Movies like A Cure for Wellness

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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
 6.4
 80K
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, twist ending, atmospheric, breathtaking, suspense, dark, tense, disturbing, enigmatic, macabre ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, violence, torture, health, employee, treatment, mountain, darkness, accident, hospital, boss, death of father, dark secret, materialism, mystery, spa, doctors, cult, drug, drugs, remote, insanity, paranoia ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, psychological, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about storytelling, violence, brutality, murder, weird, dialogue and death mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like A Cure for Wellness: Stonehearst Asylum (2014), Session 9 (2001), Shutter Island (2010), 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016), The Jacket (2005). 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, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, insanity, mental patient, twists & turns, runaway, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, uncover truth, infatuation, plot twist, torture ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.4
 51K
Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: twist ending, atmospheric, twists and turns, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, mental institution, supernatural, mind game, haunted by the past, rivalry, mentally unstable, lobotomy, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 1.1M
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: mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, plot twist, investigation, mental illness, losing-it hero, uncover truth, delusion, confined, deception ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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, twists and turns ...
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, bunker, post apocalypse, underground bunker, alien, twists & turns, survivalist, paranoia, kidnapping, strong female character, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 107K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, mental institution, psychology, supernatural ability, memory loss, supernatural, murder, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, time loop, life is a bitch, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: atmospheric, gothic, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: disappearance, lovecraftian, insanity, investigation, hallucination, paranoia, violence, police brutality, gory, hallucinations, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, europe, england, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, domestic violence, psychology, life turned upside down, psychiatrist, obsession, woman in danger, power relations, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Survivalist (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a time of starvation, a survivalist lives off a small plot of land hidden deep in forest. When two women seeking food and shelter discover his farm, he finds his existence threatened.
Style: intense, harsh, tense, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, starvation, isolation, violence, desperation, maggot, mother daughter relationship, visceral, knife, rifle ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 103K
The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
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: isolation, lighthouse, lovecraftian, lighthouse keeper, hallucination, secret, drunkenness, nightmare, island, human nature, symbolism, fight ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 125K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
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, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, estate, incest, brother sister incest, old mansion, supernatural romance, ghosts, brother sister relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1890s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.7
 460K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial romance, hypnosis, racism, african american, survival, human monster, cult, friendship, psycho, missing person, missing, implied incest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 12K
Paradise Hills (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
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, suspense, disturbing, colourful
Plot: women, high society, dystopic future, therapy, classism, island, manners, garden, overweight, cave, pop star, social problems ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, gothic horror, isolation, ghosts, supernatural, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, loss of son, village, tragic event ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, victorian era, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, photographer, stalking, gory, crimes, witnessing a crime, psychopath, deadly, police investigation, blood, cannibalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 85K
The OA (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspense, mysterious, bleak, twist ending
Plot: disappearance, healing, abduction, mysticism, supernatural, ritual, alternate dimension, experiment, storytelling, healer, forbidden love, friendship ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 87K
The Box (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: conspiracy, moral dilemma, gift, human nature, money, murder, experiment, mystery, sacrifice, decision, under the surface, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 84K
The Invitation (2015)
Genre: Drama, 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 ...
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, dark, scary, intense ...
Plot: psychological thriller, suicide, dinner party, deception, conspiracy, obsession, suspicion, stabbing, paranoia, mass murder, cult, group of friends ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 103K
Doctor Sleep (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off people like them in order to remain immortal.
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, scary, gothic ...
Plot: psychic power, supernatural, murder, doctor, mind control, psychic, magician, dying, little girl, hotel, ghost, alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 2011, year 1980
Place: iowa, new hampshire, florida, colorado, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 10K
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, monkey, murder, disability, revenge, rage, experiment, vengeance, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, zombie, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 95K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, atmospheric, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, nightmare, haunted by the past, dealing with death, hallucinations, delusion, tragic event, mind game, heaven and hell, vietnam veteran, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: vietnam, new york, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 183K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
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, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, religion, wilderness, parents and children, family in danger, insanity, imaginary, guilt, violence, paganism ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, gothic horror, insanity, castle, investigation, vengeance, buried alive, religions or cults, crimes, danger, hidden identity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 16th century, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 47K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, drowning, family relations, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 111K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspense, biting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, loneliness, gory, fall in love, friendship, bully, coming of age, small town, transformation, dangerous attraction, first love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 82K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, gothic, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ventriloquist, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, curses spells and rituals, small town, mystery, investigation, doll, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 177K
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, macabre, surprise ending, scary ...
Plot: split personality, psychology, nervous breakdown, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, isolation, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 22K
Ghostland (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: violence, home invasion, nightmare, insanity, danger, torture, escape, blood, doll, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 80K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, mysterious character, haunted by the past, small town, mystery, family relations, family problems, parents and children, death in the family, single father, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: suspense, scary, dark, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, witch, supernatural, corpse, supernatural power, evil power, dead woman, autopsy, mysterious death, murder, self sacrifice ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 319K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: dark fantasy, ghost, witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, magical, investigation, murder, gory, legends and myths, mystery, legendary ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era, 1790s, 19th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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