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One Night (2012)
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One Night (2012)
Original name: 38 témoins
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, certainly. But at the end, nobody called the police. Nevertheless, sorrows are too heavy for Pierre, which feel the needs to tell everything to his wife (Sophie Quinton), and to the police. During the investigation, it appears that 38 people witnessed the murdering, and none reacted...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, serious, tense, atmospheric, bleak, realistic
Plot: murder, human nature, uncover truth, life is a bitch, couples, introspection, moral dilemma, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, police investigation, murder witness, helplessness, neighbor neighbor relationship, crimes, strong female presence, couple relations, ship, police, journalist, neighbor, neighborhood, prosecutor, lie, funeral, port ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, normandy

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Most similar movies to One Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and psychological films with plots about crimes, murder, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, couples and society mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like One Night: Bas-fonds (2010), In His Hands (2005), Three Worlds (2012), Transfixed (2001), A Screaming Man (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, destructive relationship, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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95%
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, couples, crimes, dishonesty, murder, suspicion, infidelity, veterinarian, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: flanders
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80%
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Three Worlds (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Al, a young man from a modest background is about to marry his boss’ daughter, along with succeeding him as the head of a car dealership. One night, while coming back from his bachelor party, he is guilty of a hit-and-run accident, urged by his ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: witnessing a crime, moral dilemma, society, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, illegal immigrant, hit and run, manslaughter, life turned upside down, disorder, dealer, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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76%
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 378
Transfixed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, amateur detective, investigation, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crimes, police investigation, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, sexual murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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A Screaming Man (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Chad
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Present-day Chad. Adam, sixty something, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. Terribly resentful, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, life is a bitch, political unrest, ex athlete, military, anti war, moral dilemma, parents and children, soldier, dishonesty, introspection, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: africa
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64%
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My Joy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ukraine, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A routine run for a truck driver turns into a nightmare he can’t escape in this psychological drama from filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa. Georgy (Viktor Nemets) is driving a load of freight into Russia when, after an unpleasant encounter with the police ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, disorder, social relations, nothing goes right, on the road, human nature, countryside, crimes, unfulfillment, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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63%
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Rapt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped. While he physically and mentally degenerates in imprisonment, the kidnappers, police and the board of the company of which he is director negotiate about the ransom of 50 million euro.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: hostage, life turned upside down, kidnapping, dishonesty, confined, crimes, uncover truth, captivity, abduction, double life, ransom, liberation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Three (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The final installment in director Lucas Belvaux's trilogy follows Pascal, a cop who sees a return to credibility in the capture of escaped convict Bruno--who in turn is harbored by Pascal's morphine-addicted wife Agnes. Pascal's ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug dealing, police corruption, downfall, introspection, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, fugitives, life is a bitch, crimes, on the run, vengeance, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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61%
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A Kiss and a Promise (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a quiet Ontario town, a small Bed and Breakfast dwells with a perverse secret. David Beck, a closet sociopath, but seemingly normal man, runs the B & B with his wife Samantha, a fiery woman with masochistic tendencies. The harmony of the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, small town, serial killer, police investigation, couple relations, crimes, dishonesty, under the surface, sociopath, masochist, double life, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, false accusation, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: couples, family relations, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couple relations, infidelity, murder, cons and scams, siblings relations, con artists, gold digger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.6
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Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
Plot: infidelity, murder, couple relations, love affair, who done it, crimes, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, alcohol abuse, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The 19th Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, righting the wronged, church, religions or cults, estrangement, society, uncover truth, oracle, dishonesty, on the run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 527
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, realistic, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, family problems, hidden identity, undercover, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, redemption, storm, ferry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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51%
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Aurora (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 181 min.
Story: An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, family relations, losing-it hero, factory worker, unfulfillment, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, revenge, divorce, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Wrong Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this fresh take on Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Wrong Man,” Ellen Plainview, a sweet, caring, working wife and mother, answers the door one afternoon to learn that she is under arrest for attempted murder.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal action, law enforcement, couples, love affair, couple relations, crimes, court case, female protagonist, society, prostitute, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mothers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two nine-year-old girls report a flasher to the police even though they never saw him. Three filmmakers meet the only residents of a deserted village - an elderly brother and sister who have not spoken to each other in 16 years. Retired cleaning ...
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: elderly, murder, introspection, parents and children, rapist, crimes, gender, society, estrangement, family relations, social relations, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, youth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, murder, strong female presence, murder mystery, school teacher, accused of murder, tragic past ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Invader (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An African immigrant living illegally in Belgium is desperate to find his own sense of belonging.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: job seeking, misfit, life is a bitch, couple relations, couples, immigrants, society, human nature, nudity (full frontal - brief), horny woman, cheating wife, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Negro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A black teenager vandalizes a racist lawn ornament.
Style: tense, serious, sincere, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, police investigation, uncover truth, interracial relations, law enforcement, life is a bitch, society, crimes, vandalism, murder, violence, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 164
Naomi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilan Ben-Natan is a man on his sixties and a well-known professor of astrophysics at the University of Haifa. He is married with Naomi, a 28 years old, attractive book illustrator. Inclined to suspect, he finds out her wife's betrayal and then ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, obsession, love triangle, couples, redemption, crumbling marriage, crimes, investigation, disposing of a dead body, jealousy, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Early One Morning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monday morning. Paul Wertret, 50, heads off to his job as a manager at the International Credit and Trade Bank. He arrives at 8 o'clock on the dot, as usual. He enters a meeting room, takes out a gun and kills two of his bosses. Then he locks ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, sincere, non-linear ...
Plot: bank, unlikely criminals, losing-it hero, introspection, workplace, rivalry, crimes, workplace situations, road not taken, boss and employee, murder, suicide ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Girl on the Train (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Girl on the Train is a 2009 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Jeanne is a young woman, striking but otherwise without qualities. Her mother tries to get her a job in the office of a lawyer, Bleistein, her lover years ago. Jeanne ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, destructive relationship, false accusation, dishonesty, life is a bitch, society, couple relations, human nature, journalism, seduction, media, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Amnesty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love and romance, pardon, couples, couple relations, fall in love, legislation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Another Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Canada, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie is a Toronto police officer. One evening, her husband Joshua and their son Nicky are brutally murdered in their car. Marie quickly links Pablo Molina, an Argentinian drug trafficker who she'd arrested a few months earlier, with the crime. ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, track down, manhunt, self discovery, tragic hero, heroes, crimes, vengeance, murder of husband, police officer, death of son, revenge plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, argentina, bolivia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A.L.F. (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: What happened, that 24th of December? This is what officer Chartier wants to find out. To understand, he will have to go back 48 hours earlier to Franck's Christmas eve. Franck is an insignificant drama-teacher by day, but also belongs to a ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense
Plot: animal rights, police investigation, fighting the system, moral dilemma, idealism, law enforcement, crimes, hopes, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, rebellion, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ship of Theseus (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, Netherlands
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This first feature film from Indian playwright Anand Gandhi, tells three stories about persons forced to think about the ethics and moral issues raised by medical advances: a visually impaired Egyptian photographer, who after a cornea transplant has ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: philosophy, photographer, society, injustice, life is a bitch, introspection, idealism, moral dilemma, cause and meaning, death, monastery, organ donation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, parents and children, murder, kidnapping, crimes, moral dilemma, family relations, hidden identity, investigation, single parent, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, emotional, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, soldier, family relations, couples, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, destiny, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One Hundred Mornings (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in a world upended by a complete breakdown of society, two couples hide out in a lakeside cabin hoping to survive this crisis.
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, survival, dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, vestiges of humanity, chaos, couples, social decay, couple relations, isolation, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%