Movies like The Whisperers

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The Whisperers (1967)
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The Whisperers (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Whisperers tells the story of an impoverished old woman living alone in a seedy apartment who enjoys a rich fantasy life as an heiress. When she discovers stolen money hidden by her son, she believes her fantasy has come true.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, social realism
Plot: elderly, radio, old lady, crimes, mental illness, society, dishonesty, golden years, poverty, stolen money, loneliness, driver, theft, marriage, bus, old age, hearing voices, husband wife relationship
Time: 60s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, manchester england

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Most similar movies to The Whisperers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about society, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, murder, family relations and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Whisperers: The Mark (1961), Bigga Than Ben (2008), The Pumpkin Eater (1964), The Hot Potato (2012), Capturing Mary (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Mark (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man who served prison time for intent to molest a child tries to build a new life with the help of a sympathetic psychiatrist.
Style: psychological, gloomy, sincere, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: sex maniac, starting over, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, social misfits, crimes, life is a bitch, society, mentally unstable, misfit, hopes, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, northern england
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Bigga Than Ben (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spiker & Cobakka are two self-confessed 'pieces of Moscow scum' who come to London to rip it off. This is their guide.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, buddies, crimes, friends, immigrants, misfit, partners, dishonesty, cons and scams, profanity, graphic violence, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
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88%
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking ...
Style: gloomy, clever, touching, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: marriage, love and romance, couple relations, midlife crisis, infidelity, self discovery, strong female presence, unsupportive spouse, mentally unstable, couples, family problems, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england, london
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84%
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The Hot Potato (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The 'Hot Potato' is an exciting new British period ‘caper movie’, in the spirit of ‘The Italian Job’ and ‘Two Way Stretch’ and is based on real events which took place at the end of the 1960s in London’s East End.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, hitman, nuclear threat, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, chase, cons and scams, dishonesty, car chase, gangsters, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london, belgium, vatican
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Capturing Mary (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.
Style: sincere, psychological, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: elderly, lifestyle, estate, introspection, haunted by the past, golden years, social relations, love and romance, memories, society, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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68%
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, haunted by the past, investigation, memory loss, family life, society, intrigue, family relations, flashback, rivalry, master and servant ...
Place: france, europe
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65%
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bill Savage is struggling to maintain his marriage to his increasingly unbalanced wife, Myra, who believes she is a medium. She plans a scheme that will make her famous, involving kidnapping then "psychically" locating a little girl.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, mental illness, seance, stillbirth, medium, family in danger, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, cons and scams, missing person ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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65%
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Mothers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two nine-year-old girls report a flasher to the police even though they never saw him. Three filmmakers meet the only residents of a deserted village - an elderly brother and sister who have not spoken to each other in 16 years. Retired cleaning ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, elderly, murder, rapist, parents and children, society, gender, family relations, crimes, estrangement, deadly, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, macedonia
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61%
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David Copperfield (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A made for TV movie of the Charles Dickens' classic novel, turns Dickens' picaresque tale into an extended flashback, with David Copperfield Robin Phillips as a young man, brooding on a deserted beach, recalling his youth. The characters ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: orphan, coming of age, destiny, alcohol abuse, child in peril, family problems, disagreement, power relations, family relations, young heroes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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61%
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Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
Style: controversial, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: militant, racism, interracial relations, black panther party, black panthers, revolution, politics, state affairs, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Bloody Kids (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The slender premise springs from the actions of two listless 11-year-old boys, the cold, manipulative Leo, and his weaker, more impressionable friend, Mike. Contemptuous of the fallible police force (Mike has already filched a police hat from an ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, social misfits, society, youth, prank, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gory, kids in trouble, urban, social decay, city life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, crimes, danger, deadly, couples, dishonesty, murder, suspicion, crime, infidelity, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Island (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, family problems, undercover, hidden identity, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, dishonesty, obsessive quest, redemption, orphan, female director, storm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, murder, infidelity, mental illness, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, unfulfillment, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The 19th Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, murder, righting the wronged, society, estrangement, church, religions or cults, uncover truth, deadly, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: realistic, serious, gay cinema, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gay, love affair, crimes, society, life is a bitch, gay interest, gender, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), lgbt, pubic hair, male nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, society, criminal's revenge, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Herr Raab is a technical draftsman. His wife pushes him to seek a promotion, which may be a long shot after he gives a dull and tipsy toast at an office dinner. But why would Herr Raab run amok?
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: family relations, couples, murder, colleague, married couple, uxoricide, crimes, dishonesty, crime, family in crisis, obsession, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jakob arrives at the Institute Benjamenta (run by brother and sister Johannes and Lisa Benjamenta) to learn to become a servant. With seven other men, he studies under Lisa: absurd lessons of movement, drawing circles, and servility. He asks for a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: eccentric family, siblings relations, love triangle, haunted by the past, boarding school life, society, mind game, crimes, love and romance, power relations, family relations, boarding school ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Looks and Smiles (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Thatcherism and the Irish troubles provide the backdrop for this study of Mick, a well-meaning youth in Sheffield, who has, unlike Dickens' Pip, no expectations. Mick lives with his parents, works on his motorbike, looks for work, and every two ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, biting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, coming of age, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, friendship, social decay, youth, family relations, power relations, friends, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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41%
A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, investigation, legal, dishonesty, crimes, society, injustice, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, nightclub, rape, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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40%
Look Back in Anger (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Look Back in Anger is a love triangle involving the brilliant-but-disaffected young Jimmy Porter (Branagh), his upper-middle-class, impassive wife Alison Porter (Thompson), and her aristocratic best friend Helena Charles (Redmond). Cliff (Horan), an ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, gloomy, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: working class, social misfits, realism, family problems, dull life, family relations, life is a bitch, betrayal, unfulfillment, society, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Helen (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An 18 year old girl called Joy has gone missing. Another girl called Helen is a few weeks away from leaving her care home. Helen is asked to 'play' Joy in a police reconstruction that will retrace Joy's last known movements. Joy had ...
Style: psychological, realistic, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, hidden identity, crimes, society, mental illness, obsession, haunted by the past, police investigation, missing girl, impersonation, teenager, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Is Anybody There? (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, clever ...
Plot: retirement home, friendship, coming of age, reconciliation, elderly, youth, golden years, retirement home life, loneliness, child protagonist, sexual harassment, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Red Desert (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Amid the modern wastelands and toxic factories of Italy, wife and mother Giuliana (Monica Vitti) desperately tries to conceal her tenuous grip on reality from those around her, especially her successful yet neglectful husband, Ugo (Carlo Chionetti). ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: factory, fog, society, car accident, loneliness, anxiety, depression, mother son relationship, strong female presence, couples, manic, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy
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38%
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Living (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the second feature film by Russian director Vasily Sigarev, fate brings ordeals to characters that find themselves immersed in deep crisis; they must seek the strength to cope with adversity. In a remote and cold region of Russia, Galya, a ...
Style: disturbing, melancholic, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: destiny, love, tragic love, family problems, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, self sacrifice, prayer, dialogue, hopes, religion, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, hopes, prison, husband wife relationship, drug smuggling, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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37%
The Scapegoat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: switching roles, hidden identity, lookalikes, family problems, scapegoat, disorder, dark humor, family relations, coincidence, cons and scams, dishonesty, estate ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1952
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, confined, revolution, working class, society, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: True story of a divorced father in search of his children when his ex-wife enters the witness relocation program.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: custody, witness protection, fighting the system, rebellion, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, society, obsessive quest, gangsters, crimes, father child relationship, false name ...
Time: 70s
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36%