Movies like The Crying Child

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The Crying Child (1996)
 4.9
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The Crying Child (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the death of there child a couple go to stay in an island home. The woman starts to hear the noise of a baby crying and is followed by an old blind women who warns her to get out of of the house before it is too late.
Plot: island, miscarriage, crying baby

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Most similar movies to The Crying Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and suspense films with plots about murder, island, flashback, danger, mystery, fantasy world and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Crying Child: The Haunting of Sarah Hardy (1989), The Wrong Bed: Naked Pursuit (2017), The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (1999), After (2012), Lady in the Water (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Haunting of Sarah Hardy (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sela Ward stars as beautiful, vulnerable heiress Sarah Hardy, recently wed and returning to her isolated childhood home, The Pines, to claim her vast inheritance. But something – or someone – evil waits there for her. It could be real. Or ...
Plot: pursuit, car accident, death of mother, ghost, marriage, childhood trauma, funeral, wedding, suicide of mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Wrong Bed: Naked Pursuit (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman mysteriously wakes up in a hotel handcuffed to a firefighter to find messages they left themselves the night before revealing that their lives are in danger.
Plot: hotel, handcuffs, female director, caucasian, flashback, firefighter, bed, firemen
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her doctor recommends that a widow pursue her unfulfilled life ambitions, he doesn't realize that she has always wanted to be a spy. Sending a letter to her congressman gets her an interview with the CIA and accidentally gets her an ...
Plot: spy, cia, widow, espionage
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
 5K
After (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two bus crash survivors awake to discover that they are the only people left in their small town, they must form an unlikely alliance in a race to unravel the truth behind their isolation. As strange events begin to unfold, they start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns
Plot: coma, isolation, crash, uncover truth, mystery, small town, confined, purgatory, danger, rivalry, hospital, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Lady in the Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: legends and myths, save the lady, swimming pool, redemption, imaginary character, imaginary, friendship, getting home, fish out of water, human spirit, religion and supernatural, mythical creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Liechtenstein
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot. A shipwrecked maiden that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: island, pirate, rape, torture, lighthouse, survival, adventure, confined, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As the 15th anniversary of a fatal high school shooting approaches, former pupil Diana McFee is haunted by memories of the tragedy. After losing her best friend Maureen in the attack, Diana has been profoundly affected by the incident - her ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, suspense, non-linear ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: murder, high school, school shooting, haunted by the past, adulthood, crimes, best friends, tragedy, guilt, self sacrifice, female bonding, repressed memory ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
 117
A Vow to Kill (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Tense drama tells the story of Rachel Waring the daughter of a rich man named Frank Waring. Rachel dates and gets married to a magazine photographer named Eric. She finds out on her honeymoon that all is not as it seems as Eric has other plans for ...
Plot: tied to a bed, island, private detective, bound and gagged, kidnapping, lie, ransom, photograph
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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My Sweet Audrina (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Living in her family's secluded mansion, Audrina is kept alone and out of sight and is haunted by nightmares of her older sister, First Audrina, who was left for dead in the woods after an attack. As she begins to question her past and her ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: mansion, father daughter relationship, gang rape, haunted by the past, uncover truth, isolation, mystery, rape, nightmare, child rape, mental illness, death of sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
Plot: murder, sister, sociopath, female killer, husband wife relationship, female psychopath, expectant father, pregnant wife, sister sister relationship, pregnant woman, female sociopath, pregnant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Five Desperate Women (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When ...
Plot: island, murder, sabotage, stranded, female protagonist, strangulation, stranded on an island, terror, dead woman on floor, dead woman on bed, dog, barefoot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Spiral Staircase (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: People are trapped in a house with a killer.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: dark and stormy night, serial killer, secret, sheriff, murder, mansion, stranded, secret passageway, handicapped, mute woman, plot twist, secret passage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 1K
Wendy (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A re-imagining of "Peter Pan" from the point of view of Wendy Darling, who finds herself lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued. She must fight to save her family, her freedom and the joyous spirit of youth.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: island, childhood, rescue, magic, children, fantasy world, family, adventure, adaptation, imaginary, danger, young heroes
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Deadly Delicious (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mystery about a gourmet in love with two different women who winds up poisoned.
Plot: accident, unplanned pregnancy, food poisoning, paper airplane, dysfunctional marriage, photograph, hospital, wedding anniversary, suicide, poisoning, captivity, menage a trois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 122
The Body (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beautiful woman who lives on an island with her abusive husband, entices a young man into a murder-for-money plot.
Plot: island, love triangle, abusive husband, murder, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Flesh of the Orchid (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A disturbed young woman is kept prisoner in a castle by her aunt for her money. The game-keeper, her guardian, tries to rape her but she escapes. In her flight she meets a man also running away, from two killers.
Plot: psychiatry, french giallo, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 17K
Lost River (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: surrealism, single parent, curse, demolition, riddles and clues, danger, family relations, small town, neo noir, psychopath, gas station, devastation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After having been recently shipwrecked, a group of survivors begin dealing with both the reality of being stranded on a remote island as well as with feelings of alienation and isolation. Adapted from the novel by Johann Wyss, this was the pilot ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: mountain lion, island, monkey, shipwreck, coconut, turtle, child with gun, orphan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 124
Chorabali (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sumon is compelled to grow up in the city's underworld as mafia lord Osman Ali's killer machine. After killing a pregnant woman carrying Osman Ali's illegitimate child, Sumon's conscience leads him to defy Ali's order.
Plot: based on a novel, murder mystery, swimming pool, murder investigation, overdose, whodunit, suicide note, blackmail, costume party, flashback
Place: kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The House of Dies Drear (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young black man and his family move into a home in rural Ohio, and discover that during the Civil War it was used by a Dutch immigrant to smuggle runaway slaves to freedom. Soon they begin to suspect that the ghosts of slaves who passed through ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, ghost, haunted house, family relations, supernatural, family life, family problems, estate, on the run, mystery, danger, domestic disturbance ...
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Flowers in the Attic (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, a mother takes her kids off to live with their grandparents in a huge, decrepit old mansion. However, the kids are kept hidden in a room just below the attic, visited only by their mother who becomes less and less ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, survival, estate, family life, confined, mind game, danger, attic, old mansion, incest, family problems, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Voice from the Grave (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A segment from the 'Unsolved Mysteries' TV series inspired this story, in which a nurse (Megan Ward) claims that she's possessed by a murdered co-worker's spirit which identifies the killer.
Plot: nurse, possession, co worker co worker relationship, burning building, miscarriage, male nurse, hospital, murder, church, female singer, cousin cousin relationship, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.4
 33
Detour (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A nightclub piano player (Tom Neal Jr.) hitchhikes to the West Coast and soon figures into two deaths.
Plot: neo-noir, neo noir, stolen identity, hitchhiking, murder, arizona desert, femme fatale
Time: 1940s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Alice or the Last Escapade (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One night Alice can't stand her husband anymore and she decides to leave him. It's a dark, rainy night and something smashes the windshield so Alice is forced to seek shelter in an old mansion. She is warmly welcomed but soon realises that ...
Style: bleak, stylized, psychological, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: countryside, estate, mystery, confined, nudity (full frontal - brief), isolation, parallel world, haunted house, imaginary, puzzle, highway, wall ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 972
Puffball (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Powerful supernatural forces are unleashed when a young architect becomes pregnant after moving to an isolated and mysterious valley to build a house.
Plot: mother, daughter, male nudity, female nudity, panties, pregnancy, sex, cottage, country, cheating fiancee, infidelity, black magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The President's Mistress (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Ben investigates the mysterious death of his sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue. Ed Murphy, the White House Chief of Staff, becomes embroiled in a struggle to save the President from a humiliating scandal.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, espionage, deadly, heroes, undercover, crimes, special agents, infidelity, dishonesty, government agency, state affairs, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Night of the Hunter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A false preacher ingratiates himself with a dead man's family to find where he hid the money from a robbery.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: treasure, murder, family crisis, tickling, child in peril, preacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 45K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: meditative, bad ending, suspense, touching, mumblecore ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: time loop, teenager, female protagonist, teenagers, redemption, strong female character, bullying, friendship, saving a life, suicide, female friendship, car rollover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Oyster and the Wind (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young girl named Marcela lives with her dad, Jose, a lighthouse keeper, and old Daniel on an island. The only contact the girl has with the world outside her home is by a boat with four sailors that pays a visit to the island in order to take them ...
Plot: diary, little girl, loss of father, father daughter relationship, menstruation, coffee, teenage girl, island, teenage sexuality, coming of age, night, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%