Movies like Time of the Wolf

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Time of the Wolf (2003)
 6.6
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Time of the Wolf (2003)
Original name: Le temps du loup
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, intense, thought provoking, gloomy, tense, sincere ...
Plot: apocalypse, countryside, survival, chaos, danger, human nature, catastrophe, life is a bitch, hopes, social differences, society, family problems, hunger, family relations, contamination, brutality, distopia, heroes, parents and children, save the world, graphic violence, family in danger, death in the family, chaos and mayhem, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo

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Most similar movies to Time of the Wolf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, bleak, psychological and disturbing films with plots about death, catastrophe, violence, danger, brutality, life is a bitch and family relations mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Time of the Wolf: The Road (2009), The Rapture (1991), Testament (1983), The Collapsed (2011), Amour (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 229K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, harsh, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, father son relationship, starvation, catastrophe, on the road, vestiges of humanity, cannibalism, future dystopia, journey ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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100%
 6.3
 5K
The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, group sex, murder, religious conversion, faith, religions or cults, family relations, family problems, religion and supernatural, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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100%
 7.0
 6K
Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: small town, nuclear war, survival, radiation, nuclear holocaust, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, demolished city, chaos, parents and children, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Collapsed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, life is a bitch, on the run, in the woods, chaos, gory, end of the world, virus, graphic violence, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.9
 96K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, death, aging, illness, love, daughter, husband wife relationship, nurse, supportive spouse, nursing, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.0
 26K
The Sacrifice (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Alexander, a journalist, philosopher and retired actor, celebrates a birthday with friends and family when it is announced that nuclear war has begun.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: hopes, apocalypse, society, save the world, human nature, redemption, catastrophe, unfulfillment, hysteria, worldwide chaos, sacrifice, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 13K
Code Unknown (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Romania, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A series of events unfold like a chain reaction, all stemming from a minor event that brings the film's five characters together. Set in Paris, France, Anne is an actress whose boyfriend Georges photographs the war in Kosovo. Georges' ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sincere, clever, tense ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, homeless, deportation, social differences, human nature, breaking point, alienation, social decay, life is a bitch, society, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, kosovo, france, europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: psychological, controversial, sexual, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: pianist, masochism, older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, teacher, desire, bdsm, fetish, age difference, overbearing parent, teachers and students, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria, paris france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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In This World (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Torn straight from the headlines, Michael Winterbottom's compelling and prescient 'In This World' follows young Afghan Jamal and his older cousin Enayat as they embark on a hazardous overland trip from their refugee camp at Peshawar, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, sincere, inspirational ...
Plot: refugee, on the road, politics, life is a bitch, refugees, immigrants, danger, hopes, friendship, society, poverty, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2001
Place: iran, pakistan, afghanistan, turkey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, family relations, prayer, small town, gory, parents and children, siblings relations, danger, missing person, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 157
Shelter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With a catastrophic event rapidly approaching, 18 people vie for 10 spots in the small town's only bomb shelter.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, epic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chaos, apocalypse, small town, society, deadly, hopes, escapades, danger, family relations, clergy, bomb shelter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 221K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, family relations, parents and children, family in danger, imaginary, religion, black magic, guilt ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 14K
Happy End (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A middle-class family living in Calais deal with a series of setbacks while paying little attention to the grim conditions in the refugee camps within a few miles of their home.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, experimental ...
Plot: refugee, family relations, father daughter relationship, millionaire, mother daughter relationship, accident, infidelity, doctor, girl, birthday, liar, selfishness ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.0
 17K
Devil Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In medieval times, on a remote plain, a widow and her mother-in-law kill wandering samurai, put their bodies in a hole in the ground and sell their armour and valuables, until the daughter-in-law falls in love with one of their intended victims.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, scary, serious ...
Plot: samurai, murder, survival, demon, human nature, swamp, deserter, vengeance, escapades, ghost, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Trouble Every Day (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scientist Shane Brown neglects his new bride, instead spending their honeymoon searching for an old colleague who disappeared after a research paper he had written was discredited by the medical community. It turns out that Dr. Semeneau is living in ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, murder, rape, gory, serial killer, danger, dangerous attraction, addiction, eroticism, violence, honeymoon, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, ghana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 43K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: scary, touching, suspenseful, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, terminal illness, death, plague, danger, virus, survival horror, father daughter relationship, end of the world, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, zombie, apocalypse, vampire, survival, end of the world, plague, dead man, cigarette smoking, new car, blood transfusion, short wave radio ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 726
Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, starting over, death in the family, family relations, on the run, crime, crimes, parents and children, teenage life, crime gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.5
 747
Waterborne (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Heera Bhatti, an American-Sikh, runs a corner store in Los Angeles with the help of her son, Vikram, and Gulu. She does not approve of Vikram's Caucasian girlfriend, Lillian, and would prefer that Vikram marry a Punjabi girl, but Vikram has ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: survival, terrorism, contamination, danger, bio weapon, plague, deadly, racism, husband wife relationship, thirst, violence, urban ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 616
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, danger, chaos, apocalypse, life is a bitch, escapades, society, journey, plague, murder, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 390K
28 Days Later (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, fear, zombie apocalypse, rage, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Caché (Hidden) (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, clever, tense ...
Plot: videotaping, suicide, haunted by the past, surveillance, family in crisis, nightmare, lie, mystery, conscience, dysfunctional family, family secret, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 11K
Mouchette (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feelings with one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film.
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, alcohol abuse, drowning, family relations, suicide, humiliation, police officer, alibi, poacher, coming of age, innocence lost, village life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, paris france, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Seventh Continent (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are actually planning something sinister.
Style: psychological, disturbing, gloomy, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, alienation, fish, dysfunctional family, school, destruction, midlife crisis, youth, society, parents and children, family life, family in crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, australia, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We Are What We Are (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge - how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: family relations, murder, danger, family problems, family in crisis, deadly, curses spells and rituals, cannibalism, death of father, violence, survival, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Donner Party (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: survival, human nature, danger, wilderness, isolation, moral dilemma, hopes, mountain, desperation, escapades, confined, death ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 2K
Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, against the odds, survival, couple relations, family business, couples, family in crisis, parents and children, human nature, down on your luck, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: iowa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
One Hundred Mornings (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in a world upended by a complete breakdown of society, two couples hide out in a lakeside cabin hoping to survive this crisis.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: infidelity, survival, betrayal, life is a bitch, vestiges of humanity, couples, chaos, dishonesty, danger, isolation, social decay, couple relations ...
Time: future
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 9K
White Dog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: dog, racist, racism, murder, friendship, hate, dangerous animal, life is a bitch, actor's life, crimes, danger, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 9K
Beloved (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, murder, supernatural, hopes, parents and children, friendship, couple relations, life is a bitch, single parent, racism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: ohio, kentucky, usa, colorado, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%