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Presumed Dead in Paradise (2014)
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Presumed Dead in Paradise (2014)
Original name: Presumed Dead In Paradise
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rebellious teen becomes embroiled in a dark conspiracy that involves her late father, after everyone thinks she drowned while vacationing with her estranged stepmother on an island.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: boarding school, conspiracy, resort, jungle, island, estrangement, betrayal, vacation, uncover truth, teenager, school, ocean, youth, teenage life, rebelliousness, boarding school life, inheritance, paradise, stolen identity, childhood friend, childhood memory, treasure map, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, suffocation, assassination plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, realistic, suspenseful and serious films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, dishonesty, uncover truth, youth and teenage life mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Presumed Dead in Paradise: Deep Powder (2013), Betrayed (2014), Nexus (2010), The Passage (2007), Liars All (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Deep Powder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Natasha is a reckless boarding school senior tabbed by her exclusive club to make its yearly cocaine run to Ecuador. Coming along for the ride is Danny, a twenty-year-old aspiring hockey player from the other side of the tracks, who may just ...
Style: tense, captivating, touching, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: boarding school, youth, teenage life, teen romance, teenager, fall in love, drug smuggling, couples, crimes, society, love and romance, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america
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 4.1
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Betrayed (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie, six months pregnant, and her boyfriend Trent arrive at a tiny Cape Cod cabin for some time to relax. The town is quiet and deserted during the off season… except for Sully, the creepy guy who’s keeping an eye on the couple from a ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.7
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.0
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The Passage (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend Tracy, the American Luke travels to Morocco with his British friend Adam to spend vacation and recover his loss. While in Medina, Luke meets the gorgeous Moroccan nurse Zahra and he offers to walk her home. However, ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: couples, tunnel, hotel, conspiracy, deception, tourist, cultural difference, love story, best friends, mountain, false friend, danger ...
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Liars All (2013)
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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66%
 5.6
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Chosen (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film follows Michael Todd, a lonely college student, with no direction in his life; he is assigned a research paper about a local New Orleans legend, the tale of Erica Fisc, a girl who disappeared some twenty years prior. As he looks into the ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, investigation, on the run, cult, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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Drones (2013)
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drones begins in the Nevada desert, where new girl Sue Lawson joins airman Jack in a hot, windowless bunker from which they manoeuvre unmanned drones across the plains of Afghanistan. Their first day at work is awkward but polite, with Jack all too ...
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58%
 4.7
 3K
Stash House (2012)
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Borderline Murder (2011)
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Duration: 85 min.
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Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 827
Son of Cain (2013)
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Kaaterskill Falls (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
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51%
Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.3
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Shadow of Fear (2012)
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Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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Favor (2013)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.7
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Venom (2011)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 12
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