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Bel Canto (2018)
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Bel Canto (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: interracial romance, opera singer, hostage, kidnapping, violence, flash forward, murder, revolution, military, singer, negotiator, death threat, terrorist, singing, tragic love, sex, soccer, police, food, chess, businessman, ambulance, divorce, french, song ...
Time: year 1996
Place: tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, captivating and tense films with plots about murder, violence, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, flashback, death and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Bel Canto: Harem (1986), The Bodyguard (1992), Kept (2001), Unbound (2020), Bird of Prey (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Harem (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A young British woman is kidnapped by an Arabian sheikh and held captive in his harem. At first she frantically tries to escape, but as they slowly get to know and appreciate each other the difference between captor and captive dissolves.
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: sultan, romance, abduction, harem, death, revolution, female protagonist, murder, escape attempt, anger, intrigue, rescue ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: middle east, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 127K
The Bodyguard (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks ...
Style: touching, romantic, suspense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, interracial romance, white male black female relationship, bodyguard, love story, fall in love, musician's life, woman in danger, interracial love, love, love affair, music ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, miami, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.2
 312
Kept (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dead bodies are piling up, and the leads the two LA homicide cops have point to Barbara, business manager for a successful architectural firm she runs with her husband Lance. The dead men were interns at the firm, and each of them was Barbara's ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: erotica, investigation, murder, serial killer, police, architect, murder suspect, undressing, lust, corpse, sex scene, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.4
 1K
Unbound (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Julius Fonteneau has decided to take the law into his own hands after his daughter has gone missing. His only friend supports him while his wife resents him and the police are growing suspicious of his intentions. He must determine right from wrong ...
Style: realistic, tense, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, violence, psycho killer, deception, blood, vigilantism, vigilante, dishonesty, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Bird of Prey (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As a boy, Dominik watched an American crime boss murder his father, a police officer fighting corruption in Sofia, Bulgaria. Years later, he attempts to avenge his father's death but is imprisoned for 15 years for attempted murder. In prison, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, prison, kidnapping, criminal heroes, clergy, politics, crimes, arms dealing, rivalry, deadly, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 26K
7500 (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, flying, flight attendant, terrorism, violence, airplane, murder, airplane trip, save the day, terrorist group, capture, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorises the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protégée whom he trains and loves. The 25th anniversary of the first public performance of Phantom of the Opera ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, opera singer, disfigurement, destructive relationship, singer, musician, theater, obsession, tragic hero, love and romance, lifestyle, musician's life ...
Time: 19th century, year 1919, 1870s, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True story based on Jodi Arias, a seductive 28-year-old aspiring photographer found guilty of killing her former lover, Travis Alexander, who was found nude in his home shower with a slit throat, 27 additional stab wounds and a bullet to the head. ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: true crime, murder, male friendship, male bonding, obsession, party, stalker, court, sex, trial, romantic obsession, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Five Minutes to Live (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers terrorize a small town by knocking on doors and then killing whoever answers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, hitman, psychopath, murder, bank, heist, kidnapping, suburbs, crime gone awry, gangsters, extramarital affair, killer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.2
 86
Dischord (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of her world tour, at the height of her success, alternative rock violinist, Gypsy, put down her violin and walked away... A man brutally beats his girlfriend to death and tosses her remains into a local river... A retired Boston PD ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police detective, investigation, musician, police, love, murder, obsession, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, rock star, lie, beaten to death ...
Place: new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Streets of Fire (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager hires ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, singer, fan, motorcycle, rivalry, crimes, danger, woman in danger, abduction, lone hero, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Down in the Valley (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On a trip to the beach, a teenage girl named Tobe meets a charismatic stranger named Harlan, who dresses like a cowboy and claims to be a former ranch hand. The pair feel an instant attraction and begin a relationship, but her father, a lawman, is ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, delusion, cowboy, love and romance, dangerous attraction, parents and children, family disapproval, father daughter relationship, family relations, gas station, drifter, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 146
Naked Dragon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the worst serial killer crime spree in years, the 'Dragon' is hunting young Asian men as his victims. FBI Agent Robbie Taylor has been assigned to use his skills as a psychic to help solve the case and find out the identity of the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, slasher, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: fbi, police, serial killer, psychic, blood, police officer, psychopath, brutality, murder, violence, maniac, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 21K
Purple Rain (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young man with a talent for music meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs.
Style: captivating, exciting, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: aspiring singer, rivalry, performer's life, ambition, human spirit, love and romance, artists and showbiz, sensuality, love triangle, passion, stage, price of fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: military, obsession, infidelity, marriage, soldier, couples, perversion, solace, sexual dysfunction, gender, unfulfillment, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 315
Canal Street (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Chicago lawyer embraces his undying faith when his teenage son is accused of murdering a classmate.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, suspense, rough, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, society, murder, rivalry, crimes, death, hopes, parents and children, vengeance, violence, friendship, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Imagining Argentina (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set during the unsettling disappearances in Buenos Aires during the dictatorship of the 1970s, the film involves theater director Carlos Rueda and his wife Cecilia. Shortly after Cecilia writes an editorial commentary questioning the mysterious ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, disappearance, uncover truth, political unrest, deadly, danger, crimes, kidnapping, compassion, father daughter relationship, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 1976
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, italy, latin america, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 7K
Uncertainty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Every choice has a consequence. But what if the flip of a coin could trigger two separate but parallel destinies? Bobby (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Kate (Lynn Collins) are a young New York couple at a crossroads whose lives are about to take very ...
Style: sincere, serious, clever, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: family tradition, on the run, destiny, couple relations, family gatherings, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, fear, little girl, road not taken, urban, locked door ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.3
 56K
Proof of Life (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, kidnapping, rescue, group of criminals, jungle, insurance, mercenary, ransom, couple relations, daring rescue, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america, london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 3K
Heartthrob (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sam Maddox, a troubled girl whose father committed suicide, has earned a reputation at her high school for being a bit promiscuous. When Sam begins seeing brilliant, MIT-bound Henry Sinclair, the two opposites really attract. Although Sam ...
Style: dark, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: obsessive love, chase, pursuit, forbidden love, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, waitress, rivalry, teenage boy, memorial service, car trouble, knife ...
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50%
 6.6
 10K
Ophelia (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.
Style: scenic, colourful, stylized, exciting, inspirational ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, castle, murder, prince, adaptation, storytelling, revenge, love, betrayal, vengeance, intrigue, treason ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Crying Game (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, terrorism, gender bending, friendship, haunted by the past, hostage, sexuality, fall in love, irish, soldier, redemption, convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, ireland, northern ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 23K
Redemption Day (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, tense, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, vengeance, terrorist, secret agents, heroes, military, soldier, violence, leader, danger, terrorism, death ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: syria, usa, morocco, algeria, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, romantic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, telekinesis, super powers, runaway teen, mind control, love and romance, good versus evil, teenager, superhuman powers, danger, friendship, teenage love ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
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 7.5
 10K
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, obsession, collector, woman in danger, mentally unstable, captivity, hostage, confined, dangerous attraction, danger, missing person ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Deadly Adoption (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Things go awry when an author and his wife welcome a pregnant woman into their home, with plans to adopt her baby.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: adoption, baby, pregnant woman, husband wife relationship, married couple, family in danger, obsession, pregnancy, adultery, surrogate mother, mother daughter relationship, child in peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: nazism, painter, love, art gallery, father daughter relationship, ss, manipulation, painting, mental illness, ex nazi, childhood memory, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1937, year 1966, year 1948, year 1951, year 1956 ...
Place: germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, east germany, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mother's Red Dress (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Laura Ullman, a single mother, kills her abusive ex-boyfriend and turns the gun on her son when he threatens to call the police. Paul leaves home to start a better life and falls for Ashley, a young woman looking for direction in her life, unaware ...
Style: suspense, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: domestic violence, love, murder, loyalty, boyfriend, romancing partners, male female relationship, romantic relationship, implanted memory, romantic friendship, love affair, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sylvie's Love (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, musician, romantic relationship, music, relationships, love and romance, dating, male female relationship, romance ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968, year 1962 ...
Place: atlanta georgia, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beyond the Limit (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in a small politically unstable Latin American country, the story follows the half English and half Latino Dr. Eduardo Plarr, who left his home to find a better life. Along the way he meets an array of people, including British Consul Charley ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, biting ...
Plot: diplomat, kidnapping, love affair, doctor, rebel, politics, revolution, starting over, political unrest, adultery, alcoholic, cheating wife ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paraguay, latin america, argentina, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%