Movies like Fear X

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Fear X (2003)
 6.0
 7K
Fear X (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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, contemplative
Plot: murder, loss of wife, haunted by the past, obsession, amateur detective, investigation, hotel, neo noir, depression, security guard, hallucination, surrealism, surveillance, photograph, crimes, riddles and clues, crime, mystery, self discovery, obsessive quest, death in the family, dealing with death, deadly, uncover truth, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 crimes, murder, deadly, mystery, investigation, haunted by the past and uncover truth mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Fear X: The Body (2012), Trauma (2004), The Riddle (2007), November (2004), Murk (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 51K
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, missing person, investigation, crimes, uncover truth, morgue, infidelity, haunted by the past, adultery, mystery, love, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, 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: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, investigation, haunted by the past, crimes, murder, danger, mind game, ghost, psychopath, supernatural, mysterious character, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues, journalism, law enforcement, amateur detective, psychological thriller, serial murder, pub, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 3K
November (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, photographer, mystery, investigation, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past, murder investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of loved one, guilt, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 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: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: destructive relationship, uncover truth, investigation, amateur detective, woman in danger, mind game, deadly, obsession, couples, disability, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Kissed by Winter (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following her son's death, Victoria moves to a small community to work as a doctor at the local clinic. She attempts to forget and move on with her life but finds it impossible when a local boy is found dead in the snow and Victoria must tell ...
Style: serious, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, murder, mystery, uncover truth, love and romance, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, who done it, fall in love, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.4
 364
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, murder, investigation, mystery, parents and children, crimes, haunted by the past, small town life, small town, strong female presence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.5
 373
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, danger, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, mystery, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, answering machine, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, writer's life, frame up, deadly, protagonist as suspect, race against time, mystery, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, false accusation, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, legal, deadly, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 386
Frozen Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meow is a young woman roaming the streets and nightclubs of Tel Aviv. She lives in empty apartments and surfs the internet chat rooms. She decides to meet Alex, her chat buddy. They plan to meet in a nightclub but a suicide bombing prevents their ...
Style: bleak, mind bending, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, identity, apartment, drug dealer, nightclub, nightmare, cell phone, police, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Flirting with Danger (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer begins a sordid fling with an attractive young woman whom he slowly begins to suspect to be a serial killer of men.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, fall in love, psychopath, bra, sex, police, lawyer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 762
Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, animal life, deadly, mystery, obsessive quest, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, usa, south africa, san francisco, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jericho Mansions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A murder in an old apartment building leads the superintendent to suspect everyone, and eventually himself, of the murder.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mystery, mysterious character, amateur detective, mind game, uncover truth, investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, murder, psychopath, life is a bitch, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Iris Effect (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Dr. Sarah Hathaway hired private eyes trying to find her missing son, the painter Thomas, who ran away from their home ten years ago after a quarrel with her. She finds a clue in a catalog of a panting exhibition in San Petersburg ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: private detective, estrangement, mind game, missing person, mystery, obsessive quest, crimes, haunted by the past, missing child, investigation, mentally unstable, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, los angeles, usa, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 263K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, dark, tense, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, insomnia, murder, guilt, fbi, investigator, police corruption, small town, police detective, snow, blackmail, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, united states, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, supernatural, dedicated lawyer, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 587
Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, betrayal, deadly, dishonesty, danger, murder, store, sabotage, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.0
 4K
Daylight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A successful lawyer finds out that she has a half-brother who is imprisoned in a secure hospital after he brutally murdered his neighbor and their baby.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, autism, investigation, crimes, mystery, legal investigation, siblings relations, uncover truth, legal, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 62K
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 ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, tense, scary ...
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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, investigation, infidelity, suspect, widow, disappearance, mystery, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 957
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, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, deadly, anti heroes, friendship, childhood trauma, violence, killing spree, transsexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, uncover truth, haunted by the past, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, life is a bitch, psychopath, single parent, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, church, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 3K
Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, deadly, crimes, social relations, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, crime, small town life, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 742
Mike's Murder (1984)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts ...
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: murder, tennis, investigation, neo noir, neo-noir, addiction, mystery, drug abuse, dishonesty, law enforcement, urban, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 375
Outrage (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lainie Wheeler has two daughters, but her husband leaves them for a Thai monastery. She completely neglects her job in TV production but finds a new vocation in nursing terminal patients, even after the death of her friend in that home. She also ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: woman in danger, starting over, family problems, deadly, redemption, murder, rivalry, crimes, hopes, rehabilitation, graphic violence, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.8
 2K
Blackwoods (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: losing-it hero, betrayal, vengeance, deadly, crimes, hotel, in the woods, haunted by the past, hostages, serial killer, flashback, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Spider Forest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods. KANG Min regains his consciousness 14 days after brain surgery following a mysterious accident he had in the forest. Shockingly enough, the first thing he says is ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: murder, ghost, forest, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, police investigation, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, mind game, crimes, psychopath, who done it, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, mystery, disability, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%