Movies like Flatliners

If you like "Flatliners" you are looking for serious, surprise ending and disturbing movies about / with medical experiment, paranormal, near death experience, death, medical student, afterlife and experiment themes of Drama, Horror and Mystery genre shot in USA or Canada.
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Flatliners (2017)
 5.2
 46K
Flatliners (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the investigation becomes more and more perilous, they are forced to confront the sins of their pasts, as well as contend with the paranormal consequences of trespassing to the other side.
Style: serious, surprise ending, disturbing, light, psychological, psychotronic, psychological thriller
Audience: teens
Plot: medical experiment, paranormal, near death experience, death, medical student, afterlife, experiment, morgue, guilt, paranoia, haunted by the past, friendship, hallucination, medical, fear, death of child, redemption, loss of friend, guilty conscience, snow, water, bullying, seeing dead people, hospital, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2017

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Most similar movies to Flatliners

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about death, supernatural, danger, haunted by the past, chase, ghost and flashback mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Flatliners: The Lazarus Effect (2015), The Eye (2008), The Unborn (2009), The Uninvited (2009), The Sixth Sense (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 86K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, twist ending ...
Plot: afterlife, medical student, suicide, experiment gone awry, nightmare, hallucination, medical experiment, medical school, supernatural, obsession, memory, manipulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lazarus Effect (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Medical researcher Frank, his fiancee Zoe and their team have achieved the impossible: they have found a way to revive the dead. After a successful, but unsanctioned, experiment on a lifeless animal, they are ready to make their work public. ...
Style: macabre, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, laboratory, paranormal, experiment, death, inventions and discoveries, disorder, experiment gone awry, back from the dead, demon, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 53K
The Eye (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, eye, seeing dead people, blindness, death, demon, supernatural, fear, woman in danger, panic attack, cheating death ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 51K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: 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, ghost, uncover truth, woman in danger, death, twins, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, rabbi, revenge, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 80K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: surprise ending, scary, twist ending, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, parents and children, family in danger, family problems, woman in danger, evil woman, step parent, siblings relations, pretense, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 1986
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 968K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, death, afterlife, psychology, supernatural ability, psychic, psychic power, life & death, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 38K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, mystery, romance, lovers apart, dealing with death, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colombia, venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.8
 95K
Old (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of families on a tropical holiday discover that the secluded beach where they are staying is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.
Style: mysterious, macabre, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: time, rapid aging, tropical island, island, terminal illness, old age, aging, vacation, family, medical experiment, grownups, family vacation ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, haunted by the past, student life, college life, alternate reality, car accident, life & death, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: twists and turns, scary, gothic, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, domestic violence, invisibility, homicidal maniac, home invasion, woman in danger, death, voyeurism, murder, last will and testament, psychological abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 5K
Tell-Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man's recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor's killer before a similar fate befalls him.
Style: surprise ending, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, obsessive quest, couples, haunted by the past, vengeance, parents and children, supernatural, escapades, couple relations, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 49K
White Noise (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, spirit, ghost, death of wife, supernatural, dealing with death, death, obsession, loss, remote control, mystery, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 154K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
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, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, missing child, ghost, supernatural, death, fear, orphan, haunted by the past, afterlife, tragic event, life is a bitch, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 20K
The Apparition (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Plagued by frightening occurrences in their home, Kelly and Ben learn that a university's parapsychology experiment produced an entity that is now haunting them. The malevolent spirit feeds on fear and torments the couple no matter where they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, disappearance, paranormal, haunted by the past, experiment, fear, haunted house, experiment gone awry, evil spirit, pandora\'s box, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973, 2010s, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 35
Chain Mail (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A usual chain mail is forwarded to a group of people. Some pass it while others ignore. One dies and is followed by series of sudden and unexplainable deaths of others. Soon after, a revelation begins to unfold, the chain mail is cursed and so she ...
Style: macabre, suspense, gothic, sinister, psychological ...
Plot: death, dark past, supernatural power, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, friendship, paranoia, dark secret, survival, haunted by the past, evil ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 106K
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: bleak, twist ending, surreal, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, nightmare, haunted by the past, mind game, delusion, dealing with death, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, tragic event, grief, suffering ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 62K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, starting over, haunted by the past, parents and children, supernatural, family relations, single parent, imaginary friend, mother daughter relationship, drowning, elevator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 70s, year 1974
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, seattle, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Victor Frankenstein (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, suspenseful, serious, touching ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, monster, friendship, experiment, steampunk, hunchback, frankenstein, escapades, laboratory, redemption, giant ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, london, scotland, england, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 342K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, life is a bitch, curse, race against time, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 3K
Parallel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of friends stumble upon a mirror that serves as a portal to a "multiverse", but soon discover that importing knowledge from the other side in order to better their lives brings increasingly dangerous consequences.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, intellectual, surreal, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mirror, determination, computer cracker, characters in danger, real world, visceral, computer genius, destiny, philosophy, transformation, life philosophy, missing person ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 31K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, nightmare, hallucination, supernatural, ghost, hometown, mentally unstable, destiny, parents and children, teenage life, youth, death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 511K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, race against time, destiny, save the day, alternate reality, bomb, precognition, terrorism, train, memory ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 5K
Brain Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: experiment, mental illness, insanity, hallucination, delusion, experiment gone awry, nightmare, haunted by the past, murder, obsession, doctors and patients, corporation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 5.2
 34K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, spirit, revenge, photographer, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, new york, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 55K
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: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 4K
Danika (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story follows Danika, a woman whose fears for her children are manifested in premonitions of death and disaster. Bierko plays Tomei's husband, while Hall is her psychiatrist and confidant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mentally unstable, family relations, infidelity, nanny, fear, obsession, parents and children, love affair, dishonesty, paranoia, hearing voices ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 4K
Room 6 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The school teacher Amy has been proposed by her boyfriend Nick early in the morning and she promises her answer later in the afternoon...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: afterlife, hospital, zombie, doctors and patients, ghost, amateur detective, supernatural ability, mysterious character, crimes, hallucination, haunted by the past, nurse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.7
 29K
Pulse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, ghost, suicide, computer virus, college, college life, computers and web, graphic violence, fear, survival, interracial friendship, paranoia ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 882
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, forest, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures. This is the first two episodes of the television series.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: afterlife, car accident, supernatural, a vision, coma, small town life, extrasensory perception, stalking, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, ghost, crimes ...
Time: year 1976
Place: maine, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%