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, female warrior, haunted by the past, secret room, cat and mouse, mind game, psychological manipulation, strong female lead, hidden truth

Most similar movies to The Well

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, police investigation, deadly and revenge mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Well: Joy Ride (2001), Sleuth (1972), Memento (2000), Murder by Numbers (2002), Tank Cleaner (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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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, kidnapping, psychopath, truck driver, murder, deathtrap, prank, radio, road trip, humiliation, trap, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, new jersey, nebraska, san diego california, wyoming ...
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 8.0
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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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: riddles and clues, robbery, infidelity, extramarital affair, search, insurance, mystery, mind game, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, one on one ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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, vengeance, mystery, revenge, haunted by the past, paranoia, murder, mistaken identity, rape, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, mind game, perfect crime, fbi, evidence, haunted by the past, psychopath, crime, police investigation, secret, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, bollywood, drowning, water, lost, struggle
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mind game, murder, uncover truth, riddles and clues, danger, investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, college, serial killer, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, kidnapping, airport, villain, danger, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, realistic
Plot: family relations, danger, actress, woman in danger, mystery, parents and children, ambition, haunted by the past, secret, rivalry, actor's life, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 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, psychological, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, disability, investigation, on the run, serial killer, mystery, slasher, danger, amateur detective, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: mysterious character, crimes, confined, infidelity, disorder, couples, dishonesty, hotel, danger, haunted by the past, isolation, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: suspenseful, suspense, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: race against time, murder, neo noir, college, mystery, police investigation, destiny, vengeance, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, who done it ...
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Place: australia, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, profiler, police investigation, police detective, crime, psychology, twists & turns, violence, maniac, agoraphobia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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
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Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 74K
Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 119K
The Gift (2015)
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48%
 6.4
 959
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.0
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45%
 3.9
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 20K
In the Cut (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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43%
 8.1
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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, serious, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 424
The Collective (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Across the Hall (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: tense, scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Lightest Darkness (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a neurotic private eye who struggles to finish the case takes a train voyage, his own dark secrets begin to reveal themselves.
Plot: neo-noir, train, female director, russian, neo noir
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 10K
The I Inside (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: memory loss, hospital, murder, memory, uncover truth, mind game, paranoia, nightmare, mystery, dishonesty, haunted by the past, investigation ...
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40%
 5.9
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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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, lovers reunited, life is a bitch, uncover truth, buried truth, getting home, gardening, private detective, sitting on a toilet, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, neo noir, jail cell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: mind game, radio show, death of girlfriend, d.j., loss of girlfriend, audio tape, psychological thriller, bar, telephone, schizophrenic, telephone call, anonymous telephone call ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: skyscraper, police detective, private detective, chase, murder, amnesia, manhunt, deadly, old love, dishonesty, accountant, mind game ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fugitive at 17 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Suspected of murdering her best friend, a teenage computer-hacker goes on the run to find the real killer.
Plot: teenager, on the run, murder suspect, strong female lead, strong female character, party, teenage girl, teenage heroine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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