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Love and Death in the Garden of the Gods (1972)
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Love and Death in the Garden of the Gods (1972)
Original name: Amore e morte nel giardino degli dei
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A German ornithologist casually discovers some old tapes on which a psychologist has recorded the mysterious doings happened into those isolated walls. So he learns about a gloomy story of incestuous loves and trivial betrayals that will lead to a bloodbath orchestrated by an unexpected crazy character.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, art house
Plot: incest, psychologist, murder, ornithologist, love, secret, betrayal, whodunit, obsession, female nudity, sex scene, suicide, photographer, suicide attempt, sword, jealousy, tragedy, insanity, voyeur, premonition, professor, brother sister relationship, blood, incestuous kiss, playing piano ...

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Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts Bacchanalia for local hippies, and humiliates his wife Irina in ...
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Time: 70s
Place: italy, vatican, venice
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Naples in Veils (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a Naples suspended between magic and superstition, madness and rationality, a mystery envelops the existence of Adriana (Giovanna Mezzogiorno), overwhelmed by a sudden love and a violent crime.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex scene, female nudity, murder, disorder, police investigation, love and romance, adaptation, sexually frustrated woman, passionate sex, male nudity, obsession, danger ...
Time: contemporary, year 2017, 2010s
Place: italy, naples italy, napoli italy
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The Loft (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, adultery, murder mystery, adulterous husband, sex scene, uncover truth, infidelity, betrayal, sexual relations, extramarital affair, cheating wife, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.6
 823
Innocent Lies (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small French coastal town in order to investigate the death of a colleague. Prime suspects are the members of English aristocratic family with plenty of skeletons in the closet. This is a loose ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: incestuous desire, investigation, murder, who done it, mystery, dishonesty, brother sister incest, crime, crimes, best friends, deception, jealousy ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1938
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Arabella: Black Angel (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Arabella is a nymphomaniac who has sex with any man. One day, her husband, a writer, meets her and another man. She has a strange reaction: kills the lover. Her husband hides the corpse. From that moment on, he encourages her meetings with other ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: nymphomaniac, murder, whodunit, plot twist, female star appears nude, lighting a cigarette for a woman, man in a wheelchair, killed during sex, crying woman, sex in public, graphic violence, throat cut ...
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The Hyena (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-model gets caught up in lust, murder and betrayal when a gun-wielding man pays her a visit.
Style: sexploitation film
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After many years of living abroad, a troubled young man returns home due to the death of his father (who he suspects was actually murdered). He attempts to untangle that mystery while still carrying an unhealthy obsession toward his mother, who ...
Plot: incest, death, obsession, sibling relationship, rifle, curse, dead mother, female nudity, slaughterhouse, funeral, motorcycle, blood ...
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Violence in the Sun (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A quirky, but happily in love young Italian couple fall in with an older, but distinctly reserved Swedish couple whilst on vacation on islands off the coast of Southern Italy. Eventually the couples seem to warm to each other as the infectious ...
Plot: vacation, murder, jealousy, love affair, husband wife relationship, sex scene, professor, psychopath, swimming, betrayal, murderer, island ...
Place: sweden, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Panther: The Story of Emilie and Jacob (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After many years apart, Emilie (26) meets her brother Jakob (22) again. She not only shares her sadness about the loss of their parents with him, but also a secret... It is Emilie's wish to arrange the sale of their jointly inherited holiday ...
Style: captivating, melancholic, psychological, sentimental, ambiguous ending
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous desire, incest, moral dilemma, obsession, infidelity, sex scene, sex with sister, brother sister sex, woman wearing a towel, sex with brother, bare breasts ...
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Tis Pity She's a Whore (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
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Plot: brother sister incest, jealousy, murder, incest, incestuous desire, autumn, dagger, female nudity, decapitation, snow, suffering, breasts ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: twist ending, psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Insomniac (2013)
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Figg has a great career and a gorgeous fiancée. When he inherits a nice house in a quiet neighborhood, he finally starts to feel like his life is coming together. Trouble arises, however, when John's house is burglarized, and the thieves ...
Style: dark
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Between the Lies (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A private detective has an affair with an obsessed client. She then starts putting ideas into his head that his wife is cheating on him with her dance partner hoping he will leave his wife for her. The private detective then thinks that his wife is ...
Style: romantic, sexy
Plot: voyeur, infidelity, skinny dipping, lesbian sex, labia, erotica, jealousy, dance teacher, female masturbation, seductress, cunnilingus, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The e-cop Tom Beckwith has just quit his police job in order to study psychology. But his professor, Lauren Porter, is more interested in his criminology abilities than in his progress in psychology. Because of traumatic circumstances during her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
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Country: USA
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The Adored (2012)
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Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sinful (2006)
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Country: USA
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 103 min.
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Duration: 116 min.
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Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
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Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1974
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott is a fashion photographer concerned about the sudden appearance of nightmares in his nightly dreams...
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, dream, nightmare, photographer, strong sexual content, graphic violence, betrayal, danger, dishonesty, amateur detective, fall in love, dangerous attraction ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Man Without a Memory (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In London, an amnesiac is abducted and beaten by a stranger who calls him a "dirty son of a double-crosser." When a sniper's bullet kills his attacker the man flees the country with airline tickets provided by a wife he never knew he ...
Style: cult film, suspense
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Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Kenya, France, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 129 min.
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