Movies like Stonehearst Asylum

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Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
 6.8
 45K
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, gothic, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, suspense, tense, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, mental patient, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, insanity, uncover truth, infatuation, stolen identity, love, torture, psychiatrist, escape, twists & turns, runaway, conspiracy, doctors, mad scientist, happy ending, mystery, obsession, confined, isolation, college graduate, doctor ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: medical school, england, usa, london

Most similar movies to Stonehearst Asylum

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, serious and atmospheric films with plots about mental illness, blood, violence, insanity, twists & turns, psychology and storytelling mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Stonehearst Asylum: Shutter Island (2010), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Identity (2003), Shock Corridor (1963), Stay (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 989K
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, uncover truth, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, island, delusion, psychiatrist, plot twist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspense, tense, dark ...
Plot: patient, therapist, violence, treatment, darkness, health, employee, mountain, cure, torture, boss, materialism ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 207K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychology, crime, isolation, coincidence, motel, stranded, murder mystery, psychiatrist, death, storm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shock Corridor (1963)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, investigation, mental illness, journalism, doctors and patients, uncover truth, losing-it hero, power relations, insanity, psychiatrist, serial killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: africa, mount fuji, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 70K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, student, patient, guilt, obsession, race against time, unfulfillment, blind character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 641K
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, suspense, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, insanity, mental illness, dancer's life, mentally unstable, hallucinations, showbiz, rivalry, parents and children, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: scary, gloomy, psychological, mind bending, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, doctors and patients, mystery, drug dealing, danger, woman in danger, femme fatale, mind game, losing-it hero, crimes, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 38K
The Ward (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mental institution, supernatural, doctors and patients, isolation, mental illness, ghost, confined, danger, murder, dissociative identity disorder, nurse, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, uncover truth, obsession, life turned upside down, mystery, psychiatrist, woman in danger, power relations, doctors and patients, paranoia, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 2007, 2010s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 32K
Passengers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident -- which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: uncover truth, love affair, love and romance, buried truth, survivor, afterlife, counselor, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, catastrophe, tragedy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, kidnapping, murder, jealousy, forgery, pianist, haunted by the past, actress, newspaper, aging, recluse ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, macabre, melancholic ...
Plot: rape, mad scientist, physical appearance, isolation, surgery, sexual perversion, twists & turns, vengeance, gender bending, obsession, plastic surgery, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2006
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, murder, danger, mental institution, psychopath, sanitarium, patient, hospital, slasher, gory, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Waking Madison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman suffering from multiple personality disorder tries to piece back together her life.
Style: mind bending, psychological, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, dominatrix, dissociative identity disorder, power relations, phone sex, obsessive quest, doctors and patients, confined, mentally unstable, nightclub, rough sex, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 912
Crazy as Hell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, supernatural ability, good versus evil, doctors and patients, power relations, urination, guilty conscience, dead wife, devil, suicide, jumping from height ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 13K
Mary Reilly (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, macabre, scary ...
Plot: servant, mad scientist, human nature, laboratory, prostitute, master and servant, power relations, dangerous attraction, dual identity, rich man poor woman, mistaken identity, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 100K
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, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mental illness, investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, serial killer, psychiatrist, mystery, supernatural ability, mental institution, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Strait-Jacket (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behaviour.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, mentally unstable, farm, axe, serial killer, investigation, couples, deadly, countryside, false accusation, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, slasher, mental institution, psychologist, mysterious character, mind game, investigation, haunted by the past, psychoanalysis, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: cat, black cat, obsession, supernatural, mystery, hypnosis, power relations, curses spells and rituals, dangerous attraction, love and romance, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, psychological, mind bending, tense, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, guilt, haunted house, nightmare, delusion, suicide, tragedy, amnesia, losing-it hero, family relations, danger, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.7
 327K
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, mind bending, bleak, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, insomnia, torment, uncover truth, mysterious character, paranoia, life is a bitch, hit and run, confession, factory, taunting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
 82K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, sanity, paranoia, nightmare, nervous breakdown, delusion, fear, construction worker, insurance, dreams, insanity, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 31K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, disturbing
Plot: mental institution, fear, murder, obsession, stalker, psychological thriller, pursuit, mental illness, psychiatric ward, maniac, mother daughter relationship, mental disorder ...
Place: portugal, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: danger, attic, isolation, couples, deadly, prison life, prison, missing person, couple relations, love and romance, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 36K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: twins, obsession, love triangle, addiction, bondage, murder, medical profession, body horror, receptionist, prostitution, gynecologist, spectacle ...
Time: 20th century, year 1954, 1960s, 1950s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 1K
The Sender (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, mental illness, mental institution, deadly, psychopath, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, mind game, doctors and patients, power relations, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 167K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, clever, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, deception, depression, mental illness, psychiatrist, obsession, mental institution, conspiracy, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.3
 10K
Peacock (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man with a split personality fools his small town into believing his two alter egos are man and wife, although a struggling young mother holds the key to his past and sparks a battle between the personalities.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: split personality, small town, mental illness, faked death, mystery, schizophrenia, small town life, mayor, husband wife relationship, railroad crossing, catastrophe, guilt ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, nebraska, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.5
 49K
Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychology, supernatural, haunted by the past, mind game, rivalry, mentally unstable, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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