Movies like Lost Highway

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Lost Highway (1997)
 7.6
 114K
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, gothic, serious, sadistic, suspenseful, mind bending, psychological, avant garde ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, pornography, murder, neo noir, transformation, prison, impotence, jazz musician, mystery, paranoia, schizophrenia, sexuality, lesbian, crumbling marriage, urban, eroticism, highway, nightmare, motel, identity crisis, suspicion, sexual frustration, dual identity, hallucination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about twists & turns, obsession, murder, dialogue, mystery, storytelling and insanity 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), Open Your Eyes (1997), Blue Velvet (1986). 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: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lesbian, uncover truth, hollywood, showbiz, mystery, amnesia, hallucination, postmodernism, surrealism, mysterious character, dreams ...
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: 135 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, haunted by the past, small town life, sexual abuse, seduction, prostitution, mind game, mystery, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 262K
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, sexual obsession, orgy, human nature, marriage, free love, disguise, sexuality, dangerous attraction, sexual exploration, voyeurism, sex party ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 58K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, love triangle, paranoia, virtual reality, mystery, disfigurement, suicide, jealousy, birthday, nightmare, doctor, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 156K
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, mystery, amateur detective, postmodernism, neo noir, investigation, surrealism, sexuality, innocence lost, sexual perversion, eccentricity, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 150K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, 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, curses spells and rituals, collector, devil, danger, book, occult, mystery, obsession, artifact, satanism, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, southern france, new york, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 133K
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: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: surrealism, infidelity, lookalikes, mental illness, nightmare, symbolism, delusion, professor, mystery, obsession, strong sexual content, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 48K
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: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic ...
Plot: identity, murder, circus, danger, infidelity, filmmaking, seance, makeup artist, debt, dancer, actress, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, california, europe, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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, clever, sexual, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, psychiatrist, manipulation, guilt, shower, prostitute, extramarital affair, exhibitionism, straight razor, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, sexual, erotic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, violence, murder, mental illness, femme fatale, voyeurism, car chase, paranoia, grief, group therapy, therapist, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 953K
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, suspenseful, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, mental institution, insanity, losing-it hero, uncover truth, paranoia, doctors and patients, island, plot twist, delusion, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, 1940s ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 24K
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, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, obsession, hollywood, actor, peeping tom, witness, police, neighbor, claustrophobia, chase, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 151K
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, sex addict, sexualized violence, seduction, sexual tension, hot and sexy, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ 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, realistic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, architect, adultery, paranoia, divorce, marriage, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 113K
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, serious ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, investigation, obsession, neo noir, private investigator, crimes, fish out of water, danger, crime, bondage, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, pennsylvania, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: erotic, sexual, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: strong sexual content, police investigation, serial killer, eroticism, police detective, dangerous attraction, crime, sexual relations, gory, who done it, fondling, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.5
 989K
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, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, mystery, vengeance, revenge, haunted by the past, murder, investigation, paranoia, flashback, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
One on Top of the Other (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 97 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: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: death row, murder, infidelity, mystery, gory, love triangle, cons and scams, false accusation, crime, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 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: suspense, talky, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime gone awry, friendship, betrayal, crime, mystery, crumbling marriage, physical abuse, couple relations, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mental illness, murder, past, betrayal, infidelity, delusion, mentally unstable, parents and children, mystery, childhood trauma, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, africa, britain, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, gothic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, stranded, end of the world, imaginary, best friends, existentialism, time travel, supernatural, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, clones ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, stylized, erotic, sexual, serious ...
Plot: office, espionage, murder, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, hentai, danger, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, pornography ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 12K
Sisters (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: twins, murder, mystery, model, insanity, hallucination, witness, neighbor, police, psychic, amateur detective, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, quebec, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 20K
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: suspenseful, suspense, clever, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, college, neo noir, boarder, insurance fraud, investigation, mystery, crime, strong sexual content, infidelity, married couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: campus, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 173K
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, stylized ...
Plot: evil alien, investigation, memory, future dystopia, chase, alien race, experiment, beach, paranoia, cyberpunk, serial killer, duel ...
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 72K
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: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, sexual, semi serious ...
Plot: sexual perversion, violence, witch, murder, on the road, bank robbery, betrayal, hitman, escape, mother daughter relationship, hotel room, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Eye of the Beholder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A reclusive surveillance expert is hired to spy on a mysterious blackmailer, who just may be a serial killer.
Style: surreal, serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, secret service, voyeurism, blindness, murder, stalking, mystery, investigation, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, alaska, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 16K
Surveillance (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An FBI agent tracks a serial killer with the help of three of his would-be victims - all of whom have wildly different stories to tell.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, police, sadism, police station, surveillance, fbi, crime, hidden identity, drugs/alcohol, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 164K
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, twists and turns ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, murder, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, isolation, arson, divorce, stalking, paranoia, nervous breakdown, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 10K
Boxing Helena (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A top surgeon is besotted with a beautiful woman who once ditched him. Unable to come to terms with life without her, he tries to convince her that they need each other. She has other ideas, but an horrific accident leaves her at his mercy. The plot ...
Style: sexual, erotic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, captivity, unfulfilled love, kidnapping, sexual dysfunction, strong sexual content, obsessive love, unrequited love, dream, car accident, dangerous attraction, estate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%