Movies like Fear X

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Fear X (2003)
 6.0
 6K
Fear X (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, Canada, UK, Brazil
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, loss of wife, haunted by the past, obsession, amateur detective, investigation, hotel, neo noir, depression, surveillance, hallucination, photograph, security guard, surrealism, crimes, riddles and clues, crime, self discovery, obsessive quest, death in the family, dealing with death, deadly, uncover truth, mystery, shopping mall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

Most similar movies to Fear X

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, investigation, danger, crime and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Fear X: The Body (2012), Ghost Image (2007), Deadbolt (1992), The Lost Angel (2005), No Rest for the Wicked (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, infidelity, morgue, crimes, missing person, haunted by the past, uncover truth, adultery, love, mystery, mistress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mark of the Angels - Miserere (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, interpol, riddles and clues, law enforcement, religions or cults, danger, society, kidnapping, investigation, partners against crime, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 470
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: mind bending, serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, haunted by the past, danger, isolation, afterlife, stalking, supernatural, investigation, crimes, dealing with death, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 410
Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: obsessive love, woman in danger, investigation, murder, betrayal, obsession, mentally unstable, tragic love, captivity, crime, couples, prison life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 373
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, mystery, religions or cults, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, who done it, danger, murder, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
No Rest for the Wicked (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Madrid, the beginning of the century. One day, the police inspector Santos Trinidad coming home very drunk, is involved in a triple murder. But there is a witness who managed to escape and that could incriminate him. Santos undertakes an ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, chases and races, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, terrorism, danger, prostitute, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Skulls III (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young college co-ed tries joining the elite, all-male, secret society, the Skulls, and in so doing, she uncovers some unscrupulous methods used by some of the members to get what they want.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: college, murder, mystery, crimes, legal investigation, who done it, rivalry, mind game, social differences, investigation, betrayal, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 2K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious
Plot: obsession, serial killer, murder, mind game, crimes, small town, deadly, shovel, undercover, buried alive, barbershop, baseball bat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
Lethal Eviction (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A first time landlord purchases a run-down, rent-controlled apartment building in hopes of making a solid investment. Everything seems to be going smoothly until, one by one, the tenants begin to meet strange, untimely gruesome deaths.
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, bleak, serious ...
Plot: twins, murder, deadly, law enforcement, crime, mystery, crimes, investigation, danger, dual identity, landlord, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 200
Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: mind game, missing person, murder, investigation, police detective, woman in danger, rivalry, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 321
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: bleak, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: adoption, murder, uncover truth, parents and children, domestic disturbance, family problems, family relations, family in danger, danger, haunted by the past, father son relationship, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Hidden Child (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Erica's parents are killed in a traffic accident. She moves to Fjällbacka and discovers she has a brother.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: crimes, mystery, uncover truth, murder, investigation, intrigue, dishonesty, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, against humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, mystery, riddles and clues, investigation, serial killer, danger, vengeance, crime, chases and races, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.1
 401
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, unlikely criminals, mystery, crimes, parents and children, manipulations, crime, cons and scams, danger, hitman, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 977
Picture Claire (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her Montreal apartment burns down and her possessions are reduced to ash, Claire Beaucage heads to her boyfriend's place in Toronto, only to find that he's missing. Then the police mistake her for Lily Warden, a sinister woman who ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: chase, mistaken identity, murder, police, theft, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, woman in danger, womanizer, survival, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, bahamas, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 2K
The Riddle (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, journalism, deadly, law enforcement, amateur detective, psychological thriller, pub, police inspector, amateur sleuth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 947
Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, anti heroes, friendship, deadly, childhood trauma, violence, killing spree, transsexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.0
 312
The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, sexy ...
Plot: neo noir, dishonesty, rivalry, gambling, betrayal, murder, ambition, obsession, vengeance, deadly, best friends, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 584
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: realistic, psychological, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, neo noir, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down, dishonesty, estrangement, crimes, uncover truth, dog, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Angels Don't Sleep Here (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man is accused of murder and manipulated into a web of deceit as his thought-to-be dead twin brother plots revenge on those who tried to kill him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, twins, mayor, revenge, righting the wronged, who done it, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, manipulations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, mental illness, mentally unstable, danger, stalking, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction, composer, tied feet
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, crimes, haunted by the past, investigation, mind game, starting over, danger, ghost, psychopath, mysterious character, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, family in danger, danger, murder, crime, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 192
Water Damage (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after the drowning death of his young son, Paul Preedy (Daniel Baldwin) receives an invitation to a reunion at his prep school. Paul decides to go, taking his remaining son with him. When they arrive, they find that only two other people ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, rough, psychological ...
Plot: murder, reunion, deadly, crime, crimes, slasher, high school, haunted by the past, kidnapping, psychopath, investigation, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 1K
Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: truth or dare, murder, new year's eve, youth, drugs/alcohol, mind game, deadly, crimes, drunkenness, wild party, homicide detective, pistol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 847
The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: hopes, crimes, dealing with death, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, gangsters, danger, insomnia, deadly, social decay, urban ghetto, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Killer Upstairs (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, who done it, amateur detective, fashion, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 799
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, rivalry, crimes, crime, investigation, journalism, store, voyeurism, murder, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 3K
Murk (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The psychological thriller "Murk" tells the story of Jacob, who is investigating into the circumstances surrounding his sister's death on her wedding night.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: destructive relationship, siblings relations, uncover truth, amateur detective, investigation, woman in danger, danger, mind game, obsession, couples, deadly, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 1K
Blind Side (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, hit and run, investigation, mystery, crime, danger, murder, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%