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The Animal's Wife (2016)
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The Animal's Wife (2016)
Original name: La mujer del animal
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Colombian director Víctor Gaviria melds stark realism with nail-biting thrills in this story about a teenage girl who is kidnapped and forced into marriage with a ferocious shantytown thug.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: relationships, violence, forbidden love, family relations, life is a bitch, tragic love, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, relationship problems, family problems, violent

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, captivating, psychological and suspense films with plots about family problems, family relations, relationship problems, relationships, male female relationship, life is a bitch and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Animal's Wife: Aglama Anne (2018), La casa delle donne (2003), Camila Comes Out Tonight (2021), Interlude (2016), Two for Joy (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Aglama Anne (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Aglama Anne (Crying Mom) living in high school for a one-night love for fun at night, Zeynep will suffer for many years later. Alev will get pregnant that night and will not want to have the child. Young people around the event will hear the name of ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, relationships, male female relationship, dysfunctional family, parents and children, tragic love, unrequited love, forbidden love, relationship problems ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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La casa delle donne (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It all begins in 1919 in the countryside surrounding Bari, Apulia. From a rich farmer and his three concubines(two of them the sisters of his handyman and the third his maid) a complicated family is formed, in which paternity and maternity is ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: large family, family, family problems, family life, male female relationship, family relations, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, relationship problems, relationships, older woman younger man sex, coitus ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 60s
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Camila Comes Out Tonight (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When her grandmother becomes seriously ill, Camila is forced to move to Buenos Aires, leaving behind a liberal public high school for a scholastic, traditional private institution. Suddenly a senior without any friends, and with her single mother ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, family problems, life is a bitch, changing lives, lifestyle change, relationships, family relations, family, grownups
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80%
 6.2
 17
Interlude (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, recently separated, takes her daughters to a small coastal town. Each one in their own universe, live the interlude as a challenge to free themselves and face their fears.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, separation, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, relationships, breakup, social problems, family life, relationship problems, mother and daughter, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.1
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Two for Joy (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coming of age drama following a daughter, her mother and her wayward younger brother as their relationship reaches critical mass.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: depression, rebel, family, family life, family relations, relationships, male female relationship, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, relationship problems, eccentric family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.3
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Leke (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Yasemin's story began in Germany and found itself in the ups and downs of life. However, she was not afraid to live and succeeded in entering the law school. Now she is both studying and working. Her sole purpose in life is to receive custody ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: family problems, brother sister relationship, businessman, female protagonist, orphan, relationships, dysfunctional family, family relations, relationship problems, life is a bitch, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 20
A Pharisee (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Seung-gi has been living under a strict father, blaming himself everytime when a natural but uncontrollable desire surges from inside of him. However, because he can't spurt that desire in reality, every night Seung-gi shares passionate love ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, sexy, erotic
Plot: relationship problems, love interest, male female relationship, tragic love, family relations, love story, family problems, love affair, relationships, strict father, father daughter relationship, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Sacrificio de Mujer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
TV show
Story: Sacrificio de Mujer is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by Venevisión International. Marjorie de Sousa and Juan A. Baptista star as the main protagonists with Mariana Torres and Pablo Azar as co-protagonists. Luis Jose Santander,Flor ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: intrigue, relationship problems, family problems, love affair, dysfunctional family, family, love and romance, male female relationship, relationships, love interest, family relations, tragic love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Second Avenue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Andra Avenyn was a Swedish drama series and soap opera, produced by SVT and broadcast from 2007 to 2010.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: family, family problems, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, social problems, relationship problems, male female relationship, kids and family, relationships, dysfunctional family, parents and children, ex convict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
When Time Got Louder (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Departing for college, Abbie leaves her parents and brother who has autism and is non-verbal. As she explores her independence and sexuality, she's torn between her new life and her love for her brother.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, lgbt cinema, queer cinema
Plot: autism, lgbt, asperger's syndrome, life is a bitch, relationship problems, female protagonist, forbidden love, family problems, love affair, sexual desire, brother sister relationship, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Before the Rooster Crows (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Teenager Carmín lives in a mountainous village in the center of Puerto Rico with her tough and conservative grandmother. Her mother left for the US without her. The arrival of her father, after long years in prison, eases Carmín’s profound ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: coming of age, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, teenager, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, family, life is a bitch, father and daughter, living with parents, parenthood ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: adultery, world war one, love triangle, unhappy marriage, marital problem, dysfunctional marriage, relationships, family problems, husband wife relationship, forbidden love, tragic love, relationship problems ...
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52%
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Miss Baek (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman's past as a convict follows her everywhere and because of this she doesn't open up to others. But then she strikes up a friendship with a broken child who has suffered from domestic violence and decides to save the girl from the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: confronting the past, life is a bitch, protector, child custody, relationships, adult child friendship, tragic past, female protagonist, domestic violence, violence, rescue, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Father's Acre (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love makes a bad relationship between father and son all the more rancorous in this drama from Hungarian director Viktor Oszkar Nagy. A convict (Janos Derzsi) returns home after a long stretch in prison to a less than enthusiastic welcome; his son ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: parent child relationship, family, father son relationship, father son estrangement, father son reunion, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, father and son, parents and children, family relations, relationships, life is a bitch ...
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51%
When You Least Expect It (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the healing journey of five strangers, each dealing with the loss of a loved one, whose lives intersect in a group therapy session.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating
Plot: family relations, psychology, life is a bitch, psychoanalysis, male female relationship, couple relations, therapy, relationship problems, psychotherapy, family problems, relationships, group therapy
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48%
Dei-te Quase Tudo (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
TV show
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: family, male female relationship, relationships, family relations, family problems, eccentric family, love interest, relationship problems, forbidden love, romantic relationship, love affair, lifestyle
Place: portugal
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47%
The Innocents (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Safiye and Gülben are two obsessive sisters who live in a dependent manner with their brother Han who is the only real connection between this family, including their sick father, and the world. Han’s lifelong goal is to keep this family afloat ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: family life, relationships, love affair, family, family secret, love interest, confronting the past, dysfunctional family, family problems, tragic past, in love, relationship problems ...
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45%
Tropical Manila (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kim-Dusik, who committed a murder in Korea, fled to Manila and has lived there nearly 15 years. He lives with his Filipino wife, Medusa, and their 15-year old son, Philip. Dusik, his irresistible yearning for his mother, turns into violence ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: father son relationship, rape, marital abuse, murder, male female relationship, dysfunctional family, violence, domestic violence, murderer, family problems, life is a bitch, father and son ...
Place: korea, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Communication & Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A film about a man and one woman who do absurdly crazy things. But although their shocking behaviors are outrageous, but it remains not just as some spectacles. When the communication between two comes to fail, it suddenly arouses subtle sorrows.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: insanity, relationships, tragic love, relationship problems, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, love affair, couple relations, love story, mental illness, male female relationship, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
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Miss Mermaid (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
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Story: 《인어 아가씨》는 MBC에서 2002년 6월 24일부터 2003년 6월 27일까지 246부작으로 방영되었던 드라마이다.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, intrigue, relationship problems, family problems, love and romance, star crossed lovers, male female relationship, tragic love, love interest, revenge, couple relations, relationships ...
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42%
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Changeover (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl grieving the horrific loss of her parents moves in with relatives, who try their best to welcome her into the family.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: mental health, post traumatic stress disorder, loss of father, family life, family problems, loss of mother, uncle niece relationship, post traumatic stress, life is a bitch, relationship problems, loss of family, family ...
Place: north carolina
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41%
Memories of Summer (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The late 1970s. It's summer in a small provincial town. Twelve-year-old Piotrek has a very strong bond with his mother. While his father is away, his mother starts going out almost every night. Their simple and clear relationship starts to get ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: summer, parent child relationship, unhappy marriage, family relations, life is a bitch, family, parents and children, male female relationship, family problems, grownups, teenage life, father son relationship ...
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40%
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Sundown (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Mexico, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a distant emergency disrupts a vacation in Acapulco, simmering tensions rise to the fore between scions of a wealthy British family.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, art house
Plot: brother and sister, rich man, emergency, husband wife relationship, vacation, relationship problems, family problems, marital crisis, relationships, male female relationship, family relations, marital problem ...
Place: mexico, acapulco mexico
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40%
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 91
Breadcrumbs (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Liliana decides to return to Uruguay she will have to face up to a new dilemma, perhaps the last great dilemma of her life: To choose between supporting a collective case for female prisoners, raped during the time of the dictatorship, or to ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, sincere
Plot: family relations, mother son relationship, dysfunctional family, mother and son, homecoming, kids and family, relationship problems, family, family problems, relationships, parents and children, family reunited ...
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40%
Dwelling Narrowness (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dwelling Narrowness (Chinese: 蜗居; pinyin: Wōjū), also known literally as Snail House, was a 2009 television series broadcast in Mainland China, based on a 2007 novel of the same name. It depicts two sisters struggling with life in Jiangzhou, a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: life is a bitch, relationship problems, relationships, love affair, dysfunctional family, politician, competitor, family relations, sister sister relationship, male female relationship, family problems, sisters ...
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40%
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Lost Girl (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: relationship problems, relationships, mysterious disappearance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, marital problem, secret, uncover truth, disappearance, male female relationship, family problems, mystery ...
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39%
Up Among the Stars (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Víctor is a film director who is overcome by his own misfortunes. He is an alcoholic, unemployed and terribly depressed, largely because of the death of his wife. However, Victor is still the best in one thing: telling fantastic stories to his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: filmmaker, life, filmmaking, money problems, social problems, family problems, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, father son relationship, ambition, family relations, father and son
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38%
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Otilia Rauda (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Otilia is both blessed with a body that is the epitome of feminine perfection and cursed by an ugly mole that mars her beautiful face. The juxtaposition between fabulous beauty and disfigurement proves unsettling for the villagers and she grows up ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: cuckold, disfigured face, sexual tension, venereal disease, relationship problems, male female relationship, relationships, dysfunctional marriage, family relations, marriage, marital problem, unhappy marriage ...
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38%
 7.1
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The Guest (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alicia and Enrique are a young married couple somewhat distanced from each other. Their relationship is threatened when Carlota, a friend of Alicia's from long ago, comes to visit and stays with them for a while.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: love triangle, relationship problems, marriage, marriage crisis, love affair, intrigue, relationships, marital problem, family problems, male female relationship, marital infidelity, romantic triangle ...
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37%
 4.7
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Saving My Baby (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After she's run off the road, an expectant mother barely survives a harrowing crash. When she awakens days later, she discovers that her baby has been taken.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: marital problem, relationship problems, relationships, race against time, male female relationship, couple relations, love triangle, threat, mistress, pregnant woman, husband wife relationship, marital infidelity ...
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35%