Movies like After Darkness 1985

If you like "After Darkness" you are looking for psychological thriller movies about / with twins, schizophrenia, obsession, psychiatry, mental illness, sibling relationship and female nudity themes of Drama, Horror and Thriller genre shot in Switzerland or UK.
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After Darkness (1985)
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After Darkness (1985)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: To salve his guilty conscience an elder brother removes his disturbed younger sibling from a mental institution after a suicide attempt and tries to bring him back to mental competency through one on one contact. Free of the institution he continues to be haunted by dreams of a lost twin and chants the eerie phrase "Do I stand before the king?" It is the elder brother that seems doomed to lose himself in his brother's insanity.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: twins, schizophrenia, obsession, psychiatry, mental illness, sibling relationship, female nudity, male nudity, suicide, brother brother relationship, male objectification, shower, pubic hair, twin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, suspenseful and scary films with plots about mental illness, obsession, insanity, female nudity, murder, mental disorder and mentally unstable mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like After Darkness: Fear of Rain (2021), Dead Ringers (1988), My Sweet Killer (1999), Repulsion (1965), Saint Maud (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fear of Rain (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage girl living with schizophrenia begins to suspect her neighbor has kidnapped a child. Her parents try desperately to help her live a normal life, without exposing their own tragic secrets, and the only person who believes her is Caleb – a ...
Style: suspense, psychological, intense, realistic, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, fear, schizophrenia, teen angst, schizophrenic, missing child, imaginary friend, abduction, mental patient, hearing voices, teenager, paranoid schizophrenia ...
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95%
 7.2
 47K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, insanity, body horror, obsession, drug addiction, identical twins, addiction, mistaken identity, mental illness, gynecologist, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, year 1954, 90s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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91%
My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, scary, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, psychopath, femme fatale, split personality, mysterious character, serial killer, losing-it hero, misfit, mystery, mentally unstable, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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72%
 7.6
 53K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, hallucination, rape, schizophrenia, delusion, surrealism, female protagonist, murder, isolation, repression, insanity, rabbit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 35K
Saint Maud (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having recently found God, self-effacing young nurse Maud arrives at a plush home to care for Amanda, a hedonistic dancer left frail from a chronic illness. When a chance encounter with a former colleague throws up hints of a dark past, it becomes ...
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, disturbing, slasher ...
Plot: nurse, obsession, nightmare, terminal illness, loneliness, cancer, nervous breakdown, supernatural, mental illness, isolation, doctors and patients, insanity ...
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68%
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Tattoo (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Karl Kinsky, an unbalanced tattoo artist, becomes obsessed with Maddy, a model he meets when he is hired to body-paint several women for a photo shoot, making the women look like they have large tattoos. As Kinsky grows more obsessed with Maddy, he ...
Style: tense, psychological, slasher, neo noir, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, obsession, tattoo, crimes, mentally unstable, prison, fashion model, nudity (full frontal - brief), bondage, woman in danger, voyeurism, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Night Caller (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For 11 years, Beth's life is limited to working nights in a convenience store while her daytime hours are spent caring for her bed-ridden, bitter and abusive mother. All that keeps her going is a voice on the radio of a psychologist, Dr Roland. ...
Style: tense, serious, psycho film
Plot: radio, suicide, hallucination, schizophrenia, dead mother, sex crime, mythical creature, nanny, murderer, obsession, friends, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 35K
Bug (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, macabre ...
Plot: paranoia, conspiracy theory, insanity, mental illness, psychosis, obsession, addiction, couples, losing-it hero, delusion, psychology, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Turn of the Screw (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be--in fact, they are possessed by the ...
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, youth, governess, haunted house, possession, ghost, supernatural, family relations, estate, isolation, curses spells and rituals, understanding ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 278
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, golden years, schizophrenia, spirit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 7K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, psychiatry, mentally unstable, ghost, intern, murder, supernatural, investigation, mental illness, mind game, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Unconditional Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A psychological romantic drama about teenage twins Owen and Kristen who fall under the sway of a charismatic young loan shark who offers love to one of them but on one condition.
Style: realistic, sexy, serious, unusual plot structure, sexual ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, cross dressing, homosexual, brother sister relationship, sexual obsession, manipulation, twins, gay interest, lgbt teen, love and romance, obsession, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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55%
 5.3
 2K
Mad Cowgirl (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, who is dying of a brain disorder, begins a surreal journey which descends into violence.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, crimes, sex addict, tv show, siblings relations, losing-it hero, family relations, schizophrenia, hallucination, murder, alternate reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 587
The Mafu Cage (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keeping her head on straight, as it were, the other appears to be sinking further ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: lesbian incest, obsession, female psychopath, incest, insanity, cell, monkey, sibling relationship, couples, family relations, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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49%
 5.0
 10K
Magic Magic (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In remote Chile, a vacationing young woman begins to mentally unravel; meanwhile, her friends ignore her claim until it's too late.
Style: tense, scary, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, mental breakdown, abortion, confined, isolation, puppy, bullying, cousin cousin relationship, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mind game, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, south america, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Crazy as Hell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, video surveillance, devil, research, obsession, mythical creature, lgbt, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 18K
Horse Girl (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A socially awkward woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: schizophrenia, mental illness, disorientation, memory lapse, paranoia, teenager, social awkwardness, dream, sleepwalking, youth, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 588
Tilt (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All seems normal with Joseph and Joanne. Joanne is pregnant with their first child. Life in their little urban house is cozy and familiar. But something is off about Joseph. He doesn’t seem excited about the baby. Work on his documentary is ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, weird ...
Plot: mental disorder, husband wife relationship, male objectification, filmmaker, pregnant woman, pregnancy, creative block, personality change, mental illness, secret identity, mentally unstable, mentally unstable protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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They Look Like People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.
Style: psychological, scary, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, supernatural, secrets, demon, obsession, insanity, psychology, mental disorder, monster, unlikely friendships, lonely ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
 304
Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, mental illness, split personality, obsession, rivalry, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Edge of Sanity (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in whorehouses and opium dens. The police can't catch him, he ...
Style: slasher, scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: jack the ripper, psychopath, jekyll and hyde, mental illness, mad scientist, murder, mental disorder, prostitute, insanity, surrealism, cocaine, twins ...
Time: 80s, victorian era
Place: london
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40%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, stalking, actress, stalker, price of fame, maniac, woman in danger, obsessed fan, actor's life, secretary, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 799
Mosquito State (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca sees ominous patterns. His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspense, surreal
Plot: mental patient, surrealism, mosquito, mental disorder, identity crisis, psychopath, psycho, mental illness, life is a bitch, hallucination, mentally unstable, animal attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.6
 107K
The Invitation (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, suspense, scary, dark, twists and turns ...
Plot: dinner party, suicide, deception, cult, obsession, suspicion, conspiracy, paranoia, old friend, insanity, vengeance, survival ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 904
Separate Lives (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The e-cop Tom Beckwith has just quit his police job in order to study psychology. But his professor, Lauren Porter, is more interested in his criminology abilities than in his progress in psychology. Because of traumatic circumstances during her ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: schizophrenia, erotica, psychology, professor, police, woman seduces a man, ex-cop, repression, split personality, obsession, mental illness, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
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Eat (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Novella McClure is like most struggling actresses in Los Angeles: she's in her early 30s, her fake name sounded cooler ten years ago, and she hasn't landed a role in three years. To top it all off, she's developed a disturbing habit ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: self harm, mutilation, cannibal, body horror, depression, psychiatrist, obsession, mental illness, male female relationship, self mutilation, recluse, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, psychological, slasher ...
Plot: murder, female psychopath, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, rape and revenge, dark secret, curse, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 537
Darkroom (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for revenge for past incestuous experiences, a slasher invades a lonely farmhouse.
Style: slasher, twists and turns, surprise ending, psychological thriller
Plot: psycho, blackmail, incest, farmhouse, murder, extramarital affair, father son relationship, mental illness, mistress, female nudity, stalker, brother in law sister in law sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 4K
The Shout (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A traveller by the name of Crossley, forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.
Style: surreal, psychological, macabre, mind bending, dark ...
Plot: surrealism, erotica, mental institution, small town, cuckold, mental patient, insanity, sex scene, female nudity, composer, cricket the game, spirituality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Deadly Virtues: Love. Honour. Obey. (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A home invasion irrevocably changes the lives of all involved in ways neither victims nor perpetrator could have imagined
Style: erotic, experimental, ambiguous ending, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: home invasion, psychopath, violence, torture, sex scene, brutality, female nudity, suffocation, bdsm, couple relations, strong sexual content, suffering ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%