Movies like White Bird in a Blizzard

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White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
 6.4
 25K
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, Brock, for the loss. But as time passes, Kat begins to come to grips with how deeply Eve's disappearance has affected her. Returning home on a break from college, she finds herself confronted with the truth about her mother's departure, and her own denial about the events surrounding it...
Style: sexy, stylized, atmospheric, semi serious, surreal, realistic, humorous, offbeat, cynical, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, teenage life, mystery, teenage girl, coming of age, dysfunctional family, sex, drugs/alcohol, suburbs, teenage sexuality, disappearance, under the surface, youth, innocence lost, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, psychiatrist, investigation, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, bare breasts, loss of mother ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1991
Place: usa, california

Most similar movies to White Bird in a Blizzard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about mystery, crimes, obsession, murder, storytelling, death and missing person mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like White Bird in a Blizzard: Gone Girl (2014), Blue Velvet (1986), Dream Lover (1993), Winter's Bone (2010), Mysterious Skin (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: missing person, police investigation, missing wife, manipulation, mystery, investigation, disappearance, mind game, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
 156K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: surreal, post modern, enigmatic, art house, dark ...
Plot: small town, mystery, amateur detective, postmodernism, neo noir, investigation, surrealism, sexuality, sexual perversion, innocence lost, woman in danger, masochism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.2
 4K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, architect, marriage, divorce, paranoia, adultery, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.2
 123K
Winter's Bone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: missing person, small town, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family in crisis, poverty, family problems, family relations, family life, social relations, neo noir, bail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, sexual abuse, gays and lesbians, rape, small town, child molestation, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, youth, rebelliousness, teenage life, sexual identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1987, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, new york, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright, a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman ...
Style: clever, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, murder, neo noir, private detective, jazz club, crime, neo-noir, mystery, jazz, amateur detective, political corruption, oldies ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
 41K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, obsession, danger, crimes, mystery, teenage life, deadly, murder, psychologist, police investigation, twists & turns, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Where Are the Children? (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller about the kidnapping of two children and the investigation that follows, based on the book by Mary Higgins Clark.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: false accusation, missing person, kidnapping, crumbling marriage, legal action, mystery, parents and children, courtroom drama, missing child, injustice, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, assassination, high school, mystery, small town, legal investigation, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 18K
Cracks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Switzerland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jealousy flares after the headmistress of an elite boarding school for girls becomes obsessed with a new student.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boarding school, boarding school life, school, teachers and students, teacher, asthma attack, storytelling, aristocrat, uniform, underage drinking, nightmare, missing child ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town, murder, diary, haunted by the past, small town life, angel, seduction, mind game, sexual abuse, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Hidden Face (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, sexual ...
Plot: missing person, couples, infidelity, strong sexual content, isolation, jealousy, police investigation, bunker, secret room, hidden door, secret, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, south america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
New Best Friend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into ...
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, investigation, sex, betrayal, fight, sheriff, police, wealth, money, student, party, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.3
 64K
Cach? (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: atmospheric, psychological, stylized, intellectual, disturbing ...
Plot: family in crisis, surveillance, haunted by the past, conscience, puberty, lie, algerian, mystery, suicide, nightmare, dysfunctional family, confidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Plot: missing person, boarding school life, boarding school, orphanage, valentine's day, girls' boarding school, trip, mystery, coming of age, expedition, youth, small town ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 19th century
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, mystery, teenage life, computers and web, witch, crimes, youth, social relations, investigation, sexual abuse, small town life, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 939
Lights Out (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: March 1992, in a small town in the suburbs of Paris. During an alcohol fueled party, teenagers discover a body hidden in the bushes of a forest. A body that seems lifeless. Two weeks earlier. Simon, a 16 year-old teenager, has not shown up for ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, high school, punk, investigation, rock, high school life, teenage life, small town, crimes, suburbs, youth, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 14K
Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, serious, surreal, dark humor, disturbing ...
Plot: mysterious character, dishonesty, family relations, bedtime story, dog, nightmare, poisoning, hidden identity, suburbs, mystery, domestic disturbance, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 15K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, high school, manipulations, dangerous attraction, teenage life, deadly, dysfunctional family, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 24K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, coming of age, teenager, soccer, youth, adolescence, small town, drugs/alcohol, depression, sport, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 5K
Innocence (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: school, coming of age, boarding school, innocence lost, ballet, boarding school life, mystery, teenage life, youth, society, social relations, childhood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
As Cool as I Am (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A smart teenage girl comes of age in a small town with her self-centered parents who had her when they were teenagers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, dysfunctional family, small town, parents and children, youth, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, innocence lost, couples, condom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.1
 35K
About Elly (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: missing person, friends, matchmaking, guilt, sea, middle class, volleyball, friendship, marriage, journey, couple relations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.7
 418
Bright Angel (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Road-movie from Montana to Wyoming. A gullible, innocent young man (Mulroney) assists a versatile girl (Taylor) on her long quest to get her brother out of jail.
Style: road movie, serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: youth, on the road, self discovery, coming of age, jail, destructive relationship, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, americana, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: montana, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Iris Effect (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Dr. Sarah Hathaway hired private eyes trying to find her missing son, the painter Thomas, who ran away from their home ten years ago after a quarrel with her. She finds a clue in a catalog of a panting exhibition in San Petersburg ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, mentally unstable, investigation, mind game, parents and children, haunted by the past, missing child, missing person, estrangement, crimes, private detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, russia, usa, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Siren in the Dark (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Cameron, a Police Officer with psychic abilities, is called upon to interview an accused teen in hopes of finding the whereabouts of the teen's missing gay lover. His investigation immediately spirals into sordid tales of drug abuse, sexual ...
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, supernatural ability, investigation, uncover truth, obsession, drug abuse, missing person, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: clever, atmospheric, talky, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, neo noir, invention, mystery, secretary, intrigue, investigation, confidence, manipulations, mind game, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: caribbean, venezuela, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 21K
The Vanishing (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman (Sandra Bullock) mysteriously disappears, sending her boyfriend Jeff (Kiefer Sutherland) on a years-long quest to find her. Not even a new love (Nancy Travis) can keep him from his obsessive search. All the while, the calculating ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, crimes, obsession, kidnapping, buried alive, presumed dead, gas station, painting, deadly, mystery, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Lady Vanishes (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, amateur detective, train, mysterious character, investigation, romance, dishonesty, mind game, woman in danger, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
 55K
Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: missing person, social media, missing daughter, search and rescue, disappearance, missing child, suicide, cyberspace, presumed dead, attempted murder, escape, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%