Movies like The Einstein Tower

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The Einstein Tower (2019)
The Einstein Tower (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Suicides have spiked in New Tokyo. Investigating a former lover's death, an ex-pat American returns to the city he was banished from. With a past filled with mistakes and jobs undone, Alec Barker is determined to finish what he starts. Even if it kills him.
Plot: distopia, police, medical, suicide, weapons, hospital, computer, technology, hi-tech, nightmare, war crime, brainwashing, urban setting
Place: japan, korea, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Einstein Tower

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about violence, suicide, police, murder, crimes, danger and surrealism mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Einstein Tower: School Day of the Dead (2000), Suicide Club (2001), HAGER (2020), Tomie (1998), Ajin: Demi-Human (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
School Day of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some students decide to set up a play written by one of their classmates, who has commited suicide. The play is based on a tragic and mysterious legend about a love affair between two teachers at the school long ago. Some girls then accidentally ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: forgery, secret organization, theater, police, school principal, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.6
 18K
Suicide Club (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When 54 high school girls throw themselves in front of a subway train it appears to be only the beginning of a string of suicides around the country. Does the new all-girl group Desert have anything to do with it? Detective Kuroda tries to find the ...
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, meditative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, suicide, gory, hacker, mystery, deadly, website, brutality, cult, insanity, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.3
 64
HAGER (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After his colleague Schweitzer goes missing during a drug raid, undercover cop Till Hager is tasked with tracking down a mysterious new drug called "Abaddon" - a substance which supposedly drags it's users down the deepest depths of ...
Style: art house
Plot: hell, police, family, free will, drugs, suicide, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.3
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Tomie (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following some trauma in her past that has since been repressed, a young woman is trying to recover her memories with the help of a psychiatrist. During her hypnosis sessions, she repeats the name "Tomie" but is unable to recall where she ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, back from the dead, hypnosis, amnesia, danger, law enforcement, deadly, mysterious character, memory loss, afterlife, haunted by the past, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Ajin: Demi-Human (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ajin is a live-action adaptation of a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. Kei Nagai dies in a car accident, but realises he is a type of immortal known as Ajin (demi-human). Hunted by humans, Ajin is eventually found by ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: immortality, immortal, government conspiracy, experiment, supernatural power, one man army, one against many, supernatural, demi god
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 67
Lift to Hell (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A killing spree takes place in a northern China's hospital, an old elevator goes to the 18th floor - underground.
Plot: hospital, supernatural, medical mask, surgeon, latex gloves, nurse, operation, surgical operation, medical, nurse uniform, asian, doctor ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.7
 37K
Harakiri (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: samurai, suicide, revenge, poverty, vengeance, rivalry, life is a bitch, society, hara kiri, sword fight, one against many, standoff ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension in the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Akira Kobayashi's Takeda tries to keep ...
Plot: yakuza, police, gang war, murder, mafia, mob boss, shot to death, violence, arrest
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Like a Dragon (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Yakuza underling Kiryu Kazuma, who has recently been released from prison after a lengthy incarceration, and is trying to piece his life together and distance himself from his Yakuza past. Unfortunately Kiryu's problems slowly escalate ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: yakuza, crimes, gang, vengeance, danger, gangsters, hitman, bank, track down, rivalry, heist, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Third Murder (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads to Shigemori having doubts about what really happened.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, puzzle, school, courtroom drama, secret, prison, girl, witness, police, lie ...
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang war, criminal heroes, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, danger, crimes, elimination, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 71K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, torture, sadism, psychopath, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, gory, violence, perversion, obsession, desire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.8
 137
City of Blood (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A medical examiner investigating a series of prostitute murders discovers that the culprit is an ancient tribal witch doctor come back to life.
Style: cult film
Plot: weapons, prostitute, serial killer, murder, police, revenge, city, dream, mask, doctor, hallucination, burnout ...
Time: 80s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 5K
Killers (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Mr. Nomura is an eerily handsome, sharply dressed, sociopathic serial killer who preys on the women of Tokyo. In Jakarta, a world-weary journalist named Bayu finds himself unexpectedly falling into vigilantism after brutally killing two sadistic ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, murder, strong violent content, deadly, violence, danger, death, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The House of Hanging (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This time, Kousuke investigates a murder in a hospital. The murderer leaves misleading evidence to divert Kousuke's attention on the case. Suspicion and doubt clouds Kousuke's mind.
Plot: multiple murder, suicide, threat, rape, severed head, photographer, actress playing multiple roles, revenge, hospital, garage, serial killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A teenager named Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Toyokawa, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", which grows darker after the mass suicide of 54 ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: dysfunctional family, cult, family relations, nihilism, internet, suicide, woman in danger, youth, on the run, teenage life, leaving home, false identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 150
Akihabara@DEEP (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in Tokyo's otaku mecca Akihabara, "Akihabara@DEEP" tells the story of five otaku who drop out of society and end up founding their own successful IT venture called Crook. But Nakagomi, president of an influential electronics ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, evil corporation, chambermaid, programmer, kickboxing, maid, stun gun, computer, technology, internet
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 1K
Blastfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Former cop Jake 'Tiger' Sharp returns to his old hometown after having been in prison for the murder of his wife's killer. Illegal hunting seems to be widespread and inbred rednecks control the city with an iron fist. Jake manages to ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, small town, poacher, release from prison, bear trap, redneck, revenge, police, hunting, nightmare, vietnam veteran, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Tokyo Drifter (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After yakuza boss Kurata dissolves his own criminal empire, a rival kingpin offers a position to Kurata's top operative, Tetsuya "Phoenix Tetsu" Hondo. When the fiercely loyal Tetsu declines, Otsuka taps unstoppable Tatsuzo the ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, atmospheric, surreal, dark humor ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, bar fight, nightclub, yakuza, hitman, crimes, going straight, criminal heroes, hopes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Pitbull: Tough Women (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two new female police officers struggle to survive a force filled with corrupt superiors and the brutal world of the criminal mafia.
Plot: male nudity, shower, female nudity, pubic hair, tattoo, dog, mohawk, sex scene, wedding, police officer, muscleman, mob ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 11K
Gozu (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Minami mistakenly kills a gangster associate of his named Brother. Almost as soon as the murder takes place, the body of the deceased man is gone, prompting Minami to conduct a search. While looking, he finds a mysterious isolated hotel where he ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, obsession, hitman, yakuza, mental illness, deadly, danger, mission of murder, hotel, restaurant, transvestism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 156
The Wall Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wall man is a strange wall-dwelling creature that is neither human nor ghost.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: crab, snow, television crew, crane, covered in blood, disappearance, fired from the job, work out, paranoia, neighbor, orphan, office worker ...
Place: kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kamen Rider - The First (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Takeshi Hongo, a man of extraordinarily keen intellect, has his promising future snuffed out by an evil secret society known as Shocker. They create experimental cyborgs in an attempt to take over the world. Eventually, Hongo is turned into a cyborg ...
Plot: brainwashing, superhero, erased memory, tragic hero, metamorphosis, biker, human experiment, mind control, buddy, cyborgs, kamen rider, manga ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Rica 2: Lonely Wanderer (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rica wanting a fresh start leaves her friends and past life behind or at least that is what she thinks as trouble always seems to find her. Rica looks into a ship that exploded and everyone who survived this disaster who comes in contact with her ...
Plot: suicide, machine gun, gunfight, karate, knife fight, cliff, massacre, avenger, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gantz: Perfect Answer (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Perfect Answer begins several months after the events of the first film. Kurono is still fighting aliens under the order of Gantz, a mysterious giant black orb, and he is close to reaching the score he needs to resurrect his friend Kato. Outside his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the rules, survival, chases and races, space and aliens, escapades, danger, evil alien, game of death, urban, katana sword, subway train, explosion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 243
Terminal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hospital in need of funds announces a cure for a form of brain cancer, having saved several wealthy men's lives. When a young girl with the cancer dies, one doctor notices that she and all the cured men had been treated with exactly the same ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, computer, gunshot, name tag, stethoscope, wine bottle, latex gloves, cancer patient, medical, gunshot wound, syringe ...
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40%
Castle of Sand (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Yoshitaro Nomura’s 1975 film of Seicho Matsumoto’s immensely popular detective story tells the tale of two detectives, Imanishi (Tetsuro Tamba) and Yoshimura (Kensaku Morita), tasked with tracking down the murderer of an old man, found ...
Plot: police investigation, class differences, murder investigation, cinema, hospital, murder, leprosy, adoption, concert, village, drifter, writers ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 271
Sunrise (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: India, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspector Joshi is a grieving father searching for his daughter Aruna, kidnapped years ago when she was six. In his despair, life converges with a recurring dream in which Joshi pursues a shadowy figure who leads him to 'Paradise', a ...
Plot: police inspector, nightmare, revenge, beach, loss of parents, family relations, child trafficking, loss of parent, death of parent
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sex-obsessed young woman, a suicidal young man she meets on the street, a gun-crazy wannabe gangster—these are just three of the irrational, oddball anarchists trapped in an underground hideaway in Oshima’s devilish, absurdist portrait of what ...
Style: psychological, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: killing spree, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, violence spree, obsession, death wish, sex addict, hitman, sexual content, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 10
Animal (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loosely based on a rape case that happened to two sisters in Cebu, Visayas, Philippines in late 1990s.
Plot: rape victim, suicide, rape, gang, kidnapping, friend, cemetery, sex, murder, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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