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The Truth Beneath (2016)
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The Truth Beneath (2016)
Original name: 비밀은 없다
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an extremely close national assembly race, Jong-chan wins the nomination of his party. He and his wife Yeon-hong are fully committed to the campaign and when their teenager daughter Min-jin goes missing, Jong-chan convinces Yeon-hong not to notify the authorities fearing negative publicity. With the election imminent, Yeon-hong decides to look for her daughter, but instead uncovers a twisted series of conspiracy, secrets, and lies surrounding Min-jin's disappearance.
Style: non-linear
Plot: disappearance, election campaign, revenge, female director, politician, infidelity, blackmail, murder, teen angst, wiretap, teenage daughter

Most similar movies to The Truth Beneath

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, captivating and psychological films with plots about revenge, murder, female nudity, infidelity, kidnapping, blackmail and rape mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Truth Beneath: The 'Human' Factor (1975), Victimized (2014), Stranded (2014), 2 Masks for Alexa (1971), A Married Woman (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: murder, revenge, family, retribution, woman shot, dead girl, hostage, showdown, vigilante, dead woman, standoff, terrorist ...
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 4.9
 29
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: murder, revenge, violence, brother brother relationship, gay, family relations
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90%
 4.7
 651
Stranded (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, held at gunpoint, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, storytelling, bikini, sex on table ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
2 Masks for Alexa (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Curd Jurgens as the betrayed husband is incredibly expressive and believable; Rosabla Neri, as the philandering Alexa, delivers her usual thoughtful performance and, in doing so, makes her potentially cardboard cut-out character multi-dimensional, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: adultery, revenge, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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A Married Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Irene is a young housewife and mother who tries to raise her young family, love her husband and keep her home all the while studying her masters' degree. Mario, her husband, is a good man, but he's tied by convention. When she has a ...
Plot: violent husband, university, marital abuse, revenge, jealousy, murder, suspicion, library, starting over, repression, battered wife
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.4
 254
Laguna (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Raised by an uncle in New York after his parents died in an attack orchestrated by the mafia, Thomas, now an adult, is sent to live in Italy. There, while his tortured past and the death of his parents come back to haunt him, he feels increasingly ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: older woman younger man sex, murder, secret, revenge, aunt nephew relationship, loss of parents, dead parents, loss of parent, death of parent, female nudity, porter, older woman teenage boy sex ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, friendship, revenge, secret, prank, grave digging, ex convict, corpse, dark secret, digging a grave, mockery
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, kidnapping, uncover truth, murder, crimes, hidden identity, moral dilemma, investigation, family relations, danger, woman in danger, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Dangerous Indiscretion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizing executive picks up a divoree and embarks in an affair, only to have his life destroyed by her jealous husband.
Plot: revenge, adultery, womanizer, cheating wife, condom, loveless marriage, cuckolded husband, cuckold
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Exception to the Rule (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aggressive woman tries to blackmail a married gem trader who had an affair with her.
Plot: blackmail, infidelity, seduction, revenge, business, diamond, marriage, one night stand, stalker
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.1
 486
Retribution (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A hardened debt-collector goes on a 24-hour rampage through London in an attempt to avenge the brutal attack on his teenage daughter.
Plot: revenge, debt collector, teenage daughter, daughter, criminal gang, sociopath, hitman
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, psychopath, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, deadly, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.2
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Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: deserter, murder, lake, war veteran, rape, revenge plot, revenge, hunting, nudity (full frontal - brief), scotch whiskey, hit over the head with a bottle, breaking a bottle over someone's head ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Deadly Daphne's Revenge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young hitchhiker is picked up by four drunken hunters, one of whom rapes her. A tough prosecutor has all four of the men indicted for the crime, which results in a suicide and a murder-for-hire plot.
Plot: female nudity, rape, rape victim, revenge, murder, beating, rape and revenge, hiding place
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Night of the Executioner (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Hugo Arranz celebrates his 50th anniversary with his wife and daughter when vile hooligans break into their home, raping and killing both his wife and daughter and cut off the tongue of poor Hugo. Fortunately, he survives, and not surprisingly, ...
Plot: revenge, rape, anti villain, drugs, gore, murder, female nudity, violence, robbery, sexual assault
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81%
 4.3
 189
Art of Revenge (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Matt Kane leaves his wife Lara after seven years of marriage for the single, fast life that he wanted all his life after getting a promotion at work, she plots revenge against him by hiring an female ex-con and grifter, named Tuesday, to ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Vares: Tango of Darkness (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tango king Harry Koivikko was found dead six years ago in a sleazebag motel, with a knife is his back. The biggest manhunt in the county faded away without results. Jussi Vares gets a phone call from a down-and-out journalist; the informant ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
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Country: USA
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Story: Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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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 ...
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a hotel maid confronts her boss about secret cameras in the rooms, she insists on watching the videos, which reveal more than she imagined.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.1
 252
Last Call (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a little girl, Cindy had to witness how the shady estate agent Jason Laurence killed her mother. In the 22 years since then, he was never called to account for this crime. So Cindy decides to take vengeance herself.
Plot: sex scene, revenge, real estate, money, caress, caressing, mother in law son in law relationship, erotica, female nudity, undressing, lust, sex standing up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Madonna: A Case of Blood Ambition (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: female nudity, juror, murder, father daughter relationship, jury, rape, strip club, stripper, revenge, femme fatale, seduction, prison
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Bad Day for the Cut (2017)
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Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A middle-aged Irish farmer, who still lives at home with his mother, sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.
Plot: murder, revenge, farmer, shotgun, prostitute, death of mother
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
 791
Missing Woman (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A struggling divorcee discovers that her little daughter and her Chinese nanny have disappeared.
Plot: kidnapping, disappearance, single mother, false identity, interracial marriage, nanny, kidnap
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 26
Pulse (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A cheating husband decides to seek revenge against the woman who infected him with HIV.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Run to Ground (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Some wounds never heal. In a rundown East European town, the everyday lives of three working people are violently disrupted: a boy goes missing, a woman is stalked, and a man comes face to face with the killer of his child. A sinister chill grips ...
Plot: blackmail, teacher, stalker, revenge, kidnapping, children, doctor, waitress, autumn, gym teacher, skater, multiple storylines
Place: eastern europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.9
 328
The Festival (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Story: Directed by Samir Seif.
Plot: revenge, theft, murder, explosion, brother sister relationship, wealth, drowning, identity, poverty, sister, mother, ship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 55
The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: murder, blackmail, infidelity, deception, marriage, trial
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.0
 374
Face of Evil (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On her wedding night, twenty-year-old Darcy Palmer empties her fiancé's bank account and flees to New York City. Along the way, she tries robbing Brianne Dwyer, who's heading to a New England college for her freshman year, and ends up ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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