Movies like House of the Sleeping Beauties

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House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006)
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House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006)
Original name: Das Haus der schlafenden Schönen
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Edmond, a man in his sixties whose wife has recently passed away, is told about a secret establishment where men can spend an entire night in bed alongside beautiful, sleeping young women, who stretch, roll over and dream, but never awaken. Bedazzled by their seductive yet innocent tenderness, but distressed about the reason for their deep sleep, he delves into the mystery of the house of sleeping beauties.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, aging, older man younger woman relationship, obsession, brothel, secret, sexual tension, uncover truth, erotica, age difference, fetish, prostitute, elderly, human nature, golden years, dealing with death, female nudity, death, sleeping, nudity (full frontal - brief), corpse, erection, sleeping pill, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe

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Most similar movies to House of the Sleeping Beauties

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and tense films with plots about haunted by the past, life is a bitch, obsession, murder, mystery, crimes and uncover truth mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like House of the Sleeping Beauties: Gun-shy (2003), The Quiet Roar (2014), 9:06 (2009), Sleeping Beauty (2011), Like a Cast Shadow (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gun-shy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dito Tsintsadze's drama focuses on a loner whose life changes dramatically, when he gets to know a beautiful, but strange girl. Lukas, a young man doing "meals on wheels" instead of military service, doesn't have many friends and ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, life is a bitch, lifestyle, obsession, murder, loneliness, love triangle, romantic obsession, unrequited love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, europe
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100%
 5.4
 206
The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, aging, drug abuse, introspection, disease, terminal illness, dealing with death, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 326
9:06 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Slovenia, Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A police inspector investigates an unusual suicide case. The investigation develops into an obsession, inspector starts living in the apartment of the deceased, digging through his life and gradually taking over his identity.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, mysterious character, police investigation, haunted by the past, obsession, mystery, life is a bitch, destiny, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship, guilt, death of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sleeping Beauty (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A haunting erotic fairytale about Lucy, a young University student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of beauty and desire.
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, art house, serious ...
Plot: perversion, prostitution, erotica, sexual perversion, bdsm, prostitute, dirty old man, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, voyeur, brothel, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, introspection, family relations, strong female presence, under the surface, mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Unter Nachbarn (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Good Neighbour is a 2011 German film directed by Stephan Rick. It premiered in competition at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival and was screened at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and the Hof International Film Festival.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, journalism, crimes, neighbor, manslaughter, power relations, hidden truth, psycho, friendship between men, journalist, car accident, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 2K
The Ape (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: losing-it hero, introspection, human nature, moral dilemma, disorder, life turned upside down, family relations, heroes, parents and children, surrealism, hell, mental disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 147
Exit (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Several people think the city is a maze and they obsessively search for the exit.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, uncover truth, parallel world, maze, mystery, delusion, society, desperation, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, escapades, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Jack Irish: Bad Debts (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover - the complete man ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: crimes, private detective, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, haunted by the past, nypd, debt collector, horse race, gunfight, activist, police commissioner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Hero's Welcome (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: soldier, haunted by the past, anti war, homecoming, sibling relationship, military, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, medical examination, post traumatic stress disorder, forest, war in afghanistan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 540
Lose Your Head (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lose Your Head is a psycho thriller about a Spanish party tourist who gets lost in Berlin. The film is inspired by the true story of a young Portuguese man who disappeared some years ago after a night at Berghain.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: gay, missing person, mistaken identity, gay sex, drugs, gay interest, male nudity, gay lead character, gender, chase, lgbt, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 194
The Fold (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, society, under the surface, immigrants, clergy, life is a bitch, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, family problems, friends, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Perfect Number (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the series by the popular Japanese novelist Keigo Higashino, this is a mystery drama that 'faithfully but freely' adapts the 3rd part in the series, . The story revolves around 3 characters: a woman who unwittingly killed her ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hidden truth, murder, investigation, human nature, under the surface, moral dilemma, teacher, friendship, death, crimes, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Paradise Cruise (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An impossible love story between Yossi, a former IDF soldier, and Dora, a mysterious French photographer visiting Israel, as they both struggle in vain to leave their pasts behind.
Style: non-linear, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: haunted by the past, obsession, vengeance, obsessive quest, dishonesty, love and romance, impossible love, couple relations, couples, unfulfillment, beach, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Superegos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nick Gutlicht lives of illegally selling valuable books, owes money to a bunch of other crooks and has to hide from them. By chance he ends up in the mansion of the famous, now very old philosopher Curt Ledig, who despite the age related ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, family in crisis, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, under the surface, psychologist, female nudity, bohemian, third reich, male nudity, skinny dipping, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, crimes, social decay, emotionless, corpse, graphic violence, child in peril, urban ghetto, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Secret Ceremony (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A tormented rich girl hires a sex worker to act as her mother.
Style: slasher, twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: stepfather, mental illness, prostitute, daughter, female psychopath, mental disorder, prostitution, family problems, psychopath, couples, family relations, master and servant ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 737
Diamond Flash (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Violeta is willing to do anything to find her missing kid. Elena keeps a strange secret. Lola wants to settle her debts with the past. Juana needs someone who loves her unconditionally and Enriqueta just looks for someone who makes her laugh. These ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: missing child, mystery, mysterious character, parents and children, haunted by the past, little girl, uncover truth, couples, supernatural, kidnapping, debt, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.4
 2K
Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: Exile is a British psychological thriller television series dealing with the topic of Alzheimer's disease against a background of corruption. It stars John Simm and Jim Broadbent and was broadcast on BBC One. The series received varyingly ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, parents and children, homecoming, haunted by the past, family relations, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, murder mystery, mental health, bbc, corruption, alzheimer's disease ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 199
Family Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: deportation, family relations, coming out, aging, hopes, family problems, introspection, haunted by the past, bittersweet, gender, elderly, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 606
Cold Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Norway, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What could be better than knowing your future? And what could be worse? A love-filled childhood abruptly ends when catastrophe descends. A catastrophe that the child had foreseen yet failed to act upon.
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: small town, haunted by the past, childhood trauma, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, young love, childhood memory, village life, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 1K
Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, childhood trauma, murder, crimes, mystery, obsession, friendship, violence, killing spree, hotel, gang rape, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 527
Island (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, family problems, hidden identity, undercover, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, incestuous relationship, obsessive quest, orphan, redemption, storm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: religions or cults, missing person, rescue, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, clergy, religion, brainwashing, religious fanaticism, religious fanatic, siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Other Side of the Street (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Regina, a lonely 65 year old who works on the neighborhood watch for the police in Copacabana, believes to have witnessed a murder in the building across the street, and ends up getting involved with the suspect in a potentially dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, terminal illness, obsession, couple relations, murder witness, investigation, crimes, love and romance, amateur detective, elderly, aging, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Everything Will Be Fine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers.Suspecting a political conspiracy, Falk falls into a frenetic chase to reveal the mystery ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: chase, dishonesty, uncover truth, obsession, disorder, state affairs, life turned upside down, on the run, political conspiracy, life is a bitch, hit and run, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 884
Found Memories (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Argentina, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Each citizen of Jotuomba plays an integral role in village life. Madalena is responsible for baking bread; each morning she stacks her rolls as Antonio prepares the coffee. The two share a morning ritual of arguments and insults, followed by an ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, stylized ...
Plot: aging, elderly, golden years, social relations, haunted by the past, village life, nudity (full frontal - brief), priest, small town, death, old woman, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 3K
Two Lives (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Europe 1990, the Berlin wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but now living in Norway for the last 20 years, is a “war child”; the result of a love relationship between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: berlin wall, court, haunted by the past, undercover, family life, hidden truth, dishonesty, espionage, testimony, lawyer, new life, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, year 1990
Place: germany, norway, east germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.4
 454
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, parents and children, crimes, mystery, small town, small town life, ghost, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Big Picture (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Paul Exben is a success story – partner in one of Paris's most exclusive law firms, big salary, big house, glamorous wife and two sons straight out of a Gap catalog. But when he finds out that Sarah, his wife, is cheating on him with Greg ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sincere, tense, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, law firm, downfall, redemption, couples, starting over, hotshot lawyer, haunted by the past, cheating wife, accidental killing, disposing of a dead body, crimes of passion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france, montenegro, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%