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You'll Like My Mother (1972)
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You'll Like My Mother (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pregnant Los Angeles widow journeys to her late husband's Minnesota hometown to finally meet his mother and family, but she quickly discovers they're a very strange--and homicidal--lot. Director Lamont Johnson's 1972 thriller stars Patty Duke, Rosemary Murphy, Richard Thomas and Sian Barbara Allen.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: pregnancy, mind game, family relations, manipulations, danger, family problems, family in danger, family gatherings, estate, rivalry, hidden identity, woman in danger, domestic disturbance, maniac, journey, cat, lawyer, investigation, rapist, psychopath, snow, inheritance, vacation, aristocrat, chauffeur ...
Time: 70s
Place: minnesota, usa

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Most similar movies to You'll Like My Mother

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, crimes, rivalry and mind game mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like You'll Like My Mother: The Neighbor (1993), Joshua (2007), Lady in a Cage (1964), The Other (1972), First Born (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Neighbor (1993)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple, Mary and John, awaiting a baby is in search for a house when they decide to buy that lovely old villa they found by coincidence. What they both do not know is that Myron, the owner of that villa and their new neigbour, is a dangerous ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, psychopath, obsession, danger, deadly, dangerous attraction, babies and infants, youth, woman in danger, rivalry, murder, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: vermont, usa
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95%
 5.9
 11K
Joshua (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua, an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both take a sinister turn.
Style: psychological, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: child as adult, psychopath, baby, child abuse, family problems, parents and children, family relations, manipulations, danger, rivalry, mind game, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Lady in a Cage (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: elevator, psychopath, prostitute, mansion, murder, isolation, crime, kidnapping, serial killer, prison life, captivity, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.0
 5K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, good versus evil, mystery, countryside, deadly, twins, danger, siblings relations, family relations, crimes, unlikely criminals, rivalry ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, usa, holland, connecticut, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.8
 3K
First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, parents and children, mind game, family problems, nanny, danger, suburbs, isolation, obsession, pregnancy, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
 353
The Scare Hole (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: tense, scary, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, torture, mummy, family problems, danger, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, mysterious character, eccentric family, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 741
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, manipulations, mind game, danger, mystery, haunted by the past, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, in the woods, surveillance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 550
The Attic (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
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: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, disability, couples, adult virgin, family life, deadly, pets, life is a bitch, mystery, family relations, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.1
 408
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, stalking, grandmother, granddaughter, homecoming, golden years, domestic disturbance, crimes, mystery, danger, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: danger, attic, isolation, couples, deadly, prison life, prison, missing person, couple relations, love and romance, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, danger, family in danger, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, loss of child, child, psychopath, family, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, afterlife, family in danger, haunted house, woman in danger, family problems, family relations, master and servant, mysterious character ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, danger, murder, manipulations, confined, deadly, psychopath, mind game, isolation, found footage, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 518
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, adoption, psychopath, pregnancy, domestic disturbance, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, manipulations, family relations, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: mind bending, scary, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, dishonesty, isolation, supernatural, in the woods, confined, manipulations, haunted by the past, haunted house, danger, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 33K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, danger, manipulation, crimes, parents and children, sociopath, deception, disbelieving adult, problem child, rivalry, rescue, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, japan, asia, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Are You in the House Alone? (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Teenage girl is plagued by harassing phone calls. Her fear mounts when she's babysitting at a neighbor's home one evening and the caller rings her at that number.
Style: realistic, scary, psychological, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, high school, rock, stalking, teenage life, mentally unstable, school, rivalry, mind game, campaign, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 15K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: mind game, hostage, psychopath, siblings relations, violence spree, danger, crimes, deadly, confined, mentally unstable, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, mind game, stalking, family in danger, danger, obsession, murder, dysfunctional family, couples, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 1K
Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, boarding school life, family relations, dealing with death, supernatural, youth, deadly, death in the family, family problems, desert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, police investigation, woman in danger, danger, deadly, crime, who done it ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 531
The Babysitter (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Overprotective mother Liz Benedict meets 18 year-old orphan Joanna Redwine and hires her as house help and live-in companion to rambunctious daughter Tara. Liz's husband Jeff isn't too thrilled with the arrangement, and his fears soon ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: psychopath, seduction, family problems, family life, couples, missing child, single parent, stalking, family in danger, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, orphan ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 1K
Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: psychopath, deadly, domestic disturbance, family in crisis, family in danger, danger, stalking, family problems, stun gun, stalker, basement, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.0
 4K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, racism, danger, family in danger, crimes, hostages, society, deadly, murder, confined, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 2K
Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, deadly, rivalry, danger, family in danger, confined, crimes, terror, villain, american horror, split personality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: scary, gloomy, psychological, mind bending, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, doctors and patients, mystery, drug dealing, danger, woman in danger, femme fatale, mind game, losing-it hero, crimes, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: mute, search, secret, mental institution, insanity, woman in danger, treasure hunt, hostages, crimes, mute or deaf, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 11K
Dread (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: nightmare, social relations, mind game, human nature, manipulations, youth, obsession, dishonesty, college, rivalry, fear, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 603
Circle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When remorseless killer James Bennett escapes from lockdown in a mental hospital, an FBI agent and a U.S. Marshal track the madman to his hometown, where he plans to slay a group of graduate students studying his case. But to catch their prey, the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, crimes, riddles and clues, danger, psychopath, serial killer, rivalry, deadly, student life, youth, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 18K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, mind game, murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, danger, dishonesty, deadly, frame up, police detective, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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