Movies like The Sender 1982

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The Sender (1982)
 6.0
 2K
The Sender (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: supernatural, mental institution, mental illness, mind game, psychopath, misfit, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, doctors and patients, psychic, mind control, hospital, suicide attempt, murder, telepathy, deadly, power relations, violence, telekinesis, suicide, patient, mother, rat, doctor ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: los angeles

Most similar movies to The Sender

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and scary films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, mental illness, mind game, supernatural and mental institution mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Sender: Madhouse (2004), My Sweet Killer (1999), Breaking Dawn (2004), The Attic Expeditions (2001), Bad Karma (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
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Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: psychiatry, mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, intern, ghost, murder, supernatural, mental illness, investigation, doctors and patients, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, split personality, danger, drug dealing, femme fatale, woman in danger, mind game, obsession, misfit, mentally unstable, mental institution ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, bleak, psychological, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mystery, mentally unstable, investigation, mental illness, stalking, hospital, obsession, murder, losing-it hero, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Attic Expeditions (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trevor Blackburn is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Faith, in a brutal ritual. He's sentenced to live in an experimental rehabilitation community and falls into a coma. When he wakes up, he meets the mysterious Dr. Elk, who tortures Trevor ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, dark humor, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mental illness, surgery, mad scientist, supernatural, losing-it hero, mind game, psychopath, mystery, supernatural ability, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 614
Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: psychological, rough, sexy, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, mental institution, supernatural, serial killer, femme fatale, psychopath, slasher, danger, deadly, mental illness, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mental illness, isolation, hospital, doctor, hypnosis, mind game, mental institution, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, crimes, investigation, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, mysterious character, psychopath, starting over, deadly, ghost, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.5
 345
True True Lie (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 12 years in an asylum, as she is reunited with friends and family, Dana begins to realize the events that led to her stay there may not have been imaginary.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, woman in danger, mind game, reunion, best friends, mentally unstable, deadly, teenage life, crimes, mental illness, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 841
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, survival, mind game, danger, mental illness, investigation, murder, mentally unstable, slasher, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, danger, patient, obsession, isolation, doctors and patients, mystery, losing-it hero, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Medusa Touch (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "I have a gift for disaster," says John Morlar (Ricard Burton). Morlar is cursed with a unique telekinesis power that only seems to cause disaster.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, psychopath, catastrophe, murder, hospital, telekinesis, mystery, attempted murder, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 563
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, crimes, obsession, woman in danger, danger, deadly, couples, ghost, hospital, life is a bitch, losing-it hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 254
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, uncover truth, supernatural, mental illness, mentally unstable, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, golden years, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 2K
Mister Frost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frost is arrested and committed for murder after he is apprehended burying his victims in the garden. However, even while under psychiatric care and tight hospital security, it becomes obvious that Mr. Frost is not all he seems to be, but he is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, serial killer, mental institution, crimes, mystery, crime, hospital, doctors and patients, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 4K
Patrick (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Patrick lays comatose in a small private hospital, his only action being his involuntary spitting. When a pretty young nurse, just separated from her husband, begins work at the hospital, she senses that Patrick is communicating with her, and he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, psychic power, psychopath, supernatural, confined, isolation, mental institution, danger, deadly, power relations, doctors and patients, coma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 804
Tribulation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom Canboro is a police detective with a Christian sister, Eileen, a brother, Calvin, a wife, Susan, and eccentric brother-in-law, Jason. One night, Jason seemingly goes insane and tries to kill Eileen, calling her a "hater". Tom soon ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, serious, christian film ...
Plot: supernatural, mind game, danger, haunted by the past, police detective, human spirit, leadership, fighting the system, mind control, messiah, virtual reality, distopia ...
Time: 90s, 2010s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, hospital, murder, psychoanalysis, psychologist, slasher, mysterious character, investigation, haunted by the past, mind game, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 474
Phobia (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias.
Style: realistic, rough, psychological, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychiatrist, mentally unstable, deadly, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, misfit, danger, stalking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 3K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hospital, woman in danger, psychopath, mind game, afterlife, deadly, danger, cult, insanity, suicide, cult leader ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mad scientist, transplant, murder, danger, misfit, deadly, disorder, investigation, supernatural, serial killer, mutant, zombie ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: isolation, ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, deadly, estate, mentally unstable, woman in danger, danger, haunted by the past, mind game, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 4K
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, atmospheric, surreal, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: experiment, nightmare, insanity, hallucination, delusion, experiment gone awry, haunted by the past, obsession, doctors and patients, deadly, mental illness, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 183
Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mistaken identity, dishonesty, mentally unstable, power relations, misfit, doctor, patient, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 394
Asylum (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Patrick stars as a private investigator traumatized by his father's suicide who goes undercover in a mental institution to uncover the murderer of his psychiatrist.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: mental institution, hospital, clinic, mentally unstable, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, investigation, private detective, mental illness, cons and scams, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, psychopath, nightmare, ghost, supernatural ability, crimes, deadly, gory, danger, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 2K
Headspace (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, psychopath, who done it, serial killer, danger, crimes, intelligence, gory, supernatural, clergy, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 543
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, supernatural, murder, ghost, danger, deadly, mystery, estate, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 681
The Garden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A troubled young boy and his father on a road trip stumble upon a rural farm where the elderly owner has sinister plans for the both of them involving witchcraft and evil.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, futuristic
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural, gory, parents and children, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, deadly, countryside, mentally unstable, mental institution, alcohol abuse, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.4
 586
Hellborn (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: James Bishop is a young psychology resident, excited about his new job at St. Andrews Mental Hospital and the chance to help severely ill patients. The excitement changes to puzzlement, concern and finally terror as some of those patients ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: human experiment, mystery, supernatural, mentally unstable, devil worship, mental institution, psychopath, crimes, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.6
 581
House of Dust (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students exploring an abandoned insane asylum accidentally shatter canisters holding the cremains of former mental patients. Inhaling the dusty ash filling the air, they're soon possessed by the souls once held within them. One is a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, psychology, buddies, supernatural, crimes, youth, mentally unstable, college, misfit, obsession, mental illness ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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