Stranger movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant stranger movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, visually appealing, weird, suspense and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with stranger, storytelling, death, dialogue, murder, brutality, mentor, violence, catastrophe and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as stranger: Circle (2015), Cube (1997), The Mountain Between Us (2017), Storm of the Century (1999), Them (2006), In Fear (2013), Hesher (2010), Before We Go (2014), Naked (1993), FLCL (2000).

List of stranger movies

 6.0
 49K
Circle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: morality, plot twist, survival, survival horror, execution, death, stranger, sole survivor, game of death, memory, prejudice, murder ...
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 7.2
 220K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trap, survival, isolation, maze, trapped, captivity, danger, escape, death, mathematics, survival horror, stranger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Style: scenic, suspense, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: interracial romance, survival, mountain, wilderness, snow, crash landing, stranger, animal attack, black man white woman relationship, plane crash, peril, love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, idaho, utah, new york, london
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Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
TV show
Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, intense, exciting ...
Plot: storm, village, suicide, island, stranger, murder, blizzard, supernatural, secret, demon, jail, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
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 6.4
 30K
Them (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise. They're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: forest, home invasion, stranger, couples, danger, teenage life, mystery, violence, killer child, isolation, chase, breaking and entering ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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 5.4
 9K
In Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Driving, lost and tormented in the night, primal fears of the dark and the unknown give way to fear that you have let the evil in, or that it is already there.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, danger, psychopath, stranger, survival, in the woods, fear, wilderness, off the road, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dark secret, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, ireland
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 7.0
 52K
Hesher (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.
Style: bleak, realistic, gloomy, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: antisocial behavior, dysfunctional character, loner, youth, arson, depression, stranger, bully, grief, rebelliousness, death in the family, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 55K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, romantic, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, adventure, jazz musician, art, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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 7.8
 37K
Naked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend, and spends some time homeless, spending much of his time ranting at strangers, and meeting characters in plights very ...
Style: disturbing, witty, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rapist, drifter, stranger, urban, humiliation, roommate, unemployment, alienation, sexual humiliation, character study, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, united kingdom
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 8.2
 16K
FLCL (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
TV show
Story: In this 6-part mini-series, a 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.
Style: stylized, psychedelic, semi serious, atmospheric, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, coming of age, stranger, tomboy, youth, monster, friendship, alien, robot, baseball, bass, guitar ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.4
 12K
The Cure (1997)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime. Detective Takabe and psychologist ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: investigation, hypnosis, serial killer, murder, hallucination, mind control, amnesia, police detective, psychosis, stranger, interrogation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, okinawa japan
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 6.3
 593
The Visitor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy lives with his mother on a farm surrounded by deep forest in the remote wilds of the Finnish countryside. From time to time, the boy visits his father - a man of great violence - in prison. Locked in the stable is an unruly horse, the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspense, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: student film
Plot: childhood, farm, countryside, parents and children, stranger, mute, boy, mysterious character, life turned upside down, family relations, jail cell, child's point of view ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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 7.7
 21K
Dear Frankie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Frankie and his single mum Lizzie have been on the move ever since Frankie can remember, most recently arriving in a seaside Scottish town. Wanting to protect her deaf son from the truth that they've run away from his father, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, heartbreaking, melancholic ...
Plot: single parent, letter, stranger, disability, ship, friendship, father son relationship, family drama, bet, newspaper, elementary school, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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 7.5
 89K
Following (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A struggling, unemployed young writer takes to following strangers around the streets of London, ostensibly to find inspiration for his new novel.
Style: neo noir, psychological, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
Plot: thief, stranger, breaking and entering, mystery, robbery, friendship, dishonesty, buddies, dangerous attraction, gangsters, voyeurism, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.5
 36K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, female protagonist, small town, investigation, fbi, surprising revelation, danger, paranormal activity, small town life, special agents, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
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 6.7
 45K
The Matador (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Mexico, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of Danny Wright, a salesman forever on the road, veers into dangerous and surreal territory when he wanders into a Mexican bar and meets a mysterious stranger, Julian, who's very likely a hit man. Their meeting sets off a chain of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, assassination, businessman, salesman, stranger, midlife crisis, disorder, deal, crimes, crime, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, las vegas, colorado, denver colorado ...
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 5.8
 9K
Let Us Prey (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rachel, a rookie cop, is about to begin her first night shift in a neglected police station in a Scottish, backwater town. The kind of place where the tide has gone out and stranded a motley bunch of the aimless, the forgotten, the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, police station, murder, small town, serial killer, police, police brutality, stranger, confined, danger, chaos, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, scotland
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Box of Moon Light (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, humorous, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, stranger, free spirit, unfulfillment, friends, introspection, vandalism, infidelity, phone sex, engineer, life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california
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 5.8
 6K
Audrey Rose (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man is convinced that a young girl is the reincarnation of his own daughter Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car accident, along with his wife, two minutes before the girl was born.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, family relations, betrayal, obsession, nightmare, stranger, supernatural, reincarnation, love and romance, couple relations, loss of daughter, hypnosis ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.4
 3K
Eat Locals (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a quiet countryside farmhouse, Britain's vampires gather for their once-every-fifty-years meeting. Others will be joining them too; Sebastian Crockett, an unwitting Essex boy who thinks he's on a promise with sexy cougar Vanessa; and a ...
Style: dark, suspense, bleak
Plot: vampire, survival, immortality, stranger, one night, supernatural power, murder, farmhouse, cougar, swat team, soldier, good versus evil ...
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 6.5
 10K
Enter Nowhere (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three strangers arrive one by one to a mysterious cabin in the middle of nowhere after enduring separate life-altering predicaments. Searching for a way out of the woods, frustrated, hungry and battling to stay warm they discover their mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, disturbing, serious
Plot: time paradox, group of strangers, cabin in the woods, time travel, alternate reality, survival, danger, teleportation, lost, isolation, stranger, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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In the Nick of Time (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Sto Para Pente, is a popular Greek comedy-drama television series, which was broadcast on Mega Channel for two seasons, from September 27, 2005 until June 18, 2007. The script was written by Giorgos Kapoutzidis, who had also written the successful ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, crime and punishment, murder, mystery, trapped, adventure, stranger, escapades, crimes, government official, scapegoat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
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10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, introspection, research, movie star, job interview, on the road, friends, celebrity culture, actor's life, stranger, shopping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tokyo
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The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: neo noir, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, invention, investigation, workplace intrigue, stranger, crimes, intrigue, mastermind, theft, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city, boston ...
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: greed, hitman, death, sheriff, brutality, crimes, human nature, track down, peril, stolen money, psychopath, shooting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, el paso texas
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The Booth at the End (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious man sits in the booth at the end who people make a deal with to get what they want. They do the task or they don't - that is up to them, but there are no rule changes.
Style: psychological, captivating, mind bending, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: mysterious character, wish come true, changing lives, moral dilemma, deal, human nature, doubts and hesitations, stranger, mission, encounter, choice, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.1
 183
Mysteries (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the winter of 1891 a stranger arrives in a small coastal town on the Isle of Man. His presence soon disturbs the lives of the local inhabitants, especially the beautiful daughter of the parson.
Style: serious, enigmatic, surprise ending, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: small town, mystery, mysterious character, obsession, social relations, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), coast, rich man, suicide, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: holland
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Dead in the Water (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Nereus is a fifty-year-old Ice Breaker, salvaged by an idealistic crew on a mission to catch illegal fisherman. On chase, the crew find themselves well off-course and bearing down on a body mysteriously floating in the middle of the Devil’s ...
Style: suspense, captivating, slasher, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: expedition, ship, stranger, creature feature, deathtrap, maniac, murder, parasite, isolation, survival, danger, mystery killer ...
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Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An attraction forms when a Chinese American girl visiting Hong Kong for the first time meets an American expat who shows her the way, but timing may not quite be on their side.
Style: ambiguous ending, thought provoking, sincere, sentimental, captivating
Plot: chance meeting, expatriate, stranger, love interest, conversation, american abroad, walking, chinese, attraction, white man asian woman relationship, female director, platonic ...
Place: hong kong
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Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The feature film debut by artist Miranda July about a various comic situations and plots that intertwine. One story line is about a father who is ending his marriage and the other story is of a video artist (possibly autobiographical of Miranda ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: neighbor, art gallery, artist, childhood, struggle, divorce, stranger, shyness, museum, divorced divorcee, sex talk, self mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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