Movies and TV shows like Tabula Rasa

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Tabula Rasa (2017)
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Tabula Rasa (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about Mie, a young woman with amnesia who is locked up in a secure psychiatric hospital. Mie is visited by Detective Inspector Wolkers who claims she was the last person seen with the vanished Thomas Spectre. As a witness and prime suspect, she appears to be the sole key to this mysterious disappearance. In order to solve the puzzle and find Thomas, Mie has to reconstruct her lost memories and find her way back through the dark labyrinth of her recent past.
Style: psychological thriller, unusual plot structure, disturbing, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: mental institution, family relations, missing person, missing man, amnesia, ghosts, illness, memory loss, female singer, accident, private detective, fear, memory, danger, diary, memory lapse, sketching

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspenseful and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, crimes, family relations, murder, investigation, uncover truth and friendship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Tabula Rasa: Mothers' Instinct (2018), Hostages (2013), Keeping Faith (2017), Bloodline (2015), Truth Be Told (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mothers' Instinct (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Brussels, early 60’s. Alice and Céline live in twin bourgeois houses. They are best friends as are their children, Theo and Maxime, who have grown up like brothers. Both families spend all their time together. This perfect harmony is broken when ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, melancholic, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: paranoia, death of child, friendship, family drama, marital discord, family relations, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, wife husband relationship, danger, fear, husband wife relationship, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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95%
 7.6
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Hostages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The night before a high profile operation on the PM, the surgeon due to perform the procedure is surprised at her family home by four masked men. The gang quickly take control of her and her family and order her to kill the PM.
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: political conspiracy, family relations, family in danger, danger, moral dilemma, treason, crimes, confined, dishonesty, parents and children, abduction, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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84%
Keeping  Faith (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Faith, a small-town Welsh lawyer, is forced to cut short her extended maternity leave when her husband and business partner, Evan, goes missing. As the truth of his actions surface, Faith must fight to protect her family and her sanity.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, lawyer, female lawyer, investigation, family, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, mystery, twists & turns, crimes, dishonesty, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.0
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Bloodline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of ...
Style: psychological thriller, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: secret, family relations, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, haunted by the past, homecoming, family life, sibling relationship, dark secret, florida keys, police investigation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, crime, mind game, riddles and clues, friendship, mystery, intelligence, murder, crime scene, law enforcement, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.2
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Defendant (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Park Jung-Woo is a prosecutor at Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office. One day, he wakes up and finds himself in locked up at the police station. He has temporary amnesia. Park Jung-Woo is falsely accused and is sentenced to death. He ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prosecutor, amnesiac, memory, memory loss, prison, prisoner, twins, dishonesty, district attorney, adaptation, danger, corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.9
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Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Diagnosed with hyperthymesia, Seo Jin Woo possesses an uncanny memory, which he uses to his advantage as a lawyer defending his wrongfully convicted father. But when Jin Woo is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, his only link to his father’s innocence ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: lawyer, murder, framed for murder, father son relationship, memory lapse, revenge, false accusation, investigation, trial, murder mystery, uncover truth, save the day ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, uncover truth, graphic violence, family relations, state affairs, danger, society, left to die, dishonesty, corporate crimes, military
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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You Are Wanted (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Lukas Franke finds himself a victim of a hacking attack, his online information altered to implicate him as having masterminded a cyber-attack on Berlin resulting in a city-wide blackout. Suspected as a terrorist, Lukas scrambles to find out why ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hacker, website, society, internet, computer cracker, terrorism, disorder, danger, friendship, break in, youth, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Liar (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A teacher and a surgeon are rocked by scandalous accusations after they enjoy a seemingly innocent date.
Style: psychological thriller, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: accusation, liar, female teacher, surgeon, police investigation, single parent, rape, danger, couples, society, british police, questioned by police ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
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Baptiste (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Julien Baptiste delves into the criminal underworld of the red light district and uncovers a complex web of deceit and lies.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private detective, missing person, criminal underworld, uncle, niece, human trafficking, investigation, danger, hitman, stolen money, gangsters, ex girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
They're Watching Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Norberto Lopez Amado's They're Watching Us is about a cop who becomes obsessed with a case. Juan (Carmelo Gomez) is ordered to head up an investigation concerning a businessman who has been missing for almost three years. The officer who ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, scary ...
Plot: missing person, police investigation, family relations, supernatural, uncover truth, police detective, danger, law enforcement, ghost, deadly, mental institution, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.9
 874
The Sleepers (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In this spy thriller, Marie and her husband Victor return from exile to Czechoslovakia on the cusp of the Velvet Revolution — but when the couple gets in a car accident, Marie wakes up from a coma to find her husband mysteriously gone.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense
Plot: investigation, secret police, espionage, spy, female nudity, female protagonist, propaganda, neo noir, missing person, russophobia, private investigation, female full frontal nudity
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, prague, central europe, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 308
Samuel Bleak (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a quiet southern town, several lives are changed forever when an isolated mute with a dark secret is admitted to a mental institution.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, family problems, isolation, small town life, small town, crimes, mute, suspect, society, danger, mute or deaf, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Code (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 54 min.
Story: The Code is a drama series which tells tells the story of two brothers who discover some information that those at the highest levels of political power are determined to keep secret.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: political conspiracy, uncover truth, dishonesty, state affairs, brother brother relationship, conspiracy, family relations, siblings relations, sibling relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 233 min.
Story: A Nordic crime mini-series on the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and the fall of the welfare state.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, archive footage, multiple time frames, secret police, police protagonist, special unit, murder mystery, uncover truth, danger, minister, swedish police ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985, 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, small town, moral dilemma, suspicion, danger, small town life, youth, family problems, social relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, death, witch, danger, mental institution, insanity, nun, evil, couple relations, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 2013 ...
Place: los angeles, new orleans, usa, massachusetts, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.9
 8K
The Widow (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: missing husband, widow, secrets, uncover truth, danger, wife husband relationship, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, plane crash, air disaster, fake death, witch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: wales, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 11K
Tin Star (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: family relations, justice, revenge motive, danger, crimes, rocky mountains, death, threat, life is a bitch, murder, small town sheriff, abduction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 6K
Lavender (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A photographer struggling with memory loss discovers her pictures may indicate something sinister is hitting close to home.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: amnesia, psychiatrist, photographer, confusion, empowerment, female protagonist, uncover truth, murder, recovery, danger, crimes, suspicion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Bluebird in My Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex-con's attempts to live a quiet life are derailed when the daughter of the woman sheltering him is the victim of a vicious attack.
Style: tense, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, ex convict, haunted by the past, daring rescue, danger, lone hero, crimes, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, gain trust, single parent, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 980
Van der Valk (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the city of Amsterdam, Piet Van der Valk and his team investigate a series of high-profile cases immersed in the worlds of art, politics, addiction, mysticism and the fashion industry.
Style: psychological, captivating, twists and turns, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, investigation, prodigy, crime scene, mind game, eccentricity, friendship, mastermind, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: amsterdam, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Born to Kill (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A seemingly ordinary, well behaved teenager's latent psychopathic desires rise to the surface when a new girl arrives in town.
Style: psychological thriller, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, murder, psychopath, teenage boy, single mother, mystery, danger, teenage life, brutality, murder investigation, teenage murderer, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Close Enemies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driss and Manuel both grew up on the same council estate. An estate where the sense of belonging to your patch is much stronger than the sense of belonging to a country, a nation or a culture... Manuel has assimilated this belonging, and he has even ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police, death, father daughter relationship, drugs, brother brother relationship, crimes, friendship, danger, family relations, murder, parisian suburb, telling a joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 2K
Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Exile is a British psychological thriller television series dealing with the topic of Alzheimer's disease against a background of corruption. It stars John Simm and Jim Broadbent and was broadcast on BBC One. The series received varyingly ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: homecoming, mental illness, parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, alzheimer's disease, corruption
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Detective (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A private detective is drawn into a complex murder mystery when he is hired to track down a missing young woman.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, femme fatale, track down, riddles and clues, crimes, gangsters, danger, dishonesty, missing person, ghost, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 63K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, plot twist, riddles and clues, memory loss, parents and children, murder, investigation, haunted by the past, family in danger, nervous breakdown, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 1K
Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, vigilantism, life turned upside down, law enforcement, revenge, murder, investigation, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I know who you are (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: After wrecking his car in a deserted road in the middle of the forest and being found with the blood and mobile phone of his niece, successful criminal lawyer Daniel Elias can no longer remember who he is but must find a way to prove his innocence, ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: amnesia, missing person, lawyer, judge, law firm, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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