Movies like The Lovely Bones

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The Lovely Bones (2009)
 6.6
 168K
The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: emotional, psychological, tense, bleak, surreal, serious, suspense, captivating, dark, stylized ...
Plot: pedophile, afterlife, rape, loss of child, death in the family, loss of daughter, dealing with death, serial killer, tragic event, loss of family member, loss of loved one, death of child, serial child killer, missing child, neighbor, murderer, crimes, murder mystery, family relations, heaven and hell, murder, teenage girl, heaven, child rape, child murderess ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania, delaware, united states

Most similar movies to The Lovely Bones

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about death, storytelling, dialogue, murder, brutality, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Drama, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Lovely Bones: The Invisible (2007), The Shack (2017), What Dreams May Come (1998), Mystic River (2003), If I Stay (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, South Africa
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: invisibility, high school, coma, afterlife, regret, ghost, friendship, family relations, high school life, juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 35K
The Shack (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: philosophical, christian film, psychedelic, sad, suspenseful
Plot: god, christian, forgiveness, death of daughter, guilt, a vision, missing child, husband wife relationship, depression, cabin in the woods, hate, father son relationship ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, touching, inspirational, cerebral ...
Plot: afterlife, life philosophy, heaven and hell, redemption, hell, life & death, loss of child, destiny, husband wife reunion, family relations, painting, true love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 449K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, neo noir, bleak, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, vengeance, police investigation, child abuse, loss of child, death in the family, loss of daughter, sexual abuse, childhood, child rape, loss of loved one, child molestation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 60s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 122K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock ...
Style: touching, emotional, bleak, tear jerker, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage girl, youth, teenager, love, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, life is a bitch, friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Invisible (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A teenager is assaulted and killed, but returns as a ghost to find his killer.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: investigation, invisibility, afterlife, supernatural, ghost, murder, teenage life, missing person, coma, youth, young heroes, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 213K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love and romance, romance, psychic, love story, supernatural romance, psychic power, loss of loved one, impossible love, murder, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 6K
Audrey Rose (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man is convinced that a young girl is the reincarnation of his own daughter Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car accident, along with his wife, two minutes before the girl was born.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, betrayal, family relations, obsession, nightmare, stranger, supernatural, reincarnation, love and romance, couple relations, loss of daughter, hypnosis ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 38K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, mystery, romance, lovers apart, dealing with death, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colombia, venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 6K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, lighthouse, friendship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, parallel world, nightmare, house ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 42K
Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, innocence lost, investigation, bullying, teenage life, youth, child sexual abuse, child rape, parents and children, pedophile, teenage girl, underage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, milwaukee wisconsin, cleveland ohio, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 5K
In Her Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who went missing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: loss of daughter, murder, envy, family problems, family in crisis, missing child, death of daughter, crimes, parents and children, obsession, father daughter relationship, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to ...
Style: christian film, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: afterlife, heaven, heaven and hell, amusement park, self discovery, redemption, life is a bitch, religious, hopes, birthday, world war two, death ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 43K
Byzantium (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, dark fantasy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, fall in love, female vampire, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, supernatural, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, immortality, family secret, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Reservation Road (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two fathers' lives intersect when one of them is involved in a terrible and sudden hit-and-run car accident that leaves the other's son dead. In response, the two men (Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo) react in unexpected ways as a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: loss of child, investigation, redemption, obsession, lawyer, dysfunctional family, revenge, family problems, losing-it hero, parents and children, death in the family, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 38K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, psychological, bleak, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, supernatural, talking to the dead, able to see the dead, death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 16K
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's fire and brimstone time as grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when a kangaroo court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the monster who raped and murdered her 17-year-old daughter.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rape, vigilantism, murder, obsession, psychopath, haunted by the past, support group, vengeance, vigilante, legal action, loss of daughter, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 66K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, riddles and clues, mystery, memory loss, murder, nervous breakdown, investigation, family relations, crimes, family in danger, mental patient ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 78K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time loop, alternate reality, time travel, foreknowledge, parallel world, dealing with death, death, housewife, psychic, starting over, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 75K
Awake (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: surgery, betrayal, uncover truth, hospital, doctors and patients, dishonesty, surgical operation, parents and children, conspiracy, couple relations, health situation, mother in law daughter in law relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, hit and run, obsession, haunted by the past, revenge, redemption, vengeance, tragedy, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 13K
In Dreams (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, mystery, kidnapping, investigation, supernatural ability, woman in danger, haunted by the past, hospital, female protagonist, suicide attempt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 55K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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, twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, family relations, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 47K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, serious, rough, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, teenager, rapist, rivalry, crimes, virginity, family relations, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 7K
The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, child killer, rape, pedophile, police investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, small town, murder, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 93K
Hereafter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, journalist, tsunami, supernatural ability, supernatural, catastrophe, forces of nature, dealing with death, accident, love and romance, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: france, london, usa, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 14K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, murder, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, death of child, loss of child, death in the family, woman in danger, afterlife, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 7K
Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, satanism, criminal's revenge, crimes, destiny, supernatural, reincarnation, back from the dead ...
Time: 90s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 233K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, paranoia, arrest, loneliness, voyeurism, amateur detective, murder, suspicion, investigation, mystery, bad guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 11K
The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, supernatural, afterlife, suicide, child abuse, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, mysterious character, mind game, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%