Movies that are like Persona

If you like "Persona" you are probably looking for talky, surreal, psychological and atmospheric movies of Drama and Thriller genre about / that have / with dreams, existentialism, surrealism, confession, actress, nurse and psychology themes shot in Sweden.
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Persona
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Style: talky, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, sexual, disturbing, enigmatic, serious, cerebral, meditative, melancholic, art house, reflective, breathtaking, intellectual, bleak, philosophical, non-linear, stylized, compassionate, captivating, tense, emotional, artsy, erotic, gloomy, light, dark, harsh, avant garde, intense
Plot: dreams, existentialism, surrealism, confession, actress, nurse, psychology, postmodernism, swedish, loneliness, art, storytelling, secrets, obsession, insanity, visceral, silence, psychiatry, identity, losing-it hero, character study, women, life & death, patient, medical, violence, relationships, imagination, mentally unstable, runaway, depression, childhood, dialogue, artist, pornography, complex characters, isolation, introspection, guilt, solitude, doctors and patients, life philosophy, dream, betrayal, hospital, mental illness, misfit, unfulfillment, power relations, institution, identity crisis, nervous breakdown, psychiatrist, letter, sexual activity, mute character, sex talk, monologue, lesbian, sex, nihilism, psycho sexual, blood drinking, ambiguity, psychoanalysis, symbolism, reading a letter, abortion, broken glass, beach, female protagonist, motherhood, erotica, one location, repeated scene, disintegration, imagery, repeated event, role playing, psychological torture, beach house, alienation, play, erection, dead animal, radio, chase, mental institution, blood, paranoid, tragedy, suicide attempt, philosophy
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
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Cries & Whispers
Drama
Sweden
91 min.
 8.1
Woman in the Dunes
Drama, Thriller
Japan
123 min.
 8.5
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Most similar movies to Persona

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, melancholic, enigmatic and cerebral films with plots including loneliness, obsession, existentialism, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe and art themes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Persona: The Passion of Anna (1969), Through a Glass Darkly (1961), Cries & Whispers (1972), The Silence (1963), Hour of the Wolf (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Passion of Anna
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, enigmatic, art house, meditative, realistic, talky, cerebral, gloomy, melancholic, stylized, reflective, disturbing, surreal, breathtaking, sexual, harsh, atmospheric, depressing, cynical, biting, ironic
Plot: island, isolation, solitude, depression, suicide, relationships, life philosophy, guilt, existentialism, character study, opposites attract, crime gone awry, friendship, marriage, loneliness, complex characters, love affair, obsession, catastrophe, dialogue, chaos and mayhem, swedish, brutality, destiny, visceral, couples, animals, mentor, deadly, psychology, love and romance, pornography, gangsters, cheating, greed, dysfunctional family, culture clash, art, death, childhood, drinking, runaway, writers, storytelling, honest, censorship, nudity (topless - notable), dreams, first contact, lone hero
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Through a Glass Darkly
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, serious, meditative, enigmatic, reflective, talky, melancholic, realistic, cerebral, philosophical, gloomy, breathtaking, stylized, depressing, tense, art house, intellectual, surreal, light, emotional, compassionate, biting, sexual
Plot: mental illness, isolation, schizophrenia, dysfunctional family, island, incest, existentialism, religion, god, human nature, insanity, relationships, swedish, loneliness, parents and children, love, psychology, solitude, depression, character study, siblings relations, art, suicide attempt, beautiful scenery, guilt, culture clash, life philosophy, death, dialogue, tragedy, crime gone awry, storytelling, obsession, secrets, family problems, childhood, family relations, artist, greed, sacrifice, couple relations, divorce, estrangement, daughter, confined, couples, self destructing, in-laws, mad, brother sister relationship
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   79%
 
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Cries & Whispers
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, sincere, serious, meditative, bleak, breathtaking, enigmatic, melancholic, stylized, talky, reflective, realistic, disturbing, tense, depressing, cerebral, compassionate, atmospheric, macabre, lyrical, harsh, captivating, heartbreaking, surreal, cynical, gloomy, thought provoking
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, death, cancer, adultery, love, human nature, sisters, loneliness, relationships, life & death, swedish, estate, siblings relations, visceral, family bonds, character study, depression, tragedy, guilt, obsession, solitude, existentialism, dialogue driven, afterlife, suicide attempt, women, dreams, pornography, childhood, sexual abuse, isolation, art, culture clash, family problems, secrets, dialogue, marriage, complex characters, runaway, family relations, family life, dealing with death, life is a bitch, society, sibling relationship, unfulfillment, repression, grudge, maid
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
 8.0
 14K
The Silence
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, bleak, enigmatic, cerebral, reflective, melancholic, disturbing, realistic, talky, harsh, intellectual, breathtaking, surreal, meditative, art house, atmospheric, erotic, cynical, philosophical, stylized, depressing, light, emotional
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, incest, existentialism, sexuality, drinking, loneliness, relationships, male nudity, sisters, swedish, god, parents and children, pornography, childhood, censorship, siblings relations, irreverent, sex, obsession, isolation, nudity (topless - notable), character study, dialogue, depression, life philosophy, culture clash, love and romance, solitude, visceral, runaway, women, desire, travel, rage, couples, storytelling, death, religion, art, surrealism, family problems, brutality, catastrophe, terminal illness, rebellion, family relations, crime gone awry, tragedy, family life
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   87%
 
Hour of the Wolf
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, psychological, serious, enigmatic, meditative, disturbing, cerebral, art house, macabre, gloomy, dark, talky, lyrical, harsh, tense, melancholic, breathtaking, reflective, artsy, dark humor, frightening, depressing, biting, gothic, mysterious, intellectual
Plot: artist, isolation, obsession, island, mental illness, surrealism, insanity, swedish, existentialism, losing-it hero, guilt, visceral, demons, crumbling marriage, loneliness, character study, dreams, psychology, crime gone awry, couple relations, mozart, infidelity, paranoid, art, finnish, dysfunctional family, creativity, paranoia, runaway, storytelling, diary, catastrophe, unfulfillment, couples, solitude, depression, gunfight, family problems, life philosophy, breakdown, pregnant wife, brutality, goth, culture clash, pregnancy, supernatural, family relations, young wife, ambiguity, baron
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
 8.1
 17K
Winter Light
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, serious, cerebral, meditative, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, talky, realistic, depressing, breathtaking, intellectual, gloomy, thought provoking, philosophical, stylized, cynical, emotional, light, harsh, tense, disturbing
Plot: small town, suicide, isolation, existentialism, religion, apocalypse, god, loneliness, clergy, swedish, relationships, love, dialogue driven, life & death, jesus, human nature, village, obsession, depression, introspection, death, redemption, complex characters, childhood, life philosophy, character study, culture clash, dialogue, self discovery, philosophy, storytelling, mentor, infidelity, greed, solitude, pastor, winter, priest, faith, wine, poetry, parents and children, crime gone awry, humanity, runaway, religions or cults, catastrophe, betrayal, drinking, beautiful scenery
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   67%
 
Woman in the Dunes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, art house, sexual, serious, enigmatic, bleak, erotic, reflective, melancholic, philosophical, talky, cerebral, breathtaking, captivating, meditative, artsy, intellectual, disturbing, harsh, suspenseful, tense, avant garde
Plot: desert, isolation, existentialism, surrealism, human nature, loneliness, love affair, storytelling, captivity, solitude, art, imagination, obsession, childhood, character study, psychology, humanity, confined, male nudity, visceral, self discovery, entomologist, sand dune, brutality, hopes, redemption, depression, life & death, love and romance, relationships, beautiful scenery, adaptation, greed, transformation, twists & turns, culture clash, insanity, couple relations, identity, destiny, kidnapping, japanese new wave, couples, trap, oppression, woman, villager, dune, sand, sandstorm
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   84%
 
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 8.3
 19K
Autumn Sonata
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, West Germany, Sweden, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Style: emotional, bleak, talky, serious, reflective, melancholic, heartbreaking, gloomy, realistic, enigmatic, dramatic, meditative, tense, harsh, depressing, sincere, art house, cerebral, intense, touching, breathtaking, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, compassionate, stylized
Plot: redemption, dysfunctional family, marriage, mother daughter relationship, human nature, pianist, hospital, relationships, loneliness, dialogue driven, introspection, family drama, character study, depression, childhood, swedish, parents and children, runaway, tragedy, mentor, complex characters, culture clash, honest, cancer, existentialism, death, drinking, family in crisis, women, secrets, storytelling, haunted by the past, pornography, crime gone awry, visceral, father daughter relationship, brutality, life philosophy, dialogue, catastrophe, classical music, family life, artist, mental illness, hopes, obsession, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, reunion
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   58%
 
 8.0
 9K
Shame
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, biting, serious, enigmatic, reflective, talky, harsh, realistic, dramatic, art house, breathtaking, cynical, cerebral, emotional, atmospheric, stylized, tense, meditative, light, melancholic, macabre, surreal, witty, compassionate, disturbing, intense, intellectual
Plot: war, island, civil war, betrayal, politics, countryside, wartime, swedish, brutality, soldier, character study, visceral, existentialism, culture clash, adultery, psychology, crime gone awry, insanity, drinking, crumbling marriage, wine, loneliness, relationships, boat, political, on the run, ethnic conflict, catastrophe, survival, friendship, childhood, sexual abuse, introspection, dialogue, dreams, redemption, marriage, innocence lost, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, battles, political prisoner, shame, farm, fictional war, refugee, musician, female nudity, husband wife relationship, military
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   59%
 
Fanny and Alexander
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, West Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, emotional, clever, serious, captivating, enigmatic, thought provoking, reflective, breathtaking, cerebral, bleak, talky, meditative, art house, sincere, melancholic, intellectual, touching, lyrical, harsh, stylized, disturbing, philosophical, witty, cynical, sentimental, gothic
Plot: dysfunctional family, childhood, bishop, christmas, orphan, swedish, surrealism, young heroes, small town, family drama, parents and children, loneliness, ghost, funeral, siblings relations, art, storytelling, death, life & death, culture clash, relationships, guilt, tragedy, character study, greed, runaway, obsession, youth, catastrophe, pornography, parenthood, family problems, child abuse, family relations, complex characters, beautiful scenery, secrets, god, life is a bitch, adaptation, family, dialogue, gunfight, children, human nature, mentor, coming of age, theatre group, child prodigy, sibling relationship
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, turn of the century
Place: sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
 6.8
 33K
Spider
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, cerebral, enigmatic, melancholic, twists and turns, gloomy, realistic, dark, non-linear, art house, artsy, captivating, twist ending, mind bending, tense, intellectual, interesting, harsh, macabre, meditative, breathtaking, suspense, reflective, stylized, talky, offbeat, surprise ending
Plot: mental illness, murder, schizophrenia, storytelling, memory, paranoia, surrealism, mentally unstable, insanity, spiders, psychology, psychiatry, character study, parents and children, mystery, childhood, secrets, obsession, existentialism, imagination, paranoid, loneliness, haunted by the past, manipulation, visceral, identity, solitude, creativity, dialogue, guilt, twists & turns, brutality, police investigation, life & death, adaptation, pornography, flashbacks, violent, art, redemption, isolation, past, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, infidelity, misfit, rivalry, psychopath
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, east end london, africa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   55%
 
 7.8
 32K
The Tenant
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, dark humor, serious, enigmatic, tense, dark, cerebral, bleak, macabre, suspense, frightening, melancholic, offbeat, talky, scary, art house, harsh, mind bending, absurd, interesting, reflective
Plot: obsession, suicide, mental illness, identity, mystery, supernatural, paranoia, insanity, conspiracy, surrealism, ghost, psychology, paranoid, loneliness, mentally unstable, solitude, split personality, existentialism, isolation, life & death, secrets, twists & turns, visceral, serial killer, death, haunted by the past, psychiatry, crime gone awry, hospital, imagination, character study, violent, depression, eccentricity, catastrophe, deadly, storytelling, adaptation, creativity, losing-it hero, lodger, psychopath, neighbor, crimes, danger, dishonesty, polish, delusion, nervous breakdown, suicide attempt
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
 7.0
 11K
The Isle
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, sexual, serious, enigmatic, art house, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, surreal, captivating, meditative, dark humor, artsy, erotic, talky, psychological, sexy, reflective, brutal, harsh, stylized, bleak, bloody, breathtaking, cerebral, intellectual, avant garde
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, isolation, fish, loneliness, prostitution, male nudity, guilt, mute or deaf, violence, countryside, boat, surrealism, brutality, small town, resort, existentialism, visceral, pornography, splatter, destructive relationship, lake or river, relationships, vengeance, dialogue, prostitute, suicide, solitude, murder, chases and races, twists & turns, art, runaway, beautiful scenery, storytelling, confined, violent, sexualized violence, crimes, deadly, stylish, bdsm, culture clash, mentor, couples, catastrophe, liquor, eroticism, card game, jealousy, assassination
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 3K
Faithless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective, meditative, realistic, enigmatic, bleak, clever, art house, lyrical, tense, sincere, cerebral, breathtaking, talky, sexual, harsh, intense, intellectual, surreal, erotic, atmospheric, non-linear, disturbing, ironic
Plot: infidelity, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, relationships, swedish, guilt, romance, love affair, marriage, parents and children, solitude, writers, existentialism, drinking, life philosophy, life & death, redemption, love and romance, island, storytelling, creativity, obsession, art, mentor, couples, parenthood, isolation, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dialogue, destructive relationship, brutality, catastrophe, greed, artist, first contact, custody, suicide, death, transformation, fall in love, character study, dishonesty, divorce, rivalry, humanity, unfulfillment, family problems, complex characters
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
 7.7
 6K
Saraband
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, bleak, reflective, enigmatic, melancholic, sincere, realistic, meditative, talky, touching, art house, cerebral, breathtaking, depressing, disturbing, surreal, compassionate, stylized, harsh, heartbreaking, intense
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, marriage, swedish, guilt, divorce, death, hospital, crumbling marriage, classical music, suicide attempt, drinking, relationships, incest, betrayal, obsession, existentialism, human nature, depression, solitude, introspection, vengeance, life & death, couple relations, visceral, character study, pornography, art, parents and children, storytelling, family drama, culture clash, dialogue, siblings relations, crime gone awry, family in crisis, suicide, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, love and romance, runaway, catastrophe, writers, psychology, artist, mentor, unfulfillment, childhood, brutality, police investigation
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, munich germany, helsinki finland, st. petersburg russia, florence italy, hamburg germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
 7.8
 41K
Repulsion
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, tense, sexual, bleak, realistic, meditative, art house, talky, reflective, captivating, melancholic, macabre, dark, suspense, cerebral, frightening, scary, sexy, breathtaking, harsh, stylized, intense, interesting, neurotic, british horror, ambiguous ending
Plot: mental illness, loneliness, rape, insanity, paranoia, isolation, murder, psychology, losing-it hero, surrealism, sexual abuse, sisters, psychiatry, paranoid, obsession, visceral, character study, schizophrenia, hallucination, violent, dark fantasy, secrets, pornography, vengeance, runaway, violence, sexualized violence, brutality, unfulfillment, storytelling, guilt, repression, police investigation, serial killer, delusion, relationships, dialogue, solitude, voyeurism, sexuality, twists & turns, rent, magic realism, eccentricity, incest, post traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, rapist, imaginary character, virginity
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   100%
 
Scenes from a Marriage
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
Style: talky, realistic, tense, psychological, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, meditative, sincere, cerebral, breathtaking, bleak, emotional, clever, compassionate, gloomy, harsh, atmospheric, disturbing, thought provoking, dramatic, interesting, dark humor, earnest, intellectual, cynical, stylized, intense
Plot: loneliness, marriage, divorce, crumbling marriage, relationships, love, romance, introspection, honest, love story, couple relations, obsession, swedish, character study, drinking, runaway, tragedy, visceral, culture clash, catastrophe, dialogue, crime gone awry, life philosophy, love and romance, complex characters, greed, pornography, beautiful scenery, adultery, brutality, psychology, dysfunctional family, depression, political, cognac, marital separation, midlife crisis, selfishness, humiliation, mental illness, unfulfillment, life & death, women, breakup, couples, human nature, infidelity, society, love affair, extramarital affair
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
 7.9
 11K
3 Women
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, stylized, semi serious, enigmatic, bleak, meditative, melancholic, cerebral, clever, realistic, disturbing, talky, humorous, reflective, art house, breathtaking, captivating, harsh, non-linear, offbeat, sexual, artsy, absurd, depressing, dark humor, ironic, surprise ending
Plot: desert, surrealism, artist, suicide attempt, loneliness, identity, friendship, women, dreams, relationships, character study, obsession, insanity, runaway, dishonesty, existentialism, art, love and romance, pornography, violent, crime gone awry, dialogue, guilt, drinking, unlikely friendships, paranoia, paranoid, visceral, eccentricity, couples, friends, psychology, sexualized violence, vengeance, culture clash, golden years, catastrophe, metaphysics, womanizer, aging, opposites attract, avant-garde, shooting range, human nature, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, mental illness, coma, painting
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
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Knife in the Water
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological, bleak, serious, enigmatic, realistic, talky, cerebral, suspense, melancholic, captivating, reflective, meditative, sexy, harsh, art house, surreal, interesting, breathtaking, intellectual, stylized, intense, disturbing, macabre, sexual, erotic, road movie
Plot: jazz, murder, crumbling marriage, marriage, ego clash, psychology, mentor, runaway, ship, moral ambiguity, intrigue, relationships, paranoid, couple relations, obsession, dialogue, art, existentialism, greed, crime gone awry, love triangle, violence, twists & turns, visceral, loneliness, police investigation, secrets, boat, catastrophe, violent, manipulation, vengeance, knife, hotel, dishonesty, corruption, culture clash, gunfight, storytelling, assassination, pornography, rivalry, couples, unsupportive spouse, human nature, social differences, love and romance, family problems, hitchhiker, drowning
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
 7.6
 6K
The Butcher
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, serious, enigmatic, tense, realistic, cynical, gloomy, suspense, art house, macabre, stylized, harsh, melancholic, cerebral, sexy, breathtaking, reflective, french noir, sexual, light, talky, bleak, erotic, bloody, dark
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, small town, obsession, investigation, couple relations, stylish, new wave, brutality, relationships, twists & turns, dangerous attraction, secrets, paranoia, police investigation, manipulation, butcher, crime gone awry, crimes, visceral, danger, crime, violent, deadly, moral ambiguity, runaway, dishonesty, women, opposites attract, loneliness, french, couples, romance, voyeurism, catastrophe, psychopath, mind game, province, vietnam veteran, kidnapping, paranoid, identity, small town life, art, psychology, pornography, isolation, neo-noir, infidelity
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
 7.8
 16K
The Trial
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, bleak, serious, enigmatic, cerebral, suspenseful, meditative, talky, melancholic, reflective, breathtaking, art house, absurd, stylized, gloomy, dark, harsh, light, colourful, dark humor, intellectual
Plot: paranoia, surrealism, fighting the system, courtroom, existentialism, imagination, guilt, workplace, expressionism, dreams, paranoid, storytelling, insanity, adaptation, anti heroes, greed, loneliness, lawyer, obsession, legal action, art, secrets, runaway, conspiracy, uncover truth, literature, hotel, noir, false accusation, catastrophe, creativity, frame up, culture clash, distopia, death, pornography, dialogue, courtroom drama, justice, fountain of youth, life & death, crime, corruption, future dystopia, social decay, life is a bitch, dishonesty, legal, rebellion, society
Time: 20th century, 60s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
Felicia's Journey
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, serious, enigmatic, dark, sincere, realistic, bleak, melancholic, suspenseful, intense, gloomy, tense, interesting, surreal, harsh, cerebral, tricky, clever, atmospheric, talky, stylized, absurd, depressing, brutal, reflective
Plot: serial killer, irish, loneliness, violence, murder, insanity, unlikely criminals, obsession, haunted by the past, psychology, runaway, storytelling, manipulation, secrets, woman in danger, police investigation, violent, pornography, character study, dialogue, relationships, brutality, coming of age, visceral, crimes, adaptation, culture clash, redemption, sexualized violence, danger, fantasy world, twists & turns, psychopath, complex characters, childhood, investigation, torture, mentally unstable, guilt, identity, stylish, catastrophe, workplace, abortion, cookbook, dangerous friend, family abandonment, lawn mower, fake accent, bleeding
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
Bringing Out the Dead
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, suspenseful, realistic, dark, dark humor, captivating, surreal, depressing, harsh, disturbing, stylized, intense, meditative, enigmatic, reflective, cerebral, interesting, talky, road movie
Plot: redemption, hospital, drug addiction, violence, drugs, drug abuse, goth, dealing with death, death, coma, drugs/alcohol, life & death, homeless, loneliness, existentialism, depression, insanity, drinking, storytelling, hopes, brutality, crime gone awry, addiction, character study, love and romance, dialogue, stylish, eccentricity, life philosophy, violent, gangsters, euthanasia, ambulance, hallucination, couples, mental illness, rescue, workplace, life is a bitch, life, gunfight, friends, fantasy world, solitude, visceral, doctors, obsession, misfit partners, suicide, crazy
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 16K
I Stand Alone
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, twists and turns, serious, art house, harsh, rough, realistic, enigmatic, reflective, melancholic, brutal, gloomy, dark, macabre, stylized, suspenseful, philosophical, talky, ironic, intense, sexual, surreal, bloody, cerebral, dark humor, cynical, depressing, intellectual, surprise ending
Plot: pornography, existentialism, incest, violence, losing-it hero, brutality, loneliness, revenge, life philosophy, sexualized violence, vengeance, social misfits, visceral, violent, insanity, relationships, midlife crisis, heroes, suburbs, depression, storytelling, hopes, drinking, hotel, redemption, unsimulated sex, obsession, misfit, dialogue, gory, vigilantism, destiny, art, society, starting over, paranoia, crime gone awry, unfulfillment, male nudity, mental illness, psychology, life is a bitch, philosophy, catastrophe, parenthood, mute or deaf, mentor, childhood, life, incest overtones
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
 10K
Safe
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, realistic, reflective, melancholic, art house, suspenseful, thought provoking, cerebral, ironic, talky, meditative, harsh, satirical, stylized, bad ending, surreal, intellectual, dramatic, light, road movie
Plot: environment, quarantine, crumbling marriage, housewife, paranoia, loneliness, desert, doctors and patients, isolation, existentialism, psychiatry, solitude, suburbs, society, obsession, doctors, unfulfillment, life philosophy, allergy, retreat, illness, medicine, psychiatrist, couples, family problems, catastrophe, character study, power relations, visceral, dialogue, relationships, couple relations, depression, suburban life, life & death, pornography, disorder, chemical, sex, drinking, environmental, psychology, workplace, mental illness, mentor, brutality, greed, brainwashing, dysfunctional family, humanity
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
 8.1
 21K
The Conformist
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, surreal, sexual, stylized, psychological, serious, enigmatic, reflective, lyrical, realistic, meditative, melancholic, breathtaking, talky, sexy, gloomy, non-linear, scenic, art house, erotic, cerebral, intellectual, captivating, harsh, philosophical, colourful, cynical, suspenseful, light, thought provoking
Plot: fascism, assassination, assassin, betrayal, murder, sexuality, neo noir, introspection, surrealism, political, moral dilemma, obsession, character study, existentialism, haunted by the past, stylish, secrets, mentor, runaway, art, political unrest, childhood, psychology, culture clash, pornography, loneliness, manipulation, police investigation, complex characters, state affairs, politics, catastrophe, brainwashing, idealism, beautiful scenery, visceral, insanity, adaptation, human nature, parents and children, estrangement, against humanity, deadly, society, family relations, honeymoon, exile, repression, snitch, train ride
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, france, rome italy, paris france
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System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Beauty of the Day
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Style: surreal, sexual, stylized, sexy, psychological, clever, serious, enigmatic, erotic, cerebral, melancholic, art house, captivating, talky, intellectual, meditative, satirical, disturbing, witty, reflective, cynical, tricky, mind bending, non-linear, ironic, tense, interesting, twist ending, atmospheric, dark, ambiguous ending, no music
Plot: obsession, prostitute, adultery, surrealism, sex, prostitution, marriage, pornography, censorship, dreams, sexuality, self discovery, dark fantasy, sexual abuse, relationships, brothel, double life, sexual relations, magic realism, stylish, character study, loneliness, storytelling, secrets, psychology, moral ambiguity, dialogue, unfulfillment, guilt, imagination, sexualized violence, rebellion, infidelity, art, voyeurism, masochism, dream, jealousy, brutality, couple relations, childhood, runaway, twists & turns, fantasy world, violent, life philosophy, paranoia, sexual perversion, attempted murder, male nudity
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Last Year at Marienbad
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, psychological, enigmatic, cerebral, serious, meditative, reflective, non-linear, talky, gloomy, realistic, art house, melancholic, breathtaking, intellectual, bleak, artsy, mind bending, harsh, philosophical, lyrical, disturbing, psychedelic, avant garde
Plot: hotel, obsession, surrealism, memory, mystery, imagination, destiny, existentialism, dreams, loneliness, haunted by the past, new wave, art, maze, life & death, palaces castles and temples, dialogue, life philosophy, paranoid, relationships, romance, couples, pornography, childhood, poetry, amnesia, extramarital affair, storytelling, infidelity, visceral, love affair, catastrophe, wooing, voyeurism, dishonesty, creativity, runaway, psychology, hopes, philosophy, greed, crime gone awry, metaphysics, love and romance, death, mentor, french, uncertainty, french new wave, stream of consciousness
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   41%
 

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Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 117 min.
Style: sexual, erotic, psychological, disturbing, sincere, serious, art house, realistic, sexy, enigmatic, stylized, melancholic, artsy, rough, breathtaking, meditative, talky, surreal, cerebral, intellectual, bleak, cynical, philosophical, intense, harsh, interesting
Plot: sex, addiction, sexuality, male nudity, virginity, hospital, childhood, strong sexual content, pornography, bdsm, sexual relations, sexualized violence, nymphomaniac, obsession, loneliness, art, relationships, sexual abuse, erection, depression, casual sex, virgin, sin, sex addict, infidelity, introspection, brutality, storytelling, destructive relationship, seduction, censorship, psychology, adolescence, dialogue, runaway, life is a bitch, guilt, existentialism, coincidence, lust, unfulfillment, vengeance, couples, secrets, catastrophe, parenthood, nudity (topless - notable), artist, women, uniform
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
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Inland Empire
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, non-linear, art house, offbeat, realistic, cerebral, meditative, mind bending, dark, disturbing, tense, absurd, artsy, suspenseful, intellectual, breathtaking, melancholic, talky, stylized, harsh, macabre, philosophical, bleak, psychedelic, colourful, avant garde
Plot: identity, murder, surrealism, insanity, storytelling, alternate reality, mystery, hotel, danger, actor's life, gory, existentialism, dreams, woman in danger, visceral, art, pornography, infidelity, artists and showbiz, hollywood, obsession, life philosophy, creativity, maze, circus, guilt, dialogue, redemption, losing-it hero, brutality, filmmaking, metaphysics, couple relations, catastrophe, loneliness, dangerous attraction, life & death, crime gone awry, psychology, vengeance, violent husband, spectacle, wife, parallel world, movie star, movie business, married couple, society, eccentricity, chaos
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, poland, europe, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
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