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20 best movies like Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

List of the best movies like Eyes Wide Shut (1999): Original Sin, The Snare, Birth, Café Society, Black Swan, The Prestige, The Gift, The Perfect Guy, Eye of the Beholder, Chloe.

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Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Mexico, USA
Duration01:58
PlotLove, Passion, Obsession, Seduction, Fate
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Explicit scenes

A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersFamily, Scammers, Architects
PlotLove, Investigation, Jealousy, Divorce, Missing people
PlaceUSA, New York, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, By books, Fascinating

Three friends head to the seafront for a drunken weekend, only to be imprisoned on the top floor of their holiday apartment by a malevolent paranormal force.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Childrens
PlotWedding, Obsession, Love triangle, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he is her dead husband reincarnated. At first she ignores the child, but his knowledge of her former husband's life is uncanny, leading her to believe that he might be telling the truth.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersGangsters, Jews, Neighbors
PlotLove, Relationship, Obsession, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Beach, USA, Night Clubs, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, Cute, Atmospheric

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersParents
PlotPassion, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Ballet
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersMagician, Scammers, Twins, Brothers, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Puzzles, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceCourt, England, London
Time19th century
StyleInteresting, Popular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Australia, China
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Gay, Strong women, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Revenge, Relationship, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense

A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.

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: 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: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:36
CharactersLesbians
PlotPassion, Obsession, Seduction
StylePsychological problems

A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay, Lawyers, Orphans
PlotLove, Money, Obsession, Friendship, Death
PlaceItaly, Kitchen, Beach
TimeNew Year
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:44
CharactersLesbians, Insects, Maids
PlotPassion, Obsession, Loneliness
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Makes me think

Day in and day out, lovers Cynthia and Evelyn enact an elaborate sadomasochistic fantasy as mistress and maid. But as their ritual of domination and submission begins to turn stale, Cynthia yearns for something more conventional, while Evelyn tries to push their taboos even further.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, France
Duration02:01
CharactersActors
PlotPassion, Investigation, Obsession, Love triangle, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAtmospheric, Smart, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:42
CharactersWriters
PlotObsession, Swimming, Mystery
PlaceFrance, Metro, Country houses
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes

In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this film of psychological imagery and an erotic exploration of the female body.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSerial killers, Psychiatrists
PlotPassion, Investigation, Obsession, Seduction
PlaceCollege, New York
StyleAction, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching

Psychiatrist Ann Hecker is ending one relationship and possibly starting an important new one, while finding that some of the sexual exploits her patients relate are weighing on her. Turning to a married friend from her research days for guidance, she finds his help increasingly important when a female patient is murdered and it turns out that her new boyfriend was also seeing the dead woman.

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, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Mystery
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, detective
CountryNetherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersHorses, Priests, Mute
PlotLove, Revenge, Obsession
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleTwisted plot, Tense

In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersWriters, Photographers
PlotLove, Passion, Obsession, Love triangle, Depression
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Intellectual

A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotTreason, Abduction, Investigation, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Office, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Mystery, False accusations
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, By books, Atmospheric, Gloomy

A young promoter is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn, a young actress he "discovered" as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist Larry Evans.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens
PlotPassion, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, Brock, for the loss. But as time passes, Kat begins to come to grips with how deeply Eve's disappearance has affected her. Returning home on a break from college, she finds herself confronted with the truth about her mother's departure, and her own denial about the events surrounding it...

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Orphans
PlotLove, True love, Investigation, Obsession, Love at first sight
PlaceEngland, Estate
StylePsychological problems, By books, Tense, Disturbing

After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration01:50
CharactersMagician, Police, Friends, Wizards
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Investigation
PlaceCastle, Mansions
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating

With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Belgium
Duration02:39
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Investigators
PlotPassion, Obsession, Friendship, Religious, Love triangle
PlaceForest
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

Desire torments a former cultist taking refuge at the home of a scantily clad woman whose husband is away.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersAlcoholics, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Time travel, Investigation, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

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 entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24
CharactersDemons, Killers, Lawyers
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Success, Fate
PlacePrison, Court, Hospitals, USA, Office
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Smart, Intellectual

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:40
PlotPassion, Obsession

A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.

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: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersTwins, Girlfriends
PlotRevenge, Motorcycles, Investigation, Obsession, Seduction
PlaceTrains, New York
StyleSerious, Disturbing

Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, Jonathan murders her, but he stages her death as a suicide. As Jonathan works his way onto Mr. Carlsson's payroll, Dorothy's twin sister, Ellen, investigates the apparent suicide.





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