Movies like The Cannibal's Daughter

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The Cannibal's Daughter (2003)
 6.0
 1K
The Cannibal's Daughter (2003)
Original name: La hija del caníbal
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lucia, an children's book author, tells the story of her husband's disappearance. One day on their way to Brazil he just disappears. She goes to the police, gets a ransom note, and makes friends with the old dude downstairs and the young dude upstairs as she tries to find him. Things take a bit of a twist as she realized the kidnapping may not be as simple as it seems on the surface.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: friendship, investigation, missing person, life turned upside down, crimes, romance, fall in love, danger, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, secret identity, on the road, secret, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, missing husband, friends, love and romance, disorder, christmas, sex, dog, dancing, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, cuba, rio de janeiro, mexico city

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Most similar movies to The Cannibal's Daughter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films with plots about couples, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief) and murder mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Cannibal's Daughter: Bulgarian Lovers (2003), Nurse Betty (2000), Love the Hard Way (2001), Intermission (2003), Goodbye Lover (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bulgarian Lovers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A straight-laced Spanish man falls in love with a young foreigner.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: gay, wedding, infidelity, gay lead character, love affair, dangerous attraction, bar, immigrants, love triangle, sex, money, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, spain, europe, berlin germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 35K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, crimes, losing-it hero, obsessive quest, crime, professional killer, friendship, salesman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, rome italy, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: neo noir, bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: opposites attract, couples, love affair, cons and scams, student life, crimes, love and romance, crime, dishonesty, college, destructive relationship, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.8
 16K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: irish, infidelity, crimes, crime, couple relations, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, mystery, investigation, love and romance, dishonesty, obsession, manipulations, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, salt lake city utah, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Sex, Shame & Tears (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A comedic drama featuring two couples and two old friends in Mexico City. Tomas visits Carlos and Ana, while Miguel and Andrea are joined by Maria. The presence of guests triggers lust, rejection, infidelities, reconciliation and other consequences.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: pursuit, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, chase, bittersweet, love affair, couples, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, africa, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
 14K
Zero Effect (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Daryl Zero is a private investigator. Along with his assistant, Steve Arlo he solves impossible crimes and puzzles. Though a master investigator, when he is not working, Zero doesn't know what to do with himself. He has no social skills, writes ...
Style: witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, private detective, murder, fall in love, accountant, whodunit, blackmail, crimes, love and romance, romance, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, portland oregon, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 17K
Revenge (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspense, erotic, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, dangerous attraction, love triangle, couple relations, adultery, vengeance, desert, extramarital affair, infidelity, unfaithful wife, friendship, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Other Side of the Bed (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. The cuckold Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. ...
Style: sexy, witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, private detective, farce, couple relations, partners, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, fall in love, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, cuba, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Great Moments in Aviation (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows Gabriel Angel (Rakie Ayola), a young Caribbean aviator who falls in love with the forger Duncan Stewart (Jonathan Pryce) on her journey to England. Stewart is pursued by his nemesis Rex Goodyear (John Hurt), and the group are ...
Style: realistic, serious, humorous
Plot: murder, ship, betrayal, intrigue, forgery, gays and lesbians, danger, romance, dishonesty, manipulations, criminal heroes, manipulation ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 30s
Place: england, west indies, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, disappearance, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, overbearing parent, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., paris france, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 3K
Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, friendship, fall in love, pregnancy, gay relationship, gay teenager, couple relations, looking for love, gender, single parent, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: denmark, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, humorous, absurd, funny ...
Plot: murder, dark humor, private detective, christmas, actor, investigation, thief, lifestyle, disorder, mistaken identity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, tricky ...
Plot: heist, terminal illness, memory loss, master criminal, romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, morocco, europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 53K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, serial killer, corpse, crime, haunted by the past, disappearance, deadly, dishonesty, grief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 105K
The Mexican (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, realistic, tense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, kidnapping, hitman, criminal heroes, one last job, nothing goes right, fish out of water, road trip, crime, crimes, escapades, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, los angeles, usa, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet. He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo brings home her betrothed, Sidney, who aspires to be a poet. The new butler, Fledge, provides ...
Style: witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: estate, dark humor, obsession, master and servant, murder, human nature, dishonesty, crimes, manipulations, crime, unlikely criminals, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Murder of a Cat (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When someone murders his beloved cat, Clinton, an adult child, demands justice. Taking it upon himself to solve the case, he teams up with an unlikely ally, Greta, and the two set out to find the culprit lurking in their small suburban town. But as ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, pets, murder, suspicion, cat, friendship, neighbor, secret, romance, mother son relationship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.6
 72K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, deception, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes, danger, family in danger, disorder, rape, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Girl on a Bicycle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paolo, an Italian tour bus driver living in Paris, has just summoned up the courage to propose marriage to his German girlfriend Greta. However, a chance encounter with a French woman on a bicycle the very next day turns Paolo's life upside ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: life turned upside down, fall in love, couple relations, comedy of errors, couples, disorder, infidelity, dishonesty, romance, buddies, love and romance, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 643
My Scary Girl (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man with no experience in the art of relationships, is encouraged by his friend to ask Lee Mina out on a date. Unexpectedly successful, he falls in love. When Lee Mina's ex-boyfriend shows up and ruins the new relationship, she takes matters ...
Style: serious, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: fall in love, college, couples, best friends, romance, dangerous attraction, wooing, love and romance, crimes, university, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 3K
Red Lights (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cross-country trip turns out to be a nightmare for a troubled couple.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family problems, crimes, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, traffic jam, hitchhiker, murder, divorce, father daughter relationship, guilt, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police, police officer, fistfight, crime, crimes, singing, romance, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mouth to Mouth (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For financial reasons an unemployed aspiring actor works for a phone-sex enterprise. One day he receives a call from the mysterious wife of one of his best clients.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, farce, love triangle, romance, cons and scams, sexual relations, love affair, friends, couples, disorder, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, los angeles, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.8
 1K
Fascination (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Scott Doherty (Adam Garcia) gets suspicious when his mother (Jacqueline Bisset) plans to wed Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson) soon after her husband's untimely death. Scott investigates with Oliver's pretty daughter, Kelly (Alice Evans), ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, serious, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, investigation, fall in love, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, mystery, femme fatale, family problems, dishonesty, deadly, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 6K
Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, intense, touching ...
Plot: gay, betrayal, heist, couples, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, gays and lesbians, deadly, chase, gay erotica, couple relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 90s, year 1965, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, brazil, uruguay ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 348
Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, blackmail, money, friendship, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 556
For Sale (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: wedding, missing person, nightclub, on the road, private detective, investigation, prostitute, down on your luck, obsession, couple relations, sexual relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1997
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, offbeat, realistic
Plot: betrayal, hitman, family business, gangsters, nothing goes right, going straight, cons and scams, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, russia, germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Km. 0 - Kilometer Zero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Located in Madrid's Plaza del Sol, Km. 0 is the point from which all distances in Spain are measured from the capital. In Km. 0, it is also the meeting point for a gallery of characters. Bored, affluent housewife Marga meets up with gigolo ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, prostitution, gay, friendship, comedy of errors, looking for love, lifestyle, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%