Movies like Deja Vu 1985

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Deja Vu (1985)
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Deja Vu (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A choreographer who believes that he was reincarnated believes that his present wife possesses the soul of his wife in his previous wife, a ballerina.
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, reincarnation, tragic love, murder, ballerina, medium, fire, spiritualist, ghost, romance, destiny, love and romance, love affair, couples, supernatural romance, unfulfillment, dancer's life, fiance fiancee relationship, fiancee, supernatural power, screenwriter, lovers reunited

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about couples, love and romance, murder, dishonesty, love affair, unfulfillment and tragic love mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Deja Vu: Hamlet (1969), To Dance with the White Dog (1993), Trishna (2011), Harry Price: Ghost Hunter (2015), The Black Candle (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hamlet (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, serious
Plot: ghost, tragic love, murder, tragedy, haunted by the past, royal family, destructive relationship, supernatural, heroes, hidden identity, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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95%
To Dance with the White Dog (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and confidant. Sam takes the dog on a nostalgic journey which ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, dog, supernatural romance, couple relations, afterlife, impossible love, unfulfillment, hopes, aging, supernatural, reincarnation, true love ...
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86%
 6.0
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Trishna (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is killed in a road accident, Trishna's family expect her to provide for them. The rich son of an entrepreneur starts to restlessly pursue her affections, but are his intentions as pure as they seem?
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, ambiguous ending
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, rich and poor, injustice, culture clash, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, power relations, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Harry Price: Ghost Hunter (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When MP's wife Grace Goodwin is found naked on a London street, Harry Price is summoned to investigate claims that her house is haunted.
Style: dark, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, entertaining ...
Plot: ghost hunting, medium, ghost hunter, ghost, supernatural, ghosts, mysticism, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, occult, poltergeist, seance ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Black Candle (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: factory, murder, false accusation, sculptor, abusive husband, sibling rivalry, mistress, life is a bitch, dishonesty, intrigue, legal, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 124
Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: infidelity, murder, love affair, couple relations, dangerous attraction, couples, life is a bitch, deadly, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
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Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, modern day adaptation, tense ...
Plot: interracial relations, downfall, power relations, vengeance, tragic love, couple relations, murder, life is a bitch, betrayal, infidelity, racism, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman flies to Rome on a reckless quest, not for love but for death.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, surrealism, split personality, mentally unstable, mysterious character, danger, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, deadly, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Starting Over Again (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ten years ago, Ginny (Toni Gonzaga), an Architecture student, and Marco (Piolo Pascual), a History professor, began a one-of-a-kind and unpredictable love story. In the five years that they were together, they brought out the best in each other, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: love and romance, love affair, breakup, lovers reunited, starting over, fall in love, tragic love, couples, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, aging, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
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Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: stylized, sexual, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, investigation, dealing with death, betrayal, clergy, deadly, crimes, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Mekong Hotel (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Shifting between fact and fiction in a hotel situated along the Mekong River, a filmmaker rehearses a movie expressing the bonds between a vampire-like mother and daughter...
Style: serious, surreal, experimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: hotel, family relations, parents and children, supernatural, reincarnation, mother daughter relationship, folk, world, river
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
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Othello (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, racism, interracial relations, murder, tragic love, tragedy, love, love and romance, deadly, downfall, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy, venice, cyprus, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, murder, infidelity, mental illness, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, unfulfillment, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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49%
 6.2
 2K
Dracula (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: reincarnation, vampire, bloodsucker, stalking, countryside, destiny, village, imaginary, supernatural, deadly, danger, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, love affair, murder, dishonesty, rivalry, mystery, investigation, unfulfillment, ambition, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 622
The Moth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: This 1940s drama presents a story of class conflict and its influence on romance. Robert Bradley leaves the shipyards to work in his uncle's furniture business but soon finds himself at odds with the old man. So he becomes a servant for the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: world war one, fatherhood, shipyard, fall in love, social differences, tragic love, love affair, love and romance, rich and poor, couples, estate, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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We Go On (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that ...
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, pursuit, fear of death, medium, supernatural, chase, life after death, skeptic, airport, overdose
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the dilapidated country estate of Anna Petrovna Voinitseva, a group of feckless Russian aristocrats whiles away a summer afternoon. Unbeknownst to their respective spouses, local schoolteacher Platonov and the wife of Anna's stepson, Sophia, ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, fall in love, village, tragic love, true love, reunion, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, family in crisis, haunted by the past, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Night and the Moment (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Night and the Moment is a 1995 erotic drama. A writer (Dafoe) is invited to the house of a noblewoman (Olin) who adores free-thinkers. He attempts to seduce her but she insists that he tell her of his past love exploits. While doing so, he takes ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, tense, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: confined, love and romance, romance, writer's life, sexual relations, lifestyle, wooing, couples, strong sexual content, prison life, cons and scams, sexual content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 468
Love & Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, biting, suspense
Plot: obsession, dishonesty, romance, mysterious character, love and romance, society, couples, tragic love, dangerous attraction, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.2
 144
The Car Man (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger arrives in a small town community, leading the locals into greed, sex and murder.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating
Plot: murder, small town, love triangle, dangerous attraction, tragic love, romance, frame up, infidelity, sexual relations, couples, dishonesty, stalking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 344
The Matrimony (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman finds the key to a room in the attic that her husband forbids her from entering. When she opens the door, she is confronted with the haunting existence of the woman her husband refuses to forget.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: supernatural romance, afterlife, murder, ghost, supernatural, mysterious character, love triangle, true love, rivalry, love and romance, woman in danger, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Life Love Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: François Toledo, married businessman and father, falls head-over-heels in love with Janine, a work colleague. However, he is soon found out: after three dates, he strangles some prostitutes, when, the victim of blackmail, he becomes dishonored. He ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, prison, murder, death penalty, death sentence, false accusation, death row, tragic love, legal, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, spain, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Wrong Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this fresh take on Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Wrong Man,” Ellen Plainview, a sweet, caring, working wife and mother, answers the door one afternoon to learn that she is under arrest for attempted murder.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal action, law enforcement, crimes, couple relations, couples, love affair, court case, female protagonist, society, deadly, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 263
Summer Heat (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The young wife of a tobacco farmer falls in love with their handsome hired hand.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murderous pair, love and romance, deadly, dishonesty, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, dull life, farm, couples, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Ring Finger (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When she is slightly hurt in the factory where she works, Iris quits her job and finds a new one as an assistant in a laboratory of a very peculiar kind. Without fully grasping what is at play around her, she gradually engages in a disturbing love ...
Style: serious, erotic, exciting, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, workplace, love affair, dangerous attraction, boss and employee, laboratory, fetish, foot fetish, sex, piano, shoes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: victorian england, romance, love and romance, society, dishonesty, power relations, rich and poor, fall in love, wooing, unfulfilled love, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Green Room (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James short story "The Altar of the Dead", in which a man becomes obsessed with the many dead people in his life and builds a memorial to honor them. This film is also based on other short story by Henry James, "The ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: death, tragic love, village, unfulfilled love, wartime life, fall in love, destructive relationship, obsession, village life, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 917
July Rhapsody (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lam Yiu Kwok, a Hong Kong secondary school teacher is facing a mid-life crisis. While he has only his pride and Chinese poetry to fall back on, his peers are successful businessmen and professionals who flaunt their extravagant lifestyles at reunion ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, moral dilemma, love affair, couples, infidelity, family problems, teachers and students, tragic love, dishonesty, youth, fall in love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 1K
Back Street (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ambitious but thwarted, Rae Smith meets handsome Marine Paul Saxon, (of the Saxon department store chain), as he passes through Lincoln, Nebraska, on his way home from World War II. There's a definite spark between them but circumstances ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, life is a bitch, photographer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, rome italy, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%