Movies like The Antique

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The Antique (2018)
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The Antique (2018)
Original name: ビブリア古書堂の事件手帖
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Shioriko Shinokawa (Haru Kuroki) runs an old book store in Kamakura. She is exceptionally passionate and knowledgeable about books, but shy when not talking about books. She works with a clerk, Daisuke Goura (Shuhei Nomura). He has an unusual condition and can not read books. One day, Shioriko Shinokawa tells Daisuke Goura that her rare book has been targeted by a mysterious man. They work together to reveal the secret related to the rare book. --asianwiki
Plot: book, brunette, bookstore, japanese woman, small business, eyeglasses, woman with glasses, woman wearing glasses, slim woman

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspenseful, psychological and disturbing films with plots about japanese woman, brunette, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, based on a novel, slim woman and crimes mostly in Drama, Mystery and Romance genres. Some movies like The Antique: A Bride for Rip Van Winkle (2016), While the Women Are Sleeping (2016), Birds Without Names (2017), Zero Woman R (2007), Girls in the Dark (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Bride for Rip Van Winkle (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A woman hires actors and strangers to pretend to be her friends and family at her wedding.
Plot: social network, mother in law daughter in law relationship, hotel room, sleeping on the ground, damsel in distress, shyness, brunette, sake, wedding ceremony, set up, chanting, accusation ...
Place: japan
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While the Women Are Sleeping (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kenji and Aya spend their summer days in a Hotel. While she is doing her own thing, he tries to work on his novel. But then a few strange hotel guest arouse the curiosity of the couple...
Style: contemplative, romantic, sentimental, romanticism, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Birds Without Names (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An unstable young woman pines for the ex boyfriend who nearly beat her to death - and who has mysteriously disappeared - in this gripping tale of lust, devotion and redemption.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, touching ...
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Zero Woman R (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mysterious female spy is recruited to infiltrate the Japanese underworld and gather evidence for a clandestine secretive branch of the Tokyo Police Department.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: female assassin, assassin, crimes, criminal, penetration, spy, fighting crime, mysterious woman, seductress, female spy, mystery, organized crime ...
Place: japan
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Girls in the Dark (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One day, Itsumi Shiraishi dies at Seibo Maria Girls High School. She falls off from the rooftop of a school building. Itsumi is the daughter of the administrator at the school and she was envied by all the other students there. Did Itsumi kill ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, serious, captivating
Plot: catholic school, pregnant teenager, friendship, teenage girl, secret, catholic schoolgirl, older man younger woman relationship, teacher student sex, sickness, meal, legs, charity ...
Place: bulgaria, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Every Day a Good Day (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university student attends a Japanese tea ceremony near her house with her cousin. There she has the Japanese tea ceremony in her life and it's there for her during moments when she is sad or happy.
Plot: tradition, slice of life, question, ceremony, relative, teacher, cousin cousin relationship, dead father, tea, nubile, moving, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sagrada Reset Part 1 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the town of Sakurada, where about half of the residents have special abilities, Kei Asai (Shuhei Nomura) is a high school student and is able to remember everything. Misora Haruki (Yuina Kuroshima) is also a high school student and she has the ...
Plot: japanese school, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, school uniform, mini skirt, golf, mini dress
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Female Teacher: In Front of the Students (1982)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The lovely Reiko has taken a new teaching job at a creepy old high school. She is an extremely attractive woman and the young students in her class have fallen for her. One night, after tennis practice, she is brutally assaulted in the locker room ...
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Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tanaka is going through a tough time trying to support his younger sister Mitsuko, recently arrested and hold up in jail. As an investigative reporter, he immerses himself into a story about a shocking murder case gone cold; a family was brutally ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating
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Charisma (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without explanation, he makes his way to a mountain forest, ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Long Day's Journey into Night (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: China, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Luo Hongwu returns to Kaili, the hometown from which he fled many years ago. He begins the search for the woman he loved, and whom he has never been able to forget.
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48%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
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 6.3
 490
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Buffalo (2015)
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Country: Iran
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
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38%
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The Name (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
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38%
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Country: Japan
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Woman Who Eats (2018)
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: Story follows the daily lives of 8 women with different backgrounds, including Atsuko Mochitsuki (Kyoko Koizumi), through what they eat and whom they date. --asianwiki
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Country: Japan
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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging ...
Style: stylized, psychological, meditative, melancholic, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: missing person, valentine's day, girls' boarding school, unsolved mystery, mystery, coming of age, private school, wilderness, boarding school life, disappearance, suicide, tragedy ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 19th century, year 1900 ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%