29 Best Movies Like Nocturnal Animals ...

29 Best Movies Like Nocturnal Animals ...

If you liked this film , you will for sure love these too! In this collection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Nightcrawler (2014)

1h 58m Crime Drama Thriller

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.

2. The Invisible Guest (2016)

1h 46m Mystery Crime Thriller

A young businessman wakes up in a hotel room, locked from the inside, along with his lover, who was murdered while he was unconscious. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over the course of one evening, they must work together to build a defense case for him before he is taken to jail.

3. Prisoners (2013)

2h 33m Drama Thriller Crime

Keller Dover faces a parent's worst nightmare when his 6-year-old daughter, Anna, and her friend go missing. The only lead is an old motorhome that had been parked on their street. The head of the investigation, Detective Loki, arrests the driver, but a lack of evidence forces Loki to release his only suspect. Dover, knowing that his daughter's life is at stake, decides that he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.

4. Mr. Brooks (2007)

2h Crime Thriller

A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.

5. Death Wish (2018)

1h 47m Action Crime Drama Thriller

A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.

6. Derailed (2005)

1h 48m Drama Thriller

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.

7. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

1h 39m Drama Crime Thriller

A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.

8. The Girl on the Train (2016)

1h 52m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

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.

9. Misery (1990)

1h 47m Drama Thriller

Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.

10. The Machinist (2004)

1h 41m Thriller Drama

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is suffering from 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...

11. Secret Window (2004)

1h 36m Mystery Thriller

Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to question his own sanity.

12. A History of Violence (2005)

1h 36m Drama Thriller Crime

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

13. Night Hunter (2018)

14. The Secrets We Keep (2020)

1h 37m Thriller

In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.

15. Descent (2007)

1h 50m Drama Thriller

A college co-ed is brutally raped and struggles alone to rebuild her life, but when the chance for revenge comes she as a Victim sinks lower than her Predator.

16. Fatal Attraction (1987)

1h 59m Drama Thriller

A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.

17. Rendition (2007)

2h Drama Thriller

When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US.

18. Shotgun Stories (2007)

19. Final Analysis (1992)

1h 57m Drama Thriller Romance

Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.

20. Peppermint (2018)

1h 42m Action Thriller

A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.

21. Unforgettable (2017)

1h 40m Drama Thriller

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

22. The Good Son (1993)

1h 27m Thriller

A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.

23. Scorned (1993)

24. Live by Night (2016)

2h 9m Crime Drama Thriller

A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered on a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.

25. Cape Fear (1962)

1h 45m Drama Thriller

Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.

26. One Hour Photo (2002)

1h 36m Thriller

Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their family. When "Uncle" Sy's picture-perfect fantasy collides with an ugly dose of reality, what happens next "has the spine-tingling elements of the best psychological thrillers!"

27. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)

1h 31m Crime Drama Thriller

Brad has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place.

28. Gone Girl (2014)

2h 29m Mystery Thriller Drama

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.

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