Home Invasion Movies

Every home invasion movie, in order of personal preferance based on realism and how hard hitting they are, GENERALLY aiming for movies central to home invasion scenarios rather than fims with mere home invasion scenes.
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1.
Straw Dogs (1971)
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A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment. (113 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
2.
Cherry Tree Lane (2010)
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A couple is terrorized by a gang who is hunting their son. (77 mins.)
 
4.
Funny Games (1997)
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Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
5.
Funny Games (2007)
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Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. (111 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
6.
Extremities (1986)
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A woman takes revenge on the man who invades her home and tries to rape her. (89 mins.)
Director: Robert M. Young
 
7.
Los bastardos (2008)
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A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task... (90 mins.)
Director: Amat Escalante
 
8.
Angst (1983)
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A troubled man gets released from prison and starts taking out his sadistic fantasies on an unsuspecting family living in a secluded house. (87 mins.)
Director: Gerald Kargl
 
9.
La settima donna (1978)
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Sister Cristina (Florinda Bolkan) plays a nun who takes the teenage girls in her care to a remote house where they rehearse A Midsummer Night's Dream... (86 mins.)
Director: Franco Prosperi
 
10.
Swimming with Sharks (1994)
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A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss. (93 mins.)
Director: George Huang
 
11.
Kidnapped (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Three hooded Eastern-European criminals burst into a home in a Madrid gated community, holding the family hostage in its own home, and forcing the father to empty his credit cards. (85 mins.)
 
12.
Held Hostage (2009 TV Movie)
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Michelle a single mother is kidnapped by three masked men and held hostage until she is forced to rob a bank which is the only option she has to saving her only child's life while they are both wired to explode. (86 mins.)
Director: Grant Harvey
 
13.
The House by the Lake (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A rich playboy has a large house in the countryside. One weekend he invites a fashion model. On his way to the house... (87 mins.)
Director: William Fruet
 
14.
Fight for Your Life (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
This video is mostly taken up by talking about vengeance rather than getting on with the job. A mean... (82 mins.)
 
15.
Sunday in the Country (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer... (93 mins.)
Director: John Trent
 
16.
Axe (1974)
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Three criminals on a murder spree arrives at a farmhouse, where a girl is living with her paralyzed grandfather. (65 mins.)
 
17.
Trespass (2011)
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As they're held for ransom, a husband and wife's predicament grows more dire amid the discovery of betrayal and deception. (91 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
18.
Naked Massacre (1976)
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A Vietnam vet terrorizes a house full of nurses. (92 mins.)
Director: Denis Héroux
 
19.
Them (2006)
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Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night. (77 mins.)
 
20.
Forced Entry (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A shell-shocked Vietnam veteran stalks, rapes and murders the rich and beautiful women who frequent his gas station in retaliation for his service in the war. (83 mins.)
Director: Helmuth Richler
 
21.
As Good as Dead (2010)
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Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible... (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mossek
 
22.
Lady in a Cage (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums. (94 mins.)
Director: Walter Grauman
 
23.
The Truth (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated... (96 mins.)
 
24.
The Ref (1994)
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A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve. (96 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
 
25.
Panic Room (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune. (112 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
26.
Black Christmas (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
27.
The Strangers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants. (86 mins.)
Director: Bryan Bertino
 
28.
Desperate Hours (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
An escaped con on the run from the law moves into a married couple's home and takes over their lives. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
 
29.
The Desperate Hours (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Glen, Hal and Sam are three escaped convicts who move in on and terrorize a suburban household. (112 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
30.
Panic Room (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune. (112 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
31.
Martyrs (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. (99 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
 
32.
If I Die Before I Wake (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A suburban family is held hostage and terrorized by three intruders while their sixteen year-old daughter first hides... (87 mins.)
Director: Brian Katkin
 
33.
The Dark Hours (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The thirty and something years old psychiatrist Dr. Samantha Goodman has an incurable brain tumor that has just started to grow... (80 mins.)
Director: Paul Fox
 
34.
Thursday (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The movie opens in a Los Angeles convenience store one late Monday night, where a smalltime drug dealer... (87 mins.)
Director: Skip Woods
 
35.
House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Two low-life punks invite themselves to a party at a posh villa and after being taunted by their snobbish hosts, hold everyone hostage and subject them to various forms of torture and mayhem. (91 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
36.
The Last House on the Left (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts. (84 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
37.
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
48 hours of intersecting lives and crimes in Los Angeles. (104 mins.)
Director: John Herzfeld
 
38.
Home Alone (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
39.
Aunt Rose (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
A trio of ruthless killers seeks refuge in a quiet suburban home, only to discover a destructive force... (90 mins.)
Director: James Tucker
 
40.
Cody Black (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Meet Cody Black. A man who makes a living robbing other people's homes. Coming home early to his girlfriend Keela and his friend Sean... (81 mins.)
Director: Chris Rogers
 
41.
Heart of the Storm (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A family in the midst of a break-up is held hostage by escaped convicts during a hurricane. (92 mins.)
 
42.
Bad Is Bad (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A locally loved suburban family man has to pay for the worst thing he's ever done when two mysterious young criminals break into his home. (96 mins.)
Director: Kent Lamm
 
43.
It Was Him or Us (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Peggy Wilson and her daughter Carrie escape Carrie's father who is Peggy's abusive and obsessive husband... (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
 
44.
Confine (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Confine, a taut psychological thriller, stars Daisy Lowe in her first lead role as the troubled former model Pippa... (81 mins.)
Director: Tobias Tobbell
 
45.
Penthouse North (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A reclusive, blind photojournalist lives quietly in a New York penthouse, until a smooth but sadistic criminal looking for a hidden fortune enters her life. (90 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
 
46.
Home Invasion (2016 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Terror arrives at the one place we all feel safest in this taut psychological thriller starring Natasha Henstridge... (85 mins.)
Director: David Tennant
 
47.
Tiger House (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Kelly sneaks into her boyfriend's house but tonight, she's not the only unwelcome visitor. As the situation spirals out of control, the suburban house becomes a terrifying arena for violence. (80 mins.)
Director: Tom Daley