Movies like Antichrist

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Antichrist (2009)
 6.6
 105K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, bleak, sexual, atmospheric, serious, captivating, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: fear, violence, cruelty, insanity, torture, guilt, hypnosis, isolation, confined, brutality, depression, obsession, sex, death, surrealism, coping, male nudity, strong sexual content, grief, nature, motherhood, suffering, therapist, cabin, symbolism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Antichrist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, disturbing and suspenseful films with plots about brutality, blood, storytelling, insanity, mentor, violence and death mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Antichrist: The Babadook (2014), Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013), The Exorcist (1973), Martyrs (2008), Jacob's Ladder (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 168K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, bleak, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, dark fantasy, family in danger, nightmare, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, mental illness, nightmare comes true, deadly creature, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Style: erotic, sexual, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual perversion, sexual relations, addiction, erection, lust, sex, destructive relationship, double penetration, whip, masochism, nymphomaniac ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 328K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: evil force, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, priest, supernatural, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, devil, girl, demons, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 73K
Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, cult, violence, child abuse, torture chamber, torment, kidnapping, afterlife, suffering, gory, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 89K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: surprise ending, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: paranoia, hallucinations, dealing with death, delusion, mind game, nightmare, heaven and hell, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, tragic event, suffering, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 21K
Manderlay (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: slavery, racism, guilt, arson, loss of son, storm, lawyer, freedom, idealism, liberal, discrimination, injustice ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 240K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, isolation, fear, ghost, survival, insanity, paranormal activity, evil, trapped, hotel, paranoia, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: sexuality, sexual relations, sex, strong sexual content, erection, lust, sexual perversion, seduction, nymphomaniac, sex addict, sexual exploration, sexual identity ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Human Centipede II (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.
Style: scatology, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, sexual sadism, bdsm, gore, brutality, torture, violence, rape, psychopath, sexual obsession, wound, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, bleak, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: island, isolation, artist, diary, mental illness, obsession, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 42K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, hallucination, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, family relations, serial killer, psychic, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 13K
The Entity (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Barbara Hershey stars as Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother until the night she is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, supernatural, sexual abuse, single parent, invisibility, ghost, good versus evil, vengeance, serial killer, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 82K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 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: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, nightmare, delusion, fear, nervous breakdown, construction worker, insurance, dreams, sanity, insanity, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, taxidermy, violence against women, art, deception, artist, hunting, sadistic psychopath, extreme violence, impersonating a police officer ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In a Glass Cage (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor who had a fetish for young boys feels guilt after torturing and murdering his latest victim, and throws himself off a roof. Some years later, the doctor, confined to an iron lung, accepts as his nurse a boy who secretly witnessed that ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sadism, torture, war criminal, insanity, darkness, nurse, isolation, anti semitism, sexual abuse, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 64K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
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 resum├ęs in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: femme fatale, perversion, psychopath, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, gory, violence, obsession, torture, child abuse, sadism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Trouble Every Day (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scientist Shane Brown neglects his new bride, instead spending their honeymoon searching for an old colleague who disappeared after a research paper he had written was discredited by the medical community. It turns out that Dr. Semeneau is living in ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, murder, rape, gory, serial killer, danger, dangerous attraction, eroticism, addiction, violence, honeymoon, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 31K
May (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, loneliness, murder, mole, psychopath, gory, serial killer, cannibalism, crimes, destructive relationship, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, obsession, palaces castles and temples, gory, supernatural, megalomaniac, obsessive quest, deadly, psychopath, imaginary, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: eastern europe, czechoslovakia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Breaking the Waves (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Spain, UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.
Style: psychological, emotional, bleak, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: tragic love, priest, destructive relationship, sin, paralysis, small town, accident, self sacrifice, nurse, marriage, prostitute, faith ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, mind bending, tense, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, guilt, haunted house, nightmare, suicide, delusion, tragedy, amnesia, losing-it hero, danger, mentally unstable, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 11K
Dread (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: nightmare, social relations, human nature, mind game, manipulations, obsession, youth, dishonesty, college, rivalry, fear, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 125K
Dogville (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, UK, France, Finland, Norway, Italy
Duration: 178 min.
Story: A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth ...
Style: psychological, art house, clever, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: female protagonist, rape, small town life, morality, vengeance, mob boss, haunted by the past, exploitation, secret, victim, rocky mountains, mountain ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.6
 201K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, dark, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, suffering, missing child, revenge, insanity, sadism, trapped, violence, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 16K
Starry Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: hollywood, desperation, gory, filmmaking, woman in danger, religions or cults, actor's life, curses spells and rituals, manipulations, artists and showbiz, initiation, fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, child abuse, rape, sadist, cruelty, sister, suffering, helplessness, victim, crime, confined ...
Time: 1950s, contemporary
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 39K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, bleak, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, end of the world, death, apocalypse, plague, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, chaos, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 249 min.
Story: The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. The facts are told, and previously unknown evidence is ...
Style: rough, disturbing, captivating, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: radiation, torture, prison, military, soldier, bio weapon, military life, gory, deadly, survival, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 40s, 30s
Place: japan, asia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 20K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: sexual, surreal, disturbing, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, infidelity, domestic violence, monster, police, murder, teacher, breakdown, affair, gore, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, poland, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.3
 5K
In My Skin (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Esther, a self-conscious young woman who works for a public relations firm. One night at a party with her friend Sandrine, Esther wanders into the backyard and stumbles, scratching her leg on a piece of scrap metal. She goes back to the party, and ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, realistic, scary ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, insanity, knife, wound, power relations, self discovery, promotion, crimes, doctors and patients, career woman, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, japan, lisbon portugal, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%