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Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
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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, contemplative, melancholic ...
Plot: mystery, revolution, dictatorship, poet, resistance, investigation, obsessive quest, amateur detective, generation gap, introspection, life turned upside down, train ride, mysterious character, friendship, suicide attempt, father son relationship, academy, elderly, self discovery, unlikely friendships, romance, loneliness, love and romance, rebellion, occupation ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 20th century, contemporary, year 1974
Place: portugal, europe, spain, switzerland, lisbon portugal, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and psychological films with plots about mystery, betrayal, storytelling, dialogue, twists & turns, dishonesty and couples 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)
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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, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, france
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Stealing Beauty (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK
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: stylized, serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching ...
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Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, tuscany
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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, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, amateur detective, danger, mysterious character, fall in love, crimes, mind game, mystery, dishonesty, train, female protagonist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, ghost, death, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, minneapolis minnesota, harvard university ...
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, betrayal, mystery, psychopath, riddles and clues, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, amateur detective, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, austria, france, germany, europe ...
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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: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, family saga ...
Plot: revolution, generation gap, dictatorship, family relations, coup d'etat, civil war, parents and children, estate, political unrest, family life, farm, justice ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s ...
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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: twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense, surreal ...
Plot: symbolism, mystery, paranoia, actor, obsession, mental illness, delusion, professor, life turned upside down, disorder, mysterious character, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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 ...
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Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
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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 ...
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Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: tense, exciting, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cia, fighting the system, manhunt, espionage, uncover truth, life turned upside down, who to trust, conspiracy, political conspiracy, off the grid, state affairs, political thriller ...
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Duration: 109 min.
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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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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, clever, factual ...
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
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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, atmospheric, serious, sexy, twists and turns ...
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Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 272 min.
Story: Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: forbidden love, intrigue, aristocracy, heir heiress, orphan, love and romance, self discovery, love affair, vengeance, society, dishonesty, love triangle ...
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, mind bending
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, romantic ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: emotional, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
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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: contemplative, realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, social differences, couple relations, society, love and romance, manipulations, ghost, mystery, supernatural, obsession ...
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Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
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Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: psychological, suspense, emotional, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
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Gentlemen (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Beaten up, bruised, and scared, a young writer hides in a Stockholm apartment, writing the story of its disappeared inhabitants: the flamboyant and charismatic Morgan brothers.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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