Movies that are like Perfect Blue

If you like "Perfect Blue" you are probably looking for surreal, suspenseful, psychological and tense movies of Animation, Horror and Music genre about / that have / with stalking, obsession, murder, mentally unstable, psychology, insanity and violence themes shot in Japan.
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 7.9
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Perfect Blue
Original name: パーフェクトブルー
Genre: Animation, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twists and turns, serious, disturbing, cerebral, atmospheric, mind bending, enigmatic, intense, brutal, dark, suspense, realistic, twist ending, interesting, clever, macabre, talky, stylized, harsh, dark humor, surprise ending, scary, bloody, bleak
Plot: stalking, obsession, murder, mentally unstable, psychology, insanity, violence, innocence lost, rape, violent, paranoia, twists & turns, dreams, serial killer, identity, surrealism, brutality, murder mystery, stylish, storytelling, split personality, singer, imagination, stalker, paranoid, vengeance, police investigation, sexualized violence, pornography, alter ego, visceral, sexual abuse, corruption, firefly, woman in danger, mental illness, gory, giant robots, loneliness, secrets, plot twist, dialogue, dark hero, career, female protagonist, male nudity, fantasy world, surveillance, demons, psychiatry, mentor, danger, mystery, mind game, actress, media, ambiguity, film within a film, hallucination, actor's life, losing-it hero, tv show, rising to stardom, computers and web, obsessed fan, price of fame, career change, filmmaking, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, fan, starlet, technophobia, dangerous attraction, power of media, delusion, bloody violence, red herring, erotic photography, dissociative identity disorder, breasts, ice pick, hidden truth, dark heroine, emotional abuse, repeated scene, manager, yawning, stabbed in the crotch, psycho, stabbed in the eye, pizza, internet, stabbed in the stomach, blood splatter, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, death, umbrella, chase, blood, psychopath, teenage life, ghost, androids and robots, rivalry, deadly, crimes, photographer, performance, fame, success, sexual activity, runaway, honest, greed, crazy
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Cure
Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Japan
111 min.
 7.4
Confessions
Drama, Thriller
Japan
106 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to Perfect Blue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and atmospheric films with plots including brutality, storytelling, violence, pornography, stylish, obsession and runaway themes mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Perfect Blue: Paprika (2006), Ring (1998), The Cure (1997), Audition (1999), Gozu (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.7
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Paprika
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, twists and turns, serious, psychedelic, cerebral, philosophical, enigmatic, reflective, colourful, dark, interesting, melancholic, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, clever, meditative, intellectual, talky, mind bending, absurd, surprise ending
Plot: dreams, amateur detective, surrealism, imagination, paranoia, mental illness, storytelling, fantasy world, investigation, surveillance, psychology, creativity, alter ego, visceral, art, loneliness, philosophy, twists & turns, childhood, violent, mentor, future dystopia, male nudity, guilt, coming of age, dream, life philosophy, technology, brutality, dialogue, existentialism, transformation, dystopic future, parallel world, psychoanalysis, dream girl, procession, research, mad scientist, obsession, firefly, life & death, plot twist, alternate reality, sexualized violence, mythology, crimes, betrayal, human nature, introspection
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.3
 55K
Ring
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspense, serious, surreal, frightening, dark, macabre, disturbing, intense, talky, twist ending, enigmatic, light, interesting, clever, harsh, asian horror, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, obsession, ghost, psychology, mystery, visceral, splatter, gory, death, storytelling, brutality, ghosts, family in danger, demons, blood, adaptation, sexualized violence, mythology, police investigation, witches, cult, parents and children, dialogue, torture, violence, transformation, television, paranoia, murder, paranoid, loneliness, serial killer, revenge, good versus evil, catastrophe, pornography, vengeance, mentor, violent, secrets, danger, rivalry, family problems, family relations, single parent, ghost girl, telephone, woman in danger, urban legend
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.4
 7K
The Cure
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, surreal, serious, meditative, dark, art house, disturbing, cerebral, gloomy, bleak, melancholic, stylized, scary, macabre, twist ending, reflective, suspense, bad ending, dark humor, surprise ending, ironic
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, police investigation, mystery, mysterious character, crime, insanity, visceral, mental illness, murder mystery, identity, obsession, surrealism, brutality, guilt, psychology, paranoid, psychosis, junkyard, stranger, interrogation, hotel, prostitute, interview, hallucination, record player, gory, twists & turns, amnesia, neo-noir, secrets, mind game, supernatural, splatter, imagination, haunted by the past, storytelling, existentialism, demons, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, pornography, memory loss, paranoia, justice, life philosophy, surveillance, loneliness
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 61K
Audition
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Style: surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, serious, macabre, stylized, enigmatic, brutal, art house, dark, realistic, suspense, bloody, cerebral, intense, melancholic, meditative, harsh, dark humor, talky, rough, interesting, breathtaking, ironic, absurd
Plot: gory, torture, femme fatale, visceral, violence, brutality, murder, violent, bdsm, splatter, loneliness, psychology, obsession, dangerous attraction, pornography, vengeance, insanity, serial killer, guilt, secrets, sexualized violence, stylish, psychopath, paranoid, revenge, twists & turns, surrealism, blood, dreams, storytelling, paranoia, cult, crimes, police investigation, betrayal, catastrophe, relationships, gore, supernatural, danger, runaway, deadly, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals, haunted by the past, power relations, ballet, perversion, audition, desire
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 10K
Gozu
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, enigmatic, serious, offbeat, disturbing, absurd, psychological, sexual, art house, psychedelic, suspenseful, dark humor, macabre, stylized, ironic, scary, dark, cerebral, non-linear, melancholic, artsy, bleak, breathtaking, erotic, talky, interesting
Plot: obsession, gangsters, hotel, surrealism, insanity, visceral, paranoid, violent, pornography, splatter, brutality, yakuza, gory, crazy, restaurant, paranoia, mentor, murder, existentialism, crime, demons, psychology, guilt, twists & turns, mission of murder, disappearance, nightmare, psychopath, cult, creativity, dialogue, loneliness, death, catastrophe, hitman, small town, male nudity, deadpan, life philosophy, vengeance, fantasy world, crime gone awry, stylish, nudity (topless - notable), dreams, runaway, secrets, crimes, danger, deadly
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   66%
 
 7.8
 30K
Confessions
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, tense, twists and turns, serious, dark, melancholic, talky, cerebral, brutal, surreal, dramatic, intense, suspense, realistic, clever, reflective, enigmatic, interesting, non-linear, dark humor, emotional, art house, suspenseful, depressing, colourful, artsy, bloody, macabre
Plot: vengeance, murder, revenge, unlikely criminals, storytelling, mentor, violence, twists & turns, brutality, teacher, psychology, stylish, school, bullying, loneliness, gory, violent, justice, childhood, secrets, death, sexualized violence, visceral, obsession, crime, adolescence, betrayal, vigilante, teachers and students, existentialism, redemption, character study, destiny, dialogue, tragedy, moral ambiguity, morality, life & death, art, death in the family, serial killer, mystery, japanese schoolgirl, child murder, crimes, mini skirt, deadly, short skirt, mentally unstable, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   64%
 
 7.0
 12K
Sisters
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense, stylized, atmospheric, macabre, twists and turns, serious, enigmatic, tense, cerebral, talky, bloody, brutal, dark humor, scary, realistic, surreal, melancholic, cynical, sexual, dark, satirical, sexy, twist ending, harsh, absurd, ironic, breathtaking, gloomy, witty, biting, avant garde, surprise ending, interesting
Plot: murder, mystery, twins, insanity, sisters, police investigation, voyeurism, obsession, brutality, serial killer, psychology, stylish, investigation, visceral, violent, twists & turns, violence, police corruption, vengeance, murder mystery, private detective, haunted by the past, pornography, secrets, cult, sexualized violence, crime, runaway, model, manipulation, guilt, doctors, psychic, witness, neighbor, police, hallucination, hotel, greed, corruption, paranoid, nudity (topless - notable), assassination, apartment, evil, sex, crimes, blood, chase, hospital
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   74%
 
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A Tale of Two Sisters
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Style: atmospheric, tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful, surreal, twists and turns, serious, stylized, frightening, dark, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, cerebral, macabre, bleak, melancholic, breathtaking, intense, harsh, mind bending, talky, clever, asian horror, tricky, meditative, colourful, reflective
Plot: haunted house, mental illness, mystery, supernatural, mentally unstable, psychology, insanity, sisters, guilt, ghosts, death, stylish, storytelling, twists & turns, tragedy, amnesia, parents and children, goth, family drama, visceral, secrets, plot twist, vengeance, paranoid, violence, brutality, violent, siblings relations, life & death, dysfunctional family, hospital, imaginary friend, family in crisis, vengeful ghost, sister, pornography, sexualized violence, gory, runaway, blood, imagination, doctors, identity, culture clash, childhood, adaptation, ghost, haunted by the past, danger, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   84%
 
Ring 0: Birthday
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, tense, disturbing, enigmatic, talky, suspense, bloody, melancholic, dramatic, frightening, surreal, intense, sexy, dark, bad ending, brutal, emotional, macabre, surprise ending, interesting, bleak, ironic
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery, supernatural, split personality, murder, police investigation, supernatural ability, brutality, demons, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, journalist, storytelling, secrets, ghosts, destiny, theatre group, killer, torture, haunted by the past, death, nudity (topless - notable), psychology, gory, revenge, tragedy, dreams, monster, mental illness, fantasy world, transformation, dialogue, male nudity, adaptation, parallel universe, sexual abuse, afterlife, catastrophe, betrayal, psychiatrist, danger, mentor, love story, honest, nudity (full frontal - brief), alter ego, obsession, romance, deadly, hospital, first contact
Time: 20s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   62%
 
 7.5
 31K
Thesis
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, scary, suspense, dark, serious, macabre, clever, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, interesting, twist ending, intense, frightening, stylized, enigmatic, rough, surprise ending, harsh, dark humor, brutal, cerebral, bloody, talky, tricky, entertaining
Plot: murder, violence, serial killer, mystery, investigation, violent, psychology, twists & turns, strong sexual content, obsession, pornography, brutality, stylish, voyeurism, plot twist, sexualized violence, visceral, police investigation, secrets, woman in danger, gory, paranoia, splatter, torture, vengeance, mentor, death, runaway, greed, dialogue, conspiracy, storytelling, paranoid, crimes, murder mystery, identity, revenge, thesis, snuff, video tape, hospital, research, chase, assassination, corruption, friends, psycho, college student, kidnapping, psychopath
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Style: stylized, bleak, dark, serious, tense, suspenseful, heartbreaking, melancholic, depressing, harsh, interesting, brutal, atmospheric, psychological, exciting, philosophical, enigmatic, suspense, bloody, disturbing, surreal, breathtaking, talky, dramatic, realistic, rough, intense, cerebral
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, violence, storytelling, violent, twists & turns, alternate reality, tragedy, brutality, secrets, firefly, future dystopia, vengeance, corruption, police investigation, stylish, guilt, dark hero, fantasy world, conspiracy, gratuitous violence, betrayal, pornography, depression, art, danger, visceral, greed, sexualized violence, little red riding hood, dialogue, rebellion, loneliness, assassination, suicide, runaway, vigilantism, distopia, philosophy, resistance fighter, social issues, terror, suicide mission, resistance, politician, idealism, vigilante, deadly, intrigue, siblings relations, haunted by the past
Place: japan, tokyo, poland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   56%
 
Ju-on: The Curse
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Style: scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, serious, dark, disturbing, interesting, intense, frightening, clever, light, melancholic, brutal, talky, stylized, macabre, mind bending, breathtaking, fairy tale
Plot: haunted house, gory, ghost, supernatural, murder, ghosts, storytelling, violent, vengeance, brutality, secrets, family, life & death, chase, hitman, violence, visceral, revenge, mentor, death, nudity (topless - notable), fight scenes, first contact, splatter, immortality, blood, curses spells and rituals, technology, dark hero, pornography, alter ego, reality tv, dialogue, crime, serial killer, transformation, culture clash, redemption, survival, infidelity, imagination, stylish, paranoia, sacrifice, sexualized violence, mystery, missing child, stalker, curse, fear
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   78%
 
Three... Extremes
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, dark humor, dark, tense, surreal, cerebral, intense, atmospheric, clever, stylized, suspense, art house, brutal, artsy, offbeat, bloody, enigmatic, melancholic, harsh, breathtaking, rough, realistic, talky, bleak
Plot: gory, cannibalism, vengeance, splatter, storytelling, visceral, brutality, violent, violence, loneliness, torture, danger, kidnapping, twists & turns, murder, blood, sexualized violence, psychology, revenge, existentialism, secrets, obsession, cult, insanity, serial killer, anthology, guilt, dialogue, mentor, adaptation, creativity, dark hero, surrealism, art, tragedy, transformation, fantasy world, childhood, stylish, adultery, betrayal, jealousy, twin, cooking, strangulation, abortion, incest, director, vampire, pregnancy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   74%
 
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 6.8
 13K
Visitor Q
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Style: disturbing, surreal, dark humor, psychological, sexual, cynical, tense, serious, art house, dark, enigmatic, brutal, rough, realistic, absurd, harsh, macabre, stylized, erotic, bloody, bleak, melancholic, satirical, sexy, atmospheric, biting, suspenseful, scatology, bad taste humour, cerebral
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, rape, incest, obsession, brutality, violence, pornography, sexualized violence, violent, insanity, gratuitous violence, visceral, prostitute, psychopath, surrealism, sex, prostitution, family drama, reality tv, splatter, crazy, male nudity, heroin, parenthood, gory, vengeance, suburbs, journalism, drugs, murder, torture, voyeurism, necrophilia, knife, censorship, serial killer, marriage crisis, longing, sexual harassment, married couple, sodomy, tragedy, bullying, nudity (topless - notable), guilt, drug addiction, twists & turns, cult, secrets
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   81%
 
Dressed to Kill
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, sexual, tense, psychological, suspense, erotic, twists and turns, serious, scary, twist ending, sexy, enigmatic, talky, macabre, realistic, bloody, stylized, rough, surreal, intense, disturbing, atmospheric, interesting, brutal, breathtaking, surprise ending, dark
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, psychiatrist, manipulation, gory, guilt, voyeurism, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), stylish, obsession, murder mystery, sexualized violence, chase, identity, twists & turns, sex, pornography, censorship, mystery, violent, brutality, police investigation, visceral, adultery, extramarital affair, shower, investigation, secrets, dialogue, surveillance, male nudity, cross dressing, sexuality, runaway, vengeance, who done it, nudity (topless - notable), doctors, white gloves, exhibitionism, straight razor, stalking, desire, subway, nightmare, taxi, interrogation, transvestism
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   56%
 
 6.6
 16K
Suicide Club
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, offbeat, disturbing, art house, bloody, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic, ironic, absurd, harsh, macabre, melancholic, dark humor, stylized, reflective, brutal, satirical, bad ending, non-linear, atmospheric, artsy, surprise ending, meditative, philosophical, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, gory, police investigation, surrealism, splatter, supernatural ability, brutality, death, cult, life & death, pornography, chaos and mayhem, mystery, visceral, violence, existentialism, violent, gore, vengeance, gratuitous violence, insanity, hospital, kidnapping, blood, police, mentor, website, youth, investigation, art, torture, male nudity, storytelling, eye candy, secrets, dialogue, runaway, sexualized violence, police corruption, family drama, twists & turns, creativity, stylish, crazy, catastrophe, women, life philosophy, culture clash, crimes, short skirt
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   66%
 
 6.8
 32K
Spider
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak, disturbing, cerebral, enigmatic, serious, melancholic, suspenseful, dark, non-linear, art house, artsy, twists and turns, gloomy, realistic, twist ending, tense, intellectual, interesting, harsh, macabre, meditative, breathtaking, suspense, captivating, reflective, stylized, talky, mind bending, offbeat, surprise ending, tricky, intense, dramatic, clever, dark humor
Plot: mental illness, murder, insanity, schizophrenia, spiders, storytelling, psychology, psychiatry, mentally unstable, character study, childhood, memory, secrets, obsession, existentialism, imagination, paranoid, paranoia, loneliness, parents and children, mystery, manipulation, visceral, identity, solitude, creativity, dialogue, guilt, surrealism, twists & turns, brutality, police investigation, life & death, adaptation, pornography, haunted by the past, flashbacks, violent, art, past, redemption, isolation, psychopath, secret, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, misfit, betrayal, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, east end london, africa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   55%
 
 7.7
 24K
Deep Red
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, tense, scary, serious, macabre, suspense, gothic, enigmatic, talky, realistic, disturbing, bloody, psychological, dark, brutal, twist ending, cerebral, melancholic, breathtaking, rough, light, clever, frightening, dark humor, art house, meditative, surprise ending, interesting
Plot: murder, gory, serial killer, mystery, investigation, slasher, murder mystery, jazz, stylish, amateur detective, brutality, obsession, police investigation, twists & turns, visceral, mysterious character, supernatural, identity, violent, pianist, insanity, violence, english, psychic, reporter, secrets, runaway, guilt, storytelling, dialogue, sexualized violence, proto-slasher, crime, whodunit, witnessing a crime, pornography, mentor, psychology, catastrophe, paranoid, psychopath, cult, classic car, who done it, stalking, danger, crimes, mind game, deadly, black gloved killer
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, lebanon, rome italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
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 6.0
 11K
Raising Cain
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, twists and turns, serious, tense, clever, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, surreal, erotic, twist ending, satirical, bad ending, disturbing, sexy, atmospheric, melancholic, stylized, reflective, intense, surprise ending, interesting, absurd
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, mentally unstable, serial killer, psychology, twists & turns, surveillance, crime, pornography, parents and children, murder, paranoia, dreams, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, adultery, doctors, police investigation, insanity, catastrophe, paranoid, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexualized violence, chase, brutality, hospital, violence, mentor, classic car, dialogue, crimes, sex, camp, first contact, gangsters, hotel, danger, childhood, storytelling, lone hero, murder mystery, mystery, runaway, plot twist, fantasy world, twins, family relations, writers, adaptation
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   65%
 
Afro Samurai: Resurrection
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Style: futuristic, stylized, surreal, bloody, serious, gloomy, suspense, intense, colourful, psychological, interesting, exciting, talky, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, dark humor, sexy, harsh, reflective, tense, dark, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, light, twist ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, hip hop, vengeance, ninja, violence, martial arts, cyborgs, stylish, revenge, criminal's revenge, violent, blood, fight scenes, psychology, storytelling, brutality, lone wolves, adventure, visceral, splatter, crime, sword fight, dialogue, sexualized violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), gore, dark hero, master warrior, assassin, male nudity, chase, betrayal, justice, culture clash, mentor, corruption, guilt, technology, giant robots, death, pornography, transformation, adaptation, twists & turns, runaway, murder, gory, weapons, insanity, police investigation
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 7.7
 311K
The Machinist
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: psychological, stylized, surreal, bleak, suspenseful, dark, tense, cerebral, twist ending, intense, surprise ending, serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing, interesting, depressing, clever, mind bending, macabre, twists and turns, harsh, realistic, non-linear, dark humor, offbeat, dramatic, talky
Plot: mystery, obsession, paranoia, guilt, psychology, plot twist, paranoid, insanity, twists & turns, storytelling, schizophrenia, secrets, memory, loneliness, memory loss, insomnia, losing-it hero, identity, conspiracy, imaginary friend, existentialism, mental illness, crazy, neo-noir, redemption, imagination, visceral, brutality, character study, corruption, stylish, philosophy, violence, mentor, police investigation, violent, uncover truth, serial killer, sexualized violence, torment, manhole, one armed man, taunting, factory, old photograph, life is a bitch, gory, unfulfillment, mysterious character, alienation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
The Stendhal Syndrome
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, brutal, disturbing, serious, rough, macabre, realistic, dark, bleak, bloody, atmospheric, enigmatic, dark humor, scary, harsh, intense, tense, cerebral, melancholic, twist ending, erotic, psychotronic, necrophiliac, sadistic, suspense, absurd
Plot: serial killer, art, brutality, gory, violence, murder, police investigation, insanity, rape, stylish, sexualized violence, obsession, sexual abuse, policewoman, mind game, vengeance, psychology, pornography, surrealism, violent, memory loss, rapist, crime, torture, killer, crimes, visceral, psychiatrist, hotel, catastrophe, twists & turns, deadly, betrayal, kidnapping, mentor, mental illness, fantasy world, law enforcement, storytelling, crazy, revenge, dialogue, goth, blindness, supernatural, demons, rivalry, dysfunctional family, guilt, splatter
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, florence, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   62%
 
 8.0
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Devil Woman
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, scary, serious, bleak, enigmatic, dark, macabre, breathtaking, melancholic, art house, harsh, sexual, disturbing, tense, psychological, reflective, erotic, suspenseful, bloody, talky, meditative, cynical, dark humor, sexy, brutal, dramatic, realistic, ironic, cerebral
Plot: samurai, murder, vengeance, women, visceral, survival, brutality, wartime, tragedy, demons, civil war, loneliness, insanity, pornography, danger, weapons, runaway, moral ambiguity, demon, culture clash, stylish, obsession, psychology, war, deserter, jealousy, sexuality, deadly, storytelling, sex, violent, twists & turns, crime gone awry, heroes, secrets, voyeurism, rivalry, ghost, human nature, soldier, dangerous attraction, parents and children, mask, crimes, escapades, swamp, japanese new wave, naked outdoors, jumping, daughter in law
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
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The Boston Strangler
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, rough, suspense, enigmatic, realistic, brutal, stylized, atmospheric, harsh, dark, interesting, sexual, macabre, talky, sexy, intense, cerebral, dramatic, surreal, bleak, melancholic, breathtaking, cynical, frightening, art house, futuristic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crime, murder, police investigation, hospital, mystery, psychiatry, mental illness, pornography, psychology, insanity, runaway, stylish, brutality, chase, mind game, paranoia, obsession, double life, torture, greed, serial murder, paranoid, identity, character study, censorship, dialogue, male nudity, psychopath, violent, gangsters, assassination, murder mystery, catastrophe, fantasy world, adaptation, twists & turns, guilt, doctors, corruption, sexualized violence, manipulation, mad scientist, storytelling, mentor, women, secrets, mob, police corruption
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
 7.2
 16K
Shadow
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, macabre, bloody, psychological, stylized, enigmatic, suspense, surreal, atmospheric, twist ending, rough, dark, brutal, sexy, harsh, cerebral, breathtaking, talky, melancholic, erotic, dark humor, gothic, surprise ending, interesting, intense, cynical, sexual
Plot: serial killer, gory, mystery, murder, obsession, investigation, murder mystery, crime, stylish, violent, mysterious character, twists & turns, splatter, brutality, police investigation, violence, nudity (topless - notable), slasher, visceral, voyeurism, chase, surveillance, supernatural, pornography, death, blood, vengeance, writer's life, guilt, insanity, writers, runaway, book, storytelling, identity, stalking, whodunit, mind game, sexualized violence, dialogue, plot twist, demons, adaptation, revenge, surrealism, gunfight, catastrophe, assassination, who done it, psychopath
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy, rhode island, new york, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   71%
 
Eyes of Laura Mars
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, serious, suspense, atmospheric, tense, twist ending, surprise ending, scary, macabre, sexy, psychological, clever, interesting, rough, erotic, enigmatic, bad ending, intense, melancholic, brutal, tricky, exciting
Plot: serial killer, gory, mystery, police investigation, photographer, murder mystery, disco, murder, supernatural, mars, violence, stylish, twists & turns, fashion, chase, supernatural ability, identity, investigation, brutality, pornography, corruption, witnessing a crime, violent, death, fashion photographer, stalking, conspiracy, obsession, crime, runaway, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, who done it, plot twist, vengeance, first contact, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychology, secrets, fantasy world, culture clash, adaptation, justice, paranoid, greed, guilt, blindness, lawyer
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
When a Stranger Calls
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, atmospheric, tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic, psychological, intense, frightening, rough, twist ending, bad ending, enigmatic, light, disturbing, macabre, brutal, clever, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, interesting, harsh, dramatic, exciting, talky, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, police investigation, obsession, vengeance, mental institution, murder, investigation, private detective, halloween, insanity, mind game, stalking, brutality, twists & turns, torture, homeless, revenge, survival, catastrophe, classic car, runaway, chase, spiders, doctors, children, loneliness, mentor, dialogue, violence, kidnapping, pornography, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), adaptation, family in danger, fantasy world, corruption, childhood, police, crime, storytelling, greed, culture clash, lone hero, psychopath, first contact, identity, hotel
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
 7.3
 37K
The Hitcher
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: suspenseful, road movie, suspense, psychological, scary, tense, twists and turns, bleak, serious, intense, realistic, disturbing, enigmatic, dark, atmospheric, frightening, brutal, interesting, harsh, bloody, rough, bad ending, scenic, surreal, gothic, surprise ending, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, serial killer, chase, paranoia, murder, violence, gunfight, mind game, violent, brutality, psychology, twists & turns, hitchhiker, supernatural, survival, psychopath, visceral, vengeance, mentor, sadism, cars, gory, revenge, splatter, chases and races, crime, paranoid, road trip, runaway, helicopter, kidnapping, police investigation, dialogue, greed, blood, stylish, insanity, corruption, false accusations, mass murder, highway, classic car, deadly, obsession, car chase, death, torture, pornography, hitman, nudity (topless - notable)
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 

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 7.3
 13K
Nightwatch
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, suspense, serious, twist ending, atmospheric, dark, talky, rough, realistic, interesting, disturbing, intense, bloody, clever, macabre, harsh, sexy, enigmatic, cerebral, melancholic, tricky, exciting, light, dark humor
Plot: serial killer, murder, stylish, visceral, twists & turns, mystery, murder mystery, police investigation, psychology, greed, paranoid, brutality, corruption, pornography, plot twist, runaway, secrets, investigation, identity, gory, night watchman, hospital, violence, dialogue, sexualized violence, moral ambiguity, obsession, storytelling, conspiracy, doctors, chase, male nudity, crimes, manipulation, mentor, catastrophe, betrayal, death, dishonesty, couples, life is a bitch, slasher, mind game, false accusation, infidelity, sexual abuse, addiction, haunted by the past, danger, deadly
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
The Interview
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Style: clever, psychological, tense, suspenseful, talky, twists and turns, serious, suspense, twist ending, cerebral, dark, realistic, enigmatic, intense, harsh, interesting, tricky, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, mind bending, macabre, brutal, dramatic, light, surprise ending, disturbing
Plot: mystery, police investigation, police, crime, serial killer, twists & turns, dialogue driven, mind game, investigation, murder, plot twist, storytelling, surveillance, police corruption, manipulation, stylish, justice, corruption, guilt, brutality, secrets, noir, australian, psychology, crime gone awry, paranoid, dialogue, obsession, violence, pornography, greed, kidnapping, moral ambiguity, revenge, gangsters, interview, chess, conspiracy, crimes, sexualized violence, torture, insanity, law enforcement, mysterious character, manipulations, police detective, gem, neo-noir, character study, violent
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   48%
 
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