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A Matter of Taste (2000)
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A Matter of Taste (2000)
Original name: Une affaire de goût
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nicolas, a handsome, young waiter, is befriended by Frédéric Delamont, a wealthy middle-aged businessman. Delamont, a man of power, influence and strictly refined tastes, is immediately smitten by Nicolas' charm. Lonely and phobic, Delamont offers Nicolas a lucrative job as his personal food taster. In spite of their differences, a close friendship begins to emerge between the two men. However, their bond of trust and admiration soon spirals downward into a dangerous game of deceit and obsession for which neither is prepared.
Style: psychological, clever, realistic, cynical, suspense, semi serious, biting
Plot: power relations, crimes, rich and poor, dishonesty, master and servant, obsession, deception, businessman, love and romance, society, sexual content, celebrity culture, female nudity, sex scene, waiter, clinic, broken leg, kitchen, bathtub, crime
Time: 90s
Place: italy, france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, murder, deadly, obsession, life is a bitch and society mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like A Matter of Taste: Final Cut (1998), Ripley Under Ground (2005), Wedding in Blood (1973), Gorbaciof (2010), A Cab for Three (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, greed, investigation, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship ...
Time: 90s
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Ripley Under Ground (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his friend, a hot young artist, is killed, a resourceful American man living in London covers up the crime and tries to keep the friend's name alive in order to exploit his legacy and reap millions in the process.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: manipulation, crimes, obsession, murder, cons and scams, impostor, cocaine, dishonesty, criminal heroes, forgery, sleeping, high society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, france, paris france
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93%
Wedding in Blood (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's husband holds no excitement for her, and he is ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, sexy, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, political corruption, small town, lovers reunited, love affair, obsession, infidelity, small town life, destructive relationship, couple relations, village, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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79%
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Gorbaciof (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marino Pacileo has a soft spot for gambling. When he discovers that Lila's father, the young Chinese girl that he is in love with cannot pay a debt, the gambler steals money from the jail he is in to help the love of his life.
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, fall in love, gambling, downfall, society, love and romance, gambler, crimes, couples, rivalry, life is a bitch, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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A Cab for Three (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A taxi driver is given a difficult choice from 2 small time crooks: drive them around while they rob, or get locked up in the trunk.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: taxi, teenage life, moral dilemma, introspection, reluctant partners, partners, life is a bitch, fish out of water, dark humor, disorder, uninvited guest, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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58%
Beautiful Creatures (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.
Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, stylized, clever ...
Plot: murder, power relations, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, scheme, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vandalism, train travel, obsession, violence against women, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: psychological, suspense, emotional, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family problems, murder, investigation, society, crumbling marriage, introspection, love and romance, train travel, depression, marital infidelity, housekeeper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Gambler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, gangsters, moral dilemma, human nature, casino, gambling debt, family relations, dishonesty, race against time, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, usa, nevada ...
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55%
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Traceless (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Étienne Meunier (Benoît Magimel) is a young executive who has everything going for him. His career is skyrocketing and he is about to become #1 at work, he is married to a picture-perfect wife, has a dream home and money. To top it off, he's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, crimes, promotion, breaking point, dishonesty, life turned upside down, under the surface, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Taste of Money (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this suspenseful erotic drama, the private male secretary and lover of Madam Baek, a Korean conglomerate's middle-aged matriarch, falls for her more genuine daughter. Meanwhile, Madam Baek's husband has an affair with the Filipino nanny.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, family problems, power relations, social relations, master and servant, dishonesty, society, obsession, forbidden love, adultery, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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51%
The Cry of the Owl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman becomes inexplicably attracted to a man who is stalking her. When her boyfriend goes missing, the stalker is the immediate suspect, until a game of jealousy and betrayal turns deadly.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mysterious character, small town life, obsession, love and romance, stalking, crimes, couples, neighbor, small town, dishonesty, jealous boyfriend, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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49%
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La Cérémonie (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sophie, a quiet and shy maid working for the upper-class family Lelievre, hides her illiteracy under the cloak of a perfect household and obedience. She finds a friend in the energetic and uncompromising postmaster Jeanne, who encourages her to ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, clever, suspense ...
Plot: village life, social differences, social relations, murder, village, master and servant, society, friendship, secrets, bourgeoisie, maid, illiteracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, usa, los angeles, brittany
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45%
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, suspense, cerebral, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, murder, rejection, manipulation, sexual tension, friendship, jealousy, envy, secret identity, cheating, yacht ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: serious, clever, cynical, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: rise to the top, political corruption, betrayal, society, fighting the system, crimes, politics, dishonesty, rise and fall, campaign, blind ambition, life is a bitch ...
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The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, swat team, childbirth, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, memory loss, haunted by the past, investigation, society, family life, family relations, intrigue, flashback, social differences, friendship ...
Place: france, europe
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42%
 6.3
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Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, blackmail, protection, family, legal, manipulation, child in peril, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
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41%
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Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: neo noir, psychological, disturbing, biting, suspenseful ...
Plot: sociopath, journalism, character study, journalist, morality, cynicism, graphic violence, obsession, ambition, satire, life is a bitch, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
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40%
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The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, couples, power relations, performer's life, cons and scams, social differences, couple relations, heist, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, society, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
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40%
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The Vulture (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Chile, France, South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a lawyer who tours the A&E Departments of the public ...
Style: tense, neo noir, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: car accident, love affair, crimes, romance, insurance, cons and scams, life is a bitch, society, lawyers and clients, power relations, lawyer, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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40%
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Hell (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife's infidelity...
Style: psychological, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, family relations, infidelity, adultery, psychopath, couples, family problems, couple relations, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, south of france
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39%
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, manipulation, destructive relationship, prostitute, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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39%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, investigation, false accusation, frame up, lovers reunited, uncover truth, police investigation, testimony, rebellion, confined, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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39%
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Trivial (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An inspector who just suffered a family tragedy is looking for a missing older man. Man's family is of no help, or are they hiding something? He is helped by a ghost of an actress who died 30 years ago, or is he slowly going insane?
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy, europe, france
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38%
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, couples, family relations, parents and children, college, dealing with death, student, death of girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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38%
Just Another Love Story (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jonas is a Copenhagen homicide scene photographer, happily married, with two kids. One day, his car stalls, another car slams into him, runs head on into a third car and flips into the ditch. The other driver, Julia, is critically injured. He visits ...
Style: serious, psychological, neo noir, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: memory loss, mistaken identity, dishonesty, pretense, dangerous attraction, coma, car accident, relationships, existentialism, crimes, disorder, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, new york, new jersey
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38%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, journalism, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, media, uncover truth, female nudity, minister, investigation, politics, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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38%
Woman of Straw (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Anthony Richmond schemes to get the fortune of his tyrannical, wheelchair-using tycoon uncle Charles Richmond by persuading Maria, a nurse he employs, to marry him.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful
Plot: nurse, manipulation, disability, power relations, tough heroes, charity, cons and scams, boss and employee, murder, false accusation, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, breakup, crimes, infidelity, couples, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Black Angel (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stephane, the wife of an older, prominent magistrate, coldbloodedly shoots a male visitor in her upscale home, then claims she was defending herself against a rapist. Victim turns out to be Wadek Aslanian, a gangster who's viewed as a ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian love, murder investigation, romantic rivalry, couples, power relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, prostitute, legal investigation, love and romance, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%