Movies like Kessler's Lab

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Kessler's Lab (2017)
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Kessler's Lab (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kessler's lab was created to run drug trials to determine what went wrong with a once popular mood stabilizing drug. Dr. Martin Kessler cloned his own daughter, who died from the drug. Once with ten test subjects, he and Dr Josephine Vanderhill are now left with only a few dying, sick clones, and one healthy placebo, Jenny. Daniel Powell runs the day to day operations and tends to the clones, administering the very drug that is killing them. When Dr. Kessler unexpectedly dies, instead of shutting down the facility, Dr Vanderhill wants to intensify the testing. She targets Jenny, and convinces Daniel to administer the pills in highly concentrated doses, sure to be fatal. Now conflicted, Daniel is determined to stop her and save the clones.
Plot: clones, psychologist, female director

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, thought provoking and suspenseful films with plots about female director, murder, clones, dialogue, psychologist, first contact and flashback mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Kessler's Lab: Nightfall (2000), Fast Color (2018), H. (2014), Deserted (2016), The Northern Kingdom (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 420
Nightfall (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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95%
 6.0
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.
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Place: midwest
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The Reconstruction of William Zero (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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 6.0
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H. (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 93 min.
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 4.8
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Deserted (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When twenty-four-year-old Jae is released from prison for killing her mother, she returns to her childhood home in small-town Ridgecrest. The desire to go anywhere but there prompts her to agree to join her brother on a road trip out to Death Valley ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Northern Kingdom (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The lives of three disparate families are illuminated by a meteor shower on a winter night.
Plot: farm, dysfunctional family, stepfather, psychology, female director, psychologist
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.9
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Cloned (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 2008, a married couple is distraught over losing their 8 year old son in a boating accident. However, when the mother suddenly sees another child who looks identical to her dead child, the Mother investigates the fertility clinic who ...
Plot: medical research, cloning, dead child, clones, boy, laboratory, fertility, body part, internet, death of child, loss of son
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 374
Face of Evil (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: surprise ending
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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60%
 5.7
 453
Revenge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
 2K
Chameleon (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.5
 80
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.7
 272
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 5.1
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 5.2
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 6.9
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 5.7
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 5.9
 150
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34%
 6.7
 47K
THX 1138 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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 5.2
 108
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 69
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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