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Mother! (2017)
 6.6
 227K
Mother! (2017)
Original name: mother!
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, surreal, art house, macabre, scary, philosophical, mind bending, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, symbolism, vandalism, pregnant woman, uninvited guest, cannibalism, house, death of son, brutality, riot, nightmare, cult, death, pregnancy, baby, husband wife relationship, writer's block, poet, violence, newborn baby, brother brother relationship, marital argument, fratricide, stranger, sex ...

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Most similar movies to Mother!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, weird, psychological and scary films with plots about supernatural, violence, death, insanity, blood, brutality and violent mostly in Horror, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Mother!: Midsommar (2019), The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Hereditary (2018), The Witch (2015), Rosemary's Baby (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychedelic, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: ritual, cult, paganism, religious cult, emotional breakdown, isolated community, sacrifice, burned alive, nervous breakdown, grief, drugs, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: sweden, new york, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, psychedelic, dark ...
Plot: revenge, dysfunctional family, blackmail, surgeon, obsession, mysterious stranger, father son relationship, paralysis, recovering alcoholic, psychopath, desperation, dead father ...
Place: ancient greece, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.3
 316K
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, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: cult, fear, ghost, supernatural, secret society, possession, supernatural horror, evil spirit, demon, seance, grief, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.9
 264K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: scary, dark, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, paranoia, black magic, family bonds, curses spells and rituals, wilderness, isolation, insanity, forest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 8.0
 218K
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around their strange neighbors.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, gothic, macabre ...
Plot: devil, paranoia, satanic cult, murder, witch, rape, witchcraft, demonic possession, satanism, suicide, pregnancy, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1965, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 33K
Ghostland (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things ...
Style: suspense, psychological, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightmare, home invasion, insanity, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, serial killer, sisters, female protagonist, ghost, escape, paranoid schizophrenia, doll ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.9
 195K
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: surreal, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: doppelganger, symbolism, infidelity, paranoia, spider, mental illness, nightmare, obsession, disturbed individual, twists and turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 217K
The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, gothic, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hallucination, lighthouse keeper, lighthouse, isolation, symbolism, drunkenness, nightmare, storm, fight, bird, stolen identity, homoeroticism ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.5
 128K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: disturbing, psychological, scary, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: cruelty, insanity, guilt, depression, fear, violence, masturbation, death, explicit sex, torture, obsession, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, dark ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, surrealism, small town life, sexual abuse, incest, mental illness, murder, small town, double life, hallucination, rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1988, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada, philadelphia, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 179K
Pi (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.
Style: surreal, psychological, mind bending, cerebral, philosophical ...
Plot: mathematics, insanity, paranoia, obsession, conspiracy, computer, cyberpunk, surrealism, rabbi, torah, jewish, surveillance ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 60K
Vivarium (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an ...
Style: surreal, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: trapped, paradox, psychological torture, maze, human experiment, young couple, evil child, suburbs, evil wins, buying a house, female teacher, foster child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: psychological, gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: insanity, investigation, hallucination, paranoia, monster, small town, disappearance, supernatural, fantasy becomes reality, writers, apocalypse, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 109K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: scary, surreal, bleak, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: twists and turns, nightmare, hallucination, paranoia, delusion, mind game, dealing with death, haunted by the past, conspiracy, memory, psychology, plot twist ...
Time: 20th century, year 1971, 70s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 352K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, twists and turns, investigation, life is a bitch, race against time, urban legend, female protagonist, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 60K
Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: psychological, scary, twist ending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mental institution, mental illness, twists and turns, psychology, lobotomy, ghost, haunted house, insanity, transformation, obsession, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 33K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, monster, surrealism, insanity, occult, hysteria, serial killer, existentialism, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural power, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, west berlin west germany, poland, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 110K
The Invitation (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will and his new girlfriend Kira are invited to a dinner with old friends at the house of Will’s ex Eden and her new partner David. Although the evening appears to be relaxed, Will soon gets a creeping suspicion that their charming host David is ...
Style: twist ending, scary, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: dinner party, suicide, conspiracy, obsession, suspicion, cult, old friend, deception, insanity, survival, vengeance, brutality ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 38K
Saint Maud (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having recently found God, self-effacing young nurse Maud arrives at a plush home to care for Amanda, a hedonistic dancer left frail from a chronic illness. When a chance encounter with a former colleague throws up hints of a dark past, it becomes ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, scary, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nurse, obsession, supernatural, terminal illness, loneliness, nightmare, occult, religion, nervous breakdown, mental illness, psycho, fear ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 57K
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: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, drowning, serial killer, haunted by the past, twists and turns, hallucination, grief, sex scene, blindness, psychic, mystery, death of daughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, sexy, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, twists and turns, obsession, rape, insanity, skin, betrayal, tragic love, sexual perversion, secrets, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 36K
The Innkeepers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, paranormal, paranormal activity, workplace, amateur detective, runaway, zombie, cult, devil, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 232K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, trap, mathematics, escape, maze, claustrophobia, group of strangers, death, survival horror, psychology ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The House of the Devil (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: suspense, scary, atmospheric, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, cult, witchcraft, ritual, female protagonist, lunar eclipse, satanic cult, devil, haunted house, brutality, woman in danger, deathtrap ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 79K
Raw (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Justine’s family everyone is a vet and a vegetarian. At 16, she’s a gifted teen ready to take on her first year in vet school, where her older sister also studies. There, she gets no time to settle: hazing starts right away. Justine is forced ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, brutal, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, cannibalism, cannibal, meat, party, sister sister relationship, vegetarian, school, teenage girl, sisters, female protagonist, twists and turns ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 22K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychedelic, dark, psychological ...
Plot: surrealism, circus, serial killer, revenge, art, magic realism, clown, cult, insanity, murder, mental illness, sexualized violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 70K
The Gift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a local woman disappears and the police can't seem to find any leads, her father turns to a poor young woman with psychic powers. Slowly she starts having visions of the woman chained and in a pond. Her visions lead to the body and the ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, scary, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: small town, investigation, extrasensory perception, psychic, mental illness, psychic power, clairvoyant, fortune teller, murder, tarot card, premonition, foreknowledge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, insanity, investigation, vengeance, castle, monster, conspiracy, crimes, religions or cults, dishonesty, hidden identity, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 157K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, missing child, death, tragic event, twists and turns, afterlife, orphanage, life is a bitch, imaginary friend, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 12K
Gozu (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Minami mistakenly kills a gangster associate of his named Brother. Almost as soon as the murder takes place, the body of the deceased man is gone, prompting Minami to conduct a search. While looking, he finds a mysterious isolated hotel where he ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, psychedelic, serious ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, obsession, surrealism, murder, nightmare, hitman, mission of murder, mental illness, twists and turns, hotel, mafia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%