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A Mere Mortal (1991)
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A Mere Mortal (1991)
Original name: Simple mortel
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man, a researcher in ancient languages, begins to receive strange radio messages in a language only he knows. The messages ask him for very bizarre missions. Eventually, he understands that he's just a pawn in an intergalactic game, and that the fate of Earth depends on him.
Plot: father daughter incest, heist, incest, game, hunter, suicide, radio, taxi driver, psychotherapy, manipulation, car accident, basement, telescope, attempted rape, tape recorder, parking lot, shot in the head, cellar, car radio, writing on a wall, talking to self in mirror, brake failure, talking to oneself in a mirror

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Most similar movies to A Mere Mortal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about female nudity, murder, suicide, manipulation, car accident, deadly and blood mostly in Thriller genres. Some movies like A Mere Mortal: Body to Body (2003), Wicked (1998), Love Toy (1971), Let the Corpses Tan (2017), The Animal (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Body to Body (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Laura Bartelli is a stripper in a French bar. She retires after a moody landscape architect named Marco Tisserand asks her to abandon her life and share his. However, after her red Volkswagen runs off the road en route to the rendezvous, she ends up ...
Plot: stripper, car accident, police, bare breasts, female nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), striptease, coma, child's point of view, strip club, hospital
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 3K
Wicked (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cul-de-sac in an oppressive suburb becomes a literal dead end for wife and mother Karen Christianson (Chelsea Field) when she is brutally murdered in her own home. In the wake of the event, Karen's teenage daughter Ellie (Julia Stiles) begins ...
Style: clever, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: father daughter incest, murder, dysfunctional family, suburbs, infidelity, police investigation, nanny, satire, golf, incest, teenager, death ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.6
 98
Love Toy (1971)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A degenerate gambler, unable to come up with the cash necessary for a high stakes gin rummy game, bets his nubile daughter. And loses. His daughter immediately becomes the delectable property of a hot-to-trot sex fiend and the film promptly becomes ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: father daughter incest, sexual torture, sex slave, female director, exploitation, sex, lesbian sex, bondage, dominatrix, spanking, female nudity, daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Let the Corpses Tan (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Every summer, Luce, an eccentric 50-something painter, spends her time in a small and isolated township, which lies in ruins in southern France, surrounded by guests. This summer, these guests are Max Bernier (an old flame, author and alcoholic), ...
Plot: ruins, armored truck, criminal, heist, gold, isolation, police officer, seaside, female director, gunfight, murder, gunshot ...
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7.2
 57
The Animal (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A voyeuristic, psychotic obscene telephone caller becomes obsessed with an attractive single mother.
Plot: voyeurism, telescope, female nudity, rape, panic attack, smoking pot, death by suffocation, anxiety attack, stalking, blackmail, depression, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 956
The Nada Gang (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nada, named after a gang of Spanish anarchists, is a small, confused band of French terrorists. They kidnap the American ambassador after one of his regular visits to an exclusive brothel. The gang starts to quarrel amongst themselves as to the ...
Style: clever, rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surrender, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), hostage, scapegoat, kidnapping, terrorism, countryside, anarchist, track down, police corruption, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Diary of a Murderess (1975)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman sets her sights on an aging millionaire. She seduces him, and moves into his mansion with him. She soon tires of him, though, and after she gets rid of him, she goes after his son.
Style: erotic
Plot: jewelry, thief, suicide, incest, holy grail, diary, seduction, monastery, mute, psychology, sexual obsession, blackmail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.1
 57
Coldwood (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Single mother Ashley travels to Alaska to work with her Uncle Clive, a con man swindling money from people who believe their homes are haunted. As Ashley tackles her own demons the team must face real supernatural forces beyond anything they've ...
Plot: death, suicide, murder, pursuit, ghost
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Death Laid An Egg (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill ...
Style: suspense
Plot: serial killer, chicken farm, love triangle, lingerie, murder mystery, mysterious man, psycho killer, peep hole, chicken, brutality, attraction, psychotic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 3K
Burn (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lonely, unstable gas station attendant Melinda is tired of being overshadowed by her more confident, outgoing co-worker Sheila. When the gas station is held up at gunpoint by Billy, a desperate man in need of quick cash, Melinda finds an opportunity ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: gas station, robbery, manipulation, danger, escapades, disorder, thief, loneliness, adaptation, gang, money, filling station ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 154
Nevermore (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Story: The movie stars Judd Nelson as a wealthy but unstable hermit who is convinced he will soon become insane much as his father did; his father actually did go insane and murdered Nelson's character's mother. He hires a private investigator ...
Style: suspense
Plot: paranoia, accidental shooting, revolver, deception, college professor, hospital, classroom, sauna, car accident, alcohol, old dark house, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 1K
Night Fare (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Luc and his English friend Chris take a taxi to go home after partying hard all evening in Paris. At destination, they run away without paying the fare. They got the wrong driver for this... The taxi goes immediately into hunting mode, chasing them ...
Style: silent film
Plot: dog, party, love, blood, killer, car, muscle car, fire, debt, street life, lovers, drifter ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 1K
The Patriots (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ariel, un jeune Juif français, décide de quitter sa famille pour partir en Israël et devenir un agent du Mossad, les services secrets israéliens. En participant à des missions à Paris, Tel Aviv et Washington, il sera initié à l'art ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, undercover, government agency, manipulations, rebellion, espionage, state affairs, dishonesty, intrigue, society, politics, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, israel, europe, middle east, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hot Traces of St. Pauli (1971)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: blackmail, adulteress, car chase, murder, prostitute, ambulance, chase, plan gone wrong, police, escaped convict, hiding place, darkness ...
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 434
A Million (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: 8 contestants compete for a billion wons ($1 Million USD) in a survival reality TV show. The challengers must spend 7 days in the Australian desert. On the second day, one contestant is found dead. The other contestants then find themselves in ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: survival, exhaustion, manipulation, game of death, revenge, murder, revelation, desert, death of wife, most dangerous game, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Place: korea, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 122
Night Owl (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New York: Every night the mysterious "Night Owl" goes on the air with her moody radio show. She seems to have an inexplicable influence on some men; several of Julie's friends commit suicide while listening to her voice. She fears for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: jazz, radio show, siren, suicide, paranormal, dangerous attraction, mystery, amateur detective, danger, love affair, curses spells and rituals, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Strange But True (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman surprises the family of her deceased boyfriend by telling them she's pregnant with his child.
Plot: blood, shotgun, camera, basement, cell phone, father son relationship, suicide, flashback, hospital, accident, limousine, wheelchair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.1
 413
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, deadly, crimes, danger, crime, parents and children, dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.9
 135
Isabel (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Isabel takes place in a Canadian coastal village. Genevieve Bujold plays a girl, Isabel, whose flawlessly beautiful face masks the maelstrom swirling in her mind. She is haunted by the images of her family members, each of whom suffered a violent ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: ghost, incest, insanity, couples, family relations, family problems, social relations, life is a bitch, ego clash, village, village life, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 23
Reverse (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex and Marcos are two brothers who have separated one from another since three years ago, due to a play that they have practiced from their childhood. In the last time they played Alex suffered an accident and he was in coma for three weeks. In ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: secret, night, photograph, house, child, gas station, city, challenge, bet, game, injury, burglar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 159
The Crossing (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lola Arendt, 8, vanishes while on vacation on a wild Scottish island. Shattered by her disappearance, her parents, Sarah and Martin, separate. Two years later, Lola is found at the exact same spot. Martin returns to the island to bring her home. His ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: missing child, island, dishonesty, life is a bitch, manipulations, manipulation, family problems, uncover truth, mysterious character, disappearance, missing daughter, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 349
Suicide Note (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ambitious psych major Molly White is on top of the world as she preps for her grad program entry exams. After celebrating with boyfriend Brady, Molly finds her roommate Emma crying after an incident she had with her boyfriend Adam. The next morning, ...
Plot: suicide, beating, bed, locker room, bully, jealousy, party, nightmare, teenager, dressing room, dream, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Beasts Are on the Streets (1978)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Panic grips a small community after a tanker truck crashes through a fence at a wild animal park, freeing dozens of dangerous beasts.
Plot: wild animal, disaster film, poacher, veterinarian, tanker truck, small town, elephant, ostrich, pickup truck, hunting rifle, dog, bear ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 1K
Games (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mysterious woman (Simone Signoret) in black moves in with married Manhattan thrill-seekers (James Caan, Katharine Ross) and helps one trick the other.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: mind game, graphic violence, murder, infidelity, cons and scams, couples, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 260
Mascara (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Directed by Patrick Conrad. A respected police commissioner has a reputation as a opera lover, but by night he also enjoys plunging into the transvestite scene. In addition, he harbors a longing for his very own sister. When he learns that his wife ...
Plot: topless, murder, voyeurism, strangulation, murder investigation, police detective, neck breaking, death, nude woman murdered, opera, hermaphrodite, transsexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorist, espionage, secret agents, race against time, state affairs, good versus evil, political conspiracy, danger, dishonesty, undercover, working undercover, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 1K
Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: sexy, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, betrayal, obsession, crimes, manipulations, dishonesty, mind game, rivalry, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dangerous Invitation (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy yuppy couple find that their lives are being invaded by another, intrusive couple who are out to rip them off and terrorize them.
Plot: manipulation, seduction, erotic thriller, sauna, masseuse, voyeur, lesbian sex, cunnilingus, erotica, labia, female nudity, blackmail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 169
Psy (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of hunters enters a ghost town in Central Asia with a mission to kill packs of abandoned, and now wild cannibal dogs. But tables turn and there seems to be no way for the hunters to survive the horrific battle.
Plot: cannibalism, hunter, desert, blood, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), manhunt, chase, car chase, hitman, assassination, betrayal, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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