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, psychological, gothic, serious, sadistic, suspenseful, mind bending, avant garde ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, pornography, murder, neo noir, transformation, jazz musician, impotence, prison, mystery, dangerous attraction, paranoia, schizophrenia, sexuality, lesbian, crumbling marriage, urban, violent husband, female corpse, identity crisis, eroticism, dual identity, sexual frustration, cadillac, headache ...
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 serious, psychological, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about mystery, murder, obsession, dialogue, twists & turns, storytelling and psychology 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.
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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, surreal ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lesbian, amnesia, uncover truth, mystery, hallucination, postmodernism, surrealism, obsession, mysterious character, hollywood, showbiz ...
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, angel, seduction, mind game, sexual abuse, danger, teenage life ...
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, human nature, sexuality, sexual obsession, orgy, marriage, free love, disguise, dangerous attraction, sexual exploration, couple relations, voyeurism ...
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, virtual reality, inheritance, paranoia, mystery, disfigurement, suicide, jealousy, birthday, nightmare, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, enigmatic, art house, dark ...
Plot: small town, mystery, amateur detective, postmodernism, neo noir, investigation, surrealism, sexuality, sexual perversion, innocence lost, woman in danger, masochism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, collector, devil, danger, book, artifact, satanism, occult, chase, mystery, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, southern france, new york, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
42%
 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: lookalikes, surrealism, infidelity, mental illness, doppelganger, nightmare, delusion, professor, symbolism, mystery, obsession, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 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, suspenseful, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, mental institution, paranoia, insanity, losing-it hero, uncover truth, doctors and patients, island, plot twist, psychiatrist, partners ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1940s ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, panties pulled down, guilt, shower, prostitute, extramarital affair, white gloves, straight razor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, stalking, obsession, hollywood, actor, witness, peeping tom, neighbor, police, claustrophobia, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
31%
 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, marriage, divorce, paranoia, adultery, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, crimes, obsession, neo noir, private investigator, hollywood, fish out of water, danger, crime, bondage ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, pennsylvania, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, gory, mystery, love triangle, cons and scams, false accusation, crime, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 addict, sexualized violence, seduction, sexual tension, hot and sexy, police investigation, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, surreal, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: sex, lobotomy, experiment, insanity, nightmare, mind game, obsession, machine, corporation, doctors and patients, experiment gone awry, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, offbeat ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, mystery, vengeance, amnesia, haunted by the past, revenge, murder, paranoia, crimes, mistaken identity, mistrust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
26%
 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, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, murder, divorce, isolation, insanity, arson, stalking, nervous breakdown, paranoia, disturbed individual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, gays and lesbians, serial killer, investigation, voyeurism, bondage, s&m, gory, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, crime, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, supernatural, end of the world, imaginary, best friends, existentialism, time travel, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, clones ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 611
Defenseless (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Los Angeles lawyer defends her former college roommate, whose husband -- her lover -- has been slain.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, surprise ending
Plot: jealousy, secret, murder, strong sexual content, dedicated lawyer, mystery, courtroom, love affair, lawyer, infidelity, courtroom drama, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 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: tense, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, strong sexual content, serial killer, eroticism, fondling, police detective, dangerous attraction, crime, sexual relations, gory, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
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, lookalikes, psychic, witness, hallucination, neighbor, police, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, quebec, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, mystery, parents and children, childhood trauma, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, africa, britain, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 98K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, mind game, psychiatrist, serial killer, supernatural ability, crazy, mystery, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ 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 ⇓
23%
 7.8
 302K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, disorder, mystery, manipulation, businessman, neo noir, surveillance, dishonesty, scheme, birthday ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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