Movies like The Cleaner 2015

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The Cleaner (2015)
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The Cleaner (2015)
Original name: Čistič
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Just out of prison, Tomáš, a taciturn loner, takes a job cleaning houses where people have recently died. Things take an alarming turn when he begins putting in overtime: hiding behind closet doors after hours to secretly watch the homes’ residents. His voyeuristic ways soon lead to a romantic obsession with a woman in distress—but in order to help her, Tomáš will have to come out of the shadows.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, ambiguous ending
Plot: socially awkward, loner, peeping tom, stalking, voyeur, dysfunctional family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship, estrangement, hiding, death, psychologist, neighbor neighbor relationship, stolen money, cleaner, fired from the job, hiding place, crime scene, therapy, prison, rape, fight, prostitute, loneliness, money ...

Most similar movies to The Cleaner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about male objectification, male nudity, sex scene, barefoot male, undressing, violence and butt naked mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Cleaner: Head Burst (2019), Filthy (2017), Voyeur Confessions (2001), Obsessions (1969), Consequences (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Head Burst (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Markus is a handsome and respectable architect who has a secret: he is a pedophile. Despite feeling disgust of himself, Markus can't help but feel attracted to young boys. When he thinks he won't be able to suppress his deepest feelings, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, lgbt cinema, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, gay protagonist, suicidal tendency, psychotherapy, depression, co worker co worker relationship, loneliness, little boy, family relations, identity crisis, sexual frustration ...
Time: 21st century
Place: central europe
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Filthy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lena is a 17-year old girl, experiencing her first love, secret night- time adventures, and magical mornings at the river in Bratislava. Her dream world is shattered after being raped by her math teacher. Lena must set out on a journey that is not ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, sincere, non-linear
Plot: teenage rape, first love, rape victim, teenage girl, traumatic experience, suicide attempt, rape, teenage protagonist, mental institution, female friendship, doctor, 17 year old ...
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Voyeur Confessions (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It doesn't hurt to look... or does it? Lisa Morrison is a beautiful researcher studying voyeurism. Why are some people compelled to spy on the erotic moments of others for their own sexual pleasure? Why does this compulsion threaten to overtake ...
Style: sexploitation film, erotic
Plot: erotica, sexploitation, sex, voyeur, tv set, nudity (full frontal - brief), fellatio, testicles, male masturbation, female masturbation, threesome, bespectacled male ...
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84%
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Obsessions (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young medicine student observes his neighbour's love life through a hole in his apartment wall.
Plot: voyeurism, clothed male naked female, obsession, money, peeping tom, pointing a gun at someone, shower, death by gunshot, listening to music, shot in the eye, criminal gang, visitor ...
Place: amsterdam
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81%
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Consequences (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After being sent to a youth detention centre, 18-year-old Andrej has to fight for his place within the group of inmates while getting closer to Željko, their informal leader, and struggling to keep his repressed secret in the dark.
Style: gay cinema, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, closeted gay, troubled youth, gang leader, secret, blackmail, friendship, friendship between men, manipulation, gay protagonist, sexual repression, repressed sexuality ...
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Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An abusive sexual relationship between a white spinster schoolteacher and a young black janitor in 1956 Kansas complicates her struggle to come to grips with her sexuality and emotions.
Plot: janitor, radiator, exploring sexuality, christmas tree, outburst, director, pill, paranoia, female teacher, recluse, female star appears nude, depression ...
Time: 50s, year 1956, year 1955, year 1954, 1950s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Green Butterflies (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mateo is an intelligent boy who falls in love with Daniel, but when everyone reveals that relationship, Mateo is at a crossroads, and he will have to decide between fighting his adversities or giving up everything, even his life.
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay slur, secret, sexual tension, friend, abusive father, dysfunctional family, humiliation, childhood trauma, suicide, father son relationship, gym teacher ...
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80%
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Eva Nova (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Eva would do anything to regain the love of the one she hurt the most - her son. She is a recovered alcoholic but decades ago she was a famous actress.
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, estranged mother, alcoholic, loneliness, estranged son, mother son conflict, elderly woman, addiction, regret, drunkenness, social outcast, husband wife relationship ...
Place: vienna
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76%
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Psychobitch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frida is different. Self chosen different. Marius, on the other hand is the most perfect boy in class, and likes to show off. When they have to work together at school, it's the start of a turbulent and challenging relationship. Generation ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, school, teenage girl, emotional abuse, friend, group of friends, taking a photograph, humiliation, classmate classmate relationship, unrequited love, awkward situation ...
Place: eastern europe
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73%
Beauty and the Beast (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Decameron-style collection of entertaining short stories with such diverse themes as nymphomania, bestiality, and masochism.
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, psychotronic, sex comedy, anthology
Plot: bestiality, incest, nymphomania, christianity, classroom, teenage sexuality, sex slave, sleeping naked, guilty conscience, fat man, wedding day, guilt ...
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73%
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Ostia (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two anarchistic brothers live by petty thievery and try to recover from their Catholic upbringing. Bandiera (Laurent Terzieff) and Rabbino (Franco Citti) were children when they pushed their drunk of a father out of a window for killing their pet ...
Plot: crying boy, speech, skinny dipping, prison guard, accidental killing, house of cards, carrying someone, male female fight, talking to a dead body, child murderess, christianity, gang rape ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Pretend I'm Not Here (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Student Eric kills time by spying on his neighbors. Compulsively taking notes on everything within binocular range from his bedroom window, he harasses his neighbors by sending unsigned notes and making their private affairs public. When they ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: voyeurism, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teenage life, mysterious character, family problems, estrangement, coming of age, neighbor neighbor relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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73%
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System Crasher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: problem child, mother daughter relationship, mentor, adaptation, society, parents and children, family, school, cabin in the woods, social outcast, store, heavy rain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: central europe
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71%
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Places (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming of age story about love, loss and revenge centers around two teenage friends, Adam (Vladimír Polívka) and Marek (Jan Cina), whose aimless lives in a small town are suddenly disrupted by the appearance of Anna (Johana Matousková), the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: revenge, love, small town, friendship between men, love triangle, murder, teenage girl, prank, secret, best friend, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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70%
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The Backwater (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Shinya Tanaka, this film is set in a quiet riverside town, where 17-year-old Tooma lives with his father and his father’s lover. Tooma witnesses his father’s sadistic behavior towards his lover and soon finds himself ...
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: stepmother, dysfunctional family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, father son relationship, alcoholic father, small town, stepmother stepson relationship, violent father, listening to sex, older man younger woman sex, sex with a pregnant woman ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1988
Place: japan
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69%
Invisible Life (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s. The life of Guida and Euridice Gusmão, raised to be invisible in the eyes of the Brazilian society of that time, like all the other women of that generation.
Style: psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: erotica, masturbation, erection, friendship, father daughter relationship, love, rivalry, family relations, ambition, adaptation, destiny, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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69%
The Streetwalker (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman leaves his country home, and wife and young son for a business trip to Paris. While there he develops a sexual and spiritual bond with a call girl.
Plot: prostitute, call girl, businessman, barefoot male, undressing someone, male bare butt, taking off clothes, sensuality, female nudity, coitus, money, sex ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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68%
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The Phantom (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sergio is a brooding, alienated man who works as a trash collector in Lisbon by day and roams the city streets by night seeking rough, anonymous sex with men. One night he meets an man who seems to be the embodiment of his tormented fantasies, and ...
Style: erotic, sexy, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: gay sex, s&m, dangerous attraction, social misfits, obsession, lifestyle, stalking, social decay, voyeurism, destructive relationship, danger, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Corpse of Anna Fritz (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anna Fritz is a beautiful and famous actress. Suddenly her body is found in a hotel and the news of her death goes around the planet. The young, shy caretaker Pau works at the hospital where they carried the body of Anna Fritz. He and his friends ...
Style: suspense, harsh, disturbing, enigmatic, macabre ...
Plot: morgue, corpse, death, murder, female full frontal nudity, sexual abuse, celebrity, actress, dead woman, female nudity, fear, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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68%
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Wild Awakening (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Toni and Emma are brother and sister who owns a stable farm. Ramon and his son, Aaron works for them. Toni is openly gay and loves to party, Emma has a crush on Aaron who is a closeted gay who is afraid that his father might find out, but his father ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing, gay cinema ...
Plot: male nudity, gay sex, murder, farm, gay, male objectification, gay interest, birthday party, voyeurism, police, sex scene, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
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68%
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Transfixed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, investigation, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, crimes, serial killer, life is a bitch, deadly, police investigation, crime, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Open Future (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A 16 year old boy growing up in the 60's, experimenting with life, sex, drugs and alcohol.
Plot: friendship between men, high school, blood, friendship, love triangle, drunkenness, bad dream, female in swimsuit, fish, taking a photograph, storm, singer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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67%
We Are Never Alone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of nowhere in the Czech provinces, a handful of people come together: a paranoid prison guard, his hypochondriac neighbour and the latter’s silent, despairing wife, a lovesick nightclub manager and a stripper who is a ...
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, tense, complex ...
Plot: teenager, paranoid, neighbor neighbor relationship, family relations, money, boy, prison, hypochondriac, gypsy, stolen money, jail, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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67%
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The Forest (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Danila is sixteen. Katya is twice his age. He spends hours watching her from an old shed on the forest. He does not even think about trying to be with her until Danila's father shows up on Katya's doorstep in an attempt to run away from ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, obsession, humiliation, loner, coming of age, dysfunctional family, bullying, husband wife relationship, sexuality, school, village, 16 year old ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Nerd's Confession (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eugene is a teenage nerd who lives in a small Russian town. He sits in front of his computer all day long, playing games and surfing the Internet. He decides to run a small porn website and soon as he earns his first money from e-commerce. His life ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure
Plot: socially awkward, student, family relations, teenage protagonist, interview, best friend, friendship between boys, flash forward, gambling, teenage boy, friendship between men, chase ...
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67%
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The Way Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap," which is racism, the society's prejudices, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, couples, life is a bitch, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, family problems, realism, social misfits, society, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Caged Men (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elliott was a loser who robbed the bank only to land in jail. In prison, he encounters homosexuality as every inmate wants to turn Elliott into a mate!
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema
Plot: crying, seductive dance, taking notes, police car, criminal, serial killer as protagonist, blood on face, lame, on the run, pipe smoking, death by drowning, photograph ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: wedding, village, small town, family relations, sensuality, murder, small town life, gang rape, vengeance, parents and children, haunted by the past, village life ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 50s, year 1976, year 1955 ...
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Little Boy Blue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Living in rural Texas is a dysfunctional family: an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; a compliant wife and a son of about 20, two small sons who look a lot like their brother. The dad harbors a secret, and he ...
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, incest, dysfunctional family, parents and children, murder, stepmother stepson relationship, forced sex, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, family problems, siblings relations, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, asia, vietnam, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Crossway (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A very interesting thriller about the coming of age of a troubled young man searching his place in this world. Teenage boy Jonathan (Fabien de Marchi) is having a hard time living with his father and stepmother. On a whim, he steals some money and ...
Style: homoerotic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, teenage boy, friendship between boys, catholic priest, dysfunctional family, pedophilia, kidnapping, foursome, lgbt, passion, cigarette smoking ...
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66%