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: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, psychological, bleak, gloomy, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, dog, cat, spider, death, cemetery, rat, fear, marriage, murder, nightmare, coffin, poison, tomb, grave robber, crypt, dealing with death, mystery, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, eccentric family, hopes, family problems, family relations, painter ...
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 suspenseful, serious, psychological and scary films with plots about death, mystery, murder, danger, storytelling, supernatural and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Premature Burial: The Orphanage (2007), The Other (1972), The Vanishing (1993), After.Life (2009), The Attic (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, surprise ending, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, orphan, haunted by the past, ghost, missing child, seance, afterlife, paranormal activity, psychic, fear, parents and children, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, good versus evil, mystery, twins, unlikely criminals, twin brother, siblings relations, psychopath, countryside, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: connecticut, europe, holland, usa, new jersey ...
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 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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, obsession, kidnapping, buried alive, crimes, presumed dead, mystery, deadly, love and romance, couples, amateur detective, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, psychological, bleak, offbeat, twist ending ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, dealing with death, danger, couple relations, mystery, supernatural, talking to the dead, death, life & death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, scary ...
Plot: attic, family life, murder, deadly, mystery, family relations, pets, vengeance, human nature, introspection, parents and children, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
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 4.8
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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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hospital, obsession, ghost, mysterious character, mystery, serial killer, supernatural ability, dealing with death, investigation, mind game, haunted by the past, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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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: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, small town, haunted by the past, mysterious character, dealing with death, mystery, parents and children, death in the family, house, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, scary, psychological, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, dealing with death, death, loss, paranormal phenomena, voice, ghost, afterlife, remote control, mystery, obsession, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: zombie, murder, reincarnation, wine, ghost, buried alive, anthology, hypnotist, vase, spider, extramarital affair, corpse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
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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, dark humor, disturbing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.1
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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, suspenseful, surprise ending, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, mystery, afterlife, psychic, doctors and patients, untimely death, psychology, death, psychologist, tragic event ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: small town, warning, urban legend, mystery, death of wife, hallucination, psychic, reporter, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, investigation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, usa, ecuador, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, couple relations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, infidelity, murder, supernatural, scientist, missing girl, murder by drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, dealing with death, starting over, psychic, memory loss, foreknowledge, race against time, small town, death, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological, tense
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, mind bending ...
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: black cat, cat, obsession, mystery, supernatural, estate, curses spells and rituals, tomb, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, ghost ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ 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, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hallucination, nightmare, hometown, supernatural, ghost, gory, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, danger, parents and children, destiny, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.6
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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, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, psychology, divorce, serial killer, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new york state, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: mentally unstable, fear, nanny, infidelity, obsession, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, teenage life, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, insanity, buried alive, secret door, spanish inquisition, castle, investigation, vengeance, supernatural, inquisition, torturer, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, 14th century, middle ages, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
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The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, violence, doll, murder, boy, plot twist, secret passageway, dealing with death, haunted house, mansion, supernatural, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: black market, coma, hospital, murder, investigation, amateur detective, race against time, mystery, hitman, abortion, neo noir, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 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, nightmare, stalker, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, wound, crimes, danger, deadly, amateur detective, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, domestic disturbance, murder, family in danger, supernatural, parents and children, family problems, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 749K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, tense, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, investigation, mind game, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: hypnosis, ghost, psychic, murder, haunted house, obsession, paranoia, afterlife, disappearance, clairvoyance, hearing voices, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: gloomy, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, shepherd, sheep, secret, child abuse, afterlife, missing person, supernatural, small town, mysterious character, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, losing-it hero, hospital, mental institution, mentally unstable, mysterious character, mystery, serial killer, split personality, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: family in crisis, countryside, haunted by the past, murder, psychopath, crimes, danger, family problems, family relations, country house, mystery, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%