Movies like The Glow

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The Glow (2002)
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The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They are in love despite failed attempts at pregnancy and a tight budget. One day, Matt meets a group of health-obsessed elderly people in the park. They seem kind, and offer Matt and Jackie a beautiful low-rent apartment in their building. How can the couple resist a luxury apartment with a state-of-the-art gym, cheap rent, and friendly neighbors? Jackie believes it all too good to be true when she notices a young couple in their building disappears, and elderly neighbors are watching her every move...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: supernatural, mystery, supernatural ability, murder, couples, golden years, domestic disturbance, pregnancy, disappearance, young couple, neighbor, old man, neighborhood, aggression, basement, strange person, deadly, jogging, cellar
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Glow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, mystery, ghost, murder and supernatural ability mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like The Glow: The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003), They Wait (2007), The Watch (2008), The 4th Floor (1999), Afterwards (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, losing-it hero, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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95%
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They Wait (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason and his wife, Sarah, leave their adopted home of Shanghai and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, for his uncle's funeral, staying with his Aunt Mei. Already disoriented, Jason and Sarah are unnerved when their son, Sam, begins seeing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, death in the family, couples, mystery, grudge, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 875
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, strong female presence, forest, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, mystery, supernatural, woman in danger, psychopath, mysterious character, neighbor, female protagonist, voyeurism, couples, family problems, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 4K
Afterwards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Newly divorced lawyer Nathan Del Amico is shaken up after he meets a doctor who claims that he can sense when select people are about to die. Though he doesn't believe the doctor, events in Nathan's life slowly make him think he's not ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: supernatural ability, doctor, lawyer, mysterious character, haunted by the past, supernatural, miraculous event, prophecy, crumbling marriage, cheating death, supernatural power, fear of death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 804
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, mystery, family in danger, supernatural, single parent, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, supernatural ability, uncover truth, pregnancy, missing child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The House Next Door (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walker Kennedy and his wife Col are a happy, voluntarily childless suburban couple. Then the thing they fear the most happens: part of their green surrounding is turned into a building site, for what turns out to be the widely acclaimed first house ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: family in danger, haunted house, curse, supernatural, mysterious character, couples, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, family problems, suburbs, architect, marital abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.1
 1K
Visitors (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: hallucination, sailing, mystery, supernatural, ghost, isolation, sea voyage, ocean, insanity, cat, paraplegic, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
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Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, drowning, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, paranormal activity, mystery, family life, loss of daughter, supernatural ability, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Hush Little Baby (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young mother suffers her worst nightmare -the drowning of her young daughter. Two years later, Jamie gives birth to another girl. After a series of suspicious accidents, Jamie becomes haunted by fears that her dead daughter's vengeful spirit ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, mystery, supernatural, custody, family problems, couples, family relations, babies and infants, dealing with death, pregnancy, death of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, murder, psychic power, crimes, talking to the dead, serial killer, new neighbor, death, mystery, fugitives, runaway, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 84K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: evil child, supernatural, child abuse, mysterious character, social worker, uncover truth, mental institution, murder, family in danger, evil force, woman in danger, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: ghost, afterlife, murder, uncover truth, supernatural ability, supernatural, family in danger, mental illness, supernatural romance, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dorothy Mills (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a gloomy, God-fearing island community is rocked by the murder of a young child, a psychologist is called in to examine Dorothy Mills, the teenager accused of the crime. Despite the villagers' resistance, the therapist soon suspects that ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: psychiatrist, afterlife, mystery, supernatural, social relations, supernatural ability, mental illness, teenage life, babies and infants, clergy, secret, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cold Blood Canyon (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mr. and Mrs. Myers move into their highly coveted Beverly Hills home, they wonder why the price tag is too good to be true. Their daughter, Danielle, discovers the truth when a neighbor tells her one of the previous owners was murdered there ...
Style: serious, scary
Plot: murder, ghost, sexual fantasy, supernatural, mystery, teenage life, hollywood, death, neighbor, crimes, sex, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Maggie returns to her hometown to dedicate a scholarship in her late husband's name. While there, she reconnects with old friends and comes to believe that her husband's death is tied to the mysterious deaths of several old classmates..
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, old friends, mystery, homecoming, crimes, school, career woman, seduction, small town, investigation, high school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 737
Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, ghost, mystery, prison, supernatural, confined, crimes, rivalry, investigation, police detective, violence, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 703
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, haunted house, haunted by the past, crimes, hopes, mentally unstable, mystery, uncover truth, estate, supernatural, murder, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, parents and children, crimes, mystery, small town, small town life, dishonesty, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Uninvited Guest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if ... you let a stranger into your house to use your phone, but while you've been patiently waiting in the kitchen, he just disappears ... or does he? Félix, an architect who has just split up with his girl-friend and inhabits a huge ...
Style: scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: crimes, domestic disturbance, architect, paranoia, intruder, missing person, mystery, family problems, voyeurism, loneliness, haunted house, hearing voices ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Prey (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, several deer hurl themselves unexpectedly against the electric fence of a farm. Seeing deep signs of biting on the animals’ bodies, the farm owners realise that a predator is roaming about the neighbouring woods. Having determined to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: forest, survival, couples, family gatherings, human nature, family problems, mystery, wild boar, murder, strong violent content, deadly creature, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Talking to Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. All telling their story of how they died, and how their murderer is still out there. The detective investigating the murders ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: able to see the dead, supernatural, supernatural ability, police investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, ghost, life is a bitch, mystery, who done it, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural ability, parents and children, adoption, obsession, adopted son, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
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 570
Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: apartment building, mystery, crimes, murder, student, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, concierge, domestic disturbance, paranoia, stalker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, parents and children, nanny, family problems, mind game, obsession, isolation, suburbs, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, ghost story, woman in danger, fall in love, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Village of Shadows (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Lucas Frantz invites his friends to visit his hometown Village de Ruiflec, they head in two cars to spend the weekend. The driver Hugo Kerimba, Marion Valeyre, Stan and his girlfriend Katia Brezinsky follows the car of Lucas, David Fontana, his ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: village, mystery, estrangement, supernatural, buddies, crimes, missing person, trapped, survival, murder, village life, lucifer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.3
 790
Haunted Boat (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the young Kevin gets the boat of his dead uncle as a gift, he invites five friends of him to a trip to Catalina Island for the weekend. While in the journey, they drink booze, have sex and play games, with each one of them telling his or her ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense, slasher ...
Plot: ghost, survival, mystery, supernatural, youth, ship, ocean, fear, isolation, journey, romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.4
 2K
The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, attic, murder, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural ability, riddles and clues, woman in danger, police detective, mystery, twins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Acceptable Risk (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative disease
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, couple relations, experiment gone awry, supernatural ability, miraculous event, doctors and patients, caucasian, women fight, violence, death, murder, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%