Movies like Post Mortem 1999

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Post Mortem (1999)
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Post Mortem (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this tough French-Canadian drama, two outsiders -- one who works with the law, another who lives outside it -- come together with unfortunate consequences. Linda (Sylvie Moreau) is a devoted single mother who will do anything to support her five-year-old daughter, Charlotte (Sarah Lecompte-Bergeron). Unfortunately, a lot of what Linda does best isn't exactly legal, such as luring well-to-do men into the park and then mugging them. One night, Linda is trying to coax a visitor from America into the shadows when the situation starts to go wrong. Meanwhile, Ghislain (Gabriel Arcand) is a shy, lonely fellow who works at the morgue and likes to listen to the blues late at night. In time, we discover that Linda and Ghislain met at one time, leading to an ugly encounter for both of them.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, cinema verite
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, life is a bitch, graphic violence, love and romance, dishonesty, single parent, sexual content, love, rape, fight, thief, rapist, male female relationship, morgue, reincarnation, theft, introvert, single mother, lie, necrophilia, blues, desperation, radio show ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, love and romance, crime, dishonesty, graphic violence, murder and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Post Mortem: Artworks (2003), A Dangerous Woman (1993), Love Child (1982), In All Innocence (1998), Another Life (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: partners, love and romance, cons and scams, love affair, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, thief, theft, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, betrayal, romance, infidelity, murder, love triangle, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
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Love Child (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's an extraordinarily touching true-story about Terry Jean Moore, the determined, independent and young woman who is imprisoned for 7 years on account of a "five dollar" robbery. In the prison she will be pregnant by a jailer and ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, pregnancy, couples, battles, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, babies and infants, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
In All Innocence (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: High-profile lawyer Michel takes on the defence of a young and pretty small-time thief, C├ęcile, after the botched hold-up of a jewellery shop. As predicted by his elegant art-dealer and sculptress wife Viviane, Michel goes well beyond his brief, ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crimes, love and romance, legal, romance, destructive relationship, heist, couple relations, love affair, family relations, couples, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Another Life (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman is wrongly accused of murdering her husband in Edwardian London. Just before the outbreak of World War I, Edith Graydon married her boyfriend Percy Thomson. He survives the war but theirs is not a happy marriage. She doesn't really love ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, rescue, love affair, fall in love, infidelity, couples, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1910s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: countryside, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, haunted by the past, fall in love, romance, farm, sexual content, small town, graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, crimes, graphic violence, crime, police, corruption, badge
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
You Have My Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Inspired by the Telegu (southern Indian) film, "Pelli Chuskundam," the plot follows the life of a rape victim (Aishwarya Rai). Now, a disgrace to her family, she is turned away from her house after the sexual assault. But she finds shelter ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: romance, prostitute, life is a bitch, bollywood, crimes, love and romance, love, illegitimate child, rape victim, love triangle, adulterer, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Consequences of Love (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Titta di Girolamo has been living in a small hotel in Lugano for ten years, he leads a dull and rigid live and has apparently lost his capability to feel human emotion. This all changes when he decides to talk to Sofia, the Barmaid.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: age difference, mafia, hotel, loneliness, unlikely couple, mysterious character, haunted by the past, fall in love, manipulation, dull life, couples, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, family relations, crimes, parents and children, danger, love and romance, society, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Traveller (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an apprentice. Pat learns the game while Bokky falls in love and ...
Style: road movie, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: con artists, on the road, fall in love, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance, crime, crimes, couples, friends, social relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Vulture (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Chile, France, South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a lawyer who tours the A&E Departments of the public ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: car accident, love affair, crimes, insurance, romance, life is a bitch, society, neo noir, cons and scams, lawyers and clients, power relations, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jason's Lyric (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, ghetto, crime, crimes, romance, relationships, city life, drug abuse, fall in love, family in crisis, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Slingshot (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two cunning and manipulative drifters venture into Farifield County, Connecticut looking to seduce wealthy and lonely housewives.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, breakup, family relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, fall in love, couple relations, crimes, single parent, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Damini - Lightning (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The theme revolves around the character Damini who represents truth and innocence. After her marriage in renowned wealthy family, Damini happens to see a cruel act done by her brother-in-law. She wants the victim to get justice, but the family ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom drama, mental institution, rape, sexual abuse, dishonesty, master and servant, deadly, society, life is a bitch, rivalry, love and romance, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Gunrunner (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1926. The Chinese Civil War. Drifter Ted Beaubien is captured and forced to witness his girlfriend's execution. He finally escapes and vows to avenge her death by taking on a deadly mission to buy guns abroad and smuggle them back. Arriving in ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, femme fatale, intrigue, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, arms dealing, crimes, crime, graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 2K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, couple relations, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, crime, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, confined, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, suspect, crime boss, hotel, crime, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Heart of a Lion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: racism, moral dilemma, fascism, graphic violence, fall in love, single parent, love and romance, crimes, gang, family relations, psychopath, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1976, a Mi'gMaq teenager plots revenge against the sadistic Indian agent who imprisoned her in a residential school where rape and abuse are common.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, teenage life, vengeance, life is a bitch, drug dealing, rivalry, crimes, society, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Now or Never (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As a mother, in principle, you do not rob banks. But these days, it can be a solution for the future of your home, and not to give up on your dreams. Playing the thieves can quickly become dangerous and bad encounters can turn into a love story ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, family in crisis, society, down on your luck, unemployment, parents and children, plan, danger, bankruptcy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 6K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, investigation, crime, crimes, dishonesty, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), frame up, self defense, interrogation, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 900
Gunshy (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the New York journalist Jake Bridges catches his girlfriend with another guy, he goes to Atlantic City to drink himself to oblivion. He is saved from a bar brawl by a small-time mobster Frankie, and Jake falls in love with Frankie's ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, writer's life, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, love and romance, journalism, unlikely criminals, fall in love, love triangle, neo-noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.2
 3K
Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: bankruptcy, family problems, uncover truth, family business, rivalry, love and romance, hidden identity, crimes, parents and children, neo noir, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 514
Rivals (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl becomes entangled in a volatile relationship with a pair of high-school lovers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, teenage life, love and romance, crimes, youth, couples, friendship, seduction, murder, rape, revenge, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Plot: drug dealing, dealer, filmmaking, introspection, crimes, life is a bitch, single parent, down on your luck, stoners, crime, rivalry, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 224
Virgil Bliss (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fresh out of a long stretch in prison, Virgil Bliss (Clint Jordan) vows to go straight in this gritty, character-driven drama. But finding a job, a wife and a sense of purpose doesn't come easy when you're living in a halfway house ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, prison, going straight, redemption, starting over, haunted by the past, downfall, looking for love, drug abuse, heist, unlikely criminals, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Brother's Gun (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager finds a gun loaded with three bullets and shoots at the guard of a supermarket when he discovers it stealing a comic. In his escape along the road he meets a girl who has tried to commit suicide without success and both decide to take a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, murder, on the run, deadly, crime, love and romance, life is a bitch, strong violent content, on the road, chases and races, crimes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 1K
Fun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bonnie and Hillary are two young lost souls who meet one day and discover that they get along. They talk about their lives and run around and and keep getting really excited. Their day escalates into an eruption of violence and rage that can only be ...
Style: contemplative, tense, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, friendship, violence, unlikely criminals, confined, murderous pair, crimes, graphic violence, strong female presence, kids in trouble, friends, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Wounded Man (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Henri is a lonely, isolated young man who lets no one get close to him. He meets a street hustler and comes out of his shell, going 180 degrees into gay obsession. Though he has yet to physically approach the object of his affection, Henri builds up ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, obsession, lgbt, teenage life, unfulfilled love, graphic violence, gender, gays and lesbians, coming of age, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, frankfurt germany, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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