Movies like Humanity

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Humanity (1999)
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Humanity (1999)
Original name: L'Humanité
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ask more questions than it answers.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, contemplative
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, small town, sexual abuse, crimes, performer's life, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, small town life, law enforcement, introspection, police investigation, deadly, social relations, strike, sex, rape, fight, mental institution, police, friendship, violence, death, female nudity, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, flanders

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Most similar movies to Humanity

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, death, deadly, female nudity, drinking alcohol and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Humanity: Flanders (2006), Interstate 84 (2000), Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999), Inspector Lavardin (1986), One Deadly Summer (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Flanders (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: André Demester secretly and painfully loves Barbe, his childhood friend, accepting from her the little that she gives him. He leaves home to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camaraderie and fear turn him into a warrior. As the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: castration, battles, murder, soldier, war, military, unfulfilled love, survival, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, war crime, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, belgium, middle east, flanders
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100%
 5.1
 249
Interstate 84 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a body is found floating in an upstate New York river, hard-drinking cop Joe Weldon is left with few clues. After uncovering the man's identity - an enigmatic simpleton named Hap - Weldon is led to the crooked hustler who took advantage of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, life is a bitch, introspection, murder, uncover truth, small town life, law enforcement, misfit, crimes, alcohol abuse, redemption, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After fifteen years of absence, a man returns to his family. Five-year-old Aurelie watches the stranger arrive and develops an immediate affinity with him. Her older sister, however, is very suspicious of the intruder and certain that misfortune ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, psychological, touching, tense ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, family relations, family problems, estrangement, youth, deadly, prostitute, haunted by the past, siblings relations, carnival ride, killing a dog ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps, indochina, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, friendship, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, mind game, village life, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, small town, wedding, family relations, murder, sensuality, breast feeding, small town life, gang rape, vengeance, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1955, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Class Trip (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolboy Nicholas always worries about something. When he goes on a school skiing trip, all his visions and nightmares take him over.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, friends, babies and infants, youth, deadly, crimes, danger, mystery, ghost, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: philosophy, small town, delusion, musician, chaos, social relations, crimes, danger, small town life, village life, symbolism, whale ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Life of Jesus (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twenty-something Freddy is becalmed in a podunk French village where the only sign of life is the local amateur brass band and youth aimlessly roaming around the countryside on scooters. He has an intense sexual connection with his girlfriend but ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, immigrants, gang, family relations, unemployment, racism, epilepsy, aids, couples, friends, dull life, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Twentynine Palms (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: David, an independent photographer, and Katia, an unemployed woman, leave Los Angeles, en route to the southern California desert, where they search a natural set to use as a backdrop for a magazine photo shoot. They find a motel in the town of ...
Style: road movie, psychological, disturbing, erotic, harsh ...
Plot: desert, on the road, dangerous attraction, culture clash, couple relations, destructive relationship, danger, sexual relations, male rape, road trip, social decay, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Murder Without Conviction (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Recently released from her vows as a nun, Christine Bennett is discovering "life on the outside." After a visit to her mentally-handicapped cousin Gene, Christine becomes embroiled in the investigation of the murder mystery surrounding ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, twins, uncover truth, mystery, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, society, police investigation, mental illness, who done it, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, year 1960
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 8K
Bubble (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, working class, investigation, love triangle, small town, factory, mystery, society, deadly, police detective, dull life, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
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Lights Out (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: March 1992, in a small town in the suburbs of Paris. During an alcohol fueled party, teenagers discover a body hidden in the bushes of a forest. A body that seems lifeless. Two weeks earlier. Simon, a 16 year-old teenager, has not shown up for ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, investigation, youth, crimes, social relations, small town, teenage life, high school life, murder, suburbs, high school, rock ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 10K
Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, sincere, suspenseful, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: missing person, delusion, death, disappearance, tourist, coping, haunted by the past, love and romance, couple relations, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, crimes, drug abuse, assassination, life is a bitch, couple relations, unemployment, parents and children, working class, down on your luck, factory, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, europe, france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
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Lantana (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: emotional, psychological, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, disappearance, jealousy, psychiatrist, divorce, mystery, human nature, unhappy, dishonesty, police investigation, love and romance, marriage crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ten Days Wonder (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the Gatsby-like provincial manor presided over by his powerful ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, crimes, amateur detective, family problems, family relations, couples, estate, riddles and clues, adoption, love triangle, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Robber Bride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Zenia Arden has disappeared. When her finger turns up on the shores of Lake Ontario next to her blood-soaked car, the police believe they've uncovered a homicide.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, danger, friendship, dishonesty, deadly, obsession, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
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Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, incompetent police, deadly, law enforcement, danger, dishonesty, police corruption, injustice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Hanging Offense (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: mystery, obsession, murder, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, anniversary, insomnia, death of son, in the woods, gays and lesbians, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 171
The Quarry (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This thriller investigates the mysterious assassination of a gay pastor in rural South Africa. Without witnesses or explanations, the crime appears to the police and others as a jigsaw puzzle without enough pieces. The police then suspect and arrest ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, interracial relations, small town, countryside, escape, society, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, clergy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa, belgium, canada, holland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
23%
 6.1
 5K
Afterschool (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A prep-school student (Ezra Miller) accidentally films the drug-related deaths of two classmates, then is asked to put together a memorial video.
Style: serious, disturbing, bleak, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: kids in trouble, overdose, boarding school, teenage life, social misfits, misfit, drug abuse, youth, life is a bitch, social relations, voyeurism, violence ...
Time: contemporary, year 2006
Place: connecticut, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 2K
Waterland (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: high school, teacher, haunted by the past, self discovery, teachers and students, couples, power relations, couple relations, introspection, pregnancy, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: england, pittsburgh, europe, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 7.3
 780
Mothers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two nine-year-old girls report a flasher to the police even though they never saw him. Three filmmakers meet the only residents of a deserted village - an elderly brother and sister who have not spoken to each other in 16 years. Retired cleaning ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, elderly, murder, rapist, parents and children, society, gender, family relations, crimes, estrangement, deadly, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
I Can't Sleep (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ninon is a spirited hotel-manager who teaches self-defense classes to her terrified elderly neighbors. Daiga, an aspiring Lithuanian actress newly arrived to Paris, comes to live at the hotel and becomes fascinated with the life of a mysteriously ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, hotel, murder, gay, crimes, city life, down on your luck, deadly, society, misfit, social misfits, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, haunted by the past, investigation, disappearance, widow, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 15K
The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, murder, missing person, uncover truth, newspaper, family relations, life is a bitch, prostitute, forensics, mystery, vandalism, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 766
The Sentinel (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: After spending some time with his diplomat father in Germany, a young French medical student returns by train to Paris to resume his studies. He is puzzled by the harsh treatment he receives from customs at the border but doesn't begin to ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: train, investigation, friendship, obsession, espionage, politics, medicine, memory, assassination attempt, state affairs, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Other Side of Sleep (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, Netherlands, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Loosely inspired by the director’s own memory of a girl’s disappearance from her village, the film follows Arlene (Antonia Campbell-Hughes), a young factory worker living alone in a rural Irish community.
Style: surreal, tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, obsession, who done it, crimes, amateur detective, insomnia, small town, paranoia, corpse, funeral, sleepwalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 946
Firecracker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A tale of murder in small-town Kansas. When Jimmy is lured away from his abusive family by a traveling sideshow carnival, he encounters Sandra, one of the main attractions. The happiness they find together causes them to confront the darkness in ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, murder, rape, small town, mystery, friendship, haunted by the past, mental illness, family problems, psychopath, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%