Movies like Under the Skin

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Under the Skin (2013)
 6.3
 142K
Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized, tense, mind bending, serious, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, alien, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly creature, hitchhiker, creature, on the road, human nature, trap, introspection, lust, drowning, disguise, human prey, very little dialogue, threat, evil alien, extraterrestrial, male female relationship, humanity in peril, disfigurement, studying, social relations, paranoid schizophrenia, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland

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Most similar movies to Under the Skin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and weird films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, murder, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger and death mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Under the Skin: The Untamed (2016), The Cell (2000), Ex Machina (2014), Sputnik (2020), Species (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 6K
The Untamed (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hypnotic, perturbing, and utterly enthralling, The Untamed combines a suspenseful family drama with truly bizarre elements of science fiction and horror. Desperate to flee but consumed by fear, Alejandra, a young mother and working housewife, is ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: interspecies sex, animal sex, alien, meteorite, sex scene, unhappy marriage, creature, hospital, doctor, husband wife relationship, family relations, extraterrestrial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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100%
 6.4
 103K
The Cell (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.
Style: surreal, psychological, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, surrealism, mind game, coma, psychiatrist, virtual reality, drowning, schizophrenia, woman in danger, race against time, graphic violence, swat team ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 536K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, philosophical, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, isolation, cyberpunk, human android relationship, technology, androids, existentialism, cyborgs, manipulation, a.i., androids and robots ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 24K
Sputnik (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien life-form, alien monster, extraterrestrial, alien contact, outer space, parasite, spacecraft, creature, fear, research ...
Time: year 1983
Place: kazakhstan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 80K
Species (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, futuristic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, deadly creature, interspecies sex, genetic engineering, cocoon, alien, cloning, genetics, dna, scientist, breeding, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 55K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, family relations, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, premonition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Night of the Hunted (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "The Night of the Hunted" - A woman is taken to a mysterious clinic whose patients have a mental disorder in which their memories and identities are disintegrating as a result of a strange environmental accident.
Style: erotic, sexy, scary, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: strong sexual content, mental institution, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos, zombie, vampire, supernatural, gays and lesbians, mysterious character, life is a bitch, time travel, apocalypse ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.5
 1.3M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, surprise ending, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, magic trick, deception, illusion, secrets, teleportation, magic, secret, magical, illusionist ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.8
 100K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: mind bending, surreal, psychological, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, cyberspace, escape from reality, video game, chase, distopia, technology gone awry, future dystopia, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, mind control ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 191K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: surreal, twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: symbolism, paranoia, obsession, mystery, mental illness, delusion, professor, actor, disorder, life turned upside down, mysterious character, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 18K
Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: drifter, mysterious character, dishonesty, family relations, nightmare, manipulation, hidden identity, life turned upside down, supernatural, mystery, terrorizing, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 39K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, mind bending, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, misfit, haunted by the past, murder, mental patient, betrayal, mystery, family relations, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: europe, london, east end london, england, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 151K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, survival, space and aliens, mission, mutant, memory loss, post apocalypse, mutation, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties, and the boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist realizes ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: island, alien, scientist, supernatural, love triangle, isolation, investigation, sheep, disaster, distopia, catastrophe, mutant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 178K
Pi (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.
Style: mind bending, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: mathematics, insanity, paranoia, rabbi, mathematician, obsession, neighbor, delusion, surveillance, alienation, code, loner ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, murder, mind game, manipulation, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, investigation, obsession, crimes of passion, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, scotland yard, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, small town, small town life, murder, hallucination, incest, supernatural, seduction, diary, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: canada, washington state, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 229K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trap, isolation, trapped, survival, escape, survival horror, group of strangers, maze, claustrophobia, mathematics, captivity, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.2
 10K
Species III (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she delivers her child in an ambulance, alien Eve is killed by a half-breed. Fortunately, Dr. Abbot scoops up the baby alien and escapes. In time, the baby grows into a gorgeous blonde named Sara and begins her quest to find a worthy mate. But ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, sexual
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, femme fatale, evil alien, interspecies sex, laboratory, space and aliens, military, transformation, breeding, female humanoid alien, chaos, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 80K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: sadism, femme fatale, torture, psychopath, sadistic horror, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, violence, perversion, obsession, actress ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 12K
Gozu (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Minami mistakenly kills a gangster associate of his named Brother. Almost as soon as the murder takes place, the body of the deceased man is gone, prompting Minami to conduct a search. While looking, he finds a mysterious isolated hotel where he ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, murder, obsession, hitman, mental illness, mission of murder, hotel, transvestism, restaurant, nightmare, audition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 132K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, chase, alien invasion, mission gone awry, survival, alien life-form, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Black Dahlia (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, murder, hollywood, love triangle, mystery, crimes, artists and showbiz, power relations, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1947, post world war two, year 1946
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.5
 335K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, artsy, neo noir ...
Plot: orgy, strong sexual content, sex party, explicit sex, sex orgy, sexuality, disguise, human nature, sex, sexual relations, sacrifice, swinger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, serious, meditative ...
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural romance, alien life-form, disorder, benign alien, secret identity, mysterious character, fish out of water, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, humanity, alien invasion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 141K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, mind bending, neo noir, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: insanity, hallucination, mystery, jealousy, murder, transformation, prison, character change, dual identity, sexuality, mistaken identity, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 80K
The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: cult, ritual, investigation, sacrifice, island, virgin, paganism, trap, disappearance, society, mystery, missing person ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, united kingdom, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 6K
One Point O (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paranoid computer programmer Simon wakes up to find a package in his room one day. Despite attempts at securing his apartment, the packages keep arriving. While cameras watch Simon's every move, he struggles to find the answers to the ...
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, tricky ...
Plot: cyberpunk, paranoia, nanotechnology, neighbor, mind game, investigation, life is a bitch, programmer, mind control, robot, elevator, computer ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 7K
Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: alien abduction, alien, alien contact, hypnosis, psychiatrist, ufo, writers, paranoia, halloween, family, supernatural, christmas ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 56K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: suspense, scary, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien encounter, astronaut, outer space, expedition, space travel, moon, nasa, moon landing, spacecraft, infection, found footage, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 2011, year 1970 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%