Movies and TV shows like The Booth at the End

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The Booth at the End (2011)
 8.3
 5K
The Booth at the End (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious man sits in the booth at the end who people make a deal with to get what they want. They do the task or they don't - that is up to them, but there are no rule changes.
Style: psychological, captivating, mind bending, serious, contemplative, talky
Plot: mysterious character, wish come true, changing lives, moral dilemma, human nature, deal, doubts and hesitations, death, choice, stranger, mission, desire, encounter, outside help, desperation, guilt, financial problem, human existence, christianity, morality, diner, hopes, question, unconventional method, life changing experience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Booth at the End

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, psychological and tense films and TV series with plots about mystery, crimes, mysterious character, danger, murder, investigation and society mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Booth at the End: Wayward Pines (2015), The Box (2009), The Leftovers (2014), Dispatches from Elsewhere (2020), Lost (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: mind bending, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, apocalypse, investigation, society, small town life, beast, danger, missing person, murder, mystery, confined, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
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100%
 5.6
 91K
The Box (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: moral dilemma, conspiracy, human nature, murder, experiment, mystery, decision, sacrifice, gift, money, under the surface, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
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88%
 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 ⇓
100%
Dispatches from Elsewhere (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A group of ordinary people who stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life come to find that the mystery winds far deeper than they ever imagined.
Style: enigmatic, exciting, captivating, light, experimental ...
Plot: quest, fantasy world, magic, mysterious man, magic realism, chance meeting, stranger, chosen one, secret, challenge, letter, puzzle ...
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ⇓
50%
23 Minutes to Sunrise (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: They say the darkest hour is just before dawn, and at the Sunrise diner it's very late indeed. Four couples find themselves at an out-of-the-way 24-hour diner, but they are not all that they seem. Intertwined throughout the night are a middle ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: diner, human nature, moral dilemma, mysterious character, crimes, hopes, destiny, couples, family problems, nightshift, power relations, off the road
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Persons Unknown (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Persons Unknown is an American mystery drama television series that revolves around strangers who are imprisoned inside a small ghost town. The thirteen-episode summer series premiered on June 7, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. on NBC. On June 30, NBC moved the ...
Style: captivating, mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: riddles and clues, captivity, mysterious place, mind game, survival, confined, group of strangers, trapped, experiment, manipulations, mystery, direction and purpose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
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 6.3
 1K
Hysteria (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An investigative thriller about a haunted young doctor who is summoned back to her hometown to investigate an epidemic that may be linked to social media - and her own tragic past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, plague, haunted by the past, computers and web, youth, danger, doctors and patients, hospital, society, social relations, strong female presence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 892
The Guilty (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lives are torn apart and relationships fractured forever when a young child goes missing. Five years later, DCI Maggie Brand leads a new investigation and puts at risk her own happy family life.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: missing child, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, life turned upside down, suspect, crime, dead child, missing, missing person
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 2K
Vanished (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Vanished is an American serial drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox. The series premiered on August 21, 2006 on Fox and its last episode aired on November 10, 2006. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the series begins with the sudden ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, search, mission, mystery, disappearance, haunted by the past, conspiracy, crimes, victim, fbi, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.9
 1K
Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blue is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son. But her past has other plans.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: double life, single parent, parents and children, family relations, protecting from truth, financial problem, sexuality, society, haunted by the past, family problems, prostitute, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
41%
 6.6
 2K
Bedlam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Bedlam was a British supernatural drama television series created by David Allison, Neil Jones and Chris Parker. It first aired on 7 February 2011 on Sky Living and Sky Living HD. The series finale was aired on 15 March 2011. In December 2011, it ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, mental illness, mysterious character, vengeance, supernatural ability, apartment building, medium, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 2K
Mind Games (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Clark and Ross Edwards are brothers and partners in a unique agency committed to solving clients’ problems using the hard science of psychological manipulation. Clark is a former professor and a world-renowned expert in the field of human ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, psychological, offbeat
Plot: manipulation, manipulations, mind game, family relations, mind control, workplace situations, workplace, outside help, changing lives, partners, dishonesty, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 60K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: destiny, investigation, time traveler, foreknowledge, dreams, a vision, special agents, fbi, direction and purpose, law enforcement, supernatural, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 195
Mysteries (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the winter of 1891 a stranger arrives in a small coastal town on the Isle of Man. His presence soon disturbs the lives of the local inhabitants, especially the beautiful daughter of the parson.
Style: serious, surprise ending, enigmatic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: small town, mystery, mysterious character, obsession, social relations, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), coast, rich man, suicide, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Caroline and Jackie (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman turns her sister's belated birthday celebration into an intervention, but as events unfold, it becomes unclear which sibling needs the most help.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: addiction, introspection, haunted by the past, friendship, drug abuse, life is a bitch, eating disorder, siblings relations, friends, surprise birthday party, sister sister conflict, anorexia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: An exploration of Charles Dickens's unfinished work in which the mystery of the murder of Edwin Drood is examined.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, stalking, mystery, orphan, human nature, small town, crimes, uncover truth, perversion, danger, hate ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 7.9
 594
Saved (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: “Saved” chronicles medical school dropout turned paramedic Wyatt Cole, who finds the breakneck pace of his 24-hour shift a welcome escape from his inner demons.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: addiction, gambling, rescue, hopes, medical school, firefighter, dishonesty, paramedic, couple relations, rivalry, floods and fires, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
39%
The Last Lullaby (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Price, a former hitman, is struggling to cope with retirement. He left the assassination business to live the "easy life." However, retirement arrived with its own agenda. It was not the instant peace and calm that Price expected. Rather, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, moral dilemma, retiring, rivalry, crimes, danger, going straight, femme fatale, self discovery, retirement, paranoia, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
39%
Mr. Hiiragi's Homeroom (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: With graduation 10 days away, homeroom teacher Hiiragi gathered all 29 students of class 3-A and proclaims them his hostages. His last lesson regards the death of a student that passed away a few months before. Nobody will be able to graduate until ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: school, teacher, murder, crimes, graphic violence, society, hostage situation, violence, vengeance, evidence, hostage, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.8
 184K
Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, offbeat, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, who done it, investigation, murder, small town life, nightmare, death, crime, hallucination, paranormal investigation, rape, demonic possession ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 420
UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, crimes, hidden identity, danger, estate, mysterious character, dishonesty, stranger, mysterious past, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural ability, angel, good versus evil, superhuman powers, fugitives, danger, rivalry, chaos, destiny, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.8
 1K
The Jury (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002. The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, jury, murder, uncover truth, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, price of justice, society, support group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sunset Limited (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize Winner Cormac McCarthy, this searing two-character drama mixes humor and pathos while examining the relationship between strangers who are brought together by desperate circumstances. Set in a New ...
Style: intellectual, thought provoking, bleak, psychological, talky ...
Plot: one on one, atheism, suicidal, belief, suffering, society, african american, psychology, christianity, afterlife, suicide attempt, question ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%