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, surprise ending
Plot: mental institution, murder, mistaken identity, mentally unstable, dishonesty, power relations, misfit, patient, doctor, nurse, trap, woman in danger, crimes, mental illness, deadly, strong female presence, mental patient, suicide, tragedy, female protagonist, grave, basement, bug, cellar, trick ...
Time: 80s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, 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), On the Inside (2011), Asylum (1997), Shock Treatment (1964), Crazy as Hell (2002). 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: psychological, disturbing, gloomy, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, woman in danger, femme fatale, drug dealing, friendship, mental institution, serial killer, danger, hospital, deadly, split personality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, friendship, sexual content, graphic violence, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, psychological, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, mental institution, psychopath, female prisoner, mentally unstable, criminal psychologist, woman in danger, crime and punishment, redemption, haunted by the past, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.0
 392
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, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mentally unstable, murder, private detective, investigation, power relations, amateur detective, hospital, clinic, mental illness, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, shock treatment, unlikely criminals, confined, life is a bitch, working undercover, cons and scams, crimes, mystery, power relations, experimenting ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.9
 960
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, devil, video surveillance, research, obsession, good versus evil, power relations, director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.6
 1K
The Letter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: mentally unstable, woman in danger, couples, conspiracy, psychological manipulation, emotional manipulation, murder, crimes, paranoia, dishonesty, writer's life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, rough, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, legal, dishonesty, who done it, crimes, legal action, deadly, law enforcement, murder investigation, false accusation, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 980
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: sexy, psychological, gloomy, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: misfit, alcohol abuse, murder, mental illness, voyeurism, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, losing-it hero, woman in danger, buddies, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: disturbing, gloomy, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, mental illness, deadly, crime, crimes, misfit, mentally unstable, murder, ice pick, childhood trauma, stabbed in the chest, suicide ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 562
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, realistic, tense ...
Plot: hospital, woman in danger, couples, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, power relations, mind game, murder, hidden identity, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
 848
Toxic (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mental illness, track down, mentally unstable, sexual content, vengeance, crimes, criminal's revenge, violence spree, deadly, prostitute, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 8K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, society, danger, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, profanity, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 1K
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, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mental illness, mental institution, mind game, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, danger, psychopath, misfit, mentally unstable, mind control, psychic ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, dishonesty, crimes, abuse, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 69
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: woman in danger, betrayal, crime, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, deadly, danger, friendship, murderous pair, con artists, breaking and entering ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, family problems, obsession, deadly, couples, crime, couple relations, who done it, crimes, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.0
 136
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, on the run, danger, drug dealing, crimes, drug abuse, dishonesty, graphic violence, farm, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 344
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mind game, woman in danger, haunted by the past, deadly, youth, reunion, mentally unstable, mental illness, supernatural, crimes, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 481
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, suicide attempt, mind game, crimes, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, mentally unstable, infidelity, affair, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, train, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, graphic violence, youth, mental illness, college, family life, mentally challenged, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, danger, journalism, dishonesty, deadly, crime, crimes, investigation, family relations, husband wife relationship, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 202
Quicksand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randi Stewart is a sergeant on a marine base where her father is the commanding officer. She is being treated by the new base psychiatrist, Bill Turner. Her brother, Gordon Stewart is running for political office. General Stewart is murdered and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: army investigation, murder, psychiatrist, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, military life, dishonesty, femme fatale, danger, power relations, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 2K
Finder's Fee (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner. To add to things his friends are on their way over for their weekly poker ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: lottery, poker, mind game, dishonesty, gambling, cons and scams, crimes, neo noir, human, lottery ticket
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, obsession, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family in danger, family life, stalking, danger, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, mystery, dangerous attraction, danger, crimes, dishonesty, couples, love affair, crime, woman in danger, seduction, sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 110
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, mystery, crimes, investigation, erotica, femme fatale, college, neo noir, school, who done it, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 249
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, realistic, mind bending, bleak, serious ...
Plot: hospital, mental institution, mental illness, mystery, doctors and patients, investigation, mad scientist, murder, rehabilitation, psychiatry, experiment, nurse ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 538
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, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, bar, drug dealing, telephone, police corruption, transvestism, on the run, stalking, amateur detective, crimes, crime, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 284
Committed (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Dupont arrives at a mental facility to apply for a staff position. World famous Dr. Quilly interviews her, and has her sign papers. She is thrilled to get the job, and is shown her room. However, confusion with her room being on the same floor ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, uncover truth, danger, rehabilitation, rescue, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, wrongfully committed, mental institution, village, village life, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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