Movies like The Moustache

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The Moustache (2005)
 6.7
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The Moustache (2005)
Original name: La Moustache
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, on a whim, Marc decides to shave off the moustache he's worn all of his adult life. He waits patiently for his wife's reaction, but neither she nor his friends seem to notice. Stranger still, when he finally tells them, they all insist he never had a moustache. Is Marc going mad? Is he the victim of some elaborate conspiracy? Or has something in the world's order gone terribly awry?
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, meditative, emotional, atmospheric, dark humor, mind bending, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mystery, insanity, husband wife relationship, hotel, existentialism, photograph, bathtub, moustache, escape, shaving, loneliness, life, human nature, imagination, couple relations, love and romance, architect, couples, mind game, psycho, conspiracy, marriage, health, wife ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: hong kong, paris france, france

Most similar movies to The Moustache

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, enigmatic and thought provoking films with plots about storytelling, obsession, dialogue, weird, catastrophe, loneliness and pornography mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Moustache: Last Year at Marienbad (1961), Enemy (2013), Under the Sand (2000), Innocence (2004), In Praise of Love (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: chateau, hotel, mystery, obsession, amnesia, haunted by the past, romance, new wave, love affair, hopes, destiny, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 158K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense, surreal ...
Plot: symbolism, obsession, mental illness, delusion, professor, mystery, paranoia, actor, mysterious character, life turned upside down, disorder, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: missing person, delusion, death, disappearance, tourist, haunted by the past, love and romance, coping, couple relations, mentally unstable, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 5K
Innocence (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, mystery, society, school, ballet, childhood, friendship between girls, coming of age, teenage life, youth, adulthood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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In Praise of Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Someone we hear talking - but whom we do not see - speaks of a project which describes the four key moments of love: meeting, physical passion, arguments/separation and making up. This project is to be told through three couples: young, adult and ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, meditative, enigmatic, non-linear ...
Plot: politics, philosophy, art, romance, painter, humanity, loneliness, life & death, life philosophy, existentialism, filmmaking, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 35K
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: psychological, disturbing, bleak, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, mental patient, murder, betrayal, misfit, vengeance, mystery, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: london, europe, africa, britain, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 354
Seventh Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A bored, sexually frustrated woman's life improves when she begins hypnotherapy and tries feng shui, but her husband's life unravels.
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: hypnosis, kleptomania, infidelity, fainting, power relations, mental illness, family problems, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, hong kong, japan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Paris, Dominique, a middle-aged fashion professional, solicits the services of the handsome Quentin , a bisexual bartender and prostitute who is 15 years her junior. After they first sleep together, their business transaction becomes transformed ...
Style: erotic, serious, touching, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, sex, violence, romance, fall in love, love affair, destructive relationship, fashion, lifestyle, society, prostitute ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, morocco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: serious, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, down on your luck, life is a bitch, twentysomething life, unemployment, unwanted pregnancy, family problems, couples, working class, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, love and romance, parents and children, mystery, crime, riddles and clues, family in crisis, crimes, love triangle, estate, adoption ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 18K
The Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: paranoia, distopia, fighting the system, courtroom, false accusation, courtroom drama, conspiracy, legal, on the run, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 913
The Convent (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The journey of Michael Padovic, an American professor who arrives with his wife, Helene, at a Portuguese convent where he expects to find the documents needed to prove his theory: Shakespeare was born in Spain; not in England.
Style: serious, contemplative, captivating, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: good versus evil, religions or cults, convent, monastery, love and romance, legends and myths, couple relations, writer's life, custody, society, vampire, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, obsession, strong sexual content, hollywood, hallucination, dreams, lesbianism, lesbian sex, death, cowboy, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, psychological, emotional, serious, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, romance, couple relations, love and romance, human nature, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 17K
Venus in Fur (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An enigmatic actress (Emmanuelle Seigner) may have a hidden agenda when she auditions for a part in a misogynistic writer's (Mathieu Amalric) play.
Style: sexual, sexy, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: masochism, bdsm, audition, theater, mind game, actress, stage performance, play, director, s&m, vulgarity, deviant sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
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Time Out (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An unemployed man finds his life sinking more and more into trouble as he hides his situation from his family and friends.
Style: psychological, serious, enigmatic, meditative, compassionate ...
Plot: unemployment, life is a bitch, society, family problems, dishonesty, couple relations, crumbling marriage, crimes, down on your luck, deception, husband wife relationship, swindle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Snake of June (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in an anonymous Japanese metropolis, the film tells the tale of shy career woman, Rinko and Shigehiko, her hygiene-obsessed, workaholic husband. The couple explore their sexuality in a number of ways, causing their lives to be disrupted.
Style: psychological, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, atmospheric ...
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, blackmail, mind game, power relations, mystery, couple relations, stalking, sexual relations, husband wife relationship, photograph, surrealism, rain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, japan, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 12K
Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, realistic, clever, emotional, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, obsession, romance, unfulfillment, existentialism, disappearance, women, paranoia, prejudice, self discovery, memory, time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 8.1
 21K
Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: insanity, dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, philosophy, water, memory, human nature, society, longing, save the world ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 36K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, twist ending, bleak, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, life & death, dealing with death, couple relations, danger, supernatural, mystery, talking to the dead, death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jakob arrives at the Institute Benjamenta (run by brother and sister Johannes and Lisa Benjamenta) to learn to become a servant. With seven other men, he studies under Lisa: absurd lessons of movement, drawing circles, and servility. He asks for a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: power relations, haunted by the past, eccentric family, siblings relations, love and romance, boarding school life, master and servant, crimes, love triangle, family relations, boarding school, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, female killer, rivalry, small town, strong female presence, death in the family, couples, dishonesty, deadly, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, psychological, scary, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, murder, family relations, friendship, couple relations, couples, family life, poet, parents and children, crimes, serial killer, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.9
 52K
Inland Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: filmmaking, danger, actress, debt, seance, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, lifestyle, nightmare, woman in danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, europe, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, featuring real people, sometimes moving, in an effort to ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: riddles and clues, painter, art, art collector, painting, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, scene based on painting, dishonesty, mystery, artists and showbiz, pastiche ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 818K
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, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, investigation, femme fatale, twists & turns, disappearance, manipulation, missing wife, murder mystery, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, emotional, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay, brother brother relationship, male model, secrets, betrayal, family drama, loneliness, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couple relations, couples, life turned upside down, infidelity, losing-it hero, disorder, dishonesty, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, touching ...
Plot: torture, attempted murder, haunted by the past, vengeance, doctor, humiliation, mind game, revenge, human nature, couples, price of justice, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, chile, barcelona spain, south america, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Heart of Glass (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small Bavarian village is renowned for its "Ruby Glass" glass blowing works. When the foreman of the works dies suddenly without revealing the secret of the Ruby Glass, the town slides into a deep depression, and the owner of the ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, allegory, serious, psychological ...
Plot: hypnosis, warning, factory, murder, village life, curses spells and rituals, village, dream, surrealism, mountain, weird, hallucination ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%