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Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
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Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Original name: Paris nous appartient
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: mental illness, theater, new wave, investigation, politics, mystery, intrigue, danger, amateur detective, dishonesty, immigrants, actor's life, state affairs, mysterious character, secret movement, suicide, conspiracy, brother sister relationship, drunkenness, french new wave, telephone call
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: france, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about mystery, crimes, dishonesty, murder, danger, investigation and deadly mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Paris Belongs to Us: The Lady Vanishes (2013), The Balibo Conspiracy (2009), Fever (1999), The Spanish Prisoner (1997), Jericho Mansions (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lady Vanishes (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Balibo Conspiracy (2009)
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Country: Australia
Duration: 111 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Fever (1999)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, mind bending ...
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Jericho Mansions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Archangel (2005)
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Duration: 124 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 345
Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Caller (2008)
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blind Horizon (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
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Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric, surreal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 126 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 736
Cortex (2008)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 2K
Moss (2010)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 510
Escape Clause (1996)
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Gang of Four (1989)
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Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 160 min.
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Style: realistic, psychological, serious, witty, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
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Harlequin (1980)
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Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this modern-day version of the Rasputin story, David Hemmings plays an up-and-coming senator, Nick Rast, whose young son is terminally ill with leukaemia. A mysterious faith healer, Gregory Wolfe (Robert Powell), appears and seems to cure the ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
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Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 296
Blind Terror (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, mystery, private detective, woman in danger, danger, couples, family problems, dishonesty, infidelity, deadly, stalking, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
No Strings Attached (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%