Movies like Blow-Up

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Blow-Up (1966)
 7.5
 61K
Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. The fact that he has photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, twists and turns, tense, mind bending, clever, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: photographer, tennis, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, fashion, corpse, counterculture, singleness, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, jazz, crimes, who done it, sexual content, lifestyle, witnessing a crime, artists and showbiz, mysterious character, uncover truth, burglar, illusion, modeling, pantomime, suspicion of murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, paris france

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Most similar movies to Blow-Up

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, realistic and atmospheric films with plots about mystery, murder, dialogue, obsession, storytelling, police investigation and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Blow-Up: The Conversation (1974), Swimming Pool (2003), Where the Truth Lies (2005), Bad Timing (1980), The Big Sleep (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Conversation (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: surveillance, paranoia, character study, wiretap, conspiracy, alienation, obsession, losing-it hero, mystery, loner, unfulfillment, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 45K
Swimming Pool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, sexy ...
Plot: murder, swimming, midlife crisis, writer's life, diary, self discovery, solitude, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, sexuality, country house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, london, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Where the Truth Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter probes the reasons behind the sudden split of a 1950s comedy team.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, tricky, disturbing ...
Plot: sex party, sexualized violence, murder, investigation, extramarital affair, mystery, lesbian cunnilingus, crimes, journalist, obsession, murder mystery, sexuality ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: new jersey, los angeles, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 9K
Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, nato, psychiatrist, inspector, love, extramarital affair, waiting, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, destructive relationship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vienna, austria, europe, morocco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Big Sleep (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The classic Raymond Chandler tale retold with Mitchum taking over the Bogart role.
Style: neo noir, talky, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, femme fatale, forbidden love, gambling, gay, blackmail, crimes, mystery, gangsters, sleeping ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 3K
Agatha (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christie's time away, showing her as a woman ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, factual ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, investigation, writer's life, private detective, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, murder, historical figure, electric chair, couples ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 38K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, psychological, mind bending, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, misfit, mental patient, betrayal, mystery, family relations, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: europe, london, britain, africa, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 774
I Am What I Am (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bernard meets Jane in a Night Club, in London, and he likes her. Her father was killed in a car accident, but Jane thinks he has been killed because he was blackmailed for a picture of his second wife, Jane's mother in law. In the same Night ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, voyeurism, murder, blackmailer, couples, on the run, investigation, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, mate swapping, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a widowed mother falls in love with an American sailor, her troubled young son is pressured by the bullying leader of his clique to seek revenge.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: sailor, revenge, murder, mentally unstable, crimes, dangerous attraction, destiny, coming of age, mischievous children, voyeurism, death of father, seaside town ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 19K
Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, neo noir, captivating ...
Plot: coma, hospital, black market, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, conspiracy, intern, murder, hitman, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 5K
Demonlover (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two corporations compete for illicit 3D manga pornography, sending spies to infiltrate each other's operations.
Style: erotic, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, intense ...
Plot: espionage, murder, rivalry, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations, rise and fall, dishonesty, corporation, office, couple relations, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, paris france, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, neo noir, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, hallucination, lesbian, surrealism, hollywood, lesbianism, obsession, strong sexual content, lesbian romance, dreams, alternate reality, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: neo noir, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, invention, investigation, stranger, workplace intrigue, crimes, intrigue, theft, mastermind, cons and scams, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, boston, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, mind bending ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, kidnapping, school, missing person, kindergarten, mystery, family relations, journalism, crimes, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 330K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, artsy, neo noir ...
Plot: orgy, strong sexual content, explicit sex, sexuality, sex orgy, disguise, human nature, sex party, voyeurism, sex, lust, sacrifice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 37K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, haunted by the past, pianist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, canary islands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.5
 1.3M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, surprise ending, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, deception, magic trick, illusion, teleportation, secrets, magic, secret, magical, illusionist ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 55K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, family relations, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 8.1
 950K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: 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, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, murder mystery, missing wife, investigation, manipulation, femme fatale, disappearance, infidelity, adultery, manipulative woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 23K
The Passenger (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes ...
Style: stylized, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: desert, passport, identity, hotel, starting over, journalism, terrorism, espionage, on the road, war correspondent, guide, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: barcelona, europe, africa, munich germany, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 9K
Harper (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.
Style: neo noir, cynical, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, murder, missing person, investigation, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, ransom, cons and scams, couples, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, murder, mind game, manipulation, dishonesty, investigation, dangerous attraction, obsession, crimes of passion, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), romancing a suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, scotland yard, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, tense, sexual, twists and turns ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, serial killer, psychiatrist, manipulation, guilt, psychopath, transsexual, woman in danger, cross dressing, prostitute, transvestism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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In the Cold of the Night (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott is a fashion photographer concerned about the sudden appearance of nightmares in his nightly dreams...
Style: sexual, erotic, scary, sexy, serious ...
Plot: murder, photographer, dream, nightmare, strong sexual content, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, drug abuse, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Weight of Water (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an ...
Style: sexy, psychological, suspenseful, tense, tricky ...
Plot: investigation, murder, infidelity, mystery, amateur detective, dangerous attraction, incest, family problems, couples, sexual relations, isolation, island ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 2000s, 1870s, victorian era
Place: new hampshire, norway, europe, usa, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 188K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, surreal, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: symbolism, paranoia, obsession, mystery, mental illness, delusion, professor, actor, mysterious character, disorder, life turned upside down, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 24K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mental illness, psychiatrist, murder, mystery, mysterious character, group therapy, investigation, secret identity, uncover truth, paranoia, therapist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, family problems, dishonesty, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, suburban life, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 41K
Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, incestuous sex, inheritance, political intrigue, intrigue, lifestyle, queen elizabeth i, state affairs, dishonesty, political unrest, aristocracy, desire for fame ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, new york, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 5K
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, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, architect, paranoia, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%