Movies like Parasomnia

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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, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: hypnosis, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, supernatural, hospital, insomnia, crimes, deadly, serial killer, rehabilitation, kidnapping, woman in danger, fall in love, danger, obsession, cellist, record store, ice cream, manipulation, jumping from height, coma, rescue, nightmare, falling to death, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

Most similar movies to Parasomnia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, crimes, ghost, psychopath and murder mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parasomnia: Hideaway (1995), Acacia (2003), Headspace (2005), Madhouse (2004), Unrest (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.3
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Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: supernatural ability, serial killer, supernatural, psychopath, afterlife, woman in danger, destiny, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
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95%
 5.8
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, orphan, pregnancy, ghost, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, obsession, mystery, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.7
 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, rough, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, intelligence, obsession, murder, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, investigation, mind game, chess ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.6
 6K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological
Plot: mentally unstable, mind game, ghost, mental institution, psychiatry, murder, intern, gory, hospital, medicine, spirit, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 7K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, psychological
Plot: hospital, ghost, prostitute, murder, gory, zombie, student, medical examiner, obsession, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: medical school, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 537
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, hospital, ghost, losing-it hero, mental institution, mentally unstable, mysterious character, serial killer, investigation, mind game, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 211
Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, museum, mental institution, gory, slasher, supernatural ability, race against time, danger, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 12K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, suicide, darkness, college, ghost, mentally unstable, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, mind game, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 731
Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: gory, ghost, hospital, mental institution, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable, afterlife, chaos and mayhem, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.3
 367
Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: ghost, afterlife, supernatural, supernatural ability, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, mental illness, psychopath, danger, deadly, coma, dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 98K
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, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, mind game, psychiatrist, serial killer, supernatural ability, crazy, mystery, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 3K
Cassadaga (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A deaf girl attempts to contact her sister during a séance, only to connect with the ghost of a murdered woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, touching
Plot: serial killer, ghost, mute or deaf, uncover truth, psychopath, supernatural, deadly, life turned upside down, danger, death of sister, solace, seance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, sanitarium, patient, murder, hospital, gory, psychopath, danger, slasher, serial killer, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: demon, mask, psychopath, supernatural, ghost, gory, hospital, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, zombie, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 791
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, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, murder, profiler, phone terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 6K
Autopsy (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Emily Johnson, her boyfriend Bobby and their friends Clare and Jude are recent college grads driving cross-country, taking a last vacation together before they face the "real" world. An accident leaves them hurt and stranded on a lonely ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, mentally unstable, dealing with death, afterlife, isolation, psychopath, crimes, supernatural, hospital, on the road, gory, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.1
 863
The Morgue (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Trapped between the physical world and the afterlife, between dusk and dawn, six strangers, brought together through a series of unusual events, are an enigma to themselves and go mysteriously unnoticed by others. In their futile attempt for ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, morgue, deadly creature, on the road, car accident, slasher, mystery, supernatural ability, zombie, dealing with death, afterlife, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 1K
Hipnos (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Sánchez Blanch owns and operates a psychiatric hospital where he specializes in hypnotizing his severely emotionally disturbed patients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: hospital, ghost, gory, losing-it hero, doctor, hypnosis, patient, mentally unstable, mental institution, mysterious character, mind game, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.1
 1K
Heartstopper (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two hospitalized young people discover that things can get even worse when the dilapidated institution is stranded by a severe storm and a maniac stalks the corridors butchering the patients and staff.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: hospital, serial killer, murder, psychopath, electric chair, gory, slasher, autopsy, medical examiner, zombie, mind game, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 3K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gory, supernatural, afterlife, psychopath, danger, zombie, deadly, ghost, mind game, anti war, mental illness ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blackwater Valley Exorcism (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disturbed Isabelle is locked in a fierce battle with a vicious demon that's hell-bent on owning her soul
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: farm, ghost, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, danger, rivalry, supernatural, clergy, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deaths tells the story of an all-American guy who is murdered each day by horrifying pursuers, only to wake up in slightly different lives to experience the terror of being murdered again.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, healing power, ghost, dealing with death, parallel world, ice hockey, hockey player, haunted by the past, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 4K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: dead teenager, boogeyman, supernatural ability, gory, college, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, supernatural, ghost, mysterious character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 509
Haunted Echoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laura (Sean Young) and Guy (David Starzyk) are devastated by grief when their 8-year-old daughter, Kimberly, is murdered. Hoping to repair their tattered marriage, they move to a quiet town to remodel an old mansion, but weird things start to happen ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, afterlife, death in the family, kidnapping, murder, crimes, family problems, supernatural, dealing with death, deadly, abduction, black panties ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 2K
Believers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two paramedics responding to an emergency call find themselves kidnapped by a religious sect whose great obsession is to stop the end of the world by committing suicide and killing people.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: doctor, rescue, kidnapping, deadly creature, mentally unstable, zombie, mind game, on the run, race against time, survival, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 3K
Room 6 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The school teacher Amy has been proposed by her boyfriend Nick early in the morning and she promises her answer later in the afternoon...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: hospital, ghost, zombie, amateur detective, afterlife, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, mysterious character, slasher, crimes, hallucination, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 69K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, mysterious character, mental institution, social worker, uncover truth, child abuse, evil child, murder, domestic disturbance, woman in danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: gory, ghost, haunted house, mentally unstable, zombie, domestic disturbance, mental illness, woman in danger, family life, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 808
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: mental institution, serial killer, psychopath, master criminal, gory, mentally unstable, slasher, special agents, investigation, mind game, mental illness, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, gory, survival, forest, slasher, rescue, fanatic, isolation, murder, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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