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Lisey's Story (2021)
 5.9
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Lisey's Story (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 401 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, dark
Plot: stephen king, grief, widow, investigation, murder investigation, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, dark past, tragic past, past coming back to haunt, confronting the past, writing, stalker, female protagonist

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and psychological films and TV series with plots about investigation, murder, danger, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Lisey's Story: Tell Me Your Secrets (2021), Cult (2013), Clarice (2021), The Flight Attendant (2020), It (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tell Me Your Secrets (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A complex thriller revolving around three characters, each with troubling pasts clouding their intersecting motives: Emma is a young woman who once loved a dangerous killer, John is a former serial predator desperate for redemption, and a grieving ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: victim, mysterious past, troubled past, missing daughter, dark past, secret past, haunted by the past, mystery, tragic past, criminal, relationship problems, past coming back to haunt ...
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95%
 6.1
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Cult (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, tv show, riddles and clues, amateur detective, media, danger, crimes, young heroes, youth, investigative journalism, mind control, missing brother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 7K
Clarice (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, mystical, captivating
Plot: crime investigation, fbi, paranormal investigation, agent, investigation, fbi agent, murder investigation, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, private investigation, troubled past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Flight Attendant (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Flight attendant Cassandra Bowden wakes in her hotel room hungover from the night before in Dubai with a dead body lying next to her. Afraid to call the police, she continues her morning as if nothing happened. In New York, she is met by FBI agents ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: fbi, stewardess, murder, flight attendant, fbi investigation, female protagonist, murder investigation, society, escapades, workplace, post traumatic stress disorder, memory loss ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.8
 118K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: asthma, supernatural, stephen king, giant spider, friendship, small town, childhood, clown, good versus evil, villain, investigation, childhood trauma ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
La caza. Monteperdido (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The unsolved case of two girls who disappeared from the Pyrenee town of Monteperdido five years ago is reopened when one of them reappears.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, danger, child in peril, missing child, small town life, mysterious disappearance, fear, crime investigation, disorder, death, uncover truth, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 231
The Wall (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Fermont: A remote mining colony in the endless frozen hell that is Canada's far North. The body of a young exotic dancer is found and the Quebec City police sends one of their toughest, most experienced detectives to investigate. Céline sure ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, small town, policewoman, female protagonist, police investigation, police protagonist, female detective, police, uncover truth, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.1
 80K
Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
TV show
Story: Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.
Style: psychological, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, self harm, mother daughter relationship, mystery, hometown, journalist, small town, murder, haunted by the past, family relations, reporter, alcoholic ...
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 2K
Five Days (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Thriller series which tracks five 24-hour periods in a police investigation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, missing child, mind game, crimes, police detective, life is a bitch, law enforcement, amateur detective, deadly, ex husband ex wife relationship, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 827
La Zona (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The disastrous meltdown of a nuclear power plant in Northern Spain created a contaminated no-go zone and left the nearby provincial city and inhabitants in a state of shock and mourning. Three years later, while the city prepares for the ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder investigation, quarantine, serial killer, murder, police, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, nuclear war, society, small community, family relations, city ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 23K
The Mist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, stephen king, danger, small town, supernatural, suicide, salvation, fog, mysticism, creature, nickname, name calling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 8K
Chambers (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Consumed by the mystery surrounding the donor heart that saved her life, a young patient starts taking on sinister characteristics of the deceased.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: death, violence, heart transplant, murder, youth, self sacrifice, family relations, vengeance, father daughter relationship, deadly, dishonesty, supernatural ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bitter Daisies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: While investigating the disappearance of a teen girl in a tight-knit Galician town, a Civil Guard officer uncovers secrets linked to a loss of her own.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: police detective, child abduction, investigation, justice, rescue, crimes, danger, parents and children, race against time, hopes
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 9K
Don't Let Go (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A detective suffering from a personal loss receives a call from his recently deceased niece. Being able to communicate across time, the two work together to try and stop the crime before it occurs.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: family in danger, second chance, evidence, phone terror, murder, murder mystery, changing the past or future, murder investigation, murderer, mysticism, tragic past, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 1K
Face to Face (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bjørn investigates the killing of his daughter. People around him believe she might have committed suicide, but he doesn't accept that. Both the stakes and the suspense rise relentlessly as Bjørn inches closer to the truth.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, death of daughter, murder, police, obsession, vengeance, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder, secret, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 98K
The Sinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A young mother kills in a fit of unexplainable rage a seemingly stranger. An inquisitive detective obsesses over the case, attempting to get to the bottom of the true motive behind the act.
Style: melancholic, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: psychological trauma, memory loss, murder investigation, manslaughter, murder, psychiatrist, sister sister relationship, sisterhood, sex scene, drugs, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 587
One of Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young journalist goes deep undercover within a mountain commune and becomes manipulated by a duplicitous cult leader.
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: cult, journalist, media, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation, self discovery, danger, sect, amateur detective, disappearance, investigative journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 5K
Equinox (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
TV show
Story: Haunted by visions after her sister vanished with her classmates 21 years before, Astrid begins an investigation that uncovers the dark, eerie truth.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: disappearance, injury, missing person, high school, island, forest, sisters, sister sister relationship, religion and supernatural, danger, sister, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A God Without a Universe (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After several years in prison, Anders is finally released. His sister Mia is looking forward for them to reconnect and rediscover their close bond. However, the past is not easy to escape and the two sibling's brutal childhood still haunts them ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: brother sister sex, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, sex with brother, troubled past, haunted by the past, relationship problems, confronting the past, tragic past, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Heart of Midnight (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman who is getting back on her feet after a mental breakdown, Carol Rivers discovers that her late uncle has left her a rundown nightclub. Carol decides to renovate the venue, but, in the process, uncovers dark secrets about the club and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: nightclub, police, mental illness, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, family problems, hallucination, female protagonist, rape, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Bronze Garden (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Architect Fabián Danubio desperately tries to find his daughter, who has inexplicably disappeared leaving no trace.
Style: disturbing, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: missing daughter, hidden truth, husband wife relationship, disappearance, search, alternate reality, violence, missing child, daughter
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 903
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, haunted by the past, deadly, best friends, losing-it hero, danger, crimes, violence, friends, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Mosquito Coast (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Allie Fox—a brilliant inventor and stubborn idealist—uproots his family for a dangerous quest through Mexico to flee the U.S. government and find safety.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: family, migration, on the run, runaway, parents and children, confronting the past, showdown, dysfunctional family, fugitives, haunted by the past, past coming back to haunt, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Secrets of the Summer House (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hosting a new exhibit, artist Nikki Wickersham, (Lindsay Price) and her husband George Wickersham, (David Jones) are called out to Maine to sort through his father's belongings after he dies. Arriving there to find they've inherited an ...
Style: captivating, tense, mystical, suspense, disturbing
Plot: ghost, paranormal activity, getting home, mysticism, lawyer, dark past, tragic past, house for sale, haunted house, childhood home, paranormal, home renovation ...
Place: boston, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 543
The Deposition (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a man is involved in a car wreck that kills his former lover, his life is derailed and his mind is splintered with guilt and the subsequent uncertainty about what exactly happened.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, losing-it hero, life turned upside down, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, life is a bitch, a vision, dealing with death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 572 min.
TV show
Story: The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
Style: enigmatic, scary, emotional, surreal, non-linear ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, ghost, supernatural ability, mysterious past, sibling relationship, family relations, family in danger, supernatural power, supernatural, brother sister relationship, uncover truth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 25K
Servant (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Philadelphia couple are in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.
Style: psychological thriller, enigmatic, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mysticism, nanny, psychological trauma, uncover truth, bereavement, tv host, religious fanatic, chef, married couple, child, parents and children, strange person ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 2K
Born to Kill (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A seemingly ordinary, well behaved teenager's latent psychopathic desires rise to the surface when a new girl arrives in town.
Style: psychological thriller, disturbing, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: mother son relationship, murder, psychopath, teenage boy, single mother, mystery, danger, teenage life, brutality, murder investigation, teenage murderer, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.5
 430
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, investigation, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, parents and children, small town, small town life, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 4K
The Cry (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of a baby from a small coastal town in Australia is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young couple as they deal with an unthinkable tragedy under both the white light of public scrutiny and behind ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate
Plot: missing child, wife husband relationship, desperation, saving a life, uncover truth, investigation, husband wife relationship, accusation, teenage daughter, wife, ex husband ex wife relationship, young wife
Place: australia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%