Movies like Shrew's Nest

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Shrew's Nest (2014)
 6.7
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Shrew's Nest (2014)
Original name: Musarañas
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and drags himself to their door. Someone has entered the shrew's nest... perhaps he'll never leave.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, neurotic, psychotronic
Plot: agoraphobia, female psychopath, family relations, isolation, murder, obsession, mentally unstable, hidden, secret, sister sister relationship, orphan, religion, insanity, neighbor, hallucination, confined, infatuation, social isolation, seamstress, poison, graphic violence, siblings relations, crazy, mental health, teenager ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, madrid, europe

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Most similar movies to Shrew's Nest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, blood, violence, danger and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Shrew's Nest: Sleep Tight (2011), Misery (1990), To Let (2006), Bad Ronald (1974), The Invitation (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Apartment concierge Cesar is a miserable person who believes he was born without the ability to be happy. As a result, he decides his mission is to make life hell for everyone around him. A majority of the tenants are easy to agitate, but Clara ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, home invasion, domestic disturbance, apartment building, maniac, woman in danger, blackmail, sleeping, caretaker, double life, concierge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
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100%
 7.8
 203K
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, scary, tense ...
Plot: obsession, insanity, loneliness, female psychopath, captivity, mentally unstable, isolation, psychopath, obsessed fan, snow, kidnapping, blizzard ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 3K
To Let (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Mario and his pregnant girlfriend Clara are trying to find in a short period a new apartment to live since they have sold their apartment and they need to move in fifteen days. When Mario finds an attractive advertisement in his mailbox, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apartment building, psychopath, isolation, confined, family relations, female protagonist, trap, escape attempt, pregnancy, dog, missing person, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 2K
Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, psychopath, mental illness, voyeurism, death of mother, hidden room, mysterious character, teenage life, social misfits, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.3
 576
The Invitation (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Invitation, a 2003 movie starring Lance Henriksen. When an author invites his friends to his home on a private island, the guests realize they've been poisoned at dinner. The only way to receive the antidote from their twisted host will be ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, mind game, guilt, redemption, hallucination, secret, antidote, island, society, revenge, outcast, poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 3K
Macabre (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Macabre, international title for Rumah Dara (Indonesian title), and in Singapore titled Darah) is an Indonesian horror/slasher film in 2010. The movie tells about a group who attempt to escape from a house that owned by mysterious lady named Dara ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, cannibal, male bondage, murder, newlyweds, pregnancy, violence, deathtrap, struggle for survival, female serial killer, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, female psychopath, dangerous attraction, love, small town, jealousy, cheerleader, suspicion, desire, murder, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sexy Killer: You'll Die for Her (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In medical school of an elite university, campus starts sown with corpses. The police have no clue who is responsible for the carnage. Nobody suspected Barbara, a beautiful young innocent looking whose only concern seems to be the fashion. However, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: female assassin, zombie, murder, serial killer, psychopath, sex addict, amateur detective, violence spree, teachers and students, obsession, university, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, kidnapping, old mansion, murder, spoiled brat, newspaper, family relations, pianist, jealousy, forgery, actress ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1962 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 3K
The Baby (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. ...
Style: scary, sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: brother sister sex, brother sister incest, psychopath, family relations, mind game, mental illness, baby, social worker, incest, family problems, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, dark secret, female psychopath, curse, psychopath, mermaid ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Demons of the Mind (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A physician discovers that two children are being kept virtually imprisoned in their house by their father. He investigates, and discovers a web of sex, incest and satanic possession.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic horror ...
Plot: incest, estate, murder, parents and children, siblings relations, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, manipulation, curses spells and rituals, life is a bitch, family secret, religious fanatic ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: germany, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 742
The Attic (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at altar. She fantasizes his death and finds joy only with her pet monkey. When the monkey disappears, a shocking past is revealed.
Style: mind bending, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, murder, attic, introspection, adult virgin, vengeance, family life, human nature, parents and children, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 37K
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 ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, female psychopath, serial killer, loneliness, murder, cannibalism, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, psychopath, blind character, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Killing of the Dolls (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paul is the son of a gardener who works in a big mansion that has returned home with his parents after failling in his medecin degree. He is emotionally unstable. He collect dolls because he was educated as a girl because his sister died. After his ...
Style: surreal, psychotronic
Plot: split personality, decapitation, nightmare, mansion, necrophilia, grandparent, vacation, jealous boyfriend, butcher, family vacation, doll, professor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, gothic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, obsession, investigation, serial killer, psychopath, murder, high school, child abuse, manipulation, incest, coach, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, family relations, small town, siblings relations, parents and children, crimes, missing person, family tradition, family problems, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, psychopath, obsession, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, seduction, female killer, roommate, female assassin, murderer, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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House of the Damned (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Liechtenstein
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young woman just released from a mental institution returns home to her mansion and faces a new set of horrors.
Style: tense, scary, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental institution, mute, insanity, woman in danger, murder, estate, disability, psychopath, graphic violence, hostage, crimes, treasure hunt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
When Angels Sleep (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Germán, an honest family man, sees how his whole world wobbles the night when, driving home, accidentally runs over two teenage girls. From that moment, Germán will have to do everything in his power to prevent his life from being destroyed ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: accident, police investigation, highway, birthday, teenager, birthday party, crimes, life is a bitch, youth, parents and children, society, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.0
 898
The Corpse (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and daughter hatch a scheme to murder their family's domineering and sadistic patriarch.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, murder, boarding school, couples, crimes, ghost, supernatural, dishonesty, rivalry, graphic violence, infidelity, afterlife ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 11K
Fear (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A killer is released from prison and breaks into a remote home to kill a woman, her handicapped son and her pretty daughter.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dehumanization, psychopath, mental illness, serial killer, confined, violence spree, isolation, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, maniac, murder, crazy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 17K
Mother's Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mentally unstable, hostage, home invasion, psychopath, siblings relations, sadistic horror, violence spree, sadism, crimes, mind game, domestic disturbance, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Strait-Jacket (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behaviour.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, mental institution, mentally unstable, farm, mother daughter relationship, serial killer, babies and infants, investigation, crimes, psychopath, dull life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, love story, youtube, crimes, teenage murderer, meeting, teenage boy, female antagonist, male rape victim, relationships, cabin in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 6K
Vinyan (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, UK, Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple leaves the civilized world behind and descends into a living nightmare in this chilling horror thriller. Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne (Emmanuelle Beart, Mission: Impossible) is convinced she ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, stranded, island, tsunami, missing person, survival, jungle, isolation, orphan, couple relations, husband wife relationship, feral child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, burma, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Driller Killer (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, hallucination, murder, stalking, painting, social misfits, vengeance, addiction, mental illness, obsession, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: necrophilia, mental illness, psychopath, serial killer, farmer, murder, reporter, dead mother, cannibal, incest, stalking, social misfits ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.7
 17K
Pet (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man imprisons the woman he's still obsessed with after years apart, then finds the tables turned on him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, rough, tense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, slave, psychopath, captive, basement, bdsm, murder, stalker, dog, serial killer, cell ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Backwoods (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An English couple's holiday in Spain is interrupted when they discover a girl imprisoned in a cabin.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, woman in danger, crimes, life is a bitch, manhunt, violence, rescue, couples, feral child, weekend, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%