Movies like The Lake 1999

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The Lake (1999)
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The Lake (1999)
Original name: Sjön
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A thriller set in a Swedish village. Lisa comes back from London to sell a house left to her by her father. He mysteriously disappeared in the forest in the winter and is presumed dead in an accident. Lisa suspects there is more to the story as her father was disliked in the village. The old hunting lodge by the lake hides a secret. When Lisa starts her search for the truth painful facts about her father, herself and the village will be revealed.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: countryside, crimes, village, in the woods, missing person, life is a bitch, mystery, village life, lake or river, uncover truth, social relations, police, female nudity, male female relationship, house, boat, female protagonist, lake, fire, arson, drunkenness, funeral, mother daughter relationship, death of father, priest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, mystery, murder, deadly, danger, investigation and uncover truth mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Lake: The Intruder (2005), Corridor (2010), False Trail (2011), Solstorm (2007), Echoes from the Dead (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Intruder (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Vansant is an emergency physician from Brussels who is desperately searching for his daughter who ran away from home and is now missing for eighteen months. He meets a girl of whom he thinks that she knows what happened to his daughter but the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: missing person, loss of daughter, investigation, uncover truth, buried truth, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, hunter, parent child relationship, village life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium, europe
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95%
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 484
Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, danger, deadly, crimes, murder, student, apartment building, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, domestic disturbance, concierge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 5K
False Trail (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Interrogator Erik Backstrom (Rolf Lassgård) is forced to return to his former home village to solve a murder mystery, in which the local polices and some hunters and even Erik's family seems to be involved. Soon, the conflicts are in full ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, countryside, graphic violence, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime, village, car, fish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
 2K
Solstorm (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While in a party promoted by her chief and friend Måns Wenngren, the fiscal attorney, Rebecka Martinsson, receives a call from her former sister-in-law, Sanna Strandgård, telling that her brother and preacher Viktor was murdered, stabbed and with ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, woman in danger, uncover truth, legal investigation, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, false arrest, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Echoes from the Dead (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a foggy day, Julia‘s six-year-old son Jens is called missing. Despite a thorough search, the boy is never found. Twenty years later, Julia’s father receives one of the shoes Jens was wearing the day he disappeared. Who sent it? Why? Is the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, exciting ...
Plot: missing child, crimes, survival, missing person, danger, deadly, single parent, faked death, love, female protagonist, loss of father, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s, quarry, year 1972 ...
Place: sweden, cuba, havana cuba, eastern europe
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54%
Shadow of Doubt (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An attorney (Melanie Griffith) uncovers a political conspiracy in the brutal killing of a wealthy young woman.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: politics, murder, courtroom, legal, law enforcement, legal action, crime, mystery, amateur detective, deadly, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
White Water Fury (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Story: Four young men – Luke, Simon, Anders and John – are on the gang’s annual outing. During the trip down the river the four meet sisters Marie and Susanne, who recently moved up to northern Sweden from Stockholm. They decide to camp and party ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, deadly, crimes, buddies, murder, who done it, camp, missing person, brother brother relationship, wilderness, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Death in the Shadows (1985)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter lives in Oostdijk, a village near Amsterdam. One night when the mother is on her way home, she is killed in a car accident in the street they live in.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hit and run, murder, accident, teenage girl, search for mother, striptease, peep show, obsessive quest, rivalry, crimes, deadly, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, false accusation, frame up, death row, injustice, law enforcement, legal, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, antarctica, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Winter Lily (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a remote part of New England, Clive arrives at Memory Lane, a rustic bed&breakfast. After being welcomed by the charming hostess, Agatha, he soon discovers a diary filled with mystery about the hostess' daughter, Lily. His natural ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: mind game, mystery, survival, obsession, captivity, isolation, teenage life, riddles and clues, confined, danger, stalking, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Lady Vanishes (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, amateur detective, fall in love, danger, mysterious character, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, mind game, female protagonist, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 221
Vanished (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman searches for many years to exact revenge on a kidnapper. A psychological thriller that examines how far a person would go if pushed to the extreme.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, confined, mystery, deadly, danger, rivalry, husband wife relationship, hostage, kidnapping, murder, secret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 57K
Story (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vidya Bagchi (Vidya Balan) arrives in Kolkata from London to find her missing husband Arnab Bagchi. Seven months pregnant and alone in a festive city, she begins a relentless search for her husband. With nothing to rely on except fragments from her ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: terrorism, investigation, missing person, riddles and clues, missing husband, uncover truth, search, danger, law enforcement, deadly, nobody believes, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, london, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 529
Mexico City (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her brother disappears during a brief travel layover in Mexico, Mitch begins a desperate search that will eventually lead the young divorcee into the capital city's most notorious neighborhood. But even with the aid of the American ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, talky
Plot: mystery, crimes, missing person, hotel, assassination, murder witness, bespectacled male, kidnapping, chase, photograph, police corruption, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Last Hours in Suburbia (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Grace is accused of playing a role in a deadly accident, her best friend reaches out from beyond the grave to unveil the truth behind what happened.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, false accusation, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, best friends, car accident, murder, danger, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 154
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: righting the wronged, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, chases and races, life is a bitch, frame up, false accusation, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Ghost and the Whale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man, Joseph, loses his wife at sea, then spirals deep into a world of confusion. The wife's brothers' need revenge! Joseph tries to tell anyone who will listen that a whale killed his beautiful Annabel Lee, but even he doesn't quite ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: uncover truth, false accusation, life is a bitch, vengeance, missing person, mental illness, social relations, small town life, small town
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 327
Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, deadly, youth, crimes, mystery, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, child murder, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, vigilante ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 2K
Moss (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Hae Gook (Park Hae Il) travels to a reclusive village to attend his father's funeral. He wants to find out the reason behind his father's strange death, but the villagers, in particular village chief Cheon (Jung Jae Young), seem to be ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, crimes, uncover truth, social relations, mystery, under the surface, rivalry, danger, village, mysterious character, dishonesty, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mistaken identity, uncover truth, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, riddles and clues, murder, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Murder Farm (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young Kathrin returns to the small village where she was born to bury her mother, whom she barely knew. Piece by piece she learns the details behind the gruesome murder of an entire family on a farm near the village. It has been two years since ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: murder, farm, countryside, village, crimes, deadly, murder of family, funeral, farmhouse, village life, crime, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: bavaria, southern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, danger, law enforcement, police detective, investigation, abduction, crimes, graphic violence, confined, life is a bitch, woman in danger, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 3.8
 1K
Snapdragon (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An erotic amnesiac lures a police psychologist into a world of lust and danger.
Style: erotic, tense, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, serial killer, police, seduction, investigation, law enforcement, danger, who done it, deadly, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 1K
Sleepwalker (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ulrik Hansson is 45 years old and lives a secure life in a Swedish residential district together with his wife Monika and their two children. He's got a well-paid job as an architect and builds a new detached house which the family will move ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, murder, on the run, mystery, crimes, deadly, family problems, disappearance, sleepwalking, blood, family relations
Time: 90s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 2K
Riddle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly & Nathan Teller live in a small town in Pennsylvania. Holly is on the cheerleading team and has a close relationship with her younger brother Nathan, who is subjected to bullying at school. Nathan is taken for a car ride one day by ...
Style: serious, disturbing, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, small town, uncover truth, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, haunted by the past, crimes, riddles and clues, college, social relations, secret place ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 1K
Distortion (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When his girlfriend is kidnapped, a drug-addicted ex-cop must overcome his demons and face the sobering task of tracking her down before it's too late. His story dismissed by the police, he's left with no choice but to rely on his own ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, missing person, obsessive quest, crimes, murder, drugs, life is a bitch, mystery, crime, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 1K
Slam Dance (1987)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An artist, framed for the murder of a woman, is drawn into a web of corruption, blackmail and deceit.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: false accusation, murder, uncover truth, betrayal, crime, law enforcement, mystery, manipulations, manipulation, crimes, frame up, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, crimes, chases and races, heroes, law enforcement, crime, deadly, police investigation, race against time, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Tenth Circle (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Jodi Picoult's best-selling novel, "The Tenth Circle" tells the powerful story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: family relations, family problems, mystery, investigation, crimes, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, college, family life, teenage life, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%