Movies like Night's Tightrope

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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.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, religious fanatic, blackmail, girls' school, death, suicide, sin, teenager, virgin, schoolgirl, girl, liar, rage, plagiarism, catholic school, high school, japanese schoolgirl, catholicism, revenge, catholic schoolgirl, school uniform, mini dress
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, mystery, deadly, crimes, danger, suicide and flashback mostly in Mystery, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Night's Tightrope: Girls in the Dark (2017), The Preacher (2007), The Suicide Song (2007), Carnal Innocence (2011), Sweet Whip (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girls in the Dark (2017)
Genre: Drama, 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 ...
Style: disturbing, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: catholic school, friendship, secret, teenage girl, catholic schoolgirl, older man younger woman relationship, pregnant teenager, student, girl, wheelchair, fire, chauffeur ...
Place: bulgaria
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100%
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 217
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.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: police investigation, blackmail, murder investigation, murder, police, family feud, pastor, danger, dead woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Suicide Song (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Original story by Yasushi AKIMOTO, writer of the mega hit movie One Missed Call (Chakushin Ari) series. As the project was in development with an idea of an "infectious song (Densen-Uta)", one of the staff called out..."There was a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: urban legend, investigation, curses spells and rituals, school, deadly, youth, suicide, song, teenage girl, curse, danger, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Carnal Innocence (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A famous violinist Caroline Waverly returns to her home town. A killer is on the streets, and Caroline may be a target for murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, womanizer, deadly, crimes, dead woman, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, murder, female protagonist, kiss, bully, towel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 298
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 ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: held captive, kidnapping, murder, child abuse, sexual abuse, imprisonment, bondage, obsession, humiliation, mother daughter relationship, torture, beating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 951
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: realistic, serious, surreal, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: mystery, destructive relationship, sexual relations, love and romance, human nature, couples, love triangle, sexual content, rage, surrealism, death, bone ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: japanese school, japanese teenager, school, ponytail, short skirt, sailor uniform, girl wearing a miniskirt, teenage girl, schoolgirl uniform, asian school, schoolgirl, school uniform ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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.
Style: suspense, psychological, enigmatic, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, diary, island, revenge, serial killer, mystery killer, death, multiple murder, suicide, mental illness, murder, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Daddy's Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: British television film starring Martin Kemp
Style: enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, missing person, missing woman, father daughter relationship, childhood memory, murder suspect, teenage girl, 17 year old, suicide note, suicide, police arrest, daughter ...
Time: 2000s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A baby abducted at birth and raised by the woman who took her, eventually discovers she is a missing child, reconnects with her birth parents, and struggles with choosing between her two identities.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, hopes, family problems, family relations, uncover truth, parents and children, self discovery, redemption, missing child, life is a bitch, baby, kidnapper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, ...
Style: tense, enigmatic, suspense, captivating
Plot: speculation, planned murder, social media, mystery, murder, coworker relationship, pretty girl, co worker co worker relationship, interrogation, suspicion, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The World of Kanako (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Showa Fujishima is a former detective. One day, his daughter Kanako, who is a model student, disappears. To find his daughter, he investigates more carefully into his daughter's life. He quickly realizes that his daughter is no saint, but there ...
Style: suspense, captivating, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: bullying, secret life, drug abuse, police corruption, father daughter relationship, missing person, juvenile delinquent, dysfunctional family, addiction, emotional manipulation, suicide, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: nude photograph, missing person, absurdism, ex husband ex wife relationship, dead cat, private detective, nude model, missing man, nude photo shoot, private investigation, missing husband, japanese new wave
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: convention, ball, bicycle, wine, sparrow, private detective, waterfall, mirror, grape, poison, orange, murder
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Thief of Time (2004)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Officers Leaphorn and Chee search for a missing anthropologist suspected of stealing artifacts from a burial site.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, police detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, culture clash, society, protagonist as suspect, danger, crimes, mystery, deadly, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Soulmate (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A widow retreats to a remote cottage to recover from a suicide attempt, only to discover the place is haunted.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gothic, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, isolation, mentally unstable, countryside, death in the family, supernatural, mystery, danger, death, vigilantism, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: gangsters, murder, incest, boat, intrigue, dishonesty, deadly, crime, crimes, dangerous animal, mystery, wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 166
Mysteries (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the winter of 1891 a stranger arrives in a small coastal town on the Isle of Man. His presence soon disturbs the lives of the local inhabitants, especially the beautiful daughter of the parson.
Style: serious, surprise ending, enigmatic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: small town, mysterious character, mystery, obsession, social relations, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), rich man, coast, suicide, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 32K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Thailand
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, spirit, revenge, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 506
Guilty at 17 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager becomes overwhelmed with guilt after her lies to support a friend's claim of sexual assault lead to the accused teacher's suicide.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: uncover truth, false accusation, high school life, frame up, teachers and students, crimes, youth, dishonesty, friends, suicide, sexual abuse, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 6K
Innocence (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, mystery, society, school, ballet, girls' boarding school, childhood, friendship between girls, coming of age, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 482
Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, danger, deadly, crimes, murder, student, apartment building, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, concierge, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 916
Penance (2012)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The murder of a young girl leaves the inhabitants of a small Japanese village in shock. The body of Emili is found by four classmates with whom she was playing. The murder is never solved. Emili's mother Asako is torn by grief and puts a curse ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, loss of daughter, haunted by the past, investigation, who done it, redemption, mystery, revenge, deadly, death in the family, penance, elementary school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: fashion, murder, crime, dishonesty, media, journalism, deadly, mystery, danger, woman in danger, criminal heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Devil's Diary (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two friends, Dominique and Ursula, uncover an ancient book in a graveyard one night, they discover that the book has the supernatural power to grant any evil desire written within it. In a series of escalating acts of vengeance, Ursula harms ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: high school, youth, supernatural, obsession, vengeance, clergy, teenager, teenage girl, revenge, lightning, cemetery, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 2K
Ruby Cairo (1992)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Baseball cards and a food-aid worker help a woman follow her shady husband's money trail around the world.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: bank, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, rescue, danger, deadly, dishonesty, faked death, plane crash, arms smuggling, cons and scams ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
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Bruiser (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bruiser is the story of a man who has always tried to fit in. He keeps his mouth shut, follows the rules, and does what he's supposed to do. But one morning, he wakes up to find his face is gone. All the years of acquiescence have cost him the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, revenge, infidelity, maid, hidden identity, deadly, haunted by the past, betrayal, husband wife relationship, laser, justice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 106
My Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young detective in the Northern Russian region of Yakutia is dealing with a seemingly simple murder case. The investigation becomes a dangerous journey into the world of illegal mining and gold trafficking in which life has no value.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, twin sister, twin sisters, murder investigation, police, corpse, telephone call, shooting, twins, actress playing multiple roles, twin, stabbed with a knife ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
One Missed Call 2 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, mystery, investigation, afterlife, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, deadly, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 294
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: japanese police, police officer, based on a novel, mobile phone, police department, kidnap, kidnapping, kidnapped girl, pig, police, reporter
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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