Movies like You Shall Not Sleep

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You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
 5.0
 1K
You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Original name: No dormirás
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the energies that inhabit it. When Bianca, a young, promising actress, joins the cast, competing for the lead role, she must survive not only the intensity of the work and her cast mates, but the unknown force that is pulling them towards a tragic outcome.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, mystical
Plot: experiment, insomnia, hallucination, mysterious death, mental institution, human experiment, mysticism, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, crazy, actress, supernatural power, craziness, paranormal activity, confronting the past, paranormal investigator, abandoned building, crimes, cemetery, death, fire, theater, abandoned hospital, father daughter relationship, baby ...
Time: year 1975, year 1984

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Most similar movies to You Shall Not Sleep

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, disturbing and scary films with plots about supernatural, ghost, death, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, supernatural horror and paranormal mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like You Shall Not Sleep: Gothika (2003), The Quiet Ones (2014), Chasing Sleep (2000), The Pact (2018), The Grotesque Mansion (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 114K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, serial killer, murder, investigation, psychiatrist, supernatural, mental institution, insanity, mind game, hospital, mystery, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 21K
The Quiet Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment -- to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman. Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, experiment, poltergeist, ghost, seance, cameraman, skepticism, student, supernatural, found footage, possession, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chasing Sleep (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: nightmare, insomnia, professor, police, uncover truth, obsession, crimes, murder, haunted by the past, hallucination, missing person, teacher ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Whispering Corridors 6: The Humming (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eun-hee is hired as a vice principal at her old high school, where strange things take place in the closed down washroom. High school student Ha-young and So-yeon, who used the washroom as their hideout hear humming in the empty washroom, and ...
Style: mystical, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, hallucination, mysticism, supernatural, paranormal, haunted, school, paranormal activity, high school life, schoolgirl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.2
 1K
The Pact (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suddenly, Clara, Mónica's daughter, falls into a deep coma. With Clara left to die, a mysterious man proposes Monica to make a pact: Clara will be saved if Mónica does something for him.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, guilty conscience, mysterious man, nightmare, supernatural, race against time, abused woman, guilt, missing person, saving a life, missing child, overprotective mother ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Grotesque Mansion (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Horror webtoon writer Ji-woo arrives at a shabby apartment called Gwanglim Mansion in search of ideas. The middle-aged caretaker with an expressionless facial expression unravels a bundle of strange events that happened in the apartment, and rooms ...
Style: mystical, suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural horror, paranormal activity, urban legend, paranormal phenomena, curse, mysticism, paranormal investigation, supernatural, haunted, paranormal investigator, legend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.2
 183
Fear Therapy (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman tries to help her twin sister, with whom she has a strong connection, recover from a trauma. But weird things surround their lives.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: hypnosis, twins, psychotherapy, couples therapy, paranormal, female protagonist, mysticism, sisters, paranormal phenomena, unconventional method, paranoia, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.5
 2K
The Sound (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A writer who studies the paranormal believes that low frequency tactile sound is the cause for reported ghost sightings in an abandoned subway station. In an attempt to debunk the sightings, she breaks into the station to record evidence.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, death, evil, hallucination, spirit, supernatural, fear, paranormal activity, investigation, disorder, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 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 ⇓
64%
 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 ⇓
64%
 5.1
 93
TxT (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A provocative thriller that will surely raise the fear in you. Proving that no one, not even DEATH can separate us from the living. A story that conquers the old adage "till death do us part", Roman (Oyo Boy Sotto) dies in a car accident. ...
Style: captivating, mystical, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: ghost, revenge, death of boyfriend, mysticism, relationship problems, paranormal activity, couple relations, murder, relationships, male female relationship, paranormal phenomena, death threat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.5
 4K
Eloise (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, time travel, haunted, mad doctor, missing person, brutality, torture, little girl, supernatural, trapped, inheritance ...
Time: year 1982
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.
Style: scary, suspense, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: single mother, female ghost, supernatural, crimes, urban legend, widow, violence, ghost, death, investigation, kidnapping, family ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.2
 779
Ghosthunters (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of their own loses his wife and daughter at the hands of a serial killer, a team of ghost hunters is determined to capture the spirits of the loved ones so their spirits can finally rest in peace. But as the team goes deeper into the house, ...
Style: psychotronic, serious, bleak, scary, psychological ...
Plot: paranormal, ghost, serial killer, murder, paranormal phenomena, secret, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, supernatural, paranormal investigation, loss of sister, homicidal maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: morgue, corpse, demonic possession, demon, exorcism, hospital, supernatural, fear, police officer, violence, priest, delusion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Banishing (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 1930s, a young reverend and his family are forced to confront their worst fears when they discover their new home holds a horrifying secret.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, mystical ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, occult, haunted house, priest, paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, paranormal investigator, family in danger, husband wife relationship, paranormal phenomena, paranormal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Queen of Spades: The Dark Rite (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There is an ancient ritual known to humankind for more than a hundred years...According to the legend, an ominous entity known as The Queen of Spades can be summoned by drawing a door and staircase on a mirror in the darkness, and by saying her name ...
Style: disturbing, mystical, tense, scary, macabre ...
Plot: death, ghost, ritual, rite, supernatural horror, supernatural, prank, vengeance, paranormal activity, vengeful ghost, paranormal phenomena, female ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.7
 880
The Unfolding (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 2016 and a fearful world seems to be on the brink of a nuclear catastrophe. A researcher in psychical events and his girlfriend travel to deepest Dartmoor to investigate a centuries-old building. What they unlock and discover is way more than ...
Style: scary, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: found footage, haunted house, paranormal, violence, peril, paranormal phenomena, demon, ghost, fear, supernatural power, characters in danger, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Bridge Curse (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four years after five students mysteriously committed suicide after taking part in a courage test on the ghost bridge in Donghu university, a reporter and a cinematographer are back to that place and try to get everything clear.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, captivating, scary ...
Plot: urban legend, ghost, supernatural power, reporter, trapped, investigation, death, suicide, dead, supernatural, save the day, college campus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 4K
The Call (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the fall of 1987, a group of small-town friends must survive the night in the home of a sinister couple after a tragic accident occurs. Needing only to make a single phone call, the request seems horribly ordinary until they realize that this ...
Style: mystical, suspense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: phone terror, group of friends, supernatural horror, crimes, teenage girl, brutality, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fear, mysticism, friends, supernatural, youth ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
House of the Disappeared (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After 25 years of imprisonment for familicide, a mother comes back home where her son disappeared.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, mystical, tense ...
Plot: time travel, female protagonist, mysterious disappearance, secret, family secret, paranormal phenomena, getting home, house, mysticism, dysfunctional family, disappearance, mystery ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 5K
Z (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A family find themselves terrorized by their eight-year-old son's imaginary friend.
Style: suspense, disturbing, bleak, mystical, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary friend, psychologist, hide and seek, suicide attempt, supernatural horror, house fire, father son relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, imagination, survival horror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 1K
Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, found footage, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, hospital, violence, murder, sanitarium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Wraith (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, scary
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, death, supernatural power, dead, torment, haunted house, supernatural horror, house
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 48
Spectres (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a group of college friends on a weekend trip to the back woods of Kentucky trespass through an Native American burial ground, they unwittingly unleash the wrath of an ancient evil. As they experience increasing levels of peril and hauntings, ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: bigfoot, demon, spirit, paranormal phenomena, native american, ghost, paranormal, society, death, peril, rescue, victim ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 67K
Smile (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can't explain. As an overwhelming terror begins taking over her life, Rose must confront her troubling past ...
Style: psychological, suspense, macabre, brutal, mysterious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: curse, hospital, supernatural power, murder, female protagonist, unhappy ending, demon, monster, evil wins, psychiatry, mental illness, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Nightshifter (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stênio, the nightshifter of a morgue, has the ability to communicate with the cadavers that are brought to him every night.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, macabre, disturbing
Plot: mysticism, doctors, ghost, morgue, mystery, death, job, supernatural ability, corpse, revenge, crimes, adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Guimoon: The Lightless Door (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1990, at a secluded community center, the custodian murders all the guest lodgers and kills himself. Ever since, on every Old Year's Night, paranormal events begin to take place within the building. Eventually, the center is shut down and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, ritual, evidence, ghost story, exorcism, murder, crime scene, child abuse, murder victim, shaman, spirit, abandoned building ...
Time: year 1996, 21st century, year 1998, year 2002, 90s ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 88K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, evil child, social worker, mysterious character, supernatural horror, child abuse, uncover truth, twists and turns, murder, demon, evil force, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.7
 213
Woe (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A brother and sister stumble upon their father's secret one year after his death. They soon learn that this secret may not be his alone.
Style: disturbing, bleak, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental health, brother, sister, suicide, secret, paranormal phenomena, chase, death, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%