Movies like Five Miles to Midnight

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Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
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Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
Original name: Le Couteau dans la plaie
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Immediately after Lisa (Loren) declares that she is leaving her immature, abusive, but easy-going husband Robert (Perkins), he is reported dead in a plane crash. Secretly still alive, he convinces her to collect his life insurance, although she knows that it's a bad idea. Lisa must contend with the complications of the scheme, which involve an aggressive suitor (Young), Robert's jealousy, and her own guilt.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, ambiguous ending
Plot: nightclub, airport, insurance, italian woman, survival, airplane, betrayal, soldier, crimes, journalism, couples, infidelity, nightlife, family problems, crumbling marriage, woman in danger, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, couple relations, cons and scams, air disaster, prostitute, seduction, crash, blackmail ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, italy, france, europe, belgium

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, murder, deadly, danger, couples and rivalry mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Five Miles to Midnight: Paris by Night (2012), Pasha (1968), Trapped (2009), Place Vendome (1998), State of Mind (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Paris by Night (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: crimes, intrigue, rivalry, police corruption, nightlife, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, cop as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, microfilm
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Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 117 min.
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