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A Dangerous Method (2011)
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A Dangerous Method (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.
Style: philosophical, psychological, sexy, intellectual, sexual, thought provoking, talky, twists and turns, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mental illness, psychology, psychoanalysis, historical character, psychologist, introspection, sexual perversion, mentally unstable, infidelity, insanity, sexuality, s&m, patient, seduction, human nature, psychiatry, nudity (full frontal - brief), doctor patient relationship, life changing experience, obsession, hospital, jewish, russian, treatment ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 1930s, year 1912, 1910s, 1900s
Place: switzerland, europe, austria, vienna, zurich switzerland, central europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and intense films with plots about obsession, mentor, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), life philosophy, adaptation and mental illness mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like A Dangerous Method: Girl, Interrupted (1999), A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Soul Keeper (2002), Good Will Hunting (1997), Prozac Nation (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: mental illness, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, coming of age, female protagonist, borderline personality disorder, friendship, psychiatric ward, mental institution, insanity, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
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67%
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he ...
Style: psychological, touching, cerebral, motivational, captivating ...
Plot: mathematics, mental illness, genius, paranoia, schizophrenia, prodigy, mathematician, obsession, insanity, scientist, nobel prize, existentialism ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 70s, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: new jersey, boston, massachusetts, usa, washington d.c. ...
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100%
The Soul Keeper (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the present days, Maria Spielrein and Fraser are in Russia making a research about the life of Sabina Spielrein. In the beginning of the Twentieth Century, this Russian girl was a patient treated by Dr. Jung and later they fall in love for each ...
Style: serious, touching, psychological, captivating, neurotic ...
Plot: nazi occupation, mental illness, mental institution, love affair, tragic hero, power relations, mentally unstable, romance, society, doctors and patients, experimenting, psychology ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, russia, europe, zurich switzerland, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. ...
Style: psychological, emotional, philosophical, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: mathematics, genius, prodigy, professor, life philosophy, life, philosophy, university, existentialism, human spirit, ambition, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Prozac Nation (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth is on the verge of losing her grip on life after she leaves her emotionally fraught home to start college. Quickly, her life takes a turn for the worse: She clashes with her roommate and decides her boyfriend, Rafe, is her sole salvation. ...
Style: psychological, emotional, disturbing, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, college, university, coming of age, introspection, dysfunctional family, youth, therapy, suicide attempt, adolescence, nude girl ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: harvard university, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 8K
Frances (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
Style: depressing, disturbing, emotional, factual, compassionate ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, rich and poor, actor's life, mother daughter relationship, family relations, showbiz, life is a bitch, rise to the top, mentally unstable woman, parents and children, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 70s
Place: california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Augustine (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in Belle Époque France, the story follows nineteen-year-old "hysteria" patient Augustine, the star of Professor Charcot's experiments in hypnosis, as she transitions from object of study to object of desire.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, doctors and patients, obsession, sexual content, hysteria, hypnosis, seduction, illness, hospital, neurology, girl, psychoanalyst ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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100%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: painter, artist, womanizer, love triangle, art, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, character study, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: poland, paris france, las vegas, new jersey, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Kinsey (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, erotic, sexy, factual ...
Plot: sexuality, gay, scientist, sex, research, professor, free love, nudity (full frontal - brief), lgbt, marriage, life philosophy, teaching ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 117K
Persona (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, surreal, psychological, art house ...
Plot: silence, medical, patient, existentialism, lesbian, surrealism, psychiatry, mute character, confession, nurse, sex talk, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
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Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychiatrist, couple relations, love, obsession, infidelity, love and romance, destructive relationship, hospital, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: europe, united kingdom, wales, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
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Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: romantic, sexy, psychological, visually appealing, harsh ...
Plot: writers, marriage, love, poet, nobel prize winner, mental disorder, life, melancholy, guilt, creativity, redemption, sexualized violence ...
Time: 1930s, victorian era, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 16K
Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexy, serious, erotic, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, poet, gay teenager, melancholy, older man younger man relationship, writer's life, romance, sodomy, mentor, poetry, male nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, paris france, africa, france, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, twist ending, sexy, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, character study, hallucination, surrealism, psychology, insanity, paranoia, dancing, ballerina, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 217K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, cynical, erotic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, poet, friendship, youth, sexual tension, obsession, friends, mental illness, coming of age, murder, lifestyle, writer's life ...
Time: 1940s, year 2005, year 1944, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, talky, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: artist, writers, gay, polyamory, art, painter, world war one, lgbt, friendship, romance, bittersweet, marriage ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: england, london, europe, venice, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, depressing, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: suicide, depression, infidelity, writers, adultery, death, poet, writer's life, tragic love, mental illness, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: melancholic, serious, psychological, realistic, sexy ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One ...
Style: erotic, sexy, intense, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: photographer, bdsm, art, sex scene, freak, fall in love, love story, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, life turned upside down ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
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Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, sexy, romantic, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: infidelity, adultery, temptation, love, love story, love and romance, old love, cheating wife, romance, lovers reunited, ex couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, paris france, philadelphia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, erotic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, sexy, erotic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, murder, extramarital affair, lust, betrayal, femme fatale, doctor patient relationship, gangsters, lighthouse, manipulation, mystery, courtroom ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.
Style: psychological, sexy, erotic, sexual, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian, infidelity, obsession, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian sex, seduction, lesbian romance, first lesbian experience, lesbian love, adultery, couples, lesbianism ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
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The Hours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, captivating, touching, depressing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: suicide, depression, mental illness, lesbian, writers, bipolar disorder, aids, writer's life, literature, suicidal, housewife, lesbianism ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 50s, 21st century ...
Place: new york, england, california, los angeles, london ...
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28%
The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: psychology, prison, university, human nature, prisoner, human experiment, confined, teachers and students, character study, student, experiment, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
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Steve Jobs (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: inspirational, realistic, cerebral, factual, talky ...
Plot: entrepreneur, father daughter relationship, computer, prodigy, computers and web, genius, business, technology, friendship, obsession, family, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1998 ...
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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28%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 89K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, romantic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, hot and sexy, older woman younger man relationship, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, dangerous attraction, sexual obsession, marital infidelity, lust, passion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Experimenter (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, enigmatic, factual, suspense ...
Plot: psychology, science, electric shock, experiment, psychologist, insanity, couple relations, human nature, workplace, inventions and discoveries, jewish, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, connecticut, yale university
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