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Fear in the Night (1972)
 6.0
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Fear in the Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It took Penny Heller a long time to recover from the trauma of a brutal physical assault, suffered in her youth. When she married Robert, he provided her with the love and reassurance she craved for and the two settled down in a pretty house in the grounds of the public school where Robert was a master. But the headmaster of the school is not what he seems and Penny is convinced he means to harm her - is her fear a figment of her tortured imagination or are there forces at work that intend to manipulate her anxieties with fatal consequences?
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological thriller, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: murder, nervous breakdown, crimes, conspiracy, graphic violence, mystery, infidelity, danger, family problems, couples, dishonesty, mind game, deadly, newlywed, schoolhouse, female protagonist, fear, adultery, choir, voice, boarding school, blood, british, corpse, protection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Fear in the Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, mystery, woman in danger and couples mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Fear in the Night: Scream of Fear (1961), Night Watch (1973), Piggy (2012), Knife Edge (2009), Stalker (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scream of Fear (1961)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A wheelchair-bound young girl returns to her father's estate after ten years, and although she's told he's away, she keeps seeing his dead body on the estate.
Style: psychological, scary, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, father, mystery, uncover truth, mistaken identity, missing person, parents and children, estate, disability, deadly, loss of father ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 1K
Night Watch (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ellen Wheeler, a rich widow, is recovering from a nervous breakdown. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her?
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, crime, false accusation, couples, mystery, mentally unstable, crimes, deadly, lightning, hiding, police inspector ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.6
 1K
Piggy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, violence, vengeance, crimes, deadly, vigilante, urban, graphic violence, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, slasher killer, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.6
 1K
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, gory, couples, crimes, danger, stalking, mind game, deadly, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 522
Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: confined, crimes, danger, isolation, mentally unstable, deadly, murder, country house, paranoia, indoor, strong female presence, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Don't Let Him In (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two couples spend a weekend in the country, only to cross paths with a brutal serial killer. As the body count rises, suspicion spirals into paranoia, climaxing in a terrifying battle for survival.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, deadly, danger, slasher, couples, countryside, isolation, crimes, murder, psychopath, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Black Rainbow (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a message to Mary Kuron from her husband, Tom. But Tom ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, father daughter relationship, crimes, mystery, danger, crime, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, journalism, woman in danger, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 1K
Fright (1971)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young babysitter Amanda arrives at the Lloyd residence to spend the evening looking after their young son. Soon after the Lloyds leave, a series of frightening occurrences in the gloomy old house have Amanda's nerves on edge. The real terror ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, nanny, old mansion, rape, revenge killing, paranoia, domestic disturbance, rivalry, mentally unstable, deadly, family in danger, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 548
Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, deadly, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, estate, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 477
Don't Hang Up (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dutiful grand-daughter goes home to take care of her elderly grandmother. Once there, she finds herself trapped inside the house with a homicidal maniac.
Style: cult film, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, murder, granddaughter, grandmother, danger, family problems, psychopath, homecoming, woman in danger, mystery, domestic disturbance, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 161
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, rivalry, couples, who done it, infidelity, hidden identity, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is terrorized by her fiance's demented mother who blames her for her son's death.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: village, woman in danger, insanity, graphic violence, haunted by the past, vengeance, captivity, kidnapping, rescue, mentally unstable, confinement indoors, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 5K
The Monitor (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping an abusive husband, Anna and her 8 year old son move to a secret location in a giant apartment building. Terrified that her ex-husband will find them she buys a baby monitor to keep in her son's room at all times. But strange ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: delusion, haunted by the past, family relations, social worker, deadly, single parent, danger, murder, overprotective mother, mother son relationship, child in peril, social services ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 2K
Scissors (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries to help her over the attack, but when she is invited to a ...
Style: atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: twins, neo noir, woman in danger, crimes, mystery, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mind game, mental illness, attempted rape, psychoanalysis, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 72
Aquarium (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Six strangers awake in a strange sealed off room while a mysterious observer tells them that only one of them will survive.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, murder, kgb, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, dishonesty, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, slasher ...
Time: 80s, quarry
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Straight on Till Morning (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brenda moved to London to begin living those intoxicated fantasies that all young women imagine city life to offer. Soon after her arrival she begins a relationship with Peter with whom she is tremendously happy. When she becomes pregnant ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, female writer, castle, dog, fall in love, pregnancy, kidnapping, innocence lost, palaces castles and temples, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, liverpool, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Black Cadillac (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
Style: tense, scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, danger, chase, murder, survival, crimes, rivalry, deadly, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 409
Descendant (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As Ann Hedgerow - an indirect descendant of Edgar Allen Poe - begins to explore her family's past, she meets novelist Ethan Poe. Ethan, also a distant descendant of Poe, is tormented by visions of his famous ancestor. When Ann and Ethan begin a ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, sexy, disturbing
Plot: murder, crimes, who done it, small town life, stalking, writer's life, danger, deadly, voyeur, artists and showbiz, small town, tied feet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 1K
Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, deadly, truth or dare, danger, sex scene, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 1K
Games (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mysterious woman (Simone Signoret) in black moves in with married Manhattan thrill-seekers (James Caan, Katharine Ross) and helps one trick the other.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: mind game, graphic violence, murder, infidelity, cons and scams, couples, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, danger, murder, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, manhunt, rescue, violence, couples, weekend, feral child ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 72
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: murder, amateur detective, infidelity, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, voyeurism, couples, family relations, adultery, siblings relations, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, mysterious character, danger, deadly, crimes, life turned upside down, village, murder, investigation, graphic violence, right hand man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 15K
Nightwatch (1994)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. Therefore and because of a strange bet with his fellow ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, macabre, ironic, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, night watchman, bet, crimes, danger, perversion, murder, student, slasher, false accusation, morgue, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last Showing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple trapped in a cinema are manipulated into becoming unwilling actors in a film being captured by CCTV cameras.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, psycho film ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, mind game, danger, captivity, vengeance, deadly, maniac, murder, insanity, evil man, serial murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: vampire, mystery, dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural, femme fatale, mysterious character, crimes, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1830s, georgian era, 15th century ...
Place: europe, england, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 2K
The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, afterlife, murder, who done it, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 666
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: supernatural, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, deadly, couples, crimes, murder, dishonesty, danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 502
Fair Game (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Gene, a maniacally deranged computer-game designer, gets dumped by his beautiful artist wife, he devises a masochistic plan for revenge. Taking his spouse prisoner, Gene locks her in her windowless Los Angeles loft but leaves her with something ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: snake, deadly, domestic disturbance, mentally unstable, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, stalking, assassination, rivalry, dangerous animal, plague ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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