Movies like The Fish Child

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The Fish Child (2009)
 5.9
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The Fish Child (2009)
Original name: El niño pez
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A desperate love story between two young girls of extremely different social backgrounds who, unable to find a place for their love in the world they live in, are pushed to commit a crime.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, captivating, surreal, serious, gloomy, non-linear, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: murder, legend, women in prison, crimes, youth, love affair, haunted by the past, romance, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, latin, social differences, gender, master and servant, uncover truth, bus trip, love at first sight, judge, scandal, bisexual, society, couples, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, paraguay, latin america, buenos aires argentina

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Most similar movies to The Fish Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about love and romance, crimes, couples, romance, murder, love affair and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Fish Child: My Man (2014), The Bridesmaid (2004), The Vulture (2010), Gasoline (2001), Red Bear (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young Hana had lost everything in the earthquake and tsunami and was being taken care of by a relative named Jungo. As Hana grew up she began to fall in love with her own relative.
Style: serious, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: father daughter incest, first sexual experience, orphan, murder, older man younger woman relationship, incest, family relations, forbidden love, crimes, love and romance, single parent, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bridesmaid (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hard-working young man meets and falls in love with his sister's bridesmaid. He soon finds out how disturbed she really is.
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, love affair, destructive relationship, power relations, couples, romance, crimes, mentally unstable, siblings relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 8K
The Vulture (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Chile, France, South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a lawyer who tours the A&E Departments of the public ...
Style: tense, neo noir, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: car accident, love affair, crimes, romance, insurance, cons and scams, life is a bitch, society, lawyers and clients, power relations, lawyer, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 387
Gasoline (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fiery, dark-haired Stella, an intense auto mechanic, and nervous, blonde Eleonora are young and in love. They operate a gas station peacefully, until Eleonora's mother appears and voices her disapproval of their romance.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surreal
Plot: lesbian romance, on the run, gas station, lovers on the run, love and romance, young lovers, fugitives, youth, crimes, society, social misfits, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.2
 2K
Red Bear (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bear has never gotten over the separation from his wife and daughter after having been convicted for armed robbery and homicide and sent to prison. Now he is out, to finally get his cut of the money and reunite with his family, or at least avenge ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: heist, going straight, parents and children, redemption, haunted by the past, crimes, criminal heroes, society, criminal's revenge, estrangement, city life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 6K
Gangster (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Simran drowns her misery in booze. Her one friend in Seoul, is Aakash, a singer in an Indian restaurant. One night, Simran tells Aakash of her past and the reasons for her loneliness. Originally a bar dancer in Mumbai, Simran is the girlfriend of a ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, pregnancy, on the run, dangerous attraction, love affair, romance, crimes, family relations, couples, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Little Polish (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At age 13, a street kid known as "El Polaquito" makes his living mostly by singing tangos (originally sung by his namesake, the singer "El Polaco") on Buenos Aires commuter trains. He falls in love with a 16 year old prostitute, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, bleak
Plot: prostitute, train, love affair, teenage life, orphan, juvenile delinquency, fall in love, forbidden love, rebelliousness, street kid, realism, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 520
Four (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Adapted from a stage play by Christopher Shinn, the debut feature from Joshua Sanchez is a provocative rumination on race and sexuality set on a sweltering 4th of July evening.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: interracial relations, couples, society, couple relations, teenage life, family relations, sexual content, love and romance, gender, parents and children, sexual relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.0
 169
Straight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Straight is the story of a messy love triangle between two men and a woman. Nazim (Eralp Uzun) is a hot young Turkish guy involved in petty crime. He goes out each night with his buddies, cruising for girls and dealing drugs in a seedy city square ...
Style: captivating, sexy, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, ghetto, gay, couples, gender, society, social worker, bisexual, jealousy, cheating, crimes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 2K
Villain (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Shimizu Yuichi (Tsumabuki Satoshi) is a shy and lonely day laborer looking for love. He aimlessly spends time corresponding with girls via telephone dating services and going on random encounters with girls looking for spending cash. His world is ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, murder, couples, crimes, social misfits, misfit, romancing a suspect
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Blue Room (2014)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man seemed to believe they were nothing. Now under investigation ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, police interrogation, murder trial, infidelity, crimes, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, sexual content, lawyer, interrogation, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Everybody Has a Plan (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Following the death of his identical twin brother Pedro, Agustín sets out to begin his life anew by assuming Pedro’s identity and returning to the mysterious Tigre Delta region where the brothers had spent their childhood. Soon after his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, homecoming, twin brother, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, stolen identity, siblings relations, disorder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 6K
Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense, touching ...
Plot: gay, betrayal, heist, gay erotica, couples, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, gays and lesbians, chase, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 90s, year 1965, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, new york, uruguay, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 762
Your Next Life (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fight over the calf of a prize milk cow in the close-knit and traditional Pas Valley of Cantabria leaves a cantankerous dairy farmer dead and another fearful of arrest. He and his daughter Val conspire to keep the cause of death quiet, but ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, farm, love and romance, romance, rivalry, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, siblings relations, countryside, village, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 2K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 498
American Visa (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Bolivia, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being denied an American visa, a Bolivian professor becomes involved in a web of criminal activities, holds-up the American consulate and falls for a beautiful prostitute from the Bolivian lowlands.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: fall in love, politics, society, crimes, love and romance, immigrants, romance, starting over, couples, estrangement, visa, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bolivia, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: psychological, suspense, emotional, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family problems, murder, investigation, society, crumbling marriage, introspection, love and romance, train travel, depression, housekeeper, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 5K
Heli (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: drug cartel, crimes, cocaine, corrupt law enforcer, drug dealing, gang, kids in trouble, factory worker, small town, urban ghetto life, society, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.0
 3K
Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gothic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, couples, fall in love, society, youth, estate, shyness, family relations, letter, power relations, desire, childhood ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, murder of husband, infidelity, conspiracy, crimes, fatal attraction, crimes of passion, love affair, romance, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
No Night Is Too Long (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Tim Cornish's life has begun with great promise. Blessed with extraordinary good looks, Tim enjoyed much attention and cared little of broken hearts. At University he was a favored student in a prestigious creative writing course, but a ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay romance, obsession, betrayal, murder, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay relationship, love affair, passion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 79
Ashamed (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Arts professor Jung Ji Woo is searching for a nude model for a video clip that will be played at her exhibition. When Hee-jin, one of her students, recommends Yoon Ji Woo for the job, the three woman head to the beach to shoot the video. As they ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, surreal, non-linear ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, romance, love affair, gender, introspection, coming of age, youth, couples, beach, lesbian, mountain, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Inspector Bellamy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, police detective, mystery, crimes, couples, family relations, couple relations, who done it, murder, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Sun Don't Shine (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crystal and her boyfriend Leo embark on a tense and mysterious road trip through the desolate yet hauntingly beautiful landscape of central Florida.
Style: realistic, mumblecore, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the road, love and romance, romance, couple relations, couples, crimes, lovers on the run, haunted by the past, road trip, car, driving, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 2.3
 8K
Ben & Arthur (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: church, family relations, gay relationship, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couples, life is a bitch, gender, clergy, romance, friends, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, vermont, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 669
Silk Road (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychological thriller inspired by the life of Michael S., a small-town boy from Holland, who becomes the world's most wanted cybercriminal.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: drug trade, teenager, cheating, friend, internet, black market, drug use, drugs, smuggling, drug traffic, couples, criminal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 3K
Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, family problems, uncover truth, rivalry, family business, hidden identity, love and romance, crimes, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 2K
Eloise (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, forbidden love, love affair, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, immigrants, family relations, society, youth, parents and children, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, sexual content, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 10K
Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, power relations, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, love affair, rich and poor, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%