Sleeping movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sleeping movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, stylized and clever films and TV shows about / with sleeping, danger, storytelling, death, mentor, dialogue, weird, blood, nightmare and surrealism plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
sleeping movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sleeping: Inception (2010), Body Snatchers (1993), The Invasion (2007), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Cemetery of Splendor (2015), Dark City (1998), New Nightmare (1994), The Translators (2019), Maleficent (2014), The Babadook (2014).

List of sleeping movies

Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, clever, cerebral, twist ending ...
Plot: parallel world, mind control, virtual reality, alternate reality, haunted by the past, subconscious, teamwork, manipulations, life philosophy, existentialism, sleeping, fictional reality ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: paris france, los angeles, japan, kenya, africa ...
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Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, evil alien, alien invasion, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, danger, teenage life, research, toxic, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1950s, 50s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
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The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Plot: virus, save the world, alien, danger, psychiatrist, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, quarantine, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, slasher, supernatural, fear, disfigurement, nightmare comes true, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
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Cemetery of Splendor (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Thailand, UK, Germany, France, Malaysia, South Korea, Mexico, USA, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In a hospital, ten soldiers are being treated for a mysterious sleeping sickness. In a story in which dreams can be experienced by others, and in which goddesses can sit casually with mortals, a nurse learns the reason why the patients will never be ...
Style: art house, surreal, enigmatic, romantic, no music
Plot: soldier, sleeping, cemetery, illness, hospital, caregiver, parallel world, clairvoyant, love, mysticism, mutilation, self discovery ...
Place: thailand
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: gothic, mind bending, atmospheric, tech noir, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, investigation, alien race, evil alien, future dystopia, memory, lovecraftian, manipulation, memory loss, space and aliens, sleeping, mad scientist ...
Time: future, 1940s
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New Nightmare (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this meta horror film, a demonic entity uses the fictional character of Freddy Krueger to enter the real world and torment "Elm Street" heroine Heather Langenkamp and her family.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, supernatural, sleeping, slasher, serial killer, stalking, woman in danger, filmmaking, painting, alternate reality, hollywood, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey
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The Translators (2019)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nine translators have been picked by a ruthless publisher and locked in a luxury bunker to translate the highly anticipated book of a famous author in record time. Although the translators are confined to prevent any kind of leak because of the high ...
Style: twist ending, non-linear, suspense, serious, clever
Plot: translator, bunker, secret, sleeping, library, death, publisher, rivalry, band, new job, nightmare, job interview ...
Place: paris france, london, frankfurt germany
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: fairy, magical, witch, fantasy world, good versus evil, dark fantasy, disney, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, betrayal, villain ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, france
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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: psychological, scary, macabre, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, danger, supernatural, family in danger, single mother, nightmare comes true, book, dark fantasy, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, monster, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, nightmare comes true, death, danger, serial killer, youth, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture, burned alive, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
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Parasomnia (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laura Baxter is a young woman, literally a "sleeping beauty," who suffers from a medical condition called "parasomnia." A childhood accident victim, she is actually sleeping her life away, awakening briefly on rare occasions. Art ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: mentally unstable, insomnia, woman in danger, hypnosis, serial killer, supernatural ability, supernatural, sleeping, deadly, danger, fall in love, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Nocturna (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the aging orphanage the days pass very uneventfully, but the nights are something quite different; at least for Tim they are. The light reflected from the stars is the only cure for his fear of the dark. One night this fear leads him to the ...
Style: surreal, exciting, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, escapades, adventure, escape from reality, rivalry, mysterious character, mysterious place, overcoming, sleeping, danger, fairy, orphan ...
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Slumber (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sleep doctor tries to protect a family from a demon that feeds on people in their nightmares.
Style: bleak, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: nightmare, laboratory, supernatural, female protagonist, haunted by the past, childhood trauma, hallucination, doctor, sleeping, medication, sleepwalking, experiment ...
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Mara (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie. As Kate digs into the mystery of an ancient demon which ...
Style: suspense, scary, macabre, suspenseful
Plot: demon, fear, danger, characters killed one by one, sleeping, death, psychologist, insomnia, strangulation, bedroom, guilt, murder ...
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On Body and Soul (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two introverted people find out by pure chance that they share the same dream every night. They are puzzled, incredulous, a bit frightened. As they hesitantly accept this strange coincidence, they try to recreate in broad daylight what happens in ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, disturbing
Plot: penetration, slaughterhouse, autism, disability, psychologist, love, betrayal by friend, sleeping, dream, deer, sex scene, asperger's syndrome ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hungary
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Snow White (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prince, seeking the greatest treasure, stumbles upon seven little men guarding a coffin. They tell him the story of Snow White, a beautiful princess who was forced to run away from home after her jealous stepmother tried to have her killed. When ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: sleeping, chase, prince, house, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, royal family, cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, friendship, physical appearance, fall in love ...
Place: germany, europe
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Dreamscape (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in his sleep from a heart attack Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in ...
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: psychic, conspiracy, monster, nuclear holocaust, danger, politics, assassination, sleeping, heart, science, dream, telekinesis ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: illinois, washington d.c.
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, biologist, alien, body swapping, alien encounter, danger, investigation, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, lookalikes, mistaken identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Apartment concierge Cesar is a miserable person who believes he was born without the ability to be happy. As a result, he decides his mission is to make life hell for everyone around him. A majority of the tenants are easy to agitate, but Clara ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, domestic disturbance, obsession, apartment building, home invasion, blackmail, concierge, caretaker, downfall, unlikely criminals, double life, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, psychological, sentimental, contemplative, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: escape from reality, daydreamer, friendship, new job, dreams, romance, introspection, love, dancer, visionary, young man, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, mexico, france, europe, latin america ...
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, sleeping, psychopath, diner, disfigurement, resurrection ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
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Oblomov (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' estate. His boyhood companion, Stoltz, now an energetic and ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, talky, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: sleeping, family relations, friendship, friends, master and servant, golden years, love and romance, society, family life, depression, orphan, obesity ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, england, saint petersburg, rome italy ...
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The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, dream, thirtysomething life, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, lifestyle, musician's life, couples, advertising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, usa, london, new jersey
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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1843, Dickens was a literary rock star, but struggling financially after the slow sales of his previous novel, Martin Chuzzlewit. Seized with the vision of a story that would fire the hearts of humanity, Dickens pitched his publishers A Christmas ...
Style: thought provoking, feel good, captivating, humorous
Plot: christmas, book, father son relationship, publisher, debt, poverty, writing, inspiration, friend, sleeping, writer's block, charles dickens ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, year 1943, 1800s
Place: london, turkey, new york
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Sleeping Beauty (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers
Plot: princess, queen, king, sleeping, fairy, curse, magic, royal family, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, intrigue, youth ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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Tully (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging nanny named Tully.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, twist ending
Plot: motherhood, nanny, plot twist, autism, family relations, baby, parents and children, family, newborn baby, female protagonist, mother, pregnant woman ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 50s, year 1977, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, dark, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: dark fantasy, parallel world, adventure, danger, family, imaginary, family relations, save the day, weirdo, young heroes, parents and children, alternate reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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Quiet Comes the Dawn (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Female protagonist’s brother dies under mysterious circumstances. Extremely vivid nightmares begin to haunt her and she decides to turn to the Institute of somnology for help. Along with other patients, they are induced into a «collective lucid ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychedelic, emotional, suspense
Plot: perfume, subconscious, nightmare, dreams, fear, sleeping, group of strangers, research, death of brother, lucid dream, death of mother, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
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Sexmission (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two scientists are chosen as guinea pigs for a time experiment: they are placed in hibernation and should be brought back to life after three years. In the meantime, however, the World War III breaks out and life have been wiped out of the surface ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, futuristic, semi serious ...
Plot: post apocalypse, polish, satire, future dystopia, distopia, matriarchy, sleeping, disorder, tribe, experiment gone awry, friendship, fish out of water ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 1991, 2040s, year 1999
Place: poland
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