Movies like Marrowbone

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Marrowbone (2017)
 6.6
 14K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: surprise ending, tense, scary, suspense, non-linear
Plot: secret, attic, murder, brother sister relationship, death of mother, ghost, brother brother relationship, love, mirror, crazy, family tragedy, plot twist, murder of family, father, serial killer, abandoned house, violence, morse code, rifle, beach, library, sibling relationship, mental illness, loss of mother, shotgun ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969

Most similar movies to Marrowbone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and psychological films with plots about murder, danger, deadly, violence, death, crimes and blood mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Marrowbone: The Ward (2010), The Boy (2016), The Orphanage (2007), Bad Ronald (1974), The Skeleton Key (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.6
 37K
The Ward (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mental institution, supernatural, doctors and patients, isolation, ghost, mental illness, confined, danger, murder, dissociative identity disorder, mentally unstable, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 80s
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 6.0
 65K
The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, violence, doll, murder, dealing with death, boy, family in crisis, plot twist, secret passageway, haunted house, supernatural, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 134K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: 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, psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, orphan, haunted house, psychic, haunted by the past, supernatural, missing child, seance, death, paranormal activity, hallucinations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, hidden room, death of mother, death, voyeur, peeping tom, voyeurism, secret, mental illness, teenager, psychopath, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, ghost, attic, suspicion, supernatural, occult, paralysis, nurse, mysterious character, patient, nursing, workplace ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: danger, attic, missing person, psychopath, prison, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples, twins, couple relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: scary, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: attic, ghost, family in danger, haunted house, isolation, parent child relationship, son, estate, danger, supernatural, parents and children, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 7K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, ghost story, secret, small town, supernatural, vengeance, haunted by the past, elderly, friends, buddies, golden years, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.3
 298K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, macabre, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental illness, kidnapping, insanity, serial killer, schizophrenia, violence, dissociative identity disorder, teenage girl, survival, paranoia, psychiatrist, held captive ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 189K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, murder, family in danger, ghost, attic, danger, small town, crime, fear, filmed killing, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1986, year 2011 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological
Plot: ghost, high school, train, murder, serial killer, school, childhood, car, tunnel, bully, slasher, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Possession of Joel Delaney (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Manhattan socialite begins to fear for her troubled younger brother when he starts behaving bizarrely and he seems to have been friends with a backstreet murderer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: possession, murder, psychopath, ghost, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, family in danger, missing person, crimes, danger, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, morocco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 18K
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: suspenseful, suspense, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, mind game, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, frame up, who done it, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 3K
Nomads (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: French anthropologist Jean-Charles Pommier and his wife have come to LA so he can take up a position as lecturer. To his surprise he encounters a group of urban nomads. As he investigates things become more unsettling as he realizes the price paid ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, murder, hospital, attic, anthropologist, graffiti, doctor, obsession, vandalism, skyscraper, supernatural ability, possession ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, danger, domestic disturbance, murder, family in danger, supernatural, parents and children, family problems, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, obsession, psychopath, danger, sexual abuse, mermaid, bondage, gory, ship, violence spree ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, murder, danger, confined, found footage, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, christmas, santa claus, decapitation, hospital, gory, ghost, mental institution, holiday, slasher, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, halloween, blood, knife murder, knife, ambulance, evil, masked killer, niece, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, farm, mentally unstable, serial killer, axe, countryside, mental institution, parent child relationship, proto-slasher, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 3K
Found (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty's life. The kids at school won't stop picking on him, his parents just ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, white supremacist, racism, bullying, death, violence, murder, gas mask, video store, coming of age, siblings relations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 5K
Shrew's Nest (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, scary ...
Plot: agoraphobia, murder, apartment, hidden, pregnant, secret, hallucination, poison, neighbor, mentally unstable, obsession, mental health ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, kidnapping, insanity, murder, recluse, aging, vaudeville, forgery, haunted by the past, pianist, newspaper ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.4
 32K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, danger, parents and children, crimes, manipulation, deception, problem child, disbelieving adult, youth, investigation, sadism, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, maine, usa, japan, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Silent Scream (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scotty moves into Mrs. Engels' seaside mansion where three other college students are boarding. Mrs. Engels prefers to stay in her room in the attic, but her son Mason helps the students get settled. Soon one of the students is killed. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, attic, murder, beach, college student, student, haunted house, psychopath, gory, hotel, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 10K
The Broken (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a successful radiologist spirals out of control when she sees the spitting image of herself driving down a London street. While attempting to uncover who the imposter could be, she stumbles into a terrifying mystery that her family and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: photograph, surrealism, murder, architect, nightmare, dream, attic, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, embassy, fear, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 11K
The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, family relations, shower, murder of family, dysfunctional family, real estate agent, teenager, widow, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 532
The Attic (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at altar. She fantasizes his death and finds joy only with her pet monkey. When the monkey disappears, a shocking past is revealed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, scary ...
Plot: attic, family life, murder, deadly, mystery, family relations, pets, vengeance, human nature, introspection, parents and children, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, gory, survival, forest, slasher, rescue, fanatic, isolation, murder, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, violence, gore, blood, torture, chainsaw, cannibalism, sadism, knife ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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