Movies like The Poisoning Angel

If you like "The Poisoning Angel" you are looking for non-linear movies about / with poison, serial killer, sea, shipwreck, death, lovers and beach themes of Biography, Drama and History genre shot in France or Belgium.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Poisoning Angel (2016)
 4.8
 152
The Poisoning Angel (2016)
Original name: Fleur de tonnerre
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1800, Brittany is on its knees, overwhelmed by the regime in place and by the omnipotent clergy. It founders in an economic slump without end in sight and, in the middle of all this, a young, suffering girl pushes back as best she can. She is known as the "Poisoning Angel," an isolated child, mistreated by life and rocked by morbid thoughts. She will become one of the world's most notorious serial killers and will sow death, perhaps merely to be looked at and loved.
Style: non-linear
Plot: poison, serial killer, sea, shipwreck, death, lovers, beach, female protagonist, jewelry, cooking, fire, little girl, cook, cow, castaway, mother daughter relationship, chicken, jail, priest, death of mother, superstition, candle, soup, flashback, poisoned ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brittany

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to The Poisoning Angel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and disturbing films with plots about death, flashback, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, politics, priest and murder mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Poisoning Angel: Jean Galmot, Adventurer (1990), Rasputin (2010), Priest Daens (1992), Vision (2009), An Officer and a Spy (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jean Galmot, Adventurer (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Story: No overview found.
Plot: poison, dancing, flashback, carnival, human rights, destruction of property, aristocrat, opera house, widow, french, writers, male female relationship ...
Time: 1920s, turn of the century, 1910s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 107
Rasputin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grigorij Efimovic Rasputin (1869-1916) the mystic and self-proclaimed holy man. The saint-demon and the simple peasant. About the plot against Rasputin, hated and feared at the highest levels of government because of his surreal influence on the ...
Style: disturbing, factual, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: sorcerer, magician, occult, assassination, russian revolution, traitor, main character shot, last stand, tragic villain, villain played by lead actor, poison, church ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.5
 4K
Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: revolution, politics, factory, working class, injustice, fighting the system, legal, exploitation, religions or cults, workplace situations, rebellion, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s, 20th century ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
 1K
Vision (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hildegard von Bingen was truly a woman ahead of her time. A visionary in every sense of the word, this famed 12th-century Benedictine nun was a Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, naturalist, scientist, physician, herbalist ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: healing power, prodigy, religions or cults, human nature, monastery, against the rules, hopes, visionary, clergy, idealism, power relations, introspection ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: germany, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: lawyer, arrest, manipulation, spy, courtroom, duel, french history, dishonesty, police investigation, frame up, society, trial ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 1K
Team Spirit (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An engaging drama about the less known aspects of the trading activity inside one of the biggest banks in the world - Société Générale. The movie tracks the rise and fall of anonymous trader turned superstar turned escape goat - Jérôme Kerviel ...
Style: suspense, based on true events
Plot: financial crisis, bank, cigarette smoking, terrorist attack, fired from the job, flashback, restaurant, lie, finance, fish, risk, death of father ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 162 min.
Story: By the order of King of Habasha Abraha, one of his army commanders charges ahead Mecca to ruin the House of God. He leads thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants all fully equipped. By God’s will in 3km distance from Mecca, in its outskirts ...
Plot: islam, battle, flashback, blood, husband wife relationship, chase, idol, judaism, arab, religion, prophet, messenger ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 864
Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: female protagonist, trial, chambermaid, death sentence, maid, female lawyer, czech history, woman, woman wearing glasses, arrested, courtroom, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: central europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 2K
The Dancer (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter ...
Style: melancholic, colourful, visually appealing, erotic, suspense ...
Plot: dancing, love, audition, female nudity, sex scene, theater, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbian, dress, flashback, death of father, dancer's life ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jacson. Jacson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, exile, deadly, dishonesty, political intrigue, conspiracy, state affairs, chases and races, on the run, rise and fall, society, graphic violence ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Story of Adele H (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: lieutenant, romance, love, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love letter, downfall, officer, obsession, father daughter estrangement, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: france, canada, europe, caribbean, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 833
Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: single mother, mother daughter relationship, sea, seaside, female director, little girl, wedding, alcohol, dancing, bathtub, telephone call, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 8K
The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: countess, intrigue, political conspiracy, female killer, love and romance, noblewoman, physical appearance, nobility, bloodbath, virgin, female protagonist, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 883
Memoir of Pain (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: June 1944, France is still under the German Occupation. The writer Robert Antelme, major figure of the Resistance, is arrested and deported. His young wife, Marguerite, writer and resistant, was torn by the anguish of not having her news and her ...
Style: realistic, romantic, compassionate, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: french resistance, female writer, gestapo, nazism, world war two, concentration camp, nazi occupation, nazi occupied france, sea, female protagonist, beach, end of war ...
Time: year 1944, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Woman's Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Normandy, 1819. Jeanne is a young woman full of childish dreams and innocence when she returns home after finishing her schooling in a convent. She marries a local Viscount, Julien de Lamare, who soon reveals himself to be a miserly and unfaithful ...
Plot: grave, sea, seaside, gardening, illness, french maid, woman, maid, pregnant woman, coughing, letter writing, pregnant ...
Time: 19th century
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 6K
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, serious, factual
Plot: deportation, fighting the system, human spirit, idealism, rebellion, ambition, rebelliousness, social relations, clergy, rivalry, dance school, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, contemplative
Plot: fainting, writing, historical event, painting, tuberculosis, winter, disease, affair, fire, woman dressed as man, writer's life, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, 1850s, victorian era ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels, brussels belgium, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 17K
Citizen X (1995)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, factual ...
Plot: serial killer, communism, investigation, murder, forensics, corpse, bureaucracy, police investigation, psychiatrist, shallow grave, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: russia, soviet union, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
Eva Peron: The True Story (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama based on the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress, who rose to become wife of Argentine strong-man President Juan Peron and one of the most powerful figures in Argentina until her death in 1952 at age 33.
Plot: actor, actress, lingerie, torch, radio, husband wife relationship, anger, wheelchair, hypodermic needle, homosexual, latina, cancer ...
Time: 50s, year 1951, year 1952, 1950s, year 1945
Place: south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Life Interrupted (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After Debbie Smith was raped, she didn't take the law into her own hands. She wrote the law... Based on a true story. In 1989, Debbie Smith was living a quiet life as a housewife with her police officer husband, Rob and their two kids, but one ...
Style: emotional, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: legislation, rapist, rape, legal action, courtroom drama, society, legal, crimes, dehumanization, injustice, rivalry, rape victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beauty's Revenge (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An obsessive small town beauty queen goes to great lengths to keep the love of her life from reconciling with his ex-girlfriend.
Style: sexy
Plot: nylons, running, priest, strangulation, psychopath, truck, seduction, suspect, coffin, parking lot, bra, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 71K
Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, China, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: american history, kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, first lady, u.s. president, president, widow, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, strong female character, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, dallas texas, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: fbi, scandal, cover-up, politics, whistleblower, white house, secret, husband wife relationship, congressional hearing, lie, marriage, baby ...
Time: year 1974, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elizabeth Montgomery plays serial killer, churchgoer, and grandmother Blanch Taylor Moore in this, one of her last films before her untimely passing. Childhood memories of her womanizing and abusive father fill Moore with a hidden rage towards all ...
Plot: marriage, priest, murder, serial killer, investigation, trial, poison
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Alex: The Life of a Child (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on true events, 'Alex: The Life of a Child' follows former 'Sports Illustrated' writer Frank Deford and his wife Carole when their happy, all-American family is rocked to the core when their baby daughter Alex is diagnosed ...
Plot: terminal illness, death of daughter, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, family, nurse, prayer, doctor, horse, little girl, coughing, jewelry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Marquise of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Marie Madeleine Dreux, Marquise of Brinvilliers, was executed in 1676 for poisoning. Manipulated by her lover and having kept the aftereffects of her childhood, she does not hesitate to poison her father and two brothers to recover their inheritance.
Plot: family relations, french history, murder, poison, trial, execution, assassin, daughter murders father
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 27K
A Mighty Heart (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: murder, loss of spouse, investigation, politics, friendship, faith, kidnapping, journalism, execution, missing person, muslim, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, september 11 2001, 2000s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 40
Tudawali (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tells the story of Robert Tudawali who starred in the first ever Australian technicolour feature film, "Jedda". Station hand, actor and then Aboriginal activist, Tudawali died in 1967 at the age of 38 in tragic circumstances. Includes ...
Plot: australian, father daughter relationship, death, mother daughter relationship, friend, husband wife relationship, friendship, racism, family relations, love, passion, equality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 4K
Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: royal family, empress, politics, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, tragic hero, love affair, state affairs, downfall, family life, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: europe, austria, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 913
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, deadly, couples, danger, crimes, dishonesty, murder, scalpel, suspicion, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Related movie lists