Movies like Unsane

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Unsane (2018)
 6.4
 29K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychological, disturbing
Plot: mental institution, fear, maniac, psychological thriller, murder, obsession, pursuit, psychiatric ward, crimes, mental disorder, stalker, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, stalking, stabbed in the eye, lesbian kiss, restaurant, doctor, sexual harassment, nurse, finding a dead body, flashback, medication, shower, police ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal

Most similar movies to Unsane

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and suspense films with plots about murder, blood, fear, death, violence, obsession and flashback mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Unsane: Gothika (2003), Shutter Island (2010), Case 39 (2009), Danika (2006), Side Effects (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 98K
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: psychological, suspenseful, gothic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, mind game, serial killer, mystery, psychiatrist, supernatural ability, crazy, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 953K
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, mental institution, insanity, losing-it hero, uncover truth, paranoia, doctors and patients, island, plot twist, delusion, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, 1940s ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 69K
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, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, child abuse, danger, mysterious character, mental institution, social worker, uncover truth, murder, evil child, woman in danger, demons, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 3K
Danika (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story follows Danika, a woman whose fears for her children are manifested in premonitions of death and disaster. Bierko plays Tomei's husband, while Hall is her psychiatrist and confidant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: mentally unstable, fear, nanny, infidelity, obsession, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, teenage life, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.1
 164K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, tense, surprise ending, clever, suspense ...
Plot: life turned upside down, doctors and patients, murder, mentally unstable, mental illness, deception, depression, psychiatrist, obsession, mental institution, conspiracy, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, private detective, stalking, psychopath, urban legend, gory, obsession, mental institution, vengeance, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 10K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: jealousy, mentally unstable, paranoia, marriage, divorce, obsession, insanity, danger, fear, psychopath, deception, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 5K
Irresistible (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, mentally unstable, fear, seduction, sex, paranoia, secret, stalker, crumbling marriage, husband, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: melbourne australia, kosovo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, mind game, seduction, mystery, hidden identity, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, sex scandal, amateur detective, mogul ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, uncover truth, mystery, obsession, life turned upside down, woman in danger, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, power relations, domestic violence, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Blood of the Undead (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, obsession, maniac, slasher, gory, violence, psychological thriller, mystery, woman in danger, danger, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, hospital, demons, mother daughter relationship, surveillance footage, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 164K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, murder, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, isolation, arson, divorce, stalking, paranoia, nervous breakdown, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized, gothic ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, mental patient, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, insanity, uncover truth, infatuation, stolen identity, twists & turns, torture, psychiatrist ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, medical school, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.7
 350K
Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, cult, plot twist, family, missing, african american, survival, racism, brainwashing, violence, interracial romance, secrets ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 6K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological
Plot: ghost, mental institution, psychiatry, mentally unstable, mind game, murder, intern, hospital, gory, spirit, medicine, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 80K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, sanity, paranoia, construction worker, beach, small town, obsession, apocalypse, insurance, delusion, nightmare, nervous breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 11K
The Return (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joanna Mills has a successful career but feels her personal life is spinning out of control. She has few friends, an estranged father, and a crazy ex-boyfriend who is stalking her. Joanna begins having terrifying visions of a woman's murder, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gloomy, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, stalker, nightmare, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, wound, crimes, danger, deadly, amateur detective, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 8K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, pitchfork, maniac, psychopathic killer, soldier, knife murder, slasher killer, gory, college ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1980, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 24K
The Resident (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, erotic, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, psychopath, domestic disturbance, voyeurism, undressing, obsession, landlord, bathtub, woman in danger, underwear, confined, female doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police investigation, depression, memory loss, train, investigation, obsession, mental illness, false accusation, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, infidelity, psychology ...
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Killing Floor (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A literary agent moves into a penthouse apartment. Soon after the move, he receives crime scene photographs that seem to have taken place in his new apartment. Next he receives a series of stalker videotapes that document his every move.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, tense ...
Plot: neighbor, stalking, obsession, gory, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, surveillance, investigation, mind game, couple relations, dangerous attraction, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, violence, slasher, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.7
 13K
Pet (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man imprisons the woman he's still obsessed with after years apart, then finds the tables turned on him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, melancholic
Plot: stalking, obsession, slave, murder, psychopath, serial killer, basement, violence, fear, captive, kidnapped, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychiatrist, island, cemetery, murder, danger, race against time, haunted by the past, mental illness, crime, killer, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, year 1991
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 48K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, psychopath, police investigation, crime, profiler, psychology, police detective, violence, maniac, agoraphobia, paranoia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 11K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, split personality, hotel, nun, blood, gore, corpse, sex, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 12K
The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, hacking, danger, cyberspace, video chat, woman in danger, brutality, fear, witnessing a crime, talking to the camera, violence, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 20K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, revenge, voyeur, serial killer, motel, blood, starting over, gory, mother son relationship, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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