Movies like Suspect 2005

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Suspect
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Teacher Rob Dekoster is a good man, albeit a bit too frivolous and liberal with funds the local arts center's interim director. His wife Nelle, who sometimes abuses drugs, spoils his ingrate teenage stepdaughter Sandy, who is kind only to her sweet, mentally handicapped brother, Jimmy Vandevyver. After a class on sexual abuse from feminist teacher Lydia De Beule, Sandy pretends Rob abused her. Lydia, Rob's ex, eagerly helps her fabricate 'proof', which a female police commissioner eagerly believes. A frustrated judge (and father) shamelessly ignores the legal benefit of the doubt, even tricks Rob while in jail. Nelle discovers more then one sick truth.
Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: manipulations, parents and children, courtroom, dishonesty, rivalry, family problems, family relations, mentally challenged, vengeance, false accusation, couple relations, sexual abuse, siblings relations, family in crisis, teenage life, legal, youth, couples, life is a bitch, towel, bathing, incest, bed, abuse, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe

Most similar movies to Suspect

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and gloomy films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, dishonesty and youth mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Suspect: Labrador (2011), Bas-fonds (2010), You Will Be My Son (2011), Love Belongs to Everyone (2006), In Our Name (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Labrador
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A desolate, windswept island. Stella and Oskar, a young couple, visit Stella's father Nathan who lives alone with his labrador. Stella is pregnant and looking forward to having a baby, but Oskar appears to have doubts. When Oskar falls prey to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, couples, island, family relations, pets, ego clash, intrigue, manipulations, pregnancy, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
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Bas-fonds
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, manipulations, human nature, destructive relationship, gender, power relations, murder, femme fatale, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   68%
    User:   78%
 
You Will Be My Son
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul de Marseul, a prestigious wine-maker and owner of a renowned chateau and vineyard in Saint-Emilion, is disheartened by the notion of his son Martin taking over the family business. Martin does not seem to have inherited the qualities that Paul ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: intrigue, parents and children, estate, family business, countryside, family in crisis, workplace intrigue, rivalry, family relations, introspection, boss and employee, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
Love Belongs to Everyone
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Shy, gentle half-wit Dennis, whose only obsession is train-spotting, is released early on account of good behavior after a rape sentence. His parents who run a modest barbershop, skeptic André and Rita, desperately try to keep him out of girl ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, captivating
Plot: parents and children, hopes, misfit, family relations, mentally challenged, rehabilitation, homecoming, society, life is a bitch, forced into action, love, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
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In Our Name
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Suzy's a British soldier, born and bred, but fitting back into civilian life after fighting in Iraq isn't easy. Haunted by the responsibility she feels for the death of an Iraqi child, she becomes obsessed with the safety of her own ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: soldier, mentally unstable, family in crisis, homecoming, family problems, british, losing-it hero, introspection, obsession, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Trials of Cate McCall
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, legal investigation, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, rehabilitation, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
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Rebounce
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: REBOUNCE is a colorful, tough and powerful film featuring Frederikke Dahl Hansen in the leading role. She plays opposite Anne Sofie Espersen and Dar Salim, and despite being only 16 years old she portrays toughness, charm, and vulnerability ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Plot: coming of age, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, family relations, drug abuse, older man younger woman sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia
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System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This finely acted, delicate and provocative new film by one of France’s most impressive filmmakers—working here with his son, Nathan—depicts the troubled life of an adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visits his birth mother and strikes up a ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, adoption, haunted by the past, family problems, foster child, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france
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System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
Eastern Plays
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers are brought together when they have opposite roles in a racist beating: while Georgi who's recently joined a neo-nazi group participates in the violence, Hristo witnesses and rescues a Turkish family. Georgi, now being ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, introspection, redemption, forbidden love, addiction, siblings relations, racism, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
Private Property
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Since Luc granted a divorce to Pascale ten years ago, he paid generous alimony and left a fine country house as long as their twin sons remain at home. Pascale always acted as if she was the provider and head of the household, even now the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: single parent, starting over, parents and children, countryside, family in crisis, couples, twins, twin brother, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
Wicked Wicked Games
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 63 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial was directed by Terry Cunningham, Dennis Dimster, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, obsession, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, family relations, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
A Thousand Acres
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, talky, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: betrayal, dysfunctional family, family, tragedy, vengeance, adultery, sexual abuse, infidelity, family drama, revenge, incest, adaptation ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
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Me and You
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, touching
Plot: siblings relations, teenage life, youth, urban, parents and children, addiction, isolation, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, estrangement, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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Bluebird
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, small town, family in crisis, working class, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, family problems, social relations, single parent, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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The Turning
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, postmodernism, small town, introspection, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, homecoming, small town life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
 6.6
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The Invader
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An African immigrant living illegally in Belgium is desperate to find his own sense of belonging.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, tense, thought provoking
Plot: immigrants, human nature, urban, misfit, society, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, job seeking, nude beach, male nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
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Sebbe
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Duct tape, electrical cables, trigger, explosives. Sebbe never planned to build a bomb. It just happened. Sebbe is 15 years old and lives with his mother in an apartment that is too narrow. He does his best. He never strikes back. Sebbe loves his ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, mind bending ...
Plot: losing-it hero, social misfits, coming of age, suburbs, introspection, parents and children, teenage boy, teenage life, misfit, youth, family relations, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
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    User:   46%
 
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The Dinner
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story about two brothers and their wives, and the interactions between them and their two high school age children. When the kids get into serious trouble together, how will the parents relationships change with and among each other? Will the ...
Style: biting, talky, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, under the surface, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, parents and children, life turned upside down, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
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System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
The Girl on the Train
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Girl on the Train is a 2009 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Jeanne is a young woman, striking but otherwise without qualities. Her mother tries to get her a job in the office of a lawyer, Bleistein, her lover years ago. Jeanne ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: human nature, destructive relationship, suburbs, parents and children, false accusation, dishonesty, media, anti semitism, couples, family relations, journalism, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
The Little House
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, mentally unstable, manipulations, countryside, parents and children, family in crisis, baby, car accident, childbirth, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
My Daughter's Secret Life
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kaitlyn is a high school student whose obsession with gambling leads to her accumulating a mountain of debt. Her habit also causes a high degree of family tension.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, obsession, addiction, kids in trouble, youth, parents and children, family in crisis, high school life, teenage life, life is a bitch, family problems, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
She's Too Young
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother/daughter relationship is thrown off balance when the mother (Marcia Gay Harden) discovers that her "good girl" daughter (Alexis Dziena) is part of a group who are engaging in sexual activities with multiple partners. Such activity ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sexual, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, suburbs, sexual abuse, sexual relations, coming out, high school life, sexually transmitted disease, suburban life, teenage life, thirtysomething life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
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Snap Decision
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One mother must fight back to prove her innocence or lose her children.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: courtroom, legal action, parents and children, sexual abuse, false accusation, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, best friends, single parent, custody, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
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Othello
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, downfall, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, tragic love, murder, injustice, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, shakespeare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
Where Love Has Gone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: murder, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, trial, crumbling marriage, love affair, parents and children, marriage, teenage daughter, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, hospital, estrangement, family problems, introspection, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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Bullet Boy
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, crime, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, social misfits, urban, going straight, vengeance, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 6.7
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S&M Judge
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1997, the Belgian public was in shock when judge Koen A. was convicted for the S&M relationship with his wife. Although their life was destroyed by the verdict, Koen and his wife Magda remain together today. The film is a story about dark ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: couple relations, false accusation, couples, sexual relations, family problems, fetish, bdsm, submission, bondage, s&m, injustice, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
 6.8
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My Son
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. "Mummy" is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: parents and children, youth, suburbs, family problems, family relations, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, overprotective mother, teenage boy, suburban life, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
Bouquet of Barbed Wire
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: When Peter Manson's daughter falls pregnant by her teacher, he is afraid that he has lost her forever. But are his fears more than just fatherly concern?
Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, suicide, teacher, pregnant, daughter, family relations, couple relations, dysfunctional family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
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