Movies like Gun-shy

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Gun-shy (2003)
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Gun-shy (2003)
Original name: Schussangst
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dito Tsintsadze's drama focuses on a loner whose life changes dramatically, when he gets to know a beautiful, but strange girl. Lukas, a young man doing "meals on wheels" instead of military service, doesn't have many friends and leads a boring life, until he meets Isabella. The fascinating girl soon becomes his best friend, but Lukas learns she has a sexual relationship to her stepfather. Thus, he is obsessed with the idea of delivering Isabella by killing the man..
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative, surprise ending
Plot: obsession, life is a bitch, lifestyle, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, prostitute, murder by shooting, cooking and food, bus, golden years, dog, loneliness, female nudity, sex scene, suicide, masturbation, yoga, male nudity, boat, chihuahua, erection, voyeur, cockroach, murder, voyeurism, vibrator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, europe

Most similar movies to Gun-shy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about life is a bitch, crimes, murder, obsession, deadly, dishonesty and prostitute mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Gun-shy: The Silence (2010), House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006), Dear Mr. Gacy (2010), Ripley Under Ground (2005), N-Secure (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 6K
The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Style: serious, bleak, emotional, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: missing child, child killer, police investigation, pedophile, rape, danger, uncover truth, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, small town, murder, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Edmond, a man in his sixties whose wife has recently passed away, is told about a secret establishment where men can spend an entire night in bed alongside beautiful, sleeping young women, who stretch, roll over and dream, but never awaken. ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, aging, obsession, secret, brothel, sexual tension, uncover truth, elderly, golden years, prostitute, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, rivalry, manipulations, mind game, manipulation, dishonesty, life is a bitch, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ripley Under Ground (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK, Isle Of Man
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his friend, a hot young artist, is killed, a resourceful American man living in London covers up the crime and tries to keep the friend's name alive in order to exploit his legacy and reap millions in the process.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, manipulation, manipulations, deadly, crimes, cons and scams, impostor, cocaine, dishonesty, criminal heroes, forgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 3.4
 596
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, infidelity, breakup, crimes, danger, couples, rivalry, couple relations, obsession, jealousy, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
People Mountain People Sea (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A story of vengeance set in China’s wild Southwest, where brutality can be the norm rather than the exception.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, obsession, track down, redemption, murder, poverty, crimes, journey, danger, rivalry, hopes, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 3K
The Verdict (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his wife's murderer is released due to a procedural error, Luc will do everything in his power to stop it from happening... He is going to take justice into his own hands and will then compete with the constitutional state which let him ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: legal, justice, legal action, injustice, courtroom, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, lawyers and clients, trial, rivalry, crimes, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Hidden Child (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Erica's parents are killed in a traffic accident. She moves to Fjällbacka and discovers she has a brother.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, secret past, world war two, against humanity, dishonesty, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, journalism, uncover truth, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, crime, investigation, media, female nudity, minister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 988
Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, mystery, crimes, friendship, anti heroes, deadly, anti hero, childhood trauma, violence, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Baby Is Missing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jenna Davis, a single working mother, wakes up at home to discover she's delivered a stillborn baby girl. Is the child a victim of a cunning prenatal nurse who no one remembers seeing or is she the victim of her mother's own fractured ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: uncover truth, false accusation, life is a bitch, race against time, crimes, pregnancy, baby, protagonist as suspect, drugged, baby girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 524
Red Amnesia (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A retired widow has her daily routine derailed when she starts receiving mysterious, anonymous phone calls.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, obsession, under the surface, murder, widow, anonymous telephone call, mother son relationship, ghost, factory, family relations, ringing telephone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Alone with Her (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The harrowing story of a disturbed young man's attempts to win the affections of an unsuspecting young woman. When Doug first sees Amy, he instantly falls for her and begins to watch her every move, going so far as to set up spy cameras in her ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, hidden camera, murder, strangulation, stalking, stalker, crimes, danger, sexual dysfunction, voyeurism, woman in danger, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 4K
Stereo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Erik has is own motorbike workshop in a sleepy little town. He may have the telling word ‘scoundrel’ tattooed onto his lower arm but he nonetheless creates an impression of a well-behaved average Joe. His relationship with his girlfriend Julia ...
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: danger, haunted by the past, mysterious character, obsession, stalking, introspection, disorder, losing-it hero, imaginary character, life turned upside down, small town, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Other Side of the Street (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Regina, a lonely 65 year old who works on the neighborhood watch for the police in Copacabana, believes to have witnessed a murder in the building across the street, and ends up getting involved with the suspect in a potentially dangerous chain of ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, obsession, terminal illness, couple relations, aging, amateur detective, elderly, couples, fall in love, love and romance, deadly, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crime, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, childbirth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 1K
On the Doll (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On The Doll is a story of the victims of child abuse, and the pain it visits upon their later lives. With interweaving stories following victims and victimizers, the film depicts the variety of experiences of abuse.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: pedophile, sexual relations, lifestyle, life is a bitch, victim, sexual abuse, youth, childhood trauma, child abuse, prostitute, high school, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 642
Cut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, USA, South Korea, Turkey
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother, who had helped to finance his films, has been executed by his own yakuza gang for failing to repay his debts. Described as a ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, estrangement, obsession, life is a bitch, filmmaking, violence spree, strong violent content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 19
Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, life turned upside down, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, human nature, feud, murder, sexual content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bitter Flowers (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karsten Aslaksen, chief engineer of a large chemical company, disappears without trace. His married lover, a successful politician named Vibeke Farang, approaches private investigator Varg Veum to track him down discreetly.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, life is a bitch, mystery, child in peril, abduction, justice, danger, injustice, stoners, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 194
Roulette (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When three very different people (Mike Baldwin, Will Haza, Ali Lukowski) from three completely different worlds begin a deadly game of Russian Roulette, they soon discover that their pasts are a trilogy of overlapping events that have brought them ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: russian roulette, suicide, deadly, mind game, life is a bitch, destiny, down on your luck, unreliable narrator, game of death, danger, woman in danger, gun
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 2K
Young Gods (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Taavi,the enigmatic 18-year-old lead, has just inherited his long-deceased wealthy parents home and estate. It is high school graduation and Taavi's birthday, and after his fiends greet him au natural and are arrested, Taavi invites his friends ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: youth, voyeurism, coming of age, teenage life, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, life is a bitch, sexual relations, sexual abuse, looking for sex, betrayal, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 10K
A Single Shot (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: loner, wilderness, divorce, poacher, crimes, danger, human nature, drifter, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 4K
Simon Killer (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A recent college graduate goes to Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of five years. His life should be open-ended and full of promise, but he can’t shake his feelings of loss. Being a stranger in a strange land only aggravates his ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, american abroad, college graduate, disorder, fish out of water, lifestyle, mysterious character, misfit, fall in love, neo noir, blackmail, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 837
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, realistic, serious
Plot: rapist, courtroom drama, small town, mind game, sexual abuse, obsession, murder, crimes, fighting the system, private detective, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 445
The Deposition (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a man is involved in a car wreck that kills his former lover, his life is derailed and his mind is splintered with guilt and the subsequent uncertainty about what exactly happened.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, uncover truth, life turned upside down, deadly, life is a bitch, a vision, dealing with death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Place in the Sun (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Swedish family found murdered in her home on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared. At first the police believe that there is a burglary gone wrong, but the more crime examined, the more ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: deadly, crimes, murder, woman in danger, media, journalism, danger, journalist, hockey, strong female presence, chases and races, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 308
9:06 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Slovenia, Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A police inspector investigates an unusual suicide case. The investigation develops into an obsession, inspector starts living in the apartment of the deceased, digging through his life and gradually taking over his identity.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, mysterious character, police investigation, police detective, mystery, life is a bitch, destiny, ex husband ex wife relationship, guilt, father daughter relationship, death of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Everything Will Be Fine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers.Suspecting a political conspiracy, Falk falls into a frenetic chase to reveal the mystery ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: chase, uncover truth, dishonesty, life turned upside down, obsession, state affairs, disorder, political conspiracy, hit and run, on the run, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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