Movies like Parasomnia

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Parasomnia (2008)
 5.1
 2K
Parasomnia (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laura Baxter is a young woman, literally a "sleeping beauty," who suffers from a medical condition called "parasomnia." A childhood accident victim, she is actually sleeping her life away, awakening briefly on rare occasions. Art student Danny Sloan falls in love with her, unaware that her hospital neighbor, a terrifying mass murderer and mesmerist named Byron Volpe has other, more sinister plans.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, slasher
Plot: mentally unstable, insomnia, woman in danger, hypnosis, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, sleeping, crimes, fall in love, rehabilitation, obsession, hospital, death, girl, self mutilation, kidnapping, psychopath, escape, female nudity, doctor, boy, rescue, coma, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Parasomnia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, psychopath, serial killer, murder and woman in danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parasomnia: Cabin by the Lake (2000), The Cellar Door (2007), Headspace (2005), Blood Relic (2005), Visible Scars (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cabin by the Lake (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A screenwriter does research for his new script by actually kidnapping and drowning young girls. He then places them in his "garden" of other dead girls coming back daily to check on them. One girl narrowly escapes and the other bodies are ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, held captive, crimes, woman in danger, writer's life, river, abduction, missing person, murder, trap ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, survival, confined, mind game, obsession, isolation, woman in danger, captivity, master criminal, rivalry, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.6
 2K
Headspace (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, who done it, murder, crimes, intelligence, supernatural, siblings relations, supernatural ability, clergy, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.0
 257
Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: ghost, museum, obsession, supernatural, mentally unstable, idealism, supernatural ability, crimes, curses spells and rituals, survival, race against time, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 558
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, crimes, isolation, law enforcement, woman in danger, ghost, mountain, graphic violence, supernatural, haunted house, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, serial killer, supernatural ability, crimes, haunted by the past, woman in danger, amateur detective, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 7K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, psychiatry, mentally unstable, ghost, intern, murder, supernatural, investigation, mental illness, mind game, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 645
Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, police detective, mentally unstable, mystery, crimes, psychopath, stalking, law enforcement, graphic violence, sexual content, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 878
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, graphic violence, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ring Around the Rosie (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While spending time at her grandparent's secluded summerhouse to clean up the place after her grandmother's death, a young woman is plagued by horrible visions and dreams of tragic past events.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: woman in danger, nightmare, sibling relationship, horse, sister sister relationship, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, grandparent grandchild relationship, high society, attempted rape, siblings ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 1K
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, couples, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, stalking, mind game, estate, murder, secret past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, crimes, survival, psychopath, isolation, forest, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 5K
Boogeyman 3 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a college student witnesses the alleged suicide of her roommate, it sets into motion a series of horrific events that cause her to fear the supernatural entity. As she tries to convince the rest of her dorm that the Boogeyman does exist, the ...
Style: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: boogeyman, supernatural, ghost, crimes, college, mysterious character, supernatural ability, mind game, race against time, serial killer, youth, witnessing a crime ...
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 911
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental institution, mind game, survival, mentally unstable, master criminal, law enforcement, investigation, mental illness, murder, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 3K
Cassadaga (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A deaf girl attempts to contact her sister during a séance, only to connect with the ghost of a murdered woman.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, touching
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, ghost, supernatural, life turned upside down, death of sister, mute or deaf, psychopath, seance, solace, woman in danger, sexualized violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 3K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, violence, nurse, obsession, deliberate cruelty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 8K
Unrest (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, medical student, haunted by the past, medical school, self mutilation, insanity, corpse, autopsy, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 1K
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, serial killer, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 4.2
 583
Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, confined, mentally unstable, isolation, murder, paranoia, country house, strong female presence, artists and showbiz, writer's life, woman in danger, incest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural ability, parents and children, adoption, obsession, adopted son, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 1K
Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, mentally unstable, haunted house, ghost, stalking, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, family problems, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.1
 2K
Escapee (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major, Abby Jones has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon. She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, convict, obsession, woman in danger, violence spree, isolation, track down, murder, escape, serial killer, night ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
 487
Hazard (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The television crew of the "Scary Antics" hidden camera show sets up a disturbed young man for a practical joke, but the joke is on them when heads roll.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, crimes, murder, prank, crazy, manhunt, survival, violence, isolation, contamination, factory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: psychopath, ghost, supernatural, riddles and clues, hospital, gory, danger, deadly, blood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, demon rape, ghost, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural ability, mental illness, isolation, mind game, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Legend of Bloody Mary (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ryan has been plagued with nightmares since the night his sister Amy went missing 8 years earlier after playing the game "Bloody Mary." Amy had stumbled onto a website on the Internet (www.marked4mary.com) about a witch called Bloody Mary ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: college, ghost, afterlife, witch, priest, monster, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, supernatural, crimes, clergy, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.3
 645
Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, survival, reincarnation, violence, occult, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 939
Lost Things (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four teenagers with the end of school on the horizon head up the New South Wales coast for a weekend of surfing,drinking and sex.The boys have told their parents they are going alone.It's only when the stranger appears and weird time anomalies ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, slasher, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, supernatural, youth, murder, teenage life, isolation, supernatural ability, island, desert, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 21K
No One Lives (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, trap, psychopath, massacre, woman in danger, serial killer, torture, gang, murder, hostage, hunt down, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Nite Tales: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actors: Flavor Flav, Dante Basco, Chico Benymon, Andrea Bogart, James Ferris
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, heist, psychopath, legends and myths, college, storm, violence, criminal heroes, nightlife, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%