Movies like A Kiss and a Promise

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A Kiss and a Promise (2011)
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A Kiss and a Promise (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a quiet Ontario town, a small Bed and Breakfast dwells with a perverse secret. David Beck, a closet sociopath, but seemingly normal man, runs the B & B with his wife Samantha, a fiery woman with masochistic tendencies. The harmony of the house is disrupted when a young girl's body is found on the edge of town and veteran police Detective Anthony Dolan suspects David of the murder.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy, weird
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, police investigation, sociopath, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, under the surface, masochist, double life, secret, female nudity, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, rape, abduction, crazy, rough sex, insane, violent sex, death of daughter, murder of a nude woman, closeted homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ontario canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, dishonesty, couples, serial killer and couple relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Kiss and a Promise: In His Hands (2005), Suburban Madness (2004), The Two Mr. Kissels (2008), 2:22 (2008), End Game (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, couples, crimes, dishonesty, murder, suspicion, psychology, infidelity, female nudity, veterinarian, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: flanders
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95%
Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: private detective, murder, dishonesty, couples, family problems, infidelity, crimes, serial killer, dentist, love triangle, under the surface, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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84%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: couples, family relations, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couple relations, infidelity, murder, serial killer, lifetime, golddigger, voyeur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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80%
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2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, confined, disorder, crime boss, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, suspect, snow, criminal, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 327
End Game (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vicious criminal Brad Mayfield takes pleasure in kidnapping, assault and murder. It is up to Officer Dan Burk to stop his lust for blood. The stakes of the game quickly rise when Burk becomes romantically involved with a beautiful woman who happens ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: serial killer, mentally unstable, rivalry, crimes, graphic violence, law enforcement, confined, psychopath, missing person, kidnapping, murder, clown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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66%
Desolation Sound (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Noir thriller from Vancouver plays out a destructive friendship between a depressed housewife and her childhood friend to an ugly conclusion.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, investigation, uncover truth, obsession, haunted by the past, police detective, family problems, couples, love and romance, crimes, crumbling marriage, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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65%
Mourning for Anna (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother deals with the violent murder of her daughter.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, grief, death of daughter, country house, family relations, teenage life, family problems, hopes, crimes, forest, optimism, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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62%
The Wrong Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this fresh take on Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Wrong Man,” Ellen Plainview, a sweet, caring, working wife and mother, answers the door one afternoon to learn that she is under arrest for attempted murder.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal action, law enforcement, couples, love affair, couple relations, crimes, court case, lifetime, society, female protagonist, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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One Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, murder witness, uncover truth, human nature, couples, dishonesty, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, moral dilemma, introspection, police investigation, helplessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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58%
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Transfixed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, amateur detective, investigation, protagonist as suspect, sexual murder, serial killer, crimes, police investigation, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Another Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Canada, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie is a Toronto police officer. One evening, her husband Joshua and their son Nicky are brutally murdered in their car. Marie quickly links Pablo Molina, an Argentinian drug trafficker who she'd arrested a few months earlier, with the crime. ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, track down, manhunt, self discovery, tragic hero, heroes, crimes, vengeance, murder of husband, police officer, death of son, revenge plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, argentina, bolivia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, threesome, serial killer, young lovers, love affair, crimes, murder, destructive relationship, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, riddles and clues, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, society, murder, winter, religion, gay, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, british columbia
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51%
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American Gun (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A brilliant story with an unexpected twist. A father uses the serial number on a hand gun in an attempt to track down his daughter's killer. The truth he uncovers is an unsettling reminder of the dangers of keeping handguns. Stars the legendary ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, haunted by the past, track down, escapades, loss of daughter, on the road, world war two veteran, child killer, empire, graphic violence, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: revenge, murder, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couples, family problems, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, infidelity, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
An Officer and a Murderer (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The true story of Colonel Russell Williams, one Canada’s most powerful and respected Air Force Officers, who committed numerous brutal crimes and was eventually brought down by a tenacious small town police detective.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, crimes, pervert, small town, military, police detective, military life, double life, true crime, blackmail, lifetime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, nypd, strong female presence, writers, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
Plot: infidelity, murder, couple relations, love affair, who done it, crimes, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, alcohol abuse, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, hospital, murder, infidelity, crimes, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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45%
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The Substitute (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school substitute English teacher resorts to murder to protect her murderous dark past while seducing a student whom begins to suspect her true identity.
Style: erotic, neo noir, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, high school, dishonesty, youth, hidden identity, crimes, power relations, high school hunk, disorder, workplace situations, teachers and students, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Abel lives with his mother in a small town on the outskirts of Barcelona. His life, grey and boring, is based on the small family business, his mother's house, his girlfriend's bed, and the town bars. However under an appearance of quiet ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder, crimes, family life, social relations, family relations, small town, store, small town life, insanity, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, false accusation, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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43%
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Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: realistic, sexy, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, sexual relations, affair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: missing person, murder, police officer, murder suspect, crimes, couple relations, disappearance, husband wife relationship, funeral, lifetime, missing wife, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lola (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story follows a troubled woman and her search for identity. She is given a choice between a return to the dysfunction of the past, or a new life in self assumed identity.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspense
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, self discovery, couples, family relations, mentally unstable, society, crimes, couple relations, parents and children, female nudity, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
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42%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, murder, love affair, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, unfulfillment, lifetime, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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41%
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The Rebirth (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coincidence and the aftermath of violence. A man's middle-school daughter has been murdered. His wife is already deceased. He tells a counselor he wants to live in anonymity, working with his hands. He moves away and gets a job in a factory. ...
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, friendship, small town, loss of daughter, forgiveness, friends, dealing with death, starting over, very little dialogue, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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One Way Out (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Harry Woltz is a homicide cop with a gambling problem; a problem that leaves him owing a great deal of money to the Russell brothers. To clear the debt they ask him to train John Farrow to murder his wife, Evans, without leaving the usual clues or ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: police investigation, addiction, police corruption, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, murder, gambling, gambling debt, sex, winter, snow ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Good Neighbours (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in 1995, the year of the second referendum on the separation of Quebec. In the dead of winter, a serial killer is on the loose in the small Montreal neighborhood of Notre Dame de Grace. The tenants of an old apartment house must figure ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, cat, rape, apartment building, police investigation, investigation, who to trust, friendship, crimes, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
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The Negro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A black teenager vandalizes a racist lawn ornament.
Style: tense, serious, sincere, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, police investigation, uncover truth, interracial relations, law enforcement, life is a bitch, society, crimes, vandalism, murder, violence, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%