Movies like The Door

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The Door (2009)
 6.7
 6K
The Door (2009)
Original name: Die Tür
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A successful artist loses control of his life after his young daughter's death. A chance for a new start appears, but all is not what it seems.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing, mind bending
Plot: time travel, dealing with death, life turned upside down, family relations, couples, supernatural, father daughter relationship, time loop, time paradox, time warp, bereavement, time traveler, time jump, changing the past or future, family problems, back in time, family crisis, loss of child, loss of daughter, tragic past, loss of family member, family in crisis, confronting the past, performer's life, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe

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Most similar movies to The Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful and tense films with plots about supernatural, time travel, mystery, family relations, twists & turns, storytelling and time loop mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Door: Premonition (2007), Dark (2017), Shuffle (2011), Repeaters (2010), The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006). 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%
 8.8
 322K
Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: time loop, time machine, time travel, missing child, investigation, disappearance, small town, corpse, mysterious past, deja vu, alternate dimension, cave ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary, year 1953 ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.6
 2K
Shuffle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lovell Milo is a man who begins experiencing his life out of order; every day he wakes up at a different age, on a different day of his life, never knowing where or when he’s going to be once he falls asleep. He’s terrified and wants it to stop ...
Style: captivating, psychological, twists and turns, tense, serious ...
Plot: time travel, supernatural, adult as child, supernatural ability, disorder, photographer, romance, society, couples, friendship, misfit, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 7K
Repeaters (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gritty mind-bending thriller about three twenty-somethings who find themselves in an impossible time labyrinth, where each day they awaken to the same terrifying day as the preceding one.
Style: mind bending, psychological, tense, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: time loop, addiction, time travel, introspection, group of friends, repeated event, redemption, hopes, rehabilitation, youth, life is a bitch, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his girlfriend, Julie and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick struggles to cope with his loss and grief. Suffering from migraine-like seizures, Nick soon discovers that he has the power to change the past via his ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, sent to the past, supernatural ability, suicide, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, profanity, childhood, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time machine, changing the past or future, time loop, teleportation, teenage life, inventions and discoveries, time, high school, teenage love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 11K
Enter Nowhere (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three strangers arrive one by one to a mysterious cabin in the middle of nowhere after enduring separate life-altering predicaments. Searching for a way out of the woods, frustrated, hungry and battling to stay warm they discover their mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, disturbing, serious
Plot: time paradox, cabin in the woods, group of strangers, time travel, alternate reality, forest, survival, danger, teleportation, lost, isolation, stranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 15
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, memory loss, family problems, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, forest, loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hush Little Baby (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young mother suffers her worst nightmare -the drowning of her young daughter. Two years later, Jamie gives birth to another girl. After a series of suspicious accidents, Jamie becomes haunted by fears that her dead daughter's vengeful spirit ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, supernatural, mystery, custody, family problems, couples, family relations, deadly, pregnancy, babies and infants, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I'll Follow You Down (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending
Plot: time travel, missing person, uncover truth, mystery, obsession, inventions and discoveries, scientist, professor, missing father, laboratory, blackboard, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 111K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, psychology, mental institution, time loop, supernatural, supernatural ability, memory loss, disorder, murder, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: introspection, couples, family relations, couple relations, under the surface, mystery, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 17K
Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: drifter, mysterious character, family relations, dishonesty, nightmare, manipulation, life turned upside down, manipulations, hidden identity, terrorizing, family problems, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 689
Forgotten (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their childhood, Hanna and Clarissa were best friends. They spent every vacation together in an old summer house on a small island. Shortly after Hanna’s 9th birthday, they suddenly lost touch and only meet again unexpectedly 25 years ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, ghost, reunion, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, little girl, promise, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 103K
Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: complex, philosophical, confusing, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, inventor, time machine, parallel universe, time loop, experiment gone awry, time traveler, identity crisis, paradox, mistrust, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, psychology, time loop, life philosophy, supernatural ability, child abuse, suicide, memory, haunted by the past, hypnosis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 577
In Your Image (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ridden by guilt for not being able to have a child, wife decides to conceive by cloning. The daughter she gives birth to is therefor almost identical to her. The child starts to grow rapidly and slowly replaces mom in the household.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: cloning, experiment gone awry, family problems, family relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis, psychopath, clones, human clone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 242
Disconnect (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A distraught college student finds a phone that enables her to talk to her deceased mother in the past. Instead of a heart attack, she learns that her mother was murdered. She tries to use the phone to stop the murder from occurring before the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, changing the past or future, uncover truth, race against time, danger, mystery, imaginary, hidden identity, crimes, female protagonist, family relations, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.0
 2K
The Ape (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: introspection, losing-it hero, disorder, family relations, life turned upside down, moral dilemma, human nature, parents and children, heroes, hell, surrealism, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
 6K
Another Me (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager finds her perfect life upended when she's stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who has her eyes set on assuming her identity.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, teenage life, mystery, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, profanity, sexual content, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
 14K
S. Darko (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: S. Darko follows Samantha Darko, the younger sister of Donnie, the protagonist of Donnie Darko, and her friend Corey. On their way to California, their car breaks down, forcing them to wait in a small town until it is fixed. While there, Samantha ...
Style: surreal, gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, small town, stranded, imaginary, best friends, supernatural, end of the world, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, storytelling, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
For the Good of Others (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor so used to working in extreme situations that he has immunized himself to others' pain. He has switched off from his work, his partner and his commitment as a father. Over the course of a disturbing meeting, Diego is ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, doctors and patients, memory loss, intrigue, couple relations, estrangement, rivalry, doctor, society, power relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hunt for the Hidden Relic (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 182 min.
Story: STEFFEN VOGT, aged around 25, is helping out at a German archeological excavation in Israel when he finds a 2,000-year-old skeleton holding the instructions for a video camera dating from the year 2003. The bones also show traces of the present day. ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: archaeologist, time travel, tomb, chase, adventure, supernatural, excavation, danger, nobody believes, antique, investigation, secret organization ...
Time: ancient history, contemporary
Place: israel, holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.9
 38K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, danger, supernatural, wheelchair, talking to the dead, death, crying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 746
The Deposition (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a man is involved in a car wreck that kills his former lover, his life is derailed and his mind is splintered with guilt and the subsequent uncertainty about what exactly happened.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, deadly, a vision, dealing with death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 502K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, bomb, destiny, race against time, save the day, terrorism, alternate reality, precognition, imaginary, nuclear threat ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 654
The Wait (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An enigmatic phone call from a psychic catapults a family into a state of suspended belief while waiting for their recently deceased mother to be resurrected.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, surreal, tense
Plot: resurrection, siblings relations, supernatural, family in crisis, death of mother, waiting, faith, love, family relations, drugs/alcohol, family problems, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 105K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, investigation, changing the past or future, rescue, sent to the past, parallel universe, radio, murder, family relations, police detective, hopes, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 1969, year 1999 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 764K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, hallucination, surrealism, imaginary friend, time loop, parallel universe, suburbs, society, hallucinations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
30%