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, serious, neo noir, realistic, gloomy, french noir
Plot: island, murder, private detective, femme fatale, on the run, plantation, marriage, mail order bride, romance, crimes, love and romance, bank, journalism, couples, love affair, factory, passenger, hidden identity, dishonesty, destructive relationship, cons and scams, exotic island, love of one's life, love, con artists ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, lyon, nice france

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Most similar movies to Mississippi Mermaid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and gloomy films with plots about couples, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, romance, couple relations and female nudity 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), 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966). 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, serious, neo noir, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, love triangle, romance, investigation, gays and lesbians, love and romance, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, alps, france, paris france
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100%
 6.0
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Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
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, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, femme fatale, passion, passionate sex, couple relations, obsession, desire, seduction, love and romance, runaway, false identity, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, delaware, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 33K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the road, lovers on the run, infidelity, couples, couple relations, road trip, tragic love, crimes, betrayal, romance, satire, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: stylized, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, rivalry, dealing with death, mystery, strong female presence, female killer, couples, small town ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, ladykiller, love affair, sexual relations, village, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, infidelity, on the road, village life, destructive relationship, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: opposites attract, love affair, couples, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, cons and scams, student life, college, destructive relationship, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: family relations, murder, disbelieving adult, couples, love and romance, crimes, investigation, parents and children, small town, school, hotel, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, tense, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: casino, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, love affair, fall in love, betrayal, love and romance, family relations, obsession, parents and children, mother daughter conflict ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: france, french riviera, nice france, geneva switzerland, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.1
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay hustler, lifestyle, love affair, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, on the run, destructive relationship, sexual relations, crimes, partners, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 772
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: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, breakup, infidelity, social differences, lovers reunited, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, cons and scams, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, flashback, female protagonist, train, police, betrayal, drunkenness ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: card playing, manipulation, fall in love, prostitute, corrupt law enforcer, disorder, power relations, obsession, rich and poor, law enforcement, fighting crime, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 337
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: realistic, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, couples, infidelity, romance, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, drug dealing, gangsters, mountain, store ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, sexy, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, murder of husband, infidelity, conspiracy, crimes, fatal attraction, crimes of passion, romance, love affair, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, destructive relationship, heist, couples, family relations, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, couples, crimes of passion, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, lisbon portugal, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 5K
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, realistic ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, mysterious character, femme fatale, human nature, introspection, chaos, secret, lie, family relations, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lovers: A True Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in '50s Spain, a young man leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée can get married. He rents a room from a widow, and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by ...
Style: realistic, erotic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, seduction, secret lover, widow, destructive relationship, love and romance, romance, betrayal, couple relations, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
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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, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, love triangle, anti semitism, infidelity, theater, occupation, confined, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
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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, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, forgery, betrayal, witnessing a crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, mysterious character, mentally unstable, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: french riviera, south of france, cote d'azur, monte carlo, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: At Bertrand Morane's burial there are many of the women that the 40-year-old engineer loved. In flashback Bertrand's life and love affairs are told by himself while writing an autobiographical novel.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sex addict, womanizer, bachelor, bittersweet, sexual content, couples, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 352
Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: cons and scams, love affair, love and romance, partners, couples, crimes, romance, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, thief, theft, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: realistic, serious, talky, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, platonic, family relations, couples, couple relations, siblings relations, fall in love, destructive relationship, woman, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century, pre world war one
Place: paris france, europe, france, normandy, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 2K
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 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: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, sexual relations, tragic love, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, midlife crisis, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 12K
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, dangerous attraction, infidelity, accountant, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, love triangle, cons and scams, love and romance, bank robbery, erotica ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 8K
Bad Blood (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 105 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: older man younger woman relationship, murder, debt, unrequited love, ex convict, illusionist, heist, aids, love triangle, couple relations, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 2K
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, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, atlantic ocean, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, neo noir, sexual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, money, betrayal, couples, small town, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, power relations, disorder, bitch, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, miami, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 737
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, neo noir, exciting ...
Plot: femme fatale, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, romance, escapades, on the road, bus, graphic violence, unlikely partners, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%