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Yesterday Was a Lie (2009)
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Yesterday Was a Lie (2009)
Original name: Yesterday Was A Lie
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hoyle a girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon -- finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists as events around her grow increasingly fragmented... disconnected... surreal. With an ethereal lounge singer and her loyal partner as her only allies, Hoyle is plunged into a dark world of intrigue and earth-shattering cosmological secrets. Haunted by an ever-present shadow whom she is destined to face, Hoyle discovers that the most powerful force in the universe -- the power to bend reality, the power to know the truth -- lies within the depths of the human heart.
Style: serious, surreal, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, mind bending, surprise ending
Plot: neo noir, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, crimes, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, life is a bitch, private detective, track down, gain trust, strong female presence, innocence lost, profanity, jazz, sexy woman, jazz singer, gunshot wound, blonde bombshell
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Yesterday Was a Lie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and realistic films with plots about crimes, mystery, uncover truth, dishonesty, danger, investigation and murder mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Yesterday Was a Lie: Pig (2011), Moss (2010), InSight (2011), Nobody (2007), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pig (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man wakes up alone in the middle of the desert with a black hood on his head and his hands tied behind his back. At death's door, he is discovered by a woman living alone in the desert and is nursed back to health. Upon regaining ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: uncover truth, memory loss, mystery, intrigue, dishonesty, mysterious character, nursing, amnesia, society, danger, profanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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95%
 6.8
 2K
Moss (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Hae Gook (Park Hae Il) travels to a reclusive village to attend his father's funeral. He wants to find out the reason behind his father's strange death, but the villagers, in particular village chief Cheon (Jung Jae Young), seem to be ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, under the surface, social relations, riddles and clues, village, rivalry, mysterious character, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 1K
InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, crimes, mystery, supernatural, investigation, danger, victim, strong female presence, law enforcement, supernatural ability, life is a bitch
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 434
Nobody (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cold-blooded killer gets caught up in a surreal game of death in this neo-noir thriller starring Costas Mandylor. The winter winds are whipping outside when the unremorseful assassin dispatches with his latest target. But this time something goes ...
Style: tense, surreal, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, gangsters, neo noir, hitman, danger, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, manhunt, supernatural, mysterious character, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, mystery, false accusation, rivalry, cons and scams, wrong place wrong time, dishonesty, crimes, legal, murder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
 378
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, haunted by the past, mystery, parents and children, small town life, small town, deadly, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, supernatural, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 107
2030 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Vietnam, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a near future Vietnam where global warming and rising seawater levels have forced cultivation to be done on floating farms, a strong-willed woman has to make a critical decision about her ex-lover, a suspect of her husband's murder.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: uncover truth, moral dilemma, mystery, life is a bitch, environmentalism, future dystopia, global warming, society, crimes, murder, ocean, ship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: vietnam, asia
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50%
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Circle of Eight (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jessica moves into a loft on the eighth floor of a Los Angeles apartment building called The Dante. The other tenants all seem friendly at first, but when she starts witnessing horrible deaths, she must team up with her neighbor Evan (Doom) to solve ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, uncover truth, danger, crimes, mysterious character, riddles and clues, fear, supernatural, brutality, haunted house, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
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Cha cha cha (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An accident involving a 16-years old prompts private eye Corso to an investigation that will unearth a deep web of corruption in today's Rome.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, murder, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, nothing to lose, conspiracy, state affairs, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Living with the Enemy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Smart, sexy Allison can't help but fall in love with Philip, a dashing software billionaire, and they quickly marry. But soon this new bride begins to think her hubby was involved in the mysterious death of his first wife. This suspicious ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: woman in danger, mystery, investigation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, couples, intrigue, danger, computer system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 22K
Anna (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, manipulation, haunted by the past, manipulations, crimes, mind game, dishonesty, life is a bitch, uncover truth, teenager, brutality, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, spain, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, mystery, investigation, social relations, crimes, life is a bitch, teenage life, danger, society, dishonesty, strong female presence, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
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Disconnect (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A distraught college student finds a phone that enables her to talk to her deceased mother in the past. Instead of a heart attack, she learns that her mother was murdered. She tries to use the phone to stop the murder from occurring before the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, serious
Plot: murder, changing the past or future, uncover truth, race against time, danger, imaginary, crimes, hidden identity, mystery, female protagonist, family relations, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life's gone pear-shaped for Jack Irish. He's back to takeaway Chinese for one after his girlfriend Linda abandoned him for a career in Sydney, a flashy Brisvegas type is muscling in on the racetrack action, and his cabinet-making still ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, missing person, uncover truth, intrigue, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, danger, graphic violence, sexual content, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 19
Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, life is a bitch, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, life turned upside down, human nature, feud, murder, sexual content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I'll Follow You Down (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, mind bending
Plot: time travel, missing person, uncover truth, mystery, obsession, inventions and discoveries, scientist, professor, missing father, blackboard, student, laboratory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Man from Reno (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities. Unfolding in lonely ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, mysterious character, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, neo-noir, neo noir, small town, writer's life, love affair, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Caller (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jimmy Stevens, a senior VP at an international energy firm, blows the whistle on his company's deadly and corrupt practices in Latin America. Knowing he will be assassinated for his betrayal, he places an anonymous call securing the services of ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, whistleblower, uncover truth, mysterious character, investigation, survival, amateur detective, danger, dishonesty, deadly, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, year 2008
Place: france, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 6K
Abandoned (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Walsh delivers boyfriend Kevin to a hospital for routine outpatient surgery. But when Mary returns to take him home, he's mysteriously vanished.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, crimes, missing person, race against time, danger, doctors and patients, uncover truth, rivalry, intrigue, confined, investigation, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: law enforcement, legal investigation, police investigation, serial killer, mystery, dedicated lawyer, parents and children, crimes, rivalry, legal, power relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
Seduced by Lies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brad Sterling arrives by yacht as a handsome dream prince, and the discrete favorite nephew and brilliant investor of his tycoon uncle Wade. Charles Colton's ingrate heiress Laura eagerly dates him and puts him in the guest-house, partially as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, couples, crimes, danger, stalking, jealousy, hit and run, sex scene, intrigue, manipulative person, manipulation, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Innocent (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood) stars as Rusty Sabich, a judge charged with the murder of his wife, a situation that comes 20 years after he was cleared in the death of his mistress. During this latest trial, a secret affair from ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, murder, mystery, courtroom drama, crimes, dishonesty, lawyer, legal investigation, uncover truth, father son relationship, deadly, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Missing Person (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed dead after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, clever
Plot: missing person, private detective, neo noir, train, riddles and clues, uncover truth, danger, husband wife relationship, post september 11 2001, male female relationship, fbi agent, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 648
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
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Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, manipulation, police detective, mystery, manipulations, woman in danger, dishonesty, legal, legal investigation, danger, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Against the Grain (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Pakistan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fatima, a committed schoolteacher living the cosmopolitan high life in Karachi, has her life shattered when her nanny, Nusrat, inexplicably disappears. Though her friends and family beg her not to disturb the status quo and confront the powerful ...
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, amateur detective, life turned upside down, danger, mystery, dishonesty, missing person, track down, woman in danger, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Trick of the Mind (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A woman puts her own life on the line by helping a private investigator gather evidence against her potentially dangerous husband.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: private detective, uncover truth, woman in danger, mind game, mystery, stalking, danger, couple relations, crimes, couples, spouse in danger, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, deadly, danger, dishonesty, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, murder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 174
Open Gate (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In East Texas, a rodeo clown and bull fighters happens upon a drug-smuggling operation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, lifestyle, crimes, dishonesty, drug dealing, life is a bitch, small town, drug smuggling, athlete's life, neo noir, couples, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%