Movies like What You Don't See

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What You Don't See (2009)
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What You Don't See (2009)
Original name: Was du nicht siehst
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two strangers have a strong impact on a young man who's spending some time with his family in this drama from Germany. Seventeen-year-old Anton has been struggling to make sense of his life since his father committed suicide when Anton was attending boarding school. Anton's mother, Luiza, wants to mend her strained relationship with her son and introduce him to her boyfriend, Paul, so she arranges for them to take a vacation together.
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, teenage life, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, youth, estrangement, destructive relationship, fight, mother son relationship, manipulation, siblings relations, dog, vacation, male nudity, cottage, sexual awakening, bad influence, danger, basketball game, cliff, barefoot male, woman smoking cigarette, manipulations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and tense films with plots about danger, family relations, youth, family problems, dishonesty, teenage life and parents and children mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like What You Don't See: Perfect Strangers (2003), The Bridesmaid (2004), Cherrybomb (2009), Wasted on the Young (2010), California Scheming (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Perfect Strangers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Melanie goes home from the pub with a handsome stranger, she’s captivated by his charm and attentiveness. He sails her away to his ‘castle’- a rundown shack on a deserted island. But when seduction becomes deception and passion becomes ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: obsession, island, stalking, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, psychopath, destructive relationship, isolation, romance, couples, obsessive love, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Bridesmaid (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hard-working young man meets and falls in love with his sister's bridesmaid. He soon finds out how disturbed she really is.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, love affair, destructive relationship, romance, crimes, mentally unstable, power relations, couples, siblings relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.9
 7K
Cherrybomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cherry Bomb follows teenagers Luke, Malachy, and Michelle as they embark on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars. But what starts out as a game turns deadly serious when the three discover that they can't get off the ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, wild ride, rivalry, dishonesty, youth, juvenile delinquency, accidental killing, friendship between boys ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Wasted on the Young (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, youth, teenage life, family relations, social relations, teenage love, rivalry, murder, high school life, social misfits, computers and web, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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California Scheming (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teen seductress pulls three other privileged Malibu kids into her devious scheme, and unforeseen consequences force the group to face their own fears and mortality.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual content, dishonesty, best friends, dangerous attraction, disorder, teenage life, boy girl relationship, friends, life turned upside down, manipulation, youth, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Pretend I'm Not Here (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Student Eric kills time by spying on his neighbors. Compulsively taking notes on everything within binocular range from his bedroom window, he harasses his neighbors by sending unsigned notes and making their private affairs public. When they ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: voyeurism, destructive relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, family problems, estrangement, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age, loneliness, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.2
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Sleeper's Wake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a secluded cove on the South African coast, a middle-aged writer grieving the deaths of his wife and daughter is drawn into an affair with an alluring teenage girl who is grappling with demons of her own, in this gripping psychological thriller ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, couples, destructive relationship, isolation, older man younger woman relationship, loss of wife, older man younger woman sex, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, dealing with death, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 787
The Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: self discovery, manipulation, mysterious character, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, romance, island, shower
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.6
 58K
Victoria (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: heist gone wrong, crimes, running from police, bank robbery, crime gone awry, dangerous attraction, disorder, gangsters, theft, young lovers, fall in love, stolen money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 124
Runaways (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Moore is sixteen and lives with his younger sister, mother Cheryl and her boyfriend John, in a modest house in Bakersfield, California. An abusive and often intoxicated man, John rules the household, and though his attacks on Steve result in ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, on the run, downfall, family problems, estrangement, family relations, destructive relationship, addiction, pregnancy, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 2K
Autumn Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient 16-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother - who ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: teenage rape, rape, orphan, social relations, child in peril, isolation, vengeance, teenage life, crimes, youth, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 483
Eat Your Bones (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 18 year old Jason Dorkel belongs to a community of gypsies. He is about to celebrate his baptism when his half-brother Fred returns after fifteen years in prison. Together, with their last brother, the violent, hot-headed Michael and their Christian ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: on the road, crime gone awry, youth, coming of age, crimes, on the run, running from police, thief, rivalry, chase, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 509
Beyond the Sky (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Malboro and Cucu, the starring characters, are two brothers who split after the older one, Malboro, went to prison five years. One day he is set free, willing to return to his life. Cucu is the younger brother, who has become a boxer with possible ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: disorder, family relations, siblings relations, crimes, estrangement, brother brother relationship, male objectification, orphan, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), mirror, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 193
The Fold (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, society, under the surface, immigrants, clergy, life is a bitch, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, family problems, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family problems, mysterious character, couples, stranger, sex scene, duel, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, confined, isolation, alcohol abuse, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 827
Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, dishonesty, family in crisis, teenage life, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 406
Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, betrayal, dangerous attraction, siblings relations, relationships, deception, relationship problems, couple relations, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 2K
The Ape (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, losing-it hero, human nature, moral dilemma, disorder, life turned upside down, family relations, parents and children, heroes, surrealism, hell, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, rivalry, family business, hidden identity, love and romance, crimes, parents and children, family relations, sexual content, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, introspection, family relations, strong female presence, under the surface, mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Some Dogs Bite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Halliday (19), Casey (14) and baby Severino have been split up after their mothers death. Casey is in care; Severino has been fostered with a view to adoption, and no one really cares what Halliday does; even his mum thought he was a waste of space.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: on the run, family relations, on the road, youth, estrangement, teenage life, adoption, parents and children, abduction, brother brother relationship, soldier, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 236
Norfolk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, isolation, single parent, youth, father son relationship, mercenary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 3K
Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: estrangement, mysterious character, introspection, intrigue, social relations, hopes, dishonesty, small town life, small town, night school, father daughter relationship, parents daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Stockholm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the encounter between a boy and a girl. He confesses that he fell in love with her at first sight, but she does not believe him. However, as they walk through the night in Madrid, they share their desires, secrets, and maybe a few ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: wooing, gain trust, battle of the sexes, mind game, youth, stalking, discussion, night, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide, mirror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 4K
Yella (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama about a woman who is estranged from the possessive and violent husband who can't bring himself to give her up. When their fraught interaction finally comes to a dramatic conclusion, her life takes an odd shift.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: workplace, boss and employee, businessman, estrangement, job, assistant, haunted by the past, murder, starting over, love, rivalry, company ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: germany, europe, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 797
My Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. "Mummy" is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: incestuous desire, puberty, mother son relationship, teenage boy, psychological abuse, domineering mother, family relations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, parents and children, murder, kidnapping, crimes, moral dilemma, family relations, hidden identity, investigation, single parent, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, psychological, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: disorder, leaving home, midlife crisis, family relations, estrangement, career change, change of heart, family problems, crumbling marriage, family life, introspection, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, ireland, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Before the Winter Chill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: They are the perfect French haute bourgeois couple: Paul is a respected surgeon and Lucie cooks and gardens exquisitely. But now, in the autumn of his life, Paul can’t resist the lure of an ambiguous and dangerous relationship with a mysterious ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: therapist, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, intrigue, couples, mysterious character, hospital, couple relations, neurosurgeon, rivalry, infidelity, who to trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: tense, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, diner, psychopath, family problems, mystery, crimes, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, family relations, mysterious character, woman in danger, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%