Movies like Dead Ringers

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Dead Ringers (1988)
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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 meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, bleak, stylized, serious, realistic, macabre, cerebral, dark ...
Plot: obsession, twins, addiction, drug addiction, insanity, drugs, loneliness, losing-it hero, strong sexual content, hotel, drinking, psychology, brothers, clinic, drug abuse, visceral, doctors, identity, love triangle, mad scientist, paranoia, identical twins, complex characters, relationships, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, year 1954, 1960s, 1950s
Place: canada, medical school, toronto ontario canada
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Repulsion
Drama, Horror, Thriller
UK
105 min.
 7.8
The Shining
Drama, Horror
UK, USA
144 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to Dead Ringers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, psychological, serious and atmospheric films with plots about brutality, insanity, visceral, violent, violence, storytelling and obsession mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Dead Ringers: Bug (2006), Bringing Out the Dead (1999), Naked Lunch (1991), Don't Look Now (1973), Repulsion (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: paranoia, obsession, psychosis, delusion, couples, isolated place, conspiracy theory, drugs/alcohol, insanity, psychology, mental illness, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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Bringing Out the Dead
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: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, hospital, drug addiction, violence, drugs, drug abuse, goth, dealing with death, death, coma, drugs/alcohol, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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    User:   77%
 
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Naked Lunch
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.
Style: surreal, psychological, sexual, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: drug abuse, writing, addiction, drug addiction, drugs, surrealism, paranoia, jazz, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, homosexuality, psychiatry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   65%
 
 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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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 7.8
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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, psychology, losing-it hero, surrealism, sexual abuse, sisters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   65%
 
 7.0
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Sisters
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, insanity, twins, private detective, model, sisters, police investigation, voyeurism, hospital, obsession, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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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:   74%
    User:   70%
 
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 6.4
 12K
Rabid
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only nourishment that will now sustain her.
Style: disturbing, scary, biting, serious, rough ...
Plot: gory, vampire, motorcycle, zombie, mad scientist, blood, cannibalism, violence, splatter, visceral, clinic, mutant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, mine, quebec, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   78%
 
 6.9
 21K
The Brood
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, vengeance, psychiatry, divorce, serial killer, child abuse, blood, mental illness, doctors and patients, mutant, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kindergarten, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   62%
 
 6.8
 33K
Spider
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, schizophrenia, storytelling, memory, paranoia, surrealism, mentally unstable, insanity, spiders, psychology, psychiatry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, east end london, africa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   53%
 
 7.3
 70K
Videodrome
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychological, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, cult, obsession, brainwashing, surrealism, television, pornography, violence, cyberpunk, insanity, sex, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   56%
 
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:   65%
    User:   74%
 
 7.0
 13K
Affliction
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in his slowly disintegrating mentally.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, murder, violence, parents and children, father son relationship, character study, drinking, redemption, storytelling, violent, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   69%
 
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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:   62%
    User:   72%
 
A History of Violence
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: small town, violence, crime, mafia, vigilantism, gangster, redemption, organized crime, revenge, robbery, storytelling, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   63%
 
 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:   60%
    User:   67%
 
 7.4
 80K
Take Shelter
Genre: Drama, 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 1986, year 2011
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   53%
 
 7.7
 317K
The Machinist
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, 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, 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:   59%
    User:   53%
 
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Shivers
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.
Style: sexual, scary, serious, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: mad scientist, gory, zombie, violence, blood, splatter, pornography, murder, sexualized violence, island, gore, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
Goodnight Mommy
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the heat of the summer lays a lonesome house in the countryside where nine year old twin brothers await their mother’s return. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether ...
Style: tense, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: torture, mental illness, countryside, twins, isolation, plot twist, dysfunctional family, psychology, uncover truth, insanity, parents and children, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
 7.8
 154K
Blue Velvet
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: surreal, enigmatic, art house, dark, post modern ...
Plot: mystery, postmodernism, small town, investigation, amateur detective, surrealism, sexuality, eccentricity, neo noir, innocence lost, voyeurism, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   56%
 
 7.0
 5K
The Other
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: mystery, murder, mental illness, death, twins, psychology, supernatural, splatter, unlikely criminals, visceral, blood, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: connecticut, europe, holland, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
The Day of the Locust
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, atmospheric, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, pornography, mob, surrealism, parents and children, showbiz, visceral, artists and showbiz, nudity (topless - notable), eccentricity, greed, writers ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
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 7.0
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Inland Empire
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: identity, murder, surrealism, insanity, storytelling, alternate reality, mystery, hotel, danger, actor's life, gory, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, poland, europe, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
 6.7
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May
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, gothic ...
Plot: gory, serial killer, loneliness, obsession, mental illness, murder, cannibalism, insanity, blood, brutality, imaginary friend, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
 6.8
 13K
Visitor Q
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A father who is a failed former television reporter tries to mount a documentary about violence and sex among youths. He proceeds to have sex with his daughter who is now a prostitute, and films his son being humiliated and hit by classmates. ...
Style: disturbing, dark humor, surreal, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, incest, rape, obsession, heroin, brutality, violence, surrealism, sex, prostitution, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
The Boston Strangler
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crime, murder, police investigation, hospital, mystery, mental illness, chase, psychiatry, pornography, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brigitte has escaped the confines of Bailey Downs but she's not alone. Another werewolf is tailing her closely and her sister's specter haunts her. An overdose of Monkshood - the poison that is keeping her transformation at bay - leads to ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, hospital, gory, murder, drug abuse, clinic, sisters, ghosts, dangerous animal, transformation, pornography, life & death ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   50%
    User:   43%
 

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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
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System:   49%
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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
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System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
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