Movies like The Well 2019

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The Well (2019)
The Well (2019)
Original name: The Well aka Brunnen
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Story: An injured woman trapped in a deep well must outsmart a manipulative stranger with keys to her dark past to save her daughter from a terrifying ordeal.
Style: suspense
Plot: trapped, dark past, strong female character, tough girl, neo noir, haunted by the past, secret room, cat and mouse, mind game, psychological manipulation, female warrior, strong female lead, hidden truth

Most similar movies to The Well

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, mystery, investigation, revenge, police investigation and psychology mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Well: Joy Ride (2001), Memento (2000), Sleuth (1972), Tank Cleaner (2019), Murder by Numbers (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 60K
Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, truck driver, kidnapping, psychopath, prank, deathtrap, murder, radio, road trip, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, new jersey, nebraska, salt lake city utah, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.5
 1.0M
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, tense, bleak, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, mystery, vengeance, revenge, haunted by the past, murder, investigation, paranoia, flashback, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.0
 42K
Sleuth (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A mystery novelist devises an insurance scam with his wife’s lover - but things aren’t exactly as they seem.
Style: psychological, clever, talky, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: robbery, riddles and clues, game, infidelity, extramarital affair, mystery, insurance, cat and mouse, humiliation, search, social climbing, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Tank Cleaner (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: India
Story: A young orphan boy working as a tank cleaner is trapped in a water tank by someone. He struggles for his life for four days in this tank full of water.
Style: suspense
Plot: trapped, drowning, water, bollywood, lost, struggle
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Murder by Numbers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, mind game, fbi, evidence, perfect crime, crime, police investigation, haunted by the past, psychopath, secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Devil You Know (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kathryn Vale (Lena Olin) is a reclusive ex-movie star with a dark secret and a daughter hoping to follow in her mother's movie-star footsteps. When Kathryn attempts to make a career comeback, she is threatened by an anonymous blackmailer. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, actress, blackmail, career, secret, mind game, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Beneath the Dark (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving to a wedding in Los Angeles through the Mojave Desert, Paul and Adrienne pull off the highway and into Roy's Motel and Cafe. This roadside artifact proves to be a strange and surreal place with an unsettling mix of travelers, who force ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, dishonesty, hotel, couples, disorder, mysterious character, infidelity, isolation, nothing goes right, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 105K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, fear, terrorism, hitman, woman in danger, crimes, airport, villain, kidnapping, confined, strong female character, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.1
 9K
D.O.A. (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his student, Sydney ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: race against time, murder, neo noir, college, mystery, protagonist as suspect, investigation, student, police investigation, vengeance, crime, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Clairvoyant (1982)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two uneasy friends, a police officer and a TV talk show host, each pursue the mysterious "handcuff killer" with the aid of an artist who sees - and draws - the killer's crimes before they're committed.
Style: suspense
Plot: talk show host, police detective, drawing, serial killer, handcuffs, female nudity, murder, killer, victim, slasher, artist, psychic ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 2K
See No Evil (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the English countryside, Sarah Rexton (Mia Farrow), recently blinded in a horse riding accident, moves in with her uncle's family and gallantly adjusts to her new condition, unaware that a killer stalks them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, disability, investigation, serial killer, on the run, mystery, amateur detective, slasher, blind girl, crime, witnessing a crime, mind game ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 2K
Nemesis Game (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she ...
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: mind game, murder, college, serial killer, drugs/alcohol, investigation, uncover truth, obsession, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 49K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, psychopath, police investigation, crime, profiler, psychology, twists & turns, police detective, violence, maniac, agoraphobia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 959
Samrat & Co. (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young, beautiful and rich girl, Dimpy Singh, approaches Samrat Tilakdhari, a private investigator, with a strange case. Their garden got ruined for reasons that appear natural but are not known; leading horticulturists have examined the fading ...
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, private detective, romance, mansion, whodunit
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 74K
Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, dangerous attraction, undercover agent, fatal attraction, fake identity, mistaken identity, murder investigation, witness, psychological thriller, fbi ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, year 1983
Place: usa, canada, pennsylvania, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.2
 424
The Collective (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jessica (Wynn Everett) travels to New York City to help her sister but she is nowhere to be found. As she delves into a world of darkness and lies surrounding a spiritually depraved community calling itself 'The Collective' with her friend ...
Style: suspense
Plot: chloroform, flickering light, cult leader, airplane ticket, fountain, times square manhattan new york city, airplane, bar, chase, foot chase, shared dream, cigarette smoking ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 89
The Omen (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Jack Mann is a writer reporter for the Associated Press. Annalisse Summer is an ER nurse dedicated to help people: Dr Linus is a doctor who has seen what Jack and Analisse have: an evil entity that seeks to destroy and has joined them to help stop ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 513
Mysteria (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A once famous and now a washed-up Hollywood screenwriter fighting to finish his latest script with an unrealistic deadline. He finds himself in the center of a murder investigation involving a prominent politician's wife. The surrounding events ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: protagonist as suspect, mystery, neo noir, writer's life, artists and showbiz, hollywood, deadly, police investigation, losing-it hero, down on your luck, murder, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: suspense, talky, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime gone awry, friendship, betrayal, crime, mystery, crumbling marriage, physical abuse, couple relations, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 20K
In the Cut (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City--as if to test the limits of her own safety--propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly ...
Style: erotic, suspense, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, strong sexual content, eroticism, police detective, dangerous attraction, crime, sexual relations, law enforcement, danger, investigation, seduction, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Across the Hall (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Convinced that his fiancee is cheating on him, a man follows her to a hotel and calls his best friend to help him avoid a calamity.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, neo noir, stalking, infidelity, neo-noir, danger, dishonesty, best friends, love affair, woman in danger, couples, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.1
 989K
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, serious, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, mental institution, insanity, losing-it hero, uncover truth, paranoia, doctors and patients, island, plot twist, delusion, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The New York Butcher (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: For rookie cop Linda Blair and serial killer Clive Barker, the biggest challenge they'll both face, is looking in the mirror.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: violence, escape, police, undead, secret past, survival horror, psychologist, ambulance, sex scene, haunted by the past, investigation, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 119K
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, tense ...
Plot: stalker, gift, bullying, bully, psychological thriller, revenge, paranoia, violence, police investigation, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, rape ...
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 4K
Mirage (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: private detective, amnesia, manhunt, skyscraper, murder, chase, police detective, mystery, urban, mind game, uncover truth, memory loss ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 2K
Don McKay (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Everything appears off-kilter when a man returns to his hometown after 25 years to visit his former lover.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, getting home, lovers reunited, buried truth, childhood home, fake illness, blue dress, bee sting, blood on shirt, old friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 184
Dead Air (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A distraught disc jockey (Gregory Hines) seeks out a mystery caller (Debrah Farentino) who may be the killer of his girlfriend (Laura Harrington).
Style: twist ending
Plot: tragic villain, radio show, death of girlfriend, disc jockey, mind game, killer, love interest, telephone call, telephone, bar, schizophrenic, anonymous telephone call ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 37K
Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, gloomy, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, neo noir, politics, political conspiracy, amateur detective, anti heroes, audio tape, hitman, presidential election, witnessing a crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Inju: The Beast in the Shadow (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The writer and college professor, Alexandre Fayard, researches and gives lectures about the gruesome literary work of the mysterious Japanese writer Shundei Oe, considered by him to be the master of manipulation.
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: geisha, fish out of water, neo noir, mysterious character, crime, track down, mystery, obsession, culture clash, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 5K
Another Me (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager finds her perfect life upended when she's stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who has her eyes set on assuming her identity.
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, tense, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, haunted by the past, high school, teenage life, youth, parents and children, high school life, life turned upside down, family relations, supernatural, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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