Movies like The Roommate

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The Roommate (2011)
 4.8
 35K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two become close, but when Sara begins to branch out and make more friends on campus, Rebecca becomes resentful. Alarmed, Sara moves in with her new boyfriend, causing Rebecca's behavior to take a violent turn.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychological, harsh, intense, realistic, surprise ending, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, female psychopath, college life, roommate, danger, murder, medication, social relations, student life, woman in danger, obsessive love, jealousy, boyfriend, psychology, female stalker, deeply disturbed person, crimes, youth, dishonesty, lifestyle, gain trust, mind game, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to The Roommate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, obsession, danger, manipulation, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief) and violence mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Roommate: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), Single White Female (1992), Swimfan (2002), Unforgettable (2017), Obsessed (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, family in danger, danger, asthma, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, loss of child, child, psychopath, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, violence, mental illness, manipulation, lookalikes, haunted by the past, psychopath, wannabe, manic, manipulations, woman in danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 19K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, female psychopath, frame up, teenage life, insanity, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 13K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mentally unstable, obsession, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, unrequited love, ex husband, jealousy, stalking, insanity, betrayal, deception, frame up ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, friendship, sexual content, graphic violence, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 29K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, disturbing, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, stalking, black man white woman relationship, workplace, workplace intrigue, wooing, danger, promotion, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, obsession, woman in danger, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, on the run, haunted by the past, faked death, marital abuse, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 12K
Dread (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: manipulation, nightmare, mind game, social relations, human nature, manipulations, youth, obsession, dishonesty, college, rivalry, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 5K
Crush (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A secret admirer's crush on a high school athlete takes a fatal turn.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, high school, stalking, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, danger, dangerous attraction, youth, secret admirer, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.5
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, dishonesty, crimes, abuse, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Secret Obsession (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newlywed Jennifer is brutally attacked at a dark rest stop. While healing from her injuries, she can’t recall anything from her past, including the ordeal. Her husband, Russell , is just thankful she’s alive and eager to get her home. As he ...
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, memory loss, psycho killer, violence, deception, murder, pursuit, stalker, danger, netflix
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 4K
The In Crowd (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, social differences, manipulation, youth, haunted by the past, manipulations, lifestyle, psychopath, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 1K
Nanny Cam (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Linda has a seemingly perfect marriage with her rugged and handsome husband Mark and an adorable 8 year old daughter, Chloe. But when Chloe is injured by an elderly babysitter who has slipped into dementia, Linda wants to ensure that her child is ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, bleak, suspense
Plot: nanny, obsession, manipulation, husband wife relationship, little girl, false accusation, mysterious character, kidnapping, female psychopath, male rape, injury, hostility ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 43K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, youth, danger, claustrophobia, psychologist, twists & turns, bunker, psychology, survival, isolation, mystery, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, danger, psychopath, landlord, confined, voyeurism, undressing, paranoia, rapist, deception, hidden camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 4K
Homecoming (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A jealous woman (Mischa Barton) plots revenge after her former beau (Matt Long) returns to their hometown with a pretty new girlfriend (Jessica Stroup).
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love, small town, female psychopath, secret, jealousy, murder, torture, desire, suspicion, college, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 14K
Gossip (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, gossip, investigation, college life, teenage life, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, false accusation, rumor, manipulation, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 39K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, rapist, virginity, danger, fatal attraction, rivalry, couples, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 68K
Chloe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: seduction, obsession, infidelity, sexual relations, first lesbian experience, lesbian, family relations, desire, lesbian romance, lesbianism, temptation, lesbian love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
New Best Friend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, intense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: investigation, college, teenage life, betrayal, murder, wealth, manipulation, mind game, mystery, manipulations, youth, overdose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.2
 115
Blind Turn (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Samantha Holt had the perfect life with a handsome fiancée and a future that couldn’t look brighter. But an unexpected turn on a dark lonely road puts her on a collision course with Bruce Miller, a devoted family man who descends into madness ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, danger, captivity, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, family tragedy, drunk driving, vengeance, woman in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 22K
Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: obsessive love, trapped, obsession, held captive, kidnapping, female villain, older woman younger woman relationship, stalker, trap, murder, nightmare, father daughter relationship ...
Place: paris france, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 9K
Abandon (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, missing person, student life, police detective, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, obsession, boyfriend, plot twist, paranoia, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, athens greece, amsterdam, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, race against time, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, danger, police investigation, crimes, confined, criminal's revenge, mental illness, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, year 1991, 90s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, obsession, stalking, mind game, danger, psychopath, fatal attraction, rivalry, couple relations, vengeance, life turned upside down, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.6
 177K
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, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, scary ...
Plot: split personality, psychology, nervous breakdown, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, isolation, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 14K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, psychopath, murder, suburbs, violence, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, dishonesty, rivalry, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 176K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: depression, murder, deception, mentally unstable, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, mental institution, mental illness, manipulation, psychiatrist, patient, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, college life, student life, danger, haunted by the past, alternate reality, car accident, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 439
PopFan (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An obsessive fan rescues a famous musician from a car crash, then takes her to his secluded lighthouse.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: obsession, car accident, lighthouse, mentally unstable, musician, kidnapping, danger, salvation, pop star, female director, shot in the leg, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%