Movies like The Invitation

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The Invitation (2015)
 6.6
 107K
The Invitation (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will and his new girlfriend Kira are invited to a dinner with old friends at the house of Will’s ex Eden and her new partner David. Although the evening appears to be relaxed, Will soon gets a creeping suspicion that their charming host David is up to something.
Style: twist ending, suspense, scary, twists and turns, dark, enigmatic, intense, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: dinner party, suicide, deception, cult, obsession, suspicion, conspiracy, paranoia, old friend, insanity, survival, brutality, vengeance, husband wife relationship, mystery, paranoid, visceral, mass murder, group of friends, apocalypse, hiding, catastrophe, serial killer, psychology, dark humor ...
Place: los angeles, california

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Most similar movies to The Invitation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, weird, twists and turns and suspenseful films with plots about psychology, storytelling, paranoia, brutality, murder, dialogue and obsession mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Invitation: The Gift (2015), Get Out (2017), Midsommar (2019), Secret Window (2004), Before I Go to Sleep (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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The Gift (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.
Style: twist ending, suspense, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: revenge, stalker, secrets, bullying, bully, gift, obsession, husband wife relationship, surveillance, rape, psychopath, violence ...
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.7
 578K
Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, kidnapping, cult, satire, survival, interracial romance, african american, brainwashing, psycho, abduction, female villain ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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88%
 7.1
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Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: psychedelic, brutal, disturbing, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: ritual, cult, paganism, religious cult, sacrifice, burned alive, isolated community, hallucinogenic drug, emotional breakdown, community, grief, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, new york, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: split personality, psychology, insanity, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, isolation, murder, mentally unstable, writer's life, paranoia, serial killer, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, obsession, psychiatrist, uncover truth, psychology, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, investigation, memory ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 1999, year 2013 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: mystery, murder mystery, infidelity, missing person, investigation, police investigation, manipulation, adultery, femme fatale, disappearance, missing wife, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
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63%
A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murderous pair, honeymoon, wilderness, psychopath, island, paranoia, survival, murder, deception, escapades, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 693K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, brutality, revenge, vigilantism, missing child, torture, child abduction, disappearance, serial killer, vengeance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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They Look Like People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.
Style: psychological, scary, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, supernatural, secrets, demon, obsession, insanity, psychology, mental disorder, monster, unlikely friendships, lonely ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 145K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: scary, surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, elevator, group of strangers, mystery, mysterious character, stranded, police investigation, trapped in an elevator, death, trap, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 129K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, deaf, survival, trapped, masked killer, deafness, murderer, brutality, murder, female protagonist, deaf mute ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, voodoo, occult, black magic, supernatural horror, witchcraft, ritual, supernatural, sacrifice, rite, paralysis, attic ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 191K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: surreal, twist ending, psychological, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: doppelganger, symbolism, infidelity, paranoia, spider, actor, mental illness, obsession, mystery, nightmare, nudity (full frontal - brief), lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, hippie, paranoia, sexual abuse, mind control, religion, female protagonist, brainwashing, runaway, socially awkward, manipulation, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new york state, california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, gothic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, insanity, mental patient, psychiatrist, doctors, doctors and patients, happy ending, conspiracy, mad scientist, madhouse, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 1900
Place: england, usa, tuscany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 59K
Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: psychological, scary, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychology, supernatural, lobotomy, mental illness, ghost, haunted house, insanity, transformation, murder, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Conversation (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: psychological, suspense, twists and turns, cerebral, neo noir ...
Plot: surveillance, paranoia, conspiracy, spy, character study, wiretap, obsession, murder, loneliness, loner, alienation, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 130K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, survival, murder, masked killer, hostage, survival horror, isolation, violence, confined, torture, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, year 2005, 2000s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, surreal, scary, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, ghost, haunted house, tragedy, suicide, losing-it hero, nightmare, guilt, amnesia, mystery, delusion, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.4
 1.2M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, neo noir, confusing ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, murder, revenge, memory, paranoia, vengeance, uncover truth, haunted by the past, psychology, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, violence, investigation, mystery, family, obsession, protagonist as suspect, cheating, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, scary, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, insanity, castle, investigation, vengeance, conspiracy, buried alive, crimes, religions or cults, dishonesty, hidden identity, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 67K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, memory loss, riddles and clues, mystery, murder, insanity, investigation, haunted by the past, mental patient, nervous breakdown, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: 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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, stalker, stalking, private detective, murder, psychopath, vengeance, urban legend, home invasion, police investigation, nanny ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 13K
Intruders (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.
Style: suspense, psychological, twist ending, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, agoraphobia, revenge, hidden room, female protagonist, violence, obsession, brutality, murder, woman urinating, intruder, attempted robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 6K
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: twists and turns, suspense, macabre, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, coming of age, supernatural, psychology, murder, mystery, evil child, child, death, mental illness, pregnant wife, evil twin ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, holland, connecticut, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 45K
Shutter (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, photographer, revenge, car accident, supernatural, secret lover, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, suicide, dark past, gang rape, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, twists and turns, psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, urban legend, death of wife, conspiracy, small town, hallucination, investigation, psychic, warning, terminal illness, supernatural, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, ecuador, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 35K
The Innkeepers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, hotel, haunted house, paranormal, paranormal activity, workplace, amateur detective, runaway, devil, cult, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 35K
Bug (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, macabre ...
Plot: paranoia, conspiracy theory, insanity, mental illness, psychosis, obsession, addiction, couples, losing-it hero, delusion, psychology, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%