20 Movies Like When The Bough Breaks

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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 6 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Amanda Silver
Actors: Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” is a psychological thriller film about a vengeful nanny who infiltrates a family to seek revenge on the woman she blames for her husband’s suicide. As she manipulates her way into their lives, she becomes a threat to their safety and happiness.

The Roommate

The Roommate
The Roommate
Internet Movie Database: 4.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 3%
Metacritic: 23/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 7 nominations
Writer: Sonny Mallhi
Actors: Minka Kelly, Leighton Meester, Cam Gigandet
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Roommate” is a thriller film about a college student named Sara who becomes the target of her possessive and unstable roommate, Rebecca, as she becomes increasingly obsessed with her and starts to terrorize her life.

Obsessed

Obsessed
Obsessed
Internet Movie Database: 5.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 19%
Metacritic: 25/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: David Loughery
Actors: Beyoncé, Idris Elba, Ali Larter
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Obsessed” is a thriller film about a successful married man who becomes the target of a female coworker’s dangerous obsession, leading to a series of escalating confrontations that threaten his marriage and career.”

Single White Female

Single White Female
Single White Female
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: John Lutz, Don Roos
Actors: Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Single White Female” is a psychological thriller about a young woman who becomes obsessed with her roommate and begins to imitate her in every aspect of her life, leading to dangerous consequences.”

Fatal Attraction

Fatal Attraction
Fatal Attraction
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 10 wins & 24 nominations total
Writer: James Dearden
Actors: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Fatal Attraction” is a psychological thriller about a married man who has a brief affair with a woman who becomes dangerously obsessed with him, leading to a series of escalating and deadly consequences.

The Perfect Guy

The Perfect Guy
The Perfect Guy
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 18%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Alan B. McElroy, Tyger Williams
Actors: Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy, Morris Chestnut
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Perfect Guy” is a thriller film about a woman who meets a charming man, but soon discovers his dark and dangerous side when he becomes obsessed with her. She must find a way to escape his clutches and protect herself from his relentless pursuit.

Swimfan

Swimfan
Swimfan
Internet Movie Database: 5.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 15%
Metacritic: 29/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Charles F. Bohl, Phillip Schneider
Actors: Jesse Bradford, Erika Christensen, Shiri Appleby
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Swimfan” is a thriller film about a high school swimmer who becomes the target of a dangerously obsessed girl after he has a one-night stand with her. As she becomes increasingly possessive and manipulative, he must fight to protect himself and those he cares about.

Unforgettable

Unforgettable
Unforgettable
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
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Runtime: 1 min
Seasons: 4
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John Bellucci, Ed Redlich
Actors: Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, James Hiroyuki Liao
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Unforgettable” is a psychological thriller about a woman named Julia who becomes obsessed with ruining her ex-husband’s new relationship. As she spirals out of control, Julia’s actions escalate, leading to a dangerous and deadly confrontation.

The Boy Next Door

The Boy Next Door
The Boy Next Door
Internet Movie Database: 4.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 12%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Barbara Curry
Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, Kristin Chenoweth
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Boy Next Door” is a psychological thriller about a high school teacher who has a brief affair with her young neighbor, only to discover that he becomes dangerously obsessed with her. As she tries to end the relationship, he becomes increasingly violent and threatens to ruin her life.

The Crush

The Crush
The Crush
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 27%
Metacritic: 34/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Alan Shapiro
Actors: Cary Elwes, Alicia Silverstone, Jennifer Rubin
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Crush” is a 1993 thriller film about a young journalist who becomes the object of obsession for a teenage girl, who will stop at nothing to possess him, leading to dangerous and unsettling consequences.

The Gift

The Gift
The Gift
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Joel Edgerton
Actors: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia, China
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“The Gift” is a psychological thriller about a married couple whose lives are disrupted by the reappearance of a former acquaintance, who begins to unravel dark secrets from their past. As tensions rise, the couple is forced to confront the consequences of their actions and face the consequences of their actions.

The Babysitter

The Babysitter
The Babysitter
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: N/A
Writer: Brian Duffield
Actors: Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Babysitter” is a horror-comedy film about a young boy who discovers that his attractive babysitter is part of a satanic cult and must fight for his life to survive the night.”

The Good Son

The Good Son
The Good Son
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 25%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Ian McEwan
Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, Wendy Crewson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Good Son” is a psychological thriller about a young boy named Mark who suspects his cousin, Henry, of being a dangerous sociopath. As Mark tries to expose Henry’s true nature, he becomes entangled in a deadly game of manipulation and deception.”

The Stepfather

The Stepfather
The Stepfather
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 13%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: J.S. Cardone, Donald E. Westlake, Carolyn Lefcourt
Actors: Penn Badgley, Dylan Walsh, Sela Ward
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Stepfather” is a psychological thriller about a man who marries into families, assuming a new identity each time, only to reveal his true sinister intentions. As he tries to maintain the perfect family facade, a young teenager becomes suspicious and sets out to uncover his stepfather’s dark past.

The Call

The Call
The Call
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Richard D'Ovidio, Nicole D'Ovidio, Jon Bokenkamp
Actors: Halle Berry, Evie Thompson, Abigail Breslin
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Call” is a thriller film about a 911 operator who receives a distress call from a kidnapped teenage girl and must race against time to save her, using her skills and wit to outsmart the kidnapper.

The Intruder

The Intruder
The Intruder
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 39/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: David Loughery
Actors: Michael Ealy, Meagan Good, Dennis Quaid
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Intruder” is a thriller film about a young couple who buys their dream house, only to realize that the previous owner becomes increasingly obsessed with the property and unwilling to let go, leading to a dangerous and terrifying confrontation.”

The Perfect Nanny

The Perfect Nanny
The Perfect Nanny
Internet Movie Database: 4.9/10
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Mark Castaldo, Christine Conradt, Richard Gilbert-Hill
Actors: Tracy Nelson, Bruce Boxleitner, Dana Barron
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Perfect Nanny” is a psychological thriller film about a seemingly ideal nanny who becomes increasingly obsessed and dangerous towards the family she works for. As her true intentions unravel, the family must fight to protect themselves from her sinister actions.

The Resident

The Resident
The Resident
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
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Runtime: 60 min
Seasons: 6
Genre: Drama
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore, Roshan Sethi
Actors: Matt Czuchry, Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Resident” is a psychological thriller film about a young doctor who moves into a new apartment, only to discover that she is being watched and stalked by her landlord. As she tries to uncover the truth, she becomes trapped in a dangerous game of cat and mouse.

The Nanny Diaries

The Nanny Diaries
The Nanny Diaries
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus, Shari Springer Berman
Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti
Language: English, French, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Nanny Diaries” is a comedy-drama film about a young woman named Annie who becomes a nanny for a wealthy Manhattan family and navigates the challenges of caring for their neglected child while also dealing with the demands of her own personal life. Through her experiences, Annie gains insight into the world of privilege and the sacrifices she must make to find her own happiness.

The Orphan.

The Orphan Killer
The Orphan Killer
Internet Movie Database: 3.8/10
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Runtime: 83 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: N/A
Writer: Matt Farnsworth
Actors: Diane Foster, David Backus, Matt Farnsworth
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Orphan” is a horror film about a couple who adopts a mysterious young girl named Esther, who turns out to be a dangerous and manipulative sociopath with a dark secret.”

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