Movies like First Born

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First Born (2007)
 4.8
 3K
First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her see things in a different light. A creepy babysitter doesn't make things any better. She begins seeing things, trusts no one, as she goes into self-destruct mode.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, parents and children, danger, family problems, nanny, mind game, obsession, suburbs, isolation, ghost, pregnancy, babies and infants, suburban life, depression, supernatural, family relations, supernatural ability, mental illness, voyeurism, custody, curses spells and rituals, single parent, deadly, fear ...
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to First Born

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, family problems, family in danger and family relations mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like First Born: Ghost Son (2007), The Watch (2008), In a Dark Place (2006), Orphan (2009), Love Thy Neighbor (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
 734
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: ghost, family in danger, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, uncover truth, parents and children, missing child, pregnancy, deadly, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Films to Keep You Awake: The Baby's Room (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Spain, the sports journalist Juan has a perfect life with his wife Sonia: they have just had a baby and moved to an old house that needs to be repaired in a fancy neighborhood. When Juan's sister and her husband visit the couple, they give ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, family in danger, couples, supernatural, paranormal, baby, old dark house, mystery, family problems, obsession, mind game, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 817
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: isolation, manipulations, mind game, danger, manipulation, mystery, haunted by the past, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
In a Dark Place (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The disturbed arts teacher, Anna Veigh, is hired by Mr. Laing as a governess to raise Flora and her brother Miles. Anna believes that the ghosts of the former governess, Miss Jessel, and housekeeper, Peter Quint, are in the property haunting the ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, orphan, sexual abuse, mystery, life is a bitch, family in danger, supernatural, mentally unstable, school, family problems, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 185K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: orphan, family in danger, family problems, adoption, mysterious character, manipulation, deadly, parents and children, insanity, female psychopath, fear, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: stalking, family in danger, psychopath, mind game, haunted by the past, obsession, deadly, family problems, social decay, dishonesty, heist, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: serious, scary, tense, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, child in peril, attic, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, estate, haunted house, isolation, deadly, danger, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, children, family in danger, ghost, deadly, family problems, mentally unstable, siblings relations, dealing with death, danger, supernatural power, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 3K
Barricade (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A father's quiet retreat to the woods with his two children turns into a fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: isolation, survival, ghost, parents and children, mystery, family in danger, supernatural, forces of nature, in the woods, family relations, danger, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, obsession, adoption, ghost, danger, parents and children, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 5K
The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, family problems, danger, parents and children, domestic disturbance, gory, grudge, curses spells and rituals, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 436
The Unborn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on an urban legend that became the talk of the town in the year 2000. The story begins when Por wakes up in hospital, after being brutally beaten by a drug dealer, to find herself going to give birth. Frightened and confused, Por ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, surreal
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, pregnancy, memory loss, mentally unstable, woman in danger, family problems, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: ghost, deadly, family in danger, starting over, supernatural, family relations, danger, slasher, single parent, parents and children, fall in love, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: isolation, ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, mentally unstable, estate, deadly, danger, woman in danger, haunted by the past, haunted house, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 254
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, mental illness, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, golden years, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, danger, hidden identity, mysterious character, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: psychopath, murder, stalking, family in danger, crimes, family problems, danger, parents and children, deadly, adoption, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 29K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hallucination, nightmare, supernatural, hometown, ghost, gory, mentally unstable, danger, destiny, parents and children, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
The House Next Door (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walker Kennedy and his wife Col are a happy, voluntarily childless suburban couple. Then the thing they fear the most happens: part of their green surrounding is turned into a building site, for what turns out to be the widely acclaimed first house ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic
Plot: family in danger, haunted house, mysterious character, supernatural, deadly, couples, curses spells and rituals, family problems, curse, suburbs, architect, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, woman in danger, death in the family, family problems, mysterious character, master and servant, family in danger, family relations, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.1
 16K
Devil's Due (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unexpected pregnancy takes a terrifying turn for newlyweds Zach and Samantha McCall.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: satan, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, pregnancy, family in danger, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, religions or cults, pregnant woman, self mutilation, satanic cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, year 2012
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.9
 390
London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, nanny, voodoo, ghost, family relations, danger, couples, deadly, couple relations, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, usa, england, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
It's in the Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: ghost, survival, danger, isolation, rescue, supernatural, wilderness, deadly, parents and children, in the woods, estrangement, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 2K
Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, danger, family problems, deadly, family in crisis, murder, deception, stalker, domestic disturbance, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 1K
Visitors (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: sea voyage, hallucination, sailing, ghost, mystery, supernatural, danger, isolation, deadly, ocean or sea, insanity, cat ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 16K
Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, investigation, teenage life, danger, mystery, paranormal activity, family life, deadly, drowning, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychopath, mysterious character, out of the way, vengeance, danger, deadly, family problems, family life, crimes, haunted by the past, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, family in danger, supernatural, murder, danger, mystery, haunted house, ghost, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 619
Inhabited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Brad and Meg move to a detached house in need of major repairs after a fire and decades of neglect, they're happy that cheerful teenage son Tyler behaves normally, for puberty. Young daughter Gina's stories about sometimes evil ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, family life, deadly, danger, psychiatrist, pets, deadly creature, trip wire, facial cut ...
Time: year 1955
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Daisy Chain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving couple move to a remote Irish village in the wake of their baby daughter's death. They soon take in an orphaned autistic girl, only to become involved in a series of strange occurrences.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, family in danger, supernatural, adoption, mentally challenged, couples, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, starting over, couple relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%