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Paraphrenia
Original name: The Darkest Nothing: Paraphrenia
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Addicted to violent disturbing images and videos on the Dark Web, Judy is in desperate need of help. Her psychiatrist William tries a unique method on Judy that takes her deep inside her most brutal fantasies, she participates in everything she thought it was just creepy pasta, until she realizes that William does something else with her.
Plot: bunker, butcher, freakshow, magician, basement, banned, network, snuff, missing, psychology, capture, found footage, childhood, virtual reality, rape, violence, schizophrenia, delusion
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I Stand Alone
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Gone Girl
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about violence, blood, murder, storytelling, death, brutality and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Paraphrenia: The Orphanage (2007), The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007), Hide and Seek (2005), The Living and the Dead (2006), Star Time (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   43%
 

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