Movies like The 9th Life of Louis Drax

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The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016)
 6.3
 14K
The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychologist who begins working with a young boy who has suffered a near-fatal fall finds himself drawn into a mystery that tests the boundaries of fantasy and reality.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, tense, surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: father son relationship, picnic, falling off a cliff, family relations, injured child, mysticism, parents and children, mystery, coma, doctor, consciousness, mother son relationship, father-son relationship, escape from reality, investigation, psychologist, subconscious, pity, flashback, based on a novel, monster, pregnancy, party, dolphins, morgue ...

Most similar movies to The 9th Life of Louis Drax

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, suspenseful, suspense and tense films with plots about murder, danger, crimes, family relations, investigation, mystery and uncover truth mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The 9th Life of Louis Drax: The Girl on the Train (2016), Lethal Seduction (2015), A Mother's Instinct (2015), Son of Cain (2013), The Key (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
100%
Lethal Seduction (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: High School senior Mark Richards has never minded his overprotective widowed mother,Tanya, and is a good son to her as he prepares to go off to Princeton in the fall. However, when he comes under the sexual spell of the rapacious, manipulative older ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: mother son relationship, older woman younger man, older woman younger man relationship, obsession, age difference, widow, teenager, violence, teenage boy, capture, stalker, manipulative woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Mother's Instinct (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a woman’s son goes missing and the prime suspect is released due to lack of evidence, she and her teenage daughter decide to play vigilante.
Style: psychological, bleak, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, cyberbullying, parent child relationship, missing son, kidnapped boy, boy, high school student, uncover truth, law enforcement, suspicion, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 815
Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, dishonesty, family in crisis, manipulations, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.5
 627
The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, estrangement, investigation, murder, dead father, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Galentine's Day Nightmare (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman's life becomes a living nightmare when she becomes the prime suspect in her boss's murder.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Plot: who done it, murder mystery, boss and employee, uncover truth, track down, mystery, police investigation, youth, law enforcement, victim, escapades, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 8K
Wander (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After getting hired to probe a suspicious death in the small town of Wander, a mentally unstable private investigator becomes convinced the case is linked to the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: paranoia, car accident, conspiracy, murder, small town, fbi agent, grief, post traumatic stress disorder, private detective, death, investigation, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 198
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, mystery, couples, infidelity, who done it, crimes, hidden identity, law enforcement, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 417
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, investigation, law enforcement, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 85
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 377
Child of Mine (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Alberta small-town police chief officially finds no suspect in the bloody stabbing to death of 'working girl' Jane McGill. Her daughters are adopted two years later, trough his friend Alvin, by a London couple who don't qualify yet ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: adoption, murder, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, domestic disturbance, uncover truth, family in danger, parents and children, sister sister relationship, suspicion, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.5
 313
Mindfield (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a police detective kills a criminal, this traumatic event triggers a locked memory, he didn't know he had, of him being a subject of a CIA experiment.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: mystery, undercover, government agency, drug abuse, experiment gone awry, mind control, doctor, breasts, police officer, death of friend, exploding car, therapy ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 605
The Last Stop (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of quircky, snow bound, strangers discover there are killers amongst them.
Style: slasher, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, danger, confined, deadly, gory, isolation, crime scene, road accident, psycho killer, group of friends, psychopathic killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 408
Iskariot (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A doctor is pulled into Stockholm's underbelly after his brother gets caught up in a botched drug deal.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, haunted by the past, race against time, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, drug dealer, doctor, drug dealing, hospital, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 989
Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: track down, hitman, on the run, danger, crimes, deadly, parents and children, family relations, family problems, woman in danger, chases and races, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 370
True Nature (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Part drama and part supernatural thriller, TRUE NATURE tells the story of a family reunited when their college-age daughter is found after a year-long disappearance. With no memory of what happened to her, she soon discovers that her very presence ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Monday at 11:01 A.M. (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film is a suspense thriller about Michael, who brings his girlfriend Jenny to a beautiful yet strange mountain town where everyone seems familiar. But he begins to see and hear things that no one else can. After many hallucinations and then ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: obsession, resort, weekend, missing person, hallucination, insanity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, worship, drinking alcohol, female stalker, cult, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love at First Kill (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An overprotective mother tries to stop her son's budding relationship with a flirtatious young divorce.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: mother son conflict, destructive relationship, mentally unstable, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, obsession, single mother, domineering mother, overbearing mother, small town, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, heist, track down, danger, race against time, confined, parents and children, friendship, on the run, crimes, abduction, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, danger, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 268
No Good Deed (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karen never planned on being a hero. A recent widow, she has her hands full with work and parenting her son Max. Then Karen saves Jeremy's life during a drug store robbery and quickly discovers that the young man is intent on paying her back at ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: mother son relationship, brutality, family relations, danger, widow, obsession, deception, rivalry, manic, manipulation, family, psychology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 286
Widow's Kiss (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haunted by his mother's recent death, a young man becomes suspicious of his wealthy father's sexy, new bride. When his father dies mysteriously, the boy decides to investigate.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, enigmatic, sexy
Plot: fatal attraction, stepmother stepson relationship, erotica, paranoid, investigation, widow, suspicion, seduction, murder, marriage, death, inheritance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, missing child, infidelity, who done it, danger, deadly, race against time, supernatural, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 446
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, manipulation, crime, danger, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Til Death Do Us Part (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman investigates the past of her seemingly ideal husband, a doctor who starts to become increasingly hostile.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: suspicion, small town, doctor, newlyweds, marriage, danger, uncover truth, murder, crimes, under the surface, heart condition, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 367
911 Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officer Chris McCullers was gravely injured in a shootout and now works on 911-dispatch. Resentful that her career has ended up here, Chris receives a call from a scared kid and dismisses it as a prank. The next day, she learns that the call was all ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, murder mystery, murder investigation, guilty conscience, fighting crime, uncover truth, crime solving, forensics, criminal, crimes, secret identity, cold case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
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Experiment (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman, Anna, walks the streets of a foreign city. Her mind full of pain. No memory of who she is. and plagued by nightmarish visions. Then she meets Morgan, a man who also has no memory. Forced to trust each other, the two feel a mysterious ...
Style: bleak, psychological, mind bending, tense, captivating ...
Plot: memory loss, danger, deadly, a vision, uncover truth, experiment, investigation, mysterious man, trust, losing-it hero, supernatural, profanity ...
Place: england, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.2
 244
Betrayed (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie, six months pregnant, and her boyfriend Trent arrive at a tiny Cape Cod cabin for some time to relax. The town is quiet and deserted during the off season… except for Sully, the creepy guy who’s keeping an eye on the couple from a ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, couples, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, pregnancy, blackmail, kidnapping, abduction, ransom, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Killer in Suburbia (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gina and her teenage daughter Kelsey move into a new town so Kelsey can attend a better high school. It’s the start of senior year – meaning new parties to attend and new friends to make. But when Kelsey is abducted while on a date, all Gina’s ...
Style: heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: sex trafficking, missing child, uncover truth, family relations, mother love, slave trade, investigation, disorder, starting over, struggle for survival, family problems, slave trader ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Septembers of Shiraz (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the critically acclaimed debut novel by Iranian American author Dalia Sofer, a secular Jewish family is caught up in the maelstrom of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: interrogation, jewish, political prisoner, party, revolution, couples, danger, family relations, rivalry, crimes, friendship, society ...
Time: year 1979
Place: tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%