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The list contains the best, new and most relevant obsession movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out intense, realistic, serious, suspense, psychological and interesting films and TV shows about / with obsession, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, brutality, catastrophe, runaway, murder, death and psychology plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as obsession: Black Swan (2010), Whiplash (2014), Lolita (1997), The Great Gatsby (2013), Misery (1990), Fear (1996), The Luzhin Defence (2000), Dorian Gray (2009), Ginger Snaps (2000), The Big Feast (1973).
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Germany, France, Spain, USA
147 min.
 7.5
Misery
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
107 min.
 7.8
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Unsane
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
98 min.
 6.4
Mermaid: The Lake of the Dead
Horror, Romance
Russia
90 min.
 3.9

List of obsession movies

 8.0
 623K
Black Swan
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspense, atmospheric, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, mental illness, surrealism, mentor, paranoia, psychology, character study, artists and showbiz, hallucinations, dancer's life, ballerina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 8.5
 568K
Whiplash
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, dramatic, inspirational ...
Plot: obsession, jazz, music, follow your dream, drummer, music teacher, desire for fame, musician's life, mentor, drumming, teachers and students, music conductor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, dark ...
Plot: obsession, perfume, serial killer, psychopath, sense of smell, secret formula, dark fantasy, mentor, sexualized violence, psychology, visceral, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.9
 45K
Lolita
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, psychological, melancholic, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: lolita, obsession, pedophile, pedophilia, older man young girl relationship, lust, girl man relationship, forbidden love, destructive relationship, teenager, sexuality, perversion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: new england, cannes
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The Great Gatsby
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, colourful, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, loneliness, rags to riches, unfulfilled love, millionaire, obsessive love, love triangle, love and romance, romance, high society, tragedy, impossible love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island
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 7.8
 157K
Misery
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, obsessed fan, insanity, loneliness, hostage, brutality, mentally unstable, captivity, isolation, psychopath, rage, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
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 6.2
 36K
Fear
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, rough, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, teenager, first love, secrets, family, terrorizing, violence, danger, betrayal, virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, san francisco, seattle washington
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The Luzhin Defence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, sincere, touching, intellectual ...
Plot: chess, mentally unstable, obsession, prodigy, genius, supportive spouse, contests and competitions, love story, eccentricity, loneliness, relationships, ambition ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: italy
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 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, gothic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, immortality, transformation, painter, portrait, mentor, devil, art, betrayal, greed, life philosophy, secrets ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.8
 37K
Ginger Snaps
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's first period, she is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger's wounds ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, obsession, transformation, death, sisters, high school, coming of age, blood, teenager, gory, violence, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 7.2
 10K
The Big Feast
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, satirical, art house, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: suicide, gluttony, sexual promiscuity, obsession, social decay, greed, society, capitalism, cooking, meal, suicide pact, decadence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, turkey
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 6.9
 228K
Vanilla Sky
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: surreal, psychological, enigmatic, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: virtual reality, obsession, surrealism, love, love triangle, disfigurement, mystery, mind game, existentialism, alternate reality, redemption, disfigured face ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 33K
Pawn Sacrifice
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.
Style: captivating, factual, entertaining, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: chess, prodigy, genius, obsession, cold war, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, eccentricity, paranoia, mental illness, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: russia, iceland
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 5.0
 18K
Swimfan
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, high school, insanity, murder, mental illness, teenage life, manipulation, betrayal, frame up, revenge, hospital ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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 8.1
 719K
Gone Girl
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: tense, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, missing wife, mystery, investigation, disappearance, manipulation, obsession, police investigation, psychology, moral ambiguity, infidelity, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
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 5.9
 33K
9½ Weeks
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, romantic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexuality, sexual relations, obsession, dangerous attraction, romance, bdsm, mysterious character, destructive relationship, sexualized violence, love story, love and romance, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 41K
The Hole
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, tense, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, police investigation, mystery, twists & turns, manipulation, survival, murder, psychology, isolation, death, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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 6.7
 59K
Christine
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, obsession, classic car, chase, objects come to life, supernatural, murder, brutality, betrayal, bullying, survival, cars ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1978, year 1979 ...
Place: california, southern california
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 6.6
 102K
Antichrist
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, scary, sexual ...
Plot: violence, torture, brutality, depression, obsession, guilt, insanity, death, surrealism, strong sexual content, cruelty, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Teacher's Pet
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Psychopath Debbie Strand escapes from a mental institution for the criminally insane and takes the identity of a co-ed she meets and dies out of fear of Debbie and sets herself up on a college campus where she once again begins killing students and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, college, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, student life, crimes, hidden identity, unrequited love, escaped mental patient, female psychopath, stalking, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 90s
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There's Something About Mary
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Having never fully recovered from a prom date that became a total disaster, a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
Style: humorous, funny, light, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: dream girl, obsession, true love, romance, stupidity, dishonesty, farce, dumb, wooing, nothing goes right, hidden identity, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, rhode island
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The Butterfly Room
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ann, a reclusive elegant lady, with an obsession for butterflies, is befriended by the eerily beautiful young Alice. Using her seductive innocence, Alice establishes a disturbing mother daughter relationship with Ann. Lured into her twisted world, ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: obsession, secret room, parents and children, aging, collector, danger, butterfly, double life, mother daughter relationship, deadly, murder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Silver Linings Playbook
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: realistic, intense, dramatic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mental illness, mentally unstable, obsession, romance, family drama, adaptation, supportive parent, social misfits, love, male female friendship, mentor, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new jersey, philadelphia
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 6.3
 63K
Chloe
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, obsession, lesbian, jealous spouse, midlife crisis, marriage, manipulation, sexual relations, women, family relations, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
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 6.9
 38K
Trust
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, sexual abuse, obsession, investigation, father daughter relationship, bullying, rape, parents and children, vengeance, internet, adolescence, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 3.9
 31K
Prom Night
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, hotel, serial killer, prom, obsession, death, teacher, stalking, haunted by the past, characters killed one by one, best friends, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.0
 439K
Her
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. ...
Style: futuristic, talky, clever, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, artificial intelligence, existentialism, love, obsession, philosophy, a.i., romance, impossible love, psychology, life philosophy, computers and web ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Girl on the Train
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: train, police investigation, murder mystery, obsession, mental illness, ex husband ex wife relationship, investigation, depression, memory loss, psychology, adultery, life philosophy ...
Place: new york, london
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Love Me If You Dare
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, dark humor, sexy, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, friendship, romance, best friends, best friends in love, competition, destiny, love hate, obsession, love, love story, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium
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 6.1
 18K
Excision
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alienated teen Pauline struggles with the pressures of fitting into high school, pleasing her mother and a burning desire to lose her virginity. With a grotesque curiosity for the darker side of life, Pauline is considered a social outcast by ...
Style: tense, surreal, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: mentally unstable, obsession, surgeon, losing-it hero, gory, dysfunctional family, social outcast, transplant, teacher, dark fantasy, sister sister relationship, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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