Movies like Swallow

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Swallow (2019)
 6.4
 8K
Swallow (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, realistic, art house, disturbing
Plot: control, self harm, obsession, loneliness, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, housewife, psychotherapist, parents and children, dark secret, pregnancy, abortion, psychotherapy, food, depression, hospital, book, earth, restaurant, psychological drama, surgery, mental illness, pregnant woman, father daughter relationship, swimming pool ...
Time: 2010s

Most similar movies to Swallow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about obsession, murder, couples, danger, husband wife relationship, crimes and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Swallow: Her Name Is Carla (2005), Hunger Point (2003), A Good Marriage (2014), One Hour Photo (2002), Coffin Rock (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: mind game, couples, danger, couple relations, adultery, husband wife relationship, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, domestic disturbance, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 576
Hunger Point (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: eating disorder, self harm, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental institution, obsession, physical appearance, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, mental illness, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: dark secret, danger, mind game, family problems, uncover truth, crumbling marriage, crimes, couple relations, life turned upside down, couples, husband wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 112K
One Hour Photo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, intense, scary ...
Plot: obsession, cheating, loner, voyeurism, infidelity, stalker, mind game, undercover, dishonesty, impersonating, rivalry, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 1K
Coffin Rock (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman unable to conceive a child with her husband, despite years of trying, makes the drunken mistake of sleeping with a young stranger. The stranger then goes to terrifying lengths to prove his paternity.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stalking, obsession, pregnancy, infidelity, danger, couples, small town, husband wife relationship, suspicion, couple relations, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 379
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: fatal attraction, infidelity, obsession, seduction, laboratory, love triangle, love affair, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, mental illness, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, obsession, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, rivalry, friendship, workplace intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, delusion, law enforcement, family problems, family relations, deadly, parents and children, crimes, psychopath, mental illness, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, peru, san diego california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: psychological, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, couples, danger, couple relations, love and romance, culture clash, murder, investigation, stranger, swingers, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 803
Shadow Hours (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael is a recovering addict. Back on the wagon, he's now responsible for a young, beautiful, and pregnant wife. He's working the graveyard shift at a gas station to support his new family, but the job drives him crazy. Then a wealthy ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: addiction, crimes, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, illegal drugs, redemption, nightlife, nightshift, pregnancy, murder, drug dealing, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, memory loss, obsession, psychology, violence against women, psychiatrist, infidelity, mental illness, psychiatry, depression, train, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 5K
In Her Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who went missing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: murder, loss of daughter, family in crisis, family problems, missing child, crimes, parents and children, deadly, envy, father daughter relationship, obsession, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
That Cold Day in the Park (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A rich but lonely woman, Frances Austen, one day invites a boy from a nearby park to her apartment and offers to let him live there.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: adult virgin, dangerous attraction, mental illness, captivity, prostitute, voyeurism, obsession, park bench, held captive, espionage, mentally unstable, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 985
Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, mind bending, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, mystery, crimes, friendship, anti heroes, deadly, anti hero, violence, childhood trauma, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 11K
Peacock (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man with a split personality fools his small town into believing his two alter egos are man and wife, although a struggling young mother holds the key to his past and sparks a battle between the personalities.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: split personality, small town, faked death, mental illness, mystery, small town life, catastrophe, mayor, husband wife relationship, railroad crossing, schizophrenia, guilt ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, nebraska, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, obsession, collector, mentally unstable, woman in danger, danger, confined, dangerous attraction, captivity, missing person, isolation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 346
Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, psychological, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: danger, couples, love affair, love and romance, gory, dishonesty, betrayal, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, obsession, manipulation, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
If These Walls Could Talk (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If These Walls Could Talk follows the plights of three different women and their experiences with abortion. Each of the three stories takes place in the same house in three different years: 1952, 1974, and 1996.
Style: serious, sentimental, disturbing, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, moral dilemma, unwanted pregnancy, family relations, nurse, student, women's rights, couples, multiple storylines, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, 90s, 1950s ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Cry of the Owl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman becomes inexplicably attracted to a man who is stalking her. When her boyfriend goes missing, the stalker is the immediate suspect, until a game of jealousy and betrayal turns deadly.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: danger, mysterious character, small town life, obsession, love and romance, stalking, deadly, crimes, couples, neighbor, small town, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, haunted by the past, revenge, vengeance, redemption, tragedy, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, hopes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sexy, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, mind game, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, vengeance, love triangle, deadly, couples, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 16K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, fatal attraction, false accusation, journalism, teenage life, crimes, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 475
Angelica (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple living in Victorian London endure an unusual series of psychological and supernatural effects following the birth of their child.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: supernatural, spiritualism, couples, disorder, family problems, haunted house, ghost, couple relations, danger, family relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down ...
Time: victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 2K
Mary (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Following the shooting of a film on the life of Jesus called This Is My Blood, Marie Palesi (Juliette Binoche), the actress who plays Mary Magdalene takes refuge in Jerusalem in search of the truth behind the myth. The director of the film, Tony ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, self discovery, society, obsession, hopes, redemption, celebrity culture, religions or cults, showbiz, infidelity, husband wife relationship, virgin mary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, jerusalem, israel, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Up Against Amanda (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After childhood abuse by her step-father and eight years in a juvenile psychiatric lockup, Amanda Lear is released. Her shrink is also her lover, who surreptitiously pays her rent on a nice house for a year. She moves in, takes one look at her ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: female stalker, stalking, neighbor, hidden camera, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, rivalry, danger, youth, mentally unstable, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 176
Homage (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The young caretaker at the estate of a reclusive woman develops a dangerous obsession with her daughter, a sexy television star. Unexpected twists and turns.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gothic
Plot: obsession, investigation, murder, tragic event, fatal attraction, widow, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, betrayal, addiction, espionage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 19K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, female psychopath, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, frame up, teenage life, insanity, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 2K
Broken Vows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Broken Vows" tells the story of Patrick Flynn (Bentley), whose charm and charisma masks a profound psychosis. Patrick seduces Tara Bloom (Alexander), instantly becoming infatuated with the beauty. But when Tara rejects Patrick, he is sent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, captivating, twist ending ...
Plot: obsessive love, stalker, obsession, murder, psychopath, husband wife relationship, infatuation, honeymoon, delusion, one night stand, wedding day, bartender ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 407
Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, friendship, obsession, destructive relationship, love affair, dangerous attraction, love and romance, sexual relations, tragic love, stalking, manipulation, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, dysfunctional family, family in danger, obsession, infidelity, family life, family problems, hidden identity, danger, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%