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, serious, realistic, suspense, gloomy
Plot: rescue, immigrants, fog, chase, down on your luck, human nature, ship, society, murder, accidental death, storm, boat, illegal immigrant, ocean, love, food, sex scene, restaurant, fisherman, fishing boat, sea, boat chase, ocean or sea
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: south korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, danger, society, life is a bitch, murder, deadly and human nature mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Sea Fog: Whitewash (2013), The Invader (2011), The Yellow Sea (2010), True North (2006), Perfect Number (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Whitewash (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The brutality of winter and the power of the mind are aptly portrayed in this dark comedy set in Northern Quebec. Bruce (Thomas Haden Church) is merely trying to survive a harsh winter when he meets Jean. Conflict leads to an accidental death, and ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, mysterious character, down on your luck, life is a bitch, on the run, forest, wild ride, wilderness, murder, solitude, winter, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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The Invader (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An African immigrant living illegally in Belgium is desperate to find his own sense of belonging.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: misfit, life is a bitch, job seeking, couple relations, immigrants, society, couples, human nature, nudity (full frontal - brief), horny woman, male nudity, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels, europe
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The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 136 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigrant, murder, on the run, gangsters, survival, violence, life is a bitch, crimes, bloodbath, taxi driver, chase, wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
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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, suspenseful, serious, bleak, touching
Plot: ship, fisherman, illegal immigration, dishonesty, moral dilemma, parents and children, stowaway, life is a bitch, human nature, ocean, smuggling, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hidden truth, murder, investigation, human nature, under the surface, moral dilemma, teacher, friendship, death, uncover truth, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, confined, crimes, rescue, society, clergy, starting over, chase, uncover truth, child in peril, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ocean, ship, workplace, confined, isolation, human nature, power relations, search and rescue, under the surface, gambling, funeral, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe, atlantic ocean
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59%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, rescue, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, religions or cults, clergy, graphic violence, church, society, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, race against time, crime gone awry, escapades, crimes, family relations, disorder, ocean, murder, siblings relations, fisherman, railway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
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Manslaughter (2012)
Genre: Crime, 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: serious, psychological, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: ambulance, moral dilemma, human nature, society, social decay, media, crimes, paramedic, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
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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: 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 ⇓
52%
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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: realistic, psychological, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: moral dilemma, missing child, religions or cults, clergy, social relations, church, small town, brainwashing, priest, society, island, pedophile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
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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, neo noir, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, crimes, social decay, emotionless, corpse, urban ghetto, gangsters, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
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Homeland (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a country shaken by major political events, three generations of a Greek family clash over an inside-the-family adoption.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, tense ...
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Place: greece
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47%
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My Joy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ukraine, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A routine run for a truck driver turns into a nightmare he can’t escape in this psychological drama from filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa. Georgy (Viktor Nemets) is driving a load of freight into Russia when, after an unpleasant encounter with the police ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Client (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: courtroom drama, who done it, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, murder, legal, crimes, legal investigation, attorney, deadly
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Place: korea
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Captive (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, crimes, captivity, rescue, military, religion, muslim, murder, journalist, hostage, jungle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.3
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Justice (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed woman fights for her soul in the belly of the city. Working for a human trafficking agency controlled by a powerful syndicate, she sees no evil, hears no evil. In a society like ours, you have only two choices—to be a victim or a ...
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, serious, bleak
Plot: moral dilemma, social decay, woman in danger, rivalry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, workplace situations, political corruption, workplace, workplace intrigue, state affairs, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
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40%
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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, tense, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, photojournalist, female protagonist, post traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, couples, captivity, hostage, captive ...
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40%
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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: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: life turned upside down, police investigation, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, murder, pregnancy, mental illness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium
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40%
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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: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: sex trafficking, crimes, missing person, deportation, manipulation, prostitute, sexual abuse, gangsters, social decay, immigrants, kidnapping, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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39%
The Trespasser (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Estevão , Ivan e Gilberto são companheiros desde os tempos de faculdade e sócios de uma construtora de sucesso há mais de 15 anos. O relacionamento entre eles sempre foi muito bom, até que um desentendimento na condução dos negócios faz com ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, crime gone awry, betrayal, partners, dishonesty, society, cons and scams, social differences, blackmail, workplace, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.5
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Lose Your Head (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lose Your Head is a psycho thriller about a Spanish party tourist who gets lost in Berlin. The film is inspired by the true story of a young Portuguese man who disappeared some years ago after a night at Berghain.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: missing person, mistaken identity, gender, chase, drugs, party, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), techno, male nudity, foreigner, disco ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.9
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, drug abuse, chemistry, farm, forced into action, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: suspenseful, touching, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, parents and children, crimes, youth, family relations, society, down on your luck, working class, terminal illness, criminal, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
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PVC-1 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
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, psychological, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, against the odds, race against time, rescue, bomb, woman in danger, terrorist, gay slur, farm, profanity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Voice of a Murderer (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: One day, the only son of famous news anchor HAN Kyung-bae, disappears without a trace. Soon, the kidnapper calls the mother demanding a $100,000 ransom. The police assign a veteran inspector to the case and assemble a top-notch task force to work ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, family problems, chase, mind game, police investigation, blackmail, death of child, reporter, child in peril, rivalry, missing person, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 9K
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, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, society, murder, religions or cults, strong female presence, graphic violence, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
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Samuel Bleak (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a quiet southern town, several lives are changed forever when an isolated mute with a dark secret is admitted to a mental institution.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: mental institution, family problems, isolation, small town life, crimes, small town, mute, suspect, society, couples, mute or deaf, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%