Movies like They're Watching Us

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They're Watching Us (2002)
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They're Watching Us (2002)
Original name: Nos Miran
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Norberto Lopez Amado's They're Watching Us is about a cop who becomes obsessed with a case. Juan (Carmelo Gomez) is ordered to head up an investigation concerning a businessman who has been missing for almost three years. The officer who worled on the case previously now resides in a mental institution and is unable to say anything other than, "They're watching us." A priest (Roberto Alvarez) explains how a series of disappearances in the area have supernatural underpinnings. As Juan is absorbed deeper and deeper into the case, his mother is concerned for him.
Style: scary, twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: missing person, police investigation, family relations, supernatural, police detective, uncover truth, crimes, mental institution, ghost, danger, law enforcement, deadly, parents and children, life is a bitch, memory, train, undead
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe

Most similar movies to They're Watching Us

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and realistic films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, crimes, uncover truth and family relations mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like They're Watching Us: The Disappeared (2008), Reflections (2008), Neverlake (2013), The Haunting of Helena (2012), Hipnos (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Disappeared (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, destiny, teenage life, crimes, religions or cults, brother, disappearance, working class, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 537
Reflections (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Europol Agent Tom Brindle is called to Barcelona, Spain, to track down the notorious serial killer known as Pygmalion. A set of fingerprints lead to a young, volatile soldier, Marco Soler. Agent Brindle arrests Marco and intensely interrogates him, ...
Style: serious, psychological, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, siblings relations, mind game, track down, manhunt, serial killer, crime, police investigation, police detective, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.3
 2K
Neverlake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On a trip home to visit her father, Jenny is thrown into a world of mystery, horror and legend when she is called upon by 3000 year old spirits of the Neverlake to help return their lost artifacts and save the lives of missing children.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, obsession, danger, uncover truth, mystery, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, hidden truth, father daughter relationship, plot twist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, single parent, deadly, family relations, danger, ghost, haunted house, gory, child in peril, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 1K
Hipnos (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Sánchez Blanch owns and operates a psychiatric hospital where he specializes in hypnotizing his severely emotionally disturbed patients.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, isolation, mental illness, losing-it hero, hospital, hypnosis, doctor, mind game, mental institution, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.0
 414
13 Curses (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jacobo is a young sculptor that returns to native city, Santiago of Compostela, to see his mother, locked up a psychiatric hospital for to kill to her husband, when he believed she dead years ago. To their arrival, visions of Mateo, his dead father ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, friendship, deadly, mental illness, family life, danger, homecoming, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.5
 1K
Second Name (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the suicide of her beloved father, the biologist Daniella Logan visits her catatonic mother in a mental institution to tell the tragic event and her mother calls her "Josephine". Daniella goes to the cemetery and finds that her ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: investigation, suicide, supernatural, danger, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, obsession, curses spells and rituals, destiny, father daughter relationship, uncover truth, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The House of Usher (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three years after her lover, Rick Usher, and her best friend, Maddy Usher, had suddenly disappeared from her life without explanation, Jill Masters receives a phone call with news of Maddy's death. Her last wish was for Jill to attend her ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: ghost, mental illness, missing person, uncover truth, danger, deadly, supernatural, estate, family secret, secret, family curse, twin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, haunted house, family in danger, supernatural, murder, danger, mystery, ghost, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, danger, crimes, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, excavation, very little dialogue, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.3
 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, mystery, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, starting over, supernatural, deadly, slasher, psychopath, family problems, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Amityville Asylum (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lisa Templeton begins a new job as a cleaner at High Hopes Hospital, a mental institution in Amityville, Long Island. Initially delighted to get the job, Lisa soon realises that all is not as it seems. Intimidated by staff and the psychotic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, ghost, deadly, danger, uncover truth, woman in danger, supernatural, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Greystone Park (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, ghost, uncover truth, haunted house, danger, supernatural, mental illness, ghost story, profanity, life is a bitch, video camera, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.4
 781
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, danger, supernatural, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, nightmare, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 644
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, riddles and clues, mystery, serial killer, crimes, danger, law enforcement, deadly, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: abduction, little girl, strip club, danger, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, life is a bitch, secret place, family relations, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 1.4
 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crimes, rivalry, danger, supernatural, psychopath, escapades, deadly, serial killer, ancient mystery, confined, survival, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 1K
Face (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the specialist Dr. Yoon. The newcomer researcher to the institute Jung ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, ghost, supernatural, danger, police investigation, psychopath, prostitute, race against time, vampire, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.3
 153
The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl's psychic powers for herself.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, family relations, parents and children, deadly, supernatural ability, chase, danger, sexual content, profanity, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: isolation, ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past, estate, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, uncover truth, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 2K
Killer Toon (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A series of murders resembling Ji-yoon’s horror webcomic drawings occur and detective Ki-chul unravels the terrifying truth of the comics himself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, supernatural, dark secret, murder mystery, woman in danger, ghost, strange person, danger, deadly, murder, serial killer, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.3
 516
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, confined, isolation, law enforcement, danger, woman in danger, ghost, deadly, mountain, graphic violence, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: missing person, police investigation, danger, deadly, wilderness, supernatural, found footage, survival, death, violence, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
When I Was Alive (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After losing his job and the end of his marriage, Júnior returns to his father's house. But that is not his childhood house anymore. His old room has been rented by a young woman and the place feels unwelcome and oppressive. Júnior develops ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, family problems, parents and children, losing-it hero, family relations, obsession, homecoming, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 737
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, family in danger, supernatural, mystery, life is a bitch, parents and children, uncover truth, supernatural ability, pregnancy, single parent, missing child, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 480
Feng shui (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Joy and her family have just moved into a new home, in a sparsely populated village. For them, it’s time for new beginnings- a new chance and a new hope. But what for fortune awaits them.. and woe the tragedies to follow. On what should be the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, supernatural, danger, superstition, siblings relations, family relations, getting home, couples, security guard, luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 2K
Dark Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl, Johanna, is attacked and seemingly murdered. Her father receives a phone call from the police pronouncing her dead as he sees her walk in the front door of their house. Strange things begin to happen to Johanna; she is disorientated ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, murder, uncover truth, danger, police investigation, deadly, psychopath, gory, vengeance, kids in trouble, infection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 270
The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, curse, ouija board, imaginary, dream, old woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Devil's Hand (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young Amish girls accused of being Satan's children must fight for their lives when their devout community elders insist they be "cleansed" before turning 18.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: uncover truth, missing person, supernatural, amish, religions or cults, society, woman in danger, social relations, life is a bitch, crimes, village, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%