Movies like Brightburn

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Brightburn (2019)
 6.2
 51K
Brightburn (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Style: macabre, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, super villain, evil, fear, child, family, danger, creature feature, assassin, bloody violence, wife husband relationship, adopted son, human alien, mother son relationship, father son relationship, adoption, alien, violence, investigation, billiards, birthday, stalking, alcohol, super strength, farm ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kansas

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Most similar movies to Brightburn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and serious films with plots about danger, blood, murder, violence, supernatural, death and storytelling mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Brightburn: A Quiet Place (2018), Village of the Damned (1995), Bird Box (2018), The Thing (1982), The Uninvited (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 331K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, bleak ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, deafness, self sacrifice, monster, sign language, chase, marriage, pregnancy, creature, creature feature, silence ...
Time: near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, alien, mind game, pregnancy, space and aliens, deadly, evil alien, village, supernatural power, babies and infants, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, save the world, vengeance, mutant, destiny, danger, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 237K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspense, emotional, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, blindness, fear, suicide, survival horror, bird, murder, creature, chase, parents and children, running ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 8.1
 337K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, survival, alien encounter, monster, space and aliens, alien, fear, isolation, research, danger, evil, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 72K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, siblings relations, family in danger, parents and children, family problems, ghost, slasher, danger, step parent, pretense, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, 2000s
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Children of the Damned (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six children are found spread through out the world that not only have enormous intelligence, but identical intelligence and have a strange bond to each other.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: evil child, church, supernatural, prodigy, danger, social misfits, supernatural ability, moral dilemma, children, genius, scientist, telekinesis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 301K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, female protagonist, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.4
 87K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, deadly, investigation, family problems, small town, nun, murder, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 94K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, psychologist, psychology, survival, danger, supernatural, first contact, ocean or sea, adventure, ocean, underwater, alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 113K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, evil alien, alien, danger, alien invasion, alien encounter, chase, survival, gory, paranoia, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 108K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, siblings relations, supernatural, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, murder, insanity, demons, ghost, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 76K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, medical student, experiment gone awry, suicide, memory, obsession, nightmare, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, hallucinations, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, future
Place: medical school, campus, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 201K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, attic, fear, danger, evil force, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1979, year 1966 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: gothic horror, insanity, castle, spanish inquisition, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 16th century, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 163K
Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: disturbing, absurd, suspenseful, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: surrealism, cannibalism, uninvited guest, cult, death of son, pregnant woman, poet, brutality, vandalism, husband wife relationship, baby, family argument ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 6K
Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, serious ...
Plot: castle, haunted by the past, death, cannibalism, gory, danger, parents and children, cellar, freak, slasher, prostitute, bloody mouth ...
Time: 90s
Place: dungeon, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 59K
The Gift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When a local woman disappears and the police can't seem to find any leads, her father turns to a poor young woman with psychic powers. Slowly she starts having visions of the woman chained and in a pond. Her visions lead to the body and the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: psychic, foreknowledge, extrasensory perception, sheriff, investigation, fortune teller, murder, missing person, violence, small town, child abuse, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 34K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: mental institution, mental patient, obsession, fear, psychopath, murder, pursuit, stalker, psychological thriller, maniac, mental illness, psychiatric ward ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 86K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: clergy, supernatural, church, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, vatican, seminary, exorcism, power relations, supernatural ability, catholicism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 28K
The Silence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the world under attack by deadly creatures who hunt by sound, a teen and her family seek refuge outside the city and encounter a mysterious cult.
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, macabre
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, creature, deafness, sign language, danger, loss of friend, saving a life, family, thunderstorm, cult leader ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, danger, mysterious character, hidden identity, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, slasher, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 31K
The Innkeepers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, supernatural, workplace, ghost, paranormal activity, beer, towel, whispering, danger, survival, partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.
Style: dark, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: ufo, found footage, dark secret, secret, investigation, travel, alien, friend, friendship, interview, fear, tragedy ...
Time: 1990s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, supernatural, death, survival, danger, gory, chase, serial killer, brother, dead teenager, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: serious, tense, scary, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, investigation, deadly creature, danger, found footage, missing child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Lazarus Effect (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Medical researcher Frank, his fiancee Zoe and their team have achieved the impossible: they have found a way to revive the dead. After a successful, but unsanctioned, experiment on a lifeless animal, they are ready to make their work public. ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, scary, macabre ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, experiment, death, disorder, danger, inventions and discoveries, experiment gone awry, paranormal, back from the dead, laboratory, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
13B: Fear Has a New Address (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Manohar, an upwardly mobile middle class Indian moves into a new apartment -13B on the 13th floor with his family. From the first day in their new home, the women are hooked on to a new TV show 'Sab Khairiyat'. The show is about a family ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: vengeful ghost, investigation, obsession, murder, mystery, crimes, technology gone awry, race against time, family in danger, family problems, supernatural power, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.0
 3K
Unearthed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the desert area of Hat Creek, cows are found partially devoured and the farmers believe that a wolf is attacking the cattle. The alcoholic Sheriff Annie Flynn is called by the local farmer Rob Horn to witness the remains of an animal to request ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, gory, deadly, riddles and clues, confined, deadly creature, anti heroes, chases and races, race against time, danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 147K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: suspense, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: experiment, mad scientist, scientist, science, mutant, tragic love, mutation, research, nightmare, deadly creature, transformation, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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