Movies like The Tenth Level

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The Tenth Level (1976)
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The Tenth Level (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Inspired by the Stanley Milgram obedience research, this TV movie chronicles a psychology professor's study to determine why people, such as the Nazis, were willing to "just follow orders" and do horrible things to others. Professor Stephen Turner leads students to believe that they are applying increasingly painful electric shocks to other subjects when they fail to perform a task correctly, and is alarmed to see how much pain the students can be convinced to inflict "in the name of science."
Plot: psychology, experiment, obedience, university, scientific experiment, college professor

Most similar movies to The Tenth Level

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and tense films with plots about psychology, experiment, male nudity, society, life is a bitch, runaway and mentor mostly in Drama, Thriller and Biography genres. Some movies like The Tenth Level: The Mind Benders (1963), The Rainbow Experiment (2018), The Explosive Generation (1961), The Northern Kingdom (2009), The Andersonville Trial (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Mind Benders (1963)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A British scientist is discovered to have been passing information to the Communists, then kills himself. Another scientist decides that they might have brainwashed him by a sensory deprivation technique, but he doesn’t know if someone really can ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: psychology, spy, brainwashing, experiment
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The Rainbow Experiment (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Things spiral out of control in a high school in Manhattan when a terrible accident involving a science experiment injures a kid for life.
Plot: accident, female director, experiment, high school, love, forgiveness, bug
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Explosive Generation (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Peter Gifford is a likable, dedicated schoolteacher that teaches a senior life skills class. When student Janet Sommers brings up the topic of sex and dating, he asks students to write questions on the topic, and will cover them in the next class. ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy, psychotronic
Plot: high school, teacher, student, couples, teenage life, school, high school life, looking for sex, idealism, urban ghetto life, teachers and students, power relations ...
Time: 60s
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The Northern Kingdom (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The lives of three disparate families are illuminated by a meteor shower on a winter night.
Plot: farm, dysfunctional family, stepfather, psychology, female director, psychologist
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The Andersonville Trial (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sincere, rough, contemplative ...
Plot: legal, military, courtroom, american civil war, prison, army investigation, society, legal investigation, against humanity, wartime life, captivity, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: georgia, usa
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47%
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The Disquiet (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Darren Prager is an aspiring writer who finds himself completely unable to comprehend the intricacies of human behavior. Obsessed with finding the key to understanding the nature of character, he turns a co-worker's family into the unwitting ...
Style: art house
Plot: voyeur, obsession, psychology, stalker, car salesman, body image, male nudity, literature, breasts, wine, masturbation, female nudity ...
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37%
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Experimenter (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychology, experiment, couple relations, human nature, workplace, inventions and discoveries, science, electric shock, breaking the fourth wall, controversy, insanity, radical ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961, 1930s
Place: usa, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Illumination (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Krzysztof Zanussi's groundbreaking film chronicles a decade in the life of a young physics student whose absolute faith in the primacy of rationality and science is shaken by tragedy and affairs of the heart.
Plot: psychology, meaning of life, monkey, marriage, mountain climbing, nerd, physicist, philosophy, scientist, brain surgery, electrocution
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Intruder (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble--trouble he soon finds he can't control.
Style: disturbing, sincere, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, manipulation, violence spree, social decay, injustice, social relations, bishop, social differences, small town life, political unrest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love, dysfunctional family, betrayal, unfulfillment, couple relations, suburban life, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Go Ask Alice (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 14-year-old girl in late 1960's America is inadvertently sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.
Style: emotional, gloomy, sincere, touching, bleak ...
Plot: high school, prostitute, rape, mother daughter relationship, lsd, marijuana, cocaine, runaway, heroin, drug addiction, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Slaves (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Kentucky slave fights for his freedom from cruel overseer whose mistress eventually joins Davis and the other slaves in their revolt.
Plot: plantation, slavery, slave, african american, miscegenation, fire, finance, escape, childbirth, baby, torture, mistress ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, kentucky, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age.
Style: controversial, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: hustler, pimp, alcoholic mother, sex with a minor, runaway child, teenage prostitute, innocent, mother daughter relationship, desperation, coming of age, street life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Day We Died (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen on February 14th and 15th 2015.
Plot: security guard, documentary filmmaker, shooting, police officer
Time: year 2015
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.
Style: thought provoking, tense, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: psychology, prison, human nature, university, confined, teachers and students, experiment, student, disorder, experiment gone awry, prison life, human experiment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Locked in Silence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of a young boy who becomes an elective mute after witnessing what he believes to be the killing by his older brother of a teenage boy. The young boy's brother then tells him not to say anything because of the trouble it would cause in ...
Style: disturbing, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, power relations, unfulfillment, misfit, mute or deaf, life is a bitch, family in crisis, siblings relations, teenage life, doctors and patients, family problems, voice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Secrets of a Married Man (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man (Shatner) going through a mid-life crisis, starts patronizing prostitutes. Eventually, he meets a very expensive one (Shepherd) and he thinks he has it all. That is until her pimp starts hounding him.
Plot: prostitute, pimp, crisis, lingerie, police, pursuit, unfaithful husband, adultery, cheating, architect, blackmail, family man
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fall from Grace (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fall from Grace is a drama, concerning the lives of Jim Bakker and his then-wife, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner during the 1980s, and starred Kevin Spacey and Bernadette Peters. This made-for-television movie aired on NBC on April 29, 1990. Jim Bakker ...
Plot: scandal, religion, fundamentalism, televangelist, preacher, female director, prescription drug abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Eyes of an Angel (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: on the run, mafia, protection, family relations, crimes, crime, family life, daughter, father, gangsters, aerial combat, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, chicago illinois, usa, united states
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Forgotten Sins (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A county sheriff is accused by his daughter of having abused her. Her accusation gets more and more elaborate, involving satanic rituals. As nearly everyone around him seems to believe he's guilty, he starts breaking up and questioning his own ...
Plot: false memory, police interrogation
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True life drama about a working mum (Henner) whose life is put back in jeopardy when the man who was convicted of stalking her (Savant) and killing her cousin comes up for parole.
Plot: murder, psychopath, evil man
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Neandertal (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 17-year-old Guido suffers since his early childhood from neurodermatitis. After being taken to the hospital due to a heavy attack, he starts to question his personal and familiar environment and discovers that his parents’ relationship – which ...
Plot: debt, school life, illness, idol, psychology, sibling relationship, relationship problems, alcohol, parent child relationship, roommate, patient, extramarital affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
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Dark Matter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create a model of the origins of the universe. He is obsessed with the ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: american dream, university, student life, politics, injustice, inventions and discoveries, college, college life, misfit, immigrants, male female relationship, mathematics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: shanghai, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
This Summer Feeling (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sasha, a French woman of thirty, dies suddenly in Berlin. Her Fiancé, Lawrence, and her sister Zoé, must come to terms as the consequences of this shock set in.
Plot: friendship, psychology, sex scene, hospital, drawing, cat, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, death, male nudity, cigarette smoking, female nudity ...
Place: berlin germany, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Married couples, unable to conceive, are thrilled to find they are going to become parents, thanks to a larger-than-life "miracle doctor" and his unusual treatments.
Plot: medical malpractice, artificial insemination, sperm donor, deception
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Booger Red (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Booger Red is a hybrid documentary/narrative about a veteran reporter who searches for the truth behind the largest purported child sex ring in Texas history. On his journey through the bowels of East Texas, he's forced to confront his own ...
Plot: swinger, investigative journalism, brother in law sister in law relationship
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Vidheyan (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Thommy, a Christian migrant labourer from Kerala is an obedient slave of his aggressive, tyrannical landlord Bhaskara Pattelar. Thommy obeys all the orders of his master, whether it is to make his own wife sexually available to his master or in ...
Style: cult film
Plot: slave, obedience, murder of wife, fishing, loyalty, conscience, attempted murder, morality, freedom, master servant relationship, uxoricide, immorality
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Television drama in which miners spend their Christmas Eve in a collapsed mine.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: danger, christmas, catastrophe, life is a bitch, adventure, escapades, chases and races, heroes, daring rescue, race against time, labor union, workplace situations ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: laboratory, scientist, death, neighbor, investigator, team, experiment, brother, militia, wife, husband, discovery ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Sam's Son (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
Plot: family, male with long hair, long haired male, hair, high school
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%