Movies like The Roommate

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The Roommate (2011)
 4.9
 33K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, 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, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, college life, roommate, danger, murder, medication, social relations, student life, woman in danger, female psychopath, jealousy, boyfriend, psychology, crimes, youth, dishonesty, lifestyle, gain trust, mind game, rivalry, obsessive love, love, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, campus

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Most similar movies to The Roommate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, obsession, vengeance, betrayal, danger, manipulation and twists & turns mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Roommate: Swimfan (2002), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), Single White Female (1992), Unforgettable (2017), Crush (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, frame up, teenage life, female psychopath, mental illness, murder, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, danger, family in danger, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, loss of child, child, psychopath, family, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, intense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, violence, mental illness, basement, lookalikes, manipulations, haunted by the past, psychopath, woman in danger, wannabe, manic, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 10K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, jealousy, mentally unstable, divorce, marriage, betrayal, deception, insanity, frame up, stalking, fear, ex husband ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 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, high school hunk, stalking, high school life, danger, love and romance, dangerous attraction, youth, secret admirer, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.9
 27K
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, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, workplace, office, workplace intrigue, promotion, danger, workplace romance, wooing, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, small town, female psychopath, love, jealousy, psycho, secret, suspicion, desire, college, murder, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.6
 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, murder, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, danger, woman in danger, crimes, haunted by the past, deadly, abuse, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, mind game, danger, breakup, woman in danger, rivalry, couple relations, vengeance, psychopath, fatal attraction, life turned upside down, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychologist, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, investigation, serial murder, ransom, manipulation, profiler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 37K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough, sexual, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, rivalry, teenager, crimes, dishonesty, couples, terrorizing, virginity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 11K
Dread (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 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: nightmare, social relations, mind game, human nature, manipulations, dishonesty, youth, obsession, college, rivalry, fear, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 64K
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, sexual, sexy, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, seduction, obsession, desire, lesbian, family relations, jealous spouse, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, lust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.0
 26K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, neighbor, passionate interest, apartment building, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, mind game, investigation, stalking, female protagonist, video surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, obsession, roommate, woman in danger, workplace intrigue, crimes, rivalry, friendship, deadly, mentally unstable, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 5.8
 14K
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, erotic, sexual, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, journalism, false accusation, psychopath, mentally unstable, dangerous attraction, journalist, stalking, revenge, erotic thriller, crimes, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, college, party, sex, betrayal, eating disorder, police, sheriff, wealth, fight, money, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 16K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, danger, obsession, trial, single parent, courtroom drama, legal action, blackmail, court case, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, starting over, danger, on the run, haunted by the past, psychopath, couple relations, faked death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: island, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, honeymoon, couple relations, confined, newlyweds, danger, family problems, vengeance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, social differences, youth, lifestyle, haunted by the past, manipulations, psychopath, dangerous attraction, crimes, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 13K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 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, violence, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, dishonesty, rivalry, dangerous attraction, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, stalking, mind game, obsession, mentally unstable, rivalry, crimes, dangerous attraction, psychopath, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 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, tense, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, murder, slasher, obsessed fan, actor's life, stalking, mentally unstable, woman in danger, danger, crime, price of fame, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, sexual obsession, extramarital affair, family in danger, danger, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, terrorizing, family problems, adultery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, obsession, collector, mentally unstable, butterfly, danger, dangerous attraction, confined, crimes, loneliness, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Poison Ivy II (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young and naive college art student becomes obsessed with assuming the identity and personality of a departed coed who used to live in her room, and in so doing causes complications that result in two men, a student and her art professor, lusting ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, murder, lust, diary, sexual relations, sex, art, dishonesty, couples, vampire, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.0
 650K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, surreal, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, insanity, mental illness, paranoia, hallucinations, dancer's life, mentally unstable, showbiz, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 107K
One Hour Photo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: cheating, obsession, stalker, voyeurism, loner, infidelity, knife, birthday party, theft, couples, dedication, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, intense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, vengeance, redemption, tragedy, rivalry, deadly, hopes, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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