Movies like The Dreaming

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The Dreaming (1988)
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The Dreaming (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A place where ancient mysteries survive... and nightmares are real. A burial ground is unearthed. A Girl dies. An ancient curse lives on. And then there are the dreams... Dreams or nightmares?... Nightmares or premonitions? A young doctor becomes inextricably involved in a chain of supernatural events, that point towards death.
Plot: australian aboriginal, cave, blonde, truck, hospital, telephone, spirit, ambulance, lighthouse, cemetery, female protagonist, massacre, rain, drunkard, father daughter relationship, night, nightmare, female doctor, diary, a vision, waking up, nurse, death of father, priest, death of mother ...
Place: south australia

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Most similar movies to The Dreaming

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychotronic, serious and scary films with plots about telephone call, apology, night, death, telephone, opening a door and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Dreaming: Alexandra's Project (2003), Thirst (1979), Dangerous Game (1988), The Pack (1977), Stones of Death (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Alexandra's Project (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Steve is a man who has it all, a successful career, wonderful children, beautiful home and a loving wife. However, returning to his home after work on his birthday, he finds his house deserted and darkened with almost all the lightbulbs missing, all ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, infidelity, family relations, birthday, murder, mind game, deadly, family problems, family in crisis, dishonesty, mental illness, psychological torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 1K
Thirst (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, vampire, brainwashing, nurse, blood, violence, swimming pool, occult, cult, gory, religions or cults, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.0
 294
Dangerous Game (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A game becomes deadly serious! An insane cop hunts down five students in a shopping mall after closing time. His life is ruined as he was dishonorably discharged from the police force because of these people. Armed with a Rambo knife and a crossbow, ...
Plot: shopping mall, slasher, jump scare, hacker, traumatic childhood, police harassment, water gun, manslaughter, police chase, woman with a gun, screaming woman, rain ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.1
 769
The Pack (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The residents of vacation spot Seal Island find themselves terrorized by a pack of dogs -- the remnants of discarded pets by visiting vacationers.
Plot: island, dog, wild animal, euphemism, screaming woman, calling someone an idiot, husband wife relationship, forest, blonde child, torch, resort, opening a door ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Stones of Death (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The residents of a housing development find themselves in trouble after they discover that their development was built on top of a sacred aboriginal graveyard.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: curse, security guard, doctor, attempted strangulation, waking up, toilet, radio, blonde, underwater scene, stone, high school, snake ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: orphan, teenage girl, secret, poisoning, friendship, murder, father, halloween, killer child, life is a bitch, human nature, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.1
 213
Body Harm (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolteacher (John Waters) becomes obsessed with the idea that his wife (Joy Bell) did not die in a car accident, as everyone else thinks.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, obsession, missing person, law enforcement, journalism, crimes, crime, deadly, sex, telephone call, escape, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Annie's Coming Out (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It tells the story of a young female social worker who begins work at a hospital for retarded children, and discovers that some of the psychological problems attributed to these children are incorrectly diagnosed. Proving this to be the case is ...
Plot: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, storm, lying on bed, rain, lighting a cigarette, sister sister relationship, opening a door, crying woman, man with glasses, redheaded woman, visit ...
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 4.6
 546
Stage Fright (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A little girl named Cathy tries to keep her mother from making out with a man while driving one day, and she inadvertently causes her mother's death in the car crash. 16 years later, Cathy has changed her name to Helen and has become a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, slasher, murder, deadly, gays and lesbians, crimes, gory, blonde, handheld camera, male victim, murder of a nude woman, exploitation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Shadow of the Wraith (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two brothers are plunged into the realm of psychic horror, one tormented by a stalker, and the other involved with a girl whose home is the site of eerie occurrences.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: guitar, friendship, self mutilation, singing, covered in blood, hospital, levitation, locked in a room, coughing blood, falling through a window, locker room, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 2K
Next of Kin (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, violence, diary, haunted by the past, mystery, supernatural, danger, crimes, youth, aging, elderly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 4K
Long Weekend (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, storm, killing an animal, forest, camping, holiday, forces of nature, family in danger, danger, crumbling marriage, losing-it hero, dangerous animal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 10K
Visions (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After moving to a vineyard with her family, a pregnant woman experiences horrifying visions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: ghosts, vineyard, hallucination, supernatural horror, supernatural power, nightmare, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, pregnancy, intervention, evil spirit, haunted house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Shadow People (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Newlyweds Megan and Andrew have just moved into their dream home with aspirations to start a family. But soon strange events start happening. Voices and shadowy figures haunt Megan, and even Andrew, starts questioning his own sanity as their ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: a vision, newlywed, priest, bedroom, bathtub, dying, sex scene, female protagonist, female nudity, ghost, car accident, newlyweds
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 188
Mr Wrong (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Meg moves out of her parents' home and buys a beautiful old Jaguar in a bid for independence. She begins to get strange feelings about the car. It seems to have a presence beyond the usual "personality" attributed to eccentric old ...
Style: feminist film
Plot: ghost, murder victim, car keys, driving at night, bus, opening a door, storm, crime victim, red rose, telephone, old woman, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Houseboat Horror (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rowdy rock group are accompanied by a film crew to desolate Lake Infinity to produce a music video. One night the musicians visit the local pub while the various members of the film crew satisfy their carnal desires with one another aboard the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: telephone, stupid victim, telephone call, stabbed in the stomach, mass murderer, opening a door, reading a book, axe, shower, playing piano, blonde, beer drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 212
Death Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newspaper correspondent Kyoko Togakure (Haruka Igawa) visits a nursing home in the outskirts of Tokyo. She finds the dead body of a resident. It was an apparent suicide. He's holding a piece of paper with the mystifying word "Death ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, dead fish, diary, concussion, self mutilation, revelation, vomiting, murder, falling from height, stabbed in the eye, classroom ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 81
Scare 2 Die (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Kan Au (Sam Lee) owes a big sum of money, and needs to go on a winning streak soon or the loan sharks will take the interest from his hide. Luckily, Kan finds a blessed coin that allows him to draws the unbeatable "13 ...
Style: anthology
Plot: flashback, coin, falling to death, convulsion, foot chase, stabbed in the foot, blood, debt, glass eye, snake, black cat, severed arm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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High Desert Kill (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Like every year, Jim, Ray, Brad and Paul leave the town for a week to go hunting in the woods. But this year everything is different: There's not a single animal to be found, the whole forest has fallen quiet. Two female campers they meet have ...
Style: psychotronic, twists and turns
Plot: dead woman, waking up, friendship between men, tragedy, disappearance, experiment, plot twist, camping trip, murder, punched in the face, euphemism, killing an animal ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Out of the Body (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An invisible force is killing women in Sydney and stealing their eyes.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: serial killer, demonic possession, american woman, open ending, answering the telephone, violence, euphemism, acoustic guitar, threat to kill, woman driver, screaming, newscast ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 49K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, uncover truth, ghosts, danger, woman in danger, death, twins, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, haunted by the past, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 39K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, psychological thriller ...
Plot: mental institution, maniac, obsession, fear, mental patient, psychopath, murder, pursuit, stalker, mental illness, psychiatric ward, sexual assault ...
Place: boston, portugal, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Captain Johnno (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Captain Johnno" is a deaf boy who befriends an Italian fisherman in this Australian made-for-TV family film.
Plot: wristwatch, striking a match, blackboard, bicycle, port, looking in a window, crab, knife, map, tv, beach, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1953
Place: south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 228K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural horror, satanism, spiritualism, evil, supernatural, curse, cult, ghost, inheritance, insanity, ancestry, decomposed body ...
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Murder by Phone (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.
Plot: revenge, murder, telephone, pain, slasher, manhunt, murder of mother, spelling, receptionist, tractor, friend, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Faith of Anna Waters (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Singapore, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When young and successful reporter Jamie finds out that her sister has died in mysterious circumstances, she travels to Singapore to uncover the truth. There, she discovers multiple deaths linked to her sister's and must join forces with her ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, demonic ...
Plot: investigation, exorcism, death of sister, exorcist, hallucination, demonic possession, reporter, possessed human, paranormal, evil, loss of wife, death ...
Time: year 2014
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 147
Feng Shui 2 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It focuses on Lester who, upon getting the cursed bagua, starts to get all the luck and prosperity he could get in his life, but with deadly consequences.
Style: sinister, suspense
Plot: female ghost, luck, impalement, cap, friendship, spiritualism, spirit, haunted house, stabbed to death, murder, revenge, flashback ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 344
Mommy (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Patty McCormack's "Mommy" is psychotically obsessed with her 12-year-old daughter Jessica Ann -- so much so that when she finds out Jessica didn't get the "Student of the Year" award again, she solves the problem by ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: murder, obsession, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, slasher, family life, who done it, parents and children, legal, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cult film, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town life, small town, murder, odd, hallucination, supernatural, diary, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: canada, philadelphia, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 804
Doomwatch (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The waters surrounding an island become contaminated by chemical dumping, and people who eat fish caught in those waters become deformed and violent.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: island, contamination, gory, environmentalism, mutant, social relations, mystery, supernatural, escapades, heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%