Movies and TV shows like Awake 2012

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Awake (2012)
 7.9
 21K
Awake (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Michael lives in two separate realities after a car accident. In one reality, his wife Hannah survives the accident; in the other reality, his son Rex survives. Michael does not know which reality is "real", and uses the wristbands to differentiate the two. He sees two therapists: Dr. Jonathan Lee in the "red reality" and Dr. Judith Evans in the "green reality". At work, Michael's erratic behavior triggers clashes with his team; they do not know about Michael's uncanny ability to solve crimes using details from both realities.
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, emotional, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: alternate reality, double life, therapy, family problems, police investigation, car accident, police detective, sanity, family relations, accident, insanity, loss of son, haunted by the past, loss of loved one, loss, police officer, loss of family member, loss of spouse, crimes, parents and children, mystery, grief, death in the family, law enforcement, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Awake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, tense, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about mystery, crimes, haunted by the past, law enforcement, supernatural, police detective and investigation mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Awake: Premonition (2007), The Leftovers (2014), The OA (2016), Mystic River (2003), The Killing (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 76K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time loop, time travel, alternate reality, foreknowledge, dealing with death, parallel world, housewife, psychic, starting over, death, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 87K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, touching, stylized ...
Plot: disappearance, life turned upside down, society, apocalypse, missing person, haunted by the past, chaos, chief of police, miraculous event, police chief, worldwide chaos, small town sheriff ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 96K
The OA (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.
Style: enigmatic, mysterious, bleak, suspense, twist ending
Plot: alternate dimension, disappearance, mysticism, parallel universe, captive, mysterious disappearance, alternate reality, healing, abduction, ritual, supernatural, experiment ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 438K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, neo noir, bleak, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, vengeance, police investigation, loss of child, child abuse, child molestation, death in the family, sexual abuse, child rape, innocence lost, loss of daughter, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 104K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: gloomy, serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, who done it, multiple suspects, female detective, murder, riddles and clues, crimes, street kid, murder mystery, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 27K
Medium (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Allison Dubois works in the District Attorney’s office using her natural intuition about people and her ability to communicate with the dead to help to solve crimes. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: supernatural ability, psychic, a vision, family relations, investigation, who done it, crimes, parents and children, strong female lead, fighting crime, supportive spouse, crime ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 42K
Touch (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see ...
Style: uplifting, serious, suspenseful, emotional, touching ...
Plot: autism, psychic power, foreknowledge, supernatural ability, mathematics, psychic, changing lives, single father, professor, mystery, hopes, investigation ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 7K
Neverwas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zach Riley (Aaron Eckhart) is a psychiatrist, who leaves a job at a prestigious university, to take up a job at the privately run mental institution, 'Millwood'. What he doesnt reveal at the time of his appointment is that this was the ...
Style: psychological, serious, fairy tale
Plot: secret, psychiatrist, schizophrenia, novelist, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, writer's life, mystery, reality vs fantasy, father son relationship, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 2K
Raines (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Raines is a crime drama television series that ran from March 15, 2007 to April 27, 2007 on NBC in the United States. The show premiered as a mid-season replacement, as well as airing on CH in Canada, TV3 in Ireland, ITV3 in the UK, and on Network ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, gloomy, offbeat
Plot: police investigation, hallucination, supernatural ability, afterlife, supernatural, law enforcement, mentally unstable, crimes, therapy, therapist, deadly, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 6K
Stolen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective becomes obsessed with solving a child's 50-year-old murder, uncovering striking similarities between the case and his son's disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, missing child, loss of child, haunted by the past, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, dealing with death, interrogation, police detective, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.4
 104K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, clever, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder investigation, multiple suspects, police detective, uncover truth, small town, murder, grief, courtroom drama, partners, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 3K
Proof (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, reincarnation, mystery, family problems, uncover truth, unfulfillment, millionaire, research, death, strong female presence, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 8K
John Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, enigmatic
Plot: prodigy, mysterious character, memory loss, hidden identity, amateur detective, genius, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, mystery, riddles and clues, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington state, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 425
Past Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Past Life is an American crime drama television series which aired on Fox from February 9 to June 4, 2010. The series premiered on Tuesday, February 9 at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. After the premiere, subsequent airings were broadcast on ...
Style: emotional, surreal, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, past life, power relations, workplace, partners, supernatural, crimes, mystery, unsolved mystery, reincarnation, confronting the past, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 20K
The Returned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the shadow of an enormous hydraulic dam, the lives of the residents of a small French town are changed to their core when hundreds of previously dead relatives all return home on the same day.
Style: mind bending, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, small town, teenage life, accident, supernatural, back from the dead, miraculous event, death, haunted by the past, dealing with death, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 10K
Life on Mars (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a science fiction crime drama television series which originally aired on ABC from October 9, 2008 to April 1, 2009. It is an adaptation of the BAFTA-winning original UK series of the same name produced by the BBC. The series was ...
Style: serious, rough, surreal, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police, time travel, fish out of water, uncover truth, disorder, power relations, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police station ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Single Father (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dave is facing the seemingly impossible job of bringing up four kids alone after the sudden death of his wife. And things get even more complicated when he falls in love with his wife's best friend, Sarah. Single Father asks how soon is too ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Plot: tragic event, fall in love, accident, loss of loved one, single parent, loss of spouse, death in the family, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, family problems, loss of family member ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 18K
Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting
Plot: female detective, photographic memory, police detective, policewoman, police investigation, prodigy, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, police, haunted by the past, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 65K
The Forgotten (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: memory loss, missing child, abduction, air disaster, mind game, loss of son, memory, estrangement, psychiatrist, conspiracy, life is a bitch, delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 119K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, disorder, dinner party, friends, time loop, quantum physics, confinement indoors, power outage, comet, asteroids and comets, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 1K
Mayday (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: It's Mayday in a small town steeped in pagan traditions where the crowning of the May Queen is the highlight of the day until suddenly she goes missing.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, enigmatic, gloomy
Plot: murder, police investigation, who done it, missing child, crimes, law enforcement, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, couples, deadly, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 518K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, stranded on an island, mysterious place, plane crash, death, lost, human nature, adventure, destiny, asthma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 30K
Life on Mars (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007. The series combines elements of science fiction and police procedural, featuring an officer from the Greater Manchester Police who travels back in ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, tense, surreal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police, culture clash, disorder, time travel, fighting crime, rivalry, mystery, crimes, partners, time traveler ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 1K
Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, whodunit, single mother, crime, single parent, strong female presence, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.5
 62K
Twin Peaks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, surreal, tense ...
Plot: small town life, crime, small town, supernatural, crimes, law enforcement, evil spirit, mystery, special agents, surrealism, mysterious event, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 1K
Reunion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Reunion is an American television series that aired on FOX in late 2005. The series was intended to chronicle 20 years in the lives of a group of six high school friends from Bedford, New York, with each episode following one year in the lives of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, reunion, high school reunion, investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, murder mystery, mysterious character, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, touching, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, parents and children, investigation, miraculous event, back from the dead, supernatural, uncover truth, surprising revelation, haunted by the past, family relations, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 4K
Intruders (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Members of a secret society chase immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: secret society, crimes, immortality, haunted by the past, missing person, mystery, dishonesty, danger, death, supernatural, conspiracy, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 43K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, strong sexual content, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
 55K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: immortality, law enforcement, investigation, female detective, supernatural, immortal, supernatural ability, laboratory, murder investigation, friendship, morgue, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%