Movies like After Darkness

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After Darkness (1985)
 5.2
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After Darkness (1985)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
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.
Plot: psychiatry, obsession, schizophrenia, mental illness, sibling relationship, psychological thriller, twins, twin, suicide, female nudity, shower, brother brother relationship

Most similar movies to After Darkness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and tense films with plots about obsession, mental illness, murder, insanity, danger, violence and female nudity mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like After Darkness: The Mafu Cage (1978), Dead Ringers (1988), Take Shelter (2011), Repulsion (1965), Stonehearst Asylum (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful, tragic ending
Plot: obsession, incest, mentally unstable, sibling relationship, love triangle, siblings relations, family relations, pets, betrayal, infidelity, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.3
 34K
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: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: twins, obsession, love triangle, losing-it hero, clinic, addiction, siblings relations, heroes, family relations, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, year 1954, 1960s, 1950s
Place: canada, medical school, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.4
 80K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, sanity, paranoia, construction worker, beach, small town, apocalypse, insurance, delusion, nightmare, nervous breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 2011
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.8
 41K
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: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, hallucination, schizophrenia, rent, loneliness, repression, delusion, losing-it hero, psychosis, post traumatic stress disorder, unfulfillment, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, insanity, uncover truth, infatuation, stolen identity, twists & turns, torture, psychiatrist, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, medical school, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.8
 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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, murder, actor's life, actress, obsessed fan, stalker, stalking, slasher, crime, gory, mentally unstable, performer's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 31K
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: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: paranoia, psychosis, delusion, conspiracy theory, obsession, couples, drugs/alcohol, losing-it hero, isolated place, self mutilation, parasite, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, obsession, gory, estate, nanny, curses spells and rituals, isolation, danger, youth, family relations, supernatural, understanding ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, losing-it hero, hospital, mental institution, mentally unstable, mysterious character, serial killer, mystery, split personality, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 298K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, macabre, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental illness, kidnapping, insanity, serial killer, schizophrenia, violence, dissociative identity disorder, teenage girl, survival, paranoia, psychiatrist, held captive ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 344
Julie Darling (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Plot: terror, fratricide, matricide, murder, little girl, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, obsession, psychopath, female nudity, rape, lifting up dress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 121
Darkroom (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Looking for revenge for past incestuous experiences, a slasher invades a lonely farmhouse.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: blackmail, psychological thriller, plot twist, multiple murder, farmhouse, incest, psycho, mistress, female nudity, murder, extramarital affair, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Something Wicked (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young couple embark upon their honeymoon against the chilling landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. But when tragedy strikes, gruesome secrets from their past collide with sinister forces of the present...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: obsession, stalking, couple relations, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, couples, bikini
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, kidnapping, insanity, murder, recluse, aging, vaudeville, forgery, haunted by the past, pianist, newspaper ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 1K
Addicted (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two brothers get into a sudden tragic accident and they both fall into a coma at the same time. A year later, the younger brother Dae-jin wakes up believing he is his older brother Ho-jin.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: obsession, coma, ghost, supernatural ability, dealing with death, mystery, redemption, romance, couple relations, siblings relations, death in the family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Plot: mental illness, nail gun, axe, paranoia, life philosophy, twists & turns, nudity (topless - notable), unlikely friendships, hospital, supernatural, psychology, mentor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 6K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological
Plot: mentally unstable, mind game, ghost, mental institution, psychiatry, murder, intern, gory, hospital, medicine, spirit, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, mentally unstable, obsession, crimes, danger, tattoo, voyeurism, woman in danger, confined, bondage, shower, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.7
 246
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, master and servant, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, afterlife, haunted by the past, mental illness, supernatural, golden years, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 1K
The Sender (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: hospital, mental institution, mental illness, supernatural, doctors and patients, deadly, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, mind game, psychopath, danger, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 631K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, suspense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, mental illness, insanity, dancer's life, mentally unstable, showbiz, paranoia, hallucinations, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 1K
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: serious, surreal, offbeat, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, losing-it hero, martial arts, obsession, mental illness, deadly, clergy, looking for sex, siblings relations, tv show, crimes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 260
Goodbye Gemini (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Unnaturally close, jet-setting twins become enmeshed in the Swinging London scene, where their relationship is strained after they befriend a predatory hustler and his girlfriend.
Plot: twins, blackmail, hustler, exploitation, murder, brother, twin, twin brother, teddy bear, brother sister relationship, fraternal twins, siblings ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, violence, puppy, business card, stalker, ice cream, photograph, surprise party, remote control, mental illness, basement, vandalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 14K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, journalist, psychopath, journalism, false accusation, dangerous attraction, teenage life, crimes, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, necrophilia, dead mother, cannibal, reporter, murder, violence, farmer, incest, psychopath, mental illness, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 14K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: surprise ending, scary, tense, suspense, non-linear
Plot: secret, attic, murder, brother sister relationship, ghost, death of mother, brother brother relationship, love, mirror, family tragedy, plot twist, crazy ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 10K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: mentally unstable, obsession, fear, psychopath, jealousy, divorce, marriage, deception, betrayal, paranoia, escape, frame up ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kill the Fatted Calf and Roast It (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After many years of living abroad, a troubled young man returns home due to the death of his father (who he suspects was actually murdered). He attempts to untangle that mystery while still carrying an unhealthy obsession toward his mother, who ...
Plot: incest, death, sibling relationship, obsession, female nudity, sex scene, breasts, audio tape, dead parents, death certificate, sick, vomiting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Devil in the Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her mother is killed in a mysterious house fire, rebellious teen Debbie Strand is sent to live with her grandmother, where she becomes even more unhinged. She develops an intense crush on her hunky creative writing teacher, Peter Rinaldi, but ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: obsession, teacher, femme fatale, young lovers, dangerous attraction, school, frame up, teenage life, seduction, mystery, stalking, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%