Movies like Samuel Bleak

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Samuel Bleak (2013)
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Samuel Bleak (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a quiet southern town, several lives are changed forever when an isolated mute with a dark secret is admitted to a mental institution.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, psychological, tense, captivating, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mental institution, family problems, small town life, isolation, crimes, small town, mute, suspect, society, forest, couple relations, mute or deaf, couples, mental health, danger, injury, in the woods
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and psychological films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, murder, life is a bitch, couples and small town mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Samuel Bleak: Bucksville (2011), Fatal Secrets (2009), Fine Dead Girls (2002), Under Still Waters (2008), All Mistakes Buried (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 88
Bucksville (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small, wooded town, a young man struggles to leave a secret militia started by his father.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: vigilantism, injustice, crimes, small town, society, secret society, execution, good versus evil, militia, forest, guilty verdict, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.9
 345
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, secret, maniac, uncover truth, murder, best friends, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Fine Dead Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Croatia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Iva and Maria, a young lesbian pair, rent a favorable, nice dwelling in a less good area of Zagreb, Croatia. But unfortunately, included in the rent are the neighbors, the neighbors from hell. The curious landlady, foreigners flogging nationalists, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, woman in danger, society, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, family problems, couples, prostitute, revenge, double murder, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: family problems, mysterious character, couples, stranger, sex scene, duel, crumbling marriage, isolation, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, confined, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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All Mistakes Buried (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lone, struggling addict takes on a dangerous underground criminal ring in his small Southern town to retrieve a stolen pendant he believes will save his marriage.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy
Plot: addiction, redemption, hopes, crimes, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, small town, drugs, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Cry of the Owl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman becomes inexplicably attracted to a man who is stalking her. When her boyfriend goes missing, the stalker is the immediate suspect, until a game of jealousy and betrayal turns deadly.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mysterious character, small town life, obsession, love and romance, stalking, crimes, couples, neighbor, small town, dishonesty, jealous boyfriend, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, rescue, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, religions or cults, clergy, graphic violence, church, society, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 1K
Coffin Rock (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman unable to conceive a child with her husband, despite years of trying, makes the drunken mistake of sleeping with a young stranger. The stranger then goes to terrifying lengths to prove his paternity.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stalking, obsession, pregnancy, infidelity, couples, small town, husband wife relationship, suspicion, dishonesty, psychopath, couple relations, stalker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.2
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Clean Break (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller about a couple who own an advertising agency. The husband apparently commits suicide, but the police and the insurance company decide to investigate his death.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, investigation, betrayal, crimes, infidelity, stalking, love, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 2K
Fear Me Not (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael needs a change in his life, so when he hears about clinical trials for a new anti-depressant, he signs up to be a guinea pig - without telling his family. Because of dangerous side effects, the trial is subsequently abandoned but Michael ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, family problems, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, doctors and patients, estrangement, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, losing-it hero, death in the family, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.5
 434
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, parents and children, crimes, mystery, small town, small town life, dishonesty, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 651
Blame (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of young vigilantes seeking revenge for a sexual betrayal fall far from grace. When the truth is out they find themselves on the dark side of justice.
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, assassination attempt, village, haunted by the past, crimes, injustice, rivalry, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, revenge, isolated house, postman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 661
24 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Ilan Halimi is kidnapped for ransom because Jewish and supposedly rich, his family and the police start a race against time to save him from the tortures of the "gang of barbarians".
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, family in crisis, life is a bitch, crimes, family problems, confined, abduction, ransom, kidnapping, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, murder, extramarital affair, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Crazy as Hell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, video surveillance, devil, research, obsession, good versus evil, power relations, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 337
Last Screening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Sylvain, a film-obsessed 31-year-old, lives in the basement of a small art-house theater where he works as a programmer, projectionist and cashier. Each night, after the last showing, he goes out for a murderous ritual.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, theater, small town, murder, crimes, violence, mentally unstable, solitary, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Truth About Angels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An ordinary guy escapes his turbulent home life when he is invited to an exclusive Hollywood party by his movie star friend, only to discover that there's more to the glamorous world than meets the eye.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, social decay, couples, unfulfillment, nightlife, family problems, movie star, drugs, party, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 549
Godspeed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Joseph McKelheer and Cory Knauf (The Hamiltons, The Violent Kind) star in this intense thriller set in the lingering light of the Alaskan midnight sun. Charlie Shepard, a modern day faith healer with a small flock of believers, is stunned when his ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, death in the family, religions or cults, haunted by the past, society, life turned upside down, small town, crimes, grief, investigation, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.4
 242
Nor'easter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young and inexperienced priest encourages a family to declare their long-missing son dead, but once they do, the boy mysteriously returns, testing the priest's commitment to church doctrine over the laws of the natural world.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: moral dilemma, missing child, clergy, religions or cults, social relations, church, small town, priest, brainwashing, society, island, pedophile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
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Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, family problems, family relations, social relations, small town, suspicion, moral dilemma, suspicion of murder, mother son relationship, mother and son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
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Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, stalking, single parent, couples, parents and children, sex scene, love triangle, extramarital affair, obsession, child in peril, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 967
The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: psychological, neo noir, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, crimes, social decay, emotionless, corpse, graphic violence, child in peril, urban ghetto, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 932
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, best friends, crimes, violence, friends, life turned upside down, disorder, graphic violence, underground ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 427
Fistpie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends. But what he finds there is more disconcerting: his best friend Stanley has become unstable, mysterious and ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, homecoming, best friends, couples, breakup, crimes, friendship, graphic violence, friends, downfall, life is a bitch, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, investigation, mystery, social relations, life is a bitch, crimes, teenage life, society, mysticism, social issues, social problems, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fishing Without Nets (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Kenya, Somalia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Somalia, principled, young husband and father Abdi turns to piracy to support his family. While his wife and child wait for him in Yemen, an outdated and fragile satellite phone is his only connection to all he truly values. Abdi and his fellow ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: moral dilemma, surrender, crimes, pirate, hijacking, confined, piracy, escape, rivalry, hostage, graphic violence, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 389
Unrequited (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: UNREQUITED is a psychological thriller and tells the story of Ben Jacobs, a troubled young man who, on his 18th birthday, has to leave the group home for "troubled teens" where he has been living for the past several months and move back ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: love and romance, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, confined, teenage love, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, crimes, adaptation, abduction, teenager, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Locked in a Room (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Locked in a Room" is a story about three teenagers that are trapped in three separate rooms. They are monitored and watched by a masked man who takes notes on paper as to their every move and emotion. They are further tormented by an ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: vengeance, confined, mysterious character, crimes, trapped, room, teenager, survival, isolation, murder, violence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Unter Nachbarn (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Good Neighbour is a 2011 German film directed by Stephan Rick. It premiered in competition at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival and was screened at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and the Hof International Film Festival.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, journalism, crimes, neighbor, manslaughter, hidden truth, power relations, journalist, car accident, psychopath, friendship between men, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couples, family problems, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, infidelity, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%