Movies like Mulholland Drive

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Mulholland Drive (2001)
 8.0
 304K
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: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, twists and turns, surreal, surprise ending, disturbing, absurd, suspenseful, art house ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, obsession, strong sexual content, dreams, cowboy, death, hollywood, frustration, hallucination, alternate reality, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, suicide, nightmare, uncover truth, amnesia, lesbianism, lesbian sex, surrealism, postmodernism, showbiz, memory loss, lesbian romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california

Most similar movies to Mulholland Drive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, enigmatic and cerebral films with plots about weird, obsession, storytelling, mystery, twists & turns, psychology and secrets mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Mulholland Drive: Inland Empire (2006), Lost Highway (1997), Blue Velvet (1986), Enemy (2013), Eyes Wide Shut (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 51K
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: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, actress, danger, debt, seance, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, lifestyle, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe, los angeles, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 124K
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, serious, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, murder, transformation, mystery, sexuality, prison, character change, dual identity, mistaken identity, danger, hallucination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 171K
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: dark, surreal, post modern, cult film, art house ...
Plot: surrealism, strong sexual content, small town, mystery, sexual perversion, amateur detective, investigation, neo noir, postmodernism, innocence lost, villain, secret ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 155K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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: twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense, surreal ...
Plot: symbolism, obsession, mental illness, professor, delusion, mystery, paranoia, actor, life turned upside down, disorder, mysterious character, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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1322
surreal movies
2868
cowboy movies
743
death movies
12594
 7.4
 286K
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, sexy, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: orgy, strong sexual content, erotic thriller, explicit sex, sexual relations, prostitute, sexuality, sexual attraction, marriage, sexual fantasy, human nature, disguise ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, seattle washington, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.0
 674K
Black Swan (2010)
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: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, twist ending, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, insanity, surrealism, paranoia, mental illness, losing-it hero, hallucination, rivalry, parents and children, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.1
 1.1M
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, surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: mystery, mental institution, insanity, paranoia, investigation, plot twist, mental illness, uncover truth, losing-it hero, psychology, island, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, 1940s ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 1.1M
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, surprise ending, twist ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, plot twist, mystery, revenge, uncover truth, twists & turns, amnesia, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 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, psychological, mind bending, cult film ...
Plot: investigation, small town life, small town, murder, odd, supernatural, diary, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1989
Place: canada, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 718K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, time loop, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, imaginary, imaginary friend, society, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.5
 1.1M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, magic, secret, magical, deception, diary, stage magic, teleportation, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s, 1900s ...
Place: england, london, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 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, psychological, mind bending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, guilt, losing-it hero, family relations, danger, delusion, amnesia, tragedy, suicide, mystery, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 878K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, psychology, afterlife, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychic, death, psychiatrist, psychologist, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
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: captivating, intellectual, enigmatic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, murder, investigation, mystery, private detective, mentally challenged, deadly, friendship, love, prostitute, misfit, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mulholland Dr. (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Initially, "Mulholland Dr." was to mark David Lynch's return to television. It is a retooling of a script originally shot as a 94-minute pilot for a TV series (co-written with TV screenwriter Joyce Eliason) for the channel ABC, which ...
Style: psychedelic, twists and turns, surreal, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: audition, investigation, lesbian relationship, amnesia, actress, hollywood, passion, death, pilot, manipulation, cowboy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 218K
21 Grams (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ...
Style: psychological, bleak, emotional, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: life is a bitch, redemption, suicide attempt, tragedy, desperation, guilt, death in the family, surgery, cocaine, human nature, loss of child, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 343K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, 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, bleak, mind bending, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: insomnia, losing-it hero, mysterious character, uncover truth, obsession, torment, paranoia, insanity, life is a bitch, hit and run, confession, factory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 7.8
 62K
Open Your Eyes (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, love triangle, paranoia, disfigurement, nightmare, jealousy, doctor, memory loss, dreams, mystery, love and romance, delusion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 95K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
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: surprise ending, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: nightmare, hallucination, paranoia, dealing with death, hallucinations, mind game, delusion, heaven and hell, vietnam veteran, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, suffering ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 72K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, student, patient, guilt, mental institution, obsession, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 5.6
 2K
Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, memory loss, uncover truth, who done it, mysterious character, crimes, deadly, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 106K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, memory loss, psychology, mental institution, supernatural, murder, mentally unstable, time loop, life is a bitch, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hidden Face (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, psychological, tense ...
Plot: missing person, couples, isolation, infidelity, secret room, jealousy, strong sexual content, orchestra, bunker, police investigation, captive, hidden door ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, spain, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 62K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 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, suspenseful, twist ending, tense, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, plot twist, riddles and clues, memory loss, parents and children, murder, investigation, haunted by the past, family in danger, nervous breakdown, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 35K
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: psychological, disturbing, bleak, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted by the past, mental patient, murder, betrayal, misfit, vengeance, mystery, infidelity, childhood trauma, past, delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: europe, london, england, britain, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 107K
Trance (2013)
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: psychological, twist ending, mind bending, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, heist, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, mind control, memory loss, amnesia, art theft, partners in crime, art thief, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
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: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, domestic violence, life turned upside down, psychiatrist, obsession, woman in danger, doctors and patients, power relations, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 23K
Thelma (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian, university, lesbian relationship, epilepsy, lgbt, father daughter relationship, first lesbian experience, hysteria, teenage girl, female student, house party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 386
Frozen Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meow is a young woman roaming the streets and nightclubs of Tel Aviv. She lives in empty apartments and surfs the internet chat rooms. She decides to meet Alex, her chat buddy. They plan to meet in a nightclub but a suicide bombing prevents their ...
Style: bleak, mind bending, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, identity, apartment, drug dealer, nightclub, nightmare, cell phone, police, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 176K
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, macabre, twist ending, surprise ending, scary ...
Plot: split personality, nervous breakdown, psychology, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, isolation, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi river, mississippi, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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