Movies like Lost Highway

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Lost Highway (1997)
 7.6
 117K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, sexual, mind bending, gothic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, sadistic, avant garde ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, pornography, murder, sexuality, lesbian, neo noir, prison, jazz musician, impotence, transformation, mystery, paranoia, schizophrenia, seduction, lost, danger, voyeurism, stranger, urban, couples, dishonesty, young man, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Lost Highway

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about murder, obsession, mystery, twists & turns, storytelling, dialogue and female nudity mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Lost Highway: Mulholland Drive (2001), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Blue Velvet (1986), Enemy (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, obsession, showbiz, uncover truth, actress, jealousy, death, frustration, hollywood, mystery, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town, murder, diary, seduction, small town life, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, prostitute, double life, angel, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989
Place: canada, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 269K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: sexual relations, orgy, marriage, human nature, sexual obsession, disguise, sexuality, free love, sexual exploration, dangerous attraction, prostitute, sexual tension ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 160K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: surreal, post modern, art house, dark, enigmatic ...
Plot: small town, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, neo noir, postmodernism, sexuality, surrealism, innocence lost, sexual perversion, surveillance, villain ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 140K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: psychological, bleak, tense, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, delusion, professor, mystery, symbolism, actor, disorder, mysterious character, life turned upside down, lookalikes, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 59K
Open Your Eyes (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Style: psychological, surreal, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychiatrist, love triangle, paranoia, suicide, jealousy, birthday, nightmare, disfigurement, doctor, virtual reality, inheritance, dreams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 153K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, collector, devil, curses spells and rituals, danger, satanism, book, artifact, occult, mystery, millionaire, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, new york, southern france, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 49K
Inland Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: seance, actress, debt, dancer, infidelity, makeup artist, danger, filmmaking, identity, murder, circus, hallucinations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, europe, usa, california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexual, psychological, clever ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, psychiatrist, manipulation, guilt, psychopath, transsexual, seduction, subway, desire, transvestism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 21K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental illness, femme fatale, murder, violence, investigation, danger, paranoia, psychiatrist, mystery, mysterious character, therapist, group therapy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 4K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, femme fatale, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, adultery, paranoia, architect, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.1
 989K
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, uncover truth, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, island, delusion, psychiatrist, plot twist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 25K
Body Double (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After losing an acting role and his girlfriend, Jake Scully finally catches a break: he gets offered a gig house-sitting in the Hollywood Hills. While peering through the beautiful home's telescope one night, he spies a gorgeous blonde dancing ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, mind bending, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, obsession, chase, investigation, mistaken identity, hollywood, strangulation, neighbor, peeping tom, police, witness ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 155K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, passionate interest, sex addict, obsession, seduction, sex, sexualized violence, sexual tension, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
One on Top of the Other (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An insurance scam lands a man on death row for murdering his wife. What everyone doesn't know is she really isn't dead.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, death row, cons and scams, love and romance, crime, mystery, spouse killer, crimes, who done it, couple relations, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 20K
In the Cut (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City--as if to test the limits of her own safety--propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspense, rough, erotic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, strong sexual content, eroticism, crime, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, law enforcement, serial killer, danger, investigation, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.5
 1.0M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, vengeance, mystery, revenge, haunted by the past, paranoia, murder, mistaken identity, rape, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 115K
8MM (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate ...
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, investigation, obsession, sexual perversion, danger, bondage, fish out of water, neo noir, private investigator, crimes, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, pennsylvania, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime gone awry, betrayal, mystery, crime, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, crumbling marriage, friendship, domestic violence, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 21K
Malice (1993)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, college, mystery, insurance fraud, investigation, couple relations, dishonesty, married couple, infidelity, femme fatale, double life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: campus, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 4K
Demonlover (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two corporations compete for illicit 3D manga pornography, sending spies to infiltrate each other's operations.
Style: suspense, erotic, sexual, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: espionage, office, murder, rivalry, danger, couples, dishonesty, rise and fall, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, workplace situations, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 183K
The Number 23 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, insanity, suicide, uncover truth, riddles and clues, nightmare, mystery, investigation, danger, escape from reality, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 33K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: psychological, bleak, surreal, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mental illness, murder, delusion, infidelity, betrayal, past, dishonesty, identity crisis, misfit, mentally unstable, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, britain, east end london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 2K
Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is on the trail of an elusive serial killer. During her investigation she meets Vickie Kittrie (Peta Wilson), who belongs to an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and ...
Style: psychological, rough, sexual, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, bondage, serial killer, s&m, voyeurism, gays and lesbians, police investigation, mind game, protagonist as suspect, crimes, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 3K
Brain Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: insanity, experiment, sex, lobotomy, nightmare, obsession, murder, misfit, mind game, deadly, mental illness, delusion ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.6
 12K
S. Darko (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: S. Darko follows Samantha Darko, the younger sister of Donnie, the protagonist of Donnie Darko, and her friend Corey. On their way to California, their car breaks down, forcing them to wait in a small town until it is fixed. While there, Samantha ...
Style: surreal, serious, psychological, mind bending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, small town, stranded, imaginary, best friends, existentialism, supernatural, end of the world, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, clones ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A repressed young wife's traumatic sexual assault triggers a depraved obsession with her attacker.
Style: suspense, sexy, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, lesbian, photograph, blackmail, love and romance, dangerous attraction, infidelity, mystery, manipulations, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, madrid, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 168K
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, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, divorce, stalking, psychology, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, new york state, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.7
 176K
Dark City (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: gothic, mind bending, atmospheric, tech noir, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, evil alien, future dystopia, memory, haunted by the past, mind control, alien race, paranoia, memory loss, space and aliens, mad scientist, deadly ...
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 74K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: sexual perversion, violence, on the road, ex convict, hitman, betrayal, rebel, on the run, one last job, mother daughter relationship, witch, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%