Movies like The Swarm

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The Swarm (2020)
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The Swarm (2020)
Original name: La Nuée
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Virginie lives on a farm with her children Laura (15) and Gaston (7) and raises locusts as a high-protein crop. Life is hard: money worries and practical problems are piling up, tensions with her kids and neighbors are running high. But everything changes when she discovers the locusts have a taste for blood.
Style: tense
Plot: grasshopper, insect, single mother, farm, climate change, business, animal horror, family business, survival horror, dog, soccer, death, farmer, boat, lake, peasant, economic crisis, self sacrifice, farming, blood, sabotage, mother daughter relationship, motor scooter, goat, family crisis ...
Place: france

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Most similar movies to The Swarm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about death, blood, male nudity, brutality, violence, murder and female nudity mostly in Drama, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Swarm: The Monster (2016), Locusts (1974), Two Orphan Vampires (1997), Tale of Tales (2015), Spiral (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 17K
The Monster (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her 10-year old daughter are trapped in a forest. There is something in this forest. Something unlike anything they have heard before. Something that lurks in the darkness and it’s coming after them.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspense
Plot: alcohol abuse, mother, car accident, strong female character, strong female lead, road trip, mother daughter relationship, overcoming fear, broken family, forest, daughter, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 201
Locusts (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A swarm of locusts appears on the horizon near a Midwestern town, and the inhabitants must find a way to destroy or divert them before the insects devour the area's valuable crops
Style: psychotronic
Plot: farmer, locust, creature feature, biplane, father son relationship, bus, hiding place, farm, swarm, animal attack, insect, catastrophe
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Two Orphan Vampires (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A pair of teenage girls, who are blind by day, but when the sun goes down, they roam the streets to quench their thirst for blood.
Style: scary, sexual, atmospheric, serious, sexy
Plot: vampire, orphan, destiny, clergy, gays and lesbians, deadly, family relations, love affair, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, adoption, night vision ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 27K
Tale of Tales (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Style: dark fantasy, disturbing, surreal, stylized, fairy tale ...
Plot: witch, medieval, violence, circus, magic, imagination, fantasy world, obsession, castle, ogre, twins, greed ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 6.2
 8K
Spiral (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, supernatural, curse, mystery, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, insanity, transformation, survival horror, vortex ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
We Are the Flesh (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After wandering a ruined city for years in search of food and shelter, two siblings find their way into one of the last remaining buildings. Inside, they find a man who will make them a dangerous offer to survive the outside world.
Style: avant garde, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, brother sister sex, murder, male nudity, female nudity, erotica, death, voyeurism, voyeur, blood, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 404
Deep Breath (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: David is a troubled city boy, being looked after by his uncle on a farm. He is initiated into the drunken partying of the village and stumbles off drunk to find his friend Matthieu and cell-playing girlfriend in the forest. There he finds a brutal ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: farm, becoming an adult, grownups, teen angst, teenage boy, male bonding, male friendship, underage drinking, self discovery, introspection, friendship between men, brutality ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Museum of Wonders (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the beautiful dancer Salome learns that the dwarf circus owner Marcel has just received an inheritance, she marries the lovesick, diminutive performer, all the while planning to steal his fortune and run off with her lover, strong man Sansone. ...
Style: disturbing, psychotronic, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, clown, freak, circus, death, heroes, couples, maniac, vengeance, escapades, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.3
 23K
The Grudge (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Now targeted by the demonic spirits, the detective must do anything to ...
Style: scary, tense, reboot, harsh, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, death, ghost, curse, crimes, supernatural, adaptation, violence, disorder, danger, domestic disturbance, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, year 2006, year 2005, year 2004
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Colour from the Dark (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pietro and Lucia live on an isolated farm with Alice, Lucia's younger sister. Poor farmers, they live tilling the soil. Pietro is a good worker and a strong man who, unlike his three brothers, is not at war because of a deformed knee. Lucia is ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Plot: farm, countryside, danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, mental illness, family life, siblings relations, deadly, blood, family relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
In the Name of the Land (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pierre is 25 when he returns from Wyoming to find Claire his fiancée and take over the family farm. Twenty years later, the farm expanded, so did the family. It's the time of happy days, at least at the beginning. The debts accumulate and ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, melancholic, light, captivating ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, farm, father son relationship, medicine, peasant, countryside, family relations, love, family farm, family problems, family life, farming ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1996, year 1979
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A painter facing a creative block arranges to spend the weekend in the country at his mistress's villa. While staying there, his sanity begins to disintegrate.
Style: sexy, offbeat, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, mentally unstable, haunted house, couples, dull life, performer's life, supernatural, deadly, artists and showbiz, mystery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: milan italy, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Company of Wolves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, fairy tale, surreal, gothic horror ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, supernatural, danger, mind game, dangerous animal, imaginary, stalking ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 44K
Ginger Snaps (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's first period, she is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger's wounds ...
Style: gothic, scary, rough, macabre, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, coming of age, goth, female werewolf, obsession, beast, transformation, gory, high school, puberty, cure, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: island, survival, missing person, deadly, ghost, danger, confined, isolation, supernatural, rescue, demonic possession, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
 16K
Kwaidan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his ...
Style: anthology, atmospheric, bleak, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, monk, spirit, supernatural, escapades, secret identity, heroes, materialism, betrayal, husband wife relationship, painting ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century, middle ages, 12th century, 1900s ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 11K
The Keep (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nazis take over an ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, world war two, demon, ss, mountain, village, national socialism, heroes, danger, cave, laser, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: year 1941, 80s
Place: germany, romania, berlin germany, greece, black sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 948
Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, sea, seaside, female director, diving, wedding, little girl, alcohol, cigarette smoking, swimming pool, nightclub ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.9
 755
Celia (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in mid 1950s Australia, with the fear of communism in the air and the country's farmlands overrun by a plague of rabbits, the film depicts a long hot summer seen through the eyes and over-active imagination of nine year old Celia. Shaken by ...
Style: scary, tense, surreal, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: corporal punishment, coming of age, suburbs, nightmare, parents and children, vengeance, family relations, daydreamer, mentally unstable, deadly, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Koko-di Koko-da (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As a couple goes on a trip to find their way back to each other, a sideshow artist and his shady entourage emerge from the woods, terrorizing them, luring them deeper into a maelstrom of psychological terror and humiliating slapstick.
Style: humorous, tense, suspense
Plot: forest, camping, tent, death, time loop, husband wife relationship, hospital, night, couples, cat, gas station, disorder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 1K
Faust 5.0 (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On his way to a medical convention, Dr Fausto runs into a man who claims the Doctor removed his stomach eight years ago in a surgical operation. Against all odds, he is still alive. The man turns up repeatedly and promises Fausto to make all his ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, surreal, scary ...
Plot: terminal illness, doctors and patients, couples, desire, doctor, wish come true, fall in love, murder, prostitute, convention, entrails, volvo ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, countryside, survival, chaos, danger, human nature, catastrophe, society, hopes, life is a bitch, social differences, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 227K
It Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, slasher, epic ...
Plot: killer clown, clown, evil, evil clown, inhaler, asthma, creature, fear, kids in trouble, good versus evil, killing spree, group of friends ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989, year 2016, 80s
Place: maine, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Outside Satan (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Along the Côte d'Opale, near a hamlet, with its dunes and marshes, lives a mysterious wanderer from nowhere who struggles along, poaches, prays and builds fires...
Style: silent film, no music, captivating, touching, contemplative
Plot: mother daughter relationship, minimal dialogue, brutality, cold blooded murder, male female friendship, countryside, loner, village life, miraculous event, village, nameless character, violent man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dracula in Love (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Leila, a lonely young soul spends the night partying with her friends Nancy, David and Nash in a warehouse. As the boys drink up and smoke pot all social barriers between the sexes crumble. Leila, hit on by both men, hides away from them. Alone she ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, lost love, dracula, infidelity, friendship, murder, couples, death, violence, blood, hypnosis, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Goodbye to Language (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: About a man who’s angry at his wife because she’s met another man on a park bench and they no longer even speak the same language.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: introspection, battle of the sexes, couple relations, infidelity, human nature, crumbling marriage, love, communication problem, dog, fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 2K
Zombi Child (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: sisterhood, girls' boarding school, piano, classroom, cemetery, funeral, boarding school, handball, voodoo, singing, male nudity, parisian suburb ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s, year 1962
Place: haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 1K
Gutland (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Early one summer morning a young man, with a secret stashed away in a duffel bag, emerges from the forest. In a nearby village he asks around for work, but the farmers, suspicious to the point of hostility, are not very forthcoming. Only when Lucy, ...
Style: tense, melancholic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mysterious stranger, village, thief, criminal, police officer, farm, farm hand, danger, trumpet, male nudity, harvest, farming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 33K
Tideland (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.
Style: surreal, dark fantasy, psychedelic, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: isolation, heroin, mentally challenged, orphan, imaginary, imagination, life is a bitch, addiction, friendship, down on your luck, figment, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Evidam Swargamanu (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 'Ividam Swargamanu' concerns the story of a hard-working farmer known as Mathews and his fight against a land mafia which tries to take over his farmland
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: farmer, farm, lawyer, land grab, land rights, landowner, showdown, fighting crime, fight, life is a bitch, mafia, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%