Movies like The Scribbler

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The Scribbler (2014)
 5.3
 5K
The Scribbler (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Suki is a young woman confronting her destructive mental illness using "The Siamese Burn," an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. The closer Suki comes to being "cured," she's haunted by a thought... what if the last unwanted identity turns out to be her?
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: split personality, experiment gone awry, mental illness, suicide, electroshock therapy, girl fight, anti heroine, psychiatric ward, dog, schizophrenia, female nudity, talking dog, women fight, interrogation, villainess, female star appears nude, blackout, hanging, goldfish, topless woman, nudist, cigarette, phone booth, camera, cigarette lighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

Most similar movies to The Scribbler

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychological and tense films with plots about danger, mental illness, deadly, crimes, murder, mystery and obsession mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like The Scribbler: Jekyll + Hyde (2006), Acceptable Risk (2001), Brain Dead (1990), Luster (2010), Sanitarium (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jekyll + Hyde (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Jekyll is a young science student who, along with his friend Mary, experiments with various drugs and compounds in order to create a personality-enhancing drug that he believes will turn him into the successful and popular person he so craves ...
Style: serious, psychological, slasher, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: split personality, supernatural, crimes, mental illness, obsession, disorder, misfit, supernatural ability, addiction, experiment gone awry, suicide, struggle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Acceptable Risk (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative disease
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, couple relations, experiment gone awry, supernatural ability, miraculous event, doctors and patients, caucasian, women fight, violence, death, murder, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.9
 5K
Brain Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: experiment, mental illness, insanity, hallucination, delusion, experiment gone awry, nightmare, haunted by the past, murder, obsession, doctors and patients, corporation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
 366
Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: insomnia, law enforcement, crimes, murder, alter ego, split personality, rivalry, violence, arrest, uncontrollable, insanity, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 2K
Sanitarium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Malcom McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips and Robert Englund star in three separate stories set in an eerie mental asylum.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, psychological trauma, obsession, father son relationship, art, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, female nudity, sexy woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, abduction, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, isolation, captivity, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 124K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, disorder, dinner party, quantum physics, friends, time loop, confinement indoors, parallel universe, comet, asteroids and comets, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
House Hunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two families go to an open house and can't leave
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: haunted house, captivity, survival, family in danger, confined, supernatural, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, real estate agent, car accident, dead girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 830
Cortex (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trapped in an old folks home where people keep going missing, an ex-cop must overcome his Alzheimers to find out who is killing people in this jigsaw thriller.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, law enforcement, elderly, clinic, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, death, golden years, mystery, mental illness, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 20K
The Quiet Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment -- to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman. Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, experiment, skepticism, mad doctor, possession, poltergeist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, point of view, self mutilation, seance, cameraman, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.8
 416
Dark Reprieve (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two people Matt and Kate wake up in a closed down prison. They have no idea how they got there, or why they are there. In the prison they encounter several terrors as they look for an exit.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: prison, murder, captivity, confined, electric chair, survival, memory loss, supernatural, stranger, violence, escape, fashion ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Beneath the Dark (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving to a wedding in Los Angeles through the Mojave Desert, Paul and Adrienne pull off the highway and into Roy's Motel and Cafe. This roadside artifact proves to be a strange and surreal place with an unsettling mix of travelers, who force ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: cheating wife, crimes, dishonesty, isolation, disorder, couples, mysterious character, nothing goes right, confined, infidelity, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical (2001)
Genre: Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Musical version of the Robert Louis Stevenson story about a doctor who conducts an experiment on himself that results in his bringing out the dark, murderous side of his inner self, "Mr. Hyde".
Style: psychological, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, split personality, psychopath, obsession, mental illness, murder, rivalry, theater, jekyll and hyde, experiment gone awry, disorder, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Cloned: The Recreator Chronicles (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of teenagers stumble upon a secret lab, they become part of a deadly experiment - The Recreator - evil human clones. Craig, Tracy and Derek come face to face with exact copies of themselves that have only one purpose; to find and kill ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, laboratory, isolation, experiment gone awry, youth, confined, secret place, teenager, forest, teenage life, disorder, intruder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
 580
In Your Image (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ridden by guilt for not being able to have a child, wife decides to conceive by cloning. The daughter she gives birth to is therefor almost identical to her. The child starts to grow rapidly and slowly replaces mom in the household.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: cloning, experiment gone awry, family problems, dysfunctional family, disorder, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis, psychopath, doctor, human clone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 11K
The I Inside (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, hospital, mystery, murder, nightmare, memory, uncover truth, paranoia, time loop, dishonesty, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, year 2000
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Crazy as Hell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, video surveillance, devil, research, obsession, power relations, good versus evil, dead wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Into the Arms of Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two years ago, Andy Barker suffered serious brain damage in a car accident. In the last two days however, memories have started creeping back, triggered by family portraits and strange locations. Andy has a brother who has gone missing and a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, memory loss, human nature, amnesia, bandit, fratricide, death of brother, losing-it hero, hanging, dream, boy, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 34K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: split personality, supernatural, psychiatrist, murder, doctors and patients, supernatural horror, female psychiatrist, mental illness, witch doctor, life is a bitch, child in peril, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, 1910s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, danger, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I'll Follow You Down (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: time travel, missing person, uncover truth, mystery, inventions and discoveries, obsession, scientist, professor, missing father, laboratory, student, campus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 1K
Impulse (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behavior...
Style: tense, scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, mental illness, public sex, disaster, curses spells and rituals, small town life, forces of nature, mystery, escapades, mentally unstable, catastrophe, change ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Ghost and the Whale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man, Joseph, loses his wife at sea, then spirals deep into a world of confusion. The wife's brothers' need revenge! Joseph tries to tell anyone who will listen that a whale killed his beautiful Annabel Lee, but even he doesn't quite ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: uncover truth, false accusation, life is a bitch, vengeance, missing person, mental illness, social relations, small town life, small town
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mental illness, mystery, investigation, mentally unstable, obsession, hospital, murder, doctors and patients, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 42K
The Ward (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.
Style: scary, twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: mental institution, dissociative identity disorder, supernatural, ghost, mental illness, doctors and patients, confined, split personality, survival, murder, isolation, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 895
Separate Lives (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The e-cop Tom Beckwith has just quit his police job in order to study psychology. But his professor, Lauren Porter, is more interested in his criminology abilities than in his progress in psychology. Because of traumatic circumstances during her ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: schizophrenia, split personality, obsession, mental illness, murder, repression, psychology, professor, ex-cop, police, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Errors of the Human Body (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Canadian scientist Dr Geoff Burton takes up a position at a new institute in wintry Dresden, Germany. His contribution to their most important project - a human regeneration gene-has the potential to make something miraculous out of a personal ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: genetic engineering, deadly virus, confined, laboratory, isolation, plague, race against time, human host, experimenting, obsession, workplace, genetics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
 308
Dead Sleep (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse uncovers the terrifying truth about a renowned doctor whose patients have become permanently maimed by his special dose of a drug called "Dead Sleep."
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, bleak, scary ...
Plot: hospital, mental institution, mystery, mental illness, mad scientist, investigation, murder, doctors and patients, rehabilitation, psychiatry, experiment, electroshock therapy ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.0
 828
Absence (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, missing child, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, investigation, pregnancy, supportive spouse, family problems, losing-it hero, woman in danger, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Perfect Student (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, seduction, courtroom, police, investigation, amateur detective, college, dishonesty, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%