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: handicapped, passionate sex, female student, grief, dance teacher, police inspector, 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, suspense, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, dishonesty, danger, female nudity, deadly and police mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Dancing Machine: Three Men to Destroy (1980), Someone Is Bleeding (1974), Mascara (1987), Papillon Noir (2008), A Cop (1972). 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: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, car chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), manhunt, chase, betrayal, police investigation, assassination, gangsters, contests and competitions, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
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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: neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, police detective, mentally unstable, femme fatale, addiction, drug abuse, false accusation, resort, mental illness, dangerous attraction, fall in love, power relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, riviera, nice france, south of france
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58%
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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 ...
Plot: serial murder, murder, murder investigation, opera singer, female nudity, brother sister relationship, beach, topless, death, suicide, police detective, strangulation ...
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47%
 6.9
 276
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: tense, captivating, twist ending, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, missing person, serial killer, police, corpse, investigation, danger, crimes, recluse, suspicion, assassin, writers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, lyon
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42%
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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: rough, suspenseful, gloomy, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Plot: bank, gang, heist, friendship, gangsters, police, driver, police inspector, bank robbery, double life, criminal, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: drifter, musician, priest, musical performance, affair, sex scene, passionate sex, sex from behind, assassination plot, failing business, alcoholic, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, murder, deception, drugs, cocaine, bra removing, nightmare, death, drug addict, blood, dance instructor, threat ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 8K
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: enigmatic, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: car accident, small town, paranoia, conspiracy, fbi agent, murder, private detective, grief, post traumatic stress disorder, death, investigation, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: nude swimming, male objectification, naked in public, clothed male naked male, pubic hair, male nudity, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, boarding school, witnessing a crime, deadly, dishonesty, femme fatale, crimes, power relations, couples, boarding school life, teachers and students, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Killer Must Strike Again (1975)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Killer Must Kill Again (Italian: L'assassino è costretto ad uccidere ancora) is a 1975 giallo film directed by Luigi Cozzi. Allmovie called the film "too erratic for the general horror audience" but "offers just enough ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, infidelity, murder, psychopath, adultery, killer, violence spree, crime gone awry, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 2K
Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, danger, prostitute, law enforcement, deadly, race against time, dishonesty, amateur detective ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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.
Plot: alcohol, kiss, blood, murder, rain, kidnapped boy, ice fishing, gunshot, excavation, child abduction, mallet, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ...
Plot: police officer, police corruption, betrayal, death squad, death, violence, police, murder, corruption, criminal, partner, drug dealer ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorist, espionage, secret agents, good versus evil, state affairs, race against time, political conspiracy, deadly, special agents, working undercover, dishonesty, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 142
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, serious, realistic, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: thief, jewelry, seduction, train, danger, lifestyle, prostitute, romance, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 618
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, estrangement, investigation, murder, dead father, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 330
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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, crimes, deadly, couples, destructive relationship, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, politics, rivalry, deadly, track down, surveillance, mind game, voyeurism, state affairs, police, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, on the run, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, stadium, false accusation, obsession, militant, gang, deadly, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, slasher
Plot: murder, mountain, chase, race against time, on the run, manhunt, adventure, survival, deadly, danger, crimes, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, car accident, radio, heist, talking to oneself in a mirror, hunter, taxi driver, tape recorder, attempted rape, suicide, shot in the head, manipulation ...
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29%
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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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: terrorist attack, hotel, terrorism, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, teenage girl, teenager, terrorist, 18 year old, teenage protagonist, terror, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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No One Heard the Scream (1973)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 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.
Plot: murder, motorboat, elevator shaft
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, biting
Plot: investigation, murder, private detective, graphic violence, deadly, politics, rivalry, strong sexual content, dishonesty, government agency, undercover, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Click (1985)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man, Dr. Fez, is blackmailed into taking a fall for his boss. However, with a cruel invention that he created, Dr. Fez has plans of his own to seek revenge against his blackmailer.
Style: erotic, cult film
Plot: mad scientist, female nudity, sex, erotica, sexploitation, mind control, nudity (full frontal - brief), barefoot woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Colosio (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico, Spain, France, Colombia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's 1994 in Mexico, the nation was witnessing a turbulent year since its beginnings. An indigenous rebellion shakes the country. Three months later, the ruling party's presidential candidate is brutally murdered during a rally in Tijuana. ...
Style: based on true events, suspense
Plot: lookalikes, politics, murder, political candidate, secret
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Reverse (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex and Marcos are two brothers who have separated one from another since three years ago, due to a play that they have practiced from their childhood. In the last time they played Alex suffered an accident and he was in coma for three weeks. In ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, police, city, hallucination, secret, suicide, schizophrenia, youth, family relations, violence, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Coming of Sin (1978)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A superstitious, illiterate young gypsy servant girl comes to live with a solitary female artist at her country chateau. The girl has recurring nightmares of a naked man on horseback assaulting and abusing her. As the artist takes the girl under her ...
Style: suspense, sexploitation film, biting
Plot: sexploitation, mythology, bisexual, sweating, lesbian kiss, drunken woman, gypsy, menage a trois, villa, shot to death, horse, nightmare ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Money (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The lives of three thieves attempting to rob a house are altered by what they see inside.
Plot: murder, murder by gunshot, phone ringing, joke, shot to death, handcuffed, suicide attempt, handcuffs, punched in the face, taxi, ringing telephone, hitman ...
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29%