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Premature Burial (1962)
 6.5
 4K
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: psychological, mind bending, bleak, twists and turns, scary, tense, gloomy, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: obsession, death, tomb, fear, coffin, mystery, haunted by the past, eccentric family, crumbling marriage, mental illness, gothic horror, dog, cat, spider, cemetery, rat, marriage, grave robber, murder, nightmare, crypt, poison, family relations, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 60s, victorian england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful and scary films with plots about mystery, obsession, murder, death, supernatural, danger and deadly mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Premature Burial: The Vanishing (1993), The Orphanage (2007), The Other (1972), Hide and Seek (2005), Something Wicked (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, obsession, kidnapping, presumed dead, buried alive, crimes, painting, gas station, couple relations, obsessive quest, love and romance, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, seattle washington, seattle
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100%
 7.4
 145K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
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, surprise ending, psychological, macabre, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, haunted by the past, missing child, orphan, supernatural, death, fear, tragic event, ghost, life is a bitch, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 6K
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, twins, mystery, countryside, family relations, psychopath, graphic violence, unlikely criminals, crimes, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, holland, connecticut, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 81K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, haunted by the past, small town, split personality, mysterious character, mystery, parents and children, family problems, family relations, death in the family, single father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, couples, danger, couple relations, deadly, violence, family relations, death, wedding, bikini
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 900K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, psychology, afterlife, death, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychiatrist, psychic, life & death, psychologist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, warning, psychic, small town, telephone call, terminal illness, urban legend, death of wife, hallucination, reporter, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, chicago illinois, ecuador ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, mind bending, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, guilt, family relations, losing-it hero, danger, delusion, tragedy, amnesia, suicide, mystery, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.9
 36K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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, twist ending, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, couple relations, dealing with death, danger, supernatural, mystery, talking to the dead, death, crying, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, nightmare, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, a vision, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, wound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 16K
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, disturbing, surreal, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: drifter, mysterious character, family relations, dishonesty, nightmare, manipulations, hidden identity, life turned upside down, manipulation, family problems, terrorizing, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 47K
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, supernatural, dealing with death, death, obsession, loss, ghost, remote control, mystery, voice, spirit, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, 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, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, supernatural ability, psychopath, murder, supernatural, mysterious character, mind game, danger, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: gothic horror, spanish inquisition, insanity, buried alive, castle, investigation, vengeance, religions or cults, crimes, hidden identity, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, 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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: hypnosis, black cat, cat, obsession, supernatural, mystery, ghost, mysterious character, obsessive quest, deadly, love and romance, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Chasing Sleep (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: missing person, insomnia, nightmare, police, professor, pills, uncover truth, obsession, murder, haunted by the past, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 7K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, soldier, mystery, castle, baron, supernatural, murder, danger, uncover truth, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 11
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, family problems, memory loss, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, car accident, loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.6
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Danika (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mentally unstable, infidelity, family relations, nanny, psychiatrist, fear, obsession, danger, dishonesty, love affair, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 35K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, betrayal, mental patient, vengeance, misfit, mystery, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, london, africa, england, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: old house, psychosis, attic, supernatural, family in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, haunted house, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 97K
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, psychological, bleak, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, nightmare, dealing with death, haunted by the past, post traumatic stress disorder, mind game, tragic event, delusion, grief, heaven and hell, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, mind bending, serious
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mental illness, mentally unstable, mystery, investigation, danger, crimes, deadly, doctors and patients, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.9
 1K
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, redemption, rivalry, twins, betrayal, mystery, love and romance, lookalikes, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, nanny, mind game, parents and children, danger, family problems, isolation, suburbs, obsession, ghost, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 630
The Attic (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
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: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, mind bending ...
Plot: family relations, attic, murder, disability, psychopath, couples, human nature, introspection, family life, vengeance, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 29K
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, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hallucination, nightmare, supernatural, hometown, danger, mentally unstable, ghost, gory, destiny, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 390
Frozen Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meow is a young woman roaming the streets and nightclubs of Tel Aviv. She lives in empty apartments and surfs the internet chat rooms. She decides to meet Alex, her chat buddy. They plan to meet in a nightclub but a suicide bombing prevents their ...
Style: psychological, bleak, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, identity, apartment, false name, bathtub, nightlife, telephone, cell phone, scooter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When teenage Molly Hartley moves to a new town, she's haunted by terrifying visions that may have to do with dark secrets from her past. Something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of her private-school world, and it holds the rights to ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural, high school life, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, haunted by the past, parents and children, dealing with death, danger, graduation, father daughter relationship, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: disturbing, gloomy, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, crimes, losing-it hero, split personality, serial killer, misfit, drug dealing, mysterious character, deadly, friendship, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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