Movies like Suburban Bliss

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Suburban Bliss (2002)
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Suburban Bliss (2002)
Original name: Secret de banlieue
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine, a rebellious pre-teen who has been deeply affected by her parents’ divorce, plays a game which involves crossing a dangerous road with her eyes closed. She becomes friends with the girl next door, the quiet Ariane, to the consternation of Ariane’s father, David. Although he appears to be a model father, David is in fact obsessed by the need to protect his daughter. As such, he tries – unsuccessfully – to prevent Ariane from coming under Catherine’s bad influence. Ariane takes up smoking, starts telling lies, and begins to explore her sexuality. While Catherine’s mother attempts to seduce the handsome, and single, David, he sets a trap for Catherine. For Catherine, living dangerously is no longer a game, and she has to summon all her strengths in order to survive.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: overprotective parent, teenage life, rebelliousness, parent child relationship, youth, family relations, parents and children, family problems, social differences, parents separation, father daughter relationship, murder, precocious child, dealing with death, coming of age, teenage girl, teenager, cigarette smoking, underage smoking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

Most similar movies to Suburban Bliss

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, family relations, youth, danger, parents and children and deadly mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Suburban Bliss: Son of Cain (2013), Fear of Water (2011), The Tenth Circle (2008), The Boy She Met Online (2010), Child of Mine (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, dishonesty, family in crisis, teenage life, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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95%
 6.5
 376
Fear of Water (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Rosalie Richard is found raped and dead at the foot of a cliff. This gruesome murder is the first ever in the Magdalen Islands. Her death will radically change the orderly life of Sergeant André Surprenant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: murder, army investigation, life is a bitch, police investigation, military, law enforcement, family relations, crimes, parents and children, family problems, investigation, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Tenth Circle (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Jodi Picoult's best-selling novel, "The Tenth Circle" tells the powerful story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: family relations, crimes, investigation, mystery, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, college, family life, teenage life, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Boy She Met Online (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When teenager Cami Winters falls in love, she falls hard. Her single mother, Tori, has no idea that Cami has fallen in love with a boy named 'Jake' she met on a social networking website. Although Cami believes Jake's a 23 year-old ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, dishonesty, teenage love, romance, crimes, deception, murder, convict, online dating, maniac, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 382
Child of Mine (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Alberta small-town police chief officially finds no suspect in the bloody stabbing to death of 'working girl' Jane McGill. Her daughters are adopted two years later, trough his friend Alvin, by a London couple who don't qualify yet ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, murder, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, uncover truth, parents and children, family in danger, family problems, family relations, sister sister relationship, suspicion, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Surviving Crooked Lake (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A summertime canoe trip turns into a nightmare for four 14-year-old girls.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: survival, teenage girl, estrangement, buddies, escapades, youth, starting over, wilderness, haunted by the past, teenage life, river, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, track down, crimes, on the run, woman in danger, family problems, parents and children, family relations, woman, danger, deadly, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, crimes, family relations, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair, teenage girl, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Stalked at 17 (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When 17 year old Angela fell for Chad, he promised to love her forever. When she got pregnant with his child, he promised to take care of them both. When she realized he was deceptive and abusive, he promised to change. When she wanted to leave, he ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: stalker, teenage pregnancy, obsession, teenage life, age difference, family problems, youth, stalking, family in danger, pregnancy, family in crisis, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Hellion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, 13-year-old Jacob's delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother Wes with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father must finally take responsibility for their actions and each other ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: motocross, social worker, juvenile delinquent, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, dysfunctional family, youth, custody, parents and children, family problems, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 618
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, police detective, mind game, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, law enforcement, life is a bitch, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, heist, race against time, track down, confined, on the run, parents and children, friendship, crimes, abduction, fugitives, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 883
The Holding (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District.
Style: serious, suspense, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: farm, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, psychopath, violence, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, crimes, confined, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 329
Pinprick (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A criminal gradually integrates himself into a broken household by methodically asserting control over a teenage girl and her lonely mother.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, contemplative
Plot: criminal heroes, youth, teenage life, parents and children, uninvited guest, crimes, teen angst, figment, coitus, male nudity, fingering
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 616
The Circle (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Some students at Runcie prep school form an elite club. The group is implicated in a cheating scandal and one of the club members dies mysteriously. Another member decides to try and discover the dangerous truth about Runcie.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, tense
Plot: high school, murder, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, rebellion, youth, dedicated educator, crimes, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, idealism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 275
No Good Deed (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karen never planned on being a hero. A recent widow, she has her hands full with work and parenting her son Max. Then Karen saves Jeremy's life during a drug store robbery and quickly discovers that the young man is intent on paying her back at ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: family relations, brutality, mother son relationship, family, parent child relationship, bravery, daring rescue, manic, sociopath, deception, widow, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.0
 447
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, mystery, hitman, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 457
Do No Harm (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emily Edmunds has a great job and a great guy, Mark. But when Mark is killed in a plane crash, a distraught Emily attempts suicide.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, crimes, doctors and patients, woman in danger, suicide attempt, plane crash, murder, psychiatrist, loss of husband, life turned upside down, power relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Skulls III (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young college co-ed tries joining the elite, all-male, secret society, the Skulls, and in so doing, she uncovers some unscrupulous methods used by some of the members to get what they want.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: college, murder, college life, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, woman in danger, youth, mind game, dishonesty, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
 85
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 ⇓
63%
 4.3
 234
Norfolk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, isolation, single parent, youth, father son relationship, mercenary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Wasted on the Young (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, youth, teenage life, family relations, social relations, teenage love, rivalry, murder, high school life, social misfits, computers and web, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 704
Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, confined, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, domestic disturbance, family relations, evil, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, frame up, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, race against time, mystery, plagiarism, policewoman, screenwriter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 798
Moonlight (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire lives with her wealthy adopted parents in a luxurious and isolated house in the woods. She discovers a wounded and bleeding boy her age in her family's garden shed. The boy is a young drug courier from Afghanistan; shot and wounded after ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: underage sex, fall in love, on the run, crimes, youth, drug dealing, romance, friendship, family relations, destiny, forest, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.4
 82
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: murder, amateur detective, voyeurism, infidelity, family relations, couples, dishonesty, crimes, adultery, siblings relations, female photographer, peeping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.9
 357
Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, family relations, mystery, crimes, youth, mind game, parents and children, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 629
The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, estrangement, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, investigation, murder, dead father, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.7
 421
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, murder, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, who done it, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Scouting Book for Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thomas Turgoose (This Is England) stars as David, a young boy who lives a carefree life on a coastal caravan park with his best friend Emily (Holliday Grainger). When David learns that Emily is being forced to move away, he helps her hide out in a ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: leaving home, friendship, youth, life is a bitch, society, secret place, family problems, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%