Movies like Stoker

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Stoker (2013)
 6.8
 109K
Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, gothic, bleak, suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, masturbation, family relations, family problems, estate, funeral, mystery, parents and children, youth, disappearance, suspicion, bully, graphic violence, death in the family, loss of spouse, birthday, death, sheriff, nudity (full frontal - brief), accident, psychopath, tennis, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, connecticut

Most similar movies to Stoker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about death, brutality, violence, storytelling, murder, obsession and pornography mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Stoker: Black Swan (2010), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), The Machinist (2004), Gone Girl (2014), The Good Son (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 755K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, cerebral, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, hallucination, ballet, insanity, surrealism, dancer's life, psychology, paranoia, character study, showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, depressing, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: psychopath, evil child, mother son relationship, antisocial behavior, school shooting, sociopath, depression, family problems, parents and children, family relations, massacre, mass murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.7
 386K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, bleak, twist ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: insomnia, insanity, mysterious character, uncover truth, obsession, paranoia, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, torment, hallucination, layoff, hit and run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.1
 964K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: missing person, mystery, police investigation, murder mystery, investigation, missing wife, femme fatale, manipulation, disappearance, infidelity, adultery, manipulative woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.4
 41K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, 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, teens
Plot: problem child, murder, children, parents and children, manipulation, disbelieving adult, crimes, sadism, deception, child protagonist, sociopath, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, japan, asia, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 100K
The Guest (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: soldier, mysterious character, ex soldier, family relations, family in danger, family problems, dishonesty, murder, killing spree, grief, mystery, halloween ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 217K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: female psychopath, killer child, orphan, adoption, family in danger, mysterious character, parents and children, family problems, domestic disturbance, insanity, murderer, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 14K
Womb (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Hungary, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: mother son incest, sexual perversion, tragic love, cloning, genetic engineering, moral dilemma, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, hopes, dealing with death, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, family relations, small town, siblings relations, parents and children, family tradition, family problems, missing person, crimes, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, surreal, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: missing person, teenage life, dysfunctional family, coming of age, disappearance, mystery, under the surface, teenage sexuality, parents and children, family relations, female nudity, life turned upside down ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 47K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: twist ending, psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: claustrophobia, obsession, mystery, bunker, youth, survival, psychologist, underground bunker, psychology, school, male nudity, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 151K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, macabre, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, police investigation, crimes, businessman, police detective, murder, double life, secret, maniac, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 196K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, macabre, tense ...
Plot: psychology, split personality, insanity, isolation, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, murder, mentally unstable, stalking, paranoia, divorce, deeply disturbed person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.4
 569K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: bleak, twist ending, psychological, brutal, gloomy ...
Plot: revenge, incest, father daughter incest, vengeance, brother sister incest, mind game, loneliness, confined, older man younger woman relationship, sin, solitary, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003, 20th century ...
Place: korea, south korea, asia, seoul, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 18K
Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: drifter, mysterious character, dishonesty, family relations, nightmare, manipulation, hidden identity, life turned upside down, supernatural, mystery, terrorizing, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, obsession, psychology, amnesia, psychiatrist, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, doctors and patients, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Flowers in the Attic (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, a mother takes her kids off to live with their grandparents in a huge, decrepit old mansion. However, the kids are kept hidden in a room just below the attic, visited only by their mother who becomes less and less ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, old mansion, confined, attic, estate, survival, incest, family life, mind game, life is a bitch, child abuse, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 39K
Confessions (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vengeance, teachers and students, grief, mystery, child murder, unlikely criminals, social decay, juvenile delinquency, crime and punishment, mentally unstable, social problems, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, twist ending, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, losing-it hero, haunted house, guilt, nightmare, haunted by the past, family relations, delusion, tragedy, amnesia, suicide, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: tense, scary, serious, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, child in peril, estate, family in danger, parents and children, supernatural, haunted house, family problems, isolation, attic, parent child relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 39K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, supernatural, talking to the dead, able to see the dead, death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, family problems, delusion, family relations, law enforcement, psychopath, crimes, mental illness, parents and children, police investigation, crazy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, peru, usa, san diego california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mummy An' the Armadillo (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, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, diner, psychopath, mystery, crimes, family problems, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, mysterious character, family relations, woman in danger, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The House of Usher (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three years after her lover, Rick Usher, and her best friend, Maddy Usher, had suddenly disappeared from her life without explanation, Jill Masters receives a phone call with news of Maddy's death. Her last wish was for Jill to attend her ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, mental illness, uncover truth, supernatural, estate, family secret, family curse, secret, twins, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 37K
Birth (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, melancholic, artsy ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, reincarnation, family relations, wedding, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, mystery, couples, dishonesty, little boy, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 9K
Undertow (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.
Style: harsh, suspenseful, suspense, depressing, intense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: farm, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, kids in trouble, murder, homelessness, teenage boy, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: georgia, usa, iceland, nebraska, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: family problems, mysterious character, couples, stranger, sex scene, duel, crumbling marriage, isolation, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, confined, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, cynical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, court, crime and punishment, obsession, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 7K
The King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A motiveless malignancy? Elvis leaves the Navy and heads for Texas where he contacts his father, whom he's never met, the pastor at a Christian community church. Pastor Dave tells Elvis to stay away and, without telling his family that Elvis is ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous sex, redemption, hypocrisy, confession, incest, murder, haunted by the past, society, clergy, family problems, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Reservation Road (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two fathers' lives intersect when one of them is involved in a terrible and sudden hit-and-run car accident that leaves the other's son dead. In response, the two men (Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo) react in unexpected ways as a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: loss of child, investigation, redemption, obsession, lawyer, dysfunctional family, revenge, family problems, losing-it hero, parents and children, cover up, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%