Movies like Wetherby

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Wetherby (1985)
 6.8
 1K
Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: psychological, mind bending, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: world war two, investigation, obsession, solitude, suicide by gunshot, memory, crimes, mystery, haunted by the past, couples, deadly, mysterious character, spinster, school teacher, dinner party, love, sex, dog, airplane, fight, poker, cat, student, loneliness, teacher ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire

Most similar movies to Wetherby

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about murder, death, crimes, flashback, obsession, couples and drinking mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wetherby: Waterland (1992), Bad Timing (1980), I Love Your Work (2003), The Robber Bride (2007), Don't Tell (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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Waterland (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: high school, teacher, haunted by the past, self discovery, teachers and students, couples, power relations, couple relations, introspection, pregnancy, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london, pittsburgh, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 8K
Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: erotic, sexual, cult film, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, nato, psychiatrist, extramarital affair, love, inspector, nudity (full frontal - brief), haunted by the past, love affair, sexual content, destructive relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vienna, austria, europe, morocco, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
I Love Your Work (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fictional movie star, Gray Evans, goes through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds Gray of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: obsession, self defense, actor's life, couples, showbiz, rise and fall, losing-it hero, lifestyle, desire for fame, ambition, midlife crisis, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Robber Bride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Zenia Arden has disappeared. When her finger turns up on the shores of Lake Ontario next to her blood-soaked car, the police believe they've uncovered a homicide.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, mystery, danger, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, friendship, law enforcement, police, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.4
 2K
Don't Tell (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by step she remembers her childhood spent within a severe ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, sexual abuse, introspection, self discovery, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 55K
Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: photographer, tennis, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), photograph, jazz, fashion, corpse, darkroom, photo shoot, singleness, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 690
The Demon (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo enough money to pay for the care of their three young children, Kikuyo leaves the children with Sokichi - and his very surprised and angry wife Oume - and disappears.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, greed, child abuse, mystery, manipulations, danger, dishonesty, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, manipulation, strong sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Beyond Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An insurance salesman's humdrum existence takes a turn when a stranger, ex-con Auggie Rose, unexpectedly dies in his arms. Assuming the identity of the dead man, the salesman embarks on a double life, keeping it secret from his live-in ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, obsession, couples, hidden identity, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, secret, murder, death, police, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Great Moments in Aviation (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows Gabriel Angel (Rakie Ayola), a young Caribbean aviator who falls in love with the forger Duncan Stewart (Jonathan Pryce) on her journey to England. Stewart is pursued by his nemesis Rex Goodyear (John Hurt), and the group are ...
Style: serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: murder, ship, betrayal, intrigue, forgery, crimes, amateur detective, gays and lesbians, danger, romance, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 50s
Place: england, west indies, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 2K
Track 29 (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin and in him finds a welcome reprieve from her unhappy marriage to ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, adoption, love and romance, betrayal, mystery, crimes, mysterious character, mentally unstable, couples, family relations, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 5K
The Walker (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Isle Of Man
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, politics, hypocrisy, state affairs, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, lobbyist, husband wife relationship, bartender ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 3K
Agatha (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christie's time away, showing her as a woman ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, factual ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, investigation, writer's life, murder, crimes, mystery, private detective, uncover truth, historical figure, electric chair, mystery writer ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 3K
November (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, photographer, mystery, investigation, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past, murder investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, interracial relations, loss of loved one, guilt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 35K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, betrayal, mental patient, vengeance, misfit, mystery, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, london, east end london, britain, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, sincere, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: missing person, delusion, death, disappearance, tourist, coping, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, crimes, mentally unstable, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 18K
Lantana (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: emotional, psychological, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, jealousy, psychiatrist, divorce, mystery, human nature, dishonesty, unhappy, police investigation, love and romance, marriage crisis, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After fifteen years of absence, a man returns to his family. Five-year-old Aurelie watches the stranger arrive and develops an immediate affinity with him. Her older sister, however, is very suspicious of the intruder and certain that misfortune ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, psychological, touching, tense ...
Plot: family relations, murder, mental illness, haunted by the past, siblings relations, youth, prostitute, deadly, estrangement, family problems, dancing, gunshot ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, indochina, algeria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
New Best Friend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, intense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: investigation, college, teenage life, betrayal, murder, wealth, manipulations, mind game, mystery, manipulation, youth, overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
Style: witty, gloomy, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, playwright, gay, profanity, rebelliousness, couple relations, tragic love, graphic violence, couples, unsuccessful, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1967 ...
Place: england, europe, london, australia, brighton ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 13K
Possession (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, clever, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, investigation, betrayal, forbidden love, uncover truth, fall in love, opposites attract, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Flesh and Bone (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, fall in love, gambling, crime, crimes, parents and children, uncover truth, love affair, haunted by the past, mystery, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 10K
Enduring Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned a postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside with his partner, ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, haunted by the past, countryside, attempted murder, couple relations, dangerous attraction, guilt, obsessive love, mental illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 3K
Plenty (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, psychological, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, crumbling marriage, love and romance, soldier, innocence lost, wartime life, homecoming, haunted by the past, introspection, society, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 1K
Class Trip (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolboy Nicholas always worries about something. When he goes on a school skiing trip, all his visions and nightmares take him over.
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, friends, babies and infants, youth, deadly, crimes, danger, mystery, ghost, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 12K
Red Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jackie is a CCTV operator. Each day, she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day, a man shows his face on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she hoped ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, contemplative, clever ...
Plot: stalking, couple relations, surveillance, couples, ex convict, danger, dishonesty, crimes, voyeurism, sexual relations, vengeance, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: chateau, hotel, mystery, obsession, amnesia, romance, haunted by the past, new wave, dishonesty, destiny, love affair, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: wedding, small town, murder, small town life, gang rape, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, village, village life, obsession, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Where the Truth Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter probes the reasons behind the sudden split of a 1950s comedy team.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, tricky, disturbing ...
Plot: sexualized violence, murder, investigation, extramarital affair, mystery, crimes, sex party, lesbian cunnilingus, journalist, entertainer, obsession, murder mystery ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1972
Place: new jersey, miami, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, supernatural ability, psychopath, murder, supernatural, mysterious character, mind game, danger, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 7K
Fear X (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Canada, UK, Brazil
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, loss of wife, neo noir, haunted by the past, obsession, amateur detective, investigation, hotel, self discovery, surrealism, mysterious man, photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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