Bad dream movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bad dream movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, psychotronic and tense films and TV shows about / with bad dream, nightmare, murder, blood, flashback, danger, death, female nudity, violence and barefoot male plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Czech Republic and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bad dream: Boogeyman 2 (2007), The Company of Wolves (1984), The Other (2017), The Marsh (2006), The Heretics (2017), Family Reunion (1989), Night Wars (1988), The Magical Duvet (2011), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), The Platform (2019).

List of bad dream movies

 5.0
 8K
Boogeyman 2 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman attempts to cure her phobia of the boogeyman by checking herself into a mental health facility, only to realize too little too late that she is now helplessly trapped with her own greatest fear.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: slasher, phobia, boogeyman, legends and myths, crimes, supernatural ability, nightmare, mental institution, danger, bad dream, psychotherapy, injury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 90s
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The Company of Wolves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, surreal, dark, stylized ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, dark fantasy, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, supernatural, danger, mind game, dangerous animal, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 1700s, 80s
Place: england, europe
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 3.4
 1K
The Other (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Moving into a Cottage Together, two Young Lovers confront Horrors of a Forgotten Childhood.
Style: dark, disturbing, scary, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: demon, fear, insanity, darkness, bad dream, parallel world, nightmare comes true, nightmare, young couple, obsession, mental disorder, supernatural ...
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 4.8
 3K
The Marsh (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Writer Claire Holloway is troubled by nightmares of Rose Marsh Farm. She decides to vacation at the farm which unbeknown to her is haunted by the ghost of a little girl and a teenage boy. Claire enlists the help of Geoffry Hunt to help uncover a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, countryside, swamp, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, missing person, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: usa
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 4.7
 2K
The Heretics (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl is abducted by a man, who claims that a cult is hunting her. His goal is to protect her until sunrise but while restrained, the young girl falls deathly ill. While her friends and family search for her, the source of her illness becomes ...
Style: suspense, tense, sexy, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: chloroform, satanic cult, demon, satanic ritual, cabin in the woods, abduction, murder, mother daughter relationship, obsession, bad dream, threat, lesbian ...
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 5.3
 361
Family Reunion (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Satan has a special way of bringing people together! Forty years ago Henry Adams rescued his son Tom from the hands of a satanic cult. Now, on holiday with his family, Tom finds himself mysteriously dragged back to Sutterville, the scene of his ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, christmas horror ...
Plot: small town, christmas, ghost town, satanism, ghost, danger, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, haunted by the past, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
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 4.4
 160
Night Wars (1988)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two Vietnam Veterans have realistic nightmares about the war. So real are these nightmares that they start getting injured in them, and bringing things back that they had in the dream. They then buy weapons and go in to try and get one of their ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: vietnam war, nightmare, vietnam veteran, traitor, bad dream, death of friend, torture, war veteran, military uniform, psychologist, submachine gun, barbed wire ...
Place: vietnam
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The Magical Duvet (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The great musical comedy by F. A. Brabec V perine is the first Czech film made entirely in 3D. This stimulating comedy, in true and thorough 3D, presents a whole new computer-made world concealed in a quilt, where a large part of the film is taking ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: grandmother, grandfather, bad dream, nanny, dancing, family, hotel, dry cleaners, neighbor neighbor relationship, dream, feather, beer ...
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: brutal, scary, bloody, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, blood, serial killer, gory, murder, summer camp, danger, masked man, small town, slasher, teenager, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, 2000s, year 1957 ...
Place: new jersey, ohio, midwest
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 7.0
 158K
The Platform (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two people per level. An unknown number of levels. A platform with food for all of them. Are you one of those who think too much when they are up? Or of those who have no guts when they are down? If you discover it too late, you will not live out of ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, allegory ...
Plot: struggle for survival, confined, cannibalism, fear, social differences, prison, rivalry, food shortage, social relations, society, danger, existentialism ...
Time: future
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The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, psychopath, hotel, gory, family problems, strong sexual content, strong violent content, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
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 5.9
 23K
The Prodigy (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.
Style: frightening, scary, suspense, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, genius, serial killer, reincarnation, soul transference, violence, child, bad guy wins, nightmare, blood, danger, metronome ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 5.4
 3K
Sssssss (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: David, a college student, is looking for a job. He is hired by Dr. Stoner as a lab assistant for his research and experiments on snakes. David also begins to fall for Stoner's young daughter, Kristina. However, the good doctor has secretly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, stylized, absurd, semi serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, snake, experiment, transformation, cobra, fall in love, serum, laboratory, college student, experiment gone awry, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california
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The Little Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Little Man lives happily in his little house in the Hollow Mountain. His peaceful life ends once he begins to have dreams about a mysterious house where he is to find what he desires. Even though he does not feel like having any desires, he ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, puppetry, retro, puppeteer, children, chase, bird, quest, nightmare, absurd humor, fisherman, flying machine ...
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 5.0
 214
Eye Catcher! (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elizabeth, a voluptuous, shy and unpopular girl, is the object of ridicule at school by the cool in-crowd. Her life spirals downward after the death of her only friend, her grandmother. But she has a crush on a popular boy at school, and a deranged ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: losing-it hero, social misfits, vengeance, youth, rivalry, teenage life, physical appearance, obsession, female psychopath, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
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 6.5
 85
Unknown Hour (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hynek Michánek wants to study medicine but fails his entrance exams five times. He starts a job as an orderly in a district hospital where one of the doctors on the examining board works as well. He feels no-one takes him seriously and he loathes ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: mentally unstable protagonist, corruption, murder, husband wife relationship, social awkwardness, doctor, colleague colleague relationship, criminal as protagonist, antagonist as protagonist, serial killer as protagonist, nurse, revenge ...
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 3.4
 82
Bastardi 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: gypsy, school teacher, skinhead, obscene finger gesture, juvenile delinquency, vulgarity, ambulance, juvenile delinquent, pepper spray, racism, murder investigation, doctor ...
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 5.8
 76
Coxless Pair (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the friendship between Johann and Ludwig as they strive for the ultimate “buddy” relationship. Going beyond, well beyond, what would be considered good and healthy, the pair attempt to become the ideal twins, driving ...
Plot: best friend, motorcycle, new love, driver's license, travel, victory, gymnasium, sister, trip, condom, taking off clothes, topless girl ...
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Dando y dando (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sex farce, two unrelated episodes.
Plot: school bus, repairman, woman in underwear, urination, face mask, boy, bad dream, parrot, camera shot of bare feet, bus, howling, barefoot male ...
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All My Tomorrows (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This romantic comedy, shot in a road-movie style, tells the story of businessman Petr Kraus and his personal transformation. After returning from China, where he supervised the production of clothing for his customers, Petr finds out that the ...
Style: road movie, intense, romanticism, romantic, talky
Plot: immaturity, debt, car chase, wedding, hitchhiker, egoist, egocentrism, police officer, arrest, fight, drunken man, drunken woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, prague czech republic, shanghai china, prague, shanghai
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The Doctor...the Schoolgirl (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Claudia, a perky eighteen year-old girl, is crushed when her step mother prevents her from going on a vacation to London. She discovers her step mother is having an affair with a doctor and so, with the help of her friends, sets about getting her ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: evil stepmother, extramarital affair, revenge, schoolgirl, taking off clothes, broken leg, bare breasts, colonel, male bare feet, father daughter relationship, older man younger woman relationship, swimming pool ...
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 7.0
 107
Shades of Fern (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the only extensive prose work by the surrealist painter Josef Capek, Shades of Fern most resembles the philosophical fairy tales and fables of Josef’s older brother, the legendary Czech novelist and playwright Karel Capek. Two young ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: poem, cemetery, death of protagonist, talking to the dead, crime and punishment, dangerous friend, priest, suicide, gun, teenage boy, murder, train ...
Time: quarry, 1920s
Place: central europe
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 5.8
 77
Truth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An estranged couple on a weekend retreat are pushed further apart when the wife, Becca, becomes romantically fascinated with the journal of the cabin's long-dead former owner. When the ghost of the old owner appears and reciprocates ...
Style: suspense
Plot: troubled marriage, diary, love, sister sister relationship, cabin, unhappy wife, female ghost, female nudity, male full rear nudity, man slaps a woman, hunting, bad dream ...
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 4.2
 3K
Dark Summer (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Follows the tale of a 17-year-old on house arrest for the summer. When his mother is away on business, a horrifying incident occurs, followed by an even more terrifying presence in the house.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: house arrest, teenage life, supernatural, youth, isolation, ghost, teenage protagonist, blood, skype, seance, swimming pool, evil woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.3
 55K
Sexy Beast (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of retirement for one last job.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, hunting, retired, one last job, crime, crimes, murder, gangsters, manipulation, manipulations, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, europe, london, california
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Laughter and Punishment (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: French director Isabelle Doval directs her husband, popular comedic actor José Garcia, in the comedy Rire et Chatiment (Laughter and Punishment). Vincent (Garcia) is a popular physician whose aggressive need to be funny and get people's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: supernatural ability, crime and punishment, couples, romance, female director, woman slaps man, man in underwear, drumming, nightmare, gay kiss, bartender, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.4
 10K
Burying the Ex (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It seemed like a great idea when all-around nice guy Max and his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn moved in together. But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max knows it’s time to call it quits. There’s just one ...
Style: not serious, scary, humorous, romantic, dark humor ...
Plot: zombie, halloween, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disgruntled, deadly, danger, supernatural, back from the dead, cannibalism, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, death, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film, satanic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, nightmare comes true, burned alive, fire, school bus, party, possession, disfigurement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
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 7.2
 45K
Marnie (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: honeymoon, horse, suicide attempt, psychology, thief, robbery, blackmail, kleptomania, obsession, romance, cons and scams, mysterious character ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, philadelphia, atlantic city new jersey ...
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 6.0
 2K
Koma (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horrid crime was committed at a wedding reception and bridesmaid Chi Ching was the lone eyewitness. At the police station, she recognised the suspect, Suen Ling, in a line up. She also discovered the affair between this stranger and her lover. All ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, murder, black market, obsession, woman in danger, mind game, crimes, rivalry, couples, psychopath, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
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