Movies like Man-eater

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Man-eater (1991)
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Man-eater (1991)
Original name: Людоед
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Kazakhstan. 1954. Copper mines. Concentration camp. In the center of the plot - a revolt which prisoners raised in protest against the inhuman treatment.
Plot: violence, investigation, desert, suicide, camp, power, old man, cannibalism, rebellion, helicopter, murder, prisoner, son, political prisoner, riot, terror, lieutenant, atrocity, sadism, escape
Time: year 1954
Place: ussr, kazakhstan, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and experimental films with plots about murder, suicide, violence, son, escape, torture and death mostly in Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Man-eater: Butterfly in Grey (2002), Lessons at the End of Spring (1991), Fathers (1989), Saving Grace (1998), Lighter Fluid (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Butterfly in Grey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dao returns home and finds her fiance in bed with another woman. She shoots them dead on the spot. She is sentenced to 10 years in prison. She gets out eventually and stays with a friend who runs an escort service and learns that women are even ...
Plot: son, prison guard, funeral, women's prison, prison, death, murder, flashback, violence, blood, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime.
Plot: prison, stalinism, communism, wrongful arrest, mother son relationship, wrongful imprisonment, rebellion, totalitarianism, detention, teenager, shower, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: soviet union, ussr
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Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student ...
Plot: revenge, death, murder, construction site, worker, leadership, taxi driver, father, student
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: ussr, soviet union, siberia
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Saving Grace (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Grace is a homeless teenager. She befriends an unemployed carpenter and he invites her to share his flat. She moves in and to her surprise a delicate relationship develops. He helps her repair her shattered self-esteem and she begins to feel loved ...
Plot: suicide, street kid, delusion, murder, religion, trust, flashback, crucifix, miraculous event, memory lapse
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, death, pregnancy, skateboarding, surrealism, skateboard, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Anger (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three women captured and imprisoned by a gang of white slavers lead a bloody rebellion, aided by a detective investigating the gang.
Plot: sadism, women's prison, rebellion, exploitation, murder, revenge, escape, breasts, gun, torture, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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The Guard (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Young soldiers of the Soviet Internal Troops are brutally bullied during their time of Dedovshchina(hazing). The plot unfolds mostly on board of a prisoner transport rail car guarded by a unit of paramilitary conscripts.
Plot: soldier, prisoner transport, youth, uniform, firearm, sauna, train travel, train ride, soviet army, security guard, kill, male nudity ...
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75%
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Night Call (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Story: At the heart of the plot - the erroneous message about the death of Varvara Antonovna gathers around her son, daughter-in-law and grandson. They feel a sense of deep guilt, so carelessly treating a loved one for a number of years
Plot: telephone, guilt, family relations, text messaging, son, message, daughter in law, grandson
Place: ussr, soviet union
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The Useless Girl (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl considered by everybody as "difficult" is sent to the village to live with her grandfather.
Plot: female director, destiny, village, teenage girl, loneliness, parents, old man, aggression
Place: ussr, soviet union
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Slaves (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Kentucky slave fights for his freedom from cruel overseer whose mistress eventually joins Davis and the other slaves in their revolt.
Plot: slavery, plantation, slave, fire, torture, captive, murder, childbirth, baby, finance, african american, miscegenation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, mississippi, kentucky
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Return ticket (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five old men and a kid are travelling in a train's cabin without purpose. They travel because it's free and they don't have another place to stay. From their conversations we learn the tragedies of their lives. Also the hidden ...
Plot: elderly, retirement, suicide, train, homelessness, coincidence, night, thief, old man, loneliness, sunrise, dream ...
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Repentance (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden. Although it is secretly reburied, the corpse keeps returning until the police capture the local woman who is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: totalitarianism, jury, politics, satire, injustice, uncover truth, haunted by the past, chaos and mayhem, murder, political corruption, vengeance, political unrest ...
Place: russia, georgia, soviet union, ussr, tbilisi ...
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Jacktown (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A young man is charged with statutory rape.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: loan shark, riot, juvenile delinquent, promise, prison warden, love, arrest, gardener, release from prison, institution, escape, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Depravación (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Story: In the privacy of his country retreat, Victor Kinski, a writer of erotic novels, leads a hedonistic lifestyle in the company of his partner Miriam. Although outwardly contented with his present relationship, he is assailed by continuous memories of ...
Plot: submission, murder, psychopath, guilt, erotica, obsession, rape, sadism, suicide, lesbian, orgy, threesome ...
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Amnesia (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dreaming of a better life, a young woman leaves her country home and moves to the city where she only finds trouble.
Plot: burnt body, bus, soldier, amnesia, rainy night, journalist, conscience, wedding anniversary, garlic, memory, fish market, dictatorship ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Spring (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Savely and Lelya are leading a quiet peaceful life in a forest reserve, in a small village with a mineral spring, where Savely brought his seriously ill wife. The seemingly routine life can not hide deep and tender love that came a bit too late...
Plot: spring, village, illness, death of husband, sickness, son, wife, husband
Place: ussr, soviet union
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Dog's Night Song (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A priest arrives in a village and give advice and comfort to different people. He meets a wheelchair-bound former representative of the Communist party, a woman who is dying of tuberculosis and an astronomer who sings in a punk band.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: priest, cripple, underground, suicide, murder, astrology, hungarian, amateur detective, avant-garde, punk, explosive, band
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Bag Full of Hearts (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: boyfriend, bulldozer, building, teacher, kolkhoz, wife, husband, officer, postman, mother, daughter, son ...
Place: soviet union, ussr
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Family Circle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: children, daughter, ex husband, fiancee, student, loneliness, engineer, son, single woman, husband, groom, parents ...
Place: soviet union, ussr
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Diamonds (US) (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, South Africa, Canada, UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Complex tale about small and big players in the African diamond business wrapped around a murder of US senator's daughter.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: investigation, greed, senator, campaign, politics, murder, intrigue, diamond, loss of daughter, drug use, helicopter, chess ...
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A Clear View the Mark Barmore Story (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In Rockford, IL and other cities around the nation deal with their share of police killing people, by accident, in defense or sometimes just in cold blood. This is a true story about Mark Barmore a young who became a victim of Rockford Police ...
Plot: murder, u.s. marshal, riot
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Going Home (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After doing 13 years in prison for the murder of his wife, mechanic Harry Graham is out on parole and looking to rebuild his life in a small seaside community. He settles into a trailer park and finds both a job and a girlfriend. But things get ...
Plot: murder, revenge, trailer park, girlfriend, mechanic, wife, witness, son, uxoricide, father son relationship, confrontation, parole
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Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Germany, Lithuania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A slow, dialogue-free film about a woman's journey in Siberia.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dupes (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Syria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Iraq (but shot in Syria), this is the story of three men who try to leave their impoverished and hopeless lives to get work in Kuwait. They hire a water-truck driver to transport them illegally across the border in the tank of his truck.
Plot: desert, amputee, tanker, heat wave, heat, escape, handicapped, smuggler, sand, flashback, injury, poverty ...
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Zero Day (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: school shooting, vengeance, friendship, high school, murder, brutality, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, suicide, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: california
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46%
I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Running away from the police, Aden goes to the desert where he meets an uncivilized man who has a special link with Mother-Earth. He ends up by convincing the hermit to come along with him into another desert... the big town!
Style: serious, surreal
Plot: desert, murder, police, surrealism, incest, epilepsy, animal life, religions or cults, fall in love, deadly, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 70s
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Awakening from the Dead (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story takes place at the beginning of the bombing, both in Belgrade and in one small town in Serbia, at the end of March 1999. Forty-year-old Mickey, an unaccomplished writer, a disillusioned assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, a ...
Plot: grave, suicide, journalist, nato, gun, bombing, friends, parent child relationship, father son relationship, murder, old friend, female nudity ...
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Do It - One! (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rookie Alexey Gavrilov gets to a part where there is bullying.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: army, soviet army, brutality, violence, conflict, vengeance, social relations, fight scenes, deception, heroes, brawl, mockery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ussr
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The Brig (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A ultra-realistic depiction of life in a Marine Corps brig (or jail) at a camp in Japan in 1957. Marine prisoners are awakened and put through work details for the course of a single day, submitting in the course of it to extremely harsh and ...
Plot: sadism, discipline, prison, military, verbal abuse, dehumanization, prisoner, u.s. marine corps
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Killed the Family and Went to the Movies (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 78 min.
Story: There are many concurrent plots in this film. The main one being the one in which a desperate guy kills his parents with an open razor and then goes to the movies. At the same time, other violent events happen when two girls realize they are in love ...
Plot: lesbianism, violence, filicide, suicide, torture
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