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 psychological, suspenseful, weird, serious, scary and captivating films and TV shows about / with sleeping, suspense, death, supernatural, nightmare, sleep disorder, fear, danger, insomnia and murder plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
sleeping movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sleeping: Sleep Tight (2011), Cemetery of Splendor (2015), Inception (2010), The Babadook (2014), Tully (2018), Echoes (2014), Coraline (2009), The Translators (2019), Land (2021), Charlotte's Web (1973).

List of sleeping movies

Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Crime, 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: adult
Plot: home invasion, stalking, apartment building, obsession, domestic disturbance, caretaker, woman in danger, sleeping, blackmail, maniac, concierge, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, iberian peninsula, europe
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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: surreal, art house, enigmatic, romantic, psychedelic ...
Plot: soldier, sleeping, hospital, disability, medium, illness, cemetery, parallel world, self discovery, mysticism, diary, mutilation ...
Place: thailand
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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, surreal, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: suspense, memory, virtual reality, alternate reality, dream, subconscious, architecture, existentialism, fictional reality, mind control, imagination, lucid dream ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, new york, kenya ...
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The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, tense, suspenseful, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, ghost, macabre, nightmare, fear, single mother, suspense, insanity, dysfunctional family, mental illness, isolation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
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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, twist ending, surprise ending, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: motherhood, baby, family relations, depression, female protagonist, mother, nanny, plot twist, marriage, parents and children, autism, newborn baby ...
Time: 50s, year 1977, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, phoenix arizona ...
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: sleeping, supernatural, manhunt, deathtrap, strong violent content, sadism, ghost, closeup of eyes, missing woman, nightmare, darkness, revenge ...
Time: year 2012, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, preschoolers ...
Plot: monster, children, parallel world, alternate reality, stop motion, secret place, weirdo, fantasy world, clue, loneliness, heroine, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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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, clever, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: translator, suspense, secret, publisher, sleeping, new job, bunker, death, library, rivalry, writers, job interview ...
Place: paris france, frankfurt germany, london
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Land (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: solitude, nature, wilderness, new life, fishing, native american, female protagonist, living alone, family tragedy, mountain, countryside, rocky mountains ...
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois
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Charlotte's Web (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: humorous, colourful, light, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, pig, rescue, farm, children, friends who live together, animal human communication, compassion, misunderstanding, spider, love, rat ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
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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: scary, tense, psychological, psychotronic, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, ghost, creature, social worker, sleeping, nightmare, sudden death, paranormal investigation, rescue, death, loss, killings ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, anime, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, escapades, escape from reality, rivalry, mysterious character, sleeping, overcoming, mysterious place, orphan, cat, friendship, boy ...
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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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, space horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, alien, soldier, toxic, research, zombie, emotionless, invasion, teenage life, military, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: alabama, atlanta georgia
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Crayon Shin-chan: Fast Asleep! Dreaming World Big Assault! (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One night, the Nohara family were enjoying a pleasant dream, when suddenly a big fish appeared in their dreams and ate them. The next morning, Hiroshi read in the newspaper that everybody in another town had the same nightmare as him, but it seemed ...
Style: anime, semi serious, funny, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: sleeping, dream world, fantasy world, nightmare, friends, teamwork, magic, mysterious character, magical, magical power, satire, friendship ...
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Starstruck (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: feel good, light, sincere, sentimental, humorous
Plot: sex, movie star, one night stand, sleeping, fall in love, male female relationship, hopes, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, celebrity, bbc ...
Place: london
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Collective: Unconscious (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man and his grandmother hide out from an ominous broadcast. The Grim Reaper hosts a TV show. The formerly incarcerated recount and reinterpret their first days of freedom. A suburban mom's life is upturned by the beast growing inside of her. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, surreal, dark fairy tale ...
Plot: surrealism, sleeping, trance, ex convict, escape from reality, suspense, dream, death, hypnosis
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Field of Dogs (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Poland, Italy, Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A visionary romance based on a contemporary reading of Dante.
Style: allegory, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: breast feeding, obsession, a vision, sleeping, car accident, loss, supermarket, escape from reality, death of girlfriend, suspense, sleep disorder, mental disorder ...
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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, art house, sentimental, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: slaughterhouse, sex scene, love, disability, dream, penetration, suicide attempt, betrayal by friend, psychologist, female nudity, autism, sleeping ...
Time: 2010s
Place: eastern europe, budapest, hungary
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Slumber (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sleep doctor tries to protect a family from a demon that feeds on people in their nightmares.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, captivating, exciting, scary ...
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, laboratory, hallucination, haunted by the past, doctor, childhood trauma, female protagonist, experiment, flashback sequence, flash forward, sleepwalking ...
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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: motivational, thought provoking, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, writers, victorian england, father son relationship, debt, publisher, inspiration, charles dickens, poverty, writer's block, sleeping, friend ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, year 1943
Place: turkey, new york, london, england
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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: atmospheric, psychological
Plot: cure, terminal illness, illness, student, disease, insomnia, medicine, nightmare, dreaming, dream, medical student, treatment ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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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, serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher
Plot: serial killer, mentally unstable, insomnia, suspense, obsession, woman in danger, fall in love, rehabilitation, self mutilation, death, girl, hypnosis ...
Time: 21st century
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Mara (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, 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, mystical, tense, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: suspense, characters killed one by one, fear, supernatural, demon, macabre, insomnia, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, investigation, murder investigation, supernatural power ...
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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, psychological, bloody, splatter ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, alternate reality, serial killer, monster, hospital, demon, suspense, murder, writers, death, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio, los angeles, california, new jersey
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Impossible Monsters (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A psychology professor begins a case study with three subjects who are suffering from sleep paralysis. As the study goes on, what is real and what is dream become mingled with violent consequences.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, suspicion of murder, science runs amok, murder suspect, sleeping, murder mystery, suspense, problem, fantasy becomes reality, escape from reality, explorer ...
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Sleep No More (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's 1986 and a group of grad students are close to discovering what happens to the human brain after staying awake for 200 hours, but something goes terribly wrong with a test subject. After their department is shut down, the team moves ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, sleeping, curses spells and rituals, paranormal phenomena, death, human experiment, vengeance, good versus evil, obsessive quest, killings, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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18if (2017)
Genre: Animation, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Haruto Tsukishiro wakes up in a dream world dominated by strange and powerful entities called Witches. To survive, he gets the assistance of research professor Katsumi Kanzaki and a mysterious white-haired girl called Lily. With their help, Haruto ...
Style: anime, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: sleeping, evil witch, trapped, save the world, witch, good versus evil, fictional reality, fight, bad dream, suspense, battles, boy
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Dream Corp LLC (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Helmed by the easily distracted Dr. Roberts, a psychotherapeutic facility treats patients with troubling dreams. Roberts employs a team of incompetent scientists to help analyze and record those thoughts plaguing the doctor's patients.
Style: absurd, feel good, entertaining, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: dream, psychosis, clinic, surrealism, sleeping, silly humor, absurdism, absurd humor, workplace situations, dream within a dream, assistant, working class ...
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Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: philosophical, psychedelic, psychological, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, surrealism, dream, alternate reality, lucid dream, psychology, life philosophy, imagination, consciousness, lifestyle, trippy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas
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The Seventh Dwarf (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven clumsy dwarfs try to undo the spell they unwillingly unleashed and save the fairy tales world with the help of a tired dragon and a butterfly. The evil witch Dellamorta cursed princess Rose when she was a baby. Before she turns 18, Rose will ...
Style: fairy tale, not serious, humorous, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, escapades, curses spells and rituals, princess, save the kingdom, fictional kingdom, sleeping, kingdom, magic, time travel, time loop, wizards and magicians ...
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