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: thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: false accusation, manipulations, parents and children, courtroom, dishonesty, rivalry, family problems, family relations, mentally challenged, vengeance, couple relations, sexual abuse, siblings relations, family in crisis, teenage life, legal, youth, couples, life is a bitch, incest, infidelity, beating, abuse, underwear, undressing ...
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 captivating films with plots about family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, dishonesty, youth and couples mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Suspect: Labrador (2011), Love Belongs to Everyone (2006), S&M Judge (2009), The Invader (2011), Snap Decision (2001). 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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: 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, picnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.7
 1K
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: serious, sexual, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: fetish, bdsm, submission, bondage, couple relations, false accusation, couples, sexual relations, family problems, s&m, injustice, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.6
 714
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: bleak, serious, realistic, tense, thought provoking
Plot: immigrants, human nature, urban, misfit, society, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, job seeking, sex standing up, unfaithful wife, simulated sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 275
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, legal action, parents and children, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, best friends, single parent, custody, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, disturbing, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, sexual abuse, pedophilia, street kid, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, redemption, parents and children, custody, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 255
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: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, teenage life, computers and web, injustice, fighting the system, against the odds, society, youth, life turned upside down, dishonesty, rebellion, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 2K
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, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prisoner, lawyer, degradation, incest, parents and children, under the surface, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, child abuse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 686
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: tense, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: teenage boy, overprotective mother, family relations, parents and children, youth, family problems, suburbs, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, suburban life, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 41
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: murder, gays and lesbians, manipulations, human nature, destructive relationship, gender, power relations, femme fatale, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Reviving Ophelia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The difficulties two sisters face raising their teenage daughters
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, family relations, single parent, obsession, kids in trouble, coming of age, family life, family problems, disgraced ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
You Will Be My Son (2011)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: intrigue, parents and children, family business, estate, family in crisis, countryside, workplace intrigue, rivalry, family relations, introspection, boss and employee, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 753
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: sexual abuse, unlikely criminals, suburbs, parents and children, eccentric family, criminal heroes, crimes, legal, family relations, legal action, siblings relations, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, parents and children, haunted by the past, estrangement, family problems, introspection, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: serious, emotional, 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, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Film spin-off of Nickelodeon's popular teen program Degrassi.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, friendship, teenage life, high school, youth, couples, friends, twins, vengeance, infidelity, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, psychological
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, wife husband relationship, extramarital affair, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: foster child, obsession, parents and children, adoption, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: buddies, friendship, mercy killing, terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, friends, dealing with death, legal action, family life, legal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 1K
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, teenage life, small town, life turned upside down, youth, social misfits, small town life, injustice, life is a bitch, misfit, society, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 1K
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, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 5K
Me and You (2012)
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, touching
Plot: youth, isolation, psychologist, heroin, siblings relations, teenage life, urban, parents and children, addiction, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, crime, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, rehabilitation, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 924
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: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere
Plot: friendship, hospital, child illness, family in crisis, terminal illness, life turned upside down, optimism, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, youth, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 551
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: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, downfall, shakespeare, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, tragic love, murder, injustice, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 144
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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: parents and children, adoption, courtroom drama, custody, legal, rivalry, family problems, family relations, single parent, teenage life, righting the wronged, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 152
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, family relations, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, family problems, marriage crisis, body painting, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, obsession, addiction, dangerous, debt, kids in trouble, youth, parents and children, family in crisis, high school life, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, sincere
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, disturbing ...
Plot: custody, legal action, false accusation, family in crisis, injustice, dishonesty, legal, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, courtroom drama, reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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