Movies like Cassandra's Dream

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Cassandra's Dream (2007)
 6.7
 48K
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: tense, twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, emotional, talky, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: murder, investigation, debt, money, crime, moral dilemma, siblings relations, gambling, boat, robbery, blackmail, actress, loan, restaurant, hitman, secrets, redemption, moral ambiguity, sailboat, crimes, success, family relations, neo noir, loser, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, brighton

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Most similar movies to Cassandra's Dream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crime, crimes, murder, dialogue, police investigation, betrayal and storytelling mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Cassandra's Dream: Pride and Glory (2008), The Yards (2000), Separate Lies (2005), The Deep End (2001), A Simple Plan (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, neo noir, debt, blackmail, crime gone awry, jewelry store, crime, greed, plan gone awry, deception, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, murder, moral dilemma, dishonesty, cover up, crime, betrayal, family relations, uncover truth, family values ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 19K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, rough, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, corruption, murder, whistleblower, false accusation, crime, political corruption, crimes, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, injustice, gangster ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: psychological, suspense, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family problems, murder, investigation, society, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, train ride, twists & turns, depression, drinking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 6.5
 11K
The Deep End (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With her husband Jack perpetually away at work, Margaret Hall raises her children virtually alone. Her teenage son is testing the waters of the adult world, and early one morning she wakes to find the dead body of his gay lover on the beach of their ...
Style: emotional, tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: murder, gay, neo noir, debt, drink, casino, car wash, friendship, ambulance, trumpet, ballet, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.5
 59K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, greed, crime, betrayal, dishonesty, treasure, human nature, character change, couple relations, nothing goes right, fbi, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 5K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, investigation, neo noir, crime, dishonesty, small town, frame up, self defense, interrogation, fall in love, romance, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Veronica Guerin (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, rough, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, murder, investigation, drug lord, drug dealing, police, gangsters, crimes, uncover truth, tragic hero, life is a bitch, price of justice ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, california, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 7.0
 239K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, dishonesty, hostages, mind game, psychopath, crimes, murder, redemption, characters in danger, heroes, phone booth, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, clever, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, betrayal, infidelity, perfect crime, crime, murder, love affair, crimes, plan gone awry, artist, jealousy, jealous spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.6
 81K
Blood Simple. (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: suspenseful, tense, cynical, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: extramarital affair, murder, crime gone awry, private detective, crime, neo-noir, hitman, deadly, dishonesty, adultery, infidelity, jealousy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 61K
The Gambler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, casino, gangsters, moral dilemma, human nature, family relations, race against time, dishonesty, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, usa, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Under Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: talky, tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, murder mystery, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, lawyer, serial killer, interrogation, prime suspect, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
As Blood Runs Deep (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, social differences, small town, working class, home invasion, crime scene, friend, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 10K
Cut Bank (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 25 year-old Dwayne McLaren, a former athlete turned auto mechanic, dreams of getting out of tiny Cut Bank, Montana the coldest town in America. But his effort to do so sets in moton a deadly series of events that change his life and the life of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, disorder, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, crimes, witness, nothing goes right, small town, cons and scams, small town life, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 134K
The Drop (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, organized crime, criminal heroes, robbery, danger, fall in love, crime, criminal's revenge, hitman, crimes, church, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, new york, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 16K
Contestant 13 (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his ...
Style: tense, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: overdose, crime, murder, crimes, social decay, deadly, reward, fish out of water, danger, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, suicidal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Absence of Malice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A prosecutor leaks a false story that liquor warehouse owner Michael Gallagher is involved in the murder of a union head, and as newspaper reporter Megan Carter picks up the story and attempts to find the real truth, Gallagher's life begins to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, talky, clever ...
Plot: journalism, murder, newspaper reporter, investigation, politics, legal, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, media, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.4
 3K
Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, clever, stylized ...
Plot: murder, cons and scams, cia, blackmail, judge, crime, uncover truth, police corruption, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, marriage, neo noir, police detective, socialite, romance, gangsters, fall in love, witnessing a crime, love and romance, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Underneath (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Chambers has come home to Austin, Texas. To the mother who's starting a new life and the brother driven by old jealousies. To the places he remembers and the memories he can't forget. And to Rachel, the woman he married and then ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, armored car, heist, betrayal, crime, noir, investigation, couples, human nature, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 20K
Lonely Hearts (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez were America's notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". Their lethal scam was simple; they would swindle and then viciously murder lovelorn war widows who would answer their ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, seduction, murderous pair, sexual attraction, loneliness, femme fatale, attempted murder, police investigation, obsession, cons and scams, stabbing ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Monsieur Hire (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A French man spies on a lovely younger woman across the way. When he's spotted by the woman shortly after being questioned by the police about a local murder, the man simple life becomes more complicated.
Style: sexy, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: femme fatale, false accusation, voyeurism, murder, investigation, deadly, amateur detective, uncover truth, witnessing a crime, dangerous attraction, crime, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, disorder, mystery, investigation, mistaken identity, hidden identity, small town life, dishonesty, crime, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Johnny Handsome (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: serious, intense, harsh, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, operation, doctor, police, girlfriend ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, seaport, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 37K
Deadfall (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: criminal heroes, cons and scams, murderous pair, on the run, homecoming, crime, murder, crime gone awry, robbery, partners, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Big Sleep (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The classic Raymond Chandler tale retold with Mitchum taking over the Bogart role.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, femme fatale, forbidden love, neo noir, gambling, blackmail, crime, mystery, gangsters, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 62K
Dead Man Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, revenge, mob boss, blackmail, crime lord, crime, gangsters, mysterious woman, enemy, right hand man, danger, loss of daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: investigation, soldier, gangsters, crime, heist, deadly, frame up, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 237K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, kidnapping, tragic event, life is a bitch, private detective, crimes, conspiracy, pedophile, missing child, peril, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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