Movies about sleepwalkers

List of the best films about sleepwalkers, selected by visitors to our site: Don't Look Now: We're Being Shot At, Viridiana, Nosferatu the Vampyre, Dracula, Paranormal Activity, Killer Joe, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, Step Brothers, Sinister, Donnie Darko.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, adventure, military
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
CharactersHeroes, Military, Losers, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure
PlaceParis, France
TimeWorld War II

During World War II, two French civilians and a downed British Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must avoid German troops - and the consequences of their own blunders.

Markimdb: 8.1
CountrySpain, Mexico
CharactersNuns, Orphans
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Smart, Fancy, Black humor

Viridinia is preparing to start her life as a nun when she is sent, somewhat unwillingly, to visit to her aging uncle, Don Jaime. He supports her; but the two have met only once. Jaime thinks Viridinia resembles his dead wife. Virdinia has secretly despised this man all her life and finds her worst fears proven when Jaime grows determined to seduce his pure niece. Viridinia becomes undone as her uncle upends the plans she had made to join the convent.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, drama
CountryItaly, West Germany, France

Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets in motion their destruction.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, detective
CharactersDemons, Family, Students, Clairvoyants
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts, Fear
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersHired assassins
PlotMoney, Weapon, Debts
StyleAction, Heavy, Black humor

A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotLife, Depression, Love with age difference, Family life
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Fancy, Touching

The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.

Markimdb: 6.9
PlotLife, Friendship, Success, Divorce, Growing up

Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his mom's marriage to Dale's dad, leaving everyone to wonder whether they'll ever see eye to eye.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
CharactersSerial killers, Demons, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Ghosts, Moving, Fear
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.

CharactersTeens, Sleepwalkers
PlotTime travel, Puzzles, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersDogs, Scientists, Investigators, Widows
PlotLove, Friendship
TimeWorld War II

In World War II Washington DC, scientist Pat Jamieson's assistant, Jamie Rowan, enters a loveless marriage with him. Struggles bring them closer together.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama

Nurse Nora Gilpin plans are to marry building contractor Tim McCarey and settle down. But one night a sleepwalking Nora slips into a provocative dress and goes to the home of startled lawyer John Raymond, for whom she doesn't care much during the day. She does not reveal her name and he cannot figure out where they have met, but they spend several hours together until she gets away before John notices.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, crime
CharactersFriends, Losers, Fish, Partners
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Chase
PlaceSea, Jungle, Hotels
StyleFor men

Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Hypnosis
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Germany
StyleTwisted plot, Atmospheric, Depressive, Gothic, Serious

Francis, a young man, recalls in his memory the horrible experiences he and his fiancée Jane recently went through. Francis and his friend Alan visit The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, an exhibit where the mysterious doctor shows the somnambulist Cesare, and awakens him for some moments from his death-like sleep.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersTeens, Serial killers
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Hypnosis, Ghosts
PlaceParallel worlds, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleTwisted plot, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with their dreams. Too bad Freddy's decided to herald his return by invading the kids' dreams and scaring them into committing suicide.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
PlotObsession, Mystery, Death

A collection of artifacts from an archeological dig in Egypt are brought to the famous Louvre museum in Paris, and while experts are using a laser scanning device to determine the age of a sarcophagus, a ghostly spirit escapes and makes its way into the museum's electrical system.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Action, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

John James is a writer; his wife has left him. He moves with his two middle-school children to an isolated house off a dirt road in South Carolina. The property has an Indian burial mound, which fascinates his daughter, Louisa, who's entering puberty.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, musical
PlotTrue love

Believing himself to be a jinx and bringing bad luck upon himself and others, a man attempts to find true love, but ends up in very complicated relationships.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersFamily, Losers, Partners, Widows, Veterans
PlotAdventure, Money
StyleTo cry

"Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersWitch, Teens, Monsters, Doctors, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Cars, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceParallel worlds, Ghost towns, Small cities
TimeDark ones
StyleBy games, Gothic, Disturbing

The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric care, Rose flees with her child, heading for the abandoned town in search of answers – and ignoring the protests of her husband. It's soon clear this place is unlike anywhere she's ever been. It's smothered by fog, inhabited by a variety of strange beings and periodically overcome by a living 'darkness' that literally transforms everything it touches. As Rose searches for her little girl, she begins to learn the history of the strange town and realizes that her daughter is just a pawn in a larger game.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSanta Claus
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Toys
PlaceForest, Asia, Korea
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy, Serious

When Eun-soo gets lost in a country road, he meets a mysterious girl and is led to her fairytale ike house in the middle of the forest. There, Eun-soo is trapped with the girl and her siblings who never age. Eun-soo finally discovers a way out which is written on a fairy tale book. But the book tells a story of none other than himself!

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotOn real events, Mental disorders, Political
Time18th century
StyleSmart, Fancy, Black humor

King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Italy, USA
CharactersHorses, Pianists, Artists
PlotLove, Friendship, Dreams
PlaceParis, Party, France, Mexico
StyleRomantic, To cry

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryCanada, Denmark
CharactersArtists, Cannibals, Losers, Artists
PlaceCanada, Small cities
StyleAction, Black humor, For men, Disturbing

A once-famous painter rediscovers inspiration when he befriends a sleepwalking cannibal.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
StyleBlack humor

When Todd takes his girlfriend Cammie up to the family cottage for a reclusive proposal, the last thing he expected to be doing was dealing with was his slacker brother and his hippie girlfriend. But in this comedy of errors, Todd and Cammie, have to deal with his accidentally murdered brother in order to live happily ever after.

Markimdb: 5.8

TV writer Greg Whitcomb did his military service heroically but now has settled into everyday life with a young wife, Katy. A letter from the war department arrives that Katy believes is calling Greg back to active duty from the Air Force reserve, but she hides it during a party celebrating their wedding anniversary.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
StyleRomantic, To cry, Smart

Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a similarly combative local TV show. At the same time their initial indifference to each other looks like it may evolve into something more romantic.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Childrens, Family, Journalists
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Snow
PlaceCountry houses
TimeNew Year, Dark ones, Winter
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Gloomy

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersTeens, Sleepwalkers
PlotMental disorders, Dreams
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Psychedelic, Womens in main roles

A socially awkward woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeens, Serial killers
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

Mary is a horror-movie junkie whose obsession is out of control, leading her over-protective father to ban her from seeing scary flicks. But when she and her friends sneak out to see a film called The Wisher, its creepy antagonist seems to escape into her life and make her darkest desires come true.