Movies like Death Dreams

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Death Dreams (1991)
 6.5
 436
Death Dreams (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Despite her husband's doubts, a woman reaches out to her dead daughter with a psychiatrist's help.
Style: gloomy, serious, emotional
Plot: crimes, ghost, supernatural, family relations, afterlife, parents and children, family problems, death in the family, dealing with death, solace, uncover truth, trial, doctor, hallucination, smoking, death of child, butterfly, strangulation, drowning, necklace, pond
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about crimes, murder, danger, family problems, deadly, family relations and supernatural mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Death Dreams: Haunted Echoes (2008), 13 Curses (2002), Ghost Image (2007), Half Light (2006), The Perfect Tenant (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 524
Haunted Echoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laura (Sean Young) and Guy (David Starzyk) are devastated by grief when their 8-year-old daughter, Kimberly, is murdered. Hoping to repair their tattered marriage, they move to a quiet town to remodel an old mansion, but weird things start to happen ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, family problems, crimes, dealing with death, deadly, abduction, murder, death in the family, kidnapping, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 414
13 Curses (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jacobo is a young sculptor that returns to native city, Santiago of Compostela, to see his mother, locked up a psychiatric hospital for to kill to her husband, when he believed she dead years ago. To their arrival, visions of Mateo, his dead father ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, friendship, deadly, mental illness, family life, danger, homecoming, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
 498
Ghost Image (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young female video editor loses her boyfriend in a car crash, she finds solace in watching video of him taken the night before he died. When he starts to communicate with her through that video, she must decide if he has broken through the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural romance, haunted by the past, afterlife, obsession, supernatural, dangerous attraction, isolation, couples, reincarnation, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 13K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, scary ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, murder, lighthouse, loss of child, supernatural, death in the family, uncover truth, mentally unstable, woman in danger, death of child, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, mysterious character, split personality, mind game, danger, supernatural, chase, mentally unstable, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, chase, crime, psychopath, family relations, couples, graphic violence, prison, woman in danger, death in the family, vengeance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsession, crimes of passion, visceral, paranoia, stalking, crimes, psychopath, couples, family relations, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Absence of the Good (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Salt Lake City homicide detective Caleb Barnes is under increasing pressure from all sides to crack a string of serial killings that have been terrorizing the city. At the same time, Barnes' home life is beginning to crumble in the wake of his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, psychopath, family problems, riddles and clues, addiction, crimes, investigation, golden years, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.7
 620
Imprint (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Shayla Stonefeather, a Native American attorney prosecuting a Lakota teen in a controversial murder trial, returns to the reservation to say goodbye to her dying father. After the teen is killed, she hears ghostly voices and sees strange visions ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, dying father, supernatural, haunted by the past, self discovery, murder, family relations, society, crimes, death in the family, juvenile delinquency, native american reservation ...
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 1K
The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, family in danger, murder, crimes, crime, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 2K
The List (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sudden death tied to a list from the past leads to unimaginable evil. Fresh out of law school and full of hope for the future, Renny Jacobson is stunned by his father's sudden death--and then by the terms of the will: the elder Jacobson has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: intrigue, crimes, uncover truth, haunted by the past, murder, supernatural, supernatural ability, secret society, rivalry, heroes, deadly, battles ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 737
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, family in danger, supernatural, mystery, life is a bitch, parents and children, uncover truth, supernatural ability, pregnancy, single parent, missing child, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 946
Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: track down, hitman, danger, on the run, crimes, family problems, deadly, woman in danger, family relations, parents and children, chases and races, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Left in Darkness (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Celia (Monica Keena, Freddy vs. Jason) has had a rough life, with a mother who died in childbirth and a father who disappeared. Unfortunately for Celia, death is not any easier than life. When she is drugged and raped at a frat party, Celia dies ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: heaven, ghost, supernatural, family problems, darkness, death in the family, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, dealing with death, good versus evil, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 331K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, scary, twist ending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, mysterious character, psychic, supernatural, uncover truth, parallel world, single parent, supernatural ability, isolation, losing-it hero ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.0
 355
Clear Lake, WI (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends return to their former hometown to revisit the horrors that happened there 15 years ago.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: riddles and clues, danger, deadly, society, clergy, crimes, supernatural, religions or cults, high school, small town, murder, preacher ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 326
Child of Mine (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An Alberta small-town police chief officially finds no suspect in the bloody stabbing to death of 'working girl' Jane McGill. Her daughters are adopted two years later, trough his friend Alvin, by a London couple who don't qualify yet ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: adoption, murder, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, family problems, family relations, uncover truth, family in danger, parents and children, sister sister relationship, suspicion, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Above Suspicion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dempsey Cain is an honored cop, a loving husband and father, and mentor to his handsome younger brother. Then a drug dealer's bullet paralyzes him for life and Dempsey's world is shattered. Suddenly, his wife and brother seem to care less ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: neo noir, paralysis, courtroom, police, family problems, disorder, spouse killer, spouse in danger, disability, profanity, sexual content, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 594
The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, estrangement, neo noir, investigation, murder, dead father ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Legend of Lucy Keyes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Guy moves to an old farm in Princeton with his wife Jeanne Cooley and their two daughters, Molly and Lucy to build eight windmills to generate clean power to the city. The Cooley family has a cold reception in town, and while voting for the approval ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, missing person, social relations, supernatural, crimes, countryside, family secret, small town, missing daughter, insanity, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Haunting of Hell House (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious, morbid professor who has suffered a number of horrid events in his life tries to help a young troubled man, whose girl friend was killed during an illegal abortion.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, blood, hallucination, nightmare, afterlife, family in danger, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, haunted house, abortion
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sweet Angel Mine (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul, a young man from London, arrives in the small Nova Scotia town of Milestone, where his long lost father was last seen years earlier. Paul is eager to find out what brought his father to this remote community. He meets Rauchine, a young, ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: murder, danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, mentally unstable, single parent, love and romance, confined, parents and children, wilderness, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 103
Suburban Bliss (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine, a rebellious pre-teen who has been deeply affected by her parents’ divorce, plays a game which involves crossing a dangerous road with her eyes closed. She becomes friends with the girl next door, the quiet Ariane, to the consternation ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: overprotective parent, rebelliousness, teenage life, parent child relationship, parents and children, youth, family relations, family problems, social differences, parents separation, precocious child, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 507
Angelica (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple living in Victorian London endure an unusual series of psychological and supernatural effects following the birth of their child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: supernatural, spiritualism, couples, family relations, haunted house, couple relations, danger, ghost, disorder, family problems, life turned upside down, parents and children ...
Time: victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 242
Amnesia (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Keller is a minister who has found himself heavily involved in an illicit affair with his son's teacher. Unable to see an end to his deceptive and sinful path, he concocts a scheme to fake his own death. However, his cunning plan goes awry ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, motel, amnesia, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, small town, memory loss, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nanny, psychopath, couples, danger, crimes, rivalry, family relations, family problems, vengeance, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 350
Fear of Water (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Rosalie Richard is found raped and dead at the foot of a cliff. This gruesome murder is the first ever in the Magdalen Islands. Her death will radically change the orderly life of Sergeant André Surprenant.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough
Plot: murder, army investigation, family relations, military, life is a bitch, law enforcement, police investigation, parents and children, family problems, crimes, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: abduction, little girl, strip club, danger, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, life is a bitch, secret place, family relations, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.1
 314
House of Bad (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Yearning to break free from their sordid pasts, three sisters unite for a simple plan: steal enough drugs to set themselves up for a new life. But when the eldest sister Teig decides they're going to hide out in their old, abandoned family ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: ghost, survival, starting over, family relations, on the run, crimes, drug dealing, supernatural, supernatural power, murder, haunted house, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 499
Slip (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Slip" is the story of Sarah, a young woman who witnessed her mother's murder as a child. Now grown, Sarah is haunted by her mother's memory, her restless soul, opening a gateway for the spirits of the recently departed. Sarah is ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, scary ...
Plot: ghost, vengeance, danger, murder, haunted by the past, supernatural, crimes, a vision, clairvoyant, death, investigation, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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