Movies like Simon Killer

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Simon Killer (2012)
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Simon Killer (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A recent college graduate goes to Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of five years. His life should be open-ended and full of promise, but he can’t shake his feelings of loss. Being a stranger in a strange land only aggravates his situation. When he falls in love with a young mysterious prostitute, a fateful journey begins, though we soon learn that Simon is the one with deeper secrets.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, contemplative, stylized, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, american abroad, disorder, fish out of water, college graduate, misfit, neo noir, fall in love, lifestyle, mysterious character, blackmail, love and romance, masturbation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about love and romance, dishonesty, prostitute, lifestyle, crimes, disorder and female nudity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Simon Killer: White Nights on the Pier (2014), Loverboy (2011), A Perfect Man (2015), The Ape (2009), The Night Clerk (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: contemplative, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, talky ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, introspection, romance, seaport, unfulfillment, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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95%
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Loverboy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, Sweden, Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luca (20) seduces girls then leaves them in the hands of his friends at the Black Sea port of Constanta. Luca falls in love with Veli, one of his potential victims. It's summer down the Danube river, in Harsova. The music is loud, the cars are ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, crimes, lifestyle, small town, womanizer, introspection, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, love and romance, bittersweet, fall in love, romancing a criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
A Perfect Man (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A struggling writer finds a shortcut to fame, but a blackmailer threatens to ruin his perfect life.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, desire for fame, ambition, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, blackmail, hallucination, dishonesty, love and romance, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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72%
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The Ape (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: losing-it hero, introspection, moral dilemma, human nature, disorder, family relations, life turned upside down, parents and children, heroes, surrealism, hell, locker room ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Dharma Guns (La Succession Starkov) (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film opens on a water-skiing accident - a girl (Délie) drives a speedboat and pulls a young man (Stan). They are both challenging their own limits when a crash occurs... Stan wakes up from a coma after this serious accident, to find out that ...
Style: contemplative, experimental, stylized, serious, surreal ...
Plot: human nature, self discovery, redemption, disorder, hopes, mad scientist, village, airplane, hugging, pool table, car driving, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Night Clerk (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frédéric, a young man with a troubled past, has the good fortune to be given a job in a luxurious mountain hotel. When one of the hotel guests disappears one evening and is later found dead, Frédéric suspects he may have been killed by the ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: missing person, rehabilitation, social misfits, isolation, confined, danger, misfit, boss and employee, intern, dishonesty, workplace, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Istanbul Tales (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Five interconnected stories set in modern-day Istanbul based on the fairytales Snow White, Cinderella, Pied Piper, Sleeping Beauty and Little Red Riding Hood.
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, social differences, hopes, homeless, society, lifestyle, crimes, prostitute, dwarf, cinderella story, love and romance, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: clergy, solitude, monk, self discovery, introspection, journey, urban, buddhist monk, no dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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I, Anna (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A noir thriller told from the point of view of a femme fatale, who falls for the detective in charge of a murder case.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, investigation, law enforcement, haunted by the past, fall in love, dangerous attraction, police detective, murder investigation, mental breakdown, homicide detective, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, couples, love affair, dangerous attraction, siblings relations, betrayal, dishonesty, love and romance, gory, manipulations, destructive relationship, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Everything Will Be Fine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers.Suspecting a political conspiracy, Falk falls into a frenetic chase to reveal the mystery ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: dishonesty, chase, uncover truth, disorder, state affairs, obsession, life turned upside down, on the run, life is a bitch, hit and run, chases and races, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 257
Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, romance, lifestyle, intrigue, coming out, fall in love, bisexual, gay, gay sex, film within a film, performer's life, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, paris france, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Boarding Gate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A sordid and complex series of events unfolds when an ex-prostitute becomes involved with a couple in Hong Kong.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prostitute, drug dealing, murder, manipulation, femme fatale, love affair, hitman, infidelity, on the run, crimes, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hong kong, london, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 884
Leave (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry Harper is a successful novelist who has it all. But after surviving a recent trauma he finds himself haunted by a dream that terrifies him. Convinced that the only way to understand what the dream means is to write his way through it, Henry ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, nightmare comes true, mysterious character, writer's life, life turned upside down, disorder, road trip, brother brother relationship, home invasion, danger, artists and showbiz, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Gambler (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paramedic Vincentas is a passionate gambler, who is forced to make radical decisions to return the debts. An idea strikes Vincentas to create an illegal game related to his profession. Love, life and death will be at stake.
Style: stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, ambition, workplace intrigue, love and romance, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, unsupportive coworkers, nothing to lose, loan shark ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Pater (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier drink together in bars while coming up with tall tales.
Style: realistic, serious, experimental, contemplative
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, film within a film, filmmaking, handshake, politics, money, retiring, video camera, prime minister, bakery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, moral dilemma, deadly, contract killing, conspiracy, couples, danger, family problems, family in crisis, debt, boat, shot in the head ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Kate Logan Affair (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young psychologically unstable young police woman named Kate Logan and a married Frenchman find themselves caught up in a dramatic twisted affair.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: lovers on the run, girl stripped down to bra, crimes, disorder, couples, unlikely couple, mentally unstable, law enforcement, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, gloomy
Plot: lifestyle, introspection, materialism, love and romance, youth, nightlife, fall in love, shopping, slut, troubled youth, abortion, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Avalon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad, where he also teams up with his older sister Jackie. But an accident turns his life upside down and forced by the people ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: nightclub, life turned upside down, siblings relations, unlikely criminals, disorder, society, nightlife, down on your luck, nothing goes right, family business, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, anti heroes, deadly, anti hero, friendship, childhood trauma, violence, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Call Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A powerful entrepreneur wants to build an exclusive resort hotel in Villanova, but he discovers the location he has in mind is protected by local land-use regulations. He hires Maria, a beautiful and elegant prostitute, to seduce the mayor, leaving ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, love and romance, dangerous attraction, police investigation, police detective, rivalry, lifestyle, intrigue, law enforcement, ambition, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Woman in the Fifth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American writer moves to Paris to be closer to his daughter and finds himself falling immediately on hard times.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, widow, theft, waitress, mysterious character, power relations, estrangement, artists and showbiz, father daughter relationship, translator, poetry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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1001 Grams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, dull life, unfulfillment, frustration, scientist, estrangement, love, bittersweet, love affair, love and romance, female nudity, bathtub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, norway, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Special Treatment (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drawing some intriguing parallels between the work of the prostitute and that of the psychiatrist-both have clients, both charge for sessions, both take on roles that serve the needs, psychological or otherwise, of those they serve, Jeanne ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: prostitute, hopes, human nature, doctors and patients, introspection, estrangement, lifestyle, life is a bitch, psychoanalyst, therapy session, female nudity, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, vengeance, disorder, neo noir, frame up, secret movement, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, assassination, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hua, a young woman from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the university, drifting between former lovers and recent French acquaintances. She meets Matthieu, a young worker ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, sexual content, couples, couple relations, fish out of water, sex scene, rape, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Black Heaven (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An innocent young man becomes enamored with a mysterious girl. He is lured into "Black Hole" - a dark, obscure video game world of avatars with deadly serious intentions in the real world.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, mind bending, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: manipulation, suicidal, mind game, escapades, youth, lifestyle, rivalry, dishonesty, obsessive quest, mysterious character, escape from reality, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, quarry
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 525
Gun-shy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dito Tsintsadze's drama focuses on a loner whose life changes dramatically, when he gets to know a beautiful, but strange girl. Lukas, a young man doing "meals on wheels" instead of military service, doesn't have many friends and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, life is a bitch, lifestyle, obsession, prostitute, murder by shooting, cooking and food, bus, golden years, male in bathtub, sanity, world war two veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 189
Perfidy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Bolivia, USA, Chile
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Perfidia, begins with a heartfelt version of the immortal title track, while the camera records the journey by a route through a snowy landscape and melancholy, the traveler is the enigmatic and silent Gus Chilean Gonzalo Valenzuela, in his first ...
Style: realistic, psychological, stylized, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, hotel, minimal dialogue, gay interest, mysterious man, hitman, lip synching, dancing, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%