Movies like A Cure for Wellness

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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem.
Style: gothic, dark, twist ending, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, tense, disturbing, breathtaking, sinister ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, torture, health, employee, treatment, violence, mountain, darkness, accident, hospital, incestuous relationship, boss, death of father, dark secret, materialism, mystery, spa, cult, leg in a cast, drug, drugs, doctors, restraint ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, new york, alps, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, psychological, weird and atmospheric films with plots about murder, storytelling, death, violence, blood, brutality and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like A Cure for Wellness: Stonehearst Asylum (2014), Shutter Island (2010), Crimson Peak (2015), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), Dark City (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: twist ending, twists and turns, gothic, atmospheric, psychological thriller ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, mental patient, insanity, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, twists & turns, doctors, plot twist, happy ending, uncover truth, escape ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, 1800s
Place: england, usa, tuscany, london
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Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, paranoia, psychology, mental illness, psychiatrist, hallucination, uncover truth, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
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Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, atmospheric, dark fantasy, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, psychopath, incest, supernatural, murder, supernatural romance, estate, female protagonist, brother sister incest, ghosts, ghost story ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, usa, europe
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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, twist ending, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, guilt, family relations, losing-it hero, danger, delusion, amnesia, tragedy, suicide, ghost, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, japan
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: neo noir, mind bending, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, investigation, memory, future dystopia, lovecraftian, evil alien, alien race, manipulation, memory loss, alternate reality, sleeping, nightmare ...
Time: future, 1940s
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The OA (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.
Style: enigmatic, mysterious, bleak, suspense, twist ending
Plot: alternate dimension, disappearance, mysticism, parallel universe, captive, mysterious disappearance, alternate reality, healing, abduction, ritual, supernatural, experiment ...
Place: san francisco
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: gothic, surreal, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological ...
Plot: lovecraftian, insanity, hallucination, disappearance, investigation, h.p. lovecraft, paranoia, police brutality, gory, danger, hallucinations, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, europe, england, manhattan new york city ...
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Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ritual sacrifice, dead woman, ballet, corporal punishment, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, dance performance, psychotherapist, curse, witchcraft, choreography ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, year 1943, year 1977, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, ohio
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Paradise Hills (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed, only to learn that the high-class facility's beautiful facade hides a sinister secret.
Style: atmospheric, colourful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: dystopic future, women, high society, classism, island, therapy, overweight, pop star, social problems, teenage girl, manners, garden ...
Time: future
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The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, psychology, mental institution, time loop, supernatural, supernatural ability, memory loss, disorder, murder, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: vermont
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The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, Brazil
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: gothic, suspense, psychological, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: lovecraftian, lighthouse, hallucination, drunkenness, symbolism, lighthouse keeper, storm, isolation, nightmare, island, fight, secret ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new england
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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, surprise ending, tense, psychological thriller ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, interracial romance, african american, cult, psycho, survival, brainwashing, missing person, interracial relations, missing, secret society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, isolation, supernatural, tragic event, loss of son, village, secret ...
Time: victorian era, 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
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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: twist ending, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, missing child, brutality, crime, vigilantism, disappearance, child abduction, torture, vigilante, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, boston
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, underground bunker, alien invasion, survivalist, bunker, twists & turns, bomb shelter, paranoia, captive, alien, ufo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, plot twist, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, deception, magic, secret, magical, teleportation, magic trick, diary ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 1890s ...
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
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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: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, mystery, obsession, uncover truth, psychology, amnesia, psychiatrist, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, doctors and patients, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s, year 2007 ...
Place: england, london
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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: psychological thriller, twist ending, suspense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: stalker, bullying, revenge, secrets, bully, paranoia, husband wife relationship, past, stalking, friendship, manipulative person, lie ...
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
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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, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, claustrophobia, twists & turns, youth, danger, mystery, bunker, psychology, psychologist, survival, underground bunker, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
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Session 9 (2001)
Genre: 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, twist ending, atmospheric, twists and turns, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, mental institution, hazmat suit, supernatural, haunted by the past, mind game, rivalry, mentally unstable, lobotomy, murder, transformation, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, family relations, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
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The Believers (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voodoo, ritual, ritual murder, cult, crimes, family relations, religions or cults, deadly, danger, supernatural, murder, sacrifice ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota, brooklyn new york city
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The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: twists and turns, scary, gothic, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, domestic violence, invisibility, homicidal maniac, death, murder, woman in danger, home invasion, abusive boyfriend, panic, sadist ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: san francisco
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Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, incest, private detective, investigation, devil, missing person, danger, haunted by the past, amnesia, crimes, murder, neurosis ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1955, 1950s, year 1918 ...
Place: new orleans, new york, southern usa, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
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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, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychology, split personality, insanity, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, isolation, murder, mentally unstable, stephen king, stalking, paranoia, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, tennessee, new york state
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Monkey Shines (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those who get too close to him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: paralysis, murder, monkey, disability, revenge, rage, experiment, vengeance, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, zombie, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, neo noir, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, investigation, danger, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, sect, leadership ...
Time: 90s, year 1982, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, mojave desert
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, atmospheric, scary, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, family relations, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, black magic, religion, sacrifice, paranoia, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: serious, dark, suspenseful, tense, dark fantasy ...
Plot: devil, afterlife, angel, good versus evil, prophecy, vicious, christianity, god, supernatural, religions or cults, insubordination, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, california, los angeles
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Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, satanism, crimes, criminal's revenge, destiny, supernatural, reincarnation, back from the dead ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: los angeles, washington d.c.
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