Movies like Son of Cain

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Son of Cain (2013)
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Son of Cain (2013)
Original name: Fill de Caín
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby chess, Julio will delve into the disturbing world of Nico and the complex relationships of this seemingly normal family.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, teenage life, manipulations, dishonesty, mind game, family in crisis, danger, youth, family problems, manipulation, deception, brother sister relationship, female full frontal nudity, killing a dog, dysfunctional family, absent father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain

Most similar movies to Son of Cain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, danger, deadly, family relations, dishonesty and parents and children mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Son of Cain: Child of Mine (2005), Choke (2001), Suburban Bliss (2002), The Key (2007), The Silent Thief (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sicarivs: The Night and the Silence (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hit man receives the assignment to kill a woman. But what seems as another job complicates when he is about to execute her, but does not. He will have to go after those who gave him the contract, for, in his profession, those who do not comply ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder of a nude woman, hitman, race against time, danger, woman in danger, on the run, deadly, murder, chases and races, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Child of Mine (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Alberta small-town police chief officially finds no suspect in the bloody stabbing to death of 'working girl' Jane McGill. Her daughters are adopted two years later, trough his friend Alvin, by a London couple who don't qualify yet ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: adoption, murder, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, domestic disturbance, uncover truth, family in danger, parents and children, sister sister relationship, suspicion, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, manipulation, crime, danger, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
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Suburban Bliss (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine, a rebellious pre-teen who has been deeply affected by her parents’ divorce, plays a game which involves crossing a dangerous road with her eyes closed. She becomes friends with the girl next door, the quiet Ariane, to the consternation ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: overprotective parent, teenage life, rebelliousness, parent child relationship, parents and children, youth, family problems, family relations, social differences, parents separation, precocious child, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, estrangement, investigation, murder, dead father, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Silent Thief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Brennan is an outcast drifter who threatens to destroy a family's unity by displacing their son, Mike, while he is away at college. The Silent Thief is a thriller that examines familial bonds and the line between sanity and insanity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, silent film ...
Plot: social misfits, family relations, college, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty, mentally unstable, homosexual, seduction, mystery, orphan, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, deadly, truth or dare, danger, sex scene, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, kidnapping, murder, parents and children, hidden identity, crimes, danger, moral dilemma, investigation, family relations, woman in danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Holding (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District.
Style: serious, suspense, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: danger, farm, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, psychopath, violence, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, confined, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Boy She Met Online (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When teenager Cami Winters falls in love, she falls hard. Her single mother, Tori, has no idea that Cami has fallen in love with a boy named 'Jake' she met on a social networking website. Although Cami believes Jake's a 23 year-old ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, dishonesty, danger, teenage love, crimes, romance, deception, murder, convict, online dating, maniac, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 374
True True Lie (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 12 years in an asylum, as she is reunited with friends and family, Dana begins to realize the events that led to her stay there may not have been imaginary.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mind game, woman in danger, haunted by the past, best friends, crimes, youth, teenage life, mental illness, supernatural, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
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Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: track down, hitman, on the run, danger, crimes, deadly, parents and children, family relations, family problems, woman in danger, chases and races, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.6
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The Letter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: woman in danger, mentally unstable, couples, psychological manipulation, conspiracy, emotional manipulation, murder, paranoia, crimes, dishonesty, writer's life, playwright
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 82
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love at First Kill (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An overprotective mother tries to stop her son's budding relationship with a flirtatious young divorce.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: mother son conflict, destructive relationship, mentally unstable, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, obsession, single mother, domineering mother, overbearing mother, small town, performer's life ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 588
Reflections (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Europol Agent Tom Brindle is called to Barcelona, Spain, to track down the notorious serial killer known as Pygmalion. A set of fingerprints lead to a young, volatile soldier, Marco Soler. Agent Brindle arrests Marco and intensely interrogates him, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, danger, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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For Elise (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young college is responsible for the care of an innocent little girl, but soon all he knows give a twist that will endanger his own life. All begin when crossing under the floor of the third floor to the left, a road without knowing directly the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, survival, isolation, race against time, crimes, track down, danger, deadly, indoor, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, deadly, small town, investigation, hairdresser, baseball bat, car wash, barbershop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Fear of Water (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Rosalie Richard is found raped and dead at the foot of a cliff. This gruesome murder is the first ever in the Magdalen Islands. Her death will radically change the orderly life of Sergeant André Surprenant.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: murder, army investigation, family relations, law enforcement, military, life is a bitch, police investigation, deadly, family problems, crimes, parents and children, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Stalked at 17 (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When 17 year old Angela fell for Chad, he promised to love her forever. When she got pregnant with his child, he promised to take care of them both. When she realized he was deceptive and abusive, he promised to change. When she wanted to leave, he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: stalker, obsession, teenage life, age difference, youth, family problems, stalking, family in crisis, family in danger, pregnancy, fall in love, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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41%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, danger, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, heist, track down, danger, race against time, confined, parents and children, friendship, on the run, crimes, abduction, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 301
Confine (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pippa is a physically and emotionally scarred former model living as a recluse in her meticulous Georgian flat. When a heist taking place in the same building goes wrong, Pippa's home is broken into by the charismatic Kayleigh. Pippa is taken ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: mental illness, confined, mentally unstable, crimes, strong female presence, kidnapping, hostage, crime gone awry, women, twins, obsessive compulsive disorder, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
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Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, buddies, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, devil, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
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Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, danger, prostitute, amateur detective, law enforcement, deadly, race against time, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Skulls III (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young college co-ed tries joining the elite, all-male, secret society, the Skulls, and in so doing, she uncovers some unscrupulous methods used by some of the members to get what they want.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: college, murder, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, college life, crimes, mind game, youth, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 354
Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, crimes, youth, mystery, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%