Movies like Sea Fog

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Sea Fog (2014)
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Sea Fog (2014)
Original name: 해무
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fishing-boat crew takes on a dangerous commission to smuggle a group of illegal immigrants from China to Korea.
Style: tense, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: ship, ocean or sea, chase, society, human nature, immigrants, rescue, down on your luck, boat chase, love, sea, food, sex scene, restaurant, fog, fisherman, storm, boat, murder, illegal immigrant, accidental death, fishing boat
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and bleak films with plots about life is a bitch, society, crimes, murder, human nature, immigrants and danger mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Sea Fog: True North (2006), Bypass (2014), Holy Ghost People (2013), Nor'easter (2012), Perfect Number (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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True North (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The crew of a bankrupt Scottish trawler turn to smuggling illegal immigrants over the stormy waters of the North Sea.
Style: realistic, touching, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ship, illegal immigration, life is a bitch, immigrants, parents and children, dishonesty, stowaway, human nature, moral dilemma, ocean or sea, bankrupt, chinese woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seaport, europe, scotland
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 5.6
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Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, crimes, down on your luck, youth, society, urban, juvenile delinquency, working class
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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77%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, rescue, church, clergy, society, religions or cults, missing person, life is a bitch, crimes, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Nor'easter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young and inexperienced priest encourages a family to declare their long-missing son dead, but once they do, the boy mysteriously returns, testing the priest's commitment to church doctrine over the laws of the natural world.
Style: gloomy, psychological, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: moral dilemma, society, clergy, island, church, religions or cults, social relations, missing child, small town, pedophile, priest, brainwashing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Perfect Number (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the series by the popular Japanese novelist Keigo Higashino, this is a mystery drama that 'faithfully but freely' adapts the 3rd part in the series, . The story revolves around 3 characters: a woman who unwittingly killed her ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, uncover truth, buried truth, mystery, under the surface, human nature, moral dilemma, mathematics, law enforcement, deadly, investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Manslaughter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Doodslag (Dutch for "Manslaughter") is the story of Max, a paramedic who is repeatedly hindered in performing his duties by loutish behaviour. As his ambulance hurries towards a complicated childbirth, some youths prevent Max from reaching ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, biting, psychological ...
Plot: ambulance, losing-it hero, unlikely criminals, crimes, life is a bitch, media, social decay, power of media, tv show, unfulfillment, media satire, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Waste Land (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Brussels homicide cop (Jérémie Renier) begins to lose control of his life as he tries to solve a bizarre murder.
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, tense, bleak ...
Plot: pregnancy, law enforcement, neo noir, police investigation, crimes, life turned upside down, murder, mental illness, police detective
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.2
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Dirty Hands (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, a desperate fisherman and a naive kid embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Shot entirely on location along the Pacific coast of Colombia—in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: chases and races, siblings relations, disorder, ocean or sea, family relations, crimes, escapades, crime, drugs/alcohol, race against time, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: psychological, gloomy, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, life is a bitch, folk, dealing with death, immigrants, under the surface, friends, family problems, friendship, society, clergy, folk music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
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66%
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War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, immigrants, haunted by the past, photojournalist, society, female protagonist, photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.9
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The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, danger, deadly, social decay, emotionless, society, haunted by the past, insomnia, murder, urban ghetto, redemption, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, clergy, society, starting over, chase, missing child, crimes, couple relations, confined, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
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Cut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, USA, South Korea, Turkey
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother, who had helped to finance his films, has been executed by his own yakuza gang for failing to repay his debts. Described as a ...
Style: psychological, rough, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: estrangement, obsession, gangsters, life is a bitch, violence spree, filmmaking
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
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Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, human nature, down on your luck, losing-it hero, custody battle, legal, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, corruption, police arrest, bankruptcy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Jammed (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young Australian woman reluctantly agrees to help a Chinese mother search for her missing daughter and becomes involved in human trafficking and the sex slave trade.
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: manipulations, social decay, kidnapping, sexual abuse, society, woman in danger, missing person, deportation, prostitute, gangsters, life is a bitch, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
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PVC-1 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Shot in real time, PVC-1 is based on the true story of a woman who is turned into a human time bomb in a bizarre act of terrorism.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: chases and races, terrorism, rescue, race against time, danger, woman in danger, against the odds, deadly, bomb, terrorist, farm, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
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48%
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Avalon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad, where he also teams up with his older sister Jackie. But an accident turns his life upside down and forced by the people ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, nightclub, nightlife, disorder, partners, society, life turned upside down, family relations, anti heroes, siblings relations, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
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The Invader (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An African immigrant living illegally in Belgium is desperate to find his own sense of belonging.
Style: bleak, serious, thought provoking, tense, realistic
Plot: couples, job seeking, society, urban, human nature, misfit, couple relations, life is a bitch, immigrants, nude beach, unfaithful wife, sex standing up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, brussels, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Dinner (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adapting a Dutch bestseller inspired by a shocking real-life crime, Menno Meyjes (screenwriter of The Color Purple and Lionheart) directs this excoriating assessment of Europe’s contemporary social ills.
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family in crisis, human nature, family problems, couples, restaurant, haunted by the past, family relations, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
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Harragas (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the northern Algerian port city of Mostaganem. The title refers to the hordes of refugees, the 'Harragas', who smuggle themselves out of the country via any means possible. Here we meet one such group, Rachid, Nasser and Imene who ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, captivating
Plot: human nature, society, ocean or sea, immigrants, hopes, against the rules, danger, corrupt officer, rebellion, murder, lost at sea, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: algeria, africa, seaport, spain, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Second Chance (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Detectives and best friends Andreas and Simon lead vastly different lives; Andreas has settled down with his beautiful wife and son; while Simon, recently divorced, spends most of his waking hours getting drunk at the local strip club. But all that ...
Style: touching, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: babies and infants, social decay, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, law enforcement, buddies, disorder, injustice, crimes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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43%
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The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, violence, stabbing, life is a bitch, crime, gangsters, chases and races, on the run, danger, gory, deadly, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Letter to the King (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Letter to the King we meet a group of refugees, all with their own agendas, on an excursion to Oslo. A young man about to be deported visits his former employers to collect his off-the-books salary, a martial arts expert is looking for work, a ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: happiness, revenge, love, refugee, humiliation, righting the wronged, culture clash, redemption, social misfits, misfit, human nature, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Undercurrent (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea. Then, during one dark and dreary night this routine is shaken to its foundation when one of the most solid ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: ship, power relations, ocean or sea, under the surface, workplace, isolation, human nature, confined, sleeping, brother sister relationship, ocean, sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
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Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, moral dilemma, alcohol abuse, human nature, life turned upside down, intrigue, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, morality, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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Tales (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative, which knits together the stories of seven characters to create a microcosm of Iranian working-class ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: society, life is a bitch, social misfits, down on your luck, iranian, prostitute, taxi driver, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 336
The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, realistic, gloomy, serious, atmospheric
Plot: high school, teenage love, youth, love and romance, obsession, teenage life, coming of age, social relations, high school life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 7K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, drugs/alcohol, law enforcement, deadly, small town, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, religions or cults, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 761
One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, kidnapping, crimes, crime, murder, gory, deadly, danger, rivalry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
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Blowfly Park (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Blowfly Park is a psychological thriller which follows Christian Kretschmann, a day-nursery teacher, who may have committed a violent murder. This is the film debut of choreographer Jens Östberg.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, police investigation, brawl, fight, friendship, drinking, delusion, obsession, confession, missing person, best friend, winter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%