Movies like Dream House

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Dream House (2011)
 6.0
 60K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered there, and the surviving husband is the town's prime suspect. With help from a neighbor who was close to the murdered family, Will pieces together a horrifying chain of events.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, tense, scary, twists and turns, psychological, serious, intense, tricky ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, plot twist, riddles and clues, memory loss, parents and children, murder, investigation, haunted by the past, family in danger, nervous breakdown, family relations, danger, mystery, house fire, small town, insanity, hallucination, ghost, twists & turns, family drama, crimes, family problems, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa

Most similar movies to Dream House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and psychological films with plots about death, supernatural, storytelling, mystery, twists & turns, plot twist and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Dream House: The Others (2001), Shutter Island (2010), Half Light (2006), Hide and Seek (2005), The Sixth Sense (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 317K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
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, suspense, atmospheric, gothic, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, psychic, mysterious character, parallel world, uncover truth, seance, single parent, isolation, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 1.0M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, mental institution, insanity, paranoia, investigation, plot twist, uncover truth, mental illness, losing-it hero, delusion, psychiatrist, island ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, loss of child, uncover truth, death in the family, lighthouse, mentally unstable, woman in danger, death of child, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 79K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, scary ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, mysterious character, haunted by the past, small town, mystery, family relations, family problems, parents and children, death in the family, single father, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 854K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, psychology, afterlife, supernatural ability, death, psychic, psychic power, psychiatrist, psychologist, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 178K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: orphan, family in danger, adoption, family problems, manipulation, mysterious character, parents and children, deadly, insanity, fear, domestic disturbance, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 172K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, macabre, twist ending, surprise ending, scary ...
Plot: split personality, nervous breakdown, insanity, losing-it hero, psychology, mentally unstable, murder, isolation, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi river, mississippi, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 104K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, dark humor, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kids in trouble, danger, elderly, siblings relations, farm, family relations, murder, parents and children, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, farmhouse, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 101K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, psycho film, gothic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, investigation, mental illness, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, mystery, psychiatrist, insanity, supernatural ability, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 139K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, serious, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, missing child, orphan, death, fear, haunted by the past, paranormal activity, disappearance, seance, ghosts, ghost, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 186K
The Number 23 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices strange parallels between what he reads and what he's experienced. But now ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, riddles and clues, insanity, a vision, suicide, uncover truth, nightmare, paranoia, mystery, imagination, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.1
 31K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, split personality, psychiatrist, supernatural, mental illness, mentally unstable, family relations, danger, woman in danger, family in danger, deadly, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 37K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, ghost, supernatural, death threat, child murder, haunted by the past, mystery, uncover truth, family in danger, family life, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 70K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, time loop, dealing with death, psychic, starting over, alternate reality, foreknowledge, couples, loss of spouse, housewife, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 16K
Haunter (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, time loop, ghost, supernatural, uncover truth, rescue, danger, haunted house, ghosts, house, serial killer, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1985, year 1983
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Haunting (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: witch, ghost, curses spells and rituals, justice, family, countryside, haunted by the past, supernatural, rape, chase, death, school ...
Time: 19th century, 2000s, 1810s, year 2006
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 72K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, siblings relations, parents and children, family in danger, family problems, ghost, slasher, danger, step parent, pretense, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, 2000s
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 46K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, missing person, morgue, haunted by the past, crimes, uncover truth, infidelity, adultery, love, mistress, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 35K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, twist ending, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, life & death, danger, couple relations, dealing with death, supernatural, mystery, talking to the dead, death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 104K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, supernatural, haunted by the past, mental institution, memory loss, psychology, mentally unstable, murder, life is a bitch, time loop, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 11K
The Return (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joanna Mills has a successful career but feels her personal life is spinning out of control. She has few friends, an estranged father, and a crazy ex-boyfriend who is stalking her. Joanna begins having terrifying visions of a woman's murder, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, mystery, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, a vision, deadly, amateur detective, crimes, wound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 406K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, paranormal activity, danger, witch, seance, paranormal investigation, riddles and clues, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 14K
Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, deadly, family life, paranormal activity, danger, mystery, drowning, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 3K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 71K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, student, patient, guilt, mental institution, obsession, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, domestic violence, life turned upside down, obsession, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, woman in danger, power relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, gothic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, occult, ghost, attic, paralysis, black magic, rite, soul transference, suspicion, workplace, supernatural, nurse ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 6K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, siblings relations, mentally unstable, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 67K
Body Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, haunted by the past, cross dressing, danger, small town, parents and children, friendship, family relations, youth, insanity, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: family in danger, haunted by the past, dealing with death, supernatural, murder, danger, mystery, haunted house, deadly, crimes, curses spells and rituals, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%