Movies like Chinese Roulette

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Chinese Roulette (1976)
 7.4
 4K
Chinese Roulette (1976)
Original name: Chinesisches Roulette
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A husband and wife lie to each other about their weekend travel plans, only to both show up at the family's country house with their lovers.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, game, castle, mute, crutches, teenage life, sexual relations, disability, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, mute or deaf, couples, mind game, adultery, sex, dancing, strong female character, cheating wife, writers, forest, female nudity, sex scene, mistress ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: munich germany

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Most similar movies to Chinese Roulette

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and tense films with plots about couples, infidelity, couple relations, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Chinese Roulette: Fear of Fear (1975), 360 (2011), Martha (1974), The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972), Her Name Is Carla (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fear of Fear (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After having her second child, a German housewife suffers from post-partum depression before inexplicably falling into a continually misdiagnosed mental state, befuddling her relatives.
Style: emotional, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, life is a bitch, tragic love, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, addiction, mental illness, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 16K
360 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Austria, France, Canada, Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's classic La Ronde, screenwriter Peter Morgan and director Fernando Meirelles' 360 combines a modern and dynamic roundelay of stories into one, linking characters from different cities and countries in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, temptation, love and romance, couple relations, jealousy, husband wife relationship, dentist, pimp, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, slovakia, denver colorado, paris france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.6
 2K
Martha (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A single woman in her early thirties, Martha (Margit Carstensen) is on vacation with her father in Europe when he has a heart attack and falls down dead...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: manipulation, couples, honeymoon, marriage, marital abuse, violence against women, obsession, family in crisis, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hans is a street fruit peddler and born-loser. His choice of career upsets his bourgeois family, causing him to turn to drinking and violence. After recovering from a debilitating heart attack, his business finally begins to take off. However the ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, couples, french foreign legion, obsession, dishonesty, embezzlement, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 1950s
Place: germany, morocco, munich germany, bavaria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: mind game, danger, couples, couple relations, husband wife relationship, adultery, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, rivalry, domestic disturbance, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt, Germany. Mrs. Kusters wants to add canned sausages to the stew, her annoying daughter-in-law thinks otherwise. The point, we soon ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, communist, media manipulation, widow, suicide, working class, class differences, death of father, state affairs, journalism, media, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Garden of Eden (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young American writer completes his service in WWI and travels across Europe with his wife and her attractive Italian girlfriend. Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.
Style: sexy, realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, young lovers, romance, couples, sexual relations, writer's life, artists and showbiz, honeymoon, jealousy, infidelity, sex scene, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: spain, french riviera, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, unfaithful wife, murder, private detective, investigation, suburbs, crimes, crime, mystery, crimes of passion, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, crimes, family problems, couples, love affair, obsession, vengeance, love triangle, crumbling marriage, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Emmi Kurowski, a cleaning lady, is lonely in her old age. Her husband died years ago, and her grown children offer little companionship. One night she goes to a bar frequented by Arab immigrants and strikes up a friendship with middle-aged mechanic ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, foreigner, misfit, romance, human nature, alienation, nudity (full frontal - brief), older woman younger man relationship, german, unlikely friendships, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, morocco, munich germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 9K
Addicted (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A gallerist risks her family and flourishing career when she enters into an affair with a talented painter and slowly loses control of her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, lust, temptation, obsession, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, lie, sexual relations, couples, fatal attraction, unhappy marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A marriage counselor's personal and professional life becomes complicated after she enters into a relationship with one of her clients.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, psychological, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, moral dilemma, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, life turned upside down, disorder, unfulfillment, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 5K
Lemming (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: After the death of his boss's wife, a young engineer faces the sudden psychological metamorphosis of his own wife, seemingly possessed by the soul of the deceased...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, suburbs, murder, infidelity, suicide, love affair, cuckold, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, crimes, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 679
Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, couples, parents and children, single parent, love triangle, sex scene, extramarital affair, obsession, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 566
Night Eyes (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills home-security guard is seduced by a rock star's wife he monitors by video.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, adultery, rock star, security guard, crime, crumbling marriage, crimes, sexual relations, voyeurism, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 408
Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, obsession, friendship, love affair, manipulations, love and romance, dishonesty, manipulation, couples, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer -- arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. She mistreats Marlene (her secretary, maid, and co-designer). Enter Karin, a 23-year-old beauty who wants to be a model. Petra falls in love with Karin and ...
Style: sexual, sincere, clever, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, fashion, gays and lesbians, lgbt, rejection, obsession, love triangle, manipulation, secretary, fashion designer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, zurich switzerland, sydney australia, miami, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 1K
Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, serious, twists and turns, tense, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, drifter, murder, fish market, betrayal, family business, family problems, crimes, couples, love and romance, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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3569
 4.9
 629
Pandora's Box (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stuck in a dull marriage, successful shrink Mia DuBois follows a patient's advice and exposes her wild side at a private underground club, where she meets a handsome stranger and begins an affair that may cost her more than just her husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexy, tense, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nightclub, love affair, dangerous attraction, manipulation, manipulations, femme fatale, mysterious character, couples, crumbling marriage, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 873
Nobody's Life (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all began with a little white lie.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, family life, couples, secret, love triangle, secret life, husband wife relationship, bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 17K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, high school, dysfunctional family, manipulation, parents and children, manipulations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
An Unfinished Affair (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, danger, power relations, couple relations, dangerous attraction, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, couples, crime, obsession, crimes, who done it, couple relations, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Unanswered Prayers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, homecoming, love and romance, couples, society, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, father son relationship, seduction, family business, lovers reunited ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 298
Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to the country with her boyfriend, where her new friendship causes a problem as her partner also takes an interest in the woman.
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: jealousy, love triangle, couples, couple relations, infidelity, suspicion, rivalry, danger, strong female presence, sexual content, uninvited guest, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 3K
Murk (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The psychological thriller "Murk" tells the story of Jacob, who is investigating into the circumstances surrounding his sister's death on her wedding night.
Style: psychological, bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, mind game, woman in danger, destructive relationship, uncover truth, couples, disability, obsession, deadly, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 609
Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, hospital, unfulfillment, mind game, crimes, dealing with death, deadly, dishonesty, couple relations, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 2K
The Dinner (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adapting a Dutch bestseller inspired by a shocking real-life crime, Menno Meyjes (screenwriter of The Color Purple and Lionheart) directs this excoriating assessment of Europe’s contemporary social ills.
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, haunted by the past, human nature, parents and children, under the surface, family in crisis, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This drama follows the last few days in the life of Elvira (formerly Erwin) Weisshaupt. Years before, Erwin told a co-worker, Anton, that he loved him. "Too bad, you aren't a woman," he replied. Erwin took Anton at his word. Trying to ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, slaughterhouse, gender bending, rejection, love and romance, gender, starting over, gays and lesbians, hopes, family relations, couples, adoption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 642
The Playroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four children in their attic hideaway make up a fantastic story, while downstairs their parents weave a drunken intrigue of their own.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, intrigue, society, lifestyle, siblings relations, adultery, unhappy wife, loveless marriage, suburbs, infidelity, cuckold ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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