Movies like Cassandra's Dream

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Cassandra's Dream (2007)
 6.6
 53K
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: suspense, tense, suspenseful, sexy, disturbing, talky, realistic, serious, sincere, clever ...
Plot: murder, twists and turns, crimes, redemption, investigation, debt, loser, moral dilemma, siblings relations, gangsters, gambling, hitman, secrets, moral ambiguity, depression, death, hotel, tragedy, auto mechanic, morality, love, catastrophe, psychology, relationships, dark humor ...
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 realistic, serious, suspense and talky films with plots about crimes, storytelling, dialogue, twists and turns, greed, police investigation and brutality mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Cassandra's Dream: Shallow Grave (1994), Match Point (2005), Summer of Sam (1999), Killer (1994), 13 (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Shallow Grave (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, twist ending, dark ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, twists and turns, greed, betrayal, roommate, paranoia, crime gone awry, dark humor, violence, murder, mistrust ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, rio de janeiro
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 7.6
 219K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring ...
Style: tense, talky, psychological, cerebral, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lust, adultery, seduction, couples, fatal attraction, destructive relationship, love and romance, sexy woman, passionate interest, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, new york, ireland, europe
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100%
 6.7
 39K
Summer of Sam (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, infidelity, drugs, lust, gangsters, psychopath, punk rock, dark humor, violent, punk ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 736
Killer (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This lyrical, modern-day film noir finds cynical hit man Mick (Anthony LaPaglia) tiring of his job and asking his boss, mob kingpin George (Peter Boyle), for time off. George gives him the assignment of his life, however, prompting Mick's ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, obsession, assassination, femme fatale, redemption, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), violent, visceral, violence, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspense, disturbing, bleak, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, heist, blackmail, crime gone awry, greed, crimes, adultery, murder, divorce, character study, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, rio de janeiro, brazil, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 18K
13 (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: disturbing, psychological, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: overdose, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, visceral, depression, reward, contests and competitions, fish out of water, social decay, sacrifice, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, hostage, crimes, sniper, mind game, trapped, hopes, dishonesty, murder, sin, terrorist, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 64K
Irrational Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.
Style: philosophical, suspense, unusual plot structure, talky, psychological ...
Plot: professor, murder, philosophy, russian roulette, plot twist, depression, college, teachers and students, loneliness, unlikely friendships, character study, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: suspense, emotional, psychological, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, murder, depression, twists and turns, family problems, investigation, introspection, society, crumbling marriage, love and romance, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 12K
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: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: gay, murder, twists and turns, crimes, gay teenager, life is a bitch, wound, plot twist, police investigation, conspiracy, tragedy, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: neo noir, erotic, stylized, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: heist, crimes, love triangle, betrayal, twists and turns, hospital, car, flashback, making love, sex scene, addiction, killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 71K
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: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crimes, snow, fbi, betrayal, small town, bag of money, winter, twists and turns, character study, heist, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Reservation Road (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two fathers' lives intersect when one of them is involved in a terrible and sudden hit-and-run car accident that leaves the other's son dead. In response, the two men (Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo) react in unexpected ways as a ...
Style: psychological, tense, intense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, investigation, obsession, dysfunctional family, loss of child, family, lawyer, character study, family problems, losing-it hero, parents and children, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 22K
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: bleak, tense, emotional, talky, intense ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, political corruption, corruption, murder, crimes, whistleblower, character study, police corruption, false accusation, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: neo noir, sexy, erotic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, adultery, crimes, infidelity, romance, femme fatale, sex, obsession, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), love affair, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 16K
Read My Lips (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: She is almost deaf and she lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: mute or deaf, workplace, crimes, heist, disability, twists and turns, relationships, opposites attract, character study, warden, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspense, intense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, murder, investigation, crimes, betrayal, corruption, moral dilemma, police officer, gangsters, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 2K
Suture (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brothers Vincent (rich) and Clay (poor) meet up for the first time after their father's funeral and remark on how similar they look. But unknown to Clay, who thinks his life is taking a turn for the better, Vince is actually plotting to kill ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, psychological, sexy, cerebral ...
Plot: betrayal, amnesia, brothers, twins, memory loss, police investigation, doppelganger, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, murder mystery, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.8
 2K
Thieves (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, sexy, serious, visually appealing ...
Plot: lesbian, obsession, crimes, love triangle, murder, lesbian sex, male nudity, violence, writers, childhood, guilt, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, alps, lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 42K
13 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: russian roulette, greed, gambling, organized crime, murder, crimes, fish out of water, survival, twists and turns, life is a bitch, game of death, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, delaware, grand central station manhattan new york city, midwest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, talky, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, gangsters, heist, gang, murder, kidnapping, money, violence, destiny, death, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, florida, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 7K
Cutter's Way (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, revenge, murder mystery, investigation, twists and turns, false accusation, veteran, alcohol abuse, crimes, dishonesty, vietnam war, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, vietnam, asia, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 26K
Heaven (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Style: emotional, meditative, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: terrorist, redemption, bomb, fall in love, on the run, murder, police, translator, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, vigilantism, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 5.4
 8K
No Good Deed (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.
Style: suspense, tense, neo noir, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, police detective, crimes, hostage, femme fatale, police, manipulation, rivalry, confined, compassion, music festival, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 15K
Revanche (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, art house, tense ...
Plot: revenge, obsession, redemption, countryside, criminal's revenge, character study, culture clash, robbery, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 17K
The Escapist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and ...
Style: tense, harsh, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison escape, prison, escape, crimes, tragedy, brutality, survival, existentialism, loneliness, twists and turns, prison life, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Pure Formality (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Onoff (Depardieu,) is a famous writer, now a recluse. The Inspector (Polanski,) is suspicious when Onoff is brought into the station one night, disoriented and suffering a kind of amnesia. In an isolated, rural police station, the Inspector tries to ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, atmospheric, serious, talky ...
Plot: memory loss, investigation, afterlife, mystery, suicide, uncover truth, murder, mind game, twists and turns, murder mystery, all male cast, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 71K
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: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, clever ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, gambling debt, gambler, poker, gangsters, moral dilemma, human nature, character study, police investigation, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, nevada, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 14K
Owning Mahowny (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was ...
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: gambling, gambling addiction, gambler, con artists, casino, addiction, crimes, police investigation, embezzlement, redemption, paranoid, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new jersey, toronto ontario canada, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: erotic, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, couple relations, obsession, erotica, multiple storylines, secrets, happy ending, violent, screwball, life philosophy, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%