Movies like Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets

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Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (2017)
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Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (2017)
Original name: 氷菓
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Energy-conservative high school student Houtarou Oreki ends up with more than he bargained for when he signs up for the Classics Club at his sister's behest—especially when he realizes how deep-rooted the club's history really is. Begrudgingly, Oreki is dragged into an investigation concerning the 45-year-old mystery that surrounds the club room. Accompanied by his fellow club members, the knowledgeable Satoshi Fukube, the stern but benign Mayaka Ibara, and the ever-curious Eru Chitanda, Oreki must combat deadlines and lack of information with resourcefulness and hidden talent, in order to not only find the truth buried beneath the dust of works created years before them, but of other small side cases as well.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: school, brother sister relationship, teenager, schoolboy, mystery, literature, teenage life, brother, secret, school club, sibling, uncover truth, teenage girl, schoolgirl, high school, japanese schoolgirl, japanese teenager, japanese school, asian school, short skirt, school uniform, mini skirt, ponytail, skirt, schoolgirl uniform ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, disturbing, psychological and tense films with plots about teenager, schoolgirl, school, teenage girl, mystery, teenage life and japanese schoolgirl mostly in Drama, Mystery and Romance genres. Some movies like Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets: A Gentle Breeze in the Village (2007), Haruta & Chika (2017), Kanazawa Shutter Girl (2018), Sundome New (2017), Demon Covered in Scars (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Gentle Breeze in the Village (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on a popular manga, the film is a tender coming-of-age love story set deep in Japan's countryside. When eighth grade cool guy Hiromi transfers from Tokyo to a small elementary/middle school with only six kids enrolled, wholesome and ...
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, romantic
Plot: schoolgirl, teenager, first love, village life, countryside, teenage girl, teenage life, love and romance, love affair, true love, villager, couple relations ...
Place: tokyo
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Haruta & Chika (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: Japan
Story: Haruta is handsome and smart, Chika is bright and naive. When they were children, they were friends until Haruta's family moved away while he was in the 3rd grade. They meet again during a high school entrance ceremony. After all of these ...
Style: romantic
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, high school, cute girl, friend, classmate, teenager, school, japanese girl, student, girl, new school, teacher ...
Place: mount fuji, japan
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Kanazawa Shutter Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The girls are good friends at junior high school. Three of them seem to adjust and move forward upon entering high school, but the fourth of them is not having a seamless time of it. High school is not comfortable and the transition is full of ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, coming of age, schoolgirl, high school, social problems, social awkwardness, social issues, teenage life, teenage girl, teenager, pretty girl, golf ...
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40%
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Sundome New (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Hideo's a nerd and a virgin, and he's probably going to stay that way. But when a hot new girl joins his class, he falls for her hard.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, nerd, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, schoolgirl, sexy teenager, japanese school, boy girl relationship, teenager, teenage love, schoolboy, new student, teen romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Demon Covered in Scars (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mai (Rika Adachi) is a high school student. She attends a new school and there she meets her classmate Shino (Manami Enosawa). Shino was bullied by Mai's friends back in their middle school days. Table have now turned.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating
Plot: bullying, bully, japanese schoolgirl, teenager, school, teenage girl, schoolgirl, adolescence, social problems, new friend, high school life, life is a bitch ...
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Sundome 2 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teenage girl transfers to a new high school. She and a boy in the class join the same school club and during one of the activities she confides in him that she was previously a male. Later admitting that the sex change was a lie, she agrees to ...
Style: suspense, disturbing
Plot: girl, sexuality, schoolgirl, teenage life, deception, school club, teenage love, teenage girl, relationship problems, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adolescence ...
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Blood & Water (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Africa
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: After crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town teen sets out to prove whether a private-school swimming star is her sister who was abducted at birth.
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: private school, high school, secret, family secret, school, sister sister relationship, investigation, uncover truth, twins separated at birth, private investigation, mystery, birthday party ...
Place: south africa
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Selah and the Spades (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Paloma, the new girl at an esteemed prep school, is drawn into the daily aggressions of warring senior class factions. She joins the Spades and becomes friends with the Spades’ leader, an enigmatic and scheming cheerleader named Selah.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, teenager, boarding school, high school life, teenage life, underage drinking, power struggle, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, fight for supremacy, teenage girl, drug use, girlfriend ...
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L.DK (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Aoi Nishimori's parents moved to another city for work, but Aoi didn't want to transfer to a new high school. She stays behind and lives in an apartment by herself. Shusei Kugayama moves in next to Aoi's apartment. Shusei is a very ...
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: japanese school, japanese girl, high school, jealousy, betrayal, teacher, school, student, love story, high school crush, teenage girl, japanese teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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Han Gong-ju (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After transferring to a new school, a teenage girl finds her troubled past exposed when she innocently signs up for a singing club.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage rape, high school, teenager, haunted by the past, coming of age, life is a bitch, estrangement, investigation, confronting the past, family secret, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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33%
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Live On (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Baek Ho-rang is a high school student. Due to her pretty appearance, she is popular on social media and at her school. Yet, Baek Ho-rang only has one friend, due to her condescending personality. Baek Ho-rang encounters a problem. She learns that ...
Style: captivating
Plot: high school, school, teenager, friendship, teenage girl, secret, teenage life, school club, high school life, high school friend, mystery, investigation ...
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The Third Murder (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads to Shigemori having doubts about what really happened.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, murder, puzzle, school, courtroom drama, pig, secret, prison, justice, lie, judge ...
Place: japan, hokkaido
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Chihayafuru Part III (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The third installment of the Chihayafuru trilogy.
Style: disturbing, satirical, captivating
Plot: sport, japanese schoolgirl, friendship, teenager, high school life, team, satire, school, contests and competitions, teenage life, friends, school club ...
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Deadly Influencer (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman commits murder to keep her classmates' social media careers under her thumb. After killing a popular friend, she turns her sights on a new girl, but the girl's mother suspects the truth and will fight to protect her daughter.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, teenager, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, social problems, secret identity, social media, classmate, death threat, family relations, mystery ...
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Innocence (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: disturbing, surreal, enigmatic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, school, girls' boarding school, boarding school life, friendship, childhood, society, mystery, ballet, friendship between girls, escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, tokyo, paris france
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Photocopier (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When photos of her at a party cause her to lose a scholarship, a student investigates whether something devastating happened to her that night.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, dark
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Chosen (2022)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 41 min.
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Style: entertaining, disturbing, captivating, tense
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Guidance (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 6 min.
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Story: The truth behind a series of scandalous photos of Miriam, the most popular girl in school, unfolds through weekly sessions with the school’s guidance counselor, Anna.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Drucker in the Dug-Out (2011)
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Country: Japan
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Style: captivating, sincere, uplifting, psychological
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Place: japan
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Still (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young hiker stumbles onto an isolated farm after losing her way on the Appalachian Trail, she is taken in by a strange yet beautiful couple desperate to protect a secret deep in the mountains.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, captivating
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Welcome the Stranger (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: psychological, art house, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, incest overtones, isolated house, paranoia, suspicion, sibling, psycho, paranormal, mystery, incest, mental disorder, male masturbation ...
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The Name (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having failed with his business and gone absolutely penniless, Masao (45) divorced with his wife, and is currently leading a hopeless life in Ibaraki. One day, a mysterious high school girl, going by the name Emiko, showed up before Masao. Every now ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
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Shadowtown (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young woman inherits her grandmothers home, despite never having met her and never been to her house. Her mother tells her to make a journey to her grandmothers home as a way to deal with grief, but she gets more than she bargained for.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense
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In Our Prime (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ji-woo, an outcast in a prestigious private high school, does not fit in due to different social backgrounds than his well-to-do classmates. One day, he meets Hak-sung, the school’s security guard who is actually a mathematical genius defected ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating
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Lost Girl (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: enigmatic, psychological, suspense, tense, captivating ...
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Saki Achiga-hen: Episode of Side-A (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: captivating, sincere, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: mahjong, sexy girl, teenager, japanese girl, japanese teenager, friendship, youth, contests and competitions, friends, escapades, society, ambition ...
Time: 21st century
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Elon Doesn't Believe in Death (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As he does every single day, Elon goes to meet his wife at her workplace, but she is not there. He doesn’t find her at home as well, so he starts to retrace the path Madalena makes daily. In the morning after, Elon goes to the police station and ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
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The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: private school, mystery, uncover truth, investigation, murder, school, teenager, dishonesty, winter, snow, bullying, empire ...
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The Thirteenth Tale (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: gothic, captivating, serious, touching, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: england
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O Maidens in Your Savage Season (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
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Story: When Kazusa enters high school, she joins the Literature Club, where she leaps from reading innocent fiction to diving into the literary classics. But these novels are a bit more...adult than she was prepared for. Between euphemisms like fresh dewy ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, semi serious
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