Movies like Aram

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Aram (2002)
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Aram (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's injuries in a terrorist ttack, he's also come to seek revenge for the drama that has marked his family and his life.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, tough heroes, crimes, gangsters, arms dealing, assassination, terrorism, disability, criminal heroes, politics, deadly, rivalry, godparent, genocide, diplomat, mass murder, assassin, armenian, armenian genocide
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1915
Place: france, turkey, ottoman empire, armenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, rivalry, vengeance, deadly, crime, life is a bitch and criminal heroes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Aram: Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015), In Your Wake (2007), May 18 (2007), Fate (2008), Fire (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles, a young cyclist who was passing at that precise moment, is seriously injured. Aram's mother feels guilty and feels the need to ...
Plot: genocide, armenian, armenian genocide, hospital, explosion, human ashes, cyclist, shooting, trial, assassination, shot in the head, execution ...
Time: year 1915
Place: france, berlin germany, armenia, turkey, ottoman empire ...
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95%
 6.7
 81
In Your Wake (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An estranged father returns with plans to open a bar with the son who still harbors resentment towards him.
Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, realistic, psychological
Plot: crimes, crime, vengeance, human nature, parents and children, heist, criminal heroes, boxing, subway, cigarette smoking, father son relationship, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 880
May 18 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The citizens of Gwangju lead a relatively peaceful life, until one day the military takes over the city, accusing the residents of conspiracy and claiming that they are communist sympathisers preparing a revolution against the current government. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: losing-it hero, assassination, historical event, politics, political unrest, deadly, heroes, state affairs, soldier, vampire, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.0
 213
Fate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four friends bound by destiny and unbeatable in the dark world. When a casino attack goes wrong as a result of betrayal, fate turns them into enemies. Now, forced to aim the gun at each other's hearts, their unavoidable battle begins.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, heist, casino, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gang, gangsters, crime gone awry, vengeance, wooing, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One day, someone puts a bomb on Carlos car and kill his wife and leaves his daughter of 10 years old without legs. Eleven years later, he lives in Barcelona with his daughter but he never forgot the past, the hate, the suffering of that accident. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: revenge, vengeance, eta, terrorism, bomb, rivalry, obsessive quest, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.8
 39
Sous X (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jean-Jacques spent 9 years in prison for robbery. When he comes out, he finds the neighborhood where he grew up but things have changed ... The country is in crisis, the young people are holding the business and his old friends are urging him to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, urban ghetto, crimes, crime, hopes, gang, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 513
Grand Pardon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Le clan Bettoun : Raymond (le patriarche), Maurice (le fils), Jacky (le neveu), Roland (le neveu), Albert (le cousin de Raymond), Pépé (l'ami de Raymond), Samy (le garde du corps) sont un clan familial de caïds pieds-Noirs juifs du crime ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: gangsters, crime, family business, crimes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, criminal heroes, family life, law enforcement, family relations, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The War Within (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, government agency, crimes, danger, hopes, rivalry, society, couples, life is a bitch, vengeance, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Another Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Canada, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie is a Toronto police officer. One evening, her husband Joshua and their son Nicky are brutally murdered in their car. Marie quickly links Pablo Molina, an Argentinian drug trafficker who she'd arrested a few months earlier, with the crime. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: tragic hero, manhunt, track down, vengeance, self discovery, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, murder, crimes, deadly, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, canada, bolivia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.7
 371
Viktor (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending seven years in jail for an art heist, Frenchman Victor Lambert returns to Moscow to uncover the circumstances behind his son Jeremy's brutal murder. He is backed by his lover Alexandra, and by his ex-partner-in-crime, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, track down, woman in danger, chases and races, danger, deadly, neo noir
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, parents and children, family in crisis, deadly, family problems, hitman, boat, contract killing, pig, money, cigarette smoking, shot in the head ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society, state affairs, investigation, murder, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: dallas texas, usa, texas, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
House in Brittany (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young woman inherits her family's historic home on the coast of Brittany, a house she has not been to since her father died there when she was age 12.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: haunted by the past, homecoming, landscape, childhood memory, heiress, house
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, atlantic ocean, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Warrior Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rookie lawyer Alec Brno has just been assigned the case of his career: exposing a billion-dollar oil scam led by a ruthless mafia boss. When he reluctantly falls for the gangster's beautiful but drug-addicted wife - also his key witness - Alec ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, criminal's revenge, crime, dedicated lawyer, gangsters, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, addiction, corporate crimes, courtroom drama, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crime, small town, mystery, wrongfully committed, crimes, deadly, rivalry, contests and competitions, investigation, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Wife's Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Paul dies, he leaves his wife Eve with a mountain of debt. As the police begin their investigation into Paul’s death, Eve is supported by a lawyer named Chollet, a friend of her husband who generously helps her to clear the debts she has ...
Style: gloomy, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: missing person, crimes, dishonesty, neo noir, femme fatale, crime, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, friendship, infidelity, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Silent Voice (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An elderly woman wants to meet her son’s murderer. A sixteen-year-old girl who has crossed paths with a young hoodlum needs an adult to accompany her to the prison visiting room. A young medical supplies delivery man is offered a deal to take the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, redemption, confined, hopes, switching roles, teenage love, haunted by the past, prison life, crimes, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 864
In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: serial killer, crime, crimes, deadly, dangerous attraction, infidelity, danger, dishonesty, couples, scalpel, female nudity, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.1
 430
Pater (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier drink together in bars while coming up with tall tales.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, buddies, artists and showbiz, friends, money, business ethics, handshake, prime minister, politics, video camera, french politics, ethics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 182
A Parting Shot (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rebellious teenager and a "border-line" young nurse will learn to tame each other and get a fresh start in life...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, mentally unstable, child illness, isolation, workplace, shooting, nurse patient relationship, nurse, blood, injured child, suicide, rifle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
American Born (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, teenager, mafia, crime, gangsters, vengeance, tommy gun, crimes, rivalry, unlikely criminals, obsession, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 733
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, serial killer, vengeance, murder, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly, rivalry, assassination, contests and competitions, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 348
Baby Sellers (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, the Lifetime Original Movie, Baby Sellers, exposes the shocking international criminal enterprise of infant trafficking. Stars Emmy winner Jennifer Finnigan and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Kirstie Alley.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: adoption, babies and infants, legal action, sexual abuse, immigrants, contests and competitions, working undercover, tough heroes, criminal heroes, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 311
Burnt Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, power relations, suffering, courage, suicide, friendship, family man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 782
Anna M. (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Anna, a somewhat introverted woman, becomes obsessed with the orthopedic surgeon who helped with her recuperation following a car accident. Incorrectly believing the love to be reciprocated, she embarks on several attempts to try and stay in touch ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: stalking, nanny, dealing with death, obsession, unfulfilled love, mental illness, breakup, couples, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, riddles and clues, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 341
Lamb of God (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The kidnapping 77-year-old man in Argentina forces his daughter to return to Buenos Aires after years of exile abroad.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, politics, missing person, crimes, state affairs, confined, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, dictatorship, exile
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 10
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: on the road, on the run, obsessive quest, friendship, looking for love, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 634
Three Worlds (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Al, a young man from a modest background is about to marry his boss’ daughter, along with succeeding him as the head of a car dealership. One night, while coming back from his bachelor party, he is guilty of a hit-and-run accident, urged by his ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: hit and run, moral dilemma, society, immigrants, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down, righting the wronged, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 632
In Your Hands (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Stockholm Syndrome. Feelings arise between a young kidnapper and his victim, a woman surgeon. He seeks revenge for a medical accident that prevents him from living peacefully and decides to kidnapp the woman he holds responsible. When the latter ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, tense
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, romance, danger, life is a bitch, vengeance, sexual abuse, love and romance, couples, grudge, police, imprisonment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Knife in the Head (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One night when seeking his estranged wife, Hoffmann goes to the youth center where she works. The police are there rounding up radicals who frequent the center - Hoffmann runs into the building and ends up being shot in the head. He awakens with ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: hospital, self discovery, terrorism, vengeance, mystery, infidelity, memory loss, disability, politics, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%