Movies like Suspect 2005

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Suspect (2005)
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Suspect (2005)
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: tense, thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: false accusation, teenage life, vengeance, youth, family relations, couple relations, courtroom, sexual abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch, manipulations, mentally challenged, legal, family problems, couples, dishonesty, siblings relations, rivalry, family in crisis, incest, infidelity, beating, abuse, underwear, undressing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe

Most similar movies to Suspect

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and emotional films with plots about family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems, youth, teenage life and couples mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Suspect: Labrador (2011), Love Belongs to Everyone (2006), Snap Decision (2001), Return to Innocence (2001), Accused (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Labrador (2011)
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: gloomy, captivating, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, manipulations, pets, dishonesty, couples, rivalry, intrigue, island, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
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95%
Love Belongs to Everyone (2006)
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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: homecoming, society, misfit, hopes, parents and children, forced into action, family relations, life is a bitch, mentally challenged, rehabilitation, picnic, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
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89%
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Snap Decision (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One mother must fight back to prove her innocence or lose her children.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: false accusation, courtroom, courtroom drama, power relations, righting the wronged, family relations, legal action, parents and children, custody, best friends, godparent, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Return to Innocence (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Director Rocky Costanzo's searing legal drama centers on a highly credentialed child psychologist named Glen Erskine (Richard Meese) whose life is shattered when he's accused of sexually assaulting a young boy he's been treating. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: false accusation, courtroom, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, family problems, chief of staff, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Accused (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On the surface Henrik and Nina Christofferson are an ordinary family living happily. But they have a problem. Their daughter, Stine, a difficult 14 year old, has a habit of telling lies in class. When Stine accuses her father of sexual abuse, and is ...
Style: disturbing, gloomy, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: sexual abuse, lawyer, prisoner, degradation, incest, under the surface, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, youth, child abuse, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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64%
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The Invader (2011)
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: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: job seeking, couples, urban, society, human nature, misfit, life is a bitch, immigrants, couple relations, sex standing up, simulated sex, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, brussels, belgium
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63%
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Phoenix 11·23 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the fall of 2004, Eric Bertrand, a 14 years , created a website inspired by "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" to defend the Catalan language. One night, thirty civil guards of anti-terrorist squad Madrid, burst into his home ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, dishonesty, fighting the system, life turned upside down, computers and web, life is a bitch, teenage life, rebellion, injustice, youth, society, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Matching Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: family in crisis, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family relations, child illness, youth, friendship, terminal illness, parents and children, love and romance, life turned upside down, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Family Sins (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the Burt family who seemed normal, upstanding members of the community but were actually deeply embedded in crime. The matriarch took in foster children who were subsequently molested and abused by her husband and children ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: sexual abuse, unlikely criminals, parents and children, family relations, crimes, kidnapping, legal, criminal heroes, siblings relations, legal action, courtroom drama, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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S&M Judge (2009)
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: realistic, sexual, thought provoking, serious
Plot: bdsm, submission, bondage, fetish, s&m, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, false accusation, family problems, injustice, slave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Film spin-off of Nickelodeon's popular teen program Degrassi.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, vengeance, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, teenage life, family relations, friends, couple relations, youth, twins, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Bas-fonds (2010)
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: offbeat, disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, destructive relationship, gender, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, human nature, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Rebounce (2011)
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: rough, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, youth, drug abuse, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Daughter's Secret Life (2001)
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: serious, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, parents and children, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, teenage life, addiction, obsession, money raising, kids in trouble, family relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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48%
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Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: family problems, teenage life, adoption, single parent, youth, fighting the system, legal, rivalry, custody, courtroom drama, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Reviving Ophelia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The difficulties two sisters face raising their teenage daughters
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: coming of age, nobody believes, siblings relations, parents and children, disgraced, kids in trouble, buried truth, family relations, obsession, family problems, family life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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My Son (2006)
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: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: overprotective mother, teenage boy, family relations, family problems, teenage life, youth, dysfunctional family, suburban life, parents and children, suburbs, society, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Vegetarian (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An ordinary housewife, Yeong-hye, who has nightmares every night, finally becomes a vegetarian, throwing away all the meats in her refrigerator. Her husband Kil-soo starts to complain about her actions. Her family also worries about her health. ...
Style: gloomy, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: couples, family problems, human nature, couple relations, siblings relations, family relations, unfulfillment, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, marriage crisis, male full rear nudity, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Just Ask My Children (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a modern-day witch hunt, in which a couple is falsely accused and imprisoned for molesting their own children.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: custody, incompetent court, family problems, plaintiff, dishonesty, fighting the system, legal, false accusation, injustice, reunion, life sentence, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family gatherings, siblings relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, family life, family problems, euthanasia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
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, disturbing, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, family problems, introspection, family relations, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, sexual abuse, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Something About Amelia (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie follows the Bennett family after Amelia tells her school counselor that her father has sexually abused her.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere, sexual
Plot: sexual abuse, teenage life, family problems, sexual dysfunction, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, youth, innocence lost, generation gap, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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44%
I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
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: realistic, captivating, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: foster child, family problems, disorder, youth, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, parents and children, down on your luck, family relations, mischievous children, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Dinner (2014)
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, realistic, serious, tense, talky ...
Plot: family life, couples, family problems, human nature, disorder, siblings relations, life turned upside down, parents and children, couple relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Time Of My Life (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 'Tot altijd' introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their days enjoying their youth and turbulent (love) life. Years later, Thomas, a recent medicine graduate and Mario's closest friend, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: terminal illness, rivalry, friendship, friends, mercy killing, legal, dealing with death, legal action, family relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Blackbird (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is a film about a troubled teen, Sean Randall, who is falsely accused of planning a Columbine shooting scenario. It all begins when an unlikely bond forms between Sean (Connor Jessup) and a preppy teenage girl named Deanna Roy (Alexia Fast). ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: false accusation, life turned upside down, social misfits, society, misfit, teenage life, small town life, social relations, life is a bitch, picked on, media circus, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 554
Othello (2001)
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: power relations, society, law enforcement, tragic love, rivalry, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, life is a bitch, interracial relations, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, sincere, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, false accusation, legal, power relations, courtroom drama, legal investigation, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Little Glory (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After his parents’ death, Shawn, 19 and mildly delinquent, tries to look after his little sister to cash in on his dad’s life insurance. But you can’t buy love -- and you sure can’t ignore it. Shawn will find out he’s got more to gain by ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: custody, family relations, siblings relations, family life, family problems, teenage life, rivalry, youth, coming of age, small town, siblings, sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: siblings relations, parents and children, family in crisis, estrangement, family gatherings, family relations, island, dysfunctional family, introspection, hopes, family problems, resort
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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