Movies like Mississippi Mermaid

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Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
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Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
Original name: La sirène du Mississipi
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by William Irish, it's a noirish tale of a man who orders a mail-order bride but receives instead a con woman.
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, serious, neo noir, realistic, french noir
Plot: island, private detective, on the run, murder, femme fatale, reunion, marriage, plantation, mail order bride, crimes, romance, crime, love and romance, journalism, destructive relationship, love affair, bank, factory, passenger, couples, dishonesty, deadly, hidden identity, cons and scams, secret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, nice france, lyon

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Most similar movies to Mississippi Mermaid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and psychological films with plots about love and romance, couples, dishonesty, crimes, romance, murder and crime mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Mississippi Mermaid: Thieves (1996), Original Sin (2001), Pierrot le Fou (1965), The Bride Wore Black (1968), Love the Hard Way (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Thieves (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, serious, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, bathtub, crimes, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: lyon, france, paris france
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95%
 6.1
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Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, erotic, atmospheric, suspense, romantic ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, femme fatale, passion, obsession, desire, couple relations, passionate sex, love and romance, runaway, erotic thriller, sex, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america, morocco, havana cuba, delaware ...
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100%
 7.6
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Pierrot le Fou (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lovers on the run, on the road, infidelity, couple relations, couples, road trip, betrayal, romance, crime, crimes, tragic love, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, provence, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, death in the family, small town, haunted by the past, deadly, dealing with death, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: neo noir, bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: opposites attract, couples, love affair, cons and scams, student life, crimes, love and romance, crime, dishonesty, college, destructive relationship, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, ladykiller, unfulfillment, on the road, tragic love, infidelity, sexual relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Scene of the Crime (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the woods, a 13-year-old boy is grabbed by an escaped convict and told to bring money later that day. The boy does as he's told, only to be attacked by the convict's partner. A murder ensues, and through happenstance, the murderer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: family relations, murder, disbelieving adult, parents and children, small town, captivity, school, love and romance, investigation, crimes, couples, hotel ...
Time: 80s
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Our Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vassili is an aged prostitute with killer instincts. He finds an unconscious young man in the Forest of Boulogne and takes him home. Now lovers and accomplices, the two men become a couple in prostitution and steal from their clients. And yet, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: male prostitute, deadly, lifestyle, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, on the run, love affair, crimes, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Max and the Junkmen (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Max is a Paris detective, aloof, independently wealthy, and frustrated by gangs of robbers whom he cannot catch. To re-establish his stature and save face, he decides to inveigle a group of petty thieves (led by an old acquaintance) to rob a bank. A ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, manipulation, prostitute, obsession, rich and poor, fighting crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, working the system ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
In the Name of My Daughter (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1976 in Nice, Agnes, the daughter of the owner of the Palais de la Méditerranée, falls in love with an older lawyer.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: casino, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, fall in love, love affair, parents and children, obsession, family relations, betrayal, murder suspect, bank ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: france, french riviera, geneva switzerland, south of france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 706
Heartbeat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mistress (Catherine Deneuve) of a wealthy man misses material comforts when she leaves him for a younger lover.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, destructive relationship, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, love affair, breakup, social differences, couples, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 303
Angela (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story of an attractive Sicilian mob-wife who participates in her husband's drug-dealing business and falls for her husband's lackey.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love and romance, romance, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, couples, drug dealing, going straight, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
In All Innocence (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: High-profile lawyer Michel takes on the defence of a young and pretty small-time thief, Cécile, after the botched hold-up of a jewellery shop. As predicted by his elegant art-dealer and sculptress wife Viviane, Michel goes well beyond his brief, ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: legal, crimes, dishonesty, crime, destructive relationship, heist, couple relations, love affair, family relations, couples, unfulfillment, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 4K
Pola X (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A writer leaves his upper-class life and journeys with a woman claiming to be his sister, and her two friends.
Style: serious, psychological, meditative, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, mysterious character, femme fatale, human nature, introspection, chaos, secret, lie, family relations, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, germany, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 13K
The Last Metro (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, theater, infidelity, love triangle, anti semitism, occupation, confined, life is a bitch, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: contemplative, gloomy, sexual, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, new wave, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, love triangle, midlife crisis, couple relations, human nature, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, lisbon portugal, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Place Vendome (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of a woman that remained distracted for a long time from her life, from the passions that made her feel alive. The importance of true love is compared with the material value of diamonds. Only one truly lasts forever. She's got to ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, dishonesty, crimes, crime, mystery, haunted by the past, cons and scams, female director, talking to oneself in a mirror, jewel theft, talking to self in mirror, nosebleed ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: neo noir, serious, sexy, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, infidelity, conspiracy, crimes, crime, fatal attraction, romance, love affair, adultery, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: love affair, cons and scams, partners, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, theft, thief, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, sentimental, talky
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, couple relations, fall in love, destructive relationship, siblings relations, platonic, family relations, couples, sister sister relationship, love letter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century, pre world war one, 1900s
Place: paris france, europe, france, wales, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, love affair, haunted by the past, couple relations, love triangle, crime, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 2K
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, love and romance, prostitute, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, midlife crisis, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, sexual relations, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: twins, first love, marriage, romance, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family, fall in love, forbidden love, parents and children, couples, family problems, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Light (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, brittany, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 7K
Bad Blood (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A sexually transmitted disease called STBO is sweeping the country; it's spread by having sex without emotional involvement, and most of its victims are teenagers who make love out of curiosity rather than commitment. While a serum that can ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, offbeat
Plot: murder, ex convict, nickname, unrequited love, older man younger woman relationship, debt, illusionist, cons and scams, plague, romance, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 11K
The Hot Spot (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, sexy, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, accountant, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, love triangle, love and romance, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, bank robbery, erotica ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, virginia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 2K
Joy House (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small-time con man on the run from the gangster husband of his girlfriend hides out in a strange, brooding mansion run by two mysterious women. There he finds himself trapped in deception between the two women. Shot on location in the French ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, siblings relations, voyeurism, couples, uncontrollable, estate, criminal's revenge, curses spells and rituals, friendship, cons and scams, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, cote d'azur, monte carlo, nice france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 706
Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Valerio Mastandrea is Franz, a night bus driver on the airport route who owes a lot of money from poker debts. He's stumbled upon by the variously named Leila, a thief who has accidentally become wrapped up in a secretive blackmail deal ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, neo noir, sentimental ...
Plot: femme fatale, escapades, crimes, on the run, romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, chases and races, on the road, crime, bus, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 715
F.T.W. (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man and a woman running from their pasts are trapped on a collision course with the future. Frank T. Wells, a newly-released ex-con looking for a few acres of freedom on the rodeo circuit. Scarlett Stuart, a wild beautiful woman on the run from a ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, crime, couples, on the road, fall in love, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, prison, going straight, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 540
Another Life (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman is wrongly accused of murdering her husband in Edwardian London. Just before the outbreak of World War I, Edith Graydon married her boyfriend Percy Thomson. He survives the war but theirs is not a happy marriage. She doesn't really love ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, couples, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1910s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%