Movies like The Distance

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The Distance (2006)
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The Distance (2006)
Original name: La distancia
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Daniel, a young boxer on the point of winning the title several times, is beaten yet again and commits a robbery that lands him in jail. Guillermo, a self-destructive policeman tormented by his latent homosexuality, blackmails Daniel into committing a murder behind bars. In exchange, Daniel gains his freedom and returns to the only thing he knows how to do: box. But this time the search for pain to relieve the guilt has made his conservative style more aggressive. He remembers the last conversation he had with the man he killed, when he talked about his wife, just another whore in the club he ran, and goes to meet her. Seeing danger in the relationship between the victim's murderer and his widow, Guillermo tries to stop it.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, suspense, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: prostitute, murder, rivalry, ambition, redemption, athlete's life, crimes, couples, contests and competitions, destructive relationship, athlete and trainer, hopes, love, widow, boxing, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, power relations, gay, police officer, boxer, female nudity, sex scene, prisoner, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe

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Most similar movies to The Distance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, female nudity, dishonesty and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Distance: The Serpent (2006), The Confidant (2010), Reflections (2008), Crimes of Passion (2011), Son of Cain (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vengeance, obsession, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, blackmail, photographer, deaf, lawyer, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
 3.9
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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: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, best friends, murder, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, ambition, obsession, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.6
 594
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, ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, manhunt, police investigation, siblings relations, mind game, track down, serial killer, crimes, police detective, dishonesty, twins, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Crimes of Passion (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arturo Bolaño is a mediocre insurance salesman who loves women, booze and any short cut he can find to Easy Street. He thinks he's found it with the beautiful Rebeca Solis, the wife of the owner of the hotel where he stays on business. ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, dangerous attraction, murder, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, blackmail, female nudity, sex scene, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 827
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, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, dishonesty, family in crisis, teenage life, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.5
 202
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, mystery, rivalry, couples, crimes, law enforcement, hidden identity, who done it, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.0
 449
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: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, car accident, devil, mafia, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 3.7
 343
Interstate (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Montreal DJ, following his girlfriend to Los Angeles, falls into a deadly relationship with a couple of female hitch-hikers.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: on the road, crimes, confined, couples, captivity, car chase, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hitchhiking, chase, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.8
 424
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, who done it, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Scorpion in Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julian (Álex González) and his friend Luis (Miguel Angel Silvestre) are two neighborhood boys who are part of a gang of violent neo-Nazis, led by Solis (Javier Bardem). After start training in a gym, Julian is transformed gradually thanks to the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, fall in love, gang, racism, redemption, starting over, crimes, society, neo nazi, sport, boxing, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 442
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, extramarital affair, murder, technophobia, dishonesty, sexual content, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, obsession, voyeurism, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.1
 283
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Oscura Seduccion (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Laura is a successful plastic surgeon who feels her life is somewhat empty. She meets a young nurse and falls in love and experiences sexuality to a extent not known to her. However, In this spiral of desire and seduction both play a dangerous game ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, tense, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, couples, woman in danger, jealousy, violence, love, sex scene, murder, love and romance, toxic, single woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 1K
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: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, truth or dare, sex scene, graphic violence, sexual content, wild party, homicide detective, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sexy, psychological, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, writers, disappearance, police, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, cons and scams, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.1
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Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, tough heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: sexy, tense, erotic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, prostitute, dangerous attraction, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, sexual relations, manipulation, law enforcement, dishonesty, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: murder, track down, investigation, frame up, cons and scams, law firm, dishonesty, uncover truth, crimes, false accusation, life is a bitch, inadvertently ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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56%
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Watchful Eye (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Malibu detective Shannon (Renee Rea) goes undercover in a group house to discover who murdered one of the women living there. Shannon gets caught up in the sex and parties, not knowing that her every action is being secretly broadcast on satellite ...
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, murder, femme fatale, bondage, police, investigation, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, lesbian sex, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nobody Knows Anybody (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Película española basada en la novela homónima escrita por Juan Bonilla. Simón, un aspirante a escritor frustrado que se dedica a escribir crucigramas para un periódico, recibe un misterioso encargo: debe incluir la palabra Adversario el ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, psychological thriller
Plot: psychopath, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, terrorism, writer's life, rivalry, friendship between men, couples, conspiracy, journalism, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, rivalry, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, mind game, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Laughing Woman (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Beautiful PR woman Maria finds herself trapped in the home of the sinister and troubled Dr Sayer, where she is subjected to a series of increasingly bizarre, terrifying and degradating sex games. Sayer admits that he has murdered several women after ...
Style: sexy, surreal, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: couples, nosy, power relations, sexual relations, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, sexual content, terrorism, prostitute, crimes, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 378
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, serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, woman in danger, mind game, mental illness, teenage life, supernatural, crimes, best friends, mentally unstable, youth, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder of a nude woman, hitman, race against time, woman in danger, on the run, murder, graphic violence, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), corpse, stripper, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 248
One in the Gun (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sexy brain teaser of a thriller with nods to classic film noir of the past mixed with a post-modern flair of David Lynch-style surrealism and surprises. When Mickey Lewis, a homeless struggling artist crosses paths with Katrina, the beautiful rich ...
Style: neo noir, serious, twists and turns, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: femme fatale, couples, love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, infidelity, strong sexual content, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), greed, wealth, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
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Naked Lie (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They are the perfect, and politically correct, couple. He is a judge, she is a high profile attorney. When she takes on a sensational murder case, the trail leads right to her own front door.
Style: realistic, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, mystery, dangerous attraction, hotshot lawyer, couples, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, love and romance, courtroom drama, law enforcement, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
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Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: crimes, island, mind game, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, mysterious character, stalking, isolation, murder, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%