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Nothing Bad Can Happen (2013)
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Nothing Bad Can Happen (2013)
Original name: Tore tanzt
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The young Tore seeks a new life in Hamburg among the religious group called The Jesus Freaks. When he by accident meets a family and helps them to repair their car, he believes that a heavenly wonder has helped him. He starts a friendship with the father of the family, Benno, and soon he moves in with them at their garden plot, not knowing the cruelty there is to come. True to his religious belief Tore stays with them although the increasing violence by Benno is torturing him...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: domestic violence, religions or cults, human nature, introspection, society, sadism, manipulative person, friendship, religion, teenage girl, teenage boy, epilepsy, humiliation, husband wife relationship, gay sex, female director, sex, teenager, dog, gay, airplane, rape, incest, cat, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany

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Most similar movies to Nothing Bad Can Happen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, violence, blood, society and rape mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Nothing Bad Can Happen: Antibodies (2005), Shoot on Sight (2007), Manslaughter (2012), Requiem (2006), Run Hide Fight (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Antibodies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, murder, lust, danger, crimes, small town, deadly, police officer, family life ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, religions or cults, culture clash, life is a bitch, deadly, husband wife relationship, investigation, death, politics, murder, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.8
 2K
Manslaughter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Doodslag (Dutch for "Manslaughter") is the story of Max, a paramedic who is repeatedly hindered in performing his duties by loutish behaviour. As his ambulance hurries towards a complicated childbirth, some youths prevent Max from reaching ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: ambulance, human nature, moral dilemma, society, social decay, media, crimes, paramedic, life is a bitch, tv show, media satire, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.9
 6K
Requiem (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Michaela, an epileptic, enrolls in college to study education. She goes off her medication and soon begins hearing voices and seeing apparitions that tell her to avoid religious objects, although she is devoutly Roman Catholic. One priest scoffs at ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, intense ...
Plot: mental illness, epilepsy, college life, friendship, small town, family relations, teenage life, society, youth, depression, becoming an adult, grownups ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, southern germany, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.4
 20K
Run Hide Fight (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 17-year-old girl uses her wits, survival skills, and compassion to fight for her life, and those of her fellow classmates, against a group of live-streaming school shooters.
Style: emotional, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: school shooting, social misfits, cruelty, violence, murder, high school, explosion, social relations, human nature, teenage girl, teenage angst, protector ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.0
 1K
Cannibal (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cannibal is based on the true-crime story of Armin Meiwes, the "Rotenburg Cannibal" who posted an online ad searching for someone to volunteer to be mutilated and eaten. Unlikely as it may seem, someone actually replied. The film shows a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, danger, crimes, deadly, gory, computers and web, psychopath, cannibalism, violence, homosexual, hopelessness, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, sexual abuse, gory, woman in danger, parents and children, violence spree, vengeance, hotel, strong violent content, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.7
 92K
The Experiment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: thought provoking, rough, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, experiment, prison, rape, disorder, surveillance, humiliation, power relations, rivalry, sadism, abuse, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: germany, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.6
 10K
Dahmer (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, scary, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, gay club, rape, psychopath, gay, necrophilia, introspection, human nature, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Execution of P (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man tries to make some money so he can marry his girlfriend. He takes a job for $2,000 and then soon realizes that this job involves killing a woman.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, neorealism ...
Plot: couples, police corruption, rape, deadly, downfall, murder, hopes, social decay, kidnapping, job seeking, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Child I Never Was (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer dispassionately discusses the nuts and bolts of his grisly avocation, as well as the youthful traumas which helped to mold him into a psychopath, in this disturbing independent drama from Germany, based on the true story of of ...
Style: psychological, serious, disturbing, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: pedophile, murder, psychopath, sexual obsession, sexual abuse, investigation, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, society, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1962, year 1976, year 1966
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crimes, couples, danger, deadly, psychopath, husband wife relationship, crime, investigation, rivalry, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
H6: Diary of a Serial Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: H6 tells the story of Antonio Frau, a serial killer set free after serving 25 years in jail for the violent murder of his girlfriend. After inheriting and old motel from a relative he never knew, he sees this as a signal and takes to his holy task ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, serial killer, psychopath, sadism, murder, mentally unstable, crimes, law enforcement, couple relations, human monster, evil man, rapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
 2K
Cthulhu (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Seattle history professor, drawn back to his estranged family on the Oregon coast to execute his late mother's estate, is reacquainted with his best friend from childhood, with whom he has a long-awaited tryst. Caught in an accelerating ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: small town, love affair, homecoming, uncover truth, religions or cults, life is a bitch, love and romance, escapades, society, death of mother, homosexual, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, bleak, harsh, rough, brutal ...
Plot: child abuse, torture, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, confined, crimes, mentally unstable, captivity, murder, family problems, threat, true crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 3K
Tattoo (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marc Schrader, a rookie cop caught red-handed with drugs in a police raid of an illegal rave, joins a homicide investigation conducted by Chief Inspector Minks. The victim is a naked young woman with the skin stripped off her back, killed as she ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: tattoo, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, police investigation, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 3K
Grimm Love (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, psychopath, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, self discovery, mental illness, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, gory, student life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 12K
Cold Fish (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Shamoto runs a small tropical fish shop. When his daughter Mitsuko is caught shoplifting at a grocery store a man named Murata steps in to settle things between the girl and the store manager. Murata also runs a tropical fish shop and he and Shamoto ...
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: psychopath, fish, serial killer, crimes, deadly, danger, petty criminal, perversion, thief, strong sexual content, orgasm, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Conspiracy of Silence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a priest commits suicide and two trainees are expelled from a seminary, a journalist starts to investigate the Vatican’s silence on broken vows of celibacy. A thriller examining the internal conflicts in the modern Catholic church.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: church, suicide, celibacy, gay, uncover truth, fighting the system, crimes, clergy, priest, society, dishonesty, crisis of conscience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Craigslist Killer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Philip Markoff, a charismatic and popular med student at Boston University, leads a double life as a brutal and cruel sexual deviant who abuses prostitutes he finds via Craigslist.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, true crime, protagonist as suspect, computers and web, crimes, unlikely criminals, deadly, suicide, double life, violence, medical student, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Paradise: Faith (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Second film in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy. A devout Catholic woman practises her religion at home and in the local community, but is unprepared for the reappearance of her estranged husband, who is a Muslim.
Style: sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious, biting ...
Plot: self flagellation, religious fanatic, self discovery, human nature, couple relations, culture clash, religions or cults, society, missionary, faith, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 19K
Cheap Thrills (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Recently fired and facing eviction, a new dad has his life turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to financial security... but at a price.
Style: tense, disturbing, cynical, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: mechanic, cocaine, dark humor, bet, manipulation, life turned upside down, human nature, manipulations, society, crimes, disorder, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 16K
The Quiet (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her widowed father dies, deaf teenager Dot moves in with her godparents, Olivia and Paul Deer. The Deers' daughter, Nina, is openly hostile to Dot, but that does not prevent her from telling her secrets to her silent stepsister, including ...
Style: psychological, rough, twists and turns, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, incestuous relationship, murder, mute or deaf, orphan, crimes, godparent, society, mind game, family problems, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.3
 685
Flocking (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a teenage girl reports a rape, her village ostracizes her and her family.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: family relations, youth, teenage life, society, life turned upside down, parents and children, social relations, village, friendship, mother daughter relationship, child's point of view, young love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 2K
Camp Hell (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the end of every summer, the children of a Christian community from a suburb of New Jersey attend Camp Hope. They travel deep into the woods far from any distractions the world provides. Here, the children are taught the ways of the Lord, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, summer camp, curses spells and rituals, danger, confined, youth, isolation, deadly, supernatural, supernatural ability, society, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 112
The Apostle (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Akim, young Muslim will become imam sees his upset when he is touched by the love of Christ ... In a family chaos that opposes his brother identity Akim attempt to be accepted by his family.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, introspection, cause and meaning, family in crisis, society, family problems, religions or cults, faith, culture clash, family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: slasher, serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime, male female relationship
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 271
City of M (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After exhausting all legal channels in his search for a job, "M" struggles with the decision of whether or not to enter a life of crime by helping his friends deliver drugs to Miami.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: drug dealing, unemployment, introspection, human nature, down on your luck, life is a bitch, society, crimes, cocaine, criminal heroes, urban, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: peru, florida, latin america, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 2K
Acolytes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three teens blackmail a serial killer into helping them get rid of a violent bully.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, forest, murder, psychopath, friendship, handcuffs, crimes, crime, vengeance, teenage life, deadly, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, husband wife relationship, family relations, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%