Survival Horror Movie Reviews

Looking for a new Survival horror movie to watch, but don't want to waste your time sitting through a movie you'll hate? You're in luck! We built AllHorror specifically to help you find the horror movies you're most likely to love. Check out our spoiler-free "Worth Watching" reviews below. All reviews are short and written to give you an idea of what kind of Survival movie it is and what other Survival movies it's similar to, just so you know what to expect. And nearly all Survival movie reviews include videos from other reviewers, so you get multiple opinions from the horror community.

A Quiet Place Part II (2021) Review

It’s about the Abbott family’s continued struggle to survive amidst a post-apocalyptic world overrun by monsters with incredible hearing. It’s a sequel to ‘A Quiet Place’. Directed by John Krasinski and featuring the same cast as the fir...

September 08th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

A Quiet Place (2018) Review

It’s about a family struggling to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic world, overrun with blind monsters with incredible hearing. Directed by and starring John Krasinski alongside his wife Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe, ‘A Quiet P...

September 02nd, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Great White (2021) Review

Flight to a remote atoll turns into a nightmare for five passengers when their seaplane is destroyed in a freak accident and they are trapped on a raft, 100 miles from shore with man-eating sharks lurking beneath the surface. Great White is brough...

August 23rd, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Life (2017) Review

It’s about a six-member crew in space that uncover the first evidence of life on Mars. Life is a 2017 American science fiction horror film directed by Daniel Espinosa, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca...

July 17th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Land of the Dead (2005) Review

It’s about a group of survivors dealing with a zombie attack on post-apocalyptic Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. George A. Romero’s 2005 film ‘Land of the Dead’ stars Simon Baker, John Leguizamo, Asia Argento and Dennis Hopper and features some ...

July 15th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Open House (2010) Review

It’s a home invasion slasher with a captor-captive plot. Open House was written and directed by Winnipeg, Manitoba’s Andrew Paquin (producer of New in Town and  Blue State) and stars his younger sister, fellow Winnipeg-ian Anna Paquin (who wo...

Open House (1987) Review

It’s about a sort of Dr. Frasier Crane talk show psychologist who receives calls from a serial killer and thinks he can outwit him.   Open House was directed by Jag Mundhra (The Jigsaw Murders and Bawandar), who also wrote the original story on...

July 09th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Willy's Wonderland (2021) Review

It’s about the fun of being trapped in a haunted fun house. Willy’s Wonderland was directed by Kevin Lewis (who previously directed The Method, The Drop, and Malibu Spring Break), written by G.O. Parsons, and stars Nicolas Cage (Vampire’s Ki...

July 07th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror CHOPPING MALL

A monthly column dissecting teen horror movies. In 1986, writer/director Jim Wynorski teamed up with Julie Corman, the wife of his mentor, B-horror legend Roger Corman, for a mall killer movie that would be his second feature. Wynorski’s idea le...

April 06th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

In the Earth (2021) Review

As the world searches for a cure to a disastrous virus, a scientist and park scout venture deep in the forest for a routine equipment run. In the Earth was directed by Ben Wheatley (known for Kill List and A Field in England) and stars Joel Fry, ...

March 29th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

VFW (2020) Review

It’s about a group of war veterans who must defend their local VFW post and an innocent teenager, from a psychotic drug dealer and his army of drugged up punks. VFW was directed by John Begos (Bliss) and stars Stephen Lang (Don’t Breathe,Avata...

March 25th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Wrong Turn (2021) Review

It's about a group of friends who venture off-trail while hiking in the middle of nowhere Virginia... and regret it hard. Wrong Turn was directed by Mike P. Nelson (who also directed The Domestics) and stars Charlotte Vega (from The Lodgers a...

March 11th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Beach House (2020) Review

A couple on a beach getaway learn that there’s an environmental factor to the lack of beach-goers in the Cape. The Beach House was directed by Jeffrey A. Brown and stars Liana Liberato (from Trust), Noah Le Gros, Jake Weber (from Chained and Daw...

March 03rd, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Paramedics (2016) Review

It's about a couple of fake paramedics who are first to respond to emergency calls so they can gut people and sell their organs for cash. Paramedics was directed by Rodney Wilson and stars Joe Bocian (from The Shadow Walkers), Brian Landis Fol...

February 19th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

The Forest (1982) Movie Review

Two couples seeking solitude go camping and unknowingly cross into a hermit’s hunting ground. The Forest was directed by Don Jones (known for Schoolgirls in Chains and The Love Butcher) and stars Dean Russell, Gary Kent (from Sinthia: The Devil&...

January 27th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

The Pale Door (2020) Review

It's about some outlaws on the run who get stuck in a ghost town crawling with a coven of witches. The Pale Door was directed by Aaron B. Koontz (who also directed Scare Package) and stars Pat Healy (from The Innkeepers, Carnage Park, Starry ...

January 13th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Frozen (2010) Review

It's about a group of friends on a ski trip who get stuck and left for dead on a lift. Frozen was directed by Adam Green (who also directed Victor Crowley and Digging Up The Marrow) and stars Emma Bell (from Final Destination 5), Shawn Ashm...

December 18th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Boy Behind the Door (2020) Review

Two boys are kidnapped and must evade their captors in order to survive. The Boy Behind the Door was directed by Justin Powell and David Charbonier and stars Lonnie Chavis, Ezra Dewey, Kristin Bauer Van Straten, Scott Michael Foster (from The Pact...

November 27th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Jigsaw (2017) Review

It's about yet another group of Jigsaw victims working their way through more traps to learn more lessons. Jigsaw was directed by Michael Spierig (who also directed Winchester and Predestination) and Peter Spierig (who also directed Daybreake...

November 26th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Saw: The Final Chapter (2010) Review

It's about a guy who lies about being a Jigsaw victim only to find himself an actual Jigsaw victim. Saw 7 was directed by Kevin Greutert (who also directed Jackals, Visions and Jessabelle) and stars Tobin Bell (from Jigsaw,Finders Keepers a...

November 25th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Saw 6 (2009) Review

It's about another Jigsaw victim working his way through more traps to learn more lessons. Saw 6 was directed by Kevin Greutert (who also directed Jackals, Visions and Jessabelle) and stars Tobin Bell (from Jigsaw,Finders Keepers and Dark Ho...

November 24th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Saw 5 (2008) Review

It's about a group of new Jigsaw victims and a continued investigation to catch who's behind it. So basically it's Saw, Saw 2, Saw 3 and Saw 4. Saw 5 was directed by David Hackl (who also directed Into The Grizzly Maze) and stars Tobin...

November 23rd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Saw 4 (2007) Review

It's about an investigation to figure out who Jigsaw was and how he's still managing to tangle victims into traps from beyond the grave. Saw 4 was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (who also directed Spiral and Death Of Me) and stars Tobin B...

November 22nd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Saw 3 (2006) Review

It's about Jigsaw's new sidekick and her role in all of his torturous tests. Saw 3 was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (who also directed Abattoir,Tales Of Halloween and 11-11-11) and stars Tobin Bell (from Jigsaw, Finders Keepers and D...

November 21st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Saw 2 (2005) Review

It's about a detective who catches Jigsaw, yet still manages to become the newest victim in his twisted game. Saw 2 was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (who also directed Spiral, Death Of Me and St. Agatha) and stars Tobin Bell (from Belzeb...

November 18th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Saw (2004) Review

It's about a twisted serial killer who tries to teach his victims the value of life. Saw was directed by James Wan (who also directed The Curse Of La Llorona and The Conjuring 2) and stars Cary Elwes (from Hellgate and Saw: The Final Chapt...

November 17th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

31 (2016) Review

It's about a group of wealthy sadists who orchestrate a twisted game every Halloween involving some random unlucky bastards and a crew of demented killers. 31 was directed by Rob Zombie (who also directed Rob Zombie: The Zombie Horror Picture ...

October 31st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

#Alive (2020) Review

As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out. #Alive was directed by Il Cho and stars Yoo Ah-In, Park Shin-Hye (from The Evil Twin), Lee Hyun-W...

September 29th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Mom and Dad (2018) Review

It's about a mystery zombie-like disorder that causes parents to go ape shit on their kids. Mom and Dad was directed by Brian Taylor and stars Nicolas Cage (from Prisoners Of The Ghostland and Mandy), Selma Blair (from In Their Skin and Hell...

September 27th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort (2014) Review

It's about a guy who inherits an old resort that comes complete with a couple of incestral caretakers and a clan of killer cannibalistic hillbillies. Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort was directed by Valeri Milev (who also directed Code Red) and stars...

Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012) Review

It's about a group of friends who travel to rural West Virginia for a mutant mountain man festival and freak out when they come across real mutant mountain men. Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines was directed by Declan Obrien (who also directed Wrong Tu...

August 13th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011) Review

It’s about a group of friends stuck in an old abandoned insane asylum with a group of old insane cannibal hillbillies. Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings was directed by Declan Obrien (who also directed Joy Ride 3 and Sharktopus) and stars Terra Vn...

August 12th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009) Review

It's about a group of escaped prisoners who make a run for freedom through the cannibal infested mountains of West Virginia. Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead was directed by Declan Obrien (who also directed Joy Ride 3 and Sharktopus) and stars Jane...

August 09th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007) Review

It's about a reality TV show crew who trek into the rural mountains of West Virginia to shoot a show, only to learn the hard way that the place is crawling with hungry hillbillies. Wrong Turn 2: Dead End was directed by Joe Lynch (who also dir...

August 07th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Wrong Turn (2003) Review

It's about a group of people who get stranded in the backwoods of West Virginia, home to an inbred family of mutant mountain men. Wrong Turn was directed by Rob Schmidt (who also directed The Alphabet Killer and Right To Die) and stars Desmond...

August 01st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007) Review

It's about a group of the most poorly trained National Guard troops you'll ever see tasked with hunting down the most experienced of cannibal killers. The Hills Have Eyes 2 was directed by Martin Weisz, his only horror movie ever, and star...

July 21st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

The Hills Have Eyes (2006) Review

It's about a family on a road trip who take the wrong turn into the wrong abandoned nuclear testing site. The Hills Have Eyes was directed by Alexandre Aja (who also directed Mirrors, High Tension, Crawl and Horns) and stars Aaron Stanford (f...

July 19th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Trespassers (2019) Review

A desert getaway turns into the vacation from hell. Trespassers was directed by Orson Oblowitz and stars Angela Trimbur (from XX and Halloween 2), Janel Parrish, Zach Avery and Jonathan Howard. Hell Is Where the Home Is Two bored, ric...

July 17th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Farm (2018) Review

It's about a cannibalistic commune of masked mutes who treat and eat people like farm animals. The Farm was directed by Hans Stjernsward and stars Nora Yessayan, Alec Gaylord and Ken Volok. In this place you're the main dish The ...

June 23rd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

House of Wax (2005) Review

It's about a group of teens on a doomed road trip through an old (seemingly) abandoned town with an old (definitely) freaky wax museum. House of Wax was directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (who also directed The Shallows and Orphan) and stars Elish...

June 19th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Basement (2018) Review

It's about a guy who gets abducted and tortured by a mental serial killer with multiple personalities. The Basement was directed by Brian M. Conley and Nathan Ives, and stars Mischa Barton (from The Toybox and Ouija House), Tracie Thoms (from ...

May 12th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Crazies (2010) Review

It's about a small town whose residents start going bat shit crazy, one by one by one. The Crazies was directed by Breck Eisner and stars Timothy Olyphant (from Dreamcatcher), Radha Mitchel (from The Darkness and Sacrifice) and Joe Anderson (...

May 08th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Train to Busan (2016) Review

It’s about people on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, which must fight for their own survival. Train to Busan was directed by Yeon Sang-Ho and stars Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-Seok, Kim Soo-An and Kim...

May 03rd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Underwater (2020) Review

It's like Alien, but underwater. Underwater was directed by William Eubank and stars Kristen Stewart (from Lizzie and The Messengers), John Gallagher Jr. (from Hush and 10 Cloverfield Lane), and Mamoudou Athie (from The Circle). 7 Miles Bel...

April 25th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Body at Brighton Rock (2019) Review

It’s about a green park ranger that loses her way in the forest, and is forced to bare the woods overnight while she waits for help. Body at Brighton Rock was directed by Roxanne Benjamin (who also directed Southbound and XX) and stars Karin...

March 19th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Marshes (2017) Review

It's about 3 people being chased around an Australian nature preserve by a not so urban legend. The Marshes was directed by Roger Scott and stars Mathew Cooper, Dafna Kronental and Sam Delich. When Science Ends Survival Begins (what?!) ...

February 01st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Ready or Not (2019) Review

It's about a woman who marries into the wrong family at the wrong time. Ready or Not was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett and stars Samara Weaving (from The Babysitter, Mayhem), Mark O'brien (from The Dark Stranger) and ...

January 03rd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Mist (2007) Review

It's about a small town overcome by a thick mist filled with killer mutants and monsters. The Mist was directed by Frank Darabont (who also directed Buried Alive) and stars Thomas Jane (from 1922 and The Veil), Laurie Holden (from Pyewacket a...

November 24th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Night of a Thousand Cats (1972) Review

It's about a jet setting millionaire who plays with women the way a cat plays with its food, before snuffing them out and feeding them to his cats. The Night of a Thousand Cats was directed by René Cardona Jr. (who also directed The Man In Wh...

November 05th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Leatherface (2017) Review

It's about a group of psycho kids who escape from a mental hospital, one of whom will go on to become the notorious chainsaw wielding Leatherface. Leatherface was directed by Alexandre Bustillo (who also directed Among The Living) and Julien M...

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