Movies like The Secret

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The Secret (2007)
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The Secret (2007)
Original name: Si j'étais toi
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Husband, wife, and daughter have moved from Boston to Williamstown. At 16, Samantha treats her mother shabbily, but when the two of them are in a horrific car crash, the mother wills Sam to live, somehow losing her own life while her spirit enters Sam.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, family relations, dealing with death, car accident, uncover truth, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, religion and supernatural, buried truth, new life, split personality, father daughter relationship, high school, drugs/alcohol, supernatural power, ghost, unfulfilled love, sexual content, profanity, indoor, incest, marijuana, cemetery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to The Secret

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and gloomy films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, dealing with death, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Secret: Adoration (2008), Bastards (2013), Looking for Alexander (2004), Hush Little Baby (2007), That Lovely Girl (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Adoration (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Director Atom Egoyan explores the concept of cyberspace as a place for redemption in this drama about an adolescent boy named Simon who reinvents his life on the internet. Before long, Simon's deeply personal journey provokes strong reactions ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, haunted by the past, self discovery, youth, redemption, uncover truth, parents and children, introspection, cyberspace, secret, internet, controversy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, toronto ontario canada
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100%
 6.2
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Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, family problems, uncover truth, family business, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, hidden identity, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Looking for Alexander (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disturbing and violent memories haunt a man after he emerges from a lengthy coma.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, parents and children, doctors and patients, memory loss, police detective, family problems, a vision, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hush Little Baby (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young mother suffers her worst nightmare -the drowning of her young daughter. Two years later, Jamie gives birth to another girl. After a series of suspicious accidents, Jamie becomes haunted by fears that her dead daughter's vengeful spirit ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, supernatural, mystery, custody, family problems, couples, family relations, deadly, pregnancy, babies and infants, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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That Lovely Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Moshe and Tami are a couple, Moshe is in his fifties and Tami is in her early twenties. They live together in a cruel and violent relationship, from which Tami seems unable to set herself free. Tami and Moshe are father and daughter...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: father daughter incest, incestuous sex, incestuous relationship, incest, inbreeding, family relations, family problems, parents and children, graphic violence, life is a bitch, abusive father, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
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Quiet Chaos (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pietro is a successful businessman with a wife and a daughter. One day he helps his brother save two women from drowning at the beach. When he returns home he finds that his wife has died. Now Pietro has to take care of his daughter, Claudia. When ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, contemplative, serious
Plot: starting over, parents and children, self discovery, family problems, family relations, hopes, death in the family, brother brother relationship, single parent, father daughter relationship, loss of wife, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Return to Innocence (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Director Rocky Costanzo's searing legal drama centers on a highly credentialed child psychologist named Glen Erskine (Richard Meese) whose life is shattered when he's accused of sexually assaulting a young boy he's been treating. ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, child abuse, man boy relationship, false accusation, teenage life, redemption, sexual abuse, custody, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Forgive Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Violette, an expectant wife, who opens a nasty barrel of worms by filming a documentary about her dysfunctional family, to be shown to her (as yet) unborn son.Through her ever-present lens, Violette begins to unearth one nasty family secret after ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, couples, family problems, uncover truth, parents and children, infidelity, adultery, father daughter relationship, disturbed childhood, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Last Sign (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who is tormented by the ghost of her abusive, alcoholic husband. She must come to terms with the past if she is to find peace and love...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, afterlife, ghost, family relations, death in the family, mysterious character, starting over, mystery, dealing with death, haunted by the past, loss of husband ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
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The Greatest (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, childhood sweetheart, family relations, crumbling marriage, teenage mother, youth, death in the family, dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, loss of son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, couples, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, haunted by the past, introspection, sexual abuse, family relations, estrangement, hopes, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Widow on the Hill (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sexy young hospice nurse, is hired by a wealthy man to care for his sick wife who eventually dies. When the nurse becomes the widower's new bride and then he dies suspiciously leaving his vast fortune to the new Mrs., his daughter becomes ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: terminal illness, manipulation, investigation, manipulations, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, cons and scams, murder, parents and children, family problems, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 587
The Wait (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An enigmatic phone call from a psychic catapults a family into a state of suspended belief while waiting for their recently deceased mother to be resurrected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, surreal, tense
Plot: resurrection, siblings relations, supernatural, family in crisis, death of mother, faith, waiting, love, family relations, drugs/alcohol, family problems, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Common Thread (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: French drama, the debut film from writer-director Eléonore Faucher. Teenager Claire (Lola Naymark) discovers she is pregnant and decides to keep it a secret. Abandoning her dead-end supermarket job, she is taken on as an apprentice by couturiere ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: teenage pregnancy, coming of age, pregnancy, small town, life is a bitch, friendship, embroidery, family problems, teenage life, youth, single parent, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Or (My Treasure) (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Or shoulders a lot: she's 17 or 18, a student, works evenings at a restaurant, recycles cans and bottles for cash, and tries to keep her mother Ruthie from returning to streetwalking in Tel Aviv. Ruthie calls Or "my treasure," but ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: escort service, prostitute, escort, family relations, prostitution, coming of age, parents and children, lifestyle, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, society, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Eclipse (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Michael Farr (Hinds) is a widower living in a misty Irish seaside town who is struggling to adjust to his new role as the sole caretaker of his two children. Still reeling from the death of his wife, he has been plagued by terrifying apparitions. ...
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, love and romance, family relations, love affair, romance, love triangle, father daughter relationship, graphic violence, profanity, small town, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
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Loverboy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, mental illness, pregnancy, parents and children, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, single parent, teenage life, babies and infants, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Don't Be Afraid (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Silvia is a young girl marked by a dark childhood. When she is barely twenty-five, she decides to start over and to face the people, feelings and emotions that keep her bound to the past. In her fight against adversity and against herself, she will ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: sexual abuse, haunted by the past, starting over, life is a bitch, support group, family relations, family problems, parents and children, group therapy, street market, incest, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Grief of Others (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, ten-year-old Biscuit ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, death in the family, couple relations, family problems, couples, dealing with death, family crisis, dysfunctional family, reconciliation, stillborn child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
J-Horror Theater Vol. 5 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river will never surface again. 20 Years later, Shinkichi, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: samurai, supernatural, ghost, murder, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, rivalry, grudge, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, extramarital affair, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 736
Unforgivable (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged writer is looking for a quiet retreat; a slightly younger female estate agent gives him details of a house a close to Venice.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: suspicion of adultery, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, parents and children, missing person, crimes, amateur detective, family relations, family problems, dealing with death, infidelity, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 503
Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, estrangement, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family business, down on your luck, voyeurism, forgiveness, coming of age, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, parents and children, family relations, youth, society, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love Me No More (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Antoine Méliot is around 40 years old and has everything he needs to be happy: a beautiful wife, two adorable children, friends he can count on, a pretty house in the Yvelines and money. But one day he decides to ruin everything in one weekend.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: disorder, leaving home, midlife crisis, family relations, career change, family problems, change of heart, estrangement, crumbling marriage, family life, introspection, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, ireland, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, last wish, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship, coming of age, unfulfillment, dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 16K
Twice Born (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Full-throttle melodrama about an ill-starred romance set against the backdrop of the siege of Sarajevo. A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: power of love, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, single parent, hopes, family relations, redemption, italian soldier, suicide, strong female presence, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, europe, sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Tracey Fragments (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Tracey Berkowitz, 15, a self-described normal girl, loses her 9-year old brother, Sonny. In flashbacks and fragments, we meet her overbearing parents and the sweet, clueless Sonny. We watch Tracey navigate high school, friendless, picked on and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: survival, dysfunctional family, high school, teenage life, youth, family problems, first sex, borderline personality disorder, mother daughter relationship, family relations, bus, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
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Free Radicals (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the death of Manu (Resetarits) in a car accident, the film relates the interwoven stories of several people who become indirectly connected by the events and aftermath of the crash.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, teenage life, introspection, love and romance, youth, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, couples, hopes, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, brazil, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%