Movies like The Night Caller 1998

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The Night Caller (1998)
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The Night Caller (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For 11 years, Beth's life is limited to working nights in a convenience store while her daytime hours are spent caring for her bed-ridden, bitter and abusive mother. All that keeps her going is a voice on the radio of a psychologist, Dr Roland. Her obsession grows to the point where nothing, not even murder, will stop her from getting to the woman she desires!
Style: tense, serious
Plot: obsession, murderer, schizophrenia, suicide, radio, hallucination, nanny, dead mother, crimes, psychopath, stalking, mentally unstable, danger, deadly, listener, friends, child molestation, lesbian, kidnapping, tourist, mental illness, murder, female killer, sexual obsession, self mutilation ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to The Night Caller

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, psychopath, murder, obsession and mentally unstable mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Night Caller: Cupid (1997), Man of Her Dreams (1997), Stalked (1994), Something Wicked (2014), The Fan (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cupid (1997)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brother and sister with a past incestuous relationship have a current murderous relationship. He murders the women who reject him and she murders the women who get too close to him.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, love affair, murder, obsession, investigation, psychopath, sexual content, graphic violence, couples, mentally unstable, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, graphic violence, sexual content, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: psychological, sexual, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, obsession, deadly, crimes, dangerous attraction, danger, neglected wife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.2
 196
Stalked (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clean-cut, handsome looking psychiatric patient Daryl Gleeson finds himself hopelessly falling in love with restaurant owner Brooke Daniels, after having instinctively rescued her little son Mikey from a traffic accident. When she doesn't ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: stalking, woman in danger, family relations, crimes, obsession, danger, deadly, parents and children, psychopath, single parent, psychotic, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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 ⇓
67%
 5.8
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, actor's life, stalking, mentally unstable, slasher, crimes, crime, danger, price of fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Landlady (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Melanie decides that one of her tenants would be perfect as her husband and decides to eliminate everyone who might interfere in her plans.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: obsession, split personality, murder, mentally unstable, danger, blind ambition, dishonesty, disobey, psychopath, dangerous attraction, stalking, spouse killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: rough, scary, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, missing person, mentally unstable, mystery, police investigation, crimes, witnessing a crime, mind game, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Flying Dutchman (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sexuality and serial murder in an American village.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, danger, mentally unstable, crimes, psychopath, couples, who done it, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, dysfunctional family, family problems, obsession, infidelity, family life, family in danger, hidden identity, deadly, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: disturbing, gloomy, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, deadly, drug dealing, losing-it hero, crimes, misfit, psychopath, split personality, serial killer, friendship, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, deadly, mind game, stalking, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Rosewood Lane (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Radio talk show therapist Sonny Blake (Rose McGowan) moves back to her childhood home on seemingly idyllic Rosewood Lane after her alcoholic father dies. But upon arrival in the old neighborhood, Sonny discovers her neighbors are terrified of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, psychopath, deadly, stalking, crimes, missing person, radio show, media, suburbs, danger, graphic violence, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Tattoo (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Karl Kinsky, an unbalanced tattoo artist, becomes obsessed with Maddy, a model he meets when he is hired to body-paint several women for a photo shoot, making the women look like they have large tattoos. As Kinsky grows more obsessed with Maddy, he ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, nudity (full frontal - brief), tattoo, danger, crimes, mentally unstable, voyeurism, graphic violence, sexual content, woman in danger, bondage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Nightmare in Columbia County (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's. Southern beauty pageant winner Dawn Smith is targeted by a sadistic stalker whose obsession with her leads him to kidnap her younger ...
Style: cult film, tense, mind bending, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, beauty pageant, murder, crime, danger, stalking, deadly, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Killing Floor (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A literary agent moves into a penthouse apartment. Soon after the move, he receives crime scene photographs that seem to have taken place in his new apartment. Next he receives a series of stalker videotapes that document his every move.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, losing-it hero, investigation, dangerous attraction, vengeance, gory, deadly, mentally unstable, danger, dishonesty, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
I Can Make You Love Me (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Laura Black has got it. She has got her master in computer science and she has got that great job in Silicon Valley. Time to say 'bye bye' to mom and dad and to leave Virginia. Everything seems to be fine with one exception. That guy ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: hostage, pursuit, obsession, psychopath, violence, destiny, mentally unstable, crime, deadly, rivalry, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: psychopath, stalking, family in danger, murder, family problems, crimes, parents and children, adoption, danger, deadly, husband wife relationship, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.1
 557
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, parents and children, danger, crime, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, mind bending, serious
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mentally unstable, mystery, investigation, mental illness, obsession, hospital, losing-it hero, stalking, mind game, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, slasher, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape and murder, who done it, deadly, psychopath, strong violent content, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, law enforcement, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, nanny, family problems, parents and children, danger, mind game, suburbs, isolation, obsession, ghost, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, murder, investigation, obsession, mystery, crimes, mind game, gory, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, sex maniac, murder, obsession, law enforcement, track down, missing person, danger, race against time, special agents, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, split personality, murder, terror, maniac, villain, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Glass House: The Good Mother (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One year after losing their son David, Eve Goode and her husband Raymond Goode adopt the orphan Ethan Snow (and his teenager sister Abby Snow and bring them to their mansion nearby a lake. Abby faces difficulties of adaptation in her new home, and ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, child in peril, adoption, psychopath, estate, mentally unstable, danger, deadly, crimes, isolation, siblings relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
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Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, investigation, psychopath, murder, stalker, memory loss, obsession, couples, deadly, danger, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Someone's Watching Me! (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, woman in danger, mentally unstable, psychopath, family in danger, dangerous attraction, who done it, mind game, serial killer, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 14K
Raising Cain (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When neighborhood kids begin vanishing, Jenny suspects her child psychologist husband, Carter, may be resuming the deranged experiments his father performed on Carter when he was young. Now, it falls to Jenny to unravel the mystery. And as more ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, split personality, obsession, psychopath, twins, hospital, gift, child abuse, hypnosis, attempted murder, hypnotism, psychologist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%