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20 best movies like Black Swan (2010)

List of the best movies like Black Swan (2010): The Machinist, Eyes Wide Shut, The Wolf Hour, Bringing Out the Dead, The Perfect Guy, The Tenant, Before I Wake, In the Mouth of Madness, The Divide, Take Shelter.

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Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, France, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersIntroverts
PlotPuzzles, Obsession, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Insomnia
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Fancy

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:39
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Obsession, Jealousy
PlaceUSA, New York
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes, Gloomy

After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
PlotObsession, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Fear
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

Once a known counterculture figure, June E. Leigh now lives in self-imposed exile in her South Bronx apartment during the incendiary '77 Summer of Sam. When an unseen tormentor begins exploiting June's weaknesses, her insular universe begins to unravel.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersFriends
PlotObsession, Friendship, Mental disorders, Dreams
PlaceHospitals, New York
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think, Depressive

48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't help, yet cannot quit the job on his own.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersHackers, Cats, Architects
PlotLove, Dancing, Revenge, Cars, Relationship
PlaceParty, USA, Office, Night Clubs, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Action, Serious, Disturbing

After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance
Duration02:06
PlotObsession, Split personality, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Conspiracies
PlaceParis, France
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

A quiet and inconspicuous man rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersMonsters, Family, Orphans, Parents
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Cancer, Ghosts, Adoption
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

About an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersMonsters
PlotApocalypse, Investigation, Mental disorders, Missing people
PlaceSmall cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Gothic

An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSerial killers, Thieves, Jews, Losers, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceGhetto, Forest, Ireland
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fancy, Touching, Serious

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersJews, Psychologists, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotPassion, Mental disorders, Seduction
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Intellectual, Serious

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersMaids, Hermits
PlotRevenge, Mental disorders, Rivalry
PlaceMansions, Estate
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
Duration01:55
CharactersGiants, Writers
PlotOn real events, Seduction
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Smart, Fancy, Explicit scenes

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:43
CharactersFamily, Pupils, Parents, Housewives
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Seduction
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, Mansions
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersParents
PlotLove, Obsession, Pursuit, Jealousy, Divorce
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
PlotPassion, Obsession, Seduction
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExplicit scenes, Serious, Disturbing

A young designer falls under a man's erotic spell and is drawn into a world of sexual abandon from which she may never return.

Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersSerial killers, Blind
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Pursuit
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

A reclusive surveillance expert is hired to spy on a mysterious blackmailer, who just may be a serial killer.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Doctors, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, England, Hospitals
Time19th century
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense

A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32
CharactersTeens, Family, Pupils
PlotPassion, Relationship, Love with age difference, Obsession, First love
PlaceSchool, USA, Small cities
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Belgium
Duration01:36
CharactersActors
PlotObsession, Friendship, Mystery, Death, Fear
PlaceParty, USA, Los Angeles
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:17
CharactersDogs, Teens, Horses, Psychiatrists
PlotDancing, Obsession, Mental disorders, Religious
PlaceEngland
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Serious, Disturbing

A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an opinionated but inwardly-timid father and a genteel, religious mother. As Dysart exposes the truths behind the boy's demons, he finds himself face-to-face with his own.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:50
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Clairvoyants
PlotSupernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceItaly, Venice
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Laura and John, grieved by a terrible loss, meet in Venice, where John is in charge of the restoration of a church, two mysterious sisters, one of whom gives them a message sent from the afterlife.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersManiacs, Cats
PlotSplit personality, Mental disorders, Toys, Telepathy, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Serious, Disturbing

A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:54
CharactersDogs, Horses, Snipers, Indians, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Basketball, Fight, Money
PlaceHospitals, USA
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

Adapted from the 1951 non-fiction account by psychoanalyst Georges Devereux, “Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian,” the film follows the true story of Picard (Del Toro), a Plains Indian of the Blackfeet nation, as he returns from WWII and begins experiencing unexplainable symptoms shortly thereafter. He travels to the famous Winter Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, where he meets Devereux (Amalric), thus beginning a professional and personal friendship guided by compassion and understanding of Native American culture.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersKillers, Police, Family, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Fear, Rivalry
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Smart, Tense, Intellectual

A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is played out, each must manipulate and outwit the other.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersJournalists, Losers
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Mental disorders, Depression, Cheating
PlaceLondon, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersLosers, Businessmen
PlotObsession, Mental disorders, Experiments
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, DC, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59
PlotPassion, Obsession, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Missing people
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country house. Still unable to make himself at ease socially, he starts to plan on acquiring a girl friend - in the same manner as he collects butterflies. He prepares the cellar of the house to be a collecting jar, and stalks his victim over several days.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:42
PlotObsession, Mental disorders
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again - until the first bugs arrive...





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