Movies like Aftermath 2012

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Aftermath (2012)
 7.3
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Aftermath (2012)
Original name: Pokłosie
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Poland, Russia, Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two brothers are trying to find out the truth from years ago. The whole town is against them.
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspense, captivating, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, controversial, suspenseful
Plot: holocaust, homecoming, life is a bitch, mystery, village life, village, dishonesty, uncover truth, under the surface, supernatural, family relations, tombs and skeletons, atrocity, siblings relations, against humanity, social relations, farm, countryside, death, father son relationship, murder, anti semitism, brother brother relationship, killing a dog, heavy smoker
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, tense, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about life is a bitch, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, murder, danger and family relations mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Aftermath: Moss (2010), Perfect Number (2012), Older Than America (2008), Blood and Ties (2013), Diamond Flash (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 2K
Moss (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Hae Gook (Park Hae Il) travels to a reclusive village to attend his father's funeral. He wants to find out the reason behind his father's strange death, but the villagers, in particular village chief Cheon (Jung Jae Young), seem to be ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, intrigue, under the surface, social relations, mystery, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, village, riddles and clues, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Perfect Number (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the series by the popular Japanese novelist Keigo Higashino, this is a mystery drama that 'faithfully but freely' adapts the 3rd part in the series, . The story revolves around 3 characters: a woman who unwittingly killed her ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, buried truth, murder, hidden truth, human nature, moral dilemma, under the surface, teacher, friendship, death, mathematics, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Older Than America (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The truth of the past come to light in a series of haunting visions in this drama. The strange visions grow more vivid with each passing day, a young woman of Native American heritage begins piecing together a Catholic priests diabolical plot to ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: dishonesty, against humanity, genocide, clergy, haunted by the past, family relations, life is a bitch, deadly, priest, parents and children, society, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
74%
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 6.6
 717
Diamond Flash (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Violeta is willing to do anything to find her missing kid. Elena keeps a strange secret. Lola wants to settle her debts with the past. Juana needs someone who loves her unconditionally and Enriqueta just looks for someone who makes her laugh. These ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, mysterious character, little girl, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, couples, comics, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.5
 431
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, investigation, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, parents and children, small town, small town life, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 4K
Daylight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A successful lawyer finds out that she has a half-brother who is imprisoned in a secure hospital after he brutally murdered his neighbor and their baby.
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal investigation, autism, investigation, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, siblings relations, family relations, disability, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 1K
InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, crimes, supernatural, victim, investigation, danger, strong female presence, law enforcement, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Hidden Child (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Erica's parents are killed in a traffic accident. She moves to Fjällbacka and discovers she has a brother.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, secret past, intrigue, dishonesty, against humanity, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 647
Blame (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of young vigilantes seeking revenge for a sexual betrayal fall far from grace. When the truth is out they find themselves on the dark side of justice.
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, assassination attempt, crimes, injustice, village, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, assassination plot, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.9
 340
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, couple relations, secret, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, profanity, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 2K
The Dinner (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adapting a Dutch bestseller inspired by a shocking real-life crime, Menno Meyjes (screenwriter of The Color Purple and Lionheart) directs this excoriating assessment of Europe’s contemporary social ills.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: couple relations, family relations, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, under the surface, human nature, parents and children, haunted by the past, restaurant, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Everything Will Be Fine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers.Suspecting a political conspiracy, Falk falls into a frenetic chase to reveal the mystery ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncover truth, dishonesty, chase, disorder, life turned upside down, state affairs, obsession, chases and races, political conspiracy, on the run, hit and run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Surrogacy Trap (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing hope of conceiving a child on their own, Christy and Mitch turn to surrogacy in hopes of creating the perfect family. However, their confidence is quickly shaken when they discover that the young woman might not be as perfect as they ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: pregnancy, surrogate mother, obsession, family relations, psychopath, under the surface, danger, mentally unstable, woman in danger, couples, dishonesty, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 721
Body of Water (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Julia is a young lawyer who has been in conflict with her father for a long time. Her mother seems a bit insane, and Julia thinks that he is partially responsible for this. She has also split with the father of her son and tries to escape all these ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: countryside, legend, supernatural, uncover truth, ghost, life is a bitch, lake or river, river, family secret, secret, repressed memory, past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 1K
06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, political conspiracy, uncover truth, state affairs, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, assassination, fighting the system, politics, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 230
Norfolk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, youth, isolation, family relations, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, single parent, mercenary, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bibliothèque Pascal (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Hungary, UK, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother's struggle to support her child leads her into a surreal netherworld of sex and danger in this drama from Hungarian filmmaker Szabolcs Hajdu. Mona Paparu is a single mother who has been left to raise her daughter Viorica on her own, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, life is a bitch, prostitute, family relations, woman in danger, lifestyle, single parent, sexual perversion, s&m, brothel, life turned upside down, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
 734
The Mole (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Pawel, a Polish man in his early 30s, makes a living with his father Zygmunt importing second-hand clothing from the North of France to Southern Poland. On his way back from one of regular "business trips", Pawel is shocked to discover his ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, political thriller ...
Plot: mole, trial, court, uncover truth, haunted by the past, working class, solidarity, labor union, life is a bitch, society, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Sister's Secret (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Katherine (Alexandra Paul) finds out her father's company is about to close the paper mill they own in her hometown in rural Pennsylvania, she comes up with a plan to save it. Needing the approval of the city council, she goes back and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: homecoming, murder, dishonesty, betrayal, deadly, workplace, family relations, parents and children, family business, vengeance, mother daughter relationship, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Long and Happy Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sascha lives in a village on the Kola Peninsular in northern Russia and dedicatedly manages what is left of an old collective farm. He gets on well with his farm workers who respect him and also tolerate his more or less clandestine love-affair with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, stylized ...
Plot: village, farm, society, injustice, social relations, rebelliousness, rivalry, hopes, fighting the system, rebellion, village life, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, xenophobia, rivalry, false accusation, human nature, social relations, small town, vengeance, immigrants, countryside, social differences, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Everybody Has a Plan (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Following the death of his identical twin brother Pedro, Agustín sets out to begin his life anew by assuming Pedro’s identity and returning to the mysterious Tigre Delta region where the brothers had spent their childhood. Soon after his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, homecoming, danger, twin brother, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, haunted by the past, stolen identity, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mystery, investigation, uncover truth, murder, school, deadly, teenager, dishonesty, danger, life is a bitch, chase, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 25
Justice (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed woman fights for her soul in the belly of the city. Working for a human trafficking agency controlled by a powerful syndicate, she sees no evil, hears no evil. In a society like ours, you have only two choices—to be a victim or a ...
Style: tense, realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak
Plot: social decay, woman in danger, moral dilemma, rivalry, workplace situations, dishonesty, workplace, danger, political corruption, life is a bitch, workplace intrigue, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 771
Stonemouth (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Iain Banks's best-selling novel, this romantic mystery follows Stewart as he returns to his childhood home and tries to discover the truth behind his best friend's death.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, homecoming, life is a bitch, mystery, under the surface, organized crime, secret, village life, suicide, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 268
Windcroft (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On a remote farm in the sweeping hills of Pennsylvania, three lives are torn apart by love, abandonment, deception and murder.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, countryside, estate, tragic love, destiny, crimes, family farm, mystery, inheritance, danger, farm, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
After the Truth (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The famous Nazi-Doctor Dr. Josef Mengele - the "death angel of Auschwitz", who killed more than 300.000 people - comes back from his hide out in Argentina to Germany as a 87 year old man. He must stand up in front of a court for his ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, controversial, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, holocaust, rivalry, life turned upside down, power relations, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, against humanity, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, murder, legal, reach out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 12
White Lie (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young writer has his book stolen by his mentor.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, neo noir
Plot: uncover truth, injustice, betrayal, writer's life, dishonesty, life is a bitch, murder, artists and showbiz, writers, theft, gun, hostage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%