Movies like The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door (2009)
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The Man Next Door (2009)
Original name: El hombre de al lado
Genre: Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When two neighbours clash, their argument becomes less about proposed building alterations and more about the wider battle between class and social status. The hugely impressive building in question is the only example of a Le Corbusier residential home in all of Latin America, adding to the poignancy of their argument. Winner of six Argentinean Academy Awards in 2010, including Best Film.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, realistic, disturbing
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, voyeurism, dishonesty, small town, neighbor neighbor relationship, conflict, danger, rivalry, rich and poor, small town life, social relations, designer, yoga, father daughter relationship, interview, camera, husband wife relationship, neighbor, wall, chair
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Man Next Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, dishonesty, crimes, obsession, rivalry, deadly and murder mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Man Next Door: Deliver Us from Evil (2009), Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013), Legacy: Black Ops (2010), The Devil's Dominoes (2008), The Bottom of the Sea (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Deliver Us from Evil (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In search of a new lifestyle, Johannes and his wife Pernille leave the city and move with their two children to Johannes’ childhood town in the country. When Johannes’ drunken brother Lars accidently runs over Anna, a local, and plants false ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, false accusation, rivalry, human nature, social relations, small town, social differences, vengeance, countryside, immigrants, xenophobia, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, haunted by the past, composer, crimes, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Legacy: Black Ops (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Nigeria, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Taking refuge in a shabby Brooklyn motel after narrowly surviving a failed mission in Eastern Europe, Black Ops soldier Malcolm Gray (Idris Elba) begins to disintegrate mentally as he broods over the legacy of his actions in this taut psychological ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, obsession, rivalry, haunted by the past, mission gone awry, military, breaking point, dishonesty, losing-it hero, soldier, isolation, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, partners, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, devil, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Bottom of the Sea (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An architect (Daniel Hendler) trails a man (Gustavo Garzón) who was hiding under his girlfriend's (Dolores Fonzi) bed.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: jealousy, love, obsession, investigation, danger, stalking, couples, infidelity, lovers, rivalry, unfaithful, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 772
Son of Cain (2013)
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 ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, family relations, psychologist, chess, emotional manipulation, teenager, family in crisis, manipulations, teenage life, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 1K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unplanned turn.
Style: tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: racism, crimes, police investigation, false arrest, law enforcement, society, dishonesty, small town, murder, death, disorder, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 1K
Coffin Rock (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman unable to conceive a child with her husband, despite years of trying, makes the drunken mistake of sleeping with a young stranger. The stranger then goes to terrifying lengths to prove his paternity.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: stalking, pregnancy, obsession, infidelity, danger, couples, small town, husband wife relationship, suspicion, deadly, couple relations, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.6
 536
Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, mental illness, woman in danger, danger, life turned upside down, crimes, life is a bitch, cafe, psychopath, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
You Belong to Me (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jeffrey has met the man of this dreams, hunky Frenchman René, he impulsively moves into the same building. The move backfires as Remé becomes cold and distant. Landlady Gladys lavishes attention on her new tenant.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: female psychopath, landlady, obsession, dangerous attraction, deadly, couples, crimes, mentally unstable, danger, dishonesty, stalking, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: mother son conflict, destructive relationship, family relations, mentally unstable, obsession, fall in love, parents and children, domineering mother, single mother, overbearing mother, small town, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 402
Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, extramarital affair, murder, dishonesty, technophobia, protagonist as suspect, deadly, danger, sexual content, voyeurism, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 317
Last Screening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Sylvain, a film-obsessed 31-year-old, lives in the basement of a small art-house theater where he works as a programmer, projectionist and cashier. Each night, after the last showing, he goes out for a murderous ritual.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, danger, psychopath, theater, small town, deadly, murder, violence, crimes, woman in danger, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Paris Under Watch (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anonymous hacker has hacked all of Paris' cameras and observes the city unbeknownst to its inhabitants. Petty crimes and moments of stolen intimacy, he sees everything. Until the day that an explosion lays wasted to the Gare ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, politics, deadly, rivalry, track down, surveillance, state affairs, mind game, voyeurism, murder, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 2K
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, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, undercover, shovel, buried alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 511
Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, obsession, manipulation, manipulations, friends, uninvited guest, danger, power relations, couples, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 314
The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, betrayal, rivalry, best friends, intrigue, murder, vengeance, gambling, dishonesty, ambition, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 977
Penumbra (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman hesitantly rents an apartment to an eerie man who she soon realizes has a part in the solar eclipse that is taking place.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: solar eclipse, woman in danger, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, suspicion, confined, mysterious stranger, once in a lifetime opportunity, snobbism, imaginary, tied feet
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.4
 1K
The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 424
Do No Harm (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emily Edmunds has a great job and a great guy, Mark. But when Mark is killed in a plane crash, a distraught Emily attempts suicide.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, danger, crimes, woman in danger, doctors and patients, suicide attempt, plane crash, murder, psychiatrist, loss of husband, power relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 3K
The Guvnors (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Guvnors is a violent thriller set amongst the clans and firms of South East London, bringing two generations together in brutal conflict.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, gang, criminal's revenge, ego clash, gangsters, violence, youth, graphic violence, danger, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 866
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, disorder, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 429
Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, psychopath, murder, manipulation, dishonesty, rivalry, mystery, security guard, police, obsession, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 314
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 3K
Stash House (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave and Emma have found the perfect house, until they discover a stash of heroine and end up imprisoned in it by violent thugs.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, stash, couples, confined, danger, crimes, trapped, gangsters, rivalry, escapades, smuggling, new house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Dark Reflection (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A journalist digs deep into the world of aviation and discovers some uncomfortable truths. And a conspiracy trail dating back to 1954. But why is no one saying anything?
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, society, moral dilemma, journalism, investigation, dishonesty, media, conspiracy, journalist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 631
The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family in danger, obsession, psychopath, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crime, chases and races, woman in danger, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 748
Drones (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drones begins in the Nevada desert, where new girl Sue Lawson joins airman Jack in a hot, windowless bunker from which they manoeuvre unmanned drones across the plains of Afghanistan. Their first day at work is awkward but polite, with Jack all too ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, moral dilemma, danger, desert, deadly, u.s. military, strong female presence, computer game, middle east conflict, us military
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
No Through Road (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The serenity of another quiet evening is shattered for an amateur photographer when a desperate woman takes refuge in his humble suburban home. Reluctantly, he is pulled into a cat and mouse game with her pursuers. Only dawn will reveal the ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, danger, on the run, suburbs, mysterious character, rivalry, revenge, murder, pursuit, woman in danger, suburban life, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 932
Fuga (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Could a brilliant composer's music actually be killing his loved ones? Eliseo can't help but believe it when his younger sister dies tragically and then his pianist Georgina suddenly dies on the piano. Completely traumatized, Eliseo is ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, bleak
Plot: mental institution, musician's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, mentally unstable, music, obsession, uncover truth, haunted by the past, desire for fame, losing-it hero, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%