Movies like The Broken

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The Broken (2008)
 5.4
 11K
The Broken (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a successful radiologist spirals out of control when she sees the spitting image of herself driving down a London street. While attempting to uncover who the imposter could be, she stumbles into a terrifying mystery that her family and closest friends are somehow involved in, leaving her with no one to trust.
Style: psychological, surreal, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, dark, disturbing ...
Plot: doppelganger, nightmare, broken mirror, fear, murder, dream, investigation, haunted by the past, girlfriend, embassy, woman in danger, introspection, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, sex, party, ghost, time loop, paranormal phenomena, architect, car accident, bad girl, impostor, surrealism, car breakdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to The Broken

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, ghost, crimes, supernatural and haunted by the past mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Broken: Amer (2009), Tell-Tale (2009), Deadline (2009), Spider Forest (2004), Gut (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 6K
Amer (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Searing memories and carnal desires rule the mind of Ana, a young woman in thrall to her own fantasies whose visions and obsessions draw her toward deeper eroticism -- and deeper danger, in this modern take on a Giallo.
Style: surreal, slasher, experimental, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, haunted house, postmodernism, estate, bitterness, coming of age, strong female character, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
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95%
 5.4
 5K
Tell-Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man's recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor's killer before a similar fate befalls him.
Style: surprise ending, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, parents and children, couples, obsessive quest, couple relations, escapades, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: scary, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, isolation, woman in danger, writer's life, mind game, confined, uncover truth, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Spider Forest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods. KANG Min regains his consciousness 14 days after brain surgery following a mysterious accident he had in the forest. Shockingly enough, the first thing he says is ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, mind bending ...
Plot: forest, supernatural, murder, ghost, uncover truth, mystery, violent death, life is a bitch, police investigation, haunted by the past, offscreen killing, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 3.8
 951
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, best friends, violence, crimes, serial killer, graphic violence, disorder, friends, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: macabre, scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, cannibal, death, small town, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family tradition, family problems, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Chasing Sleep (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: nightmare, insomnia, professor, police, uncover truth, obsession, crimes, murder, haunted by the past, hallucination, missing person, teacher ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, investigation, mystery, family, obsession, protagonist as suspect, cheating, husband wife relationship, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 5.4
 1K
Hipnos (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Sánchez Blanch owns and operates a psychiatric hospital where he specializes in hypnotizing his severely emotionally disturbed patients.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, mysterious character, supernatural, hypnosis, losing-it hero, isolation, mental illness, mind game, nightmare, mental institution, patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 6K
The Monitor (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping an abusive husband, Anna and her 8 year old son move to a secret location in a giant apartment building. Terrified that her ex-husband will find them she buys a baby monitor to keep in her son's room at all times. But strange ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, dark ...
Plot: delusion, haunted by the past, social worker, family relations, murder, mother son relationship, ghost, overprotective mother, teenager, wedding, mental disorder, abused woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.8
 2K
Horsehead (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Since her childhood, Jessica has been haunted by recurrent nightmares whose meaning escapes her. This peculiarity has led her to study the psychophysiology of dreams and to follow a therapy with Sean, her mentor and boyfriend, to try and understand ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, haunted house, woman in danger, haunted by the past, homecoming, ghost, paranormal investigation, fear, exorcism, evil force, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: scary, tense, serious, mysterious, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, child in peril, estate, family in danger, parents and children, parent child relationship, family problems, isolation, mother son relationship, cat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.2
 8K
Grace (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the wake of a horrific car accident that kills her husband, Michael, expectant mother Madeline Matheson discovers that her daughter, Grace, has died in the womb. Ignoring her doctor's warnings that the fetus must be removed from her body, a ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: pregnancy, evil child, breast feeding, curse, babies and infants, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, confined, murder, serial killer, baby, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Book of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the wraparound story penned by Clive Barker in the author's "Books of Blood" collection, the story centers on a paranormal expert who, while investigating a gruesome slaying, finds a house that is at the intersection of ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, supernatural, murder, professor, investigation, sex scene, paranormal investigator, psychic, older woman younger man relationship, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Disappeared (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, teenage life, destiny, crimes, brother, disappearance, kidnapping, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 54K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, rape, surrealism, hallucination, insanity, schizophrenia, delusion, murder, isolation, repression, female protagonist, nightmare ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Thompsons (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, family in danger, survival, dysfunctional family, manhunt, family life, on the run, coming of age, murder, incestuous relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.6
 44K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: psychological, surreal, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, paranoia, insanity, bruce lee, dark humor, nightmare, apartment building, satire, suicide, hallucination, conspiracy, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deaths tells the story of an all-American guy who is murdered each day by horrifying pursuers, only to wake up in slightly different lives to experience the terror of being murdered again.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: parallel world, twists and turns, supernatural, memory loss, healing power, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, dealing with death, time loop, ghost, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 67K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gothic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, haunted by the past, investigation, murder, death, teacher, supernatural horror ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, dark ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, surrealism, small town life, sexual abuse, incest, mental illness, murder, small town, double life, hallucination, rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1988, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada, philadelphia, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.5
 863
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, vengeance, uncover truth, nightmare, haunted by the past, memory loss, murder, haunted house, childhood trauma, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, afterlife, crimes, isolation, witness, ghost, haunted by the past, elderly man, very little dialogue, excavation, forest, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Uninvited Guest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if ... you let a stranger into your house to use your phone, but while you've been patiently waiting in the kitchen, he just disappears ... or does he? Félix, an architect who has just split up with his girl-friend and inhabits a huge ...
Style: scary, surreal, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: intruder, crimes, domestic disturbance, paranoia, mystery, missing person, family problems, home invasion, hearing voices, loneliness, haunted house, hunting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
In Their Sleep (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sarah's life is in pieces after the brutal death of her 18 year-old son. One night, her car accidentally hits Arthur, a young man the same age as her boy who is running from a burglar. Sarah sympathizes with him and takes him in, only to be ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, psychopath, crimes, haunted by the past, stalking, woman in danger, chase, twists and turns, murder, grief, death of son, isolated house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.7
 392K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surreal, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: insomnia, insanity, hallucination, paranoia, uncover truth, obsession, twists and turns, mysterious character, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, life is a bitch, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspense, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: snow, insanity, woman in danger, winter, isolation, audition, psychopath, missing person, crimes, survival, imprisonment, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 57K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, drowning, serial killer, haunted by the past, twists and turns, hallucination, grief, sex scene, blindness, psychic, mystery, death of daughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.5
 476
Blur (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Artist Adrian Jonas toils in preparation for the biggest gallery opening of his career. The creative process takes Adrian deep into the depths of his mind, where he begins to experience premonitions of a terrible fate that awaits his beloved Iliana. ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: premonition, mystery, twists and turns, losing-it hero, changing the past or future, unfulfillment, paranormal phenomena, party, murder, paranoia, neighbor, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, supernatural ability, crimes, haunted by the past, woman in danger, amateur detective, family in danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%