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Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
 6.8
 20K
Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, tense, realistic, philosophical, talky, intense, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: mystery, dictatorship, revolution, poet, resistance, investigation, obsessive quest, introspection, train travel, amateur detective, generation gap, mysterious character, life turned upside down, friendship, suicide attempt, father son relationship, academy, elderly, self discovery, unlikely friendships, romance, loneliness, love and romance, rebellion, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 20th century, year 1974
Place: portugal, europe, lisbon portugal, spain, switzerland, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, twists and turns and tense films with plots about betrayal, mystery, dialogue, murder, storytelling, love and romance and secrets mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Romance genres. Some movies like Night Train to Lisbon: The Words (2012), Stealing Beauty (1996), The Lady Vanishes (2013), Waking the Dead (2000), Dead Man's Memories (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Words (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, psychological, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: writer's life, writers, aspiring writer, white male black female relationship, literature, romance, guilt, life changing experience, lifestyle change, identity crisis, success, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, post world war two, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, france
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Stealing Beauty (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to ...
Style: touching, stylized, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: virgin, virginity, first sexual experience, first sex, innocence lost, couple relations, romance, terminal illness, family relations, youth, loss of virginity, poet ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lady Vanishes (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, mysterious character, fall in love, amateur detective, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, mind game, train, female protagonist, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, ghost, death, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, vietnam, canada, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Dead Man's Memories (2003)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, Portugal
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policeman lunching with his daughter is present when a dead body washes up on shore. He investigates, leading him down a twisted and muddled path of nefarious connections reflecting, somewhat, his own life.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, betrayal, murder, uncover truth, mystery, psychopath, riddles and clues, crimes, dishonesty, amateur detective, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, austria, germany, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The House of the Spirits (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: family saga, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: revolution, farm, dictatorship, family relations, generation gap, coup d'etat, civil war, parents and children, political unrest, family life, justice, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 50s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: latin america, chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: twist ending, captivating, twists and turns, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, art collector, art theft, deception, painting, forgery, mysterious character, collector, obsession, solitude, cons and scams, adult virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, vienna, prague
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Passengers (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident -- which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened ...
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survivor, afterlife, love and romance, love affair, supernatural, tragedy, uncover truth, mystery, counselor, hidden truth, psychology, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, love triangle, star crossed lovers ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, bleak, tense ...
Plot: symbolism, paranoia, obsession, mystery, mental illness, delusion, professor, actor, disorder, life turned upside down, mysterious character, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Kenya, France, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: aids, corruption, murder, death, investigation, political corruption, cover up, uncover truth, diplomat, fighting the system, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa, sudan, london, europe ...
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 5.3
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The Body (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, include a gold coin bearing the marks of Pontius Pilate and faint ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, exciting, biblical, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, rome italy, jerusalem
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Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Smilla Jaspersen, half Danish, half Greenlander, attempts to understand the death of a small boy who falls from the roof of her apartment building. Suspecting wrongdoing, Smilla uncovers a trail of clues leading towards a secretive corporation that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, investigation, mystery, crimes, family problems, amateur detective, death in the family, culture clash, disorder, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, greenland, antarctica
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
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Style: emotional, tense, touching, captivating, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Paul (Macfadyen), a prize-winning war journalist, returns to his remote New Zealand hometown due to the death of his father, battle-scarred and world-weary. For the discontented sixteen-year-old Celia (Barclay) he opens up a world she has only ...
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, touching, talky ...
Plot: disappearance, homecoming, small town, journalism, small town life, society, doubts and hesitations, haunted by the past, mystery, self discovery, love story, mysterious disappearance ...
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Enduring Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned a postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside with his partner, ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, haunted by the past, countryside, attempted murder, post traumatic stress, couple relations, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, guilt, mental illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
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Northern Lights (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hoping to leave behind troubled days in the Baltimore city police department, Nate Burns (Eddie Cibrian) journeys to Alaska, where he takes up a quiet life as a small-town sheriff and begins a romance with spirited bush pilot Meg Galligan (LeAnn ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, tense, realistic ...
Plot: romance, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, love affair, curses spells and rituals, small town, small town life, brother brother relationship, police investigation, love and romance, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alaska, baltimore
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22%
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Abandon (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, missing person, student life, police detective, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, obsession, boyfriend, paranoia, nightmare, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, athens greece, cambodia, sardinia, amsterdam
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Enigma (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, clever, factual ...
Plot: world war two, code breaking, nazi, espionage, war, submarine, wartime, mind game, race against time, couple relations, mathematics, secret service ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, london, big ben london, england ...
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37 (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A rocker makes a pact to kill himself on his 37th birthday. 12 weeks before the release of his final album and the end of his life, he meets and falls in love with a woman who has a dark secret of her own.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: redemption, fall in love, musician's life, introspection, music band, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, bittersweet, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Hypnotized (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ji-su who has a borderline personality disorder feels a strange emptiness and tries to commit suicide. At the hospital she meets a psychiatrist, Suk- won. Suk-won feels compassion for her but fails to give her any help. 1 year later, Suk-won ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, forbidden love, love affair, romance, mentally unstable, mystery, hypnosis, power relations, doctors and patients, love triangle, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Two Faces of January (2014)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, crimes, cons and scams, couples, fugitives, criminal heroes, escapades, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
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Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, forbidden love, jury, fisherman, racism, culture clash, life is a bitch, who done it, romance, protagonist as suspect, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: seattle, washington state, pearl harbor, japan
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Pact of Silence (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyone has a secret. Twins Sarah and Gaëlle near 25; for ten years, Sarah has been a fundamentalist Carmelite in a Brazilian convent, and Gaëlle has been in prison for a heinous crime. Sarah comes to the attention of Fr. Joachim, a priest and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, obsessive quest, uncover truth, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, hidden identity, dishonesty, clergy, crimes, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, paris france, europe, france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.5
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The Deep End (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With her husband Jack perpetually away at work, Margaret Hall raises her children virtually alone. Her teenage son is testing the waters of the adult world, and early one morning she wakes to find the dead body of his gay lover on the beach of their ...
Style: neo noir, emotional, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, gay, life is a bitch, wound, debt, fight, friendship, crimes, woman in danger, graphic violence, family relations, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Road to Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A passionate filmmaker creating a film based upon a true crime casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. Unsuspectingly, he finds himself drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue: ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, filmmaking, dishonesty, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, femme fatale, political corruption, filmmaker, passion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina
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Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: psychological, suspense, emotional, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family problems, murder, investigation, introspection, society, crumbling marriage, love and romance, train travel, depression, housekeeper, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, introspection, family relations, strong female presence, under the surface, mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Woman in White (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, gothic, gloomy ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, society, social differences, couple relations, love and romance, ghost, mystery, supernatural, missing person, obsession ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime gone awry, investigation, mystery, crimes, police investigation, unlikely criminals, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%