Movies like Heart of Midnight

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Heart of Midnight (1988)
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Heart of Midnight (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman who is getting back on her feet after a mental breakdown, Carol Rivers discovers that her late uncle has left her a rundown nightclub. Carol decides to renovate the venue, but, in the process, uncovers dark secrets about the club and her dead relative. After a series of disturbing events, Carol becomes increasingly unstable, but she finds some measure of comfort in Sharpe, an enigmatic older detective.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric, tense
Plot: nightclub, sex, police, crimes, club, secret, deadly, mentally unstable, mystery, haunted by the past, mental illness, battles, family problems, life is a bitch, hole in wall, waterbed, talking to self, pedophile, incest, bondage, sex club, revolver, apple, female nudity, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Heart of Midnight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and realistic films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, danger, serial killer, mental illness and mystery mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Heart of Midnight: Hidden (2009), Tattoo (1981), Special Effects (1984), The Attic (1980), My Sweet Killer (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hidden (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Painful memories arise when Kai Koss inherits his dead mother's house and goes back to his childhood home after 19 years.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, scary ...
Plot: house, dead mother, haunted by the past, mental illness, in the woods, deadly, parents and children, death in the family, homecoming, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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100%
 5.1
 604
Tattoo (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Karl Kinsky, an unbalanced tattoo artist, becomes obsessed with Maddy, a model he meets when he is hired to body-paint several women for a photo shoot, making the women look like they have large tattoos. As Kinsky grows more obsessed with Maddy, he ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, mentally unstable, obsession, crimes, danger, tattoo, voyeurism, woman in danger, confined, bondage, shower, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Special Effects (1984)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Reality and illusion collide in this thriller about a megalomaniacal movie director who murders a young would-be actress, then sets about making a feature about the deed, casting the dead woman's clueless husband as the patsy, and finding a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, mind game, model, movie business, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, woman strangled to death ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.7
 532
The Attic (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at altar. She fantasizes his death and finds joy only with her pet monkey. When the monkey disappears, a shocking past is revealed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, scary ...
Plot: attic, family life, murder, deadly, mystery, family relations, pets, vengeance, human nature, introspection, parents and children, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, losing-it hero, hospital, mental institution, mentally unstable, mysterious character, serial killer, mystery, split personality, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, violence, puppy, business card, stalker, ice cream, photograph, surprise party, remote control, mental illness, basement, vandalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 1K
The Sender (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: hospital, mental institution, mental illness, supernatural, doctors and patients, deadly, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, mind game, psychopath, danger, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 368
Asylum (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Patrick stars as a private investigator traumatized by his father's suicide who goes undercover in a mental institution to uncover the murderer of his psychiatrist.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: clinic, private detective, mystery, doctors and patients, hospital, mental illness, mental institution, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.7
 246
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, master and servant, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, afterlife, haunted by the past, mental illness, supernatural, golden years, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dead of Winter (1987)
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: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: danger, attic, missing person, psychopath, prison, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples, twins, couple relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 6K
Fear (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A killer is released from prison and breaks into a remote home to kill a woman, her handicapped son and her pretty daughter.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: knife murder, murder, mental illness, maniac, serial killer, psychopath, danger, mentally unstable, gory, violence spree, crime, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, stalking, knife murder, creep, pervert, psychopath, sister, rapist, gory, reporter, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, murder, elementary school, evil child, eclipse, strangulation, birthday, solar eclipse, village, crimes, gory, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1970
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 628
Blind Date (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man goes blind when remembering his lost girlfriend, but the doctors can't find anything wrong with his eyes. They fit him with an experimental device which allows him to see with the aid of a computer interface and brain electrodes. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, prostitute, beach, taxi, disability, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, nightclub, murder, psychopath, new year's eve, maniac, slasher, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Possession of Joel Delaney (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Manhattan socialite begins to fear for her troubled younger brother when he starts behaving bizarrely and he seems to have been friends with a backstreet murderer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: possession, murder, psychopath, ghost, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, family in danger, missing person, crimes, danger, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, morocco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 690
Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, slasher, crimes, mystery, stalker, serial murder, deadly, law enforcement, crime, serial killer, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, kidnapping, insanity, murder, recluse, aging, vaudeville, forgery, haunted by the past, pianist, newspaper ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 3.8
 377
Phobia (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hospital, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, mind game, phobia, crime, stalking, doctors and patients, mystery, mental illness, who done it ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 836
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: gory, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, best friends, murder, voyeurism, deadly, disorder, friends, latex gloves, bra ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 21K
The Vanishing (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman (Sandra Bullock) mysteriously disappears, sending her boyfriend Jeff (Kiefer Sutherland) on a years-long quest to find her. Not even a new love (Nancy Travis) can keep him from his obsessive search. All the while, the calculating ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, crimes, obsession, kidnapping, buried alive, presumed dead, gas station, painting, deadly, mystery, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Are You in the House Alone? (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Teenage girl is plagued by harassing phone calls. Her fear mounts when she's babysitting at a neighbor's home one evening and the caller rings her at that number.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, rock, high school, stalking, mentally unstable, school, mystery, mind game, danger, deadly, best friends, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 10K
Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, apocalypse, pedophilia, daughter, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.4
 537
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, hospital, ghost, losing-it hero, mental institution, mentally unstable, mysterious character, serial killer, investigation, mind game, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, atmospheric
Plot: murder, ghost, haunted by the past, isolation, crimes, danger, deadly, digging, forest, afterlife, witness, corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Girls Against Boys (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of bad experiences with men, Shae teams up with her co-worker, Lu, who has a simple, deadly way of dealing with the opposite sex.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: battle of the sexes, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, rivalry, deadly, revenge, mass murderer, see through panties, misandry, feminism, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, woman in danger, nightmare, twin brother, twin sister, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, coma, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974, year 1965
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 40K
Don't Look Now (1973)
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, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, grieving, ladder, mental illness, hallucination, psychic, architecture, hospital, gondola, mystery, drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 319K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
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, offbeat, mind bending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, insomnia, torment, life is a bitch, uncover truth, mysterious character, corpse, layoff, mechanic, paranoia, hallucinations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 419
Dark Honeymoon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dark Honeymoon follows a man who marries a seductive woman after a brief and passionate relationship. During their honeymoon, on the Pacific coast, terrible truths unfold as those around them die mysterious deaths.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: slasher, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, couples, serial killer, couple relations, danger, love and romance, razor blade, manipulation, stabbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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