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Unsane (2018)
 6.4
 44K
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 thriller, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: mental institution, obsession, maniac, mental patient, psychopath, fear, stalker, mental illness, murder, sexual assault, pursuit, chase, stalking, sexual harassment, handcuffed woman, psychiatric ward, watching someone, mother daughter relationship, loneliness, depression, nurse, mental disorder, crimes, dog, business ...
Place: portugal, boston, pennsylvania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, violence, blood, mental illness, obsession, death and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Unsane: Alone (2020), Gothika (2003), Bad Samaritan (2018), Secret Window (2004), Side Effects (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Alone (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: trapped, escape, maniac, cruelty, kidnapped woman, chase, hunter, lost in the woods, 911, wilderness, woman in danger, cabin in the woods ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 111K
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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, psycho film, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, investigation, serial killer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, mental institution, mind game, psychiatrist, false accusation, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 22K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, tense, complex ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, violence, investigation, psychopath, home invasion, psycho killer, sadist, sadism, held captive, maniac, captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 189K
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: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, macabre, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychology, split personality, insanity, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, isolation, murder, mentally unstable, stephen king, stalking, paranoia, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 185K
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: surprise ending, psychological, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: depression, murder, deception, life turned upside down, mental illness, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, dishonesty, manipulation, patient, psychiatrist, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2004
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 50K
Ma (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her ...
Style: twists and turns, slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: female psychopath, underage drinking, mental health, basement, danger, kidnapping, torture, party, murder, social network, african american, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: twists and turns, scary, gothic, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, domestic violence, invisibility, homicidal maniac, death, murder, woman in danger, home invasion, abusive boyfriend, panic, sadist ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 1.2M
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, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, paranoia, psychology, mental illness, psychiatrist, hallucination, uncover truth, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, mystery, obsession, uncover truth, psychology, amnesia, psychiatrist, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, doctors and patients, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s, year 2007 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 6K
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: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, secret, paranoia, mentally unstable, crimes, fear, seduction, love and romance, stalking, adultery, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: kosovo, melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological ...
Plot: lovecraftian, insanity, hallucination, disappearance, investigation, h.p. lovecraft, paranoia, police brutality, gory, danger, hallucinations, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, europe, england, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 272K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural horror, fear, spiritualism, possession, ritual, satanism, secret society, demon, dysfunctional family, evil spirit, curse, supernatural ...
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Room for Rent (2019)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lonely widow Joyce rents out a room in her house and becomes dangerously obsessed with one of her guests.
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: rape, age difference, widow, sexual abuse, female psychopath, woman rapes man, mental illness, sociopath, obsession, socially awkward, loneliness, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 27K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, landlord, voyeurism, paranoia, confined, hidden camera, rapist, deception, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 42K
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, twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: mental institution, dissociative identity disorder, supernatural, ghost, mental illness, doctors and patients, survival, danger, confined, split personality, murder, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: 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, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, nanny, obsession, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, survival, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 20K
Swallow (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.
Style: art house, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: self harm, control, housewife, obsession, dark secret, loneliness, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, pregnancy, parents and children, psychotherapist, prison rape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa, new york state, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 148K
The Gift (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.
Style: psychological thriller, twist ending, suspense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: stalker, bullying, revenge, secrets, bully, paranoia, husband wife relationship, past, stalking, friendship, manipulative person, lie ...
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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 5.6
 4K
Danika (2005)
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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mentally unstable, infidelity, family relations, nanny, fear, psychiatrist, obsession, dishonesty, danger, love affair, parents and children, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: twist ending, twists and turns, gothic, atmospheric, psychological thriller ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, mental patient, insanity, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, twists & turns, doctors, plot twist, happy ending, uncover truth, escape ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, 1800s
Place: england, usa, tuscany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 7K
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychiatry, mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, murder, intern, ghost, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 36K
May (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: student film
Plot: mental illness, obsession, serial killer, loneliness, murder, cannibalism, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, psychopath, blind character, insanity, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, crime, obsessed fan, stalking, actor's life, woman in danger, mentally unstable, crimes, danger, price of fame, maniac ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 57K
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: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, psychopath, psychology, police investigation, mind game, maniac, profiler, crimes, police detective, agoraphobia, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, danger, patient, isolation, obsession, doctors and patients, mystery, losing-it hero, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, gothic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, obsession, serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, high school, child abuse, police, mental illness, incest, coach ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, psychopath, secret, mental illness, voyeurism, death of mother, hidden room, mysterious character, crimes, social misfits, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 31K
Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: obsessive love, trapped, stalker, obsession, female villain, kidnapping, held captive, older woman younger woman relationship, trap, murder, roommate, psychopath ...
Place: paris france, france, united states, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 534K
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, surprise ending, tense, psychological thriller ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, interracial romance, african american, cult, psycho, survival, brainwashing, missing person, interracial relations, missing, secret society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
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: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, memory loss, psychology, obsession, depression, mental illness, psychiatrist, ex husband ex wife relationship, violence against women, train, infidelity, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%