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The Child of Brocka (2005)
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The Child of Brocka (2005)
Original name: Ang Anak ni Brocka
Genre: Mystery
Country: Philippines
Story: It is about a group of investigative journalists from a sub-par TV station who accidentally scores a scoop that a 21-year-old boy is looking around for his identity… he claims to be the son of the late director Lino Brocka, a known gay filmmaker.
Plot: director, actor, cemetery, actress, filmmaker, gay
Place: the philippines

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Forever (1992)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hot-shot music video director moves into a haunted house, where he's seduced and possessed by two alluring and sexy women. One, a beautiful ghost, the other his lustful agent. Torn between the here-and-now and the supernatural... will he find ...
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Lies Between Friends (2010)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen years after graduation, a group of college friends convenes one weekend for a bridal shower for one of their own. The principal character, Joss (Gabrielle Anwar), and her freshman year roommate and best friend in college, Cait (Thea Gill), ...
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Acting on Impulse (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An erotic thriller actress becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a B-movie producer, leading her to hide out and engage in sexual thrills with a pair of innocents.
Style: slasher
Plot: erotic thriller, spectacle, murder, actress, filmmaker
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Final Curtain (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A group of actors are rehearsing a supposedly cursed play- When the body count rises the actors must ask themselves, is the curse real or is there a murderer among them?
Style: slasher
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Pornography: A Thriller (2009)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A Thriller weaves together three different but curiously related stories centering on the mysterious disappearance of quintessential “boy-next-door” porn star Mark Anton.
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Plot: porn star, investigation, amateur detective, missing person, mystery, actor's life, deadly, strong sexual content, filmmaking, sexual relations, obsession, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brooklyn new york city
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Town Whore (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Syota ng Bayan is Tanya Marquez, a bold star who quits showbiz and goes back to her hometown. Finding out that a cement factory is causing a lot of havoc in the environment and in the lives of her town mates, she challenges the incumbent of Mayor ...
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Place: the philippines
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The Sign (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louie receives a text message from the province that his father Ulding had a heart attack. Louie rushes to drive home from Manila only to find out that the message was nothing but a prank. Louie then senses something eerie about his hometown. He ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, touching
Plot: father son relationship, ghost, getting home, cemetery, funeral, hometown, childhood sweetheart, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, provincial, catastrophe, hotel, death ...
Place: the philippines
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Country: UK
Duration: 215 min.
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Country: Canada
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Agnes Cecilia (1991)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 134 min.
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Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Country: Japan
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The Preacher (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Officers Leaphorn and Chee search for a missing anthropologist suspected of stealing artifacts from a burial site.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
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Medusa (1973)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult film
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Place: greece
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Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Carnal Innocence (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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The Arrival of Joachim Stiller (1976)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
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Plot: female nudity, sex
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Gunn (1967)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The madam of a floating bordello hires private eye Peter Gunn (Craig Stevens) to prove a gangster killed a crime boss.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Midnight Blue (1997)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Shortly before he moves from New York to Los Angeles a banker visits his Atlanta branch. One evening he is propositioned, apparently by a high-class call girl. Their night of passion leaves him besotted but he is unable to find her again even with ...
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