Movies like A Nightmare Come True

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A Nightmare Come True (1997)
 5.1
 135
A Nightmare Come True (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eerie dreams that haunt a young nurse heighten the mystery surrounding her mother's sudden disappearance.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: missing person, dream, mother, mystery, parents, premonition, musician, fire, murder, nightmare, diary, abusive husband, husband murders wife, nurse, fire truck, basement, crowbar, operating room, extramarital affair, freezer, police detective, facial bruise, black eye, postcard, grandfather clock ...

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Most similar movies to A Nightmare Come True

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, mystery, danger, deadly, police and police detective mostly in Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like A Nightmare Come True: Presumed Dead (2006), The Face of Fear (1990), One of My Wives Is Missing (1976), Killer in Suburbia (2020), City Killer (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 225
Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: mind game, missing person, investigation, police detective, murder, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Face of Fear (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Graham Harris was once one of the world's foremost mountain climbers, until a fall five years earlier left him with a lame leg, a fear of heights...and a frightening psychic ability in which he can see murders as they are happening.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: murder, a vision, nightmare, psychic, office building, mountaineer, death, vertigo, rope, police detective, fear of heights, gun ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
One of My Wives Is Missing (1976)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Vacationing in a small town, a frantic Daniel Corban (James Franciscus) shows up at the local police station, declaring that his wife has disappeared. Corban imperiously demands that the easygoing police inspector (Jack Klugman) drop everything and ...
Plot: intrigue, missing person, gaslight, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Killer in Suburbia (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gina and her teenage daughter Kelsey move into a new town so Kelsey can attend a better high school. It’s the start of senior year – meaning new parties to attend and new friends to make. But when Kelsey is abducted while on a date, all Gina’s ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, heartbreaking, disturbing
Plot: missing child, family relations, uncover truth, mother love, mother daughter relationship, police, missing person, dating, mystery, family problems, disorder, dishonesty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.3
 205
City Killer (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An attractive young girl is being watched closely by her ex-lover, but matters soon start to escalate and run out of control.
Plot: manhunt, bomb, helicopter, murder, death, psychopath
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.4
 842
Love Me (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Melissa Kennedy's been missing for almost 3 months now and the Town of Ridgedale is coming unhinged. The projectionist at the old revival movie house, Sylvia Potter (16) wants so badly to be in love. Just like in the movies. ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, first love, gang, friendship, boyfriend, missing girl, death threat, gossip, murder, brutality, destructive relationship, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Name of the Game Is Kill (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A desert family offers a traveling stranger its hospitality, but the stranger doesn't realize exactly what they have in store for him.
Style: psychotronic, psychological thriller, surprise ending, psychological
Plot: murder, ghost town, desert, countryside
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 358
True Nature (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Part drama and part supernatural thriller, TRUE NATURE tells the story of a family reunited when their college-age daughter is found after a year-long disappearance. With no memory of what happened to her, she soon discovers that her very presence ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, memory loss, hallucination, husband wife relationship, doctor, weight loss, missing person, uncover truth, comeback, family relations, danger, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Institute (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. Subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: mental institution, wheelchair, experiment, female nudity, locked in a room, doctor, hallucination, new job, loss, female protagonist, university, nightmare ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 315
Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, missing person, captivity, secret place, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, confined, isolation, rivalry, husband wife relationship, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, danger, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, frame up, video cassette, agent, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, government conspiracy, government ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 361
Suicide Note (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ambitious psych major Molly White is on top of the world as she preps for her grad program entry exams. After celebrating with boyfriend Brady, Molly finds her roommate Emma crying after an incident she had with her boyfriend Adam. The next morning, ...
Plot: suicide, jealousy, drinking, dream, beating, locker room, bully, bed, dressing room, teenager, drinking alcohol, party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.0
 414
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, manipulation, crime, danger, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 224
Virtual Desire (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brad's wife Susan is mysteriously murdered. Brad begins recounting all the affairs he had with women he met on an internet fantasy line. One of those women was the murderer. Who, and why?
Style: suspenseful, sexual, sexy, erotic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, tits, frame up, computers and web, couples, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, danger, law enforcement, deadly, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Danger Beneath the Sea (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, submarine, military life, rebelliousness, military, undercover, danger, rivalry, race against time, adventure, nuclear holocaust, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, russia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 951
Kaleidoscope (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about the destructive relationship between a middle-aged man and his mother.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: middle aged man, mother, knocking on a door, photograph, suitcase, bedroom, sleeping on a couch, cell phone, date, interracial friendship, bathroom, kitchen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lethal Eviction (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A first time landlord purchases a run-down, rent-controlled apartment building in hopes of making a solid investment. Everything seems to be going smoothly until, one by one, the tenants begin to meet strange, untimely gruesome deaths.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, danger, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dual identity, insanity, landlord, twins, apartment building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.6
 87
Chosen (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film follows Michael Todd, a lonely college student, with no direction in his life; he is assigned a research paper about a local New Orleans legend, the tale of Erica Fisc, a girl who disappeared some twenty years prior. As he looks into the ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, missing person, uncover truth, danger, on the run, cult
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 256
Dream Man (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kris is a homicide cop with psychic abilities. She works to prove that the prime suspect in her latest case (the much younger husband of the millionaire victim) is innocent. But are her visions true, or planned by someone who knows what she can see?
Style: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: a vision, deadly, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couples, police detective, supernatural ability, romance, love affair, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 386
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, chases and races, chase, amateur detective, crimes, manhunt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 1K
Hear No Evil (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, woman in danger, deaf, chase, corruption, museum, coin, nudity (full frontal - brief), mute or deaf, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 379
Sunset Grill (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ryder Hart is a private investigator and former police officer who is down on his luck and drinks too much. His estranged wife Anita runs a bar and restaurant called the Sunset Grill and is romantically involved with a cop who worked with Hart.
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, private detective, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, crime, partners, betrayal, amateur detective, dishonesty, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.6
 204
Mortal Sins (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A thriller directed by Bradford May focusing on a catholic priest dealing with a serial killer's confession and a murder investigation.
Plot: murder, police, priest, serial killer, police detective, confession, catholic priest, crucifix, religion, irish american, catholic church, conscience ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 783
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, mysterious character, mind game, mystery, deadly, danger, false accusation, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 357
Fatal Instinct (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A homicide detective (Michael Madsen) falls for a resort owner (Laura Johnson) suspected of slaying a playboy developer.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, crimes, dishonesty, crime, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, obsession, deadly, sexual relations, murder, law enforcement, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, writer's life, psychopath, law enforcement, police detective, deadly, manhunt, mind game, profiler, crimes, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Distant Cousins (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kate's husband Richard hasn't seen his cousin Harry for 20 years. So when he comes to stay with his fiancee Connie they are welcomed. But Kate senses her family is at risk when they start behaving suspiciously.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, captivity, missing person, crimes, deadly, stalking, danger, hidden identity, couples, psychopath, family life, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 15
Dual Mania (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A psychological suspense thriller dealing with the dual persona a young man possesses and attempts to conceal throughout his ongoing sessions with his therapist.
Style: psychological thriller, neo noir, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: dark hero, schizophrenia, good versus evil, violence, sexual murder, crimes, neo-noir, female nudity, profanity, crime
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Premonition (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This Thriller/horror movie tells the tale of a young girl who is terrified that her insane mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, the crazed real mother attempts to contact the girl at school, but her foster mother has a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: psychic power, kidnapping, paranormal, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, premonition, therapist, psychic, terror, dream, mother daughter relationship, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%