Movies like The Vanishing Point

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The Vanishing Point (2007)
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The Vanishing Point (2007)
Original name: Ce que mes yeux ont vu
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lucie Audibert, a student of Art History, does research work on Watteau and is certain that a hidden sense that nobody has ever deciphered can be found in a few of his paintings. The further she explores this the more Professor Jean Dussart - for unclear reasons - tries to discourage her.
Style: psychological, sexual, mind bending, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: mute or deaf, riddles and clues, teachers and students, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, couples, celebrity culture, power relations, mystery, painter, student, research, river, deaf mute, painting, auction, art history, sign language, portrait painting, hospital, language barrier
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, brussels belgium

Most similar movies to The Vanishing Point

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about mystery, crimes, couples, deadly, dishonesty, couple relations and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Vanishing Point: Between (2005), Hanging Offense (2003), Like a Cast Shadow (2015), The Blue Elephant (2014), Lie (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, featuring real people, sometimes moving, in an effort to ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: riddles and clues, art, painter, painting, art collector, conspiracy theory, scene based on painting, mystery, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, surrealism, stolen painting ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.2
 298
Between (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nadine, a beautiful lawyer from Chicago, travels alone to Tijuana, Mexico in search of her missing sister. Her investigation presents unsettling encounters leading her on a mind-bender as she attempts to unravel the compelling truth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: mind game, riddles and clues, life is a bitch, crimes, couple relations, mystery, obsessive quest, love affair, deadly, missing person, afterlife, greek mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Hanging Offense (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: law enforcement, deadly, in the woods, anniversary, insomnia, murder, obsession, gays and lesbians, crimes, mystery, gay, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: under the surface, family relations, couples, couple relations, mystery, introspection
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Blue Elephant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Yehia returns to El-Abbaseya Hospital five years after the death of his family. His return coincide with the arrival of a new patient, Sherif, a friend from college, who is accused of murder.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, psychological ...
Plot: mental institution, power relations, doctors and patients, losing-it hero, mystery, confined, demon, exorcism, schizophrenia, psychiatrist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.9
 79
Lie (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry is an introverted young artist who, seeking to escape the banality and violence of urban life, begins to blur the distinction between fantasy and reality.
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, surreal, sexual ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, fall in love, mysterious character, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, disorder, buddies, strong sexual content, couples, sexual relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Into the Arms of Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two years ago, Andy Barker suffered serious brain damage in a car accident. In the last two days however, memories have started creeping back, triggered by family portraits and strange locations. Andy has a brother who has gone missing and a ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: human nature, memory loss, mystery, car chase, flashback, boy, dream, amnesia, prank, death of brother, closet, body painting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Maggie returns to her hometown to dedicate a scholarship in her late husband's name. While there, she reconnects with old friends and comes to believe that her husband's death is tied to the mysterious deaths of several old classmates..
Style: suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, school, high school life, deadly, couples, homecoming, high school, stalker, black bra, bra removing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 581
24 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Ilan Halimi is kidnapped for ransom because Jewish and supposedly rich, his family and the police start a race against time to save him from the tortures of the "gang of barbarians".
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, sincere, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, confined, family in crisis, life is a bitch, crime, investigation, missing child, family problems
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Gang of Four (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Four inseparable high-school seniors gain from each other the courage to face the harsh realities of their rapidly approaching adulthood.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, witty, suspense
Plot: best friends, gang, intrigue, power relations, friends, artists and showbiz, love and romance, crimes, mystery, teachers and students, mysterious character, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.
Style: realistic, tense, stylized, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: theater, mental illness, new wave, politics, intrigue, danger, amateur detective, investigation, actor's life, immigrants, state affairs, mysterious character ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.3
 296
Blind Terror (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After marrying a handsome man she barely knows, a woman experiences threatening calls and violent attacks from a mysterious woman who claims to be her new husband's former lover.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: dishonesty, family problems, deadly, couples, woman in danger, infidelity, dangerous attraction, crimes, domestic disturbance, mystery, love and romance, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Seduced by Lies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brad Sterling arrives by yacht as a handsome dream prince, and the discrete favorite nephew and brilliant investor of his tycoon uncle Wade. Charles Colton's ingrate heiress Laura eagerly dates him and puts him in the guest-house, partially as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: hit and run, couples, dishonesty, danger, woman in danger, stalking, crimes, mystery, manipulations, sex scene, bed, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 475
Guilty at 17 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager becomes overwhelmed with guilt after her lies to support a friend's claim of sexual assault lead to the accused teacher's suicide.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, high school life, youth, power relations, social relations, friends, high school, frame up, false accusation, teachers and students, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Paradise Cruise (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An impossible love story between Yossi, a former IDF soldier, and Dora, a mysterious French photographer visiting Israel, as they both struggle in vain to leave their pasts behind.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: impossible love, haunted by the past, vengeance, obsession, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, obsessive quest, innocence lost, dishonesty, couples, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 368
Playmaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, manipulations, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, vengeance, power relations, murder, actress, mentor, love affair, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: lesbian, mystery, strong sexual content, death, hollywood, obsession, cowboy, frustration, dreams, mysterious character, dishonesty, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 736
Cortex (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Trapped in an old folks home where people keep going missing, an ex-cop must overcome his Alzheimers to find out who is killing people in this jigsaw thriller.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: investigation, retirement home, crime, golden years, mental illness, clinic, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, crimes, elderly, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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When Justice Fails (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: murder, crimes, gays and lesbians, crime, mute or deaf, mystery, romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, danger, obsession, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.7
 537
The Pet (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young woman in dire financial straights accepts an offer to be a wealthy aristocrat's human "pet" for six months. Then ruthless modern "pet-nappers" kidnap the woman to sell her on the GSM (Global Slave Market).
Style: disturbing, sexual, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, slave auction, lifestyle, captivity, power relations, dehumanization, strong sexual content, life is a bitch, confined, female nudity, alternative lifestyle, overalls ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 2K
The Blackout (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
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: sexual, gloomy, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: sex, actor, social misfits, artists and showbiz, crimes, life is a bitch, couple relations, memory loss, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, love and romance, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 335
Possessions (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marilyne et Bruno Caron arrivent dans un village de montagne pour emménager dans un chalet qu’ils ont loué à Patrick Castang, promoteur et propriétaire de nombreuses habitations dans la région. Contents de quitter le nord de la France pour ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: couples, deadly, partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, murderous pair, destructive relationship, criminal heroes, couple relations, village, tv crew, chalet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Daughter's Nightmare (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A college student suspects that a nurse may harm her lonely, widowed mother.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful
Plot: couple relations, mystery, parents and children, family relations, danger, isolation, college, family problems, deadly, death in the family, uncle, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.0
 54
Astonishing (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mandy's life turns upside down after getting into a car accident.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: deadly, danger, apocalypse, mystery, crimes, prank, couples, car accident, fainting, drunkenness, female protagonist, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 2K
Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, obsessive quest, on the road, pregnancy, infidelity, couples, couple relations, love and romance, folk, self discovery, bear, gypsy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Cracks in the Shell (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fine suffers from not being seen but she also does her best at not being noticed, even though she is an acting student. At night, when her mentally handicapped sister Jule cannot get to sleep and stereotypically bangs her head against the wall, Fine ...
Style: gloomy, tense, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: power relations, losing-it hero, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, teachers and students, actor's life, school, perfectionist, audition, sexual repression, self destruction, woman in bathtub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 296
9:06 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Slovenia, Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A police inspector investigates an unusual suicide case. The investigation develops into an obsession, inspector starts living in the apartment of the deceased, digging through his life and gradually taking over his identity.
Style: captivating, psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, obsession, destiny, police investigation, police detective, guilt, bungee jump, cheating, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 342
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: surreal, sexual, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: manipulations, destructive relationship, love affair, siblings relations, love and romance, dangerous attraction, obsession, betrayal, danger, dishonesty, gory, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
I Dream of Murder (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johanna is a therapist on the verge of a midlife crisis. When one of her patients is found brutally murdered, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery. But why is this stressed-out shrink willing to risk her marriage, her career and her entire ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: midlife crisis, murder, serial killer, investigation, power relations, mystery, crimes, doctors and patients, deadly, marital problem, therapist, black bra ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 532
For Sale (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective.
Style: gloomy, sexual, atmospheric, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: on the road, nightclub, private detective, investigation, prostitute, missing person, wedding, drugs/alcohol, romance, obsessive quest, drug abuse, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%