Movies like Unsane

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Unsane (2018)
 6.4
 32K
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: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: mental institution, fear, obsession, psychopath, mental patient, murder, pursuit, psychological thriller, mental illness, sexual assault, psychiatric ward, watching someone, mother daughter relationship, stalker, mental disorder, maniac, crimes, dog, business, rape, loneliness, violence, depression, running, african american ...
Place: portugal, pennsylvania

Most similar movies to Unsane

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, blood, obsession, flashback, fear, death and violence mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Unsane: Gothika (2003), Get Out (2017), Shutter Island (2010), Side Effects (2013), Danika (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 100K
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, scary, gothic, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mental illness, investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, serial killer, psychiatrist, mystery, supernatural ability, mental institution, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 397K
Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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: twist ending, psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, racism, cult, survival, missing, friendship, plot twist, african american, human monster, brainwashing, violence, interracial romance ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 989K
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, uncover truth, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, island, delusion, psychiatrist, plot twist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, 1940s ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 167K
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, surprise ending, clever, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, deception, depression, mental illness, psychiatrist, obsession, mental institution, conspiracy, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: infidelity, nanny, fear, mentally unstable, obsession, dishonesty, love affair, teenage life, couples, family relations, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, rough, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, jealousy, mentally unstable, marriage, divorce, insanity, deception, betrayal, frame up, stalking, ex husband, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, private detective, murder, urban legend, stalking, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, obsession, vengeance, gory, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, suspense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, uncover truth, life turned upside down, psychiatrist, power relations, woman in danger, doctors and patients, mystery, investigation, obsession, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 2007, 2010s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, stalker, seduction, sex, paranoia, secret, fear, mentally unstable, stalking, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, stalking, maniac, slasher, woman in danger, danger, losing-it hero, gory, mystery, crimes, psychological thriller ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, gothic, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, mental patient, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, insanity, uncover truth, infatuation, stolen identity, torture, psychiatrist, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: medical school, england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 82K
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: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, nightmare, nervous breakdown, delusion, fear, construction worker, insurance, dreams, sanity, insanity, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 2011
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mental institution, murder, ghost, intern, psychiatry, mind game, mentally unstable, deadly, gory, obsession, power relations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, murder, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, mystery, hidden identity, seduction, secret, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 25K
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, erotic, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, obsession, bathtub, landlord, undressing, voyeurism, woman in danger, domestic disturbance, confined, underwear, red light ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 168K
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, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, divorce, stalking, psychology, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: disappearance, insanity, investigation, paranoia, violence, police brutality, gory, mind game, deadly, mental illness, hallucinations, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, twist ending, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police investigation, depression, memory loss, train, investigation, obsession, psychiatrist, mental illness, psychology, false accusation, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 197K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: disturbing, emotional, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, blindness, suicide, fear, survival horror, bird, murder, creature, chase, running, pregnancy, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, slasher, mental institution, psychologist, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, haunted by the past, psychoanalysis, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 14K
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: obsession, stalking, slave, murder, psychopath, serial killer, basement, violence, captive, kidnapped, dog, fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage boy begins to suspect that his wholesome, all-American dad is actually the serial killer terrorizing their small town.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, father son relationship, dark past, investigation, church, psychological thriller, friendship, fear, teenage boy, sadism, double life, murder ...
Time: 1990s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, murder, slasher, obsessed fan, actor's life, stalking, mentally unstable, woman in danger, danger, crime, price of fame, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, obsession, collector, mentally unstable, butterfly, danger, confined, crimes, dangerous attraction, loneliness, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 69K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, ghost, psychic, afterlife, murder, obsession, haunted house, paranoia, clairvoyance, supernatural, supernatural ability, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 70K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, student, patient, guilt, obsession, unfulfillment, race against time, blind character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, snake, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, serial killer, hospital, mother daughter relationship, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, murder, danger, mental institution, psychopath, sanitarium, patient, hospital, slasher, gory, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, investigation, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, gory, dishonesty, vengeance, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 64K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: perversion, psychopath, femme fatale, murder, mentally unstable, torture, gory, violence, obsession, dancer, ballet, actress ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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