Movies like Knife in the Water

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Knife in the Water (1962)
 7.5
 21K
Knife in the Water (1962)
Original name: Nóz w wodzie
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy, sexual, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: hitchhiker, sailing, polish, couples, drowning, knife, ship, couple relations, love triangle, jazz, love and romance, intrigue, family problems, social differences, human nature, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, rivalry, weekend, ego clash, unsupportive spouse, violence, murder, marriage, sexuality ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: poland, europe

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Most similar movies to Knife in the Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, realistic and tense films with plots about obsession, couples, dishonesty, murder, couple relations, infidelity and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Knife in the Water: Repulsion (1965), The Comfort of Strangers (1990), Woman in the Dunes (1964), Caught (1996), The Unfaithful Wife (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, hallucination, delusion, repression, rent, loneliness, losing-it hero, graphic violence, indoor, unfulfillment, rapist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, london, england
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100%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: psychological, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, danger, couples, seduction, love and romance, couple relations, culture clash, swingers, murder, investigation, stranger, lover ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
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55%
Woman in the Dunes (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An entomologist suffers extreme psychological and sexual torture after being taken captive by the residents of a poor seaside village.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sexual, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: love affair, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), desert, sand dune, love and romance, entomologist, couples, trap, oppression, human nature, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 1K
Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, serious, neo noir, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, drifter, murder, fish market, betrayal, family problems, family business, crimes, love and romance, couples, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, dishonesty, family problems, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexual, psychological, suspenseful, tense, sexy ...
Plot: mind game, infidelity, murder, deadly, wedding, family problems, couples, love triangle, obsession, love affair, crumbling marriage, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 8K
The Butcher (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, small town, butcher, opposites attract, psychopath, vietnam veteran, obsession, mystery, crimes, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 12K
Cul-De-Sac (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to the criminals. Quickly, however, the relationships between the ...
Style: offbeat, psychological, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: island, gangsters, betrayal, hostage, on the run, castle, isolation, dark humor, hostages, babies and infants, crime, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.1
 5K
Hell (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife's infidelity...
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, family relations, infidelity, adultery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 2K
Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, infidelity, dishonesty, betrayal, adultery, danger, rivalry, autobiography, crimes, friends, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 11K
Matador (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A conflicted youth confesses to crimes he didn't commit while a man and woman aroused by death become obsessed with each other.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: drowning, obsession, murder, necrophilia, serial killer, crimes, dangerous attraction, perversion, crimes of passion, sexual relations, mentally unstable, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Plot: torture, attempted murder, haunted by the past, humiliation, doctor, mind game, revenge, human nature, price of justice, couples, rivalry, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, chile, barcelona spain, south america, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.0
 431
Scorned 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Amanda Foley has confusing nightmares and flashbacks that lead her to seek professional help. Nothing can shed light on her repressed memories, until she happens to catch her husband a college professor, having sex with one of his students. Then the ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, rough, erotic, serious ...
Plot: couples, family problems, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, crumbling marriage, rivalry, college, love affair, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 37K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, sexual, breathtaking ...
Plot: femme fatale, s&m, sexual relations, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual perversion, infidelity, destructive relationship, bdsm, love affair, passionate interest, seduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 110K
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: atmospheric, sexual, psychological, experimental, talky ...
Plot: confession, nurse, actress, postmodernism, psychiatry, patient, betrayal, dream, dreams, identity crisis, power relations, letter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 20K
The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: reflective, stylized, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, nightclub, terminal illness, writers, party, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, introspection, couple relations, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, milan italy, los angeles, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 328
Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to the country with her boyfriend, where her new friendship causes a problem as her partner also takes an interest in the woman.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: jealousy, love triangle, couples, couple relations, infidelity, suspicion, male full rear nudity, danger, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), uninvited guest, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 3K
Black Ice (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Saara is a middle-aged doctor who one day finds out that her architect-husband Leo is having an affair with a younger woman, Tuuli. Instead of revealing her true identity, Saara pretends to be someone else and makes friends with Tuuli. At the same ...
Style: psychological, serious, psychological thriller, captivating, tense ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, love affair, cunnilingus, self defense, love triangle, infidelity, mistrust, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, pretense ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, couple relations, investigation, family problems, deadly, who done it, obsession, crime, couples, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 374
Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, couples, danger, gory, betrayal, dishonesty, love and romance, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, deception, relationship problems, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 41K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, cerebral, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, conspiracy, suicide, ghost, satire, suicide attempt, tenant, apartment building, mental illness, supernatural, mystery, identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 13K
The Isle (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-Shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, brutal, erotic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexualized violence, prostitute, island, lifestyle, fish, violence, suicide attempt, insanity, murder, mute, sex, fishing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 8K
First Snow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, tense ...
Plot: destiny, salesman, desert, manic, betrayal, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, psychic power, paranoia, a vision, business venture ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new mexico, usa, dallas texas, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Loneliest Planet (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A local guide takes a young couple through a twisted backpacking trip across the Georgian wilderness.
Style: realistic, tense, atmospheric, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, romance, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, tour guide, male female relationship, traveler, wilderness, mountain, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, georgia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 5K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, psychiatrist, couple relations, hospital, destructive relationship, love and romance, mental illness, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: europe, london, england, wales, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 21K
Europa (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An American, Leopold Kessler, goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army because he feels its a more valuable thing to do for the state of the world. He meets Katharina ...
Style: bleak, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, against humanity, train, nazism, misfit, suicide, assassination, idealism, betrayal, haunted by the past, danger, employee ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, frankfurt germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 3K
Oleanna (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A two character movie, involving a college professor, John, who is confronted by a female student, Carol, who is failing his course. The two spend a long time talking to each other, during which time John says a few things that can be taken the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sexual harassment, dishonesty, teachers and students, false accusation, campus, manipulation, police investigation, existentialism, revenge, violent, legal, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 41K
Stone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Parole officer Jack Mabry has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he's been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: manipulation, prison, arson, deception, seduction, manipulations, couples, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 26
Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, life is a bitch, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, life turned upside down, human nature, feud, murder, sexual content, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 14K
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, serious, atmospheric, sexy, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, murder, psychiatrist, infidelity, gangsters, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, lust, femme fatale, manipulation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%