Movies like Afterwards

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Afterwards (2008)
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Afterwards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Newly divorced lawyer Nathan Del Amico is shaken up after he meets a doctor who claims that he can sense when select people are about to die. Though he doesn't believe the doctor, events in Nathan's life slowly make him think he's not long for this world.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: supernatural ability, lawyer, doctor, mysterious character, haunted by the past, supernatural, miraculous event, deadly, prophecy, crumbling marriage, supernatural power, cheating death, near death experience, fear of death, death, suicide, children, photographer, lake, flowers, terminal illness, death in the family, mysterious man, accidental death, death of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Afterwards

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychological and scary films with plots about deadly, supernatural, mystery, danger, haunted by the past, crimes and ghost mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Afterwards: The Caller (2011), The Glow (2002), Trauma (2004), The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003), Living with the Dead (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Caller (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Troubled divorcee Mary Kee is tormented by a series of sinister phone calls from a mysterious woman. When the stranger reveals she's calling from the past, Mary tries to break off contact. But the caller doesn't like being ignored, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: female stalker, anonymous telephone call, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, supernatural, torment, telephone call, divorced divorcee, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 5.2
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The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: supernatural, mystery, couples, murder, supernatural ability, deadly, domestic disturbance, golden years, pregnancy, disappearance, young couple, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.7
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Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, ghost, psychopath, murder, mind game, deadly, danger, supernatural, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, mystery, losing-it hero, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Living with the Dead (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. All telling their story of how they died, and how their murderer is still out there. The detective investigating the murders ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: able to see the dead, supernatural, supernatural ability, uncover truth, mysterious character, police investigation, ghost, life is a bitch, who done it, mystery, serial killer, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.5
 15
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, memory loss, family problems, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, forest, loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Acceptable Risk (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative disease
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, couple relations, deadly, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, miraculous event, death, cigar smoking, kiss, caucasian, exploding car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.9
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Blackwoods (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: losing-it hero, vengeance, crimes, deadly, betrayal, forest, in the woods, hotel, hostages, hostage, haunted by the past, backwoods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, murder, legal, reach out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 872
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: manipulations, mind game, danger, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, ghost, deadly, family in danger, siblings relations, family problems, dealing with death, mentally unstable, danger, supernatural power, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.5
 431
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 ⇓
55%
 5.4
 1K
Hipnos (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Sánchez Blanch owns and operates a psychiatric hospital where he specializes in hypnotizing his severely emotionally disturbed patients.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: doctor, mysterious character, supernatural, isolation, mental illness, losing-it hero, mental institution, hospital, hypnosis, mind game, mute or deaf, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dorothy Mills (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a gloomy, God-fearing island community is rocked by the murder of a young child, a psychologist is called in to examine Dorothy Mills, the teenager accused of the crime. Despite the villagers' resistance, the therapist soon suspects that ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: psychiatrist, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, social relations, teenage life, mental illness, babies and infants, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 689
Forgotten (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their childhood, Hanna and Clarissa were best friends. They spent every vacation together in an old summer house on a small island. Shortly after Hanna’s 9th birthday, they suddenly lost touch and only meet again unexpectedly 25 years ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, ghost, reunion, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, little girl, promise, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The House Next Door (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walker Kennedy and his wife Col are a happy, voluntarily childless suburban couple. Then the thing they fear the most happens: part of their green surrounding is turned into a building site, for what turns out to be the widely acclaimed first house ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: family in danger, haunted house, curse, supernatural, mysterious character, couples, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural ability, family problems, suburbs, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 83K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: evil child, supernatural, child abuse, social worker, uncover truth, mysterious character, demons, mental institution, danger, murder, family in danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Something Wicked (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young couple embark upon their honeymoon against the chilling landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. But when tragedy strikes, gruesome secrets from their past collide with sinister forces of the present...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, haunted by the past, danger, couple relations, couples, deadly, violence, wedding, family relations, death, bikini
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 338
Between (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nadine, a beautiful lawyer from Chicago, travels alone to Tijuana, Mexico in search of her missing sister. Her investigation presents unsettling encounters leading her on a mind-bender as she attempts to unravel the compelling truth.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, obsessive quest, missing person, riddles and clues, love affair, mind game, crimes, deadly, truth, missing sister, lawyer, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: psychopath, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, serial killer, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 1K
2:13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A police profiler has just returned from psychiatric leave only to find that he is caught up in a serial killer's rampage. Fighting to keep buried the trauma of his childhood, he must confront the all too-familiar flesh masks that the killer ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, forensic, law enforcement, haunted by the past, deadly, rivalry, danger, police investigation, gory, profiler, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
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Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, drowning, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, deadly, danger, family life, paranormal activity, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wanting to escape city life for the countryside, New Yorkers Cooper Tilson (Quaid), his wife Leah (Stone) and their two children move into a dilapidated old mansion still filled with the possessions of the previous family. Turning it into their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: country house, danger, family problems, mystery, crimes, teenage girl, murder, horse, hospital, haunted house, twists & turns, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston ...
Style: serious, scary, psychological, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, prison life, law enforcement, deadly, psychopath, prison, crimes, confined, danger, manipulation, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Lazarus Project (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After Ben Garvey foolishly turned back to crime, he thought his life was over when he was sentenced to death by lethal injection. But his death sentence isn't quite what it seems, as Ben regains consciousness near an eerie psychiatric ward, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: lethal injection, death sentence, mental institution, death penalty, chainsaw, uncover truth, mysterious character, afterlife, crime gone awry, rehabilitation, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.8
 2K
The List (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sudden death tied to a list from the past leads to unimaginable evil. Fresh out of law school and full of hope for the future, Renny Jacobson is stunned by his father's sudden death--and then by the terms of the will: the elder Jacobson has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: intrigue, crimes, uncover truth, murder, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, supernatural, secret society, heroes, deadly, rivalry, battles ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 6K
Another Me (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager finds her perfect life upended when she's stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who has her eyes set on assuming her identity.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, teenage life, mystery, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, profanity, sexual content, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 31K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hallucination, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, hometown, gory, mentally unstable, danger, destiny, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, supernatural, obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, mysterious character, deadly, danger, pursuit, neighbor, female protagonist, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 3K
Die (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Six people, each of them is on the road to self-destruction. They wake up in cells in a surreal facility, without knowing how they got there or why.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: deathtrap, confined, captivity, human nature, mysterious character, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, secret movement, haunted by the past, self discovery, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%