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.

The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) Review

It’s about the existential challenges of endless human diminishing – smaller…smaller … and smaller. The Incredible Shrinking Man was directed by Jack Arnold (Creature from the Black Lagoon) based on a story by Richard Matheson (I Am Legend...

January 11th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Better Watch Out (2016) Review

When a teenager takes her final babysitting job, she’s thrust into a nightmare home invasion with a strange twist. Have you ever watched Home Alone and thought, this would be cool if Kevin McCallister went a bit further and actually killed some ...

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

Coming Home In The Dark (2021) Review

It’s about a family who, while on a camping trip, are accosted by two violent drifters and the father has to confront the demons from his past. Coming Home In The Dark was directed by James Ashcroft, from a screenplay by Ashcroft and Eli Kent wh...

December 21st, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Sadness (2021) Review

It’s about a young couple trying to reunite after a virus ravages their city, turning anyone infected into a deranged, uninhibited, sadist. The Sadness is a Taiwanese film written and directed by Robert Jabbaz in his feature debut, and stars Ber...

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

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (2021) Review

It's about the inhabitants of a dying small town banding together to uncover the cause of their sickness at the hands of the sinister Umbrella Corporation. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City was directed by Johannes Roberts (who also direc...

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

Night Teeth (2021) Review

It’s about Benny, a young college student who, when helping his older brother by driving an executive private hire car, picks up Blaire and Zoe; two beautiful women whose plans of partyhopping around L.A. are a cover for something altogether more b...

November 28th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Sweetie, You Won't Believe It (2021) Review

It’s about 3 idiot friends who go on a fishing trip before one of them becomes a father and witness a gangland killing; while trying to survive, a vengeful, disfigured psycho killer may be either their only salvation or their ultimate demise. A ...

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

The Pit (2021) Review

It's about two old army buddies go on a camping trip in the woods of Florida, only to stumble into a pit which leads to a fraught fight for survival. The Pit was directed by Stacy Brown Jr. and stars Les Stroud, Stacy Brown Jr. and Svetlana Da...

November 16th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Till Death (2021) Review

It’s about a grisly wedding anniversary gift which evolves into a deadly game of cat and mouse. Till Death was written by Jason Carvey (A New Wave), directed by S. K. Dale (who previously directed the short film The Coatmaker) with Megan Fox (Je...

November 12th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Dog Soldiers (2002) Review

What starts off as a military exercise in the Scottish Highlands turns into a brutal fight for one squad’s survival as they come up against a pack of fearsome werewolves. Dog Soldiers was directed by Neil Marshall (who also directed The Reckonin...

November 04th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Doom (2005) Review

Action Horror based on the widely popular Doom games. Doom was directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak and stars Dwayne Johnson (from The Scorpion King), Karl Urban (from Priest, And Soon The Darkness and Ghost Ship) and Razaaq Adoti (from Resident Evil: ...

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

The Purge (2013) Review

It’s about a family trying to survive a group of murderers during a night where all crimes, including murder, are legal. The Purge was directed by James DeMonaco and stars Ethan Hawke (from Sinister), Lena Headey (from Pride And Prejudice And Zo...

October 30th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Companion (2021) Review

In a post apocalyptic world, survivors must battle more than each other. Companion was directed by John Darbonne and stars Anna Flynn, Marcus Anthony and Stephen Brodie (from Baphomet, The Rake, Ghost Note and Blood Sombrero). We're in t...

October 28th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Spiral (2021) Review

It's about a police officer tormented by a copycat of the infamous Jigsaw Killer, whose sinister game is targeting the city's notoriously corrupt police department. Spiral was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (who also directed Death Of Me ...

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

Treehouse (2014) Review

It’s about goblins (or hillbillies) in the woods. Treehouse was directed by Michael G. Bartlett (who also directed The Zombie Diaries) and stars Dana Melaine (from Wild Nights with Emily), J. Michael Trautmann (96 Minutes), and Clint James (The ...

October 24th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

It Came From Below (2021) Review

A group of friends find themselves hunted down in the caves by a creature... from another world. Brought to you by director Dan Allen and starring Megan Purvis, Becca Hirani, Jake Watkins, and Kate Sandison, it definitely appears to be cut from th...

September 28th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

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: , , , ,

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