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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)
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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a widowed mother falls in love with an American sailor, her troubled young son is pressured by the bullying leader of his clique to seek revenge.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, controversial, contemplative
Plot: sailor, revenge, crimes, mentally unstable, murder, destiny, mischievous children, dangerous attraction, coming of age, deadly, voyeurism, death of father, seaside town, mother son relationship, vengeance, ocean, youth, ocean or sea, romance, love and romance, couples, widow, sex, shark, school ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, couples, female nudity, dishonesty and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea: An Occasional Hell (1996), Fever (1999), Backfire (1987), Playmaker (1994), White Mischief (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, haunted by the past, investigation, disappearance, widow, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
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Fever (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A struggling artist is implicated in a string of macabre murders.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, crime, mystery, mentally unstable, manipulations, mysterious character, addiction, voyeurism, urban, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: cheating wife, murder, inheritance, vietnam veteran, family problems, crime, infidelity, couple relations, manipulations, betrayal, unsupportive spouse, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam
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87%
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Playmaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, manipulations, manipulation, power relations, mentally unstable, rivalry, crimes, murder, actress, vengeance, mentor, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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White Mischief (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Kenya
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A millionaire past his prime and his young wife arrive in Kenya circa 1940 to find that the other affluent British expatriates are living large as the homefront gears up for war. They are busy swapping partners, doing drugs, and attending lavish ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, stylized, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, decadence, love and romance, society, couples, imperialism, crimes, crime, love affair, social differences, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: kenya, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flirting with Danger (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer begins a sordid fling with an attractive young woman whom he slowly begins to suspect to be a serial killer of men.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, investigation, crimes, deadly, fall in love, psychopath, bra, lawyer, sex, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Red Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jackie is a CCTV operator. Each day, she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day, a man shows his face on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she hoped ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, contemplative, clever ...
Plot: stalking, couples, surveillance, couple relations, vengeance, voyeurism, sexual relations, dishonesty, danger, crimes, ex convict, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Big Sleep (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The classic Raymond Chandler tale retold with Mitchum taking over the Bogart role.
Style: neo noir, talky, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, forbidden love, gambling, femme fatale, gay, blackmail, crime, crimes, mystery, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Lemming (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: After the death of his boss's wife, a young engineer faces the sudden psychological metamorphosis of his own wife, seemingly possessed by the soul of the deceased...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: cuckold, extramarital affair, murder, suburbs, infidelity, suicide, love affair, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Cry of the Owl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robert is an architect and artist, in Vichy after separating from his Parisian wife. Robert finds it calms him to stand in the shadows of the home of Juliette and Patrick and watch her cook. She thinks he's a prowler and confronts him, then ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: voyeurism, stalking, murder, dead woman, injustice, manipulation, deadly, manipulations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, mentally unstable, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cerebral, psychological thriller, stylized ...
Plot: photographer, tennis, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), photograph, fashion, jazz, counterculture, corpse, darkroom, photo shoot, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, europe, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: stalking, psychopath, haunted by the past, obsession, family in danger, mind game, amateur detective, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, deadly, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, architect, paranoia, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.1
 351
After Image (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a clairvoyant who falls in love with a crime photographer. Soon, both become involved in the search for a pathological murderer.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, photographer, obsession, couples, disability, who done it, danger, crimes, deadly, mind game, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, ghost, psychopath, murder, mind game, deadly, danger, supernatural, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Fatal Trust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, psychopath, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, small town, male female relationship, murder, ex lover, murder of father, secretary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, psychological, mind bending, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, misfit, betrayal, mental patient, vengeance, mystery, infidelity, family relations, past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 635
Sensation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Lila a college student discovers a latent ability to see into the past. When a professor hires her for some psychological tests she becomes the target of the killer of the woman she sees in her dreams.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: murder, crimes, deadly, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, couples, power relations, dangerous attraction, college, experiment gone awry, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The 4th Man (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An alcoholic writer begins having visions apparently warning him of impending danger. After he delivers a lecture, he begins an affair with a woman from the audience. The visions intensify, however, and begin to threaten his relationship with the ...
Style: psychological, erotic, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: castration, danger, dark humor, nightmare, a vision, spider, manipulation, couples, psychopath, power relations, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: twist ending, psychological, scary, tense, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, claustrophobia, twists & turns, youth, danger, mystery, bunker, psychology, psychologist, survival, underground bunker, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Eye of the Beholder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A reclusive surveillance expert is hired to spy on a mysterious blackmailer, who just may be a serial killer.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, melancholic, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, stalking, secret service, mysterious character, mystery, dangerous attraction, private detective, investigation, danger, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, utah, pittsburgh, boston, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Sugar Cookies (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A film producer murders his star actress during an erotic "game" and makes it look like suicide. The dead girl's lesbian lover discovers what happened, and plots her revenge.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, revenge, mind game, crime, deadly, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, crimes, gays and lesbians, couples, filmmaking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ten Days Wonder (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the Gatsby-like provincial manor presided over by his powerful ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, crimes, amateur detective, family problems, family relations, couples, estate, riddles and clues, adoption, love triangle, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: psychological, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, swingers, danger, couples, seduction, love and romance, couple relations, culture clash, investigation, murder, stranger, lover ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 205
Homage (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The young caretaker at the estate of a reclusive woman develops a dangerous obsession with her daughter, a sexy television star. Unexpected twists and turns.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gothic
Plot: obsession, murder, tragic event, fatal attraction, widow, investigation, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, betrayal, addiction, espionage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: psychological, sexy, suspenseful, tense, tricky ...
Plot: investigation, murder, infidelity, mystery, amateur detective, dangerous attraction, incest, family problems, couples, sexual relations, isolation, island ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1870s, 2000s, victorian era
Place: new hampshire, europe, usa, norway, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Appetite (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The guests of the Station Hotel have assembled to play a game of cards. The loser will sleep in room 207, a room rumored to be haunted. It hasn't been slept in for 20 years. As their lives tangle in a paranoid deadlock, the only escape becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, offbeat, gloomy ...
Plot: hotel, murder, card game, birthday party, card playing, mystery, mysterious character, deadly, twins, life is a bitch, ghost, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Thy Neighbor's Wife (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the vein of "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" and fraught with mystery and edge-of-your seat suspense, Kari Wuhrer Poison tells the darkly insidious story of the Garrett household and their descent into a hellish world of sexual malice ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: breast kissing, murder, vengeance, manipulations, manipulation, dangerous attraction, loss of husband, deadly, frame up, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Letter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: woman in danger, mentally unstable, couples, psychological manipulation, conspiracy, emotional manipulation, murder, paranoia, crimes, dishonesty, writer's life, playwright
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, obsession, infidelity, family life, family in danger, dysfunctional family, stalking, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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