Movies like Retina

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Retina (2017)
 5.7
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Retina
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman participates in a medical study. After a series of nightmares and unusual side effects, the line between dreams and reality is blurred. She finds herself on the run from those involved, desperate to uncover the truth.
Plot: mind control, terrorism, adultery, extramarital affair, sick, confusion, desperation, stalking, mistress, illness, unemployment, torture, interrogation, handcuffs, cheating, infidelity, running, revenge, lie, divorce, chase, medication, doctor, husband wife relationship, alcohol ...

Most similar movies to Retina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about adultery, extramarital affair, infidelity, husband wife relationship, couples, dishonesty and betrayal mostly in Thriller, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Retina: The Stone Merchant (2006), One Hour Photo (2002), Fatal Attraction (1987), Airport (1970), Darkness Falls (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Stone Merchant
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: manipulations, obsessive quest, race against time, terrorist attack, terrorism, religions or cults, politics, danger, state affairs, special agents, against the rules, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, middle east, turkey, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   87%
 
 6.8
 106K
One Hour Photo
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, loneliness, insanity, mental illness, adultery, depression, pornography, cheating, revenge, psychology, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   79%
 
Fatal Attraction
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: suspenseful, tense, erotic, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, vengeance, lawyer, adultery, marriage, kidnapping, sex, revenge, murder, guilt, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   68%
 
 6.6
 15K
Airport
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, survival, aviation, stowaway, race against time, landing, rescue, natural disaster, save the day, dialogue, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, new jersey, detroit, new york, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   71%
 
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, biting
Plot: murder, suburbs, couples, crime, battle of the sexes, betrayal, crumbling marriage, vengeance, infidelity, social decay, suburban life, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   57%
 
 5.9
 459
Darkness Falls
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, estate, crimes, dangerous animal, infidelity, captivity, hostages, haunted by the past, tough heroes, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
The Unfaithful Wife
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, cynical, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, infidelity, murder, investigation, crime, mystery, adultery, marriage, suburbs, protagonist as suspect, unsupportive spouse, police investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
 5.4
 565
9/Tenths
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wealthy couple battles a poor laborer over the rights to a small ranch house, but events take a shocking turn after an enormous terrorist attack cuts the three off from civilization.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: human nature, countryside, culture clash, farm, isolation, confined, danger, rivalry, society, power relations, ego clash, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
Her Name Is Carla
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: domestic disturbance, mind game, couple relations, danger, rivalry, couples, motorboat, adultery, cell phone, extramarital affair, murder, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
Fistful of Flies
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Mars wants more from her life than just a fistful of flies which, to her, is a fistful of nothing. Stifled and dominated by her family, Mars just wants to be free. Denied relationships with the people who truly understand her, Mars ...
Plot: psychology, hypocrite, belt, teenage angst, punishment, grandmother granddaughter relationship, bag over head, dysfunctional family, breasts, urination, sexual abuse, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   50%
 
 5.9
 13K
The Clearing
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When affluent executive, Wayne Hayes is kidnapped by a disgruntled employee and held for ransom in a forest, Wayne’s wife is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper.
Style: suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, betrayal, fbi, infidelity, marriage, ransom, adultery, negotiation, chase, love affair, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
 5.2
 7K
Addicted
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A gallerist risks her family and flourishing career when she enters into an affair with a talented painter and slowly loses control of her life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, obsession, lust, attraction, temptation, dishonesty, cheating wife, lie, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, sin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
The Ghost Writer
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, island, political corruption, cia, betrayal, paranoia, corruption, torture, death, politics, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, london, england, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
 8.8
 2K
Upendra
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Psychological thriller.
Style: avant garde
Plot: narcissist, hypocrisy, misanthrope, anti hero, metaphor, sexist, sexism, selfishness, ego, philosophy, symbolism, narcissism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
Rites of Passage
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When lawyer DJ Farraday discovers his father has been having an affair, the two drive out to the remote family cabin to talk things over. What neither expects is that DJ's estranged gay brother Campbell will already be there, apparently ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: parents and children, family in crisis, crimes, love and romance, family problems, extramarital affair, father son relationship, family relations, gays and lesbians, estrangement, hostages, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
 5.1
 620
Locked In
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh leaves his advertising career at its peak, everyone wants either to be him or to have him. A car accident will leave his daughter in a strange coma and when everyone has given up she starts communicating with him, or is he going mad?
Style: realistic, suspenseful
Plot: losing-it hero, deadly, heroes, little girl, husband wife relationship, hotel room, african american, bar, adultery, cell phone, jealousy, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
The Leading Man
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his success. He has fallen passionately in love with ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, actor's life, british, destiny, crumbling marriage, vengeance, relationships, moral ambiguity, couple relations, infidelity, cheating, parallel universe ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
The Comfort of Strangers
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, erotic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, culture clash, marriage, bdsm, hotel, relationships, couple relations, twists & turns, psychology, infidelity, crime gone awry, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
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 3.8
 10K
The Canyons
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The discovery of an illicit love affair leads two young Angelenos on a violent, sexually charged tour through the dark side of human nature.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: neo noir, love triangle, sexual relations, jealousy, twentysomething life, adultery, mind game, seduction, liar, obsession, fear, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new mexico, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
 4.4
 349
Body Chemistry
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: erotic, sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: laboratory, vengeance, love affair, sexual relations, danger, dishonesty, fatal attraction, seduction, obsession, couples, infidelity, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
The Dancer Upstairs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: politics, investigation, corruption, violence, murder, assassination, police investigation, political, political corruption, fighting crime, urban, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, spain, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
 5.3
 76
Raluca
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Former cop Filip Marold doesn't want to be reminded of some things from his past. But others remind him... He works as a private detective, sleeps with his secretary and spies on people for money. All up to the moment when he meets seductive ...
Plot: sex, czech, hit over the head with a bottle, pointing a gun at someone, death by fire, fake death, released from prison, flashback, bar, lie, restaurant, adultery ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
Amy Fisher: My Story
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This sensational true story of a near fatal attraction left Mary Jo Buttafuoco paralyzed for life and made Amy Fisher America's most infamous teenager. Imprisoned 5-15 years for a crime she confessed to Fisher has nothing to lose by telling how ...
Plot: teenager, true crime, older man younger woman relationship, self destruction, attempted murder, attack, high school, investigation, husband wife relationship, adultery, extramarital affair, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
Intimate Strangers
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Because she picked the wrong door, Anna ends up confessing her marriage problems to a financial adviser named William Faber. Touched by her distress, somewhat excited as well, Faber does not have the courage to tell her that he is not a ...
Style: talky, psychological, clever, semi serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, office, obsession, drinking, marriage, infidelity, hotel, psychiatrist, crumbling marriage, loneliness, relationships, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
An Unfinished Affair
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: vengeance, dangerous attraction, love affair, love and romance, couples, infidelity, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, couple relations, terminal illness, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
 5.0
 388
Deceit
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: crumbling marriage, store, manipulations, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
 7.0
 22K
The Contender
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, suspense, serious ...
Plot: politics, idealism, president, conspiracy, morality, adultery, assassination, world politics, political, strong sexual content, head of state, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, virginia, ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
 5.8
 12K
Final Analysis
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, erotic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, crime, neo-noir, betrayal, mystery, gangsters, femme fatale, infidelity, twists & turns, murder mystery, psychiatry ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
 5.4
 38K
Stone
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Parole officer Jack Mabry has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he's been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially ...
Style: psychological, sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: prison, manipulation, infidelity, arson, strong sexual content, manipulations, nudity (topless - notable), adultery, confined, corruption, drinking, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
Turn Back the Clock
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a woman fervently wishes for another chance after a terrible tragedy, she is mysteriously granted one year of her life to be lived over.
Plot: time loop, repeated event, alternate timeline, time travel, wife murders husband, affair, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, adultery
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
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