Movies like Mississippi Mermaid

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Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
 7.0
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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, realistic, french noir
Plot: island, private detective, on the run, murder, femme fatale, reunion, marriage, plantation, mail order bride, crimes, romance, neo noir, crime, love and romance, journalism, destructive relationship, love affair, bank, factory, passenger, couples, dishonesty, deadly, hidden identity, cons and scams ...
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 sexy films with plots about couples, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, crimes, crime and murder 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, serious, sexy, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, bathtub, neo noir, crimes, love triangle, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: lyon, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 53K
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, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, passion, desire, obsession, couple relations, passionate sex, love and romance, sex, murder, false identity, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: cuba, latin america, delaware, morocco, havana cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 29K
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, crime, crimes, romance, betrayal, tragic love, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, mediterranean sea, 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, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, death in the family, crimes, deadly, dealing with death, crime, investigation, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: opposites attract, couples, love affair, student life, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, crime, crimes, college, neo noir, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, couples, investigation, crimes, small town life, captivity, parents and children, hotel, small town, infidelity, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: deadly, lifestyle, on the run, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, love affair, male prostitute, destructive relationship, couples, crimes, murderous pair, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: manipulation, neo noir, fall in love, prostitute, romance, fighting crime, manipulations, dishonesty, crime, lifestyle, love and romance, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, captivating, tense, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: casino, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, fall in love, love affair, parents and children, obsession, betrayal, family relations, murder suspect, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: france, french riviera, geneva switzerland, nice france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 694
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, destructive relationship, romance, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 299
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, store ...
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, family relations, crimes, love and romance, destructive relationship, heist, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime, unfulfillment ...
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, lie, secret, family relations, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, germany, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: sexy, psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, new wave, human nature, destructive relationship, tragic love, fall in love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, bittersweet, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, gloomy, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, infidelity, theater, hiding place, love triangle, anti semitism, wartime life, showbiz, social differences, couple relations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany, poland ...
⇓ 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: psychological, stylized, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, crime, haunted by the past, cons and scams, neo noir, female director, talking to oneself in a mirror, jewel theft, 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: serious, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, intense ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, obsession, betrayal, infidelity, conspiracy, crime, crimes, fatal attraction, romance, love affair, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 315
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: cons and scams, love affair, partners, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, thief, theft, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic, serious
Plot: tragic love, widow, soldier, murder, love triangle, seduction, scam, infidelity, wedding, unfulfillment, romance, gender ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Romance, Drama
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, contemplative, sentimental, talky
Plot: love triangle, family relations, couples, siblings relations, fall in love, destructive relationship, couple relations, romance, love and romance, platonic, frenchman abroad, pre world war one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: paris france, france, europe, wales, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, prostitute, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, obsession, infidelity, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 2K
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, couple relations, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, crime, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, family problems, couples, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.4
 10K
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: atmospheric, sexy, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, infidelity, accountant, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, love triangle, love and romance, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, bank robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, virginia, usa, california
⇓ 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, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, atlantic ocean, brittany
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, contemplative, offbeat
Plot: murder, nickname, unrequited love, debt, older man younger woman relationship, ex convict, illusionist, cons and scams, destructive relationship, plague, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ 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, tense, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, curses spells and rituals, dangerous attraction, friendship, siblings relations, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, voyeurism, couples, estate, uncontrollable ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, nice france, south of france, monte carlo, cote d'azur
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 699
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, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, romance, crimes, escapades, on the run, dishonesty, cons and scams, on the road, chases and races, neo noir, chase, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 1K
Salvo (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A hitman for the Sicilian Mafia, Salvo is solitary, cold and ruthless. When he sneaks into a house to eliminate a man, he discovers Rita, a young blind girl who powerlessly stands by while her brother is assassinated. Salvo tries to close those ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, hitman, murder, danger, gang war, mafia, romance, fall in love, couples, blind woman, solitary, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, haunted by the past, romance, couples, breakup, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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