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First Reformed (2017)
 7.1
 52K
First Reformed (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: church, priest, minister, reverend, environment, pastor, environmentalism, faith, religion, corruption, cancer, christianity, alcoholic, funeral, diary, widow, church choir, barbed wire, climate change, tragedy, uncover truth, abortion, morality, ex wife, explosive ...
Time: year 2017
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and serious films with plots about murder, mystery, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, twists & turns and storytelling mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like First Reformed: American Gigolo (1980), Regression (2015), The Woman in the Fifth (2011), Affliction (1997), Obsession (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Gigolo (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: gigolo, cheating wife, pimp, murder, frame up, crime, redemption, crimes, uncover truth, false accusation, prostitute, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california, palm springs california ...
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100%
 5.7
 39K
Regression (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner investigates the case of young Angela, who accuses her father, John Gray, of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines is brought in ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Woman in the Fifth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American writer moves to Paris to be closer to his daughter and finds himself falling immediately on hard times.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, sincere, tense ...
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, divorce, widow, theft, waitress, mysterious character, estrangement, power relations, artists and showbiz, father daughter relationship, poetry, translator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 17K
Affliction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in his slowly disintegrating mentally.
Style: bleak, rough, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, snow, small town life, dysfunctional family, murder, alcohol abuse, arson, domestic violence, halloween, machismo, abusive father, sheriff ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Obsession (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1959, 1950s, year 1975 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Extreme Measures (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. The trail leads Luthan to the door of the eminent ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, investigation, medical research, doctor, doctors and patients, uncover truth, cure, deadly, morgue, homeless man, doctor patient relationship, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
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City Hall (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: tense, realistic, thought provoking, suspense, talky ...
Plot: investigation, political corruption, conspiracy, police, mayor, crimes, uncover truth, society, corruption, murder, mafia, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
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InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, crimes, supernatural, victim, investigation, danger, strong female presence, law enforcement, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
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Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.3
 15K
Exposed (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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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
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29%
 3.5
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Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 6K
The Walker (2007)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
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Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Constant Gardener (2005)
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Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
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25%
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Country: USA, Israel, Germany
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The Nothing (2011)
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Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, dark, bleak, psychological ...
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Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
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Country: USA
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Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious disappearance of a young woman leads her boyfriend on a journey for truth and perhaps his own unknown reality in this dark, hypnotic mystery that transcends the limitations of traditional narrative.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: devil, deal with the devil, evil, ambition, law firm, satan, god or devil, supernatural, temptation, ethics, sin, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Story: Catherine Clare reluctantly trades life in 1980s Manhattan for a remote home in the tiny hamlet of Chosen, New York, after her husband George lands a job teaching art history at a small Hudson Valley college. Even as she does her best to transform ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.2
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Hunter's Creed (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After losing his wife, a man reunites with his church buddies to film the hunting show they’ve always wanted to make together. Before long, he senses a dark presence in the woods eventually bringing him face to face with death and his faith.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: hunting, wilderness, faith, religion, christianity, supernatural power, evil, forest, husband wife relationship, deer hunting, found footage, cabin ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Serpent's Egg (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany's defeat in World War I.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, clinic, unemployment, circus, suicide, life is a bitch, society, getting home, politics, rise to the top, alcohol abuse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: germany, sweden, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, kidnapping, murder, race against time, haunted by the past, danger, police investigation, crimes, deadly, confined, criminal's revenge, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, year 1991, 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 10K
Angel of Mine (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman grieving over the death of her daughter loses grip of reality when she begins to think her girl may still be alive.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, grief, stalking, plot twist, depression, suspicion, little girl, insanity, divorced couple, mother daughter relationship, skating, desperation ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 945K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, afterlife, death, psychology, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychic, life & death, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%