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Baxter (1989)
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Baxter (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A white Bull Terrier named Baxter is given to an elderly woman by her daughter. As time passes, the dog develops aggressive and murderous behavior in order to be adopted by another family.
Style: disturbing, serious, captivating, contemplative, allegory, psychological, tense, macabre, harsh, dark ...
Plot: dog, dog movie, baby, killer dog, dark humor, family life, satire, babies and infants, human nature, animal life, golden years, power relations, animals, consciousness, animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy, hitler, female nudity, family relations, puppy, old man, boy, evil child, unhappy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Baxter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, psychological and weird films with plots about catastrophe, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief), pornography, storytelling, obsession and brutality mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres. Some movies like Baxter: That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), The Match Factory Girl (1990), Taxidermia (2006), Life During Wartime (2009), Special Treatment (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, humiliation, nudity (full frontal - brief), virginity, train travel, train ride, dwarf, obsession, train, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france
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95%
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: working class, loneliness, murder, pregnancy, vengeance, parent child relationship, factory, unwanted pregnancy, young woman, mother daughter relationship, poison, visceral ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Taxidermia (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Hungary, Austria, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, controversial ...
Plot: taxidermy, perversion, goofy hero, misfit, social misfits, family relations, parents and children, surrealism, rejection, gluttony, masochism, vomiting ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, family life, loneliness, father son relationship, character study, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Two or Three Things I Know About Her... (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of a housewife who must work the streets to earn an extra living - and who becomes the starting point for a larger socio-political essay.
Style: talky, clever, cynical, psychological, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, vietnam war, prostitution, coffee, quotation, kindergarten, new wave, obsession, couples, politics, love and romance, losing-it hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, vietnam, france, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Special Treatment (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drawing some intriguing parallels between the work of the prostitute and that of the psychiatrist-both have clients, both charge for sessions, both take on roles that serve the needs, psychological or otherwise, of those they serve, Jeanne ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, hopes, estrangement, introspection, doctors and patients, human nature, lifestyle, life is a bitch, female nudity, psychoanalyst, therapy session, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, controversial, mind bending ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, monster, family problems, supernatural, perversion, infidelity, marriage crisis, insanity, surrealism, husband wife relationship, husband wife estrangement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, tense, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, old woman, romance, love and romance, writer's life, hopes, unfulfillment, journalism, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, suspense, witty, clever ...
Plot: hospital, satire, legal, half sister, nun, dark humor, family relations, family problems, power relations, family in crisis, workplace intrigue, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: contemplative, gloomy, atmospheric, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, urban, human nature, social differences, love and romance, hopes, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 9K
White Dog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: dog, racist, racism, murder, friendship, hate, dangerous animal, life is a bitch, actor's life, crimes, danger, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 7K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, mentally unstable, deadly, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Leolo (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an imaginative boy who pretends he is the child of a sperm-laden Sicilian tomato upon which his mother accidentally fell.
Style: disturbing, surreal, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, masturbation, coming of age, dark humor, insanity, family relations, bestiality, youth, mischievous children, mentally unstable, eccentric family, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, sicily, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Butcher Boy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When Francie's world turns to ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, depressing, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, murder, dysfunctional family, mental illness, boarding school, angel, human nature, life is a bitch, crimes, mentally unstable, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, weird ...
Plot: brother sister sex, hotel, dysfunctional family, rape, coming of age, family relations, terrorism, prostitute, terrorist, bomb, satire, incest ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria, new hampshire, new england, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The World According to Garp (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all ...
Style: touching, humorous, clever, tragicomedy, captivating ...
Plot: writers, family relations, coming of age, love, typewriter, wrestler, wrestling, writer's life, impregnation, artists and showbiz, single parent, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Cosmos (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two young men seek the solitude of the country; their peace is disturbed when a set of random occurrences suggest to their susceptible minds a pattern with sinister meanings.
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: obsession, human nature, fall in love, satire, sparrow, dead animal, love, rivalry, countryside, umbrella, writers, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 13K
The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: humorous, satirical, art house, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, dark humor, suicide, weekend, decadence, society, social decay, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, murder, family relations, couple relations, poet, couples, crimes, parents and children, family life, serial killer, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.9
 42K
I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, art house, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: fascism, coming of age, small town, family life, social relations, human nature, memory, surrealism, teenage boy, bathtub, sheik, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: village life, inheritance, farm, conspiracy, countryside, avarice, cons and scams, human nature, parents and children, village, down on your luck, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century
Place: provence, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 100
In Your Wake (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An estranged father returns with plans to open a bar with the son who still harbors resentment towards him.
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: parents and children, criminal heroes, crimes, human nature, vengeance, heist, family relations, heist gone wrong, father son relationship, bar, money problems, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 16K
Visitor Q (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A father who is a failed former television reporter tries to mount a documentary about violence and sex among youths. He proceeds to have sex with his daughter who is now a prostitute, and films his son being humiliated and hit by classmates. ...
Style: macabre, rough, disturbing, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: father daughter incest, sexual abuse, incest, rape, violence spree, necrophilia, psychopath, dysfunctional family, prostitute, family relations, heroin, breast feeding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.8
 37K
Naked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend, and spends some time homeless, spending much of his time ranting at strangers, and meeting characters in plights very ...
Style: disturbing, witty, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, drifter, rapist, stranger, urban, humiliation, roommate, unemployment, alienation, sexual humiliation, character study, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 548
Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, working class, eccentric family, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, pregnancy, parents and children, death in the family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 6K
Querelle (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Here is the story of a beautiful, proud and tough loner, a sailor named Querelle, whose commanding officer Seblon worships and desires him from afar. Querelle turns on his drugs-smuggling partner and murders him. He then goes to a notorious brothel ...
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, murder, betrayal, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, gang, drug dealing, gangsters, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus.
Style: disturbing, talky, psychological, contemplative, experimental ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, schizophrenia, family relations, skating, pregnancy, brother sister relationship, dead mother, clergy, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Two of Us (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A story of the caring friendship formed between a crusty, old anti-Semite and an eight-year-old Jewish boy who goes to live with him during World War II.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, anti semitism, countryside, liberation, friends, religions or cults, village, human nature, friendship, wartime life, self discovery, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In the Company of Men (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.
Style: psychological, disturbing, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, secretary, rivalry, battle of the sexes, mind game, friends, betrayal, prejudice, cruelty, sexism, manipulation, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: humorous, absurd, surreal, psychological, witty ...
Plot: incest, thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental illness, brother sister incest, dark humor, eccentric family, family problems, twins, family life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%