Movies like The Sixth Sense

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 8.1
 812K
The Sixth Sense
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 of dead people.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, dramatic, twists and turns, bleak, tense, touching ...
Plot: psychology, psychiatrist, mystery, doctors and patients, afterlife, able to see the dead, supernatural, ghost, tragic event, redemption, supernatural ability, police investigation, life & death, destiny, understanding, untimely death, human relationship, talking to the dead, psychic power, precocious child, seeing dead people, investigation, plot twist, death, ghosts ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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Shutter Island
Mystery, Thriller
USA
138 min.
 8.1
The Orphanage
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Spain
105 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to The Sixth Sense

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out twist ending, suspense, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about storytelling, mystery, twists & turns, plot twist, secrets, dialogue and mentor mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Sixth Sense: The Others (2001), Dream House (2011), The Orphanage (2007), Shutter Island (2010), Dragonfly (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.6
 304K
The Others
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, dark, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, uncover truth, filicide, losing-it hero, single parent, parents and children, life is a bitch, suicide, bad mother, master servant relationship, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, english channel
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System:   95%
    User:   93%
 
 6.0
 58K
Dream House
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, haunted house, murder, supernatural, investigation, memory loss, plot twist, amnesia, family in danger, twists & turns, murder mystery, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   93%
 
 7.5
 134K
The Orphanage
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, childhood, imaginary friend, death, adoption, ghost, children, ghosts, haunted by the past, dark fantasy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   90%
 
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 8.1
 953K
Shutter Island
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, uncover truth, mystery, reality vs fantasy, insanity, paranoia, plot twist, doctors and patients, psychology, mental institution, psychiatry, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, 1940s ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   83%
 
 6.1
 34K
Dragonfly
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, mystery, romance, death, doctors and patients, first contact, chase, life & death, haunted by the past, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, latin america, chicago illinois, venezuela, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   89%
 
 7.3
 303K
Unbreakable
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, psychological, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mystery, superhero, supernatural, plot twist, destiny, good versus evil, supernatural ability, storytelling, crumbling marriage, comics, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
 7.8
 302K
The Game
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: neo noir, game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, mystery, psychology, birthday present, existentialism, manipulation, mind game, rich snob, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
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 7.3
 202K
Identity
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, murder mystery, murder, stranded, psychiatrist, hotel, investigation, death, psychology, paranoia, identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   75%
 
 6.5
 218K
The Village
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, romantic ...
Plot: mystery, isolation, blindness, plot twist, village, cult, uncover truth, greed, secrets, twists & turns, storytelling, village life ...
Time: 2000s, 19th century, 21st century, 1890s
Place: pennsylvania, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   60%
 
 5.9
 34K
After.Life
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: psychological, bleak, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, death, life & death, talking to the dead, dealing with death, danger, mentor, psychology, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   71%
 
 6.9
 68K
Stay
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, stylized, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mystery, suicide, guilt, obsession, surrealism, storytelling, death, memory, student, life & death, dreams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   75%
 
 7.6
 329K
The Illusionist
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, magic, mystery, love, obsession, murder, investigation, supernatural, period piece, police investigation, conspiracy, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: vienna, austria, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 303K
Signs
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, mystery, farm, alien encounter, single father, apocalypse, death, aliens, storytelling, space travel, first contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, brazil, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   67%
 
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The Devil's Advocate
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, ambiguous ending, bleak ...
Plot: lawyer, greed, devil, temptation, blind ambition, mentor, law firm, hotshot lawyer, deal with the devil, marital problem, crooked lawyer, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
 5.9
 31K
Passengers
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident -- which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, supernatural, afterlife, catastrophe, conspiracy, psychology, uncover truth, twists & turns, first contact, life & death, survivor, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   80%
 
 6.0
 12K
Half Light
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mystery, supernatural, murder, death, village, ghost, twists & turns, island, mentally unstable, ghosts, supernatural ability, first contact ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   100%
 
 6.6
 48K
Copycat
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, police investigation, psychology, psychopath, mind game, violence, murder mystery, twists & turns, psychiatrist, agoraphobia, paranoia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
 6.2
 118K
Devil
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: devil, mystery, trapped in an elevator, elevator, confined, supernatural, mysterious character, police investigation, stranded, group of strangers, captivity, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
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Mortal Thoughts
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, investigation, murder, mystery, crime, crime gone awry, friendship, death, police investigation, murder mystery, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
What Lies Beneath
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: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, couple relations, twists & turns, secrets, woman in danger, missing girl, psychology, investigation, betrayal, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
 5.9
 3K
Silent Fall
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, autism, psychiatrist, murder mystery, doctors and patients, police investigation, haunted by the past, redemption, psychopath, doctors ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
 6.5
 12K
Jagged Edge
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, courtroom, court, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, crime, neo-noir, guilt, justice, plot twist, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
The Mothman Prophecies
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: small town, mystery, investigation, warning, obsessive quest, supernatural, haunted by the past, first contact, death, alternate reality, death of wife, urban legend ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, usa, ohio, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
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 5.0
 180K
The Happening
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, virus, apocalypse, suicide, supernatural, death, on the run, end of the world, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
 6.2
 96K
The Visit
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: children, murder, siblings relations, plot twist, family relations, farm, supernatural, diaper, golden years, farmhouse, hide and seek, oven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
The Conversation
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mystery, surveillance, paranoia, obsession, conspiracy, murder, spy, loneliness, hotel, investigation, guilt, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
 7.0
 24K
Dead Again
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, amnesia, murder, investigation, romance, private detective, supernatural, memory loss, hypnosis, psychiatrist, neo noir, memory ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   26%
 
 5.9
 67K
Premonition
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, surprise ending, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, destiny, time loop, memory, death, life & death, starting over, alternate reality, dealing with death, catastrophe, memory loss, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 

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 7.2
 246K
Insomnia
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, guilt, mystery, small town, police corruption, neo-noir, investigation, police, chase, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   26%
 
 6.2
 41K
The Hole
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, tense, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, police investigation, mystery, twists & turns, manipulation, survival, murder, psychology, isolation, death, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
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