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La higuera de los bastardos (2017)
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La higuera de los bastardos (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A trigger-happy Nationalist fears retribution from the son of a man he executed. To mollify the boy's anger, he takes a drastic step: he keeps constant watch over the fig tree the boy has planted at his father's gravesite. As the years pass, the man's lonely vigil makes him a tourist attraction, much to the chagrin of his former colleagues.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, tense, humorous, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, satire, recluse, village, child, army, religion, civil war, belief, blackmail, murder, greed, spanish civil war, redemption, execution, virgin, fascism, tourism, city, boy, night, tree, hanging, pilgrimage, priest ...
Place: basque country

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, society, deadly, satire, dishonesty and disorder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like La higuera de los bastardos: Wild Tales (2014), The Witch Affair (2003), Dawn Patrol (2014), The Heifer (1985), Black Pond (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
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Plot: twists & turns, human nature, dark humor, wedding party, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, vengeance, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
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The Witch Affair (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The night of San Juan, Miguel murders his associate. Two elderly people are witness to the crime and predict that all of his dreams will come true thereafter. He will know the price he has to pay when he sees a black cat with a moon shaped mark on ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, humorous
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Dawn Patrol (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, towel, bare breasts, sexy woman, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century
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The Heifer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A platoon of mismatched republican soldiers cross the front-line to steal the bull that the enemy is going to fight on the saint patron date of the village. In addition to ruining the nationals' celebration they want the animal in order to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: soldier, village, fascism, bullfighting, platoon, behind enemy lines, spanish civil war, military, society, war, nothing goes right, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.9
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Black Pond (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Thompson family is accused of murder when a stranger dies at their dinner table. Six months later, family friend Tim visits freelance therapist Dr. Eric Sacks and the story finds it's way to the press. The facts are bent and the details ...
Style: humorous, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, false accusation, uncover truth, eccentric family, family gatherings, dark humor, disorder, family dinner, stranger, death, husband wife relationship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Invisible Witness (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A businessman must explain to his lawyers how he came to be found in a locked hotel room with his dead partner, whose body was covered in money.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, enigmatic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: deception, uncover truth, murder, murder suspect, dark secret, parents, mystery, couples, crimes, lovers, dishonesty, accident ...
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27%
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Best Friends (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Beth Ferrier is happy in her life - fulfilled as a wife and mother, living in a beautiful home in a safe and tranquil neighborhood. Claudia Hartnell lives across the street and seems to be the perfect best friend - kind, compassionate, and a good ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: blackmail, murder, mad woman, envy, terrorism, terror, betrayal by friend, psycho terror, duplicity, mystery, secret, terrorizing ...
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More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters, greed, murder, airport, crime, uncle nephew relationship, bound and gagged, chewing gum, graffiti ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Perfect Neighbor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Kansas City, the deranged middle-age Donna Germaine stabs and kills her lover, when he calls off their relationship to stay with his wife. Donna uses an excuse to move to the house of her aunt, and she becomes obsessed in their neighbor, the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, complex
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, murder, marriage, betrayal, husband wife relationship, neighbor, attraction, starting over, marital problem
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
You Can't Stop the Murders (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australian small-town cop Gary (Eck) enjoys his nearly pastoral existence, with traffic violations providing the major excitement to his normally low-key days. While away from work, Gary spends a good deal of time fantasizing about local news ...
Style: tense, humorous, suspense, captivating
Plot: police, murder, village people, serial killer, husband wife relationship, construction worker, biker, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, lgbt, french accent, male stripper ...
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 7.0
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Wise Blood (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, sin, blindness, preacher, satire, cons and scams, society, soldier, religions or cults, bishop, wiretap, christianity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Wonderful World (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fairy tale about the political and socioeconomic realities of Mexico.
Style: humorous, disturbing, social, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: satire, rich and poor, mistaken identity, society, social decay, politics, political conspiracy, disorder, suicide, rise to the top, sleeping, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.8
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Calibre (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: hunting, paranoia, accident, drinking alcohol, drinking, drug use, village, hunter, friends, paranoid, murder, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
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Mr. Kaplan (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Uruguay, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob Kaplan lives an ordinary life in Uruguay. Like many of his other Jewish friends, Jacob fled Europe for South America because of World War II. But now turning 76, he is grumpy and in need of adventure. An unexpected opportunity to achieve ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: investigation, aging, amateur detective, crimes, partners, german, family, rivalry, unfulfillment, unlikely partners, misfit partners, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, germany, latin america, south america
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The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: talky, suspense, clever, psychological, semi serious ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, los angeles
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: politics, murder, sexism, satire, death, hypocrisy, dark humor, crimes, crime, culture clash, liberal, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: realistic, cynical, suspense, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, dishonesty, showbiz, cons and scams, filmmaking, dark humor ...
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Over the Edge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Just as David and Freja arrive at their newly bought country house close to the Cliffs of Møn the harmony is disturbed by an inexplicably suicide. When David realizes that their new craftsman Roar is linked to the person who fell of the cliff he ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, psychological, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
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Breathless (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lorna is a strong-willed Texas woman who’s had enough of her untrustworthy husband, Dale’s, criminal acts and lack of husbandry. Fed up, she enlists the help of her old friend, Tiny, to help her figure out what to do with Dale after his latest ...
Style: humorous, tense, suspense, captivating, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: realistic, suspense, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia
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22%
Stranger Than Fiction (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: psychological, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Trespasser (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Estevão , Ivan e Gilberto são companheiros desde os tempos de faculdade e sócios de uma construtora de sucesso há mais de 15 anos. O relacionamento entre eles sempre foi muito bom, até que um desentendimento na condução dos negócios faz com ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, crime gone awry, social differences, cons and scams, betrayal, society, dishonesty, partners, deadly, blackmail, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Arise from Darkness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the early events of psychic Lazaro Ruben Torres, clinically declared dead five times. In the process of trying to reconnect with his daughter Lazaro discovers the man who killed her.
Style: psychotronic, bleak, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
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Orange Honey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, andalusia
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Perfect Strangers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story unfolds over the course of one night, during a lunar eclipse, in the home of Alfonso and Eva—a well-healed professional couple worried about their teenage daughter and about the monotony of their lives. They are joined by five guests: ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, talky, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: dinner party, psychology, friendship, under the surface, family problems, infidelity, betrayal, family secret, secret, cell phone, relationships, character study ...
Time: 21st century
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 5.3
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Bucksville (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small, wooded town, a young man struggles to leave a secret militia started by his father.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: psychological, tense, neo noir, serious, bleak ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, crimes, emotionless, social decay, danger, corpse, graphic violence, child in peril, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Magistratus: Overtura (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After years of peace, an old conflict between two races surfaces. The land is plagued by turmoil, and when two physicians are killed in cold blood by bandits, their daughter Colinda and bodyguard Hecgard seek vengeance.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: supernatural power, politics, soldier, army, assassination, civil war, sword fight, racism, nobility, assassin, love triangle, bandit ...
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Soldiers of Salamina (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Professor Lola Sánchez investigates the truth behind the events experienced by Rafael Sánchez Mazas, one of the founders of the Falange Española party, during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: spanish civil war, change of heart, uncover truth, writer's life, political unrest, soldier, society, lifesaver, against humanity, fascism, state affairs, creative block
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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