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Tell Me a Story (2018)
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Tell Me a Story (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Tell Me a Story takes the world's most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller.
Style: disturbing, psychological thriller, atmospheric, suspense, fairy tale, macabre, anthology
Plot: love, greed, loss, revenge, interlinked stories, crimes, heist, fear, murder, new yorker, male teacher female student affair, female nudity, male nudity, teacher student relationship
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, disturbing and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, danger, revenge, violence, female nudity and deadly mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Tell Me a Story: Into the Dark (2018), High Heel Homicide (2017), Coldwood (2012), Trauma (2018), Freddy's Nightmares (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Into the Dark (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A Year's Worth of Horrific Holidays: each episode is inspired by a holiday from the month in which it is released.
Style: anthology, disturbing, exciting, macabre, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: holiday horror, holiday, fear, murder, homicidal maniac, youth, survival horror, mutilated body
Time: contemporary
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High Heel Homicide (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a string of brutal murders plague the city, two undercover detectives (Brent Harvey and Mia Li) race to solve the mystery and unmask the killer. Their only clues: each victim is a former cop and each has a blood-red letter painted on their body. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, erotic
Plot: erotic thriller, revenge, murder, strip club, stripper, police investigation, text messaging, working undercover, ex cop, lesbian sex, deviant sex, blood ...
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Coldwood (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Single mother Ashley travels to Alaska to work with her Uncle Clive, a con man swindling money from people who believe their homes are haunted. As Ashley tackles her own demons the team must face real supernatural forces beyond anything they've ...
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, suspense, scary, bleak
Plot: death, murder, ghost, pursuit, suicide, supernatural, haunted house, supernatural power, vengeance, killings, ghost story, loss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: alaska
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36%
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Trauma (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A three-part drama set in the trauma unit of a London hospital, a grieving father blames a high-achieving trauma consultant for the death of his teenage son.
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, psychological, psychological thriller ...
Plot: obsession, bereavement, class differences, revenge, stalker, doctors, death of son, psychological trauma, family problems, family, medical, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Freddy's Nightmares (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Freddy's Nightmares is an American horror anthology series, which aired in syndication from October 1988 until March 1990. A spin-off from the Nightmare on Elm Street series, each story was introduced by Freddy Krueger. This format is ...
Style: anthology, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, supernatural, crimes, deadly, tv show, murder, fear, high school, serial murder, strong violent content, killing off one by one ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
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35%
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Dual Mania (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A psychological suspense thriller dealing with the dual persona a young man possesses and attempts to conceal throughout his ongoing sessions with his therapist.
Style: psychological thriller, neo noir, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: dark hero, schizophrenia, good versus evil, violence, sexual murder, crimes, neo-noir, female nudity, profanity, crime
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Intrusion (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Holly Jensen leads an overly dramatic life. It's one that is spent trying to avoid her problems and forget the past. Best friend Kali has the perfect solution to making Holly feel better. It's a game called "Wrong Number". ...
Style: suspense, slasher, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, prank, victim, murder, intrigue, impostor, revenge, fear, intruder, emotional blackmail, thrill ride, screaming ...
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The Last Weekend (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Ian (Shaun Evans) and Em (Claire Keelan) receive a surprise invitation from an old friend. Ollie (Rupert Penry-Jones) invites the couple to spend a weekend in the Suffolk countryside with him and Daisy (Genevieve O'Reilly). The couples expect ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, couples, friendship, death, revenge, murder, countryside, under the surface, golf, weekend, vacation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wait Until Dark (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, psychological, serious ...
Plot: heroin, disability, blindness, plot twist, murder, search, crimes, crime, drug dealing, stabbing, neighbor, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, montreal quebec, montreal
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34%
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Cheat (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
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Story: University lecturer Dr Leah Dale has always prided herself on her academic integrity so when final year student Rose, submits a suspiciously top-grade essay, Leah is quick to call her out. But there’s more going on than meets the eye as Rose takes ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, intense, suspenseful
Plot: university, academy, theft, lecture, police investigation, lie, infidelity, manipulation, dishonesty, revenge, frame up, femme fatale ...
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33%
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Cam-Girl (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gessica, a single mother who works as a webcam stripper is pushed to her limit when held hostage by an unknown gunman.
Style: psychotronic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: stripper, revenge, single mother, violence, hostage, young girl, danger, nude girl, youth, crimes, vengeance, hostage situation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The List (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sudden death tied to a list from the past leads to unimaginable evil. Fresh out of law school and full of hope for the future, Renny Jacobson is stunned by his father's sudden death--and then by the terms of the will: the elder Jacobson has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, europe, usa
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20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Below the streets of New York is a dark and dangerous world hidden in the shadows of abandoned subway tunnels and miles of forgotten infrastructure. When a young documentary filmmaker goes into these tunnels to uncover the unseen stories of the ...
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, danger, tunnel, secret place, police, crimes, murder, violence, culture clash, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Secrets of a Psychopath (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two siblings lure unsuspecting victims to their house through a dating site for games and slaughter.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, sibling relationship, small town, mental illness, ventriloquist dummy, old house, seductress, danger, brother sister incest, multiple murder, kidnapping ...
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Charitraheen (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Hoichoi Originals presents “Charitraheen”, based on the novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, with the twists and turns being much in sync with today’s world.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: danger, life is a bitch, couple relations, love, love affair, couples, adaptation, love triangle, youth, rivalry, disorder, society ...
Time: contemporary
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The Field of Blood (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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Story: Adaptation of Denise Mina's thriller set in 1982. When the story of a murder has huge implications for her family, newspaper copy boy Paddy Meehan battles prejudices to get to the truth. As she inches closer to revealing the truth, her ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, stylized ...
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Against the Clock (2019)
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a CIA Agent is seriously injured during a mission, his wife, a former CIA operative, becomes determined to find out what happened - a truth the CIA Director wants concealed at all cost.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
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Story: After a few years dedicating themselves to robbing jewelers, banks and casinos, it is time for Macarena and Zulema to separate.
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, serious, atmospheric, scenic
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
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Eyewitness (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: Two teenage boys secretly meet up in a cabin, bear witness to a shooting and barely escape with their lives. Desperate to keep their relationship a secret and in fear of being found by the perpetrator, they remain silent but soon learn that what has ...
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Bad Twin (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A radio host takes in her troubled sister’s twin daughters, unknowingly putting her family, her friends, and herself at risk.
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Amuse Me (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captives find themselves at the mercy of a lunatic who dresses like a clown. He does not seem to be aware that his amusement is terrifying to the victims who are forced to participate in his games of degradation. As frightening as his lack of ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, slasher, disturbing, suspense ...
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Second to Die (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Erika Eleniak as a woman who plans the murder of her husband ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, intense, realistic ...
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Place: usa
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Killerman (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A New York City money launderer desperately searches for answers after waking up with no memory, millions in stolen cash and drugs, and an insane crew of dirty cops violently hunting him down.
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, money laundering, con artists, memory loss, memory lapse, survival, crimes, deadly, disorder, bandit, criminal, repressed memory ...
Time: contemporary
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Concrete Romance (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A climax of brutality and violence after a young man hits some cars in a rush.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: revenge, murder, gangsters, danger, violence, gunfight, vengeance, crimes, rape, mafia, teenager
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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, suspense, rough, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Giraffe (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lena Katz, who is German, and David Fish, who is American, are Jews who live in New York. When Lena's mother, who arrives from Germany, meets her at a hotel, she finds an almost-dead woman lying on the hotel floor. She accompanies the injured ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, birthday party, identity theft, murder, love, nazi, jewish, female nudity, private detective, shower, assault, attempted kidnapping ...
Place: new york
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Paranormal Abduction (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young women suffering memory loss and psychological issues after surviving a brutal attack, tries to piece together the clues surrounding her attack and its similarities to a series of recent murders. During the investigation, she struggles to ...
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Waiting for the Storm (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family's peaceful evening takes a horrifying turn when three men in masks and hoods break into their house and take them hostage. When they offer the home invaders to take anything they want, one of them reveals the true reason their house ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, macabre, suspenseful, scary ...
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Place: texas, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Dead Reckoning (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: India Eisley (Underworld Awakening) stars as Tillie Gardner, a girl who's been rocked to her core by the tragic death of her parents in a plane crash a few weeks ago. She copes with the help of local cab driver Niko (K.J. Apa, Riverdale), with ...
Style: compassionate, disturbing, brutal, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Stray (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a drifter is struck by a car the driver offers to take him back from the hospital to her home in order to nurse him back to health...which turns out to be one of the biggest mistakes of her life.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: crimes, danger, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, violence, male female relationship, restaurant, revenge, seduction, murder, drifter, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california
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