10 best movies like Melancholia (2011)

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Melancholia 2011
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

List of the best movies like Melancholia (2011): Every Thing Will Be Fine, Viral, The Divide, It Comes at Night, Thelma, The Living and the Dead, Hour of the Wolf, The Collapsed, Tideland, The House That Jack Built.

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Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama
CountryGermany, Canada, France, Sweden, Norway
Duration01:59

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?

Viral (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.

The Divide (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02

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.

It Comes at Night (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Thelma (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryNorway, France, Denmark, Sweden
Duration02:16

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.

The Living and the Dead (2006)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

A descent into Hell is triggered when "Ex-Lord" Donald Brocklebank finds that he must leave Longleigh House for London to find a way to pay for the medical treatments for his wife Nancy. Alone, his over-protected, delusional, adult son, James, fancies himself in charge of the manor house with his terminally ill mother, and barricades the two of them into the house.

Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, drama
CountrySweden
Duration01:30

An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past on a windy island. Between midnight and dawn, he tells his wife about his most painful memories.

The Collapsed (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:22

In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away from civilization as possible, they take to the forest, soon to discover the danger posed by other survivors may be the least of their worries.

Tideland (2005)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:02

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

The House That Jack Built (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryDenmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration02:43

Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.

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Mountain Miracle (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryGermany, Italy
Duration01:55

A girl struggling with asthma is taken to a clinic in South Tyrol to be cured. After some time she decides to get out of this hell (that's how she feels about it) and soon she'll meet a new friend. Together they try to reach the peak of a mountain where, according to an old custom, she can be healed.

Tale of Tales (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryItaly, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:17

From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.

Woodshock (2017)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

Raw (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy

In Justine’s family everyone is a vet and a vegetarian. At 16, she’s a gifted teen ready to take on her first year in vet school, where her older sister also studies. There, she gets no time to settle: hazing starts right away. Justine is forced to eat raw meat for the first time in her life. Unexpected consequences emerge as her true self begins to form.

The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryItaly, USA
Duration01:26

Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night

What Will People Say (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryNorway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration02:00

Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide. To set an example, Nisha's parents decide to kidnap her and place her with relatives in Pakistan. Here, in a country she has never been to before, Nisha is forced to adapt to her parents' culture.

Sworn Virgin (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryItaly, Luxembourg, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France

Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.

Detachment (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.

Wallander (2008)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, USA

This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling books by Henning Mankell.

These Final Hours (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:27

What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching desperately for her missing father. This simple act sets James on a path to redemption.

Southland Tales (2006)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, USA
Duration02:25

Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner, a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

The Awakening (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47

1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.

Paris, Texas (1984)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryWest Germany, France, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:19

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.

Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.

Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A mysterious global blackout yields countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind. A small handful of survivors band together in a dimly-lit tavern on 7th Street, struggling to combat the apocalyptic horror. Realizing they may in fact be the last people on earth, a dark shadow hones in on them alone.

Extinction (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountrySpain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration01:53

And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.

Funny Games (2007)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration01:51

When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the tight-knit clan, giving them until the next day to survive.

Faust (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryRussia, Germany, Japan, Italy, France
Duration02:20

Faust inhabits an earthy, 19th-century world of primitive autopsies and medical rituals. He becomes obsessed with the beautiful Margarete and desperately turns to a physically grotesque moneylender to conjure their union.

The Sacrifice (1986)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountrySweden, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:22

Alexander, a journalist, philosopher and retired actor, celebrates a birthday with friends and family when it is announced that nuclear war has begun.




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