Movies like Premature Burial

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Premature Burial (1962)
 6.6
 3K
Premature Burial (1962)
Original name: The Premature Burial
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, twists and turns, mind bending, bleak, gloomy, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: obsession, dog, cat, spider, death, cemetery, rat, fear, marriage, grave robber, murder, nightmare, crypt, coffin, poison, tomb, family relations, hopes, family problems, haunted by the past, dealing with death, crumbling marriage, eccentric family, mystery, destiny ...
Time: 60s, victorian england

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Most similar movies to Premature Burial

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychological and scary films with plots about mystery, death, murder, danger, supernatural, storytelling and twists & turns mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Premature Burial: The Orphanage (2007), The Other (1972), The Vanishing (1993), Trauma (2004), After.Life (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
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The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, psychological, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: orphan, missing child, haunted by the past, haunted house, disappearance, seance, ghost, paranormal activity, fear, hallucinations, ghosts, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 5K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, good versus evil, mystery, twins, danger, countryside, psychopath, family relations, crimes, siblings relations, unlikely criminals, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: connecticut, holland, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 21K
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, painting, gas station, couples, mystery, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 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, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, crimes, investigation, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, starting over, mysterious character, deadly, danger, mind game, psychopath, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.9
 34K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, danger, couple relations, dealing with death, supernatural, mystery, talking to the dead, death, life & death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, zombie, reincarnation, wine, infidelity, ghost, anthology, tomb, cat, spider, buried alive, hypnotist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 45K
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: supernatural, afterlife, dealing with death, death, obsession, voice, loss, paranormal phenomena, ghost, remote control, mystery, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 77K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, small town, haunted by the past, mysterious character, dealing with death, mystery, family problems, death in the family, family relations, parents and children, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.8
 14K
Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, serious, surreal, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: poisoning, dog, bedtime story, nightmare, dishonesty, mysterious character, family relations, life turned upside down, terrorizing, hidden identity, couples, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: warning, psychic, small town, urban legend, death of wife, hallucination, mystery, reporter, investigation, obsessive quest, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: west virginia, usa, washington d.c., ecuador, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 834K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, psychology, supernatural ability, ghost, mystery, afterlife, psychic, death, psychologist, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, untimely death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, family in danger, danger, nanny, parents and children, mind game, family problems, suburbs, obsession, isolation, pregnancy, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Home for the Holidays (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.
Style: realistic, mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, slasher, psychopath, pitchfork, poncho, violence, family problems, deadly, obsession, danger, reunion, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 550
The Attic (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at altar. She fantasizes his death and finds joy only with her pet monkey. When the monkey disappears, a shocking past is revealed.
Style: realistic, psychological, disturbing, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: murder, attic, family life, couples, deadly, pets, vengeance, psychopath, family relations, disability, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 4K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, adultery, femme fatale, betrayal, marriage, infidelity, murder, paranoia, architect, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
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Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, time loop, psychic, dealing with death, foreknowledge, starting over, couples, memory loss, race against time, family problems, loss of spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 13K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, loss of child, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dealing with death, family problems, death in the family, mentally unstable, woman in danger, drowning ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 28K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: nightmare, hallucination, supernatural, hometown, haunted by the past, danger, mentally unstable, ghost, gory, destiny, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, woman in danger, drug dealing, serial killer, friendship, mental institution, femme fatale, mind game, danger, deadly, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: gothic horror, insanity, castle, secret door, spanish inquisition, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, hidden identity, danger, haunted by the past, rivalry ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 16th century, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, woman in danger, infidelity, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations, supernatural, scientist, murder, spiritualism, murder by drowning ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 10K
The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Isle Of Man, UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: missing person, afterlife, supernatural, ghost, suicide, shepherd, secret, child abuse, sheep, danger, woman in danger, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 69K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, hypnosis, ghost, clairvoyance, paranoia, afterlife, murder, obsession, haunted house, supernatural, woman in danger, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.5
 89K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: surprise ending, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: paranoia, hallucinations, dealing with death, delusion, mind game, nightmare, heaven and hell, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, tragic event, suffering, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 36K
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: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, murder, ghost, supernatural, death threat, child murder, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, family in danger, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 168K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, scary, twist ending, macabre, serious ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, mentally unstable, murder, isolation, psychology, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wanting to escape city life for the countryside, New Yorkers Cooper Tilson (Quaid), his wife Leah (Stone) and their two children move into a dilapidated old mansion still filled with the possessions of the previous family. Turning it into their ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, danger, family problems, country house, murder, family relations, haunted by the past, countryside, psychopath, family in crisis, mystery, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, attic, coffin, old house, supernatural, murder, heroes, family problems, deadly, supernatural ability, ghost, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 3K
Brain Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightmare, experiment, insanity, experiment gone awry, delusion, doctors and patients, obsession, murder, mental illness, deadly, haunted by the past, corporation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 3K
Danika (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story follows Danika, a woman whose fears for her children are manifested in premonitions of death and disaster. Bierko plays Tomei's husband, while Hall is her psychiatrist and confidant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: infidelity, nanny, fear, mentally unstable, parents and children, crimes, couple relations, obsession, family relations, danger, couples, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%