Movies like Under the Sky

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Under the Sky (2016)
 5.6
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Under the Sky (2016)
Original name: Enkaz
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Nisa opens her eyes under the wreckage right after an earthquake. While she is struggling to survive and find a solution from under the narrow space where she is stuck, she glimpses the sky from a tiny hole above her, which helps her stay alive. In the meantime, Baris is trying to adapt to the endless nature in a parallel storyline under the same sky, and exposes the puzzle of Nisa's story through his video diary.
Plot: earthquake, claustrophobia, rubble
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey

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Most similar movies to Under the Sky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, claustrophobia, politics, crimes, gun, society and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Under the Sky: Trade Routes (2007), Present Tense (2012), Istanbul Tales (2005), Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2010), Labyrinth (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 96
Trade Routes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set against an Eastern European nation's election, in a country that was the most notorious communist dictatorship, the film charts the paths of five characters; An aging CIA officer; A young attractive economic advisor; The ambitious Bulgarian ...
Style: political drama
Plot: politics, u.s. embassy, spy, cia, political campaign, democracy, election
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 260
Present Tense (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Planning to take any job she can get in order to save enough money and leave Turkey for the U.S., Mina is hired at an Istanbul café as a fortune teller who reads the dregs in coffee cups. She discovers she has the ability to offer comfort and ...
Plot: urban setting, coffee, fortune teller, female director, fortune telling
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Istanbul Tales (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Five interconnected stories set in modern-day Istanbul based on the fairytales Snow White, Cinderella, Pied Piper, Sleeping Beauty and Little Red Riding Hood.
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, lifestyle, hopes, crimes, social differences, homeless, society, prostitute, dwarf, cinderella story, city life, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Several directors from countries of the region were invited to create stories taking place in and around the beautiful city of Istanbul, in the vein of “Paris, je t’aime” and “New York, I love you”. They come together to remind viewers ...
Plot: genocide, greek, armenian, musician, diaspora, armenian genocide
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.8
 2K
Labyrinth (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A massive explosion rips though a busy street in Istanbul, Turkey. 95 people are dead; 30 Americans and 5 British. The massacre sends shock waves from Turkey to London and Washington, DC. A new terrorist organization is behind the attack. The ...
Plot: muslim, english, intelligence, terrorist, operation, bomb, islam, jihad
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Everything about Mustafa (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man is forced to confront his past after he loses everything in an accident. Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident takes it all away from him and leaves him with many questions and a ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, who to trust, human nature, investigation, crimes, cheating wife, confined, disorder, male full rear nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Haunting Passion (1983)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan was a successful football player, but when his contract expired recently, it wasn't renewed due to his age. Together with his wife Julie he decides to make a new start and they move into a romantic and lonesome house. While Dan starts a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, earthquake, supernatural power, female nudity, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 2K
Sibel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey’s Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area.
Plot: wound, widower, whistling, snake, social outcast, skeleton, bone, animal trap, infamy, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief), sister sister relationship ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, ...
Plot: airport, religious fundamentalism, money, taking a photograph, hospital, rifle, night, shot in the head, bus stop, escape, checkpoint, bus ...
Time: year 2015
Place: syria, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 5K
Pressure (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four divers are stuck deep underwater in a vessel after a freak storm destroys their ship. Will they survive?
Style: suspense, rough, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining
Plot: underwater, survival, self sacrifice, claustrophobia, trapped, rescue, diver, scuba diving, friendship, storm, submarine, jellyfish ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The White Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Beyaz Melek’ filmi; bir aşkın öyküsüdür.Bu aşk öyküsü, iki insanın birbirine duyduğu aşk değil, bir grup insanın hayata ve birbirlerine duyduğu aşkın ve sevginin hikayesidir.Filmde, doğudan batıya, mekteplisinden köylüsüne, ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, terminal illness, aging, retirement home, friendship, death, village life, parents and children, retirement home life, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 87
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 ...
Plot: cheating on husband, husband wife relationship, stepfather, obsession, conservative, death of wife, beaten to death, patriot, obedience, unemployment, ex boyfriend, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 2K
Home Coming (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 101 min.
Story: September 1980. Mustafa 'Mehmet Ali Alabora' and his wife, who're both laborers are married for 5 years. The couple has nothing to do with politics and spend their days happily with their 3 year old daughter and their TV, despite the ...
Plot: mistaken identity, politics, wrongful arrest, wrongful imprisonment, homecoming, torture, prison, male nudity, political unrest, military coup, post traumatic stress disorder
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 249
Away from Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After several years of numbly mourning his parents death, 26 year old Selim takes a chance on the US lottery for passports and wins. He decides to sell the family olive grove to raise enough money to live in Manhattan and to break all roots to ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, orphan, turkish, father daughter relationship, dead parents, immigration, old man, dying, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prostitute, sea captain, passport ...
Place: istanbul turkey, russia, turkey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kiss of a Killer (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A rapist stalks a witness endangered by the secret life she has created to escape her mother.
Plot: horny woman, split personality, secret life, mother daughter relationship, hit on the head, double life, rapist, vamp, stabbed in the leg, home invasion, knocked unconscious, anonymous sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love in Another Language (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to speak, he has chosen to stay silent because of the pitying looks ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, couples, social misfits, workplace, hopes, leaving home, call center, mute character, mute or deaf, self discovery, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 271
Missing Pages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 8 important executive members of some notable corporations of the country are kidnapped during a recent trial.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: manager, company, telephone call, kidnapping, medication, lie, crying, cigarette smoking, job interview, gun, murder, room ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Transparent (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Although Zehra (Simge Seyrek) was pregnant with her lover Onur (Okan Yilmaz) when she was only 18, she left him. Nowadays, she lives with her son Anil (Rasim Gurbuz) and husband Görkem (Umut Özkan) in a coastal town close to the city. One day she ...
Plot: coming of age, anal sex, sexless marriage, male masturbation, drunken woman, stepfather stepson relationship, gynecologist, marriage crisis, erotic thriller, vomiting, crying woman, unfaithful husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.0
 21
Azad (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this futuristic thriller based around resistance against a tyrant government that's propagating religious, political, and racial polarization and xenophobia, a Muslim immigrant flees The West in hopes of leaving his secretive past behind to ...
Plot: media, islam, anti semitism, christian, arab, terrorism, radical, christianity, president, judaism, latin, white supremacy ...
Time: future
Place: china, turkey, america, usa, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Stone Merchant (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Merchant (Harvey Keitel) is a Westerner. A merchant dealing in precious stones from Afganistan and Turkey. He's above suspicion. In truth, the "Stone Merchant" is a Christian convert into Islam. He's rich, cultured, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, obsessive quest, assassination attempt, danger, manipulation, terrorism, politics, manipulations, against the rules, race against time, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, europe, turkey, afghanistan, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 9K
The Quake (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A geologist races against time to save his estranged wife and two children when a devastating earthquake strikes Oslo, Norway.
Style: breathtaking, suspenseful, disturbing, disaster movie, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, catastrophe, geologist, demolished city, kids in trouble, saving a life, family, disaster film, elevator, hotel, destruction, death of father ...
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 42
Victims (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Paulie is falling to pieces. His every encounter with the opposite sex ends in violence, while stirring up memories of his prostitute mother and her brutal pimp and the sexually abusive hooker who molested him as a child.
Plot: serial killer, rape, claustrophobia, psycho, child abuse, cult, murder, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 217
Spark (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: .An urban black couple (Terrence Howard, Nicole Parker) traveling via back roads from Chicago to LA has a car breakdown in a backwater town where everyone is white trailer trash and racial epithets are common graffiti. The film tries to examine the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: on the road, fish out of water, interracial relations, americana, out of the way, injustice, politics, misfit, society, life is a bitch, small town life, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 8.2
 62K
The Bandit (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The epic adventures of the legendary Baran the Bandit following his release from prison. After serving 35 years, it is no surprise that the world has changed dramatically. Still, Baran can't help but be shocked to discover that his home village ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, vengeance, betrayal, criminal's revenge, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, generation gap, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, partners, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, tokyo, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Istanbul Express (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Turkey, Serbia, Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An art dealer on a special mission is pulled into dangerous intrigue while railway detective Cheval tries to help and pursues criminals on the Istanbul Express.
Plot: train, intrigue, inspector, railway, secret agent, auction, secret agents, crimes, crime
Place: istanbul turkey, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 3K
Closet Land (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories. The entire movie takes place in one room, with only the two actors. The movie is set in an unidentified, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: totalitarianism, false accusation, mind game, police station, interrogation, society, confined, police investigation, injustice, writer's life, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Daughter's Keeper (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: sexual, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, nanny, kidnapping, psychopath, infidelity, investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, journalism, crimes, danger, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, journalism, danger, radiation, media, control room, swat team, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, catastrophe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
In Nowhere Land (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to keep away Veysel from political actions. Veysel get ...
Plot: disappearance, presumed dead, german, friend, kurd, bureaucracy, turkish, fiance fiancee relationship, tragic event, racism, dead husband, prejudice ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 39K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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: atmospheric, psychological, offbeat, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, conspiracy, suicide, satire, ghost, tenant, mental illness, supernatural, mystery, identity, nervous breakdown, polish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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