Movies like Bug

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Bug (2006)
 6.1
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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: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, macabre, suspense, scary, atmospheric, dark, cerebral ...
Plot: insanity, conspiracy theory, paranoia, mental illness, psychosis, obsession, addiction, couples, losing-it hero, delusion, psychology, motel, hotel, insect, drug abuse, self mutilation, body horror, drugs, psychopath, violence, schizophrenia, marijuana, male nudity, brutality, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa

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Most similar movies to Bug

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, weird, disturbing and suspenseful films with plots about storytelling, insanity, brutality, pornography, murder, violence and psychology mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Bug: Take Shelter (2011), Black Swan (2010), Possession (1981), The Skin I Live In (2011), Repulsion (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, ambiguous ending, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, nightmare, schizophrenia, insanity, obsession, nervous breakdown, dreams, fear, character study, twists and turns, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
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100%
 8.0
 766K
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, sexy, suspense, surreal, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, dancing, character study, insanity, hallucination, psychology, surrealism, paranoia, mother daughter relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 33K
Possession (1981)
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, psychological, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, monster, surrealism, insanity, occult, hysteria, serial killer, existentialism, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural power, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, west berlin west germany, poland, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
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, suspenseful, sexy, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, twists and turns, obsession, rape, insanity, skin, betrayal, tragic love, sexual perversion, secrets, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ⇓
100%
 7.2
 48K
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: disturbing, psychological, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: insanity, body horror, obsession, identical twins, twins, drug addiction, love triangle, addiction, mistaken identity, mental illness, life is a bitch, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, year 1954, 60s, 50s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 20K
Willard (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Desperate for companionship, the repressed Willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late father's deteriorating mansion. In these furry creatures, Willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: rat, vengeance, workplace, psychopath, misfit, greed, brutality, obsession, loneliness, dangerous animal, boss and employee, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: atmospheric, psychological, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, obsession, crazy, memory, paranoia, family relations, delusion, family problems, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new orleans, peru, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.7
 79K
Killer Joe (2011)
Genre: 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: neo noir, disturbing, suspense, surreal, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, twists and turns, sex, greed, violent, crimes, deal, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, hitman, killer, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 22K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychedelic, dark, psychological ...
Plot: surrealism, circus, serial killer, revenge, art, magic realism, clown, cult, insanity, murder, mental illness, sexualized violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%
 6.6
 110K
The Invitation (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will and his new girlfriend Kira are invited to a dinner with old friends at the house of Will’s ex Eden and her new partner David. Although the evening appears to be relaxed, Will soon gets a creeping suspicion that their charming host David is ...
Style: twist ending, scary, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: dinner party, suicide, conspiracy, obsession, suspicion, cult, old friend, deception, insanity, survival, vengeance, brutality ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 20K
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, mind game, frame up, dishonesty, police detective, riddles and clues, friend, student ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Trouble Every Day (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Japan, Luxembourg
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: suspense, disturbing, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: vampire, violence, murder, cannibalism, male nudity, rape, serial killer, dangerous attraction, wanting to die, flesh eating, locked in a room, bloodbath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, ghana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, psychologist, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, surrealism, hallucination, split personality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
 5.5
 6K
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: suspense, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, obsession, brutality, midlife crisis, hallucination, family in danger, rivalry, christmas, supernatural, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.4
 18K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, 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: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, sadistic horror, murder, violent, torture, exploitation, extreme violence, disturbed individual, weirdo, maniac, schizophrenic, schizophrenia ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, ghost, twists and turns, nightmare, suicide, losing-it hero, death, tragedy, guilt, mystery, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 125K
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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, adultery, loner, loneliness, insanity, mental illness, psychopath as protagonist, voyeurism, character study, twists and turns, paranoid, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 12K
Gozu (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Minami mistakenly kills a gangster associate of his named Brother. Almost as soon as the murder takes place, the body of the deceased man is gone, prompting Minami to conduct a search. While looking, he finds a mysterious isolated hotel where he ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, psychedelic, serious ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, obsession, surrealism, murder, nightmare, hitman, mission of murder, mental illness, twists and turns, hotel, mafia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 16K
Raising Cain (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: split personality, serial killer, adultery, twins, psychologist, kidnapping, insanity, hospital, obsession, crimes, twists and turns, swamp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, meditative, disturbing ...
Plot: hallucination, hospital, redemption, medical, character study, mental illness, crime gone awry, ambulance, rescue, patient, haunted by the past, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, scary, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: mental illness, supernatural, paranoia, secrets, demon, obsession, psychology, insanity, twists and turns, mental disorder, monster, creature ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 38K
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: slasher, disturbing, scary, sadistic, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, insanity, mental illness, loneliness, obsession, murder, extreme violence, sadism, torture, violence spree, brutality, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
34%
 5.3
 16K
Contracted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, zombie, body horror, infection, sex, rape, vengeance, supernatural, death, violence, brutality, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 12K
Edmond (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers ...
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, intense, stylized ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, murder, midlife crisis, destiny, prostitute, oral sex, redemption, starting over, fortune teller, prison, self control, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%