Movies like The Outsider 2016

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The Outsider (2016)
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The Outsider (2016)
Original name: L'Outsider
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An engaging drama about the less known aspects of the trading activity inside one of the biggest banks in the world - Société Générale. The movie tracks the rise and fall of anonymous trader turned superstar turned escape goat - Jérôme Kerviel - just as the 2008 financial crisis was unfolding
Style: exciting, touching, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: financial crisis, bank, fired from the job, financial problem, suicide, lie, risk, loss of job, death of father, financial ruin, finance, drugs, church, transvestism, restaurant, beach, taxi, tower, funeral, cigarette smoking, aquarium, merchant, terrorist attack, loss of father, flashback ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about female nudity, politics, murder, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship and suicide mostly in Drama, Thriller and Biography genres. Some movies like The Outsider: Close Enemies (2018), Margin Call (2011), 11.6 (2013), Corporate (2017), Iris (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Close Enemies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driss and Manuel both grew up on the same council estate. An estate where the sense of belonging to your patch is much stronger than the sense of belonging to a country, a nation or a culture... Manuel has assimilated this belonging, and he has even ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: police, drugs, father daughter relationship, death, brother brother relationship, crimes, friendship, family relations, danger, murder, childhood friends, telling a joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
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A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Gwen Araujo, a transgender teen who was murdered in California in 2002.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: teenage boy, murder, gender disguise, brother sister relationship, single mother, funeral, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, hate crime, loss of son, high school, testimony ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002
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92%
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Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: financial crisis, stock market, greed, corporate crimes, wall street, businessman, millionaire, workplace situations, financial problem, moral dilemma, investments, stock market crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california
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88%
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11.6 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In November 2009, French security van driver Toni Musulin (François Cluzet) makes off with nearly 12 million euros, then turns himself over to the authorities a week later.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: society, crimes, crime, workplace, workplace situations, heist, working class, armored car, unlikely criminals, employer employee relationship, secret, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, monte carlo, monaco, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Corporate (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emilie is a bright young workaholic manager in Human Ressources, working for a huge French agro-food company. Ambitious and dedicated to her job, she is a good soldier, ready to put ruthless methods of management into practice to meet the ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: guilt, corporation, suicide, manager, husband wife relationship, psychological trauma, female protagonist, danger, rivalry, adaptation, society, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Poisoning Angel (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1800, Brittany is on its knees, overwhelmed by the regime in place and by the omnipotent clergy. It founders in an economic slump without end in sight and, in the middle of all this, a young, suffering girl pushes back as best she can. She is ...
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, mother daughter relationship, jail, death of mother, death, poisoned, poison, fire, cow, superstition, cooking, arsenic ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Truth (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change ...
Style: based on true events, suspense, factual, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: tv reporter, american politics, politics, political scandal, presidential election, election, fired from the job, husband wife relationship, ends with biographical notes, justice, twists & turns, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Stockholm Syndrome (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the true story of the failed bank robbery-cum-hostage taking in a bank at the square Norrmalmstorg in Stockholm, in September 1973. The Stockholm Syndrome is named after this incident.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, tense
Plot: bank robber, bank, bank robbery, hostage, money, storage unit, police, stockholm syndrome, gas mask, drill, noose, water ...
Time: 70s
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.8
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The Big Short (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.
Style: intellectual, complex, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: financial crisis, money, business, finance, wall street, economic crisis, loan, stock market, bank, analysis, financier, economics ...
Time: 2000s, year 2007, year 2008, 21st century, year 1933
Place: new york, las vegas, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, classroom, train, terrorist group, friendship, terrorist, military, faith, wound, crimes, danger, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2015
Place: paris france, france, rome italy, afghanistan, sacramento california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Adults in the Room (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A universal theme: a story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power. The brutal circle of the Eurogroup meetings, who impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where humanity and compassion are utterly disregarded. A claustrophobic ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, political ...
Plot: european union, politics, debt, prime minister, politician, political unrest, economic crisis, financial crisis, money problems, bankruptcy, political conspiracy, financial problem ...
Time: year 2015
Place: greece, frankfurt germany, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Kept (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dead bodies are piling up, and the leads the two LA homicide cops have point to Barbara, business manager for a successful architectural firm she runs with her husband Lance. The dead men were interns at the firm, and each of them was Barbara's ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: erotica, investigation, murder, serial killer, police, architect, murder suspect, undressing, lust, corpse, sex scene, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6K
Driven (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: FBI informant Jim Hoffman lures troubled automobile magnate John DeLorean to an undercover sting for cocaine trafficking.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, based on true events, exciting, complex ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, crimes, money, fight, danger, greed, drugs, brutality, rivalry, trial, cocaine, man wearing a wig ...
Time: year 1977
Place: california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Journey (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness, two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland, are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: ira, british politics, surveillance, car accident, prime minister, chauffeur, secret service, politician, hidden gun, religious leader, forest, deer ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, 21st century
Place: northern ireland, ireland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 592K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, rescue mission, hostage, danger, secret agents, daring rescue, hollywood, american abroad, behind enemy lines, hidden identity, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979, year 2001 ...
Place: middle east, iran, langley virginia, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Finding Altamira (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of nine-year old Maria and her father Marcelino who, in 1879, found the first pre-historic cave paintings at the now world famous Altamira cave.
Style: suspenseful, touching, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: cave, discovery, love triangle, king, faith, science, scientist, delirium, paint, wife, infamy, monsignor ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, prehistory
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 389
A Violent Life (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Despite the life threat hanging over his head, Stéphane decides to go back to Corsica for the funeral of Christophe, a childhood friend and companion in arms, murdered the day before. On this occasion, the chain of events which made him, the ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: funeral, violence, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, crimes, criminal, confronting the past, flashback, bulletproof vest, wedding, youth, radicalism ...
Place: corsica
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Last Floor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When an army captain discovers a dark secret about his unit, he's soon fired. Jobless and depressed, having strong nationalist and homophobic views, he can see enemies all around him. To protect his family from the evil of the outside world, he ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: cheating on husband, husband wife relationship, obsession, depression, conspiracy, dysfunctional family, unemployment, insanity, fired from the job, isolation, paranoia, nationalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beauty and the Dogs (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Qatar, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mariam just wanted to enjoy the night, when a tragic event occurs. Despite the trauma, the pretty tunisian student is determined to go to the police. But what can be done when your persecutor is your only chance?
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, touching ...
Plot: rape, student, party, female protagonist, police brutality, police station, police, policewoman, police violence, female director, police officer, tattooed man ...
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
150 Milligrams (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the hospital where she works in Brest, France, a lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: doctor, health, female protagonist, television, scientist, whistleblower, blood, death, danger, illness, female director, tv interview ...
Time: year 2011, year 2009, year 2010
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Möbius (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An FSB officer fall in love with his agent, an American woman who works as a trader in a Russian bank.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: espionage, fall in love, love and romance, intrigue, undercover, dishonesty, money laundering, secret mission, one night stand, financial crisis, undercover agent, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, cote d'azur, moscow russia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Girl in Woods (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Grace is lost and alone in the Smoky Mountains. Grace's struggle for survival is made more complicated by her troubled past. Battling the demons in her mind may be the only way to come out alive.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: forest, alone, split personality, survival, childhood trauma, marriage proposal, mental breakdown, suicide, paranoia, murder, lost, injury ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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De Gaulle (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: french history, mentally challenged, husband wife relationship, world war two, bbc, politician, politics, political unrest, political leader, world politics, reading a letter, pubic hair ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Nelly (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. The portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, lover, call girl and star. Several women in one, navigating between great exaltation and great disenchantment. ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: seductress, love interest, female nudity, female protagonist, female sexuality, writers, customer, doctor patient relationship, prostitute, confession, sex worker, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establishes a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: money, greed, murder, lie, social differences, scheme, escapades, crimes, betrayal, cheating, dishonesty, deception ...
Time: year 1980, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Devil's Double (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: lookalikes, betrayal, hidden identity, dictatorship, impostor, double life, power relations, right hand man, mistress, dishonesty, manipulation, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
You Bet Your Life (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler is forced to take a chance with his own life
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: gambler, gambling addiction, drugs, addiction, gambling, relationships, relationship problems, risk, lifestyle, social problems, life risking, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Darkness Falls (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After his wife's suicide, Detective Jeff Anderson becomes convinced that she has been murdered. Obsessed with his investigation, he finds out that his wife was the victim of a team of father-and-son serial killers and sets out to stop them.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: team, partners in crime, police detective, violence, danger, heist, crimes, perfect crime, child in peril
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
One Deep Breath (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Maël tries hard to cope with his partner Adam's suicide as well as their troubled past together. Patricia, also one of Adam's lovers, gets herself into danger in her attempt to help Maël in his grief.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, melancholic
Plot: love triangle, gay interest, drug abuse, bereavement, anxiety, love, grief, suicide, drug addiction, bisexuality, lgbt, crossdressing ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%