Movies like Borgman

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Borgman (2013)
 6.8
 17K
Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence unleashes a crowing gallery of distortion around the careful façade constructed by an arrogant, comfortable couple, their three children and nanny.
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, enigmatic, serious, tense, offbeat, mind bending ...
Plot: drifter, mysterious character, family relations, dishonesty, nightmare, manipulations, manipulation, life turned upside down, hidden identity, supernatural, mystery, family problems, terrorizing, crumbling marriage, family in danger, poisoning, social misfits, dog, bedtime story, good versus evil, dark humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural ability, graphic violence, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland

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Most similar movies to Borgman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about mystery, family relations, supernatural, storytelling, murder, psychology and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Borgman: Enemy (2013), Stoker (2013), Don't Look Now (1973), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), Spider (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 180K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, psychological, surreal, bleak, tense ...
Plot: symbolism, paranoia, mystery, actor, obsession, mental illness, professor, delusion, mysterious character, disorder, life turned upside down, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 106K
Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, bleak, gothic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family relations, masturbation, mystery, family problems, funeral, danger, estate, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 53K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, family relations, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, twist ending, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, guilt, family relations, losing-it hero, danger, delusion, amnesia, tragedy, suicide, ghost, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.8
 38K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, psychological, mind bending, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, misfit, betrayal, mental patient, vengeance, mystery, infidelity, family relations, past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Two Eyes Staring (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Lisa discovers her sinister new friend is the ghost of the dead twin of Lisa's mother. Lisa's father also begins to suspect his wife of hiding a terrible secret, resulting in deadly consequences
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, dark ...
Plot: supernatural horror, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, haunted by the past, countryside, parents and children, family relations, ghost, ghost child, husband wife relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Alexandra's Project (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 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: family relations, birthday, infidelity, vengeance, murder, mind game, deadly, family in crisis, family problems, dishonesty, mental illness, psychological torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 83K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: evil child, supernatural, child abuse, social worker, uncover truth, mysterious character, demons, mental institution, danger, murder, family in danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, cult film, atmospheric, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town, small town life, murder, hallucination, incest, diary, supernatural, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1989, year 1988, 80s
Place: canada, philadelphia, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, neo noir, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: lesbian, mystery, surrealism, hallucination, obsession, lesbianism, strong sexual content, dreams, alternate reality, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 6K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, twins, good versus evil, mystery, countryside, psychopath, family relations, graphic violence, rivalry, danger, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, connecticut, holland, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 209K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, macabre, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, danger, ghost, family in danger, nightmare comes true, dealing with death, single mother, dysfunctional family, monster, sleeping, book ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, mysterious character, danger, hidden identity, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 31K
Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, splatter ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, flooding, custody, parents and children, danger, losing-it hero, family problems, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Caché (Hidden) (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, clever, tense ...
Plot: videotaping, suicide, haunted by the past, surveillance, family in crisis, nightmare, lie, mystery, conscience, dysfunctional family, family secret, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: hippie, paranoia, mind control, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, estrangement, runaway, cult, sister sister relationship, cult leader, socially awkward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, new york state, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 84K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: imaginary friend, psychologist, plot twist, haunted by the past, split personality, small town, mysterious character, mystery, parents and children, family relations, family problems, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Goodnight Mommy (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the heat of the summer lays a lonesome house in the countryside where nine year old twin brothers await their mother’s return. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, disturbing, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, twins, countryside, torture, mental illness, divorce, punishment, isolation, seeing dead people, mind game, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 65K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, plot twist, supernatural, riddles and clues, memory loss, mystery, danger, haunted by the past, murder, nervous breakdown, investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 6K
Another Me (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager finds her perfect life upended when she's stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who has her eyes set on assuming her identity.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, teenage life, mystery, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, profanity, sexual content, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: terminal illness, mental illness, family relations, isolation, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, parents and children, schizophrenia, domestic violence, overdose, anxiety ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, surreal, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, teenage life, dysfunctional family, coming of age, mystery, under the surface, disappearance, teenage sexuality, parents and children, family relations, family problems, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, mystery, losing-it hero, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 351K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, mysterious character, psychic, supernatural, nightmare, uncover truth, spiritualism, ghosts, single parent, supernatural horror ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 3K
First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, nanny, parents and children, family problems, danger, mind game, isolation, suburbs, obsession, ghost, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 804
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, family in danger, mystery, supernatural, single parent, missing child, life is a bitch, pregnancy, uncover truth, family problems, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 39K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, mystery, family in danger, uncover truth, haunted by the past, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, ghost, deadly, family in danger, siblings relations, family problems, dealing with death, mentally unstable, danger, supernatural power, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 15
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, memory loss, family problems, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, forest, loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%