Movies that are like Melancholia 1989

If you like "Melancholia" you are probably looking for movies of Crime, Drama and Thriller genre about / that have / with german, telephone call, paranoia, torturer, art critic, comrade and moral dilemma themes shot in UK or West Germany.
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Melancholia
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Plot: german, telephone call, paranoia, torturer, art critic, comrade, moral dilemma, internal monologue, discussion, terrorist group, assassination, depression, war criminal, politics, doctor
Place: chile
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The Lives of Others
Drama, Thriller
Germany
137 min.
 8.4
The Impossible
Drama, Thriller
Spain, USA
114 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots including paranoia, telephone call, betrayal, storytelling, dialogue, corruption and secrets themes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Melancholia: The Boys from Brazil (1978), Marathon Man (1976), The Impossible (2012), The Fifth Estate (2013), The Lives of Others (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Boys from Brazil
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious, rough, suspense, dramatic, psychological, intense, interesting, harsh, talky, clever, futuristic
Plot: chase, mad scientist, investigation, cloning, jungle, nazi, conspiracy, murder, death, nazis, clones, jews, secrets, camp, psychology, space travel, mentor, corruption, twists & turns, technology, greed, betrayal, genetics, survival, mystery, justice, violent, holocaust, runaway, doberman, storytelling, doctors, track down, sexualized violence, moral ambiguity, police investigation, culture clash, jewish, destiny, wartime, idealism, uncover truth, manipulation, brutality, german, brainwashing, paranoia, violence, adaptation, paranoid
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paraguay, europe, germany, pennsylvania, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.5
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Marathon Man
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough, suspense, tense, intense, realistic, dramatic, interesting, frightening, clever, bleak, atmospheric, talky, enigmatic, harsh, dark, disturbing, cerebral
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, espionage, conspiracy, betrayal, nazi, torture, paranoia, violence, greed, murder, kidnapping, revenge, secret agents, nazis, secrets, twists & turns, jews, visceral, assassination, spy, paranoid, wartime, violent, prison escape, runaway, psychology, corruption, dialogue, vengeance, brutality, mystery, manipulation, police investigation, moral ambiguity, neo-noir, storytelling, plot twist, spies, assassin, serial killer, stylish, character study, identity, obsession, chases and races, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, arc de triomphe paris, uruguay, france, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   90%
 
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 7.6
 166K
The Impossible
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, suspense, realistic, heartbreaking, emotional, serious, intense, dramatic, stylized, sentimental, captivating, tense, inspirational, suspenseful, light, interesting, sad, absurd, melancholic, motivational, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: survival, natural disaster, tsunami, family bonds, family, courage, tragedy, family in danger, tragic event, hospital, chaos and mayhem, children, parenthood, life & death, separation from family, parents and children, survivor, fear, disaster film, mother son relationship, destruction, brother brother relationship, catastrophe, death, christmas, holiday, hotel, ocean, family drama, dysfunctional family, chase, happy ending, sacrifice, forces of nature, culture clash, secrets, doctors, honest, danger, manipulation, runaway, brothers, relationships, visceral, tidal wave, depression, hopes, storytelling, police investigation, beautiful scenery
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   82%
 
The Fifth Estate
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, factual, dramatic, melancholic, entertaining, bad ending, stylized, enigmatic, clever
Plot: internet, journalism, politics, corruption, surveillance, betrayal, censorship, against the rules, hacking, justice, free speech, technology, espionage, conspiracy, sacrifice, propaganda, revolution, drinking, uncover truth, idealism, genocide, secrets, computers and web, paranoia, fighting the system, catastrophe, journalist, mentor, ambition, greed, media, conspiracy theory, rebellion, pornography, manipulation, creativity, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, twists & turns, activist, obsession, dialogue, dishonesty, natural disaster, adaptation, spies, hopes, fantasy world, society, state affairs
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, year 2010, year 2011, 2000s
Place: europe, brussels belgium, libya, pentagon, afghanistan, netherlands, iran, iceland, iraq, norway, middle east, kenya, berlin germany, zurich switzerland, switzerland, belgium, cairo egypt, paris france, germany, stockholm sweden, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
The Lives of Others
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, gloomy, serious, dramatic, reflective, compassionate, heartbreaking, interesting, cerebral, talky, intellectual, emotional, intense, breathtaking, harsh, suspense, melancholic, psychological, captivating, sincere, touching, suspenseful, sexual
Plot: voyeurism, surveillance, communism, cold war, corruption, german, politics, paranoia, morality, redemption, suicide, blackmail, interrogation, fighting the system, writer's life, complex characters, storytelling, loneliness, mentor, idealism, art, secrets, humanity, political, character study, tragedy, dishonesty, greed, psychology, rebellion, berlin wall, twists & turns, philosophy, world politics, sacrifice, betrayal, writing, life philosophy, police investigation, unlikely friendships, dialogue, existentialism, freedom, state affairs, society, iron curtain, spy, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, government agency
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, german democratic republic, soviet union, berlin germany, gdr, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   59%
 
 7.3
 103K
Snowden
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, dramatic, captivating, factual, suspense, intense, interesting, thought provoking, tense, entertaining, cerebral, intellectual, clever, earnest
Plot: espionage, surveillance, idealism, internet, cia, politics, technology, terrorism, paranoia, spy, freedom, government agency, conspiracy, mentor, hotel, military, race issues, secrets, political, corruption, against the rules, greed, conspiracy theory, betrayal, propaganda, whistleblower, journalism, spies, assassination, catastrophe, censorship, hacking, courage, uncover truth, brainwashing, justice, storytelling, secret service, moral ambiguity, fighting the system, sacrifice, revolution, life & death, business, workplace, capitalism, manipulation, world politics, rebellion, honest
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007, year 2006, year 2004, year 2009, year 2012, year 2011, 2010s
Place: usa, russia, geneva switzerland, hawaii, hong kong, latin america, pakistan, maryland, japan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   52%
 
 7.0
 4K
Irma Vep
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, satirical, art house, stylized, enigmatic, offbeat, sexy, thought provoking, erotic, light, intellectual, reflective, sexual, melancholic, cynical, ironic, cerebral, disturbing, breathtaking, intense, harsh
Plot: culture clash, hotel, showbiz, paranoia, artists and showbiz, pornography, vampire, french, kung fu, obsession, gays and lesbians, eccentricity, nudity (topless - notable), gender, society, dialogue, runaway, voyeurism, catastrophe, mentor, stylish, classic car, art, betrayal, movie business, bdsm, adaptation, transformation, sexualized violence, comeback, vengeance, male nudity, first contact, storytelling, justice, brutality, writers, unlikely friendships, women, crime gone awry, lone hero, creativity, unsuccessful, fantasy world, alter ego, nudity (full frontal - brief), screening room, sex shop, cat burglar, comedy of manners
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   51%
 
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A Most Wanted Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Style: tense, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, clever, serious, gloomy, cerebral, enigmatic, dramatic, intense, captivating, thought provoking, melancholic, interesting, talky, psychological, suspense
Plot: espionage, surveillance, terrorism, spy, investigation, lawyer, secret service, immigrants, spies, islam, politics, secrets, betrayal, dishonesty, urban, intelligence, german, corruption, cold war, twists & turns, government agency, muslim, greed, political, moral ambiguity, torture, assassination, manipulation, conspiracy, danger, idealism, adaptation, world politics, paranoia, society, mentor, storytelling, undercover, morality, redemption, brutality, runaway, character study, catastrophe, culture clash, dialogue, guilt, terror, security, brainwashing
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: germany, middle east, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   68%
 
 7.1
 109K
Allied
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: suspense, romantic, intense, realistic, scenic, tense, dramatic, twist ending, enigmatic, emotional, sexy, suspenseful, melancholic, talky, interesting, bad ending, exciting, factual, tragic ending, surprise ending
Plot: spy, war, french, love, espionage, wartime, assassination, betrayal, nazi, period piece, german, marriage, spies, romance, secrets, love story, secret service, assassin, surveillance, nazis, catastrophe, beautiful scenery, sacrifice, vengeance, storytelling, twists & turns, first contact, mentor, dialogue, resistance, survival, runaway, assassins, stylish, conspiracy, courage, propaganda, british, culture clash, corruption, natural disaster, cold war, politics, secret mission, suicide, murder, world war two, fatal attraction, disobeying orders, moral dilemma
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, london, england, germany, north africa, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
 7.6
 243K
Bridge of Spies
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, India
Duration: 142 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, dramatic, intense, tense, interesting, talky, entertaining, earnest, clever, tricky, exciting, factual, sentimental, emotional
Plot: cold war, lawyer, spy, espionage, cia, politics, surveillance, court, justice, russian, paranoia, chase, legal, spies, world politics, secrets, political, storytelling, state affairs, islam, propaganda, mentor, period piece, conspiracy, idealism, assassination, wartime, government agency, twists & turns, lone hero, betrayal, dialogue, corruption, catastrophe, runaway, courage, pilot, dialogue driven, honest, rescue, undercover, culture clash, war, danger, negotiation, berlin wall, kgb, embassy, secret mission, border
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1960, year 1957, 1950s
Place: east germany, germany, russia, europe, usa, soviet union, berlin germany, east berlin east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
 7.2
 11K
Barbara
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, gloomy, dramatic, melancholic, compassionate, sincere, talky, bleak, harsh, emotional, atmospheric, ironic, reflective, heartbreaking, psychological
Plot: german, fascism, small town, hospital, surveillance, doctors and patients, doctors, loneliness, relationships, idealism, paranoia, confined, existentialism, secrets, character study, unlikely friendships, sacrifice, society, power relations, brutality, obsession, drinking, life is a bitch, mentor, doctor, beautiful scenery, depression, culture clash, spies, betrayal, distopia, catastrophe, finnish, runaway, life & death, storytelling, paranoid, death, lover, visa, transformation, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), greed, pornography, sexual abuse, childhood, iron curtain, spy, morality
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: germany, east germany, california, northern germany, gdr, german democratic republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 6.5
 34K
Imperium
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: tense, intense, suspense, suspenseful, interesting, dramatic, psychological, twist ending, realistic, talky, earnest, bad ending, entertaining, clever, harsh, disturbing, factual
Plot: terrorism, fbi, racism, skinhead, brainwashing, corruption, twists & turns, race issues, violent, undercover cop, violence, psychology, islam, fascism, foul language, conspiracy, greed, justice, politics, betrayal, conspiracy theory, identity, courage, genocide, jews, stereotypes, plot twist, fbi agent, police investigation, gangsters, storytelling, survival, brutality, political, investigation, mentor, secrets, crime, radio, runaway, moral ambiguity, nazi, dialogue, nazis, undercover, terrorist, culture clash, organized crime, paranoia, police corruption
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
The Day of the Jackal
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense, twists and turns, serious, interesting, dramatic, realistic, enigmatic, clever, tricky, intense, rough, twist ending, cerebral, talky, atmospheric, psychological, no music, surprise ending
Plot: assassin, assassination, hitman, police investigation, serial killer, politics, conspiracy, murder, espionage, chase, investigation, president, spy, assassination attempt, betrayal, assassins, surveillance, twists & turns, secret service, secrets, stylish, chases and races, identity, runaway, weapons, corruption, storytelling, dialogue, paranoia, crimes, beautiful scenery, political, adaptation, false identity, visceral, french, paranoid, greed, danger, plot twist, crime, deadly, mentor, law enforcement, catastrophe, brainwashing, period piece, imagination, dishonesty, disguise
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, big ben london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
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Munich
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, dramatic, tense, intense, bleak, factual, interesting, brutal, emotional, talky, thought provoking, disturbing, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, assassination, terrorism, espionage, revenge, vengeance, murder, paranoia, morality, jewish, guilt, assassin, violence, tragedy, betrayal, justice, olympics, jews, sexualized violence, islam, moral ambiguity, judaism, assassins, violent, hostages, political, brutality, world politics, war, storytelling, secrets, assassination attempt, secret agents, corruption, courage, survival, visceral, conspiracy, genocide, weapons, pornography, dialogue, palestinian, hostage, idealism, guns, manipulation, holocaust, gratuitous violence, propaganda
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, europe, germany, lebanon, beirut lebanon, bangladesh, cyprus, frankfurt germany, brussels belgium, munich germany, jordan, vichy, netherlands, geneva switzerland, tel aviv israel, syria, sweden, egypt, jerusalem, moscow russia, rome italy, italy, switzerland, athens greece, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
The Bedford Incident
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, psychological, serious, tense, dramatic, bleak, harsh, realistic, cerebral, reflective, light, suspense, atmospheric, melancholic, earnest, talky, intense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, war, obsession, ship, race against time, nuclear war, surveillance, weapons, russian, nuclear, paranoia, heroic mission, mentor, politics, confrontation, twists & turns, danger, boat, chase, german, escapades, dialogue, heroes, paranoid, psychology, life philosophy, military, greed, wartime, corruption, catastrophe, finnish, apocalypse, navy, journalism, doctors, insanity, brutality, nuclear missile, boat chase, battlefield, fantasy world, bullying, runaway, adaptation, hunting, british, race, moral ambiguity
Time: 1960s
Place: atlantic ocean, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
Rebel in the Rye
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Plot: recluse, columbia university, obsessed fan, military enlistment, stress, magazine cover, garbage can, self centeredness, atheism, socks, military hospital, pencil, looking in a window, egotism, manuscript, sister in law sister in law relationship, telephone number, yoga, meditation, 20 year old, 18 year old, publishing, jazz music, rejection, contract, laughter, forgiveness, anthology, rabbi, barracks, success, literary agent, father in law daughter in law relationship, publicity, college dropout, magazine editor, peace, essay, radio news, juvenile delinquent, merry go round, knocking on a door, mother in law daughter in law relationship, dinner party, thunder, pain, novelist, shooting, drummer, magazine
Time: year 2010, year 1946, 20th century, year 1939
Place: united states, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new hampshire, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
American Gigolo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, cynical, erotic, clever, sexual, stylized, suspense, psychological, bad ending, interesting, melancholic, romantic, talky, intense, enigmatic, harsh, bilingual
Plot: murder, crime, redemption, stylish, prostitution, loneliness, police investigation, investigation, guilt, prostitute, murder mystery, pornography, adultery, crimes, deadly, women, sex, dishonesty, love and romance, dialogue, mentor, gigolo, life is a bitch, relationships, frame up, love story, uncover truth, corruption, brutality, mystery, character study, runaway, false accusation, twists & turns, male nudity, catastrophe, gangsters, catholicism, nudity (full frontal - brief), suspicion of murder, cheating wife, sexualized violence, obsession, writers, vengeance, greed, storytelling, culture clash, first contact, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
A Separate Peace
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, psychological
Plot: school, best friends, boarding school, dedicated educator, innocence lost, friendship, teachers and students, teenage love, boarding school life, college life, coming of age, high school life, teenage life, working class, betrayal, youth, power relations, friends, athlete's life, gays and lesbians, love and romance, rebellion, society, couples, social relations, lifestyle, snow skiing, dishonesty, jumping, military draft, male camaraderie, military enlistment, obstacle course, trumpet player, convoy, snowman, shirt, high school graduation, secret society, seminar, summer school, boys' school, preparatory school, boardwalk, game, alarm clock, exam, ball, hut, forgiveness
Time: 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
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The American
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Style: stylized, tense, suspense, serious, gloomy, realistic, enigmatic, atmospheric, melancholic, scenic, art house, intense, suspenseful, cerebral, breathtaking, talky, artsy, interesting, meditative, erotic, reflective, sexy, light, ambiguous ending, tragic ending, avant garde, surprise ending
Plot: assassination, assassin, betrayal, hitman, loneliness, prostitute, paranoia, chase, espionage, violence, gunfight, guilt, redemption, murder, assassins, character study, weapons, countryside, stylish, small town, dialogue, relationships, anti hero, existentialism, deadly, pornography, sex, twists & turns, beautiful scenery, secrets, lone wolves, female killer, guns, mexican standoff, mission, village, priest, revenge, intrigue, prostitution, runaway, mentor, paranoid, one last job, surveillance, mind game, storytelling, depression, moral dilemma, solitude
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
 7.1
 82K
Runaway Jury
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: suspense, clever, tense, surprise ending, stylized, serious, cynical, realistic, interesting, entertaining, suspenseful, intense, captivating, thought provoking, dramatic, bad ending, twist ending, talky, bilingual
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, corruption, surveillance, manipulation, conspiracy, justice, chase, court, revenge, murder, betrayal, hotshot lawyer, jury, paranoia, guns, twists & turns, police investigation, greed, righting the wronged, runaway, weapons, plot twist, political corruption, secrets, politics, fighting the system, adaptation, mentor, crime, book, political, catastrophe, dishonesty, vengeance, gunfight, destiny, heist, hopes, morality, happy ending, court case, assassination, violence, legal, propaganda, dialogue, rebellion, brainwashing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, ohio, indiana, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
Death of a President
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, rough, factual, melancholic, interesting, satirical, absurd, twist ending, dramatic, stylized, talky, clever, enigmatic, cerebral
Plot: politics, assassination, secret service, terrorism, assassin, murder, death, investigation, crime, president, world politics, gulf war, political, iraq war, conspiracy, head of state, violence, assassins, special agents, propaganda, brainwashing, corruption, legal investigation, manipulation, surveillance, track down, political conspiracy, british, storytelling, internet, life is a bitch, false accusation, catastrophe, guilt, deadly, oil, justice, dishonesty, weapons, law enforcement, state affairs, life philosophy, conspiracy theory, wrongfully committed, pornography, chases and races, fantasy world, 9/11, sexualized violence, vengeance
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, near future
Place: iraq, middle east, usa, pakistan, afghanistan, iran, syria, north korea, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, clever, serious, cynical, enigmatic, tense, melancholic, suspense, atmospheric, cerebral, interesting, captivating, dramatic, harsh, suspenseful, psychological, witty, breathtaking, tricky, surprise ending
Plot: espionage, cold war, betrayal, spy, drinking, spies, secret agents, secrets, brainwashing, moral ambiguity, surveillance, greed, gunfight, secret service, loneliness, german, iron curtain, cynicism, library, dishonesty, runaway, adaptation, british, assassination, hotel, twists & turns, chase, idealism, dialogue, political, character study, undercover, storytelling, distopia, manipulation, paranoid, corruption, assassin, midlife crisis, murder, culture clash, maze, weapons, grocer, communist, atheist, alcoholic, whiskey, 007, political unrest
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, east germany, europe, germany, east berlin east germany, west berlin west germany, holland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
The American Friend
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 125 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, meditative, enigmatic, bleak, tense, art house, gloomy, realistic, cerebral, talky, stylized, ironic, melancholic, captivating, harsh, surreal, atmospheric, breathtaking, disturbing, rough, cynical, psychological, reflective, dark, intellectual, macabre, psychotronic
Plot: assassination, murder, gangsters, neo noir, hitman, cult, crime, friendship, artist, crimes, loneliness, noir, surveillance, character study, twists & turns, crime gone awry, danger, paranoid, art, obsession, deadly, dialogue, hotel, mystery, dishonesty, existentialism, paranoia, insanity, leukemia, couples, police investigation, greed, forgery, life is a bitch, friends, adaptation, gangster, parallel universe, catastrophe, german, terminal illness, corruption, pornography, race against time, planned murder, guilt, end of the world, good versus evil, vengeance, secrets
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: texas, west germany, hamburg germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
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I as in Icarus
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, political drama
Plot: assassination, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, political conspiracy, conspiracy, legal investigation, investigation, uncover truth, political corruption, fighting the system, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, state affairs, rebellion, power relations, life is a bitch, assassination of president, political, political intrigue, government corruption, investigator, main character shot, telephone conversation, sniper, political thriller, assassin, psychologist, prosecutor, witness, politics, murder, secret service, murder disguised as suicide, shot in the face, fictional country, kennedy assassination, determination, presidential election, electric shock, tv reporter, shot multiple times, skyscraper, hit and run, president, firearm, government, alarm, framed for murder
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, intellectual, serious, rough, dramatic, suspenseful, factual, brutal, tense, disturbing, harsh, bloody, talky, intense, sincere, stylized, psychological, enigmatic, interesting
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, rebellion, german, fighting the system, revolution, brutality, violence, capitalism, assassination, genocide, justice, prison, realism, vengeance, anti war, fascism, political, violent, political unrest, police investigation, islam, corruption, urban, nazis, visceral, nudity (topless - notable), gangs, culture clash, civil war, runaway, freedom, nazi, catastrophe, prejudice, pornography, police brutality, storytelling, ethnic conflict, nudity (full frontal - brief), sacrifice, tragedy, weapons, crimes, adaptation, deadly, mentor, manipulation, honest
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1977, year 1976, year 1967, year 1974, year 1970, year 1972, 1960s
Place: germany, europe, israel, east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, cyprus, lithuania, dubai, persia, brussels belgium, munich germany, jordan, iran, sicily, hamburg germany, bolivia, middle east, mexico city, palestine, somalia, indonesia, rome italy, berlin germany, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
 8.2
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Downfall
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, psychological, serious, dramatic, tense, factual, interesting, intense, harsh, reflective, gloomy, compassionate, talky, suspense, brutal, national socialism, atmospheric, thought provoking
Plot: war, suicide, german, nazi, fascism, brutality, violence, insanity, betrayal, drinking, death, murder, sacrifice, holocaust, corruption, downfall, courage, politics, head of state, nazis, jews, genocide, visceral, hitler, humanity, isolation, storytelling, tragedy, wartime, idealism, violent, honest, psychology, propaganda, end of the world, russian, greed, dictator, german shepherd, poison, ethnic conflict, confined, catastrophe, culture clash, guilt, state affairs, couples, traitor, war crime, siege
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1942, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany, frankfurt germany, prague czechoslovakia, munich germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 6.8
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Rendition
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, dramatic, thought provoking, tense, intense, interesting, twist ending, cerebral
Plot: politics, terrorism, torture, cia, surveillance, conspiracy, suicide, kidnapping, political, world politics, islam, corruption, senator, lawyer, violence, idealism, brainwashing, government agency, secrets, propaganda, justice, greed, brutality, introspection, espionage, paranoia, assassination, business, betrayal, state affairs, 9/11, happy ending, storytelling, oil, undercover, guilt, morality, intelligence, terrorist, catastrophe, moral dilemma, family drama, manipulation, couple relations, culture clash, conspiracy theory, captivity, sexualized violence, vengeance, mentor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, usa, egypt, south africa, iraq, north africa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
The Statement
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, dark, bleak, realistic, dramatic, psychological, twist ending, absurd, intense, brutal, harsh, interesting, tricky
Plot: murder, politics, investigation, nazi, justice, jewish, death, torture, revenge, chase, paranoia, jews, nazis, wartime, genocide, crime, conspiracy, war, corruption, violence, political corruption, fighting the system, brutality, violent, guilt, sexualized violence, anti-hero, manipulation, french, political, greed, dialogue, twists & turns, catholicism, crime gone awry, crimes, holocaust, psychology, betrayal, assassination, deadly, on the run, kidnapping, plot twist, mentor, culture clash, hitman, gratuitous violence, police corruption, police investigation
Time: 1990s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, poland, vichy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 

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My House in Umbria
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: captivating, serious, talky, realistic, sentimental, emotional, gloomy, sincere
Plot: redemption, orphan, estate, writer's life, countryside, hopes, life is a bitch, coldhearted, solace, group of strangers, ex military, tower, daredevil, political activist, ant, protestor, sheep, entomologist, carpenter, villa, forgiveness, astrology, demonstration, crutches, uncle niece relationship, runaway, novelist, tourist, vending machine, eavesdropping, police inspector, english, fragments of glass, frustration, cook, loneliness, motorcycle, terrorism, sunglasses, architecture, destiny, widower, depression, gardening, pipe smoking, brother sister relationship, terrorist, riot, alias, train station
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, tuscany, idaho, pennsylvania, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, clever, serious, non-linear, intense, dramatic, cerebral, dark, interesting, psychological, enigmatic, dark humor, melancholic, rough, talky, harsh, depressing, emotional, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, greed, dysfunctional family, robbery, divorce, death, violence, betrayal, heist, adultery, neo noir, murder, drugs/alcohol, storytelling, tragedy, nudity (topless - notable), siblings relations, twists & turns, family drama, relationships, guilt, character study, brothers, crimes, plot twist, corruption, secrets, sexualized violence, violent, depression, sibling rivalry, visceral, brutality, family problems, dialogue, gangsters, psychology, stylish, gratuitous violence, loneliness, family relations, redemption, catastrophe, pornography, surveillance, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief), moral ambiguity, morality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brazil, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
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