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Prodigy (2017)
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Prodigy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jimmy is a committed child psychologist who uses his own playbook, but when he is brought in to work with Ellie, he is completely unprepared for his subject—a 9-year-old psychopathic genius with nothing to lose. As he begins to understand the extent of her capabilities and the fate that has been planned for her, he struggles to overcome her defenses before it is too late for them both.
Style: thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, psychological
Plot: telekinesis, psychologist, supernatural ability, child, secret service, twists & turns, danger, military, brutality, psychoanalysis, girl, pocket watch, facial bruise, black eye

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, psychological and serious films with plots about danger, murder, deadly, violence, catastrophe, crimes and death mostly in Thriller, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Prodigy: The Sixth Sense (1999), The Babysitter's Seduction (1996), Starfish (2018), Chronicle (2012), You Get Me (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, afterlife, death, psychology, supernatural ability, psychic, psychic power, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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100%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, seduction, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, danger, mystery, couples, love affair, crimes, crime, dishonesty, high school ...
Time: 90s
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100%
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Starfish (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A unique, intimate and honest portrayal of a girl grieving for the loss of her best friend. That just happens to take place on the day the world ends as we know it.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: end of the world, death, grieving, girl, danger, society, nightmare, guilt, walkie talkie, abandoned city, cassette tape, woman urinating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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59%
 7.0
 244K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural ability, super strength, friendship, outcast, teenage life, high school, anti hero, supernatural, adolescence, popularity, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, tibet
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44%
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 4.7
 12K
You Get Me (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After arguing with his girlfriend, Ali, Tyler lands in the arms of sexy new girl, Holly. The next morning, he finds that not only does Ali agree to take him back, but Holly is a new student at their school and is dead set on her new man.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, teenage love, obsession, brutality, murder, youth, danger, crimes, juvenile delinquency, bikini, bound and gagged, seaside ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Right at Your Door (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dirty bomb goes off in Los Angeles, jamming freeways and spreading a toxic cloud.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: couples, save the day, danger, deadly, race against time, isolation, terrorism, toxic, americana, separated, infection, bomb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Approaching the Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, mars, spacecraft, trapped in space, isolation, astronaut, outer space, near death experience, distant planet, nasa, space mission, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, video surveillance, devil, research, obsession, power relations, good versus evil, guilty conscience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When astronaut Spencer Armacost returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian, more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, outer space, astronaut, space travel, danger, suburbs, nasa, mission, pregnancy, twins, alien, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 54K
The Experiment (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison life, gay rape, prison, experiment gone awry, human nature, prison rape, psychology, confined, switching roles, violence, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, asthma, family in danger, danger, psychopath, domestic disturbance, haunted by the past, loss of child, rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 2K
Body Brokers (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: trapped, brutality, drugs/alcohol, addiction, friendship, life philosophy, destructive relationship, crimes, drug addiction, violence, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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40%
Max Winslow and The House of Secrets (2019)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five teenagers compete to win a mansion owned by entrepreneur and scientist Atticus Virtue. To win the teens must face-off against a super computer named HAVEN who controls the mansion.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Plot: rivalry, experimental technology, contest, family problems, mystery, deadly, social justice, evidence, social decay, adventure, danger, social isolation ...
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40%
 4.6
 1K
Stormageddon (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What happens when you ask the most powerful computer program, run by the most powerful computers, to follow, listen and predict human behavior? The program learns, becomes sentient and begins to behave like a human. When a master computer program, ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: disaster film, distopia, computer program, natural disaster, danger, violence, military, death, evacuation, earthquake, air disaster, demolished city ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 241
Roulette (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When three very different people (Mike Baldwin, Will Haza, Ali Lukowski) from three completely different worlds begin a deadly game of Russian Roulette, they soon discover that their pasts are a trilogy of overlapping events that have brought them ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: russian roulette, suicide, mind game, life is a bitch, deadly, destiny, down on your luck, unreliable narrator, game of death, danger, woman in danger, gun
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 97K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, delusion, nervous breakdown, nightmare, fear, dreams, insanity, sanity, obsession, construction worker, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 4K
The Tunnel (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a truck crashes inside a tunnel, people on their way home for Christmas are brutally trapped in a deadly fire. With a blizzard raging outside, and the first responders struggling to get to the accident, it's every man for himself.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue, deadly, danger, survival, firefighter, tunnel, mountain, life & death, catastrophe, youth, car accident, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 92K
The Experiment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: thought provoking, rough, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, experiment, prison, rape, disorder, surveillance, humiliation, power relations, rivalry, sadism, abuse, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: germany, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, danger, mysterious character, family problems, couples, stranger, drinking alcohol, sex scene, duel, drinking, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Before the Fire (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deep in the throes of a global pandemic, up and coming TV star, Ava Boone, is forced to flee the mounting chaos in Los Angeles and return to her rural hometown. But as she struggles to acclimate to a way of life she left behind long ago, her ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: pandemic, small town, virus, homecoming, chores, danger, quarantine, fear, troubled past, female protagonist, dark past, survival ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 23K
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: twists and turns, mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: mystery, manipulation, haunted by the past, mind game, manipulations, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, uncover truth, brutality, life philosophy, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, spain, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 870
Tribulation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom Canboro is a police detective with a Christian sister, Eileen, a brother, Calvin, a wife, Susan, and eccentric brother-in-law, Jason. One night, Jason seemingly goes insane and tries to kill Eileen, calling her a "hater". Tom soon ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, christian film ...
Plot: supernatural, mind game, danger, leadership, fighting the system, police detective, human spirit, haunted by the past, mind control, virtual reality, messiah, distopia ...
Time: 90s, 2010s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, suspenseful, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, time loop, psychology, life philosophy, supernatural ability, child abuse, memory, haunted by the past, hypnosis, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.9
 4K
The End (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of old friends gets together for a weekend in a mountain cabin. Years have gone by and yet nothing seems to have changed between them. But lurking behind the laughter and stories is a murky episode from the past that continues to haunt them. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: survival, apocalypse, friendship, haunted by the past, danger, chaos, isolation, reunion, escapades, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: rescue, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, missing person, crimes, danger, clergy, woman in danger, religions or cults, profanity, graphic violence, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
For the Good of Others (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor so used to working in extreme situations that he has immunized himself to others' pain. He has switched off from his work, his partner and his commitment as a father. Over the course of a disturbing meeting, Diego is ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, doctors and patients, memory loss, intrigue, couple relations, estrangement, rivalry, doctor, society, supernatural ability, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 834
Momentum (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A trio of men with telekinetic powers led by Adrian Geiger rob an armored car. However the skeptical FBI agents Jordan Ripps and her partner Frank McIntyre do not believe in the testimony of the witnesses about there powerful skills. Meanwhile, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fbi, working undercover, supernatural ability, undercover, secret agents, rivalry, law enforcement, espionage, danger, race against time, leadership, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 1K
The Power (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: mind control, telekinesis, murder, multiple suspects, disorder, violence spree, laboratory, hidden identity, supernatural, deadly, dishonesty, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 226
Disconnect (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A distraught college student finds a phone that enables her to talk to her deceased mother in the past. Instead of a heart attack, she learns that her mother was murdered. She tries to use the phone to stop the murder from occurring before the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, changing the past or future, uncover truth, race against time, danger, mystery, imaginary, hidden identity, crimes, female protagonist, family relations, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 323
Samuel Bleak (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a quiet southern town, several lives are changed forever when an isolated mute with a dark secret is admitted to a mental institution.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, family problems, isolation, small town life, small town, crimes, mute, suspect, society, danger, mute or deaf, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%