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, gloomy, realistic, contemplative
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, aging, obsession, secret, brothel, sexual tension, uncover truth, prostitute, elderly, human nature, dealing with death, golden years, death, female nudity, sleeping, older man younger woman relationship, erection, voyeurism, corpse, sleeping pill, brothel madam, suicide of wife, female full frontal nudity, cleavage ...
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, family relations, murder, danger and mystery 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), Like a Cast Shadow (2015), Unter Nachbarn (2011). 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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, life is a bitch, lifestyle, obsession, prostitute, murder by shooting, cooking and food, bus, golden years, male in bathtub, sanity, world war two veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, canada
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100%
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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, contemplative, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, introspection, elderly, drug abuse, terminal illness, dealing with death, disease, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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76%
 5.5
 307
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, serious, realistic, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, police investigation, mysterious character, police detective, mystery, life is a bitch, destiny, ex husband ex wife relationship, guilt, father daughter relationship, death of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: contemplative, realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, family relations, introspection, under the surface, mystery, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.1
 621
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, journalism, crimes, neighbor, manslaughter, buried truth, power relations, danger, deadly, psychopath, journalist, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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64%
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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: atmospheric, psychological, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: losing-it hero, introspection, moral dilemma, human nature, disorder, family relations, life turned upside down, parents and children, heroes, surrealism, hell, locker room ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, parallel world, uncover truth, mystery, maze, delusion, society, psychological drama, urban, life is a bitch, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, private detective, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, down on your luck, crime, who done it, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 165
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: psychological, tense, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, society, under the surface, life is a bitch, clergy, immigrants, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, danger, folk, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: buried truth, investigation, murder, human nature, moral dilemma, under the surface, teacher, friendship, death, law enforcement, mystery, mathematics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 477
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: missing person, mistaken identity, drugs/alcohol, gender, chase, chases and races, party, drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians, techno, foreigner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, vengeance, couples, impossible love, couple relations, obsessive quest, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, innocence lost, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Hero's Welcome (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: soldier, haunted by the past, homecoming, anti war, life is a bitch, military, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, medical examination, post traumatic stress disorder, danger, military life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, stepfather, mental illness, daughter, haunted by the past, mind game, aging, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, obsession, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: doctors and patients, introspection, family in crisis, haunted by the past, under the surface, psychologist, female nudity, male nudity, bohemian, third reich, skinny dipping, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: mortician, murder, haunted by the past, redemption, neo noir, danger, social decay, emotionless, crimes, corpse, child in peril, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 686
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, mind bending ...
Plot: missing child, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, mysterious character, little girl, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, couples, comics, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 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: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, homecoming, mental illness, family relations, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, corruption, alzheimer's disease
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: atmospheric, sincere, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, midlife crisis, childhood trauma, unfulfillment, young love, childhood memory, nudity (full frontal - brief), village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, iceland
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54%
 6.7
 183
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: sincere, touching, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, deportation, coming out, haunted by the past, introspection, aging, hopes, family problems, gender, elderly, death in the family, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 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: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: secret, berlin wall, trial, haunted by the past, family life, buried truth, undercover, dishonesty, espionage, testimony, lawyer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1969, year 1990
Place: norway, germany, east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, anti heroes, deadly, anti hero, friendship, childhood trauma, violence, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 464
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, psychological, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: island, undercover, hidden identity, family problems, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, redemption, orphan, obsessive quest, female director, storm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: rescue, crimes, drugs/alcohol, missing person, uncover truth, danger, clergy, religions or cults, woman in danger, life is a bitch, church, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Something Wicked (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young couple embark upon their honeymoon against the chilling landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. But when tragedy strikes, gruesome secrets from their past collide with sinister forces of the present...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, scary, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, haunted by the past, couple relations, couples, danger, deadly, violence, wedding, family relations, death, bikini
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: dishonesty, chase, uncover truth, disorder, state affairs, obsession, life turned upside down, on the run, life is a bitch, hit and run, chases and races, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Other Side of the Street (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 97 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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, obsession, terminal illness, couple relations, love and romance, elderly, aging, couples, fall in love, amateur detective, deadly, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, hospital, family problems, family in crisis, dealing with death, life is a bitch, pubic hair, sickness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 2K
The Dinner (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adapting a Dutch bestseller inspired by a shocking real-life crime, Menno Meyjes (screenwriter of The Color Purple and Lionheart) directs this excoriating assessment of Europe’s contemporary social ills.
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, under the surface, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, human nature, parents and children, juvenile delinquency, family in crisis, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 2K
Cosmos (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two young men seek the solitude of the country; their peace is disturbed when a set of random occurrences suggest to their susceptible minds a pattern with sinister meanings.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: obsession, human nature, fall in love, satire, sparrow, dead animal, love, rivalry, countryside, umbrella, writers, jaguar car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%