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The Great Hypnotist (2014)
 6.9
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The Great Hypnotist (2014)
Original name: 催眠大师
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The famous psychologist Xu Ruining has a raising career, when he met the troublesome patient Ren Xiaoyan. The meeting is not easy as feeble-looking Ren is point by point against him.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending, rough, neo noir, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, psychologist, chinese, mysticism, psychotherapy, therapist, ghost, demon, psychology, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, doctor, alternate reality, brain, fear, hallucination, manipulation, surrealism, mind control, therapy, patient, doctors and patients, paranoia, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, psychological and twists and turns films with plots about mystery, psychology, murder, storytelling, secrets, obsession and paranoia mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Great Hypnotist: Trance (2013), The Sixth Sense (1999), Veronica (2017), Mulholland Drive (2001), The Hole (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trance (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 101 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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The Sixth Sense (1999)
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Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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Veronica (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A female Psychologist who has stopped practicing medicine, decides to take the case of Veronica de la Serna, a young woman whose previous therapist has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: suspense, psychological thriller
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, neo noir, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, hallucination, lesbian, surrealism, hollywood, lesbianism, obsession, strong sexual content, lesbian romance, dreams, alternate reality, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Hole (2001)
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Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: twist ending, psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
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Anna (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: manipulation, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mind game, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, brutality, life philosophy, murder, psychic power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, spain, new jersey
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Hypnotic (2021)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman seeking self-improvement enlists the help of a renowned hypnotist but, after a handful of intense sessions, discovers unexpected and deadly consequences.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
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Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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44%
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The Guardian Angel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Denmark, Croatia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Criminal investigator Anders Olsen begins to solve a case in which a bank robber shoots two bank clerks and runs into the streets of Copenhagen with the money. When arrested, he claims to have committed the crime alone. Some eyewitnesses say the ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: bank robbery, hypnosis, criminal, hypnotist, mind control, police, meditation, past, prisoner, prison, yoga, crimes ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, year 1951, year 1947
Place: denmark, copenhagen
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Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
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 7.7
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The Game (1997)
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Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, mexico, seattle
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40%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 2013, year 1999 ...
Place: england, london
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Exam (2009)
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Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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27%
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Style: rough, tense, twist ending, suspenseful, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: mind bending, psychological, bleak, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, supernatural, talking to the dead, able to see the dead, death, mentor, psychology ...
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.5
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Blur (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Artist Adrian Jonas toils in preparation for the biggest gallery opening of his career. The creative process takes Adrian deep into the depths of his mind, where he begins to experience premonitions of a terrible fate that awaits his beloved Iliana. ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Hunter's Creed (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After losing his wife, a man reunites with his church buddies to film the hunting show they’ve always wanted to make together. Before long, he senses a dark presence in the woods eventually bringing him face to face with death and his faith.
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25%
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, twist ending, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, losing-it hero, haunted house, guilt, nightmare, haunted by the past, family relations, delusion, tragedy, amnesia, suicide, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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