Movies like Possession 2008

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Possession (2008)
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Possession (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman's life is thrown into chaos after a freak car accident sends her husband and brother-in-law into comas. Thrills arrive after the brother-in-law wakes up, thinking he's his brother.
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful
Plot: coma, identity crisis, supernatural, couple relations, reincarnation, life turned upside down, disorder, dog, prison, ghost, pregnancy, obsession, physician, jealousy, accident, investigator, hypnotist, murder, punishment, false identity, car accident, bridge, love letter, in laws, gift ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

Most similar movies to Possession

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychological and scary films with plots about danger, murder, deadly, supernatural, ghost, mystery and obsession mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Possession: Addicted (2002), A Good Marriage (2014), The Resident (2011), 11-11-11: The Prophecy (2011), The Return (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Addicted (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two brothers get into a sudden tragic accident and they both fall into a coma at the same time. A year later, the younger brother Dae-jin wakes up believing he is his older brother Ho-jin.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: coma, obsession, hopes, family in crisis, siblings relations, dealing with death, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural ability, twins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, mind game, family problems, uncover truth, couples, crimes, couple relations, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 5.3
 25K
The Resident (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, erotic ...
Plot: landlord, psychopath, danger, obsession, woman in danger, voyeurism, undressing, confined, rapist, deception, revenge, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
11-11-11: The Prophecy (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the death of his wife and child, an author travels to Barcelona to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he learns that his life is plagued by events that occur on 11/11/11.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, estrangement, writer's life, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, self sacrifice, father son relationship, church, religions or cults, evil priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.7
 11K
The Return (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joanna Mills has a successful career but feels her personal life is spinning out of control. She has few friends, an estranged father, and a crazy ex-boyfriend who is stalking her. Joanna begins having terrifying visions of a woman's murder, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gloomy, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, stalker, nightmare, supernatural, mystery, a vision, grudge, deadly, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, crimes, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: tense, scary, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: obsession, stalking, danger, deadly, couples, haunted by the past, couple relations, bikini
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.8
 862
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: life turned upside down, haunted by the past, deadly, disorder, gory, losing-it hero, murder, voyeurism, best friends, friends, blood, bra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 132K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, suicide, vengeance, mystery, ghosts, curse, nurse, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, haunted house, seance, couple relations, supernatural ability, master and servant, mystery, mysterious character, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, uncover truth, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 3K
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, parents and children, nanny, danger, mind game, family problems, obsession, isolation, suburbs, pregnancy, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, nightmare, twin sister, twin brother, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, murder, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: mind bending, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, murder, crimes, mystery, fugitives, danger, deadly, psychic power, flashback, train, sex
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, confined, dishonesty, supernatural, danger, woman in danger, isolation, in the woods, haunted by the past, haunted house, manipulations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, danger, haunted by the past, college life, student life, alternate reality, supernatural horror, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 779
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, mind game, manipulations, danger, haunted by the past, mystery, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, in the woods, surveillance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 953
The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: murder, supernatural, pregnancy, supernatural ability, mystery, golden years, domestic disturbance, couples, deadly, aggression, strange person, old man ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 46K
White Noise (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, supernatural, dealing with death, death, obsession, loss, voice, ghost, remote control, mystery, spirit, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 16K
Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: coma, hospital, black market, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, danger, neo noir, crimes, intern, murder, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.8
 12K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, christmas, haunted house, sex, cheating, ghost, danger, protagonist as suspect, missing person, murder, infidelity, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hollywood Vampyr (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hollywood Vampyr is an expose of Los Angeles' gothic subculture as seen through the eyes of a young female vampire. The film focuses on FATAL (Nora Zimmett), a former heroin addict who, having embraced this dark lifestyle, decides to leave her ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, stylized, psychological, serious ...
Plot: vampire, deadly, life is a bitch, obsession, addiction, supernatural, college, religions or cults, lieutenant, subculture, goth, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 86K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: clergy, supernatural, church, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, vatican, seminary, exorcism, power relations, supernatural ability, catholicism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, crimes, haunted by the past, investigation, mind game, starting over, danger, ghost, psychopath, mysterious character, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 444
The Deposition (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a man is involved in a car wreck that kills his former lover, his life is derailed and his mind is splintered with guilt and the subsequent uncertainty about what exactly happened.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: memory loss, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, dealing with death, uncover truth, losing-it hero, deadly, a vision
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, mind game, woman in danger, danger, psychopath, rivalry, couple relations, vengeance, fatal attraction, life turned upside down, stalking, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 5K
The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, family problems, gory, supernatural, danger, riddles and clues, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, grudge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 2K
Gemini (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A successful doctor, Yukio's picture perfect life is gradually wrecked, and taken over by his avenging twin brother, who bumps off his family members one by one and reclaims his lover who is now Yukio's wife.
Style: surreal, realistic, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, deadly, disorder, dishonesty, vengeance, memory loss, couples, rivalry, crimes, mystery, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 509
Godspeed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joseph McKelheer and Cory Knauf (The Hamiltons, The Violent Kind) star in this intense thriller set in the lingering light of the Alaskan midnight sun. Charlie Shepard, a modern day faith healer with a small flock of believers, is stunned when his ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, society, life turned upside down, religions or cults, small town, dealing with death, haunted by the past, gory, wilderness, death in the family, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Plot: psychopath, murder, family in danger, stalking, adoption, life turned upside down, privacy invasion, family relations, mind game, parents and children, crimes, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 3K
Static (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple facing marital problems after losing their child finds their life together further complicated by a mysterious visitor.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: home invasion, deadly, family problems, couple relations, domestic disturbance, danger, stalking, drinking wine, little boy, kitchen, sex, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 37K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, ghost, supernatural, child murder, death threat, family in danger, uncover truth, mystery, haunted by the past, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%