Movies like Shelley

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Shelley (2016)
 5.2
 3K
Shelley (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Louise and Kasper want to become parents, but Louise cannot have children. She seals a pact with her Romanian maid, Elena, to bear her child, but things don't turn out quite as planned...
Plot: surrogate mother, pregnancy, blonde, female nudity, chicken, topless, skinny dipping, topless woman, gynecological exam, nudity (full frontal - brief), wife murders husband, pregnancy and birth, bathtub, buttocks, ultrasound, vagina, woman in bathtub, chicken coop, wood chopping, woman's bare butt, butt naked, blonde woman
Place: scandinavia

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Most similar movies to Shelley

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, butt naked, death, murder and breasts mostly in Drama, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Shelley: The Leap (2005), Aunt Alejandra (1980), Despite the Night (2015), In the Winter Dark (1998), Borgman (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 80
The Leap (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tobias Jacobsen is 42. When the doctors tell him he is fatally ill, the earth opens up beneath him and he finds himself plunging into the abyss. It makes him think of the time he was 13 and his girlfriend got him to jump off the balcony of her ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, topless woman, topless, butt naked, woman's bare butt, lying in bed, ass, buttocks, breasts, bare breasts, nipples
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 353
Aunt Alejandra (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Old aunt Alejandra goes to live with a Mexican middle-class family; she's bitter and the children tease her and make her life miserable, but the old woman is truly a witch, and takes revenge.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: witch, secret, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, bully, witchcraft, aunt, occult, mistreatment, mother daughter relationship, puberty ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Despite the Night (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Lenz leaves England and returns to Paris in search of Madeleine who disappeared in uncertain circumstances. He meets Helena, a nurse still struggling with the loss of her infant son. Thus begins a fevered love story set against a backdrop of sorrow, ...
Style: experimental
Plot: relationships, sex scene, night, cuckold, oral sex, sensuality, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), dog, female nudity, male nudity, rape ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
In the Winter Dark (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious creature is killing a farmer's livestock.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: countryside, pregnancy, animal life, crimes, mystery, dealing with death, death in the family, haunted by the past, black magic, dead child, farmer, car accident ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 17K
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 ⇓
40%
 6.8
 951
Truly Human (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: P. is a little girl's imaginary friend who lives inside the wall of her room. But one day he magically materialises and so must learn to live in the world like everyone else - a world where he is met with suspicion and hate but also with wonder ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy, offbeat
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, social relations, family relations, figment, death in the family, dogma, naked man, skinny dipping, topless, naked in public, blonde, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 1K
Lost Soul (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion, and it's soon become obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.
Style: gothic, surprise ending
Plot: possessed human, reading someone else's diary, meet cute, estate, psychological trauma, flying, nude painting, theater, abused woman, birthday present, moving, mental institution ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Web of Seduction (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this erotic tale of suspense, seduction, and murder, a cleaning woman finds herself working for two wives who are wealthy, idle, and ignored by their husbands. The maid persuades the two woman to kill each other's spouses and live happily ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: lesbian sex, masturbation, threesome, exhibitionism, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexploitation, voyeurism, lesbian, erotica, female masturbation, sex, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Point of Terror (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A nightclub singer has nightmares about being involved in adultery and murder, only to wake up and find that they may not be nightmares.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, adultery, exploitation, lecher, male nudity, female nudity, spurned woman, pregnancy, sex, nightclub singer, inheritance, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 985
Blame (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When the single mother nurse Gloria has financial difficulties, her colleague and friend Dr. Ana Torres invites her to move with her six year-old daughter Vicky to her old big house where she runs a gynecologic clinic. In return, Gloria would assist ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, abortion clinic, supernatural, doctors and patients, couples, family problems, single mother, dark secret, mother daughter relationship, lesbian interest, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bits and Pieces (1985)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychopath with a mother fixation terrorizes a city, picking out young beautiful women as his victims.
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, murder, drowning, female nudity, torture, bondage, murder of a nude woman, abduction, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalker, stabbed in the throat, woman drowned ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 359
Love Rites (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man meets a prostitute who takes him to a boudoir.
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, female nudity, seduction, erotica, surrealism, sex, butterfly, subway, older man younger woman sex, feminine wiles, female masturbation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
While We Live (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, "While We Live" follows four people in Northern Denmark and how their fates intertwine in a tragic accident.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, rough
Plot: topless, mother daughter relationship, family tragedy, father son relationship, car accident, death, sex scene, female nudity, funeral, hospital, multiple storylines, scandinavian girl ...
Place: scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 3K
Midsummer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It is the last day of school for Christian and his younger sister Sophie. They are heading to a party at his friend Trina. High school graduation is just around the corner and after the freedom and future. But behind the idyllic facade lurks tragedy ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, realistic, semi serious
Plot: suicide, nightmare, secret, vacation, teenage life, youth, forest, ouija board, ghost, student, guilt, cemetery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Girl from Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michel, a retired math teacher, has lived alone since his wife’s death and occupies his time writing an essay about the beliefs that shape daily life. One day he comes across Dora, a young homeless woman, who shows up injured on his doorstep, and ...
Style: surreal, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: introspection, self discovery, hopes, mysterious girl, paranormal phenomena, loneliness, supernatural power, ghost, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, reincarnation, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 7K
Images (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, mental illness, mental breakdown, countryside, waterfall, delusion, schizophrenia, surrealism, psychosis, inner voice, hallucination, adultery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bedside Romance (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl inherits a string of industrial concerns that will become bankrupt by the inheritance tax unless the girl marries the son of the owner of a competing industrial concern.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), mirror, blonde, topless, woman on top, sex, sex scene, topless woman, female nudity, woman in bathtub, butt naked, heavy breathing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 7K
Evolution (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 11-year-old Nicolas lives with his mother in a seaside housing estate. The only place that ever sees any activity is the hospital. It is there that all the boys from the village are forced to undergo strange medical trials that attempt to disrupt ...
Plot: sea, beach, nurse, distopia, alien life-form, hospital, biopunk, drawing, medication, female nudity, island, childbirth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Curse of Marialva (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A Visigoth count conquers a small village town from the Moors in the Lusitanian mountains, only to loose his possessions through the mysterious workings of a woman from parts unknown.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), medieval, female nudity, curse, witchcraft, branding, joust, zombie, castle, witch, culture clash, suicide ...
Time: 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Women on the Roof (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent and beautiful girl, Linnea rents an apartment in Stockholm just before WWI. As she works for an old man who owns a photography studio she meets Anna, a photographer with whom she develops a complex friendship. Anna’s circus-performer ...
Plot: affair, threesome, female nudity, lesbian sex, lesbianism, female photographer, nudity (full frontal - brief), photographer, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, pubic hair, woman in bathtub ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Shadow People (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Newlyweds Megan and Andrew have just moved into their dream home with aspirations to start a family. But soon strange events start happening. Voices and shadowy figures haunt Megan, and even Andrew, starts questioning his own sanity as their ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: newlywed, priest, a vision, ghost, female nudity, female protagonist, car accident, sex scene, dying, newlyweds, bedroom, bathtub
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, gothic, surreal, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, diary, island, surrealism, artist, insanity, castle, nightmare, voyeurism, insomnia, mental illness, swedish ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 459
Hunting Humans (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Aric Blue. He's young. He's handsome. He's successful. He's also a serial killer. He picks his victims at random, stalking them and taking advantage of the patterns in their life to kill them. He's the ultimate serial ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, police investigation, rivalry, crimes, mystery, murderous pair, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.3
 241
Melody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Melody, 28 years old, a confused child born under the name X, decides to rent out her body in order to get the money she needs to realize her dream: opening a hair-dressing salon. To do so, she accepts to carry the child of Emily, a rich English ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric, non-linear ...
Plot: surrogate mother, homeless, hairdresser, terminal illness, baby, money, follow your dream, social differences, hopes, pregnancy, social relations, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 211K
Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: psychological, macabre, disturbing, absurd, suspenseful ...
Plot: surrealism, symbolism, pregnant woman, brutality, uninvited guest, nightmare, marital argument, husband wife relationship, baby, death, vandalism, cult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Comrade Pedersen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era politically influenced by Marxism and Leninism.
Plot: marxism, communism, political activist, communist, erotica, sex, outdoor sex, progressive rock, nudity (full frontal - brief), high school teacher, blonde, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 104K
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: bleak, twist ending, surreal, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, nightmare, haunted by the past, delusion, mind game, dealing with death, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, tragic event, grief, suffering ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 503
Deadly Sins (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New area deputy Jack Gales arrives on the island to find that a girl at the local Catholic girls school has been found dead. After investigating, he finds that students have been disappearing regularly for five years, about the time Mother ...
Plot: pretty woman, suicide, sexy girl, small town, peeping tom, pervert, nun, high school, serial killer, catholic schoolgirl, female nudity, priest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Spirits of the Dead (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his producers fawn over him. "Metzengerstein" ...
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: obsession, card playing, actor's life, ghost, pardon, destiny, haunted by the past, catholic, desire, army, redemption, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: rome italy, europe, england, italy, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Whisper in the Dark (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martino is a young child who claims to have an invisible friend called Luca. His parents assume it is just a game, but strange things start to happen.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, pregnancy, crimes, mystery, mischievous children, supernatural, couples, mansion ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%