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Night's Tightrope (2016)
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Night's Tightrope (2016)
Original name: 少女
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yuki is a 2nd year high school student. She volunteers at a paediatrics ward for her summer vacation, because she wants to witness the moment a person dies. She got that thought after feeling envious of a transfer student's story of seeing a friend's dead body. Yuki has friend named Atsuko. She was bullied in the past and has anxiety issues. She volunteers at a nursing home for her summer vacation, hoping that she will gain courage if she sees the moment a person dies.
Plot: death, suicide, virgin, teenage girl, girl, religious fanatic, liar, blackmail, sin, rage, girls' school, catholic school, high school, catholicism, revenge, teenager, plagiarism, school uniform, mini dress, japanese schoolgirl
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and mind bending films with plots about murder, death, japanese schoolgirl, short skirt, mini skirt, suicide and mystery mostly in Mystery, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Night's Tightrope: Girls in the Dark (2017), Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (2017), Joker Game (2012), The Man Without a Map (1968), The Devil's Ballad (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girls in the Dark (2017)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One day, Itsumi Shiraishi dies at Seibo Maria Girls High School. She falls off from the rooftop of a school building. Itsumi is the daughter of the administrator at the school and she was envied by all the other students there. Did Itsumi kill ...
Plot: kitchen, catholic school, whip, massage, high school, spell, letter, club, arson, pregnancy, sex in car, older man younger woman relationship ...
Place: bulgaria
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95%
Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Energy-conservative high school student Houtarou Oreki ends up with more than he bargained for when he signs up for the Classics Club at his sister's behest—especially when he realizes how deep-rooted the club's history really is. ...
Plot: school uniform, high school, mini skirt, ponytail, schoolgirl uniform, skirt, school, teenage girl, sailor uniform, girl wearing a miniskirt, japanese schoolgirl, short skirt
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74%
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Joker Game (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All seniors at a high school stay together at a camp, including student Chinatsu. On their first day, the home room teacher announces that all the students must play the card game "Old Maid". In order to reverse the declining academic ...
Plot: card game, school, teenager, eye candy, girl wearing a miniskirt, short skirt, japanese schoolgirl, school uniform, mini skirt
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Doctor X: Gekai Daimon Michiko Special (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Kojiro Himuro is a champion figure skater taking part in an upcoming world competition. Yet, he is suffering from a complicated CTEPH (chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension). Kantaro Kurosu is the director of the Cross Medical Center. He ...
Plot: doctor, surgeon, surgery, surgical gown, dental mask, medical mask, surgical mask, latex gloves
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Man Without a Map (1968)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A private detective is hired to find a missing man by his wife. While his search is unsuccessful, the detective's own life begins to resemble the man for whom he is searching.
Style: absurd
Plot: private investigation, missing husband, japanese new wave, absurdism, missing person, nude photograph, ex husband ex wife relationship, private detective, dead cat, nude model
Time: 1960s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Devil's Ballad (1977)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A serial killer responsible for 7 minors' deaths thus far seems to kill to a particular rhythm, which the authorities must identify to catch him.
Plot: wine, convention, bicycle, murder, private detective, poison, waterfall, orange, year 1952, grape, ball, mirror ...
Time: 1950s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Snow White Murder Case (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Beautiful Noriko Miki works at a cosmetic company. One day, Noriko is murdered. People begin to suspect her co-worker Miki Shirono might have killed her. Television begins to cover her story. A TV show interviews Miki Shirono's colleagues, ...
Plot: mystery, planned murder, social media, mini dress, pigtails, television show, hat, woman wearing a miniskirt, short skirt, japanese girl, japanese schoolgirl, pianist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Sweet Whip (2013)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Naoko was a freshman in high school she was kidnapped and imprisoned by a man who lived next door. For one month, she went through hell. Finally, she killed the man and escaped. Now as an adult, Naoko is a doctor specializing in infertility ...
Plot: pregnant teenager, kidnapping, bathrobe, knife, dominatrix, video camera, punched in the stomach, sexual abuse, torture, beating, masturbation, handcuffs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 31
The Antique (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Shioriko Shinokawa (Haru Kuroki) runs an old book store in Kamakura. She is exceptionally passionate and knowledgeable about books, but shy when not talking about books. She works with a clerk, Daisuke Goura (Shuhei Nomura). He has an unusual ...
Plot: small business, japanese woman, brunette, book, eyeglasses, bookstore, woman wearing glasses
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Don't Go (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Devastated by his daughter's death in a terrible accident, Ben becomes convinced that he can bring her back through a recurring dream. But is it just a dream? Or is Ben losing his mind?
Plot: bereavement, grief, death of child, death, female nudity, shower, male objectification, smoking in bed, barefoot woman, beach, male nudity, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fantasmi (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The dead never forget.
Style: dark humor
Plot: afterlife, freak, italian horror, death, motel, revenge, murder, disappearance, writing, lake, omnibus, animate object ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Zigeunerweisen (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A surreal period film following an university professor and his eerie nomad friend as they go through loose romantic triangles and face death in peculiar ways.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: couples, sexual relations, love and romance, destructive relationship, mystery, human nature, love triangle, rage, surrealism, bone, night, death ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ten: Murder Island (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of kids travel to an abandoned island for a party only to discover that they are being stalked and hunted down by a dangerous predator.
Plot: teenager, island, diary, revenge, murder, death, paint, gun, suicide, faked death, flashback, bow and arrow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 214
The Preacher (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boy finds a dead woman. When police move the corpse they find the skeletons of two women who disappeared in the seventies.
Plot: dead woman, family feud, murder, police, murder investigation, police investigation, blackmail, pastor
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 207
Death Cruise (1974)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Several couples are notified that they have won an ocean cruise, but they actually have been lured onto a ship so that they can be murdered.
Plot: husband wife relationship, doctor, whodunit, ship captain, troubled marriage, married couple, amateur detective, prize, posing for a photograph, ocean liner, characters killed one by one, cruise ship ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.4
 306
Medusa (1973)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Greece, a stewardess is murdered by a masked maniac. Suspicion falls on a drunken American playboy and a murderous gangster.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, boat, incest, ship, infidelity, family relations, deadly, couples, dishonesty, intrigue, legends and myths, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: actress playing multiple roles, hospital, suicide, severed head, threat, garage, rape, revenge, photographer
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 214
64: Part 2 (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 1989 is the 64 Shouwa year in the Japanese calendar, thus the unsolved girl kidnapping-murder case is called "64(rokuyon)" that got up in this year in Criminal Investigation Department in the Prefectural Police Department. And 14 years ...
Plot: murder, pig, public relations, kidnapping, kidnap, japanese girl, based on a novel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Survey Map of a Paradise Lost (1988)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 66 min.
Story: One of the infamous "Four Devils" of the Japanese pink movie scene, Hisayasu Sato delivers an original and thrilling whodunit that moves through the layers of reality. Reporter Nukada's next big assignment is the secret world of ...
Plot: computer, video tape, telephone call, camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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64: Part I (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 1989 is the 64 Shouwa year in the Japanese calendar, thus the unsolved girl kidnapping-murder case is called "64(rokuyon)" that got up in this year in Criminal Investigation Department in the Prefectural Police Department. And 14 years ...
Plot: mobile phone, kidnapped girl, kidnapping, kidnap, based on a novel, police department, reporter, police, pig
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mature Woman: Wife-Hunting (2006)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Danger lurks around every corner. A psychopathic serial killer is tying up, raping and murdering Tokyo's sexy young women! Kathy is trying to divorce her husband, all the while conducting a hot affair with her divorce attorney, Sean. As she ...
Plot: cigarette smoking, rape, topless, mannequin, strangled to death, death by strangulation, naked dead woman, female nudity, dead woman, wine, strangulation, misogyny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 20
Oceania (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Two teenagers deal with their shattered family-life in a small California coastal town.
Style: student film
Plot: held at gunpoint, suicide, teenage girl, gun, teenage boy, redemption, death, love, parent child relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, mental illness
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
La Saison des orphelins (2008)
Genre: Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Style: suspense
Plot: cave, orphan, photograph, snake, drawing, mystery, snake bite, dead children, childhood, dysfunctional family, secret past, memory loss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Box for Rob (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rob Spencer's world begins to unravel when a murder takes place in his town, bringing back a flood of disturbing childhood memories. But things only get worse when he's suspected of being the killer.
Style: dark
Plot: brother brother relationship, police, robbery, hate, victim, fbi agent, death, revenge, murder, thrill ride, creep, regret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Woman Who Buys the Local Newspaper (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a woman committed double suicide in Kanazawa City. Immediately after the incident, Yoshiko Shiota, a woman living in Tokyo, contacts the local newspaper of Kanazawa, saying she wants to read the novel serialized in it by Ryuji Sugimoto. ...
Plot: novelist, newspaper, reporter, blackmail, train, flute, security guard, husband, husband wife relationship, politician, murder, dress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Haruchika: Haruta & Chika (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: Japan
Story: Haruta is handsome and smart, Chika is bright and naive. When they were children, they were friends until Haruta's family moved away while he was in the 3rd grade. They meet again during a high school entrance ceremony. After all of these ...
Plot: vending machine, girl, saxophone, listening to a radio, microphone, bicycle, friend, radio, flashback, boy, harbor, clapping ...
Place: japan, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
While My Pretty One Sleeps (1997)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the fashion world meets the underworld, it's murder.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending, rough
Plot: fashion, murder, gangsters, mystery, crimes, woman in danger, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspense, psychological
Plot: lawyer, murder, courtroom, puzzle, school, courtroom drama, secret, judge, prison, justice, lie, police ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Scoop! (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Shizuoka Miyakonojo is a middle-aged paparazzi photographer. His skills as a cameraman are good, but he gambles and is in debt. When he worked in the editorial department for weekly picture magazine 'Scoop!,' he landed numerous scoops. He ...
Plot: call girl, paparazzi, thin attractive woman, slender attractive woman, scandal, hotel room, affair, corrupt politician, camera, fireworks, escort, sex in car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Cradle Will Fall (2004)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The suicide of a pregnant woman begins to look like murder and a county prosecutor is called in to investigate.
Style: psychological, serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: pregnancy, murder, serial killer, woman in danger, femme fatale, mystery, who done it, dedicated lawyer, crimes, riddles and clues, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%