Movies like Sleeping Waters

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Sleeping Waters (1992)
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Sleeping Waters (1992)
Original name: Les eaux dormantes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Whatever happened to my father?
Plot: prostitute, murder, family relations, brother sister relationship, swamp, family secret, servant, secret, little sister
Place: brittany

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Most similar movies to Sleeping Waters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, captivating, tense and realistic films with plots about murder, investigation, secret, mystery, family relations, police and death mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sleeping Waters: Flagrant Désir (1986), A Fugitive from the Past (1965), The Safe House (2002), Crooked House (2017), Zero Focus (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Flagrant Désir (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Médoc, a young woman is found drowned. An accident, her influential family of winegrowers maintains. Or rather murder, as the American inspector Morrison suspects. If so, why? What secrets this family keeps?
Plot: mysterious death, murder, family secret, police investigation, vineyard, wealthy family, wine, drowning, american abroad, police inspector
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Fugitive from the Past (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Three robbers escape with loot from a heist before one of them shoots them; their corpses wash up near the aftermath of a maritime calamity, provoking a policeman's interest.
Plot: redemption, mistrust, murder, prostitute, poverty, shipwreck, arson, robbery, typhoon, nail
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 238
The Safe House (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The brutal murder on her parents leaves daughter and only witness, Finn, injured and traumatised. The police places her at the remote house of trauma psychologist, Dr. Sam Graham. As Finn begins to recover, the cleaner who had first discovered the ...
Plot: psychologist, family relations, murder, loneliness, attack, post traumatic stress, house, deception, injury
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.3
 24K
Crooked House (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: servant, family secret, mansion, murder mystery, private detective, murder, investigation, whodunit, lady, secret, last will and testament, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, year 1957
Place: london, cairo egypt, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 7.0
 602
Zero Focus (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One week into newlywed Teiko Uhara's marriage, her husband, Kenichi, leaves on a short business trip and never returns. Teiko travels across Japan to search for him, and along the way discovers some surprising facts about her husband's ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: secret, flashback, police officer, confession, prostitute, train travel, police, newlyweds, arranged marriage, poisoning, death of husband, vice squad ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Weekend Away (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When her best friend vanishes during a girls' trip to Croatia, Beth races to figure out what happened. But each clue yields another unsettling deception.
Style: psychological
Plot: murder, weekend getaway, infidelity, travel, friend, weekend, victim, secret, killer
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.2
 88
rendezvous (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the lover of a an oil magnate's spoiled daughter is murdered, her brother-in-law must determine whether the killer is his own ex-wife, the dead woman's lover or somebody else entirely.
Plot: spoiled girl, photographer, ex husband ex wife relationship, murder, murder suspect, cheating, family relations, alibi, oil tycoon, murder of sister, reunion
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, sorority, female bonding, all female cast, female friendship, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Sparkling Cyanide (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Agatha Christie In this TV movie, a classic mystery is updated and relocated to a glamorous world of London socialites and secret agents, introducing two unique and compelling investigators and taking us through to the highest ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, inheritance, suspicion of murder, undercover agent, high society, uncover truth, murder investigation, investigation, unsolved crime, secret, mystery, crime solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Seventh Juror (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a moment of madness a middle-aged, married and respectable pharmacist kills a young woman who is sun-bathing by a lake. Unable to take in what he has done, he flees from the scene of the crime and behaves as if nothing has happened. Eventually ...
Style: noir, neo noir, psychological thriller, french noir
Plot: witness, jury, judge, judgment, released from prison, accidental suicide, attempted rape, boat, false accusation of murder, repressed sexuality, veterinarian, killer as protagonist ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 331
Fissures (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Charlotte, an alienated sound engineer, travels to the country home where her mother was just murdered. She is quickly frustrated by the lack of progress in the police investigation and so begins her own. While listening to a fresh sound recording ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, fear, loss of mother, supernatural power, supernatural, murder mystery, uncover truth, clue, hearing voices ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
Plot: detective agency, murder, private detective, probation, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: murder, confession, strangulation, strangled to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melbourne, 1886. Two gentlemen climb into a hansom cab late one murky night. One man climbs out, the other travels on to St Kilda. On arrival, the driver finds the second man dead; murdered. The ‘high-society’ killing sends shockwaves through ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, secret, murder mystery, doctor, mystery, murder investigation, crime solving, sleuth, crime investigation, love triangle, forensics ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Secret of the Blackbirds (1983)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mr. Fortescue, owner of a big company, unexpectedly dies. The autopsy shows that he has been poisoned. Nobody actually loved him, and even his family members had their reasons to kill him. But who really did it? And who is responsable for killing ...
Style: exciting, enigmatic, surprise ending
Plot: murder investigation, murder, romancing a criminal, family relations, inheritance, poison, miss marple
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Great Alibi (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Like every weekend senator Henri Pagès and his wife entertain guests at their beautiful mansion in a peaceful village near Paris. But this time around, things go awry: Pierre Collier, a psychoanalyst and consummate womanizer, is brutally murdered. ...
Plot: summer vacation, murder suspect, neglected wife, hospital, cat, infidelity, police, adultery, murder, hotel, hotel room, family gatherings ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young detective goes to the rescue of a teacher kidnapped by a former student.
Plot: high school reunion, teacher, murder, obsession, hostage, investigation, kidnapping, tape over mouth, danger
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.6
 502
Heads or Tails (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his wife died, Inspector Louis Baroni (Philippe Noiret) has become a virtual recluse, preferring the solitude of his quiet house to the company of others. His period of mournful contemplation is broken when he is called out to look into the ...
Plot: murder, sex, death, suspect, police, police officer, suspicion, police inspector, french, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 798
The Father (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Baba" is a bitter melodrama set in Istambul. A father is not able to earn enough money to feed his family. He is waiting to emigrate to Germany. When his landlord's son kills a man while drunk, the father is prepared to answer for ...
Plot: poverty, emigration, father, revenge, rape, prostitution, prison, murder, family relations
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 673
Naked Violence (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Some youngsters rape and kill their teacher; but they won't tell their motivation. The police detective on the case feels some sinister influence behind the young murderers.
Plot: rape, interrogation, teacher, murder, investigation, disciple, secret, jewelry, school teacher, police, gang rape, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Woman to be Hanged (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Basar Sabuncu.
Plot: voyeurism, murder, old man, young woman, dysfunctional marriage, planned murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Such a Lovely Town... (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Stephane (Victor Lanoux) is the mayor of a small village. He is also the manager of the tannery which provides the inhabitants with work. In a fit of anger, he kills his wife (Edith Scob). A judge (Jean Carmet) tries to prove his culpability, but ...
Plot: investigation, village, murder, mistress, acquittal, provincial life, politics, blackmail, pregnancy, egotism, extramarital affair, liar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bad to the Bone (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bad girl uses her brother to kill her lover.
Plot: femme fatale, murder, brother sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Blood Relatives (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Montreal police inspector (Donald Sutherland) cracks a murder case with clues from the victim's diary.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, family relations, relatives, incest, investigator, diary, pedophile, who done it, siblings relations, sexual relations, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Murdered House (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After World War I, a young ex-soldier, Sébastien Monge, returns to his home village. Ignorant of his past, he learns that, 24 years before, his entire family was slain in their home one stormy night. Only Sébastien, then a four-month old baby, was ...
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, obsessive quest, mystery, rivalry, world war one, vengeance, murder, haunted by the past, village, bakery, baker, magic spell ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1890s, post world war one
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ruby in the Smoke (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Victorian England, Sally Lockhart receives an anonymous note sending her on a mysterious quest. Her father has recently died and feeling suffocated living with her elderly aunt moves in with newfound friends, a photographer and his sister. She is ...
Style: tense, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense
Plot: victorian england, amateur sleuth, murder investigation, haunted by the past, mysterious death, father, death, puzzle, mystery, murder mystery, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mafia (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Police Officer faces difficulties when investigating a Mafia murder in a small Sicilian town. A businessman is murdered for refusing to join a Mafia-controlled group and although he suspects the Mafia are involved he can find no witnesses or ...
Plot: mafia, card playing, murder, police investigation, carabinieri
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: amateur detective, estate, murder, riddles and clues, investigation, a vision, haunted by the past, mystery, witnessing a crime, crimes, jealousy, strangulation ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, hidden identity, crimes, estate, dishonesty, mysterious character, stranger, paranoia, mysterious past, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%