Movies like The Double 2013

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The Double (2013)
 6.5
 51K
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, surreal, mind bending, dark, humorous, macabre, cerebral, atmospheric, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: shyness, surrealism, doppelganger, suicide, paranoia, loneliness, depression, dark humor, workplace, office, obsession, loser, wise man, rivalry, misfit, losing-it hero, identity crisis, social misfits, alienation, disorder, workplace situations, life turned upside down, employer employee relationship, twists and turns, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surreal, thought provoking, enigmatic and weird films with plots about existentialism, storytelling, obsession, loneliness, insanity, surrealism and dialogue mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Double: Enemy (2013), The Machinist (2004), Fight Club (1999), Brazil (1985), The Tenant (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 195K
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: surreal, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: doppelganger, symbolism, infidelity, paranoia, spider, mental illness, nightmare, obsession, disturbed individual, twists and turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.7
 392K
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, twist ending, surreal, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: insomnia, insanity, hallucination, paranoia, uncover truth, obsession, twists and turns, mysterious character, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, life is a bitch, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.8
 2.1M
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: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, imaginary friend, psychology, fight, plot twist, self destructing, fighting the system, split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, against the rules ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 201K
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: surreal, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, mind bending ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, surveillance, cyberpunk, dream, christmas, bureaucracy, surrealism, twists and turns, dystopic future, mistaken identity, wrongful arrest ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, brazil, london, britain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 44K
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, surreal, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, paranoia, insanity, bruce lee, dark humor, nightmare, apartment building, satire, suicide, hallucination, conspiracy, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 18K
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, dark, surreal, clever ...
Plot: mental illness, vigilantism, distopia, future dystopia, imaginary friend, suicide, depression, masked vigilante, looking for love, religions or cults, parents and children, vengeance ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: surreal, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, depressing ...
Plot: loner, disability, loneliness, surrealism, workplace, paranoia, drunken sex, creativity, insanity, obsession, psychiatry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 194K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: philosophical, mind bending, psychological, sincere, talky ...
Plot: twins, twists and turns, loneliness, satire, filmmaking, mentally unstable, writers, loser, thief, writer's block, obsession, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, new orleans, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 800K
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: psychological, surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: time travel, mental illness, parallel universe, insanity, psychology, imaginary friend, time loop, hallucination, schizophrenia, surrealism, social misfits, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, year 1988
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ 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, philosophical, thought provoking, cerebral, meditative ...
Plot: loneliness, computers and web, computer system, computer genius, computer, distopia, escape from reality, cyberpunk, hacker, virtual reality, uncover truth, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 80K
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, confusing, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: suicide, suicide attempt, mentally unstable, obsession, twists and turns, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, mental institution, mental illness, surrealism, mystery, doctors and patients ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 123K
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: surreal, psychological, neo noir, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: twists and turns, hollywood, screenwriter, serial killer, murder, dark humor, neighbor, showbiz, surrealism, insanity, new job, film industry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 39K
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, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, misfit, paranoia, twists and turns, murder, insanity, psychopath, mystery, mental patient, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: london, europe, east end london, england, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 22K
The Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
Style: surreal, disturbing, cerebral, visually appealing, psychological ...
Plot: distopia, paranoia, courtroom, surrealism, courtroom drama, existentialism, justice, insanity, art, lawyer, legal, conspiracy ...
Time: 1920s, 60s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, enigmatic, psychological, philosophical, art house ...
Plot: exile, suicide attempt, accountant, crimes, nightmare, alone in the world, emotionless, parallel universe, new job, mystery, isolation, confined ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 16K
3 Women (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade ...
Style: surreal, art house, thought provoking, depressing, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: surrealism, women, psychology, insanity, suicide attempt, identity, feminist, artist, loneliness, twins, guilt, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 10K
Kafka (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. ...
Style: surreal, cerebral, philosophical, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: writers, conspiracy, art, distopia, murder, paranoia, surrealism, insanity, death, worker, life & death, betrayal ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, 18th century
Place: central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 70K
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, surreal, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranoia, disfigurement, psychiatrist, nightmare, dreams, memory loss, love, mystery, jealousy, love triangle, car accident, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, enigmatic, melancholic, not serious, futuristic ...
Plot: self discovery, workplace, distopia, existentialism, dreams, loneliness, life philosophy, estrangement, society, future dystopia, satire, alone in the world ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 129K
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: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, tense, confusing ...
Plot: twists and turns, parallel world, alternate reality, parallel universe, time loop, disorder, comet, friends, paranoia, dinner party, confinement indoors, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living.
Style: psychological, intellectual, enigmatic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, hotel, private detective, mystery, friendship, mentally challenged, suicide, love, insanity, alternate reality, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Caché (Hidden) (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, art house, surreal ...
Plot: surveillance, mystery, suicide, guilt, dysfunctional family, childhood, videotaping, family in crisis, haunted by the past, lie, nightmare, conscience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 70K
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, atmospheric, funny, realistic, dark ...
Plot: dark humor, twists and turns, suicide, coincidence, artist, mistaken identity, female nudity, paranoia, nightclub, city life, nothing goes right, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, surreal, neo noir, mind bending, art house ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, twists and turns, lesbian, amnesia, hollywood, alternate reality, mystery, hallucination, nightmare, obsession, doppelganger, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 10K
Cold Souls (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, stylized, cerebral ...
Plot: existentialism, depression, loneliness, art, russian, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, actor's life, disorder, self discovery, lifestyle, hopes ...
Place: russia, new jersey, new york, usa, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 10K
Faults (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents recruit one of the world's foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, enigmatic, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: brainwashing, kidnapping, cult, mind control, manipulation, redemption, character study, cult leader, life is a bitch, parents and children, religions or cults, sexual innuendo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 144K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, neo noir, mind bending, confusing, atmospheric ...
Plot: insanity, surrealism, mystery, time loop, doppelganger, murder, hallucination, transformation, graphic violence, erotica, obsession, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, murder, friendship, violence, imagination, investigation, family relations, writers, couple relations, couples, poet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cerebral, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: alien, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien life-form, surrealism, sex scene, female nudity, distopia, humanity, disorder, oral sex, benign alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 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: surreal, psychological, tricky, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, paranoia, mind game, distopia, mind control, computer, neighbor, investigation, life is a bitch, robot, technology, existentialism ...
Time: future, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%