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: revenge, lawyer, murderer, dating, fall in love, call center, chance meeting, brother brother relationship, scheme, revenge plot, tied up, indoor swimming pool, date, falling in love

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, tense and psychological films with plots about revenge, murder, violence, betrayal, adultery, murderer and vigilantism mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Something to Remind Me: Yella (2007), Jerichow (2008), Barbara (2012), Art of Revenge (2003), 2 Masks for Alexa (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious ...
Plot: workplace, boss and employee, businessman, estrangement, job, assistant, haunted by the past, murder, starting over, love, rivalry, company ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: germany, europe, east germany
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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: tense, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, boss and employee, infidelity, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, estrangement, couples, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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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, stasi, introspection, power relations, confined, who to trust, lovers apart, secret service, society, life is a bitch, fascism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: east germany, germany, europe, german democratic republic, northern germany ...
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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: disturbing, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, seduction, scheme, unrequited love, romantic relationship, attempted seduction, unfulfilled love, conspiracy, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, lesbian subtext ...
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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: revenge, adultery, sex, female nudity
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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, cuckold, cheating wife, loveless marriage, womanizer, condom
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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: adoption, kidnapping, revenge, insanity
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Missing You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A girl who lost her father to a serial killer, a detective and a killer are intertwined in a chaotic relationship and are met with an unprecedented series of events.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, revenge, murderer, vengeance, killings, crimes, homicide detective, serial murder, homicidal maniac, police detective, sleuth, killing spree ...
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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: murder, lake, war veteran, revenge, desertion, rape, revenge plot, nudity (full frontal - brief), hunting, target practice, world war two veteran, violence ...
Place: canada
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Only God Can Judge Me (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ricky spent years behind bars after taking the rap for his brother Rafael and his buddy Latif after a failed robbery. Now, Latif wants to express gratitude by letting Ricky in on a coup that will bring lots of money. After some hesitation, Ricky ...
Plot: strong female character, revenge, theft, brother brother relationship, murder, heist gone wrong, drugs, policewoman, jail
Place: frankfurt germany
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Vehicle for Revenge (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: female detective, law student, gang, latin, gang member, brother brother relationship, rape, blonde, motel, revenge motive, rape and revenge, sexual assault ...
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A Map of the Heart (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Katrin and Jürgen spend their holidays in Corsica. Katrin is in her mid-thirties, working as a tracer at Jürgen's company who suddenly remembers he's married -- but not with Kathrin. So they decide to end their vacation earlier than they ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
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Place: corsica
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Revenge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rebekka travels back to a hotel by the Norwegian fjords seeking revenge on the man who ruined her sister's life. Under false identity, she seeks out her deceased sister's violator and embeds herself into his idyllic family to destroy his ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
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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: vigilantism, church, child molester, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, revenge killing, female protagonist, murder, woman kills a man, pedophile, female vigilante, revenge motive ...
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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 ...
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 98 min.
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Plan A (2021)
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The State I Am In (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, homoerotic
Plot: terrorism, vandalism, dark humor, society, clergy, vengeance, bank, fall in love, male full rear nudity, leonardo da vinci, suicide attempt, male nudity ...
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Lady in Black (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: revenge, betrayal, assassination attempt, dysfunctional marriage, loss of father, violence, child in peril, tragedy, drowning, tragic event, disfigured face, office ...
Place: vietnam
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Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
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