Movies like The Demon

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The Demon (1978)
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The Demon (1978)
Original name: 鬼畜
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo enough money to pay for the care of their three young children, Kikuyo leaves the children with Sokichi - and his very surprised and angry wife Oume - and disappears.
Style: slasher, erotic, psychological, tense, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual
Plot: family relations, female nudity, youth, summer, child abuse, greed, traumatic childhood, love triangle, adultery, starving child, absent father, strong sexual content, mystery, parents and children, couples, manipulation, family problems, siblings relations, dishonesty, couple relations, sex, passion, police officer, train, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji

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Most similar movies to The Demon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about couples, husband wife relationship, crimes, sex, death, dishonesty and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Demon: Nobody's Life (2002), The Clearing (2004), Don't Tell (2005), Birth (2004), Dream Lover (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nobody's Life (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all began with a little white lie.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: suspicion of adultery, infidelity, family relations, liar, couples, family life, dishonesty, love and romance, secret life, love triangle, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 14K
The Clearing (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When affluent executive, Wayne Hayes is kidnapped by a disgruntled employee and held for ransom in a forest, Wayne’s wife is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper.
Style: tense, suspenseful, intense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, fbi, ransom, marriage, marital problem, psychopath, family life, haunted by the past, chase, wilderness, twists and turns, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 2K
Don't Tell (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by step she remembers her childhood spent within a severe ...
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, family relations, nightmare, sexual abuse, self discovery, introspection, couples, family problems, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
 37K
Birth (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexy, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: reincarnation, mystery, older woman younger man relationship, obsession, family relations, wedding, life & death, twists and turns, deja vu, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.2
 5K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, marriage, betrayal, femme fatale, architect, paranoia, murder, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.8
 2K
Fascination (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Scott Doherty (Adam Garcia) gets suspicious when his mother (Jacqueline Bisset) plans to wed Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson) soon after her husband's untimely death. Scott investigates with Oliver's pretty daughter, Kelly (Alice Evans), ...
Style: erotic, sexy, neo noir, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, mystery, femme fatale, uncover truth, fall in love, dangerous attraction, family problems, romance, dishonesty, love affair, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 867
The Sentinel (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: After spending some time with his diplomat father in Germany, a young French medical student returns by train to Paris to resume his studies. He is puzzled by the harsh treatment he receives from customs at the border but doesn't begin to ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: train, spy, medicine, memory, espionage, friendship, obsession, assassination attempt, state affairs, dishonesty, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 6K
Irresistible (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: sex, stalking, crimes, paranoia, fear, seduction, secret, love and romance, adultery, couples, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, kosovo, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 9K
Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, erotic, non-linear, art house ...
Plot: voyeurism, nudity (full frontal - brief), extramarital affair, obsession, rape victim, infidelity, parallel universe, romance, female nudity, erotica, overdose, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vienna, austria, europe, paris france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rape, mind game, couple relations, couples, stranger, husband wife relationship, adultery, rape and revenge, empire, nudity (full frontal - brief), impotent husband, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Weight of Water (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an ...
Style: sexy, psychological, tricky, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, infidelity, mystery, crimes, amateur detective, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, sexual relations, isolation, incest ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1870s, 2000s, victorian era
Place: san francisco, maine, new hampshire, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 4K
Danika (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story follows Danika, a woman whose fears for her children are manifested in premonitions of death and disaster. Bierko plays Tomei's husband, while Hall is her psychiatrist and confidant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mentally unstable, mental illness, infidelity, family relations, fear, nanny, obsession, dishonesty, parents and children, love affair, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 3K
Red Lights (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cross-country trip turns out to be a nightmare for a troubled couple.
Style: suspense, road movie, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, crimes, couples, crumbling marriage, missing person, husband wife relationship, guilt, father son relationship, divorce, father daughter relationship, family relations, summer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.1
 979K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, infidelity, murder mystery, adultery, investigation, missing person, femme fatale, manipulation, police investigation, missing wife, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Scarlet Letter (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Policeman Ki-Hoon's life is duplicitous, oscillating between the amenable, newly pregnant wife and a very appealing mistress- the singer Ga-yee. His world gets shaken up when he gets news during a murder investigation that Ga-yee is pregnant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, introspection, love affair, forbidden love, family problems, mystery, law enforcement, twists and turns, lesbian, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, psychiatrist, obsession, life turned upside down, memory, uncover truth, psychology, investigation, domestic violence, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 1999, year 2013 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 342K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: psychological, sexual, sexy, surreal, artsy ...
Plot: marriage, voyeurism, sex, orgy, disguise, infidelity, cult, prostitute, adultery, sexuality, lust, sexual fantasy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: infidelity, investigation, mystery, adultery, extramarital affair, marriage, murder, twists and turns, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: disturbing, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, crimes, overbearing parent, divorce, twists and turns, investigation, dysfunctional marriage, mentally unstable, justice, obsession ...
Time: 80s, future, year 2000, 20th century, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Glass House (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After the parents of Ruby and her younger brother, Rhett, are killed in a car crash, their parents' best friends, Erin and Terry Glass, become their guardians. The children hear promises of a world of opulence and California fun -- all they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, sexy, sinister ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, murder, secrets, adoption, unlikely criminals, youth, custody, teenage life, dishonesty, suspicion, child abuse, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 12K
The Other Man (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, family problems, love affair, obsession, human nature, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love triangle, husband wife relationship, secret lover ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 2K
Shadows (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful young doctor with a beautiful wife, a happy child, and a comfortable house finds his life suddenly changed in ways he never thought possible after being injured in a serious car accident. To the outside eye Lazar Perkov has everything ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural ability, mystery, couple relations, destiny, symbolism, paranoia, infidelity, death, sex scene, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, surreal, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, missing person, dysfunctional family, female nudity, recurring dream, teenage girl, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, mysterious disappearance, gay interest, disappearance, 17 year old ...
Time: year 1988, 20th century, 80s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 57K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, drowning, serial killer, haunted by the past, twists and turns, hallucination, grief, sex scene, blindness, psychic, mystery, death of daughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 57K
Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, France, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, romantic, erotic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, sex, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, passion, erotica, couple relations, sex scene, bdsm, chase, passionate sex, desire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: argentina, new orleans, cuba, morocco, delaware ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 894
Obsessed (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.
Style: erotic, tense, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, obsession, mind game, psychiatrist, dishonesty, doctor, mental illness, infidelity, manipulation, doctors and patients, lifetime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
New Best Friend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into ...
Style: intense, stylized, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, investigation, murder, betrayal, lesbian, teenage life, cheerleading, wealth, manipulation, mystery, mind game, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Alexandra's Project (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve is a man who has it all, a successful career, wonderful children, beautiful home and a loving wife. However, returning to his home after work on his birthday, he finds his house deserted and darkened with almost all the lightbulbs missing, all ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, female masturbation, revenge, mental illness, family relations, birthday, mind game, family problems, family in crisis, unhappy wife, dishonesty, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 1K
Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: sexy, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, accidental death, swimming, motel, adultery, boat, religion, family problems, couples, crimes, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 786
Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexy, absurd, enigmatic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, love triangle, intrigue, murder, infidelity, erotica, sex, disability, paraplegic, watching sex, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%