Movies like The Village

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The Village (2004)
 6.5
 230K
The Village (2004)
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: surprise ending, captivating, atmospheric, romantic, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, village life, mysterious place, plot twist, secret, blind character, forest, village, mystery, fear, creature, uncover truth, utopia, family relations, social relations, stabbing, respect, traditional versus modern, life philosophy, blindness, loss of loved one, love story, psychology, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: 2000s, 19th century, 1890s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new england

Most similar movies to The Village

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and surprise ending films with plots about mystery, twists & turns, storytelling, dialogue, secrets, plot twist and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Village: Shutter Island (2010), The Visit (2015), Exam (2009), A Perfect Getaway (2009), Half Light (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 1.0M
Shutter Island (2010)
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: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: mystery, mental institution, insanity, paranoia, investigation, losing-it hero, uncover truth, doctors and patients, island, mental illness, psychiatrist, plot twist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, 1940s ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 104K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: 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: twist ending, suspenseful, surprise ending, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kids in trouble, elderly, danger, siblings relations, farm, murder, family relations, parents and children, farmhouse, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, oven ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 97K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: mind game, manipulations, psychologist, ambition, rivalry, human nature, surveillance, plot twist, confinement indoors, room, mystery, intrigue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murderous pair, honeymoon, serial killer, paranoia, escapades, wilderness, manipulation, psychopath, murder, survival, twists & turns, ex military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 13K
Half Light (2006)
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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, loss of child, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dealing with death, family problems, death in the family, afterlife, mentally unstable, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 854K
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, atmospheric, dramatic ...
Plot: supernatural, psychology, supernatural ability, ghost, mystery, afterlife, psychic, death, psychic power, life & death, psychologist, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.6
 317K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, 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, scary, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, psychic, supernatural, mysterious character, parallel world, seance, uncover truth, single parent, isolation, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 319K
The Game (1997)
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, mystery, life turned upside down, uncover truth, disorder, manipulation, businessman, game, birthday, neo noir, surveillance, scheme ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 320K
Signs (2002)
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, psychological, scary, enigmatic ...
Plot: alien invasion, farm, alien encounter, asthma attack, alien, loss of faith, ufo, single father, priest, small town, christianity, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, mexico, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.0
 60K
Dream House (2011)
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: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, memory loss, riddles and clues, parents and children, plot twist, murder, investigation, haunted by the past, family in danger, nervous breakdown, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 18K
Fermat's Room (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a shrinking room that will crush them if they do not discover in time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mathematics, mystery, science, deadly, mind game, mysterious character, rivalry, danger, isolation, genius, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 775K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, manipulation, femme fatale, missing wife, investigation, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, mind game, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 172K
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, scary, macabre, surprise ending ...
Plot: insanity, split personality, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, psychology, mentally unstable, murder, isolation, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 141K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, captivity, isolation, confined, danger, fear, desperation, buried alive, characters in danger, terrorism, race against time, coffin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 188K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, 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: mind bending, suspenseful, bleak, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, plague, supernatural, danger, family in danger, on the run, chaos and mayhem, suicide, natural disaster, paranoia, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, philadelphia, new jersey, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lady in the Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: legends and myths, save the lady, swimming pool, redemption, friendship, imaginary, imaginary character, life changing experience, human spirit, fish out of water, getting home, religion and supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 51K
Copycat (1995)
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, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, psychopath, police investigation, psychology, police detective, twists & turns, crime, agoraphobia, murder mystery, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, touching, rough ...
Plot: torture, attempted murder, haunted by the past, vengeance, humiliation, doctor, mind game, revenge, human nature, rivalry, price of justice, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, chile, south america, barcelona, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 1.0M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, revenge, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, twists & turns, plot twist, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 4K
Eyewitness (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Daryll Deever is a janitor in an office building in New York, and a big fan of TV news reporter, Tony Sokolow. When a rich man is murdered in Daryll's building, Tony comes to cover the story and Daryll introduces himself to her. Thinking he may ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, opposites attract, espionage, janitor, reporter, mystery, media, couples, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 55K
True Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Plot: journalist, uncover truth, prison, moral dilemma, crimes, criminal heroes, journalism, prison visit, unlikely partners, accused of murder, mistaken identity, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 70K
Premonition (2007)
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: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, time loop, psychic, dealing with death, starting over, foreknowledge, loss of spouse, couples, housewife, memory loss, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 359K
Unbreakable (2000)
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: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: self discovery, superhero, supernatural ability, a vision, villain, invulnerability, train crash, mystery, conflict, good versus evil, psychic, survivor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Movie in collections
The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, invention, mystery, investigation, workplace intrigue, crimes, intrigue, stranger, mastermind, workplace, agent, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
 462K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, emotional ...
Plot: island, survival, adventure, destiny, death, danger, desert island, lost, leadership, mysterious place, stranded, plane crash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.2
 123K
Devil (2010)
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, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: elevator, devil, trapped in an elevator, supernatural, mysterious character, police investigation, danger, sin, mystery, captivity, death, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, mystery, murder, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, hidden identity, seduction, secret, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: surprise ending, gothic, twist ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, occult, ghost, attic, black magic, paralysis, workplace, suspicion, supernatural, nurse, plot twist, soul transference ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 35K
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, psychological, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, danger, dealing with death, couple relations, life & death, supernatural, mystery, talking to the dead, death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 195K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, futuristic, surreal, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, trap, maze, survival, captivity, escape, trapped, death, danger, mathematics, parallel world, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%