Movies like Possession 2009

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Possession (2009)
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Possession (2009)
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: serious, psychological, tense, atmospheric, realistic, surreal, suspenseful
Plot: coma, identity crisis, couple relations, reincarnation, life turned upside down, disorder, supernatural, accident, brother brother relationship, obsession, murder, false identity, profanity, sex, dog, prison, ghost, pregnancy, hospital, physician, jealousy, investigator, hypnotist, punishment, stolen identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Possession

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and psychological films with plots about danger, murder, supernatural, deadly, ghost, obsession and couples mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Possession: Addicted (2002), A Good Marriage (2014), The Return (2006), The Resident (2011), The Grudge (2004). 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, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, surprise ending
Plot: coma, obsession, supernatural, rivalry, redemption, haunted by the past, betrayal, couple relations, lookalikes, twins, family problems, love and romance ...
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, uncover truth, family problems, mind game, crimes, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couple relations, couples, husband wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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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 ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural ability, a vision, deadly, crimes, amateur detective, wound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.3
 26K
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: atmospheric, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: landlord, psychopath, danger, obsession, woman in danger, voyeurism, undressing, confined, rapist, paranoia, deception, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.9
 136K
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, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, ghosts, suicide, vengeance, mystery, curse, family curse, attic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, haunted by the past, danger, couples, couple relations, deadly, violence, wedding, family relations, death, bikini
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ 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: surprise ending, suspenseful, serious, scary, 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, shot in the chest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.8
 870
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, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, haunted by the past, deadly, losing-it hero, best friends, danger, crimes, violence, friends, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: supernatural, pregnancy, tv show, danger, couple relations, obsession, evil spirit, human host, couples, ghost, media
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: psychopath, stalking, family in danger, murder, crimes, family problems, parents and children, danger, adoption, deadly, husband wife relationship, privacy invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: psychological, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, confined, isolation, danger, woman in danger, haunted house, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dishonesty, haunted by the past, supernatural, human host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 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, haunted house, ghost, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, christmas, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 807
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: isolation, manipulations, mind game, danger, mystery, haunted by the past, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, manipulation, surveillance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, stalking, mind game, danger, psychopath, rivalry, couple relations, vengeance, fatal attraction, life turned upside down, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ 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, rivalry, obsession, murder, betrayal, couple relations, romance, deadly, mind game, mentally unstable, sexual relations, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, serious, psychological, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, danger, mind game, nanny, family problems, parents and children, suburbs, obsession, isolation, ghost, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, couples, couple relations, losing-it hero, mental illness, mentally unstable, female protagonist, pregnant wife, unfulfillment, sexual content, profanity, pregnant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 155K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense, surreal ...
Plot: symbolism, obsession, mental illness, professor, delusion, mystery, paranoia, actor, life turned upside down, disorder, mysterious character, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, deadly, mysterious character, afterlife, infidelity, dangerous attraction, supernatural, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 22K
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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, obsession, kidnapping, presumed dead, buried alive, crimes, gas station, painting, mystery, obsessive quest, love and romance, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 8K
Obsession (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: ransom, obsession, kidnapping, crimes, couple relations, dangerous attraction, mistaken identity, chase, disorder, missing person, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975, year 1959, 1950s
Place: usa, italy, europe, los angeles, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: twin brother, supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, nightmare, twin sister, murder, brother sister relationship, coma, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Come Back to Me (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, memory loss, supernatural, woman in danger, losing-it hero, life turned upside down, couple relations, nightmare comes true, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, riddles and clues, danger, domestic disturbance, parents and children, family problems, gory, curses spells and rituals, grudge, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, college life, danger, student life, haunted by the past, alternate reality, life & death, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 1K
The Letter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, mentally unstable, couples, conspiracy, psychological manipulation, emotional manipulation, murder, crimes, paranoia, dishonesty, writer's life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Remake of Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920). Shot entirely on green screen. Some exact shots from the 1920 film were superimposed to properly replicate the original. Francis relates the story of traveling magician Dr. Caligari and Cesare. Their ...
Style: surreal, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mad scientist, investigation, police detective, serial killer, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, crimes, hypnosis, manipulations, wizards and magicians, rivalry ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nightmare at the End of the Hall (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Courtney Snow, an author with writer's block, still haunted by the suicide of her best friend while they were in prep school, finds herself teaching at the very same school while trying to get back on her feet. She encounters a young student, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, mind bending, serious
Plot: reincarnation, suicide, teacher, supernatural, youth, boarding school life, family relations, boarding school, preparatory school, cheating, best friend, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 32K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, spirit, revenge, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.4
 364
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, murder, investigation, mystery, parents and children, crimes, haunted by the past, small town life, small town, strong female presence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%