Movies like Don't Look Back

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Don't Look Back (2009)
 5.8
 7K
Don't Look Back (2009)
Original name: Ne te retourne pas
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Panic attacks and memory loss signal the plight of a writer whose body is inexplicably being taken over by another woman.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspense, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, haunted by the past, mystery, unfulfillment, supernatural, obsession, self discovery, identity crisis, loss of daughter, dual identity, photographer, family crisis, mysterious past, car accident, metaphor, imaginary, female director, dancing, ghost, female nudity, photograph, voyeur, vegetarian, lust, childhood ...
Place: italy, france, europe

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Most similar movies to Don't Look Back

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about mystery, supernatural, ghost, danger, haunted by the past, deadly and husband wife relationship mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Don't Look Back: Half Light (2006), Eroded (2011), Behind the Walls 3D (2011), Left Bank (2008), Trauma (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, murder, supernatural, mentally unstable, uncover truth, death of child, loss of child, death in the family, woman in danger, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 14
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, memory loss, family problems, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, loss, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Behind the Walls 3D (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1922, a young novelist goes to the countryside to write her latest book and falls victim to terrifying hallucinations and nightmares.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, tense, serious
Plot: countryside, supernatural, mentally unstable, ghost, confined, losing-it hero, heroes, lifestyle, writer's life, hallucination, unfulfillment, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.0
 3K
Left Bank (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chilling thriller about a woman, who upon moving in with her new boyfriend, becomes obsessed with the fate of the previous tenant and descends into madness.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: illness, missing person, mystery, supernatural, athlete's life, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, losing-it hero, memory loss, curses spells and rituals, running ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, middle ages
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.2
 52K
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, reading ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, ghost, murder, psychopath, mind game, deadly, danger, supernatural, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
When I Was Alive (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After losing his job and the end of his marriage, Júnior returns to his father's house. But that is not his childhood house anymore. His old room has been rented by a young woman and the place feels unwelcome and oppressive. Júnior develops ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric, scary
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, danger, family problems, supernatural, losing-it hero, obsession, family relations, parents and children, homecoming, indoor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 2K
Black Box (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accident survivor wakes from a coma and confronts old, uncomfortable memories.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hospital, memory loss, investigation, unfulfillment, crimes, losing-it hero, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, crime investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.3
 2K
Neverlake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On a trip home to visit her father, Jenny is thrown into a world of mystery, horror and legend when she is called upon by 3000 year old spirits of the Neverlake to help return their lost artifacts and save the lives of missing children.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, obsession, family problems, uncover truth, life is a bitch, family relations, mystery, hidden truth, father daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 678
Forgotten (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their childhood, Hanna and Clarissa were best friends. They spent every vacation together in an old summer house on a small island. Shortly after Hanna’s 9th birthday, they suddenly lost touch and only meet again unexpectedly 25 years ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, ghost, reunion, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, promise, little girl, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.5
 8K
Possession (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman's life is thrown into chaos after a freak car accident sends her husband and brother-in-law into comas. Thrills arrive after the brother-in-law wakes up, thinking he's his brother.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: identity crisis, coma, false identity, couple relations, reincarnation, disorder, life turned upside down, supernatural, accident, brother brother relationship, murder, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 33K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Thailand
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, haunted by the past, uncover truth, danger, spirit, revenge, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, parents and children, obsession, deadly, ghost, danger, supernatural ability, adoption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.3
 797
Evil Eyes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On a day of solar eclipse, five year old, Naina, loses her eyesight and her parents in a road accident in London. Twenty years later, she is bestowed with the gift of sight thanks to the marvels of modern science. Her period of darkness is over; or ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, afterlife, survival, disability, deadly, solar eclipse, transplant, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, asia, europe, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
3 Extremes II (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Memories: A woman wakes up on a street without memory. A husband cannot remember why his wife left him. The woman wanders the streets trying to contact the only phone number she has on her. The husband see's her ghost in his apartment and ...
Style: anthology, scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, missing person, uncover truth, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, ghost, danger, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: introspection, couples, family relations, couple relations, under the surface, mystery, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Whisper in the Dark (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martino is a young child who claims to have an invisible friend called Luca. His parents assume it is just a game, but strange things start to happen.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, obsession, family relations, couples, haunted by the past, pregnancy, parents and children, crimes, mischievous children, deadly, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, deadly, mysterious character, supernatural, dangerous attraction, afterlife, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.9
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 3K
4bia (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 240 min.
Story: 4bia or Phobia (Thai: สี่แพร่ง or See Prang) is a Horror Anthology. The first segment, "Happiness" is about a lonely girl who corresponded with a stranger over hand phone text messaging and soon discovered something strange ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, ghost, black magic, car accident, drowning, vengeance, woman in danger, mystery, supernatural, rivalry, danger, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Spider Forest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods. KANG Min regains his consciousness 14 days after brain surgery following a mysterious accident he had in the forest. Shockingly enough, the first thing he says is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, slasher, scary ...
Plot: forest, murder, ghost, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, violent death, haunted by the past, danger, police investigation, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 1K
Addicted (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two brothers get into a sudden tragic accident and they both fall into a coma at the same time. A year later, the younger brother Dae-jin wakes up believing he is his older brother Ho-jin.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, surprise ending
Plot: coma, obsession, supernatural, rivalry, redemption, mystery, family problems, lookalikes, betrayal, twins, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 271
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, supernatural ability, danger, mentally unstable, golden years, curses spells and rituals, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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404: Error Not Found (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A brilliant student starts hallucinating after moving into a room that was occupied by another who committed suicide.
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, diary, medical school, mystery, split personality, haunted by the past, college life, deadly, dealing with death, suicide, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 31K
Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, splatter ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, flooding, custody, parents and children, losing-it hero, danger, family problems, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 2K
Shadows (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful young doctor with a beautiful wife, a happy child, and a comfortable house finds his life suddenly changed in ways he never thought possible after being injured in a serious car accident. To the outside eye Lazar Perkov has everything ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, supernatural ability, afterlife, couple relations, destiny, infidelity, family relations, paranoia, symbolism, car accident, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, supernatural, mystery, danger, deadly, mysterious character, psychopath, pursuit, neighbor, female protagonist, woman in danger, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 5K
Phone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soon after Ji-won gets a new cell phone, her friend's young daughter, Yeong-ju, puts it to her ear and immediately begins screaming in terror. When other strange things start happening in connection with the phone, Ji-Won does some ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, journalism, cell phone, haunted by the past, obsession, mystery, supernatural, investigation, evil spirit, crimes, teenage life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 858
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: manipulations, mind game, danger, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 313
9:06 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Slovenia, Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A police inspector investigates an unusual suicide case. The investigation develops into an obsession, inspector starts living in the apartment of the deceased, digging through his life and gradually taking over his identity.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, police detective, police investigation, mysterious character, mystery, life is a bitch, destiny, death of child, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovenia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%