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The Roommate (2011)
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The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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, psychological thriller, scary, serious, suspense, psychological, harsh, intense, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, female psychopath, mentally unstable, female stalker, obsessive love, college, college life, jealousy, roommate, danger, murder, medication, crimes, youth, dishonesty, lifestyle, mind game, social relations, student life, woman in danger, female friendship, love interest, female sociopath, student, boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Roommate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and psychological films with plots about obsession, murder, psychopath, danger, violence, revenge and stalking mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Roommate: Swimfan (2002), Single White Female (1992), Unforgettable (2017), Obsessed (2009), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
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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, obsessive love, female psychopath, dangerous attraction, high school, swimming, hospital, frame up, teenage life, insanity, stalker ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
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80%
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, twist ending, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, wannabe, mental illness, psychopath, manipulation, borderline personality disorder, lookalikes, manic, manipulations, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 14K
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: psychological thriller, suspense, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, mentally unstable, ex husband ex wife relationship, insanity, jealousy, betrayal, deception, ex husband, frame up, divorce, unrequited love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 31K
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: obsession, obsessive love, stalking, dangerous attraction, black man white woman relationship, fatal attraction, workplace, workplace intrigue, danger, wooing, workplace romance, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, twists and turns, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, asthma, family in danger, danger, domestic disturbance, haunted by the past, psychopath, family, loss of child, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 6K
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, stalking, high school, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, danger, dangerous attraction, youth, secret admirer, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 17K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, fatal attraction, female psychopath, mentally unstable, false accusation, journalism, teenage life, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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67%
 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: psychopath, obsession, murder, mind game, social differences, haunted by the past, manipulation, manipulations, youth, lifestyle, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
 27K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, danger, landlord, psychopath, paranoia, voyeurism, confined, undressing, deception, rapist, hidden camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, crimes, danger, rivalry, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 12K
Dread (2009)
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, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fear, manipulation, nightmare, mind game, human nature, social relations, manipulations, obsession, youth, dishonesty, rivalry, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, woman in danger, obsession, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, obsessive love, faked death, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, on the run ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, sexy, serious ...
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, older woman younger man relationship, stalking, woman in danger, blackmail, seduction, fatal attraction, erotic thriller, psychopath, neighbor, stalker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 4K
Homecoming (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: rough, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: female psychopath, obsession, love, small town, secret, jealousy, murder, torture, desire, suspicion, college, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Play Misty for Me (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, mentally unstable, stalking, disc jockey, stalker, obsessed fan, jaguar car, radio dj, terrorizing, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Secret Obsession (2019)
Genre: 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, captivating, serious ...
Plot: obsession, memory loss, stalker, violence, pursuit, murder, psycho killer, deception, chase, danger, threat, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 190K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, psycho film, scary ...
Plot: obsession, insanity, loneliness, mentally unstable, captivity, female psychopath, isolation, psychopath, snow, manic, kidnapping, obsessed fan ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 2K
Broken Vows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Broken Vows" tells the story of Patrick Flynn (Bentley), whose charm and charisma masks a profound psychosis. Patrick seduces Tara Bloom (Alexander), instantly becoming infatuated with the beauty. But when Tara rejects Patrick, he is sent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting, twist ending ...
Plot: obsessive love, stalker, psychopath, one night stand, obsession, murder, husband wife relationship, infatuation, delusion, honeymoon, newlywed, one-night stand ...
Place: new orleans, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 70K
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, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: seduction, obsession, lesbian, infidelity, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian romance, first lesbian experience, lesbianism, dishonesty, couples, family relations, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, fatal attraction, obsession, stalking, mind game, danger, vengeance, psychopath, couple relations, rivalry, life turned upside down, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.6
 34K
May (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: student film
Plot: mental illness, obsession, serial killer, loneliness, murder, cannibalism, destructive relationship, psychopath, blind character, insanity, female stalker, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
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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, alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cambodia, amsterdam, sardinia, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 38K
The Loved Ones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lola Stone asked Brent Mitchell to the prom, but Brent said no, and now he's screwed. What happens when Lola doesn't get what she wants? She enlists Daddy's help to throw a prom of her own, where she is queen and Brent is king -- ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, femme fatale, prom, female psychopath, torture, kidnapping, psychopath, teenager, captivity, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Teacher's Pet (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Psychopath Debbie Strand escapes from a mental institution for the criminally insane and takes the identity of a co-ed she meets and dies out of fear of Debbie and sets herself up on a college campus where she once again begins killing students and ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, femme fatale, obsession, college, stalking, hidden identity, crimes, student life, dangerous attraction, teachers and students, escaped mental patient, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 115K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, child abduction, serial killer, 911, psycho, danger, investigation, youth, murder, graphic violence, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 44K
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: suspenseful, sexual, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, danger, fatal attraction, rapist, virginity, crimes, teenager, rivalry, first sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 5.8
 26K
Cry Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, prank, school, friendship, death, high school life, crimes, nobody believes, masked killer, chase, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, stalking, actor's life, mentally unstable, crime, crimes, danger, price of fame, actress ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 15K
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, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Like.Share.Follow. (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Garrett is a rising YouTube star. Shell is a deeply emotional fan. When they begin a romantic relationship, he's forced to question whether opening your life to strangers online is an invitation to community and rescue... or to stalking, ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: fan, obsession, youtube, love story, danger, crimes, teenage boy, meeting, female antagonist, relationships, watching someone sleep, knocking on a door ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%