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False as Water (1985)
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False as Water (1985)
Original name: Falsk som vatten
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John is the owner of a small publishing company. One day John meets the poet Clara and falls in love with her. A movie about jealousy and death.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: death, jealousy, publisher, love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, breakup, life turned upside down, love, mental breakdown, cat, party, winter, poet, adultery, bathtub, cruise ship
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and psychological films with plots about dishonesty, couples, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, crimes and crumbling marriage mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like False as Water: The Bottom of the Sea (2003), Deceit (2006), Blowfly Park (2014), Green (2011), Betrayal (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bottom of the Sea (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An architect (Daniel Hendler) trails a man (Gustavo Garzón) who was hiding under his girlfriend's (Dolores Fonzi) bed.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: jealousy, love, obsession, danger, investigation, couples, stalking, infidelity, rivalry, lovers, unfaithful, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: argentina
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95%
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Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, obsession, friendship, love affair, manipulations, love and romance, dishonesty, manipulation, couples, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
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68%
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Blowfly Park (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Blowfly Park is a psychological thriller which follows Christian Kretschmann, a day-nursery teacher, who may have committed a violent murder. This is the film debut of choreographer Jens Östberg.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, police investigation, best friend, friendship, vengeance, missing person, obsession, delusion, revenge, death, confession, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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63%
 5.4
 298
Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to the country with her boyfriend, where her new friendship causes a problem as her partner also takes an interest in the woman.
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: jealousy, love triangle, couples, couple relations, infidelity, suspicion, rivalry, danger, strong female presence, sexual content, uninvited guest, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, crimes, rivalry, friends, autobiography, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Dark Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hugo Buckton seems to have it all: He is apparently rich and has a beautiful wife and a doting son. In actuality, though, Hugo is having money problems and is paranoid that his wife is cheating on him. After a boozy night at a party, Hugo hits and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: hit and run, murder, police, obsession, crimes, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
An Unfinished Affair (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, danger, power relations, couple relations, dangerous attraction, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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51%
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Night Eyes (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills home-security guard is seduced by a rock star's wife he monitors by video.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, adultery, rock star, security guard, crime, crumbling marriage, crimes, sexual relations, voyeurism, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, serious, twists and turns, tense, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, drifter, murder, fish market, betrayal, family business, family problems, crimes, couples, love and romance, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Paris by Night (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Clara Bell is a busy Euro MP with a husband and child at home and a high powered career - but on a trip to Paris her ordered existence is overturned by a murder and a chance encounter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: murder, politics, strong female presence, life turned upside down, couples, state affairs, crimes, legal, manipulation, love affair, relationship vs career, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Other Voices (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Phil and Anna are a young, married couple, who begin to suspect one other of an affair. When a shady private investigator gets involved in their relationship, things begin to spin out of control, in this turn-of-the-millennium thriller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, private detective, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, crimes, love and romance, stalking, couple relations, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A marriage counselor's personal and professional life becomes complicated after she enters into a relationship with one of her clients.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, psychological, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, moral dilemma, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, life turned upside down, disorder, unfulfillment, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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49%
Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, dangerous attraction, danger, obsession, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, neglected wife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Blast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Running away on the highway, Maria is alone in her roaring SUV. Behind her, fire and a case full of money. In front of her, the hopeless vastness of the motorway. Only a day before she was a caring mother, a loving wife, a responsible daughter. ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: on the run, couples, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, life turned upside down, danger, crimes, rivalry, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 629
Pandora's Box (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stuck in a dull marriage, successful shrink Mia DuBois follows a patient's advice and exposes her wild side at a private underground club, where she meets a handsome stranger and begins an affair that may cost her more than just her husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexy, tense, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nightclub, love affair, dangerous attraction, manipulation, manipulations, femme fatale, mysterious character, couples, crumbling marriage, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Proof of Lies (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A scientist researches the genetic cause of addictive behavior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: dishonesty, betrayal, couple relations, woman in danger, danger, conspiracy, infidelity, college dropout, inventions and discoveries, couples, university, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, couples, crime, obsession, crimes, who done it, couple relations, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 347
Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: couples, love affair, danger, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, gory, dangerous attraction, siblings relations, manipulations, manipulation, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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360 (2011)
Genre: Drama, 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, jealousy, husband wife relationship, dentist, pimp, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, slovakia, denver colorado, paris france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: mentally unstable, woman in danger, couples, psychological manipulation, conspiracy, emotional manipulation, paranoia, crimes, murder, dishonesty, writer's life, playwright
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, infidelity, breakup, crimes, danger, couples, rivalry, couple relations, obsession, jealousy, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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I Am Handyman (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Daniel is a young and ambitious real estate agent with a view to becoming a partner in the company. Along with the boss' wife Marie, he dares to spend a secret and passionate weekend in a luxurious archipelago house which he is supposed to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, danger, sexual relations, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, weekend, realtor, sexual content, dishonesty, coitus, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, life turned upside down, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, human nature, feud, murder, sexual content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Black Ice (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Saara is a middle-aged doctor who one day finds out that her architect-husband Leo is having an affair with a younger woman, Tuuli. Instead of revealing her true identity, Saara pretends to be someone else and makes friends with Tuuli. At the same ...
Style: psychological, serious, psychological thriller, captivating, tense ...
Plot: love affair, love triangle, cunnilingus, infidelity, family problems, mistrust, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, pretense, self defense, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, crimes, family problems, couples, love affair, obsession, vengeance, love triangle, crumbling marriage, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, psychopath, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, deadly, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Best Man (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After painter Michael 'Mike' Sheldrake's failed suicide attempt, house-mate and life-long best friend Peter Tremaine, an antiques shop owner, reminisces their common past, like Mike does in therapy. It started at the beach, when ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friends, friendship, power relations, fall in love, jealousy, father figure, love, flashback sequence, suicide attempt, romance, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 491
Darkness Falls (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: captivity, hostage, confined, family problems, couples, vengeance, haunted by the past, estate, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
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The Ape (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: introspection, losing-it hero, family relations, disorder, life turned upside down, moral dilemma, human nature, parents and children, heroes, surrealism, hell, driven mad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 577
Paper Mask (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, deadly, mysterious character, danger, dishonesty, mind game, hidden identity, race against time, protagonist as suspect, crimes, investigation, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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