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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, fall in love, couples, infidelity, breakup, dishonesty, life turned upside down, love, winter, cat, party, snow, female nudity, adultery, poet, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, cruise ship, poison, mental breakdown, bathtub, dead cat
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden

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Most similar movies to False as Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about dishonesty, couples, infidelity, couple relations, crimes, love and romance and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like False as Water: The Bottom of the Sea (2003), Betrayal (1983), Deceit (2006), Green (2011), Blowfly Park (2014). 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, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: jealousy, love, obsession, investigation, stalking, couples, infidelity, rivalry, lovers, unfaithful, graphic violence, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
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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, talky, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, infidelity, betrayal, dishonesty, adultery, friends, crimes, autobiography, rivalry, dangerous attraction, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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75%
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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, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, destructive relationship, friendship, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsession, love and romance, dishonesty, stalking, couples, manipulation, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, serious ...
Plot: jealousy, love triangle, couples, couple relations, infidelity, suspicion, male full rear nudity, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong female presence, sexual content, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.4
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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, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, police investigation, missing person, obsession, friendship, delusion, revenge, best friend, vengeance, interrogation, death, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, on the run, couples, love affair, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, life turned upside down, strong sexual content, rivalry, crimes, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, 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: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: hit and run, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, police, graphic violence, couple relations, unfulfillment, infidelity, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, left to die, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.9
 387
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, weekend, realtor, dishonesty, sexual content, contractor, pretending to be someone else, polish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 157
Proof of Lies (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A scientist researches the genetic cause of addictive behavior.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: dishonesty, betrayal, couple relations, woman in danger, conspiracy, infidelity, university, college dropout, couples, inventions and discoveries, paranoia, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 680
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: femme fatale, infidelity, rock star, crimes, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, voyeurism, adultery, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: mind game, couple relations, couples, husband wife relationship, stranger, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, domestic disturbance, rivalry, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sexy, sexual, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, couples, dangerous attraction, crimes, couple relations, obsession, dishonesty, neglectful husband, neglected wife, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, love affair, dangerous attraction, couple relations, terminal illness, power relations, couples, crumbling marriage, rivalry, dishonesty, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: infidelity, private detective, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crimes, stalking, city life, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, sexy, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: family problems, infidelity, drifter, murder, betrayal, family business, crimes, couples, love and romance, cheating wife, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, murder, extramarital affair, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mentally unstable, woman in danger, couples, conspiracy, psychological manipulation, emotional manipulation, murder, paranoia, crimes, writer's life, dishonesty, playwright
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Loneliest Planet (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A local guide takes a young couple through a twisted backpacking trip across the Georgian wilderness.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: couples, romance, love triangle, couple relations, tour guide, love and romance, dishonesty, traveler, male female relationship, wilderness, mountain, camping trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, georgia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, crimes, mind game, investigation, uncover truth, race against time, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, hidden identity, couples, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, human nature, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, life turned upside down, feud, murder, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, family problems, dishonesty, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, suburban life, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: biting, tense, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, politics, life turned upside down, couples, manipulation, strong female presence, love affair, haunted by the past, couple relations, relationship vs career, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.7
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, breakup, crimes, infidelity, couples, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Trois 2: 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: tense, sexy, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nightclub, manipulation, love affair, who done it, dangerous attraction, crimes, femme fatale, mysterious character, love and romance, cheating wife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 6K
Möbius (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An FSB officer fall in love with his agent, an American woman who works as a trader in a Russian bank.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: espionage, fall in love, intrigue, love and romance, dishonesty, undercover, money laundering, secret mission, one night stand, financial crisis, undercover agent, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, cote d'azur, moscow russia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
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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, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, love affair, lesbian seduction, self defense, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, mistrust, dishonesty, pretense, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couples, family problems, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, crimes, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: sexy, tense, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, mind game, love affair, obsession, love triangle, couple relations, vengeance, family problems, couples, wedding, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: captivity, hostage, family problems, couples, confined, vengeance, haunted by the past, estate, dishonesty, crimes, infidelity, cheating wife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 414
Love Walked In (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two romantically involved down-and-out lounge singers get involved in a caper.
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, showbiz, love triangle, cons and scams, private detective, obsession, down on your luck, love and romance, infidelity, sex scene, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%