Movies like Upendra

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Upendra (1999)
 8.8
 3K
Upendra (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Psychological thriller.
Style: avant garde, cult film
Plot: prostitute, ship, ghost, violence, criminal, mistress, womanizer, kidnapping, terrorism, seduction, betrayal, sociopath, cemetery, immorality, brothel, alcohol, philosophy, infidelity, bullying, anti hero, chase, borderline personality disorder, rain, satire, kiss ...

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Most similar movies to Upendra

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and psychological films with plots about murder, violence, death, brutality, betrayal, blood and sex mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Upendra: A (1998), Om (1995), Fatal Attraction (1987), Retina (2017), Text (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.7
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A (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: "A" is a 1998 Indian Kannada language blockbuster psychological love story film written and directed by Upendra. It starred Upendra and Chandni as the lead couple. It was about an unusual love story between a film director and an actress ...
Style: cult film
Plot: drunkenness, revenge, flashback, fire, wrongful arrest, false accusation, beating, death, conspiracy, house on fire, casting couch, lovesick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.8
 3K
Om (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A 1995 Kannada film.
Style: cult film
Plot: prank, car on fire, gang, femme fatale, gift, revenge, knife, police, disfigured face, police brutality, blood splatter, witness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual obsession, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, crimes of passion, obsession, family in danger, dishonesty, danger, dangerous attraction, terrorizing, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 351
Retina (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman participates in a medical study. After a series of nightmares and unusual side effects, the line between dreams and reality is blurred. She finds herself on the run from those involved, desperate to uncover the truth.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, contemplative, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, terrorism, mind control, revenge, husband wife relationship, mistress, secret, torture, lie, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.7
 3K
Text (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ilya Goryunov has spent seven years in prison on false charges of drug trafficking. When Ilya is free he realizes that the old life that he yearned for is no more. Although he did not intend to take revenge on the man who sent him to prison, now ...
Style: sexy, suspense, cynical, disturbing, avant garde ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, sexual relations, female nudity, lust, revenge, male protagonist, drunkenness, anger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drinking alcohol, falsely accused, wrongful conviction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 8K
Standoff (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A troubled veteran gets a chance at redemption by protecting a girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: witness, murder, rifle, rescue, danger, moral dilemma, brutality, deception, escape, tragic past, machismo, killer ...
Time: year 2015, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 3K
Symmetry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dwudziestosześcioletni Łukasz, niesłusznie posądzony o napad na starszą kobietę, trafia do aresztu śledczego. Adwokat wynajęty przez matkę bezskutecznie próbuje go stamtąd wydostać. Pod wpływem dramatycznych wydarzeń w celi ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: prison life, immorality, prisoner, miscarriage of justice, murder, criminal, innocence, coincidence, swashbuckler, prison, depravity, falling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Careful What You Wish For (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.
Style: suspense, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, adultery, infidelity, betrayal, erotic thriller, murder, dangerous attraction, manipulations, seduction, neighbor, greed, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, infidelity, seduction, femme fatale, dedicated lawyer, crimes, manipulation, dishonesty, manipulations, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 170
The Near Room (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Colquhoun is a journalist whose career is floundering. As a teenager, he fathered a daughter, Tommy, who was committed to foster care as an infant. Seventeen years later, Charlie, Tommy and Charlie's old schoolmate Harris Hill, now a ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, blackmail, child pornography, sex, dock, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, courtroom, drug abuse, father son relationship, hard hat, cigarette smoking, sunglasses ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Players of the Game (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (English: Player of Players) is a 1996 Bollywood wrestling action thriller starring Rekha in her first villain role, Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon and former World Wrestling Federation wrestlers "Crush" and Brian Lee ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, lust, idol, actor playing himself, grief, fight, breakup, rivals, temple, fistfight, seduction, mud ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 2K
Kodi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A young politician finds himself in a position where he has to contest against his girlfriend, who is ambitious. Circumstances force his look-alike twin to also get involved in this political battle.
Style: political thriller
Plot: politics, betrayal, violence, student, politician, professor, election, police, chase, murder, protest, tamil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, dishonesty, family problems, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 13K
The Isle (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-Shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, brutal, erotic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexualized violence, prostitute, island, lifestyle, fish, violence, suicide attempt, insanity, murder, mute, fishing, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 176
Late Bloomer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Late Bloomer is the story of Sumida-san, a severely handicapped man, and his downward spiral into hell.
Style: tense, scary, psychological, rough, bleak ...
Plot: serial murder, drinking, anger, violent death, death, murder, loneliness, caregiver, handicapped, disability, drunkenness, drinking alcohol ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: psychological thriller, neo noir, psychological, suspense, brutal ...
Plot: revenge, ex husband ex wife relationship, rape and murder, writers, symbolism, loss of family, rape, murder of family, novelist, husband wife relationship, haunted by the past, vigilantism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 1K
Romans (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts the horrors of his past
Style: tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, disturbing, suspense
Plot: pedophile priest, revenge, haunted by the past, dark past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christian, storytelling, apology, rage, boy, male rape victim, confession ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 8K
10x10 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lewis is an outwardly ordinary guy, but in reality he is hiding an obsession - revenge - against Cathy. Lewis kidnaps Cathy in broad daylight and takes her to his home, where he locks her in a soundproof cell and attempt to extract a dark secret ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: abduction, revenge, crimes, missing child, kidnapping, violence, murder, danger, crime, beating, dialogue, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.0
 22K
The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: student life, spoiled brat, university, friends, social relations, society, debauchery, social differences, rich, alcohol, eccentricity, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1976, 1850s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 4K
Murder (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Simran and Sudhir Saigal have been married for several years, and are settled in Bangkok, Thailand. They live a fairly harmonious but busy lives, and have a child, a son. When Sudhir returns unexpectedly, he finds his wife is having an affair with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, sexual ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, private detective, crimes of passion, couples, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery, lovers reunited, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 2K
Suture (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brothers Vincent (rich) and Clay (poor) meet up for the first time after their father's funeral and remark on how similar they look. But unknown to Clay, who thinks his life is taking a turn for the better, Vince is actually plotting to kill ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, psychological, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, twins, amnesia, evil twin, parents and children, mistaken identity, memory loss, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, murder, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 14K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, murder, psychiatrist, infidelity, gangsters, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, femme fatale, manipulation, mystery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 36K
Paranoia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: paranoia, spy, undercover, deception, rivalry, espionage, danger, escape, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 87K
Knock Knock (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Style: suspense, brutal, sexy, psychological, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: threesome, seductress, female psychopath, seduction, torture, home invasion, rape, female on male rape, married man, female villain, one night stand, infidelity ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 9K
Undertow (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, harsh, depressing, intense ...
Plot: farm, juvenile delinquency, danger, lifestyle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, kids in trouble, murder, teenage boy, homelessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: georgia, usa, nebraska, iceland, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 186
Lola (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lola is a young woman who works in a factory. She lives a violent and tormented love with Mario. To get away from him, Lola moved to Barcelona. There he met Robert, CEO of a major company, with whom she starts a relationship.
Style: suspense
Plot: violence, sex, jealousy, businessman, infidelity, frenchman, s&m, flashback, voyeurism, caught in the act, ex lover, female nudity ...
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, court, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Day of the Locust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, suspense, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, brat, accountant, vandalism, film within a film, lynch mob, movie business, love and romance, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 11K
Edmond (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, cynical, rough ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, midlife crisis, racism, murder, prejudice, fortune teller, starting over, destiny, society, unlikely criminals, self control, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 7K
The King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A motiveless malignancy? Elvis leaves the Navy and heads for Texas where he contacts his father, whom he's never met, the pastor at a Christian community church. Pastor Dave tells Elvis to stay away and, without telling his family that Elvis is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: redemption, hypocrisy, confession, incest, murder, haunted by the past, family problems, society, clergy, couple relations, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%