Movies like Mulholland Drive

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Mulholland Drive (2001)
 8.0
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Mulholland Drive
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, surreal, mind bending, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, art house, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, amnesia, mystery, postmodernism, imagination, uncover truth, alternate reality, dreams, hollywood, hallucination, plot twist, strong sexual content, lesbian, showbiz, obsession, identity, guilt, twists & turns, storytelling, mysterious character, pornography, neo-noir, psychology, insanity, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Memento
Mystery, Thriller
USA
113 min.
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Black Swan
Drama, Thriller
USA
108 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Mulholland Drive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, cerebral, enigmatic and serious films with plots about storytelling, obsession, twists & turns, psychology, mystery, secrets and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Mulholland Drive: Inland Empire (2006), Blue Velvet (1986), Lost Highway (1997), Memento (2000), The Game (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Inland Empire
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, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: identity, murder, surrealism, insanity, storytelling, alternate reality, mystery, hotel, danger, actor's life, gory, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, poland, europe, usa, los angeles ...
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 7.8
 154K
Blue Velvet
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, enigmatic, art house, dark, post modern ...
Plot: mystery, postmodernism, small town, investigation, amateur detective, surrealism, sexuality, eccentricity, neo noir, innocence lost, voyeurism, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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System:   86%
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 7.6
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Lost Highway
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, psychological, sexual, gothic ...
Plot: mystery, insanity, pornography, murder, paranoia, schizophrenia, surrealism, neo noir, crumbling marriage, urban, jealousy, time loop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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System:   83%
    User:   95%
 
 8.5
 980K
Memento
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, non-linear, twist ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, revenge, uncover truth, vengeance, investigation, mystery, plot twist, flashback, murder, paranoia, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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System:   80%
    User:   71%
 
 7.8
 298K
The Game
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, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: neo noir, game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, mystery, psychology, birthday present, existentialism, manipulation, mind game, rich snob, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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System:   79%
    User:   100%
 
 8.0
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Black Swan
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspense, atmospheric, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, mental illness, surrealism, mentor, paranoia, psychology, character study, artists and showbiz, hallucinations, dancer's life, ballerina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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System:   77%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 259K
Eyes Wide Shut
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, 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, sexy, psychological, disturbing, artsy ...
Plot: sexuality, free love, sexual obsession, dangerous attraction, marriage, sexual exploration, voyeurism, orgy, strong sexual content, surrealism, sexual relations, secrets ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, medical school
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System:   69%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.9
 130K
Enemy
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, tense, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, mystery, surrealism, infidelity, mental illness, schizophrenia, paranoia, cheating, mysterious character, strong sexual content, voyeurism, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
 6.8
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Spider
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, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, schizophrenia, storytelling, memory, paranoia, surrealism, mentally unstable, insanity, spiders, psychology, psychiatry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, east end london, africa, britain
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System:   63%
    User:   65%
 
The Million Dollar Hotel
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, insanity, investigation, murder, suicide, mystery, hollywood, death, crimes, deadly, existentialism, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   100%
 
 7.5
 85K
Jacob's Ladder
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, paranoia, dreams, death, guilt, imagination, memory, conspiracy, hospital, oldies, losing-it hero, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: asia, vietnam, usa, new york
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System:   60%
    User:   100%
 
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, small town, mystery, sexual abuse, surrealism, supernatural, incest, brutality, death, violence, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   100%
 
 7.7
 317K
The Machinist
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, stylized, surreal, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, obsession, paranoia, guilt, insomnia, memory, torment, psychology, plot twist, paranoid, insanity, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   67%
 
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White Bird in a Blizzard
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, semi serious, surreal ...
Plot: coming of age, mystery, missing person, dysfunctional family, sex, psychiatrist, drugs/alcohol, investigation, coming-of-age, pornography, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1991
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in ...
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cult, sexual abuse, paranoia, runaway, rape, murder, psychology, sexuality, sisters, brainwashing, police investigation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, connecticut, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
 6.9
 102K
Trance
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.
Style: surreal, stylized, clever, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, amnesia, memory loss, crime, betrayal, greed, robbery, manipulation, plot twist, obsession, gang, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
 8.1
 942K
Shutter Island
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: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, uncover truth, mystery, reality vs fantasy, insanity, paranoia, plot twist, doctors and patients, psychology, mental institution, psychiatry, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   100%
 
Before I Go to Sleep
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, uncover truth, paranoia, hidden truth, secrets, woman in danger, psychology, life turned upside down, time loop, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
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Sound of My Voice
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A journalist and his girlfriend get pulled in while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the future.
Style: tense, psychological, thought provoking, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: cult, manipulation, time travel, uncover truth, brainwashing, psychology, mystery, twists & turns, secrets, haunted by the past, investigation, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
 6.8
 38K
Swimming Pool
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: writer's life, murder, writing, women, solitude, sexuality, male nudity, obsession, police investigation, drinking, drugs/alcohol, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
 7.3
 63K
Cach?
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mystery, surveillance, dysfunctional family, french, guilt, suicide, childhood, paranoia, storytelling, adoption, family in crisis, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
 6.4
 179K
The Number 23
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, mystery, insanity, paranoia, murder, book, destiny, losing-it hero, suicide, plot twist, conspiracy theory, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
 7.2
 244K
Insomnia
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, guilt, mystery, small town, police corruption, neo-noir, investigation, police, chase, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, los angeles, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   35%
 
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A Tale of Two Sisters
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, mental illness, mystery, supernatural, guilt, insanity, death, mentally unstable, violence, brutality, psychology, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
 6.5
 18K
Anna
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: murder, memory, manipulation, manipulations, twists & turns, mystery, plot twist, murder mystery, sexual abuse, pornography, dishonesty, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
 6.4
 31K
The Nines
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, cerebral, intellectual ...
Plot: obsession, god, mystery, metaphysics, parallel universe, surrealism, alternate reality, existentialism, storytelling, actor's life, plot twist, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
The Conversation
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mystery, surveillance, paranoia, obsession, conspiracy, murder, spy, loneliness, hotel, investigation, guilt, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
With a Friend Like Harry...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, dark humor, clever, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, murder, serial killer, hotel, psychology, twists & turns, crimes, paranoia, secrets, guilt, manipulation, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 

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Chinatown
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, cynical, clever, tense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mystery, murder, neo-noir, surveillance, corruption, adultery, neo noir, political corruption, plot twist, conspiracy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
 8.1
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Gone Girl
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: tense, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, missing wife, mystery, investigation, disappearance, manipulation, obsession, police investigation, psychology, moral ambiguity, infidelity, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
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System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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