Movies like Gerald's Game

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Gerald's Game (2017)
 6.5
 111K
Gerald's Game (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When her husband's sex game goes wrong, Jessie (who is handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house) faces warped visions, dark secrets and a dire choice.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, scary, exciting, rough, slasher, sexy, mind bending, psychedelic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood trauma, survival, hallucination, childhood memory, alone, mind game, split personality, psychological trauma, symbolism, child abuse, eclipse, perseverance, escape, memories, survivor, sex game, dog, death, corpse, calling for help, traumatic experience, car accident, psychological manipulation, necrophiliac, death of husband ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new orleans, alabama

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Most similar movies to Gerald's Game

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about murder, blood, death, supernatural, violence, crimes and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Gerald's Game: Hush (2016), Girl in Woods (2016), 1922 (2017), Bad Ronald (1974), The Disappointments Room (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 136K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, tense, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, deaf, home invasion, trapped, survival, murderer, deafness, female protagonist, masked killer, brutality, murder, deaf mute ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.4
 537
Girl in Woods (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Grace is lost and alone in the Smoky Mountains. Grace's struggle for survival is made more complicated by her troubled past. Battling the demons in her mind may be the only way to come out alive.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: forest, alone, survival, split personality, childhood trauma, marriage proposal, suicide, paranoia, murder, supernatural, travel, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 64K
1922 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A simple yet proud rancher conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, psychological, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: farmer, murder, hallucination, greed, cornfield, corpse, farm, psychosis, husband wife relationship, secret, rat, seeing dead people ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 2K
Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, mental illness, psychopath, hidden room, death of mother, voyeur, mysterious character, social misfits, crimes, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: scary, tense, serious, mysterious, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, child in peril, estate, family in danger, parents and children, parent child relationship, family problems, isolation, mother son relationship, cat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 134K
The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, scary, exciting, tense, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, surfing, animal attack, shark attack, killer shark, sea, ocean, creature feature, great white shark, trapped, beach ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, texas, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, atmospheric, satanic ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, high school, bully, monster, tunnel, family in danger, murder, haunted by the past, childhood, psychopath, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.4
 1.0M
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, suspense, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: isolation, hotel, ghost, insanity, supernatural, snow, imaginary friend, haunted house, father son relationship, evil, psychopath, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1920s, 70s
Place: colorado, denver colorado, usa, florida, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.8
 214K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, insanity, psychopath, kidnapping, female psychopath, snow, loneliness, obsessed fan, rage, hostage, mentally unstable, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 131K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mirror, haunted house, siblings relations, ghost, supernatural horror, twists and turns, insanity, brother sister relationship, flashback, hallucination, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 2002, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 47K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: scary, tense, suspense, macabre, serious ...
Plot: dog, rabies, dangerous animal, boy, killer dog, monster, brutality, animals, survival, death, creature feature, child in peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: suspense, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, obsession, brutality, midlife crisis, hallucination, family in danger, rivalry, christmas, supernatural, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 25K
The Woman (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, sadism, sexual abuse, incestuous relationship, revenge, captivity, suffering, twists and turns, sexual assault, cannibal, erotica, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, psychologist, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, surrealism, hallucination, split personality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 106K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, indian burial ground, back from the dead, cat, cemetery, grave robbing, family in danger, death, murder, supernatural, grief, ghost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspense, frightening, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, possession, ghost, occult, ouija board, spiritualism, witchcraft, survival, teenager, monster, haunted house, paranormal ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1967
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, psychological, slasher ...
Plot: murder, female psychopath, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, rape and revenge, dark secret, curse, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 198K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: insanity, twists and turns, split personality, psychology, isolation, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, murder, writer's life, mentally unstable, paranoia, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: macabre, scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, cannibal, death, small town, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family tradition, family problems, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
22%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspense, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: snow, insanity, woman in danger, winter, isolation, audition, psychopath, missing person, crimes, survival, imprisonment, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Riding the Bullet (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1969, Alan Parker (Jackson) is a young artist, studying at the University of Maine. He becomes obsessed with death, and believing he is losing his girlfriend, Jessica (Christensen), he tries to commit suicide on his birthday but his friends ...
Style: macabre, scary, suspense, psychological, talky ...
Plot: destiny, halloween, on the road, hitchhiker, life & death, ghost, brutality, death, road trip, psychopath, hospital, obsession ...
Time: year 1969, contemporary, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 18K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, sadistic horror, murder, violent, torture, exploitation, extreme violence, disturbed individual, weirdo, maniac, schizophrenic, schizophrenia ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 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 ⇓
21%
Strait-Jacket (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behaviour.
Style: slasher, surprise ending, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mother daughter relationship, farm, psychiatrist, insanity, decapitation, mental breakdown, mental illness, murder, adulterous husband, mother daughter estrangement, female protagonist ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: cult, killer child, children, small town, supernatural, religion, murder, isolation, good versus evil, brutality, cornfield, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Hamiltons (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Hamilton's seem to be an ordinary American family, living in a small town in Northern California and dealing with the problems of everyday life. They've also been recently adjusting to the untimely death of their parents, but since ...
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, incest, family secret, survival, vampire, crimes, twins, kidnapping, family life, siblings relations, orphan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 20K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, mind game, frame up, dishonesty, police detective, riddles and clues, friend, student ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 54K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, rape, surrealism, hallucination, insanity, schizophrenia, delusion, murder, isolation, repression, female protagonist, nightmare ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%