Movies like Possession 2009

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Possession (2009)
 5.5
 7K
Possession (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: serious, psychological, tense, atmospheric, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: identity crisis, coma, false identity, couple relations, reincarnation, disorder, life turned upside down, supernatural, accident, brother brother relationship, obsession, murder, graphic violence, profanity, sex, dog, prison, ghost, pregnancy, hospital, physician, jealousy, investigator, hypnotist, punishment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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, graphic violence and husband wife relationship mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Possession: A Good Marriage (2014), The Return (2006), Addicted (2002), The Resident (2011), The Grudge (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, family problems, uncover truth, serial killer, couples, crimes, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 4.7
 12K
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, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, nightmare, mystery, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, a vision, amateur detective, deadly, crimes, wound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.8
 1K
Addicted (2002)
Genre: Drama, 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, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, surprise ending
Plot: coma, obsession, supernatural, rivalry, redemption, mystery, family problems, lookalikes, betrayal, twins, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.3
 27K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, danger, landlord, psychopath, paranoia, voyeurism, confined, undressing, deception, rapist, hidden camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.9
 140K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, gory, curse, supernatural, mystery, murder, imaginary, suicide, vengeance, ghosts, family curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: surprise ending, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, church, estrangement, writer's life, sibling relationship, loss of faith, brother brother relationship, supernatural power, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2010s
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.8
 874
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: psychological, tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, haunted by the past, deadly, best friends, losing-it hero, danger, crimes, violence, gory, friends, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: psychological, tense, serious, scary, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, haunted by the past, couple relations, couples, danger, deadly, violence, death, family relations, wedding, bikini
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Delivery: The Beast Within (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Delivery tells the story of Kyle and Rachel Massy, a young couple who agree to document their first pregnancy for a family-oriented reality show. The production spirals out-of-control after the cameras capture a series of unexplained events, leading ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: supernatural, tv show, danger, couple relations, pregnancy, obsession, evil spirit, human host, couples, media, ghost, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, stalking, crimes, family problems, danger, deadly, adoption, parents and children, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While driving, the pregnant horror-movie actress Kyôko Harase and her fiancé are in a car crash caused by the Toshio's friend. Kyôko loses her baby and her fiancé winds up in a coma. Kyôko was cursed together with a television crew when ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, vengeful ghost, afterlife, crimes, danger, supernatural, revenge, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, deadly, abandoned house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: home invasion, couple relations, domestic disturbance, danger, stalking, deadly, loss of child, husband wife relationship, forgiveness, realtor, novelist, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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, haunted house, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, murder, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 508
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, realistic, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, death in the family, society, religions or cults, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, small town, crimes, grief, investigation, disorder, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 13K
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, addiction, obsession, life is a bitch, deadly, college, religions or cults, subculture, graphic violence, sexual content, cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, college life, haunted by the past, student life, danger, alternate reality, car accident, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, ghost, danger, psychic power, deadly, crimes, serial killer, talking to the dead, new neighbor, death, mystery, fugitives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Breaking at the Edge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A pregnant woman fears for her unborn child's life if she doesn't avenge a supernatural entity.
Style: serious, scary, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: pregnancy, couples, couple relations, mental illness, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, female protagonist, pregnant wife, profanity, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Silence Becomes You (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two sisters, Grace and Violet, bound together by more than blood, live a reclusive life in a large mansion, detached from society and reality too. They have a plan. It's hardly conventional, but the outcome nine months later is all that counts. ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, rivalry, mentally unstable, deadly, romance, mind game, betrayal, murder, couple relations, sexual relations, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: manipulations, mind game, danger, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Come Back to Me (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sarah & Josh are married suburbanites. After a car accident, Sarah suffers blackouts & ends up pregnant though Josh is sterile. As her life spirals she hides a camera in her home & unlocks a horrific secret with far-reaching ...
Style: mysterious, serious, scary, tense
Plot: resurrection, neighbor, hidden camera, woman in danger, memory loss, losing-it hero, supernatural, life turned upside down, nightmare comes true, couples, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 743
Hellgate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A western businessman, his Thai wife and son experience a horrible accident while visiting Bangkok. In the aftermath, they find there is a shadow world between life and death where endless darkness lies.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, scary
Plot: supernatural, parallel world, ghost, imaginary, nightmare, car accident, seeing dead people, death of wife, deja vu, boat, death of child, death of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, nanny, parents and children, danger, family problems, mind game, suburbs, isolation, obsession, ghost, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
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The Vanishing (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman (Sandra Bullock) mysteriously disappears, sending her boyfriend Jeff (Kiefer Sutherland) on a years-long quest to find her. Not even a new love (Nancy Travis) can keep him from his obsessive search. All the while, the calculating ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, obsession, kidnapping, presumed dead, buried alive, crimes, gas station, painting, deadly, amateur detective, love and romance, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, deadly, mysterious character, supernatural, dangerous attraction, afterlife, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, crimes, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, excavation, very little dialogue, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 6K
The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, family problems, domestic disturbance, danger, parents and children, grudge, gory, curses spells and rituals, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 39K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: danger, curses spells and rituals, small town, human host, supernatural, standoff, curse, evil, showdown, murder, deadly, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%