Movies like Committed 1991

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Committed (1991)
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Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, offbeat
Plot: mental institution, murder, mistaken identity, mentally unstable, dishonesty, power relations, misfit, patient, doctor, nurse, trap, woman in danger, crimes, mental illness, deadly, mental patient, suicide, tragedy, female protagonist, grave, cellar, trick
Time: 20th century, 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, danger, mentally unstable and mental illness mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Committed: My Sweet Killer (1999), Buddy Boy (1999), Asylum (1997), Crazy as Hell (2002), On the Inside (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, psychopath, hospital, mentally unstable, mind game, misfit, danger, woman in danger, drug dealing, femme fatale, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 971
Buddy Boy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An introvert relieves the tedium of caring for his invalid mother by spying on his neighbor.
Style: gloomy, sexual, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, misfit, mental illness, voyeurism, woman in danger, alcohol abuse, human nature, mentally unstable, teenage life, gender bending, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.9
 383
Asylum (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Patrick stars as a private investigator traumatized by his father's suicide who goes undercover in a mental institution to uncover the murderer of his psychiatrist.
Style: mind bending, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: deadly, dishonesty, mentally unstable, investigation, cons and scams, mystery, doctors and patients, crimes, crime, working undercover, law enforcement, clinic ...
Time: 90s
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82%
 6.0
 925
Crazy as Hell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, devil, video surveillance, obsession, research, power relations, good versus evil, guilty conscience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, confined, crimes of passion, criminal psychologist, mentally unstable, psychopath, hopes, crimes, crime and punishment, haunted by the past, mental institution, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 784
The Substitute (1993)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school substitute English teacher resorts to murder to protect her murderous dark past while seducing a student whom begins to suspect her true identity.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: high school, murder, high school hunk, power relations, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, youth, hidden identity, haunted by the past, teachers and students, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, who done it, dishonesty, legal, legal action, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder investigation, false accusation, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Sender (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mental institution, mental illness, mind game, psychopath, misfit, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, danger, telepathy, mind control ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Slipping Into Darkness (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three spoiled college girls are held responsible for a handicapped boys death.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: train, murder, family relations, mistaken identity, misfit, family life, dishonesty, mental illness, school, college, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, obsession, murder, roommate, woman in danger, rivalry, friendship, deadly, mentally unstable, workplace intrigue, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Murder of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this shocking account based on a true story, newlywed Laurie Wade finds her marriage, and eventually the rest of her life, shattered by her deep-rooted psychotic behavior. The young woman soon begins a terrifying descent into insanity and brings ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, mental illness, murder, mentally unstable, misfit, crime, crimes, deadly, ice pick, teenage boy, female killer, shot to death ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 244
Dead Sleep (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse uncovers the terrifying truth about a renowned doctor whose patients have become permanently maimed by his special dose of a drug called "Dead Sleep."
Style: suspenseful, bleak, mind bending, realistic, scary ...
Plot: hospital, mental institution, mystery, mental illness, murder, mad scientist, investigation, doctors and patients, rehabilitation, psychiatry, experiment, electroshock therapy ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 536
Paper Mask (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, mind game, power relations, investigation, woman in danger, race against time, danger, deadly, dishonesty, uncover truth, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, danger, woman in danger, dishonesty, crimes, haunted by the past, deadly, abuse, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Shock Treatment (1964)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: murder, shock treatment, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crimes, doctors and patients, mental institution, amateur detective, mentally unstable, psychopath, working undercover, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 461
Brainstorm (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brainstorm, released in 1965, is a late film noir whose male protagonist at first prevents the suicide of his employer's wife, falls in love with her, and is later driven to crime and insanity.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, suicide attempt, crimes, crime, mentally unstable, mind game, infidelity, dishonesty, rivalry, insanity, therapist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 4K
Mojave (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A suicidal artist goes into the desert, where he finds his doppelgänger, a homicidal drifter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, desert, mysterious man, drifter, deadly, life turned upside down, disorder, stalking, held at gunpoint, artists and showbiz, knocked unconscious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, small town life, small town, obsession, legal, infidelity, power relations, investigation, voyeurism, femme fatale, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.6
 121
Deadly Intent (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An archaeologist smuggles a valuable ancient jewel into the US. He is soon murdered by people looking for the jewel, but he had hidden it. The killers, believe that his widow knows where the artifact is hidden, go after her.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: deadly, jungle, treasure hunt, woman in danger, danger, escapades, chases and races, adventure, crimes, smuggler, marina, exploding car ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 1K
Below Utopia (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, crimes, heist, confined, family gatherings, deadly, reunion, danger, gunfight, home invasion, mansion ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 286
Dark Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hugo Buckton seems to have it all: He is apparently rich and has a beautiful wife and a doting son. In actuality, though, Hugo is having money problems and is paranoid that his wife is cheating on him. After a boozy night at a party, Hugo hits and ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hit and run, murder, police, dishonesty, couples, left to die, family problems, crimes, protagonist as suspect, mentally unstable, deadly, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 491
Call Me (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A journalist receives an obscene phonecall that she mistakes for her boyfriend. She then agrees to meet with the caller at a bar, but instead of meeting the boyfriend, she witnesses a murder.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: murder, bar, drug dealing, witnessing a crime, gangsters, crime, who done it, crimes, protagonist as suspect, stalking, on the run, transvestism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.2
 553
Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: betrayal, murder, love triangle, obsession, intrigue, woman in danger, danger, strong sexual content, dishonesty, crimes, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, police corruption, mystery, undercover, working undercover, price of justice, uncover truth, crimes, journalism, media, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 10K
Cut Bank (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 25 year-old Dwayne McLaren, a former athlete turned auto mechanic, dreams of getting out of tiny Cut Bank, Montana the coldest town in America. But his effort to do so sets in moton a deadly series of events that change his life and the life of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, witnessing a crime, disorder, dishonesty, witness, small town life, small town, deadly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
House of the Damned (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Liechtenstein
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young woman just released from a mental institution returns home to her mansion and faces a new set of horrors.
Style: offbeat, serious, atmospheric, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: insanity, mental institution, secret, mute, search, chases and races, mute or deaf, crimes, disability, woman in danger, danger, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, prehistoric times
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.6
 560
House of Dust (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students exploring an abandoned insane asylum accidentally shatter canisters holding the cremains of former mental patients. Inhaling the dusty ash filling the air, they're soon possessed by the souls once held within them. One is a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, serial killer, psychology, crimes, mentally unstable, college, youth, buddies, supernatural, misfit, obsession, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 339
True True Lie (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 12 years in an asylum, as she is reunited with friends and family, Dana begins to realize the events that led to her stay there may not have been imaginary.
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, doctors and patients, crimes, teenage life, deadly, youth, woman in danger, reunion, best friends, ghost, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 59
Betrayal (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A lonely widow hires a young woman as her companion. What she doesn't know is that the woman and her boyfriend are extortionists, who are planning on making her their next victim, then killing her when they get her money.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: betrayal, crime, cons and scams, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, danger, woman in danger, friendship, murder, breaking and entering, extortion ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, mind game, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love affair, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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