Movies like After Darkness 1985

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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, obsession, schizophrenia, mental illness, psychiatry, sibling relationship, female nudity, suicide, male nudity, male objectification, brother brother relationship, shower, pubic hair, twin

Most similar movies to After Darkness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and realistic films with plots about obsession, mental illness, murder, insanity, female nudity, danger and psychopath 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), Bug (2006). 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: thought provoking, intense, realistic, touching, intellectual
Plot: mental illness, fear, hearing voices, neighbor, paranoia, kidnapping, schizophrenia, teenager, paranoid schizophrenia, unlikely friendships, fictional reality, fighting illness ...
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95%
 7.3
 43K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
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: psychological, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, twins, obsession, insanity, body horror, addiction, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, family relations, doctors and patients, murder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, year 1988, 1960s, 90s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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93%
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: disturbing, gloomy, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, mystery, danger, drug dealing, deadly, split personality, mind game, crimes, serial killer, friendship, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.7
 50K
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, psychological, surreal, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, hallucination, delusion, repression, rent, loneliness, graphic violence, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, indoor, rapist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.1
 34K
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, suspenseful, mind bending, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranoia, insanity, conspiracy theory, couples, drugs/alcohol, losing-it hero, isolated place, psychosis, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), delusion, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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
Plot: obsession, dead mother, suicide, hallucination, schizophrenia, nanny, murderer, radio, deadly, mentally unstable, stalking, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
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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: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, tattoo, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, mentally unstable, danger, graphic violence, woman in danger, voyeurism, sexual content, bondage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 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, serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychiatry, mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, murder, intern, ghost, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, pursuit, possession, governess, danger, youth, supernatural, gory, estate, family relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 258
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, supernatural ability, danger, mentally unstable, golden years, curses spells and rituals, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, serious, sexy, unusual plot structure, sexual ...
Plot: twins, gay, love and romance, obsession, lgbt teen, siblings relations, family relations, homosexual, sexual obsession, brother sister relationship, gay interest, cross dressing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 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: psychological, suspenseful, surreal, serious, rough ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, crimes, sex addict, gory, family relations, siblings relations, tv show, losing-it hero, alternate reality, murder, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: twist ending, twists and turns, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, mental patient, insanity, psychiatrist, twists & turns, doctors and patients, plot twist, happy ending, uncover truth, doctors, torture ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, year 1900
Place: england, usa, tuscany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 388
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: psychological thriller, surprise ending, twists and turns, slasher
Plot: blackmail, shower scene, stalker, father son relationship, mental illness, murder, extramarital affair, multiple murder, topless woman, serial killer, mistress, plot twist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 471
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: suspenseful, offbeat, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: obsession, incest, insanity, cell, pets, dishonesty, betrayal, graphic violence, couples, family relations, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 27K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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, twists and turns, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, mental illness, murder, ghost, abandoned house, plot twist, secret, attic, love, violence, murder of family, sibling relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 509
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: suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: husband wife relationship, pregnant woman, male objectification, pregnancy, filmmaker, personality change, creative block, mental disorder, mental illness, inspiration, mentally unstable, mentally unstable protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
 266
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, vengeance, mental illness, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, split personality, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, tense, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, supernatural, demons, demon, axe, secrets, twists & turns, psychology, insanity, obsession, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 2K
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: rough, controversial, psychological, disturbing, serious
Plot: cannibal, self harm, psychiatrist, self mutilation, male female relationship, depression, mental illness, mutilation, obsession, coping, self discovery, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 165
Sinful (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An unhappily married young woman plots to steal the unborn baby of her single and pregnant next door neighbor by befriending her and waiting for the right time to act. Lilith is a young woman who longs for having a family and the perfect child. But ...
Style: psychological thriller, macabre, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: pregnant wife, female psychopath, husband wife relationship, murder, insanity, jealousy, obsession, danger, dangerous attraction, motherhood, wanting to have children, wanting a baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, stalking, actor's life, mentally unstable, crime, crimes, danger, price of fame, actress ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Haunted Airman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 68 min.
Story: An injured RAF pilot, confined to a wheelchair is committed to an eerie hospital where he starts to loose his mind.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: paraplegic, world war two, doctors and patients, disability, military, war, danger, battles, power relations, heroes, isolation, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Blood of the Undead (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological thriller ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, stalking, obsession, wedding, woman in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, danger, chase, pursuit, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: controversial, experimental, psychological thriller, disturbing, ambiguous ending
Plot: erotic thriller, home invasion, psychopath, tied up, torture, female nudity, sex scene, suffocation, caught having sex, strong sexual content, couple relations, desperation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 183 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: slasher, serious, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: necrophilia, psychopath, mental illness, murder, reporter, serial killer, cannibal, dead mother, farmer, incest, isolation, violence spree ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.6
 604
House of Dust (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: College students exploring an abandoned insane asylum accidentally shatter canisters holding the cremains of former mental patients. Inhaling the dusty ash filling the air, they're soon possessed by the souls once held within them. One is a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, psychology, mentally unstable, crimes, supernatural, youth, buddies, college, misfit, obsession, mental illness ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, psychological, tense
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, video surveillance, devil, research, obsession, power relations, good versus evil, man dressed as woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Living and the Dead (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A descent into Hell is triggered when "Ex-Lord" Donald Brocklebank finds that he must leave Longleigh House for London to find a way to pay for the medical treatments for his wife Nancy. Alone, his over-protected, delusional, adult son, ...
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, terminal illness, family relations, isolation, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, parents and children, doctors and patients, schizophrenia, domestic violence, overdose, anxiety ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 767
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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, murder, obsession, repression, split personality, schizophrenia, professor, ex-cop, police, psychology, power relations, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%