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Submission (2017)
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Submission (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A well-respected professor who is a celebrated novelist and loving husband loses himself when he becomes obsessed with an ambitious and talented student.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: teacher student relationship, college professor, infidelity, college student, manipulation, sex scene, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, mystery, emotional manipulation, psychology, writers, couple relations, mysterious woman, writing, student, college, female nudity, suicide, family relations, restaurant, university, girl ...
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about infidelity, couples, husband wife relationship, adultery, obsession, dishonesty and murder mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Submission: Dirty Teacher (2013), Gone Girl (2014), Some Velvet Morning (2013), Proof (2005), Dream Lover (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dirty Teacher (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a high school senior discovers her teacher is seducing her boyfriend, events turn deadly after the teacher tries to cover it up.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: teacher student sex, teacher student relationship, bitch, female antagonist, misunderstanding, teacher, school, teacher student romance, older woman younger man relationship, family problems, male teacher female student affair, social problems ...
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83%
 8.1
 914K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, twists & turns, murder mystery, manipulation, investigation, disappearance, missing wife, infidelity, femme fatale, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Some Velvet Morning (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fred arrives at the doorstep of his beautiful young mistress Velvet after four years apart, claiming to have finally left his wife. But when she rejects his attempts to rekindle their romance, his persistence evolves into obsession — and a dark ...
Style: suspense, psychological, realistic, cynical, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couples, quibbling, prostitute, mystery, battle of the sexes, love and romance, human nature, indoor, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 44K
Proof (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: mental illness, mathematics, prodigy, paranoia, illness, university, manic, parents and children, campus, science, student, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, wisconsin, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 5K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, architect, paranoia, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 31K
In the House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his ...
Style: suspense, odd, enigmatic, witty, disturbing ...
Plot: teacher, high school, student, teacher student relationship, privacy invasion, writers, school, stalking, teen angst, manipulation, manipulations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lead Us Not Into Temptation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenager girl intrudes a quite couple's life.
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspense, contemplative, suspenseful
Plot: jealous wife, older man younger woman relationship, secret, husband wife relationship, infidelity, unfaithful husband, revenge, older man younger woman romance, politician, adultery, multiple perspectives, extramarital affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 604
Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, danger, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, who done it, stuntman, best friends, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, supernatural horror, haunted by the past, adultery, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, danger, losing-it hero, spiritualism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 14K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, mystery, crime, crimes, danger, legal, court, courtroom drama, heiress, beach house ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 12K
The Other Man (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: adultery, family problems, infidelity, human nature, love affair, obsession, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, betrayal, love triangle, husband wife relationship, secret lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 71K
Chloe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: seduction, obsession, lesbian, older woman younger woman relationship, infidelity, lesbian romance, first lesbian experience, lesbianism, desire, lesbian love, lesbian sex, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 458
Extramarital (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring writer gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed while having an affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, sexy, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, infidelity, writers, love affair, uncover truth, love triangle, sexual relations, who done it, couples, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 624
Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: cheating wife, murder, inheritance, vietnam veteran, family problems, crime, infidelity, couple relations, manipulations, betrayal, unsupportive spouse, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, divorce, tennis court, marital crisis, dysfunctional family, fall in love, family life, family in crisis, love affair, parents and children, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 2K
Impulse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Acting on impulse, Claire Dennison (Willa Ford), enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, sexy ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, infidelity, dangerous attraction, psychopath, femme fatale, love affair, danger, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, sexual relations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 951
Nobody's Life (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all began with a little white lie.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, family relations, dishonesty, love and romance, family life, couples, secret life, love triangle, secret, husband wife relationship, bank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 2K
Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: mind bending, gloomy, psychological, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, solitude, world war two, investigation, memory, haunted by the past, couples, mystery, crimes, deadly, mysterious character, dinner party ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.2
 21K
Random Hearts (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash 'Harrison Ford' and Kristin Scott Thomas find each others keys in each others loved ones posessions and realize that they were having an affair and must figure out all the ...
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, death of wife, death of husband, love affair, death, police detective, politician, starting over, politics, dishonesty, air disaster, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, usa, washington d.c., new hampshire, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 102
Forever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marked by her father's strong presence, since he is a rich and powerful businessman, the beautiful Berenice investigates his love life, to feel closer to him. With her findings, their relationship becomes mixed with a strong sense of seduction.
Plot: father daughter incest, death of father, husband wife relationship, heart attack, memory, flashback, killed during sex, mother daughter relationship, adultery, infidelity, incestuous desire, murder ...
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.7
 369K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, mind game, disorder, uncover truth, life turned upside down, psychology, manipulation, game, existentialism, scheme, life philosophy, businessman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, mexico, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, serial killer, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 38K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, danger, supernatural, wheelchair, talking to the dead, death, crying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Mystery of Rampo (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Edogawa Rampo is a writer whose latest work is censored by the government, deemed too disturbing and injurious to the public to be allowed to be published. However, after burning his drafts, his publisher shows him a newspaper with an account of ...
Style: sexual, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: murder, writers, artists and showbiz, deadly, dishonesty, media, crimes, manipulations, mystery, writer's life, danger, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 43K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, strong sexual content, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Love Your Work (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fictional movie star, Gray Evans, goes through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds Gray of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: obsession, self defense, actor's life, couples, showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, losing-it hero, rise and fall, lifestyle, midlife crisis, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 16K
Gossip (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, gossip, investigation, teenage life, college life, false accusation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, rumor, manipulation, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 2K
Don't Tell (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by step she remembers her childhood spent within a severe ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, sexual abuse, introspection, self discovery, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 180K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, psychological, surreal, bleak, tense ...
Plot: symbolism, paranoia, mystery, actor, obsession, mental illness, professor, delusion, mysterious character, disorder, life turned upside down, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 38K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, writers, nobel prize, infidelity, professor, sexism, extramarital affair, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, manhattan new york city, sweden, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%