Movies like The Temptation of St. Tony

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The Temptation of St. Tony (2009)
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The Temptation of St. Tony (2009)
Original name: Püha Tõnu kiusamine
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Estonia, Finland, Sweden, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mid-level manager who develops an aversion to being "good" finds himself confronting the mysteries of middle-age and morality as he loses grasp of what was once his quiet life.
Style: psychological, bleak, surreal, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, serious
Plot: cannibalism, surrealism, moral dilemma, losing-it hero, mysterious character, fighting the system, rebellion, midlife crisis, temptation, human nature, dishonesty, rebelliousness, society, depression, chainsaw, stripper, manipulations, manipulation, unfulfillment, hell, businessman, alcohol abuse, russian, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe

Most similar movies to The Temptation of St. Tony

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, tense and suspenseful films with plots about dishonesty, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, human nature, mystery and society mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Temptation of St. Tony: Inland Empire (2006), 23 Minutes to Sunrise (2012), The Ape (2009), Aurora (2010), A Long and Happy Life (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Inland Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, actress, danger, seance, debt, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, nightmare, lifestyle, woman in danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, california, usa, europe ...
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23 Minutes to Sunrise (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: They say the darkest hour is just before dawn, and at the Sunrise diner it's very late indeed. Four couples find themselves at an out-of-the-way 24-hour diner, but they are not all that they seem. Intertwined throughout the night are a middle ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: diner, human nature, moral dilemma, mysterious character, crimes, hopes, destiny, couples, family problems, nightshift, power relations, off the road
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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The Ape (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: introspection, losing-it hero, disorder, family relations, life turned upside down, moral dilemma, human nature, parents and children, heroes, hell, surrealism, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Aurora (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 181 min.
Story: An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what ...
Style: psychological, bleak, contemplative, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, losing-it hero, family relations, factory worker, parents and children, unfulfillment, crimes, crime, new wave, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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41%
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A Long and Happy Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sascha lives in a village on the Kola Peninsular in northern Russia and dedicatedly manages what is left of an old collective farm. He gets on well with his farm workers who respect him and also tolerate his more or less clandestine love-affair with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, stylized, sad ...
Plot: village, farm, society, social relations, injustice, rebelliousness, rebellion, hopes, life is a bitch, alcohol, moral dilemma, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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39%
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Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, destructive relationship, femme fatale, life is a bitch, couples, human nature, dishonesty, lifestyle, crimes, family relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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37%
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UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, crimes, hidden identity, danger, estate, mysterious character, dishonesty, stranger, mysterious past, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Legend of Kaspar Hauser (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Arriving on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, experimental, serious ...
Plot: mysterious character, good versus evil, beach, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, defiant, island, techno music, dj, ufo, electronic music ...
Place: europe
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33%
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Autumn Ball (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young writer called Mati is stalking his ex-wife, while also trying to make unsuccessful passes at other women. Augusti is a barber living a dreary bachelor life who forms a bond with little girl, but his approaches are misconstrued as pedophilia. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: social decay, working class, hopes, solitude, suffering, society, family relations, suburbs, redemption, lifestyle, life is a bitch, melancholy ...
Time: 80s
Place: estonia, europe, soviet union, ussr
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33%
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Faust (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Faust is a 2011 Russian film directed by Alexander Sokurov. Set in the 19th century, it is a free interpretation of the Faust legend and its literary adaptations by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Thomas Mann. The dialogue is in German. The film won ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, contemplative, disturbing ...
Plot: temptation, deal with the devil, life is a bitch, tragic hero, blind ambition, human nature, ambition, palaces castles and temples, unfulfillment, downfall, obsessive quest, scientific research ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: germany, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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One Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, ...
Style: serious, psychological, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, human nature, uncover truth, introspection, moral dilemma, deadly, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, couples, police investigation, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 173K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense, surreal ...
Plot: symbolism, mystery, paranoia, actor, obsession, mental illness, professor, delusion, mysterious character, disorder, life turned upside down, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 394
Frozen Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meow is a young woman roaming the streets and nightclubs of Tel Aviv. She lives in empty apartments and surfs the internet chat rooms. She decides to meet Alex, her chat buddy. They plan to meet in a nightclub but a suicide bombing prevents their ...
Style: psychological, neo noir, bleak, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, identity, apartment, false name, drugs, nightlife, bathtub, police, telephone, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
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Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, surreal, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: drifter, mysterious character, family relations, dishonesty, nightmare, life turned upside down, manipulation, manipulations, hidden identity, mystery, supernatural, terrorizing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Aerial (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: La Antena (English: The Aerial, 2007) is an Argentine drama film, written and directed by acclaimed film director Esteban Sapir. The film features Alejandro Urdapilleta, Rafael Ferro, Florencia Raggi, and others. The movie begins with a pair of ...
Style: neo noir, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: distopia, social decay, rebellion, mind control, corrupted ruler, family relations, revolution, totalitarianism, human nature, dishonesty, expressionism, society ...
Time: future
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Fog and Night (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fog and the Night is the search of an investigator who has lost his confidence in his organization and whose happy"family father" order has been disrupted by his young lover.And introverted man due to his profession , not a big talker or ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: fighting the system, uncover truth, investigation, rivalry, who to trust, rebellion, life is a bitch, danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Into the Arms of Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two years ago, Andy Barker suffered serious brain damage in a car accident. In the last two days however, memories have started creeping back, triggered by family portraits and strange locations. Andy has a brother who has gone missing and a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, human nature, bandit, amnesia, fratricide, death of brother, losing-it hero, epileptic seizure, closet, body painting, paint ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 20K
The Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: paranoia, distopia, courtroom, fighting the system, false accusation, courtroom drama, conspiracy, post war, expressionism, legal, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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 turned upside down, life is a bitch, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, human nature, feud, murder, sexual content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Moustache (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, on a whim, Marc decides to shave off the moustache he's worn all of his adult life. He waits patiently for his wife's reaction, but neither she nor his friends seem to notice. Stranger still, when he finally tells them, they all ...
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, meditative, emotional ...
Plot: mystery, riddles and clues, insanity, husband wife relationship, hotel, existentialism, moustache, shaving, photograph, escape, bathtub, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: hong kong, paris france, france
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27%
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4 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, Netherlands
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Two men and a woman happen to meet in a bar. We learn from their conversations both the intriguing and banal details of their lives. But is anyone really telling the truth?
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, surreal, tense ...
Plot: bar, social decay, human nature, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, estrangement, social relations, dull life, graphic violence, nihilism, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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27%
 5.9
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After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, twist ending, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, danger, supernatural, talking to the dead, death, crying, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dharma Guns (La Succession Starkov) (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film opens on a water-skiing accident - a girl (Délie) drives a speedboat and pulls a young man (Stan). They are both challenging their own limits when a crash occurs... Stan wakes up from a coma after this serious accident, to find out that ...
Style: contemplative, experimental, serious, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: disorder, self discovery, redemption, human nature, mad scientist, village, hopes, ambulance, hugging, gun, car driving, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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That Beautiful Somewhere (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A detective teams up with a young female archaeologist to unravel the mysterious death of a 'bog body' found in a native swamp rumoured to have curative powers. It is the story of two wounded souls searching for healing and redemption
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, investigation, police detective, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, opposites attract, rivalry, law enforcement, swamp, female corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The last day of creation. A stranger arrives in London. No one knows who he is or where he has come from. By the time he leaves, the entire universe will have been erased.
Style: mind bending, exciting, surreal, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: satire, taxi driver, human nature, danger, save the world, state affairs, abduction, chaos, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, dark humor, law enforcement ...
Time: future
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 292
Orange Honey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andalusia in the fifties. Enrique and Carmen just meet and fall deeply in love. Carmen gets him to stay in military service in a court of the city. Enrique, in view of the injustices he witnesses every day, realizes that to change the course of ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, life turned upside down, rebelliousness, moral dilemma, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, state affairs, life is a bitch, legal, military, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Other Side of Sleep (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, Netherlands, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Loosely inspired by the director’s own memory of a girl’s disappearance from her village, the film follows Arlene (Antonia Campbell-Hughes), a young factory worker living alone in a rural Irish community.
Style: surreal, tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, obsession, who done it, crimes, amateur detective, insomnia, small town, paranoia, funeral, corpse, sleepwalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 2K
Manslaughter (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college professor abandons his family and his career in order to champion his mistress, a student radical accused of killing a policeman.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, fighting the system, false accusation, crime and punishment, injustice, legal, law enforcement, ultimatum, society, murder, extramarital affair, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 115
A.L.F. (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: What happened, that 24th of December? This is what officer Chartier wants to find out. To understand, he will have to go back 48 hours earlier to Franck's Christmas eve. Franck is an insignificant drama-teacher by day, but also belongs to a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, thought provoking
Plot: moral dilemma, idealism, fighting the system, police investigation, hopes, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, unlikely criminals, rebellion, dishonesty, radical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, murder, legal, reach out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%