Movies like Brainstorm 1965

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Brainstorm (1965)
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Brainstorm (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brainstorm, released in 1965, is a late film noir whose male protagonist at first prevents the suicide of his employer's wife, falls in love with her, and is later driven to crime and insanity.
Style: scary, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: neo noir, murder, suicide attempt, crimes, crime, infidelity, mentally unstable, dishonesty, mind game, rivalry, scientist, court, physician, insanity, sergeant, therapist, affair
Time: 60s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, crime and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Brainstorm: The Letter (2012), A Table for One (1999), The Perfect Wife (2001), Resilience (2006), Finder's Fee (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Letter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: mentally unstable, woman in danger, couples, psychological manipulation, conspiracy, emotional manipulation, paranoia, crimes, murder, dishonesty, writer's life, playwright
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, crimes, family problems, couples, love affair, obsession, vengeance, love triangle, crumbling marriage, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, psychopath, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, deadly, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
75%
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 6.4
 2K
Finder's Fee (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner. To add to things his friends are on their way over for their weekly poker ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: lottery, poker, mind game, dishonesty, crimes, gambling, cons and scams, neo noir, human, lottery ticket
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, infidelity, family life, family in danger, obsession, dysfunctional family, danger, stalking, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 109
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, mystery, investigation, crimes, erotica, femme fatale, music band, performer's life, artists and showbiz, deadly, college ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.8
 106
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, amateur detective, missing person, murder, neo noir, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, investigation, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 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 ⇓
64%
 6.9
 1K
The Client (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Plot: who done it, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, deadly, crimes, legal, murder, rivalry, legal investigation, attorney
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime, battle of the sexes, couples, family problems, vengeance, suburban life, suburbs, infidelity, social decay, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
 184
Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, mistaken identity, murder, power relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, patient, doctor, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 880
Motives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Motive is an edgy thriller that centers around Emery Simms, a highly educated and successful business tycoon who happens to be married to the quintessential wife Constance. Things go dangerously awry when the thrill seeking Emery engages in an ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexual, tense ...
Plot: manipulation, dangerous attraction, manipulations, couples, danger, sexual relations, infidelity, fatal attraction, murder, crimes, deadly, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, danger, crimes, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, excavation, very little dialogue, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, couples, crime, obsession, crimes, who done it, couple relations, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 273
Waste Land (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Brussels homicide cop (Jérémie Renier) begins to lose control of his life as he tries to solve a bizarre murder.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: life turned upside down, police investigation, police detective, crimes, murder, law enforcement, neo noir, pregnancy, mental illness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.0
 134
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, frame up, cons and scams, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
An Unfinished Affair (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, danger, power relations, couple relations, dangerous attraction, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.8
 630
Fever (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A struggling artist is implicated in a string of macabre murders.
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, deadly, mysterious character, crimes, manipulation, performer's life, mental illness, addiction, urban, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Above Suspicion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dempsey Cain is an honored cop, a loving husband and father, and mentor to his handsome younger brother. Then a drug dealer's bullet paralyzes him for life and Dempsey's world is shattered. Suddenly, his wife and brother seem to care less ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: neo noir, paralysis, courtroom, police, family problems, disorder, spouse killer, spouse in danger, disability, profanity, sexual content, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Anatomy of a Psycho (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The crazed brother of a condemned killer sent to the gas chamber swears vengeance on those he holds responsible for his brother's execution.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, vigilantism, lawyer, killer, arson, vengeance, urban, violence spree, obsession, psychopath, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 21
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, murder, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 298
Linda (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two couples, friends for a long time, decide to go away together. Things soon take a turn for the worse when Linda and Jeff spend far too much time together instead of with their respective spouses, Paul and Stella. - From IMDB
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical
Plot: murder, false accusation, neo noir, infidelity, conspiracy, deadly, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, couples, couple relations, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Johnny Moore, leader of the Moore gang, a group of professional hitmen, has been having his four thugs knock off several businessmen in the area. Finally, he decides to have them kill the prosecutor who is hot on his trail. After a few failed ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, murder, rivalry, crimes, deadly, danger, law enforcement, master criminal, mind game, gang, prison life, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 851
Toxic (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mental illness, mentally unstable, track down, sexual content, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, deadly, criminal's revenge, prostitute, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 2K
Suture (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brothers Vincent (rich) and Clay (poor) meet up for the first time after their father's funeral and remark on how similar they look. But unknown to Clay, who thinks his life is taking a turn for the better, Vince is actually plotting to kill ...
Style: stylized, psychological, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: betrayal, twins, neo noir, amnesia, evil twin, dishonesty, danger, deadly, love and romance, crimes, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Butterfly on the Shoulder (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a stopover in Barcelona, Fériaud Roland discovers a corpse in the hotel room next door. He wakes up in a strange clinic without remembering who brought him there. The doctor insists he hallucinated, but it's not long before he obtains ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, on the run, deadly, mind game, confined, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, graphic violence, injustice, false accusation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, sexual content, friendship, workplace intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 293
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, secret, couple relations, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, sexual abuse, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 696
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uncover truth, tough law enforcer, mind game, investigation, police corruption, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, crime, fall in love, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%