Movies like The Gang of Four

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The Gang of Four (1989)
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The Gang of Four (1989)
Original name: La Bande des quatre
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Four inseparable high-school seniors gain from each other the courage to face the harsh realities of their rapidly approaching adulthood.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, witty, suspense
Plot: crimes, best friends, gang, friends, teachers and students, love and romance, mystery, artists and showbiz, intrigue, gender, actor's life, strong female presence, mysterious character, power relations, destiny, lesbian, student, friendship, death, female nudity, male female relationship, actor, seduction, theater, classmate ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Gang of Four

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about mystery, friendship, love and romance, crimes, couples, death and murder mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Gang of Four: Poison Friends (2006), Paris Belongs to Us (1961), The Vanishing Point (2007), UV (2007), Cracks in the Shell (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Poison Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of college students are duped by a charming pathological liar.
Style: talky, thought provoking, cynical, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, youth, power relations, friends, college life, college, teachers and students, student life, betrayal, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mishap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, mental illness, theater, new wave, state affairs, actor's life, investigation, amateur detective, intrigue, dishonesty, politics, secret movement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Vanishing Point (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lucie Audibert, a student of Art History, does research work on Watteau and is certain that a hidden sense that nobody has ever deciphered can be found in a few of his paintings. The further she explores this the more Professor Jean Dussart - for ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: mute or deaf, power relations, obsessive quest, teachers and students, couples, mystery, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, riddles and clues, hospital, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, brussels, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 391
UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, hidden identity, danger, crimes, estate, mysterious character, dishonesty, stranger, mysterious past, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Cracks in the Shell (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fine suffers from not being seen but she also does her best at not being noticed, even though she is an acting student. At night, when her mentally handicapped sister Jule cannot get to sleep and stereotypically bangs her head against the wall, Fine ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: actor's life, losing-it hero, power relations, artists and showbiz, actress, self destruction, mentor protege relationship, audition, theater, school, twentysomething life, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Woman in the Fifth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American writer moves to Paris to be closer to his daughter and finds himself falling immediately on hard times.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, widow, theft, waitress, mysterious character, power relations, estrangement, artists and showbiz, father daughter relationship, translator, poetry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
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Pater (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier drink together in bars while coming up with tall tales.
Style: realistic, serious, experimental, contemplative
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, film within a film, filmmaking, handshake, politics, money, retiring, video camera, prime minister, bakery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, sincere, suspenseful, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: missing person, delusion, death, disappearance, tourist, coping, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Playmaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, manipulations, manipulation, power relations, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, murder, actress, vengeance, mentor, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, theater, workplace, couples, family problems, boss and employee, love and romance, friendship, strong female presence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Stratosphere Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this imaginative independent drama, Angela (Chloé Winkel) is a French art student living in Germany who loves to draw comics and creates elaborate tales drawn in a soft and romantic style. One night, Angela meets Yamamoto (Jon Yang), a club DJ ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: nightclub, danger, crimes, immigrants, love affair, murder, innocence lost, love and romance, mystery, female protagonist, female nudity, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
I Can't Sleep (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ninon is a spirited hotel-manager who teaches self-defense classes to her terrified elderly neighbors. Daiga, an aspiring Lithuanian actress newly arrived to Paris, comes to live at the hotel and becomes fascinated with the life of a mysteriously ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, hotel, murder, crimes, gay, gender, love and romance, society, misfit, couple relations, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 545
Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, memory loss, investigation, haunted by the past, intrigue, family life, society, family relations, flashback, crime, friendship ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 251
Two (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Isabelle Huppert stars as a pair of twin sisters in Werner Schroeter's gorgeously composed and utterly berserk opus stuffed to overflowing with sailors, drag queens, suicides, cemeteries, doppelgängers, fickle foxes and operatic arias.
Style: psychological, realistic, non-linear, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: family relations, opera, twins, hopes, human nature, strong female presence, provence, cabaret, destiny, male nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, portugal, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Wandering Streams (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emile is a 70-ish former horticulturalist who once raised bonsai trees "because they don't take up too much room." Indeed, his whole existence is safe and uneventful to a fault, somewhat juiced by friendship with raucous fishing ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: looking for love, aging, love and romance, couples, village, friendship, introspection, family relations, golden years, buddies, elderly, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A group of young girls are brought up in a college within dark forests and gloomy lakes. Young Hidalla and her friends Irene, Vera, Blanka, Melusine and Rain are brought up in an isolated world: the girls don't know anything about live outside ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rebelliousness, mystery, orphan, boarding school, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, love affair, isolation, youth, confined, teachers and students, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Humanity (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, small town, sexual abuse, performer's life, life is a bitch, deadly, police investigation, society, crimes, love and romance, law enforcement, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 510
Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, danger, investigation, mystery, crimes, amateur detective, who done it, stuntman, best friends, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 46K
About Elly (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
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: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing person, friendship, family relations, matchmaking, journey, guilt, parents and children, friends, mystery, couple relations, love and romance, arranged marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, friendship, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, village life, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Class Trip (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolboy Nicholas always worries about something. When he goes on a school skiing trip, all his visions and nightmares take him over.
Style: gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, friends, babies and infants, youth, deadly, crimes, danger, mystery, ghost, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 392
Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, relationship vs career, family life, friends, family relations, social relations, couples, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Lady in Paris (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Estonia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anne leaves Estonia to come to Paris as a caretaker for Frida, an elderly Estonian lady who emigrated to France long ago. Anne soon realizes that she is not wanted. All Frida wants from life is the attention of Stéphane, her younger former lover. ...
Style: witty, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: elderly, love and romance, friendship, power relations, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, introspection, immigrants, bittersweet, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ten Days Wonder (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the Gatsby-like provincial manor presided over by his powerful ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, love and romance, amateur detective, crime, deadly, mystery, riddles and clues, adoption, love triangle, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Very Private Affair (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gorgeous teen, Jill, resides in Switzerland with her mother and harbors feelings for the handsome Fabio, an older man who is married to one of her friends. Growing restless, Jill moves to Paris to pursue ballet, but instead finds success and fame ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: actor's life, paparazzi, showbiz, human nature, desire for fame, couple relations, celebrity culture, best friends, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, price of fame, fanatic ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wuthering Heights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, impossible love, forbidden love, love affair, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, vengeance, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Crossed Tracks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The successful novelist Judith Ralitzer is interrogated in the police station about the disappearance of her ghost-writer. A serial-killer escapes from a prison in Paris. A missing school teacher leaves his wife and children. In the road, the ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: meet the parents, hidden identity, mysterious character, lifestyle, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, intrigue, deadly, missing person, rivalry, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: chateau, hotel, mystery, obsession, amnesia, romance, haunted by the past, new wave, destiny, love affair, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Robber Bride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Zenia Arden has disappeared. When her finger turns up on the shores of Lake Ontario next to her blood-soaked car, the police believe they've uncovered a homicide.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, mystery, law enforcement, danger, crimes, friendship, deadly, dishonesty, police, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, breakup, fall in love, human nature, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love triangle, husband wife relationship, adultery, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy, paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%