Movies like Bug

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Bug (2006)
 6.1
 32K
Bug (2006)
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: suspenseful, mind bending, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, cult film, clothed female naked male, intense ...
Plot: paranoia, psychosis, conspiracy theory, obsession, couples, delusion, losing-it hero, drugs/alcohol, insanity, isolated place, motel, parasite, mental illness, addiction, self mutilation, infected, psychology, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, drifter, mentally unstable, danger, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa

Most similar movies to Bug

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about obsession, murder, storytelling, psychology, brutality, insanity and blood mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Bug: Take Shelter (2011), Repulsion (1965), Dead Ringers (1988), Black Swan (2010), The Tenant (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 87K
Take Shelter (2011)
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: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, nervous breakdown, nightmare, delusion, fear, dreams, sanity, insanity, obsession, family relations, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, year 2011
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.7
 46K
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, psychological, disturbing, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, repression, delusion, hallucination, rent, loneliness, imaginary character, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, mad ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 39K
Dead Ringers (1988)
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: bleak, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, obsession, insanity, addiction, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, family relations, doctors and patients, body horror, murder, gynecologist ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, year 1954, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
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: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, delusion, law enforcement, family problems, family relations, crimes, parents and children, psychopath, mental illness, deadly, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, peru, usa, san diego california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 674K
Black Swan (2010)
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: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, twist ending, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, insanity, surrealism, paranoia, mental illness, losing-it hero, hallucination, rivalry, parents and children, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.7
 37K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, suicide, satire, ghost, tenant, mental illness, supernatural, mystery, identity, deadly, crimes, suicide attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 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, psychological, mind bending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, guilt, losing-it hero, family relations, danger, delusion, amnesia, tragedy, suicide, mystery, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 165K
Pi (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, surreal, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: insanity, mathematics, paranoia, obsession, surveillance, delusion, alienation, rabbi, neighbor, genius, prodigy, evidence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: danger, woman in danger, isolation, missing person, psychopath, deadly, crimes, insanity, imprisonment, attic, victim, audition ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 13K
Maniac (1980)
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, psychological, scary, controversial ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, serial killer, gory, gore, violence, prostitute, stalking, psychopath, mannequin, sadism, park, rage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 5K
The Hand (1981)
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: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, slasher, serial killer, comics, hallucination, brutality, midlife crisis, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 111K
One Hour Photo (2002)
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, tense, intense, scary ...
Plot: obsession, cheating, loner, voyeurism, infidelity, stalker, mind game, undercover, dishonesty, impersonating, love affair, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: serious, psychological, mind bending, gloomy, scary ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, drug dealing, femme fatale, woman in danger, mental institution, friendship, hospital, psychopath, danger, serial killer, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 46K
Don't Look Now (1973)
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, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, hallucination, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, family relations, crimes, serial killer, psychic, premonition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, stalking, actor's life, mentally unstable, slasher, danger, crimes, crime, woman in danger, price of fame ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 18K
Nightwatch (1997)
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, atmospheric, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, mind game, murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, danger, frame up, police detective, dishonesty, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, ocean or sea, dark secret, female psychopath, curse, denial ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.8
 870
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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, haunted by the past, deadly, losing-it hero, best friends, danger, crimes, violence, friends, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 8K
First Snow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, tense ...
Plot: salesman, destiny, desert, manic, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, psychic power, paranoia, business venture, a vision ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new mexico, usa, dallas texas, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 26K
The Resident (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: landlord, psychopath, danger, obsession, woman in danger, voyeurism, undressing, confined, rapist, paranoia, deception, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, murder, danger, patient, obsession, isolation, doctors and patients, mystery, mind game, losing-it hero, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.4
 844K
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, insanity, supernatural, danger, evil, psychic, hotel, nervous breakdown, ghost, trapped, psychopath, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, oregon, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 11K
Dread (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: nightmare, mind game, social relations, human nature, manipulations, dishonesty, obsession, youth, college, rivalry, fear, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 182K
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
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: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, gothic, scary ...
Plot: satanic cult, losing-it hero, pregnancy, mind game, devil, demonic possession, deal with the devil, supernatural, mystery, dreams, paranoia, under the surface ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
They Look Like People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, supernatural, demons, secrets, twists & turns, unlikely friendships, psychology, demon, insanity, obsession, axe ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: twist ending, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, insanity, mental patient, twists & turns, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, uncover truth, stolen identity, infatuation, escape, love ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: erotic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, couples, danger, love and romance, couple relations, culture clash, murder, investigation, stranger, swingers, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 34K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: rough, sadistic, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, insanity, loneliness, disturbed childhood, murder, slasher, mental illness, mannequin, exhibition, psychopath, homicidal maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, atmospheric, psychological, mind bending, cult film ...
Plot: investigation, small town life, small town, murder, odd, supernatural, diary, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1989
Place: canada, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Breaking at the Edge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A pregnant woman fears for her unborn child's life if she doesn't avenge a supernatural entity.
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, couples, couple relations, losing-it hero, mental illness, mentally unstable, female protagonist, pregnant wife, unfulfillment, sexual content, profanity, pregnant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%