: the departed bus with the criminals returns to the department. The police lock up the arrested, after which they continue to celebrate. Suddenly, the site is attacked by unknown people. For the sake of saving the police have to join forces with the prisoners.

Among the similar moments: the heroes of both films are forced to make an alliance with the antagonists, starting a mortal struggle against a common danger.

Original title:
Assault on Precinct 13

Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne

Country:
France, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 6.3

Age limit:
16+

Strangers: Cruel Intentions (2018)

An American family plans to visit relatives who have chosen camping for their stay. Arriving there, the heroes find that the camp is completely empty. However, they decide to spend the night in a trailer house, not suspecting what kind of guests they will meet soon.

The film is similar to The Judgment Night in that a family with two adult children is forced to fight for their lives and confront aggressive visitors.

Original title:
The Strangers: Prey at Night

Cast:
Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.8, IMDb – 5.2

Age limit:
18+

What lies behind (2011)

The Millers are a very successful and happy married couple. Suddenly, their luxurious home is attacked. It looks like Kyle and Sarah will have to endure the most difficult confrontation of their lives, while learning many secrets about their own marriage along the way.

Both films are similar in that the family defends itself against intruders with manic tendencies. In parallel, the characters reveal to each other previously hidden character traits.

Original title:
Trespass

Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman, Ben Mendelsohn

Country:
USA, Bulgaria

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.9, IMDb – 5.3

Age limit:
16+

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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