20 Movies Like Take Shelter

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The Babadook

The Babadook
The Babadook
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 56 wins & 64 nominations
Writer: Jennifer Kent
Actors: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall
Language: English
Country: Australia, Canada
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“The Babadook” is a psychological horror film about a single mother who becomes increasingly disturbed by a sinister children’s book that seems to manifest a malevolent presence in her home. As she struggles to protect herself and her son, she must confront her own inner demons and face the terrifying reality of the Babadook.

Martha Marcy May Marlene

Martha Marcy May Marlene
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 22 wins & 74 nominations
Writer: Sean Durkin
Actors: Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson, John Hawkes
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Martha Marcy May Marlene” is a psychological thriller about a young woman who escapes from a cult and struggles to readjust to society while haunted by her past experiences. The film explores the psychological effects of manipulation, trauma, and the blurred boundaries between reality and paranoia.

Black Swan

Black Swan
Black Swan
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 97 wins & 279 nominations total
Writer: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin
Actors: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel
Language: English, French, Italian
Country: United States
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The Black Swan is a psychological thriller that follows the story of Nina, a ballerina, as she strives for perfection in her role as the Swan Queen in a production of Swan Lake. As she becomes consumed by the dual roles of the innocent White Swan and the seductive Black Swan, her sanity starts to unravel, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy.

The Witch

The Witch
The Witch
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 45 wins & 70 nominations
Writer: Robert Eggers
Actors: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, United Kingdom
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“The Witch” is a psychological horror film set in 17th century New England, following a Puritan family who encounters supernatural forces and a malevolent witch in the nearby woods, leading to a descent into madness and paranoia.”

A Serious Man

A Serious Man
A Serious Man
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 17 wins & 80 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick
Language: English, Yiddish, Hebrew
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“A Serious Man” is a dark comedy-drama film that follows a physics professor in 1960s suburban America as he grapples with a series of personal and professional crises, questioning the meaning of life and his faith. As he seeks guidance from various individuals, he finds himself caught in a web of uncertainty and existential angst.

The Master

The Master
The Master
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 75 wins & 187 nominations total
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Language: English, Filipino
Country: United States
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“The Master” is a psychological drama film that follows the complex relationship between a charismatic cult leader and a troubled World War II veteran, exploring themes of power, control, and the search for purpose in post-war America.

Blue Valentine

Blue Valentine
Blue Valentine
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: Derek Cianfrance, Joey Curtis, Cami Delavigne
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, John Doman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Blue Valentine” is a drama film that explores the disintegration of a married couple’s relationship, chronicling both the passionate beginnings and the painful unraveling of their love. It delves into the complexities of love, marriage, and the human condition, portraying the raw emotions and hardships that come with trying to make a relationship work.

Melancholia

Melancholia
Melancholia
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 35 wins & 95 nominations
Writer: Lars von Trier
Actors: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland
Language: English
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany
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“Melancholia” is a psychological drama directed by Lars von Trier that explores the emotional and psychological turmoil experienced by two sisters as they navigate their relationships and cope with the imminent destruction of Earth by a rogue planet named Melancholia.”

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 116 wins & 129 nominations total
Writer: Terrence Malick
Actors: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Tree of Life” is a philosophical and poetic exploration of the meaning of life, focusing on a family in Texas in the 1950s and their experiences of love, loss, and the search for purpose. It weaves together the story of the family with cosmic imagery and contemplation of the nature of existence.

The Others

The Others
The Others
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 29 wins & 55 nominations total
Writer: Alejandro Amenábar
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan
Language: English
Country: Spain, France, United States
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“The Others” is a psychological horror film about a woman named Grace who lives in an isolated mansion with her two children, who have a rare photosensitivity condition. As strange events unfold, Grace becomes convinced that their house is haunted, leading to a shocking twist ending.

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 37 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette
Language: English, Latin, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Sixth Sense” is a supernatural thriller about a young boy who can see and communicate with the dead. As he forms a bond with a troubled child psychologist, they uncover dark secrets and try to help the spirits find closure.

Shutter Island

Shutter Island
Shutter Island
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 11 wins & 66 nominations
Writer: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Shutter Island” is a psychological thriller film about two U.S. marshals investigating the disappearance of a patient from a mental institution on an isolated island, only to uncover a complex web of deception and mind games. As they delve deeper into the case, their own sanity is tested, leading to a shocking and unexpected revelation.

The Machinist

The Machinist
The Machinist
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Scott Kosar
Actors: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Spain, France, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Machinist” is a psychological thriller film about a factory worker suffering from severe insomnia, causing him to experience hallucinations and paranoia. As he delves into his own mysterious past, he begins to question his sanity and the truth behind his haunting visions.

Zodiac

Zodiac
Zodiac
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 71 nominations
Writer: James Vanderbilt, Robert Graysmith
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Zodiac movie is a crime thriller based on the true story of the Zodiac Killer, who terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film follows the investigation led by a cartoonist-turned-amateur detective and the lasting impact the case has on those involved.

The Prestige

The Prestige
The Prestige
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 44 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest
Actors: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Prestige” is a psychological thriller about two rival magicians in Victorian-era London who engage in a fierce competition to create the greatest illusion. As their obsession escalates, their lives become entangled in a web of deception, secrets, and sacrifice.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Richard Kelly
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
Language: English
Country: United States
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Donnie Darko is a psychological sci-fi thriller about a troubled teenager who is plagued by visions of a man in a rabbit costume, leading him on a path of self-discovery and a mind-bending journey through time and parallel universes. As he navigates through these experiences, he unravels the mysteries of his existence and the fate of the world.

The Invitation

The Invitation
The Invitation
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 4 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi
Actors: Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michiel Huisman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Invitation” is a psychological thriller about a man who attends a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife and her new husband, only to suspect that they have sinister intentions for their guests. As the night progresses, he becomes increasingly paranoid and must confront his own demons to uncover the truth.

The Neon Demon

The Neon Demon
The Neon Demon
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 18 wins & 39 nominations
Writer: Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws, Polly Stenham
Actors: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves
Language: English
Country: United States, Belgium, Denmark, France
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“The Neon Demon is a psychological horror film that follows the story of an aspiring model who becomes entangled in a world of beauty, obsession, and darkness. As she rises to fame, she faces the dangerous consequences of her own beauty and the jealousy it incites in others.”

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

The Killing of a Sacred Deer
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 7 wins & 53 nominations
Writer: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Actors: Barry G. Bernson, Herb Caillouet, Bill Camp
Language: English, French
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is a psychological thriller about a surgeon who forms an unsettling bond with a teenage boy, leading to a series of mysterious and deadly events that force him to make a horrifying choice to save his family.”

It Comes at Night

It Comes at Night
It Comes at Night
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 13 nominations
Writer: Trey Edward Shults
Actors: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo
Language: English
Country: United States
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“It Comes at Night” is a psychological horror film about a family living in isolation after an unknown apocalyptic event, who must confront their fears when another desperate family seeks refuge with them, testing their trust and survival instincts.”

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