Movies like Welcome the Stranger

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Welcome the Stranger (2018)
 4.8
 1K
Welcome the Stranger (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alice arrives unannounced at her estranged brother Ethan's house in an attempt to reconcile, but bizarre visions, the return of his strange girlfriend and Alice's paranoia and suspicion force the siblings to cling onto reality amidst mysterious circumstances.
Style: psychological
Plot: sibling, suspicion, paranoia, isolated house, male full rear nudity, incest overtones, sex in shower, male masturbation, psycho, incest, skinny dipping, portal, paranormal, drawing, brother sister relationship, insect, swimming pool, masturbation, female nudity, female masturbation, siblings

Most similar movies to Welcome the Stranger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and tense films with plots about female nudity, murder, drinking, crimes, death, sex and paranoia mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Welcome the Stranger: I Love Your Work (2003), Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000), Proof (2005), The Invitation (2015), The Last Lullaby (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Love Your Work (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fictional movie star, Gray Evans, goes through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds Gray of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: obsession, self defense, actor's life, hollywood, crumbling marriage, store, desire for fame, celebrity culture, midlife crisis, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A non-glamorous portrayal of the lives of people who make their living at a strip club.
Style: erotic, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: hitman, strip club, poetry, adoption, pregnancy, dancing, dancer's life, parents and children, club, secret, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.8
 40K
Proof (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: talky, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, science, paranoia, mathematics, notebook, collision, grief, illness, sex, love, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa, wisconsin, chicago illinois, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.7
 64K
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, ambiguous ending, apocalyptic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, suicide, dinner party, stabbing, suspicion, deception, paranoia, cult, wife husband relationship, psychological thriller, reunited friends, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Last Lullaby (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Price, a former hitman, is struggling to cope with retirement. He left the assassination business to live the "easy life." However, retirement arrived with its own agenda. It was not the instant peace and calm that Price expected. Rather, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, going straight, crimes, femme fatale, golden years, assassination, contests and competitions, moral dilemma, self discovery, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Web of Seduction (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this erotic tale of suspense, seduction, and murder, a cleaning woman finds herself working for two wives who are wealthy, idle, and ignored by their husbands. The maid persuades the two woman to kill each other's spouses and live happily ...
Plot: lesbian sex, threesome, exhibitionism, masturbation, female nudity, pubic hair, bare breasts, female masturbation, coitus, voyeurism, erotica, lesbian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.7
 1K
Siddhartha (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Siddhartha is the story of a young Brahmin and his search for a meaningful way of life. His journey takes him through periods of harsh asceticism, sensual pleasures, material wealth, self-revulsion and eventually to the oneness and harmony that he ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: materialism, self discovery, road not taken, hopes, society, unfulfillment, youth, enlightenment, playing footsie, buddhist, snake bite, meditation ...
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.5
 110K
Doubt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: realistic, clever, sincere, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: clergy, nun, pedophile, religions or cults, school, boy, guilt, janitor, tolerance, gossip, singing, wine ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Beautiful Kate (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ned Kendall is asked to return to the remote and isolated family home by his sister, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. Ned also brings his young aspiring actress fiancee who struggles with the isolation. When home he starts having memories ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: siblings relations, brother sister incest, incest, secret, past, memory, isolation, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, farm, sister, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 2K
Don't Tell (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by step she remembers her childhood spent within a severe ...
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pregnancy, incest, couples, gays and lesbians, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
 4K
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, futuristic, surreal, serious, psychological ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, group sex, religious conversion, bible, sex, faith, redemption, murder, starvation, hitchhiker, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
 127
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: family in crisis, family problems, haunted by the past, family relations, wedding invitation, living room, sadness, large family, intoxication, black man, family business, homophobic slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 4K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, architect, marriage, divorce, paranoia, adultery, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 2K
Track 29 (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin and in him finds a welcome reprieve from her unhappy marriage to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, adoption, mentally unstable, mystery, small town, hitchhiker, parents and children, haunted by the past, couples, family relations, mysterious character, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 7K
Equus (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an ...
Style: disturbing, talky, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mental illness, horse, obsession, doctors and patients, teenage life, hopes, love and romance, power relations, mentally unstable, introspection, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 123K
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, bleak, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: missing person, small town, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family in crisis, poverty, family problems, family relations, family life, social relations, neo noir, bail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.5
 113
After the Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the Game is a crime fiction murder mystery with a theme of "after the game of poker" and "after the game of life." It deals with revenge, deceit, lust and greed, and explores karma and the afterlife. Aging gambler Benny ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, gambling, crimes, crime, rivalry, mind game, vengeance, afterlife, deadly, dishonesty, sex, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Under the Silver Lake (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind ...
Plot: missing girl, subliminal message, swimming pool, conspiracy, obsession, surrealism, apartment complex, secret society, part animation, billionaire, pop culture, celebrity ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Seventh Day, the Eighth Night (1969)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An allegory set in an archetypal Czech village, it tells of what happens when a sequence of mysterious events take place, including the disappearance of the stationmaster. While everything has a rational explanation, collective paranoia takes hold ...
Plot: fear, anxiety, paranoia, gang rape, rape, female nudity, train, stage play, christ figure, theatre group, fight, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mental illness, investigation, journalism, journalist, uncover truth, wrongfully committed, society, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, africa, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 318
Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: best friends, filmmaking, danger, murder, partners against crime, mystery, serial killer, investigation, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, journalism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 125
Footsteps (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jason Davis is a reporter who gets an anonymous tip that turns him into an eyewitness to a judge's murder.
Plot: reporter, judge, bullet hole, killer, tied feet, murder, photographer, witness, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 320
Cafe Society (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: New York 1952. Mickey Jelke inherits a big sum of money and spends his nights in Manhattan, painting the city red. Night after night, he can be found in one Broadway bar or the other, in the company of disreputable persons like pimps and ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, tense
Plot: cons and scams, neo noir, bar, prostitute, friendship, columnist, jazz, social differences, urban, celebrity culture, nightlife, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 151
True Siblings (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The siblings Linus, 19-years-old, who are taking driving license and Vanja, 17-years-old, who's still in school. Their mom Eva works night shift at a hotel. We get to follow them during one month. Linus and Vanja begin to realize that they are ...
Plot: sibling, memory, incest, guilt, sex, sibling relationship, shame, taboo, incestuous kiss, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, incestuous desire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 25K
Lone Star (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: clever, serious, twists and turns, tense, realistic ...
Plot: sheriff, police investigation, murder, investigation, small town, mystery, haunted by the past, crime, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Murder in China Basin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Accused of murder, a man enlists the help of his ex-wife to find the true killer.
Plot: police detective, female nudity, male nudity, murder, recovering alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sins of Rachel (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bizarre, salacious story about a former fat singer getting herself killed by a host of possible candidates. It seems that Rachel has a thing for younger men including her own son. A terrible actor poses as a policeman and we hear various characters ...
Plot: homosexual, police inspector, closeted homosexual, incest, loneliness, murder, drunk, incestuous desire
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Conversation (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: surveillance, character study, obsession, alienation, losing-it hero, paranoia, neo noir, wiretap, saxophone, mystery, loner, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 183
Out to Kill (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When private investigator Jim Noble moves into a beautiful loft complex in Tampa, he never expects to find his first case literally right outside his door - the corpse of one of his neighbors, right in the middle of the complex's courtyard. ...
Plot: guitar, hanging, boat, pool party, gay, holding hands, lethal injection, suicide note, yoga, alibi, swimming pool, real estate agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 6K
Agnes of God (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
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: talky, serious, clever, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hypnosis, nun, psychiatrist, court, novice, mother superior, convent, trial, mystery, murder, clergy, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: quebec, montreal quebec, canada, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%