Movies like Cafe Society 1995

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Cafe Society
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: New York 1952. Mickey Jelke inherits a big sum of money and spends his nights in Manhattan, painting the city red. Night after night, he can be found in one Broadway bar or the other, in the company of disreputable persons like pimps and prostitutes. One day,a shady cop, aided by Mickey's own girlfriend, Patricia, decides to accuse him of running a prostitution network. A scandal breaks out.
Style: sexual, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: neo noir, jazz, social differences, urban, celebrity culture, cons and scams, bar, nightlife, dishonesty, prostitute, society, friendship, social relations, social misfits, rich and poor, police corruption, political corruption, legal, couples, columnist, mate swapping, low lives, lifestyle, perjury, press agent ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Midnight Cowboy
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113 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and gloomy films with plots about friendship, murder, storytelling, couples, drinking, crimes and police mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cafe Society: Lone Star (1996), The Walker (2007), I Love Your Work (2003), The Dark Wind (1991), Winter's Bone (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lone Star
Genre: Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: clever, surprise ending, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, small town, mystery, murder, crime, police investigation, corruption, desert, sheriff, murder mystery, secrets, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, mexico
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The Walker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.
Style: clever, twists and turns, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, crimes, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, investigation, aging, gay, bartender, couple relations, politics, sexual relations, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia
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I Love Your Work
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fictional movie star, Gray Evans, goes through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds Gray of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, crumbling marriage, store, desire for fame, obsession, celebrity culture, midlife crisis, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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System:   85%
    User:   79%
 
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The Dark Wind
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Indian police officer is mixed up in murder and drug smuggling on the reservation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric, mind bending ...
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Winter's Bone
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
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The Blackout
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: A debauched Hollywood movie actor tries to piece together one wild night in Miami years earlier which remains a drug-induced blur, and soon finds out that some questions about his past are best left unanswered.
Style: serious, psychological, sexual, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: social misfits, going straight, nightclub, couple relations, hollywood, addiction, alcohol abuse, actor, sex, drug abuse, haunted by the past, memory loss ...
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, betrayal, gangsters, crime gone awry, espionage, neo noir, assassination attempt, hotel, mentor, clones, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
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    User:   46%
 
 7.4
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Eyes Wide Shut
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, disturbing, artsy ...
Plot: sexuality, free love, sexual obsession, dangerous attraction, marriage, sexual exploration, voyeurism, orgy, strong sexual content, surrealism, sexual relations, secrets ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, medical school
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System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, urban, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, introspection, urban ghetto, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, urban ghetto life, coming of age, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
The Inheritors
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small farming valley in Austria in the beginning of the 20th century a tyrannical farmer is found dead, and all the farmhands are relieved to be free of their tyrant. But the farmer was childless, so suddenly they all inherit the farm together. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: village, village life, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, crimes, love and romance, rape, peasant, farm, murder, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1900s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: austria, europe, america
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System:   50%
    User:   54%
 
 7.1
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Wetherby
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy, mind bending
Plot: deadly, mystery, couples, investigation, mysterious character, obsession, memory, haunted by the past, crimes, spinster, dinner party, solitude ...
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    User:   48%
 
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After
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Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: family in crisis, family problems, haunted by the past, family relations, confusion, intoxication, advertising agency, homophobic slur, loss of daughter, wedding reception, pain, civil rights ...
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L.A. Confidential
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Plot: crime, murder, corruption, police corruption, mystery, police investigation, organized crime, gunfight, fighting the system, police, violence, neo noir ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
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Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
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Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: fighting the system, jazz, friendship, murder, interracial relations, justice, social differences, racism, distopia, adaptation, runaway, racial injustice ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: harlem, usa, new york, london, manhattan new york city ...
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    User:   45%
 
Midnight Cowboy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexual, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, dreams, loneliness, prostitution, sexuality, prostitute, drinking, fish out of water, hotel, small town, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, florida ...
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Waterland
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: self discovery, college life, high school, college, introspection, couple relations, murder, memory, teacher, pregnancy, teachers and students, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london, pittsburgh, germany
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    User:   47%
 
 7.5
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Doubt
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: realistic, clever, sincere, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: school, sexual abuse, guilt, teacher, morality, religion, storytelling, clergy, catholicism, sisters, moral ambiguity, child abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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Skin of Man, Heart of Beast
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After fifteen years of absence, a man returns to his family. Five-year-old Aurelie watches the stranger arrive and develops an immediate affinity with him. Her older sister, however, is very suspicious of the intruder and certain that misfortune ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, family relations, prostitute, siblings relations, mental illness, haunted by the past, estrangement, deadly, youth, family problems, suffering, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
They Call Me Mister Tibbs!
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: clergy, crime, prostitute, mystery, domestic disturbance, false accusation, murder, family in crisis, political corruption, who done it, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
McBride: The Chameleon Murder
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, mystery, legal investigation, crimes, legal, cons and scams, courtroom drama, false accusation, murder, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
New Best Friend
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into ...
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, investigation, sex, betrayal, murder, teenage life, friendship, hospital, drinking, women, pornography, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
Mulholland Falls
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, police investigation, political corruption, mystery, police, corruption, neo noir, gangster, tough law enforcer, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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The Demon
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo enough money to pay for the care of their three young children, Kikuyo leaves the children with Sokichi - and his very surprised and angry wife Oume - and disappears.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: strong sexual content, dishonesty, couples, family problems, mystery, manipulations, love triangle, couple relations, child abuse, greed, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, japan, mount fuji
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
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Faces
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, serious, clever, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, suburbs, betrayal, male nudity, drinking, crumbling marriage, human nature, character study, crime gone awry, introspection, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
Chelsea Walls
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.
Style: talky, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: hotel, artist, poetry, loneliness, eccentricity, musician's life, urban, writer's life, existentialism, nudity (topless - notable), storytelling, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Six Degrees of Separation
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Style: talky, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: art, investigation, mental illness, greed, uncover truth, urban, existentialism, mystery, cons and scams, con artists, dialogue, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
Far from Heaven
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
Style: stylized, emotional, serious, gloomy, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, small town, racism, prejudice, infidelity, segregation, gay, marriage, single father, crumbling marriage, interracial romance ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: miami, usa, connecticut
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System:   38%
    User:   32%
 

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City Hall
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: talky, tense, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, corruption, political corruption, idealism, police, politics, conspiracy, mafia, political, murder, uncover truth, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, new jersey, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
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8MM 2
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: crime, mind game, sexual relations, unsimulated sex, cons and scams, crimes, couples, prostitute, blackmail, femme fatale, private detective, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
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System:   36%
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