Movies like Bug

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Bug (2006)
 6.1
 31K
Bug
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again - until the first bugs arrive...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, mind bending, gloomy, serious, intense, enigmatic, art house, cerebral ...
Plot: paranoia, obsession, psychosis, delusion, couples, isolated place, conspiracy theory, drugs/alcohol, insanity, psychology, mental illness, losing-it hero, addiction, parasite, self mutilation, haunted by the past, male nudity, schizophrenia, splatter, danger, nudity (topless - notable), paranoid, motel, love and romance, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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Repulsion
Drama, Horror, Thriller
UK
105 min.
 7.8
Black Swan
Drama, Thriller
USA
108 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Bug

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, disturbing and suspense films with plots about brutality, psychology, murder, insanity, violence, storytelling and blood mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Bug: Take Shelter (2011), Dead Ringers (1988), After.Life (2009), Repulsion (1965), Don't Look Now (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 80K
Take Shelter
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, tense, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, paranoia, dreams, insanity, schizophrenia, apocalypse, losing-it hero, psychology, sanity, character study, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
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    User:   77%
 
 7.3
 34K
Dead Ringers
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, twins, addiction, drug addiction, insanity, drugs, loneliness, losing-it hero, strong sexual content, hotel, drinking, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: canada, medical school, toronto ontario canada
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System:   67%
    User:   80%
 
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, enigmatic, art house ...
Plot: obsession, surrealism, mental illness, murder, suburbs, insanity, psychopath, crimes, runaway, deadly, storytelling, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new orleans, peru, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   60%
 
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 5.9
 34K
After.Life
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: psychological, bleak, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, death, life & death, talking to the dead, dealing with death, danger, mentor, psychology, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   64%
 
 7.8
 41K
Repulsion
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, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, loneliness, rape, insanity, paranoia, isolation, murder, surrealism, psychology, losing-it hero, sexual abuse, sisters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   56%
    User:   100%
 
 7.3
 40K
Don't Look Now
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mystery, supernatural, death, serial killer, murder, hotel, haunted by the past, neo noir, strong sexual content, blindness, pornography, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
The Skin I Live In
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, disturbing, macabre, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mad scientist, vengeance, rape, obsession, physical appearance, doctors, plastic surgery, insanity, betrayal, twists & turns, secrets, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
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 6.7
 66K
Killer Joe
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, tense, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: crime gone awry, hitman, neo-noir, crime, greed, violence, dysfunctional family, psychopath, sex, murder, neo noir, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
 8.0
 623K
Black Swan
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspense, atmospheric, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, mental illness, surrealism, mentor, paranoia, psychology, character study, artists and showbiz, hallucinations, dancer's life, ballerina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
 12K
Maniac
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, gore, serial killer, violence, vengeance, slasher, obsession, splatter, brutality, blood, murder, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
Dead of Winter
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: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, kidnapping, missing person, insanity, serial killer, chase, violence, psychopath, prison, violent, twists & turns ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 135 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, atmospheric, disturbing, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, small town, mystery, sexual abuse, surrealism, supernatural, incest, brutality, death, violence, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
We Are What We Are
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, gory, small town, death, crimes, secrets, family drama, splatter, doctors, police investigation, dysfunctional family, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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Trouble Every Day
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scientist Shane Brown neglects his new bride, instead spending their honeymoon searching for an old colleague who disappeared after a research paper he had written was discredited by the medical community. It turns out that Dr. Semeneau is living in ...
Style: sexual, psychological, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gory, cannibalism, vampire, sex, male nudity, serial killer, hotel, violence, pornography, dangerous attraction, brutality, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 7.7
 33K
The Tenant
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: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, suicide, mental illness, identity, mystery, supernatural, paranoia, insanity, conspiracy, surrealism, ghost, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
 6.2
 18K
Nightwatch
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, investigation, crime, paranoia, drugs/alcohol, protagonist as suspect, prostitution, twists & turns, witnessing a crime, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
 6.4
 32K
The Good Son
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: manipulation, children, problem child, brutality, danger, psychology, rivalry, family, parents and children, crimes, deception, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, maine, usa, japan, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
A Tale of Two Sisters
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, mental illness, mystery, supernatural, guilt, insanity, death, mentally unstable, violence, brutality, psychology, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
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The Tomb of Ligeia
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, supernatural, mystery, estate, stylish, death, life & death, curses spells and rituals, violence, fight scenes, adaptation, goth ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
 5.4
 5K
The Hand
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: vengeance, obsession, slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, comics, midlife crisis, family in danger, splatter, demons, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
 6.0
 12K
Raising Cain
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When neighborhood kids begin vanishing, Jenny suspects her child psychologist husband, Carter, may be resuming the deranged experiments his father performed on Carter when he was young. Now, it falls to Jenny to unravel the mystery. And as more ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, clever ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, serial killer, psychology, murder, mentally unstable, adultery, hospital, twists & turns, sex, parents and children, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
 6.8
 106K
One Hour Photo
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, loneliness, insanity, mental illness, adultery, depression, pornography, cheating, revenge, psychology, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
Strait-Jacket
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behaviour.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mental illness, insanity, slasher, countryside, camp, revenge, mental institution, farm, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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 8.0
 162K
Rosemary's Baby
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around their strange neighbors.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, scary, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: pregnancy, satanic cult, paranoia, devil, mystery, supernatural, demonic possession, obsession, dreams, murder, losing-it hero, mind game ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, insanity, hollywood, murder, dysfunctional family, guilt, loneliness, torture, violence, sisters, psychology, camp ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 6.5
 80K
Funny Games
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, scary, rough, bad ending ...
Plot: brutality, serial killer, family, hostages, torture, murder, danger, gory, surveillance, home invasion, bad guy wins, psychological torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 7.4
 18K
Possession
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, erotic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, serial killer, mental illness, insanity, surrealism, male nudity, existentialism, mysterious character, strong sexual content, hysteria, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, poland, east germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
 6.2
 3K
The Ugly
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, gore, blood, revenge, mysterious character, dark fantasy, splatter, psychiatrist, bullying, stylish ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 

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 7.7
 319K
The Machinist
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
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, stylized, surreal, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, obsession, paranoia, guilt, insomnia, memory, torment, psychology, plot twist, paranoid, insanity, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, supernatural, courtroom, catholicism, good versus evil, devil, uncover truth, religion, death, demons, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
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