Movies like Awoken

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Awoken (2019)
 5.2
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Awoken (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Karla, a young medical student, is trying to cure her brother, Blake, from a terminal sleep illness called Fatal Familial Insomnia, where you are unable to sleep until you die. On her quest to treat him, a more sinister reason for his condition is revealed.
Style: psychological
Plot: terminal illness, cure, student, illness, disease, insomnia, nightmare, medicine, medical, dream, sleeping, medical student, waking up, mental disorder, treatment, dreaming, death, sick, parents, australian, parent, siblings, sickness, bad dream, mental instability ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia

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Most similar movies to Awoken

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, scary and serious films with plots about death, danger, supernatural, murder, nightmare, deadly and blood mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Awoken: The Rake (2018), Chasing Sleep (2000), The Babadook (2014), Respire (2010), The Night Walker (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 767
The Rake (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ben and Ashley come together 20 years after the murder of their parents to determine the cause of their parents' death. Ashley is troubled by the idea that the thing that took her parents' lives may not be finished with her family.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: murder, parents, siblings, myth, home invasion, monster, creature, basement, hallucination, uncover truth, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chasing Sleep (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: insomnia, missing person, nightmare, police, professor, uncover truth, obsession, crimes, deadly, murder, haunted by the past, pill ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 209K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, macabre, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, danger, ghost, family in danger, nightmare comes true, dealing with death, single mother, dysfunctional family, monster, sleeping, book ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 692
Respire (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Ancient Romans believed that the soul escaped one's body with the last breath. It was believed that last breath held the power to cure disease and prolong life. In 1930's, Dr. Robert Kaminsky devoted his life to finding out how to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, legends and myths, supernatural, store, cure, danger, rivalry, society, imaginary, life is a bitch, power, disease ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Night Walker (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was killed in a fire.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, realistic ...
Plot: laboratory, betrayal, murder, dream, nightmare, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, deadly, legal action, stalking, private detective, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Plot: insomnia, experiment, hallucination, abandoned hospital, aspiring actor, mysterious death, stage play, abandoned building, mental institution, violence, candle, cemetery ...
Time: year 1975, year 1984
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 13K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, danger, college, supernatural ability, child in peril, fear, demons ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 2K
Parasomnia (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laura Baxter is a young woman, literally a "sleeping beauty," who suffers from a medical condition called "parasomnia." A childhood accident victim, she is actually sleeping her life away, awakening briefly on rare occasions. Art ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: mentally unstable, insomnia, woman in danger, hypnosis, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, sleeping, fall in love, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.7
 2K
Nightmare (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmares, Janet is sent home where ...
Style: psychological thriller, surprise ending, neo noir, psychotronic
Plot: paranoia, mother, mask, nightmare, stabbing, dream, knife, injury, traumatic experience, dreaming, doctor, recurring nightmare ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
 598
Terrified (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Traumatized after witnessing her jealous husband kill her adulterous lover and then himself, an unbalanced, nymphomaniac young woman finds herself stalked by an unknown assailant, but she cannot make anyone believe her desperate situation.
Plot: stalker, adultery, infidelity, fear, murder, desire, nightmare, dream, police, insanity, husband, psychopath ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.3
 304
Heebie Jeebies (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman gathers her friends together in a cabin to try and protect them from a killer after she dreams each of their deaths. This, however, just puts them all in one spot making for easy pickings for the slasher.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: forest, death, confined, deadly, stalking, isolation, destiny, in the woods, strong violent content, psychic, murder, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 2K
The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: slasher, serious, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: island, murder, beach, graphic violence, danger, supernatural, psychopath, nightmare, evil, dream, death, fear ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 3K
Octane (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a family visit, stressed businesswoman Senga Wilson (Madeleine Stowe) is driving with her rebellious daughter, Nat (Mischa Barton), down an ominous highway in the middle of the night. After they pick up a weird teenage hitchhiker (Bijou ...
Style: slasher, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: road trip, nightmare, kidnapping, psychopath, parents and children, supernatural, deadly, chase, danger, disorder, gory, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 7K
Sleepless (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, insomnia, sadism, midget, police investigation, mystery, prostitute, decapitation, drowning, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Living and the Dead (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A descent into Hell is triggered when "Ex-Lord" Donald Brocklebank finds that he must leave Longleigh House for London to find a way to pay for the medical treatments for his wife Nancy. Alone, his over-protected, delusional, adult son, ...
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, mental illness, family relations, isolation, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, parents and children, schizophrenia, domestic violence, overdose, anxiety ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jennifer's Shadow (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Willful young Jennifer Cassi travels to South America to claim the inheritance of her recently deceased twin sister Johanna's house. While there Jennifer must contend with her eccentric grandmother Mary Ellen Cassi, who has damned the family ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, slasher ...
Plot: twins, woman in danger, mysterious character, ghost, supernatural, deadly, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, gory, pursuit, chase, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Behind the Trees (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While on a romantic getaway in the Indian wilderness, a couple from Los Angeles accidentally witnesses the haunting exorcism of an 11-year old girl. They decide to rescue her.
Style: gothic, psychological, melancholic, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: rescue, supernatural horror, married couple, demon, travel, struggle for survival, ritual, paranormal activity, nightmare, survival, obsession, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 33K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Thailand
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, haunted by the past, uncover truth, danger, spirit, revenge, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, brooklyn new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.6
 6K
Road Games (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.
Style: slasher, road movie, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, truck, stalking, on the road, murder, vigilantism, deadly, pets, crimes, danger, truck driver ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 3K
Unthinkable (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When he is tasked to take care of the former US ambassador in Syria, a med student comes to learn of the devastating impact a past attack left on the ambassador's family and the dark secrets connected to it. Soon, he finds himself embroiled in ...
Style: political, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: student, bombing, husband, spell, spy, doctor, suspect, father, sleepwalking, castle, panic, embassy ...
Place: syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 4K
Room 6 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The school teacher Amy has been proposed by her boyfriend Nick early in the morning and she promises her answer later in the afternoon...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, slasher
Plot: afterlife, hospital, zombie, ghost, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, amateur detective, mysterious character, crimes, hallucination, haunted by the past, nurse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
2 Bedroom 1 Bath (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple moves into what appears to be the perfect home, but when they discover that they will soon become parents, things begin to fall apart. Rachel, the expectant mother, is haunted by a ghost in a red dress, while Kevin, the soon to be ...
Style: bleak, scary, rough, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: husband wife relationship, evil force, pregnancy, vengeful ghost, marriage, landlord, expectant father, nightmare, fear, supernatural, haunted house, ghost ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 79K
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: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychic, ghost, afterlife, hypnosis, haunted house, rape, clairvoyance, murder, paranoia, supernatural, nightmare, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.6
 5K
Long Weekend (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: wilderness, holiday, camping, storm, forest, killing an animal, survival, forces of nature, crumbling marriage, stalking, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lemon Tree Passage (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An Australian urban legend comes screaming on the Ozploitation scene. It’s said that if you drive down the creepy road of Lemon Tree Passage, and witness a sudden flash of light in the trees, you'll be forever haunted by the tormented spirit ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, urban legend, vacation, american abroad, rape, danger, violence, homicidal maniac, brutality, crimes, death, rapist ...
Place: australia
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36%
 4.4
 1K
Crush (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Julian is perfectly happy in his relationship with the pretty blond Clare. That is, until he meets Anna, a dark-haired, bikini-clad beauty who he encounters while he is house-sitting. Passion reigns in their relationship, and soon Julian learns that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, obsession, mysterious character, teenage life, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, danger, stalking, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: snake, found footage, supernatural, investigation, insanity, mental illness, kidnapping, hospital, memory loss, demon, surveillance, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Collective: Unconscious (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man and his grandmother hide out from an ominous broadcast. The Grim Reaper hosts a TV show. The formerly incarcerated recount and reinterpret their first days of freedom. A suburban mom's life is upturned by the beast growing inside of her. ...
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, dream, hypnosis, sleeping, hypnotism, trance, surrealism, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 32K
Eli (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boy named Eli with a rare autoimmune disorder is confined to a special experimental clinic for his treatment. He soon begins experiencing supernatural forces, turning the supposedly safe facility into a haunted prison for him and his fellow ...
Style: macabre, twist ending, bleak, suspense, rough ...
Plot: evil child, antichrist, disease, allergy, child protagonist, treatment, little boy, demon, danger, family, mother son relationship, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%