Movies like Elephant Song

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Elephant Song (2014)
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Elephant Song (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A psychiatrist is drawn into a complex mind game when he questions a disturbed patient about the disappearance of a colleague.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, sexy, gay cinema
Plot: mental institution, mind game, doctors and patients, dishonesty, uncover truth, psychiatrist, investigation, missing person, power relations, gay, mystery, manipulation, lgbt, mental health, homosexual love, nudity (full frontal - brief), neglected child, declaration of love, doctor patient relationship, absent father, christmas season, stroke, divorced couple, nurse patient relationship, doctor nurse relationship ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1966
Place: usa, africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, power relations, uncover truth, mystery, investigation and rivalry mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Elephant Song: Waking Madison (2010), Happy Here and Now (2002), Crazy as Hell (2002), Hidden Love (2007), Night Flight (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Waking Madison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman suffering from multiple personality disorder tries to piece back together her life.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, confined, mentally unstable, twists and turns, power relations, doctors and patients, dissociative identity disorder, dominatrix, psychiatrist, friendship, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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Happy Here and Now (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, woman in danger, riddles and clues, amateur detective, investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
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Crazy as Hell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, devil, video surveillance, obsession, research, lgbt, mythical creature, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Hidden Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist tries to help a suicidal woman who despises her grown daughter.
Style: psychological, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: psychiatrist, parent child relationship, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, doctors and patients, clinic, mental institution, power relations, family relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Night Flight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Three teenage boys who were once close friends grow apart when they reach high school: Yong-ju lives hiding his true gender identity, Gi-woong becomes the leader of the school gang, and Gi-taek an obsessive manga fan. Tired of the constant malicious ...
Style: touching, serious, psychological, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay interest, manipulation, friendship, teenage life, betrayal, youth, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, lgbtq, boys love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul
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Looking for Alexander (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disturbing and violent memories haunt a man after he emerges from a lengthy coma.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, police detective, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, parents and children, doctors and patients, memory loss, a vision, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Galíndez File (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, UK, Italy, Portugal, Cuba, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappears from his apartment in New York, never heard from again. He had been working with the FBI and was about to publish a book critical of Dominican strongman, Trujillo. In 1988, ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, amateur detective, missing person, life is a bitch, politics, crimes, dishonesty, price of justice, political conspiracy, political corruption, spy ...
Time: year 1988
Place: new york, spain
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The Blue Elephant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Yehia returns to El-Abbaseya Hospital five years after the death of his family. His return coincide with the arrival of a new patient, Sherif, a friend from college, who is accused of murder.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, doctors and patients, twists and turns, confined, mystery, losing-it hero, psychiatrist, uncover truth, friends, crimes, mysticism, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, erotic, tense ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, love affair, crimes, society, life is a bitch, gay interest, coming of age, age difference, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, missing person, investigation, love triangle, police investigation, uncover truth, obsession, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, teenage life, police detective ...
Time: contemporary
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10 Days in a Madhouse (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nellie Bly, a 23 year-old reporter for Joseph Pulitzer, goes undercover in the notorious Blackwell's Island women's insane asylum in order to expose corruption, abuse and murder.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak
Plot: mental institution, uncover truth, reporter, life is a bitch, journalism, working undercover, doctors and patients, spy, feminist, women, psychology, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Silver Tongues (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two lovers travel from town to town playing a dark game of deceit that soon spirals out of control, threatening their very relationship.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: couple relations, hidden identity, couples, dishonesty, juggling, crumbling relationship, love and romance, society, mental disorder, sexual content, manipulation, infidelity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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I, the Other (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Not available
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, terrorism, disorder, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, mind game, betrayal, partners, confined, human nature, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sicily
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56%
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Ward No. 6 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, sincere, philosophical ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, confined, misfit, society, isolation, human nature, doctors and patients, estrangement, social misfits, doctor, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Jailbait (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Randy commits a crime that would normally get him probation and a hefty fine, but in the "three-strikes" world of justice, he finds himself locked up for 25 years. His cellmate Jake is a congenial yet remorseless lifer who casually informs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
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Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
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Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
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State of Mind (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 145 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Other Woman (2008)
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Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Before the Winter Chill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
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