Movies like The Education of Fredrick Fitzell

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The Education of Fredrick Fitzell (2020)
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The Education of Fredrick Fitzell (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Story: After a chance encounter with a man forgotten from his youth, Fred literally and metaphorically journeys into his past.
Style: mind bending, psychological, tense
Plot: sent to the past, mystery, painter, midlife crisis, life turned upside down, creature, fight, drugs, haunted by the past, alternate timeline, mysterious character, flashback sequence, journey

Most similar movies to The Education of Fredrick Fitzell

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, tense and suspenseful films with plots about mystery, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, mysterious character and murder mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Education of Fredrick Fitzell: Another Me (2013), Whitewash (2013), Diamond Flash (2011), 9:06 (2009), The Dead Will Tell (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Another Me (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager finds her perfect life upended when she's stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who has her eyes set on assuming her identity.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, mysterious character, mystery, teenage life, haunted by the past, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), high school, strong female presence, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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95%
 5.8
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Whitewash (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The brutality of winter and the power of the mind are aptly portrayed in this dark comedy set in Northern Quebec. Bruce (Thomas Haden Church) is merely trying to survive a harsh winter when he meets Jean. Conflict leads to an accidental death, and ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, mind bending, offbeat ...
Plot: losing-it hero, mysterious character, on the run, down on your luck, life is a bitch, wild ride, solitude, hit and run, wilderness, alcohol abuse, in the woods, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.6
 646
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, offbeat ...
Plot: missing child, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, mysterious character, little girl, uncover truth, supernatural, couples, danger, debt, cunnilingus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.5
 307
9:06 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Slovenia, Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A police inspector investigates an unusual suicide case. The investigation develops into an obsession, inspector starts living in the apartment of the deceased, digging through his life and gradually taking over his identity.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, mysterious character, police detective, haunted by the past, police investigation, mystery, life is a bitch, destiny, father daughter relationship, guilt, ex husband ex wife relationship, death of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, investigation, haunted by the past, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, supernatural, dedicated lawyer, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.7
 355
The Scare Hole (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mind game, diner, psychopath, crimes, mystery, family problems, haunted by the past, family relations, woman in danger, danger, missing person, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Edmond, a man in his sixties whose wife has recently passed away, is told about a secret establishment where men can spend an entire night in bed alongside beautiful, sleeping young women, who stretch, roll over and dream, but never awaken. ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, aging, secret, sexual tension, brothel, obsession, uncover truth, prostitute, human nature, dealing with death, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.7
 349K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, bleak, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: insomnia, mysterious character, losing-it hero, uncover truth, obsession, life is a bitch, paranoia, insanity, torment, neo noir, layoff, hit and run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: united states, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 805
Leave (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry Harper is a successful novelist who has it all. But after surviving a recent trauma he finds himself haunted by a dream that terrifies him. Convinced that the only way to understand what the dream means is to write his way through it, Henry ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: nightmare comes true, haunted by the past, mysterious character, disorder, life turned upside down, writer's life, road trip, brother brother relationship, home invasion, danger, artists and showbiz, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I Dream of Murder (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johanna is a therapist on the verge of a midlife crisis. When one of her patients is found brutally murdered, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery. But why is this stressed-out shrink willing to risk her marriage, her career and her entire ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, midlife crisis, investigation, mystery, crimes, doctors and patients, therapist, female protagonist, car accident, police, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 603
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, suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, assassination attempt, injustice, haunted by the past, crimes, village, danger, rivalry, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, isolated house, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 273
Waste Land (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Brussels homicide cop (Jérémie Renier) begins to lose control of his life as he tries to solve a bizarre murder.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, life turned upside down, police detective, murder, law enforcement, crimes, pregnancy, neo noir, mental illness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.0
 334
Of Silence (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ailing former scuba diver, who faces extremely tough times, begins experiencing otherworldly incidents.
Style: tense, mind bending, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, dealing with death, life is a bitch, scuba diver, indoor, unfulfillment, misplaced guilt, tumor, silence, visual hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 334K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, mind game, uncover truth, life turned upside down, disorder, game, manipulation, neo noir, businessman, psychology, surveillance, scheme ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sorority Surrogate (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A surrogate mother faces an uncertain future when the couple who hires her dies in an accident.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: custody, mystery, crimes, friendship, pregnancy, surrogate mother, youth, family relations, rivalry, college, family problems, danger ...
Time: future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 18
Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, dishonesty, life turned upside down, intrigue, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, human nature, feud, murder, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cold Light of Day (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A troubled detective befriends a single woman and her daughter with the intention of using them as bait for a serial killer.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, con artists, child abuse, mystery, chases and races, crime, bait, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 161K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense, surreal ...
Plot: symbolism, paranoia, actor, obsession, mental illness, delusion, professor, mystery, disorder, life turned upside down, mysterious character, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Twist of Faith (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vancouver Police Detective Henry Smith is one of those investigating the murder of Roman Catholic Father Martin, who was crucified in his own church.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: church, serial killer, murder, crimes, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, life is a bitch, mystery, psychopath, redemption, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Everything about Mustafa (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man is forced to confront his past after he loses everything in an accident. Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident takes it all away from him and leaves him with many questions and a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, investigation, human nature, who to trust, crimes, cheating wife, disorder, confined, firefly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Heart of Midnight (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman who is getting back on her feet after a mental breakdown, Carol Rivers discovers that her late uncle has left her a rundown nightclub. Carol decides to renovate the venue, but, in the process, uncovers dark secrets about the club and ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: nightclub, police, mental illness, family problems, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, hallucination, rape, female protagonist, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 572
Pig (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man wakes up alone in the middle of the desert with a black hood on his head and his hands tied behind his back. At death's door, he is discovered by a woman living alone in the desert and is nursed back to health. Upon regaining ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, memory loss, intrigue, mystery, nursing, dishonesty, mysterious character, amnesia, society, danger, life is a bitch, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 392
Caroline? (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hallmark Hall of Fame presents the story of a mysterious woman claiming to be the deceased daughter of a rich man tries to solve the problems of his untrusting son and supposedly physically and mentally handicaped daughter. But one question stands ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: crimes, switching roles, mystery, hidden identity, haunted by the past, mistaken identity, betrayal, cons and scams, danger, disorder, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 985
Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, mind bending, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, mystery, crimes, friendship, anti heroes, deadly, anti hero, violence, childhood trauma, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 304
Blind Terror (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After marrying a handsome man she barely knows, a woman experiences threatening calls and violent attacks from a mysterious woman who claims to be her new husband's former lover.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, woman in danger, mystery, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, dishonesty, infidelity, danger, deadly, stalking, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 820
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: isolation, manipulations, mind game, danger, manipulation, mystery, haunted by the past, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 627
Fever (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A struggling artist is implicated in a string of macabre murders.
Style: gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, city life, mystery, crime, mental illness, manipulation, deadly, dishonesty, addiction, police detective, mind game, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 388
Frozen Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meow is a young woman roaming the streets and nightclubs of Tel Aviv. She lives in empty apartments and surfs the internet chat rooms. She decides to meet Alex, her chat buddy. They plan to meet in a nightclub but a suicide bombing prevents their ...
Style: serious, mind bending, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, identity, apartment, false name, nightclub, drug dealer, nightmare, hospital, nightlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 855
The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, redemption, neo noir, emotionless, social decay, crimes, danger, mortician, corpse, child in peril, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 644
Forgotten (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their childhood, Hanna and Clarissa were best friends. They spent every vacation together in an old summer house on a small island. Shortly after Hanna’s 9th birthday, they suddenly lost touch and only meet again unexpectedly 25 years ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, ghost, reunion, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, promise, little girl, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%