Movies like All the Little Animals

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All the Little Animals (1998)
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All the Little Animals (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An emotionally challenged young man named Bobby (Christian Bale) runs away from home in order to escape his abusive stepfather who has killed his pets. He meets an old man, Mr. Summers (John Hurt), who spends his time traveling and giving burials to animals that have been killed by cars. Bobby, also having an affinity for animals, becomes friends with the old man and aids him in his task.
Style: psychological, touching, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: pets, mental illness, on the run, murder, knife, ladybug, pajamas, brain damage, teenage life, crimes, vengeance, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, dog, horse, airplane, thief, nature, spider, money, car, violence, truck, hippie ...
Time: 90s
Place: cornwall, london

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Most similar movies to All the Little Animals

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, death, violence, deadly, vengeance and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like All the Little Animals: The Field (1990), Red (2008), Royal Deceit (1994), Felicia's Journey (1999), Final Cut (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Field (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing much in the name of the land. When the widow who owns the field decides to sell it in a public auction, McCabe knows that he must own it. While no local dare bid ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, talky, psychological ...
Plot: village, farmer, human spirit, life is a bitch, hopes, society, real estate, threat, fight, catastrophe, village life, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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95%
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Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, serious, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: dog, pets, vengeance, killing a dog, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, small town, society, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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78%
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Royal Deceit (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Danish prince seeks revenge upon the villain who killed the king and his son to usurp the throne.
Style: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, ghost, betrayal, hayloft, hanging, vengeance, heroes, intrigue, political unrest, love triangle, political intrigue, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, scotland, england, denmark, scandinavia
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69%
Felicia's Journey (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A solitary middle-aged bachelor and a naive Irish teenager transform one another's lives to arrive at a place of recognition, redemption and wisdom in Atom Egoyan's adaptation of William Trevor's celebrated 1994 novel. Seventeen and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, gloomy, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, woman in danger, psychopath, abortion, irish, crimes, graphic violence, danger, unlikely criminals, mentally unstable, killing spree ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, investigation, greed, danger, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, politics, murder, on the run, fighting the system, danger, life is a bitch, state affairs, law enforcement, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 1990s, 90s
Place: france, europe, vichy, provence, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, bleak, twist ending, surreal ...
Plot: insomnia, insanity, mysterious character, uncover truth, obsession, paranoia, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, torment, hallucination, layoff, hit and run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: united states, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Flight of the Innocent (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The boy Vito is a portrait of beauty and wide-eyed innocence spawned from a violent family of kidnapers and murderers in the South of Italy. When his entire family is murdered by a rival clan of kidnapers, Vito must flee for his own life and in the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, kidnapping, hostage, family relations, gang, chase, on the run, crime, danger, deadly, criminal heroes, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, psychiatrist, couple relations, hospital, destructive relationship, love and romance, mental illness, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 60s, 1950s
Place: europe, london, england, wales, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.0
 521K
Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: mercenary, gem, adventure, greed, treasure hunt, smuggling, brutality, civil war, rebel, escapades, black market, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: africa, south africa, belgium, angola, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: survival, village, adventure, crimes, on the run, danger, wilderness, murder, eskimo indian, family life, village life, false accusation ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
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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, tense, neo noir, serious, bleak ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, crimes, emotionless, social decay, danger, corpse, graphic violence, child in peril, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
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The Zone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Residents of an enclosed neighborhood in the middle of Mexico DF are shocked by a violent crime, and for one resident in particular, young Alejandro, the drama is ratcheted up when he encounters the lone kid who escaped the event and is hiding out ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, heist, vigilantism, isolation, crimes, danger, confined, slum, escape, militia, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak, intense ...
Plot: hit and run, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, revenge, vengeance, redemption, tragedy, crimes, hopes, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, serious, neo noir, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, drifter, murder, fish market, betrayal, family business, family problems, crimes, couples, love and romance, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, court, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man uses the principles of double-entry bookkeeping to settle his accounts with society.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, dark humor, vandalism, society, clergy, bank, vengeance, fall in love, death of mother, mental illness, leonardo da vinci, suicide attempt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Paper Mask (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, mysterious character, hidden identity, danger, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, race against time, deadly, mind game, crimes, investigation, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, reconciliation, vengeance, life is a bitch, acceptance, murder, tv show, memory, ira, secrets, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1975, 2000s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
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Instinct (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything -- even put his ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychologist, prison, estrangement, gorilla, doctors and patients, redemption, crimes, treatment, research, violence, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, africa, rwanda, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Knife (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: American photojournalist Peter Mandrake becomes embroiled in Brazil's dangerous underworld of pimps, drug gangs and arms smugglers when he sets out to find the killer of a local call girl.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, knife fight, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, criminal's revenge, investigation, society, danger, vigilantism, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
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Owning Mahowny (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: gambling, gambling addiction, money, embezzlement, obsession, addiction, banker, cheating, gambler, casino, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, toronto ontario canada, canada, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, hospital, murder, deadly, dishonesty, psychopath, couples, family problems, transplant, haunted by the past, couple relations, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mistaken identity, power relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, doctor, patient, nurse, trap, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, law enforcement, family relations, delusion, family problems, psychopath, mental illness, parents and children, deadly, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, peru, san diego california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Secret Ceremony (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A tormented rich girl hires a sex worker to act as her mother.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, stepfather, mental illness, daughter, family relations, death in the family, obsession, couple relations, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, couples, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
10 Rillington Place (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, death sentence, pregnancy, mistaken identity, abortion, injustice, hanging, crime, crimes, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944 ...
Place: england, london, europe, usa, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 11K
A Single Shot (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: poacher, loner, divorce, wilderness, danger, crimes, drifter, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, human nature, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 20K
Sorcerer (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four criminals from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable nitroglycerin across dangerous jungle.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: race against time, danger, survival, redemption, jungle, rope bridge, existentialism, dangerous mission, criminal, bandit, dynamite, terrorist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america, jerusalem, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 6K
Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, self defense, courtroom drama, court, prostitute, hearing, mental illness, crimes, call girl, heroes, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%