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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, suspenseful, surreal, disturbing, philosophical, art house, tense, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: surrealism, cannibalism, moral dilemma, losing-it hero, mysterious character, midlife crisis, rebellion, fighting the system, temptation, rebelliousness, human nature, dishonesty, society, depression, hell, mental disorder, self discovery, chainsaw, stripper, manipulation, unfulfillment, businessman, murder, russian, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, estonia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful and tense films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, human nature, society and surrealism 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), Bas-fonds (2010). 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: surreal, psychological, macabre, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: alternate reality, filmmaking, curse, murder, infidelity, doppelganger, mysticism, surrealism, insanity, actress, brutality, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, california, europe, usa ...
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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: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: diner, moral dilemma, human nature, mysterious character, couples, crimes, hopes, destiny, nightshift, family problems, power relations, off the road
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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50%
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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: disturbing, realistic, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: losing-it hero, introspection, human nature, moral dilemma, disorder, life turned upside down, family relations, heroes, parents and children, surrealism, hell, mental disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, serious, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, family relations, losing-it hero, factory worker, unfulfillment, parents and children, alienation, railway, post apocalypse, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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42%
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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: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: murder, destructive relationship, manipulation, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, female psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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38%
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, tense ...
Plot: village, farm, society, social relations, rebelliousness, injustice, hopes, village life, rebellion, fighting the system, rivalry, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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36%
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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, hidden identity, crimes, estate, dishonesty, mysterious character, stranger, mysterious past, paranoia, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
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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: surreal, psychological, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: nightmare, mysterious character, dishonesty, family relations, dog, drifter, good versus evil, manipulation, hidden identity, life turned upside down, supernatural, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.9
 191K
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: surreal, twist ending, psychological, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: doppelganger, symbolism, infidelity, paranoia, spider, actor, mental illness, obsession, mystery, nightmare, nudity (full frontal - brief), lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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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, experimental, serious, stylized ...
Plot: mysterious character, techno music, island, good versus evil, beach, crimes, rivalry, defiant, dishonesty, dj, motorcycle, sea ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, brutal ...
Plot: melancholy, solitude, erection, hopes, working class, social decay, suffering, family relations, lifestyle, society, redemption, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: estonia, europe, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 5K
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: disturbing, bleak, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: temptation, life is a bitch, human nature, blind ambition, unfulfillment, ambition, tragic hero, deal with the devil, downfall, obsessive quest, scientific research, hunger ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century
Place: germany, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
At the Gate of the Ghost (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Adapted from Japanese film called Rashomon, U Mong Pa Meung (The Outrage) takes place in a wood during Thai’s Lanna period where a mysterious murder happens. The story is told through three witnesses: a young monk, woodcutter and undertaker.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, society, who done it, injustice, dishonesty, under the surface, tunnel ...
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: thought provoking, serious, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, murder witness, uncover truth, human nature, couples, dishonesty, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, moral dilemma, introspection, police investigation, helplessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
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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: surreal, neo noir, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, mind control, social decay, rebellion, revolution, corrupted ruler, dishonesty, expressionism, totalitarianism, life is a bitch, society, family relations ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, serious, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: losing-it hero, mystery, obsession, identity, hospital, nightmare, drug dealer, nightclub, police, neighbor, cell phone, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, murder, friendship, rivalry, life is a bitch, who to trust, partners, society, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, memory loss, human nature, bandit, amnesia, death of brother, fratricide, losing-it hero, epileptic seizure, boy, car chase, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, mind bending, meditative, serious ...
Plot: existentialism, loneliness, imagination, mystery, riddles and clues, hotel, insanity, husband wife relationship, dark humor, life, human nature, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 28
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: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, human nature, feud, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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29%
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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, psychological, twist ending, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, supernatural, mysterious character, mystery, psychology, couple relations, dealing with death, mentor, adaptation, betrayal, death ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
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28%
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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: disturbing, captivating, psychological, surreal, experimental ...
Plot: social decay, estrangement, dull life, social relations, life is a bitch, society, haunted by the past, human nature, graphic violence, prostitute, addiction, immortality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
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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, disturbing, cerebral, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: paranoia, distopia, surrealism, courtroom, courtroom drama, existentialism, lawyer, conspiracy, satire, corruption, culture clash, art ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 60s, 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: surreal, exciting, mind bending, humorous, futuristic ...
Plot: taxi driver, abduction, chaos, state affairs, save the world, human nature, dark humor, law enforcement, space and aliens, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, surrealism ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe, england
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28%
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: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: human nature, disorder, redemption, self discovery, hopes, mad scientist, village, time travel, ambulance, airport, airplane, hugging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, obsession, amateur detective, crimes, who done it, insomnia, small town, paranoia, funeral, corpse, sleepwalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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26%
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, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: swamp, redemption, investigation, mystery, police detective, law enforcement, rivalry, opposites attract, crimes, murder, female corpse, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 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: serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, fighting the system, false accusation, law enforcement, crime and punishment, legal, injustice, society, ultimatum, extramarital affair, murder, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: copenhagen, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: soldier, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, life turned upside down, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, state affairs, society, military, legal ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
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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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense
Plot: animal rights, police investigation, fighting the system, moral dilemma, idealism, law enforcement, crimes, hopes, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, rebellion, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%