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: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, cinema verite
Plot: heist, twists and turns, graphic violence, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, sexual content, single parent, dishonesty, love, rape, thief, fight, police officer, reincarnation, morgue, rapist, theft, introvert, single mother, lie, mother daughter relationship, necrophilia, blues, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about love and romance, family relations, couples, dishonesty, love, society and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Post Mortem: Artworks (2003), The Polish Bride (1998), Love Child (1982), In All Innocence (1998), A Dangerous Woman (1993). 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: couples, partners, love and romance, love affair, cons and scams, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, theft, thief, artwork, parents and children, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
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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, suspenseful, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: countryside, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, haunted by the past, farm, happy ending, flashback, prostitute, society, pimp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
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90%
 5.7
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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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, prison, gang, women in prison, couples, battles, family relations, dishonesty, confined, single parent, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female nudity, heist, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, family relations, legal, unfulfillment, love and romance, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, serious, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, murder, betrayal, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, female protagonist, masturbation, aunt, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, twisted, neo noir ...
Audience: adult
Plot: mafia, loneliness, age difference, hotel, fall in love, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, mysterious character, dull life, couples, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, sicily, italy, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Loving the Bad Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This story focuses primarily on Julie Thompson (Christine Kelly), a young conservative Christian woman, who is truly tested by God and gives birth to a child conceived in rape. This decision leads her on a journey that forces her to explore and ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing, compassionate ...
Plot: christian, rape, prison, pregnancy, religion, rape victim, rapist, woman in danger, prison life, religions or cults, family in crisis, family problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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56%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, couples, dishonesty, rescue, life is a bitch, love affair, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Wedding Murders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Romance
Country: Canada
Story: Serial Killer Henry Sparks fall in love with his childhood sweetheart Detective Prospect Jenkins who is after him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: homosexual, deception, family relations, police, violence, gay, infidelity, murder, love and romance, serial killer, couples, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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
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Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 8K
The Vulture (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Chile, France, South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: tense, neo noir, captivating, psychological, disturbing ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 695
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, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, fall in love, dysfunctional family, couple relations, breakup, couples, criminal heroes, single parent, missing child ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
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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: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, graphic violence, police, corruption, badge
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
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49%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Wounded Man (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: sexy, realistic, serious, erotic, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 250
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: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: prostitute, going straight, prison, haunted by the past, downfall, starting over, redemption, looking for love, drug abuse, heist, life is a bitch, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century
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48%
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Disco Pigs (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
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Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
You Have My Heart (2000)
Genre: Action, 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 ...
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Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, love and romance, love, illegitimate child, rape victim, adulterer, love triangle, mother son relationship, society, father son conflict, ostracism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Grahan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The widowed Chief Minister Jagdish Acharya lives an opulent lifestyle along with his daughter, Sunita and son, Sanjay. One day he gets a phone call from the Police Commissioner informing him that a woman has filed a FIR of rape against Sanjay
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: rape victim, rape, courtroom drama, redemption, injustice, justice, lawyer, abuse of power, court, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lookin' Italian (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After an unfortunate incident causes him to leave the "family business" and move to Los Angeles, Vinny Pallazzo is living a quiet life. When his nephew, Anthony, moves in with him, Vinny slowly learns to live life to the fullest again. ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 105
N.O.I.R. (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: NOIR chronicles the lives of four people living in a neighborhood plagues by poverty and violence, aspiring to freedom and happiness. Kadhafi, a 26 year old aspiring rapper and ex-member of a street gang, just out of prison, wants to steer clear of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
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Empty Days (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, unemployment, society, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, friends, couples, fall in love, love affair, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 997
I Accuse (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A chilling tale based on a real event in which a doctor stepped out of line and sexually assaulted a patient when drugged.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: rapist, courtroom drama, small town, mind game, private detective, life is a bitch, fighting the system, obsession, society, murder, legal, rivalry ...
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41%
 3.9
 685
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exploitation, gang, gangsters, twists and turns, dangerous attraction, kidnapping, couples, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, arms dealing, vengeance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 1K
Fun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: disturbing, controversial, queer horror, tense, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The One That Got Away (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Joanna, recently divorced, decided to return with her daughter to the town where she was born. There, she confronts the memories of the past when he meets his former lover, now married.
Style: captivating, sentimental, psychological, emotional, touching ...
Plot: gossip, divorce, fish out of water, small town, homecoming, couples, fall in love, family relations, lawyer, theft, middle east conflict, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%