Mysterious stranger movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mysterious stranger movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with mysterious stranger, death, murder, family relations, violence, police, danger, friendship, crimes and blood plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Ireland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mysterious stranger: Hearts in Atlantis (2001), The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017), Tuck Everlasting (2002), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), Good Favour (2017), The Stranger (2020), Don't Hang Up (2016), Gutland (2017), Hardkor Disko (2014), The Ninth Passenger (2018).

List of mysterious stranger movies

Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: mysterious stranger, childhood, friendship, small town, childhood friend, single mother, coming of age, parents and children, selflessness, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, childhood friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, virginia, connecticut
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The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Chise Hatori, 15 years old. Lost, without hope, and without family, she is bought for money ā€“ not by another person, but by a non-human sorcerer named Elias. Though she hesitates, she begins life anew as his apprentice and future wife.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, captivating, dark fantasy, exciting ...
Plot: fairy, magic, mythology, changing lives, drastic change of life, supernatural, young girl, first love, life is a bitch, friendship, demon, mysterious stranger ...
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Tuck Everlasting (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Natalie Babbitt's award winning book for children comes to the screen in a lavish adaptation from Walt Disney Pictures. Winnie Foster (Alexis Bledel) is a girl in her early teens growing up in the small rural town of Winesap in 1914. ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fountain of youth, teenage girl, mysterious stranger, immortality, coming of age, kidnapping, teenage boy, small town, family, first love, parents and children, teenage crush ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 2000s, 19th century
Place: new york
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The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, slasher killer, masked killer, blood, murder, homicidal maniac, psychopath, sadism, mutilation, maniac, mysterious stranger ...
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 6.3
 102
Good Favour (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A teenage stranger is welcomed into a household in a devout Catholic village and gradually reveals his motives and what seem to be magical powers.
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, psychological, mystical, captivating
Plot: mysterious stranger, village, catholic, christianity, faith, teenager, folklore, religion, mysticism, magical power, youth, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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 7.3
 39K
The Stranger (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 363 min.
TV show
Story: A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.
Style: mind bending, clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: mystery, riddles and clues, mysterious stranger, infidelity, betrayal, family, husband wife relationship, investigation, family relations, violence against women, memory loss, drug use ...
Time: 21st century
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 5.6
 14K
Don't Hang Up (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting, tense ...
Plot: prank, terror, mysterious stranger, murder, phone terror, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death threat, prank telephone call, threat, telephone call, psychopath ...
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 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 ...
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 5.6
 579
Hardkor Disko (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A sociopath begins a relationship with the daughter of a couple he intends to murder.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: voyeur, mysterious stranger, sociopath, plan, sex scene, cheating wife, infidelity, family relations, danger, crimes, hitman, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
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The Ninth Passenger (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A group of salacious students party aboard a luxury yacht only to turn on each other as a 9th PASSENGER picks them off one by one.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, sea, mysterious stranger, serial killer, deathtrap, dark humor, group of friends, psychopath, danger, isolation, yacht, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Strangers Within (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam and her friends are terrorised during a party by a group of young men on a desperate hunt for something in her house.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, psychotronic, scary, disturbing
Audience: kids
Plot: party, mysterious stranger, deception, woman in danger, trapped, stranger, estate, trust, heist, teenager, home invasion, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, los angeles
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 6.8
 1K
In a Day (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman spends a curiously unpredictable day with a stranger.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, shopping, beauty salon, fall in love, lifestyle, mysterious stranger, brother sister relationship, twentysomething life, barbershop, jazz musician, stranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 3.9
 1K
Inkubus (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inkubus tells the story of a skeleton crew working the final shift at a soon to be demolished police station. The night takes a gruesome turn when the demon, Inkubus, calmly walks into the station holding the severed head of a murdered girl. Inkubus ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, brutal, sadistic
Plot: serial killer, police station, psychopath, gory, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural, mysterious stranger, nightmare, characters killed one by one, evisceration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
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 7.7
 369K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, bleak, twist ending, neo noir ...
Plot: insomnia, insanity, mysterious character, uncover truth, obsession, paranoia, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, torment, hallucination, layoff, hit and run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: united states, usa, los angeles
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Silent But Deadly (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thomas Capper is an unconventional and mysterious serial killer who takes aim at a Hollywood film set, by unleashing his own brand of retribution on the cast and crew.
Style: slasher, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, vengeance, deadly, danger, crimes, gory, filmmaking, violence spree, mysterious stranger, slasher killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana
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Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A teenager named Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Toyokawa, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", which grows darker after the mass suicide of 54 ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: dysfunctional family, mass suicide, cult, family relations, nihilism, suicide, internet, woman in danger, on the run, youth, teenage life, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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The Perfect Gift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A spoiled schoolgirl, her overworked executive mother, and a disillusioned young minister each receives an uplifting message about friendship, commitment, and the truest meaning of Christmas from a friendly, but mysterious drifter.
Style: realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: spoiled brat, christmas, friendship, brat, family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, high school, human spirit, clergy, mother daughter relationship ...
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Seeking Justice (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, life turned upside down, underground, self defense, spouse in danger, group of criminals, right and wrong, secret movement, crimes, revenge, conspiracy, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, blackmail, hospital, paralysis, revenge, brutality, cruelty, obsession, teenage boy, father son relationship, teenage girl ...
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The Unreinable Compulsion (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a small town, a young man gives in to his irrational desire to recreationally murder a stranger.
Style: tense, dark, cynical, bloody, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, villain played by lead actor, post traumatic stress, evil man, homicidal maniac, loner, widower, good versus evil, humiliation, shower curtain, old woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.9
 203
The Zone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A mysterious visitor spends the night at an apartment belonging to a young engaged couple and their friend. Over the course of the night and the following day he sleeps with all three roommates and then disappears, leading to conversations about ...
Style: mumblecore, unusual plot structure, sexy, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: threesome, relationships, lgbt, sex with a stranger, female nudity, menage a trois, mysterious stranger, jealousy, lesbian, love and romance, lesbian interest, lesbian romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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I Am... Gabriel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unforgiving sun, a parched earth, and a failed economy have left a small Texas town desolate. For ten years Promise, Texas has known nothing but one curse after another. It's barren, broken, and dying, leaving a town full of despair. When a ...
Style: christian film, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: boy, angel, mysterious stranger, small town, prayer, church, supernatural power, hopes, healing, hopelessness, religion, eviction notice ...
Place: texas
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The Final Storm (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger named Silas flees from a devastating storm and finds refuge with Tom and Gillian on their farm. While struggling with the Storm, Silas seems to be the only one who can help Tom and Gillian to find their son but there are other more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, family in danger, escapades, farm, forces of nature, storm, mysterious stranger, murder, death, violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: World War I has left golfer Rannulph Junuh a poker-playing alcoholic, his perfect swing gone. Now, however, he needs to get it back to play in a tournament to save the financially ravaged golf course of a long-ago sweetheart. Help arrives in the ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, underdog, starting over, americana, bankruptcy, great depression, world war one, childhood, human spirit, hopes, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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 5.8
 9K
Let Us Prey (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rachel, a rookie cop, is about to begin her first night shift in a neglected police station in a Scottish, backwater town. The kind of place where the tide has gone out and stranded a motley bunch of the aimless, the forgotten, the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, police station, murder, small town, serial killer, police, police brutality, stranger, confined, danger, chaos, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, scotland
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 4.8
 1K
Brenda Starr (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get her back, and keep his job, Mike draws himself ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, romance, adventurer, journalism, rivalry, spy, falling in love, mysterious stranger, rescue, fall in love, reporter, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, puerto rico
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Deep in the Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An alcoholic man refocuses himself on putting kids through college via 4H and FFA scholarship donations. Guiding him is a spiritual figure he calls "The Bearded Man".
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, starting over, support group, hopes, mysterious stranger, college, friendship, rise to the top, society, alcoholic, lifestyle change, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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The Swan Princess: A Royal Myztery (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Your favorite characters are back in an all-new royal adventure! It seems that a mysterious ā€œZā€ is appearing as a mark on the palace residents. Who is behind the mark and what does it mean? Princess Odette, Derek, Scully and all the Swan ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kingdom, princess, mysterious stranger, vengeance, revenge, prince, love, danger, magic, love and romance, good versus evil, royal family ...
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 8.0
 758K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, supernatural ability, hallucination, time travel, surrealism, imaginary friend, parallel universe, suburbs, society, time loop, first love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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 7.5
 105K
August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, romantic, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, prodigy, child prodigy, orphanage, youth, music, musician's life, hopes, musician, lie, dancing, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1995
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, xian, san francisco ...
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