Movies like You'll Like My Mother

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You'll Like My Mother (1972)
 6.9
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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: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric, bleak, scary, psychological, mind bending
Plot: mind game, pregnancy, domestic disturbance, manipulations, estate, family in danger, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, family problems, hidden identity, family gatherings, family relations, psychopath, mansion, maniac, journey, cat, lawyer, investigation, rapist, snow, inheritance, vacation, aristocrat ...
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 suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, crimes, woman in danger and family problems mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like You'll Like My Mother: The Neighbor (1993), The Attic (1980), Lady in a Cage (1964), First Born (2007), The Scare Hole (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 402
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, mind bending ...
Plot: pregnancy, psychopath, danger, deadly, obsession, dangerous attraction, domestic disturbance, crimes, babies and infants, mind game, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, scary ...
Plot: attic, family life, murder, deadly, mystery, family relations, pets, vengeance, human nature, introspection, parents and children, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: elevator, mansion, psychopath, prostitute, crime, murder, serial killer, prison, hostages, isolation, kidnapping, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, family in danger, nanny, suburbs, mind game, parents and children, family problems, danger, obsession, isolation, pregnancy, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, mummy, torture, psychopath, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, cafe, isolation, mystery, woman in danger, danger, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: grandmother, granddaughter, stalking, murder, domestic disturbance, crimes, stalker, danger, deadly, mystery, golden years, homecoming ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, good versus evil, mystery, twins, unlikely criminals, twin brother, siblings relations, psychopath, countryside, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: connecticut, europe, holland, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, manipulations, haunted house, woman in danger, in the woods, danger, supernatural, haunted by the past, isolation, confined, dishonesty, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, murder, danger, confined, found footage, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, missing person, psychopath, prison, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples, twins, couple relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, 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, child, loss of child, family, parenthood, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, high school, rock, stalking, mentally unstable, school, mystery, mind game, danger, deadly, best friends, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: psychopath, domestic disturbance, family in danger, danger, deadly, stalking, family in crisis, family problems, basement, police, stalker, tied feet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: child as adult, baby, child abuse, psychopath, museum, mind game, parents and children, mother-in-law, nanny, bible, sibling relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, seduction, single parent, parents and children, crime, custody, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, missing child, voyeurism, family life, family problems ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: search, mute, secret, mental institution, insanity, treasure hunt, estate, chases and races, danger, hostages, mentally unstable, mute or deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, prehistoric times
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, scary, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: orphan, ghost, dealing with death, desert, domestic disturbance, boarding school, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, confined, danger, deadly, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, terror, split personality, murder, psycho ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder, prostitute, maniac, police investigation, psychopath, gory, crime, who done it, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, adoption, pregnancy, betrayal, crime, domestic disturbance, manipulations, mind game, uncover truth, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, parents and children, crimes, sociopath, deception, problem child, disbelieving adult, sadism, uncover truth, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, maine, usa, japan, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, mind game, in the woods, danger, manipulations, mystery, ghost, psychological thriller, alone, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Possession of Joel Delaney (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Manhattan socialite begins to fear for her troubled younger brother when he starts behaving bizarrely and he seems to have been friends with a backstreet murderer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: possession, murder, psychopath, ghost, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, family in danger, missing person, crimes, danger, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, morocco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, losing-it hero, hospital, mental institution, mentally unstable, mysterious character, mystery, serial killer, split personality, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, hidden identity, gory, crumbling marriage, mind game, stalking, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: ghost, estate, haunted by the past, supernatural, mysterious character, nanny, haunted house, orphan, mystery, supernatural ability, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 631
Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, tense
Plot: domestic disturbance, child illness, woman in danger, confined, danger, deadly, parents and children, family problems, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, private detective, stalking, psychopath, urban legend, gory, obsession, mental institution, vengeance, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The House Next Door (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple move into their dream home only to find that their next door neighbor isn't as good-natured as they had initially thought.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, nervous breakdown, home invasion, amateur detective, serial killer, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, investigation, mind game, couple relations, family in danger, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: stalking, family in danger, murder, psychopath, domestic disturbance, mind game, parents and children, adoption, life turned upside down, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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