Movies like The Night Buffalo

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The Night Buffalo (2007)
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The Night Buffalo (2007)
Original name: El búfalo de la noche
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Unable to cope with the fact that his girlfriend cheated on him with his best friend, a twenty-two year old schizophrenic sets an elaborate revenge plan into motion before taking his own life. Gregorio has been in and out of mental hospitals for years. During Gregario's time away, his girlfriend Tania and their good friend Manuel (Diego Luna) began an illicit affair. Before long Tania and Manuel have fallen in love. Though Gregario and Manuel seem to reconcile after Gregario is discharged from the hospital, everything changes with Gregario commits suicide. Upon Gregario's death, Manuel inherits a box of notes, lyrics, and other curiosities from his old friend. Later, Manuel begins receiving unsigned letters quoting Gregario's writings and starts hearing excerpts from the letters in conversation and in the media, leading the unscrupulous friend to fear for his own sanity.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sexual, sexy, bleak, gloomy
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, vengeance, love triangle, haunted by the past, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, mental illness, destructive relationship, human nature, couples, dishonesty, rivalry, mental institution, schizophrenia, suicide attempt, manic depression, forbidden love, misfit, hospital, love and romance, mentally unstable, mute or deaf, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Night Buffalo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexual films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, dishonesty, female nudity, unfulfillment and life is a bitch mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Night Buffalo: Eager Bodies (2003), Kira's Reason: A Love Story (2001), Secret Love (2010), Summer Clouds (2004), On the Edge (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, tragic hero, love and romance, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbianism, sex scene, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Kira's Reason: A Love Story (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kira and Mads try to work out their marriage, after Kira has been two years in a mental institution, but is she really ready for the real world?
Style: serious, clever, psychological, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, depression, family problems, starting over, family relations, dysfunctional family, real world, mentally unstable, human nature, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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72%
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Secret Love (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two months after their wedding, Yeon-Yi (Yoon Jin-Seo)'s husband Jin-woo (Yoo Ji-Tae)gets into an accident and falls into a coma. During this time, Yeon-Yi's life shatters from the seams. She misses her deadlines for work, while she has ...
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, forbidden love, love and romance, dangerous attraction, couples, coma, seduction, incest, husband wife relationship, infidelity, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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71%
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Summer Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel (Roberto Enríquez), Ana (Natalia Millán), and their little boy, Manuel (Kevin Almodóvar), travel from Madrid to a resort on the Costa Brava for the summer. Ana runs into Marta (Irene Montalà of L'Auberge Espagnole), a local shopgirl ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sincere, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, obsession, love triangle, family problems, romance, mentally unstable, dishonesty, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, friendship, resort, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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66%
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On the Edge (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: mental institution, mentally unstable, human nature, friendship, haunted by the past, fall in love, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, romance, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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63%
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Drama/Mex (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two interlaced stories unfold over the course of the same long, hot day in the once lush and now decadent resort town of Acapulco. The first involves the beautiful and cool Fernanda, who is forced to deal with the sudden emergence of her ex-lover, ...
Style: serious, sexy, captivating, melancholic, offbeat ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, resort, slice of life, teenager, beach, rivalry, suicide attempt, multiple storylines, youth, dishonesty, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, acapulco mexico
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60%
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Morlang (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a chilling psychological drama. A couple's secret pact takes an unexpected, sinister turn.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, art, haunted by the past, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, vengeance, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland, spain
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58%
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: uplifting, sincere, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: infidelity, bittersweet, hopes, friendship, parents and children, dishonesty, family relations, terminal illness, couples, family in crisis, life is a bitch, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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55%
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And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, couples, sex aid, dishonesty, looking for sex, prostitute, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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53%
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Mango Yellow (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a poor neighborhood in Recife, the lives of exotic and bizarre characters entwine in a bar and in a very low-budget hotel. The queer Dunga works in the hotel and has a crush on the butcher Wellington that is married with the religious Kika and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sexy, bleak ...
Plot: bar, life is a bitch, love affair, love and romance, human nature, sexual relations, redemption, couple relations, infidelity, working class, urban ghetto life, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, new zealand, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The White Sound (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lukas, a young schizophrenic man, has to deal with a new town, a new relationship, and the paranoia in his head.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: going straight, schizophrenia, hippie, mental illness, haunted by the past, friendship, human nature, sibling relationship, paranoia, brother sister relationship, mental institution, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, germany, europe
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51%
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Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive love, lesbian relationship, obsession, couples, love triangle, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, friendship, artists and showbiz, gender, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Glass Lips (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This dialog-free film, originally presented as 33 short films, is an experimental, bizarre set of meditations and flashbacks of the grotesque.
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, life is a bitch, estrangement, haunted by the past, homecoming, doctors and patients, wrongfully committed, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, dull life, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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50%
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InSearchOf (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sex is why we're all here. Power. Love. Sex. We're all looking for something. Ten characters each of whose lust sends them on a journey of discovery - sometimes decadent - spearhead the narrative threads in this unconventional American ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: infidelity, womanizer, couples, sexual relations, looking for sex, life is a bitch, dishonesty, male female relationship, adultery, sexual content, forced abortion, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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49%
Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky (Andrew Scott) and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott). Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, rivalry, tragic hero, human nature, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, unfulfillment, countryside, infidelity, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, black sea, caucasus
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49%
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You (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michèle shares her life with Paul, her husband and work colleague. She has a lover, Thomas, a musician with whom she has been having a passionate affair for some time. Attracted by Thomass non-conformity and lust for life, Michèle abandons her ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, breakup, sexual promiscuity, love affair, life turned upside down, dishonesty, couples, family relations, romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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48%
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The Miracle (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe the blonde Renee, and Jimmy is immediately fascinated by her ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: mother son incest, incestuous kiss, friendship, abandoned by mother, single father, obsession, teenage life, couples, youth, betrayal, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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46%
Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Film spin-off of Nickelodeon's popular teen program Degrassi.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, youth, rivalry, friends, couples, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, party, dishonesty, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, usa
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46%
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Without Destination (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sin Destino follows the life of a 15 year old Mexican boy, Francisco, as he struggles to survive on the streets. His primary source of income is money raised by prostituting himself to men for sex, and the film implies that this learned behaviour ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: teenage prostitute, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, youth, society, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, drug abuse, urban ghetto life, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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44%
Hut in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two misfit males, one man-child, one boy, find each other, building a small cabin in the woods to create a new life. Their daily struggle for survival creates a strong bond between them until the hut is destroyed and one of the boys carted off. The ...
Style: rough, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: misfit, forest, mentally unstable, in the woods, young heroes, life is a bitch, friendship, leaving home, mental illness, mental institution, youth, figment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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44%
An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.
Style: captivating, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual relations, life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, strong sexual content, love triangle, adultery, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, quebec
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44%
Orphans and Angels (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The needy and traumatized Theresa, who was raped when she was fourteen year-old, meets the handsome John on the street after an accident during a performance on the stage of her friend Kim asking for a low-budget hotel. She offers a ride to a nearby ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: drug abuse, mysterious character, friendship, haunted by the past, obsession, love affair, crimes, drug dealing, mentally unstable, romance, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
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43%
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The Turning (2013)
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: anthology, captivating, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, human nature, introspection, couples, youth, dishonesty, family problems, estrangement, family life, homecoming, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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On the Edge (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three flatmates in Mexico City face uncertainties: Lucía who has a great job as an art director for TV commercials is abusing alcohol and cocaine. She risks losing her job, going to prison for assault, and she's woefully in love with a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: addiction, friendship, lifestyle, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, infidelity, drug abuse, male homosexuality, eroticism, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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42%
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Forfeit (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An armored car guard's elaborate plan for revenge is threatened by his relationship with an old friend -- a brilliant and unpredictable television preacher.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch, scapegoat, couples, betrayal, crimes, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
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42%
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Summer of '04 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sommer ’04 is a character study of a family on vacation. German director Stefan Krohmer examines the emotional abyss and problems behind the seemingly nice facade of an intact family as they experience guilt, love and jealousy.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, innocence lost, lifestyle, social decay, dysfunctional family, society, dishonesty, gender, youth, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany
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41%
Particles of Truth (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Life, love, and the fear of failing... Lilli Black, battling her painful memories and the secrets surrounding her dying father, collides into the complicated and obsessive life of Morrison Wiley on the streets of New York City. This peculiar love ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, dysfunctional family, mental illness, introspection, family life, human nature, estrangement, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Another Woman's Husband (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Laurel signs up for swimming lessons, she becomes best friends with her teacher Susan - until they realize Laurel’s boyfriend and Susan’s husband are the same man.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, haunted by the past, infidelity, fall in love, family relations, family problems, couples, betrayal, love and romance, double life, female bonding ...
Time: 90s
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40%
The Memory Thief (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles tollbooth clerk becomes obsessed with the Holocaust after meeting a survivor.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, mental illness, losing-it hero, obsession, haunted by the past, friendship, human nature, parents and children, dull life, anti semitism, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Edge of Madness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1851, Manitoba's Red River Valley. As winter sets in, a young woman on the edge of madness arrives exhausted at the fort, a wilderness station, claiming she murdered her husband. She's placed in a cell; for the next several months, she ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: sexual abuse, starting over, vengeance, mysterious character, investigation, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, love triangle, murder, isolation, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%