Movies like Brightburn

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Brightburn (2019)
 6.1
 80K
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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, surprise ending, intellectual, psychotronic, awful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil child, evil, super villain, supernatural ability, baby, escape attempt, little boy, bloody violence, adoption, super strength, child, adopted son, showdown, father son relationship, fear, violence, paranoia, danger, murderer, family, creature feature, village life, massacre, anger, small town ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2006, year 2016
Place: kansas

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Most similar movies to Brightburn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and surprise ending films with plots about violence, murder, danger, death, blood, corpse and supernatural mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Brightburn: A Quiet Place (2018), Village of the Damned (1995), Carrie (2013), Body Snatchers (1993), Seven in Heaven (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 410K
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, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, sign language, survival horror, monster, self sacrifice, deafness, creature feature, child in peril, silence, pregnancy, chase ...
Time: 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, mind game, pregnancy, evil alien, supernatural ability, space and aliens, deadly, village, supernatural power, small town life, babies and infants, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 134K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, prom, bullying, high school, humiliation, supernatural ability, social misfits, supernatural, teenage life, graphic violence, alienation, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 17K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, soldier, alien invasion, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, danger, research, toxic, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Seven in Heaven (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sixteen year old Jude discovers each and every one of his fears is true.
Style: bleak, tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, loneliness, a vision, nightmare, psychopath, paranoia, evil, family problems, supernatural, hallucination, deadly, nervous breakdown ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 205K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gothic ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, family relations, religion, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, insanity, imaginary, guilt, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 31K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, outer space, creature, chaos, danger, small town, family in danger, misfit, intergalactic, explosion, cat ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 128K
Scream 4 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, post modern ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, serial murder, crimes, mystery killer, psychopath, woman in danger, mask, slasher, rescue, gory, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 3.2
 29K
Slender Man (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.
Style: suspense, scary, gothic, psychological, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil spirit, urban legend, forest, fear, supernatural, kidnapping, occult, violence, panic attack, monster, demon, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 124K
Scream 3 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, masked killer, hollywood, crimes, murder, mystery killer, serial murder, filmmaking, isolation, wannabe, mask ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 7K
Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: haunted by the past, death, gory, danger, castle, parents and children, freak, basement, cellar, slasher, cannibalism, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Exorcist III (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, mental institution, killing spree, priest, supernatural, gory, police investigation, exorcism, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1998, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, india, copenhagen denmark, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 7K
It's Alive (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, mutant, investigation, baby, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, family in danger, isolation, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, santa monica california, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, nightmare comes true, sleeping, death, danger, serial killer, youth, serial murder, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, twist ending, atmospheric, dark, suspense ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, violence, torture, employee, health, treatment, mountain, darkness, accident, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 29K
Eli (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boy named Eli with a rare autoimmune disorder is confined to a special experimental clinic for his treatment. He soon begins experiencing supernatural forces, turning the supposedly safe facility into a haunted prison for him and his fellow ...
Style: twist ending, macabre, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: evil child, antichrist, disease, allergy, child protagonist, treatment, telekinesis, little boy, demon, danger, house, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Contamination (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, outer space, evil alien, investigation, good versus evil, murder, survival, race against time, danger, hazmat suit, alien, blood ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, latin america, south america, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 108K
The Host (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, giant, sacrifice, supernatural, family in danger, toxic, quarantine, danger, snow, daughter, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006, year 2000
Place: seoul, korea, south korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, investigation, danger, sect, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1982, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 42K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, lost in the woods, forest, death, fear, missing person, friendship, tree, found footage, chase, violence, hostage ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 63K
The Signal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, danger, secret laboratory, imaginary, alien contact, life turned upside down, supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disability, cyborgs, laboratory, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 233K
Saw II (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, serial murder, sadistic horror, mind game, antidote, gory, survival, sadism, psychopath, insanity, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, supernatural, gory, mass murder, chase, scarecrow, death, danger, strong violent content, deadly, slasher killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
Style: suspense, rough, brutal, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, pandemic, forest, fear, nightmare, paranoia, hopelessness, survival, murder, infected, family relations, desperation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 41K
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, surprise ending, psychological thriller ...
Plot: mental institution, maniac, obsession, fear, mental patient, psychopath, mental illness, murder, pursuit, stalker, sexual harassment, sexual assault ...
Place: boston, portugal, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 75K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: scary, dark humor, atmospheric, disturbing, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, small town, monster, transformation, apocalypse, alien invasion, save the day, alien, zombie, violence, mutant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 146K
Doctor Sleep (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off people like them in order to remain immortal.
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, gothic, scary ...
Plot: psychic power, supernatural, doctor, murder, psychic, mind control, magician, ghost, hotel, alcohol, mind game, coffin ...
Time: year 1980, year 2011, 2010s, 80s, year 2019
Place: colorado, florida, ohio, new jersey, new hampshire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 43K
Flatliners (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the ...
Style: serious, surprise ending, disturbing, light, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical experiment, paranormal, morgue, death, medical student, afterlife, guilt, paranoia, experiment, haunted by the past, near death experience, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 2017
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: gothic, surreal, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: lovecraftian, hallucination, insanity, disappearance, investigation, neo noir, paranoia, h.p. lovecraft, police brutality, violence, gory, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, europe, england, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 502K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: comic, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, anti heroes, conspiracy, neo noir, superhero, parallel world, anti hero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, human nature, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1971, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, russia, antarctica, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%