Movies like The Monitor

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The Monitor (2011)
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The Monitor (2011)
Original name: Babycall
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping an abusive husband, Anna and her 8 year old son move to a secret location in a giant apartment building. Terrified that her ex-husband will find them she buys a baby monitor to keep in her son's room at all times. But strange noises echo in the baby monitor from elsewhere in the building. Reliving the nightmare she recently escaped, Anna will need to figure out what's real and what isn't before she loses her sanity and her child.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: delusion, haunted by the past, mother son relationship, family relations, danger, social worker, single parent, deadly, murder, overprotective mother, child in peril, abused woman, social services, school, death, suicide, female protagonist, suburbs, stabbing, digital camera
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe

Most similar movies to The Monitor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, crimes, haunted by the past, graphic violence and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Monitor: The Haunting of Helena (2012), Hidden (2009), Sick Boy (2012), Happy Camp (2014), Black Cadillac (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, single parent, ghost, danger, deadly, haunted house, family relations, gory, child in peril, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 3K
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: suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: house, dead mother, life is a bitch, homecoming, mental illness, parents and children, haunted by the past, death in the family, family problems, family relations, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
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84%
 3.6
 656
Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: tense, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, danger, confined, deadly, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, family relations, domestic disturbance, evil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.6
 309
Happy Camp (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man returns to the childhood town where his brother was abducted 20 years earlier.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, missing person, danger, small town, deadly, in the woods, investigation, death, violence, girlfriend, missing child, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Black Cadillac (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, scary
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, danger, chase, murder, survival, crimes, rivalry, deadly, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.4
 527
Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: confined, danger, crimes, isolation, deadly, mentally unstable, murder, country house, paranoia, strong female presence, gory, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, uncover truth, danger, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, police detective, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.4
 786
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, deadly, danger, supernatural, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Stepdaughter (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a childhood spent going from one abusive foster home to the next, Susan seeks revenge on the mother who abandoned her. Susan's search leads her to a ranch where her long-lost sister begins to suspect the beautiful drifter isn't who ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: family relations, psychopath, female killer, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, parents and children, crimes, deadly, rivalry, adoption, farm, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, isolation, fear, murder, psychotherapy, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, obsession, adoption, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: scary, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, excavation, very little dialogue, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Legend of the Bog (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the dead start to mysteriously re-animate from an ancient bog an eccentric hunter, embarks on a crusade to hunt down the forsaken beasts. But when a ferocious Bog Man emerges from the murk, a powerful and ancient evil is released and the Hunter ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: murder, mummy, supernatural, survival, danger, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, battles, deadly, escapades, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 825
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, deadly, danger, stalking, crimes, murder, psychopath, phone terror, profiler, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.1
 135
The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, danger, urban legend, profanity, deadly, rivalry, in the woods, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 870
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: psychological, tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mothman (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, danger, deadly, murder, buried truth, violence, group of friends, profanity, graphic violence, teenage life, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Something Wicked (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young couple embark upon their honeymoon against the chilling landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. But when tragedy strikes, gruesome secrets from their past collide with sinister forces of the present...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, scary, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, haunted by the past, couple relations, couples, danger, deadly, violence, wedding, family relations, death, bikini
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 901
Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, danger, deadly, crimes, death of parent, loss of parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 255
5 Souls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life's misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, murder, vigilantism, moral dilemma, mysterious character, uncover truth, haunted by the past, supernatural, deadly, afterlife, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 327
Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: insomnia, law enforcement, crimes, alter ego, murder, split personality, rivalry, danger, violence, arrest, businessman, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, small town, deadly, family relations, survival, creature, standoff, showdown, resistance, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 357
Child of Mine (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An Alberta small-town police chief officially finds no suspect in the bloody stabbing to death of 'working girl' Jane McGill. Her daughters are adopted two years later, trough his friend Alvin, by a London couple who don't qualify yet ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: adoption, murder, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, family problems, family relations, uncover truth, family in danger, parents and children, sister sister relationship, suspicion, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Unforgiving (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two survivors, who appear unwilling to answer questions, are the only links authorities have to a spate of attacks that have hit rural South Africa.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: slasher, survival, serial killer, danger, crimes, deadly, countryside, violence, murder, life is a bitch, crime, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.2
 474
Chill (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this classic retro horror thriller, Sam, an aspiring writer, takes a job as a clerk in an L.A. inner city grocery market owned by the sinister Dr. Munoz, a former scientist who claims to have a rare skin condition.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ancient mystery, captivity, danger, crimes, deadly, escapades, store, struggle for survival, murder, love triangle, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
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Warhouse (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Royal Marine A.J Budd awakes in a mysterious house and is forced to fight for his life everyday against grotesque inhuman opponents. Trapped alone in an unchanging prison of unbreakable routines, he must kill every day or die himself. As days ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, danger, deadly, soldier, supernatural, strong violent content, death, deadly creature, indoor, fight
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Deadly Renovations (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a small house flipping group discovers that their Hotel project may contain millions of cash hidden somewhere within, the project turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hotel, serial killer, danger, deadly, treasure hunt, murder, money, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, bank, development
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Closed for the Season (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Trapped in a forgotten amusement park, a young woman (Kristy) finds herself terrorized by the living memories of the park. She must break free from the park's grasp before she becomes its next victim.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, supernatural, theme park, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, amusement park, roller coaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 1K
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, gory, couples, psychopath, crimes, deadly, stalking, mind game, danger, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, escaped prisoner, isolation, deadly, serial killer, buddies, crimes, confined, danger, murder, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%