Movies like The Double 2013

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The Double (2013)
 6.5
 49K
The Double (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An awkward office drone becomes increasingly unhinged after a charismatic and confident look-alike takes a job at his workplace and seduces the woman he desires.
Style: psychological, bleak, surreal, humorous, neo noir, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, contemplative ...
Plot: shyness, surrealism, loser, paranoia, identity crisis, wise man, office, dark humor, workplace, misfit, losing-it hero, obsession, dream girl, social misfits, disorder, life turned upside down, alienation, workplace situations, loneliness, depression, rivalry, suicide, lookalikes, subway, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out weird, enigmatic, thought provoking and cerebral films with plots about storytelling, obsession, loneliness, existentialism, insanity, twists & turns and paranoia mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Double: Enemy (2013), Fight Club (1999), The Machinist (2004), Brazil (1985), The Tenant (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
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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, surreal, bleak, tense ...
Plot: symbolism, paranoia, mystery, actor, obsession, mental illness, professor, delusion, mysterious character, disorder, life turned upside down, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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86%
 8.8
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Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, mind bending, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, split personality, self destructing, fighting the system, insomnia, social decay, dark humor, losing-it hero, loneliness, life philosophy, insanity, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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100%
 7.7
 372K
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, twist ending, surreal ...
Plot: insomnia, insanity, mysterious character, uncover truth, obsession, paranoia, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, torment, hallucination, layoff, hit and run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: united states, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 195K
Brazil (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent ...
Style: cult film, surreal, thought provoking, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: fighting the system, distopia, surveillance, hallucination, dark humor, satire, mistaken identity, chase, alternate reality, paranoia, dystopic future, giant ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, london, europe, britain, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 42K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, cerebral, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, conspiracy, suicide, ghost, suicide attempt, satire, apartment building, tenant, mental illness, supernatural, mystery, identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Zero Theorem (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, semi serious ...
Plot: loneliness, escape from reality, computers and web, computer system, computer genius, virtual reality, hacker, distopia, computer, uncover truth, future dystopia, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: cynical, allegory, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, future dystopia, end of the world, prophecy, conspiracy, dishonesty, split personality, life is a bitch, dark humor, alternate reality, terrorist ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2008, year 2005, near future
Place: los angeles, california, southern california, nevada, afghanistan ...
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100%
 6.8
 38K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, psychological, mind bending, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, misfit, betrayal, mental patient, vengeance, mystery, infidelity, family relations, past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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He Was a Quiet Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled loner, Bob Maconel, imagines blowing up the tower in Los Angeles where he works. He takes a revolver to his office intent on killing colleagues, and then himself. At home, he holds conversations with his fish, who encourage him to do it. ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: loner, office, disability, surrealism, suicide attempt, workplace, crimes, self discovery, humiliation, workplace situations, danger, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 117K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, psychological, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: screenwriter, dark humor, neighbor, hotel, murder, hollywood, showbiz, new job, serial killer, backstage, stranger, trapped ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 78K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, unfulfillment, obsession, mystery, suicidal, patient, mental illness, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 6K
Special (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely metermaid has a psychotic reaction to his medication and becomes convinced he's a superhero. A very select group of people in life are truly gifted. Special is a movie about everyone else.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: delusion, hallucination, identity crisis, wannabe, dark humor, mental illness, obsession, misfit, society, superhero, dysfunctional character, quitting a job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 98K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, nightmare, nervous breakdown, delusion, fear, dreams, insanity, sanity, schizophrenia, obsession, construction worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, neo noir, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: lesbian, mystery, surrealism, hallucination, obsession, lesbianism, strong sexual content, dreams, alternate reality, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 6K
Visioneers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Visioneer George Washington Winsterhammerman lives a comfortable but monotonous life in this slightly futuristic black comedy. When people start exploding from stress and George is showing early symptoms, he's forced to examine his life. Taking ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, not serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: workplace, self discovery, estrangement, satire, future dystopia, society, golf, existentialism, dreams, loneliness, life philosophy, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Conversation (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranoia, surveillance, character study, wiretap, conspiracy, alienation, obsession, losing-it hero, mystery, loner, unfulfillment, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 727K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, cerebral, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, hallucination, mental illness, ballet, insanity, surrealism, dancer's life, psychology, paranoia, character study, showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 106K
Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, bleak, gothic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family relations, masturbation, mystery, family problems, funeral, danger, estate, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.7
 67K
Open Your Eyes (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, disfigurement, nightmare, love triangle, paranoia, doctor, jealousy, memory loss, dreams, mystery, love and romance, delusion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 369K
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: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, mind game, disorder, uncover truth, life turned upside down, psychology, manipulation, game, existentialism, scheme, life philosophy, businessman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, mexico, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 64K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, twists and turns, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: coincidence, dark humor, artist, city life, nothing goes right, suicide, nightlife, murder, nightclub, one night, farce, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 410
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: psychological, neo noir, bleak, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, identity, apartment, false name, drugs, nightlife, drug, scooter, hospital, bathtub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Bothersome Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Norway, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forty-year-old Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment - even a wife. But before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. Andreas makes an attempt to escape the city, but ...
Style: surreal, psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: emotionless, crimes, nightmare, new job, exile, accountant, suicide attempt, isolation, mystery, confined, captivity, couples ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 8.1
 188K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, suspense, biting ...
Plot: twists & turns, human nature, dark humor, wedding party, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, vengeance, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 6K
One Point O (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paranoid computer programmer Simon wakes up to find a package in his room one day. Despite attempts at securing his apartment, the packages keep arriving. While cameras watch Simon's every move, he struggles to find the answers to the ...
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, suspenseful, tricky ...
Plot: cyberpunk, paranoia, nanotechnology, neighbor, investigation, mind game, life is a bitch, mind control, robot, programmer, elevator, package ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 764K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, hallucination, surrealism, imaginary friend, time loop, parallel universe, suburbs, society, hallucinations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 119K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, disorder, dinner party, friends, time loop, quantum physics, confinement indoors, power outage, comet, asteroids and comets, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, realistic, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, aspiring actor, satire, haunted by the past, profanity, mental illness, rehabilitation, obsession, parents and children, desire for fame, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 17K
Franklyn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London and the futuristic faith dominated metropolis of Meanwhile City, Franklyn weaves a tale of four souls, whose lives are intertwined by fate, romance and tragedy. As these worlds collide, a single ...
Style: psychological, bleak, futuristic, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: masked vigilante, future dystopia, mental illness, parallel world, imaginary, religions or cults, looking for love, vigilantism, love and romance, childhood sweetheart, torment, vengeance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 10K
Cold Souls (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Giamatti stars as himself, agonizing over his interpretation of "Uncle Vanya." Paralyzed by anxiety, he stumbles upon a solution via a New Yorker article about a high-tech company promising to alleviate suffering by extracting souls. ...
Style: surreal, clever, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, actor's life, disorder, self discovery, lifestyle, hopes, introspection, husband wife relationship, existentialism, soul selling, depression ...
Place: russia, new york, usa, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%