Emotionally unstable movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant emotionally unstable movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychological, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, disturbing and suspense films and TV shows about / with emotionally unstable, screaming woman, crying, crying woman, mentally unstable woman, mentally unstable, murder, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) and boyfriend girlfriend relationship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Italy, Czech Republic and other countries.
emotionally unstable
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emotionally unstable movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as emotionally unstable: Consumed (2015), Do Not Reply (2019), Love Me! (2014), Wasp (2015), Closed Spaces (2008), The Ambulance (1990), Waydowntown (2000), Where's Poppa? (1970), Office Killer (1997), Black Journal (1977).

List of emotionally unstable movies

 5.6
 2K
Consumed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Sophie's son, Garrett, develops a mysterious illness, she embarks on a search for answers. This leads her into the controversial world of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) where a sociopolitical battle rages between organic farmers and ...
Style: political thriller, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, farmer, research laboratory, mental illness, kidnapping, scientific research, emotionally unstable, depression, research, father son relationship, illness, alcoholic mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.4
 654
Do Not Reply (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chelsea, a high school introvert, is abducted through a social media app and is forced to look like other girls Brad holds captive. Chelsea desperately attempts to persuade them to escape before they all become victims in his virtual reality filmed ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, scary, psychotronic
Plot: virtual reality, borderline personality disorder, mental illness, fear, disturbed individual, disturbed person, kidnapping, teenage girl, murder, brutality, hallucination, emotionally unstable ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.5
 646
Love Me! (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sarah is loud, non-conform, rude, honest and provocative. She seems invincible, but she is lonely and lost. Struggling with her daily life.
Style: mumblecore, humorous, light, psychological, feel good ...
Plot: mentally unstable protagonist, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, love, promiscuous woman, german, mother daughter relationship, loneliness, father daughter relationship, mentally unstable woman, breakup ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 5.8
 1K
Wasp (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Switzerland, Lebanon
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Having left England for a romantic escapade in the South of France, Olivier and James invite Caroline along at the very last minute. The trio arrives in a little Provencal village, somewhat cut off from the world. Though everything seems calm ...
Style: light, sexy, unusual plot structure, feel good, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: love triangle, male homosexuality, lgbt, sexual identity, bisexuality, gay relationship, vacation, breakup, passive aggression, emotionally unstable, gay couple, seduction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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 6.5
 511
Closed Spaces (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The first Russian emo-movie, Closed Spaces is a story about the newest generation of Russians. Having grown up in Russia's crazy 1990s, an era filled with constant and drastic change, these teenagers have no solid ground beneath their feet. ...
Style: psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure, philosophical, thought provoking
Plot: kidnapped woman, sex, coming of age, life philosophy, obsession, in love, emotional blackmail, philosophical conversation, phobia, sexual relations, fear, emotionally unstable ...
Place: russia
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The Ambulance (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh meets a young woman who shortly afterwards collapses and is rushed to hospital in an ambulance. He follows after her only to find that there is no record her being admitted, and he soon learns that her room mate also vanished after being picked ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: abduction, hospital, kidnapping, missing person, obsession, conspiracy, police investigation, crimes, race against time, woman in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 2K
Waydowntown (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four young office workers have a bet going to see who can last the longest without going outside. In the maze that is the downtown core of a large city, glass skywalks connect apartment buildings, office towers and shopping malls. Its day 28 of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, nothing goes right, buddies, goofy hero, contests and competitions, workplace situations, office, romantic rivalry, prank, rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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Where's Poppa? (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's ...
Style: humorous, clever, biting, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: incest, oedipus complex, dark humor, rape, family relations, caretaker, retirement home, old age, nursing, disorder, couples, golden years ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tokyo
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Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, slasher, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: evil woman, asthma, inhaler, workplace, female psychopath, psychopath, office, workplace romance, obsession, vengeance, goofy hero, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, virginia, usa
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 6.4
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Black Journal (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Black Journal (originally titled Gran Bollito) is a 1977 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It is based on the real life events of Leonarda Cianciulli, the Italian serial killer best known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio".
Style: macabre, pre war, based on true events
Plot: following someone, neighbor neighbor relationship, dancer, false name, portrait, death of sister, witness, learning the truth, lie, coffin, arrest, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
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The Fool Killer (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This singularly off-beat and original period mystery thriller drama curio set in the late 1800's plays like an arrestingly bizarre and inspired cross between "Tom Sawyer" and "Night of the Hunter." Lonely, miserable orphan ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: runaway, orphan, preacher, finding a dead body, mentally unstable, fake name, invitation, grandfather clock, barefoot male, pretending to sleep, paranoia, pointing a gun at someone ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: turkey
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Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator.
Style: offbeat, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, injustice, psychopath, wedding, racism, woman in danger, car, rape, redneck, backwoods, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Edge of Winter (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.
Style: psychological thriller, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: winter, child in peril, cold weather, stranded, parent child relationship, survival, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, divorced parents, male bonding, mentally unstable, male friendship ...
Place: ontario canada, canada
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Strangler vs Strangler (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A popular, but very disturbed rock star soon becomes ...
Style: cult film, parody
Plot: killing spree, ear, police investigation, strangulation, carnation, rock concert, telepathy, anonymous letter, serial killer, dominant woman, metropolis, radio station ...
Time: 80s
Place: serbia, europe, belgrade, balkan, former yugoslavia ...
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 6.5
 1K
Volley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six twenty-something friends are spending New Year's Eve at a summer house at the river. The host, Nicolas (writer and director Martin Piroyansky, XXY), brings his ex-girlfriend Pilar (Inés Efron, Empty Nest, XXY) with whom he just had a ...
Style: humorous, sexy, entertaining, captivating, neurotic
Plot: volleyball, love, friends, unrequited love, drunkenness, seduction, party, sex scene, awkward situation, sex, hallucinogenic drug, unfaithful boyfriend ...
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A Matter of Time (1976)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a press conference, international star Nina remembers simpler times, flashing back to her days as a maid in a run-down Italian hotel. As a young woman, Nina befriends Contessa Sanziani, an elderly woman who entertains Nina with memories of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: friendship, hotel, aging, mentor, countess, city life, urban, social relations, family relations, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, post world war two
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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 4.2
 2K
Woo (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gorgeous and extraverted Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.
Style: feel good, semi serious, idiotic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vulgarity, blind date, farce, love, romance, opposites attract, nothing goes right, looking for love, friendship, restaurant, seductress, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Nightmare Castle (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman and her lover are tortured and killed by her sadistic husband. The pair return from the grave to seek vengeance.
Style: gothic horror, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, rivalry, murder, infidelity, mad scientist, possessed woman, experiment gone awry, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 60s
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Jonny's Sweet Revenge (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rick and Reni came to California in search of a new lease on life. Unfortunately, all they found was each other... In a last ditch effort to save their struggling relationship, the duo twist their couples' counseling therapy into a plot that ...
Style: humorous, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: criminal, relationships, heist, bullying, accidental killing, blood, drunken man, old man, bully, dark humor, violent man, breakup ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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A Soul to Redeem (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The detective story set in the early 20th century is full of suspense, twists and emotions. Love, hate and desire for revenge are the strongest motivation for the trio of its protagonists. Military trenches are still full of war victims when ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: suspect, police detective, mysterious woman, investigation, femme fatale, mother daughter relationship, mentally unstable, murder, strong female character, serial murder, murder mystery, girl ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: central europe, europe
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 5.9
 3K
Trash Fire (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man forced to confront his past when he and his girlfriend end up entangled in a web of lies.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, disfigured face, christianity, secret past, guilt, murder, delusion, socially awkward, bossy woman, sadism, brother sister relationship, reunion ...
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Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sloane, a handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother, Ed. He is recognized by Kemp (Dadda) as the murderer of Kemp's former employer, whereupon Sloane ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: dark humor, murder, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), siblings relations, eccentric family, human nature, dangerous attraction, farce, dishonesty, gender, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, mentally unstable, femme fatale, police detective, dangerous attraction, fall in love, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, nice france, south of france, riviera
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Excision (2012)
Genre: Comedy, 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: psychological, tense, surreal, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, social outcast, high school, obsession, mentally unstable, surgeon, transplant, gory, losing-it hero, social relations, teacher, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
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Nudity (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young prisoner Jan, nicknamed Roughboy (Petr Cepek), tries to commit suicide. He was imprisoned for a fight in which he injured a functionary of the National Committee and for stealing material but actually by the blame for this crime was pinned on ...
Plot: horse riding, cheating girlfriend, wet clothes, dead rabbit, breakup, wine cellar, cell, school teacher, waitress, bare breasts, social outcast, pubic hair ...
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This Crazy World of Ours (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A psychological drama about two young lovers who are emotionally and mentally unstable. Through the flashbacks they are telling what did they do before they ended up in asylum.
Style: non-linear
Plot: mental institution, lovers, suicide, hedgehog, freedom, nosebleed, bondage, suicide by hanging, x ray, undressing someone, store, forest ...
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 5.9
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Star Time (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A confused misfit becomes suicidal when his favorite TV show is cancelled. An agent promises to make him a TV star if he kills certain people, so he becomes "The Baby Mask Killer."
Style: slasher
Plot: crying man, addiction, axe, blood, psychological manipulation, fight, breakup, taking a shower, masked killer, female nudity, agent, answering machine ...
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Night Hair Child (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Oliver! star Mark Lester undertook a change of pace - and then some - with this uncomfortable, Bad Seed-like shocker. He plays Marcus, the preteen son of a recently-remarried, well-to-do writer, whose first wife (Marcus's mother) died a ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychotronic, modern day adaptation
Plot: bathtub, school expulsion, incest, killer child, postman, sexual awakening, loss of mother, dead dog, bikini, listening to music, wrapped in a towel, lust ...
Place: spain
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An Unlikely Romance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Luisa and Erika are prototypes of young women who plunge into relationships with the "wrong" men. Luisa (Berenika Kohoutová) wants to become an actress, which upsets her husband Igor to no end. Erika (Alzbeta Pazoutová) is trying to work ...
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, romanticism, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian interest, mental institution, psychiatrist, doctor patient relationship, lesbian, husband wife relationship, wedding, mental illness, ambition, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nurse, father son relationship ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
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3 Seasons in Hell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls.
Style: intellectual, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: writers, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship, male objectification, teenage boy, student, friendship between men, communism, society, love and romance, youth, writer's life ...
Time: year 1947, 1940s, year 1948, year 1949
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czech republic
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