Movies like The Sounding

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The Sounding (2017)
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The Sounding (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a remote island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of silence, begins to weave a language out of Shakespeare's words. A driven neurologist, brought to the island to protect her, commits her to a psychiatric hospital. She becomes a full-blow rebel in the hospital; her increasing violence threatens to keep her locked up for life as she fights for her voice and her freedom.
Plot: explorer, revolution, female protagonist, mental health, mental institution, shakespeare, female director
Place: maine

Most similar movies to The Sounding

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, suspense, psychological and tense films with plots about female protagonist, murder, mother daughter relationship, family relations, mystery, mental illness and death mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Sounding: We Don't Belong Here (2017), Ash Wednesday (1973), R.P.M. (1970), The Rapture (1991), The Book of Vision (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
We Don't Belong Here (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A matriarch of a dysfunctional family is pushed to her tipping point by the disappearance of her son.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: mental illness, matriarch, family problems, dysfunctional family, family, family relations, tragic event, disappearance, family tragedy, mysterious disappearance, matriarchy, female protagonist ...
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95%
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Ash Wednesday (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Barbara gets secret plastic surgery in Switzerland in an attempt to save her marriage to Mark, but he doesn't seem interested in meeting her. She checks in to a ski resort to wait for Mark, and begins getting attention from young men. Her ...
Plot: plastic surgery, ski resort, surgery, clinic, female protagonist, buttocks, blood, white wine, cigar smoking, cigar, bandaged face
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88%
 5.2
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R.P.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the hedy days of campus activism in the late 1960s. Radical students take over the college, the president resigns, ...
Style: political
Plot: juvenile delinquent, counterculture, college, revolution, sociologist, sexploitation, female nudity, protest, sociology
Time: 60s
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87%
 6.3
 5K
The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, surreal, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, group sex, religion, mother daughter relationship, religious conversion, murder, faith, christian, religion and supernatural, family relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Book of Vision (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, UK, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eva, a mysterious doctor, searches for an answer to her urgent dilemma as she unravels Dr. Anmuth's Book of Vision. Henry gets involved in her life and is forced to confront his own nature, as Eva faces the biggest decision of her life.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, enigmatic, psychological, disturbing
Plot: patient, life, doctor, doctors and patients, reading someone else's diary, mystery, female protagonist, physician, diary, doctors, dream, time
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 75
The Uncle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life of Ipse, a 19-year-old girl who cannot get out of her own bed due to psychological trauma, is as motionless as a plant. Having no family and no clue of her family's mysterious history, she lives completely dependent on her neighbors, ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: psychotherapy, women, handicapped, disability, social issues, social awkwardness, life is a bitch, social problems, psychological trauma, neighbor, female protagonist, social worker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Nocturnal Agony (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A highly successful upper middle class woman with a loving family has her seemingly “perfect” world turned upside down when the hidden secrets from her past suddenly resurface, forcing her and her beloved mother into a painful examination of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, recovery, female protagonist, christian, child abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Whales of August (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Whales of August is a 1987 film based on a play by David Berry starring Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their friends, and Vincent Price as a peripheral member of the former Russian ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: elderly lovers, aging, old age, sister sister relationship, women, sisters, ship, existentialism, elderly, sibling relationship, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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American Woman (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young grandmother in a small Pennsylvania town raises her daughter's child after the girl disappears. All the while, a desperate search for her continues.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, tense, feminist film ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, single mother, mother daughter relationship, missing daughter, grandmother grandson relationship, serial killer, police investigation, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, love, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Gentle Creature (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Loosely inspired by Dostoyevsky’s short story A Gentle Creature about a woman who travels to a prison in a remote region to track down her incarcerated husband.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: prison violence, prison, fighting the system, violence, prison guard, social problems, fight for justice, society, injustice, prison visit, female protagonist, social injustice ...
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49%
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After (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A haunting and powerful psychological thriller. Set in icy upstate New York in the winter of 2002, "After" is about the Valentinos, a middle class clan facing financial hardship--their family stone cutting business is slowly failing--and ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating, tense ...
Plot: family relations, family in crisis, family problems, haunted by the past, love, working class, confusion, bankruptcy, secret, catatonic state, wedding ring, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Audience (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Caustic satire on bureaucracy of the Vatican authority and a simple Italian who wants to achieve the audience with the Pope.
Style: grotesque
Plot: hierarchy, psychoanalysis, foreigner, revolutionary, ex military, perversion, unrequited love, cardinal the priest, power, maniac, catholic church, pope ...
Place: rome italy, vatican, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 12K
Shock Corridor (1963)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mental institution, insanity, psychiatrist, murder, mental illness, investigation, murder mystery, serial killer, obsession, journalism, doctors and patients, losing-it hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, japan, usa, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 4K
The Accursed (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hana spends twenty years suppressing a maleficent curse that was placed upon her bloodline, only to have a family member knowingly release it forcing her to kill or to be killed.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, mystical ...
Plot: curse, supernatural horror, mystery, family relations, cursed, mysticism, female protagonist, family curse, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 52K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: bad ending, meditative, suspense, touching, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: time loop, teenager, female protagonist, strong female character, bullying, friendship, redemption, stereotypes, death, dying repeatedly, destiny, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stratosphere Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this imaginative independent drama, Angela (Chloé Winkel) is a French art student living in Germany who loves to draw comics and creates elaborate tales drawn in a soft and romantic style. One night, Angela meets Yamamoto (Jon Yang), a club DJ ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: nightclub, love affair, crimes, immigrants, murder, innocence lost, love and romance, mystery, female protagonist, teenage girl, teenage sex, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Mentor (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Elizabeth June tries to put the loss of her eight-year-old daughter behind her by going back to teaching. Under the stress of the tragedy her husband Brian has moved out while Elizabeth is desperate to save her marriage and return to a life of ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, touching, tense
Plot: stalker, mental illness, marital problem, mental disorder, female teacher, stalking, brother sister relationship, loss of daughter, mentor, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Elizabeth Is Missing (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maud's best friend Elizabeth has disappeared, but as she tries to solve the mystery, dementia threatens to erase all the clues, giving the search a poignant urgency.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: senior citizen, missing person, alzheimer's disease, dementia, flashback, disappearance, forgetfulness, uncover truth, old woman, girlfriend, sister, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Winter's Bone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, harsh, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: poverty, missing person, family in crisis, small town, life is a bitch, girl, down on your luck, bail, female protagonist, family relations, drug dealer, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: missouri, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 465
PopFan (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An obsessive fan rescues a famous musician from a car crash, then takes her to his secluded lighthouse.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, musician, car accident, lighthouse, mentally unstable, pop star, lifetime, salvation, stalker, woman with a gun, kidnapping, pop singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pray for Rain (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Emma Gardner, a whip smart NYC reporter learns of her father's untimely death, she returns to her home town to find that the idyllic farming community of her childhood has been ravaged by drought and has become a place tormented by gangs ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gang, farmer, death of father, death threat, female protagonist, reporter, gang war, investigative reporter, investigation, murder investigation, bandit, female journalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Murder Without Conviction (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Recently released from her vows as a nun, Christine Bennett is discovering "life on the outside." After a visit to her mentally-handicapped cousin Gene, Christine becomes embroiled in the investigation of the murder mystery surrounding ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, twins, mystery, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, police investigation, society, mental illness, who done it, injustice, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1960, year 1973
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 1K
Still (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young hiker stumbles onto an isolated farm after losing her way on the Appalachian Trail, she is taken in by a strange yet beautiful couple desperate to protect a secret deep in the mountains.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: mountain, farm, secret, trapped, mystery, murder, malice, female protagonist, trap, woman in danger, couples
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Agnes of God (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novice, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, intense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: nun, psychiatrist, murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, sexual abuse, religion, mental illness, court, convent, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: israel, quebec, montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Sudden Loss of Gravity (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three generations of small town rebel-rebels crash into each other and burn in Todd Verow's new film, A Sudden Loss of Gravity. The small town of Bangor Maine is finally entering the 80's with a pile-up of new wave proportions. Based on ...
Plot: drunk driver, small town, drunk, hit and run, underage drinking, kidnapping, bowling, female nudity, drunk driving, interlinked stories
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Assata aka Joanne Chesimard (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Through dramatic re-creation, archival newsreel footage and revealing interviews, director Fred Baker's docudrama explores the controversial murder case centered on Black Panther activist and political exile Assata Shakur. In 1977, Shakur was ...
Style: political
Plot: black history, gunfight, black panthers, prison escape, revolution, injustice, black panther party
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Scent of Rain & Lightning (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a young woman learns her parents' killer has been released from jail, she is forced to revisit old wounds while discovering the destructive power of hate and the true cost of family secrets fully revealing themselves.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: murder investigation, mystery, secret revealed, uncover truth, investigation, revenge, female protagonist, tragic past, mysterious past, dysfunctional family, murderer, secret ...
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31%
Florence Nightingale (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Reflective drama of pioneering nurse, writer and noted statistician Florence Nightingale
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, christian film
Plot: nurse, nursing, physician, medical, revolution, fighting the system, female protagonist, medicine, society, social problems, revolutionary, historical event ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mister Sadpants (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: When a peculiar vandal terrorizes Gladwater High with sad poetry, a guidance counselor competes with a newspaper student to solve the mystery.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: high school, student, teacher student relationship, teenager, counselor, teacher, poetry, sadness, mental health, depression, father daughter relationship, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Automatic at Sea (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA, Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a whim, Eve, a young Swedish traveler, accepts an invitation from Peter to vacation on his family's private island off the coast of New England. As a series of unexpected delays prevent other guests from arriving, Eve discovers that she has ...
Style: unusual plot structure, light, suspense, contemplative
Plot: female protagonist, female friendship, male female relationship, young woman, ambiguity, female nudity, house, goat, bicycle, blonde, island, beach ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%