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The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
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The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
Original name: La lune dans le caniveau
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A dockworker seeking revenge on the killer of his sister finds himself the object of desire for two women.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: murder, rape, crimes, vengeance, investigation, obsession, crime, life is a bitch, love and romance, mystery, alcohol abuse, deadly, prostitute, female nudity, suicide, rich man, moon, slum, marriage, violin, rape and revenge, brother sister relationship, blood, women's wrestling, camera ...
Time: 80s
Place: marseille

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, couples, investigation, female nudity and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Moon in the Gutter: 3 Steps to Heaven (1995), Laws of Deception (1997), Deceit (2004), Small World (2010), In His Hands (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
3 Steps to Heaven (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bereaved woman adopts multiple disguises to track down the last three people to see her boyfriend before he died.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, crime, dishonesty, deadly, amateur detective, mentally unstable, obsession, cons and scams, murder, celebrity culture, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england
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Laws of Deception (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, lawyer, law enforcement, legal action, rivalry, obsessive quest, crime, orphan, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
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Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
Plot: infidelity, murder, couple relations, love affair, crimes, who done it, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, couples, life is a bitch, deadly, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, memory loss, investigation, haunted by the past, intrigue, family life, society, family relations, flashback, crime, friendship ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples, crimes, murder, scalpel, suspicion, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: flanders
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The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman flies to Rome on a reckless quest, not for love but for death.
Style: surreal, tense, mind bending, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, graphic violence, love and romance, misfit, crimes, mentally unstable, mystery, mental illness, dangerous attraction, friendship, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, contests and competitions, legal, small town, wrongfully committed, terrorism, infidelity, vengeance, small town life, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
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Naomi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilan Ben-Natan is a man on his sixties and a well-known professor of astrophysics at the University of Haifa. He is married with Naomi, a 28 years old, attractive book illustrator. Inclined to suspect, he finds out her wife's betrayal and then ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, couples, infidelity, love triangle, obsession, crumbling marriage, deadly, crimes, redemption, investigation, disposing of a dead body, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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Little Boy Blue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Living in rural Texas is a dysfunctional family: an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; a compliant wife and a son of about 20, two small sons who look a lot like their brother. The dad harbors a secret, and he ...
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, incest, dysfunctional family, parents and children, murder, stepmother stepson relationship, forced sex, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, family problems, siblings relations, missing person ...
Time: 90s
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Dust (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A South African spinster (Jane Birkin) murders her father (Trevor Howard) after he rapes the wife of the black foreman for his plantation.
Style: bleak, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, strong female presence, graphic violence, interracial relations, obsession, sexual abuse, parents and children, boss and employee, farm, power relations, society, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa
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Edge of Madness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1851, Manitoba's Red River Valley. As winter sets in, a young woman on the edge of madness arrives exhausted at the fort, a wilderness station, claiming she murdered her husband. She's placed in a cell; for the next several months, she ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, bleak
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Colombia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This suspenseful Italian crime drama is set in a Colombian river town and chronicles the series of events that led up to murder. Based on a novel by distinguished author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the tale begins in the present as a middle-aged doctor ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: wedding, village, investigation, wedding night, family relations, couples, social relations, murder, village life, small town, destructive relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america
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American Born (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, tommy gun, teenager, mafia, vengeance, teenage life, obsession, tough heroes, unlikely criminals, rivalry, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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67%
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Transfixed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, investigation, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, crimes, serial killer, life is a bitch, deadly, police investigation, crime, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
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On the Line (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Border Patrol agent is determined to catch his old nemesis, an American criminal who successfully smuggles illegal aliens across the border from Mexico.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), fall in love, politics, lovers on the run, adventure, society, love and romance, immigrants, crime, reluctant partners, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending
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She's One of Us (2003)
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Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Noir thriller from Vancouver plays out a destructive friendship between a depressed housewife and her childhood friend to an ugly conclusion.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, haunted by the past, obsession, uncover truth, investigation, couples, family problems, police detective, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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59%
Bad Girls Go to Hell (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After housewife Ellen is raped by the janitor she kills him and hits the road. She travels to the Big City where she is repeatedly used and abused. And when she finally finds a safe place to live her landlady's son turns out to be a detective, ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, realistic, serious, sexy ...
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Time: 50s
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59%
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Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
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Jaded (1998)
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an innocent young girl finds herself befriended by two sexy, uninhibited girls at a small-town bar, she discovers that they have more planned than just a party-and she's central to the action.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, rape, lesbian seduction, courtroom drama, sexual abuse, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, legal, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
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56%
All That Matters Is Past (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Reunited after years apart, childhood sweethearts William and Janne are forced to confront the dark secrets of their past-and the menacing presence of William's pathologically jealous brother — in this haunting story from celebrated Norwegian ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, romanticism
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, crimes, love and romance, danger, deadly, lovers reunited, lost love, childhood, female director, killing an animal, skinny dipping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Hanged Man (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two lovers break the law and struggle to stay together when carnal obsession causes tempers to flare.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: rape, blackmail, haunted by the past, young lovers, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, teenager, mystery, love, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Along Came a Spider (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The widow of a scientist who was murdered by his colleagues goes undercover at the research lab where he worked to expose them.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: scientist, deadly, crimes, laboratory, uncover truth, experiment gone awry, disorder, rivalry, amateur detective, mystery, intrigue, undercover ...
Time: 60s
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53%
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Harem (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Diane is a sophisticated trainee on the New York Stock Exchange who is suddenly kidnapped and held captive in a North African desert hideaway by Selim, an Arab mogul.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: sheik, harem, romance, stockholm syndrome, culture clash, sexual relations, couples, crimes, kidnapping, relationships, moral ambiguity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Pure Formality (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Onoff (Depardieu,) is a famous writer, now a recluse. The Inspector (Polanski,) is suspicious when Onoff is brought into the station one night, disoriented and suffering a kind of amnesia. In an isolated, rural police station, the Inspector tries to ...
Style: psychological, serious, talky, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, murder, uncover truth, investigation, murder mystery, mind game, interrogation, purgatory, afterlife, existentialism, police station ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Woman's Revenge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Suzy, a beautiful woman, is coming back to Paris to attend the funeral of her lover, a married man. Cecile, his wife, is holding Suzy responsible for his suicide. By finding Suzy in Paris, Cecile is trying to seek the truth by playing a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, rivalry, love and romance, uncover truth, vengeance, love triangle, menage a trois, female female relationship, revenge, car accident, death of husband, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, unlikely criminals, love and romance, amateur detective, crime, deadly, mystery, riddles and clues, adoption, love triangle, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, love affair, murder, dishonesty, rivalry, mystery, investigation, unfulfillment, ambition, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%