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, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: hospital, hypnosis, supernatural, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, insomnia, crimes, serial killer, kidnapping, fall in love, danger, rehabilitation, deadly, woman in danger, obsession, death, female nudity, psychopath, coma, doctor, boy, massacre, girl, manipulation, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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, psychopath, supernatural, serial killer and gory mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parasomnia: Unrest (2006), Shiver (2012), Disturbed (1990), The Cellar Door (2007), Blood Relic (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, ghost, murder, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, medical student, insanity, self mutilation, prostitute, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: medical school, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: violence, danger, deadly, obsession, crimes, psychopath, serial killer, murder, police, blood, sex, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, doctors and patients, dangerous attraction, losing-it hero, crimes, woman in danger, danger, life is a bitch, couples, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, survival, psychopath, deadly, master criminal, gory, chases and races, hostages, confined, crimes, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, mental institution, supernatural, supernatural ability, crimes, heroes, curses spells and rituals, escapades, race against time, danger, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, rough, serious, psychological
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, psychiatry, intern, murder, ghost, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, gory, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, ghost, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, life turned upside down, deadly, death of sister, mute or deaf, psychopath, solace, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 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, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, danger, psychopath, obsession, murder, intelligence, chess, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: horse, nightmare, woman in danger, danger, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, deadly, grandparent grandchild relationship, sibling relationship, attempted rape, siblings ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: atmospheric, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, pregnancy, family relations, mentally unstable, deadly, adoption, obsession, psychopath, ghost, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: rough, serious, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, mental institution, stalking, gory, deadly, psychopath, kidnapping, mentally unstable, danger, mental illness, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.0
 474
The Life Zone (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kidnapped by a mysterious figure, three women find themselves trapped in an abandoned hospital. Held against their will for months, the prisoners are faced with life-transforming decisions and must struggle for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: captivity, pregnancy, hospital, kidnapping, mysterious character, confined, woman in danger, danger, isolation, psychopath, abortion clinic, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.9
 368
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, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, deadly, vengeance, psychopath, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, mental illness, afterlife, danger, phobia, abandoned building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: psychological, serious, bleak, scary, suspenseful
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, doctor, escapades, chases and races, confined, heroes, isolation, woman in danger, race against time, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 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: atmospheric, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: boogeyman, dead teenager, mind game, crimes, witnessing a crime, mysterious character, supernatural ability, ghost, deadly, gory, supernatural, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 795
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: serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: afterlife, gory, deadly, mentally unstable, supernatural, crimes, chaos and mayhem, ghost, hospital, mental institution
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, danger, stalking, crimes, deadly, profiler, murder, phone terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Plot: hospital, serial killer, murder, psychopath, electric chair, deadly, rivalry, crimes, violence spree, who done it, social misfits, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, murder, psychopath, danger, mental institution, patient, sanitarium, hospital, slasher, gory, serial killer, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.7
 505
666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, destiny, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, devil, messiah, gory, disorder, deadly, antichrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
 517
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: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: afterlife, ghost, kidnapping, supernatural, murder, crimes, dealing with death, death in the family, deadly, family problems, abduction, dead children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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1364
 3.3
 615
Circle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When remorseless killer James Bennett escapes from lockdown in a mental hospital, an FBI agent and a U.S. Marshal track the madman to his hometown, where he plans to slay a group of graduate students studying his case. But to catch their prey, the ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, crimes, riddles and clues, danger, serial killer, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, student life, youth, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: psychological, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, missing person, mute or deaf, losing-it hero, mysterious character, crimes, isolation, ghost, mind game, mental illness, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, brussels, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 6K
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, suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, slasher, psychopath, survival, serial killer, rescue, danger, murder, gory, forest, confined, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
All Hallows' Eve (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While watching two children on Halloween night, a babysitter finds an old VHS tape in the kids' trick or treat bag. The tape features three tales of terror, all linked together by a murderous clown. As the night goes on strange things begin to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, brutal
Plot: killer clown, halloween, youth, danger, supernatural, slasher, woman in danger, evil clown, video tape, gore, blood, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rest Stop: Don't Look Back (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One year after running away from home, Nicole and Jesse are still missing. When Jesse's brother, Tom, returns home from active duty, he sets out with his friends Marilyn and Jared to locate the lost couple. Their search leads them to the ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, ghost, gas station, kidnapping, crimes, supernatural, deadly, gory, missing person, slasher, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious
Plot: psychopath, mental institution, serial killer, woman in danger, danger, murder, confined, who done it, special agents, crimes, chases and races, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 4K
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: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, afterlife, zombie, ghost, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, amateur detective, mysterious character, slasher, crimes, hallucination, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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