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17 Movies Like The Machinist (2004)

Fight Club (1999) poster

1 Fight Club (1999) ★ 8.8

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An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that evolves into much more.
Memento (2000) poster

2 Memento (2000) ★ 8.4

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Leonard Shelby is exquisitely and expensively dressed, drives a brand-new Jaguar, but lives in cheap motels. His goal in life is to find his wife's killer. His problem is a rare form of amnesia, a loss of short memory, remembering everything before the murder, he does not remember what happened fifteen minutes ago.
The Prestige (2006) poster

3 The Prestige (2006) ★ 8.5

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Robert and Alfred are magician-illusionists who competed with each other in London at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Over the years, their friendly professional rivalry turns into a real war.

They are willing to do anything to learn from each other the secrets of fantastic tricks and disrupt their performance. The irreconcilable enmity that erupted between them begins to threaten the lives of those around them...

Shutter Island (2010) poster

4 Shutter Island (2010) ★ 8.2

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In 1954, up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. He's been pushing for an assignment on the island for personal reasons, but before long he thinks he's been brought there as part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range from unethical to illegal to downright sinister. Teddy's shrewd investigating skills soon provide a promising lead, but the hospital refuses him access to records he suspects would break the case wide open. As a hurricane cuts off communication with the mainland, more dangerous criminals "escape" in the confusion, and the puzzling, improbable clues multiply, Teddy begins to doubt everything - his memory, his partner, even his own sanity.
Se7en (1995) poster

5 Se7en (1995) ★ 8.6

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Detective William Somerset is a veteran criminal detective who dreams of retiring and getting away from the city and its sinful inhabitants. Seven days before retirement, Somerset is plagued by two troubles: a young partner, Mills, and a particularly elaborate murder. The experienced detective's sharp mind immediately determines that this crime is likely to be followed by others. The news confirms his hunch. Realizing that the killer is punishing his victims for their deadly sins, the detective faces a choice: go back to work or leave and hand the case over to his less experienced partner?
Enemy (2013) poster

6 Enemy (2013) ★ 6.9

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A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.
Identity (2003) poster

7 Identity (2003) ★ 7.3

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A storm breaks out in the Nevada desert and 10 people seek refuge in a motel. At the same time, a serial killer under the care of psychiatrist Doctor Mallick, who has just found the killer's journal, awaits execution for murdering a group of motel guests. When the travelers realize they are being killed off one by one, limo driver Ed Dakota vows to reveal the murderer's identity.
The Cell (2000) poster

8 The Cell (2000) ★ 6.4

An F.B.I. Agent persuades a social worker, who is adept with a new experimental technology, to enter the mind of a comatose serial killer in order to learn where he has hidden his latest kidnap victim.
The Sixth Sense (1999) poster

9 The Sixth Sense (1999) ★ 8.1

Malcom Crowe (Bruce Willis) is a child psychologist who receives an award on the same night that he is visited by a very unhappy ex-patient. After this encounter, Crowe takes on the task of curing a young boy with the same ills as the ex-patient (Donnie Wahlberg) . This boy "sees dead people". Crowe spends a lot of time with the boy much to the dismay of his wife (Olivia Williams). Cole's mom (Toni Collette) is at her wit's end with what to do about her son's increasing problems. Crowe is the boy's only hope.

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Secret Window (2004) poster

10 Secret Window (2004) ★ 6.5

Mort Rainey is a successful writer going through a rather unfriendly divorce from his wife of ten years, Amy. Alone and bitter in his cabin, he continues to work on his writing when a stranger named John Shooter shows up on his doorstep, claiming Rainey stole his story. Mort says he can prove the story belongs to him and not Shooter, but while Mort digs around for the magazine which published the story in question years ago, things begin to happen around Shooter. Mort's dog dies, people begin to die, and his divorce proceedings with Amy continue to get uglier. It seems that Shooter has Mort over a barrel, but perhaps Mort has his own ideas on how to resolve all the problems that plague him lately.
One Hour Photo (2002) poster

11 One Hour Photo (2002) ★ 6.8

A mentally unstable photo developer targets an upper middle-class family after his obsession with them becomes more sick and disturbing than any of them could imagine.
Requiem for a Dream (2000) poster

12 Requiem for a Dream (2000) ★ 8.3

Everyone aspires to their ultimate dream. Sarah Goldfarb dreamed of starring in a famous TV show, her son Harold and his friend Tyrone dreamed of getting fabulously rich, Harold's girlfriend Marion dreamed of having her own fashion store, but there were all kinds of obstacles in their way. All of them choose unobvious ways to achieve their goals, and the dreams remain unattainable, and the characters' lives are irrevocably ruined.
The Number 23 (2007) poster

13 The Number 23 (2007) ★ 6.4

Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him, as more and more similarities between himself and his literary alter ego seem to arise.
The Game (1997) poster

14 The Game (1997) ★ 7.7

Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed suicide) his brother Conrad, who has gone long ago and surrendered to addictions of all kinds, suddenly returns and gives Nicholas a card giving him entry to unusual entertainment provided by something called Consumer Recreation Services (CRS). Giving in to curiosity, Nicholas visits CRS and all kinds of weird and bad things start to happen to him.
Stay (2005) poster

15 Stay (2005) ★ 6.7

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A psychiatrist attempts to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality.

Stay (2005) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Machinist (2004). Stay (2005) was released in 2005, made by Marc Forster and has average rating 6.7 in 2022. Main stars of the Stay (2005) film are: Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling.

Black Swan (2010) poster

16 Black Swan (2010) ★ 8.0

Is Black Swan (2010) similar to The Machinist (2004) film?

A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".

Black Swan (2010) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel. You can find Black Swan (2010) in the the next genre categories: Drama, Thriller and Black Swan (2010) has average rating 8.0, according to Screench user votes.

Disturbia (2007) poster

17 Disturbia (2007) ★ 6.8

Is Disturbia (2007) similar to The Machinist (2004) film?

A teen living under house arrest becomes convinced his neighbor is a serial killer.

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