Movies like Something to Remind Me

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Something to Remind Me (2001)
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Something to Remind Me (2001)
Original name: Toter Mann
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Middle-aged lawyer Thomas assists Leyla, an attractive blonde, when she drops her things at the pool. After their paths keep crossing, he picks up the courage to ask her out for a date. Somewhat to his surprise she agrees, but arrives late, just as the restaurant is closing. They go back to his apartment for an impromptu pizza and, after a few drinks, she falls asleep on the couch. The next morning Thomas awakes to find Leyla and his laptop, which contains vital case files, missing... An expertly constructed thriller in the tradition of Hitchcock and Chabrol, writer/director Christian Petzold's Something To Remind Me keeps the viewer enthralled throughout. -- Keith Hennessey Brown, Eye for Film
Plot: murderer, lawyer, fall in love, dating, call center, chance meeting, brother brother relationship, scheme, tied up, revenge plot, revenge, date, falling in love, indoor swimming pool

Most similar movies to Something to Remind Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, serious and realistic films with plots about revenge, murder, violence, betrayal, adultery, car accident and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Something to Remind Me: Jerichow (2008), Yella (2007), Barbara (2012), Art of Revenge (2003), 2 Masks for Alexa (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jerichow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Turkish diaspora in Germany proves the catalyst for this noir-flavored drama concerning the unlikely friendship between a veteran of the Afghan-Soviet war and a middle-aged Turk in need of a helping hand.
Style: touching, tense, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, crimes of passion, woman in danger, couple relations, boss and employee, love and romance, crimes, estrangement, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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95%
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Yella (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama about a woman who is estranged from the possessive and violent husband who can't bring himself to give her up. When their fraught interaction finally comes to a dramatic conclusion, her life takes an odd shift.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, boss and employee, businessman, estrangement, job, assistant, company, dream, murder, haunted by the past, starting over, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: germany, europe, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 12K
Barbara (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to ...
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: german, doctor, introspection, confined, power relations, life is a bitch, lovers apart, who to trust, secret service, society, fascism, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1980, frogman
Place: east germany, germany, europe, gdr, northern germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.3
 189
Art of Revenge (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Matt Kane leaves his wife Lara after seven years of marriage for the single, fast life that he wanted all his life after getting a promotion at work, she plots revenge against him by hiring an female ex-con and grifter, named Tuesday, to ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: con artists, lesbian kiss, lesbian subtext, revenge, seduction, betrayal, scheme, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a Bible-quoting woman who in 1990 murdered a camp counselor, whom she learned molested her 7 year old son.
Plot: courtroom, child abuse, lawyer, playground, self justice, revenge, church, vigilantism, child molester, syringe, sodomy, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
2 Masks for Alexa (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Curd Jurgens as the betrayed husband is incredibly expressive and believable; Rosabla Neri, as the philandering Alexa, delivers her usual thoughtful performance and, in doing so, makes her potentially cardboard cut-out character multi-dimensional, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: adultery, revenge, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Dangerous Indiscretion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizing executive picks up a divoree and embarks in an affair, only to have his life destroyed by her jealous husband.
Plot: revenge, adultery, womanizer, cheating wife, condom, loveless marriage, cuckolded husband, cuckold
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 248
Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: deserter, murder, lake, war veteran, rape, revenge plot, revenge, hunting, nudity (full frontal - brief), scotch whiskey, hit over the head with a bottle, breaking a bottle over someone's head ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: murder, revenge, violence, brother brother relationship, gay, family relations
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56%
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 272
Seduced (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Caroline and Margo respond to a "Missed Connections" ad on Craigslist, only to realize that there whirlwind romance was a trap, and the man of her dreams is leading a secret life. The Two women join forces to bring down the dangerous con ...
Plot: dating, female director, sex, woman in a bikini, sex in kitchen, older woman younger man sex, seaside, internet dating, businesswoman, teenage love, bookstore, mother daughter relationship ...
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51%
The Heart Is a Dark Forest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This drama deals with a woman, whose life is destroyed when she discovers that her husband has another family. Marie and Thomas, both musicians before their marriage, are an apparently happy couple, living together with their two children. One day, ...
Plot: adultery, concert, revenge, violin, crisis, masquerade, female director, castle, married couple, nightmare, depression, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 178
Transgression (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Matthew and Elena are about to face the worst night of their lives when four burglars trespass into their home looking for easy money. But things don't go as planned. Tension and fear take over them all, victims and executioners, and mistrust, ...
Plot: tied up, home invasion, hostage, tied feet, husband wife relationship, robbery
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 66K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, human nature, down on your luck, losing-it hero, custody battle, uninhibited rivalry, legal, rivalry, corruption, police arrest, bankruptcy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Truth Beneath (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an extremely close national assembly race, Jong-chan wins the nomination of his party. He and his wife Yeon-hong are fully committed to the campaign and when their teenager daughter Min-jin goes missing, Jong-chan convinces Yeon-hong not to ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: election campaign, revenge, disappearance, female director, wiretap, teenage daughter, blackmail, murder, politician, teen angst, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 21K
Aftermath (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fatal plane crash changes the lives of Roman and Jake forever. Roman loses his wife and daughter in the accident, while Jake, his mind as he happens to be the air traffic controller, who fails to avert the nightmare. Rage and revenge engulfs Roman ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, tense, suspense, touching ...
Plot: tragedy, depression, investigation, accusation, death, lawyer, vigilante, retribution, revenge, forgiveness, tragic event, guilt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: murder, revenge, family, retribution, woman shot, dead girl, hostage, showdown, vigilante, dead woman, standoff, terrorist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man uses the principles of double-entry bookkeeping to settle his accounts with society.
Style: realistic, serious, dark humor
Plot: terrorism, fall in love, vengeance, bank, vandalism, clergy, society, male nudity, shower, revenge, suicide attempt, leonardo da vinci ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cuba Libre (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tom is constantly running into problems and gets beaten up time and time again.
Style: suspense
Plot: rescue, outsider, theft, thirty something, money, railway station, wallet, male female relationship, caper, serendipity, thief, desertion ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 10K
Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, serious, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, dog, pets, vengeance, killing a dog, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, small town, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The State I Am In (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With 1970s Germany in the background, this film depicts the story of a family from the “R.A.F. Terrorist” group and their search for a normal life and their inner self.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, family problems, family relations, love and romance, youth, grownups, becoming an adult, eccentric family, fall in love, family in crisis, puberty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, portugal, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 651
Stranded (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, held at gunpoint, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, storytelling, bikini, sex on table ...
Time: 21st century
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37%
Lady in Black (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kin Seng (Leung Ka Fai) falls into big debts in the gambling house. He persuades his loving wife, May (Lin Ching Hsia), to embezzle a huge sum from working place to save him. They go to Thailand to seek help from Kin Seng's uncle but in vain. ...
Plot: revenge, betrayal, jealous husband, surgery, explosion, drowning, loss of wife, boss, dysfunctional marriage, violence, disfigured face, tragic event ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Kiss Me in the Rain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Middle-aged Maire's husband spends most of his time abroad on business. Alone in their large house, Maire fills her empty life by absorbing other people's tragedies from tabloid newspapers. Obsessed by the story about a young single mother ...
Plot: middle aged woman, loneliness, loss of husband, outsider, handgun, businessman, mental health, parent child relationship, marital problem, watermelon, mental instability, middle aged ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Married Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Irene is a young housewife and mother who tries to raise her young family, love her husband and keep her home all the while studying her masters' degree. Mario, her husband, is a good man, but he's tied by convention. When she has a ...
Plot: violent husband, university, marital abuse, revenge, jealousy, murder, suspicion, library, starting over, repression, battered wife
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33%
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Laguna (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Raised by an uncle in New York after his parents died in an attack orchestrated by the mafia, Thomas, now an adult, is sent to live in Italy. There, while his tortured past and the death of his parents come back to haunt him, he feels increasingly ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: older woman younger man sex, murder, secret, revenge, aunt nephew relationship, loss of parents, dead parents, loss of parent, death of parent, female nudity, porter, older woman teenage boy sex ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Appointment with Mr. Vield (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Samantha Anthony is a teenage girl who has been forced to deal with situations, which have made her wise far beyond her years. She's had to watch her mother spiral out-of-control while addicted to the drug meth. Lost a baby brother to CPS as a ...
Plot: revenge, teenage girl, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, drug use, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Deadly Daphne's Revenge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young hitchhiker is picked up by four drunken hunters, one of whom rapes her. A tough prosecutor has all four of the men indicted for the crime, which results in a suicide and a murder-for-hire plot.
Plot: female nudity, rape, rape victim, revenge, murder, beating, rape and revenge, hiding place
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Perfect Man (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A struggling writer finds a shortcut to fame, but a blackmailer threatens to ruin his perfect life.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: fall in love, desire for fame, writer's life, hidden identity, ambition, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, blackmail, hallucination, dishonesty, love and romance, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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32%
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 715
The Wrong Car (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who was raped by a NetCar driver takes a job with the company to exact her revenge on her attacker after she becomes frustrated with the slow pace of the criminal Justice system.
Plot: brother brother relationship, gang, law student, motel, blonde, female detective, gang member, latin, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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