Movies like When Angels Sleep

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When Angels Sleep (2018)
 5.5
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When Angels Sleep (2018)
Original name: Cuando los ángeles duermen
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Germán, an honest family man, sees how his whole world wobbles the night when, driving home, accidentally runs over two teenage girls. From that moment, Germán will have to do everything in his power to prevent his life from being destroyed forever.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing, fairy tale, neo noir
Audience: teens
Plot: accident, teenager, birthday, highway, birthday party, police investigation, crimes, danger, deadly, youth, family, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, disorder, fight, drug, child, party, car, on the road, violence, investigation, forest, hotel ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to When Angels Sleep

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, psychological, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about murder, death, family relations, crying, blood, fight and telephone call mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like When Angels Sleep: The Corpse of Anna Fritz (2015), The Word (2014), Shrew's Nest (2014), Scorned (1993), Firstborn (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Corpse of Anna Fritz (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anna Fritz is a beautiful and famous actress. Suddenly her body is found in a hotel and the news of her death goes around the planet. The young, shy caretaker Pau works at the hospital where they carried the body of Anna Fritz. He and his friends ...
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: morgue, necrophilia, corpse, pubic hair, death, murder, dead woman, female full frontal nudity, sexual abuse, celebrity, blood, presumed dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 448
The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, teenage love, high school life, youth, teenage life, revenge, jealousy, rivalry, murder, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.7
 7K
Shrew's Nest (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: family relations, isolation, agoraphobia, female psychopath, murder, secret, mentally unstable, danger, obsession, hidden, sister sister relationship, orphan ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.2
 2K
Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: serious, realistic, surprise ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, sexual relations, manipulation, psychopath, widow, danger, crimes, dangerous attraction, family problems, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 6.2
 2K
Firstborn (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and declares he's the man of the house now, Jake puts up with ...
Style: suspense, tense, biting, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: single parent, chase, family relations, dysfunctional family, woman in danger, family in danger, school, little brother, siblings relations, drug abuse, teenage life, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 2K
Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, psychopath, secret, mental illness, voyeurism, death of mother, hidden room, mysterious character, crimes, social misfits, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.7
 28K
Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: neo noir, tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, danger, small town, crime, crimes, revenge, chase, murder, lawyer, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.4
 987
On the Ice (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, grief, death, parents and children, buddies, youth, crimes, society, village, accidental death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 6.4
 16K
The Occupant (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unemployed executive is forced to sell his apartment. When he discovers that he still has the keys, he becomes obsessed with the family that now lives there and decides to recover the life he has lost, at any price.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: stalker, couple relations, blackmail, intruder, suspicion, unemployed, jealousy, beating, couples, sociopath, betrayal, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 6K
The Zone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Residents of an enclosed neighborhood in the middle of Mexico DF are shocked by a violent crime, and for one resident in particular, young Alejandro, the drama is ratcheted up when he encounters the lone kid who escaped the event and is hiding out ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, heist, vigilantism, isolation, crimes, danger, confined, slum, escape, militia, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, kidnapping, murder, parents and children, hidden identity, crimes, danger, moral dilemma, investigation, family relations, woman in danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 3K
Macabre (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Macabre, international title for Rumah Dara (Indonesian title), and in Singapore titled Darah) is an Indonesian horror/slasher film in 2010. The movie tells about a group who attempt to escape from a house that owned by mysterious lady named Dara ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, deadly, isolation, murder, newlyweds, pregnancy, violence, cannibal, deathtrap, struggle for survival, male bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the police arrests them all.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, tense
Plot: group shower, high school, kidnapping, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, prank, teenage life, teachers and students, vengeance, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, court, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 9K
Undertow (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, harsh, depressing, intense ...
Plot: farm, juvenile delinquency, danger, lifestyle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, kids in trouble, murder, teenage boy, homelessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: georgia, usa, nebraska, iceland, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.4
 49K
Mirage (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: On November 9, 1989 (the same day that Wall of Berlin falls), Nico is a 12 years old boy passionate to videotape himself playing guitar, being care lovely by her single mother María. This same night, when starts a 72-hours storm, Nico watches a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: parallel universe, uncover truth, mystery, thunderstorm, mother daughter relationship, disappearance, car, fantasy world, mental institution, husband wife relationship, accident, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 2001, year 1989 ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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 ⇓
75%
Play Misty for Me (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, mentally unstable, stalking, obsessed fan, jaguar car, stalker, disc jockey, dj, dangerous attraction, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Fine Dead Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Croatia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Iva and Maria, a young lesbian pair, rent a favorable, nice dwelling in a less good area of Zagreb, Croatia. But unfortunately, included in the rent are the neighbors, the neighbors from hell. The curious landlady, foreigners flogging nationalists, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, woman in danger, society, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, family problems, couples, prostitute, deadly, double murder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, police detective, investigation, crimes, danger, dance school, political unrest, fighting crime, corruption, ballet, terrorism, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, spain, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Killing of the Dolls (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paul is the son of a gardener who works in a big mansion that has returned home with his parents after failling in his medecin degree. He is emotionally unstable. He collect dolls because he was educated as a girl because his sister died. After his ...
Style: surreal, psychotronic
Plot: split personality, nightmare, decapitation, mansion, necrophilia, memory lapse, post coital scene, ambitious man, talking to the camera, violent outburst, juvenile delinquency, male in shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.8
 12K
System Crasher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.
Style: realistic, psychological, disturbing, sincere
Plot: problem child, teenager, school, adaptation, parents and children, social outcast, outcast, bad mother, fighting the system, social problems, family, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.9
 5K
Michael (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Although to the outside world he seems like the a perfectly normal insurance broker, Michael secretly keeps a 10-year-old boy, Wolfgang locked in a room in his soundproof basement.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, child molestation, boy, life is a bitch, kidnapping, secret, isolation, cellar, basement, child rape, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 6.6
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06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, political conspiracy, uncover truth, state affairs, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, assassination, fighting the system, politics, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.0
 586
Julie Darling (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Style: neo noir
Plot: bartender, toy gun, sociopath, police officer, sexual attraction, locking a door, freezer, classical music, strong female character, woman fights a man, moving, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
 1K
Corporate (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emilie is a bright young workaholic manager in Human Ressources, working for a huge French agro-food company. Ambitious and dedicated to her job, she is a good soldier, ready to put ruthless methods of management into practice to meet the ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: guilt, corporation, suicide, manager, husband wife relationship, psychological trauma, female protagonist, danger, rivalry, adaptation, society, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Cross the Line (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A good-natured man has an unexpected deadly confrontation. Instincts kick in to clean up the mess caused in the name of self-defense but does one really get away free after killing someone?
Style: tricky, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: passion, mad woman, crime scene, dead father, evidence, runaway, violent, prosecution, murder, drugs, sex scene, dying ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.5
 425
Fistpie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends. But what he finds there is more disconcerting: his best friend Stanley has become unstable, mysterious and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, homecoming, best friends, crimes, couples, breakup, danger, friendship, friends, graphic violence, mentally unstable, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Heroes of Evil (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three teenagers, brought together from bullying, indulge in petty theft, sex and drugs. They inevitably realize they can resort to violence to take revenge on everyone who has humiliated them: students, teachers and other outcasts. One of them ...
Style: suspense, tense, touching, psychological, gay cinema ...
Plot: revenge, bullying, adolescence, juvenile delinquency, attempted murder, underage drinking, teenage sex, prostitute, theft, sociopathy, friends, caught stealing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.1
 548
#SquadGoals (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious high school senior Samantha Hodges is a serious journalist, both for the school paper and for the yearbook, but she's just as serious about her friends, Nate, Gillian, and Rudy, all of whom are vying with her for a full-ride local ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: friendship, murder, amateur detective, teenager, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, high school principal, scholarship, allergy, photographer, high school, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%