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October Gale (2014)
 5.2
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October Gale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: island, mysterious character, isolation, track down, revenge, rescue, chase, fear, cottage, woman in danger, pills, doctor, survival, forest, female nudity, storm, murder, running, restaurant, weather, boat, memory, coffee, tattoo, card playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about murder, danger, couples, husband wife relationship, crimes, sex and deadly mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like October Gale: Cairo Time (2009), Inescapable (2012), Emmett's Mark (2002), Perfect Strangers (2003), The Dying Gaul (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cairo Time (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland, Egypt
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Cairo on her own as she waits for her husband, Juliette finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with his friend Tareq, a retired cop. As Tareq escorts Juliette around the city, they find themselves in the middle of a brief affair that catches ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, tourist, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, love, marriage, tour guide, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt, africa, alexandria egypt ...
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 5.1
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Inescapable (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty-five years ago Adib (Alexander Siddig, Syriana, Cairo Time), a promising young officer in the Syrian military police, suddenly left Damascus under suspicious circumstances. Abandoning the love of his life Fatima (Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, rescue, woman in danger, political unrest, track down, parents and children, mystery, state affairs, disorder, family relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: syria, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Emmett's Mark (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the Philadelphia police department, Emmett Young is a hotshot, a workaholic newly promoted to homicide. He learns he has a disease that will soon kill him painfully, so he hires a stranger to arrange his own death. With one eye on the calendar ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, private detective, murder, hitman, chase, serial killer, terminal illness, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, life is a bitch, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Perfect Strangers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Melanie goes home from the pub with a handsome stranger, she’s captivated by his charm and attentiveness. He sails her away to his ‘castle’- a rundown shack on a deserted island. But when seduction becomes deception and passion becomes ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: obsession, island, stalking, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, psychopath, destructive relationship, isolation, romance, couples, obsessive love, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Dying Gaul (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A powerful and seductive Hollywood mogul convinces an impoverished West Hollywood writer, whose lover has recently died of AIDS, to sell his autobiographical screenplay for big bucks. The writer, Robert, knows he'll have to make major changes ...
Style: psychological, melancholic, twists and turns, absurd, emotional ...
Plot: gay, grief, writers, family problems, betrayal, aids, love triangle, secret, hollywood, solitude, tragedy, depression ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, egypt, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: mind game, couple relations, couples, husband wife relationship, stranger, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, domestic disturbance, rivalry, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: woman in danger, psychopath, isolation, honeymoon, couple relations, newlyweds, island, insanity, love and romance, family problems, confined, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Till Human Voices Wake Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam and Silvy are best friends. One night, as they are watching a falling star while floating on their backs in a lake, Sylvy disappears from his side. Despite his best efforts, he cannot find her under water. Many years later, Sam, now a ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, realistic, contemplative
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, mysterious character, hopes, romance, youth, small town, rescue, hypnosis, death of father, psychiatrist, accidental death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.9
 33K
The Captive (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, non-linear ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, police investigation, crimes, child abuse, little girl, psychology, skating, family problems, family in crisis, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 2K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
What You Don't See (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two strangers have a strong impact on a young man who's spending some time with his family in this drama from Germany. Seventeen-year-old Anton has been struggling to make sense of his life since his father committed suicide when Anton was ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, psychological, realistic
Plot: mysterious character, teenage life, dangerous attraction, family relations, youth, destructive relationship, estrangement, fight, mother son relationship, siblings relations, manipulation, cottage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family problems, mysterious character, couples, stranger, sex scene, duel, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, confined, isolation, alcohol abuse, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 2K
The Hunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In an act of vengeance, a young man randomly kills two police officers. He escapes to the forest, where he is arrested by two other officers. The three men are surrounded by trees, the woods. They are lost in a maze, a desolate landscape, where the ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, forest, law enforcement, isolation, confined, criminal heroes, mind game, vengeance, nightshift, jungle, arrest, accidental killing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.3
 794
Haunted Boat (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the young Kevin gets the boat of his dead uncle as a gift, he invites five friends of him to a trip to Catalina Island for the weekend. While in the journey, they drink booze, have sex and play games, with each one of them telling his or her ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense, slasher ...
Plot: ghost, survival, mystery, supernatural, youth, ship, ocean, fear, isolation, chase, journey, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: tense, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, diner, psychopath, family problems, mystery, crimes, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, family relations, mysterious character, woman in danger, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.4
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The Letter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mentally unstable, woman in danger, couples, conspiracy, psychological manipulation, emotional manipulation, murder, paranoia, crimes, writer's life, dishonesty, playwright
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
 3.9
 689
Cyberstalker (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After spending several years in seclusion, a woman encounters the stalker who murdered her parents over a decade ago, and fears she may be his latest victim when he starts to cyber-stalk her.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, murder, psychopath, stalking, crimes, computers and web, stalker, danger, off the grid, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.7
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Uncertainty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Every choice has a consequence. But what if the flip of a coin could trigger two separate but parallel destinies? Bobby (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Kate (Lynn Collins) are a young New York couple at a crossroads whose lives are about to take very ...
Style: sincere, serious, clever, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: destiny, on the run, family tradition, couple relations, family gatherings, fear, little girl, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, road not taken, safe, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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Masquerade (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently orphaned millionairess, Olivia, really hates her scheming step-father. Olivia finds love with a young yacht racing captain, Tim, who isn't completely truthful with her. When the two run into a problem the local cop, who happens to be ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, erotic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, mystery, dangerous attraction, love triangle, couples, dishonesty, crimes, murder, husband wife relationship, police investigation, police corruption, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york state, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: military, obsession, infidelity, marriage, soldier, couples, mentally unstable, gender, unfulfillment, sexual dysfunction, solace, perversion ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
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Captives (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A beautiful young dentist working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, prison, infidelity, dentist, romance, bittersweet, fall in love, destructive relationship, tragic love, prison life, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, spain, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 5K
Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, psychiatrist, couple relations, hospital, love and romance, destructive relationship, mental illness, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: europe, london, england, wales, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.7
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Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: psychological, neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, small town, crimes, revenge, chase, murder, lawyer, manic, obsession, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.1
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The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, forest, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fine Dead Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Croatia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Iva and Maria, a young lesbian pair, rent a favorable, nice dwelling in a less good area of Zagreb, Croatia. But unfortunately, included in the rent are the neighbors, the neighbors from hell. The curious landlady, foreigners flogging nationalists, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, woman in danger, society, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, family problems, couples, prostitute, double murder, revenge, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
No Through Road (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The serenity of another quiet evening is shattered for an amateur photographer when a desperate woman takes refuge in his humble suburban home. Reluctantly, he is pulled into a cat and mouse game with her pursuers. Only dawn will reveal the ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: chase, on the run, rivalry, mysterious character, suburbs, revenge, murder, unlikely partners, suburban life, vengeance, woman in danger, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 6K
Vinyan (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, UK, Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple leaves the civilized world behind and descends into a living nightmare in this chilling horror thriller. Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne (Emmanuelle Beart, Mission: Impossible) is convinced she ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, stranded, island, tsunami, missing person, survival, jungle, isolation, orphan, couple relations, husband wife relationship, feral child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, burma, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 17K
360 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Austria, France, Canada, Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's classic La Ronde, screenwriter Peter Morgan and director Fernando Meirelles' 360 combines a modern and dynamic roundelay of stories into one, linking characters from different cities and countries in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, temptation, love and romance, couple relations, society, jealousy, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), dentist, pimp, sex maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, rio de janeiro, paris france, vienna, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 431
Fistpie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends. But what he finds there is more disconcerting: his best friend Stanley has become unstable, mysterious and ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, homecoming, best friends, crimes, couples, breakup, friendship, graphic violence, downfall, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%