Movies like Parasomnia

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Parasomnia (2008)
 5.2
 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
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, insomnia, hypnosis, serial killer, crimes, fall in love, danger, rehabilitation, deadly, woman in danger, obsession, hospital, death, girl, self mutilation, kidnapping, female nudity, psychopath, coma, doctor, boy, massacre, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Parasomnia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, supernatural, psychopath, serial killer and woman in danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parasomnia: Headspace (2005), The Chair (2007), Long Distance (2005), Unrest (2006), Acacia (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, psychopath, serial killer, who done it, danger, crimes, intelligence, gory, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, psychopath, danger, woman in danger, deadly, haunted by the past, crimes, supernatural ability, serial killer, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.2
 806
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, deadly, psychopath, stalking, danger, phone terror, profiler
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, medical student, medical school, self mutilation, insanity, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, parents and children, ghost, adoption, obsession, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 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, psychological, serious, rough
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, psychiatry, intern, ghost, murder, mental illness, supernatural, investigation, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: woman in danger, nightmare, sibling relationship, deadly, horse, sister sister relationship, psychopath, serial killer, danger, crimes, grandparent grandchild relationship, siblings ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 771
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: danger, violence, serial killer, crimes, obsession, deadly, psychopath, murder, police, blood, female nudity, sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, touching
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, ghost, supernatural, deadly, life turned upside down, danger, death of sister, mute or deaf, psychopath, solace, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 2K
The Wisher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mary is a horror-movie junkie whose obsession is out of control, leading her over-protective father to ban her from seeing scary flicks. But when she and her friends sneak out to see a film called The Wisher, its creepy antagonist seems to escape ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, ghost, obsession, crimes, danger, youth, deadly, gory, slasher, wish come true, sleepwalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.4
 595
Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, mental institution, femme fatale, serial killer, supernatural, danger, power relations, crimes, deadly, mental illness, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 553
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: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, rivalry, mental illness, danger, woman in danger, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, investigation, supernatural, ghost, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, psychopath, supernatural, nightmare, slasher, supernatural ability, ghost, on the run, mind game, serial killer, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 2K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, slasher, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, gory, blood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 826
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, mind game, survival, danger, investigation, mental illness, slasher, mentally unstable, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 2K
Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, on the road, deadly, supernatural ability, escapades, estate, mansion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 6K
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, scary, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, psychic, satanism, criminal's revenge, crimes, destiny, reincarnation, back from the dead, deal with the devil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 1K
Killer Toon (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A series of murders resembling Ji-yoon’s horror webcomic drawings occur and detective Ki-chul unravels the terrifying truth of the comics himself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, woman in danger, supernatural, deadly, murder, danger, murder mystery, dark secret, serial killer, sadism, ghost, strange person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 219
Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending
Plot: museum, ghost, race against time, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, violence spree, supernatural ability, escapades, obsession, gambling, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 854
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, psychological, suspenseful, scary, surreal
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, deadly, supernatural, teenage life, danger, isolation, youth, desert, island, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.6
 500
Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mary Elizabeth goes to bed alone one night, still a twenty one year old virgin, and wakes up the next morning pregnant. Possessed by the demon fetus growing within her womb, Mary Elizabeth obeys her homicidal cravings to kill, for the sake of her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, religions or cults, gory, woman in danger, slasher, pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, deadly, mentally unstable, demon, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, tense, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chases and races, confined, kidnapping, psychopath, survival, hostages, master criminal, deadly, gory, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 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, rough, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hospital, woman in danger, mind game, psychopath, deadly, afterlife, danger, cult, insanity, suicide, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 422
The Unborn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on an urban legend that became the talk of the town in the year 2000. The story begins when Por wakes up in hospital, after being brutally beaten by a drug dealer, to find herself going to give birth. Frightened and confused, Por ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, surreal
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, ghost, supernatural, afterlife, pregnancy, memory loss, woman in danger, deadly, mentally unstable, family problems, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 17K
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, gang, serial killer, captivity, hunt down, crime gone awry, danger, crimes, trap, deadly, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 6K
Strangeland (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pierced and tattooed sadist, Captain Howdy, trolls the Internet for naive teens, luring them to his home to torture and defile them. When Howdy kidnaps and tortures the daughter of police Detective Mike Gage, he is caught. Deemed insane, he is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goth, serial killer, mental institution, psychopath, police detective, vengeance, woman in danger, crimes, computers and web, kidnapping, maniac, heavy metal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, youth, danger, isolation, deadly, curses spells and rituals, confined, supernatural ability, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Succubus: Hell-Bent (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sometimes what happens at Spring Break doesn't stay at Spring Break... it follows you home.
Style: scary, serious, sexy, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: succubus, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, obsession, stalking, femme fatale, deadly, dangerous attraction, womanizer, danger, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, danger, mysterious character, deadly, neighbor, female protagonist, woman in danger, family problems, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, lake or river, kidnapping, psychopath, danger, crimes, writer's life, deadly, abduction, woman in danger, agent, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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