Movies like Lifespan

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Lifespan (1975)
 5.8
 308
Lifespan (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Netherlands, UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cult icon Klaus Kinski features in this dark and intriguing existential thriller. He plays the mysterious "Swiss Man" - ruthless industrialist Nicolas Ulrich - who is obsessed with a search for the elixir of life. He tricks a young American scientist into joining him on his demonic quest. A quest that ends in suicide, death and madness. The story takes place in the atmospheric European city of Amsterdam. Its winding alleys and ancient canals trap the characters in a labyrinthine maze as they find themselves manipulated like figures on a giant chess board.
Plot: sex, scientist, female nudity, suicide, science, immortality, bondage, research, laboratory, doctor, eternal life, aging, retirement home, cell, microscope, mouse, ethics, female full frontal nudity, suicide by hanging, rope, exhumation
Place: amsterdam, netherlands

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Most similar movies to Lifespan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, contemplative and intellectual films with plots about scientist, suicide, female nudity, doctor, science, murder and sex mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like Lifespan: Duplicates (1992), Solaris (1972), K-PAX (2001), Paper Man (1971), 96 Souls (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 181
Duplicates (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family falls victim to a scientific institute that removes memories and transfers them to a computer.
Plot: happy ending, zombie, murder, conspiracy, suicide, husband wife relationship, dead brother, dead son, investigation, secret experiment, scientist, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.1
 79K
Solaris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out ...
Style: atmospheric, intellectual, art house, psychedelic, cerebral ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, space and aliens, investigation, hallucination, astronaut, dreams, russian, back from the dead, psychologist ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: soviet union, russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.4
 174K
K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surprise ending, touching, serious ...
Plot: mysterious character, benign alien, patient, psychiatrist, alien, mental institution, research, odd, insanity, hypnosis, crazy, planet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, future ...
Place: usa, new york, newfoundland, greenland, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.0
 348
Paper Man (1971)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A prank that starts with a group of college students creating a fictitious person so they can get a credit card develops into a plot that leaves three of them dead.
Plot: suicide, computer, college, murder, falling through a window, murder mystery, elevator, falling from height, falling out a window
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.5
 1K
96 Souls (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A university research scientist, about to lose funding and status, has a lab accident and discovers he can see people's true intentions -- making his situation even worse.
Style: spiritual, light, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: science, homelessness, research, supernatural power, psychoanalysis, hallucination, faith, spirituality, supernatural, skepticism, religion, laboratory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Lifeforce Experiment (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sciene fiction directed by Piers Haggard.
Plot: soul music, afterlife, experiment, tunnel, fbi, poltergeist, leukemia, hypnosis, mind control, cia, young man, embassy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Henderson Monster (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small town becomes gripped by an ethical debate when the community discover a moody, egotistical scientist is experimenting with DNA and the creation of new life.
Plot: mad scientist, small town, dna testing, research, doctor, genetics, ethics, scientist, mutant, experiment, deoxyribonucleic acid, college ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.0
 261
Third Contact (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr David Wright's emotional torment now prevents him from functioning as a therapist. The woman he has loved has vanished from his life 'forever'. Rene Maurer, one of his regular patients, has died - an apparent suicide. Rene's ...
Plot: suicide, death, suicide note, psychotherapy, physicist, mental illness, science, psychiatrist, drugs, surrealism, multiverse, quantum physics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 7.0
 207
Out of Sight (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ya'ara, a blind PhD candidate in Mathematics at Princeton University, hears of her cousin Talia's suicide. Ya'ara rushes back to Israel. They were best of friends and twin spirits. Talia saw for both of them, and was always the one ...
Plot: suicide, doctor, audio cassette, piano, clinic, pregnancy, taxi, sea, coming of age, blood, butterfly, blindness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Quiet Earth (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, contemplative, serious, clever ...
Plot: apocalypse, alone, post apocalypse, catastrophe, vestiges of humanity, end of the world, laboratory, explosion, experiment, disorder, chaos, danger ...
Time: future
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
 161
Anti-Clock (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A complex and fascinating experimental exploration of time and identity. ‘Anti-Clock is a film of authentic, startling originality. Brilliantly mixing cinema and video techniques, Arden and Bond have created a movie that captures the anxiety and ...
Style: experimental
Plot: psychiatry, video surveillance, suicide, female director, female nudity, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.2
 226K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: surreal, artsy, melancholic, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: immortality, metaphysics, queen, death, reincarnation, tragic love, terminal illness, love of one's life, loneliness, cancer, loss of loved one, tree ...
Time: future, 16th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, latin america, central america, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
15 Till Midnight (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Parallel worlds collide as a secret society policing this phenomena track a man whose wife has seemingly disappeared.
Plot: parallel world, fistfight, paradox, kiss, doppelganger, agent, back from the dead, sex, spaniard, brunette, prophet, subway ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, missing father, professor, miscarriage, campus, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.4
 251K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, emotional, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: benign alien, alien encounter, scientist, alien contact, wormhole, space and aliens, space travel, first contact, science, research, nasa, astronomer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico, japan, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 157
Split (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sci-fi story about a man (Timothy Dwight) on the run from a Big Brother-like security force.
Plot: disguise, computer animation, drugs, hallucinogenic drug, androids, drifter, critic, surrealism, art, drug, conspiracy, cyberpunk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 235
Paradise Lost (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A scientist in the rain forest squares off against a land developer while trying to solve some unexplained deaths.
Plot: black panther, scientist, doctor, lynching, construction worker, mysterious death, shooting, greed, dancing, poker, archaeologist, spear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Message From The Future (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the year 3005, a delegate from the future arrives in 1985 to convince the present leaders make certain World War III happens, which he guarantees will make for a better future. Having already caused natural disasters and catastrophes by coming ...
Plot: time travel, radioactivity, teleportation, cold war, tv news, sex, un, nuclear bomb, female full frontal nudity, world war three, advertising, robot ...
Time: future
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Dr. Jekyll & Mistress Hyde (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Jackie Stevenson is a Los Angeles based therapist and scientist who tries to invent a serum to separate the pure from the lustful side of the female psychosis. After she has an unsuccessful experiment with a female client named Martine, which ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: split personality, scientist, surrealism, infidelity, female nudity, lesbian kiss, misogyny, bondage, drugs, lesbian, sex, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 105
Messengers (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Sarah Chapel returns to the small town of Brighton Mills when her father Dr. Robert Chapel unexpectedly dies. His clients and friends miss him, and Sarah discloses that all of them have perfect health; they hear voices when they are sleeping; ...
Plot: funeral, flashback, narcolepsy, sleep deprivation, hypnotism, doctor, hypnosis, prescription drug abuse, attic, religion, deoxyribonucleic acid, spider ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.4
 123
Centrespread (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of a photographer's struggle in the glamorous world of nude modelling.
Plot: photographer, sex, sea, love, coast, totalitarianism, beach, female nudity, ocean, female full frontal nudity, totalitarian state, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: future
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 30K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, futuristic, exciting, clever, philosophical ...
Plot: scientist, cloning, science, resurrection, car accident, family in danger, genetics, scientific experiment, family, biologist, laboratory, consciousness ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Her Wilderness (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An elliptical, minimalist narrative of a lost, wandering child in the wake of an affair that may or may not have even happened.
Style: avant garde
Plot: responsibility, loneliness, suicide, husband wife relationship, sex, water, choice, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.0
 79
Naked Sins (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cole and Erica run an upscale escort service which sets their clients up on anonymous and impromptu "dates" at hotels. They discover one of their female clients murdered, and that the man who signed up for their service on the same day ...
Style: sexploitation film, suspense, erotic, sexy
Plot: erotica, escort service, murder, couples, sexploitation, marriage crisis, sex, large breasts, labia, male full rear nudity, simulated blow job, murder of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Tomorrow's Child (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The wife of a research geneticist agrees to the experimental procedure of a 'test-tube baby' by having her fetus brought to full term in a glass jar in a laboratory.
Style: futuristic
Plot: father, child, equality, loss of control, death by drowning, gene manipulation, faked pregnancy, drowning, mother, childbirth, choice, advanced technology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Approaching collapse, the nation's economy is quickly eroding. As crime and fear take over the countryside, the government continues to exert its brutal force against the nation's most productive who are mysteriously vanishing - leaving ...
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, idealism, ambition, society, international crisis, civil action, workplace intrigue, future dystopia, rebelliousness, political corruption, workplace situations, human spirit ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Flowers for Algernon (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, thought provoking, contemplative
Plot: mentally challenged, prodigy, laboratory, blind ambition, social misfits, hopes, misfit, fall in love, doctors and patients, romance, disorder, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tender and Perverse Emmanuelle (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After his wife, a concert pianist, is found murdered a wealthy man is suspected of her murder. But as more suspects begin to pile up this mystery might take it's toll on more than one participant.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: murder, sex, suicide, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, lesbian sex, female nudity, cunnilingus, large breasts, hand job, masturbation, french giallo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 3K
Proximity (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.
Style: captivating, mysterious, intellectual, futuristic
Plot: scientist, extraterrestrial, nasa, abduction, science, curiosity, nobody believes, rise to the top, obsessive quest, target, journey, meteorite ...
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Cold Night's Death (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scientists Culp and Wallach suspect that there is someone other than their research primates inhabiting their polar station.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: arctic, chimpanzee, scientist, monkey, laboratory, helicopter, research, isolation, freeze to death, experiment gone awry, animals, snow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%