Movies like Nocturama

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Nocturama (2016)
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Nocturama (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Paris, a motley group of young people engineer a deadly plan to spread shock and awe in the city. Each plays their own role. Then they all hide in a department store, a symbol of the consumerist society they are attacking.
Style: political, non-linear, weird
Plot: mental disorder, crimes, anarchist, nihilism, department store, terrorism, plan, dancing, terrorist, terrorist bombing, subway, murder, wine, hotel, fire, male nudity, elevator, bank, fear, robbery, bomb, nudity (full frontal - brief), bicycle, night, unemployed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and psychological films with plots about murder, gun, cigarette smoking, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, female nudity and telephone call mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Nocturama: Escape From Raqqa (2019), Shelter (2017), Iris (2016), Faultless (2016), Ogro (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Escape From Raqqa (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paris, spring 2015. Faustine travels to Syria with her little son to join ISIS; but, once in Raqqa, she soon realizes the hell she is gotten herself into. Her husband Sylvain quickly understands that the French government is powerless to help him, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: isis, escape, border crossing, rescue mission, attempted escape, risk, mother child separation, activist, life risking, military, airport, night ...
Time: year 2015
Place: syria, paris france, turkey
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100%
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Shelter (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Israel, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: LEMON TREE meets JOHN LE CARRÉ in a subtle thriller set in Germany involving Mona, a Lebanese woman (Golshifteh Farahani), and Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent (Neta Riskin) sent to protect their informant while recovering from plastic surgery for ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: mossad, jewish, plastic surgery, female friendship, secret agents, jewish woman, bus, monastery, grave, flashback, elevator, terrorism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hamburg germany, israel, lebanon, germany, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
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Iris (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The sudden disappearance of a wealthy banker's wife cracks open a dizzying world of secret fetishes, desperate acts and elaborate deceptions.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: ransom, ransom demand, bank, abduction, disappearance, investigation, kidnapped woman, mysterious disappearance, uncover truth, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, mysticism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 977
Faultless (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Constance, a 40-years-old real estate agent, gets fired from her job. With no options left, she contacts her former boss, from the small agency where she started her career. To her surprise, he is hiring, but explains he may have already found ...
Style: serious, weird
Plot: mental disorder, crimes, real estate agent, stalker, restaurant, train station, hospital, nightclub, male nudity, female protagonist, female nudity, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ogro (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At the close of 1973, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden; labor movements are repressed; and Basque nationalists are mercilessly hunted. The caudillo is aging, though, and the future of the régime is ...
Plot: protest, spanish civil war, terrorism, terrorist group, terrorist attack, terrorist bombing, eta terrorist group, franco regime (francoism), fascism, bomb, revolution, terrorist ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, year 1978
Place: spain, madrid, basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
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Night Moves (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, meditative ...
Plot: crimes, dam, crime gone awry, character study, environmental issue, terrorism, rebellion, radical, environmentalism, bomb, gang, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nobody from Nowhere (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Sébastien Nicolas, realtor, leads a dull existence and gets used to disguising himself to take on the appearance of the characters he meets.
Style: tense, atmospheric, semi serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: switching roles, dull life, false identity, police, suicide, real estate agent, rivalry, twists and turns, crimes, empire, mental disorder, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Made in France (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam, a freelance journalist, decides to investigate the growing phenomenon of disaffected youth joining extremist groups. He infiltrates a group of four young people who have been tasked with the creation of a jihadist cell and whose mission is to ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, exciting, rough ...
Plot: jihad, attack, al qaeda, murder, undercover, terrorist group, father son relationship, arms dealer, terrorist plot, bomb, islamic terrorism, gangsters ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Les Cowboys (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about a father and son who set out to find their missing daughter/sister with the help of an American headhunter.
Style: weird
Plot: kidnapping, dancing, boat, fishing, hospital, letter, cemetery, terrorism, death of father, horse, police, murder ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001, year 1994
Place: france, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Through The Fire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Centres around a Paris fire-fighter, an everyday hero, who, after being involved in a serious accident during a major fire, must rebuild his life with the love of his wife — and accept that, sometimes, even saviours need saving.
Plot: firefighter, fire, suicidal thoughts, arson, pregnancy, homelessness, nudity (full frontal - brief), sport, gunfight, nightclub, clown, homeless ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 44K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: psychological, surreal, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, paranoia, insanity, bruce lee, dark humor, nightmare, apartment building, satire, suicide, hallucination, conspiracy, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Monster with a Thousand Heads (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When Sonia receives the news that her husband’s cancer has progressed to a critical stage, she races to secure the insurance company’s approval for the care that can help him. Met with indifference and negligence at every turn, Sonia’s ...
Style: non-linear, suspense
Plot: insurance company, doctor, loss of husband, multiple perspectives, repeated scene, death of husband, male nudity, insurance, nudity (full frontal - brief), court, male objectification, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Strange Ones (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is ...
Style: road movie, rough, suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: cave, motel, boy, road trip, man boy relationship, gay, sibling relationship, child abuse, pretending to be someone else, hiding place, investigation, psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: revenge, writers, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of family, abortion, rape and murder, ex husband, flashback, infidelity, rape, loss of wife ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 2K
11 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Ireland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The lives of urbanites intertwine in a world where anything can happen at any time.
Style: non-linear
Plot: avant-garde, bus accident, suicide attempt, dating, pregnancy, hanging, motorcycle, elevator, actress, police, hotel room, bus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 123
Voyoucratie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Voyoucratie is FGKO’s new film project. It’s a dramatic fiction about a young gangster’s chaotic path into life crushed by a criminal universe that he can’t escape from. It’s also about a frozen portrait of a youth trapped by a system that ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: father son relationship, heist, money, murder, police, drug dealer, swashbuckler, society, heroes, going straight, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Truth Beneath (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an extremely close national assembly race, Jong-chan wins the nomination of his party. He and his wife Yeon-hong are fully committed to the campaign and when their teenager daughter Min-jin goes missing, Jong-chan convinces Yeon-hong not to ...
Style: political, non-linear
Plot: twists and turns, crimes, police investigation, disappearance, revenge, election campaign, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex tape, hit and run, mother daughter relationship, sex in car, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Endangered Species (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fates of three entwined families. Joséphine and Tomas have just got married. It was a joyful celebration. But soon, Joséphine’s parents will discover a darker side lurking behind the couple’s sunny happiness. Meanwhile, Mélanie tells her ...
Plot: newlyweds, murder, father daughter relationship, seaside, older man younger woman relationship, forest, rainstorm, hospital, christmas eve, beach, neighbor, tattoo ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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See the Sea (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Sasha, a young British woman, is living with her baby daughter at Ile d'Yeu, a peaceful beach community. A stranger appears. Her name is Tatiana, she's passing through, and pitches her tent in Sasha's yard. The two women build an odd ...
Style: disturbing, erotic, tense, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, gay, murder, french, first contact, fantasy world, goth, heroine, hospital, police investigation, obsession, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, tokyo, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 880
Naked Massacre (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Loosely based on the notorious Richard Speck murders, this is the grim tale of a disturbed Vietnam vet returning home via Belfast, who invades a house shared by eight nurses and proceeds to terrorize and murder them.
Style: slasher, suspense, controversial, cult film
Plot: serial killer, murder, nurse, ira, massacre, rape and revenge, irish republican army, crimes, forced sexual contact, needing money, tv news, dead woman ...
Place: ireland, belfast, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, political, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, assassin, espionage, politics, police investigation, serial killer, spy, terrorist, hitman, terrorist plot, assassination ...
Time: year 1963, 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, big ben london, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 3K
Text (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ilya Goryunov has spent seven years in prison on false charges of drug trafficking. When Ilya is free he realizes that the old life that he yearned for is no more. Although he did not intend to take revenge on the man who sent him to prison, now ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, sexy, avant garde, tragic ending ...
Plot: sexual relations, lust, revenge, male protagonist, unsimulated sex, falsely accused, depression, wrongful conviction, frame up, loss of mother, death of mother, anguish ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 10K
Custody (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody to her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers ...
Style: sentimental, touching, disturbing, captivating, cult film
Plot: custody battle, lie, divorce, child custody, lawyer, violent father, parent child relationship, divorced parents, husband wife relationship, child, police, father son relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Serbia and Montenegro
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told through a looping, non-linear narrative from each of the characters' points of view, the film reconstructs the stories of a Yugoslav hit man, his former lover and her police officer boyfriend, as their paths cross in New York.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, non-linear, neo noir
Plot: hitman, hotel, woman in danger, rescue, hostage, murder, redemption, gangsters, crimes, terrorism, romance, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, former yugoslavia, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 4K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, senator, investigation, crimes, undercover, police detective, politics, special agents, government agency, terrorist, fbi ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, intense, serious, harsh ...
Plot: war criminal, world war two, investigation, politics, murder, justice, on the run, fighting the system, jewish, nazi, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 90s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Night Clerk (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frédéric, a young man with a troubled past, has the good fortune to be given a job in a luxurious mountain hotel. When one of the hotel guests disappears one evening and is later found dead, Frédéric suspects he may have been killed by the ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: rehabilitation, missing person, social misfits, isolation, misfit, confined, dishonesty, workplace, intern, boss and employee, father son relationship, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 228K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: political, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, assassination, jewish, vengeance, spy, mossad, murder, politics, judaism, terrorist, secret agents ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, beirut lebanon, europe, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Zebra Killer (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the real events that shocked San Franisco in the early 70's. Mac portrays the role of The Zebra Killer, a white man who dresses in black makeup and strolls the city of San Francisco stalking, raping and killing young women. Lt. Savage ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, true crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), airplane, dancing, kidnapping, rape, nightclub, riot, city, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
In the Shadow of the Blue Rascal (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 300 kilos of heroin have disappeared in Necrocity, a city of terror—city of night—where Captain Speed has a gang, and the government hides the dead. Pierre Clémenti’s In the Shadow of the Blue Rascal (À l’ombre de la canaille bleue) is an ...
Style: experimental, avant garde
Plot: female nudity, murder, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity, bathtub
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%