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Welcome the Stranger (2018)
 4.7
 2K
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, captivating, suspense, art house, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: brother sister relationship, incest overtones, paranoia, suspicion, sibling, psycho, paranormal, isolated house, mystery, incest, female nudity, paranormal phenomena, insect, masturbation, portal, female masturbation, swimming pool, drawing, male masturbation, skinny dipping, nude swimming, butt naked, brother sister reunion, male full rear nudity, siblings ...

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Most similar movies to Welcome the Stranger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, suspense and tense films with plots about mystery, crimes, murder, investigation, family relations, female nudity and deadly mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Welcome the Stranger: León and Olvido (2004), The Last Lullaby (2008), Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (2017), At the Gate of the Ghost (2011), Gone Girl (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
León and Olvido (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The love-hate relations between a girl and his disabled brother.
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: incest overtones, down syndrome, autism, brother sister relationship, incest, family relations, lifestyle, family, problem solving, family problems, social problems, brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, moral dilemma, retiring, rivalry, crimes, danger, going straight, femme fatale, self discovery, retirement, paranoia, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Energy-conservative high school student Houtarou Oreki ends up with more than he bargained for when he signs up for the Classics Club at his sister's behest—especially when he realizes how deep-rooted the club's history really is. ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: school, brother sister relationship, teenager, teenage life, literature, uncover truth, sibling, school club, brother, secret, mystery, schoolboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
At the Gate of the Ghost (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Adapted from Japanese film called Rashomon, U Mong Pa Meung (The Outrage) takes place in a wood during Thai’s Lanna period where a mysterious murder happens. The story is told through three witnesses: a young monk, woodcutter and undertaker.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, injustice, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, who done it, life is a bitch, society, crimes, under the surface ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 914K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, twists & turns, murder mystery, manipulation, investigation, disappearance, missing wife, infidelity, femme fatale, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 10K
Angel of Mine (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman grieving over the death of her daughter loses grip of reality when she begins to think her girl may still be alive.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, grief, stalking, plot twist, depression, suspicion, little girl, insanity, divorced couple, mother daughter relationship, skating, desperation ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.9
 95
She-Chotic (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman's alter ego emerges after years of dormancy to exact revenge on her unsuspecting boyfriend and his mistress.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, scary, tense ...
Plot: psycho killer, revenge, mistress, violent behavior, violence, erotica, betrayal, alter ego, network, paranoia, maniac, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 420
UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, crimes, hidden identity, danger, estate, mysterious character, dishonesty, stranger, mysterious past, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 367
The Cold Front (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sasha and Ilya, a bored young couple on a verge of breakup, are spending a New Year's Eve at a secluded beach house in Northern France then a carcass of an unidentified creature is washed ashore nearby. Later that day on his way back from a ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: love triangle, love hate relationship, betrayal, sea creature, mystery, chance meeting, couples, supernatural, danger, monster, cheating
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 106K
Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, bleak, gothic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family relations, masturbation, mystery, family problems, funeral, danger, estate, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.5
 431
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, investigation, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, parents and children, small town, small town life, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 128
Fighting Fish (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When David's sister returns home after a long absence, their complicated past comes back to haunt them.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: incest, self harm, sex with sister, seductress, making love, moral dilemma, forbidden love, brother sister relationship, suicide attempt, sick mother, pet shop, brother sister reunion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.1
 945K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, afterlife, death, psychology, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychic, life & death, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 4K
The Bygone (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When a young rancher crosses paths with a Lakota girl from a nearby reservation, her mysterious disappearance sparks a search that uncovers a harrowing past and hints at a dire future.
Style: suspense, touching, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: human trafficking, kidnapping, girl, uncover truth, chase, vengeance, who done it, mystery, crimes, revenge, love and romance, suspicion ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 4K
Silent Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, autism, mystery, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, deadly, dealing with death, haunted by the past, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 5K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, architect, paranoia, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.8
 1K
InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, crimes, supernatural, victim, investigation, danger, strong female presence, law enforcement, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Complete Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tom’s birthday dinner party is turned upside down by the unexpected arrival of Alice, an old flame who changed her identity and vanished without a trace 15 years prior.
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, mysterious, psychotronic, mind bending ...
Plot: eternal youth, new identity, love, addiction, supernatural ability, psychosis, romance, lie, hidden identity, new life, stage magician, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranoia, surveillance, character study, wiretap, conspiracy, alienation, obsession, losing-it hero, mystery, loner, unfulfillment, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A group of young girls are brought up in a college within dark forests and gloomy lakes. Young Hidalla and her friends Irene, Vera, Blanka, Melusine and Rain are brought up in an isolated world: the girls don't know anything about live outside ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rebelliousness, mystery, youth, orphan, confined, teaching the ways of the world, love affair, isolation, power relations, boarding school, teachers and students, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 1K
Submission (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A well-respected professor who is a celebrated novelist and loving husband loses himself when he becomes obsessed with an ambitious and talented student.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: teacher student relationship, college professor, infidelity, college student, manipulation, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, adultery, older man younger woman relationship, sex scene, mystery, emotional manipulation ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Traces of Sin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tanaka is going through a tough time trying to support his younger sister Mitsuko, recently arrested and hold up in jail. As an investigative reporter, he immerses himself into a story about a shocking murder case gone cold; a family was brutally ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: murder, mystery, family, journalism, investigative reporter, family secret, manipulation, cold case, child abuse, planting evidence, murder of family, incest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 261
The Unseen (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gemma and Will are shattered when their son dies in an accident. Gemma blames herself and starts to have panic attacks that affect her eyesight - and the audience's point of view. Will, tormented, believes he is hearing his son's voice ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: obsession, friend, secret, paranoia, missing person, husband wife relationship, isolation, disappearance, deception, tragedy, mind game, suspicion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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A Sister's Nightmare (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Police officer Jane Rydert's life goes into a tailspin the day her older sister, Cassidy, shows up at her door after sixteen years of confinement in a psychiatric hospital.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, mother daughter conflict, mental illness, suspicion, child in peril, family relations, sisters, crimes, escapades, disturbed individual, salvation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 199
Dark Water (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young man who, through a series of surreal visions, comes to believe that he is a serial killer targeting pedophiles.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, bleak
Plot: pedophile, serial killer, mystery, investigation, vigilantism, sibling, siblings, crime, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 38K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, danger, supernatural, wheelchair, talking to the dead, death, crying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, voodoo, rivalry, danger, deadly, mystery, curse, standoff, showdown, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
While the Children Sleep (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prosperous couple find the perfect live-in nanny but soon discover she intends to do her job to deadly perfection.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, slasher
Plot: nanny, mystery, mind game, family relations, family problems, crimes, serial killer, deadly, rivalry, crumbling marriage, female psychopath, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 198
The Tutor (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mona, a past student in child psychology, is keen to put her knowledge into practice. She attends an interview and is selected to become a full-time private tutor to two orphaned children, in some remote area of Northern Argentina.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: teacher student relationship, feral child, child in peril, childhood trauma, child abuse, old house, brother sister relationship, teaching the ways of the world, stuttering, drugged, panic attack, tutor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 184
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 ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: taboo, brother sister incest, brother sister sex, taboo sex, incest, sibling, sibling relationship, shame, guilt, brother sister relationship, teenage sexuality, sexual awakening ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%