Movies and TV shows like Blackout 2012

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Blackout (2012)
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Blackout (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A council man becomes increasingly disillusioned over the years, but a heroic act gets him approval and becomes a front-runner for the mayor-ship of Manchester while trying to keep his own secrets buried.
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, realistic, serious, stylized, political, neo noir, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: obsession, murder suspect, intrigue, redemption, family problems, hidden truth, graphic violence, family relations, life is a bitch, dishonesty, hopes, bbc, voodoo, sexual content, politics, ballet, addiction, alcohol abuse, crumbling marriage, buried truth, crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and psychological films and TV series with plots about dishonesty, life is a bitch, graphic violence, family relations, murder, danger and haunted by the past mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Blackout: Tyrant (2014), Anna (2013), Exile (2011), The Fold (2013), Southcliffe (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tyrant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam "Barry" Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his ...
Style: captivating, tense, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: dictatorship, state affairs, homecoming, totalitarianism, political unrest, ruler, family relations, parents and children, gay son, society, secret, exile ...
Time: 21st century
Place: middle east
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100%
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Anna (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twist ending, mind bending, confusing ...
Plot: manipulation, suspense, twists and turns, haunted by the past, uncover truth, brutality, psychic power, dishonesty, life is a bitch, murder, false memory, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, spain, california, new jersey
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100%
 7.3
 2K
Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, homecoming, parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, bbc, investigation, murder mystery, mental health, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
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35%
 4.7
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The Fold (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, society, life is a bitch, clergy, immigrants, under the surface, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, folk, dealing with death, family problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 3K
Southcliffe (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: Following a raft of shootings in an English market town, the crimes are retold in a nonlinear narrative structure through the eyes of a journalist and the tragedies' victims.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, dealing with death, small town life, social relations, human nature, journalist, investigation, suspense, brutality, house, family tragedy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, family problems, small town, family relations, social relations, suspicion of murder, suspense, suspicion, moral dilemma, suspect ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, human nature, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, feud, murder, nude, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, who to trust, police corruption, investigation, uncover truth, conspiracy, forensics, hitman, mysterious character, obsession, one last job, death ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 535
Island (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, undercover, hidden identity, family problems, incestuous relationship, life is a bitch, dishonesty, haunted by the past, loneliness, orphan, redemption, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: neo noir, psychological, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: mortician, murder, haunted by the past, redemption, emotionless, social decay, corpse, child in peril, graphic violence, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Family Matters (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In 13 episodes, the series of fiction "Family Issues" portrays the life of Peter, a family court judge that you will find that there is a very common routine. He has a troubled past - his mother still abandoned child - and still carries ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: uncover truth, legal, courtroom drama, rivalry, courtroom, introspection, injustice, righting the wronged, family problems, haunted by the past, judge, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 9K
Hunted (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Samantha Hunter suspects someone within the private intelligence agency she works at tried to kill her and she seeks to uncover the person behind it.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: female spy, spy, agent as target, who to trust, betrayal, dishonesty, coworker, haunted by the past, twists and turns, squad, apocalypse, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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25%
 2.5
 4K
Metástasis (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Colombian remake of the U.S. TV show Breaking Bad. After he is diagnosed with cancer, Walter Blanco teams up with José Miguel Rosas in order to sell crystal meth.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, drug dealing, master criminal, hidden identity, couple relations, stash, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 3K
Your Honor (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: An esteemed judge who forgoes his moralities and relationships and goes on to undermine ethics in order to save his son who gets involved in a hit and run case.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, stylized, clever, tense ...
Plot: expert, judge, father son relationship, criminal, male protagonist, killings, vigilantism, double life, victim, hidden identity, heroes, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 2K
Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, police, undercover, uncover truth, murder of husband, law enforcement, murder, life is a bitch, strong female presence, husband wife relationship, police investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: northern england, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Moving On (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Moving On is a British television series set in contemporary Britain consisting of standalone dramas all sharing the theme of someone going through some kind of change in their life and moving on.
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: introspection, starting over, parents and children, hopes, couple relations, couples, family relations, family problems, redemption, life turned upside down, optimism, change
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, political ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, betrayal, political intrigue, relationship vs career, ambition, blind ambition, state affairs, couples, husband wife relationship, career woman, british politics, mental disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Hollywood Vampyr (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hollywood Vampyr is an expose of Los Angeles' gothic subculture as seen through the eyes of a young female vampire. The film focuses on FATAL (Nora Zimmett), a former heroin addict who, having embraced this dark lifestyle, decides to leave her ...
Style: gothic, psychological, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, obsession, life is a bitch, addiction, religions or cults, college, subculture, goth, suspense, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.5
 3K
Secret State (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A four-part conspiracy theory drama inspired by Chris Mullen's novel "A Very British Coup". When a devastating industrial accident results in deaths and raises safety questions about the US petrochemical company involved, PM Tom ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, clever, political
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, conspiracy, investigation, twists and turns, political intrigue, uncover truth, life is a bitch, state affairs, dishonesty, corporate crime, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, iran, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.4
 48K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: thought provoking, surreal, mind bending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, hidden truth, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, mysterious character, scientist, twists and turns, life turned upside down, virus, blackmail ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
My Daughter's Keeper (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: sexy, realistic, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: woman seduces a man, infidelity, nanny, kidnapping, investigation, psychopath, murder, obsession, sexual content, graphic violence, dangerous attraction, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Cut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, USA, South Korea, Turkey
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother, who had helped to finance his films, has been executed by his own yakuza gang for failing to repay his debts. Described as a ...
Style: psychological, tense, rough, serious, art house ...
Plot: filmmaking, gangsters, estrangement, life is a bitch, obsession, violence spree, strong violent content
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, political corruption, politics, dishonesty, haunted by the past, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, corruption, sex, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 7.7
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The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: spy, conspiracy, cold war, secret agents, espionage, undercover, state affairs, twists and turns, dishonesty, government agency, post war, kgb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ussr, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 2K
Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, murder, lawsuit, police investigation, courtroom, legal system, police brutality, haunted by the past, vicious, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.1
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The Reckoning (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sally Wilson's daughter Amanda is stricken with a brain tumour and each day, her condition appears to be worsening. Sally is at her wits end as to how to help her daughter and knows a life saving operation in America that she can't afford ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, twists and turns, moral dilemma, couples, human nature, family relations, couple relations, inheritance, rivalry, graphic violence, tv show, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.6
 2K
Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, rivalry, loss of friend, law enforcement, vigilantism, life turned upside down, revenge, murder, investigation, suspense, friendship, nypd ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 3K
Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, family relations, military, strong female presence, friendship, soldier, rise and fall, love, women, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Honourable Woman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nessa Stein, the daughter of a Zionist arms procurer who as a child witnessed his assassination. Now an adult, Nessa inherits her father's company and changes course from supplying arms to laying data cabling networks between Israel and the ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, spy, political unrest, powerful corporation, family relations, secret service, state affairs, muslim, political intrigue, mistrust, undercover, cia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: middle east, palestine, england, israel, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.9
 54K
Bloodline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, siblings relations, haunted by the past, sibling relationship, homecoming, family life, secret, wealthy family, police detective, dark secret, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%