Movies like Undercurrent 2010

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Undercurrent (2010)
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Undercurrent (2010)
Original name: Brim
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea. Then, during one dark and dreary night this routine is shaken to its foundation when one of the most solid crew members commits suicide. To fill his gap, a young woman takes his place on the next tour and gradually the fragile balance is tipped, and personal issues that should be left on the mainland cause dangerous friction between the crew members
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: ocean, ship, workplace, ocean or sea, confined, human nature, isolation, power relations, search and rescue, under the surface, sea, mental breakdown, death, gambling, suicide, sleeping, fisherman, alcohol, boat, mentally challenged, crew, cook, brawl, brother sister relationship, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe, atlantic ocean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and tense films with plots about human nature, confined, power relations, isolation, society, crimes and death mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Undercurrent: I, the Other (2006), Burnt Out (2005), First Winter (2012), Metalhead (2013), Watchtower (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I, the Other (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Not available
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, terrorism, confined, mind game, rivalry, partners, deadly, disorder, isolation, human nature, danger, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sicily
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95%
 6.2
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Burnt Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, workplace, parents and children, workplace situations, boss and employee, power relations, suffering, employee, friendship, middle aged man, revolt, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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62%
 4.9
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, wilderness, social relations, confined, party, innocence lost, female nudity, male nudity, lesbian sex, bathtub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
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Metalhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the year 1970 and as Black Sabbath record their first album and mark the birth of Heavy Metal, Hera Karlsdottir is born on the cowshed floor at her parents farm in rural Iceland. The years of her youth are carefree until a tragedy ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: heavy metal, depression, farm, countryside, lifestyle, rebel, rebellion, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.1
 2K
Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, misfit, in the woods, confined, social misfits, introspection, isolation, loneliness, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blood from a Stone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: bankruptcy, save the day, rivalry, workplace, working class, factory, labor union, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, employer, strike ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Waking Madison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman suffering from multiple personality disorder tries to piece back together her life.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, confined, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, power relations, dominatrix, psychiatrist, dishonesty, friendship, family relations, phone sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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True North (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The crew of a bankrupt Scottish trawler turn to smuggling illegal immigrants over the stormy waters of the North Sea.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, bleak, serious
Plot: ship, illegal immigration, fisherman, parents and children, moral dilemma, dishonesty, life is a bitch, ocean or sea, stowaway, human nature, smuggling, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Elephant Song (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A psychiatrist is drawn into a complex mind game when he questions a disturbed patient about the disappearance of a colleague.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, mental institution, doctors and patients, dishonesty, uncover truth, investigation, missing person, power relations, mystery, manipulation, dialogue, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1966
Place: usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Cold Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Norway, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What could be better than knowing your future? And what could be worse? A love-filled childhood abruptly ends when catastrophe descends. A catastrophe that the child had foreseen yet failed to act upon.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, midlife crisis, childhood trauma, unfulfillment, young love, childhood memory, nudity (full frontal - brief), village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, iceland
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43%
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Ward No. 6 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, mental institution, mental illness, estrangement, misfit, confined, society, human nature, doctors and patients, social misfits, doctor, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
How I Ended This Summer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two men at a remote Arctic base begin mistrusting each other after an important radio message.
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: wilderness, isolation, radio, arctic, survival, solitude, radiation, human nature, danger, confined, dishonesty, contamination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 2K
K-11 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Raymond Saxx Jr., a powerful record producer, wakes from a drug-induced blackout to find himself locked up and classified "K-11." Plunged into a nightmarish world ruled by a transsexual diva named Mousey, Raymond is truly a fish out of ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: prison life, transsexual, prison, confined, fish out of water, hopes, gender, violence, misfit, power relations, gays and lesbians, sex maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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One Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, psychological, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, human nature, uncover truth, introspection, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, witnessing a crime, couples, police investigation, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 598
Held Hostage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Michelle a single mother is kidnapped by three masked men and held hostage until she is forced to rob a bank which is the only option she has to saving her only child's life while they are both wired to explode.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: confined, woman in danger, heist, isolation, unlikely criminals, danger, crimes, single parent, deadly, parents and children, bank, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
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Sea Fog (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fishing-boat crew takes on a dangerous commission to smuggle a group of illegal immigrants from China to Korea.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, immigrants, down on your luck, human nature, chase, society, ship, murder, fog, accidental death, storm, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Houston (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: life turned upside down, introspection, addiction, estrangement, life is a bitch, workplace, alcohol abuse, workplace situations, human nature, disorder, plan gone wrong, business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, texas, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Early One Morning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monday morning. Paul Wertret, 50, heads off to his job as a manager at the International Credit and Trade Bank. He arrives at 8 o'clock on the dot, as usual. He enters a meeting room, takes out a gun and kills two of his bosses. Then he locks ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: bank, unlikely criminals, losing-it hero, introspection, workplace situations, road not taken, rivalry, crimes, workplace, deadly, boss and employee, murder ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Donner Party (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: survival, human nature, danger, wilderness, isolation, moral dilemma, hopes, mountain, desperation, escapades, confined, prayer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 702
War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: photojournalist, society, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, immigrants, female protagonist, rivalry, couples, strong female presence, war photographer, photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 5K
Capital (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The head of a giant European investment bank desperately clings to power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy them out.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, working the system, stock broker, workplace, office, boss and employee, finance, critique of capitalism, bank, money, wealth, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Ames' seem to have built the perfect life until their six year old daughter is kidnapped; over the course of seven days they begin to uncover secrets about their past that could rip their marriage and lives apart.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, under the surface, parents and children, danger, family relations, uncover truth, life turned upside down, crimes, disorder, secret, life is a bitch, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The World Belongs to Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, athlete and trainer, human nature, destiny, athlete's life, crimes, criminal heroes, firefighter, coach, multiple storylines, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Unveiled (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Survival is not enough. Fariba Tabrizi has made it. Under peril of death she has fled from Iran. In Germany she has no alternative way of avoiding the threat of deportation other than to assume the identity of a deceased co-detainee. So what happens ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, misfit, politics, gender bending, fall in love, survival, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, gender, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Young Girls in Black (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Noémie and Priscilla, two teenage girls from working class backgrounds, cultivate the same violence, the same contempt of the world. They are a source of serious concern for family and friends, who sense them capable of going to extremes. Noémie ...
Style: emotional, tense, contemplative, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: human nature, teenage life, society, youth, family problems, dysfunctional family, death, suicide thoughts, friendship, urban, rebelliousness, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 85
In Your Wake (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An estranged father returns with plans to open a bar with the son who still harbors resentment towards him.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: parents and children, crimes, criminal heroes, human nature, vengeance, heist, father son relationship, heist gone wrong, family relations, bar, money problems, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 188
A Parting Shot (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rebellious teenager and a "border-line" young nurse will learn to tame each other and get a fresh start in life...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, mentally unstable, workplace, child illness, isolation, female director, corpse, nurse, shooting, rifle, nurse patient relationship, injured child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cracks in the Shell (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fine suffers from not being seen but she also does her best at not being noticed, even though she is an acting student. At night, when her mentally handicapped sister Jule cannot get to sleep and stereotypically bangs her head against the wall, Fine ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: actor's life, losing-it hero, power relations, artists and showbiz, actress, self destruction, mentor protege relationship, theater, audition, school, twentysomething life, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 1K
The Hunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In an act of vengeance, a young man randomly kills two police officers. He escapes to the forest, where he is arrested by two other officers. The three men are surrounded by trees, the woods. They are lost in a maze, a desolate landscape, where the ...
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, isolation, deadly, law enforcement, in the woods, criminal heroes, mind game, confined, vengeance, nightshift, jungle, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 450
Bashing (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Yuko is a Japanese girl who was taken hostage in Iraq while volunteering there as an aid worker. Finally released and back in her hometown, Yuko finds herself ostracized as a national disgrace by society that sees her helping a country other than ...
Style: realistic, psychological, bleak, serious, propaganda film ...
Plot: journalism, confined, homecoming, estrangement, hopes, misfit, volunteer, pursuit, hostage, hostages, social misfits, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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