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, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, weird and scary films and TV shows about / with sleeping, death, danger, nightmare, chase, blood, dream, murder, storytelling and mentor plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
sleeping movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sleeping: Inception (2010), A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010), Body Snatchers (1993), The Invasion (2007), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), The Babadook (2014), Echoes (2014), Cemetery of Splendor (2015), Dark City (1998), New Nightmare (1994).

List of sleeping movies

Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, alternate reality, virtual reality, subconscious, life philosophy, fantasy world, manipulations, teamwork, manipulation, fictional reality, existentialism ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: japan, paris france, los angeles, tokyo, sydney 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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nightmare comes true, sleeping, death, danger, serial killer, youth, serial murder, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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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: evil alien, soldier, military base, alien invasion, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, research, toxic, danger, 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, epidemic, alien, danger, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, psychiatrist, quarantine ...
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: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
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The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, tense, scary, macabre, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, danger, ghost, family in danger, nightmare comes true, dealing with death, single mother, dysfunctional family, monster, sleeping, book ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Echoes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young writer experiences visions during episodes of sleep paralysis, and she retreats with her boyfriend to an isolated house in the desert. As the visions worsen, she teeters on the edge of insanity as she uncovers a life-threatening secret.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, scary ...
Plot: sleeping, paralysis, deadly, supernatural, crimes, deathtrap, manhunt, strong violent content, sadism, darkness, bottled water, blind woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, enigmatic, surreal, romantic, no music
Plot: soldier, sleeping, cemetery, illness, hospital, caregiver, clairvoyant, parallel world, love, mysticism, metaphor, diary ...
Place: thailand
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, 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: neo noir, mind bending, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, investigation, memory, future dystopia, lovecraftian, evil alien, alien race, manipulation, memory loss, alternate reality, sleeping, nightmare ...
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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, hospital, supernatural, sleeping, painting, filmmaking, woman in danger, serial killer, stalking, alternate reality, murder, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: ohio, california, los angeles, new jersey
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Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, domestic disturbance, apartment building, home invasion, maniac, blackmail, concierge, caretaker, woman in danger, double life, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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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, publisher, sleeping, library, death, rivalry, band, nightmare, job interview, new job ...
Place: paris france, london, frankfurt germany
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: fairy, witch, magical, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, princess, disney, imaginary, villain, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, scotland, france
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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, supernatural ability, sleeping, fall in love, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Nocturna (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Spain, France, USA
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, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, escapades, escape from reality, rivalry, mysterious character, sleeping, overcoming, mysterious place, danger, cat, orphan ...
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Dead Awake (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kate Bowman (Jocelin Donahue) is an average social worker who is investigating in the mysterious deaths of people who died in their sleep. Shortly before their deaths, the victims all reported a supernatural force that appeared to them while they ...
Style: tense, psychological, scary, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: creature, social worker, supernatural, sleeping, nightmare, sudden death, ghost, death, victim, monster, rivalry, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, exciting ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: sleeping, chase, house, prince, rescue, adventure, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, rivalry, imaginary, chases and races ...
Place: europe, germany
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: psychic, conspiracy, monster, nuclear holocaust, assassination, danger, politics, sleeping, heart, dream, telekinesis, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c., illinois
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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, alien, body swapping, investigation, danger, alien encounter, biologist, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, mistaken identity, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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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: magic, escape from reality, daydreamer, painting, friendship, new job, dreams, romance, introspection, love, dancer, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, murder, psychopath, serial killer, high school, martial arts, burned alive, sleeping, nightmare, dream, resurrection ...
Time: 80s
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
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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, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sleeping, family relations, friendship, friends, family life, society, love and romance, golden years, master and servant, crucifix, praying, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: russia, england, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg ...
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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, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, fall in love, couple relations, couples, advertising, lifestyle, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, london, usa, new jersey
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Starstruck (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A drunken New Year's Eve hook-up becomes far more complicated for Jessie when she discovers her one night stand is actually a film star.
Style: light, feel good, sentimental, sincere
Plot: romance, movie star, one night stand, sleeping, fall in love, male female relationship, sex, hopes, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, celebrity ...
Place: london
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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, disturbing, sincere, sentimental
Plot: penetration, slaughterhouse, psychologist, love, autism, disability, betrayal by friend, dream, sleeping, sex scene, asperger's syndrome, deer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hungary
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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: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, female protagonist, hallucination, laboratory, doctor, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, experiment, sleepwalking, flash forward, medication ...
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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, humorous, captivating
Plot: victorian england, christmas, book, father son relationship, publisher, debt, poverty, charles dickens, inspiration, sleeping, friend, writing ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, year 1943
Place: turkey, new york, london
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Awoken (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Karla, a young medical student, is trying to cure her brother, Blake, from a terminal sleep illness called Fatal Familial Insomnia, where you are unable to sleep until you die. On her quest to treat him, a more sinister reason for his condition is ...
Style: psychological
Plot: cure, terminal illness, medicine, illness, student, nightmare, disease, insomnia, medical, dream, dreaming, medical student ...
Place: adelaide south australia, australia, south australia
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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: scary, suspense, macabre, disturbing, mystical ...
Plot: demon, fear, danger, characters killed one by one, sleeping, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, supernatural, supernatural power, murder investigation, paranormal investigation, investigation ...
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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: preschoolers, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: queen, king, princess, curse, magic, sleeping, fairy, escapades, intrigue, good versus evil, adventure, romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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