Movies like Heart of Midnight

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Heart of Midnight (1988)
 5.3
 1K
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric, tense
Plot: nightclub, sex, police, crimes, secret, club, deadly, mentally unstable, mystery, haunted by the past, mental illness, battles, family problems, life is a bitch, rape, incest, pedophile, female nudity, bondage, voyeurism, hallucination, flashback, shower, apple, revolver ...
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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and scary films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, female nudity, mental illness and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Heart of Midnight: Hidden (2009), Special Effects (1984), Tattoo (1981), The Attic (1980), Single White Female (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, mind game, model, movie business, crimes, crime, mystery, deadly, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, nude girl ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.1
 623
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: obsession, kidnapping, mentally unstable, tattoo, crimes, danger, voyeurism, woman in danger, bondage, tattoo artist, masturbation, model ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.7
 550
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 ⇓
63%
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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, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, violence, basement, surprise party, stalker, mental illness, remote control, business card, ice cream, puppy, photograph, vandalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 248
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 ⇓
50%
 5.0
 378
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: mystery, clinic, private detective, hospital, doctors and patients, mental institution, mental illness, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 2K
The Wisher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mary is a horror-movie junkie whose obsession is out of control, leading her over-protective father to ban her from seeing scary flicks. But when she and her friends sneak out to see a film called The Wisher, its creepy antagonist seems to escape ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, best friends, ghost, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, scary, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, losing-it hero, hospital, mental institution, mentally unstable, mysterious character, mystery, serial killer, split personality, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 671
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, scary, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, prostitute, beach, taxi, disability, crimes, crime, mystery, deadly, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 847
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: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, scary ...
Plot: losing-it hero, gory, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, best friends, murder, voyeurism, deadly, disorder, friends, blood, bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: battle of the sexes, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, rivalry, deadly, revenge, murder, female nudity, see through panties, mass murderer, feminism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, stalking, pervert, psychopath, sister, knife murder, creep, rapist, gory, reporter, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 7K
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: maniac, mental illness, murder, serial killer, psychopath, danger, knife murder, gory, mentally unstable, violence spree, crime, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.7
 327K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
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, mind bending, bleak, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, insomnia, uncover truth, torment, mysterious character, life is a bitch, paranoia, factory, taunting, hit and run, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Act of Vengeance (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of women who have all been attacked by the same hockey mask wearing rapist, get no help from the police. So they ban together to form a vigilante group called "The Rape Squad", and set about going after the local scum.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: sex, murder, revenge, rape, violence, mask, pimp, vengeance, strong sexual content, suburbs, crime, martial arts ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, strong sexual content, gory, hotel, mentally unstable, serial killer, vengeance, violence spree, sexual abuse, woman in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 591
Fever (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A struggling artist is implicated in a string of macabre murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, mentally unstable, mysterious character, urban, crime, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, mind game, mystery, addiction, mental illness, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.3
 715
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, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, slasher, crimes, mystery, stalker, serial murder, deadly, law enforcement, crime, serial killer, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 542
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, ghost, hospital, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, mysterious character, serial killer, investigation, mind game, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 396
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hospital, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, mind game, phobia, stalking, crime, doctors and patients, mystery, mental illness, who done it ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 425
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense ...
Plot: slasher, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, couples, serial killer, couple relations, danger, love and romance, mental illness, flashback, honeymoon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, scary, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, ghost, haunted by the past, isolation, crimes, danger, deadly, witness, elderly man, afterlife, corpse, strangulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, scary, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, high school, rock, stalking, mentally unstable, school, mystery, mind game, danger, deadly, best friends, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Strange Circus (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The erotic novelist Taeko is writing a morbid story of a family destroyed by incest, murder and abuse. Her assistant, Yuji, sets on a mission to uncover the reality of this story, but the reality might be too much to bear.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: incest, school, child abuse, prostitute, gory, dealing with death, mystery, sexual abuse, parent child relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter incest, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 2K
Scissors (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries to help her over the attack, but when she is invited to a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: twins, neo noir, mysterious character, strong sexual content, mind game, neo-noir, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, danger, losing-it hero, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, scary, realistic, 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 ⇓
34%
 5.2
 468
Sensation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Lila a college student discovers a latent ability to see into the past. When a professor hires her for some psychological tests she becomes the target of the killer of the woman she sees in her dreams.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: college, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, experiment gone awry, murder, couples, power relations, supernatural, male orgasm ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, murder, aging, recluse, vaudeville, insanity, forgery, haunted by the past, jealousy, pianist ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 278
The Black Room (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A room gets put up for rent following the mysterious murder of its previous tenant. When an apartment-hunting man sees the deal the brother and sister landlords are offering, he immediately puts down the first month's rent and starts spending ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, mind bending
Plot: slasher, murder, voyeurism, gory, estate, psychopath, hollywood, crimes, deadly, vengeance, siblings relations, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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