Movies like Dancing Machine

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Dancing Machine (1990)
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Dancing Machine (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Students of the prestigious dance school are dying under mysterious circumstances. Inspector Michel Eparvier suggests that the cause of death for women is physical exhaustion for dance lessons as their teacher Wolf brings the girls to exhaustion, making them to practice the technique of movement over and over again.
Plot: serial killer, handicapped, passionate sex, female student, grief, police inspector, dance teacher, dead woman in bath tub, cmnf, dance instructor

Most similar movies to Dancing Machine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, police, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase and deadly mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Dancing Machine: Three Men to Destroy (1980), Don't Go (2018), Someone Is Bleeding (1974), Mascara (1987), Papillon Noir (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: accident, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, manhunt, hitman, car chase, strong violent content, betrayal, on the run, lone wolves, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
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Don't Go (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Devastated by his daughter's death in a terrible accident, Ben becomes convinced that he can bring her back through a recurring dream. But is it just a dream? Or is Ben losing his mind?
Plot: death of child, grief, bereavement, death, beach, dream, sex scene, male nudity, female nudity, male objectification, butt naked, bare breasts ...
Place: ireland
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Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, mind bending, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, murder, femme fatale, mentally unstable, injustice, psychopath, power relations, couples, false accusation, addiction, dangerous attraction, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, riviera, south of france, nice france
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54%
 4.9
 313
Mascara (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Directed by Patrick Conrad. A respected police commissioner has a reputation as a opera lover, but by night he also enjoys plunging into the transvestite scene. In addition, he harbors a longing for his very own sister. When he learns that his wife ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: transsexual, hermaphrodite, serial killer, transgender woman, murder of a nude woman, death, incest overtones, nudity (full frontal - brief), police station, police detective, beach, transvestism ...
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Papillon Noir (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Richard has been living alone since his wife left. His reclusion is broken when mysterious vagabond Jack comes to his rescue. Richard offers to put him up for a few days in exchange for some odd jobs. But the press soon starts hinting at a serial ...
Style: twist ending, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, police, corpse, investigation, recluse, suspicion, crimes, fight, escape attempt, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, lyon
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37%
 7.0
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A Cop (1972)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Commissaire Edouard Coleman is a Paris police chief whose life investigating violent crimes has left him despondent. After beginning an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, he befriends her boyfriend, Simon, a local nightclub owner. ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Plot: heist, bank, gang, helicopter, french police, robbery, gangsters, double life, bank robbery, police inspector, driver, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Kiss Me a Killer (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Robert Beltran) and his lover (Julie Carmen) plot to kill her husband (Guy Boyd), owner of a nightclub in east Los Angeles.
Style: neo noir
Plot: plan gone wrong, alcoholic, priest, unhappy wife, musical performance, moral dilemma, musician, drifter, affair, love triangle, sex scene, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dance Or Die (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jason is trying to kick cocaine and choreograph a dance concert. Things go from bad from worse when The Turtle gets involved.
Style: cult film
Plot: dancing, mafia, drugs, deception, nightmare, drug addict, murder, cocaine, motorcycle, threat, violence, death ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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One of My Wives Is Missing (1976)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Vacationing in a small town, a frantic Daniel Corban (James Franciscus) shows up at the local police station, declaring that his wife has disappeared. Corban imperiously demands that the easygoing police inspector (Jack Klugman) drop everything and ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, missing person, intrigue, husband wife relationship, chase, injection, police inspector, honeymoon, passionate kiss, car accident, false accusation ...
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cross the Line (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A good-natured man has an unexpected deadly confrontation. Instincts kick in to clean up the mess caused in the name of self-defense but does one really get away free after killing someone?
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychological, tricky, ambiguous ending
Plot: passion, mad woman, crime scene, dead father, travel, drugs, evidence, dying, prosecution, sex scene, murder, runaway ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: barcelona, catalonia
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30%
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The Beasts (2022)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Antoine and Olga, a French couple, have been living in a small village in Galicia for a long time. They practice eco-responsible agriculture and restore abandoned houses to facilitate repopulation. Everything should be idyllic but for their ...
Plot: farmer, murder, poverty, birthday, xenophobia, broken down car, husband wife relationship, snow, mountain, dog, village, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
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Wander (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After getting hired to probe a suspicious death in the small town of Wander, a mentally unstable private investigator becomes convinced the case is linked to the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter.
Style: suspense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: conspiracy, paranoia, murder, car accident, small town, post traumatic stress disorder, private detective, grief, death, fbi agent, investigation, suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Stranger Within (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled young man mysteriously appears in a rural Minnesota town from which he claims he was abducted 16 years ago.
Style: neo noir
Plot: serial killer, halloween, lie, mother daughter relationship, kidnapping, murder, police, psychopath, rain, dog, impostor, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Student Connection (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The director of a school is surprised when a student commits a murder, so there are no alternative but to also eliminate the only eyewitness
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, boarding school, murder, child in peril, dishonesty, femme fatale, crimes, witnessing a crime, power relations, couples, boarding school life, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Detective and Death (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Poland, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Death never gives back what it takes. Only sometimes change one life for other
Plot: male nudity, female nudity, nude swimming, naked in public, male objectification, pubic hair, clothed male naked male
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a group of right-wing cops have begun carrying out vigilante justice on drug dealers and other crime figures who might otherwise avoid punishment for their misdeeds. Police inspector Grindel (Delon) understands the ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: undercover, police inspector, vigilantism, police vigilantism, vigilante, police, corruption, death, violence, criminal, murder, drug dealer ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Distance (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Daniel, a young boxer on the point of winning the title several times, is beaten yet again and commits a robbery that lands him in jail. Guillermo, a self-destructive policeman tormented by his latent homosexuality, blackmails Daniel into committing ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, redemption, contests and competitions, crimes, destructive relationship, couples, hopes, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, estrangement, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, investigation, murder, dead father, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Paris Under Watch (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anonymous hacker has hacked all of Paris' cameras and observes the city unbeknownst to its inhabitants. Petty crimes and moments of stolen intimacy, he sees everything. Until the day that an explosion lays wasted to the Gare ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, rivalry, politics, track down, surveillance, computer hacker, mind game, state affairs, voyeurism, murder, police, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Dream Kiss (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The gorgeous Margot supports her aged father by seducing men on trains, slipping them a Mickey Finn (a beso de sueño) and robbing them. One night her victim is a currency smuggler taking 100 million pesetas out of Spain. He's being watched by ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), age difference, thief, seduction, train, jewelry, smuggling, alcoholic, corruption, banker, robbery, police officer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: terrorist, counter terrorism, intelligence agency, secret agents, espionage, race against time, state affairs, good versus evil, political conspiracy, dishonesty, special agents, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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22%
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A Mere Mortal (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man, a researcher in ancient languages, begins to receive strange radio messages in a language only he knows. The messages ask him for very bizarre missions. Eventually, he understands that he's just a pawn in an intergalactic game, and ...
Plot: father daughter incest, game, psychotherapy, telescope, manipulation, taxi driver, attempted rape, incest, hunter, suicide, radio, car accident ...
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22%
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Taj Mahal (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: One evening, while her parents go out for dinner, 18-year-old Louise, alone in her hotel room at Taj Mahal Mumbai, hears strange noises out in the corridor. Within minutes, she realises that a terrorist attack is underway. Her only connection to the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: terrorist attack, terrorism, hotel, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, 18 year old, terrorist, teenage girl, teenager, teenage protagonist, terror, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taj mahal
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22%
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Murder in the Central Committee (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The plot follows a private detective, an ex communist and former CIA agent, who travels from Barcelona to Madrid to discover the identity of the assassin of the leader of the Spanish Communist party who was stabbed during a blackout while presiding ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, biting
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, private investigator, kgb, communist party, cia, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, mystery, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
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Kill the Referee (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Michel,a referee has to suffer the consequences of having whistled a penalty against a team which is supported by football hooligans.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, vengeance, obsession, false accusation, chaos and mayhem, militant, gang, crimes, on the run, soccer, police officer, soccer match ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
No One Heard the Scream (1973)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman sees a man throw a person into an elevator shaft and helps him to get rid of the body. During this adventure the man falls in love with the witness to his crime.
Style: twist ending
Plot: corpse, cheating, car accident, jealousy, infidelity, lovers, older man younger woman relationship, jealous wife, boat, deaf, river, older woman younger man ...
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22%
The King of the Hill (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quim drives around an isolated rural area through a maze of lanes. When he drives into the woods, he gets lost. Trying to find his direction, he suddenly gets shot from the hill. On his escape from gunshots, he meets Bea, an attractive young woman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: manhunt, survival, chase, race against time, adventure, on the run, isolation, wilderness, crimes, male female relationship, mountain, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Rocambola (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dante is a professional thief who makes ends meet through carefully selected, small jobs. His new target is a secluded big house which he thinks is unoccupied. But he's not alone, he will meet a strange couple whose reaction to his intrusion is ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: cat burglar, heist gone wrong, criminal, crimes, thief, heist, robbery, burglar, attempted robbery, problem, family problems, stolen gold ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Stalked (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Julia runs a trendy bar in Barcelona. She treats men with caution, believing one can love too much and invite pain. She's been dating Pablo, one of her waiters. After his grisly murder (his heart is cut out), she receives anonymous messages and ...
Plot: stalking, serial killer, hostage, psychopath, videotaping, heart, photograph, bar
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Body to Body (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Laura Bartelli is a stripper in a French bar. She retires after a moody landscape architect named Marco Tisserand asks her to abandon her life and share his. However, after her red Volkswagen runs off the road en route to the rendezvous, she ends up ...
Plot: stripper, car accident, empire, male nudity, police, female nudity, strip club, hospital, coma, child's point of view, striptease, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%