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The Cliff: Acantilado (2016)
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The Cliff: Acantilado (2016)
Original name: Acantilado
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mass suicide involving members of a cult takes place in the Canary Islands. Gabriel's younger sister, Cordelia, who he hasn't seen for years, was one of the cult followers. Gabriel decides to travel there and find out what happened.
Style: enigmatic, captivating, disturbing, based on true events
Plot: disappearance, sect, police, investigation, mass suicide, sister, religious cult, island, uncover truth, kidnapping, female director, sea, pregnancy, sex scene, beach, brother, lesbian relationship, baby, male nudity, pregnant woman, wife, goddess, murder, corpse, woman in a bikini ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspenseful, tense and suspense films with plots about investigation, murder, uncover truth, crimes, police, disappearance and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Thriller, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Cliff: Acantilado: Iris (2016), Presumed Dead (2006), Imagining Argentina (2003), Ismael's Ghosts (2017), I Know Who You Are (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: disturbing, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: ransom demand, ransom, bank, abduction, kidnapped woman, mysterious disappearance, disappearance, investigation, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, uncover truth, s&m ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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95%
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Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: mind game, missing person, investigation, police detective, murder, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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92%
Imagining Argentina (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set during the unsettling disappearances in Buenos Aires during the dictatorship of the 1970s, the film involves theater director Carlos Rueda and his wife Cecilia. Shortly after Cecilia writes an editorial commentary questioning the mysterious ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, disappearance, uncover truth, political unrest, deadly, danger, crimes, kidnapping, compassion, father daughter relationship, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 1976
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, italy, latin america, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Ismael's Ghosts (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the tale of a widowed film director who is in the middle of making a film about an atypical diplomat inspired by his brother. While he has started a new life with Sylvia, he still mourns the death of a former lover, Carlotta, who ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Plot: assumed dead, missing wife, presumed dead, observatory, father in law son in law relationship, seaside, husband wife estrangement, love triangle, husband wife reunion, beach, sea, female nudity ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: tel aviv israel, prague, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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I Know Who You Are (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: A man ends up in hospital after a car accident. He does not remember his name, but it is soon discovered he is a famous attorney. To make things worse, the police start to suspect him of having murdered his missing niece.
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: amnesia, disappearance, car accident, lawyer, niece, investigation, memory, family relations, danger, police, suspicion, suspicion of murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
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83%
A Dark Reflection (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A journalist digs deep into the world of aviation and discovers some uncomfortable truths. And a conspiracy trail dating back to 1954. But why is no one saying anything?
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, society, journalism, moral dilemma, investigation, dishonesty, media, conspiracy, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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76%
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Kahaani 2 (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Vidya Sinha (Vidya Balan) has only one obsession in life. She wants to see her teenage daughter Mini, who is paralysed waist-downwards, walk again. But, is this scenario as obvious as it seems? Or is Vidya an impersonator of Durga Rani Singh from ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: investigation, child abduction, kidnapping, mother, attempted murder, wheelchair, child abuse, crime investigation, mysterious disappearance, dark past, cold case, forensics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Mother's Instinct (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a woman’s son goes missing and the prime suspect is released due to lack of evidence, she and her teenage daughter decide to play vigilante.
Style: psychological, bleak, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, cyberbullying, parent child relationship, missing son, kidnapped boy, boy, high school student, uncover truth, law enforcement, suspicion, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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911 Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officer Chris McCullers was gravely injured in a shootout and now works on 911-dispatch. Resentful that her career has ended up here, Chris receives a call from a scared kid and dismisses it as a prank. The next day, she learns that the call was all ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, murder mystery, murder investigation, guilty conscience, fighting crime, uncover truth, crime solving, forensics, criminal, crimes, secret identity, cold case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 588
Wicked Minds (2003)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man returns home from college to find his father remarried, until the sudden murder of his father leaves everyone suspect.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological thriller, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, seductress, motel sex, femme fatale, sex with stepmother, murder, parents and children, who done it, dangerous attraction, family problems, investigation, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Purgatory Flats (2003)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving drunk, Thomas Reed causes a car crash, fatal for his wife, and gets jailed for 5 years. Yet he feels like punishing himself afterward by moving to Californian small town Purgatory Flats, where he works as a humble barman. Suddenly he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, murder, dishonesty, drug dealing, crimes, couples, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On the afternoon of August 3, 2013, 16-year-old Hannah Anderson was abducted after finishing cheerleading practice in a San Diego suburb. When the bodies of her mother and brother were found in the burned home of family friend James DiMaggio later ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: true crime, kidnapping, 16 year old, abduction, father daughter relationship, kidnapped child, child abduction, uncover truth, unsolved crime, cold case, disappearance, crime investigation ...
Place: california, idaho, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Reprimidos (2004)
Genre: Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: spanish movie
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: swingers, swinger couple, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, nudism, seduction, nude beach, infidelity, swinger, ex couple relations, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Your Name Poisons My Dreams (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Angel Barciela and the police inspector Francisco Valduque meets after several years in the funeral of Buendía engineer. Both expect to see Julia, the daughter of the deceased and one of those involved in the investigation.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, non-linear, suspenseful ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, vengeance, crime, rivalry, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, female director, male objectification, bare breasts ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, investigator, murder, rape, secret, haunted by the past, search, police, evidence, lawyer, justice, suspect ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, year 1974, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, south america, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Boy Missing (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Víctor is a child who is found casually roaming by a country road. His mother, Patricia, a well-known lawyer specialist in media trails, realizes about it and she goes to the hospital, where explains to the police that Víctor is deaf, and ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, lawyer, police, deaf, school, court, trial, blackmail, pregnant woman, disappearance, seaport, child ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 279
Papillon Noir (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Richard has been living alone since his wife left. His reclusion is broken when mysterious vagabond Jack comes to his rescue. Richard offers to put him up for a few days in exchange for some odd jobs. But the press soon starts hinting at a serial ...
Style: tense, captivating, twist ending, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, missing person, serial killer, police, corpse, investigation, danger, crimes, recluse, suspicion, assassin, writers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 338
Blind Witness (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: On the night of her police university graduation, Natsume Hamanaka’s (Riho Yoshioka) younger brother dies in accident caused by Natsume Hamanaka. In the accident, Natsume Hamanaka also loses her eyesight. She gives up on being a police officer. 3 ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: japanese police, police, uncover truth, female protagonist, mystery, unsolved crime, cold case, private investigation, ambitious woman, secret revealed, crimes, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Crossing (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lola Arendt, 8, vanishes while on vacation on a wild Scottish island. Shattered by her disappearance, her parents, Sarah and Martin, separate. Two years later, Lola is found at the exact same spot. Martin returns to the island to bring her home. His ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: island, manipulation, dishonesty, life is a bitch, manipulations, family problems, uncover truth, missing child, mysterious character, disappearance, father daughter relationship, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
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53%
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 605
Missing (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hyeon-jeong's sister is missing and she fears for the worst. Via her sister's cellphone, Hyeon-jeong learns that her sister stayed in a countryside vaillage. She goes to the village to find her sister and stops at the local police station ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: rape, kidnapping, serial killer, psychopath, missing person, confined, investigation, sexual abuse, woman in danger, crimes, danger, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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52%
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 455
The Moment (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fearing she may be responsible, a mental patient (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to unravel the mystery behind her ex-lover's (Martin Henderson) disappearance.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, riddles and clues, dangerous attraction, danger, photojournalist, mental institution, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, crimes, lover, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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49%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, danger, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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48%
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 1K
Summer Heat (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Photographer Bob loses his girlfriend. A year later he meets Kathleen. Is she in love? Or does she use him for her dark dealings with the mafia?
Style: suspenseful, sexy, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: beach, danger, dangerous attraction, love affair, island, photographer, crimes, couple relations, romance, criminal heroes, love and romance, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Baton Rouge (1988)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Antonio dotes on his mute brother and promises him a better life, symbolized by Baton Rouge. He's a gigolo who moves in with Isabel, wealthy and separated from her husband. She has nightmares of rape in her own bed, so Antonio encourages her to ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, ex husband ex wife relationship, brother sister relationship, extramarital affair, love triangle, police, adultery, deception, husband wife relationship, pantyhose, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Killer in Suburbia (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gina and her teenage daughter Kelsey move into a new town so Kelsey can attend a better high school. It’s the start of senior year – meaning new parties to attend and new friends to make. But when Kelsey is abducted while on a date, all Gina’s ...
Style: heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: sex trafficking, missing child, uncover truth, family relations, mother love, slave trade, investigation, disorder, starting over, struggle for survival, family problems, slave trader ...
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45%
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Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, serial killer, corpse, crime, haunted by the past, disappearance, dishonesty, deadly, grief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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44%
 4.8
 384
16 and Missing (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl goes missing after an online relationship with an older man.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: teenager, false identity, kidnapping, con artists, mysterious disappearance, con trick, secret identity, kidnapped girl, secret, lie, deception, older man younger woman relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Vanished (2018)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A detective investigates the disappearance of a woman's corpse from a morgue and tries to uncover the cause of her death.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspense, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: husband, uncover truth, death, revenge, deception, corpse, investigation, infidelity, murder, husband wife relationship, lovers
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 737
The Wrong Man (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - ageing but likeable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: love triangle, chase, on the run, on the road, police, injustice, false accusation, murder, couple relations, mistaken identity, frame up, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Thought of Ecstasy (2017)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: August 2019. Frank recognizes his own story of twenty years ago in a recently published book. He remembers Marie, with whom he had a relationship before she moved to the United States and disappeared from his life. Frank sets out in search of her ...
Style: psychological, captivating, experimental
Plot: eroticism, sex scene, bondage, unsimulated sex, love interest, seductress, forbidden love, sexual relations, love, looking for love, male female relationship, sex worker ...
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